Streaming Services VS The Songwriter: an exhausting, uphill battle

This week, songwriter big-guns including Nile Rodgers, Ross Golan, Greg Kurstin, Emily Warren and more signed an open letter to Spotify CEO Daniel Ek condemning the company’s decision to appeal the pay-out increase for songwriters.

US report finds that artists make a mere 12% of total music industry revenue

Tech companies and recording labels split the lions share of total income.

Here’s my updated Spotify playlist for your Running/Workout

In a bid to encourage myself to run more regularly (it’s been…

Prince’s back catalogue coming to Spotify this Sunday

By now, we can say with almost 100% certainty that there’s gonna…

Here’s an Electric Picnic Spotify playlist with a song from every artist playing

Before next week’s Electric Picnic mixtape arrives along with the stage times…

Here’s a Spotify playlist of every artist playing Knockanstockan Festival

Knockanstockan is this weekend and as they told me in the Irish…

Here’s a Spotify playlist of every artist playing Longitude Festival

Longitude Festival is fast approaching this weekend and for anyone heading or…

Dilla Love – A J Dilla sample & Influence Spotify playlist

I’ve spent the entire week walking up to the sound of a…

Here’s an Electric Picnic Spotify playlist with a song from every artist playing

Before next week’s preview posts, stage times and the now-annual Electric Picnic…

Sleep Thieves on their success with Spotify

This is a post written by Wayne Fahy of Sleep Thieves about…

Spotify playlist: Halloween rock

As featured in the Irish Independent’s Insider magazine, with bonus tracks on…

Longitude Festival 2014: 15 new bands you should see this weekend

Longitude Festival is fast approaching this weekend in Marlay Park and while…

The full list of Irish bands @ SXSW 2013 // Spotify playlist

Music From Ireland has announced the 17 Irish bands are heading to…

Twitter roundup

Despite what a short-sighted article in the Sunday Times over the weekend…