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Happy first New Music Friday everyone

Quick! Go and discover some new music! It’s the first New Music Friday today (although the slightly-awkward plural branding means we should say it’s ‘the first of the New Music Fridays’ really). More than 45 countries...
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The Killers team up with Zynga for FarmVille 2 promo

A musician releasing a song through FarmVille? 2011 called: it wants its digital marketing campaign idea back! But enough scepticism, for this new example is for charity. The new single by The Killers and Jimmy Kimmel –...
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Anonymous claims it made Atlantic release the new Lupe Fiasco album

Lupe Fiasco is releasing a new album, ‘Tetsuo and Youth’. Nothing strange about that, you might think, but the story behind the album’s release on 20 January 2015 is an intriguing one, involving online...
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Yes, it’s more stuff about that darn U2 album (this time from their manager)

This is the first big U2 release under the guidance of their new manager, Guy Oseary, after long-serving manager Paul McGuinness stepped away from the frontline. As a result, he clearly wanted to make it a “statement”...
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From July next year, new music releases could shift to Fridays

If a report on Billboard yesterday is to be believed, next July could see the global music industry adopting a unified strategy of putting out new releases on Fridays. That would be a big change in markets like the US and...