May 22nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


Two news stories that are seemingly unrelated this morning, but which show the potential for companies in the social apps world to extend their businesses into music. First: Japanese social network Line is testing a $2-a-month streaming music service in Thailand. Second: dating app Tinder is selling the latest album by dance artist Zedd at a discount.

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May 21st, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


In its short history, SoundCloud has become an important distribution channel and community for electronic-music artists in particular. Its moves towards making money and...

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March 31st, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


As things stand, there are three ways to make meaningful revenues from streaming music: First, be an artist popular enough to rack up tens of millions (or ideally hundreds...

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February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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This week saw Music Ally's Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge return to their microphone and cups of tea to talk digital music for our podcast

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