August 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Rdio has had a tight relationship with Shazam for some time now, but the streaming service isn’t putting all its eggs in one music-identification basket. Rdio announced an expansion of its partnership...

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August 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ll have to wait a while for news on how Apple plans to develop Beats Music as a service, but post-acquisition, the company is already ramping up promotion of its iOS app. 9 to 5 Mac noticed yesterday...

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August 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Rappers Drake and Lil Wayne have set off on a high-profile joint tour of the US this week, and we’re fascinated by the role its official app is playing in the concerts. Released for iPhone just in time...

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July 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The Levi’s Stadium is the home of the San Francisco 49ers American Football team, but its official iPhone app is – we think – well worth studying for a glimpse at how this kind of thing can work...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Back in 2012, EMI launched a Spotify app for veteran jazz label Blue Note Records (Bulletin, 13-Sep-12) before teaming up with music startup Groovebug for a subscription-based iPad app mining its back...

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July 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Mobile analytics firm App Annie has published its latest quarterly report into the mobile apps market, identifying strong growth in app downloads for Android through the Google Play store, but noting that...

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July 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Label Concord Music Group has been busy recently: it’s just re-released five albums from the Paul McCartney archives as iPad apps. Band on the Run, McCartney, McCartney II, RAM and Wings over America...

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July 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

“Some apps claim they have 20 million songs. We don’t. Instead we have a carefully curated collection that resides within our ‘Brain’, waiting eagerly to be suggested to you,”...

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June 28th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

British collecting society PRS for Music has released its first iPhone app: a free download from Apple’s App Store, although naturally it requires a registered account to be used by a songwriter....

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