April 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally

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In our cover feature, we look at David Byrne's latest posting on the state of the streaming business from an artist's perspective and his vision for how things can and should be improved. Too often this...

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March 19th, 2014 by Music Ally

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In our cover feature, we pick through the IFPI recorded music numbers for 2013. After the excitement of, albeit minuscule, growth in 2012 (after over 12 years of steady decline), the global business took...

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March 5th, 2014 by Music Ally

In our cover feature, Ed Peto of Outdustry gives us the inside track on digital music's development in China. Huge changes are afoot in terms of how Chinese consumers will not only access music but also...

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February 20th, 2014 by Music Ally

The cover feature in this week’s Music Ally Report looks at ticketing in an age of over-abundance.

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February 19th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature looks at ticketing in an age of over-abundance. Tickets for gigs run on the basis on finite inventory but the sheer volume of shows and the number of outlets selling tickets has exploded...

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February 5th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature is a Midem special with Music Ally straight off the plane from Cannes to chew over the key panels and consider what it means for both the future of digital music and the future of conferences...

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January 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally

Lead: we speak to Kim Dotcom, the most controversial and divisive figure in online media, about his new album and why he is launching it on Baboom, the music service that he views an an audiophile hybrid...

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December 11th, 2013 by Music Ally

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To mark the last Music Ally Report of the year (the final Sandbox will run next Wednesday), we have looked at the key trends in digital music in the main regions around the world. The growth of digital...

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November 27th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Lead: Merlin is accusing the majors of trying to game the digital music market by either buying into or buying up distributors and aggregators, thereby awarding themselves a huge negotiating advantage....

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