Tag: apps

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Melodies music service goes live in Czechia and Slovakia

Place your bets: are there now more ‘curators’ working in the music streaming industry than there are in the world of museums and art galleries?
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The Wombats have launched their own mobile racing game

British band The Wombats got into sustainable NFTs earlier this year, but their latest marketing initiative is a mobile game.
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TikTok wants to be a much bigger player in mobile gaming

Snapchat has mobile games; Netflix has mobile games; now TikTok appears to have mobile gaming ambitions too.
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Obimy app is helping fans share Eurovision songs… as senses

Latvia’s exit at the semi-final stage means this year’s Eurovision Song Contest final won’t be enlivened by the cunnilingus-meets-climate-activism crossover nobody saw coming in 2022.
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Jazz artist Mike Casey’s new album is also a playable app

In 2019, jazz musician Mike Casey talked to Music Ally about how he’d grown his audience through streaming playlists.
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Coldplay launch an app for their Music of the Spheres tour

Artist apps are still a thing: witness Coldplay's new Android and iOS app, released for the band's 'Music of the Spheres' tour.
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Bandcamp at centre of dispute between Epic Games and Google

If you'd told us that Bandcamp's acquisition by Epic Games would lead to an argument with a tech giant, our money would have been on Apple.
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Livestreaming startup Veeps launches mobile and TV apps

Veeps is making a play for regular viewers with the launch of apps for iOS and Android smartphones as well as Apple TV and Roku for bigger screens.
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Apple says rival music services do well on its App Store

Apple continues to fight back against accusations that it gives its own services an advantage over third-party rivals on its App Store.
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Yousician adds a catalogue of songs to its GuitarTuna app

Yousician, one of the most established music-education services, charges subscriptions for its app teaching people how to play instruments and sing.
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Spending on music and audio apps grew to $1.95bn in 2021

There are also some interesting quarterly charts of the top music and audio apps ranked by downloads.
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Music app Trebel raising $25m from investors – including Maluma

Artists taking stakes in digital music services isn’t a new trend. Justin Bieber and Diddy were among the minority shareholders in Spotify in its early years too.