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! David Byrne's a luddite! Dave...

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April 1st, 2014 by Music Ally


Whether you are dreaming of a glittering career as a recording artist or you simply want to get your music in the public domain, Ditto Music can put you in charge of your own destiny. The huge influence...

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March 5th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Some great videos are made for £500 but it doesn’t mean all videos produced for £500 will be great. A great new director may have pulled out all the stops to make a showpiece music video on £500,...

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February 11th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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In the heated debate over streaming music’s sustainability, we seem to be gridlocked between claims of Spotify CEO Daniel Ek as the digital Messiah of the music industry, and artists’ outcry about...

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October 23rd, 2013 by Music Ally

Jon Collins is a technology industry analyst, researching the impact of emerging technologies on business, society and culture. “There’s been a lot of recent talk about how music, publishing,...

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July 29th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


Musician Damon Krukowski has already made waves with one Pitchfork op-ed on streaming music royalties. He returned to the debate on Friday with a thoughtful new piece subtitled 'How the music industry...

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July 16th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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It’s time to step back, cool down and think hard about the Artists v Spotify debate that has exploded this week. It’s too polarised: too ‘music v tech’ and ‘luddites v futurists’...

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June 25th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


A fun new front appears to have opened up in the streaming music wars: guerilla advertising. Take a look at the screenshot taken today by Music Ally's Eamonn Forde while using Deezer's web service....

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June 14th, 2013 by Music Ally


We don't like to criticise other music industry sites. Partly because we're British and polite, and partly because, well, thin ice etc. Our confident prediction in 2007 that Apple was preparing to launch...

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