YouTube permanently close their physical Spaces in Berlin, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Rio and Tokyo

YouTube Space are putting a heavier focus on their virtual and pop-up events as they close several physical locations.

SXSW Online 2021 are selling tickets to the virtual festival for $249

SXSW Online 2021 is taking place between March 16-20, but will anyone pay $249 for the online-only digital experience?

Primavera Sound’s Trail For Gigs With No Social Distancing Finds No Infection Rate

As UK festivals face uncertainty the Barcelona festival hailed a successful trail event.

Glastonbury And Other Big Festivals May Cancel In 2021 Unless Government Agrees To Help Organisers Get Covid Insurance

MP’s have been warned that if Covid insurance isn’t underwritten then festival season 2021 will not go ahead.

YouTube announce their biggest music trends and moments in 2020

Image credit: YouTube The ‘Year in YouTube Music 2020’ highlights YouTube’s biggest music achievements on the video platform in 2020. While COVID-19 has devastated many areas of the music industry such as live events, music…

Spotify Wrapped for Podcasters reveals over 1 million shows were launched in 2020

We were under no illusion that Spotify’s Podcast platform has seen huge success in the last few years, but Wrapped for Podcasters put these expectations into numbers. Lockdown has been great for both sides of…

SoundCloud’s 2019 revenue was up 37% year-on-year, with Q3 2020 as their first profitable quarter

A recent annual report on Companies House shows SoundCloud took €147.6m ($165.7m) in revenues in 2019, as well as a very impressive Q3 2020. The streaming platform reported its first ever profitable quarter in Q3…

Guitar Center Files For Bankruptcy

America’s largest instrument retailer has filed for bankruptcy.