October 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple has been sharing some more stats on the new U2 album, which it made available as a free download – and controversially, in some cases, pushed to people’s iOS devices – last month. The album...

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October 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Samsung’s Milk Music personal radio service launched in the US earlier this year, but it recently went live in the company’s homeland of South Korea too. A report from Korea Joongang Daily...

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October 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The BitTorrent bundle release of Thom Yorke’s Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes is transparent in one metric: the number of times the bundle has been downloaded. This morning, it stands at 1.1m, which...

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October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Well, a lot of people have listened to at least one Thom Yorke track this week. Downloads of the BitTorrent bundle for his new Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes albums stood at 694.2k this morning as we wrote...

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September 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The RIAA has released its official stats for recorded music revenues for the first half of 2014, and they’re likely to provoke the latest round of soul-searching over the sales-to-streams transition....

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September 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

U2′s Bono has been talking (again) about the ‘Songs of Innocence’ album giveaway with Apple, in an interview with Irish radio station 2FM. The chat included some updated stats: the album...

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September 6th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this year, Garth Brooks announced plans to finally offer his back catalogue for sale digitally, promising that it would be available “at a stupid price” (Bulletin, 11-Jul-14). Now we...

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August 19th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The latest mobile music game comes from an interesting source: British broadcaster Channel 4. Its Size DOES Matter game was released for iOS and Android this week as a £0.99 download, with no in-app purchases....

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July 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

You wouldn’t think that adding an in-app subscription option would drive a big spike in downloads for a streaming music app. Nevertheless, Beats Music saw downloads of its iOS app shoot up 427% the...

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