January 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Personal radio service Pandora will be cosying up to brands and their agencies even more in 2015, with a new senior vice president of agency and advertiser development. Alan Schanzer, a veteran of the...

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January 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Who said traditional radio stations couldn’t be part of a new-fangled digital marketing campaign? Not us, and not Panda Bear or label Domino either. His new album ‘Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper’...

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December 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

US personal radio service Slacker is getting a high-profile relaunch this week, with an emphasis on human curation, including some well-known YouTubers. The site and its iPhone app have been redesigned...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter’s partnerships with digital music services aren’t just about western music. It’s also working with India-focused streaming service Saavn, which has launched a new “tweet-powered radio station”....

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October 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Some streaming music services – Rdio for example – started as subscription-only before adding a free tier. Microsoft’s Xbox Music is going the other way. Yesterday, Microsoft announced the “retirement”...

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October 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Shazam’s main expansion over the last couple of years has been into TV and advertising, but now the company is moving into another new area: radio. The move was announced yesterday through a partnership...

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October 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yes, we know what you’re thinking: good luck to anyone barmy enough to think they can fund a streaming service with $30,000. But LA-based startup Vaytus says its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign...

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October 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Last night saw the launch of a new recording of the Beach Boys‘ ‘God Only Knows’ commissioned by British broadcaster the BBC, in the same vein as its ‘Perfect Day’ promo from...

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September 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Pandora remains under attack from multiple directions over its royalties, but founder Tim Westergren says the debate isn’t as heated as in the past. “It’s calmer now. It’s calmer. But there’s...

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