UK-based Sonic Workshops is looking to change music education for the better

Although COVID-19 may have foiled our musical plans, there are still opportunities out there to continue learning within the industry and hone your skillset. One UK company is offering that opportunity at a seriously reasonable price. Sonic Workshops comprises a community of ambitious and innovative individuals with a desire to teach and encourage accountability, team-building…

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SoundCloud DJ gives DJs offline access to over 200 million tracks

In a bid to continue empowering DJ’s, music streaming service SoundCloud has unveiled its latest subscription plan, SoundCloud DJ. The new service comes two years after the announcement of Soundcloud’s first foray into DJ integration with SoundCloud Go+. Touted by the brand as “the next phase of SoundCloud’s DJ toolkit”, the plan offers offline access…

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Mixcloud premiering ticketed live streams with Flying Lotus and Roisin Murphy and more

Music-sharing platform Mixcloud has launched ticketed live streams, dubbed Tickets, with proceeds going to artists and right holders. The first artists to perform ticketed shows will be Flying Lotus, Lafawndah, Leon Vynehall and Roisin Murphy. Mixcloud has been pro-active during the pandemic, launching initiatives to support artists and swiftly unveiling Mixcloud LIVE. Primed for DJs,…

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Eddie Van Halen, guitar pioneer and icon, dies at 65

Edward Van Halen, guitar innovator and icon from the legendary rock band Van Halen, has died at the age of 65. News of his death was confirmed by his son, Wolfgang Van Halen, in a statement posted on Twitter on Tuesday (6 October). “I can’t believe I’m having to write this,” his statement read. “But…

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