What Song Is This? How to Find and Identify Music Now

We live in a world of instant gratification. We can get food delivered to our door even if the restaurant doesn’t deliver. We can watch blockbuster films the moment they leave theaters, and sometimes even before. We can book trips around the world and secure home loans at the push of a button. Why should…

Beatport goes back to bass with three new bass genres launched

With the global bass music scene growing every year, Beatport has announced the addition of three brand-new genre categories. These much requested bass genres joining dubstep in the store include trap/future bass, garage/bassline/grime and leftfield bass. The new categories were created by Beatport’s expert curation team after working extensively with leading artists, labels and press including UZ, OWSLA, Mad Decent,…

BRAND NEW VINYL PRESSING MACHINES

BRAND NEW VINYL PRESSING MACHINES ARE ENTERING THE MARKET FOR THE FIRST TIME With vinyl record sales the highest they’ve been in 20 years, new presses are going to be installed Vinyl pressing machines are big, really big, and they take up a lot of space in a warehouse. There hasn’t been any innovation with…

Music Weekly Charts

Music Weekly Charts  Dec.03.2015 Cool Cuts Chart On top of this week’s Cool Cuts chart new remixes of Disclosure‘s hit single ‘Magnets‘ fromLoco Dice, Jon Hopkins and Tiga. Watch official music video for ‘Magnets’ feat. Lorde here and check full Top 20 chart below: The Cool Cuts is the UK’s leading tastemaker dance chart compiled from reactions from tastemaker DJs…

50 Best Albums of 2015

50 Best Albums of 2015 Cover photo illustration by Ryan Casey via Rolling Stone As 2015 comes to a close, music critics are releasing their lists of the best moments, artists and albums of the year. Yesterday, SPIN dropped their list of the Best Songs of 2015, which included tracks from Jamie xx, Major Lazer…

OLIVER HELDENS REVEALS THE FUTURE OF HOUSE MUSIC WITH HELDEEP TALENT EP

OLIVER HELDENS REVEALS THE FUTURE OF HOUSE MUSIC WITH HELDEEP TALENT EP Oliver Heldens is no stranger to the spotlight, but now he’s taking steps to shine it on some other young, deserving artists. The first EP release on his Spinnin’ Records imprint Heldeep, entitled Heldeep Talent, is finally here and it is literally the best…

A NEW ENTRY INTO THE STREAMING MUSIC WORLD

A NEW ENTRY INTO THE STREAMING MUSIC WORLD The popular freemium file transfer site WeTransfer.com is set to announce their entrance into the field of streaming music services, though their approach will be a bit different as compared to Spotify or Apple Music. WeTransfer currently serves 85 million users per month, and hopes to grow…

10 Revelations From Adele’s ’25’ Album Release Party

10 Revelations From Adele’s ’25’ Album Release Party iHeartRadio Presents Adele’s Album Premiere Live from Joe’s Pub to celebrate her new studio album, “25”  Kevin Mazur for Getty/iHeartRadio Adele‘s 25 is set to be the biggest album of the year — and potentially, earn the biggest first week sales of any album for the Nielsen/SoundScan era…

The 10 Greatest Album Covers of All Time

The 10 Greatest Album Covers of All Time 10. Elvis Presley, ‘Elvis Presley’ (1956) Elvis knew what a killer combo green and neon pink were some 20 years before the Clash copped the cover style for London Calling. There’s something about that mid-strum snapshot of a vocal howl that gets us every time — it…

HEY LADIES: APPLE THINKS YOU CAN’T FIND MUSIC WITHOUT MEN’S HELP

HEY LADIES: APPLE THINKS YOU CAN’T FIND MUSIC WITHOUT MEN’S HELP The famed producer, cofounder of Interscope, and current head of Apple Music Jimmy Iovine was recently on CBS This Morning, and made some bizarrely sexist comments to go along with Apple’s bizarrely sexist TV ad. Jimmy Iovine and Apple Music seem to be gunning…

PANDORA’S AGGRESSIVE PLOT TO DEFEAT SPOTIFY: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

PANDORA’S AGGRESSIVE PLOT TO DEFEAT SPOTIFY: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Pandora is feeling mighty bullish. Last night, the US streaming platform announced its intention to acquire key assets from on-demand music service Rdio – which, it transpires, is about to file for bankruptcy in the States. Pandora CEO Brian McAndrews (pictured, main) and…

Most Weeks at No. 1 on Billboard 200 By Title

Most Weeks at No. 1 on Billboard 200 By Title Michael Jackson DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images With 37 weeks at No. 1, Michael Jackson‘s smash album Thriller continues to hold the record for the most weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart (1963-2015).Thriller clocked its first week at No. 1 on the list…

MUSIC CREATION & PERFORMANCE WITH THE MYO ARMBAND

MUSIC CREATION & PERFORMANCE WITH THE MYO ARMBAND The future is finally here and music creation will never be the same again. As one end of the music industry focuses on making new and advanced controllers to interface with music programs, Thalmic Labs were one of the few that looked at the industry in a…

MAN SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR ONLINE PIRACY

MAN SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR ONLINE PIRACY Piracy is a huge problem in the music industry, as more and more artists are seeing their online sales dwindle. The man responsible for a significant amount of illegal online distribution was taken to court last fall and has just been sentenced to federal…

7DIGITAL BRINGS FLAC MUSIC PLAYBACK TO GOOGLE CAST

7DIGITAL BRINGS FLAC MUSIC PLAYBACK TO GOOGLE CAST SEPTEMBER 28, 2015              BY MUSIC BUSINESS WORLDWIDE 7digital has integrated with Google Cast on its platform, while adding Google Cast support to its Android App. 7digital consumers are now able to ‘cast’ their favourite music from the 7digital Android app to…