McLovin performs with Ben Kweller, SXSW 2023.

McLovin plays bass: The 20 best new artists and bands I watched at SXSW—with a playlist

Across Austin's premier dives, you can still discover great tunes for that work station playlist.

On Mar 20, 2023 by Ramon Ramirez

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Spotify Wrapped shows once again how much we love roundups

It is nice when an app does the hard work for us. 

On Dec 3, 2022 by Tiffany Kelly

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What does your Spotify Wrapped say about your mental state in 2022?

People are ready to psychoanalyze their results.

On Nov 30, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Activists, tech firms join together for upcoming ‘Antitrust Day’ of action as bills loom in Congress

'A bipartisan, overwhelming majority of Americans support strengthening our antitrust laws.'

On Mar 24, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Celebrities react to Joe Rogan after videos of him saying the N-word go viral

Rogan is also under fire for a joke where he compared Black people to 'Planet of the Apes.'

On Feb 7, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Spotify agrees to remove Neil Young’s music after he spoke out against Joe Rogan

Folk-rock star Neil Young accused Joe Rogan of spreading COVID-19 misinformation on Spotify.

On Jan 27, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘So creepy’: People point to ‘concerning’ songs added to Gabby Petito’s Spotify

'Some of the songs are on there are slightly concerning.'

On Sep 17, 2021 by Phil West

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Without live performances, musicians rely on streaming services to stay afloat

When live shows shut down, Texas artists like Chief Cleopatra went online.

On Sep 3, 2021 by Jillian Price

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‘Spotify is aiding and abetting abusers’: Users call out streaming music giant for lacking a block feature

Most sites let you block an unwanted person. Spotify does not.

On Jun 11, 2021 by Colleen Hagerty

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This 15-year-old song from ‘The Backyardigans’ is blowing up on TikTok and Spotify

It's incredibly catchy.

On May 19, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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This week on the internet: Utah monolith, Spotify Wrapped, and a toxic meme that sums up 2020

The Internet Insider.

On Dec 4, 2020 by Tiffany Kelly

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Former intern claims company took Spotify Wrapped ‘story’ concept

Spotify Wrapped looks a little different this year.

On Dec 3, 2020 by Audra Schroeder

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My Black Lives Matter playlist: Music for summer ’20

The protest songs we'll remember.

On Jun 27, 2020 by Angela Littlefield

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ director shares full, unheard ‘Awesome Mix’ playlist

It includes a ton of unheard songs that might be in 'Vol. 3.'

On Apr 21, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Spotify acquires Bill Simmons’ podcast empire. What does that mean for the Ringer?

Amid concerns from the Ringer union, here's what we know so far.

On Feb 5, 2020 by Kahron Spearman