Click to enlarge The eclectic instrumentation creates the unique sound which is loosely named, “World Music”. Jazz around the world, Putumayo album cover What is world music? According to Dictionary.com, it is “traditional music from the developing world.” In a much broader sense, it is any music incorporating different stylesRead More →

Children’s music artists are turning to new technologies to reach enthusiastic audiences during the pandemic. Life as we knew it changed forever in March 2020. For family music artists, musicians who create music for children, with every library and school closure came performance cancellations. . Within days, the schedules thatRead More →

In November, Spotify co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek revealed he was backing Helsing.ai, a European artificial intelligence company that develops technologies for the national security and defense sector, to the tune of 100 million euros ($113 million). This news has since sparked the ire of many social media users, includingRead More →

Blackpink made YouTube history by becoming the world’s most subscribed music artist. “Blackpink in your region”: Blackpink topped Justin Bieber’s YouTube subscribers by 66.4 million to become the first artist to reach 70 million subscribers on the social media platform, reported Soompi. According to YG Entertainment, the group hit thatRead More →

Minding Creative Minds is Ireland’s premier 24/7 wellness support program (32 counties and our Irish Overseas) for the entire Irish creative sector. Minding Creative Minds (MCM) completed its video awareness campaign with a third clip focused on musical artists, stage crews and live event employees in the creative sector. WithRead More →

“Don’t Say,” Kellian and Company’s latest recording celebrates the diversity of Hawaii’s music community, featuring artists of Hawaiian, Latin, African, Caucasian and Asian descent. The catchy and catchy dance song was written, produced and performed by Kailua-Kona songwriter and songwriter Dennis Lee Foster. “Don’t Say,” Kellian and Company’s latest recordingRead More →

Deeplomatic brings together 45 leading electronic music artists to raise awareness and raise funds for the fight against cancer Sandy Rivera, Yaya, The Cube Guys, Toni Varga, Denney, Cristian Varela, Simone Vitullo, Hito, Crazibiza and label manager Alex Ferrer, among other loyal artists, contribute to the charity album “Beat ItRead More →

Founder and Director of ZG Music Promotion, Zukisa Khwapuna. ZG Music Promotion Founder and Director, Zukisa Khwapuna, from Bheja to KwaBacha, is on a mission to nurture local and national artists by elevating their talents. Khwapuna said he realized that some artists don’t use their talent because they don’t knowRead More →

Perhaps it was inevitable that Spotify and Shopify – with their similar sounding nicknames – would eventually join forces. Spotify on Wednesday announced a new partnership with e-commerce provider Shopify to allow artists to list merchandise directly on their profiles on the audio streaming giant’s platform. Any artist around theRead More →

Perhaps it was inevitable that Spotify and Shopify – with their similar sounding nicknames – would eventually join forces. Spotify announced a new partnership with e-commerce provider Shopify on Wednesday to allow artists to list merchandise directly on their profiles on the audio streaming giant’s platform. Any artist around theRead More →

A year ago today, the world said goodbye to one of dubstep’s greatest thinkers. Cookie Monsta’s label Circus Records has shocked the dance music community at large with the tragic news of the 31-year-old producer’s sudden passing. Today, a year later, the scene continues to mourn the absence of theRead More →

Here’s why celebrities and music artists are betting big on NFTs? | Photo credit: iStock images A growing number of Indian artists and celebrities, including Bollywood personalities, are entering the non-fungible token (NFT) space to create, sell and secure their art. Most recently, superstar Amitabh Bachchan became one of theRead More →

The TuneGO launch page TuneGO Creators are flocking to the NFT market, and musicians are clearly no exception. While they share some industry attributes and considerations with the larger art community on the blockchain, they also have unique challenges and considerations – managing rights and royalties and dividing projects betweenRead More →

