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April 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: the music business used to run on guesswork and now it's awash with intricate data. But are we now generating data for data's sake? Or is this actually helping in refining music marketing and getting...

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April 16th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature considers what digital music companies have to do in order to get match fit for a sale or an IPO. Pandora may be the only major music service to date to go the IPO route but rumours are...

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April 9th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: If everyone has content on YouTube, how do you stand out? MCNs claim they have the answer to boosting views and driving a sharp uptick in revenue. Are they earning their keep with their immense expertise?...

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April 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally

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In our cover feature, we look at David Byrne's latest posting on the state of the streaming business from an artist's perspective and his vision for how things can and should be improved. Too often this...

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March 26th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: older consumers are sometimes sneeringly regarded as Luddites fearful of that new-fangled internet. However, devices like the iPad and Kindle are ensuring their content consumption is increasingly...

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March 19th, 2014 by Music Ally

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In our cover feature, we pick through the IFPI recorded music numbers for 2013. After the excitement of, albeit minuscule, growth in 2012 (after over 12 years of steady decline), the global business took...

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March 12th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Beats just bought Topspin – a D2C solution that was already integrated into both Beats Music and its rival Spotify. This allows artists to turn their streaming music profiles into merchandise shop windows....

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March 5th, 2014 by Music Ally

In our cover feature, Ed Peto of Outdustry gives us the inside track on digital music's development in China. Huge changes are afoot in terms of how Chinese consumers will not only access music but also...

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February 26th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: Those aged 11-14 are perhaps the most misunderstood of all audiences for music. Some presume these digital natives have scrapped old media completely, turned their noses up at the social giants like...

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