UK lockdown easing: What happens next for music venues?

The UK government have announced changes to lockdown next month which will see pubs and restaurants re-open but no news for venues. From July 4th restaurants, cinemas, pubs, galleries, hotels and hairdressers will be allowed…

How are music magazines coping during Coronavirus? You can probably guess

Britain’s music magazines have revealed how the past few months have hit them and it seems they’re in the same boat as many businesses. The Guardian have done a report that is looking into the…

Nord Wave 2 Performance Synthesizer starts shipping in the UK

The Wave 2 is Nord’s latest powerful 4-part performance synthesizer. Combining Virtual Analog synthesis, Samples, FM and Wavetable. Full details on the sythesizers capabilities can be found here. Nord Wave 2 has started shipping in…

Physical music in the UK see sales half during coronavirus lockdown

While online music and video streaming platforms boom in popularity during quarantine, closure of physical record stores has lead to a steep decline in physical music sales. Recent reports suggest sales of physical music have…

Disney+ hit 50 million subs in just five months

After launching last November in limited markets, video streaming service Disney+ has since expanded to over fifteen territories and signed up 50m subscribers. Disney+ announced they had 26.5 million subscribers at the end of 2019….

Spotify’s Kids app is coming to the UK then all Premium Family subscribers

Spotify are bringing their specially made app for kids to all Family subscribers around the world starting in the UK. Spotify launched the beta of their new child-friendly streaming app in Ireland last November. The…

UK scraps the EU’s controversial ‘meme ban’ Article 13

Videos, memes, and more are safe online in the UK after they announce they will be scrapping the much scrutinised law. As Brexit approaches, the UK have decided to scrap a controversial law from the…

YouTube Music presents the hottest UK acts in their 2019 spotlight

YouTube Music has launched it’s first ever ‘Ones to Watch’ artist spotlight for ten UK artists that they feel are breaking the mold and on the brink of making it big. In order to find…

SoundCloud plays will count towards Official Charts

Every play on SoundCloud will now count towards song chart positions in a monumental move from the world’s biggest music community. SoundCloud have some amazing news for the artists on their massive streaming, open streaming…

Are you 13-15 and play the drums? Yamaha have an amazing competition for you

Yamaha have just started accepting entries to their 2018 #FUTUREBEAT competition to find the best young drummers and give them a once in a lifetime opportunity. Yamaha are on the search to find the next…