Sing your heart out as Smule gets bigger with $20m investment

Smule’s founder once said that “music was the original social network” and with major new funding they’re making music more social around the world. Smule started with a humble mission, to draw people in with…

Apple Music gets detailed lyrics with Genius.com partnership

Apple Music have won over music lyric and meanings site Genius to become their official music streaming partner over Spotify and others. Genius, formerly Rap Genius, is a massive lyrics database that takes a deep…

Apple get EU approval to acquire Shazam

Apple have been eyeing up Shazam since last year hoping to buy the music recognition software and they’ve just been given the ‘okay’ from the EU. Last December, Apple announced plans to acquire Shazam. Purchase…

Learn the bass with Fender’s new online course

Fender are expanding their Fender Play tuition series with bass lessons for budding bassists to hone their chops. Fender have added bass lessons to Fender Play, the third instrument available to learn through the online…

Apple Music launch top 100 charts around the world

Staying on top of what’s hot and what’s not is going to be easier than ever with Apple’s 116 new chart playlists. Apple Music have launched 116 new playlists which will update daily with the…

Create state-of-the-art dance music with Korg’s new ELECTRIBE app

Korg’s powerful new iOS app has just launched for creating deep and layered dance music with a host of incredible features and tools. It’s almost 20 years since Korg launched their revolutionary ELECTRIBE series. Their…

Control your MIDI devices on iOS with this $1 app

Who needs a MIDI controller when you’ve got an iPhone? Play and record MIDI all from this versatile app for your iOS devices. Ribn is an iOS app that works as a MIDI controller with…

Musical.ly disappear and find a new home in Tik Tok

Musical.ly are closing their doors but lip-syncers need not fear as they’re joining Tik Tok for a combined video experience in one place. Musical.ly are closing their app and losing their brand as part of…

Spotify introduces moving comics with new Archie series

For when you’re bored of just streaming music on a… music streaming service, you can take part in a new moving comic experience because why not Spotify? Spotify have just added a new, exclusive experience…

Wake up to the best tunes with a Spotify alarm on your phone

Rise and shine with a unique new musical alarm from Google which connects to your Spotify for the freshest start to your day possible. The Google Clock app may have just become the best way…