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With Teeth: In Praise of Live Nation Labs

Ever since Live Nation snapped up Big Champagne I’ve been following their movements to see how this story would to develop. Its been incredibly interesting too: having brought in Eric Garland and his team, they then...
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With Teeth: In Praise of the Independent Web

Yesterday John Batelle posted a new article that didn’t so much have me nodding in agreement as leaping up and yelling “Yes! That! Exactly that!!”.
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With Teeth: Three Music Discovery Services That Genuinely Deliver

Music discovery online has always been something of a sticking point for me. Despite innumerable services launching over the years, I’ve always been of the view that nothing came close to the good old days of chatting...
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With Teeth: This Band Could Be Your Life

Engagement. Conversions. Metrics. All rather overused terms of late in the world of music marketing. I can’t talk – I’ve been as guilty as anyone of rolling them out alongside clangers such as “organic...
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With Teeth: Some Thoughts on the BPI 2011 Sales Report

Today the BPI published their 2011 sales report. You can read the summary here, but some key headlines were as follows: CD sales: 86.2m Digital Album Sales: 28.6m Digital Single Sales: 175.1m Vinyl Sales: 337,000 Top 3 Albums...
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With Teeth: Last FM – The Key To Quality In Social Music

Like a few people in digital marketing circles, I found myself reading the Spotify/Facebook integration announcements (and F8 in general) and asking myself one question: “Where are Last FM?”. After all, everything...
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With Teeth: Beggars’ David Emery Responds To Facebook Pages Article

David Emery – Head of Digital Marketing for Beggars Group – is a person whose opinions I respect enormously. The irony of this is that often our opinions differ quite a bit, but any discussion with him regarding...
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With Teeth: Are Facebook Pages still a valuable marketing platform for bands?

Former [PIAS] Head of Digital Marketing Darren Hemmings has been busy of late. Having founded new strategic digital marketing agency Motive Unknown he is also working with Infectious Music and clothing brand Fly53 among others,...