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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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

iHeartRadio has been streaming traditional radio stations and personalised channels for US radio giant Clear Channel since 2008. Now the company is remaking its identity around the popular app. Yesterday,...

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July 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

UBC Media’s merger with digital music company 7digital has been rumbling along for months, but yesterday the radio firm confirmed its final plans. UBC will pay £16.5m for 7digital in a reverse takeover,...

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July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

When it launched last year, the BBC’s Playlister service helped people create playlists from songs recommended and/or played by radio DJs, then export them to Spotify, Deezer and YouTube. Now there’s...

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