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Deezer planning to launch in 76 more countries

At the press conference for its $130m funding round yesterday, Deezer said it is launching in 76 new countries, taking its total to 160.
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Music Ally Report: Full stream ahead

The cover feature this issue is a special roundtable discussion where music managers pick apart streaming services. We have heard plenty about why streaming is the future for labels, but are artists in agreement? Can access-based...
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With Teeth: The Success of the Online Music Market Will Be Won or Lost in Translation

This is a guest post by Jason Herskowitz (@jherskowitz) who is a core contributor to the multi-source music platform, Tomahawk, and leads Platform Development at Official.fm. It only takes a quick glance at your favorite...
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Deezer confirms $130m funding and claims 2m subscribers

Deezer confirms $130m funding and claims 2m subscribers
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Deezer confirms $130m funding and claims 2m subscribers

News of Deezer’s monster funding round leaked over the weekend, but the company confirmed it yesterday: $130m from WMG owner Access Industries. Deezer also announced some new figures: 7m monthly active users and 2m...
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Deezer raising €100m funding from WMG owner Access Industries

Streaming music service Deezer was planning a major funding announcement later this week, but French newspaper Le Figaro jumped the gun on Saturday and broke the news. That news being a €100m ($130m) funding round from...
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Facebook has 1bn active users (and music stats to share)

Facebook has confirmed that it now has more than 1bn monthly active users (MAUs).
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Midemlab 2013 music startups contest reveals judging lineup

The starting gun has been fired for the annual Midemlab startups contest, which will culminate at industry event Midem next January.
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Digital dominance: Universal buys EMI – what gives?

Universal's acquisition of (most of) EMI has some spooked about UMG's digital dominance going forward. But are they right to be worried?
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Interview with Drew Larner, CEO of Rdio

CEO Drew Larner explains how Rdio is enticing major artists to the platform, why Asia is a top priority and why Apple is an ever-present threat.
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Trojan Records launches Deezer radio channel

Legendary Jamaican label Trojan Records is the latest marketing partner for streaming service Deezer, which is launching a branded Trojan Records channel on its radio service.
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Music Ally Report: The VC Issue

The latest Music Ally Report is a special themed issue looking at the worlds of music and venture capitalists. Interdependency and tension have characterised their relationships to date but it appears each side is slowly...