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  • Local/regional Folk, Folk Rock, Indie, Psychedelic acts needed for 10/25 at Bocci's Cellar (Santa Cruz...

    Aug 14

    Local/regional Folk, Folk Rock, Indie, Psychedelic acts needed for 10/25 at Bocci's Cellar (Santa Cruz, CA): http://ow.ly/AlErg #gigging

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  • Local/regional Pop, Rock acts needed for 11/15 at Wilbert's in #Cleveland OH: http://ow.ly/AlEyf #gigging...

    Aug 14

    Local/regional Pop, Rock acts needed for 11/15 at Wilbert's in #Cleveland OH: http://ow.ly/AlEyf #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Folk Rock, Garage, Pop, Surf acts needed for 8/19 at Bear's Den Pizza (Conway, AR): http://ow.ly/AlEyf...

    Aug 14

    Folk Rock, Garage, Pop, Surf acts needed for 8/19 at Bear's Den Pizza (Conway, AR): http://ow.ly/AlEyf #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional Funk, Hip Hop, Pop, R&B, Soul acts needed for 10/9 at Pegasus Lounge in #Tampa: http:...

    Aug 14

    Local/regional Funk, Hip Hop, Pop, R&B, Soul acts needed for 10/9 at Pegasus Lounge in #Tampa: http://ow.ly/AlEyf #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • DAA Entertainment is seeking local/regional acts for a bunch of dates in NJ: http://ow.ly/AlEJY #gigging...

    Aug 14

    DAA Entertainment is seeking local/regional acts for a bunch of dates in NJ: http://ow.ly/AlEJY #gigging #DIY #Gigs4u

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  • Cass McCombs Announces Tour With Meat Puppets

    Aug 14

    Photo by Pony Cassells Cass McCombs has announced a North American tour in support of his 2013 album Big Wheel and Others. He'll co-headline with the Meat Puppets, and also perform with the War on Drugs for select West Coast shows. Check out the dates below. Cass McCombs: 08-16 Pioneertown, CA - Pappy & Harriet's   10-01 Pomona, CA - The Glass House  ^ 10-02 Los Angeles, CA - The Fonda Theatre  ^ 10-03 Los Angeles, CA - The Fonda Theatre  ^ 10-05 San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore...

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  • Announcing the Best Music of the Decade So Far

    Aug 14

    It's not just you: Over the last five years, there's been a seismic shift in the way we engage with music. We tweet, tumbl, stream, and share our favorite songs; we scour dead links and navigate obtrusive pop-ups for the newest mixtapes; we watch our music videos on Youtube and Vevo. We watched the explosion of EDM, the birth of drill, the rise and fall of chillwave. We debated how to pronounce FKA twigs, whether the album was dead, and where Bobby Shmurda's hat went. We met Kendrick Lamar,...

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  • Björk Shares Biophilia Live Trailer, Announces Theatrical Run

    Aug 14

    A few months ago, Björk revealed the existence of Björk: Biophilia Live, a film that centers around a concert at which her 2011 album was performed. Now, she's shared details about when and where the movie will be screened. You can check out a list of screenings here, which begin on September 5. You can also watch a trailer below, via the Creators Project.  Additionally, some of the screenings will be paired with When Björk Met Attenborough, the 2013 documentary about her relationship...

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  • Why The Press Is Ignoring Your Band's Outreach

    Aug 14

    By Jhoni Jackson from the SonicBids Blog. Here’s the scenario: You’ve meticulously crafted the perfect press email and sent it out to various journalists, but you’ve gotten zero replies. Now what? Before you send a follow-up, review this list of possible explanations as to why you haven’t scored a story. If you can self-diagnose before trying again, your second attempt will be all the more worthwhile. 1. What did your email look like? Did you make the most of your subject line? Was it...

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  • Sony Brings Daily Album Deals App To U.S., Already Affecting Charts In Germany

    Aug 14

    Sony Music today launched an iOS app for daily album deals in the U.S. Creatively dubbed "Album of the day," the app provides 24 hour deals on one album a day. This seems to be focused on their back catalog but, if popular, might become a great platform for launching new albums as well. Given an initial list that includes Meat Loaf, Sade and Aerosmith, this effort may also lead to more digital sales for older fans. Having first launched in Germany, Sony reports that featured albums there are...

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