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Music Ally Report 312: The Hard Sell

Our lead feature asks which digital marketing tricks actually sell music. Not just raise awareness or "create a viral effect" – but identifiably trigger sales.
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Sandbox 77 – The shock of the new

Lead: every day brings a new service or app but most of them barely cause a flicker. But the ones that last the distance can really change everything. Think iTunes, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter – companies whose centre...
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SoundCloud redesign boosts followers for artists

Now music marketer Darren Hemmings has identified what looks like a big boost for follower numbers for artists since the changes.
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With 180m users, SoundCloud brings ‘Next’ site out of beta

Audio firm SoundCloud launched its 'Next SoundCloud' revamp in private beta earlier this year, but yesterday it opened up to all.
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KORG launches iPolysix synth studio iPad app

KORG's latest iPad app, iPolysix: "An analog polyphonic synthesizer designed to take full advantage of the 7.9-inch iPad mini display as well as the iPad."
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Interview: Rafe Offer, co-founder, Sofar

With SoundCloud, BandPage and more focusing on helping promote new acts, can a meshing of online and “real world” gigs give Sofar an advantage?
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Whyd sets its sights on music discovery

The latest player to launch a social music discovery website appears to be 'Whyd', created by a Parisian startup.
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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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Lili.fm is a one-to-one social music app for iPhone

Lili.fm has a twist on the standard social formula, since it's an app designed to share music "in synchronised, one-to-one sessions".
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Ministry of Sound’s Story Wheel celebrates 21-year birthday

Ministry of Sound is tapping into Instagram for a new webpage celebrating its 21st anniversary, called a Story Wheel.
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WordPress beefs up its music site with playlists and events

WordPress has launched new features for its Music resources page, to ensure music artists aren't tempted away to other platforms to host their own sites.
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SoundCloud’s Getty Images deal adds licensing buttons to player

SoundCloud has partnered with Getty Images Music to add 'license' buttons to its player and widget, which would-be licensees can click to send a request.