November 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Well, we say ‘kids’ – under-35s, anyway. Which in the context of usual perceptions of the Pink Floyd fanbase, are pretty much babes in arms. But yes, Spotify has published some data on the...

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November 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We reported on Rdio’s press release explaining why it still had Taylor Swift’s back catalogue yesterday, but CEO Anthony Bay talked in more detail about his views on artists and streaming in...

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November 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Since its launch earlier in the year, Audiam has been making waves in the digital music community with its focus on YouTube royalties collection. Now it’s turning its attention to publishers, setting...

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November 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve written a lot about Indian streaming services like Saavn, Gaana and Dhingana over the last couple of years, but rivals from other parts of the world are eyeing the market too. Rdio, for example,...

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November 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The closing session at yesterday’s Web Summit conference featured U2 frontman Bono, who ended up talking more about streaming than iTunes. “The real enemy is not between digital downloads or streaming,...

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November 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Adele’s manager Jonathan Dickins has defended Spotify while suggesting it needs to rethink its non-windowing policy. “Personally, I think streaming’s the future, whether people like it or not, but...

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October 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Russian digital music service Zvooq has been pursuing a policy of unbundling streaming music, releasing a series of individual apps for different aspects of music listening. Product lead Bas Grasmayer...

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October 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The Wall Street Journal has been sparking plenty of gossip since Friday, when it published a piece claiming that “music sales at Apple’s iTunes Store have fallen 13% to 14% world-wide since the start...

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October 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google bought Songza in July, promising to “explore ways to bring what you love about Songza to Google Play Music“. Now we know how: yesterday, the company updated its Google Play Music app...

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