February 18th, 2015 by Music Ally


So Zane Lowe has announced he’s leaving BBC Radio 1 to join Apple. If we were looking for a sign that the worlds of music streaming and broadcast radio are converging, then a move by iTunes to inject...

Continue reading »

February 10th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


By now, any student of Facebook’s evolution will know the key numbers governing its news feed curation: 1,500 and 300. The first number is how many stories the average user could see every day from...

Continue reading »

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 label licensing deals for the...

Continue reading »

October 20th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Have you read Dan Brooks’ opinion piece about streaming music in the New York Times yet? If not, you should: it’s already sparked plenty of chatter from music fans and digital music industry folk alike. It’s...

Continue reading »

September 23rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


“The album is dead! I am a young person, or a brand catering to the young people, and because the young people don’t care about albums, I can say with confidence that the album is dead!” “The...

Continue reading »

April 8th, 2014 by Music Ally


The Midem blog has an interesting post from Bas Kruijssen, the new media manager at Dutch dance label Black Hole Recordings.

Continue reading »

April 4th, 2014 by Music Ally


60% of older consumers are online but those that aren’t don’t feel they are missing out

Continue reading »

April 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally


Rdio CEO Anthony Bay's latest interview sees him defending the role streaming music is playing for artists.

Continue reading »

April 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally


Hyped at its launch in the UK as a new form of digital music service, BSkyB's Sky Songs shut down in 2010 as the broadcaster gave up on its ambitions to rival Spotify with a streaming-meets-downloads subscription...

Continue reading »