October 1st, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


Have you heard that filthy new catstep track? What are your views on cutting-edge crustpunk? Are you a deep discofox fan, a lowercase aficionado, or a skwee enthusiast. WHITHER MEDIEVAL ROCK? These are all real musical genres. At least, streaming service Spotify claims they are. They're among the genres featured in its Insights team's latest blog post: 50 Genres with the Strangest Names on Spotify, culled from its data.

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October 2nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


Crowdfunding service Patreon has reported a significant security breach that included personal information on some of its users. The breach happened on 28 September via a...

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September 14th, 2015 by Music Ally


The topic of “playola” – labels paying independent curators of playlists on music-streaming services to include their tracks – has received much coverage in the music...

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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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