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Sandbox Issue 265: Distributors’ New Playlist Game-Plan

Lead: Distributors’ New Playlist Game-Plan: Distributors, keen to place songs onto powerful playlists, are becoming much more proactive in their approach – whether that means building standalone playlist brands with...
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Sandbox Issue 134: Snap Decision

Lead: Snapchat, now with 100m daily active users and a lucrative IPO on the horizon, is far more than a social media gimmick. Plus it is heavily skewed towards younger users, a demographic the music industry is finding increasingly...
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Blur open UGC tour diary

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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Blur get a career-spanning app for iPhone and iPad

With reformed Britpop band Blur gearing up for more gigs this summer, their label EMI has launched a very impressive iOS app covering Blur’s 21-year career. The Blur App is a free download for iPhone and iPad, based...
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Sandbox issue sixty four: Little Monsters Mash

Lady Gaga has now opened Little Monsters, her own social network, to all comers. It exists in its own orbit with no loop back to her other social media pages and keeps the sales messages to a minimum.
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EMI happy with response to Blur’s Twitter singles

Blur launched two new songs with tweets earlier this week, leading fans to Vevo/YouTube and iTunes, with streams also available on other sites and services.
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EMI happy with response to Blur’s Twitter singles

Blur launched two new songs with tweets earlier this week, leading fans to Vevo/YouTube and iTunes, with streams also available on other sites and services.
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Blur’s new singles available on iTunes, YouTube and Spotify

Yesterday saw the online debut of two new tracks from Britpop veterans Blur, initially promoted on Twitter as promised.
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Blur take to Twitter to debut new songs

EMI is using Twitter as the stage to unveil two new Blur songs, ahead of the band’s valedictory Hyde Park gig in August. The band will livestream two new songs from a “secret UK location” to their @blurofficial...
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Blur to join Queen and Iggy Pop in Lego Rock Band

The latest band to confirm a blockified appearance in the upcoming Lego Rock Band console game is Blur – who US blog Joystiq helpfully explains are “best known for that one song with all the Woo-hoos in it”.Blur...
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Lady GaGa is top artist on BBC’s interactive Glastonbury service

UK broadcaster the BBC has announced that Lady GaGa's set was the most popular on its Glastonbury Festival website, attracting 1.3 million requests from users.
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Featured Artists Coalition weighs in on YouTube / PRS debate

The UK-based Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) is finally holding its first meeting today in London, after its original date was scuppered by inclement weather.