Google’s latest search feature is official posts from musicians
The question of what appears in Google search results when people look for their favourite music artists has sparked controversy in the past: rightsholders regularly attacked Google for returning links to illegal downloads. They’ll...
March 8, 2018
SoundCloud revamps its iPhone app and hints at plans for music payouts (Interview)
"There was witch-hop, of course, and then mermaid. And I've created a brand new genre called churchstep..." SoundCloud co-founder and CTO Eric Wahlforss – aka Forss in his musician guise – is whizzing Music Ally through...
June 26, 2014
A LITTLE SOMETHING EXTRA
What if Lorde’s Royals had been written by a thirty something?
January 29, 2014
Songs Music Publishing’s Matt Pincus talks Spotify, YouTube, Lorde and digital disruption
Music publishing is changing. It's the longest established sector of the music industry, but in the last decade it's also fielded a lot of criticism from within the industry (i.e. labels) concerning publishers' appetite for...
January 9, 2014
Lorde releases new single on iTunes only
It's not just Beyoncé releasing surprise tracks on iTunes this month. Flavour-of-the-year Lorde debuted a brand new track on Apple's store on Friday too.
December 16, 2013
Spotify was ‘the first spark’ that made Lorde a star
Forbes has an interesting piece today on how Lorde's 'Royals' track became a global success, with her label pinpointing Spotify as one of the key factors.
November 28, 2013
Vevo publishes its latest stats for the UK
Music videos service Vevo has published its latest Music Video Viewership Report, covering the UK's first six months of 2013.
October 9, 2013
Spotify launches artist Spotlight feature with Haim and Lorde
Streaming music service Spotify has been under pressure in recent months to prove its value to artists of all sizes, not just the biggest acts. The company is hoping its new Spotlight feature will contribute to answering...
October 1, 2013