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Baboom planning to add ticketing to its streaming platform

Baboom is tackling post-Kim-Dotcom life with enthusiasm, having launched its MySpace-meets-SoundCloud service earlier this month. CEO Grant Edmundson claims the company is signing up around 1,000 artists and 17,000 fans a...
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Baboom finally launches (but Kim Dotcom is missing)

Remember Baboom? It was Kim Dotcom’s music distribution service, coming on strong like a mix of SoundCloud and MySpace (or, as he put it, an “iTunes-Spotify hybrid competitor”) that soft-launched in January 2014. A...
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Baboom partners with Fuel TV

To date, the most interesting thing about Baboom has been the convoluted happenings behind the scenes. It was set up at the end of 2013 by Kim Dotcom as his first big direct play in music (as Megaupload/Mega were about all...
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Kim Dotcom out of Baboom: ‘The music industry hates me’

Kim Dotcom may have founded digital music service Baboom and made his own album the first to be distributed through it, but now he’s cutting his ties with the company. Dotcom has sold the 45% stake he controlled through...
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Mega blocked in Italy as Baboom hires music veteran as CFO

It’s a busy time for Kim Dotcom’s two latest startups, Mega and Baboom. Mega had some bad news last week as the online storage site was blocked in Italy by ISPs, after accusations of film piracy by indie distributor Eyemoon...
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Kim Dotcom’s Baboom aiming to raise AU$4.5m from investor

Who would invest in Kim Dotcom? Well, the internet mogul might not be the ideal candidate for VC funding given his ongoing extradition issues, but he’s hoping to raise AU$4.5m ($4.2m) from investors as part of an Australian...
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Kim Dotcom’s Baboom is soft-launching today

We’re sure you’ve been waiting with baited breath to see how Mega mogul Kim Dotcom’s direct-to-consumer music site Baboom would look.
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Music Ally Podcast #50 Baboom, Beats Music, Spotify and more

This week, our resident journalists Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge return to discuss Kim Dotcom's new Baboom service and his (atrocious) new album; the impact of Beats Music's launch on rivals like Spotify and Rdio.
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Kim Dotcom, Belgium, Books and more

Our lead feature in this week's Music Ally Report focuses on controversy-magnet Kim Dotcom:
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Kim Dotcom talks Google: ‘If I am evil then they are the peak of evil’

Kim Dotcom is back to stir up more trouble for the music business with Baboom, his new music service that puts an emphasis on high quality audio streaming and which he believes will blow a hole in Google’s ad business,...
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Music Ally Report 334 – Boom Baboom

Lead: we speak to Kim Dotcom, the most controversial and divisive figure in online media, about his new album and why he is launching it on Baboom, the music service that he views an an audiophile hybrid of iTunes and Spotify...
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Kim Dotcom says Baboom is an ‘iTunes-Spotify hybrid competitor’

Former MegaUpload boss Kim Dotcom has been talking about his plans for a digital music service, Baboom.