The top 10 music blogs (2020)

Music journalism is alive and well even if print media is slowly disappearing, it’s just heading online. Music blogs are great; you get to discover brand new and groundbreaking music from around the world, delve…

Spotify adds a button for fans to give money directly to artists

In light of the current situation and the struggles we’re facing, Spotify are helping fans and artists connect and raise money. Yesterday Spotify launched their Artist Fundraising Pick feature to Spotify for Artists. The brand…

Where to sell beat licenses online in 2020

So you’ve finished crafting the perfect hip-hop beat, but not sure what to do next? Here’s how to spread the word and sell licenses. When selling beats online, you want your music to be in…

Timbaland has a new music pack for VR game Beat Saber

Today in ‘okay this is a thing’ news, rapper Timbaland is flexing his chops over the ninja Guitar Hero of VR experiences. If you’ve had the pleasure of playing Beat Saber then you know what…

How to distribute your beats

There are many platforms online that can help with advertising and selling licenses to your beats for other artists to use in there music. You can also benefit from distributing your beats to stores through…

This new Travis Scott track is actually completely artificial intelligence (video)

You wouldn’t be alone if you heard this and thought that Travis Scott has a new song out but he hasn’t actually been anywhere near this track. We’ve talked about artificial intelligence and music creation…

Sampling culture: How has it evolved and how much of modern music uses samples?

Sampling has developed as an art-form in itself and laces genres and artists through evolving patchworks of music; but when the paintbrush is sodden in legal and ethical questions how does it prevail and where…

Grand Theft Auto V gets a new radio station hosted by Danny Brown

Rapper Danny Brown is getting a radio station in Grand Theft Auto V full of UK rappers and exclusive new songs. This month, Grand Theft Auto V adds iFruit Radio to their in-game radio roster…

How country rap is taking the world by storm

This year saw Lil Nas X and his blend of country Hip-Hop in every mall, TV advert, on every radio station, at every party – and he’s only 1 piece in a new cultural wave….

Dillom’s new track hits the charts after distributing with RouteNote

Trap lovers can’t get enough of Dillom as he runs up the Argentinian charts, moves through the top Spotify playlists and reaches new fans around the world by the day. We love seeing artists’ music…