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August 19th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Neil Young’s first act as PonoMusic CEO has been to launch another round of crowdfunding, but this time not on Kickstarter. His company raised $6.2m from pre-orders of its PonoPlayer gadget on that...

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August 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Outlined in its Creator Preview video, YouTube is looking to offer creators crowdfunding functionality for their content. In an incredibly (e.g. overpoweringly) chummy video, it accepts that “a lot of...

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August 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Well, it’s not a “new” music game – rather Amplitude is an early game from Harmonix (the people behind Guitar Hero and Rock Band) that had a weak debut and was mothballed in 2003. They set a Kickstarter...

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August 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The latest YouTuber to bag a major-label deal is Peter Hollens, who has specialised in a cappella renditions of popular songs (“I make music using only my voice and mouth,” as he puts it on...

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July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Fon’s Gramofon music streamer hit its Kickstarter target last week, but it’s not the only music hardware project currently drumming up pre-orders on crowdfunding sites. Two more to watch this week...

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July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Well, this isn’t really digital marketing, in the sense that Aphex Twin merely gave this project his blessing rather than ran it. But it’s an interesting example of crowdfunding in action....

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July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Live crowdfunding platform Crowdtilt has a new feather in its cap: an apparent promise by Foo Fighters to play a gig in frontman Dave Grohl’s home state of Virginia after fans in Richmond committed...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

PonoMusic isn’t the only technology startup raising money from the crowd for a high-resolution music player. A company called LH Labs has just completed its campaign on Indiegogo, raising $1.3m for...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

With the launch of his latest album ‘A Letter Home’ out of the way, musician Neil Young is stepping up his involvement in PonoMusic, his partially Kickstarter-funded high-definition music startup. On...

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