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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June 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple’s Music apps category on its App Store is getting the full human-curation treatment in the UK – and across Europe too – bringing it into line with the US and Canadian App Stores. Apple’s...

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June 12th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Look at the two screenshots above. Both are for the Music category homepage in Apple's UK App Store: the left-hand one from last night, and the right-hand one from this morning. Notice a difference? Yes,...

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June 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apps promising free music downloads have been popular on Apple’s App Store for some time now, but reports yesterday suggested that the company is finally cracking down on the category. “A search...

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February 20th, 2014 by Music Ally

For a good chunk of this week, the most popular free iPhone app in the world has been Flying Cyrus

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