MuzicSwipe helps fans discover artists with Tinder-style matches
MuzicSwipe is a startup trying an interesting iteration on Tinder’s left and right-swiping mechanic by matching fans to artists, app-dating style.
March 28, 2022
Spotify on board for Google’s new ‘user choice billing’
Why do we think a post on Google's official Android Developers Blog about 'user choice billing' is of interest for the music industry?
March 24, 2022
Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo launches a ‘Weezify’ streaming app
"Tired of Spotify? Come on over to Weezify," tweeted Rivers Cuomo, the frontman of veteran rock band Weezer, yesterday.
February 1, 2022
Startup Files: The Choral Hub would like to teach the world to sing
In perfect harmony? Actually, don’t get hung up on the ‘perfect’ part. The Choral Hub wants to encourage people to sing who may have avoided it before through embarrassment or a lack of confidence in their...
January 28, 2022
Where You At app focuses on safety during nights out
British startup Where You At is testing an app that it hopes will help women to feel safer when they are out clubbing.
January 18, 2022
Apple ordered to allow external payments in iOS apps
It can be hard to follow the various legal cases and judgements around Apple and its App Store across the world. We've reported recently on a law in South Korea forcing all app store owners (not just Apple) to allow...
November 10, 2021
Humble Angel Records launches app for Spotify playlist alerts
Humble Angel Records is the streaming-focused imprint launched by former Playlists·net and WMG executive Kieron Donoghue in 2018. Now the company is diversifying beyond simply releasing tracks by releasing an app. Available...
October 12, 2021
OnlyFans launches OFTV app with content that’s safe for work
The app is pitched as a way to "enjoy videos from your favourite OF creators from the convenience of your mobile device".
August 17, 2021
Startup Laylo takes its funding to $5m with latest round
Laylo has pivoted to a B2B customer relationship management (CRM) startup that helps musicians and creators build pre-sale landing pages.
July 27, 2021
Music marketing app Breakr raises $4.2m of seed funding
We wrote about startup Breakr in February this year: it was a tool to help artists and labels identify influencers to work with on marketing campaigns. Now the company has raised a $4.2m seed funding round led by Slow Ventures,...
July 21, 2021
Report: TikTok is first non-Facebook app to reach 3bn downloads
TikTok has reached an important new milestone, at least if analytics firm Sensor Tower’s latest number-crunching is correct. It claims that TikTok has become the first non-Facebook mobile app to reach 3bn downloads...
July 15, 2021
Facebook commissions study on Apple and Google default apps
Facebook has commissioned a study of whether owners of Android and iOS devices tend to mainly use the default apps offered by Google and Apple. Sit down for this bombshell: the study concluded that they do. “The results...
July 8, 2021