Tag: podcast

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Spotify’s Joe Rogan problem heats up over racial-slur usage

Rogan and Spotify have both responded to the release of a video of Rogan using the N-word racial slur more than 20 times.
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TikTok success: ‘You don’t have to do these cringy challenges’

Our latest Music Ally Focus podcast is out this morning: an interview with Rebecca Versteegh, head of music partnerships at Gen-Z marketing agency Creed Media.
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Fresh from Spotify row, Martina McBride launches a podcast

Country artist Martina McBride has been making headlines this month by taking Spotify to task for its playlist-creation algorithm. Now she’s in the spotlight for a different reason: she’s become the latest artist to launch...
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Sandbox Issue 200: Pod it like it’s Hot

This week’s lead feature looks at podcasting, and its relevance to labels and artists. With an estimated 484 million podcast listeners worldwide at the end of 2017, can the format help bring back some of the context to...
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BBC takes on Beats 1 with global rollout of iPlayer Radio app

When Apple launched its Beats 1 radio station as part of Apple Music, there was a lot of speculation in the UK about the possible competition with the BBC’s music radio stations.
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YouTube, Amazon Prime Music, BitTorrent bundles and more

This week’s Music Ally podcast sees our journalists Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge manfully trying not to think about naked bicycle rides, while discussing this week’s hot digital music issues. Including: the...
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Apple files patent for Audio Hyperlinking

Apple is working on something interesting, according to its latest patent filing for 'Audio Hyperlinking'.