March 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

SoundCloud has traditionally frowned on apps that simply provide an alternative listening method to its official mobile app. White Label is an example of an app that adds a layer on top, though – specifically,...

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March 2nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Last August, SoundCloud launched its On SoundCloud initiative to run ads around the audio uploaded by some of its creators, and give them a share of the revenues. But how lucrative would those revenues...

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February 27th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The definition of “millennial” is somewhat variable, but for the purposes of GlobalWebIndex’s latest study, it’s 17-31 year-olds. GWI found that 70% are strongly interested in music; that two thirds...

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February 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Exciting times yesterday for the underground Spice Girls crate-digging community, as four “lost” tracks by the group appeared on SoundCloud. The Verge claimed that the songs had been recorded for the...

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February 11th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

More than 50 million people read their news using the Flipboard app for tablets and smartphones, with the US startup having explored music through a partnership with SoundCloud. Its big news yesterday,...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Who is the mysterious ‘user48736353001’ who’s been releasing a host of unreleased Aphex Twin demos on SoundCloud? Yep, it’s Richard D. James himself. Well, SoundCloud has been pointing journalists...

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January 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The rash of social music discovery apps that we saw in 2013 and early 2014 has died down somewhat, with little evidence so far that there’s a big audience for these startups – let alone a sustainable...

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December 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

SoundCloud has changed a lot over the course of 2014, in terms of its design. The company had one more tweak in store before the end of the year though: a new feature called Collection. “We designed...

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December 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Bop.fm is one of the startups trying to build bridges between the various streaming music services, helping people share links with friends that automatically play tracks from whatever services they have...

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