Apple may be facing fines as the EU’s Apple Music antitrust investigation winds down

The European Commission are expected to announce antitrust charges against Apple soon after investigating Spotify’s accusations.

UK touring musicians have been forgotten in the Brexit Deal

Relief at avoiding No Deal Brexit replaced by concern as reports say EU rejected UK government proposals for British musicians looking to tour in Europe.

How Brexit Might Affect U.K Artists Looking To Tour In The EU

Brexit is just round the corner and this may mean huge changes for U.K artists looking to tour in the EU.

EU provides guide for return to public life, concerts & festivals to be the last

The EU have outlined guidelines for member states to return to normality but unfortunately live music will be the last to return. A new document released by the European Union provides a “roadmap to lifting…

UK scraps the EU’s controversial ‘meme ban’ Article 13

Videos, memes, and more are safe online in the UK after they announce they will be scrapping the much scrutinised law. As Brexit approaches, the UK have decided to scrap a controversial law from the…

Despite protests Europe just approved Sony’s full EMI acquisition

The EU have just approved Sony Music’s takeover of EMI Music Publishing despite indie music organisations across Europe warning that it gives them too much influence. Sony Music now own a 100% stake in EMI…

Hi-res streamers Qobuz set their sights for the US as they name new CEO

European based music streamers Qobuz are setting sail for the Americas as they expand under new management. High resolution music streaming service Qobuz are set to launch their services in the US this summer, expanding…

Spotify and Deezer ask EU board to stop Apple’s domination after they buy Shazam

Tech companies including Spotify and Deezer have taken concerns about Apple’s growing power to EU regulators. European tech companies have come together in a protest against Apple in the wake of their Shazam purchase. The…

Distort your guitar AND the truth with Brexit Means Brexit distortion pedal

Since last year’s vote to leave the EU there have been a lot of ups and downs, next in the ups is this Brexit themed distortion pedal from Tate Fx. The Brexit Means Brexit pedal…

Thanks Brexit, now Sonos speakers cost more in the UK

It’s fast approaching a year since the British EU referendum found us voting to leave the European Union, and the fallouts of Brexit are starting to take effect as Sonos raise their prices. Sonos have…