Spotify promotes fan support for artists – to better target their rivals
The music streaming platform is luring livestreaming artists back from Twitch and YouTube by leveraging fan donations.
Your AirPods Are Tiny Bombs
Your AirPods will last longer on this planet than your bones, if they doesn't explode first.
Sonicly promises a fair deal for crowdfunding projects
After PledgeMusic's demise, a new platform emerges, designed specifically for musicians. Will it be any different than the last?
Spotify releases the dumbest product of the year
Did you want better royalties? How about a remote control for your phone instead? Meet "Car Thing," Spotify's latest proof of the Dunning-Kruger Effect.
Would you give 5% of your DJ fee to producers?
Aslice aims to "equalize" the monetary disparity between music producers and the DJs that play their music.
Bandcamp acquired by Fortnite’s Epic Games
Shocking the industry, Epic Games - publisher of Fortnite and Unreal Engine - has purchased Bandcamp, the leading independent artist platform. What now?
Frisking HitPiece, the NFT platform that wasn’t
What is HitPiece, who is behind it, and just what the holy hell did they think they were doing?
Moog launches Animoog Z free for iOS and macOS
Animoog Z, the new iteration of Moog's first professional synth launched today and is a free download for iOS and macOS.
Bandcamp launches yet another livestreaming platform, and it may be the best
"Bandcamp Live" is rolling out and combines ticketed livestreams, merch and chat on one unified platform.
Reason jumps into the subscription world with Reason+
Reason is a DAW that is sometimes a plug-in and now sometimes a subscription-based service with the introduction of the new Reason+.
Neural Mix is a Swiss army knife for sampling
Neural Mix, a modest app from Algoriddim, uses AI to isolate sounds and simplify one of the most tedious tasks of music producers and DJs looking for effects from sampling.
You can now embed Apple Podcasts on your website
A mere 15 years after YouTube and 10 after SoundCloud, Apple finally allows users to embed podcasts from Apple Podcasts on their website.
Why is Pioneer paying everyone to write about the CDJ-3000?
All discussion of the "industry standard" on the largest dance music media sites has been paid for by Pioneer itself.
Making Techno out of political bullshit & dodgy electronic voting machines
Mike Richison's Electo Electro 2020 art installation plays 5 nights a week powered by soundbytes, manipulation and audience voting.
Broadcasters can now charge admission directly on Zoom
Video giant Zoom introduces paid ticketing and other online tools for users in the US. And they aren't charging a fee for it.
Rekordbox now lets you edit tracks
Pioneer's rekordbox adds a new kink for DJs to edit tracks in the new update showcasing "edit mode."
Artists stand to lose out when Google Play goes down
Google Play Music paid artists more than its corporate sibling at YouTube. Maybe that's why it had to die.
Citizen DJ is Maybe the Dopest Government Project Ever
The Library of Congress is launching a free open-source sampling tool for music producers.
SoundCloud Makes It So Everyone Can Tip The DJ
Creators can now link up their cashapp, Venmo, Paypal or other platform to their SoundCloud account.
Go Live: SoundCloud Announces Livestreaming Partnership with Twitch
How to monetize livestreams through SoundCloud's "fast track" partnership with Twitch.