"...Spotify, the streaming platform that's either revolutionizing music consumption or lowering the minimum wage of artists (depending on who you ask), has made plans to leave Austin a thank-you present after SXSW. The company will recycle materials from its Spotify House, a popular annual attraction that features performances by Chvrches, Vince Staples, and Kacey Musgraves this year at 1501 E..."
"...Selling Albums in a Spotify WorldAustin Convention Center, Friday, March 15..."
"...On July 18, Lefsetz mailed out a short blast: "Spotify Codes for You." He'd been writing about the popular European music subscription service for a while, touting its ease of use. Spotify's stream offers easily created playlists, the ability to share music with one click, a powerful search engine with filters, offline service, and mobile phone apps...."
"...Before Margaret Moser’s piece on Spotify in last week’s Chronicle, I considered something similar. Margaret and I are about the same age, so it’s no surprise we’ve had similar experiences when it come to how we’ve gotten our music over the years...."
"...Did I sign up for Spotify just now? To access inveterate Chronicle blogger William Harries Graham’s playlist to this week’s “Hot August Nights” jukebox, it appears yes – finally. Having built my own version of the South Austin Popular Culture Center at work and home – CentPop – I hadn’t foreseen the pressing need to dive down a Ty Segall wormhole until today...."
"...The perfect soundtrack enhances the cinematic experience. For the growing legion of Spotify users, here’s a playlist from this summer’s blockbuster flicks...."
"...I created a Spotify playlist to accompany your perusal of this week’s Chronicle. Or maybe just a soundtrack for any old long weekend in America, as it’s mostly a collection of blues, country, and rock & roll songs about a subject that will never go out of style...."
"...Between Margaret Moser’s local discovery of Patti Quatro and Jim Caligiuri singing Spotify's praises, my subconscious jukebox's gone into overdrive...."
"...Without Napster, there would have been no iTunes, no Spotify, no Facebook. That's the heart of Downloaded, Alex Winter's film about the cultural rise and commercial crash of the landmark disruptive technology..."
"...Following in the footsteps of Jim Caligiuri, I decided to make a Best-of-2011 Spotify mix some weeks ago. Then a nightmarish DIY plumbing disaster intervened...."
"...With the crash of physical album sales a decade ago, digital downloads and MP3s emerged as the new prospect for keeping the recording revenue ship afloat. Yet as the initial wave of download sales began to slow, with payouts still far below previous industry watermarks, streaming services like Spotify, Rhapsody, and Pandora have begun serving as lighthouses by which the music industry might navigate..."
"...Fader Fort. Spotify House...."
"...It's not like winning the lottery or anything. I don't really know what the dough situation with YouTube and Spotify plays is, but I got a pretty good cut from publishing."..."
"...I owe myself some sleep, a home-cooked meal, and quality time with my loved ones, but I can't stop chasing the high of South by Southwest. I wander the parking lot that used to be Spotify House, asking no one in particular what time Chvrches is playing..."
"...In honor of the best-of-seven series, I put together a Spotify playlist. These are songs you’d hear at the stadiums..."
"..."We're not purists," states Coy. "We release all of our music digitally, but there's a mental difference between putting on a record and listening to something on Spotify or on your phone..."
"...I hear Driftwood’s already getting crowded. You can also stream my Spotify playlist...."
"...Austin Chronicle: You obviously grew up in a musical era before iPods. Is the Cloud/Spotify good and why does new vinyl cost so much now?..."