July 29th, 2015 by Eamonn Forde

A new industry maxim should be to judge a streaming service by how much traction it is getting among playlisters. Recently Kieron Donoghue (VP of playlists strategy and curation at Warner Music) tweeted that he was building some Apple Music playlists. Chris Price (@chrispricey) asked him which playlist brand this was for and he revealed that it was for Topsify. A little bit of digging around on Apple Music reveals that at all three of the major labels’ playlisting brands – Topsify (Warner), Filtr...

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Features

July 29th, 2015 by Eamonn Forde

Frances Moore, the chief executive of the IFPI, has posted a blog about artist payments from streaming services. She opens by saying that artists are right when they claim...

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July 22nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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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...

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Podcast

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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