The National share new video for “I’ll Still Destroy You” - WATCH

Cincinnati rockers The National dropped a new video for the track “I’ll Still Destroy You”, taken from their latest studio effort "Sleep Well Beast…

Spotify launches ‘Rise’ programme for emerging artists

A few years ago, Spotify had an initiative called ‘Spotlight’ which picked out its new acts to watch, promoting them in its local markets. Hozier…

Native Instruments raises €50m in new funding round

DJ-tech firm Native Instruments has raised a €50m (around $58.8m) funding round from private-equity company EMH Partners. The firm says it plans to…

Marilyn Manson: Daisy Berkowitz dead at 49 and Twiggy Ramirez accused of rape

Daisy Berkowitz, co-founding member and guitarist of shock rockers Marilyn Manson, has died following a four-year battle with colon cancer. He was…

Foo Fighters dropped the "Concrete and Gold" outtake “Soldier” - LISTEN

Dave Grohl's band, The Foo Fighters are among the many major artists and comedians who participated in the charity compilation, 7-Inches for…

Weezer drop new song "Happy Hour" - LISTEN

Indie rock gods Weezer just released a new song called "Happy Hour," another track from the band's upcoming new album, "Pacific Daydream". Band…

RIP The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie, dead at 53

Sadly, Gord Downie (lead singer of the Tragically Hip, the band he formed in 1984 with Gord Sinclair and Rob Baker) has passed away. He was 53…

NME enters the distribution game, with NME Emerging platform

British music-media brand NME is ready to launch a new service for emerging artists. It's called NME Emerging. Created via a partnership with…

FUGA raises €6m to boost further international expansion

Music/tech firm Fuga is raising €6m from its current shareholders: this will fuel its expansion plans over the next two years. The company explained…

Morrissey shares new “Spent the Day in Bed” video - WATCH

Ex Smiths frontman Morrissey just dropped a new music video for his single “Spent the Day In Bed”. The clip stars English soccer player Joey Barton…

PledgeMusic sells Set.fm to VNUE, but it had bought it last year

PledgeMusic has already sold its live recordings platform Set.fm to VNUE Inc; the weird thing is that this happened little over a year after closing…

Songkick to shut down its ticketing business very soon

Songkick sold its concert-recommendations app to Warner Music Group and is now preparing to shut down the rest of its business. The company will end…

Louis Tomlinson drops new single "Just Like You" - LISTEN

Ex One Direction member Louis Tomlinson just has shared another solo single, called "Just Like You". The artist took to Twitter earlier this week to…

Spotify ’s revenue rocketing to $4bn year, but losses also growing according to a leak report

The website "The Information", disclosed some figures about Spotify, claiming they came from “two people briefed on the numbers” which were also…

Kobalt raises $14m in funding round

Kobalt expects to turn over approximately half a billion dollars in its current financial year – after raising another $14m in a fresh funding round…

SXSW 2018 initial lineup unveiled

SXSW Music Festival 2018 will take place in Austin, Texas, from March 12-18. This year’s keynote speakers include Darren Aronofsky, Ta-Nehisi Coates…

Lovie Agency of the Year is N=5

The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) announced the winners of the 7th Annual Lovie Awards, with N=5 taking the top…

The 7th Annual Lovie Awards Winners

The Lovie Awards, the most prestigious pan-European honour for online excellence, announced today that Condé Nast Spain, BETC France, Quartz News…

St. Vincent unveils new single “Pills” - LISTEN

Guitarist/singer-songwriter St. Vincent dropped a new track from her forthcoming album, "MASSEDUCTION". It's called “Pills”, it’s an all-star…

Social ticketing firm Verve raises $18.5m of funding

Verve is the company formerly known as StreetTeam, which gets people to sell concert and event tickets to their friends to earn rewards. The company…