Mobile Roadie

  1. Behind Matchbox Twenty's Techy Tour – One of the First Uses of 'Geofencing'

    August 09, 2013 4:38 PM EDT Matchbox Twenty may have been around since 1995, with its alt-rock grooves steeped in the post-grunge era, but their digital chops are firmly in the 21st Century. The band, currently on tour , is deploying a dizzying array of digital tools t ...

  2. Rolling Stones Launch iOS App, Still No Beatles in Spotify

    November 21, 2012 1:03 PM EST The new Rolling Stones official App The classic battle of Beatles vs. Stones is over, at least where digital strategies are concerned. Even as the Fab Four continue to drag their feet regarding all things digital, their erstwhile rivals released a ...

  3. Mobile Roadie Adds iPad Apps, Changes Pricing

    May 01, 2012 9:36 AM EDT Mobile Roadie has updated its platform, changed its pricing structure and now offers native iPad apps and mobile-optimized web pages. The three-year-old company offers a do-it-yourself app creation and hosting platform that now powers 3,000 apps - ...

  4. SXSWi Panel Explores How Phones Have Changed Concerts: 'At Jay-Z Show, Everyone Was Looking at Their Phones, Not Jay-Z'

    March 13, 2012 6:55 PM EDT "What's interesting to me," said Brenna Ehrlich of MTV Networks, who moderated the "Music 2.0: Engaging Fans with Mobile Social Apps" panel Tuesday afternoon, to kick things off, "is how the advent of the iPhone has c ...

  5. SXSW Interactive What to Watch For: Apps, Panels, More

    March 05, 2012 6:00 AM EST While South by Southwest's Interactive (SXSWi) and Music festivals are essentially two separate events, they do have one major thing in common: music. Many music companies will be at both conferences, having meetings, speaking on panels and n ...

  6. INgrooves Makes Updates to Its Client Console

    December 13, 2011 8:30 AM EST Digital distributor INgrooves has made some upgrades to the client console used by its label partners. The additions help its clients keep up with the dynamic digital music market, explains CEO and founder Robb McDaniels in a statement. "Deve ...

  7. Michael Schneider, Mobile Roadie CEO, Talks Mobile, Social Sharing, Google Music (Video Q&A)

    December 01, 2011 7:05 AM EST Mobile Roadie CEO Michael Schneider stopped by after his presentation titled "Is It 1995 Again? Why Mobile Is The New Web" at the Billboard FutureSound conference to discuss his company, the importance of getting into mobile apps, and ho ...

  8. Topspin's Andrew Mains Heading to Mobile Roadie, Named Chief Operating Officer (Exclusive)

    September 12, 2011 12:02 PM EDT Direct to fan marketing platform Topspin is losing its VP of sales and marketing Andrew Mains, who is leaving to join mobile app development firm Mobile Roadie. His new position at Mobile Roadie will be chief operating officer, overseeing business ...

  9. Katy Perry Launches Free Mobile App, But Does it Work Equally Well On All Smartphones?

    July 12, 2011 4:50 PM EDT Katy Perry has officially launched her new free mobile app for iPhone and Android, courtesy of Mobile Roadie, offering fans access to a library of Perry content on the go. The app is colorful and quirky, just like the 26-year-old pop star, and let ...

  10. This Week In Apps: Mixcloud, Viddy, and MobileRoadie's BlackBerry Snub

    June 03, 2011 4:24 PM EDT Mixcloud Billing itself as the "YouTube of radio," Mixcloud is an on-demand radio app, using a rather loose definition of "on-demand." It essentially aggregates a number of Internet radio streams, podcasts, and DJ mixes. It als ...

  11. Beatles Launch A Mobile App With 'Love'

    February 08, 2011 1:04 PM EST Do-It-Yourself mobile app platform Mobile Roadie scored a huge win by powering a mobile app for "The Beatles: Love" -- the soundtrack for the Cirque du Soleil show -- which went live on the iTunes App Store today. The free app streams 30 ...

  12. MIDEM: Are Mobile Apps Monetizing the Few or the Many?

    January 24, 2011 12:00 AM EST Are mobile apps just for super fans? At a MidemNET discussion on monetizing mobile apps hosted by Mobile Roadie CEO Michael Schneider, a question from the audience brought up a question that was also on other people's minds. Duncan McRae of S ...

  13. Sony Strikes Deals With Spotify, Mobile Roadie

    January 20, 2011 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment has been very busy lately. Originally reported by the Wall Street Journal's AllThingsD blog , and independently confirmed by Billboard, Sony has indeed finalized its long-rumored "almost there" deal with Spo ...

  14. Guest Post: Girlilla's Digital Marketing Tips

    October 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jennie Smythe is the CEO of Nashville-based Girlilla Marketing , a full service strategic digital marketing firm. In this post she talks about the trends and companies she's watching right now. APPS Geesh, that’s the keyword, isn’t it? You he ...

  15. ReverbNation Acquires Sound Around

    October 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The acquisitions in the mobile app space just keep coming. This time its DIY outfit ReverbNation picking up developer Sound Around, creator of Band App The company announced the acquisition on its blog earlier today. Sound Around's Band App l ...

  16. Business Matters: Google To Help Fight Piracy?

    October 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. Google To Help Fight Piracy? -- Google has told two music industry trade groups it would have to charge a small fee to to help them track down pirated material more efficiently, reports CNET’s Gre ...

  17. Mobile Roadie Launches New App Builder

    July 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Self-service mobile app builder Mobile Roadie unveiled a new version of its service that provides even greater customization options, called Mobile Roadie Pro. The service lets users log in to an online app management tool, and then provide conten ...

  18. Music Apps Discover Devices Not Called iPhone

    February 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Ever since the iPhone shook up the mobile entertainment space with the App Store, its competitors have rushed to create similar experiences for app developers and customers alike. While they remain far behind in the total number of apps created, p ...

  19. Mobile Roadie Tunes in Android with Madonna, Dolly Parton

    February 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST The music industry has given plenty of lip service to making artist-based mobile music apps for devices other than the iPhone, but so far few have seen the light of day. That’s about to change now that Mobile Roadie has expanded its custom app dev ...

  20. The Orchard Embraces iPhone App Tool

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard is offering it member labels and artists access to an iPhone application development program called Mobile Roadie, provided by partner Fluidesign. The company has added the Mobile Roadie program to its Artist/Label Workstation program, ...