Music Ally Quarterly Report :: Music/tech Startups 2022
While NFTs stole the headlines in 2022, a raft of other exciting developments took place, and various music/tech startups took leaps and bounds as they strove to create new technological opportunities for creativity, commerce,...
October 27, 2022
Music and rhythm games are trending in Japan – guest column
In this guest post, Mona Hietala, the Japan market analyst at GameRefinery, explains the popularity - and opportunities - of music-based mobile rhythm games.
September 12, 2022
Tools :: Anzu
It’s not news that music teams are seeking to insert their artists into gaming environments. From music licensing or partnering with gamers, to creating bespoke in-game artist-fan experiences, there are many different ways...
August 24, 2022
Snap’s Lenses and reaching non-music-fan music fans
Snap recently launched “Ghost Phone” – an “AR Game Mini” that was built in-house, and runs via their Lens technology.
August 5, 2022
Big Bang Reads: Bringing buzzing sounds to beeping buttons – music and gaming in India
Big Bang Music is writing a series of guest columns for Music Ally’s readers to help you understand the latest trends in India. In this latest piece, Kartik Sundar explains how the recent success of non-film music and gaming...
July 15, 2022
Fortnite gets a new in-game radio station from Silk Sonic
Fortnite's latest music partnership is with Silk Sonic, the superduo comprising Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak.
February 4, 2022
Nas uses AudioMob and speaks directly to gamers to promote 14th studio album “King’s Disease II”
This is a Partner Content post by Christian Facey, CEO at AudioMob. Nas quickly became one of my favourite rappers when I was a teenager – I remember mimicking Rhythm Roulette with friends when I was learning to produce...
November 1, 2021
VR music game Beat Saber gets a 10-song Billie Eilish pack
Beat Saber has been one of the bigger hits in the virtual reality games industry, selling 4m copies across various headsets by February this year.
September 22, 2021
UGC gaming app Playbyte tipped as ‘the TikTok for games’
It's nothing to do with music – yet – but startup Playbyte is an inventive mash-up of some of 2021's big consumer tech trends.
September 6, 2021
Facebook extends its licensed music catalogue to more gamers
Facebook Gaming is the social network’s hub for gaming creators – as in people playing games for an audience, rather than games developers.
September 3, 2021
Wave and Riot Games team up for virtual band Pentakill
Pentakill are making a comeback in what Wave describes as "an epic virtual experience for the ages" to take place on 8 September.
September 2, 2021