beyoncé dropped ‘lemonade’ with a bonus track on streaming services
Spotify and Apple Music users rejoice!
the musical genre is dead, gen z killed it
The rise of streaming services and Gen Z acts like Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish are heralding the end of emo, rap, and country as we know them. And bringing in something better.
rihanna and donald glover’s film might premiere at coachella
Mysterious Spotify ads suggest ‘Guava Island’ will be released April 13.
peggy gou’s 'starry night' and everything else you need to listen to
Let our playlist be your indispensable gui-De to this week's new music.
slowthai's rainbow and everything else you need to hear today
The best of new music in one colourful i-D-curated playlist.
demi lovato gets real about sobriety on new her single
Plus! The best of new music Friday in one awesome i-D-curated playlist.
spotify are blacklisting r kelly from playlists: who should be next and where do we draw the line?
Yesterday, the streaming giant announced that R Kelly’s music will no longer appear in its company owned playlists. That brings up some interesting questions about censorship and the moral ambiguity of enjoying art by certain individuals.
stream all grimes's favourite music, from aphex twin to enya
Grimes has shared five of her personal Spotify playlists for "at home vibes."
the dark arts of the pop charts: how music superstars sell millions when no one buys albums
As Taylor Swift’s Reputation sells 1.2m copies in a week -- making it the biggest selling album of 2017 so far -- we explore the rise of artists’ partnerships with brands, streaming deals, ticket bundles and other magic sales tricks.
the sounding off issue
"we're on the cusp of a new golden age in music" - spotify and youtube sound off about music in 2017
For The Sounding Off Issue, we asked a collection of music makers, writers, thinkers and shakers to contribute their thoughts and opinions about music in 2017. Today, we hear from major players at Spotify and Youtube.
grimes created a new genre of music inspired by the end of the world
Claire Boucher's inaugural "Faé List" inductees include ABRA, Phoebe Bridgers, and Cardi B.
yung lean’s hunting my own skin and the best of new music friday
Your favourite Swedish producer just announced his new album with a killer track. Here’s that and everything else you need to listen to this week.