September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

After Morrissey joined Twitter then turned out not to be the real actual Morrissey, we’re a bit wary of reporting on new ventures from the former Smiths frontman, in case they’re equally bogus....

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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Musician Lindsey Stirling may be most closely associated with YouTube, where she built her fanbase, but her music is available on a range of other digital services. Including Pandora, where she’s...

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September 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A reminder, if you need it, that this week sees the release of One Direction: Who We Are – the official autobiography of the band published by HarperCollins. And since this is 2014, there’s an...

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September 24th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: Videos used to the the bit that swallowed up most of the marketing budget but today they can be shot relatively quickly and cheaply. We speak to those who commission and create videos to hear what...

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September 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yesterday, the UK became the second country to get advertising in Instagram, following the US, where the Facebook-owned app launched ads last year. Seven brands are on board for the UK launch: major label...

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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 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The history of online crowdfunding thus far has revolved around deadlines: 30-day (or more) campaigns with a deadline to raise a certain amount of cash, often with stretch goals for surpassing that goal....

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Turnstile is the latest mobile app aiming to get fans interacting while they’re at concerts. Launched in the US last month, it already has some big-name artists on board: Linkin Park and Kendrick...

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Crowdfunding service Kickstarter’s global expansion is continuing: yesterday the company opened up to new projects in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Ireland. Creators can start uploading their projects...

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