October 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yahoo held its latest analyst call following its quarterly financials this week, and it included some interesting details on the growth of Tumblr – and its prospects for making money from ads over the...

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October 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Pandora has been taking flak from some artists for a long time now over royalties, but yesterday it unveiled a new feature that it hopes will win over more of them. It’s called Pandora Artist Marketing...

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October 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Messaging and chat apps are hot! Music is perennially cool! Music messaging apps must be hot and cool! Except two rights have often made a wrong when it comes to blending music and messaging: many of the...

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October 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The latest ‘acquihire’ in the music startups world has seen social music app Listn’s team absorbed into Beatport, with the app due to be shut down this month as a result. The dance-focused...

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October 17th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

There’s a new way to listen to music – and, indeed, other kinds of audio – on Twitter. The social network launched its latest feature last night: the Twitter Audio Card. It’s a way to stream...

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October 13th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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SoundCloud’s latest financial results have been published and they show growing losses even before the company inks licensing deals with major labels and publishers. SoundCloud’s revenues grew by...

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October 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

SoundCloud gave its iPhone app a major redesign earlier this year, and now some of those visual elements are carrying over to its website. “Visuals are a crucial component of how you choose to share...

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October 10th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

Technology may move on, but some things never change: when digital music services are engaged in hardball licensing negotiations with rightsholders, the details invariably make their way into the press. SoundCloud...

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September 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

US firm INDMusic has been helping artists and labels squeeze more income out of YouTube for some time now, most famously Mad Decent for Baauer’s ‘Harlem Shake’. Recently, the company expanded its...

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