Ever since Tidal’s relaunch event on 30 March, the streaming service has been battered by criticism of its service, its starry ownership and its claims to be more artist-friendly than rivals. Yesterday, Jay Z responded on Twitter with a “stream of consciousness” defending the company, kicking off by claiming it now has more than 770,000 subscribers – up from 500,000 at the end of 2014 under the company’s previous ownership. “The iTunes Store wasn’t built in a day. It took Spotify...
April 27th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
April 24th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
Personal radio service Pandora’s latest quarterly financial results tell a familiar story of revenue growth, but still no profitability. The company’s revenues were...
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...
February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally
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