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Music Ally’s 10 most popular articles from 2013

A lot of Music Ally's journalism resides behind our subscription paywall, in the form of our daily news bulletin and fortnightly reports. But we do also publish features – interviews, news analysis, the odd liveblog and...
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Vimeo ups its storage quota for Pro users

A fair few musicians use Vimeo rather than YouTube to host their videos, including its paid Pro tier, which has more features.
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Will the ‘staggered advance’ appease artists worried about low streaming royalties cannibalising their CD and download income?

Mark Mulligan has been blogging again – this time in response to the recent debates, triggered by Atoms For Peace.
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Mark Mulligan: ‘Delay releases to free platforms, not paid ones’

"It is free-to-consumer, ad supported streaming that needs to be pushed to the back of the queue and it is high time that the windowing and streaming debate in general makes a clear distinction between the two very different...
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Atoms for Peace to sell gig audio and video on Soundhalo

Anyone heard of Atoms for Peace? We're sure they were in the news recently for… something.
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Music Ally Podcast #34 – Spotify, Atoms For Peace, Muve Music and more

The Music Ally podcast is a mere two days late but this was intentional (hem, hem) so that we could cover all the stories in the busiest week for digital music news that Stuart Dredge and Eamonn Forde can ever remember.
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Okay, just a few more responses to Atoms for Peace v Spotify…

We reported last night on Spotify's new report on why it thinks streaming has caused piracy to decline in the Netherlands.
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Nigel Godrich on Spotify: ‘Catalogue and new music cannot be lumped in together’

Last night, Atoms for Peace pulled their albums from Spotify with founder members Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich explaining why on Twitter. Today, Spotify responded to the criticism. And now both men have returned to Twitter...
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Spotify responds to Atoms for Peace’s streaming pullout

Last night, Nigel Godrich and Thom Yorke pulled their band Atoms for Peace's albums from Spotify and strongly criticised the streaming music service. This morning, Spotify has responded. "Spotify's goal is to grow a service...
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Why Atoms for Peace’s Spotify pullout matters (and what needs to happen next)

Last night, we reported on Atom for Peace's Spotify pullout. The band's Thom Yorke ramped up the rhetoric later in the evening, too. "Make no mistake new artists you discover on #Spotify will no get paid. meanwhile shareholders...
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Atoms for Peace quit Spotify: ‘It’s bad for new music’

After a good few months for Spotify in terms of winning over streaming-music holdouts – Pink Floyd and The Eagles most notably – the company could be in for an interesting week. In a not-so-good way. Atoms for Peace...