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Absolut - ‘IT’S IN OUR SPIRIT’ campaign & short film celebrates being #togetherIRL

The ‘It’s in our spirit’ campaign features global stars like actress Tessa Thompson, musicians MNEK & Jolin Tsai, and gamer Ricki Ortiz battling t

Introducing "parenthesis advertising" - the band Bye Bye Bicycle trolled Spotify to announce comeback

Indie band Bye Bye Bicycle needed to advertise the release of their new album and comeback... But they only had indie band budget.
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Pepsi MAX - Refresh Your Christmas (2020) :20 (UK)

Silent nights are a thing of the past with TrueMendous and Kamakaze who refresh, remix, and revitalise Christmas their way in our 2020 Xmas ad. Refre

Syn Presents New Collection Of Multi-Genre Music Collection Made In Japan

Two-Year Long Recording and Producing Project Now Available

Vans wants you to submit music for the chance to win a prize

All that free exposure won't help pay the bills but what'd you expect from a billion dollar company?

From the grocery store that brought you this summer’s sleeper hit, A Cart Apart, comes a whole damn album

Text ‘album’ to 374-557 to get a free download and have NO FRILLS® digital flyers texted directly to your phone

Rupert Neve enlists producers to help you #washandlearn

Mazda "Your getaway car" (2020) :30 (Israel)

A most uncreative Apple advert called "Creativity goes on" (2020) USA)

Apple show us their products used in quarantine and the ad is as predictable as can be.

Musicians and labels are adapting to the Coronavirus Age

With furloughs and layoffs of fulltime staff and freelance gigs disappearing, this month has been rough for a lot of people in advertising.

"Stevie" - Self-isolation dance party (2020) music video

Check out "Stevie," a collaboration between Director Ante Kovac and Cinematographer Stuart Campbell.

84.Paris launches "Cities Made To Create" to promote CHILE 20, the exclusive adidas original x Foot Locker collection

For the launch of their new CHILE 20 collection, adidas originals selected 84.Paris, an agency positioned towards new generations, and their pop and s
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Bank of Jamaica - Bank of Jamaica Inflation Targeting Campaign (2020) :30 (Jamaica)

Reggae music is the heartbeat of the country. Low and stable inflation is the heartbeat of the economy.

Pepsi - Zero Sugars done right / Paint it black (2020) :30 (SA)

We open on a landscape of red, dotted with dancers all dressed in in red and white as H.E.R.

Cheetos - MC Hammer "Can't Touch this" (2020) :30 (USA)

For Superbowl 2020 Cheetos brings the celebs. There is this thing about Cheetos. That red tasty powder gets all over your fingers.

Esthero hacks Spotify to rail against the company's awful royalty payments

Canadian singer Esthero joins other musicians and groups like Vulfpek who have found a way (or at least tried) to circumvent Spotify's notoriousl

S-Type - Waiting (official music video) (2019) 2:47 (Germany)

Violence & hopelessness are gilded with the promise of youth in director Adi Halfin’s video collaboration with photographer Si Wachsmann.

The new Sauvage, le Parfum - A dialogue between cultures & The song that changed rock n' roll

These are the two "behind the scenes "clips released to tease the new Sauvage campaign with Johnny Depp.
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Dior launches new ad for Sauvage with Johnny Depp and Native Americans - get called out for appropriation.

A new teaser ad for an upcoming perfume fragrance called “Sauvage” that designer fashion house Dior bills as “an authentic journey deep into the Nativ

Parkscapes is the first music album that raises funds for music education: Taylor Swift supported it on her new album ‘Lover’

Taylor Swift supports innovative fundraising program created by BBDO TORONTO and Grammy-Award Winning Producer Frank Dukes on her new album ‘Lover’
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Jeep "Ride Swap" (2019) :57 (USA)

Jeremy Renner swaps the tour bus for a Jeep.
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Jeep "Main Attraction" (2019) :45 (USA)

adidas Originals OZWEEGO - Back to the future ft. Dough-Boy, Lala Takahashi and Jackson Yee (2019) :30 (China)

adidas, Hypebeast, and Fin Design + Effects Unveil Futuristic New OZWEEGO Campaign C-pop idol Jackson Yee, influencer Lala Takahashi, and rapper-pr

Bat for Lashes "The Hunger" | Directed by Natasha Khan / Lief (2019)

Bat For Lashes, aka Natasha Khan, unveils her new song “The Hunger” from her highly anticipated new album Lost Girls out on September 6 via AWAL Recor

Artists, fans, labels: Here's how to claim the money PledgeMusic took from you

I was initially going to call this article "Crowdfunding to make music to crowdfund to," but Dabitch put her foot down as that was too much

Sour Punch Be The Differents Campaign

Sour Punch might be sweet and sour but this campaign is nothin' but a word salad.
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Tramontina "Flavor of Songs" (2019) 4:55 . (Brazil)

What does music taste like?J. Walter Thompson Brazil and Spotify are exploring this question for Brazilian cookware brand Tramontina.
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Dubbelfrisss - Ronnie Flex featuring BUBBELFRISSS (2019) :30 (the Netherlands)

Ronnie Flex raps about meme-worthy things like school&likes, in Dutch, shilling bubbly soda.

