November 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Will.i.am is very excited about his new Puls smartwatch, but will gadget buyers be as enthusiastic? One of the first technology sites to review the device, The Verge, is distinctly unimpressed. “I got...

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October 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yes, we know what you’re thinking: good luck to anyone barmy enough to think they can fund a streaming service with $30,000. But LA-based startup Vaytus says its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign...

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September 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Crowdfunding site Kickstarter has updated its terms of use with a new section explaining what creators should do when their successfully-funded project doesn’t go to plan – for example, in the...

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Crowdfunding service Kickstarter’s global expansion is continuing: yesterday the company opened up to new projects in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Ireland. Creators can start uploading their projects...

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August 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Neil Young’s PonoMusic raised $6.23m on Kickstarter earlier this year, but its current, second crowdfunding campaign has already beaten that total. As we reported earlier this month, PonoMusic has turned...

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August 19th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Neil Young’s first act as PonoMusic CEO has been to launch another round of crowdfunding, but this time not on Kickstarter. His company raised $6.2m from pre-orders of its PonoPlayer gadget on that...

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August 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Well, it’s not a “new” music game – rather Amplitude is an early game from Harmonix (the people behind Guitar Hero and Rock Band) that had a weak debut and was mothballed in 2003. They set a Kickstarter...

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July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Fon’s Gramofon music streamer hit its Kickstarter target last week, but it’s not the only music hardware project currently drumming up pre-orders on crowdfunding sites. Two more to watch this week...

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July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Well, this isn’t really digital marketing, in the sense that Aphex Twin merely gave this project his blessing rather than ran it. But it’s an interesting example of crowdfunding in action....

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