Oliver Bouchard

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Billboard's 'International Power Player' Anjula Acharia-Bath Advises Women With A Startup Vision

<b>Part of the series “Entrepreneurial Women Rocking the World”</b><p>Read the media headlines today about women in startups, and you’ll be faced with an onslaught of bad news for women about how hard it is to raise money, and the devastating gender inequity and mistreatment women experience on a regular …

YouTube Music Key is the streaming service for people who don't like streaming services

YouTube's entry into the music streaming market certainly wasn't without a few raised eyebrows. First of all, Google (which owns YouTube) already <i>has</i> a music streaming service. Secondly, how is it going to handle all the unofficial music, remixes, parodies and lyrics videos? Or, what about spotty …

Uncut's Top 75 Albums of 2014

We’re just over a month away from 2015 and those UK year-end lists keep pouring in. Now British music mag <b>Uncut</b> has posted their 75 Best Albums of …

Beats Music to Be Bundled Into iOS Early Next Year, Will Remain Paid Subscription Service

As part of Apple's revamp of its recently acquired Beats Music streaming service, the company plans to bundle Beats directly into iOS, reports <i>Financial Times</i>.<p>Apple will bundle the subscription music service it acquired from Beats into its iOS operating system early next year, instantly making it …

New York City is building 10,000 internet pylons for free public Wi-Fi

"LinkNYC will be the fastest and largest free municipal Wi-Fi deployment in the world."<p>Say goodbye to New York's public pay phones and hello to one of the largest public Wi-Fi experiments ever. A new city plan dubbed LinkNYC will replace public pay telephones with a console that provides free …

iOS is twice as memory-efficient as Android. Here’s why.

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, many Android fans laughed at the “pitiful” 1GB of RAM of Apple’s flagship smartphone, when Android flagships tended to ship with 2GB and sometimes more.<p>But specs don’t always — or even most of the time — tell the whole story. As it turns out, an …

Taylor Swift and Daniel Ek debate Spotify: What's a fan to do?

Taylor Swiftand Daniel Ek are more alike than they might like to admit, and their arguing of late is starting to get confusing.<p>Sure, one is a Pennsylvania-born pop star who just sold a cool 1.3 million copies of her new album, "1989," in the first week, the other a Sweden-born creator of the …

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Will music be free in the future?

As corporations and musicians look for new ways to get our attention – and our money - what does this mean for the fans? Greg Kot explains.<p>From Taylor Swift and U2 to Garth Brooks and Iggy Pop, there has been a lot of noise in recent weeks from artists and bands testing new business models, …

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YouTube to launch premium music streaming service

Millions of people already listen to music on YouTube, but soon they'll be able to hear their favorite tunes without any annoying ads.<p>The company announced on Wednesday that starting next week it will be joining the premium streaming music landscape with its YouTube Music Key.<p>The long-awaited …

Three holiday window reveals you don’t want to miss this month

Holiday shopping in New York is just not as fun without eyeing the festive department-store window displays. Because who doesn’t love a little eye …

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It’s Official: YouTube Is Spotify’s Newest Competitor

Can YouTube monetize its massive role in online music? Say hello to its Spotify-style subscription service.<p>YouTube is already a major force in online music, but today things are getting legit. After months of rumor and speculation, Google’s video behemoth is peeling back the shrink-wrap on the …

Meet Shura, Electro-Pop’s Downy New Poster Girl

In this week’s GEN F, Russian accents and emotional spaghetti junctions<p>Sitting in an east London café, between puffs on an electronic cigarette, …

$2 Billion and Counting

– <i>A blog post written by Daniel Ek (@eldsjal)</i><p><b>Taylor Swift</b> is absolutely right: music is art, art has real value, and artists deserve to be paid for …

Catch The Next Wave: Top Picks From CMJ 2014

<b>It’s been another whirlwind week of music in New York City for the CMJ Music Marathon</b>, in which bands from around the world gather for five days of …

Emika: Why I Launched My Own Record Label

A musician, producer, songwriter and sound designer, one-named British-born/Berlin-based phenom Emika‘s musical dreams know no boundaries. Trained in …

New To Me – New To You – September Girls

“Usually when you see females in movies, they feel like they have these metallic structures around them, they are caged by male energy.”<p>Bjork said …

In Berlin, A Beat That Bloomed From Rubble

Just after 10 on a Saturday morning, at a defunct power station in central Berlin, revelers reluctantly leave a club buried in its basement. One of them asks, "Hey man, you there, you know a good place to party?" as he stumbles into the sunlight.<p>Standing at a sober distance from the adrenaline and …

The Good Listener: Am I Too Old To Go To Rock Shows?

We get a lot of mail at NPR Music, and alongside the pulverized shards of an Eli "Paperboy" Reed LP is a slew of smart questions about how music fits into our lives — and, this week, thoughts on how aging might affect your concert attendance.<p><b>Michaela writes via email: "I'm growing increasingly</b> …

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