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How Well Can You Hear Audio Quality?

Recently, the rapper Jay Z relaunched the subscription streaming music service Tidal, which includes the option to listen to high-definition audio for $19.99 per month. Tidal's HiFi, with its uncompressed audio files, promises a better listening experience than any other streaming service on the …

Audiophile

How Your Credit Score Can Drop Even If You Pay in Full and on Time

Credit card rewards enthusiasts, take note. Carrying a large balance on your credit card will obviously affect your score, but even if you pay it off …

Personal Finance

The Best and Worst Projects for Increasing Your Home's Return on Investment

If you’re a homeowner, you’re probably always thinking of ways you can increase your home’s resale value. Here are the best additions you can make to …

The 13 Biggest Mistakes Artists Make on Soundcloud...

<i>The following post comes Budi Voogt, an artist manager, label owner, and longtime user of all things Soundcloud. His just-published book, The</i> …

Newsflash: Winamp Still Exists (But It's Getting Killed)...

Winamp is getting the ax.<p>The AOL-owned company has announced:<p><i>“Winamp.com and associated web services will no longer be available past December 20,</i> …

Pandora Abandons Its Royalty-Slashing IRFA Legislation...

This has been brewing for several weeks, but now it’s official: after heavy opposition and destructively-bad PR, Pandora has decided to walk away …

Spotify Premium Royalties Are 10 Times Greater Than Free, Ad-Supported Royalties...

…<b>at least</b>. The only problem is, of course, that most people are listening for free, and Spotify doesn’t let artists choose who has access.<p>And here’s …

AEG Live Fires CEO Randy Phillips...

Randy Phillips has been ousted as AEG Live’s president and CEO.<p>Phillips was heavily involved in AEG’s legal battles when the company was sued (and …

GoldieBlox to Beastie Boys: We Won't Use Your Song, but We Could If We Wanted To...

Debbie Sterling, the founder and CEO of GoldieBlox, has responded to the Beastie Boys’ open letter. GoldieBlox has also removed the “Girls” parody …

Top TV Producer: "It's Amazing That We Still Pay Artists Anything for Music..."

Earlier this month, UK-based artist <b>Whitey</b> ignited a firestorm by exposing the constant demands by TV (and other) producers for free music. Well, …

It's Official: Deezer Is Coming to America In 2014...

The plans, first reported by Digital Music News earlier this month, are now being officially divulged. “2014 will be our year an American,” Deezer …

Spotify Sinkhole Secures $250 Million In Fresh Financing...

The latest round, a massive <b>$250 million investment</b> from <b>Technology Crossover Ventures</b>, comes just as Spotify was burning its last pile. Earlier, …

Interview: Moby talks BitTorrent, Spotify and artists' digital rights

<i>(Photo credit: Uncensored Interview)</i><p>With a number of artists busily squaring up to both Spotify and the labels about their streaming payments, Moby …

$7 Million Later, Turntable.fm Is Shutting Down...

Just two months ago, Turntable.fm founder <b>Billy Chasen</b> implemented drastic changes to keep the dream alive, including an unthinkable shift towards …

Spotify pays $0.006 – $0.0084 per song stream, according to new data

An update to one of biggest stories of the year: Spotify has launched Spotify Artists, a website aimed at clarifying the streaming company’s royalty …

5 Handmade Gifts Under $2!

If you’re looking for inexpensive ideas for a chic, budget-friendly bridal or wedding be sure to check these 5 terrific ideas from <i>Eclectically …

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40 DIY Home Decor Ideas That Aren't Just For Christmas

The holidays are so ephemeral. These stylish decorating ideas are festive, yet they also work beyond the month of December.

Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening (Video)

Growers in colder climates often utilize various approaches to extend the growing season or to give their crops a boost, whether it's coldframes, …