Tag: digital marketing

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Counting Crows ditch label for internet future

US band Counting Crows have announced that they're parting company with their longtime label Geffen (well, UMG now) in order to explore more digital opportunities.
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Nectar giving away free Alesha Dixon track

We wrote about the Nectar Music Store when it launched last year - it's the digital music store of the UK-based Nectar loyalty scheme. It's just announced a new promotion, offering an exclusive track from Alesha Dixon to...
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Keane to launch 3D webcast

Hats off to Keane, who've found a new spin on the age-old `band does webcast' promotional formula.
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U2 dumps Apple in favour of BlackBerry tour sponsorship

Poor Steve Jobs. Besides battling his personal health demons, he's got to look on while his pop star friends flee for rival handset firms.
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Queen Latifah fan gets to write song for next album

Once again, Queen Latifah is back - she's recording a new album, which will include one song written by a fan called Ingrid Woode.
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Facebook revamps, including Fan Pages changes

Facebook has announced some significant changes to its website, some of which have direct relevance for music marketing.
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Buy a pricey No Doubt gig ticket, get the digital back catalogue free!

Now here's a bundling offer and a half. Fans who buy a top-level ticket to No Doubt's upcoming US tour will get the band's entire digital back catalogue for free.
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The Cure’s Robert Smith slams free music downloads (and bloggers)

Two things we've learned about Cure frontman Robert Smith from this article: he prefers to blog in ANGRY CAPITALS, and he's not a big fan of Radiohead's In Rainbows campaign.
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Twista streams video shoots live online

Hip-hop star Twista shot two videos for tracks from his next album this weekend, but in a novel twist, streamed the video shoots online so fans could watch.