Tag: the 1975
Google enlists musicians as guides for virtual artworks
Lots of musicians have artistic interests well beyond music. Now Google is capitalising on that through its Google Arts & Culture initiative, enlisting some popular musicians to act as virtual tour guides for works of art. It's...
September 16, 2020
Sandbox Issue 253: Music Marketing in Lockdown
Lead: We are now several weeks into lockdown and have moved far, far beyond just “doing a livestream”. There was some wavering at the start as to whether albums should be delayed by several weeks or brought forward, but...
May 28, 2020
The 1975 reopen Mindshower site with stems, mags and more
In February this year, we wrote about The 1975’s ‘Mindshower’ campaign, which saw the band create a fictitious ‘digital detox’ retreat called Mindshower, complete with its own website and a...
May 21, 2020
The 1975 return to debut album for Spotify Storylines party
The next album by The 1975 is due to be released later this month, but in the meantime they are returning to their self-titled debut album from 2013 with a Spotify listening party. What’s more, the band are using Spotify’s...
May 1, 2020
Sandbox Issue 247: All Triller, No Filler: Music’s next big launchpad?
Lead: Triller is not a TikTok killer – but it is certainly proving to be a hearty contender. At the moment, it is strongest in the US and it skews heavily towards hip-hop as its in-built soundtrack. Its ambitions are, however,...
March 5, 2020
The 1975’s new video was teased with a fictional digital detox
“Begin your own journey and find yourself in our stunning retreat. Mindshower digital detox puts you back in control. RECONNECT. RECHARGE. REJUVENATE.” No, one of the daleks from Doctor Who hasn’t suddenly got on the...
February 20, 2020
The 1975 fund environmental work with reusable water bottles
British band The 1975 have taken a leading role in talking about the climate emergency, as well as taking action to reduce their own environmental impact (for example with recycled merchandise). Now the band are trying something...
February 17, 2020
Jamie Oborne talks The 1975: ‘We still believe in albums!’
Jamie Oborne is the owner and CEO of Dirty Hit Records and All on Red Management, working with The 1975, Wolf Alice and Benjamin Francis Leftwich among other artists. He was also the opening speaker at Music Ally’s Sandbox...
October 30, 2019
After brief social-media deactivation, The 1975 return with new track
“The 1975 are being their cryptic selves and have deactivated all of their social media accounts as of Wednesday,” reported Billboard yesterday. Yet as of Thursday morning when Music Ally is writing this bulletin, the...
July 25, 2019
Stormzy manager wins at Artist and Manager Awards
UK management body the MMF held its annual Artist and Manager Awards last night, with winners from across both sectors. Stormzy’s manager Tobe Onwuka won the Breakthrough Manager award – an early indicator of potential...
November 28, 2016
And the winners of the Music Ally Digital Music Awards 2016 are…
From The 1975 and Run the Jewels to Dot Blockchain and Dice, tonight’s Music Ally Digital Music Awards showcased some of the most inventive artists, startups and people in the digital world. Our second awards were held...
October 26, 2016