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,…

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…

Amazon Prime Music has launched in Canada

Canadian Amazon users now have access to millions of songs, playlists and stations with Prime Music now available. Surprisingly late in the day, Amazon┬áhave launched their music streaming service Prime Music in Canada. From today…

Music streaming has created more music listeners than ever

New statistics show that more people are listening to music than ever before thanks to the birth of music streaming. Music Streaming is creating a music revolution. Nearly all of the music in the world…

Music streaming will have a greater impact on chart positions next year

Billboard have announced a change to how they count streams from services like Spotify and Apple Music towards chart positions. Starting in 2018 Billboard will have 2 different values for streams based on whether it…

Become an Ableton master with thousands of lessons from Mr. Bill

Mr. Bill, producer extraordinaire, is here to show you how to create amazing songs on Ableton with just your mouse, keyboard and Ableton Live. You may know Mr. Bill from his extensive discography covering a…

Apple Update: New ‘iPhone X’ leaks & 1/5 iOS users stream on Apple Music

The next iPhone coming from Apple’s infinite smartphone factory has been leaked whilst, surprise-surprise, Apple Music is popular on Apple devices. Today the name of Apple’s next product to come from their immensely popular iPhone…