SoundCloud’s new initiatives are aimed to help artists during the impact of COVID-19

With music services and companies stepping up to help musicians, songwriters and performers SoundCloud have announced what they’re doing for artists. SoundCloud’s CEO Kerry Trainor has set out 4 different ways in which they want…

Bandsintown are live streaming concerts on Twitch all day, every day

If you’re like us you’re already missing getting out and seeing a gig whilst self-isolating, but Bandsintown have you covered with their new livestream channel. As we’re all well aware, Coronavirus is having a destructive…

YouTube creators get tipped cash with their new monetisation tool

YouTube are adding ‘Viewer Applause’ so that viewers can throw virtual tips at live streamers and videos. YouTube have begun testing a new feature with creators that allows their viewers to send them cash tips….

Roland’s new mixing studio is perfect for livestreamers on smartphones

Roland are tapping in to the leagues of vloggers and streamers using their phones with a plug and play broadcast studio. Roland have announced the GO:LIVECAST, their first announcement for the Consumer Electronics Show –…

Roland are launching a multi-camera mixing desk for live streaming

Twitch streaming gets serious with Roland’s new mixing deck complete with cameras and microphones. Live streaming is taking over online video bringing it bigger audiences of engaged communities that even the biggest video creators couldn’t…

BandLab taking over “Twitch for DJs” Chew.tv

BandLab have just acquired Chew.tv, a live streaming platform focused around DJs performing and learning from each other. Chew.tv has been described as the “Twitch for DJs” and was struggling to keep going, until BandLab…

1-year young live streaming app Live.me receives $60 million investment

Live.me is taking on YouTube, Twitch and more as they receive┬ámassive new funding to boost their successful mobile live-streaming app. The one year old startup Live.me has gained a large user base in it’s short…

Live streaming views have almost doubled in a year on YouTube

Live streaming is taking the internet by storm, evidenced by a giant rise in viewers watching live streams on YouTube since last year. Live streaming has become commonplace across the internet with sites like Amazon…

iHeartMedia and What’s Trending Team For Charity Tubeathon

The two media companies are coming together for a one-off charity live-stream of music and entertainment with star guests and the Twitter equivalent of a phone bank. This wednesday, the day before American Red Cross’…

Twitch Host Non-Stop Music Sets From Boiler Room

Twitch, the live streaming video platform, look set to expand beyond video game playthroughs and e-sport competitions, with their latest partnership with Boiler Room. Boiler Room, the organisation behind live underground DJ sets from Disclosure,…