Misha Sallee

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Deezer, entering US, will sound like Spotify, act like Netflix

The US is the great white whale of the music business, and Deezer is aiming to snag it with a bunch of small hooks rather than one shining harpoon.<p>Deezer, a subscription streaming-music service that began in France in 2007, has 16 million monthly active listeners and 5 million paying subscribers. …

Can Apple use its clout to break the $10 per month streaming service barrier?

It appears that Apple is in the “revolutionizing” business these days when it comes to music. Following recent news that U2 and Apple are …

Rdio Converts its Entire Music Library to AAC

If you’ve sided with any music streaming service that isn’t Rdio, you might want to reconsider. The company announced today that its entire catalog has now been converted to the AAC format.<p>In short, that means tracks should sound better across all platforms, including iOS, Android and the Web. …

The Biggest Music Streaming Service You’ve Never Heard Of

At first, Deezer, the international song-streaming service avaiable in 182 countries, didn’t fully understand how to reach music fans in Brazil — its …

San Francisco

Death to Pandora? A guide to the looming music copyright war

There's a big, contentious battle brewing in Washington and you might not even know about it. But you should, especially if you like music.<p>Congress …

This Company Raised $2 Million For A Universal Music Streaming Service

Instead of having to figure out how to share music with your friends, you can now use a universal music streaming site called bop.fm. Realizing the current world of online music streaming is super fragmented, bop.fm functions as a central hub that merges different streaming services like Pandora, …

How the music streaming battle is now pitting tech giants Apple, Google against upstarts

Until fairly recently, the world of online music had largely revolved around the iTunes purchase, which offered portability in the form of MP3 files …

iHeartRadio is the fastest growing music service no one is talking about

Clear Channel is the king of the FM dial, and its digital footprint is growing to match<p>"The lasers can do anything you want them to," explains Bob Pittman, the CEO of Clear Channel, during a visit to his midtown Manhattan office. The tour includes a hallway that changes stations as you walk along …

Spotify Now Lets You View Your Play Queue And Notifies You Of Playlist Duplicates

Just a few days after it was officially updated with the ability to search for downloaded music when offline, Spotify for iOS has received another …

Kaskade: “brb…Deleting SoundCloud.”

If you haven’t been keeping up with the recent, and rather abrupt, <b>Soundcloud</b> Controversy, here’s a short synopsis.<p><b>Soundcloud</b>‘s copyright system is …

Coldplay album ignites Apple and Spotify digital music battle

Apple and Spotify stepped up a battle for the future of digital music as the iTunes operator claimed exclusivity over the new Coldplay album even as …

Apple’s Beats deal is for Dre, streaming, and everything else

An attempt to save the music industry? An acquihire to get Dr.Dre? Two reports suggest Apple’s deal for Beats would encompass both goals. One one …

Hear Koan Sound’s Skrillex-Approved ‘Dynasty’ EP – Premiere

Of the four songs on Koan Sound’s new <i>Dynasty</i> EP (premiered below and scheduled to be released by Skrillex’s OWSLA label) only the first pair suggest …

Music

Album Launch: John Frusciante Sends New LP Into Space on Rocket

Some artists launch their new album with a quirky viral campaign or music video. Former Chili Pepper John Frusciante has taken a more literal …

Vinyl Records

Jack White Releases New Song for Upcoming Album ‘Lazaretto’

Jack White will release his new solo album <i>Lazaretto</i> on June 10th via his own Third Man Records and Columbia, and the former White Stripes frontman …

Jack White

Flaming Lips Sell Out for April Fools’

The Flaming Lips‘ recent companion album to Pink Floyd‘s <i>Dark Side of the Moon</i>, dubbed <i>Flaming Side of the Moon,</i> naturally, looks to be part of an …

Janelle Monae Updates David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ in New Cover – Premiere

Ask Janelle Monae if she was scared or nervous to cover David Bowie’s iconic “Heroes” as part of Pepsi’s 2014 “Now Is What You Make It” campaign and …

