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Vice’s electronic music website, Thump, is dead [BREAKING]

Vice shuts down Thump, its well-respected sub-website dedicated toward electronic music.

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Hip hop is now the most popular genre of music in the U.S.

Surpassing rock as the most listened to genre of music in the nation, hip hop’s hold on U.S. listeners is evidenced in Neilson Music’s latest report.

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Justin Bieber beats his own streaming record as ‘Despacito’ becomes the most streamed song of all time

‘Despacito’ is now the most streamed track of all time, having hit 4.6 billion streams yesterday. Justin Bieber’s remix of Daddy Yankee and and Luis Fonsi’s track was released in January and has been labeled as 2017’s ‘Summer Anthem’ by many. ‘Despacito’

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Tensions rise between Spotify and music publishers

The National Music Publishers Association is putting pressure on Spotify to shell out money and equity to music publishers for allegedly unpaid royalties.

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Ibiza tourism head seeks alcohol ban on flights to island

As Ibiza maintains its reputation as a popular international party destination, Ibiza tourism head looks to ban sale of alcohol to travelers.

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Proximity has evolved from YouTube channel to label partner with Geffen Records, stream their first single

A newly inked deal means Proximity will now head up its own imprint under Geffen Records. Get the scoop on the deal and stream their debut single, here.

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The world’s first holographic smartphone has arrived

A new offering from digital camera maker RED will be the world’s first holographic cellphone.

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Stream-ripping arises as “most aggressive” type of music piracy

“Stream-ripping” is the most virulent form of musical piracy in the world today.

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Spotify financials leaked, show losses widening ahead of Stock Market listing

Spotify’s 2016 numbers have been leaked, and if they are accurate, they do not look good ahead of Spotify’s stock market listing at the end of this year or early next. Subscription tech business The Information was the source of Spotify’s

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Spotify valued at $13 Billion ahead of stock market listing

Spotify will be the first major company to directly list itself on the NYSE, which could impact the way companies take themselves public moving forward.

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Bose is facing a class action lawsuit for illegally collecting user data

Headphone manufacturer Bose has found itself in a major legal tangle for allegations of illegally collecting data from its users.

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Behringer makes electronic production more accessible with $49 synth

Behringer is gearing up to introduce a brand new line of synths, whose most affordable instrument will be priced at $49.

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Facebook is attempting to enter the music industry

Facebook reportedly wants to enter the music industry as an alternative to YouTube. What implications would this move have on the vast field?

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Spotify launches weather inspired site with the help of AccuWeather

There’s a unique feeling when music fits what’s going on outside. The macabre sound of Nicolas Jaar is an apt choice on a rainy, bleak walk to work in the morning. The electrifying sound of Daft Punk gives a sunny, spring time

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Trilantic Capital Partners acquire Pacha for €350 million

Trilantic Capital Partners have finalized their purchase of Pacha Group and all its activities for €350 million.

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Eventbrite makes major moves in European market with Ticketscript acquisition

Eventbrite purchases Ticketscript to become one of the largest live music platforms in Europe.

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Sprint has reportedly spent $200 million to buy one-third of Tidal

Global wireless provider Sprint purchases 33% of Tidal, Jay-Z’s music streaming service, for an alleged $200 million.

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Final sentence in Los Angeles Coliseum corruption lawsuit handed down

The final major player in the years-long lawsuit involving the executives of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has been sentenced.

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Apple Music looks to expand into original video content in late 2017

Original video content may be coming to Apple Music later this year, according to Jimmy Iovine.

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Major Lazer to partner with Bacardi

Major Lazer and Bacardi have entered into an extensive partnership which will see heavy engagement between the two entities throughout 2017.

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