August 29th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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The prospect of a transition from music ownership to music access has been floated for many years now, but now it's underway, there's a sense that its pace has managed to take many people in the industry by surprise. As usual, US market trends are a major factor in the debate, first with download sales figures for 2013, and this year with regular coverage of the declining albums market. Billboard had more data on that yesterday: last week's 3.97m US album sales total was the lowest since Nielsen...

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Features

August 29th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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The Kids are listening to music on YouTube! Okay, tell us something we don't know... But youth research firm Voxburner's survey of 913 16-24 year-old Brits this month does...

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July 15th, 2014 by Karim Fanous

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The removal of the star button in the recent Spotify redesign has had two very clear effects on me as a music consumer and regular Spotify user: 1) I listen to less music 2)...

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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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