February 7th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Indie licensing body Merlin has had cross words for several streaming music services down the years,

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February 7th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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“Google are not music people, and that scares me.” This single quote from Colin Daniels, of Australian independent music firm Inertia, summarised a whole conference worth of anti-Google unrest at this...

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February 5th, 2014 by Music Ally

Fresh back from Midem, we’ve got a big feature in this week’s Music Ally report about the key themes from the conference

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February 5th, 2014 by Music Ally

More than 3m copies of U2’s new single ‘Invisible’ were downloaded during and after the Super Bowl earlier this week

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February 4th, 2014 by Music Ally

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A timely move given that DJ Spotify claimed the Music Hack Day 2014 prize at Midem (see above), Pacemaker has launched its iPad DJ-ing app that uses Spotify as its music source

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February 3rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Jean Michel Jarre is both musician and president of the International Confederation of Authors and Composers Societies (CISAC), and as such, has a view or two on digital music and its impact on artists...

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February 3rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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This afternoon saw an 'Innovation Show' at Midem, drawing together the Midemlab contest, the Midem Hack Day and the Midem Marketing competition, aiming to showcase the innovation going on around music. It...

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February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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Music analytics firm Musicmetric aimed to make a splash at Midem this weekend with the launch of a new feature, Musicmetric Explore.

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February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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A Midem panel session this weekend with Monkeytown Records, Sones, 8ball Music and Epitaph Records discussed using social media and new distribution channels to reach fans

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