Everything Everything launch new album with multi-platform VR event
Launching a new album in the Covid-era has sent many artist teams scrambling back to the drawing board now that the traditional nationwide tour isn’t possible. Unsurprisingly, VR is a common starting point, and British...
September 1, 2020
Sandbox Issue 256: PRIMAL STREAM 📱🎧 Making lockdown concerts work
Lead: Livestreams have moved to try and fill the massive hole left by the total cancellation of tours and festivals around the world. As more acts do them, however, it becomes incrementally harder to stand out and draw...
July 8, 2020
Release Party is the latest ticketed livestreams platform
As the Covid-19 pandemic’s shutdown of live music continues, artists are getting to grips with the central question of livestreaming: what platform to use? There’s Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitch, plus mobile...
April 28, 2020
Euro institutions agree new ‘platform-to-business’ regulations
Alongside the well-documented process for agreeing a text for a new copyright directive – Article 13 included – the three big European political institutions have also been working on another set of regulations that have...
February 18, 2019
MixRadio sees messaging and music coming together with Line
Having completed its acquisition by messaging firm Line, streaming service MixRadio’s Mark Wheatley has been talking about the company’s ambition to bring music and messaging together in the future. “We will see –...
March 24, 2015