Spotify to compete with Apple Music in Russia, for cheaper

Spotify are launching in Russia after teasing them for years, and they’re taking Apple Music on at a price level. Spotify have been building up to launch their music streaming service in Russia for years….

Hilton Hotels the latest major company sued for not licensing music

You’d think the people running one of the biggest hospitality companies in the world would understand simple licenses… It seems not. Hilton Worldwide are facing a lawsuit after the unlicensed use of music in videos…

RouteNote heads to Tropical Pressure – An amazing celebration of world music

Cornwall is home to a lot of magical people, music and events. This fact is rarely more clear than at Tropical Pressure, the celebration of amazing music from around the world – culminating in a…

AEG and Lyft are joining forces at a gig near you

Lyft won’t leave you stranded with no way home outside concerts as they join AEG Presents across the US to get people where they want to go. Lyft are bringing ride-sharing, bikes and scooters to…

7digital needs £4.5 million before next month or faces administration

7digital’s future is on the line as it needs to raise a load of additional funds as July approaches on the brink of administration. B2B music service 7digital is on a shaky precipice that requires…

School Disco bring the hard jams all the way from Brighton

School Disco know how to rock out in psychedelic style. When they came into the Parlour Studio there’s no seat-belt strong enough to have braced us for their intense RouteNote Session. So strap on that…

Rolling Stone’s daily music charts take Billboard head on

Billboard have a new competitor in tallying up the most popular music as Rolling Stone launch their all new music charts. As one of the most famed music publications around the world, Rolling Stone are…

Spotify have a new app for faster, simpler music streaming

The new Spotify Lite app will make the world-class streaming service available when your connection is limited. Spotify and other services have put entire world’s of music into our pockets, breaking the limits of physical…

The 5 Best music podcasts

The internet is filled with amazing podcasts for discovering new music and talking about the greatest artists. Here are some of our favourites. There are podcasts for all kinds of topics; discussing films, talking conspiracies,…

Independent music artists will earn over $1 billion in 2019, watch out major labels

Independent music is getting bigger by the day and the artists making it on their own are set to have their most phenomenal year yet this year. The internet has changed the power dynamic in…