September 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Video-making men OK Go are claiming that Apple liberally “borrowed” their promo for ‘The Writing’s On The Wall’ for the iPhone 6 launch. The band’s video is based around multiple real-time...

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September 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This is the first big U2 release under the guidance of their new manager, Guy Oseary, after long-serving manager Paul McGuinness stepped away from the frontline. As a result, he clearly wanted to make...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Alt-J’s second album, This Is All Yours, is released in a fortnight but the band are letting fans hear the whole thing early via a dedicated (iOS and Android) app. They will have to work (and walk) a...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Coca-Cola, Ford, McDonald’s and NBC Universal Pictures are among the launch partners that will be using two new video products on Spotify For Brands – Spotify’s marketing platform. The first product,...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The pursuit to find a new app to debut a video or a song on continues apace with Swedish dance dignitary Alesso making his new promo available on Snapchat later this week. The grammatically suspect ‘Tear...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

As they announce a new album in November, singing people One Direction made the first track from it available online – but only for 24 hours. ‘Fireproof’ is offered on the band’s website for free...

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September 10th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: SoundCloud is (finally) moving towards moentising its platform and Mixcloud is adding new premium subscription tiers. Both have prided themselves on the part they play in giving underground and cutting-edge...

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September 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Metal brand Kerrang! is aggregating all its divisions – print, online, TV and radio – around the Fresh Blood brand that will look to find and promote emerging talent. One new act a week will be promoted...

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September 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

VVV (pron: “Triple V”) is Vevo UK’s first presenter-led music show and three weekly themed shows will be shown every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. VVV (on Fridays) is based around new videos and...

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