Is Spotify Bad For The Music Industry?

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks for Spotify, who have seen their music streaming service – and particularly its artist payment structure – come under intense scrutiny following Atoms For Peace’s decision to remove their songs from the service. Nigel Godrich, legendary Radiohead producer and Atoms For Peace member, started it all off by […]

Skrillex

The Best Ways To Listen To Live Music Online

The Internet has undoubtedly transformed the music industry and radically altered the way we consume music. From mp3’s and cloud storage to buying music streaming subscriptions, the way we interact with music has changed forever. While all that may be good for us ‘consumers’, it’s not been a barrel of laughs for industry types and […]

Hailee Steinfeld’s “Haiz” Will Be Out In A Day – Listen To A Sampler And Be Amazed

Anyone who ever doubted Hailee Steinfeld’s talent should immediately listen to the latest sampler that she released through YouTube. This sampler is from her upcoming debut EP “Haiz”. In fact, the EP is due for release tomorrow. All you have to do is to listen to these few seconds and you will know what you […]

Nicki Minaj performs three tracks on SNL

Nicki is all excited promoting her third album The PinkPrint although there are still two weeks to release dates. The album will be a surefire hit with all the publicity Nicki Minaj has been doing and especially with her SNL performances this week. She performed three songs from her upcoming album and divided them into […]

Yannis Philippakis

Yannis Philippakis slams Spotify for paying an ‘insulting pittance’ to artists

Foals front-man Yannis Philippakis has become the latest in a growing list of high profile musicians to criticise the business model of music streaming powerhouse Spotify. Talking to Channel 4 news ahead of tomorrow nights Mercury Prize ceremony – for which Foals’ Holy Fire is nominated – Philippakis slammed Spotify for what he described as […]