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Radiohead, The Cure, and more to join Rock Hall of Fame. Listen to their hits

Radiohead, The Cure, and more to join Rock Hall of Fame. Listen to their hits

Radiohead, The Cure, Janet Jackson, and Stevie Nicks, and more have been selected to join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019. Here are our favorite songs from the four artists' hit-filled careers, from iconic classic rock anthems to iconic experimental rock masterpieces.
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The best albums of 2018

The best albums of 2018

From blockbuster releases to hidden gems, we've spent the year listening to new music from near and far, culling that massive list into our 50 favorites. Whether you like jazz, hip-hop, rock, pop, or anything in between, these are the 50 best records of the year.
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Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ becomes the most-streamed 20th-century song

Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ becomes the most-streamed 20th-century song

Queen's iconic Bohemian Rhapsody has become the most-streamed 20th-century song. Knocking Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit off the top spot, the British band's 1975 classic has now been streamed more than 1.6 billion times globally. Its popularity was given a boost by the recently released Queen biopic.
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Apple Music may sign up more exclusive artists with purchase of Platoon

Apple Music may sign up more exclusive artists with purchase of Platoon

Apple purchased London-based Platoon, a startup that provides funding to help independent musicians get discovered by major labels. The acquisition may help Apple Music sign up more exclusive artists to the service, which will give it an advantage over rivals like Spotify and Pandora.
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From Paul McCartney to Mariah Carey, this is the best holiday music

From Paul McCartney to Mariah Carey, this is the best holiday music

Whether you're a fan of classic jazz standards or modern R&B masterpieces, there's something for everyone on our playlist of the best holiday music. So pour some eggnog and curl up by the fire, this one is sure to get you in the holiday spirit, with countless classics and some modern hits to boot.
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What do yodeling and Kylie Jenner have in common? YouTube’s top 2018 videos

What do yodeling and Kylie Jenner have in common? YouTube’s top 2018 videos

In a true nod to the variety found on YouTube, the platform's top 10 list of videos from 2018 range from celebrities to sports, from perfectly tossing a picture frame on the wall to a kid yodeling in aisle 12 at Walmart. Here are YouTube's most trending videos from 2018, along with trends in live video.
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Spotify Wrapped reveals rad facts about your musical tastes and habits

Spotify Wrapped reveals rad facts about your musical tastes and habits

The website may be a bit tough to find at first, but Spotify's new Spotify Wrapped tells you awesome facts about your year in listening. From how many minutes you spent jamming out to your top artists, and beyond, there's a lot to dig into on the company's annual year-in-review website.
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Block out the sun and drown out the haters with Bose’s new AR sunglasses

Block out the sun and drown out the haters with Bose’s new AR sunglasses

Bose has announced its quirkiest listening device yet, a pair of headphone-integrated sunglasses that allow you to meander the brightest places with your favorite tunes in tow. Called the Frames, the headphones support what the company claims is the first audio augmented reality platform
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You may soon be able to listen to your own songs on Spotify’s Android app

You may soon be able to listen to your own songs on Spotify’s Android app

If you love Spotify's streaming, but also have a large collection of niche music, then it can be hard to marry your two passions. Switching back and forth between apps may soon become history for Android users though, as Spotify is apparently testing the ability to import local songs to its Android app.
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Enthusiast alert: Get up to 67% off Polk Audio speakers at Adorama

Enthusiast alert: Get up to 67% off Polk Audio speakers at Adorama

Any time of year is a good time to upgrade your home theater sound system, which makes Adorama's Polk LSI Blowout Weekend Sale particularly tempting. Adorama has discounts up to 67 percent on Polk Audio's top-of-the-line LSiM Series which is designed and built for the most discerning home theater sound enthusiasts.
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Apple Music hits the Amazon Echo. Is the cold war over?

Apple Music hits the Amazon Echo. Is the cold war over?

