Hans Zimmer Searches for Composers on SoundCloud

Posted on February 10th, 2014 by in Competitions

Academy Award® winning, world renowned composer Hans Zimmer is looking for the next composer on SoundCloud to mentor and join the Bleeding Fingers Custom Music Shop, a joint venture between Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control Productions, Extreme Music and Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Bleeding Fingers has been responsible for creating scores for such shows as Survivor XVIII, […]


Guest Post: Six Tips for Achieving a Successful Recording

Posted on February 10th, 2014 by in Advice & Tips

When we hear about recording studio, then the very first thing which comes to our mind is “expensive high tech gadgets”, which only professional technicians use to produce interesting and attractive music. Recording studios are usually built and designed generally around acoustic values which are required to achieve studio’s recording needs. If it is your […]


Guest Post: How to Find the Hottest New Music for Your DJ Sets

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by in Advice & Tips

Being a DJ can be a rewarding job, but it can also be tough. You need to be at the top of your game at all times, and it can be hard to find fresh music to include when you’re playing to the crowds. With the right tools in your kit though, it needn’t be […]


SoundCloud Launches New ‘Visual’ Player

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by in Music Technology

SoundCloud has launched a new ‘visual player’ which adds bigger photos to embedded tracks. They have also upgraded the playing experience by including continuous listening in the visual player. Related tracks are showcased during pause and after finishing playback so you can explore even more music & audio straight from the visual player, wherever you […]


One Direction Top the List of the Most Successful Recording Artists in 2013

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by in Music Industry News

CMU have reported that One Direction were the most successful recording artists in the world last year – this confirmed by the International Federation Of The Phonographic Industry, who take into account every physical sale, download and stream to calculate the success of musical artists across the globe. The list of the ten biggest recording […]


The UK’s BRIT Awards to be Live-Streamed Worldwide on YouTube

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by in Music Industry News

The UK’s biggest music awards ceremony, the BRIT Awards, which takes place in London on February 19, will be live-streamed worldwide on YouTube for the first time ever. Now viewers in the USA and across the world will be able to watch special performances from the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Bastille, Rudimental, Ellie Goulding, a collaboration between chart-toppers […]


Trent Reznor Says “F*** You” To The Grammys

Posted on January 28th, 2014 by in Music News

The Nine Inch Nails frontman voiced his resentment toward the awards show via Twitter.


US Music Industry Weekly Round-Up; January 24th, 2014

Posted on January 24th, 2014 by in Advice & Tips

Music Industry News & Views Elton John Calls Out Kremlin on Anti-LGBT Legislation >> Music Jobs Blog The Epic Justin Bieber Meltdown May Be the Most Worrisome One Yet>> The Daily Beast Billboard Hot 100 Charts – January 18th, 2014 >> Music Jobs Blog Read Neil Young’s Epic Speech from Grammy Honors Ceremony>> Rolling Stone […]


Elton John Calls Out Kremlin on Anti-LGBT Legislation

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by in Offbeat

In a recent open letter to Mother Russia, Sir Elton John, a man known for his activism as much as his flashy piano rock, articulated his condemnation of the nation’s recent anti-LGBT legislation.


Billboard Hot 100 Charts – January 18th, 2014

Posted on January 21st, 2014 by in Charts

The most popular songs in the USA of the last week. Ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen BDS, sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen BDS. Artist Track Change Weeks on Chart 1. Pitbull Timber +1 13 2. OneRepublic Counting […]