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Spotify might be working on an in-car music player

Rumors have been circulating that Spotify is working on some sort of hardware, possibly an in-car controller or a standalone player. As The Verge reports, a number of Reddit users have claimed to have received offers for the device, with plan price points ranging from $12.99 to $14.99 per month, but when they clicked the offer that appeared in the Spotify app, they were directed to an error page. Some have also reported that their offers noted that the device had 4G built in.

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The Shins are giving away their faithful Ford tour van for a song

Entrants must record a cover of a song from the album Heartworms.

Before it hauled the band, it used to haul cattle.

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The Fate of the Furious music video shows how much Demons love donuts

Yes, even those sticky Nitto tires will do burnouts.

Don't think too much about how much replacement Nitto tires will cost for the Dodge Demon.

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We test Lincoln's 20-speaker Revel Ultima stereo with a rock star

Electric Six singer Dick Valentine loves the treble.

Wise cracks and hot tracks with the MKZ's 1200-watt stereo.

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Queens man knows how to party, disrupts Mets game with van

There's nothing like some good tunes, an ice-cold beer, and maybe a ball game to really set the tone for a good weekend.

Question of the Day: Best obscure road-trip song?

There are the driving songs we've all heard a million times, but what about the less-common ones?

When you're driving your '62 Hillman Minx to Tierra del Fuego, a song you've never heard before comes on the radio from an Antarctic pirate station, and it's perfect for driving – that's what we're talking about here.

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You can only watch YACHT's music video when Uber surge pricing hits LA

The band YACHT has a new record coming out next month, but the video for "LA Plays Itself" can only be viewed when Uber's surge pricing goes into effect in Los Angeles.

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Will.i.am and Lexus make music on a runway with frickin' lasers

In an impressive and colorful stunt, Lexus and Will.i.am make music on a runway by precisely driving through some laser beams.

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Your in-car music could cause you to crash, study reveals

A music psychologist in Israel suggests that what you're listening to can affected how you drive, with disastrous consequences.

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Autoblog editors yearning for summer roadtrips share some tunes [w/videos]

Here's Our Collective Playlist Of Summertime Jams

We're not sure if you noticed, but it's pretty frigging cold out there in most of the US. In order to break the winter doldrums, we collected our favorite summer roadtrip songs to help you daydream about warmer days.

Drivers In Pennsylvania Treated To Literal Traffic Jam

Delayed drivers dance, limbo to Caribbean beats

Caribbean musicians cheered up frazzled commuters over the weekend by creating a traffic jam of their own.

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Indie rockers Local Natives perform from back of Nissan Rogue

Most bands go through a fairly simple trajectory of vehicles to make it to shows. When they form, it's all about just getting to the gig and anything works. As they build a following and start touring a little regionally, they upgrade to a van to fit all of the members and equipment. Finally, if they taste big time success, they move to the tour bus. However, indie band Local Natives is taking an interesting detour from that path in a new promotion from

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Check out these cool jazz tracks inspired by great cars of the '70s

There's nothing like taking a drive with the perfect song playing that matches the mood and moment. When the rhythms sync up with the undulating road, the whole experience gets just a little bit better. Danish jazz-fusion band Elektrojazz understands the connection between music and driving, and it has a new album called Cars with each track inspired by a specific vehicle of the 1970s. The era might be known for some real clunkers, but you don't have to look too hard to find classics fr

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Ford gets its Movement on, releases 'Sounds of Focus' tracks

Ford has, for at least the second year in a row, teamed up with techno promoter Paxahau and a couple of artists to make music in recognition of the Detroit Movement music festival. This time, Movement performers Ataxia and Secrets were selected by Ford, and were invited to spend some time at the automaker's Michigan Assembly Plant, which gives birt

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Buick Regal GS and troupe of basketball dribblers make great beats

The 166 videos posted by YouTube music video maestro Kurt Hugo Schneider have been watched almost half a billion times. When Coke wanted to do something musically inclined and a little different, it called KHS, and the result was the video Little Talks.

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Watch these guys creatively cover No Diggity in a Honda Civic

People do some weird things in their cars. Take these two gentlemen and their Honda Civic. Rather than tune in to satellite radio or hook up an iPod, they've opted to create their own music.

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Man turns Ford Fiesta into a one-car band

The one-man band is a rather ridiculous idea, drawing up images of one person attempting to manipulate several instruments, at once, in a vain attempt at creating music. It's usually represented by silly scenes like this. Interestingly, the concept isn't much mo

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The Game buys four Fisker Karmas for himself, friends

With friends like The Game, who needs Geely? The Los Angeles-based hip-hop artist (née Jayceon Terrell Taylor) recently bought a Cranberry-hued Fisker Karma extended-range plug-in vehicle for himself, then purchased three more of the $100,000 vehicles for his buddies.

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