Out Today by The Orchard: Toby Keith, Four Year Strong & More
Sports fever has begun and everyone is scrambling to pick their fantasy teams and becoming glued to their big screens. But before you settle into your sofa, you have to check out these incredible new albums. This week, a goofy country star turns …green, a pop punk band puts a spin on things and a classic group makes a comeback. You don’t want to miss these releases and they are all Out Today.
With decades of success in the music business, Toby Keith has earned total musical freedom as reflected in his new album The Bus Songs. The Show Dog release is a little country and a lot of funny. Listeners will be transported to Keith’s tour bus where these tunes were born. Get a visual inside the bus below and you’ll start to wish you were a part of this ‘Wacky’ crew too.
What You Should Be Watching: Insecure, Blood Drive & More
With streaming services and TV stations pumping out new shows left and right, we understand the inner dispute that begins when trying to choose just one. Even thinking about that mile long list of shows you need to catch up on, or begin, can cause some panic! Here are some recommendations the sync department believes deserves a higher spot on your running list:
College Student Listening Habits 101
Not only does September typically bring cooler weather, it also signals back-to-school season. Working with college students on a daily basis, I thought this would be a perfect time to dive deeper into their listening habits so we can learn how to better target college students in our promotions. Our College Marketing Representatives were asked a variety of questions to provided us with insight into this key demographic. Take a trip into the classroom, below.
Get Familiar With YouTube’s New Monetization Icons
In the last few months, YouTube has been implementing new controls and guidelines in order to address advertiser concerns around where their ads are placed. These protocols encourage brands to resume their campaigns and end the so-called “adpocalypse” — or major marketer boycotting due to ads running alongside inappropriate or hateful videos. It seems that YouTube’s actions have had the desired effects: recovering advertisers’ trust and returning creators earnings to status quo.
As part of some of these recent changes, users have seen their videos classified as ‘not suitable for all advertisers,’ limiting the number of ads served on those videos.
Out Today by The Orchard: OMD, Steve Winwood & More
We’ve got one more long weekend before the long hall to Thanksgiving. We hope you enjoy yourselves wherever you are This Labour Day. This weeks releases from The Orchard include one of the all-time greats of new wave returning with another incredible album, a best of project capturing the greatest hits of one of the most talented singers of all time, and uplifting pop-punk tunes with a heavy twist.
To start of this weekend the world renowned group known by the unique moniker Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (or OMD) is back with a brand new album called The Punishment of Luxury. (more…)