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More Folks Listening to Net Radio on Their Phones

At this point, free Internet radio stations abound, but one of our perennial favorites has been Pandora.com. (Go on and sign up; you'll see.) Based on an admirably well researched database called The Music Genome Project, Pandora automatically generates a customizable playlist based on whatever song or artist you choose, explaining exactly why each song has been selected in remarkably musical...

Internet Radio Will Continue, Thanks to New Agreement With Labels

After years of quibbling with record labels, sweating a 2007 government-proposed royalty hike, and dealing with their increasingly uncertain future, Internet radio stations are finally off the hook, the New York Times reports. These stations -- among which Pandora and Slacker are probably the best known -- enable users to enjoy custom-tailored streams of music, free of charge. Because the sites...

Overall Music Sales Drastically Slipping, Says Report

In news that should surprise no one, NPD Group, a market research firm, recently released statistics detailing the demise of CDs, and purchased music as a whole. According to the group's findings, over the last year, sales of CDs declined 19-percent, and the number of CD buyers in the U.S. decreased by a whopping 17 million. The decline in purchasing isn't limited to CDs, though. The number of...

Radiohead, Robbie Williams and Others Unite Against YouTube

Some of the most popular musicians in the UK have decided to collectively protest what they see as poor treatment both from online music streaming sites (YouTube, MySpace, etc) and from the record companies that do business with them, according to CNET. Essentially, the artists have joined to create the most creatively inspired group of lobbyists, ever. The Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) is...

Pandora Internet Radio May Go Silent in 2010

If you're the kind of music lover who knows what you like but have a hard time finding new bands to add to your collection, Pandora is the service for you. It lets you pick bands you like, and then listen in to a custom radio station created around your tastes. Unfortunately, though, Web radio stations like Pandora may be going offline for good in 2010 thanks to higher royalty fees that may mean...

Sprint Takes Pandora Radio to Go

Sprint has announced that Pandora-powered streaming radio stations are now available on five of its phones (which will be joined in the next 30 days by at least five additional phones). Pandora is a Web-based service that creates personalized streaming radio stations for users based on listening preferences. It works by breaking down songs by their "musical DNA" (a fancy techno-babble word for...