July 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Have you seen the last week’s worth of parody videos from Weird Al Yankovic? They’ve been creating plenty of buzz online, from his Pharrell-spoofing ‘Tacky’ to the Robin-Thicke-reimagined-for-grammar-advice...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube’s Original Channels initiative involved investing $100m in late 2011 in a variety of new channels, from fresh-faced YouTubers and established media brands alike. It committed another $200m a...

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July 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

One of the companies we’ve been following in recent years is Israeli startup Interlude, founded by musician Yoni Bloch initially to create interactive videos for bands and brands. Lately, it’s...

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July 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

JamCam launched as an iPhone app earlier this year as a way for people to record short, looping videos (think Vine but longer at 15 seconds) but synchronised with music from their iTunes library. The startup...

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July 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We enjoyed Dr Dre’s drunken video on Friday in which he appeared to confirm the Apple/Beats rumours: “The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from the motherf***ing west coast,”...

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July 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Nielsen has published its latest research into how people are using smartphone apps in the US, claiming that the time they spend per month has increased notably in the last two years, but that the number...

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July 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Smule has become one of the most prominent developers of music creation apps for iOS and Android, but its newest project is more experimental. It’s called Smuush, and was created as part of a two-day...

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June 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

SoundCloud has a new director of business development for its platform: Alexis Giles. She’ll be based in San Francisco working on various partnerships and tech deals for the company, joining from dance-music...

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June 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

comScore has published its latest US online video rankings, although for once Vevo doesn’t appear in its list of the 10 most popular sites. However, it’s still leading comScore’s separate...

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