News Round-Up: 23/2/18

A scammer makes millions from Spotify. Jazz infiltrates club culture. Cakewalk Sonar saved.

Cashback. An anonymous Bulgarian has legally rinsed Spotify for millions of dollars of payouts. Read how here.

Jazz. Nice. “In the same way that Odd Future injected DIY spirit into hip-hop, these artists are doing it all themselves…” Gilles Peterson writes in the Guardian about how jazz music is infiltrating club culture, here.

Tons of bottle. Glastonbury could ban plastic bottles when the festival returns next year. Over a million are thought to be taken onto site each year. More here.

New signings. Rinse FM have announced more than 30 new resident hosts including Dana Ruh, Lady Leshurr, Jane Fitz, Umfang, Nicky Siano and more. Full details here.

Tasty. After previously announcing it would cease all development on Cakewalk, struggling musical instrument giants Gibson have now sold the “complete IP of Cakewalk Inc” to BandLab, saving the company’s Sonar DAW. Find out more here.

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