Fatboy Slim’s ‘Weapon of Choice’ video has been remastered.
It's been two decades since much-loved DJ/producer Fatboy Slim and Bootsy Collins released 'Weapon of Choice'. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, the original video, directed by Beastie Boys collaborator Spike Jonze, has been uploaded to YouTube in 4K.
Google has launched a new virtual exhibition called Music, Makers and Machines. The virtual exhibition sees Google and YouTube team up with key labels, foundations, clubs and events like XL Recordings, Kompakt, Bob Moog Foundation, Swiss Museum for Electronic Music Instruments, ADE, Barbican Centre, Black Cultural Archives, Sydney Opera House and many more to offer videos, interactive explainers, demos of synths, photo archives and historical records.
A Daft Punk live show has been recreated in VR.
Uploaded to YouTube yesterday (22nd), shortly after French duo Daft Punk, made up of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, announced they would be splitting after 28 years, Daft Punk's Alive live show from 2007 is now available to experience in Virtual Reality.
Alison Wonderland has shared a new, live mash-up tutorial as part of her ‘How To DJ For Beginners’ YouTube series.
90% of streams go to the top 1% of artists, according to research conducted by analytics company Alpha Data.
As reported by Rolling Stone, 1.6million artists released music to streaming services in the past year, but nine in ten tracks played were made by just 16,000 top tier artists. Almost half of all artists on streaming platforms received less than 100 plays.
YouTube are the latest corporation to make a pledge towards supporting the black community on their platform.
The video sharing and streaming website, founded in 2005 and now estimated to be worth over $20 billion, has established a $100 million fund to assist them in their committment "to doing better as a platform to center and amplify Black voices and perspectives."
Universal Music Group is remastering classic music videos for songs like Beastie Boys’ ‘Sabotage’, Janet Jackson’s ‘When I Think Of You’, and Boys II Men’s ‘End Of The Road’ as part of a project between it and YouTube.
Nearly 100 blurry videos have already received an HD overhaul, with artists including Lady Gaga, Tom Petty, Boyz II Men, the Killers, Lionel Richie, Kiss, and the Spice Girls.
Vinyl makes more revenue for the British music industry than YouTube, according to a new report by the Entertainment Retailer's Association (ERA).
Income from the streaming platform and other video sites such as Facebook did rise in 2018, but only offered £29.7million despite YouTube alone accounting for a staggering 30billion plays in the year.
YouTube has officially launched its new YouTube Music and YouTube Premium streaming services.