Issue #195: Streaming Has Made Movie Soundtracks Better Than Ever; Amazon Promo Gets You Unlimited Music Streaming for 25¢ a Month

From 'Baby Driver' to 'Atomic Blonde', Streaming Has Made Movie Soundtracks Better Than Ever
From 'Baby Driver' to 'Atomic Blonde', Streaming Has Made Movie Soundtracks Better Than Everwww.wired.com
Thanks to playlists, anyone can make a soundtrack—even directors. Now 2017 is the best soundtrack year in decades.

YouTube loses ground on US subscription music streaming in first six months of 2017
YouTube loses ground on US subscription music streaming in first six months of 2017www.musicbusinessworldwide.com

The volume of subscription streams on the likes of Spotify and Apple Music jumped by more than 69% in the US during the first half of this year to 141.3bn – dramatically outperforming the number of online music video streams in the same period.

How technology is enabling advertisers to connect with a highly engaged radio audience
How technology is enabling advertisers to connect with a highly engaged radio audiencethenextweb.com

Although our lives are dominated by a myriad of screens, along with an ever-increasing selection of audio and video streaming services, it appears that the radio star is alive and well.

Killer Amazon promo gets you unlimited music streaming for 25¢ a month
Killer Amazon promo gets you unlimited music streaming for 25¢ a monthbgr.com
Pretty much every big tech brand has its own streaming music service now, from Apple and Google to Microsoft. There are also still a bunch of dedicated music streaming services, such as Spotify, Tidal, and Pandora.

How do I make Spotify sound better?
How do I make Spotify sound better?www.businessinsider.com
Are you a paid Spotify subscriber? If so, we’ve got good news: There’s a setting to make your music sound even better.

How to stream music all around your house
How to stream music all around your housewww.popsci.com
If you want to get your music streaming all over your home, you’ve got a lengthy list of devices and platforms to pick from. We can help you pick the one that’s right for your house.

A generative model for music track playlists
A generative model for music track playliststech.iheart.com
Our mission at iHeartRadio is to deliver the music you’ll love when you want it. In the data science group, this often translates to a recommendation task over live stations or track playlists, and…

Discovering Music: The Case For (and Against) Algorithms
Discovering Music: The Case For (and Against) Algorithmsdancemusicnw.com
With streaming offering over 100M tracks available, a question: how on Earth do you sift through all this music, without losing your soul?

How to find new music
How to find new musicwww.esquire.co.uk

We all like to think we’re taste-makers when it comes to finding new music, imagining ourselves playlist aficionados who deftly create soundscapes to perfectly fit our lives of wild after-parties and pensive train journeys.