November 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Spotify has published its consolidated financial results for 2013 – figures that cover its global business that year, rather than just the individual markets like the UK and France where its subsidiaries have published their own figures recently. The toplines: Spotify's revenues rose 73.6% to €746.9m in 2013, while its operating loss grew 16.4% to €93.1m. The company's "cost of revenues" – royalties and other distribution costs – were 82.5% of its turnover, down from 90.5% in 2012. Why...

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Features

November 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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We and the rest of the collective tech and music media have written acres about Taylor Swift’s Spotify dispute in recent weeks, but what about other artists who’ve been...

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Comment

November 14th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

Soundcloud

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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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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