July 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Brian Eno and Karl Hyde have a new album out, ‘Someday World’. But there’s also a companion app fresh out from label Warp Records, which uses augmented reality (AR) technology to innovative...

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July 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube continues to work on new features for its individual creators. The company published a video on its YouTube Creators channel yesterday called YouTube Creator Preview promising to “give you...

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July 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Who wants an Instagram-of-music, really? We’ve seen umpteen startups come and go with the idea of sharing photos with music attached, and none have really caught fire – SoundTracking has probably...

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July 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube’s Content ID system for identifying licensed music and enabling rightsholders to file takedowns, take over the advertising or leave it be has been in place for a long time. Now video service...

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July 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

You’ll have hopefully seen our alert yesterday about Spotify’s latest milestones: 10m paying subscribers and 40m active users. CEO Daniel Ek gave a sprinkling of interviews alongside the announcement,...

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July 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) has filed copyright infringement lawsuits against two big lyrics websites, SeekLyrics and LyricsTime. It’s the latest step in the body’s...

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July 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

UBC Media’s merger with digital music company 7digital has been rumbling along for months, but yesterday the radio firm confirmed its final plans. UBC will pay £16.5m for 7digital in a reverse takeover,...

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July 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The latest photo and video library to expand into music licensing is Shutterstock, which took the wrappers off its new music business yesterday. The company is offering 60,000 licensed clips from partner...

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July 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There’s nothing like a reported $3.2bn acquisition to drum up a lawsuit. Or two. Fresh from learning that Mog founder David Hyman is suing Beats for $20m, now another face from the company’s...

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