Music & Tech Around The Web: Rdio, Deezer & YouTube — Oh My!

Posted May 3

Happy Thursday-Is-The-New-Friday! Before you tune out entirely in anticipation of the weekend, check out this lovely collection of links.

* The question on everyone’s minds is: “How much of that cash will Maru be getting?”: YouTube announces more star-studded original content, pours $200m into marketing it

* Guess the kids really are all right: Frances Bean, Not Courtney, Now Controls Kurt Cobain’s Likeness

* Ooh la la!: Rdio Does A Super Weird Stealth Launch In The UK And France

* No U.S. launch on the horizon, though: Deezer follows Spotify and opens its API, courts developers with ‘Open Deezer’ initiatives

* Two contested genres become one: A Capella Dubstep