DJ Nobu has appealed directly to the Japanese government for club and venue compensation amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Chiba-born techno DJ and producer, DJ Nobu, alongside several anonymous volunteers, have made an appeal regarding finanical compensation for clubs and venues impacted by the coronavirus in Japan.
Making the appeal to the Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga, the move follows a meeting between Nobu, the volunteers, and three Japanese Communist Party politicians: Akira Koike, Yoshiko Kira, and Manabu Terada.
Apple have made its flagship music-making product Logic Pro X free for 90 days. The move was made in light of the current global coronavirus pandemic, particularly for students who are being forced to work and study from home and might not have access to their university facilities. But anyone can take advantage of the offer – it's not been reduced on the UK App Store yet but keep your eyes on the Apple website for the announcement.
A Prince tribute concert recorded earlier this year is to be broadcast on US TV next month.
The event, titled Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince, took place two days after the Grammys awards ceremony in January, with headline performances from Foo Fighters, St. Beck, and Vincent.
Paul van Dyk has shared a new single.
‘First Contact’ is the second single to be shared from van Dyk's forthcoming album, 'Guiding Light', after the trance legend released 'Duality' last month, and features Kinetica.
Ferry Corsten has released a new album.
Trance legend Corsten has shared his new album, 'As Above So Below', following the ambient playlist and statement he shared with fans last week in the midst of the global outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The fifteen track album is comprised of ambient trance productions, including previously released single, 'Dark Water', and is available now to stream.
Elliot Adamson presents the ninth release on his IDEA imprint with a deeply personal two-track EP.
The Newcastle-based musician, who has recently served up remixes for the likes of Dido & R Plus, and Hifi Sean & Crystal Waters, is back with two original tracks on his own IDEA label.
Following the release of 'Another Chemical Love Story' on Valentine's Day last month, Adamson has readied the ninth release for his imprint, 'You'll Never Change/I'm Trying'.
Contrary to what might have been assumed, streaming numbers in the US are down amid widespread self-quarantining during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Figures are instead pointing to a radio boom, with Global, the company that owns Capital FM and talk station LBC, stating that online radio listening had risen by 15%.
"These figures indicate that the public are turning to radio in times of crisis," a spokeswoman for Global told the BBC.
Skepta, Chip and D-Block Europe's Young Adz have shared slick UK rap cut 'Waze'.
It's the first single from the trio's highly-anticipated joint album, 'Insomnia', due tomorrow (Friday 27th).
Self-employed workers can apply for a grant worth 80% of their average monthly earnings to help with the financial burden of coronavirus, the UK government has announced.
While the government had previously revealed a raft of financial measures to keep small businesses afloat, there had been nothing offered to the five million self-employed people in the UK.
Hyperdub's Kode9 has put out a new selection of previously unreleased tracks via Bandcamp.
Titled 'Unreleased for a Reason: Lost Dubs Vol.1 [2000-200?]', the new record collects eight previously-unheard tunes by the DJ/producer and is available to download as a digital album for £9.