January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Former BBC exec and current consultant and Radioplayer evangelist James Cridland has lost his love for Google+, and penned a blog post explaining why. “It’s so clearly unloved by Google, with no...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Who is the mysterious ‘user48736353001’ who’s been releasing a host of unreleased Aphex Twin demos on SoundCloud? Yep, it’s Richard D. James himself. Well, SoundCloud has been pointing journalists...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Kik is one of the messaging apps battling for a space on teenagers’ smartphone homescreens, and yesterday it published some stats. They included the milestone of 200 million registered users, although...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The upcoming album from Father John Misty is, according to friends who’ve heard it, marvellous. 

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter announced its latest acquisition this morning, and it’s an interesting one in the context of the company’s global ambitions. It’s buying Indian company ZipDial for an undisclosed amount,...

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January 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Google has been gradually expanding its “expanded answer cards” feature on its search engine – the box that pops up when people search for music artists. Yesterday brought some new options, including...

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January 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Physical music isn’t dead just yet – vinyl is thriving, even if it’s still a small niche within overall music sales. However, some physical formats most certainly are dead: mini-disc, 8-track or...

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January 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

After a lengthy period of growth without any revenues coming in, Snapchat launched its advertising offering last year, with Universal Pictures first to bite with an ad for horror movie Ouija. Now AdAge...

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January 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Wondering why there has been no free ‘Single of the Week’ download on Apple’s iTunes store this year? So have other customers, with a discussion thread on the Apple website leading to this claim...

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