Over 100 million people now have Amazon Prime Music

Amazon have revealed how many Prime members they have for the first time ever and it is a lot of people. Jeff Bezos released his annual shareholders letter yesterday and in it he divulged how…

The world’s first music streaming service just for kids is here

Fruit Punch Music are a streaming service with a difference, they’re streaming music just for kids and are the first to do it. Kids are online almost as much as the rest of us, sometimes…

Internet gets first authentic TR-808 added to Roland Cloud collection

The Roland Cloud is home to over $4000 worth of amazing synths, drum machines, samples and now they’ve got the legendary TR-808 drum machine. Earlier this month Roland updated their online subscription service which gives…

YouTube’s head of music announces music subscription service… again

YouTube have been discussing a music subscription service for years and Lyor Cohen just re-announced it’s existence saying, “we know we’re late to the party”. At SXSW this weekend YouTube’s global head of music Lyor…

Deezer team up with Indonesian tel-co Tri to offer customers music streaming

Deezer have teamed up with Indonesian telephone company Hutchison 3 to offer streaming deals to Tri customers. Deezer have partnered with another telephone company to offer their music streaming service to customers. Their latest partner…

Apple Music subscription price hike for listeners in Hong Kong

Apple will be raising the cost of an Apple Music subscription in Hong Kong next month, at the end of February. Apple have revealed new prices for their music streaming service Apple Music to be…

NI’s new service lets you subscribe for samples, loops, and sound packs

Starting out with music production can be hard, especially when all the sounds you need are exorbitantly priced. Well not any more. Native Instruments have released a new service for producers, DJs and musicians offering…

Amazon are stopping support for their online Music Storage cloud service

You’ll have to find somewhere else to store your MP3’s online as Amazon are closing their Music Locker for storing MP3s in the cloud. Another sign that music streaming is taking over the digital world…

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…

How a site selling samples made a No.1 hit and $35m in funding

Splice has grown from a site offering samples to creating a number 1 hit with Demi Lovato and a massive round of funding. Splice creator Steve Martocci started his entrepreneurship with a text messaging service,…