June 2nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Hunter Walk is a VC nowadays, but he used to be in charge of YouTube’s product development. In a new blog post on Medium, he’s been remembering what happened when YouTube gave Lady Gaga a run-through...

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March 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

What next for Troy Carter after parting ways with his former management client Lady Gaga? How about trying an industry that’s even more challenged by digital disruption than music? Carter’s company...

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February 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Well-funded startup Backplane made a name for itself by creating own-brand social networks for big stars – notably Lady Gaga, whose Little Monsters community launched its platform. Guns’n’Roses were...

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September 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’re getting a bit bored of the back-and-forth about whether The Album As A Thing is dead or not. We’d rather dream up some ways for the album to evolve, although we’re not yet sold on the album-as-app...

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June 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Digital startup Backplane made its name building and running Lady Gaga’s Little Monsters community, although it has also worked with Guns’n’Roses, Conde Nast and Coca-Cola. Now the company...

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June 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this week, Digital Music News trailed a story that it claimed would explode the streaming royalties and major artists issue. It was published last night, complete with a characteristic ‘How...

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April 1st, 2014 by Music Ally

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We spent much of last night boggling at a Tumblr post written by former Billboard boss Bill Werde: ‘On Angela Cheng, Lady Gaga, and the Culpability of Media’. It outlines a bizarre situation...

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March 17th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lady Gaga: 'The record labels don't have any f***ing money'

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January 29th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lady Gaga’s former manager Troy Carter has been talking technology in an interview with the Guardian, in which he warns that the pace of disruption is only increasing

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