Spotify’s Baila Reggaeton playlist reaches 10 million followers

Seven years since it’s launch, Spotify’s playlist Baila Reggaeton hits 10 million followers. Reggaeton’s roots date back to the 1970s in Panama, then quickly spread to Colombia, Puerto Rico and the US. Reggae-dancehall fusion lead…

How to write a hit – 10 top songwriting tips from famous musicians

Even if you’ve written one hundred songs before, sitting down to write a song can be one of the hardest things to do as a musician. Whether it be finding inspiration, finding the right key,…

The best sites for free samples and loops to download

Loops and samples are a producers best friend, providing endless opportunities to use and rework unique sounds, melodies and rhythms into a new surrounding. But quality samples are hard to find without denting your wallet,…

Finnish startup Hyperlive predicts the next chart-topping hits

A fresh company from Finland claim that their algorithms can predict what the next big tracks are going to be. Hyperlive, a startup from Finland, claim they have built a unique system of music analysis that…

Mashup your fave hits from Smash Mouth, Kanye West + more with the Magic iPod

A new site lets you mashup the biggest hits of yester-decade together creating what was probably intended as a meme, and came out amazing. If you’ve spent any time at all on the internet you probably…

My Top 10 Other Tracks – 2014

Dance, House, R&B, Indie, Underrated, Remixes and finally everything else. This is all my favourite tracks that’s genres were non-specific or I couldn’t create a whole top 10 from. 1. Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk…

My Top 10 Remix Tracks – 2014

When going through my music library for remixes from this year, it was overcrowded with great mixes from Sigma, Wilkinson, Netsky, Friction, Kygo, Kat Krazy, Rogue, Snakehips, Bondax, Kove, The Magician, Overwerk, The Chainsmokers, Lido,…

My Top 10 R&B Tracks – 2014

R&B is a rather undefined term and can range across a broad selection of music. I have tryed to relate these tracks to R&B as best as possible. 1. Mary J. Blige – Right Now…

My Top 10 Tracks – 2014

After completing my Top 10 Dance, House, R&B, Indie, Underrated, Remix, and Other Tracks lists, I’ve collected up all my favourite tracks to create this all time Top 10 tracks from the last year in…

My Top 10 Indie Tracks – 2014

My music preference spans across a wide range of styles, one day I’ll listen to heavy trap remixes, the next I might be partial to some really chilled out indie tracks. Here’s my top 10…