Independent artists snapshot 2020 – fastest growing part of the music industry

At this year’s Eurosonic, Mark Mulligan spoke on the music industry and especially independent artists’ position in it. MIDiA Research have kindly provided a snapshot of how independent music looks in 2020. 

SoundCloud spotlight and track editing now on iOS

SoundCloud have added new control for artists over their music when they’re on the go in the iOS SoundCloud app. SoundCloud have added the ability for users to edit their tracks whilst on the go…

JBL’s new CLUB cans find the balance between top headphones and studio monitors

JBL are looking to connect the line between the quality of studio monitors and general listening headphones with their CLUB series. JBL have revealed a new series of headphones that look to up the game…

Eco plectrums for the environmentally conscious guitarist

Environmental concerns are pervading into every industry now and musicians are getting more options with their equipment as the world changes. The climate is pretty much an unavoidable topic now, so product alternatives are coming…

Pandora adds full song credits

The people that make music matter and to ensure no one is left without recognition Pandora have added full song credits on web and their desktop app. Sometimes it can be easy to be left…

RouteNote users get more music promotion for free on PUSH.FM

PUSH.FM is a great new way to take your music to the next step and if you’re a RouteNote user you get extra benefits all for free. If you haven’t heard the news; we at…

PUSH.FM Premium just launched offering unlimited music promotion

You can now become a Premium artist or label on PUSH.FM and break the chains of music promotion with unlimited, unique campaigns and in-depth analytics. PUSH.FM Premium is here! As a Premium user your PUSH.FM…

A simple guide to building your first drum kit

Drum Kits are expensive, we all know that, but in this post I’m going to go through the best ways to create your own drum kit as cheaply as possible. Drum Kits are broken down…

Etsy now owns instrument marketplace Reverb

The home of vintage and crafty items for sale are bolstering their range with musical instruments via Reverb. Reverb’s CEO announced earlier this week that their online marketplace for musicians has been bought by Etsy….

One simple trick to understand Chord Music Theory

Playing music and understanding the science behind what you play are 2 different ball parks. Whilst theory isn’t essential to play, even the basics will expand your playing by miles. Music theory is a big…