May 8th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The UK is waking up this morning to a comprehensive victory for the Conservative party in its general election. Yesterday, though, the polls were put to canny marketing use by British band Hot Chip. 

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April 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

African digital entertainment service Bozza, which has been compared to iTunes, is looking for £500k of equity funding – but it is turning to crowdfunding rather than traditional investment sources....

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April 2nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Remember how organic reach for Facebook pages dropped steadily, nudging more page owners to spend money on Facebook ads to boost that reach back up again? Yesterday, a report claimed news publishers are...

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March 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Universal Music is one of the organisers of a Los Angeles-based event called Technology Innovators Forum (TIF-IN) that will see a selection of British tech startups showing off their services. It’s the...

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March 27th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The UK’s experiment in adding age-ratings to music videos on YouTube and Vevo entered its second phase this week, with the ratings displayed on videos uploaded by Sony, Universal and Warner. Vevo’s...

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March 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The BPI and PPL are continuing to target piracy sites through High Court orders in the UK, forcing ISPs to block access to them. 17 music download sites have just been added to the blacklist, with most...

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March 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The UK’s official chart will switch from Sunday to Friday later this year, matching the launch of a global release day for music. The Official Charts Company confirmed the move yesterday, with the...

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March 19th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Streaming subscriptions, yup. But vinyl subscriptions? That’s the idea behind Wax & Stamp, a recently-launched service in the UK that’s pitched as a monthly vinyl subscription club. Fans pay £26...

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March 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

UK-based karaoke torrenting site Karaoke World has been shut down by the City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) after a referral from collecting society PRS for Music. The site...

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