David Bowie

Watch Father John Misty, Local Natives, The Killers' Brandon Flowers Cover Johnny Cash

This week saw the release of <i>Out Among The Stars</i>, a "lost" Johnny Cash album recorded in the 1980s. Now, La Blogotheque has released a video directed by Arturo Perez Jr. that features Father John Misty, Local Natives, and The Killers' Brandon Flowers, who each take on a song from the album and talk …

Father John Misty

Listen to Darkside's Remix of St. Vincent's "Digital Witness"

St. Vincent: "Digital Witness" (Darkside remix) (via SoundCloud)<p>Nicolas Jaar's Other People imprint has been awfully busy lately—they've recently shared a new single from Jaar's Just Friends project and announced the forthcoming solo EP from Dave Harrington. Today, Jaar and Harrington, aka …

Music Festivals

Listen to Damon Albarn's FACT Mix, Featuring Unreleased Material

In anticipation of his forthcoming solo album <i>Everyday Robots</i> (out April 28 in the UK and April 29 in the U.S. via Parlophone/Warner Bros.)<i>,</i> Damon Albarn has compiled "Waves in Suyian", a 38-minute mix for FACT that features two brand new songs. Albarn wasn't alone in its construction: Remi Kabaka …

Damon Albarn

New Michael Jackson Album XSCAPE Coming in May

Since Michael Jackson's death in 2009, there's been a slow stream of posthumous releases. Now, Epic has announced <i>XSCAPE</i>, an eight song collection that "contemporizes" unreleased material from Jackson's archives. It'll be out on May 13.<p><i>XSCAPE</i> is executive produced by Epic CEO L.A. Reid, who was …

Michael Jackson

Watch Liars' "Mess on a Mission" Video

Last week, Liars released their newest album, <i>Mess</i>. Now, they've shared the video for "Mess on a Mission". Produced in partnership with Urban Outfitters and directed by Luis Cervéro, it features the band doing a wary walk backwards through a number of green-screened locations.<p>"I'd like to leave it …

Urban Outfitters

Get Grossed Out by Girl Talk, Freeway, and Waka Flocka Flame's Gory, Hilarious "Tolerated" Video

Girl Talk and Freeway's collaborative EP, <i>Broken Ankles</i>, will drop as a free download on April 8 via DatPiff. Today, they released the very gory, very funny video for "Tolerated" featuring Waka Flaka Flame, directed by Allen Cordell. It's kind of like if the Verve's "Bitter Sweet Symphony" video …

Roads

Spring 2014

Welcome once again to the Pitchfork Guide to Upcoming Releases, our seasonal guide to upcoming releases. Four times a year, we round up a big ol' list of albums, singles, EPs, and DVDs set to be unleashed over the coming months, hoping to get you pumped about going out and buying records. (You do …

Courtney Barnett

Watch Beck Perform "Blue Moon" on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"

Ellen DeGeneres Show

Mapei Shares "Don't Wait" Video, Releases EP With Chance the Rapper Remix

Stockholm-based singer Mapei has shared the video for "Don't Wait", directed by Dori Oskowitz, in which she adventures around town with a lover before ending up at a house party. She's also released the <i>Don't Wait</i> EP, which features the title track along with remixes from Chance the Rapper, Benny …

Chance the Rapper

Watch Katy B's "Still" Video

Katy B has shared another video (after "Crying for No Reason") from her new LP <i>Little Red</i>. The clip for "Still" features the singer surrounded by bright light, sitting a glowing table, and dressed in all white.

Katy

Watch Skrillex's Video for the Ragga Twins-Featuring Track "Ragga Bomb"

Skrillex's new album <i>Recess</i> features a track called "Ragga Bomb", which features vocals from the Ragga Twins. And now, that track has a predictably wild new video with tons of dancing, dudes riding around on carts, and lightsaber fights. It's directed by Terence Neale and was filmed in South Africa.

Skrillex