Warner Music Group (WMG) and streaming giant Twitch have recently announced a new partnership, flagging Twitch’s first partnership with a major record label. This ‘first-of-its-kind’ partnership will see the companies launch various offerings, including artist channels and a standalone music space which features premier music-centric programming. The Chief Digital Officer of WMG, Oana Ruxandra, said in a media statement: “It’s clear
According to a recent survey carried out on over 1500 artists by Pirate.com, nearly 66% of the DJs and electronic music artists have suffered from burnout at least once during their careers in the industry. The primary reasons for such statistics have been deduced to be financial, with nearly 85% of the artists claiming that they have had to work
With government approval, the Netherlands will organize a concert, a dance event and two open-air festivals in January 2021, to determine the possibility to return to live events during the pandemic, and next year. Over the past months Fieldlab Events, a government-backed initiative representing the events sector during the pandemic, has been working to avoid billions in losses due to inactivity.
The iconic track ‘Breathe’ from the UK duo CamelPhat was featured in the fourth episode of HBO’s newest drama series ‘Industry’. The series includes several names from Britain's elite musicians and the acclaimed duo could not be missing from this list. The duo has had a great year, despite the current context. CamelPhat is undoubtedly one of the most mentioned
Swedish DJ and producer Jeremey Olander’s mix of ‘Letters’ by Sailor & I and Eekkoo has recently been featured in the trailer for ‘Industry’, a new and original series by HBO. ‘Industry’ is directed by Lena Dunham and follows a group of young finance graduates who venture out into the competitive world in order to attempt to find a job.
As we know, COVID-19 has messed up a lot of things within the music industry, especially financially. With an influx of cancelled tours, festivals and more, many industry workers are at risk of losing jobs due to the loss of income and nothing else to do. It's a sad time, and it came at an extremely bad time as research
The International Music Summit has been one of the key platforms dedicated to creating awareness and appreciation for electronic music over the past few years. After a thorough analysis of the global dance music industry, the platform is set to come up with the annual IMS Business Report on Thursday, July 16 at 17:00 BST in an interactive Zoom webinar.
The team at 1001Tracklists have never been short of creative ideas. Their site is the home of electronic music tracklists from almost every set you could imagine, providing the world's leading database for DJ set lists. For years, 1001 has been well ahead with their innovative site so it should come as no surprise that they have once again stepped
Nowadays, a lot of resources are available for up-and-coming artists to get their proper start in the music industry thanks to the amount of record labels around right now. What can be hard though, is standing out from the crowd as a record label or music company that sets itself apart from any other existing company around right now but
After some time now, Sonny Moore aka Skrillex has broken his long silence with a reassuring message. The former half of Jack Ü, has seen an extended time of riding his own wave, but nothing overtly new or challenging creatively has been coming out of the Skrillex camp now for more than a year. Of course there's the tracks he's
As the lifestyle and demands of the DJ life seem to sky rocket with each coming year, the rise of the practice ghost production - still washing away its supposed sins - seems to have taken a positive turn with the advent of 2018. With a few services already running and providing services at cost-per-service basis, Ghost Production could be
Spotify is the world's most-used music streaming service and is now testing a new system whereby labels can pay to add singles to user playlists to increase artist exposure. Under this program, free users only will have the tracks automatically added to their personal playlists: Spotify will use user listening habits and tastes to cater to the user, based on