Mixhalo raise $10 million to play live music in your ears at events

We all love live music, but sometimes it’s hard to love the quality of the sound in a packed hall from old PAs. That’s where Mixhalo come in. Mixhalo is a startup that is aiming…

Sofar Sounds raise $25m, but will artists see any of that?

Sofar Sounds are bringing unique, intimate gigs to people’s living rooms and other mysterious locations – but are they for the artists, the audience, or themselves? Sofar Sounds aren’t just a live sessions producer, nor…

Madison Square Garden purchase 12% stake in Townsquare for more live events

The Madison Square Garden company have purchased a stake in media company Townsquare to “drive additional value and growth”. In a big move for the Madison Square Garden (MSG) company they’ve acquired 12% in Townsquare,…

AEG Wins Bidding Process for HMV Live

It finally seems like the HMV Live saga is coming to an end. AEG has been granted preferred bidder status in the race to secure HMV Live. HMV has been trying to find a buy…

PRS: Performing Rights Scam!

The music industry is very confusing at times, even for people within the industry. For musicians who are unsigned or independent it seems a complete nightmare. Who does the unsigned musician signup to? Who do…