March 5th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Last month, several independent labels voiced concerns at changes to Apple’s iTunes store, particularly a new ‘sales velocity’ algorithm being used to govern what appeared in the scrolling album carousels on iTunes. The concerns were about whether the change from purely-editorial picks would benefit major labels more than indies. Now Apple has responded – a sign that the company is sensitive to its reputation within the independent sector, as it prepares to relaunch Beats Music and make...

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Features

March 3rd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

“What most people don’t really understand is that all content creators – people who put things on the internet, and populate the shell of the web with awesome things...

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February 18th, 2015 by Music Ally

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So Zane Lowe has announced he’s leaving BBC Radio 1 to join Apple. If we were looking for a sign that the worlds of music streaming and broadcast radio are converging, then...

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Podcast

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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