December 19, 2014

Listen Now: OverDrive Announces Plans to Launch Streaming Audiobooks Later this Year

Users will be able to stream content to OverDrive apps for various devices. Direct download will continue to be available. From Today’s Announcement: Scheduled for launch later this year, streaming audiobooks will be available on a wide range of Internet-connected devices, including smartphones, tablets and computers. This instant-access technology will eliminate long downloads before listening […]

As Expected, Streaming Music Provider Spotify Launches in the U.S.; Intros and User Guides

Five weeks ago we mentioned that you could register to receive an invite to try the free version of Spotify service when it launched for the U.S. market. Today, the service went live and invites are now rolling out.  You can continue to register for one here. We also pointed out that through a VPN […]

New: Streaming Audio: National Library of Spain (BNE) Begins Adding Historic Recordings to Hispanic Digital Library

More than 650 recordings now available to stream. More than 6500 have already been digitized. From a Mechanically Translated via Revista de Arte – Logopress: [The first release] corresponds to a selection of those produced between 1924 and 1943, covering all musical genres (operas, sonatas, paso dobles, tangos, operettas, popular songs, fox-trot), edited by some […]