July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Jay-Z and Beyoncé will soon be setting out on their On The Run stadium tour, but first there’s an official trailer on YouTube. And it’s fair to say this sets a new standard in production values for...

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July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Fon’s Gramofon music streamer hit its Kickstarter target last week, but it’s not the only music hardware project currently drumming up pre-orders on crowdfunding sites. Two more to watch this week...

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July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple hasn’t acquired Beats Electronics and Beats Music yet, but there’s already a related lawsuit. Back in 2012, Beats bought streaming music service Mog to use as the base for what eventually became...

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July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Amazon reported its latest quarterly financials yesterday, with its revenues rising 23% year-on-year to $19.34bn in the second quarter of this year. However, the company also surprised analysts with a...

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July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Occasional rapper and full-time buffoon Coolio’s latest wheeze is a partnership with adult entertainment website PornHub, which is providing distribution for his latest song ‘Take It to the Hub’...

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July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Blur and Gorillaz star Damon Albarn’s first solo album, Everyday Robots, has been given a warm critical reception this year. Now it’s got a nifty web-app to help fans explore the album and related...

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July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google has sold “millions” of its Chromecast TV dongles since the device launched a year ago as an easy way to “cast” music and video to the nearest television. Google celebrated that one-year...

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July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Piracy on smartphones has been a growing headache for creative industries in recent years, but most of their focus has been on MP3 download apps on iOS and Android. Now, though, an old foe has reared its...

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July 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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The CD albums market is alive, kicking and... doing its best trout-pout pose into its smartphone's front-facing camera. At least, that's the message sent out by upcoming compilation Selfie The Album. NO,...

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