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Microsoft's giving 100 more insanely great music albums away for free

And once you've claimed the albums you want, you can download them as DRM-free MP3s.

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Grooveshark gives fully-legal streaming a shot with 'Broadcasts' radio service

After years of battling with record labels and ultimately getting outdone by Spotify, Grooveshark is taking on Pandora instead.

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Pharrell, John Lennon tunes could get pulled from YouTube over royalty spat

Whether a takedown happens or not, the dust-up underscores tensions between artists and streaming services like YouTube and Spotify.

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Google Play Music subscribers will get free access to YouTube Music Key

Users of Google's other music streaming service will be able to use Google's new music streaming service without paying any additional fees.

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Rdio matches Spotify on family pricing as the music streaming battle royale continues

Rdio is dropping the prices of its family plans by $5 to match rival Spotify's recently announced multi-user deals.

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SoundCloud's premium subscription music service will launch in 2015

With a major label deal in hand and advertising in full swing, SoundCloud gives a timeframe for its premium, ad-free service.

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Apps to discover and learn more about classical music

Whether you’re a novice to the genre, or a seasoned musician, you’ll find something here that will help you discover and learn more about great music.

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Alpine Electronics launches headphones that literally rock your cabeza

Headphones with haptic feedback? Hey, I'll try anything once.

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Getting in tune: 6 apps for tuning your guitar

Instead of using a tuning fork or another already-tuned instrument, try one of these apps.

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81 million people listened to U2's iTunes giveaway

Maybe the iTunes freebie wasn't a disaster after all! Apple says 'Songs of Innocence' was fully-downloaded 26 million times.