December 19th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Ever since Spotify did a deal with Songkick to promote ticket sales within its service, we’ve wondered how big those sales are – and that’s a question that extended to merchandise sales too when the company introduced those, initially with Topspin and then with BandPage. Well, no answers just yet, but BandPage has been giving a few numbers around that side of its business. For example? It’s now distributing more than 3m individual items of merch for artists through partnerships with Spotify...

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December 18th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

MixRadio started life as Nokia's free streaming music service, preloaded on its Lumia range of Windows Phone smartphones. After Microsoft bought it as part of Nokia's devices...

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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...

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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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