Three years ago, Spotify became a music distributor – announcing that it would allow independent artists to upload music directly to its service, without the need for a third-party aggregator. Next, Spotify acquired a minority stake in Distrokid (which it still owns), while also opening up its distribution function soRead More →

advertising Confirmation, the investment firm backed by Peter Thiel and Mark Cuban, on Thursday announced an investment in the Non-Fungible Token Project Catalog (NFT). The increase, which officially closed at the end of June, injects $ 2.2 million in new capital into the project. Other investors in the round includeRead More →

“I’ve been replaying this moment over and over again for months and it’s so much better than I could have imagined,” said singer-songwriter Lauv from the main stage of Lollapalooza. It was a sentiment heard over and over again at the 2021 Music Festival, the first large-scale event to returnRead More →

In addition to being the godmother of punk, Patti smith is also an acclaimed poet and award-winning author. So it’s no surprise that Smith is the singer with the largest vocabulary, according to a new study that ranks 200 different musical artists based on their song lyrics. Word.Tips, which conductedRead More →

Create a bigger stage for Pinoy music To say that Filipinos are talented musical artists is an understatement. Music is deeply a part of our culture, from native chants to our undeniable (and perhaps sometimes unbearable?) Love for karaoke and Birit Songs. Over the years, local singers and musicians haveRead More →

Singer-songwriter Tanya Maksood and writer-musician Scott Hutchison collaborate at Harwelden Mansion. Singer-songwriter Tanya Maksood and songwriter Scott Hutchison have a jam session while working on material at Harwelden Mansion. Writer-musician Scott Hutchison and singer-songwriter Tanya Maksood, featured at Harwelden Mansion, have collaborated on several albums. Singer-songwriter Tanya Maksood and writer-musicianRead More →

UMe Elvis Costello enlisted some of the world’s greatest artists in Latin music to create a Spanish language reimagining his second studio effort from 1978, This year’s model. The new album, titled Spanish model, will be released on September 10 and will include all of the songs from This year’sRead More →

NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess) – Two of Henry Paul’s southern rock projects, legendary band The Outlaws and hitmakers Blackhawk have signed exclusive booking agreements with United Talent Agency. UTA will represent both groups in all areas, including live concert bookings, literary deals, film and television. “We are delighted to be workingRead More →

Clockwise: The Nitty Gritty Band, Johnny Cash, Ricky Skaggs, The Carter Family, Roy Acuff and Emmylou Harris | Photo credits: discogs.com, esquire.com, howlmag.com, historyclick.com, pinterest.com, allposters.com Many of country music’s most notable artists have come together for a purpose. It’s to make an amazing recording of the timeless melody, “WillRead More →

VICTORIA, Texas – On Saturday, July 10, Aero Crafters, located at 309 E. Crestwood Drive in Victoria, Texas, will welcome two pioneer artists from Texas to their beer garden stage. Chart-topping country music sensation Bri Bagwell will headline, with Matt Moeller and The Night Sights opening the show. Aero CraftersRead More →

HANGZHOU, China, April 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – NetEase Cloud Music, a leading provider of interactive music streaming services in China, hosted the 3rd Independent Music Artist Ceremony at Hangzhou. The star-studded event, which was broadcast online at 23 april, brought together renowned artists like Jackson Wang, FloruitShow, C-BLOCK,Read More →

Rebecca Ferguson, a Liverpool-born X-Factor star, rocked the industry last week with her “enough is enough” statement. She wants MPs to investigate the welfare of musicians and push for regulation of the industry so that individuals can “never become so powerful that their actions go unpunished”. The singer wants managersRead More →

Electronic music artists from all walks of life are flocking to BitClout, a new social media platform rooted in the ever-evolving field of blockchain technology. For years, blockchain proponents have claimed that the technology has the ability to support decentralized social media networks. In this case, decentralized simply means thatRead More →

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can register here to receive it during the week. Streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music saved the music industry. They tear it up too. My colleague Ben Sisario says musicians complain about the streaming economy which can translate millionsRead More →