August 18th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

Could Spotify and other music streaming services answer their musician critics by changing the way they calculate their payouts? The debate about whether these companies should switch to a "user-centric"...

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July 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We saw encouraging industry sales figures from Sweden earlier in the month, and now it’s Norway’s turn to deliver growth. Industry revenues rose 7% year-on-year in the first half of 2015 to NOK 305m...

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February 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Our cover feature in this week’s Music Ally Report explores the ‘pricing crisis’ for the subscription music market. Services have innovated in lots of areas – from audio quality to the UX/UI across...

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February 4th, 2015 by Music Ally

Music Ally Report

Our cover feature explains why the subscription music streaming business is facing down a pricing crisis. Services have innovated in lots of areas – from audio quality to the UX/UI across different platforms....

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January 26th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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For all the talk about streaming / downloads cannibalisation, one of the biggest factors in overall growth for the recorded music industry remains physical sales – from countries like Germany where CD...

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October 31st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


A survey commissioned by three Nordic collecting societies has yielded new data on the digital music space in Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden. It suggests that 78% of internet users in these countries...

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July 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Ticketing firm Billetto has launched a new live events discovery app in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and the UK. It’s called Billetto – Your Social Events Calendar, and is available for iPhone in...

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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 27th, 2014 by Music Ally


This year we’re delighted to be running a group of panels again at the by:Larm conference in Olso. The complete panel programme is below. There are links through to the online schedule. So if you’re...

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