An anonymous donor just gave KEXP radio $10 million after dying

KEXP radio station just received what is thought to be the largest legacy donation to one station in public radio history. An anonymous donor has just bequeathed the largest donation to an individual radio station,…

Saavn and Jiomusic join together to become India’s top dog for music

As Spotify prepare to start streaming in India the country’s biggest native music services have joined forces in a massive deal. Saavn have just announced a major partnership with rival music service JioMusic that puts…

iHeartMedia have filed for bankruptcy to clear $20bn in debt

After weeks of uncertainty iHeartMedia are moving to resolve their massive debt by filing for bankruptcy. The past few weeks have been a tumultuous time for iHeartMedia Inc, owners of highly successful radio streaming platform…

Spotify planning to list shares on NY Stock Exchange next month, reports say

After rumours of an upcoming IPO for Spotify have circulated for more than a year Spotify are reportedly now taking a new approach. A report from Bloomberg this week suggests that as early as the…

Find the cheapest concert tickets with TickX

Finding the best ticket prices is going to get a lot easier with TickX who’s new funding will help them spread across Europe. British company TickX have built a business on letting concert-goers in the…

iHeartMedia face bankruptcy but rivals’ investor Liberty Media could save them

iHeartRadio are facing financial breakdown but the investor coming to save the day has stakes in some of their biggest rivals. Radio streaming service iHeartRadio are facing trouble with debt and are looking to consolidate…

Tencent bet big on India’s Gaana streaming service with $115m investment

Indian based music streamers Gaana have a bunch of new funds to play with as their competition with Apple, Amazon and others builds. The new funding, a total of US$115 million, comes from Chinese internet…

Gibson Guitars respond to rumours they are facing bankruptcy

Gibson Guitars are reportedly teetering on the edge of closure after over 120 years of defining guitars, but Gibson have something to say about these rumours. Last week reports circulated that suggested Gibson are in…

Spotify could be worth $100 billion, say investment firm

It’s only a month since Spotify was valued at $16 million and investors GP Bullhound are now saying it’s worth $20 billion with potential growth to $100 billion. Investment firm GP Bullhound have shared what…

DJ software & tech creators Native Instruments raised $50m+ in new funding

A household name for many music producers and DJs, Native Instruments have just received loads of new funds from a round of funding. DJ-tech makers Native Instruments, famous for their Maschine controllers, Kontrol keyboards and Komplete…