July 27th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

That’s fighting talk. If you are going to call other streaming services’ marketing campaigns “bland” and “generic” (as Christian Harris, the MD of Deezer UK, has done) then you better have...

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July 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Deezer has become the latest company to work with IFTTT (If This Then That) – the startup that connects online services to work better together via “recipes” created by users. Which can sound a bit...

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July 16th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


Neil Young is in the process of withdrawing his entire catalogue from streaming music services because – as he posted on Facebook last night – "streaming is the worst audio quality in history". Stats...

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July 13th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


The issue of Apple taking a 30% cut of purchases made through its App Store – including subscriptions to rivals of its Apple Music streaming service – has been bubbling for months now. On Friday,...

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June 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Not for the first time, Spotify has been offering a massively discounted trial to potential consumers in the US – offering premium access to the service for three months for just $0.99. Elsewhere it...

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June 15th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve seen several startups emerge in recent years to make playlists available across the various streaming services – usually those created by users. French firm Soundsgood is taking a slightly different...

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June 5th, 2015 by Rhian Jones

Deezer’s newly appointed CEO Hans-Holger Albrecht isn’t worried about Apple’s imminent arrival into the streaming market, and killing freemium isn’t on his agenda, at least not yet. There’s...

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May 19th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


In December 2014, Deezer announced the replacement for its former CEO Axel Dauchez. From the start of February 2015, the streaming service’s new boss would be Dr. Hans-Holger Albrecht, previously boss...

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May 15th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


“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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