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Watch seven Dave Grohls create a track in his new documentary

We love Dave Grohl as a musician and as a famously-lovely human being. But even for us, the prospect of sitting through a 23-minute instrumental track where he plays every single instrument might be a tough sell. But ‘PLAY’...
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Sandbox Issue 188: Wham, Bam, Instagram

Lead: Speak to any artist and ask them what social platform they prefer most and chances are they’ll say Instagram. Away from the trolling on Twitter and the sinkhole of posts on Facebook, Instagram offers a calmer place...
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Watch the stars with new Foo Fighters mobile-web app

The Foo Fighters have worked with former Songkick developer Lee Martin on an inventive mobile-web video for new track ‘The Sky is a Neighborhood’. The video sees the band playing on the roof of a cabin with a backdrop...
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Sandbox Issue 180: WhatsApp Doc? Marketing with Messaging Apps

Lead: WhatsApp has 1.2bn monthly users. Amazing. But the music industry is barely using it as a marketing platform. Not amazing. So why not? There are (still) pragmatic issues such as as a cap on the number of users in a...
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Foo Fighters release free Saint Cecilia EP after Paris attacks

Well, ‘Saint Cecilia’ wasn’t originally intended as a response to the recent terror attacks in Paris: Foo Fighters were planning to release it at the end of their latest world tour as a free gift for fans. “This...
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Foo Fighters target their top Spotify listeners with UK contest

Rock band Foo Fighters have become one of the first artists (as far as we know) to work with Spotify on a marketing campaign targeting their top listeners on the music-streaming service. Some of those fans have received...
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Now the Foo Fighters are under fire for photography contract

Shortly after Taylor Swift criticised Apple for its contractual affairs, she was accused of hypocrisy for a contract that seemed to be rights-grabbing for photos shot at her concerts. Now the Foo Fighters are being criticised...
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Foo Fighters team up with HBO for Facebook live stream

The Foo Fighters are the latest artist to livestream a gig on Facebook, but their partner comes from the broadcasting world: HBO. The band’s Chicago gig will be streamed on Facebook on 17 October, as part of the launch...
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Foo Fighters fans raise $70k to crowdfund a gig in Richmond, Virginia

Live crowdfunding platform Crowdtilt has a new feather in its cap: an apparent promise by Foo Fighters to play a gig in frontman Dave Grohl’s home state of Virginia after fans in Richmond committed $70k in ticket pre-orders....
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Foo Fighters fans raise $70k to crowdfund a gig in Richmond, Virginia

Live crowdfunding platform Crowdtilt has a new feather in its cap: an apparent promise by Foo Fighters to play a gig in frontman Dave Grohl’s home state of Virginia after fans in Richmond committed $70k in ticket pre-orders....
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Sandbox issue thirty five: Hard Core?

- Hard Core? - Campaigns - Campaign Focus: Foo Fighters - White Limo - Tools Focus: ThingLink - Under The Lens - Jennifer Lopez
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Webcasting hots up: Foo Fighters, R.Kelly, Alicia Keys…

The Foo Fighters have announced plans to play a gig at their LA studio tonight, which will be webcast live on Facebook.