PRS for Music has announced an Emergency Relief Fund for artists to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Money will be available for all members of PRS worldwide providing they have been part of the organisation for at least two years, and earned over £500 in that time. Grants will be allocated on an individual basis, with a maximum value of £1000. Applications open at 9AM on Thursday 26th March.
The Glastonbury Experience is set to air on BBC when the world-famous UK festival was originally set to take place, on the weekend of 24th - 28th June.
Organisers recently announced the event would no longer go ahead due to the coronavirus pandemic, a particularly painful decision considering this year marks its 50th anniversary. Tickets will be valid for next year.
Run the Jewels have shared a new single, ‘Ooh La La’, taken from their forthcoming album, 'Run The Jewels 4'.
DJ Premier, one half of legendary hip hop outfit Gang Starr, makes an appearance alongside Greg Nice of Nice & Smooth. The Gang Starr track, 'DWYCK', is used as a sample in the cut.
Burning Man 2020 is to "proceed with caution" in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Nevada festival, which effectively sees a small town built in the middle of the desert, issued a statement confirming the news, with dates still set for Sunday 30th August - Monday 7th September. The announcement comes with a sensible warning, though, explaining that the situation will be subject to ongoing monitoring.
B1980 will release a new EP later this month.
Bert Libeert, AKA B1980, is one-half of Belgian rock band Goose, and also a live techno artist who uses just two synths and a drum machine to create refined, otherworldly electronics.
His first release of 2020, B1980's new EP will land via French label Zone Records, and sees the artist join the likes of Arnaud Rebotini, Gesaffelstein, and Maelstrom on the imprint.
Black N Mild, a mainstay of New Orleans bounce community and longtime DJ, has passed away at age 44. The exact cause hasn’t been reported, but the DJ and radio personality, born Oliver Stokes Jr., had recently tested positive for the virus responsible for COVID-19 and had spoken of a high fever and pneumonia-like symptoms.
Glastonbury Festival has donated hand sanitiser, masks and gloves to emergency services.
The 50th anniversary edition of the festival, which was due to take place from the 24th - 28th June this year, was cancelled earlier this month amid the ongoing coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic.
Gorillaz have promised that their Song Machine project will continue through "the storm".
Tomorrowland is asking fans to share messages with each other as part of the daily One World Radio broadcasts.
One World Radio, the 24HR radio station from Tomorrowland, is asking fans to send in voice notes via Whatsapp and email to the station, in a bid to spread positivity throughout the people of Tomorrowland.
DAF's Gabriel Delgado-López, better known simply as Gabi Delgado, has passed away at age 61. The news was announced by his DAF partner Robert Görl, who had worked with Delgado on and off for over four decades.