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  • Watch Marnie Stern Join Fred Armisen's Band on "Late Night With Seth Meyers"

    Mar 10

    Photo via Marnie Stern's Instagram Seth Meyers, formerly of "Saturday Night Live", recently took over "Late Night" after Jimmy Fallon moved to "The Tonight Show". As reported, fellow "SNL" alum/"Portlandia" co-founder Fred Armisen is currently serving as the bandleader and "curator" of Meyers' house band. As Stereogum notes, last night Armisen invited his shredder pal Marnie Stern to play with the band. The 8G Band also features Seth Jabour and Syd Butler of Les Savy Fav, Eli Janney of Girls...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Fremont, WI - Tustin Shores Bar. This is a seasonal...

    Mar 10

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Fremont, WI - Tustin Shores Bar. This is a seasonal venue that closes during most of the Winter. Live music is held Friday, Saturday, and some Sunday nights (outdoors or indoors) during the warmer months. All genres welcome. No Rap or Hip Hop: http://ow.ly/urgTs Tustin Shores Bar & Grill

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  • Watch Waxahatchee's "Be Good" Performed on "The Walking Dead"

    Mar 10

    Photo by Erik Sanchez Singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield, aka Waxahatchee, had her song "Be Good", from 2012's American Weekend, featured on last night's episode of post-apocalyptic zombie drama "The Walking Dead". But it didn't appear in its original form—rather, the character Beth Greene (played by Emily Kinney) covers a bit from the song on piano, while sitting next to an open casket in an abandoned funeral home. Watch below, via Consequence of Sound. "happy a verse of a song i wrote...

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Peachtree City, GA - Grazing Here. "We are...

    Mar 10

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Peachtree City, GA - Grazing Here. "We are a 100% grass-fed beef burger restaurant featuring a whiskey bar, butcher shop and live music venue." Live music is primarily held on Friday and Saturday nights. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/urgJ9 Grazing Here

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  • Listen to Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig on Bret Easton Ellis' Podcast

    Mar 10

    Photo by Pooneh Ghana American Psycho/Less Than Zero author Bret Easton Ellis is also a podcast host—he's previously recorded conversations with Kanye West, the National's Matt Berninger, and others. Today, he's shared a talk with Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig. They chatted about the difference between millennials and baby boomers, the evolution of art criticism, the notion of "relevant", the internet, Vampire Weekend's early reputation as the "whitest band ever", how Koenig feels when...

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  • Azoff MSG Acquires 50% Stake In Pop2Life

    Mar 10

    Iriving Azoff's Azoff MSG Entertainment has acquired a 50% stake in New York-based marketing and music agency Pop2Life. P2L is known for creating buzzworthy “BEEPs”(Branded Entertainment Events and Promotions), like their reinvention of the Forum in Inglewood, California as “the world’s largest vinyl record," a spinning replica of the Eagles’ "Hotel California" on the building’s round roof.  Other Pop2Life projects include the HGTV #lovemusic Lodge at CMA Fest; Luke Bryan’s Crash My...

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  • How Flight Drummers Got 500,000 YouTube Views In 10 Months

    Mar 10

    Flight Drummers is a drumming education company that used YouTube to grow their services and events. Over a course of 10 months they grew a small YouTube channel to a subscriber base of over 8400 and over 500k views. Cofounder Josh Coffy recently shared some tips for businesses seeking to grow their YouTube channels. That includes bands, since bands are businesses, with appropriate tweaking as needed. Flight Drummers' Josh Coffy decided to switch from focusing on Twitter and Facebook to...

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  • The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt Releasing Scrabble Poetry Book

    Mar 10

    It should come as no surprise that the Magnetic Fields' brilliantly verbose Stephin Merritt is a Scrabble nut. And he's taken his fondness for the game and turned it into a new book consisting of poems made using all of Scrabble's permissible two-letter words, The New York Times reports. The book's called 101 Two-Letter Words, and is scheduled for release through W.W. Norton in October.  "My mother is a former English teacher who always expected me to write the Great American Novel, thunderous...

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  • Future's Album Honest Features Andre 3000, Kanye, Drake, Pharrell, Lil Wayne, More

    Mar 10

    Future finally has a release date for his long-in-the-works LP Honest. The follow-up to 2012's Pluto arrives April 22 via A1/Freebandz/Epic. That's the cover art, above. The new album will feature previously shared singles "Honest" and "Move That Dope" (with Pharrell and Pusha T) as well as features from André 3000, Drake, Kanye, Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, and more. Production comes from Mike WiLL Made-It, 808 Mafia, Metro Boomin', and more. Last week, Future released the music video for "Move...

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  • Samsung Makes Another Big Marketing Move With Milk Music Radio

    Mar 10

    On Friday Samsung introduced Milk Music aka Milk, a radio service for Galaxy users featuring over 200 web radio stations as well as customization options. The new service is powered by Slacker and is currently offered for free without ads. Note that all descriptions say that "free" and "ad-free" are for a limited time. Like other musical efforts by Samsung to build their brand, such as the Jay-Z album release, this is a big move to capture attention. Samsung's new Milk radio is powered by...

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