Music Mag Clash Gets £230k Web Grant From Scottish Govt

Clash, a London- and Dundee-based music magazine, has received a £230,000 investment grant from the Scottish Government to accelerate its online offering. The outfit, which launched in bring in 2004, will plough a total £500,000 in to its eight-month-old website, which already gets 70,000 monthly uniques, adding 18 jobs for reviews, journalists, ticketing and multimedia, MusicWeek said.

MD John O’Rourke: “We now have the opportunity to develop the platform with more applications that will captivate our unique community of music tastemakers and help realise our global aspirations. Clash will continue to concentrate on quality in both our content and delivery, streaming many exclusives and adding new channels, all of which shall see the level of growth continue.”