September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A growing number of musicians are using Twitter’s Vine video-sharing app, but it is also fostering its own network of new stars. The Guardian has a feature looking at Vine as a hothouse for new talent,...

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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

After Morrissey joined Twitter then turned out not to be the real actual Morrissey, we’re a bit wary of reporting on new ventures from the former Smiths frontman, in case they’re equally bogus....

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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Musician Lindsey Stirling may be most closely associated with YouTube, where she built her fanbase, but her music is available on a range of other digital services. Including Pandora, where she’s...

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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube has confirmed that its VP of YouTube content Tom Pickett has left the company, with the Wall Street Journal reporting that he is “leaving to take the chief executive post at another company”...

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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Beauty-focused YouTuber Michelle Phan may be mired in a legal dispute with Ultra Records, but that hasn’t put her off getting more involved with the music industry. Phan, who runs her own MCN, is...

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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Universal Music Group has followed Vevo in partnering with advertising technology firm MirriAd, which specialises in digitally inserting ads into music videos. The Financial Times notes that the partnership...

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September 29th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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We wrote on Friday about Thom Yorke's decision to put his new album out through BitTorrent – the most high-profile artist partnership for that company so far, and the first to use its "pay-gate" feature...

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September 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

No, Ello isn’t a Facebook for British people. It’s a social network that’s hoping to provide an ad-free alternative to Facebook, the latest in a line of such alternatives that include...

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September 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

“Google has done more than almost any other company to help tackle online piracy.” That’s one of the key lines in Google’s point-by-point rebuttal of News Corporation’s recent...

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