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Lily Allen’s new album gets search engine, SheezFeed spoof and iTunes stream

The marketing campaign is rolling for Lily Allen’s new album ‘Sheezus’, including a revamped version of her website styled as a search engine. Fans can type in whatever search terms they like to be directed...
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Public Enemy release five-track iTunes EP following BitTorrent remix contest

Last June, Public Enemy launched a BitTorrent bundle based around their ‘Get Up Stand Up’ single, including audio stems so anyone could remix it and upload the results for the group to hear. Now there are some...
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Universal launches subscription-based music app with fitness chain David Lloyd

Universal Music has a brand new music app out for iPhone and Android – the latest release under its U-Apps brand. The app is David Lloyd Playlist, which appears to be a partnership with the UK-based chain of fitness clubs....
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Vevo was the biggest YouTube MCN in the US last month

comScore has published its latest US online video rankings, although for once Vevo doesn’t appear in its list of the 10 most popular sites. However, it’s still leading comScore’s separate chart of YouTube...
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YouTube says 59% of its UK users are watching music videos

Some interesting mixed messages coming out of YouTube regarding the demographic makeup of its user base. The company published some research last week in the UK reminding brands that it’s not just about youngsters,...
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Ministry of Sound launches Live From The Club streaming video series

Ministry of Sound is getting into livestreaming in a significant way, launching a series called Live From The Club that will use five fixed cameras to stream DJ sets from its main room every Friday and Saturday. The streams...
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MCN We Are The Hits signs Kobalt and Metrolyrics deals

Music publishers and multi-channel networks (MCNs) have had an interesting relationship over the last couple of years, with publishers often complaining about MCNs’ lack of licensing deals for songs covered by their...
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Labyrinth Ear’s new album out this week

If you’ve ever attended our events and training sessions, you may have heard of a band called Labyrinth Ear, which feature in some of our case studies. That’s because Music Ally’s training and development...
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Katy Perry ‘Part of Me’ documentary being streamed on Facebook

Fans of Katy Perry are getting another chance to watch ‘Katy Perry The Movie: Part of Me’, but this time on Facebook. The 2012 film focuses on the star’s tour the previous year, and has been made available...
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Psy launches new sticker set on Line for fans who watch his YouTube video

We wrote recently about the latest song (and video, obv) from Psy: a collaboration with Snoop Dogg called ‘Hangover‘. Now it’s being promoted through messaging app Line with a free set of branded Psy stickers,...
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BBC Playlister adds iTunes to existing Spotify, Deezer and YouTube integrations

When it launched last year, the BBC’s Playlister service helped people create playlists from songs recommended and/or played by radio DJs, then export them to Spotify, Deezer and YouTube. Now there’s a fourth...
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Internet guru Mary Meeker offers her ‘Internet Trends 2014’ presentation

Every year, Silicon Valley veteran Mary Meeker – who nowadays works at VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers – gives a dense presentation on current internet trends, then publishes it online. 2014’s went live last...