Apple Closes Will Launch In June? 5

Apple will close down its recently-acquired service on May 31, the company revealed in a bried message posted on the streaming music service’s website. Existing users will be able to log in until the end of next month.

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7digital gets into household devices

UK online music service, 7digital and home entertainment specialist, Imerge have joined forces to implement a system that allows users to access and purchase high quality MP3s directly through Imerge’s home entertainment systems. Imerge provides luxury entertainment systems that allow customers to record, store and playback music, video and media […]


Kasabian appeals with free Impaler track

Get excited Kasabian fans as the band is offering brand new album track ‘Vlad The Impaler’ as a free download on March 31 – but only for four days (blink and you’ll miss it). The explosive new track will be available as a free download from 7.30pm, March 31 until […]

4AD teases with free St. Vincent track

As of 4.30p this afternoon, 4AD is giving away a track from ‘Actor’, the new St. Vincent release that’s scheduled to ship on May 4. The label describes the song “The Strangers”, which is the first track on the album, as “starting off as a deceptively dulcet elegy for a […]



Lily Allen offers free pre-release album tease

More from the wonderful world of digital music marketing, with UK artist Lily Allen releasing a free album mini-mix MP3 from her new album “It’s Not Me, It’s You”. The mix emerges as Allen prepares to release the album, her second, on February 9 in the UK. Distorted Loop readers […]

We7 goes ad-free for Christmas 1

Joining the list of online music services making seasonal offers, ad-supported music service We7 has become an ad-free service for the Christmas season. The company will remove all audio advertising from its music tracks for the festive period (between Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve), so music fans can listen […]


Free music, love, from Team Love… 1

New York’s independent record label Team Love, a company led by Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst has launched a new online resource offering free music from its acts. The Team Love Library is to be a regularly changed collection of existing releases and other content from the label, with music made […]