December 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Rufus Wainwright is the latest high-profile artist to explore the potential for subscription-based apps, with the launch of his official iPhone app this week. It’s a free download pulling in his social...

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November 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Fun scenes on the internet yesterday when Twitter’s chief financial officer made the time-honoured mistake of tweeting something publicly that he meant to send as a direct message. “I still think we...

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November 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Flush with cash right up to the point where it suddenly wasn’t flush with cash any more, Beyond Music was one of the music/tech space’s more embarrassing collapses in recent years. Execs Adam Kidron...

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October 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

SoundCloud gave its iPhone app a major redesign earlier this year, and now some of those visual elements are carrying over to its website. “Visuals are a crucial component of how you choose to share...

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September 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

WhoSampled has been helping people dig back into the samples in their favourite songs since 2008 as a website, and since 2012 as an iPhone app. Yesterday, the company ported the latter to Android, albeit...

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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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July 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The Levi’s Stadium is the home of the San Francisco 49ers American Football team, but its official iPhone app is – we think – well worth studying for a glimpse at how this kind of thing can work...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

iPhone app Gig Sq. is the latest live music discovery app, initially focused on London in the UK. People can use it to see who’s playing near their current location, as well as browsing featured gigs...

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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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