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Microsoft is launching a competition featuring cartoon indie band Gorillaz to promote the Beta launch of the Windows Internet Explorer 9 browser. Entrants are being invited to design a new character, known simply as ‘The Evangelist’, with the winning submission redrawn by Gorillaz’ animator Jamie...

Sony US has launched a new campaign for their A/V receiver with TomTom navigation. The campaign boasts a series of spoof music videos whose lyrics will show you where to go. Well i’m hoping its a spoof… Rock Balland R&B...

Levi’s racked up around 45,000 ‘likes’ on Facebook on 23rd October when it invited Nada Surf to perform live on its page on the social media site for a branded entertainment campaign. brand-m.biz...

Mexian Beer Brand Dos Equis (XX) is bringing ‘The Most Interesting Show in the Wold’ to 17-US cities. The shows, hosted by Andrew WK will be a bizarr mix of talent, humour and seduction and include anything from outrageous bands, to burelsque dancers and illusionists….and...

Now here what we have all been waiting for – a short documentary which explores what it means to be an influencer, and how trends and creativity music, fashion and entertainment become contagious. Written and directed by Paul Rojanathara and Davis Johnson, Influencers is a...

Levi’s is launching the latest leg of its Unfamous Music Awards, a campaign which aims to give a helping hand to up and coming musicians. The fashion brand is sending UK band These New Puritans on tour in Spain with six bands selected earlier in that country...

Here another stunning example of audiovisual mapping. This time for the Festival Eutopía 2010, held in Córdoba, Spain in September. Vimeo.com...

Apple’s Ping social network for music fans continues to get flack for not integrating with Facebook. But it’s taken a step towards openness today through a deal with Twitter. billboard.com...

Are increased merchandise sales helping to offset lower revenue from recorded music sales?  Or is that just another bit of new music industry wishful thinking? Just 34% of those that took Hypebot’s recent pollthought merchandise was helping all that much. Read here what esles the survey...