Up-and-Coming Artist Brenton Mattheus Signs To Outertone

Singer, songwriter, producer and remixer – the eclectic Brenton Mattheus¬†has signed to Outertone for management. ¬†My name is Brenton Mattheus, born in Cape Town, South Africa. I am a singer/songwriter currently living in the UK….

Apple Release New Recording App: Music Memos

“An app to capture your song ideas. Whenever inspiration strikes.” Apple has surprised everyone with the launch of a new recording app and an update to their popular mobile version of GarageBand. The update brings…

Sony Reveal Their New Hi-Res Vinyl Player

Sony just announced their new turntable at CES. At first glance it may appear like any other record player but it’s hidden digital features are what sets it apart from the competition. The resurgence of…

Adele Gained Over 1 Million YouTube Subscribers In October

Adele has been topping the music charts since the release of her new album ’25’ and now she’s topping YouTube Charts. In case you hadn’t seen it in every headline since it’s release, British singer…

Rdio Launches Record Label Curated Stations

Rdio has teamed up with “some of the worlds most iconic and prolific record labels and key local influencers” to handpick songs for Rdio’s new stations. There are new label-curated stations from Blue Note, Glassnote…

Flexson VinylPlay – Streaming Records

Record players and vinyl has been in the ‘niche’ category of music listening for the last few decades. VinylPlay hopes to propel records into 2014. Connect it up to a Sonos speaker, and with the…

SoundExchange See Record Payments Through Q3 2014

SoundExchange distribute royalties to artist and labels for “non-interactive digital transmissions, including satellite, Internet radio, and cable television music channels”. SoundExchange announced a record $267m was paid out to record labels and performing artists in…

Calvin Harris Hits 1 Billion Streams

Calvin Harris broke a record recently for becoming the first British artist to receive 1 billion streams on Spotify alone. With each stream paying just $0.007 in royalties, Calvin has massed a total of around…

Ed Sheeran Best Selling Album of 2014

According to the latest chart update, Ed Sheeran has secured the longest running album at number one this year, beating Paolo Nutini’s Caustic Love. Ed Sheeran – X has sustained 4 weeks at the top…

Vinyl Up Close

You’ll need your 3-D specs to properly appreciate this amazing view of the surface of an LP, magnified x390 by an electron microscope, photographed by Chris Supranowitz at the University of Rochester, who has also…