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  • Speedy Ortiz Announce North American Tour

    Jun 12

    Last month Speedy Ortiz announced that guitarist Matt Robidoux would be going on an indefinite hiatus from band, with Devin McKnight, guitarist for Boston band Grass Is Green, standing in on any upcoming tour dates. Today, Speedy Ortiz have announced a North American tour that begins in North Carolina and ends back in Ohio. The band will perform with Swearin, tUnE-yArDs, and Perfect Pussy in select locations. Check out the dates below. Speedy Ortiz will also be playing at Pitchfork Music...

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Turner Falls, MA - The Rendezvous. "Eat ...

    Jun 12

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Turner Falls, MA - The Rendezvous. "Eat duck. drink pbr. sip absinthe. knit. rule at ms. pacman. booty dance. wifi the internets. play valley’s best juke. chill on the deck. play scrabble. mack on a shorty. watch the celts dominate. flirt with the barkeep. crunch nachos. and more!" Live music is held Tuesday - Saturday nights with Tuesdays typically being reserved for open mic. All genres welcome:...

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  • Local/regional Americana, Bluegrass, Folk, Indie acts needed for 7/18 at West End Trading Co. in Sanford...

    Jun 12

    Local/regional Americana, Bluegrass, Folk, Indie acts needed for 7/18 at West End Trading Co. in Sanford, FL: http://ow.ly/xWFfS #DIY

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  • Local Alt, Experimental, Pop Punk, Punk, Rock acts needed for 7/29 at Rake's End in #Cincinnati OH: ...

    Jun 12

    Local Alt, Experimental, Pop Punk, Punk, Rock acts needed for 7/29 at Rake's End in #Cincinnati OH: http://ow.ly/xWFfS #DIY #gigging

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  • Lana Del Rey Says Lou Reed Died the Day They Were Supposed to Record "Brooklyn Baby" Together

    Jun 12

    Photo by Kirstie Shanley In a new Guardian profile, Lana Del Rey says that the late Lou Reed was supposed to appear on her Ultraviolence track "Brooklyn Baby". Unfortunately, he passed away right as they were set to meet. "I took the red eye, touched down at 7am … and two minutes later he died," she says. Elsewhere in the profile, she claims that she wants to die. When asked by writer Tim Jonze "if she sees an early death as glamorous," she responds, "I don't know. Ummm, yeah," before...

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  • What will the music industry look like in 50 years?

    Jun 12

    Tell us what you think the future holds for musicians and the music business Plenty of brilliant minds have made bad predictions about the future. Want proof? Check out the infographic below from Ron Selling. OK, since we’ve established that even the most powerful and successful people/companies get it wrong sometimes, you should now feel free to take […] The post What will the music industry look like in 50 years? appeared first on DIY Musician Blog.

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Hudson NY - The Half Moon. Live music is typically...

    Jun 12

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Hudson NY - The Half Moon. Live music is typically held Thursday - Sunday nights starting at 8 PM. Most genres welcome; nothing too heavy: http://ow.ly/xWfeJ The Half Moon

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Marfa, TX - El Cosmico. "A campground hotel...

    Jun 12

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Marfa, TX - El Cosmico. "A campground hotel for intrepid travelers and lovers of adventure in Marfa, TX." Live music events are typically held Friday - Sunday nights starting at 8 PM. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/xWfq1 El Cosmico

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  • Weezer Announce New Album Everything Will Be Alright in the End

    Jun 12

    Weezer are back with a new album to follow up 2010's Hurley. The album's title, Everything Will Be Alright in the End, was revealed today via a cryptic YouTube video. (A representative confirms that this is, indeed, the album title.) There's no set release date yet, but it will be out via new label Republic. (Hurley was released by Epitaph.) For Everything Will Be Alright, Weezer have teamed up with their Blue and Green Album producer, Cars frontman Ric Ocasek. Watch several teasers for the...

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  • 5 Tips For Building A Fanbase Online

    Jun 12

    Ross Barber spoke with Killed The Fixtion's Rigo Asencio about growing a fanbase online. Having not played a live show since 2010, Killed The Fixtion have continued to release music and literally built their fanbase online rather than in tandem with live encounters. Barber says he's "impressed by the personal approach the band has taken to communicating with its fans" so I felt a closer look was in order. I was surprised to hear that Kill The Fixtion hasn't been doing live shows. I take it...

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