Sony just announced loads of new headphones, and they’re getting Google Assistant

Sony are betting big on their earphones and headphones with more than you can shake a stick at coming out this year. At the Consumer Electronics Show this year Sony showed off their massive range…

Sony’s Xperia Ear Open are hole-y earphones that keep you connected with the world

Sony have a new pair of open-ear earphones that allow you to groove along to your favourite songs whilst never disconnecting from the world around you. Sony’s ‘Xperia Ear Open’ headphones are the new earhole…

As music goes digital, vinyl records are keeping physical music alive

As music consumption goes streaming heavy and CD’s dig their graves there is one format keeping music lovers from integrating themselves into their computers. Not even the most savvy of muso’s could have predicted that…

Facebook going legal for music with Sony/ATV deal following Universal

Facebook have signed a new deal with Sony/ATV that brings them closer to a working music copyright system. Sony/ATV have signed a licensing agreement with Facebook following Universal signing a multi-year deal with the social…

Vevo nearing profit as revenues boom with 50% rise in views

Vevo look to make a profit in 2018 as their platform grows and they look to re-negotiate their deals with YouTube. The music video platform owned by major labels, primarily Universal Music Group, looks like…

YouTube to pay more for music after deal with major labels

The 3 major labels have all now created new deals with YouTube that will provide better payouts for music in the wake of YouTube’s new music service. Earlier this month sources revealed that Warner Music…

Kobalt buys SONGS Music Publishing, co-founder to become Colombia Records CEO

Kobalt have bought SONGS Music Publishing, responsible for The Weeknd, Lorde, Diplo and more, in a massive deal. Publishing and music rights big dogs, Kobalt, have just bought a slightly less big dog, SONGS Music…

YouTube are launching a music subscription service next year

At last! It looks like YouTube want to rectify their damaged relationship with the music industry with a new paid service for music. YouTube have long been criticised for their extremely low payouts on music…

China’s music industry is booming, but it needs independence

China’s online music market is predicted to see awesome growth this year, showing nowhere can avoid the success of music streaming. According to research from firm iResearch, they predict that the ‘paid online music’ market…

Apple hires TV exec to take on Netflix and Amazon video

As Apple seemingly move more and more towards working with video they’ve just hired a British TV executive involved in Bake Off and Sherlock. Apple have hired TV executive Jay Hunt, poaching her from Channel…