Spotify’s Baila Reggaeton playlist reaches 10 million followers

Seven years since it’s launch, Spotify’s playlist Baila Reggaeton hits 10 million followers. Reggaeton’s roots date back to the 1970s in Panama, then quickly spread to Colombia, Puerto Rico and the US. Reggae-dancehall fusion lead…

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,…

The best sites for free samples and loops to download

Loops and samples are a producers best friend, providing endless opportunities to use and rework unique sounds, melodies and rhythms into a new surrounding. But quality samples are hard to find without denting your wallet,…

Finnish startup Hyperlive predicts the next chart-topping hits

A fresh company from Finland claim that their algorithms can predict what the next big tracks are going to be. Hyperlive, a startup from Finland,¬†claim they have built a unique system of music analysis that…

Mashup your fave hits from Smash Mouth, Kanye West + more with the Magic iPod

A new site lets you mashup the biggest hits of yester-decade¬†together creating what was probably intended as a meme, and came out amazing. If you’ve spent any time at all on the internet you probably…

DJ Earworm Mashup – United State of Pop 2014 (Do What You Wanna Do)

The amazing DJ Earworm has just released his yearly mashup. United State of Pop 2014 (Do What You Wanna Do) features some of the most popular hits from the last years worth of pop. Starting…