It looks like someone has called a truce in the smart speaker wars. In a surprise move, Amazon announced that it will bringing Apple Music to its popular Echo smart speakers starting in December, complete with voice-enabled controls and Apple's popular three-month free trial.
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Brian Eno sets out to change music (again) with Bloom: 10 World

Brian Eno sets out to change music (again) with Bloom: 10 World

We always saw Bloom as musical system that could be developed further, Brian Eno says. We’d built a CD player and only released one CD. For Bloom: 10 Worlds, we’ve created ten new worlds, reimagined the app, added new shapes, colors and sounds, while quietly tinkering away with the rules behind the scenes.
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Air Force to upgrade A-10s with 3-D audio (but not for the reason you’d think)

Air Force to upgrade A-10s with 3-D audio (but not for the reason you’d think)

Piloting a warplane gets busy and loud, so the U.S. Air Force asked for proposals to add 3-D audio to A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft. The upgrade contract was awarded to Terma North America. Terma's 3D-Audio and Radio Separation system is already used in Danish F-16s in its Missile Warner System.
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Students can now snag YouTube Premium and YouTube Music for cheap

Students can now snag YouTube Premium and YouTube Music for cheap

YouTube is now offering budget-conscious students steep discounts on its popular paid tier of ad-free music and video. Those currently in school can get access to YouTube Premium and YouTube Music for half their usual price, providing an extra incentive for young subscribers to sign up for the services.
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Soon, any wireless headphone maker can put Alexa in your ears

Soon, any wireless headphone maker can put Alexa in your ears

Amazon's popular Alexa voice assistant will be coming to many more Bluetooth headphones as the Internet retailer has opened up its Alexa Mobile Accessory Tool Kit to all headphone developers. This means that changing songs, picking playlists, and other listening tasks will be easier than ever.
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Pandora Premium joins Alexa’s Amazon dance party today

Pandora Premium joins Alexa’s Amazon dance party today

Amazon has just upped its music game for its popular Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show smart speakers by adding a new integration that allows users to play music from Pandora Premium, the ad-free music streaming service that can now be controlled by using voice commands.
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DT Daily: Waymo’s driverless cars, ‘Fallout 76’ tips, and Racella

DT Daily: Waymo’s driverless cars, ‘Fallout 76’ tips, and Racella

In today's installment of 'DT Daily,' we tackle reader comments and the latest headlines, including Waymo's forthcoming ridesharing service. We also present some tips for surviving the nuclear wasteland that is Fallout 76, and chat with singer Racella regarding her new EP, Dr. Dre, and more.
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Looking for a podcast? Pandora’s Podcast Genome Project is just the ticket

Looking for a podcast? Pandora’s Podcast Genome Project is just the ticket

Pandora has created a brand new service for avid podcast listeners. Powered by what the company calls the Podcast Genome Project, the new podcast offering uses an advanced combination of algorithms and human curation to deliver the perfect podcasts for you, in much the same way it does for music discovery.
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It’s about damn time: Spotify is now on Apple Watch

It’s about damn time: Spotify is now on Apple Watch

Spotify subscribers will are now able to jam out to their favorite tunes on their favorite workout accessory, as the Swedish streaming service has offically released the first version of its official Apple Watch app. Users can play and pause music, and use popular Spotify Connect features.
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Hip-hop artist Rakeem Miles talks musical upbringing, ‘Dante’s Toys’

Hip-hop artist Rakeem Miles talks musical upbringing, ‘Dante’s Toys’

For some artists, one medium is simply not enough. To prove our point, DT Daily host Greg Nibler caught up with California-based rapper Rakeem Miles to discuss his beginnings in the music industry, his forthcoming mixtape, and his gateway into the whimsical world of cartoons.
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New Tidal app will bring a wave of music to your Samsung smartwatch

New Tidal app will bring a wave of music to your Samsung smartwatch

Tidal fans now have another way to enjoy their music collection. the Tidal app is coming to Samsung wearables, including the Samsung Galaxy Watch, Gear Sport, and more. Tidal also announced that it will be bringing its wearable app to other devices, which will likely include the Apple Watch.
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How’s your Spanish, Alexa? Some Amazon Echo devices pick up a new language

How’s your Spanish, Alexa? Some Amazon Echo devices pick up a new language

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant and Echo devices are now available for customers in Mexico. Alexa has been customized for the Mexican market with local knowledge, a new voice, and support for the Mexican version of Spanish. Third-party developers also launched devices with Alexa built in for Mexican customers.
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No subscription, no problem. Free Spotify users can soon use Spotify Connect

