November 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple made a small but more-significant-than-you’d-think change to its App Store yesterday, changing the wording on its download buttons for free apps from “free” to “get”....

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November 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube has become the go-to destination for parents with children obsessed by Disney’s Frozen soundtrack, but how to prevent those kids straying onto other, less child-friendly videos? One new method...

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October 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve been aware of BuddyBounce since 2013, when the startup pitched as part of an EMI Innovation Challenge event that we organised (Bulletin, 18-Feb-13). The pitch then was for “a loyalty...

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September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Back in July, we spotted a new iOS app going live on Apple’s App Store: Tango Music Pix (Bulletin, 28-Jul-14). Launched by messaging app Tango, it promised to help people turn photos and music into...

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September 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

If you’re reading this, Kate Bush or Prince – because obviously that’s likely – turn your eyes away now. Rather than encouraging fans to put their smartphones away at gigs, it looks like...

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September 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

“Bored of not being allowed to enjoy Radiohead and Led Zeppelin on the same premium/ad-supported music service?” asks the App Store listing for Blitzr Music, a new music discovery app that...

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September 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Last year, we wrote about a remixing app released by UK band The Nyco Project, as part of a wider Musicjelly initiative that saw them travelling the world recording musicians for an interactive installation...

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August 28th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook’s strategy of “unbundling the big blue app” is well known, but now its Instagram subsidiary is trying something similar. Well, it’s launched a single spin-off app, anyway,...

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August 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Rdio has had a tight relationship with Shazam for some time now, but the streaming service isn’t putting all its eggs in one music-identification basket. Rdio announced an expansion of its partnership...

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