How to get your music heard online for independent artists

These days you can put your music online for millions, perhaps billions, to hear it – eliminating the need for big money-grabbing record labels. But with such a giant potential audience how do you get…

Celebrate everything guitar this Friday for the 1st World Guitar Day

This Friday, 6th October 2017, will mark the very first World Guitar Day, an online celebration of everything guitar and guitar related. World Guitar Day will debut with a host of exclusive interviews, live Q&A’s,…

Facebook offering hundreds of millions of dollars to license music

Facebook are still working out how to license music on their social media platform, so now they’re offering millions-and-millions of dollars to rights-holders. Since introducing videos on Facebook years ago they have notoriously been rife with unlicensed…

Spotify will now recommend you music in Facebook Messenger

Looking for some music to play with your friends? Spotify will give you suggestions within your messenger chats now. Facebook have just added a Spotify bot powered by their AI ‘M’ that will feature recommendations…

Facebook’s new video platform launches with 30+ shows

Facebook have finally made good on their word and launched a brand new video platform for original shows and videos – Facebook Watch. Facebook have unveiled ‘Watch’ a new video platform that is sure to…

It looks like Facebook are finally sorting out music copyright in their videos

Facebook and videos are a bad mix for copyright, but it seems like they might at least be sorting out music copyright issues. Since introducing videos to Facebook the platform has received a lot of…

Create Spotify playlists with your friends directly from Messenger now

You and your friends can now create Spotify playlists together without ever leaving your Messenger chat. Collaborative playlists just got a whole lot easier to create as Spotify have introduced shared creation into Messenger. Now…

MelodyVR raise £5m to build on their virtual reality music experiences

UK startup MelodyVR just closed a successfully large round of funding to enhance virtual reality experiences based around music. After a new funding round raised £5 million ($6.5 million) the UK-based startup wasted no time…

This band went from 3,000 to 100,000+ Facebook likes thanks to hackers

Can you imagine how infuriating it would be to have your band’s Facebook page entirely wiped and replaced with viral videos? Would 40 times the original likes after recovering it might soften the blow? This is…

Facebook Announces Spotify Music Bot for Facebook Messenger

Facebook has announced that Spotify has a bot for letting friends discover and share music directly in their chats. The Spotify bot will be able to serve up music recommendations based on mood, activity, or…