July 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Concert discovery service Bandsintown announced a new milestone yesterday: more than 300,000 artists are using its Bandsintown Manager tool to manage and promote their tours.

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July 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook continues to build out its features for people publishing native videos to the social network. Yesterday saw improved video-uploading tools, including the ability to set videos as “secret”...

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July 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Metric have launched an app called The Pagan Portal in advance of their new album ‘Pagans in Vegas’, with plans to debut new music first within the app, as well as other content. It’s available as...

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July 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve seen several spikes in hype around the idea of social commerce: people buying products (music, tickets and artist merch included) through social networks like Twitter and Facebook. The hype has...

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July 15th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

In recent weeks, we’ve had a number of mentions of the @musically Twitter account in tweets with videos of people lip-syncing to music. We wondered why, until establishing that there’s a Dubsmash-style...

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July 14th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Apple is launching its Apple Pay mobile payments technology in the UK today, enabling people to pay for real-world goods and services using their iPhones and Apple Watch devices. Financial firms American...

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July 14th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this week, reports claimed Apple was shooting its own music videos for Pharrell Williams, Eminem and other stars. Now the company is recruiting a video producer and project manager to step up its...

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July 13th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter’s Vine video app was updated late last week, including a feature to upload clips at HD quality. However, there’s also a new feature that spotlights top Viners on the network, via a Find People...

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July 13th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

As you’ll know if you read our recent profile of music-apps firm Smule, it’s working with a number of artists on virtual video duets with fans – including Jessie J, who saw several of hers go viral...

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