July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Remember when daily deals companies like Groupon were riding high? The hype around that sector has ebbed away, but the idea of short-term discounts on digital products hasn’t disappeared. Witness...

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July 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The official iPhone app for the Bonnaroo music festival sent more than 97,000 push notifications to attendees this year, according to stats released by its tech partner. This year’s event saw the...

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July 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Label Concord Music Group has been busy recently: it’s just re-released five albums from the Paul McCartney archives as iPad apps. Band on the Run, McCartney, McCartney II, RAM and Wings over America...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify’s Viral-50 chart has been around for just over a year, but the streaming service wants artists to realise the role it can play in breaking their music. A blog post from the company’s...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

MTV has been talking about its latest music marketing initiative – First – which will use a mixture of traditional TV and new digital platforms to promote big albums ahead of their release. Mashable...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Companies advertising on Twitter will now have more metrics to judge the effectiveness of those ads. Twitter unveiled a new feature on Friday: “organic tweet analytics… an enhanced Tweet activity...

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July 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

One of the companies we’ve been following in recent years is Israeli startup Interlude, founded by musician Yoni Bloch initially to create interactive videos for bands and brands. Lately, it’s...

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July 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Coldplay have been getting fans excited about new album ‘Ghost Stories’ with a worldwide lyrics hunt, hiding handwritten lyrics for the album’s nine tracks in libraries dotted around...

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July 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

While the YouTube v indies row continues to simmer, other parts of Google’s business are working more positively with independent labels. The Google Play store has a new promotion this week for US...

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