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Rock veterans Robert Plant and David Gilmour launch podcasts

You don’t have to be a young whippersnapper to launch your own music podcast in 2019. Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant and Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour have joined the pod party, launching their own spoken-word shows on Apple,...
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Sandbox Issue 223: Fluent in Influence. MUSIC X INFLUENCERS

Lead: the days of throwing bales of cash at a mega-influencer to get a mention in one of their Instagram posts are thankfully in sharp decline (with the disastrous Fyre Festival accelerating this trend). But what is taking...
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Led Zeppelin Experience may offer streams of concert recordings

It’s been a long time since they rock and rolled: the last time Led Zeppelin played live was for a one-off reformation in December 2007, and since then hopes of further concerts featuring the surviving members of the band...
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Wolfgang’s Vaults faces infringement suit from NMPA

The National Music Publishers’ Association is taking legal action against Wolfgang’s Vaults and its related sites (such as Daytrotter) over copyright concerns. “Wolfgang’s Vault calls itself the ‘largest...
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Just how popular are Led Zeppelin with streaming music users?

Led Zeppelin signed an exclusive streaming deal for their back catalogue with Spotify in December 2013, leaving not a whole lotta love (sorry) for rival streaming services. That relationship has since taken in the latest...
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Spotify’s latest Landmark is a tribute to Led Zeppelin

Spotify’s editorial team isn’t just working on playlists: it has also spawned the Landmark series of multimedia tributes to classic albums: Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’ and Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ so far. Now there’s a...
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Blitzr Music promises to stream the unstreamable artists

“Bored of not being allowed to enjoy Radiohead and Led Zeppelin on the same premium/ad-supported music service?” asks the App Store listing for Blitzr Music, a new music discovery app that launched for iOS over...
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Led Zeppelin remastered albums promoted by WMG’s PlaylistMe team

What seems like the umpteenth round of Led Zeppelin remasters are live and loud this month, including homepage promotion on Spotify for a playlist of the new deluxe editions of the band’s first three albums (ahem, complete...
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Analysis: the morning after Spotify’s day before

By now, you won't need us to just rehash the details of Spotify's big announcement last night. Free ad-supported streaming through its smartphone and tablet apps; an exclusive deal with Led Zeppelin; significant global expansion...
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Led Zeppelin set to Ramble On to streaming music services

Led Zeppelin are one of the more high-profile streaming holdouts, but the band are seemingly set to end their absence from on-demand services – possibly on an exclusive basis.
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Sandbox Issue Sixty Nine – Promoted tweets rise up

Slowly but surely, promoted tweets are starting to pepper musicians' Twitter feeds. Are they an unwelcome intrusion that risks turning a social media channel into little more than an ad hoarding? Or are they, if used sparingly...
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Amazon UK changes pricing after 29p MP3 albums cock-up

Some lucky Amazon UK customers got their hands on some digital bargains yesterday, when the site's MP3 store sold various recent albums for £0.29 each.