Spotify plan to take playlists beyond to become their own brands

Ex-BBC Radio 1 head of music George Ergatoudis has spoken on the future of Spotify’s massively popular in-house playlists and taking them beyond the Spotify platform as their own brands. George Ergatoudis left his long…

BBC Music reveal the Sound of 2017 longlist with Anderson Paak, Jorja Smith and others

BBC’s longlist for the Sound of 2017 has been revealed and shows the domination of hip-hop in music with urban artists making up over half the list this year. Using an eclectic panel of 170…

The 8 best sites for free Samples and Loops

With hundreds-of-thousands of samples available across the web it’s hard to find the best ones for your mix, so we’ve compiled a collection of the best places to get samples – Oh, and they’re all…

Daniel Ek takes place of Martin Lorentzon as Spotify’s chairman

Martin Lorentzon has stepped down as chairman at Spotify for a smaller role as Spotify chief executive Daniel Ek takes his place. Martin Lorentzon co-founded the world’s most successful streaming service, Spotify, with Daniel Ek…

British DJ Gilles Peterson launches new online radio service

Renowned DJ Gilles Peterson, who gained notoriety¬†on BBC Radio, is launching a worldwide, online only radio station next week – Worldwide FM. The radio station is being launched in collaboration with file-transfer service WeTransfer, who…