MOG Gains New Investors

Not to be outdone by streaming competitors Spotify, who are rumoured to have gained a new funding partner (and consultant) in the form of Napster/Facebook founder Sean Parker, MOG have announced second round funding of…

The Friday Playlist – Inexcusable Rock

The absolute best/worst of stadium and dad rock for you this week. It’s probably best to listen to this over your headphones, unless your co-workers have a good sense of humour, or are fans of…

Help Test Maize’s New Sampler

Feel like helping develop a new piece of sampling software? Maize are currently developing the Beta version of Maize Sampler 2, to go alongside their ‘Modular Studio Environment’ a VST and effect chaining/mixing shell. They’re…

Guvera Announce US Launch Date

Ad-supported music and digital content service Guvera has set the date for going live in the States as 30th March. The service, named for the bloody-handed revolutionary icon Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara [wiki here, tl;dr we…

Free Recording Studio Management Tool – Gain Studio

The recording studio downstairs here at RouteNote Towers is only a modest affair, certainly no Abbey Road, but making sure everyone involved in the running of the studio or the scheduling of a project can…

Abbey Road Not For Sale After All

Smoke without fire, storms in teacups and cries of “Wolf” abound; despite all the discussion of and online about the potential sale of Abbey Road studios to try and help ease EMI’s cash crisis (yes,…

Cheryl Cole Splits With Ashley (Again)

Music News has a post detailing Cheryl Cole’s reaction to the news that her husband Ashley has been accused of having extra-marital affairs by four women, including US government worker Ann Corbitt, 28, when his…

New Broken Social Scene Album, Tour: Forgiveness Rock Record

Indie innovators Broken Social Scene have announced the release of a new album after a five year wait. Released on the 4th of May this year, Forgiveness Rock Record will be the band’s 5th full…

New Jimi Hendrix Album, Rock Band Game Feature

In an interview with the LA Times, the guitar burning rock idol’s stepsister Janie Hendrix said that not only will there be a new album released this year, named “Valleys of Neptune” (based on recordings…

Seth Godin on Music Marketing

Seth Godin is a marketing guru and a regular feature on the panels at music industry exhibitions. In this in-depth interview he chats to Music Marketing’s David Hooper about the seismic changes that are happening…