Acast partners with JioSaavn to bring podcasts to the streaming platform

The largest global podcast company – Acast and the second largest music streaming platform in India – JioSaavn, join forces to bring thousands of podcasts to millions of listeners. Podcasts have become a huge deal…

7digital secured £500k loan, keeping the company afloat

After a shaky 2019 and recently suffering markets, London-based company 7digital have been handed a lifeline to help them continue operations. The unnamed lender has handed over a £500,000 ($643k) 12 month loan, with interest…

BBC are shutting down iPlayer Radio this month

British institution, the BBC are shutting down their online radio service as early as this month to replace it with their new platform. The BBC have announced that they will be shutting down iPlayer Radio…

BBC Creating a Virtual Voice Assistant to Compete with Alexa, Siri and OK Google

It has been reported that the BBC are working on a voice assistant in the same style as Siri, Alexa or Google. “It would be your trusted guide to information, education and entertainment,” says an…

Jordan Jane talks taking his Cornwall inspired folk to the world

Jordan Jane has been crafting his talents in Cornwall since childhood and in the past year his music has propelled to a position as one of Cornwall’s most promising up-and-comers. We spoke to Jordan about…

How to get discovered online with BBC Radio 6 Music potential

You want to get your music heard by influencers, you want those influencers to share it with their audiences, you want those audiences to become fans – but how? There are lots of ways to…

Get 16,000 of the BBC’s sound effect samples for free

As you can imagine the BBC have a massive collection of sound effects for use in all of their shows, now they’re free for you to download and do anything you like with. The BBC…

BBC reveal young Britain streams more music than listen to radio

The BBC have found out that young people are moving away from their radio stations in favour of streaming services in Britain. In their recently released ‘annual plan’ report, the BBC noted the drop in…

Apple hires TV exec to take on Netflix and Amazon video

As Apple seemingly move more and more towards working with video they’ve just hired a British TV executive involved in Bake Off and Sherlock. Apple have hired TV executive Jay Hunt, poaching her from Channel…

Digital radio is super popular accounting for almost 50% of radio listening

As we see streaming take over music all around the world radio is going digital as well, confirms a new study. RAJAR have revealed their latest data, comparing Q2 2017 to Q2 2016 and showing…