August 27th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Streaming radio app TuneIn has more than 60 million active users listening to its collection of broadcast-radio stations and podcasts. It’s always been focused on free access, but this week it’s launching...

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August 12th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


We suspect that we’ve already used the word ‘radio’ more times on Music Ally in 2015 than in the past five years put together. That's thanks to launches like Apple’s Beats 1; the increased use...

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July 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The whole issue of SiriusXM paying (or, rather, not paying) royalties on the broadcast of tracks recorded before 1972 was raised by a class action brought by Flo and Eddie of 1960s act The Turtles two...

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July 15th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Amid all the ‘Beats 1 is killing radio!’ hubbub this past month, there’s been a parallel discussion about some of the ways traditional radio still has advantages over Apple’s new station – particularly...

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July 8th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Consolidation in the publishing world this week, as rights body SESAC acquired the Harry Fox Agency, creating a single entity to process radio, streaming and mechanical licences for publishers and songwriters....

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July 1st, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


Have you got the iOS 8.4 software yet? It’s big! There’s a new default Chinese font for the iBooks app, and Apple has squashed that bug where a specific series of Unicode characters could crash your...

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June 29th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Eddy Cue and Jimmy Iovine have dominated all the interviews and public discussions around Apple Music and Beats 1. Ian Rogers is a key part of that team but has been silent – until now. He has written...

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June 24th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


With a week to go until the launch of Apple Music, we’re expecting a few announcements and promotional deals from rivals in the days ahead. Google made a splash yesterday, for example, by announcing...

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June 17th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Beatport’s recently-minted streaming music service for dance fans has some competition. Online radio firm Digitally Imported is branching out into on-demand subscriptions, with a $7-a-month premium tier...

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