Latest Indie News

  • REWIND: The New Music Industry's Week In Review

    Jun 14

    Every Serious Musicians Needs These 6 Contracts Why Music Labels and Publishers Chronically Miss Out On Licensing Opportunities Major Shakeup At EDM Giant SFX Entertainment Look What Disc Makers Is Reintroducing This Week Tango Launches Channels With Spotify, Vevo, 8tracks and OK Go Among Launch Partners MORE: Hypebot's Music Industry News and Jobs Timeline For Submitting To The Grammys [2014-2015] 2nd Cassette Store Day Announced, Burger Records To Coordinate U.S. Events Best...

    (This is a content introduction only. Click the title to read more.)

  • Kanye West Returns to Bonnaroo, Rants and All

    Jun 14

    Kanye West knows Bonnaroo all too well. In 2008, he trashed the festival after hitting the stage at 4:30 am on the final night, several hours later than scheduled, to deliver a shortened, underwhelming set. Days later, he blamed festival organizers and Pearl Jam (who played before him) for the debacle, saying, "WE WERE OBVIOUSLY DEALING WITH F*CKING IDIOTS WHO DIDN’T REALLY HAVE THE CAPACITY TO REALLY PUT ON THIS SHOW PROPERLY."  Despite this incident, Bonnaroo booked Kanye again...

    (This is a content introduction only. Click the title to read more.)

  • Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

    Jun 14

    CEO Ethan Diamond On Bandcamp's Success and Why It's Working 7 Tips For Marketing Your Music On Streaming Services An Introduction To Bitcoin For Indie Musicians Making Music Xray Work For You MORE: 5 Tips For Building A Fanbase Online Kickstarter Introduces Creator Handbook 9 Tactics For Building and Keeping Your Band's Twitter Following  

    (This is a content introduction only. Click the title to read more.)

  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #NYC - Manitoba's. "Manitoba's World Famous Rock...

    Jun 13

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #NYC - Manitoba's. "Manitoba's World Famous Rock and Roll Tavern, is a mom and pop run business. A comfy neighborhood bar, featuring 100 of the greatest photos, taken by rock's greatest photographers. Relaxing, unpretentious, FUN!" Live music is primarily held Thursday - Saturday nights. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/y08EB Manitoba's

    (This is a content introduction only. Click the title to read more.)

  • Björk's Biophilia App Will Be Added to Curriculum in Select European Schools

    Jun 13

    The Biophilia Educational Programme, an educational protocol that utilizes Björk's 2011 science-and-music-based app, will soon be integrated into the curricula of several European schools, Exclaim reports. According to the program's website, Björk has collaborated with researchers and Scandinavian educators to further develop the Biophilia Educational Programme, which seeks to "inspire children to explore their own creativity, and to learn about music and science through new technologies". ...

    (This is a content introduction only. Click the title to read more.)

  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Charleston SC - Palmetto Brewery. Live music...

    Jun 13

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Charleston SC - Palmetto Brewery. Live music is held on Friday nights only. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/y0bZg Palmetto Brewery

    (This is a content introduction only. Click the title to read more.)

  • Local/regional Alt/Indie acts needed for 8/12 at T.T. The Bear's Place in #Cambridge MA: http://ow.ly...

    Jun 13

    Local/regional Alt/Indie acts needed for 8/12 at T.T. The Bear's Place in #Cambridge MA: http://ow.ly/xZmAP #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

    (This is a content introduction only. Click the title to read more.)

  • The National, Future Islands, Earl Sweatshirt, War on Drugs, More Featured in Pitchfork.tv's Upcoming Primavera Festival Coverage

    Jun 13

    Photo by Tom Spray At Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona, Spain two weeks ago, and at NOS Primavera Sound Festival in Porto, Portugal last weekend, Pitchfork.tv filmed a variety of artists. Stay tuned for footage of the National, Future Islands, The War on Drugs, Earl Sweatshirt, Slint, Mas Ysa, Courtney Barnett, and more. Below, watch a highlight reel compiled by Primavera. Read our festival report from Primavera Sound, as well as our report from NOS Primavera Sound.

    (This is a content introduction only. Click the title to read more.)

  • Watch the Bonnaroo Live Webcast Now

    Jun 13

    Bonnaroo is currently going on in Manchester, Tennessee, from June 12 to June 15. Many sets from the festival can be streamed live now via Bonnaroo's website. The webcast is broken up into two channels. Today's stream features sets from Janelle Monae, Vampire Weekend, Pusha T, Cass McCombs, Cloud Nothings, Andrew Bird, and Chvrches, among others. Tomorrow's broadcast will include Damon Albarn, Sam Smith, Cage the Elephant, Phosphorescent, Polica, Lionel Richie, James Blake, Chromeo, Cut...

    (This is a content introduction only. Click the title to read more.)

  • Local Acoustic, Alt, Folk Rock, Indie, Rock acts needed for 6/24 at South Park Tavern in #Dayton OH:...

    Jun 13

    Local Acoustic, Alt, Folk Rock, Indie, Rock acts needed for 6/24 at South Park Tavern in #Dayton OH: http://ow.ly/xZ64h #gigging #DIY

    (This is a content introduction only. Click the title to read more.)