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  • Sell your merch on Spotify with BandPage

    Aug 13

    With the help of BandPage, a company that enables over 500,000 artists to create central online profiles for their music, you can now easily sell your band merch and “experiences” on Spotify. You’re probably asking, “What’s an experience?” Well, it’s anything your fans will love (and would be willing to pay for), as long as it’s legal. […] The post Sell your merch on Spotify with BandPage appeared first on DIY Musician Blog.

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  • Fontana's in #NYC is seeking acts for dates in Aug, Sept, & Oct: http://ow.ly/AinOf #gigging #DIY #gigs4u...

    Aug 13

    Fontana's in #NYC is seeking acts for dates in Aug, Sept, & Oct: http://ow.ly/AinOf #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Daisy Dukes in #Nashville TN is seeking local/regional acts for 8/19 and 8/23: http://ow.ly/AiqqP #gigging...

    Aug 13

    Daisy Dukes in #Nashville TN is seeking local/regional acts for 8/19 and 8/23: http://ow.ly/AiqqP #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Legal Proceedings Begun Against ATP Over Jabberwocky Cancellation

    Aug 13

    Yesterday, All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) announced the cancellation of Jabberwocky festival, which was set to take place in London this coming weekend. Now, publicity company Zeitgeist Agency and ticketing agency Dash Tickets UK, both of whom worked with ATP on Jabberwocky, have each announced that they've begun legal proceedings against ATP (or Willwal Ltd., as they're also known.)  In a statement, Zeitgeist sought to "distance ourselves from both the event and the promoter of the event." They...

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  • Michael Cera Released a Surprise Album Last Night

    Aug 13

    When Michael Cera isn't busy starring in stuff like "Arrested Development", Juno, and Superbad, he moonlights as a musician. (Back in 2010, he played with indie supergroup Mister Heavenly.) Now, he's released an album called true that on his Bandcamp that features song titles such as "2048", "Gershey's Kiss" and "Sexy Danger". That's the cover art above, and you can listen to it below.

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  • Local acts needed for 11/1 at Rohs Street Cafe in #Cincinnati OH: http://ow.ly/Ai3AB #gigging #DIY #...

    Aug 13

    Local acts needed for 11/1 at Rohs Street Cafe in #Cincinnati OH: http://ow.ly/Ai3AB #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local acts needed for 11/2 at The Tonic Room in #Chicago IL: http://ow.ly/Ai3AB #gigging #DIY #gigs4u...

    Aug 13

    Local acts needed for 11/2 at The Tonic Room in #Chicago IL: http://ow.ly/Ai3AB #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Chris Walla Quits Death Cab for Cutie

    Aug 13

    Photo by Danny Clinch Chris Walla, the longtime guitarist in Death Cab for Cutie, has quit. "Short version: I’m leaving Death Cab for Cutie," he wrote in a letter to The Stranger. "Longer version: I think I long for the unknown. It might be that simple." Walla said he will depart after the band's performance at the upcoming Rifflandia Festival in Victoria, British Columbia on September 13.  "I will miss being a quarter of this band, and will support whatever course Death Cab for Cutie chooses...

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  • Featuring.Me Creates New Music Revenue Stream With Customizable Songs

    Aug 13

    Featuring.Me is a startup based in Nashville that provides a chance for fans to choose from a number of options to create a customized song and, in the process, provides musicians with a new revenue stream. The choices for fans are constrained enough that Featuring.Me is more widely accessible than true remix platforms. While it may not be for everybody, Featuring.Me is one way that musicians can offer fans new ways to interact with their music without giving up monetization. Featuring.Me...

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  • Twin Shadow Postpones Majority of Upcoming Tour Dates

    Aug 13

    Twin Shadow has postponed the majority of his upcoming "Eclipse" tour. George Lewis Jr. announced the news on Facebook. He wrote: To all of our awesome fans, I am very sorry to announce that we will be postponing this Fall's North American ECLIPSE TOUR. There are a lot of really great things going on behind the scenes of Twin Shadow that I want to tell you badly about, but we need to take some time to make sure everything settles perfectly. While the band is more than excited to get out on...

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