Are you 13-15 and play the drums? Yamaha have an amazing competition for you

Yamaha have just started accepting entries to their 2018 #FUTUREBEAT competition to find the best young drummers and give them a once in a lifetime opportunity. Yamaha are on the search to find the next…

Spotify and Deezer ask EU board to stop Apple’s domination after they buy Shazam

Tech companies including Spotify and Deezer have taken concerns about Apple’s growing power to EU regulators. European tech companies have come together in a protest against Apple in the wake of their Shazam purchase. The…

Deezer to face up to Spotify, including a potential SoundCloud buyout

A few months after SoundCloud were reported to be broke and likely bought out soon they have, so they say, recovered. But Deezer still have their eyes on the streamer. It’s been a tough year…

Win 2 free weekend tickets to Electric Beach Festival in Cornwall

The lovely people at Electric Beach Festival have given us 2 free tickets to their amazing, shorefront, music-packed weekend to give away to YOU! Electric Beach Festival takes place on the golden shores of Great…

Ryan Seacrest and Ludacris reveal new Youtube talent show

American TV Star and host, Ryan Seacrest just released a promo for his new show on YouTube, which gets the public to cover a song, send it in and possibly get the chance to play…

Jay Z pulls music from rival services Spotify and Apple, quickly returns to Apple

Jay Z heated the streaming wars on Friday, wiping his music from Tidal’s biggest competitors before quickly returning to Apple, but not Spotify… Jay Z’s music streaming service Tidal has stagnated since it’s launch 2…

You could direct Elton John’s official music videos for Bennie and the Jets, Rocket Man, Tiny Dancer on YouTube

Elton John launched ‘The Cut’, a global competition where the winners will direct the official music videos for 3 of Elton John’s biggest hits. Ever wanted to direct a music video? How about a video for…

iHeartRadio catching up to Spotify numbers with 90 million users

Internet radio iHeartRadio has been building an impressive user base and are now celebrating an impressive 90 million users. iHeartRadio, the online radio streaming service from iHeartMedia, has just surpassed a landmark of 90 million registered…

Roland look for the ‘future of piano’ with unique designs in award competition

Roland held a digital piano design awards to get some of the world’s unheard minds to create unique new designs that could inspire future Roland pianos. Roland are synonymous with some of the most high…

Song Writing Competition

Browsing the SoundCloud blog I just noticed this group of songwriters trying to get a competition going; all you have to do is write a 1 minute song – the most dramatic song wins.