November 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Amazon’s next music event is an intriguing one: a Christmas carols concert at Abbey Road Studios in London, starring Annie Lennox, Imelda May and Alfie Boe among other artists. Kindlelight? Yes, the...

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November 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Don’t expect an explanation immediately, but Prince appears to be having a ‘moment’ on social media. The Verge noticed yesterday that his @3rdEyeGirl Twitter account has been deactivated, as has...

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November 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter’s Vine app has evolved into its own community of six-second video creators, including a number of musicians who’ve gone on to success on YouTube and the iTunes charts. Its latest update is...

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November 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This weekend’s American Music Awards heralded the debut of a new ad format on messaging app Snapchat, following its recent 20-second trailer for the movie Ouija. Last night, Snapchat users saw a new...

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November 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

If, like us, you’ve been eagerly waiting for a time when there’d be an iPhone app to measure just how well you could twerk to the sounds of Nicki Minaj… well, we have good news. US startup AmplifyBuzz...

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November 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’re starting to take submissions for our Sandbox report’s end-of-year edition: BestMarketing Campaigns of the Year. We’d love to include some of the great work you’ve done this year, so we’re...

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November 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

You can’t buy the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset yet unless you’re a developer, but there are some other ways people can make their own headsets – Google Cardboard, Merge and Dodocase being...

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November 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Well, we say ‘kids’ – under-35s, anyway. Which in the context of usual perceptions of the Pink Floyd fanbase, are pretty much babes in arms. But yes, Spotify has published some data on the...

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November 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Continuous crowdfunding service Patreon just hit a new milestone: $1m of payouts every month to the musicians, YouTubers and other creators raising money from their fans using its site. “It confirms...

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