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Sandbox 185: Simply the worst

Lead: History tends to be written by the winners and that is why we almost exclusively hear about campaigns that worked brilliantly and left everyone involved covered in glory – where the marketing team and artist were...
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Sandbox Issue 183: Phrase Book, using digital to market non-english-speaking acts

Lead: Acts outside of the US/UK centre of pop gravity used to be the exception rather than the rule – the true outliers of music. Digital in general and social media in particular have changed that, letting them rewrite...
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Kasabian play Fantasy Football with Spotify stream counts

Kasabian love football: if you didn't already know the band were keen fans of Leicester City, their recent launch of a branded fashion line for the club made it clear. Now label Sony Music is getting all footbally with...
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Sandbox 178: Mixed Up

Lead: mixtapes have long been used in hip-hop, often when acts are starting out and wanting to create a buzz around themselves. Now they are becoming more common as major acts use them as an embellishment to an existing...
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Kasabian take to Twitch for music and game live streams

Kasabian are the latest band to work with Amazon on a digital marketing campaign, and in their case, Amazon’s live-video subsidiary Twitch is playing a major role. Yesterday, the band visited Twitch’s studios in London...
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Sandbox 126 – Patron Saints: Digital Music’s Funding Revolution

Lead: Bubbling under for years, the idea of fan patronage for artists has reached a fascinating point of maturity, with major label acts now looking (albeit tentatively) at what they can do here. “The only ingredient you...
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Vevo launches in Poland while planning Demi Lovato London gig

A busy week for music videos service Vevo, which has launched in Poland and revealed its third Vevo Presents gig for the UK.
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Kasabian go ‘Live!’ with new iPhone app

A new "mobile app from Kasabian featuring Test Transmission, AAA and The Sergery", although it is unclear whether or not this is the band's official app.
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Sandbox issue forty-four: Turning the digital page on music magazines

- Turning the digital page on music magazines - Digital campaigns: Androp, Hatsune Miku, Kasabian, The Pierces, Ministry of Sound, Bon Jovi, Ed Sheeran and Adele - Speculations around Facebook's F8 developer conference -...
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Two great new ways to play Guitar Hero

Plastic guitars? SO last year... Two new admirably bonkers interfaces for music games have been shown off.
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Opinion: Do pre-release album streams encourage cherry-picking?

I've abandoned Spotify and iTunes this morning in favour of MySpace, listening to pre-release streams of the new albums by Kasabian and Little Boots.A few plays later, and I've got a pretty good idea which tracks...
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Kasabian debuts new video online – watch it here!

Kasabian – Vlad the Impaler from Kasabian on Vimeo.As reported the other day, Kasabian have released a free MP3 of Vlad The Impaler, the lead-off single from the band's new album, accompanied by a video featuring...