Audius – the decentralised music streaming dapp

Audius is a music streaming and sharing platform, based on blockchain technology. Toting itself as the streaming service for the artists, as it preports to have a more efficient earnings model (yet to be implemented), it incorporates a new audio distribution service, via “content” and “discovery” nodes that are currently based on Ethereum. As with … Read more

Spotify AI patent to combat musical plagiarism

After reading a quick headline regarding Spotify’s application for the patent of a technology to help protect songwriters’ works, we decided to research the news further. Initially intrigued, and happy that songwriters’ fruits of labour would be protected, the story started to unravel. All this is unofficial, as there is no specific announcement from Spotify, … Read more

Disclosure Grammy Awards and Twitch Competitions

The incredibly talented and dedicated Guy and Howard are still doing the Disclosure Twitch Competition, and it gets stronger every week, with fantastic prizes from Arturia and Serato.Guy and Howard (who are up for two 2021 Grammy nominations) judge the entries at www.twitch.tv/disclosuremusic. List of Disclosure Twitch Competition Top 5 winners is here and also … Read more

Jon Hopkins: Quiet – Spotify Playlist

Jon Hopkins – The classically trained musician provides us with a playlist, best described by himself: “I started building this playlist a few years ago just for myself and friends, as a way of collecting and sharing ambient music I loved. I’ve been using it for meditations and psychedelic journeys for ages. With everything that … Read more