Artists, blockchain and experimentation: ‘We’re at the very start of what’s possible’
Imogen Heap’s Mycelia event in London today wasn’t just about announcing a world tour and Creative Passport initiative for artists. There was also a panel of ‘reflective bytes from absorbent minds’ about some of the...
December 8, 2017
Imogen Heap is taking Mycelia on tour… with Creative Passports
We’ve seen a few music-industry conference venues in our time, but never a giant tipi until today. Built in the grounds of musician Imogen Heap’s home in Havering-atte-Bower, it was the location for Heap to talk about...
December 8, 2017
Mycelia talks blockchain music: ‘Artists want to understand…’
The first time Music Ally heard about Mycelia was in July 2015, when musician Imogen Heap talked to Forbes about her hopes for “a fair, true, bright and shining home for music” supported by blockchain music technology...
July 28, 2017
What can blockchain really do for the music industry? (#midem)
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a music-industry conference in possession of a good audience must be in want of a blockchain panel. Midem had one this morning as part of its copyright summit. Moderated by...
June 8, 2017
20 music/tech startups we’ll be watching in 2016
At times in 2015, Music Ally felt like a grouch when surveying the landscape of music/tech startups – usually at the sight of the latest ‘Instagram / WhatsApp for music’ social app without an obvious demand from users...
January 5, 2016
Imogen Heap talks about Mycelia and how blockchain can help the music business
There is clearly “something in the air” (well, on the web). Yesterday we covered Zoë Keating talking about how blockchain and Bitcoin could bring greater transparency to the digital music industry. Now Forbes has run...
July 29, 2015