Eminem and Shady Records Launch Shady Wars App

Eminem and Shady Records Launch Shady Wars App

Eminem and Shady Records have partnered with Music Powered Games to announce Shady Wars, a new kind of music game that combines arcade and rhythm gameplay with lyrics from Eminem and other Shady Records artists.

The free game includes eight songs, with six battles for each song. As you win battles, you will earn coins, which can be used to unlock the next song, much-needed power-ups, and other Shady characters.

Get the game here.

Mike Fiebach to Deliver Keynote Presentation at Music Startup Academy, Philadelphia

Mike Fiebach to Deliver Keynote Presentation at Music Startup Academy, Philadelphia

Fame House CEO Mike Fiebach will deliver the Keynote Presentation at this week’s Music Startup Academy event in Philadelphia. Presented by the Music Business Association, the event seeks to help artists, startups, and entrepreneurs break the barriers of entry into the industry:

The course curriculum will provide insights into key areas like licensing, business development and operations. The event will also highlight what VCs are looking for in their quest for the next great startup. Attendees will also get to hear from music startups in the Philadelphia area navigating their way through the music industry.

The event kicks off on Wednesday, October 28 at 4:30pm at Drexel University’s URBN Annex. Arrive by 5:15 to see Mike’s Keynote Presentation at 5:20pm. View the full agenda here.

Philly’s Coolest Companies 2015

Philly’s Coolest Companies 2015

Philadelphia Magazine has selected Fame House as one of Philly’s 20 Coolest Companies to work for in 2015. Check out the excerpt on Fame House below, or read the full article here.

With a client list that reads like a lineup of Grammy performers — Eminem, Tiësto, Pearl Jam, Ice Cube, Robin Thicke, Maroon 5 — Fame House has become a central hub for entertainers and event promoters looking to interact with fans on a smart digital level. By controlling branding, social marketing, website development, online advertising and e-commerce for its clients, Fame House has reached more than one billion people collectively. (The festival tickets and Mario Kart tournaments just make the job even more fun.)

Mike Fiebach, Katonah Rafter to Speak at Dreamforce 2015

Mike Fiebach, Katonah Rafter to Speak at Dreamforce 2015

Fame House is heading to San Francisco for Salesforce’s Dreamforce conference next week. CEO Mike Fiebach and VP of Marketing Katonah Rafter will join TED speaker Susan Etlinger and CAA’s Ben Saine for a panel discussion on “Mapping The Future of Social Business” on Thursday, September 17th.

Director of Strategy & Insights, Alex Wittchen, will also lead a discussion with Mike and Katonah about how data is changing the way we connect with fans on Wednesday, September 16th.

Learn more about Dreamforce here.

Disco Donnie Announces His Bid For Presidency

Disco Donnie Announces His Bid For Presidency

Donning a gold jumpsuit with zebra-striped velour dress shoes, Disco Donnie announced not only his bid for president of the United States of America, but also the formation of a new political party: the Party Party. In an effort to reinstate the basic ideals of partying to the 2016 election and to seek music festival and clubbing reform, the Party Party stands to fight for every American’s basic civil rights to party in the United States.

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With Fame House helping to lead the campaign, Donnie made his first campaign appearance at Sun City Music Festival with an army of campaign supporters, including an 8-foot puppet lookalike. Stay tuned for more to come and follow along with the campaign at www.discodonnieland.com.

Straight Outta Compton Reigns as the #1 Movie in America for Three Weeks in a Row

Straight Outta Compton Reigns as the #1 Movie in America for Three Weeks in a Row

This week marks the third in a row that Sraight Outta Compton is number one in theaters across the United States. The film chronicles the story of N.W.A. and features O’Shea Jackson Jr., portraying his father and Fame House client Ice Cube.

Its opening weekend smashed expectations with a box office total of $60.2MM, the highest of all time for a music biopic.

Fame House has been supporting the film’s release via socials, email, and the all new IceCube.com. We also developed lightweight “lyric cards” featuring iconic N.W.A. lyrics and imagery to help drive engagement around the film.

Tiësto Launches Your Shot Competition

Tiësto Launches Your Shot Competition

Australian DJ competition Your Shot is coming stateside with the help of Fame House client Tiësto. This competition allows anyone with dance music ambitions a shot at their dreams, as no prior experience is needed. The winner has the opportunity to open for Tiësto at Hakkasan, his club residency in Las Vegas. The winner will also perform at Ultra 2016 on Stage 7.

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Fame House has led the charge on Paid Media for this campaign, and is providing social strategy and execution for the competition across Tiësto’s channels.

Eminem Releases FH-produced Lyric Video for “Phenomenal”

Surrounding the release of Southpaw and its soundtrack, Fame House was tasked with creating the lyric video for Eminem’s “Phenomenal,” the lead track off the album. Fame House’s creative team conceptualized the video from scratch, using motion graphics to effectively capture the nuanced lyricism and relentless delivery on display from Eminem:

Junkie XL To Score Batman vs. Superman Alongside Hans Zimmer

Junkie XL To Score Batman vs. Superman Alongside Hans Zimmer

After scoring some of the biggest films of 2015, including Mad Max: Fury Road, Junkie XL has announced his next big project: the upcoming film Batman vs. Superman: Dawn Of Justice. In a unique pairing alongside Hans Zimmer, Junkie XL will score the Batman elements of the film, while Zimmer will take the reigns on the Superman score.

Read more here.

Amanda Palmer- #7 on the New York Times Best Sellers List

Amanda Palmer- #7 on the New York Times Best Sellers List

Congratulations to Fame House client Amanda Palmer for reaching #7 on the New York Times Best Sellers list for the week of November 30th, 2014 for her debut novel The Art of Asking!!

“Amanda has a direct line with her audience – a lifeline for them and for her, the codependency all truly great performers surrender to… she’s capable of anything, incapable of telling anything but the truth.” – Bono

Fame House is proud to have contributed to this project and helping Amanda with this direct line by designing and building the digital companion to the book here and an interactive “Walk Through Amandalanda” timeline to provide readers a window into Amanda’s career and history.

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