Billboard CEO John Amato to be Replaced After "Internal Investigations"

Billboard has consistently delivered some the world’s best news, opinions, events, reviews, clips, and style since its launch in 1894. Today, the company is making headlines for another hot topic: they have booted CEO John Amato out the company. The drastic move is not likely shocking to most as he has become …

Major Labels Are Upset That Spotify Doesn’t Include Enough Of Their Songs In Their playlists

With the streaming revolution taking over the world and replacing downloads and even radio listeners, Spotify has quickly become one the most powerful platforms in the music industry. Its employee curated playlists can make artists massive globally overnight, keep legacy careers alive and well, or severely decrease an artist’s overall …

Melbourne’s Luboku shares soothing, emotionally driven new track

Singer/songwriter Luis Kennett, better known as Lukoku has unleashed a serene new single, None Of You. The Melbourne born artist masterfully intertwines his heartfelt vocals amidst an angelic instrumental foundation, all which coming together to create a truly mesmerising sonic experience for the listener and something that is as refreshing …

Polarizing EU Copyright Directive Fails On First Vote

Article 13 Voted Down In Plenary Vote, But Is This What’s Best For Everyone? The EU Parliament voted yesterday on the controversial “Copyright Directive,” including the “upload filter” Article 13. With 318 against and only 278 in favor, the directive was rejected. Following intense lobbying efforts by Google, reported at …

Gareth Emery Talks Blockchain, Laserface, and More on Reddit AMA

British Trance legend Gareth Emery has always been a revered figure in the electronic music industry. Apart from his obvious talent behind the decks, Emery stands out as being a down to earth and extremely relatable. AMAs are always an excellent opportunity for fans to stay up-to-date on their favorite …

That "Influencer Only" Mural In LA Is For A New Series With Dillon Francis

This week a viral tweet featuring an “influencer only” mural in Los Angeles popped up on our timelines. The tweet in question displayed a picturesque mural guarded by a private security guard that barred anyone without verified status or at least 20,000 followers from posing in front the “private mural.” …

Sounds of Detroit Splice Pack Features Samples from Artists on the Movement 2018 Lineup

Movement 2018 – Sounds Detroit Splice Sample Pack Through the use the iPhone voice memo app and pocket recorders, musical ideas and sounds can be captured instantaneously. Given the age technology today, anything that can make a sound can be used to create music. Wielded with field recorders and a …

How EU's Controversial Copyright Directive Could Ruin The Internet

Initial Vote Passed by Legislation, Will Still Need Approval From Parliament to Become a Copyright Law The Internet we all know and love may be coming to a censored end. Yesterday, the EU‘s legislative branch approved a proposed copyright law that, simply put, would screen all uploaded content to the Internet …

Client Liaison announce stacked lineup for Expo Liaison Festival

Fresh from deciding upon important political decisions in the doldrums Canberra’s Parliament House, Client Liaison have announced a killer lineup for their new cultural and music experience titled, Expo Liaison. The Client Liaison boys have enlisted a superstar cast Australian and International policymakers spearheaded by non other than ‘the voice’, John Farnham. …

Melbourne Police are looking for assault perpetrators from factory rave

Following the reported assaults at a Melbourne warehouse rave on the Queen’s birthday weekend, police are on the lookout for a couple perpetrators who tormented clubbers, stealing wallets, bags, mobile phones and passports from partygoers. The incident took place in the suburb Yarraville at approximately 2am on Sunday. The supposed …

StubHub Will Face Class-Action Lawsuit Over Hidden Fees

We’ve all had that moment when buying tickets where suddenly at checkout, those $30 tickets end up costing $50. Hidden fees right before checkout are unexpected but chances are, you’re still going to go through with your purchase. This past February, customer Susan Wang filed a class action lawsuit against …

YouTube's New Streaming Service, YouTube Music, Is Still Missing In Action

Are you wondering where YouTube’s premium music service, YouTube Music, has wandered f to? Same. Back in May, we explained what YouTube was planning to include in its new subscription service meant to launch in the near future. Now, it’s mid-June and their web page still says “coming soon”. YouTube stated …

There are ‘Snapchat’ pills in circulation and they’re no laughing matter

Police in the UK have issued a warning against a batch potentially harmful ‘Snapchat’ shaped pills, after two young women were hospitalised in West Yorkshire over the weekend. The small rectangular pills are said to bear the logo the infamous social media app, Snapchat. Alarmingly, those hospitalised where schoolchildren aged …

New Instagram Update Allows Friends To Steal The Stories They're Tagged In

Instagram has recently been undergoing a number new updates in an attempt to keep its high ranking as one the preferred social media application go-to’s. In its most recent update, they now allow a few interesting changes regarding its Instagram Stories and your friends. With the addition being able to …

Ticketfly Hacked, Scrambles To Protect Information

In an announcement just a few hours ago, ticketing agency Ticketfly stated that all operations have been temporarily shut down due to a large-scale information hack. While they are calling the event a “cyber incident,” all website and app functionality is at a halt. The ficial statement from their website …

YouTube Music & YouTube Premium are Released by Google

On May 16th, YouTube announced two major additions to their website that would make them enter the music streaming industry. Now, Google has finally launched Youtube Premium and Youtube Music. This move allows YouTube Music and YouTube Premium to bring Google into the music streaming industry and compete with Spotify, Amazon …