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“Tool” Returns After 14 Years

by Darlene Leal
If you’re a fan of the band Tool you’d know that previous to Aug. 2 their music was unavailable to any streaming networks but, that is no longer the case. Fans were seemingly happy to see Tool join the likes of Apple’s iTunes because quickly after they released their music, their album “Lateralus” topped number […]

Social Media & Music: How LÜM Is Changing Streaming Forever

by Katy Clark
“Music is the most famous and popular language in the world” – PSY I agree, music is not only a popular and famous language, but a unique one because there aren’t necessarily words. Still, everyone can understand the language a song can speak; the moment when the hairs on your arm stand up from pulsing […]

Media Streaming Tops Sales in 2016

by David Gagnon
Recently, Billboard reported that revenue coming in last year from streaming services like Spotify, YouTube, Apple Music, and Pandora had revenue of $3.93 billion, an increase of 68.5% from 2015. The figure tops the total number of downloads, CDs, and vinyl sales combined, which brought in a total of $3.51 million. One of the most […]

Is OWSLA selling out with “Weekender” playlists?

by Erin Riedl
Listening to music is a method of relaxation and enjoyment for many. In our modern day society, there are a plethora of avenues used to listen to music. Online listening services and applications, such as Pandora, Spotify, Soundcloud, etc., have become the norm. When logging into certain applications, you may notice the option to pay to […]

Bandcamp to Donate All Proceeds to the ACLU

by David Gagnon
According to a statement released by Bandcamp, the music streaming and download service has announced that all of the proceeds they earn on Friday, February 3rd, will be donated to the American Civil Liberties Union, commonly known as the ACLU. That said, they will not be giving away any of the proceeds that go towards […]

Metalheads are Spotify’s Biggest Listeners

by David Gagnon
A recently published data analysis by Spotify has revealed which genres have the most loyal fans, with metal coming out on top by a wide margin with pop and folk coming in second and third respectively. According to the survey, Spotify identified each genre’s “core” artists, compiling information on how many listeners there are to […]