August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter’s video-sharing app Vine has become a fertile space for musicians, with Viners like Shawn Mendes and Jack & Jack riding their six-second popularity all the way to the proper pop charts. Now...

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August 27th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Streaming radio app TuneIn has more than 60 million active users listening to its collection of broadcast-radio stations and podcasts. It’s always been focused on free access, but this week it’s launching...

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August 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

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The parent company of social network Line, Naver, has launched a new live-video broadcasting app for celebrities. It’s called V – Real-time Celeb Broadcasting App, and has launched globally, although...

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July 15th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

In recent weeks, we’ve had a number of mentions of the @musically Twitter account in tweets with videos of people lip-syncing to music. We wondered why, until establishing that there’s a Dubsmash-style...

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July 15th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Amid all the ‘Beats 1 is killing radio!’ hubbub this past month, there’s been a parallel discussion about some of the ways traditional radio still has advantages over Apple’s new station – particularly...

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July 8th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

US startup Band of the Day is closing its doors at the end of July, nearly four years after launching as an app recommending, yep, a single new artist every day. Why the closure? Because the company is...

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June 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this week when we interviewed British artist-apps startup Disciple Media, the company said it wasn’t ready to name any of its pipeline of clients. A few days on, clearly that policy has changed....

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June 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Now this is intriguing. Amid all the hoo-hah this week about the launch of Apple Music and Beats 1, New Slang Media has posted an interesting blog that posits the theory that Beats 1 has the potential...

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May 29th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

You may have noticed your social feeds being plastered with photos and videos of creepy dancing avatars last month, courtesy of Chinese app MyIdol. It was a bona-fide craze, albeit with all the hallmarks...

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