Support SoundCloud artists with the click of this new button

SoundCloud have added a new feature to help artists raise money either for themselves in these difficult times or for others like charity. Many artists have been forced into a tight spot by the Coronavirus…

Dolby boosts Twitch stream audio for musicians live-streaming concerts

With so many artists taking to the web for home-concerts Dolby are stepping in to upgrade the sound. Coronavirus has many of us working at home including musicians who have taken to the livestream for…

SoundCloud’s new initiatives are aimed to help artists during the impact of COVID-19

With music services and companies stepping up to help musicians, songwriters and performers SoundCloud have announced what they’re doing for artists. SoundCloud’s CEO Kerry Trainor has set out 4 different ways in which they want…

Bandsintown are live streaming concerts on Twitch all day, every day

If you’re like us you’re already missing getting out and seeing a gig whilst self-isolating, but Bandsintown have you covered with their new livestream channel. As we’re all well aware, Coronavirus is having a destructive…

YouTube Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, Facebook, SiriusXM and Tidal donate to the Recording Academy’s COVID-19 fund to help music professionals

MusiCares Foundation, the non-profit charity from The Recording Academy, has received “millions” of dollars from music services to help artists and other music professionals affected by COVID-19. The fund provides up to $1000 each to…

Here’s what Spotify are doing to help musicians during COVID-19 and how you can get involved

Spotify have revealed how they’re helping musicians during the Coronavirus pandemic and are launching new features for artists. Spotify have announced the launch of ‘Spotify COVID-19 Music Relief project’ to help the music community in…

Advice and guidance for UK musicians during the Coronavirus pandemic

This is going to be a very difficult period for a great many people, especially those who rely on performing and the gig industry for their income. There are lots of performers, artists, songwriters and…

Up to $43m emergency fund for songwriters launched by GEMA in Germany

Performing rights organisation GEMA have launched an emergency aid fund for songwriters left in the dark by Coronavirus. As performers, musicians and songwriters around the world face potential months out of pocket it is up…

SoundCloud’s 7 tips to connect with fans during COVID-19

It’s going to be a hard time for a lot of artists in many different ways over the coming months and SoundCloud have some advice to keep you connected. Festivals are cancelling, venues closing down,…

A new social music platform is the solution to collabs in isolation

A former Apple director has launched of a new platform that lets artists connect and collaborate from the convenience of their own homes. People are currently having to face the very new reality of being…