Eddy Cue and Jimmy Iovine have dominated all the interviews and public discussions around Apple Music and Beats 1. Ian Rogers is a key part of that team but has been silent – until now. He has written...
June 29th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog
May 13th, 2013 by Music Ally
Arabic digital music service Yala Music wants to help artists distribute their music direct to fans through its new Yala Backstage feature.
April 11th, 2013 by Music Ally
D2F platform Bandcamp has redesigned with a renewed emphasis on music discovery on its landing page.
January 9th, 2013 by Music Ally
Welcome to the first Music Ally Report of 2013 where we plant a flag (or, rather, several flags) in the ground and pinpoint the themes and trends that we feel will shape and define the coming year.
November 30th, 2012 by Music Ally
Chill Direct is a distribution service for people to sell videos direct to fans: "Perfect for filmmakers, comedians, musicians and creators."
November 9th, 2012 by Music Ally
Janet Devlin is working on her debut album, but not with a traditional label deal but via Pledge Music.
February 16th, 2012 by Music Ally
Plenty of artists are using Twitter to sell music, merchandise and tickets already, but through links to other stores - iTunes, Bandcamp, Ticketmaster or whatever.
February 10th, 2012 by Darren Hemmings
Whilst mulling the latest Spotify story, this time of Paul McCartney’s streaming services takedown, I got to thinking about just how great a role direct-to-fan (D2F) services could play in broadening...
January 19th, 2012 by Music Ally
- Our lead looks at the rise of D2F sales and the importance of this uncharted territory to the retail story - Our second feature considers the recent debate around the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation...