Sandbox Issue 224: Up Hit Creek. THE DRY STREAMS PARADOX
Lead: The Dry Streams Paradox is when there is a huge gap between the number of streams an act gets and the number of fans they have or can reach. Just because someone plays one of your songs, it does not follow that they...
March 20, 2019
New Moby album is exclusive on… meditation app Calm
Moby has a new album out, and it’s streaming exclusively on one service: but NOT a music-streaming service. Although we rather gave that away in the headline, didn’t we… Yes, ‘Long Ambients 2’ is being made available...
March 15, 2019
Moby’s BitTorrent bundle was downloaded 8.9m times last year
BitTorrent has published some data on downloads of its official 'bundles' with artists and creators last year, revealing that 448 bundles generated 60m downloads in total.
February 3, 2014
Interview: Moby talks BitTorrent, Spotify and artists’ digital rights
With a number of artists busily squaring up to both Spotify and the labels about their streaming payments, Moby argues they are focusing too heavily on the short-term issues and becoming beholden to the idea of digital services...
November 26, 2013
Music Ally Report 331 – Moby Click
Lead: artists such as Thom Yorke and David Byrne are putting the boot into the likes of Spotify but Moby is taking a more measured (almost Zen) approach to it all. He tells us why focusing too much on monetisation right now...
November 13, 2013
Moby tells artists to focus on music, not platforms
The star of this week's Music Ally Report is Moby, giving his views on digital music: BitTorrent, Spotify, social media and more.
November 13, 2013
Now Moby turns to BitTorrent to promote his new album
The trickle of artists launching BitTorrent bundles is slowly but surely turning into a flow, with Moby the latest to sign up.
October 11, 2013
Beatport Mixes comes out of closed beta
Beatport has opened its Beatport Mixes service up to the public as an open beta, following trials with DJs including Moby, Diplo and Paul Van Dyk. It's a section of the store where DJs can sell mixes, with an embeddable widget...
December 5, 2012
Music Ally Special Report – Instagram and Social Photo Sharing
Facebook's $1bn acquisition of social photography app Instagram cemented a meteoric rise for the latter company, just 18 months after it launched. In this white paper, we take a look at Instagram's development and its importance...
April 11, 2012
Moby uses Instagram and SoundCloud for new Destroyed microsite
Moby's upcoming album/photography project Destroyed has its own microsite, which makes innovative use of the APIs from SoundCloud and photo-sharing service Instagram...
May 10, 2011
Moby’s best-selling iTunes track is still free elsewhere
Here's a weird thing: Moby just announced that his current best-selling track on the iTunes Store is Shot In The Back of the Head.
July 7, 2009