In the year or so since its launch, AI startup Kaiber has been making waves, being used by artists such as Kid Cudi, Linkin Park and Grimes, and has generated 5 million sign-ups in this time. Recently, it has announced the launch of an app which includes some interesting – and in-app only – new features […]
They are already on tour in Europe and lead singer Tom DeLonge tweeted (or “posted”, as it is now officially known on X/Twitter) on 26 August that new Blink-182 “music video(s) and album are only weeks (days) away”. So it is hardly a shock to the system that they are ramping up the teasing of […]
A few weeks ago, an advert “mysteriously” appeared in local London newspaper the Hackney Gazette advertising a new company called Hackney Diamonds that had a curiously familiar tongue logo and mentioned being established in 1962 as well as things like “satisfaction” and “gimme shelter”. Photos of said advert then “mysteriously” cropped up on social media […]
This is a guest post from Piers Henwood, a GRAMMY and JUNO-nominated artist manager and musician. Here, he writes about the implications of the pressure placed on artists to succeed in a needy industry and an always-on culture – and he also picks apart our own expectations, as fans.
About PPL Founded in 1934, PPL is the UK music industry’s collective management organisation (CMO) for over 135,000 performers and record companies. We license recorded music in the UK when it […]
Some of President Biden’s remarks in his speech yesterday have relevance to our industry, and some of the biggest tech platforms around it.
It’s described as a “photo animator app” where people can animate their selfies and lip sync. And yes, that means lip syncing to music.
The #BritsUnseen campaign using YouTube Shorts generated 11m views in the week following the awards and the official YouTube channel notched up 5m views.
Worries about content burnout for musicians have been very much on our radar recently, and now the Guardian has a talked to artists about their fears.
Company Description Warp is a leading independent company releasing music by ground-breaking and influential artists including Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, Brian Eno, Kelela, Yves Tumor, Danny Brown, Nala Sinephro, OPN, […]
One of the things we’ve been banging on about in our coverage of games platform Roblox is its open nature, and its community of developers.
Riff is a cross between livestreaming apps and (with its ‘rooms’ structure) Clubhouse. The app is also the recipient of a $4m funding round from investors including three music companies.