Music has been part of social app Snapchat’s move into professional video content, from WMG’s status as a launch partner for its Discover section to the series of independent artists who’ve been promoted by the company’s own Snap channel. Now, Discover is also competing directly with Spotify both for deals with shortform video providers, and for the eyeball-time of the people who both companies hope will watch that content. Snapchat is a new player in the music world, in short, so it’s...
May 27th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
May 22nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
Two news stories that are seemingly unrelated this morning, but which show the potential for companies in the social apps world to extend their businesses into music. First:...
March 31st, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
As things stand, there are three ways to make meaningful revenues from streaming music: First, be an artist popular enough to rack up tens of millions (or ideally hundreds...
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