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  • Jose Gonzalez Covers Arthur Russell's "This Is How We Walk on the Moon"

    Sep 16

    For an upcoming benefit compilation, the HIV/AIDS awareness organization Red Hot has commissioned artists from across the spectrum to cover cult icon Arthur Russell. Following covers by Robyn, Hot Chip, and Sufjan Stevens, today Red Hot has shared the opening track, by José González. He covered "This Is How We Walk on the Moon", which appeared on 1994's posthumous Another Thought. Listen below via T magazine. In the liner notes, González elaborated on his contribution (via T): "It was one of...

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  • How To Promote Your Music Using Google's Hangouts On Air

    Sep 16

    By Yannick Ilunga from CD Baby's DIY Musician. When it comes to online promotion, there is a social media that is often ignored by musicians: Google Plus. While its potential has been recognized and utilized by many entrepreneurs around the world, for quite many musicians Google Plus is still unexplored territory. However, while it is true that it may be trailing behind Twitter and Facebook in popularity and usage, Google Plus offers incredible opportunities for promotion and music...

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  • Berklee Online Open Mic Series: PledgeMusic Founder Benji Rogers on Best Practices for Pricing

    Sep 16

    This is a guest post by Berklee Online music business instructor Chandler Coyle that originally appeared on the PledgeMusic blog. Chandler is one-half of the fan experience agency Music Geek Services and is also the publisher of the The Coyle Report, a free music marketing newsletter that provides tips, tricks and solutions on fan engagement. Click here for a free subscription to The Coyle Report. Hi everyone! This second video in the 4-part interview series is focused on: Best Practices...

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  • Jack White's Third Man and John Fahey's Revenant to Release The Rise & Fall of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-1932)

    Sep 16

    Last year, Jack White's Third Man Records teamed with the late John Fahey's Revenant Records to release The Rise & Fall of Paramount Records, Volume One (1917-1932). Housed in an oak cabinet, the expensive object was an elaborate and comprehensive history lesson about the Paramount label, a Wisconsin company that issued early jazz and blues records. Now, Third Man and Revenant have teamed up for another volume, which comes housed in another impressive package. Out November 18, Volume...

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Durham NC - Fellowship Hall. Live music...

    Sep 16

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Durham NC - Fellowship Hall. Live music can be held any night of the week. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/ByE1p Fellowship Hall

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Decatur AL - Blurry Vision Records. "Record...

    Sep 16

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Decatur AL - Blurry Vision Records. "Record/Vintage store by day, All Ages music venue by night!" Live music can be held any night of the week. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/ByEei Blurry Vision Records

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Appomattox VA - Baine's Books and Coffee...

    Sep 16

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Appomattox VA - Baine's Books and Coffee. Live music is held Thursday (open mic) - Saturday nights as well as on the first Sunday of the month (Jazz lunch). Acoustic, Americana, Bluegrass, Blues, Celtic, Country, Folk, Gospel, Jazz, Old Time: http://ow.ly/ByEs4 Baine's Books and Coffee

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Enterprise, OR - OK Theatre. "The oldest...

    Sep 16

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Enterprise, OR - OK Theatre. "The oldest continuously operating, purpose built theatre in Oregon and one of the oldest in the country! One screen theatre (currently unable to show movies as equipment is outdated), concerts, and local events." Live music can be held any night of the week. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/ByEFb OK Theatre

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Ankeny, IA - Firetrucker Brewery. Live music ...

    Sep 16

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Ankeny, IA - Firetrucker Brewery. Live music is typically held on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 3-5 PM. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/ByERx Firetrucker Brewery

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  • How to get a booking agent

    Sep 16

    [This post was written by guest contributor Dave Kusek of New Artist Model.] There is a huge potential for revenue in the gigging industry, even for smaller, indie bands and musicians. However, many artists are met with an interesting paradox: you can’t get the bigger gigs without the help of a booking agent, but it can […] The post How to get a booking agent appeared first on DIY Musician Blog.

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