YouTube’s new grey ‘Checking’ icon should clean up their monetization process

YouTube have introduced a new grey ‘Checking’ clock symbol to identify a video is being checked for monetization suitability. Typically soon after uploading, creators may see their monetization status flip between ‘Green – On’, ‘Yellow…

Top 3 music marketing companies

Music marketing companies need to provide artists and labels with unique features, beautiful user interfaces and in-depth stats at a low cost. One site does that better than all the rest. 1. Push.fm Push.fm gives…

Distrokid vs. RouteNote 2020 Comparison

Distrokid seemingly offer a standard yearly plan to get your music to stores and streaming services, but basic features offered by RouteNote are hidden behind extra fees. For $19.99/year, Distrokid will send your music to…

Amuse vs. RouteNote 2020 Comparison

While like RouteNote, Amuse offer free music distribution, many of the features we offer for free are behind their paid Pro model. Amuse Music Distribution offer features designed for independent artists much like RouteNote. On…

Embrace colour with 5 limited edition Sonos One speakers

Sonos make a quality streaming speaker but when it comes to colour they don’t really stand out. Their partnership with HAY is changing that with 5 vibrant new speakers available for a limited time. Sonos…

You can get this $139 equaliser free

Overloud have released an emulation of the legendary API 550 equaliser and are giving away free copies until the 18th. Overloud’s EQ550 takes the best features from the renowned API 550 EQ and enhances upon it…

Gibson’s new Les Paul’s might make you throw up, twice when you see the price

Gibson have revealed a new range of Les Paul’s with a “fun and functional” design… But with a $5000 price tag a better fu- description is ‘f**king ridiculous’! Gibson have cemented themselves as legends in guitar history…

2 of Arturia’s best controllers get limited edition release

Arturia have announced limited edition black versions of their awesomely versatile KeyLab 88 and MiniLab MkII. Two of Arturia’s best-selling MIDI keyboard controllers are now available in a limited Black Edition. Whether you need a small…

Check out Fender’s 7 absolutely gorgeous new limited guitars for summer

Another year, another Summer NAMM full of amazing instruments and kit – and especially some beautiful new guitar designs from Fender. Fender have unveiled 7 new gorgeous looking guitars as part of their Mid-Year Limited…

Gibson are launching a beautiful new range of colourful Les Paul Specials

Gibson Les Pauls are awesome right? Well now you can get them in a range of gorgeous colours with a new range of Les Paul Specials. Gibson have revealed a new beautiful looking range of…