One eskimO Giveaway: Win A Blue Mic Drum Kit!

A UK indie rock band One eskimO and Blue Microphone, in conjunction with Dotted Music and Ultimate Guitar give you a unique chance to win a fantastic Drum Kit from Blue Mic.

Apple’s New Social Network Ping Hits A Few Bumps In The Road

Last week Apple released its latest iTunes update to 10.0 – along with a brand new social network entirely for music. The network, called Ping, is the latest of web 2.0 social networks to hit the world wide web.

Tunited: The Musicians’ Community Now In Open Beta

Last month, Midge Ure released his musician-based community project to the internet., a haven for independent musicians looking to get their music out to new audiences, is a new website filled with great music in the spirit of Purevolume’s music sharing.

SoundCloud Reveals Creative Commons Integration

This week SoundCloud introduced a deeper integration with Creative Commons, making the existing pool of the service’s thousands of CC samples, loops and music tracks more easy to find, remix and re-use.

In Defence Of Vinyl Giveaway: Win 1,2,3’s Colored ‘Confetti’ 7 Inch!

It’s been a while since our last In Defence Of Vinyl giveaway, but here we go again – today you’ve got a chance to win a limited edition colored vinyl of 1,2,3’s debut single, “Confetti”! Only 500 copies have been pressed, so this is pretty hot.

Four Year Strong Tell Fans To ‘Go FYS Yourself’ With A Photo Game

Four Year Strong have launched, an interactive picture website application that allows users to customize uploaded/webcam photos with 100+ unique details.