August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Okay, tell us something we don’t know. But youth research firm Voxburner’s survey of 913 16-24 year-old Brits this month does at least provide some more figures on the familiar trend of YouTube...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

2014 appears to be the year for industry navel-gazing about the future of the album, with execs and pundits chipping in from all sides. Apple may have played a significant role in unbundling the album...

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August 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We describe SoundCloud as the second biggest streaming music service in the world because, well, it is: second only to YouTube in its sheer scale. Yet one of its key investors, Union Square Ventures’...

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August 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

You can’t buy the latest Morrissey album – ‘World Peace is None of Your Business’ – on iTunes, although for now it remains on Spotify (in the UK at least). This isn’t a digital holdout by the...

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August 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

EDM star Rustie has a new album on the way, and he’s promoting it via an online game which sees fans exploring a blocky landscape of trees, grass and mysterious structures. Sounds familiar? Well, yes:...

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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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