Amazon Music gets exclusives from Al Green + others in new series

Amazon Music are getting into exclusives with a new series working with independent labels to create music just for Amazon. Exclusives on music streaming services are a contested issue. In 2016 and 2017 services, like…

How to copyright your music

Copyright provides protection of ownership over your music and ensures if it’s stolen that you have the rights to defend your property. It’s important to understand copyright and how you can protect yours. Copyright gives…

Tracktion’s full, unlimited DAW T7 is now available free to all

Music makers can get excited about getting their hands on some excellent music creation software without pulling out your wallets as Tracktion’s T7 DAW goes FREE. Tracktion’s T7 DAW is only 2 years old, releasing…

Shredding hard or plucking soul, this free guitar amp sim sounds sick

Do you need to spice up your guitar a bit and give it some texture that it’s missing by going straight through your jack into your sound-card and onto metaphorical paper? Check out this free…

FL Studio 20 is here and Fruity Loops is on Macs at last

FL Studio have just jumped from version 12 to 20 and with it their bringing their acclaimed music software to Apple computers for the first time. To celebrate 20 years of their acclaimed Fruity Loops…

Spotify get top artists to choose rising stars to record in their new studios

Spotify’s Secret Genius initiative has gotten it’s own recording studios and they’ll be recruiting Meghan Trainor, Jhené Aiko and Charli XCX to find their talent. Last year Spotify announced Secret Genius, their way of celebrating…

Jack White has banned fans using smartphones from his gigs

Jack White has had enough of the panels of light popping up above the crowds heads at concerts as he bans phones from his gigs. A disease is plaguing live music at the moment, the…

You can finally try Ableton Live 10 as it launches in beta

Since it was announced we couldn’t wait to get our hands on Ableton Live 10 and now some of you can finally try the next big update for the acclaimed DAW. Ableton Live 10 is…

Zoom mics have new competition in Roland’s versatile R-07 audio recorder

The announcement of Roland’s new portable recorder should send chills up the spines of competitors with quality, versatility, and most importantly affordability. The R-07 is Roland’s new compact recorder which is capable of amazing things…

Radiohead are suing Lana Del Rey for Creep which they got sued for

Lana Del Rey faces the wrath of Thom Yorke and co’s lawyers for reportedly stealing Creep, which Radiohead have already been successfully sued for. Whose song is it?  How do you decide when someone owns…