February 27th, 2014 by Music Ally

We’ve written about the gTar in the past: a gadgety guitar that teaches people to play various songs with the help of LED lights and a smartphone app.

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August 30th, 2013 by Music Ally

The costs involved in the acquisition of EMI have been blamed for a decline in earnings at Universal Music Group in the first half of the year.

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August 30th, 2013 by Music Ally

Bastille

To promote their new EP, Bastille have created an interactive video.

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August 29th, 2013 by Music Ally

Grooveshark

Grooveshark has signed a licensing deal with Sony/ATV Publishing that also ends prior legal disputes between the two companies and comes were weeks after a settlement with EMI Music Publishing. Grooveshark...

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August 19th, 2013 by Music Ally

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British music discovery startup Songdrop has launched its first iPhone app

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March 19th, 2013 by Music Ally

Virgin REcords

Big news in the UK, the launch of Virgin EMI Records, merging Virgin and Mercury Records into a single label. UMG notes that the merger will see Virgin "return to being a full-service record company for...

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March 15th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Scandinavian streaming music service WiMP has focused a lot on its editorial features, with teams in each country spotlighting artists and albums for their subscribers.

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March 7th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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We've seen social games based around music before, some of which burned brightly then faded away (Nightclub City, Loudcrowd) and others of which took off like a rocket (well, just one: SongPop). Now...

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March 5th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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Once upon a time, startups had a hard time even getting a meeting with major labels, let alone striking any kind of deal. Nowadays, labels are all aware of the need to open their doors wide to new ideas...

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