To make up for its tardiness to the online music store game, Google Music has enlisted bona fide music lovers to help curate its store. It's the Google version of "High Fidelity," with Tim Quirk as Rob Gordon.
Spotify's got a huge catalog of music and 10 million subscribers. But what happens when the elite critics it's co-opting for its newest feature recommend Led Zeppelin, Adele, Arcade Fire, Coldplay, or other key artists whose albums are conspicuously absent from Spotify?
Legal music-sharing service Spotify just revealed that it's apparently five to six times more used than its nearest rivals. That's a pretty astonishing measure of success, and the site has big plans. In fact, it's likely to beat a revamped, legal Pirate Bay.