Are you a streaming boss?

2019-07-23 13:57

Being a streaming boss means that you not only know your music, but you also know where to find it. Are you in tune with your tunes?

Getting to know Touchline in an exclusive Q&A

2019-07-11 14:13

JOOX sits down with Touchline, who has recently been recognised within the rap game with a People’s Choice Award at the Verse of The Year Awards, to answer some of your burning questions.

Life is better with music

2019-06-11 14:07

Did you know that science has proven that music can play a role in helping you get through the rigours and stress of life.

Finding a spot in the local music streaming market

2019-04-03 08:00

As the world’s largest global music streaming service, it was surprising that Spotify entered the South African market quite late in the game compared to competitors. However, a year on, it looks like the entry was a massive success.

Top South African musicians get paid up to R250,000 per gig – here’s how

2018-12-11 08:41

But most artists should expect to earn roughly R1,500 to R3,000 per show.

Spotify earnings hit sour note on Wall Street

2018-11-02 06:52

Spotify shares took a hit after a disappointing growth outlook offset the first-ever quarterly profit posted by the streaming music sector leader.

Spotify just unveiled a new free version of its mobile app — here's your first look at all the changes

2018-04-24 17:10

Spotify redesigned features of its mobile app to make it better for free users.

Spotify is now in South Africa – 3 ways it is better than Apple Music

2018-03-13 14:39

Although Spotify is free the music streaming service enters an already saturated music streaming market it owns discovery of music you never knew you'd love.


Emoji Trivia: Musician Edition

2019-07-12 12:55

July 17th is world Emoji day, lets celebrate with an emoji inspired quiz! Can you guess the names of these artists and bands in emoji form?

Spotify retreats from artists’ uploads in win for music labels

2019-07-04 21:26

Spotify Technology SA is shutting down a program that allowed independent artists to upload their music directly to the music streaming service, a win for record labels and smaller distributors.

YouTube Music is now in South Africa - we look at the best (and cheapest) ways to stream music

2019-04-11 05:30

South Africans now have at least nine music streaming platforms to choose from.

Jay-Z's Tidal under investigation over streaming numbers

2019-01-14 18:24

Tidal, a subscription-based music and video streaming service owned by rapper Jay-Z, is being investigated in Norway over allegations of falsely inflating listening numbers.

These are the best (and cheapest) ways to listen to streaming music in South Africa

2018-12-05 06:06

We compare the prices and functionality of the different music streaming services available in South Africa: Apple Music, Spotify, Joox, Google Play, Deezer, Simfy Africa , and Jay-Z Tidal.

Your local cafe is probably streaming music illegally

2018-10-16 06:15

Artists and record companies lose $2.7bn (about R39bn) in revenue annually because small business owners typically stream music from personal accounts at cafes or barber shops rather than a commercial-use license.

Why music's survival means going with the stream

2018-07-07 08:00

For a while it seemed the music industry was in critical condition. Then streaming services came along, a natural enough flow of events – but one that finally gave consumers what they wanted, writes Chris Cheetham.

Which music streaming platform is best for me?

2018-04-08 00:00

These days we’re spoilt for choice with music streaming services. Whether they’re international big hitters like Spotify or local newbies like Joox, they all offer massive catalogues. So which one is best for you?.

Music streaming service Spotify is finally 'coming to South Africa' next week

2018-03-07 08:41

The music streaming service is set to launch on 13 March according to a tech expert.

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