May 14th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


Does the phrase ‘fireside chat’ conjure up a vision of warm cosiness? Not when Ministry of Sound boss Lohan Presencer is one of the chatterers, it doesn’t. An actual fireplace may have been lacking,...

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March 11th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

“Your objective is to grow your user base, to tell a story such that you can IPO or you can sell, and you can exit, and you can put money back in the pockets of your investors. You are not the ones who...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve thought for some time that there’d be a fertile crossover between fitness apps and music apps, but only a handful of companies or brands have tried it – the running apps from Ministry of Sound...

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January 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Ministry of Sound chief executive Lohan Presencer has published an “alternative Christmas message to the music industry” as an opinion piece for the Guardian. It pulls few punches, from describing...

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August 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube has published guides for content creators for a number of years to help them get the most out of the online video service. Its latest guide, however, is aimed squarely at the dance sector and made...

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June 26th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Ministry of Sound is getting into livestreaming in a significant way, launching a series called Live From The Club that will use five fixed cameras to stream DJ sets from its main room every Friday and...

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June 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Ministry of Sound may have settled its copyright infringement lawsuit with Spotify, but the music group has still been one of the more high-profile sceptics on the streaming service, declining to add music...

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May 21st, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: Twitter has turned the hashtag into a powerful marketing tool and now Facebook, Instagram and even Amazon are piling on. We look at how hashtags can be best used, where they can go disastrously wrong...

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February 28th, 2014 by Music Ally


Bad news if you were looking forward to the British High Court ruling on the thorny issue of whether compilations qualify for copyright protection

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