August 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Getting a glowing recommendation from Ryan Adams on Twitter and Instagram is good, but know what’s better? Writing about it on Reddit then getting onto that site’s frontpage. In fact, it’s 40 times...

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August 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Google is ready to step up its marketing for its Google Play music streaming service, with the company saying it is a priority – even above Android apps – this year. “Music is our priority within...

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August 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

American Express has launched a standalone mobile app for its Unstaged music initiative. Released as a free download for iOS and Android devices, the app provides streams of concerts by the likes of Arcade...

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August 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Remember Baboom? It was Kim Dotcom’s music distribution service, coming on strong like a mix of SoundCloud and MySpace (or, as he put it, an “iTunes-Spotify hybrid competitor”) that soft-launched...

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August 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

News Corporation CEO Robert Thomson has form sticking it to Google, so it’s unsurprising that his latest speech had some tough words for Silicon Valley more generally. “We are living in the decade...

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August 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Another PR coup for Spotify on Friday, with news that country star Hunter Hayes has been tapping the streaming service’s data banks to plan his next tour. According to his own site, Hayes used Spotify...

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August 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

SoundCloud continues to walk a tightrope between copyright takedowns and the views of its community, with American DJs Jakk’d issuing a blistering broadside towards the company after their profile was...

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August 13th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this year, messaging app Kik said it had 200 million registered users, and while it has resisted calls to say how many of them are active, it claims that the ones who are average 35 minutes per...

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August 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

As anticipated, the next Prince album will be exclusive to streaming service Tidal, although the details of whether this is a time-limited deal have not been announced. ‘Hitnrun’ will launch on Tidal...

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