Let’s hear it for the Brits at Coachella 2016

The first weekend of Coachella 2016 starts today so what better time to celebrate the British music industry, with many of our top acts getting great slots on the bill at America’s most successful music festival.

Could major record labels pull their music from Spotify and YouTube?

It is being reported this week that YouTube and Spotify’s longer-term licensing agreements have expired with at least two if not three of the major record labels. As a result they are apparently going forward in the meantime on the basis of month-to-month rolling contracts. Is this a problem? In both cases, the music continues…

Breaking News: People like streaming The Beatles

They were rather late to the party, only making their music available to streaming services like Spotify, Deezer and Tidal in December 2015, but in shock news it turns out that The Beatles have proved to be rather popular.

New Sigala tour dates announced

Sigala – almost certainly the best thing to come out of Norwich since Alan Partridge – has announced some new tour dates for September 2016. Tickets will go on sale at 9am on Friday 15 April for the new dates at venues in London, Manchester and Glasgow. Meanwhile, Sigala’s new track Give Me Your Love featuring…

Which is the best music streaming app? You decide!

The 20th annual Webby Awards will be, er, awarded at a ceremony in May 2016. Webby Winners are selected by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a global organization of industry experts and technology innovators. The nominations have been announced this week in various categories, including Best Music Streaming App. And they are… Pandora Soundcloud…