NightClub City

  1. 'Glee' Producer Adam Anders Launches Record Label

    May 06, 2011 7:30 PM EDT After co-producing more than 100 Billboard Hot 100 hits for Fox's "Glee," the show's executive music producer, Adam Anders, is looking to capture some of that lightning in a bottle for recording artists on his own label. Ande ...

  2. Billboard.Biz's App of the Month: ClubWorld

    May 02, 2011 2:22 PM EDT Following the music app space can certainly keep one busy. Be it mobile, Web-based, or for social networks like Facebook, there is certainly no shortage of developer activity targeting music fans and artists. Many of these are cute, interesting ap ...

  3. Is the Future of Music Games Social?

    April 20, 2011 1:34 PM EDT Some interesting developments this week in the music game space points to a potential rebirth of the genre as a new form of social gaming. Making the most headlines was the shuttering of JamLegend. JamLegend was a Guitar Hero-like rhythm game that ...

  4. This Week in Apps: Tapulous' New ClubWorld, Invisible Instrument, David Bowie and Grooveshark

    April 08, 2011 7:00 AM EDT ClubWorld Tapulous, the developers of the Tap Tap Revenge series, has unveiled its first new app since being acquired by Disney last year. ClubWorld is a real-time social game in which players act as nightclub owners. Users hire bouncers, bartende ...

  5. Facebook Developer Booyah Announces 'Nightclub City: DJ Rivals' Mobile Gaming App

    February 25, 2011 4:18 PM EST The creators of Nightclub City, a music-focused social game on Facebook, are bringing their experience to mobile phones next month with a unique app that blends the two platforms. The Nightclub City game on Facebook lets users create custom virtua ...

  6. @MIDEM 2011: Social Games Are Serious Business -- But Can Others Follow Past Successes?

    January 24, 2011 12:00 AM EST CANNES, France -- There are plenty of individual examples of artists who have experimented successfully with social games. But is there a model here that all artists can follow? Or is it like the mobile app space -- something a handful of artist h ...

  7. Dr. Dre Teams With Mafia Wars Developer To Promote Forthcoming Album

    December 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST In yet another sign that social games are emerging as a promotional platform of potential significance, Dr. Dre has partnered with game developer Zynga to develop a variety of branded experiences within the popular game Mafia Wars. The partnership ...

  8. @MEL: Shazam Funder To Music Labels: Don't Be Greedy

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music labels needs to get apps into users' hands and stop getting hung up on licensing fees, said Matt Murphy, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Their $200 million iFund has invested in 15 iPhone apps including Shazam, a hit mu ...

  9. Kiss Concert To Stream Through Facebook Game

    September 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Facebook game Nightclub City from developer Booyah is going to stream live a concert by Kiss, a first for the classic rockers. Nightclub City lets users create their own virtual clubs, choose what kind of music they want to stream in those clu ...

  10. New Social Gaming Opportunities Emerge For Music Industry

    July 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Social gaming on Facebook is a growing trend that is slowly starting to see more opportunities for the music industry. The most recent development is the official launch of Nightclub City, a game that lets users oversee virtual live music settings ...