Live music popularity has seen a decline in 2019

Live music has never been as big an industry as it has been in recent years, but so far this year it has seen a surprise reduction in popularity. Live music is massive. Just look…

Eric Prydz is DJing in a giant glowing sphere

DJ sets are a bit different to other musicians sets, you have to think outside the box to keep the stage lively. Maybe massive spheres full of light are the answer. In just over a…

Independent labels take larger UK music market share than Sony, Warner for first time

As the music industry shifts and independents take the power away from major labels, the UK’s music market shows just how strong independent music has become. The latest statistics from the Official Charts Company in…

Spotify to compete with Apple Music in Russia, for cheaper

Spotify are launching in Russia after teasing them for years, and they’re taking Apple Music on at a price level. Spotify have been building up to launch their music streaming service in Russia for years….

Hans Zimmer is composing BMW’s electric cars

One of Hollywood’s most notorious producers is taking his composition talents to soundtrack the next generation of BMW vehicles. World renowned producer Hans Zimmer has been in a different environment lately, working with BMW on…

Hilton Hotels the latest major company sued for not licensing music

You’d think the people running one of the biggest hospitality companies in the world would understand simple licenses… It seems not. Hilton Worldwide are facing a lawsuit after the unlicensed use of music in videos…

RouteNote heads to Tropical Pressure – An amazing celebration of world music

Cornwall is home to a lot of magical people, music and events. This fact is rarely more clear than at Tropical Pressure, the celebration of amazing music from around the world – culminating in a…

AEG and Lyft are joining forces at a gig near you

Lyft won’t leave you stranded with no way home outside concerts as they join AEG Presents across the US to get people where they want to go. Lyft are bringing ride-sharing, bikes and scooters to…

Amazon’s Prime Day this year will feature a Taylor Swift headlined concert

Amazon’s Prime Day is going to be much more than a bunch of great deals this year with a star-studded concert streaming to 100+ million people. Prime Day is Amazon’s yearly celebration of, well a…

Tidal have introduced credits for the behind the scenes crew in music

So many people are involved in making music and so few people know who is behind the magic – but don’t worry, Tidal are on the case. Producers, session musicians, guest vocalists, and more. The…