June 17th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

There were a fair few critics of Apple Music last week, but direct-to-fan firm PledgeMusic’s president Benji Rogers is a fan. In a blog post on the company’s site, he has explained why, calling Apple’s...

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March 6th, 2014 by Music Ally

Lyric licensing company LyricFind has added BandPage integration that allows artists to include tour information, links to their D2C stores and biographies alongside lyric requests from the former’s...

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January 31st, 2014 by Music Ally

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Not quite half, then, but Topspin’s confirmation to Billboard that 14 employees are to lose their jobs – 44% of its staff

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January 27th, 2014 by Music Ally

German startup Capsule.fm is one of this year's MidemLab finalists in the D2C sales and content monetisation category, but its iPhone app went live in the App Store over the weekend.

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December 16th, 2013 by Music Ally

Earlier this month, D2C firm Topspin introduced a new feature called ArtistLink Promo Exchange,

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September 27th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


In August, D2C music platform BandPage announced deals with Vevo and Xbox Music to provide their artist profiles, meaning artists had direct control over the bios shown to users of those streaming services. At...

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September 4th, 2013 by Music Ally


Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor may have been a poster artist for D2C commerce in the past, but it's fair to say his enthusiasm for the DIY route has waned.

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August 8th, 2013 by Music Ally


There's something of a trend bubbling around creator-focused subscriptions.

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February 12th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Among the circles the talk around this week are Sonos' move into the living room with Play Bar, the new wave of subscription services being tested by Ninja Tune and the Rough Trade shops, why Björk was...

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