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Years & Years preview new album with Facebook Camera effects

The latest element in artist Years & Years’ campaign for their new album ‘Palo Santo’ is a set of augmented-reality ‘effects’ for Facebook’s Camera feature. Fans using the camera to record video selfies can trigger...
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Years & Years get their own ‘cryptocurrency’ for fans

No, British band Years & Years aren’t minting their own cryptocurrency or trying to make millions from an initial coin offering (ICO). But the latest plank in the marketing campaign for their new album ‘Palo Santo’...
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Palo Santo Messenger bot kicks off Years & Years album campaign

What is Palo Santo? It’s a fictional city where androids and humans live side-by-side, of course. But don’t worry if you didn’t know that: this is only just being revealed, bit-by-bit, to fans of British band Years...
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Messaging, bots and AI’s music evolution in 2017 (#midem)

Hundreds of thousands of music fans are already interacting with their favourite artists through bots on messaging apps like Facebook Messenger. So how might this trend develop in 2017 and beyond? A panel at Midem today...
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BPI to hold artificial intelligence and music event

The BPI has announced the details of its next BPI Insight Sessions event, which will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) technology and its likely impact on the music industry. Chaired by Music Ally CEO Paul Brindley, the...
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Ellie Goulding: ‘On My Mind’ single withheld from YouTube and SoundCloud

It's a big day for fans of Ellie Goulding: pre-orders for her new album have gone live, and her latest single 'On My Mind' is making its debut on radio, streaming services and download stores. There are two prominent places...
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Sandbox 138 – Hook Up: Dating apps and music

Lead: Music is no longer acting coyly around dating apps and has fully charged into that world as a marketing channel. We look at who the most adventurous have been here and also explain where these relationships can turn...
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Take That sign month-long exclusive with Google Play

2015 is going to be the year of exclusivity in the streaming market, with big artists playing streaming services off against one another for first dibs on their new albums. Take That are getting in early though: their new...
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New hires for LoveLive and Believe Digital

New hires for LoveLive and Believe Digital.
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Polydor’s Lawson are the latest Vevo UK Lift artist

Vevo UK has chosen the latest artist to receive its eight-week Lift promotion: it's Lawson, a "guitar pop" band signed to Global Talent/Polydor.
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Polydor and Inensu team up for Mindless Behavior SuperFan app

We've written about Inensu's SuperFan platform before: it helps bands build connections with fans (and fans with one another) on Facebook.
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Polydor using Layar for Rolling Stones promotion

We were playing with augmented reality app Layar this morning, and spotted a Rolling Stones layer launched by Polydor Records. A bit of online digging turned up more info from the developer, Augment Reality. The campaign...