July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Back in 2012, EMI launched a Spotify app for veteran jazz label Blue Note Records (Bulletin, 13-Sep-12) before teaming up with music startup Groovebug for a subscription-based iPad app mining its back...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Remember Vulfpeck? The band that released a silent album on Spotify earlier this year in order to fund a tour, before being gently encouraged to take it down by the streaming service? Well, they’ve been...

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July 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Have you seen the last week’s worth of parody videos from Weird Al Yankovic? They’ve been creating plenty of buzz online, from his Pharrell-spoofing ‘Tacky’ to the Robin-Thicke-reimagined-for-grammar-advice...

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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

Last night we held our ‘I Can See Clearly Now: Transparency in the Digital Age’ debate in London. Among the speakers were manager Brian Message, who made a call for managers and artists to...

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July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Once upon a time, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber were generally the stars scrapping it out whenever a social media milestone was about to be hit. Nowadays, it’s more likely to be Rihanna and Shakira. The...

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July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This may not end well, but it promises to be mightily entertaining while it lasts. Morrissey has posted his first tweet on Twitter. Well, he  joined Twitter some time ago if we’re being strictly accurate:...

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July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We haven’t seen The Amazing Spider-Man 2 yet, but we’re quite interested in the movie’s soundtrack, composed as it is by Hans Zimmer. Now it’s got an iPhone app: Z+ The Amazing...

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July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Stars in the US, including musicians, now have their very own app from Facebook. Launched yesterday for iOS, Facebook Mentions is described as “a new app for actors, athletes, musicians and other...

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