September 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Shazam has announced another music service integration for its mobile app, this time on Android. “You can now purchase tracks straight from Google Play and listen to full tracks with Google Play...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

As they announce a new album in November, singing people One Direction made the first track from it available online – but only for 24 hours. ‘Fireproof’ is offered on the band’s website for free...

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September 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Game-streaming service Twitch, which is being bought by Amazon for nearly $1bn, now has a peak-time audience that rivals the average prime-time audience of some famous cable networks in the US. At least,...

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August 26th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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The dictionary definition of "gazump" is "to make a higher offer for a house than someone whose offer has already been accepted by the seller, and thus succeed in acquiring the property". Strictly speaking,...

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August 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

EDM star Rustie has a new album on the way, and he’s promoting it via an online game which sees fans exploring a blocky landscape of trees, grass and mysterious structures. Sounds familiar? Well, yes:...

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August 11th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Amazon's war of words with book publisher Hachette has stepped up a notch in recent days, with an open letter signed by authors provoking further communications from both companies. It's safe to say neither...

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August 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Online music analytics company Next Big Sound is expanding its focus to the written word with the creation of Next Big Book. It has also partnered with book publisher Macmillan, something that has been...

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August 5th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Given he is the most sampled artist of all time, it is only fitting that a new documentary on James Brown, Get On Up, is being linked in with WhoSampled as part of its digital marketing. WhoSampled estimates...

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July 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Amazon’s dispute with book publisher Hachette has been rumbling for a couple of months now, with the latter complaining that Amazon has axed pre-orders and discounts for its catalogue as a bullyboy tactic...

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