The best apps to use when live-streaming for musicians

Musicians are spoilt for choice for platforms to livestream from but here are our recommendations.

TikTok announce eight new exciting features for LIVE videos

The new features such as LIVE Events and Picture-in-Picture are built to improve the experience of LIVE videos on TikTok.

YouTube are testing a new ‘Clips’ feature to help you share small segments of videos

YouTube have started rolling out a Twitch-like ‘Clips’ feature, allowing creators and viewers to share 5-60 second segments from any upload or stream.

PRS For Music Backs Down On Livestream License Fee Plan

PRS has backed down on charging a flat fee to artists live-streams after outcry and pressure from groups such as Music Venue Trust.

Events and live stream ticketing company DICE launches in India

London-based ticketing company DICE offers users recommendations for upcoming shows and more recently live streams. DICE is now available in India. Founded in 2014, DICE is live in the UK, US, France, Italy, Spain, Australia…

Instagram to launch monetisation tools for creators next month

Along with other live streaming platforms, Instagram has become a new home for musicians and entertainers in lockdown and they can soon get paid too. Last month Instagram announced that they had plans to help…

Spotify’s tips for artists livestreaming from home

Home concerts are becoming the standard with a lack of real gigs, so make sure yours are good as they can be. Venues shut and fans stuck at home? That’s not stopping artists around the…

Red Light Management’s gaming subsidiary partner with HyperX

Hit Command a subsidiary of Red Light Management, sign a partnership with gaming and eSports company HyperX, hoping to bridge the gap between gaming and music. The two companies will host a series of online…

Twitch hires Spotify director to create products for musicians

As lockdown makes Twitch one of the most popular sites in the world, their new hire will help broaden their horizons. Twitch have announced that Tracy Chan will be joining their team as the head…

Dolby boosts Twitch stream audio for musicians live-streaming concerts

With so many artists taking to the web for home-concerts Dolby are stepping in to upgrade the sound. Coronavirus has many of us working at home including musicians who have taken to the livestream for…