- Spotify has added Instant Search, Play embed codes, and Playlist Radio to desktop apps. (The Verge)
- Pandora Competitor Senzari Raises $1 Million From 500 Startups & Angels To Fund Global Expansion (TechCrunch)
- FTC To Monitor MySpace And/Or Empty Space For 20 Years (techdirt)
- Deezer has added Merlin's massive indie music catalog to it's streaming music service.
- Iggy Pop forced to self-release new album after label rejection. (Guardian) Singer says Virigin EMI 'would have preferred that I do an album with popular punks', rather than a collection of French classics
- Raditaz, a competitor to Pandora has inked a deal with LyricFind. A few weeks back Raditaz partnered with The Echo Nest, adding data to its 14M song library.
- Apple's iBooks Author: the iTunes of self-publishing apps? (ars)
- Five Things We Learned From Steve Albini’s Ask Me Anything Reddit Chat (MTV Hive)