July 31st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Funk homunculus Prince took all his music off streaming services, except Tidal, at the start of the month. But, like having garlic for lunch, he keeps coming back. He’s released a new track, ‘Stare’,...

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July 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

He’s only gone and done it (two weeks after he said he would). Jocular Canadian songsmith Neil Young has started to remove his music from a number of streaming services. In the middle of the month, he...

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July 29th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

T-Mobile in the US has announced that its customers who are Apple Music users will be able to stream music over 4G for free. It already does the same for users of 33 different streaming services (up from...

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July 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Deezer has become the latest company to work with IFTTT (If This Then That) – the startup that connects online services to work better together via “recipes” created by users. Which can sound a bit...

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July 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Fans have been able to buy concert tickets through streaming services for some time now, but hard data on whether lots of them do has been thin on the ground. Now ticketing provider Eventbrite is talking...

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July 14th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this year, it emerged that Spotify had appointed four Washington lobbying firms to cover different aspects of its business (Bulletin, 16-Apr-15). Now it seems at least one of them is earning its...

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July 8th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

US startup Band of the Day is closing its doors at the end of July, nearly four years after launching as an app recommending, yep, a single new artist every day. Why the closure? Because the company is...

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July 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a musician talking about piracy as a positive audience-builder, so step forward David Guetta, who’s been outlining why he thinks filesharing has helped him find...

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July 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has big ambitions for global expansion, having predicted that it will sell 100m smartphones around the world in 2015. It’ll be hoping for a storming end to the year though,...

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