September 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Sidestage started life as a Berlin startup helping people hire musicians for private events and parties, launching in July and quickly signing up more than 80 artists. Now it’s expanding to London, with...

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July 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

London already has its fair share of disruptive live-music startups – Songkick being the obvious example – but another one is set to make its debut later this month. It’s called Dice, and it’s...

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July 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A startup to keep an eye on: FOAM Entertainment. The apps developer is independent, but currently working out of Sony Music’s UK office and founded by two of its former digital creatives – responsible...

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July 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Startup Soundrop made its name running virtual listening rooms for Spotify users, before expanding to include other services (Deezer and YouTube) as well as working with artists and labels on online listening...

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June 26th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Startups like Vyclone and 45sound have been working on apps for a while that help fans at music concerts shoot and share collaborative videos, which bands can then make available. 45sound recently rebranded...

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June 26th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There’s a new startup in town aiming to help YouTubers connect with their fans. It’s called Victorious, and has been launched in the US by a group of tech and entertainment industry veterans,...

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June 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter is on the acquisition trail again, buying one of its key data partners Gnip. Who? Gnip is one of the few startups to have had full access to Twitter’s “firehose” of public tweets,...

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June 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The latest music startup trying to help fans sing along to their favourite music is MusiXmatch, with an extension for Google’s Chrome browser that overlays lyrics on YouTube music videos. The lyrics...

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June 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The former CEO of online video service Hulu, Jason Kilar, is working on a new startup. It’s called Vessel, and yesterday Kilar published a few hints at its plans – backed by a reported $75m of...

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