Issue #279: A Closer Look at Primephonic; Siri Won’t Play Spotify Tunes on Apple’s New HomePod

Here's Why I Became an Instant Fan of Primephonic After Only a Day
Here's Why I Became an Instant Fan of Primephonic After Only a Dayflypaper.soundfly.com
Filling in the gaps that Spotify just can’t fill, Primephonic will change the way you familiarize yourself with and listen to classical music.

Spotify knows you’ve been listening to that podcast at Work
Spotify knows you’ve been listening to that podcast at Workwww.fastcompany.com

Podcasts are often associated with your morning commute or drive, but Spotify’s latest finding shows that mornings are not the most popular time for podcasts.

SiriusXM to Launch Holiday Music Channels
SiriusXM to Launch Holiday Music Channelsplatformandstream.com
SiriusXM today announced its extensive holiday music lineup featuring eight commercial-free channels celebrating the festive season, two to broadcast starting Wednesday, November 1.

Mixcloud premium plans include individual creator subscriptions
Mixcloud premium plans include individual creator subscriptionsmusically.com
Mixcloud’s plans for premium subscriptions will include the ability for individual DJs, curators and podcasters on its platform to launch subscriptions.

Spotify no longer wanna be Apple Music, they wanna be MTV
Spotify no longer wanna be Apple Music, they wanna be MTVwww.theindustryobserver.com.au

Spotify kills off plans to move into original video content.

 Siri won’t play Spotify tunes on Apple’s new HomePod
Siri won’t play Spotify tunes on Apple’s new HomePodwww.completemusicupdate.com

Apple’s HomePod pushes its music playing abilities to the fore, with the higher audio quality of its in-built speaker one of the justifications for the device being more expensive than the Echo or Google Home. But if you want to listen to your music by shouting “hey Siri”, you’ll only be able to stream tracks from Apple Music.

Can I Stream Music Without WiFi on Apple Watch?
Can I Stream Music Without WiFi on Apple Watch?www.popsugar.com
The Apple Watch 3, which came out in September and features cellular capability, made the device more useful than ever.

Blockchain: the key to protecting IP in the live business?
Blockchain: the key to protecting IP in the live business?www.iq-mag.net

Joanna Morris of Stevens & Bolton outlines how cryptocurrency-derived ‘distributed ledgers’ can help safeguard creative protection in the concert industry.

Ducktails Music No Longer Streaming After Sexual Assault Allegations
Ducktails Music No Longer Streaming After Sexual Assault Allegationsuproxx.com
Matt Mondanile’s solo albums have been removed from both Apple Music and Spotify as well.

Universal Music Looks WITHIN for More VR Experiences
Universal Music Looks WITHIN for More VR Experienceswww.billboard.com
Universal Music Group is stepping up its virtual reality game with a new partnership with vr/ar tech startup WITHIN.

Louder.me App Will Launch Next Month
Louder.me App Will Launch Next Monthwww.digitalmusicnews.com
Being inspired with the amount of talent all over the world waiting to be discovered, we took the road with Louder.me.