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August 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Incident Technologies is the company behind the gTar: a digital guitar with a multi-touch LED fretboard and a slot for your iPhone – using them to teach you how to play guitar. Now the firm has launched...

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August 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube musician Lindsey Stirling – who journalists are contractually obliged to describe as a “dubstep violinist” – has signed a deal with multi-channel network Maker Studios, becoming one of...

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August 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We are delighted to announce that 7digital will be the sponsor of the Best Music App category for our Music Ally Digital Music Awards, which are taking place in October. The company joins MusicQubed, MixRadio,...

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August 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Social lyrics app TuneWiki was supposed to shut down last year: the company announced plans to cease operations on 28 June 2013, posting a letter on its website telling users that “unfortunately, everything...

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August 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Research firm Juniper Research has published its latest digital music forecasts, predicting revenues of $12.3bn this year, rising to $13.9bn in 2019 – slow growth, to say the least. The report suggests...

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August 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Are the streaming exclusivity wars about to kick off in earnest? It’s been predicted for a while, but yesterday’s tweet from Beats Music set the cat among the pigeons. “America! You can now listen...

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August 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Russian digital music service Zvooq has closed a $20m Series A funding round, led by local retailer Ulmart, with Finnish private equity firm Essedel Capital chipping in. Zvooq plans to spend the money...

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August 22nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Research firm comScore has published its latest report into the US mobile apps market, armed with the claim that apps now account for 52% of Americans’ “digital media time”. That’s fuelled by...

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August 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Okay, YouTube is already the world’s largest video-on-demand service for children – see the success of Minecraft-cat Stampy for proof of that – but they don’t have registered accounts on the service...

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