June 17th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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We've seen indie label bodies A2IM and AIM speak out against Apple Music's licensing policies, but now Beggars Group has added its voice to the rising groundswell of complaints about the new streaming...

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June 17th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Is Apple Music really going to launch on 30 June with many prominent indie labels missing? The prospect is looking ever closer, with British indie body AIM yesterday warning its members off the deal currently...

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June 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

2015 is a very interesting year in the world of news publishing, as tech giants Apple, Facebook and Google up their efforts to become distribution partners, while publishers try to maintain control of...

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June 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Mobile industry analyst Benedict Evans has been looking at the latest stats published by Google and Apple about their respective app stores: Google’s latest stat of $7bn of developer payouts and 50bn...

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June 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Last week, Apple was under fire for a leaked contract that seemed to suggest it would be paying just 58% of its Apple Music revenues out as royalties. Did the media forget about publishing royalties? It...

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June 15th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Oh, we prefer Loren Kramar’s early stuff, before he shot to fame by being used as an example in an Apple keynote… Oh, wait, there was NO earlier stuff than that: the singer/songwriter hadn’t actually...

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June 15th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Recently, we suggested Sonos as one of 10 companies that Apple could potentially buy to further its digital music ambitions. Now, it’s emerged that the company has already nixed plans by its Beats subsidiary...

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June 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Now this is intriguing. Amid all the hoo-hah this week about the launch of Apple Music and Beats 1, New Slang Media has posted an interesting blog that posits the theory that Beats 1 has the potential...

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June 10th, 2015 by Eamonn Forde

After the razzamatazz and careful stage management (except the Eddy Cue karaoke montage bit) of Apple’s announcement on Monday comes the recrimination. The company is now under investigation by the attorneys...

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