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Music Listening

I’m a little bit concerned that the way I listen to music is about to fundamentally change, and I’m not sure how it’s...

Internet, Music

HMV

A few thoughts on the new difficulties faced by HMV.  In part this is response to some utter nonsense I’ve read online, and some of...

Music

The Singles Charts

It may seem unlikely that I’m writing about the UK singles charts, on the basis that I’m not sure that I could name a single...

Music

Best-Selling Folk Music… According to Amazon

I have fairly broad musical tastes – it’s why I struggle when people ask me what kind of music I’m into. A couple of...

Music

The End of Digital Downloads?

That’ll teach me for writing this too quickly. I based this on a Digital Music News report which was published Wednesday evening UK...

Music

Sell Me Personal Use Music Rights

I like making the odd video, and invariable, I prefer to use music on the soundtrack. Given that I’m not about to commission my own...

Audio, Internet, Music

Amazon Prime Music – Filling A Hole

Back over the summer, Amazon launched its Prime Music offering in the UK. Anybody who pays Amazon £79 a year, for it’s free next day...

Music

Not Predicting the Mercury Music Prize

Here’s an oddity. Music Week has published a list of albums that Google Play Music says represent the volume of streams that albums...

Music

A Curious Case of Google Play Music

Note: See multiple updates on this story at the end. I use Google Play Music as my primary music service. That is, Google Play Music hosts...

Music

How Should Spotify Pay For Its Music?

Yesterday I got into a bit of a discussion with James Cridland on Facebook about the rights and wrongs of how services like Spotify...