August 6th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Electronic music magazine and online community Resident Advisor has created a new fan-to-fan ticket exchange that it wants to use to “eliminate” online touting. It claims it is an industry first and...

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August 1st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Live Nation reported its latest financial results last night, with a 1% fall year-on-year to $1.67bn driven by a 2% drop in concerts income to $1.17bn. However, the company saw its ticketing revenues...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

iPhone app Gig Sq. is the latest live music discovery app, initially focused on London in the UK. People can use it to see who’s playing near their current location, as well as browsing featured gigs...

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July 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature looks at the obstacles facing the ticketing industry as it attempts to move itself onto mobile. The desktop ticketing experience has not evolved in years and the mobile version is too...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this year, we wrote about a new London-based startup called Dice promising to “overhaul music, entertainment and sports ticketing” (Bulletin, 2-May-14). Now a few more details have emerged...

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July 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Ticketing firm Billetto has launched a new live events discovery app in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and the UK. It’s called Billetto – Your Social Events Calendar, and is available for iPhone in...

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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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June 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Live crowdfunding platform Crowdtilt has a new feather in its cap: an apparent promise by Foo Fighters to play a gig in frontman Dave Grohl’s home state of Virginia after fans in Richmond committed...

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June 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Music Ally’s next evening conference focuses on transparency and digital music, and we’re about to sell our last few tickets. It’s an old argument: from black box income, breakages clauses...

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