October 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There’s a lot of buzz within digital music circles this week around a new iPad app called Auxy, which was released today. The buzz is justified: it’s an inventive and very fun take on electronic music-making...

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October 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’re not sure whether it was mischief or good luck that saw the WSJD conference feature back-to-back interviews with Universal Music boss Lucian Grainge and SoundCloud CEO Alexander Ljung yesterday....

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October 31st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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A survey commissioned by three Nordic collecting societies has yielded new data on the digital music space in Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden. It suggests that 78% of internet users in these countries...

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October 30th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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This Is My Jam started in 2012 as a project founded by former Last.fm colleagues Hannah Donovan and Matthew Ogle, incubated within music/tech startup The Echo Nest. A year later it span out as its own...

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October 30th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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App analytics firm App Annie has launched its first ever ‘Music Index’, which aggregates downloads and revenues data from Apple’s App Store and Android’s Google Play for music apps. The company’s...

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October 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

US industry body the RIAA has just filed its latest ‘rogue websites’ submission to the Office of the US Trade Representative, citing more than 50 piracy sites. It reserves some of its most stinging...

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October 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook reported its latest quarterly financials yesterday, showing impressive growth in revenues and net profits. But the company still saw its share price slide 9% on investor fears of slowing user...

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October 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Topspin co-founder Shamal Ranasinghe has returned with a new service: Fluence, which we’ve already seen described as Topspin-meets-LinkedIn. The company puts it another way: “a simple utility to directly...

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October 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Streaming service Grooveshark remains a villain for many music rightsholders, with a recent high-profile court ruling having gone their way in declaring the site to have wilfully infringed copyrights....

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