Last week saw the launch of Bop.fm, a music search engine that enables people to stream songs from Spotify, Rdio, YouTube and SoundCloud and share them with friends, whatever service they're using. The startup made more headlines yesterday with a new streaming partnership – Deezer – as well as a speech at the Le Web conference setting out its mission. The Deezer integration is relatively straightforward, bringing users of that service into the fold.
December 11th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
December 10th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
One of the trends we've been following this year is the growing debate within the music industry about "ad-sponsored piracy" – adverts for famous, well-respected brands...
October 23rd, 2013 by Music Ally
Jon Collins is a technology industry analyst, researching the impact of emerging technologies on business, society and culture. “There’s been a lot of recent talk...
December 4th, 2013 by Music Ally
This week's Music Ally podcast sees Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge dig into Spotify's slate of artist-focused announcements.