A new record label has launched to help fund young songwriters through COVID-19

We’re thrilled to be part of a new initiative and brand new label helping young musicians in Cornwall to make and release music. The new Kevrenna Records is a new, online label that has launched…

Sweet Relief are helping musicians in need in the U.S.

In these trying times many musicians are at a loss, particularly if gigging was a primary source of income. If you’re in the U.S. Sweet Relief may be able to help. With the ongoing Coronavirus…

iHeartMedia looks to cut $250 million to counteract COVID losses

Coronavirus has caused much of the world to come to a standstill and companies are having to cut costs big time. This week we heard how Live Nation are having to cut out $500 million…

Live Nation’s boss gives up his $3m salary to help the company cut costs

Not all bosses and big earners are bad, as Live Nation’s CEO & President has proved as the company aims to slash $500m in costs for the year. Live Nation, as a purveyor of live…

The live events industry could lose over $8 billion this year

It’s impossible to ignore the effects Coronavirus is having on the world and the temporary death of the live industry is a grave one. Countries around the world have been going into lockdown for the…

Spain has lost their albums chart due to COVID-19

Spain will no longer be tracking or releasing their albums chart for the time being due to Coronavirus’s impact on sales. The impacts of the Coronavirus are without a doubt being felt around the world…

Ableton release free packs and music production book

Ableton have got music-makers and producers covered whilst staying at home with some free gifts and discounts. Ableton know that a lot of people are struggling right now and want to give something to the…

Music Giveaways: Great free apps, sample packs, and software for musicians during self-isolation

Whether it’s for some musical inspiration, the building blocks for your next big song, or just for some fun we have collected a bunch of great free stuff for musicians to discover. We could all…

Is the Coronavirus boosting music streaming?

Social distancing and self-isolating are having huge impacts on our lives – are they also affecting how much we listen to music online? People are spending a lot more time at home now, you can’t…

Support SoundCloud artists with the click of this new button

SoundCloud have added a new feature to help artists raise money either for themselves in these difficult times or for others like charity. Many artists have been forced into a tight spot by the Coronavirus…