Blank-et coverage: Sony launches album-art colouring site
Adult colouring books are a significant part of the book publishing world, with plenty of apps offering this too – usually in the name of mindfulness. Now Sony Music UK is getting in on the colouring action with a new site...
May 13, 2020
Glass Animals go ‘Open Source’ to help fans get creative
In the lead up to their new album, Dreamland – scheduled for release in July – Glass Animals have created an online replica of their computer desktop that comes with assorted artwork, stems, samples and photos for fans...
May 8, 2020
Gallery view: Rita Ora gets an immersive online exhibition
We are seeing lots of campaigns having to quickly adapt their planned real-world elements to work as purely online initiatives – and the immersive video for Rita Ora’s ‘How To Be Lonely’ single is a very good case...
May 7, 2020
Belle & Sebastian launch new fan-centric collaboration project
British band Belle & Sebastian are turning to their fans to crowdsource their thoughts and feelings about self-isolation and life under lockdown. ‘Protecting The Hive’ is a two-part project where fans will be asked...
April 22, 2020
Marketing Co-ordinator – BMG – London
Your Mission. We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Co-ordinator to join BMG Production Music in the sales and marketing team based in our new office in Hoxton! The role will be working with the international territories...
December 18, 2019
Entries now open for Sandbox’s Campaigns of the Year 2019
It’s that time again: Music Ally is starting work on our end-of-year ‘Sandbox Campaigns of the Year’ report, showcasing the best digital music-marketing campaigns of 2019. We’re inviting labels, management...
October 7, 2019
Michael Stipe skips big music platforms for debut solo single
REM’s Michael Stipe released his debut solo single this weekend, but you won’t find ‘Your Capricious Soul’ on any of the major streaming or download services yet. For now, the track is exclusively...
October 7, 2019
Marketing Executive – Anjunabeats – London
With almost 20 years of touring and hundreds of releases under its belt, Anjunabeats remains one of the world’s best-loved independent dance labels. We’re looking for an early career marketing all-rounder to help us write...
September 5, 2019
Tracking hit as Gmail iPhone app offers image-blocking option
Well, it’s not so much ‘blocking’ as it is an option for Gmail’s iPhone app not to automatically display external images when people are reading emails. But that in turn will have an impact on some of the technologies...
September 4, 2019
How Charly Bliss built a rolling video channel for new album
Our Behind The Campaign feature in the latest issue of Music Ally’s Sandbox report covers the campaign for Brooklyn-based indie rock band Charly Bliss’s new album, Young Enough, which came out in May. The central component...
July 26, 2019
Digital Marketing Manager – Deviate Digital – London
Deviate Digital are seeking an experienced digital marketing manager to join their growing team based at Tileyard Studios in Kings Cross, London. Deviate Digital was founded by Sammy Andrews in 2017 and was named a leading...
July 23, 2019
Sandbox Issue 229: Partnerships. How labels are sharing marketing
Lead: Collaborations have long been a staple in the music industry, but something different is happening today as social media and analytics become key parts of marketing campaigns. In the “old days”, labels would trade...
May 29, 2019