Earlier this year, music industry analyst Mark Mulligan made waves with an SXSW presentation including a slide on how many inactive users Deezer and Spotify have. A subsequent blog post claiming that "streaming services as a whole have a problem with churn" sparked a Twitter debate between Mulligan and Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, who claimed his "logic is flawed".
May 21st, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
May 20th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
YouTube multi-channel networks (MCNs) come in many shapes and strategies when it comes to music. Some, like Maker Studios, see music as one of several "core verticals", while...
April 29th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
Strange though it may seem, given our youthful good looks, Music Ally's fortnightly digital music report was already 61 issues down when Apple launched its iTunes music store...
April 30th, 2013 by Music Ally
In this week's Music Ally podcast, Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge put the digital world to rights. Again.