June 24th, 2013 by Music Ally


The Naked and Famous have been using Snapchat to share blasts of their new songs with fans.

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June 10th, 2013 by Music Ally

Caspar Babypants

Have you heard of the Caspar Babypants albums? You might have if you're a parent: they're the work of Chris Ballew, who was the lead singer of Presidents of the United States of America (of 'Peaches' and...

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June 4th, 2013 by Music Ally

YouTube Creator Academy

Some good news for YouTube and its community of 'creators' yesterday: the launch of the YouTube Creator Academy, a set of online courses that will teach people how to get big (and make money) on YouTube.

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June 3rd, 2013 by Music Ally

NOW running app

The latest music brand to launch a fitness-related app is NOW That's What I Call Music. The app is called NOW Running, and it has launched for iPhone with Windows Phone to follow

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May 8th, 2013 by Music Ally

Sandbox 84

Streaming is the fastest growing area of digital music and inter-service competition is really starting to heat up globally. That said, there is still little transparency for artists, labels and managers...

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May 7th, 2013 by Music Ally


Mobile apps don't make money for artists? Admittedly, most don't, but Trey Songz seems to be doing pretty well from his Trey Songz – The Angel Network app on iOS and Android.

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April 30th, 2013 by Music Ally


Hats off to whoever was responsible for the campaign leading up to this week's announcement of a new album by Boards of Canada.

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April 29th, 2013 by Music Ally

MajorLazer SS

Give it a few years, and we'll be looking back at artist-branded iPhone-only Instagram-style photo apps as a real moment in time – but possibly not one that provided much lasting value.

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April 29th, 2013 by Music Ally


Expect some red faces in social medialand today, after Italian security researchers Andrea Stroppa and Carlo De Micheli accused a number of big brands and celebrities of buying followers on Twitter.

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