It’s finally Friday! Celebrate your fast-approaching freedom with some links.
* On-demand music is in demand: Big Tech Companies Challenge Spotify
* The band leaked their album for free, now their label is saying “take a hike”: Epic Records (not surprisingly) drops Death Grips
* Another music discovery tool launches. Must be Friday: Google’s Music Explorer hits the Play store, recommends artists based on…
* Something to do with Bieber?: MIT prof and student discover algorithm for predicting trending Twitter topics
* Feeling beat down this Friday? These cats can relate: Friendly Cat Boxing Match Ends In Disaster