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...
March 21, 2018
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.
July 13, 2016
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...
June 18, 2014
Music Ally Podcast #50 Baboom, Beats Music, Spotify and more
This week, our resident journalists Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge return to discuss Kim Dotcom's new Baboom service and his (atrocious) new album; the impact of Beats Music's launch on rivals like Spotify and Rdio.
January 28, 2014
Apple files patent for Audio Hyperlinking
Apple is working on something interesting, according to its latest patent filing for 'Audio Hyperlinking'.
August 9, 2013
Music Ally Podcast #31 – Rdio, Pandora, Snapchat, Public Enemy, Eagles and more
In the latest Music Ally podcast, Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge risk falling foul of the censors by talking a bit too much about the kind of websites that could get you sacked from your job if your browser history was looked...
June 26, 2013
Music Ally Podcast #30 – Spotify, Jay-Z, Myspace, Pandora and more
In the Music Ally podcast this week, Stuart Dredge and Eamonn Forde trying to start a multi-directional digital music business journalism "beef" .
June 20, 2013
Music Ally Podcast #25 – Shazam, Spacebar, Kickstarter, Morrissey and more
In this week's Music Ally podcast, Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge put the digital world to rights. Again.
April 30, 2013
Music Ally Podcast #23 – SoundCloud, Twitter Music, PSY, WiMP and more
Stuart Dredge has made it back from his mansion in Cannes (trans: live blogging bunker), so we are back after a week off.
April 16, 2013
Music Ally Podcast #19 – SoundCloud, BandPage, Alex Day, BitTorrent and Spotify
In the latest Music Ally podcast, Stuart Dredge and Eamonn Forde broadcast live from among the bustle and barbecue smoke of SXSW (they really are there – it's true) to make sense of the latest digital music news.
March 12, 2013
Music Ally Podcast #16 – Björk’s Kickstarter, Prince and Sonos
Among the circles the talk around this week are Sonos' move into the living room with Play Bar, the new wave of subscription services being tested by Ninja Tune and the Rough Trade shops, why Björk was right to look for...
February 12, 2013