April 12th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Ahead of their Coachella show this weekend, Blur have created a digital tour diary for fans to contribute to during their 2013 tour.

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April 2nd, 2013 by Music Ally

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Artists and labels signing up to mobile app creation platform Mobile Roadie for the first time will be paying quite a bit more for the service, after it raised its prices.

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March 19th, 2013 by Music Ally

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With numerous services available to slice and dice social networking data, including its sentiment, music marketers are keen to see how social buzz impacts sales of music, merchandise and tickets.

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March 18th, 2013 by Music Ally

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As part of our coverage of SoundCloud recently, we've been exploring how labels are using the service in their digital marketing.

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March 12th, 2013 by Music Ally

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The notion of 'superfans' has been popular in the music industry for some time now: fans who'll be happy to pay more money for special experiences, whether that be a bells'n'whistles box-set, access to...

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March 12th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Apple is quietly ramping up its campaign of pre-release streams for big albums on iTunes. Justin Timberlake is the latest artist to benefit, with his 'The 20/20 Experience' album getting a week of free...

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March 4th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Bastille are the latest band hoping to drum up anticipation among fans for their album with a pre-release stream on their own website.

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March 4th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Jamiroquai's debut album 'Emergency On Planet Earth' is 20 years old? We feel ancient. Perhaps getting jiggy with our remixing skills will restore our youth.

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February 26th, 2013 by Music Ally

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We were really impressed last year by musician Dan Deacon's smartphone app, which synchronised fans' phones at gigs to create a colourful light-show.

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