April 17th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Apple will be unveiling its next-generation iOS software in June at its WWDC conference for developers, and it seems music identification may be on the agenda for iOS 8. Bloomberg reported yesterday that Apple is working with Shazam on baking its technology into the new software, including integrating it with voice-control system Siri. "An iPhone user will be able to say something like 'what song is playing' to find out the tune’s details," as one of Bloomberg's sources puts it. Naturally, nobody's...

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April 16th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Neil Young's Pono Music Kickstarter has reached the end of its run on the crowdfunding site, raising $6.2m from 18,220 backers. "On behalf of Pono, we thank you for helping...

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April 1st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


The 'artists and streaming' debate – or as it often boils down, 'artists v Spotify' – is frustratingly polarised. Thom Yorke's an idiot! Daniel Ek is a tech bogeyman!...

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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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