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August 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A Swedish indie label focusing on avant-garde, classical, jazz and Nordic music is making headlines around the world – but not for its music. Instead, Blue Music Group is getting attention for whipping...

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August 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ll have to wait a while for news on how Apple plans to develop Beats Music as a service, but post-acquisition, the company is already ramping up promotion of its iOS app. 9 to 5 Mac noticed yesterday...

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August 14th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

That’s Beats (hardware) as opposed to Beats Music. For now, anyway. Just days after its $3bn acquisition was approved by regulators, Beats has been given it its own section on Apple’s online store....

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August 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We have written about Tunepics recently and how it is following in the footsteps of SoundTracking by adding music to static imagery to (potentially) drive music sales. It has now taken seed investment...

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August 6th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The RIAA has revealed that Jason Aldean is country music’s most successful digital male act to date – with 21.5m downloads and on-demand streams. How that total is split between sales and streams was...

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August 5th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Given he is the most sampled artist of all time, it is only fitting that a new documentary on James Brown, Get On Up, is being linked in with WhoSampled as part of its digital marketing. WhoSampled estimates...

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August 4th, 2014 by Eamonn Forde

Apple’s $3bn acquisition of Beats has cleared regulatory hurdles and is now complete. Last week the European Commission waved through the deal, stating that there were no “competition concerns...

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July 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Who wants an Instagram-of-music, really? We’ve seen umpteen startups come and go with the idea of sharing photos with music attached, and none have really caught fire – SoundTracking has probably...

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July 26th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Deloitte has published its latest report in the UK: ‘The Digital Divide’. It explores the media consumption habits of Brits in 2014. There are plenty of music findings to get your teeth into, including...

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