Get the feels from this powerful live session

This week’s live session brings Sam Brockington’s soulful voice to the Parlour studio. Accompanied by his talented band they play This Time, an emotional track that could pierce the thick skin of a rhino. This…

Music Copyrights: What different music licenses mean

Music licenses can be a complex matter and there are a lot of different types available that are worth understanding to ensure your music is protected correctly and that all artists earn their royalties fairly….

Toto’s Africa to play on an endless loop in the desert forever

Toto’s beloved track Africa, even more beloved in recent years thanks to being heavily memed, is getting paid tribute to with a non-stop loop ‘for all eternity’ in the Namib desert.  Namibian-German artist Max Siedentopf…

Toto’s Africa gets a very potato-ey mash up

Thanks to the internet you’ve probably heard Africa by Toto in a hundred different forms but I bet you’ve never heard it played by a sweet potato and a squash. Here’s the po-toto (sorry) version of…

Find the hidden gems on Spotify and be found yourself with Forgotify

There are millions and millions of tracks on Spotify, we should know! But for every track that finds listeners new and old and gets it’s spins there are another hundred that don’t get played at…

Apple Music brings song lyrics to France, Germany, Ireland and 4 more countries

Sometimes you want to sing along to the song you’re listening to and Apple are making it easy on Apple Music by bringing lyrics to 7 more countries. When you’re grooving along to music sometimes…

Make your favourite songs last forever with The Infinite Jukebox

How many times have you been grooving along to a track you love and it ends far too soon? Your wish for your favourite tracks to last longer comes true with incredible, and slightly mind-boggling,…

The story behind the festive hit ‘Merry Christmas Everyone’

Shakin’ Stevens has revealed the process that went into making what has become a Christmas classic dusted off every December, the hit ‘Merry Christmas Everyone’. In an interview with the Guardian Shakin’ Stevens reveals how…

What is the biggest holiday hit of all time… and why?

You can no doubt reel off the names of iconic Christmas songs quicker than your own family names they’re such a big part of every year. But which is the most popular? Every year we…

Shazam ditch ads for uninhibited music discovery

Apple have cleared Shazam’s mobile of it’s adverts for a clean music discovery experience without distractions when you want to find the songs playing around you. Apple completed their acquisition of song recognition and discovery…