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Spotify's Official Apple Watch App Is On Its Way—And Missing Key Features Spotify's Official Apple Watch App Is On Its Way—And Missing Key Features

One of the big selling points of smartwatches is the ability to control apps without needing to pull out your phone. However, due to the absence of an official Apple Watch app, adjusting music in Spotify using Apple’s smartwatch always felt kind of clunky. Now that’s changing. Spotify is finally gracing Apple Watch…

How to Get All Your Local Media Files Streaming to a Chromebook How to Get All Your Local Media Files Streaming to a Chromebook

While you can replace a lot of desktop apps with online equivalents when using a Chromebook—and even run Linux apps—you can’t exactly transfer your local media library wholesale from Windows or macOS to your thin and light laptop. Here are some of the smartest ways to take your media library anywhere.

Listen to John Williams' Lush New Arrangement of an Iconic Star Wars Theme

Whether or not you dug the Star Wars prequels, you have to admit the music was on point. “Duel of the Fates”? Incredible, classic stuff, integral to the series’ modern identity.

The Voice of Netflix's Motown Magic Will Blow Your Mind in the Series' First Teaser [Updated] The Voice of Netflix's Motown Magic Will Blow Your Mind in the Series' First Teaser [Updated]

Whatever you’re doing, you need to stop right now, plug in some headphones, and prepare yourself to be introduced to Motown Magic, Netflix’s upcoming series about a young boy who brings some of the most amazing Motown songs to life with the power of his voice and a little bit of, well, magic.

The Moment Castlevania Became the Greatest Video Game Adaptation Around The Moment Castlevania Became the Greatest Video Game Adaptation Around

Castlevania’s sophomore season is a decidedly different beast than its short and sharp predecessor. It’s slower-paced, methodical, and tinged with a lingering sadness that lashings of monster blood can’t cover up. But in one particular scene of frenetic, fanservice-y fury, it marries its action and character work to…

Get in the Halloween Spirit With The Nightmare Before Christmas Theme Played on Spooky Decorations

It’s the perfect time of year to curl up with your favorite festive films as the holidays arrive, staring with Halloween. What’s your favorite spooky flick? A classic horror movie, or something lighter? Leslie Wai clearly has an infinity for the latter, as he’s created a wonderful tribute to Tim Burton’s The Nightmare…

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Gets a Gorgeous Music Video Packed With New Footage

God, this movie is a damn fine-lookin’ piece of animation.

This Fan Cover Shows That Steven Universe Music Makes For Excellent Ska This Fan Cover Shows That Steven Universe Music Makes For Excellent Ska

This ska cover is a rollicking, trombone-filled anthem.

Senate Unanimously Passes Music Modernization Act, Improving Artist Payouts From Streaming Giants  Senate Unanimously Passes Music Modernization Act, Improving Artist Payouts From Streaming Giants 

The Senate cleared a bill late on Tuesday, the Music Modernization Act, that will dramatically restructure the way royalties are handed out to artists and others involved in the creation process—although it did so under heavy opposition from satellite and digital broadcasting services, namely Sirius XM and Music…

The Strange, Beautiful, and Now Tumblr-Friendly History of Sci-Fi Musicals The Strange, Beautiful, and Now Tumblr-Friendly History of Sci-Fi Musicals

Science fiction has a complicated history in musical theater. Much like the Academy Awards, which usually reward stories about “real people” over sci-fi and fantasy (with 2017's Best Oscar win for The Shape of Water being a notable exception), musical theater audiences tend to scoff at spacey sagas. However, some…

Black Panther Has Its Eyes Set on a Lot of Oscars Black Panther Has Its Eyes Set on a Lot of Oscars

While the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is trying to figure out how to save face after the whole “Best Popular Film” category fiasco, Marvel Studios has been preparing to submit Black Panther for more Oscars than you ever would have imagined.

Zombies, Christmas, and Musicals Collide in the New Trailer for Anna and the Apocalypse Zombies, Christmas, and Musicals Collide in the New Trailer for Anna and the Apocalypse

Nothing says the holiday spirit like a good musical—and the rotting hordes of the undead!

Adventure Time's Finale Was a Bittersweet Goodbye But the Beginning of Something New Adventure Time's Finale Was a Bittersweet Goodbye But the Beginning of Something New

The distinct undertones of loss and mourning throughout Adventure Time’s hour-long finale, “Come Along With Me,” feel both appropriate for the special’s focus on the Great Gum War and at odds with the larger show’s generally optimistic worldview.

Adventure Time's Series Finale Comes With Its Own Soundtrack Adventure Time's Series Finale Comes With Its Own Soundtrack

Adventure Time is coming to a close, after 10 glorious seasons, with an epic battle the likes of which we’ve never seen. So, it only makes sense that the finale, “Come Along With Me,” will have its own epic soundtrack.

The Official Black Panther Remix Soundtrack Somehow Improves Upon Perfection The Official Black Panther Remix Soundtrack Somehow Improves Upon Perfection

I mean, as Shuri told her brother in the movie, just because something works doesn’t mean it can’t be improved. That applies to both the finest tech Wakanda has to offer and Ludwig Göransson’s sublime soundtrack for Black Panther. Marvel and Hollywood Records both announced and dropped Black Panther: Wakanda Remixed…

The Only Known Sound in Space Is This 'Singing' Black Hole

Everyone knows there is no sound in space. After all, a sound wave requires a medium, like air or water, to travel through, and space is mostly a vacuum. But in studying a nearby galaxy cluster, astronomers detected a true occurrence of sound in space—and in this case, the incredibly deep sound was coming from a black…

What Caused Carnegie Hall to Lose Its Famous Acoustics in 1986?

In May 1986, the venerated Carnegie Hall concert venue in New York City shut down for 30 weeks of major repairs. The beautiful music hall had hosted legends including Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Judy Garland, Duke Ellington, Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughan, and The Beatles, but after nearly 100 years, the building was in…

7 Problems With YouTube Music That Need Fixing Fast 7 Problems With YouTube Music That Need Fixing Fast

It might come as no surprise to you that Google has launched something that isn’t really finished: YouTube Music is available now in the U.S. and several other countries, but it barely qualifies as a music streaming service today. After using the platform for several days, here are the biggest problems we want fixing.

Apple Music Reportedly Just Beat Spotify in the U.S. With the Users That Matter Most Apple Music Reportedly Just Beat Spotify in the U.S. With the Users That Matter Most

As Tidal continues to struggle, Apple Music has found major success, and if a report leaked to Digital Music News is true, Apple Music may have just become the most popular on-demand streaming music service in the U.S.—at least as far as paying users go.

MIT's New AI-Powered Software Can Extract Individual Instruments From Videos With a Single Click

An instructor of mine once compared mixing a song to baking a cake. The various tracks are the ingredients, and once everything is mixed and baked, as with a cake, those ingredients can’t be deconstructed. Or can they? AI researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have created an app…

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