February 15th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The latest artist to debut a new album – well, a mixtape in this case – to a startled world is Drake. Overnight, he tweeted a link to ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’, a 17-track mixtape...

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February 9th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Ricky Martin has a new album out tomorrow (10 February), and Sony Music is pushing the boat out on the digital activity around it with something called RickyAQQE Fan Pass Day today. Martin will be interacting...

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February 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Soundalike ‘in the style of’ recordings are one of the prime sources of digital-music clutter, but it seems Apple is having a crackdown. According to Digital Music News, the latest iTunes style guide...

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February 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Drip… drip… drip… Time for the latest leak on Apple’s plans for streaming service Beats Music, courtesy of 9 to 5 Mac’s Mark Gurman – whose sources within Apple are a.) good and b.) not sanctioned...

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February 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Plenty has been written about Neil Young’s PonoMusic and its promises of audio so good fans will hear the difference. But will they? Yahoo Tech’s David Pogue has been testing the theory with a blind...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

A question: if you haven’t released an album for a few years, if it’s likely to be a big deal for fans, and if it’s finished, why announce it a couple of months before release rather than going the...

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January 21st, 2015 by Music Ally

Our cover feature looks at the new ways in which lyrics are being used online – from the steady rise of Genius (formerly Rap Genius) and its new goal of annotating the entire web to Deezer’s partnership...

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January 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Neil Young’s PonoMusic launched its high-def music downloads store earlier this month, as its first device went on general sale. But its biggest catch, artist-wise, may be yet to come: the Beatles. Hollywood...

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January 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Plex hasn’t really been on our radar so far, being a ‘media centre’ app that helps people organise and play their collections of digital media on various devices. But having raised $10m of funding...

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