Tag: digital marketing
Atlantic Records’ Tom Mullen talks catalogue marketing’s evolution
At record labels, catalogue and frontline used to be church and state – rarely mixing. But streaming is blurring the lines, and Tom Mullen’s role as VP of catalogue marketing for Atlantic Records is a further expansion...
April 29, 2018
Landmrk powers ‘frame-by-frame’ album-unlock campaign for CNCO
Latino boy-band CNCO have a new album on the way, and for the second time they’re working with location-based-marketing startup Landmrk to promote it. In August 2016, their label Sony Music US Latin used Landmrk for...
April 3, 2018
Facebook shuts down its ‘partner categories’ for ad-targeting
Facebook has announced that it’s shutting down its ‘partner categories’ ad-targeting feature. “This product enables third party data providers to offer their targeting directly on Facebook,” explained the social...
March 29, 2018
Sandbox Summit 2018 | NYC #MarketMusicBetter
Music Ally is pleased to announce some of the key speakers for Sandbox Summit NYC – the one-day music marketing conference sponsored by Linkfire and Push Entertainment which takes place at Opry City Stage, Times Square,...
March 27, 2018
Spotify and Deezer reveal latest artist partnerships
Spotify and Deezer have announced their latest artist-focused partnerships. For Spotify, that’s an initiative called ‘Louder Together’ which is an extension of its Spotify Singles program. The new thing isn’t just...
March 21, 2018
Google and OK Go launch ‘sandbox’ for use in classrooms
US band OK Go’s latest brand partnership is with Google, and it has an educational focus. The pair have launched something called the OK Go Sandbox, which they describe as “a collection of materials created for and...
March 19, 2018
Linkfire gets a deeper data partnership with Pandora
Linkfire has become a popular tool for music marketers using ‘smart links’ to direct fans to artists’ music on digital services, while getting analytics back from those clicks. Now the company has announced a deeper...
March 15, 2018
K-Pop stars BTS are getting their own YouTube Red series
YouTube has been one of the main engines behind the global success of K-Pop band BTS in the last year. Now they’re getting their own series on its YouTube Red subscription service. The eight-episode series is called...
March 14, 2018
Apple expands its Apple Music for Artists analytics beta
Apple unveiled its new analytics dashboard in January, with Apple Music for Artists available being tested by ‘a few thousand’ artists at that time. Now it’s opening up to wider numbers of musicians, although still...
March 14, 2018
Humble Angel boss wants self-serve artist ads on Spotify
As the founder of Playlists.net and subsequently a playlists/streaming-focused executive at Warner Music, Kieron Donoghue knows a thing or two about the streaming ecosystem. Now running indie label Humble Angel Records,...
March 12, 2018
Die Fantastischen Vier launch an augmented-reality video app
German hip-hop group Die Fantastischen Vier is the latest example of an artist exploring the potential of augmented reality (AR) technology. The band have launched a free iPhone app called Tunnel AR, which is an interactive...
March 6, 2018
Palo Santo Messenger bot kicks off Years & Years album campaign
What is Palo Santo? It’s a fictional city where androids and humans live side-by-side, of course. But don’t worry if you didn’t know that: this is only just being revealed, bit-by-bit, to fans of British band Years...
March 6, 2018