October 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There’s a lot of buzz within digital music circles this week around a new iPad app called Auxy, which was released today. The buzz is justified: it’s an inventive and very fun take on electronic music-making...

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October 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Topspin co-founder Shamal Ranasinghe has returned with a new service: Fluence, which we’ve already seen described as Topspin-meets-LinkedIn. The company puts it another way: “a simple utility to directly...

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October 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Messaging and chat apps are hot! Music is perennially cool! Music messaging apps must be hot and cool! Except two rights have often made a wrong when it comes to blending music and messaging: many of the...

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October 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Investor Mark Andreessen has taken some time off battering his Twitter followers with tweetstorms to give his opinions on the recorded music industry, telling New York Magazine that musicians should be...

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October 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There’s a lot of chatter this weekend about a New York Times piece written by Dan Brooks titled “Streaming music has left me adrift”, which outlines a very specific fear about the impact...

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October 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Meet the megamanagement company. Maverick took its bow late last week: a collective of artist managers gathered by Guy Oseary that will combine nine management firms into one, in what Billboard describes...

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October 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The latest artist to reach the milestone of 1bn streams on Spotify is Pitbull: the third most-streamed American artist on the service behind Eminem and Katy Perry. The rapper is celebrating the milestone...

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October 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Music recommendations site This Is My Jam – a Music Ally Digital Music Awards nominee – has just signed up its 200,000th user, with the site nearing two million “jams” (songs chosen by those users...

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October 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

“Is Def Jam pulling away from YouTube?” wonders an article in AdWeek, based on the news that the label has signed a deal with online video firm Playwire. We’ll refer you to Betteridge’s...

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