Beleaguered UK retailer HMV announced yesterday that they have called in the administrators, with 4,500 jobs at risk if the company can’t be rescued by a buyer. The news comes in the same week as another famous UK retailer Jessops entered administration and closed all of its stores last Friday. It’s been a tough time [...]
Microsoft is setting it sights on taking on music streaming service Spotify with its own Xbox Music streaming service. The new service, which launches tomorrow on Xbox 360, will then be rolled out to Windows 8, their newly announced Surface tablet and Windows Phone 8.
Along with a new iPhone 5, Apple unveiled facelifts to their entire iPod range including a new iPod Touch, iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano at yesterday’s iPhone 5 launch in San Francisco.
Tinchy Stryder is known for his rap and music credentials, so with a keen ear for music it was no surprise that Tinchy has teamed up with Goji to develop a portfolio of audio products under the artist’s name. With Goji currently offering a range of headphones and iPad cases for dynamic, style-conscious urbanites and Tinchy Stryder providing creative direction on the development of the new ‘Goji Tinchy Stryder: On Cloud 9’ product range, it is certainly a match made in the heavenly clouds.
Music streaming service Spotify announced reaching a major milestone. The company now has over 3 million active paying users. Last time, it had announced the number of its paying subscribers in November, when the tab stood at 2.5 million premium subscribers. Paid membership allows Spotify users to enjoy ad-free unlimited music. It also lets them [...]
The web based music streaming service, Pure Music, has finally hit UK market. Pure Music is the latest entrant in the field and is expected to provide tough challenge to current reigning provider, Spotify. Pure Music would be offering a month of its services free of cost. It has collaborated with 7Digital and thus would [...]
Things are not going well for music industry. Despite the emergence of powerful and popular artists, the industry is struggling to converts the numbers to cold hard cash. 2011 proved to be the consecutive seventh year to record decline in music sales. According to a report released by BPI, overall music sales declined 5.6 percent [...]
Thanks, in part, to BeatsAudio over-ear headphones have seen quite a resurgence in recent years – a few years ago it was all about having an iPod and those the famous white earphones. Well, everyone still wants an iPod or iPhone, but now those white earphones are not cool anymore – NoiseHush has recognised this [...]