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May 20th, 2015 by Music Ally

Music Ally Sandbox 133 - Twitter Turned Up

Lead: Audio Cards push Twitter way beyond 140 characters and allow the platform to include actual songs. On the surface, this could be dismissed as a gimmick, but both mega-acts and emerging artists are...

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May 14th, 2015 by Music Ally

Music Ally Report 366

In our cover feature we look at Shazam as it marks a decade and a half in digital music. It has the scale but it is still struggling to turn a profit. For a while, as the download market it relied on for...

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May 6th, 2015 by Music Ally

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Lead: Periscope and Meerkat are the two hottest (i.e. most hyped) apps of the year so far. Only a handful of musicians have used them in their marketing thus far and the results have been, frankly, mixed....

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April 29th, 2015 by Music Ally

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In our cover feature we speak to those in music publishing about the issues that are getting them most excited this year as well as those that are causing them to grind their teeth. On the menu are developments...

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April 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally

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Lead: Prodigy, Skrillex, Steve Aoki and more are all piling onto Twitch, hailing it as an exciting new gaming platform that connects them to an otherwise-unreachable audience. They are also licensing music...

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April 15th, 2015 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature picks apart the IFPI’s numbers for digital music revenues globally in 2014. The headline is the milestone for digital which is finally delivering the same value to the record industry...

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April 8th, 2015 by Nikoo Sadr

Lead: Messaging apps are growing at a rate of knots but music has played a back seat role until recently. Major acts like Paul McCartney, Madonna and Taylor Swift are all turning to the likes of Line and...

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April 1st, 2015 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature looks at how the battle lines have been drawn up in regard to free, freemium and streaming. Universal, Sony and Ministry Of Sound have all recently – and very publicly – started to...

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March 25th, 2015 by leo@musically.com

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Lead: Artists often run multiple social media accounts as part of their marketing. But just how well are they using them? And are they tailoring content to the specifics of each platform? Or treating them...

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