July 29th, 2015 by Eamonn Forde

Frances Moore, the chief executive of the IFPI, has posted a blog about artist payments from streaming services. She opens by saying that artists are right when they claim they are seeing less money in...

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July 23rd, 2015 by Eamonn Forde

It has been promised by SoundCloud (and demanded by rightsholders) for a long time, but a subscription tier for SoundCloud is finally coming. Leaked documents recently suggested that this was something...

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July 13th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We’re starting to lose count of the number of ‘new Groovesharks’ since the controversial streaming service shut down earlier this year. Many have tried to revive the Grooveshark name, but a new venture...

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July 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Musicians have been getting to grips with the finer points of Apple Music’s new Connect feature – and also its frustrations. David Wiskus, of independent band Airplane Mode, has outlined some of the...

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June 29th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Reports are suggesting that YouTube’s planned ad-free tier has run into serious licensing barriers and its launch date is being pushed back again and again. The Information apparently has, well, the...

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June 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Electronic music website Resident Advisor is currently attracting nearly 2.7 million monthly unique visitors to its combination of editorial and events listings. Now it has turned the latter into a standalone...

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June 24th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Dance site Beatport launched an early version of its streaming service earlier this year, but now it’s stepping up its activity – with SoundCloud squarely in its sights. Yesterday, Beatport launched...

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June 19th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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SoundCloud has introduced a new limit on how many songs third-party applications can play from its catalogue – a move that is already sparking complaints from developers who’ve been using the streaming...

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June 15th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve seen several startups emerge in recent years to make playlists available across the various streaming services – usually those created by users. French firm Soundsgood is taking a slightly different...

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