September 2nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

What could tempt former Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers away from his berth at Apple? Yesterday, the destination of the outgoing executive was revealed: French luxury brand-owner LVMH, which counts Chandon,...

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June 29th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Eddy Cue and Jimmy Iovine have dominated all the interviews and public discussions around Apple Music and Beats 1. Ian Rogers is a key part of that team but has been silent – until now. He has written...

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March 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter’s head of music Bob Moczydlowsky is leaving the company, 17 months after joining from Topspin. “I’m ending my time at Twitter in a few weeks. I’ve loved every day of it, and will miss our...

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July 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple may have won EC approval of its $3bn Beats acquisition, but the deal hasn’t actually closed yet – it’s expected to this quarter, assuming various lawsuits filed since it was announced...

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January 27th, 2014 by Music Ally


Beats Music is a new, much-hyped music service available as a free app in the US with a seven-day trial, so it's unsurprisingly getting a heavy demand from day one.

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September 24th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


An insight into the upcoming Beats Music service: it won't be pumping details of every track users play to Facebook.

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January 10th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


Last year, Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor revealed he was working with Beats on a streaming music service called Daisy, to launch in 2013. Now it has a CEO: Ian Rogers. Yes, that Ian Rogers, poached...

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February 20th, 2012 by Music Ally


Do you have to be an established, well-funded act to make the most of direct-to-consumer platforms like Topspin? Coverage recently has focused on the popularity of more expensive physical products being...

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February 1st, 2012 by Music Ally


With the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation now on ice in the US, what next? Topspin's Ian Rogers has published a guest post on Hypebot with his own suggestion: "A content registry where copyright holders...

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