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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...
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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...
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A LITTLE SOMETHING EXTRA

What if Lorde’s Royals had been written by a thirty something?
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...