November 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Taxi service Uber sent out invites on Friday for a “global press call” later today to announce “a first-of-its-kind partnership”, dropping a heavy hint about its nature by including a stave and...

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November 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Taylor Swift has spoken publicly again about the decision to remove her catalogue from Spotify, emphasising that it’s all about the lack of separation between its free and premium tiers. “I think there...

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November 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Jason Aldean is a big star in the country world, so the decision to pull his latest album ‘Old Boots, New Dirt’ from Spotify earlier this week – despite it having been already streamed 3m times on...

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November 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Vice Media already has its own music site, Noisey, but now it’s going deeper into the sector through a partnership with Live Nation. The pair are teaming up to launch what’s being described as a “new...

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November 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify will be hoping the current Taylor Swift debate doesn’t lead to a number of other artists following suit by pulling individual albums or whole back catalogues. One who’s taking the former...

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November 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek mentioned Grooveshark in his blog post about Taylor Swift and artist complaints about streaming yesterday. The US firm is NOT happy to have been singled out. “Copyright laws are...

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November 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The new Garth Brooks album came out this week, along with his inventive $29.99 ‘all my back catalogue’ bundle, which was announced a few weeks ago. But Billboard has some good detail on the new service...

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November 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Is YouTube’s comment moderation system fit for purpose? A worrying sign for the company is the cheerfulness of its biggest star – gamer PewDiePie – at his now-commentless channel. “I feel...

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November 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

You can’t stream Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ on Spotify now. Well, not her version. YouTube’n’Vine stars Us the Duo have been doing rather well with a cover version of the song, which they...

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