May 15th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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“Playlists are key. Decision fatigue is a big problem for consumers: when you’re faced with a catalogue of 35m tracks, what are you going to listen to?” said Spintune CEO Brittney Bean, as she introduced...

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April 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Music videos service Vevo has been without a chief executive since the end of 2014, when founder Rio Caraeff stepped down. Today, it’s expected to name his successor. According to Bloomberg, that successor...

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April 30th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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“A huge disruptive monster is coming down the hill,” according to George Ergatoudis, head of music at the BBC’s Radio 1. Speaking at the Worldwide Radio Summit in Los Angeles, he was talking about...

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April 27th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

BitTorrent launched its most high-profile bundle yet recently with the BBC for Doctor Who, but it seems not everything is rosy at the technology company: it’s been laying off staff. BuzzFeed claimed on...

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April 17th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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What was that about video killing the radio star? One of the UK's most popular radio stations, Radio 1, has been working hard to become a video star over the last couple of years. At the MIPTV conference...

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April 9th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

BitTorrent has worked with a number of independent musicians over the past couple of years with its bundle initiative, but last week it secured its biggest coup yet – a TV show. Doctor Who, to be precise,...

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March 14th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

In the 1980s, the BBC launched its own home computer in the UK – the BBC Micro – which for many current software engineers (of a certain age) is the device they cut their programming teeth on. Now...

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December 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

TV and digital media producers can now tap in to the BBC’s history of soundtracks, through a new product from Universal Publishing Production Music’s Beeb-branded label. It’s called the BBC Orchestral...

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November 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

British broadcaster the BBC signalled its intentions to launch a video channel for its flagship Radio 1 station earlier this year, with plans to house it within the Beeb’s own catchup TV service...

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