DLMDD Music, a Sonic Branding agency

We sound out Max De Lucia about the new sonic branding agency he co-founded with Greg Moore, Sascha Darroch-Davies and Jeremy Paterson. Press relea

Archer - The Danger Zone (2019) :30 (USA)

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Just Say #Yes2Copyright

Independent artists for the copyright directive: Just Say #Yes2Copyright

New emerging Artists call for a fair future online.
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Doritos® - Chance the Rapper x Backstreet Boys Make it hot (2019) :60 (USA)

Chance the Rapper ponders the Doritos® Flamin’ Hot® Nacho, it's the original ... made hot.

Expensify, "Expensify This" (2019) :30 (USA)

"There's no such thing as a high-octane, ice-sculpted Italian sports car made from the frozen sweat of champions," they said.

Skittles the Musical - "Advertising ruins everything" starring Michael C Hall (2019) :90 (USA)

Original Cast Recording of the song, “Advertising Ruins Everything,” from the live show Skittles Commercial: The Broadway Musical.

John Lewis & Partners Christmas Ad 2018 “The Boy and the Piano” (2018) : 90 (UK)

This film begins in the present day and works backwards chronologically through Elton’s life right until the moment on that Christmas morning when he

Suzuki "Dodgems" (2018) 1:00 (UK)

Fitbit "Christmas" (2018) :20 (Ireland)

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Toyota "Camry: Thrill" (2017) 1:00 (USA)

Set to Queen's "Don't stop me now," Toyota attempts to convince us that driving the new 2018 Camry is a thrilling experience.

Mentos "Planet Pure Fresh Gum" (2017) :15 (USA)

Orbitz | It's A Great Big World (2017) 1:44 (USA)

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Hardwell "United We Are: Vredestein Remix" (2015) 3:08 (The Netherlands)

Vredestein is a high-end tire company. DJ Hardwell is, as his name would suggest, a DJ.
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Dior Sauvage 2015

Dior - Sauvage / Johnny Depp - Director's cut (2015) :90 (France)

Johnny Depp is looking for answers or magic.

Stevie Wonder never did an Atari ad - you've been had

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Bittorrent Billboard ads spoofed by pro-copyright group #rightthemusic

Remember when Bittorrent ran these outdoor ads?
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Sony - A moment of clarity - (2013) (USA)

I have a confession to make. I used to be a Sony addict. For portable music, you see. I grew up wearing a walkman constantly.

DAFT PUNK AND BRITISH FORMULA ONE RACING TEAM LOTUS F1 SET FANS HEARTS ABLAZE WITH SLEEK TEASER CAMPAIGN DIRECTED BY JONAS AKERLUND OF BLACK DOG FILMS/RSA

Daft Punk+LotusF1 | Jonas Âkerlund+Christian Larson | Black Dog Films/RSA
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Collateral Damage: How Free Culture destroys advertising.

Sam Spiegel (Squeak E. Clean) Teams With Yeah Yeah Yeah's Karen O and The Creators Project for New Psycho-Opera "Stop the Virgens"

Six years ago, Sam Spiegel, music director and founder of Squeak E.
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Volkswagen - last tango in Compton - (2010) :60 (UK)

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Safaricom - Niko na Safaricom (2010) :90 (Kenya)

There are a lot of beautiful voices singing in unison, all over Kenya as they can now communicate from one end of the vast land to the other.
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"Where's the Beef" - Coyote McCloud and Clara Peller - 1984

Adgrunts know that Sedelmier shot the famous fluffy bun ad for Cliff Freeman and Partners back in 1984 when Wendy's had the beef, and Clara Pelle
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VH1 Classic – Rock Band 2 (2008):15 (USA)

So I was watching VH1 Classic this morning (rockin' out to Bad English) when the network logo on the lower right hand side turned into an ad.
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Pontiac Solstice - I Love You (2006) :30 (USA)

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No Spot? No Fun?

Here's a spot to promote Creativity's No Spot Film Fest done by the smart alecs at Creativity, Randy Krallman and Lowe.
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Virgin Music - Hold nothing back - (2006) :45 (USA)

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Nike is paying homage to... Or plagiarising?

Minor Theft - over at Pitchforkmedia one can see comparisons between Minor Threats cover art and a current Nike poster.
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Adidas vs Douwe Egberts

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Volkswagen Golf gti - Gene - (2005) 0:60 (UK)

Directed by Jake and Ryoko at Stink, post production magic by the crew at Moving Pictures and conceived by DBB London
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Canon - Millions of Colors (2004) 0:30 (USA)

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Target - In Your Room (2004) 0:30 (USA)

Bangles sets the sound to this little ad.
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Atlantis - Once Upon Our Time (2003) - 0:60 (USA)

Atlantis epic party
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Pepsi - Beyoncé Carmen (2003) :30 (USA)

VH1 - Kittens - Run to the Hills (2003) - 0:30 (USA)

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GMC - MEATLOAD - (2003) :30 (USA)

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