February 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Australia is one of the most crowded markets for streaming music in the world right now, with numerous services jostling for attention. That isn’t putting Samsung off: it has launched its Milk Music...

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February 9th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We’re well used to all-you-can-eat streaming music, but all-you-can-attend gigs? That’s still a niche being expanded by US startup Jukely, which has just launched in San Francisco following earlier...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Australian streaming music firm Guvera has been signalling aggressive global expansion plans, following its acquisition of Blinkbox Music in the UK. “We plan to be in up to 20 new markets by June, and...

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January 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Research firm Strategy Analytics is making no bones about its views on the streaming music market, with a new report titled ‘Will Royalty Crisis Defeat the Music Streaming Industry?’ and an accompanying...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Glad you asked: he’s been talking to Bloomberg about exactly that. “I don’t think the model we have at the moment is necessarily the one that’s going to be there in five or ten years. We need something...

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November 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Musician Aloe Blacc is the latest to speak out about streaming royalties, in an op-ed piece for Wired that trains its sights squarely on Pandora. “The abhorrently low rates songwriters are paid by streaming...

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November 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve seen a bunch of hardware partnerships in the streaming music space recently, from smartphones, tablets and laptops to connected hi-fis and cars. Beats Music is going bigger though: planes. It has...

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October 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

In yesterday’s Bulletin, we wrote about an opinion piece in the New York Times suggesting that streaming music is leaving self-confessed “music snobs” adrift, because now everyone has...

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October 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There’s a lot of chatter this weekend about a New York Times piece written by Dan Brooks titled “Streaming music has left me adrift”, which outlines a very specific fear about the impact...

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