September 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Scandinavian streaming music service WiMP is launching in the US and UK, and sensibly, has come up with a new brand that has less connotations of weakness. The new service will be called Tidal, and it...

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August 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

On the face of it, Christopher Hart’s promotion from chief financial officer of streaming service WiMP to a similar role at its parent company Aspiro is a standard internal promotion story. However,...

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July 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Scandinavian streaming service WiMP has launched a new web player, following a well-trodden path by rivals like Spotify, Deezer and Rdio of being available in web browsers rather than just as a dedicated...

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March 6th, 2014 by Music Ally

In our cover feature, Ed Peto of Outdustry gives us the inside track on digital music's development in China where huge changes are afoot in terms of how Chinese consumers

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March 5th, 2014 by Music Ally

In our cover feature, Ed Peto of Outdustry gives us the inside track on digital music's development in China. Huge changes are afoot in terms of how Chinese consumers will not only access music but also...

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February 27th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Spotify is the "the last desperate fart of a dying corpse". Discuss. Thom Yorke's soundbite made waves around the world last year, as the most high-profile criticism of Spotify – and by extension streaming...

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February 25th, 2014 by Music Ally

It's surprising, when you think about it, that streaming music services haven't done more around video. Scandinavian service WiMP is making its first moves in this area

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February 12th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: As the brands and music world gets more crowded, standing out becomes exponentially harder. This is where digital music platforms are hoping to step in and offer something more engaging than a standard...

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February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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IFPI Norway published its annual music sales figures yesterday, with the headline number being growth of 11% in recorded music revenues in Norway last year, to a value of NOK 603m ($98m).

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