No subscription, no problem. Free Spotify users can soon use Spotify Connect

Spotify Connect, which allows users to stream their favorite tunes to any Connect-enabled speaker, has long been one of the best premium-only features on the Swedish streaming service. Soon, free users will get it too, providing yet another reason to embrace Spotify before other services.
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Rapper Mac Miller died of accidental overdose, autopsy report finds

Rapper Mac Miller died of accidental overdose, autopsy report finds

According to an autopsy report, rapper Mac Miller died September 7 of an accidental drug overdose involving the combination of cocaine and fentanyl -- the super-strength opiate that previously claimed the lives of Prince, Tom Petty, and others. Miller was slated to begin a tour in support of the album in October.
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It’s gonna be a long, cold winter: AT&T yanks HBO from Dish and Sling TV

It’s gonna be a long, cold winter: AT&T yanks HBO from Dish and Sling TV

The blackout of HBO on AT&T rival Dish Network and its Sling TV streaming service has raised big questions about the future of television access in a rapidly consolidating media landscape. As AT&T and Dish battle it out, the real losers could be regular consumers.
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Waze’s new audio player aims to make your commute more bearable

Waze’s new audio player aims to make your commute more bearable

Waze is launching a new Audio Player as part of its navigation app, offering easy access to streaming services that include Pandora, Deezer, iHeartRadio, NPR One, Scribd, Stitcher, and TuneIn, as well as Spotify, which is already integrated. Currently in beta, it'll be landing for all Waze users in the coming weeks.
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What to expect from Apple’s October 30 event: New MacBooks, iPads

What to expect from Apple’s October 30 event: New MacBooks, iPads

Apple has sprung a surprise event on us, but we're reasonably confident we know what to expect. This year has already seen new iOS and MacOS updates, and the release of three new iPhones. So what's left to come? Quite a lot as it turns out. Here's what to expect from Apple's October 30 event.
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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: Everything we know about the Queen biopic

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: Everything we know about the Queen biopic

Mr. Robot star Rami Malek plays Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, the upcoming biopic of the seminal band that chronicles the acclaimed music group's early years and formation, and through Mercury's death in 1991. Here's everything we know about Bohemian Rhapsody so far.
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Jam to your News Feed, Stories, and profile with Facebook’s new music beat

Jam to your News Feed, Stories, and profile with Facebook’s new music beat

Turn up the volume -- Facebook now allows users to add music to Stories, and soon, the News Feed. Along with a sticker for adding music to photos and video, Facebook is also adding profile music and expanding a tool for lip-syncing to a live audience. The new Facebook music tools follow several record label deals.
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From Aretha Franklin to Johnny Cash, here are the best cover songs of all time

From Aretha Franklin to Johnny Cash, here are the best cover songs of all time

Did you know that Aretha Franklin didn't write Respect? Or that Led Zeppelin didn't write Dazed and Confused? Check out those tunes and numerous other iconic hits on our playlist of the best cover songs of all time, from iconic soul to the biggest pop hits of their day.
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With Spotify for Wear OS, you’ll soon have even more control over your music

With Spotify for Wear OS, you’ll soon have even more control over your music

After what has seemed like a long time coming, Spotify will officially be available on Wear OS smartwatches. Whether it's on a run or a while lounging at home, you will now be able to access your music right from your wrist. The app will be rolling out over the coming week.
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Winamp eyes big comeback in 2019 with podcast, streaming support

Winamp eyes big comeback in 2019 with podcast, streaming support

Classic audio player Winamp is set for a big revamp next year, in what the developers hope will bring together all audio streaming solutions in a single application that's cross-platform. The newly updated app will support podcasts, local and cloud audio, radio stations, and other audio sources.
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Amy Winehouse is coming back as a ‘hologram’ for a 2019 world tour

Amy Winehouse is coming back as a ‘hologram’ for a 2019 world tour

Amy Winehouse is set for a holographic return to the stage in 2019 in a global tour featuring her greatest hits. Announced by her father, the tour will feature a live band, and backing singers, with all proceeds going to the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which helps struggling youth.
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Genius gives Apple Music a brainy boost with new lyrics integration

Genius gives Apple Music a brainy boost with new lyrics integration

While Genius has already worked with Spotify for its Behind the Lyrics feature and YouTube for Song Stories, the service has announced its most in-depth partnership to date with Apple Music, bringing lyrics to the app and making it the default player for the Genius mobile app and website.