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YouTube and beyond: the new frontiers for production music

Production music isn't an area we've written about regularly in the past for Music Ally, since it didn't have much of a digital focus. That's changing fast, however. YouTube in particular, and the need of its burgeoning...
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IFPI Norway head: “YouTube is not doing anything wrong: the legislation is wrong.”

Music Ally’s second conference session at the by:Larm festival this morning saw IFPI Norway boss Marte Thorsby joined by ReedSmith partner Gregor Pryor and PIAS director of streaming strategy Justin Barker. In a panel...
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How will AI and chatbots have an impact on the music industry?

AI and bots are two of the technological buzzwords currently at large in the music industry, but what impact will they really make on the way we discover, listen to and share music – as well as connecting with the artists...
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Music Ally at by:Larm 2017 – check out our sessions

Last week, the Music Ally team was in Amsterdam for the FastForward conference. This week, we’re packing our bags for Oslo for the by:Larm festival and conference. What’s more, we’re running a series of sessions...
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Are live promoters pulling their weight on data-sharing?

Music Ally’s panel session on digital’s impact on live music at by:Larm last Friday elicited some strong views from The Orchard’s co-founder Scott Cohen on the subject of promoters
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Matador Records founder says ‘streaming is the future for us’

In the streaming debate, it’s fair to say indie label Matador Records is firmly in the pro camp. “Streaming is gonna be the future for us,”
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Matador Records: ‘Streaming is the future for us’ (#bylarm)

New York label Matador Records has built a fine reputation for its work with the likes of Pavement, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Cat Power and Kurt Vile down the years. Founder Chris Lombardi and director of publicity...
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How live music is evolving with the digital age (#bylarm)

Digital music isn't just a recorded thing: there are a growing number of ways that digital technology – from apps and social media to big data – is having an impact on the live music market. A panel at the by:Larm...
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How Rex Pearson built his music career on YouTube (#bylarm)

Rex Pearson is one of the new generation of musicians finding their audience on YouTube first and foremost. He has more than 50,000 subscribers to his channel and 1.9m lifetime views, but how did this happen, and what are...
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Music business on YouTube (including Ylvis’ The Fox) (#bylarm)

YouTube is the world's biggest streaming music service, a key platform for labels and artists big and small, and also the spark for heated debates about its payouts and copyright approach. It's also the place where a new...
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Streaming music’s outlook for artists and managers (#bylarm)

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 music services...
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Streaming and new music business models in Scandinavia (#bylarm)

All eyes are on Scandinavia right now in the digital music world, thanks to strong recorded-music growth in Sweden and Norway – two countries where streaming music is truly mainstream. The opening digital session at...