Keep it amongst friends with private track & playlist sharing on SoundCloud

Sometimes you want to share your tracks without making it public, whether you want your friends to hear it first or you’re collaborating with someone. SoundCloud’s latest update lets you share private music.  SoundCloud are…

PPL and PRS have begun merging with 2 million + tracks and plan to partner with more societies

The UK’s 2 major royalty collecting societies, PPL and PRS, have begun joining forces as a joint-venture company that will cover all of the UK’s most important music licensing. Last year the two collection societies…

Squarepusher launching remix project in response to Brexit – Britain leaving the EU

Producer Squarepusher has revealed a new remix project he’s working on to create music in response to the results of the UK’s EU referendum. The UK musician and producer Squarepusher is trying to bring together…

Songtree – Collaborate on Songs With Strangers Anywhere

From the team behind n-Track, the DAW for PC, Mac, iOS and Android, comes Songtree an app that allows users to create a track which can then be overdubbed by other users to create completely…

Jack White and Jay-Z Collaborate

For a chap whose music is reknowned for being stripped down, basic, bluesy rock (you know, apart from the orchestral stuff and the bits with marimba in), Jack White is remarkably versatile, or at least,…

Gorillaz and Alan Moore (Watchmen, V, Swamp Thing) Collaborating on Opera

This is obviously a good month for unexpected collaborations – first Wierd Al and the Pixies, and now Damon Albarn’s virtual band Gorillaz and the eccentric genius behind some of the biggest graphic novels of…

Wierd Al and The Pixies join forces with Flea from the Chilis

Violet Clark, the wife of rock legend Black Francis of the Pixies, has been instrumental in organising a benefit concert for baby Winston, born with the hideously unlucky combination of lymphatic and venous (circulatory system)…