September 4th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Ericsson has published its annual TV and Media report, with plenty of stats to put the frighteners up the traditional TV industry, as is now traditional. Based on more than 20k online interviews in 20...

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September 4th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The week ending 27 August saw just under 15.7m music downloads sold in the US according to Nielsen Music, which is the lowest weekly total in nearly eight years. And in neat symmetry, the week also saw...

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September 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We loved the recent video for Iron Maiden’s ‘Speed of Light’, which took the band’s Eddie mascot into a world of gaming. Now there’s an actual game to accompany it, launched on the band’s website....

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September 1st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Rapper Drake’s appearance at Lil Wayne’s charity event the Lil WeezyAna Fest in New Orleans on Friday has been causing ructions for Tidal, which livestreamed the festival. The New York Post claimed...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter’s video-sharing app Vine has become a fertile space for musicians, with Viners like Shawn Mendes and Jack & Jack riding their six-second popularity all the way to the proper pop charts. Now...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Artists launching their own labels isn’t a new trend, but Ed Sheeran is going about his in a characteristically-digital way. He announced the launch of Gingerbread Man Records with a YouTube video –...

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August 13th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter launched its Periscope live-streaming video app earlier this year, but hasn’t published too many stats on how it’s growing. The subsidiary remedied that yesterday with a post on Medium providing...

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August 13th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter’s UK director Bruce Daisley has set tongues wagging on the tech blogs with a Vine clip that appears to show a recorded-music soundtrack. The video, which he posted yesterday, shows him tapping...

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July 31st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Fast Company has a brief, but interesting, look inside Vessel, the subscription-based video company that is trying to persuade creators, including musicians and labels, to give it a 72-hour exclusive window...

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