Digital Digest: Indie YouTube deal, Coldplay, Jay-Z and more
UK Indie labels – with the help of the rights agency Merlin – have signed a deal with YouTube allowing them to monatise music videos from their artists on the site. The likes of The Prodigy, Aphex Twin and Grizzly Bear can now be viewed for your pleasure… Officially.
Coldplay riding around in elephant outfits in the South African desert – it must be their new video for Paradise.
Jay-Z is staring as an animated character in US cartoon series Secret Millionaires Club. A sneak peak is here – as he gives tips and advice.
Everything But the Girl – aka Tracey Thorn and the 6 Mix’s Ben Watt – have reunited after almost a decade and covered The xx’s Night Time. It’s up on Soundcloud.
And from the new Jane’s Addiction record, you can download track Irresistible Force for free.