Microsoft are shutting down Mixer and transitioning to Facebook Gaming

Microsoft and Xbox are shutting down live streaming Twitch competitor, Mixer with all content transitioning to Facebook Gaming on July 22nd. Despite huge signings with Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek, Cory “King Gothalion” Michael…

BTS’s label Big Hit Entertainment partner with live video tech startup Kiswe

Kiswe Mobile sign a partnership deal with Big Hit Entertainment to help provide the technology for live streaming concerts. Kiswe Mobile are a video technology startup founded in 2013 that provide the tech behind live…

Spotify provide artists with advice for releasing music while unable to tour

COVID-19 is halting live gigs and tours around the world. This has lead some artists to pause the release of their new album until they can get back on the road to promote. Others are…

LiveXLive launch their new audio, video, podcast and live streaming app to smart TVs

The app is released in the US and Canada on Samsung TV, Apple TV, Roku and coming to Amazon Fire soon. With over 90 million consumers streaming their songs, shows and podcasts LiveXLive Media offers artists…

Instagram to launch monetisation tools for creators next month

Along with other live streaming platforms, Instagram has become a new home for musicians and entertainers in lockdown and they can soon get paid too. Last month Instagram announced that they had plans to help…

Spotify’s tips for artists livestreaming from home

Home concerts are becoming the standard with a lack of real gigs, so make sure yours are good as they can be. Venues shut and fans stuck at home? That’s not stopping artists around the…

Facebook streamers can soon charge for their livestreams

Livestreaming artists rejoice as you’ll soon have one more option for where to earn for your home concerts. Livestreaming was already huge before the world went into various levels of lockdown. Now it’s a huge…

Red Light Management’s gaming subsidiary partner with HyperX

Hit Command a subsidiary of Red Light Management, sign a partnership with gaming and eSports company HyperX, hoping to bridge the gap between gaming and music. The two companies will host a series of online…

Tidal Access is a video focused free-tier

With its standout feature being HiFi streaming, Tidal has up until now been a premium-only music platform. Tidal announced earlier this week, it would be launching a new free membership tier for video content. Tidal…

Production and marketing advice for artists in quarantine

While the world is on pause, there’s no need to stop putting your music out there on to the digital market. In a time where human interaction is rare, stay more connected with your fans…