September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Streaming music aggregator Bop.fm has four more integrations to announce this week: Pandora, Xbox Music, Rhapsody and Napster. Users of those services can now connect their accounts to Bop.fm, which pitches...

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September 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Interesting news from the Wall Street Journal, which claims Facebook has been in talks with some of YouTube’s top multi-channel networks to bring their content to the social network. The report suggests...

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September 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

INFINITE (a band that insist on writing their name in caps despite, as far as we can tell, it not being an acronym) have become the first South Korean act to get to number 1 on the Twitter Emerging Artist...

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September 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Video-making men OK Go are claiming that Apple liberally “borrowed” their promo for ‘The Writing’s On The Wall’ for the iPhone 6 launch. The band’s video is based around multiple real-time...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The other day we reported on a Twitter exchange between Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek and analyst Mark Mulligan where the former queried just how the latter arrived at the number of users he believed are...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Here is a tale of multiple freebies and what we are now calling “the etiquette of giveaways” (patent pending). First up, musical humans One Direction gave away the lead single (EEEEEK!) from their...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

US satellite broadcaster SiriusXM is creating a dedicated (but “limited-run”) Barbara Streisand channel in the lead up to the release of her new album on 16th September. It will broadcast from this...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Following RIAA-led accusations that it is a hotbed for infringing piracy, Grooveshark is no longer supported on the Google Chromecast dongle for TV sets. Grooveshark confirmed this was because Google said...

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September 12th, 2014 by Eamonn Forde

A new report has forecast that YouTube will make $1.13bn in ad revenue this year. It comes from eMarketer and is expected to mark a 39% increase on what the video service generated in 2013. Variety has...

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