August 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Taylor Swift and Aphex Twin are making new music. No, not together, sadly. But both revealed their next moves yesterday, making for an interesting contrast. Swift used a 30-minute livestream on Yahoo to...

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August 19th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

It’s the 25th anniversary of Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing film, and Beats Music is celebrating with a short documentary on YouTube. The 23-minute video was published this week, featuring...

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August 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter is hoping to follow Facebook’s path to profitability through mobile ads, announcing its latest unit yesterday: Promoted Video. Aimed more at big brands and entertainment firms, it’s...

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August 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

WholeWorldBand, an iOS audio and video recording app developed by Kevin Godley, has raised €5m in new funding. The model is that of a virtual studio where musicians can collaborate online through Seed...

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July 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube continues to work on new features for its individual creators. The company published a video on its YouTube Creators channel yesterday called YouTube Creator Preview promising to “give you...

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July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Jay-Z and Beyoncé will soon be setting out on their On The Run stadium tour, but first there’s an official trailer on YouTube. And it’s fair to say this sets a new standard in production values for...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We wrote last week about Microsoft’s plans to spin off Nokia’s MixRadio as a standalone company, but wondered what would happen to its other streaming music service: Xbox Music. Comments by CEO Satya...

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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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