May 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Pioneering rap trio De La Soul’s Kickstarter campaign for a new album ended over the weekend with a bang: they reached $600,874 from 11,169 backers. That makes the campaign the second most lucrative...

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March 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Until now, if you ran a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding project, its page on the site would be effectively frozen in time from the funding deadline. Visit Amanda Palmer’s “The new record, art book...

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March 11th, 2015 by Music Ally

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Lead: The music industry has embraced retargeting in recent years as it looks to get more bang for its online advertising buck. The ROIs might be tantalisingly high but the practice comes with all manner...

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March 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We reported on the launch of Amanda Palmer’s Patreon campaign earlier this week. A few days on – at the time of writing – she has 2,369 backers on the crowdfunding service committed to paying $21,463...

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March 3rd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

“What most people don’t really understand is that all content creators – people who put things on the internet, and populate the shell of the web with awesome things to enjoy – are all in the same...

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October 28th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


If you were putting together a sparky panel on the interplay of music and technology, roping in Amanda Palmer, Zoe Keating and Imogen Heap would be a mightily-fine start: three artists at the forefront...

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May 29th, 2013 by Music Ally

More than 100k projects have been launched on crowdfunding site Kickstarter, the company announced today.

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April 24th, 2013 by Music Ally

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We present our survival guide to crowdfunding, with key tips from those who've been through the process several times and have either the trophies or the scars to prove it.

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March 14th, 2013 by Music Ally

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It's been one of the most common questions within the music industry since Amanda Palmer raised $1.2m on Kickstarter to fund a new album, tour and book.

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