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Spotify brings back its 99-cent Premium offer
Lapsed listeners can get the same three months for $10.
Spotify tests a version of Stories for artists
Storyline let musicians tell the tale of a song in their own words.
Twitch streamers can soundtrack shows with Anjunabeats' dance tunes
Expect a lot of Above & Beyond in broadcasts.
Google's subscription music numbers reportedly top 15 million
That's well behind the likes of Spotify, Apple and Amazon.
What we're buying: A solid MIDI controller that's also easy to use
It looks pretty cool too.
Uno Drum is a $250 drum machine loaded with features
It's affordable, it's portable and it bridges the analog digital divide.
Urbanears' $199 portable speaker is meant to be shared
It lasts 20 hours on a charge and has a built-in power bank.
YouTube Music for Android can play your local song collection
It's one step closer to replacing Google Play Music.