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Posted on May 8, 2017 by

Rasmus Fleischer interviewed by Dagens Industri

One of our project members (Rasmus Fleischer) was recently interviewed by the Swedish news journal Dagens Industri. The interview mainly came to focus on Spotify’s history and our upcoming book. Access the full article (in Swedish) here.

Posted on February 21, 2017 by

Recording from Transmediale

Here’s a video of the first part of the Songblocker launch at Transmediale a few weeks back: After the event, Rasmus Fleischer was also interviewed by NPR Berlin. Follow the link to listen to the talk.

Posted on February 20, 2017 by

Songblocker is expanding

The launch of Songblocker at Transmediale was a great success and since then the company has announced that they’ve hired a new CFO – Mary Jane Smith, who’ve recently held a position at Boston Consulting Group. Don’t miss the Songblocker… Read More

Posted on February 3, 2017 by

Upcoming performance at Transmediale, Berlin

On Sunday (February 5th), one of our side projects will be launched at the opening festival of Transmediale in Berlin. As an intervention in debates around ad-blockers, we’ve built an application called Songblocker which mutes music on Spotify and instead… Read More

Posted on April 20, 2016 by

Book coming up!

We are happy to announce that our research group has just signed a book contract with MIT Press. During 2017 the last manuscript is expected to be finished, and hopefully you’ll be able to pick up a fresh copy shortly… Read More

Posted on February 15, 2016 by

Youtubify – not quite a Spotify clone

Youtubify is the name of a new piece of software, presented as a “Youtube music engine”. As the suffix -ify makes clear, the intention is to create a kind of Spotify clone. Anobody who installs Youtubify on a server can… Read More

Posted on January 27, 2016 by

How do streamed music files socialize?

When streamed music is exhibited on streaming platforms, it is often presented in a friendly and collective manor. Music files are frequently made to socialize with each other by being bundled up, or tied together through trails of data that… Read More

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Posted on December 9, 2015 by

SF Music Tech Summit

A few weeks ago, Maria Eriksson attended the San Francisco Music Tech Summit – a yearly get together for businesses, investors and journalists working in the field of music and technology. The event – which mainly consisted of discussion seminars… Read More

Posted on November 3, 2015 by

Catching the daily rhythm of Spotify

Spotify has recently claimed to be “obsessed with figuring out how to bring music into every part of your life, wherever you are, whatever you’re doing, whatever your mood.” This intense desire to soundtrack the everyday could partly be understood… Read More

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