How to write a hit – 10 top songwriting tips from famous musicians

Even if you’ve written one hundred songs before, sitting down to write a song can be one of the hardest things to do as a musician. Whether it be finding inspiration, finding the right key,…

Listen to a never-before-heard Beatles outtake from Sgt. Pepper

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles legendary album ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ and to celebrate,you can listen to a previously unreleased version of their title track. The outtake comes from the…

Guess how much Abbey Road’s recording console used by Pink Floyd, Beatles + more sold for

The recording console used to record Pink Floyd’s classic album ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ has been sold from the famous Abbey Road Studios. The recording console has a massive musical legacy, housed in what…

Martin Shkreli leaks Wu-Tang album after Trump wins Presidential election

If you’re one of the many lamenting the US election results then you can find some solace in an unlikely source, last year’s supervillain – big pharma boy Martin Shkreli. Last year the world became…

Vinyl sales are rising, here’s the top 10 Vinyl records this year so far

The Vinyl resurgence continues to boost music sales into 2016 despite a drop in physical music sales. Nielsen music reporting company revealed stats for vinyl in their US mid-year report for music. The report shows…

Almost 3000 Years Of The Beatles Streamed On Spotify In 100 Days

It’s been 100 days since The Beatles studio catalogue was welcomed on to all the major streaming services, and Spotify have just revealed how successful those first 100 days were. EvenĀ 46 years after The Beatles…

The Beatles Streaming Success… Two Weeks In

Following the launch of all The Beatles albums on Christmas Eve they have managed to re-enter the top 200 with millions of streams. On Spotify alone The Beatles songs were played over 50 million times…

Beatles Heading to iTunes in the Next 30 Minutes

There are a lot of rumours that the Beatles catalogue will be released on iTunes within the next 30 min. While Apple, EMI and the Beatles estate have yet to announce the partnership officially, Billboard has stated that they believe from their own Music industry sources that a deal is in place and ready to come about.

The People’s Artist Chart

Those of you not lucky [Ha ha] enough to live in the UK may have missed this Easter Monday’s broadcast of The People’s Artist Chart on the Beeb. Based on plays reported to Phonographic Performance…