April 23rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Apps are interesting for the music industry beyond the growth of specific 'music' apps. All genres of apps, including games and social networking, are competing with music for attention and disposable income. That's why we tend to dive on research into wider app habits from companies like Flurry, Distimo and App Annie, which have built their analytics businesses by regularly sharing insights into what people are doing with their smartphones and tablets. Flurry released its latest piece of research...

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April 22nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Universal Music has a brand new music app out for iPhone and Android – the latest release under its U-Apps brand. The app is David Lloyd Playlist, which appears to be a...

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April 1st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


The 'artists and streaming' debate – or as it often boils down, 'artists v Spotify' – is frustratingly polarised. Thom Yorke's an idiot! Daniel Ek is a tech bogeyman!...

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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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