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Transfer from Spotify to Amazon

Transfer from Spotify to Amazon

So you wanna move your music away from the ‘music streaming fan starter pack’ which is Spotify? You’ve made the decision to transfer to Amazon Music – great. No sarcasm here, really.  First of all, here’s a good starting point: Transfer from Spotify to Amazon | STAMP Device choice It’s gonna be a quick and simple process if you decide to use Stamp. First, you need to choose the device to download the app on. It’s available on iOS, Android and…

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Move your playlists from Apple Music to Spotify

Move your playlists from Apple Music to Spotify

A reminder Sometimes we tend to get ahead of ourselves. It’s easy to lose yourself in conversations about good and bad music or worrying for all those good artists getting old. A moment of clarity is what we all need every once in a while. Today’s ours. We love music and believe that when you love something, you have to let it free. This is what we do: We free music. To be more specific. We move playlists from Apple…

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Using pre-made playlists or making your own?

Using pre-made playlists or making your own?

Have you ever browsed through your music streaming apps main page and found one of the pre-made playlists? Perhaps you played one of them? Did you like what you heard? The fact is, those playlists are being closely watched by many and are catered by specialists that work for various music production houses. Sometimes they are freelance trendsetters with a mission, others are doing making playlists with the sole purpose of selling moderation to the highest bidder once they reach…

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Free music, anyone? Is it better to pay for music platforms?

Free music, anyone? Is it better to pay for music platforms?

Do you remember South Park? Especially the episode about how music piracy makes those poor musicians switch from golden jets to regular ones? We actually thought about how it really works with free music. The thinking part came to us after an argument about why today’s music seems so different nowadays. Some of us have some personal experience with music making at different levels of production and while most had their brief moments of rockstar careers there was some room…

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Music Helps. But How?

Music Helps. But How?

Not long ago we posted about how music helps lift our mood or make us calm (Read here>>). Now we want to elaborate on that a little with some scientific background on what music does to our body and soul. Have you ever noticed, how an epic music piece just made your ride to work so much more thrilling? Didn’t matter you got there by bus and not a burning helicopter just about to run out of fuel. You made…

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Music just for you – streaming platforms personalisation algorithms

Music just for you – streaming platforms personalisation algorithms

Music personalization algorithms You know, those funky little dudes that make the world go “1” instead of “0”. The same guys that make your phones apps run the way they were programmed are basically the same ones that make the space rockets follow their planned approaches towards the inevitable discovery of alien life forms. Scary? “0”. There are so many algorithms in our daily lives, we probably don’t even know how bad it would be without them. There are some…

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How music affects our mood?

How music affects our mood?

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy  How does music elevate us? Does it at all? If yes, how? (why so many questions?) You’ve probably noticed that while in your jam, you’re much more efficient at whatever you do. Or at least you feel like it. A wise man once said: “Stop. (now’s the time to think how it’s all possible) Hamer time!” You’re probably an adult, right? At least the last time you’ve checked your ID…

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Streaming vs Buying Music

Streaming vs Buying Music

Ok, here’s a thesis – streaming music is basically, like renting a house instead of buying it. But you don’t have to fall in debts to buy the latest album, so why streaming is so popular?

Spotify trying to lock-in users just after IPO

Spotify trying to lock-in users just after IPO

Spotify has recently IPO’ed, and its stock is available publicly to buy. The company is now under even closer watch from the public market, as it tries to beat the competition and compete in the market where it doesn’t really have any great distribution models. Apple Music Apple owns iOS ecosystem, and Apple proved how great customer acquisition channel that can be. Apple Music has recently passed 38 million paying subscribers. Google Music Google has Android, most popular mobile OS in…

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How to minimise phone data usage and still get to listen to music?

How to minimise phone data usage and still get to listen to music?

How NOT to spend it all in one place? It’s not gonna be an article about making the budget cuts. We’re gonna talk about minimising your phone data usage when listening to streamed music. Remember when you were a kid and you got some small cash from your parents and you plan big for your future VC empire built on outsourced work and clever marketing? Right. You spent it all on candy in the first store you found. How not…

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