October 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A new report from Midia Research attempts to measure the digital music industry’s pulse by analysing 40 of the main services from around the world. Big stats include its claim that these services...

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October 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The BitTorrent bundle release of Thom Yorke’s Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes is transparent in one metric: the number of times the bundle has been downloaded. This morning, it stands at 1.1m, which...

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October 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this week, Ed Sheeran was talking publicly about why he sees recorded music as basically a driver for his touring, which by extension is the reason he’s happy to have his music available...

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October 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Kim Dotcom may have founded digital music service Baboom and made his own album the first to be distributed through it, but now he’s cutting his ties with the company. Dotcom has sold the 45% stake...

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October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Prince launched an official Facebook page on 30 September, and has quickly bagged 1.7m Likes amid the launch excitement for his two new albums. Even more exciting for those fans: a post on that first day:...

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October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The fastest I’ve ever moved in my life was when my iPhone was playing music at a child’s birthday party, and Azealia Banks’ 212 started to play – thankfully a wild, party-biscuit-scattering...

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October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Fresh from releasing an album as a single playable copy that travelled the world’s art galleries, Wu-Tang Clan have cooked up another new idea for their next record. ‘A Better Tomorrow’...

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October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Ed Sheeran is the latest artist to talk publicly about streaming and its impact on his income. He’s in the pro camp. “I’m in the music industry to play live. That’s why I make records,...

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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Musician Lindsey Stirling may be most closely associated with YouTube, where she built her fanbase, but her music is available on a range of other digital services. Including Pandora, where she’s...

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