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March 4th, 2015 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature dissects just how well albums are doing on streaming; streaming services will argue they attract music aficionados who like to listen to full albums, but the streaming data tells another...

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February 25th, 2015 by Music Ally

Lead: Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Well, it’s a bit of both. Our cover feature looks at the second time round for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). Surfing in on a wave...

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February 18th, 2015 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature looks at the rise of K-pop and how it is changing South Korea's musical export potential as well as how music companies spot and develop new talent there. K-pop totally dominates music...

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February 11th, 2015 by Music Ally

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Lead: Bubbling under for years, the idea of fan patronage for artists has reached a fascinating point of maturity, with major label acts now looking (albeit tentatively) at what they can do here. “The...

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February 4th, 2015 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature explains why the subscription music streaming business is facing down a pricing crisis. Services have innovated in lots of areas – from audio quality to the UX/UI across different platforms....

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January 21st, 2015 by Music Ally

Our cover feature looks at the new ways in which lyrics are being used online – from the steady rise of Genius (formerly Rap Genius) and its new goal of annotating the entire web to Deezer’s partnership...

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January 7th, 2015 by Music Ally

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What with it being January and everything, our cover feature sets out the issues, themes and trends that will shape the digital music business in 2015 – from managers marching for transparency and services...

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December 10th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature gathers together the biggest stories of the year: from Taylor Swift not wanting her music to be free on Spotify to U2/iTunes struggling to, literally, give an album away – taking in,...

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November 26th, 2014 by Music Ally

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In our cover feature, we comb through Spotify’s latest financials (for 2013) and consider what it tells us about not just the state of the Swedish company but also the health of the streaming market...

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