Win a sampling license for the most sampled track of all time

It’s probably not a surprise that a song about Impeaching the President has come back into relevance. But its sampling credits are where it really shines. In 1973 The Honey Drippers dropped one of the…

Universal name the new president of Island Records

Following their president’s departure for Sony Music, Universal Music Group’s Island Records have named their new president. David Massey exits his role as the president of Island Records on the 1st of June and will…

Pandora’s CEO is confirmed leaving taking the CMO and President with him

Recent rumours have been confirmed as Tim Westergren is leaving Pandora, the music streaming service he helped to found. Rumours spread earlier this week that Pandora’s CEO Tim Westergren will be leaving his place at the…

MelodyVR raise £5m to build on their virtual reality music experiences

UK startup MelodyVR just closed a successfully large round of funding to enhance virtual reality experiences based around music. After a new funding round raised £5 million ($6.5 million) the UK-based startup wasted no time…

The Grammy Awards 2017: Adele beats everyone (again) whilst praising Beyoncé

After the tumultuous 12 months that have just passed the Grammy’s were always going to provide some political outrage but, whilst it felt like some ground was broken, the awards themselves remain much the same….

Spotify join the US tech companies fighting against Trump’s ban

As Tech companies across the US unite to fight President Trump’s immigration ban Spotify are the latest to come out to help fight the ban. Whilst Spotify have refused to comment publicly on the new…

Spotify launch controversial Refugee playlist in show of solidarity against President Trump’s “muslim ban”

As swathes of citizens and companies come out against Trumps country-banning executive order Spotify are celebrating the some of the music world’s amazing refugees. One of President Trump’s first actions was to sign an executive…

Obama joked he wanted a job at Spotify, so they created a ‘President Of Playlists’ position

Spotify founder and CEO Daniel Ek heard Obama say “I’m still waiting for my job at Spotify” so decided to create a position just for him – Spotify President of Playlists. Obama has embraced Spotify…

Artists still turning down Trump’s inauguration; “I think you’re a tyrant”

Either Trump’s team are getting desperate or the staff involved in invitations are incredibly disengaged with the liberal artists they’re inviting, who are publicly rejecting them. It seems the search for an act that actually wants…

President Barack Obama: “I’m still waiting for my job at Spotify”

January 20th is closing in fast and will see President Barack Obama leave the White House for the final time, so what are his plans? According to the man himself he’s waiting to be hired…