Apple Music follow Spotify’s lead in highlighing songwriters with ‘Behind the Songs’

‘Behind the Songs’ is the new hub, full of radio shows, playlists and video series, showcasing songwriters, producers and session musicians.

Native Instruments shares sold to Francisco Partners

Shareholders have sold majority stake in Native Instruments to Francisco Partners.

How Spotify are bringing attention to the people behind the music as well as the artists

With the digital equivalent of liner notes and artist pages just for songwriters, Spotify’s Head of Songwriter and Publishing Relations talks spotlighting the creatives behind the music. It’s easy to look at an artist, the…

Native Instruments are offering free sounds from sound of the industry’s best creators

Sound packs feature Sia, Just Blaze, Kimbra, Georgia Anne Muldrow, and many more in a bid to share creativity and raise money for COVID-19 Native Instruments have launched their ‘Community Drive’, a campaign bringing sounds…

Splice may be developing music making apps

Sample, loop, preset, plugin and DAW project sharing site Splice have recently acquired Superpowered, a company that helps developers build audio functionality into apps. Subscription based service Splice has been a favourite for producers sharing…

Lockdown samples from Luke Vibert

Pump your library full of sick drum loops and samples from Luke Vibert in a new pack of Lockdown Breaks available for £10. Legendary IDM producer Luke Vibert has graced us with 92 incredible drum…

How to get a record deal

Where getting a record deal was the only way to make it big twenty plus years ago, the industry is changing. People are making big bucks from their bedroom with consumer grade equipment, YouTube ‘how-tos’…

Fast forward your music career

Distribute through RouteNote, get your music everywhere, maximise your fan base and revenue. So you’ve been posting your tracks to SoundCloud and YouTube, and are starting to gain a little traction online. The next step…

SoundCloud and Pharrell Williams team up to find emerging artists for a new compilation

Pharrell is on the hunt for emerging artists on SoundCloud to release with his collective ‘i am OTHER’. SoundCloud have partnered with Pharrell Williams – renowned producer and music maker didn’t ya know – for…

Production and marketing advice for artists in quarantine

While the world is on pause, there’s no need to stop putting your music out there on to the digital market. In a time where human interaction is rare, stay more connected with your fans…