Facebook streamers can soon charge for their livestreams

Livestreaming artists rejoice as you’ll soon have one more option for where to earn for your home concerts. Livestreaming was already huge before the world went into various levels of lockdown. Now it’s a huge…

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…

How does NCS Music make money from copyright free music

With over 25 million subscribers on YouTube, NCS Music is a label dedicated to promoting free music for electronic music lovers and creators, but how is a free-to-use music model sustainable? NCS allows any of…

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…

SoundCloud’s new initiatives are aimed to help artists during the impact of COVID-19

With music services and companies stepping up to help musicians, songwriters and performers SoundCloud have announced what they’re doing for artists. SoundCloud’s CEO Kerry Trainor has set out 4 different ways in which they want…

Bandsintown are live streaming concerts on Twitch all day, every day

If you’re like us you’re already missing getting out and seeing a gig whilst self-isolating, but Bandsintown have you covered with their new livestream channel. As we’re all well aware, Coronavirus is having a destructive…

YouTube creators get tipped cash with their new monetisation tool

YouTube are adding ‘Viewer Applause’ so that viewers can throw virtual tips at live streamers and videos. YouTube have begun testing a new feature with creators that allows their viewers to send them cash tips….

Roland’s new mixing studio is perfect for livestreamers on smartphones

Roland are tapping in to the leagues of vloggers and streamers using their phones with a plug and play broadcast studio. Roland have announced the GO:LIVECAST, their first announcement for the Consumer Electronics Show –…

Roland are launching a multi-camera mixing desk for live streaming

Twitch streaming gets serious with Roland’s new mixing deck complete with cameras and microphones. Live streaming is taking over online video bringing it bigger audiences of engaged communities that even the biggest video creators couldn’t…

BandLab taking over “Twitch for DJs” Chew.tv

BandLab have just acquired Chew.tv, a live streaming platform focused around DJs performing and learning from each other. Chew.tv has been described as the “Twitch for DJs” and was struggling to keep going, until BandLab…