The Music Venue Trust provide 140 British music venues with much needed funding

140 British music venues have been taken off the MVT’s “critical” list after a rush of donations from fans, artists and music industry professionals. After raising $1.8 million, The Music Venue Trust’s #saveourvenues initiative has…

Splice may be developing music making apps

Sample, loop, preset, plugin and DAW project sharing site Splice have recently acquired Superpowered, a company that helps developers build audio functionality into apps. Subscription based service Splice has been a favourite for producers sharing…

Former head of streaming at Disney Kevin Mayer leaves to become CEO of TikTok

Head of The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International business is leaving Disney to become CEO of TikTok and COO of parent company ByteDance. Founder Yiming Zhang will remain as CEO of ByteDance. President of…

RØDE expand their Wireless GO range, with new accessories and colours

Unveiled last year, RØDE’s Wireless GO range have been a favourite of vloggers, filmmakers and journalists for its wireless transmitter and microphone’s compact and lightweight form factors. RØDE claim their Wireless GO as the first…

SoundExchange hit $7 billion in payouts to artists

SoundExchange, responsible for handling royalties for services such as Pandora, SiriusXM and TV appearances, hit a new milestone earlier this year. Last week SoundExchange shared some details regarding their Q1 2020 performance. $7bn paid to artists…

SoundCloud just secured it’s biggest funding ever, CEO assures they’re here to stay

After contesting rumours that SoundCloud were on the brink of shutdown CEO Alex Ljung has announced they have just wrapped up their largest round of funding ever. Recent months have seen SoundCloud face rumours of…

SoundCloud plan to get rid of founder CEO Alex Ljung

In light of a troublesome few months for SoundCloud their investors reportedly want to get rid of CEO Alex Ljung, the original founder. SoundCloud have had a troublesome time lately with reports circulating that they…

The new CEO of Jay-Z’s Tidal has been announced

Jay-Z’s star-powered music streaming service has revealed its new CEO, the fourth to step in since launching just over 2 years ago. Replacing Jeff Toig as CEO of the high-fidelity music streaming service will be…

Pandora’s CEO is confirmed leaving taking the CMO and President with him

Recent rumours have been confirmed as Tim Westergren is leaving Pandora, the music streaming service he helped to found. Rumours spread earlier this week that Pandora’s CEO Tim Westergren will be leaving his place at the…

Tim Westergren steps down as CEO after 17 years at Pandora

Pandora CEO and one of the streaming service’s founding members Tim Westergren is set to step down from Pandora top-dog soon. According to Recode Tim Westergren has decided to step down from his position as CEO…