From Portable Web Radios to Curated Streaming Services

By: Meghan Young - Dec 17, 2014
Illegal downloading and unsanctioned leaks have forced the music industry to become creative when releasing tracks and albums to the public; this collection of innovative music streaming options are some ways in which they have addressed this problem and others that have come about since. Some companies have created subscription services that rival independent platforms, others have partnered up with seemingly unrelated brands in an attempt to target a wider audience.

Yet when it comes to innovative music streaming, products are at the forefront of the charge. Designers and brands are imagining new ways for people to listen to their chosen streams. For instance, Spotify has created a PartyDrone specifically with festival goers in mind while AwoX has designed a music-streaming light bulb.