We7 to launch iPhone app by Christmas
UK streaming music service We7 is developing its own iPhone application, and hopes to have it available on the App Store by the end of this year, CEO Steve Purdham has told Music Ally.
June 5, 2009
Opinion: Do pre-release album streams encourage cherry-picking?
I've abandoned Spotify and iTunes this morning in favour of MySpace, listening to pre-release streams of the new albums by Kasabian and Little Boots.A few plays later, and I've got a pretty good idea which tracks...
June 3, 2009
Placebo reveal private pre-release album playback
While many artists and labels are striking pre-release streaming deals with services like MySpace Music, Spotify and We7, Placebo have gone a different route for their new album.
May 29, 2009
We7: New PRS rates are a “significant milestone”
Earlier today, PRS for Music announced its new rates for on-demand streaming music services in the UK, dropping the minima per-stream payment to 0.085p while upping the headline royalty rate to 10.5%. We7 has become the first...
May 26, 2009
We7 claims to be the fastest growing ad supported music site in the UK
UK ad supported music site We7 has had some catching up to do recently, after Swedish upstart Spotify seemingly came from nowhere to become the darling of the legal music scene in Europe.
May 5, 2009
More Than Thieves exclusive sets for Spotify, We7, Last.fm AND Napster
We're used to the likes of Spotify and We7 fighting over pre-release exclusives on new albums, but new band More Than Thieves are taking an innovative approach, recording exclusive live sessions for FOUR different services:...
April 27, 2009
Depeche Mode stream exclusive goes to We7 AND Spotify
Gotta love those territory-based exclusive streaming deals. Depeche Mode's new album Sounds Of The Universe goes on sale next week, and is the first album to get the iTunes Pass subscription treatment on the iTunes Store.
April 15, 2009
Depeche Mode album gets pre-release stream with NME / We7
Once upon a time, mobile phone companies – operators and handset firms – fought over exclusive content from big bands and pop stars. Now it's streaming music sites doing the haggling. Spotify and MySpace...
April 14, 2009
Black Sabbath catalogue goes digital with Spotify, We7, iTunes…
UMG has announced that the Black Sabbath back catalogue will be available in the UK for the first time digitally today, with 18 albums available to buy as download or stream from sites like Spotify and We7.
March 30, 2009
Last.fm switches to subscription model in non-core markets
Streaming music service Last.fm has announced plans to junk its ad-supported model in all markets except for the UK, US and Germany.
March 25, 2009
After YouTube/PRS fallout, what now for the JOL?
With much attention focused on the spat between YouTube and PRS for Music in the UK, PaidContent takes a look at what will happen this June when the Joint Online License (JOL) framework expires at the end of June.
March 13, 2009
Spanish streaming service Yes.fm reaches 400k users
It's like dominos in the European streaming music market right now: first Spotify announced it had a million users, then We7 revealed it had 500,000 UK users, and now Spanish startup Yes.fm has revealed that it has 400,000...
March 5, 2009