New York state bans all ticketed events, effectively cancelling all live music gigs

After some venues re-opened their doors, new coronavirus guidelines have forced the doors of New York’s bars and restaurants offering live music to close. All bars and restaurants in New York state offering any live…

Celebrate 44 years of hip-hop with Google’s scratching app

44 years ago today a DJ named Kool Herc pioneered a new generation of music with a bunch of records and a hype man. August 11th, 1973 – Jamaican-American DJ Kool Herc was just 18,…

Spotify heads to Four World Trade Center adding 1,000 new jobs

Spotify have committed themselves to creating a giant new office in New York at the Four World Trade Center to create over 1,000 jobs. Spotify are planning to take over a giant 378,000 square feet…

New purple Spotify ads suggest that Prince is coming to Spotify

A bunch of new purple Spotify adverts in a New York subway station and in London seem to reveal that Prince will be coming the streamer soon! Rumours that Prince’s music might be coming to…

Soundcloud New York Office – Quick Inside Office Tour

Have you ever wondered what it was like in the office of one of the worlds largest music streaming services? Well here is a quick look inside the New York office of Soundcloud. This is…

Kid Cudi Performs New Tracks at His Old Workplace, Bape in New York

Kid Cudi performed some of his new tracks featured on his upcoming album at New York’s BAPE. Bape is an odd venue, but Bape gave Kid Cudi a job back when he was struggling in New York.

Free Music: Mitten – Similar Sense

Mitten are a female indie pop duo out of Brooklyn who have found a awesome balance of electronic and pop music. Mitten have released a single for free download and promotion called “Similar Sense”. I…

Massive Attack Touring

Feel like going out, but only got your dark, intense face with you? Fear not! Massive Attack have announced a Spring tour, playing big venues in the States, Australia and Belgium (but not in the…

Gordon Lightfoot Is Dead… Oh Wait, No He Isn’t

In a classic “The report of my death is an exaggeration” situation, the death of Canadian folk/pop artist Gordon Lightfoot was prematurely announced by some big publishing institutions including Canwest and the New York Daily…