Get a free Google Nest Mini speaker with Spotify Premium in the UK

All Spotify Premium, Family, Duo and Student subscribers in the UK are eligble for a free Google Nest Mini smart speaker. In an attempt to dominate the smart speaker market, Google gave away free Google…

TikTok announce another Creator Fund this time in the UK and Europe worth $300m

TikTok are launching their second multi-million dollar Creator Fund to help creators on the platform earn a living off short-form video production. TikTok recently announced a $200m Creator Fund in the US via a blog…

The Ivors 2020 nominations announced

The Ivor Novello Awards celebrates creative excellence in UK songwriting and screen composition. Find all the 2020 nominees below. First presented in 1956, the Ivors are considered one of the highest achievements for British and…

UK lockdown easing: What happens next for music venues?

The UK government have announced changes to lockdown next month which will see pubs and restaurants re-open but no news for venues. From July 4th restaurants, cinemas, pubs, galleries, hotels and hairdressers will be allowed…

How are music magazines coping during Coronavirus? You can probably guess

Britain’s music magazines have revealed how the past few months have hit them and it seems they’re in the same boat as many businesses. The Guardian have done a report that is looking into the…

Nord Wave 2 Performance Synthesizer starts shipping in the UK

The Wave 2 is Nord’s latest powerful 4-part performance synthesizer. Combining Virtual Analog synthesis, Samples, FM and Wavetable. Full details on the sythesizers capabilities can be found here. Nord Wave 2 has started shipping in…

Physical music in the UK see sales half during coronavirus lockdown

While online music and video streaming platforms boom in popularity during quarantine, closure of physical record stores has lead to a steep decline in physical music sales. Recent reports suggest sales of physical music have…

Disney+ hit 50 million subs in just five months

After launching last November in limited markets, video streaming service Disney+ has since expanded to over fifteen territories and signed up 50m subscribers. Disney+ announced they had 26.5 million subscribers at the end of 2019….

Spotify’s Kids app is coming to the UK then all Premium Family subscribers

Spotify are bringing their specially made app for kids to all Family subscribers around the world starting in the UK. Spotify launched the beta of their new child-friendly streaming app in Ireland last November. The…

UK scraps the EU’s controversial ‘meme ban’ Article 13

Videos, memes, and more are safe online in the UK after they announce they will be scrapping the much scrutinised law. As Brexit approaches, the UK have decided to scrap a controversial law from the…