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BE-AT.tv boss talks livestreams, big-tech platforms and ‘exploding’ Mexico

BE-AT.tv was founded in 2008 as a livestreaming website specialising in electronic music. Since then, it has seen a number of competitors emerge, as well as watched various business models come and go. Through it all,...
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Music Ally Report 405: Smart Speakers Special

Welcome to our ‘Smart Speakers Special’. Here we look at how the likes of Amazon’s Echo and Google Home are setting the agenda, but also how others like Whyd, Clazio, Clova and more are extending what is possible....
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Country profile – Mexico 2016

This country profile is on Mexico where the recorded music market grew 14.4% in 2015. Streaming is marching towards triumph and Spotify is benefitting the most as the country is now its third largest market in terms of active...
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Spotify takes 64.1% digital share in Mexico – report

We knew Spotify was doing well in Mexico, which has become its third-biggest market in terms of volume. Now research firm The Competitive Intelligence Unit has put some more figures on that success, claiming that Spotify...
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Report 389 – Onstage, Online

In our cover feature we look beyond the noisy chatter about VR concerts to consider where else digital is really impacting on the live business. From the rise of non-live companies using ticketing to turn themselves into...
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Maná :: digital marketing case study

A great use of platforms to ensure that awareness is raised around tour dates, while making the most of the most engaged fans (which can prove particularly important for bands that are trying to establish a foothold in new...
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Mexican streaming revenues more than doubled in the first half of 2014

Streaming music revenues rose 130% year-on-year in the first half of 2014, according to figures released yesterday by industry body Amprofon, and published by Music Week. That makes streaming 41% of digital music revenues...
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Vevo launches in Mexico after country ‘exploded’ on YouTube

Vevo has launched officially in Mexico, after noting a significant uptick in YouTube views of music videos there. “Mexico certainly in the last year has really exploded in terms of views on Youtube,” CEO Rio Caraeff...
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Spotify coming to Mexico, Brazil and Asia?

Based on job postings and other leaked details, The Next Web is reporting that Spotify is close to launching in Mexico, Brazil and (unspecified) Asian markets. It is suggesting a debut in Singapore but rumours of a Japan...
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Music Ally Report 307 – Tickets, please: Gigs go social

Our lead feature looks at the rise and rise of social ticketing. In our interview feature, Martin Macmillan, CEO of Soniqplay, explains why mobile will finally make remixing games and competitions a mainstream activity and...
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IFPI takes credit for Demonoid shutdown; Anonymous to hit back

BitTorrent tracker Demonoid was shut down earlier this month after raids in Ukraine and Mexico.
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Nokia releases Comes With Music stats. About Elvis.

Nokia still isn't stumping up any official Comes With Music figures, but it has released some info on the popularity of Elvis Presley tracks in Brazil. Well, it's a start.