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…

Quibi’s founder blames lack of users on coronavirus pandemic

After a relatively small number of signups, short-form video app Quibi’s founder Jeffrey Katzenberg has said “I attribute everything that has gone wrong to coronavirus. Everything.” Former head of Walt Disney Studios and founder of…

Rolling Stone magazine up for sale just before 50th anniversary

The iconic music magazine Rolling Stone is going to the highest bidder after the founder decides to sell to someone with “lots of money”. Just before Rolling Stone hits its 50th anniversary mark the massively…

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…

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…

Roland founder, pioneer and 808 creator Ikutaro Kakehashi has died

One of modern music’s biggest influencers, the Japanese engineer behind some of the world’s most iconic drum machines and synths has died. Roland’s original founder, Japanese engineer Ikutaro Kakehashi, has died at the age of…