June 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Last June, Public Enemy launched a BitTorrent bundle based around their ‘Get Up Stand Up’ single, including audio stems so anyone could remix it and upload the results for the group to hear....

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June 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify exec Kevin Brown talked to Music Week last week about the company’s strategy, and it produced this telling quote: “What a label does with its iTunes release, I’m agnostic about. I don’t...

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June 28th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Suggesting that music rightsholders don’t support digital innovation is an age-old argument, but it doesn’t seem to be going away. Latest to wield the digital-dinosaurs stick is Kim Bayley,...

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June 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This week’s Music Ally podcast sees our intrepid journalistic duo Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge discussing the digital issues of the day. Well, week. Deezer and Samsung’s new bundling deal;...

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June 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Fans of Katy Perry are getting another chance to watch ‘Katy Perry The Movie: Part of Me’, but this time on Facebook. The 2012 film focuses on the star’s tour the previous year, and has...

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June 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

When it launched last year, the BBC’s Playlister service helped people create playlists from songs recommended and/or played by radio DJs, then export them to Spotify, Deezer and YouTube. Now there’s...

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June 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apps promising free music downloads have been popular on Apple’s App Store for some time now, but reports yesterday suggested that the company is finally cracking down on the category. “A search...

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June 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Research firm ClearVoice Research has published a new report on streaming music in the US, based on a recent online survey of 1,010 people. Many of the findings are familiar from similar studies: for example,...

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June 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple announced earlier this month that iTunes Radio now has 40m listeners in the US and Australia, but it’s fair to say that the personal radio service remains in its early days, and certainly hasn’t...

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