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Streaming killed the Musica star

The rise of music platforms such as Spotify spelled the end for the last music chain store standing, but music enthusiasts say vinyl isn’t dead yet

The new wave way: How SA’s now generation moves different

South Africa’s newest stars have turned to the internet and cultivated cult followings to launch themselves onto the global music scene

Playlist: The Bill Withers’ Essentials

With a career spanning over four decades, the Mail & Guardian recalls how the late Bill Withers' music infiltrated our collective psyche.

Playlist: RnBetter Not Go Outside

Fight the indoor blues with our R&B lockdown playlist featuring the likes of SWV, Ashanti and Keith Sweat

SA joins digital music mainstream

The demand for music streaming services is growing as digital sales outstrip physical ones

UK ratchets up pressure on US tech giants with new tax

The 2% tax levy on sales made by large digital companies in Britain would apply to search engines, social networks and e-commerce channels

Beyoncé, Jay-Z release joint album on marriage and identity

The album came out late on Saturday exclusively on Jay-Z's fledgling Tidal streaming service

After years of allegations, R. Kelly faces sexual assault lawsuit

The R&B artist is accused of sexual battery, false imprisonment and failure to disclose a sexually transmitted disease

R Kelly among artists affected under Spotify’s new policy

The digital music platform has announced new policy preventing the promotion of music from any 'hateful' artist

Spotify in talks with Vodacom over music deal in Africa

International digital music service Spotify is said to be in talks with Vodacom to provide users with access to its music library.

Twitter to launch music service

Twitter will launch a music-specific app, following its acquisition of music discovery service We Are Hunted last year, according to a CNet report.

Giving music wings

The <em>M&G</em> speaks to the founder of new online music service Airborne about how SA artists can make the most of an enormous internet audience.

Spotify launches syncing with Apple’s iPod

Spotify on Wednesday launched an application enabling users to synchronise playlists and songs purchased through its service with Apple's iPod.

Internet age re-inventing the music business

Music and internet worlds merged on Friday on San Francisco's posh Nob Hill as insiders brainstormed about industry rocking Web 2.0 trends.

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