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Behind The Campaign – LISSIE – Sandbox 158

After two albums on Columbia, US singer Lissie moved to independent label Cooking Vinyl in 2015. My Wild West is her first album under this new deal and was released on 12th February. MARCUS KNIGHT, product & marketing manager...
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PonoMusic switching to 7digital as Omnifone rumours swirl

The recent slide into administration of B2B digital music firm Omnifone is giving some of its former clients a headache. PonoMusic, for example, is having to suspend its downloads store while it transfers over from Omnifone’s...
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Startup profile: MelodyVR explores virtual reality and music

British firm MelodyVR has emerged from stealth mode with plans to become ‘the iTunes of VR’. That means a catalogue of live performances shot in 360 degrees, which will be accessed through its apps for Samsung’s Gear...
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Music video app Musical.ly strikes deal with 7digital

“Instant music video” app Musical.ly (no, not us, still) is similar to Dubsmash, in that it lets people make and share lip-syncing videos on their social networks. But what about licensing for that music? The answer...
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Will.I.Am’s new smartwatch will come with music

It’s fair to say that critical reactions to Will.I.Am’s first smartwatch Puls weren’t hugely positive. The musician hasn’t been put off developing another though: his new model is called “The Dial”, and will...
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7digital to power relaunch of eMusic

Fresh from being acquired by a company called TriPlay, veteran music-downloads service eMusic has announced a deal with 7digital to provide the music catalogue – as well as rightsholder reporting – for its relaunch. The...
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7digital makes its first MQA music available

7digital is one of the first companies on board the bandwagon for the new MQA audio format, and this week it’s releasing its first content in the high-resolution format. The company is starting with the catalogue of...
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7digital to buy French B2B firm Snowite

7digital is expanding with the acquisition of French rival Snowite, which provides a similar mix of B2B digital-music services for clients including French retailers Fnac and E.Leclerc, as well as UMG’s parent company Vivendi....
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7digital confirms platform role for Electric Jukebox

We reported on the announcement of streaming service Electric Jukebox yesterday, with its £179 TV stick and celebrity curators. What wasn’t announced at the launch was its technical partners. With the service founded...
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7digital boss sees mainstream music fans as ‘third wave’ for digital

"The digital music industry has convinced itself that the tiny proportion of people who currently listen to music on streaming services are the people who will shape the future of it. No industry works like that! No industry...
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7digital narrows losses as turnover rises slightly

Digital music and radio firm 7digital has published its interim financial results for the first half of 2015, revealing that its revenues rose 2% to £5.2m, while its losses narrowed by 33% to £1.8m. The company highlighted...
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7digital sets sights on Africa with 40-country licensing deal

7digital has signified its latest arena for global expansion: Africa. The company has signed a deal with African collecting society CAPASSO that covers 40 countries on the continent, including licences for downloads and streaming....