Jay-Z’s 100th problem is that he’ll be choking on his cornflakes this morning reading Billboard’s latest (anonymous) survey of music-industry executives. Asked “how long do you give Tidal?” 71% said the streaming service will be gone within a year, while another 17% said it has between one and two years. Only 12% thought “Tidal is not going away”, although those who disagreed didn’t get to specify whether they think the service will shut down or get acquired. It’s the latest...
August 27th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
August 26th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
In 2015, a new breed of startups are exploring mobile apps for creators, be they musicians or the emerging wave of digital stars from services like YouTube and Vine. Victorious...
July 22nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
This week, Spotify rolled out a long-awaited new feature: its Discover Weekly playlists. These gems of exploration are now nicely slotted into every user’s library on the...
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