Apple has completed its acquisition of music recognition app Shazam
The app will soon be ad-free.
Streaming accounts for 75 percent of music industry revenue in the US
Meanwhile, CD sales have taken a nosedive.
Spotify offers free direct uploads for indie artists
Several hundred independent acts are included in the beta at launch.
Teenage Engineering's OP-Z synth finally goes on sale in October
The wait is over.
Spotify sued over executives' alleged gender discrimination
Pay gaps and exclusion from events are just the start.
US Senate passes bill modernizing music licensing and payouts
Artists and creators are one step closer to getting their dues.
Bikini Kill's riot grrl punk is available to stream for the first time
It's about making the message accessible.
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Fender's music instruction app now includes bass lessons
It will teach beginners essential skills and let them track their progress.