September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Well, we can, but can you? When we browse an album’s page in Spotify’s desktop client, hovering over any song in the column underneath the thumbs-up icon at the far right shows its play count....

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September 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A guest column on Digital Music News by EDM label Heroic Recordings makes for very interesting reading. Founder Budi Voogt breaks down the label’s last quarter of income: 42% of its revenues came...

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September 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Pandora and Spotify were among the top moneymakers on Apple’s App Store globally in August, according to the latest report by app analytics firm App Annie. Its stats suggest that Pandora was actually...

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September 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

U2′s Bono has been talking (again) about the ‘Songs of Innocence’ album giveaway with Apple, in an interview with Irish radio station 2FM. The chat included some updated stats: the album...

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September 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A technically-accomplished ticketing startup from a cool part of London, with a mobile focus? No, not Songkick. We’ve been tracking the plans of startup Dice through its recruitment for a few months,...

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September 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

While the iPhone and iPad-owning world was trying to download Apple’s iOS 8 software update last night, the company was also quietly pushing out the latest update for its set-top boxes. The update...

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September 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The New York Times has an interesting feature today on the Japanese music market, exploring why CDs still account for 85% of sales in the country, and questioning whether that attachment to physical is...

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Streaming music aggregator Bop.fm has four more integrations to announce this week: Pandora, Xbox Music, Rhapsody and Napster. Users of those services can now connect their accounts to Bop.fm, which pitches...

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A pair of stories from the world of connected set-top boxes this morning, starting with Amazon’s Fire TV in the US. Spotify is now available for the device, with Amazon having incorporated the streaming...

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