France’s music industry sees music streaming grow in 2020

Following reports from around the globe, France saw music industry growth despite huge losses thanks to the boom in streaming. Following reports from the U.S. and Italy that their music industry has grown despite the…

Boomtown Festival reduce their ticket prices for a triumphant return in 2021

2020 has been a disappointing write off for most of the world’s festivals but Boomtown’s plans for next year have already got us excited for next year’s festival season. The legendary huge festival, Boomtown didn’t…

Spotify’s new radio-style playlist combines music and news in U.K.

Spotify’s Daily Drive presents listeners with a unique mix of music and news content that has British radio stations biting their nails. Spotify have launched ‘Your Daily Drive’ for listeners in the U.K. after launching…

BTS will debut their music video for ‘Dynamite’ on Fortnite Party Royale

The BTS boys are back and their launching their new music video exclusively through the video game Fortnite Battle Royale for the first few days. Fortnite have been colliding the worlds of video games and…

Spotify add polls to podcasts to get listeners involved

Spotify are experimenting with polls to let podcasters and their audience interact and have their say on topics and discussions. Spotify’s new polls offers some much needed community interaction with the platform. The feature is…

YouTube to use machine learning to detect and age restrict content

YouTube have announced their plans to go even harder on age restricting content with expansion of their automatic detection technology. YouTube have been enforcing stricter rules on how content is graded on their platform and…

How to update your Spotify Artist profile image

Your artist profile is the home of your music on Spotify and with Spotify for Artists you can customise it to truly represent you. Your artist image is the circular image that comes up when…

Streaming in Italy up over 1/4 for 2020, making over 80% of their music industry

Despite the potential downturn from COVID, Italy’s music industry has grown in the first half of 2020 thanks to huge streaming growth. Near the start of the year, forecasts for Italy’s economy were not looking…

What’s the difference between lossless and lossy audio?

There are a number of options for your music when it comes time to export. But what is really the difference between lossless and lossy audio? There are loads of different types of audio files…

Discover Black MIDI, the songs made with millions of notes

What would happen if you made a song with 6 million notes in it? The chaotic yet strangely beautiful answer lies within the strange world of Black MIDI. It’s been over a decade since the…