As more artists look beyond traditional labels to get their music into the hands of fans, new players are emerging in the 'music services' space to help them. One of those, Kobalt, is making waves today...
May 20th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
May 9th, 2013 by Music Ally
Prince isn't the biggest fan of user-generated content, it's fair to say, with his team historically maintaining an aggressive approach to takedowns on YouTube (and, more recently, Vine).
April 5th, 2013 by Music Ally
When we reported on the DMCA takedowns of eight Vine clips by Prince's NPG Records, we wondered whether they were live videos. It's now emerged that one of them most certainly is.
April 4th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
News that Prince's label NPG Records has been sending DMCA takedown notices to Twitter for videos posted using its Vine app shouldn't be a surprise. Prince has form when it comes to getting grumpy about...
April 3rd, 2013 by Music Ally
Oh, Prince. He's famously unhappy about fans uploading videos of his gigs to YouTube, and now it appears Twitter's Vine app is just as annoying.
January 25th, 2013 by Music Ally
Remember the rumpus back in 2007 over a YouTube video of a toddler dancing to Prince's 'Let's Go Crazy' that was removed after a copyright takedown request?
June 24th, 2011 by Music Ally
Well, that's an understatement. "I personally can't stand digital music. You're getting sound in bits. It affects a different place in your brain. When you play it back, you can't feel anything. We're...
July 15th, 2010 by Music Ally
Prince's decision to give his new album 20ten away as a newspaper covermount and NOT release it through digital stores has been controversial.Many experts said that his intention to keep his music...
July 6th, 2010 by Music Ally
Why is Prince going with newspaper covermounts as the main distribution channel for his music? It's become (marginally) clearer from an interview with the Daily Mirror, which will be giving away his...