Sony’s decision to can its Music Unlimited streaming service in favour of an exclusive deal with Spotify is a feather in the cap for the latter company, but their big challenge remains proving that games consoles can ever be a meaningful platform for streaming music. The deal will see Sony’s current Omnifone-powered service close on 29 March, with a new “PlayStation Music” brand launching in the spring in 41 countries with Spotify as its exclusive partner.
January 29th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
January 28th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
Even by its own standards, Apple’s latest quarterly financials are startling. In the final three months of 2014, the company generated $74.6bn of revenues and posted a profit...
November 14th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
There's an interesting interview with SoundCloud co-founder Eric Wahlforss in the Financial Times this week, which focuses mainly on the necessity (or otherwise) of major...
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