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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: Sirius Appeals Turtles Suit, Music Stocks Tumble, Digitally Imported, BPI, Baboom & More

    Oct 2

    THURSDAY 10.2.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web  CLICK HERE  Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab 

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  • Connected Artists: 2 Indies Merge To Form EU's Biggest EDM Agency

    Oct 2

    Panos Ayassotelis's Paragon Artists and Eli Booker's ATM Artists are merging to form Connected Artists, an indie agency focusing on electronic dance music. The combined company's roster would represent Arty, Avicii, Cazzette, Erick Morillo, Alesso, Axwell, Axwell, Ingrosso (former Swedish House Mafia members), Dirty South, Moby, Otto Knows and Sebastian Ingrosso. The newly formed company maintains that it will be the largest indie EDM agency in Europe. In a joint statement, Paragon’s...

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  • Local/regional Acoustic, Indie, Pop acts needed for 11/20 at The Underground at Evangelo's in #SantaFe...

    Oct 2

    Local/regional Acoustic, Indie, Pop acts needed for 11/20 at The Underground at Evangelo's in #SantaFe NM: http://ow.ly/CcjA8 #gigging

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  • IEBA Names 2014 Award Winners

    Oct 2

    The International Event Buyers Association (IEBA) named the winners of its 2014 awards on Tuesday night at the Omni in Nashville.  The Doobie Brothers headlined a start studded event that brought together top players in the live music industry.  The 2014 IEBA Award Winners: Casino of the Year: Little River Casino Resort – Manitsee, MI Casino Buyer of the Year: Kell Houston – Houston Productions Club Buyer of the Year: Adam Weiser – AEG Live Corporate Buyer of the Year: Michael Boltzman...

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  • Swans Reissue Debut Album Filth

    Oct 1

    On October 28, Michael Gira's label Young God will reissue Swans' debut album Filth. It's the 1983 album's first vinyl pressing in 24 years, and it was remastered by Doug Henderson (who mastered both To Be Kind and The Seer). More early Swans records will be reissued in the coming year. The album will come packed with two reproductions of concert posters from that era. Gira also shared a lengthy statement about Filth: This is all slabs of sound, rhythm and screaming/testifying. What more do...

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  • Stream Peaking Lights' Cosmic Logic

    Oct 1

    Peaking Lights, the Los Angeles-based husband-and-wife duo of Aaron Coyes and Indra Dunis, are releasing their new album Cosmic Logic next week (October 7) via Weird World. They've already shared "Breakdown" and "Everyone and Us". Now, stream the full album here. Here's their video for "Breakdown":

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  • The Room (Brookfield, CT) is seeking acts for 10/10 & 10/16: http://ow.ly/CbnDZ #gigging #DIY #gigs4u...

    Oct 1

    The Room (Brookfield, CT) is seeking acts for 10/10 & 10/16: http://ow.ly/CbnDZ #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local acts needed for a free show at Old Towne Pub (Pasadena, CA) on 10/21: http://ow.ly/CbnGE #gigging...

    Oct 1

    Local acts needed for a free show at Old Towne Pub (Pasadena, CA) on 10/21: http://ow.ly/CbnGE #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Flying Lotus and Kendrick Lamar Share "Never Catch Me" Video

    Oct 1

    Flying Lotus has shared the video for "Never Catch Me", which features Kendrick Lamar and will appear on his forthcoming You're Dead! album. In the Hiro Murai-directed clip, a boy and girl rise from their deathbeds and dance away. You'll never catch them. Watch it below via The Fader. You're Dead! is out October 7. Read our interview with Flying Lotus, and watch him and Thundercat on an episode of Pitchfork.tv's "Over/Under":

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  • Velvet Underground Third Album 45th Anniversary Box Set Contains Unreleased 1969 VU Fourth Album

    Oct 1

    The Velvet Underground have announced a 45th anniversary, "super deluxe" edition of their 1969 self-titled album, which includes 65 tracks over six CDs. It's out November 24 via Polydor. Check out the full tracklist below. The edition comes in a case-bound book, and includes liner notes by Rolling Stone writer David Fricke.  The first disc contains a remastered stereo mix of the album as done by MGM house engineer Luis Pastor "Val" Valentin. The second contains "the Closet Mix", described by...

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