Here’s all the music industry news you need to know today.

A crowdfunding campaign aims to raise £50,000 to the memory of Chris Bevington, the Spotify employee killed in Swedish terrorist attack – via JustGiving

Indie Labels Report Struggle With ‘Whack-A-Mole’ Digital Takedowns, 30% Have Given Up Trying – via Hypebot

MTV Reimagines “Fear Factor,” Ludacris To Host – via Hypebot

Kucka will be supporting Mura Masa on his North American tour – via Facebook

Many of Germany’s club venues are on an “extremely precarious” economic footing, a leading industry association has warned, squeezed by excessive taxation, restrictive licensing conditions and a lack of investment from local and federal authorities – via IQ

Google, Facebook, Netflix lobbyist tells the FCC not to destroy net neutrality – via The Verge

Official Spotify app coming to Apple Watch with help from third-party developer, Snowy – via AppleInsider

The House of Marley, named after Bob Marley, which offers a range of sustainable music devices, is launching a turntable. – via CNBC

Tina Arena will return to Sydney’s smoothfm 95.3, Melbourne’s smooth 95.1, and on smoothfm DAB+ from this Sunday to Sunday 7 May. – via B&T

J. Geils, longtime leader of The J. Geils Band, has died aged 71, possibly of natural causes. – via Billboard

Facebook‘s Sandberg says number of monthly advertisers tops 5 million – via Reuters

Reports that Coachella refused to book Kate Bush because Americans wouldn’t “understand” her, have been denied – via Guardian