20 music/tech startups we’ll be watching in 2018
Here at Music Ally, we covered a lot of new music/tech startups for the first time in 2017. We've now chosen 20 of them that we think have the potential to make an impact in 2018 and beyond, from analytics to artificial intelligence,...
January 3, 2018
Blockchain music: rights, artists and ‘the big spreadsheet in the sky’ (#SlushMusic)
Jaak is one of the startups exploring the potential that blockchain technology has for the music industry. The company is working on a number of pilot schemes, and its CEO Vaughn McKenzie has been a regular speaker on blockchain...
November 29, 2017
Blokur talks blockchain music: ‘The technology on its own is not the whole picture’
A reminder that the Venn diagram of ‘music people’ and ‘blockchain startup people’ is not a pair of separate circles. Phil Barry, founder of British startup Blokur, was a professional artist making electronic music...
August 3, 2017
Demystifying blockchain: ‘Call it Sex Chocolate or something!’
Blockchain technology has evangelists and sceptics galore in and around the music industry. Is it really the answer to the music business’ infamous problems with transparency and efficiency? A conference panel convened...
March 3, 2017