May 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Last week’s claim by Digital Music News that Spotify “may soon be limiting its free, ad-supported access to just three months” has been sharply slapped down by the streaming service. “It’s totally...

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May 6th, 2015 by Music Ally

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Lead: Periscope and Meerkat are the two hottest (i.e. most hyped) apps of the year so far. Only a handful of musicians have used them in their marketing thus far and the results have been, frankly, mixed....

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April 29th, 2015 by Music Ally

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In our cover feature we speak to those in music publishing about the issues that are getting them most excited this year as well as those that are causing them to grind their teeth. On the menu are developments...

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April 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally

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Lead: Prodigy, Skrillex, Steve Aoki and more are all piling onto Twitch, hailing it as an exciting new gaming platform that connects them to an otherwise-unreachable audience. They are also licensing music...

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April 15th, 2015 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature picks apart the IFPI’s numbers for digital music revenues globally in 2014. The headline is the milestone for digital which is finally delivering the same value to the record industry...

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April 1st, 2015 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature looks at how the battle lines have been drawn up in regard to free, freemium and streaming. Universal, Sony and Ministry Of Sound have all recently – and very publicly – started to...

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March 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve seen a few livestreaming services come in Music Ally’s lifetime – and, indeed, a fair few go. The latest is Meerkat, which is using Twitter as its distribution platform for live video. “Meerkat...

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December 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

It’s that time of the year (i.e. the end of the year) when we cast a critical eye back over the past 12 months in the digital music business. Our Cover Feature gathers together the biggest stories of...

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November 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Last night, we sent out our fortnightly Music Ally Report, with the lead feature looking at Spotify’s financial results, which were published on Tuesday. Our main conclusion: they tell us a lot about...

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