March 27th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

A 3D-printed teddy bear that plays songs from Spotify. If this was a Kickstarter campaign, we’d have our wallets out already. It’s not… yet. Instead, Spotibear is a prototype product from designer...

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March 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Until now, if you ran a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding project, its page on the site would be effectively frozen in time from the funding deadline. Visit Amanda Palmer’s “The new record, art book...

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March 2nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


As first questions in a press interview go, “Do you think that you’re a pathological liar?” takes some beating. Yet that was the opening salvo in a recent interview with veteran games developer...

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February 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Pebble was the company that ignited the smartwatch market back in 2012, when it raised $10.3m on crowdfunding site Kickstarter to make its first e-paper screened device. Yesterday, it returned to the site...

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February 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Last June, crowdfunding service Kickstarter finished rolling out a new system for projects to go live, with an algorithm giving each an initial scan to detect whether they could launch without the need...

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February 18th, 2015 by Music Ally


Our cover feature looks at the rise of K-pop and how it is changing South Korea's musical export potential as well as how music companies spot and develop new talent there. K-pop totally dominates music...

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February 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

There’s a growing buzz around virtual reality (VR) headsets like the Oculus Rift and Google Cardboard, and what they could do with music. The latest example is a Kickstarter campaign launched by Jake...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Pioneering group TLC are recording another album – their final one – and they’re turning to Kickstarter to fund it. 

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January 28th, 2015 by Music Ally


Lead: Warner Music buying at the end of last year was a sign of the times and this year playlists will become much more central in the marketing of artists, singles and albums. While they...

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