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

    Jul 6

    SoundCloud WTF? Universal Has Direct Access To Pull Tracks Leading To Account Cancellations Apple Removes Music Download Apps From iTunes How To Write A Hit Pop Song: Comedian Offers Funny, Sadly Accurate Formula Arena: Can A Free Streaming Music Service With A Unique Business Model Succeed? Curation Is King: Google Acquires Songza For $39M MORE: Hypebot's Music Industry News and Jobs It's Hypebot's 10th Anniversary Spotify Adds Sleep Playlists While Songza Discovers The Power Of...

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: ROK Mobile Music Launches, HMV Reborn, SiriusXM Fires Opie & Anthony, UK Charts & More

    Jul 7

    MONDAY 7.7.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web  CLICK HERE  Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab 

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  • Pink Floyd Announce The Endless River, Their First Record in 20 Years

    Jul 6

    Pink Floyd have announced that they will follow up their last full length, 1994's The Division Bell, with a new record called The Endless River, which marks the 35th anniversary of their 1979 classic The Wall. Roger Waters, who left the band after 1983's The Final Cut, will not be involved. The record is due out sometime in October. According to a tweet from David Gilmour's wife Polly Samson, The Endless River is based on a 1994 recording session with the late Richard Wright, which began...

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  • Local/regional acts needed for 7/18 at Finnigan's Wake in #Philadelphia PA: http://ow.ly/yQ41E #gigging...

    Jul 6

    Local/regional acts needed for 7/18 at Finnigan's Wake in #Philadelphia PA: http://ow.ly/yQ41E #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local rock acts needed for 9/23 at The Rutledge in #Nashville TN: http://ow.ly/yQ48S #gigging #DIY #...

    Jul 6

    Local rock acts needed for 9/23 at The Rutledge in #Nashville TN: http://ow.ly/yQ48S #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional acts needed for 7/10 at PK's in #Carbondale IL: http://ow.ly/yQ4h5 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u...

    Jul 6

    Local/regional acts needed for 7/10 at PK's in #Carbondale IL: http://ow.ly/yQ4h5 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan Share "I Got It"

    Jul 6

    Today, producer C4 shared a new track—a collaboration between two rising Atlanta MCs, Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug. It's called "I Got It"—that's it above. The track is featured on DJ Plugg's new mixtape I Am the Plug, which also features a guest spot from Lil B (among many others). Download it here.

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  • Prince and Nile Rodgers Cover David Bowie's "Let's Dance": Video

    Jul 6

    Photo via Nile Rodgers' Twitter During his set at Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Nile Rodgers was joined by an extremely special guest: Prince. The Purple One came on stage and shredded all over one of the most famous songs Rodgers ever produced, David Bowie's 1983 hit "Let's Dance". Watch clips of the performance below via Idolator and Consequence of Sound. And here's the video for Bowie's original:

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  • Last Week's Most Read Posts On Hypebot

    Jul 6

    Soundcloud Give Universal Power To Pull Any Track New SoundClound App: Musicians Feel Screwed iTunes Removes Music Download Apps How To Write A Hit Song [Parody Video] How 12-24 Year Olds Discover & Consume Music Jethro Tull On Frugal Tours, Useless Road Managers Arena: Can This Free Streaming Music Succeed? Google Acquires Songza

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  • Local/regional Pop, Punk, Rock acts needed for 8/20 at Stork Club in #Oakland CA: http://ow.ly/yPbDl...

    Jul 6

    Local/regional Pop, Punk, Rock acts needed for 8/20 at Stork Club in #Oakland CA: http://ow.ly/yPbDl #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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