October 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Belly laugh of the weekend came from the no-nonsense quote from U2’s drummer about the band’s recent partnership with Apple to distribute their new album. Larry Mullen “couldn’t give a shite”...

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October 15th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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The new Taylor Swift single is ‘Out of the Woods’ – the second track from her new album ‘1989’, which comes out next week. It was released on iTunes to buy this week, sparking a predictable...

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October 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple has been sharing some more stats on the new U2 album, which it made available as a free download – and controversially, in some cases, pushed to people’s iOS devices – last month. The album...

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October 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

When it comes to digital music, The Beatles are still tied to Apple. But step-by-step, Spotify is bagging the Fab Four – even if it’s having to do it individually with solo works. Ringo Starr’s...

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October 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple may have recently retired its classic iPod, but the legal implications of the digital rights management it used to use roll on. US district judge Yvonne Gonzales Rogers has agreed that an antitrust...

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October 3rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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After last month's rumpus about whether Apple was planning to shut down Beats Music – the final consensus appeared to be that it's more likely to roll it into an iTunes-branded service at some point...

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September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Back in July, we spotted a new iOS app going live on Apple’s App Store: Tango Music Pix (Bulletin, 28-Jul-14). Launched by messaging app Tango, it promised to help people turn photos and music into...

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September 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Last week, Apple took plenty of praise for its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones, before shifting 10m of them in their first weekend. This week is… not as good, it’s fair to say. In...

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September 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Pandora and Spotify were among the top moneymakers on Apple’s App Store globally in August, according to the latest report by app analytics firm App Annie. Its stats suggest that Pandora was actually...

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