Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe venue has been renamed Avicii Arena in honour of the late-Swedish electronic music star, real name Tim Bergling.
The decision has been brought about through collaboration between the Tim Bergling Foundation, ASM Global's Stockholm Live, Trygg-Hansa and Bauhaus, and will see the space used as a 'global hub for sharing ideas on young people's mental health'. To mark the occasion, The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra has recorded a new version of the artist's track, 'For A Better Day'.
UK mental health charity Mind has shared a number of resources focused on the electronic music industry.
Partnering with Ninja Tune, booking agencies POLY and Paradigm, and promoter Percolate, and marking Mental Health Awareness Week (which is running from May 10th-17th), the mental health resources are designed to provide information and support to those working across the electronic music industry, with specific guides for managers, employees and freelancers in the sector.
Luke Sandler will release his new EP, ‘We Go From Here’, on 21st May.
The London DJ and producer, who works full-time as a doctor for the NHS, will release the five track EP via his Mind Of Ours imprint on 21st May. Sandler co-founded Mind of Ours this year, a multi-disciplinary label and party collective who will donate all proceeds from their events to the mental health charity Mind.
One Industry One Voice (OIOV), the umbrella body of UK events associations and businesses, has shared a list of mental health resources on offer to help music industry workers hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
A fundraiser has been launched for the family of late Birmingham party promoter, Josh Wilson.
Wilson, who founded the popular Foliée party series in 2016, tragically took his own life last week.
A new book about mental health in the music industry is set to be published.
Titled Can Music Make You Sick?: Measuring the Price of Musical Ambition, the book will take the reader through detailed studies of recording and performing artists in the British music industry, understanding why making a career from music can often be detrimental to mental health.
Making music is good for your mental health, a new study has found.
In a study commissioned by streaming giant Spotify for Niall Breslin's Where Is My Mind? podcast, research showed that making music positively impacts mental health with relaxation and happiness, noted as the most commonly felt emotions when playing.
The study revealed that 89% of UK adults who regularly play an instrument feel the positive effects on their mental health, and when playing their instrument of choice, 56% of adults felt relaxed, 48% felt satisfaction, and 43% felt peaceful.
An Avicii Experience museum is set to open in Stockholm next year.
Opening as a tribute to the late EDM artist, real name Tim Bergling, the Avicii Experience museum present exhibits documenting Bergling's rise from a bedroom producer to one of electronic music's biggest stars.
Avicii’s father, Klas Bergling, has opened up about the work being done by the Tim Bergling Foundation in the area of suicide prevention.
In a new interview with Billboard, Bergling spoke about the organizations he and his wife Anki Lidèn have been working with through the foundation, which they started in March 2019. The Tim Bergling Foundation was named after their son, the late EDM star Avicii, who died by suicide in April 2018.