3 things SoundCloud should do to stay afloat

3 things SoundCloud should do to stay afloat

No Comments 17 August 2017

SoundCloud gave music fans quite a scare last month when it laid off nearly half of its staff – people thought the indie music platform was going to go belly up in a matter of weeks. Luckily, it got a new lease of life last week when it scored a $170 million investment that should help keep the lights on for a good while.

The deal also mandated that CEO Alexander Ljung would be replaced by Vimeo exec Kerry Trainor; Ljung will stay on as chairman of the board, and Trainor will be joined by Vimeo’s Michael Weissman in the COO position.

Hopefully, that’ll make for some healthy changes in the way SoundCloud operates. But beyond just reshuffling upper management, there are a few things the company can do to stay alive, now that it’s starting a new chapter with a leaner team.

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Triple J’s ‘Like A Version’ Compilation Gets U.S. Release With Covers by Tame Impala, Flume & More

Triple J’s ‘Like A Version’ Compilation Gets U.S. Release With Covers by Tame Impala, Flume & More

No Comments 17 August 2017

The Aussies are coming with a new twist to your favorite songs.

The Triple J radio network’s popular Like A Version compilation series, which features high-profile acts performing songs by other famous artists who’ve inspired them, will get a U.S. release for the first time.

Like A Version will launch Sept. 29 in North America via Metropolitan Groove Merchants, through the company’s creative relationship with Australia’s ABC Music. The initial release is a 21-song “best of” set featuring covers cut by Tame Impala (reworking Kylie Minogue), Flume (Ghost Town DJs), Chvrches (Arctic Monkeys), Mark Ronson (Queens of the Stone Age) and Mumford & Sons (White Lies). And there’s more in the pipeline.

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420 Music & Arts Festival 2018 Submission Deadline

420 Music & Arts Festival 2018 Submission Deadline

No Comments 12 August 2017

Big Rock Brewery & METALHEADS UNITED are proud to announce they will be presenting a 2018 edition of the 420 Music & Arts Festival in Calgary, AB, Canada after a successful inaugural expo and concert series this past April.

Submissions for bands to perform at the 2018 420 Music & Arts Festival on April 19th, 20th and 21st are now open as of June 1, 2017 and will close on August 31, 2017.  This year’s festival will also be expanding its line up from stoner rock/stoner metal, doom, psychedelic and heavy blues to also include reggae, ska, blues, R&B and hip-hop.

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