Sony eschews apps in favour of mobile-optimised artist sites
Not everyone is jumping onto the iPhone apps bandwagon we wrote about in the Music Ally Report yesterday.
November 13, 2009
Columbia to use QR codes in Passion Pit campaign
Columbia Records has teamed up with We Love Mobile to launch a campaign for Passion Pit's debut album.
November 10, 2009
Now Neil Diamond has an iPhone app
Neil Diamond is the latest artist to join the App Store gold-rush, with an app promoting his upcoming festive album A Cherry Cherry Christmas.
November 9, 2009
EMI to sell instant live recordings with Abbey Road Live
EMI has announced plans for an intriguing new service called Abbey Road Live, which will mix, master and distribute recordings of live gigs to fans soon after they finish. The mixing and mastering will be done on-site, and...
November 5, 2009
Beatles Double Post
Beatles to get digital release… on USB apples Apple Corps and EMI have announced plans to release a limited-edition run of 30,000 Beatles Stereo USB Apples on 7 December. Yep, apple-shaped USB drives, preloaded with...
November 4, 2009
Spotify launches first TV ad
It may boast about having spent less than £5,000 marketing its service in the UK, but Spotify has allowed its marketing team to break into their piggybank for a TV advert in Sweden.
October 27, 2009
Microsoft loses Zune marketing boss to UMG
Microsoft's eagerly-awaited Zune HD goes on sale in three weeks time, but the company'' general manager of Zune global marketing has just jumped ship.
August 26, 2009
Amazon launches 29p Mercury Prize promotion
Amazon UK's MP3 store continues its bullish marketing, with a track from each nominee for this year's Mercury Prize being sold for £0.29.
July 23, 2009
Mysterious Zune `Pink’ app set for launch
God bless loose-lipped advertising execs. Microsoft is planning to launch some kind of Zune-based mobile application in the next few months.
April 15, 2009