October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Deathcore band Suicide Silence are the latest artist to experiment with in-app purchases as a new income stream. The band have launched an iPhone app that’s free to download, but then charges $2.99...

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October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Prince launched an official Facebook page on 30 September, and has quickly bagged 1.7m Likes amid the launch excitement for his two new albums. Even more exciting for those fans: a post on that first day:...

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October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Fresh from releasing an album as a single playable copy that travelled the world’s art galleries, Wu-Tang Clan have cooked up another new idea for their next record. ‘A Better Tomorrow’...

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October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify’s new Insights blog has published a post about the US success of Dutch rapper Mr Probz, drilling into the streaming service’s data to identify how Americans first heard his track ‘Waves’...

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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

After Morrissey joined Twitter then turned out not to be the real actual Morrissey, we’re a bit wary of reporting on new ventures from the former Smiths frontman, in case they’re equally bogus....

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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Musician Lindsey Stirling may be most closely associated with YouTube, where she built her fanbase, but her music is available on a range of other digital services. Including Pandora, where she’s...

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September 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A reminder, if you need it, that this week sees the release of One Direction: Who We Are – the official autobiography of the band published by HarperCollins. And since this is 2014, there’s an...

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September 24th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: Videos used to the the bit that swallowed up most of the marketing budget but today they can be shot relatively quickly and cheaply. We speak to those who commission and create videos to hear what...

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September 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yesterday, the UK became the second country to get advertising in Instagram, following the US, where the Facebook-owned app launched ads last year. Seven brands are on board for the UK launch: major label...

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