Jay Z pulls music from rival services Spotify and Apple, quickly returns to Apple

Jay Z heated the streaming wars on Friday, wiping his music from Tidal’s biggest competitors before quickly returning to Apple, but not Spotify… Jay Z’s music streaming service Tidal has stagnated since it’s launch 2…

Kanye West is the first artist to go platinum on streams only with The Life Of Pablo

Kanye West has just achieved something that has never been done before, with last years album The Life Of Pablo going platinum entirely through streams. Kanye West released The Life Of Pablo, his latest critically…

Roland founder, pioneer and 808 creator Ikutaro Kakehashi has died

One of modern music’s biggest influencers, the Japanese engineer behind some of the world’s most iconic drum machines and synths has died. Roland’s original founder, Japanese engineer Ikutaro Kakehashi, has died at the age of…

Artists still turning down Trump’s inauguration; “I think you’re a tyrant”

Either Trump’s team are getting desperate or the staff involved in invitations are incredibly disengaged with the liberal artists they’re inviting, who are publicly rejecting them. It seems the search for an act that actually wants…

Deezer want to launch exclusive releases, but not like Apple Music and Tidal

Whilst Apple Music and Tidal focus on getting exclusive music releases Deezer are looking at creating their own exclusive content to appeal to new types of fans. Whilst Apple Music lock down Drake and Frank Ocean…

Spotify and David Gray team up for a unique, evolving best-of album

With digital music we’re seeing the formats we know and love evolve like never before, next to redefine the concept of an album is David Gray and Spotify. Earlier this year we saw Kanye West…

Kanye West tells Apple “give Jay his check for Tidal now” potentially confirming buyout rumours

Rumours over the past month have been spreading that Apple were looking to acquire Jay-Z’s hi-res music streaming service Tidal, and Kanye West may have confirmed it. In a series of heated tweets (nothing new…

Tidal’s iOS and Android apps now streaming on Chromecast

A new update for Tidal comes with a bunch of fixes and improvements to the Play Queue, but no-one cares about that – most importantly Tidal’s app now supports Chromecast! With Google Cast you can stream…

Kanye West being sued $2.5 million for Yeezus’ New Slaves sample from Hungary

Kanye’s back in the news, but this time it’s not over any controversial tweets, outbursts, or new music – but because a Hungarian musician refused $10,000 from the rapper for a sample on his track New…

Beyoncé Gained Husband’s Tidal Over 1 Million Subscribers

The exclusive release of Beyoncé’s new album has given a massive boost to her husband Jay Z’s celeb-backed music streaming service Tidal. The exclusive album seems to be Tidal’s biggest weapon for 2016 in the…