August 26th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

In 2015, a new breed of startups are exploring mobile apps for creators, be they musicians or the emerging wave of digital stars from services like YouTube and Vine. Victorious may be initially focused...

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August 26th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Apple’s App Store generated $1.7bn in transactions during July this year – a stat that got a bit lost when Apple’s services boss Eddy Cue announced it, due to being paired with his announcement of...

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August 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Count us surprised by the headline finding from the Pew Research Center’s latest US study: it claims that 36% of American smartphone owners are using messaging apps, although that rises to 49% of 18-29...

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August 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

American Express has launched a standalone mobile app for its Unstaged music initiative. Released as a free download for iOS and Android devices, the app provides streams of concerts by the likes of Arcade...

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August 13th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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The latest music messaging app hoping to take the app stores by storm is MSTY, a British startup whose app has launched for iPhone and Android smartphones today. Competing with apps like Music Messenger,...

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August 13th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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People love music. People love messaging apps. So why wouldn’t they love music messaging apps? This, at least, is the idea being explored by a flurry of startups in 2015, all keen to become the WhatsApp...

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August 13th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter launched its Periscope live-streaming video app earlier this year, but hasn’t published too many stats on how it’s growing. The subsidiary remedied that yesterday with a post on Medium providing...

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August 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

If you’re interested in the evolution of messaging apps into platforms for media, we recommend a reading of a new blog post by Connie Chan, partner at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz about WeChat (aka Weixin)....

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July 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Metric have launched an app called The Pagan Portal in advance of their new album ‘Pagans in Vegas’, with plans to debut new music first within the app, as well as other content. It’s available as...

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