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  • SoundCloud Responds To Wave Of Criticism

    Jul 3

    Until recently, SoundCloud had an almost flawless reputation within the independent music community. But that changed in the last week after SoundCloud released an app "upgrade" that eliminated many of the features that musicians valued and critical statements from artists who said their tracks had been unfairly deleted from the service at the request of Universal Music. Yesterday, SoundCloud responded: "As a responsible hosting platform, we work hard to ensure that everyone's rights are...

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: Milk Music Hits 2 Million, Selling Bob Marley, Soundcloud, Songza, StubHub & More

    Jul 3

     THURSDAY 7.3.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web  CLICK HERE  Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab 

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  • Local acts needed for 7/19 at 50 Mason Social House in #SanFrancisco CA: http://ow.ly/yITkx #gigging...

    Jul 2

    Local acts needed for 7/19 at 50 Mason Social House in #SanFrancisco CA: http://ow.ly/yITkx #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Nicki Minaj Clarifies BET Awards Speech, Iggy Azalea Responds

    Jul 2

    At Sunday's BET Awards, Nicki Minaj appeared to diss Iggy Azalea during her acceptance speech for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist. "What I want the world to know about Nicki Minaj is when you hear Nicki Minaj spit, Nicki Minaj wrote it," she said, which was taken as an allusion to rumors that Azalea uses a ghostwriter. (That she was sarcastically dancing during Azalea's performance of "Fancy" only encouraged the interpretation.)  Now, Minaj has addressed the ensuing noise in a series of...

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  • The Wrens Share Snippet of New Music Cut From Upcoming Album

    Jul 2

    The Wrens have been recording their next album, and in the process, have been sharing updates on their Facebook page about how it's going. Today, they went a step further, sharing a 56-second snippet of a song that was cut from the album. Listen here. Thanks to Douglas Cantor for the tip. The band wrote: sometimes you work & you work and you still throw it away 'cause it doesn't fit. This is one of the more recent cutting-room-floor bits, freshly sliced only yesterday. Was originally...

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  • Last minute Indie, Metal, Rock band needed for 7/8 at KC's Music Alley in #Fredericksburg VA: http:/...

    Jul 2

    Last minute Indie, Metal, Rock band needed for 7/8 at KC's Music Alley in #Fredericksburg VA: http://ow.ly/yIqJu #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Death Grips Break Up

    Jul 2

    Photo by Tom Spray Death Grips have never been a band known for their stability. They canceled tours (or booked shows where they wouldn't show up) and cut ties with their major label. And yet, they've always kept things exciting, sharing their last three albums for free with zero notice. Well, apparently, that's all coming to an end. According to a note posted on the band's Facebook, "Death Grips is over." All of their live dates have been canceled—they were scheduled to appear at this...

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  • Local/regional openers needed for 8/20 at The Cave in #ChapelHill NC: http://ow.ly/yI3kY #gigging #DIY...

    Jul 2

    Local/regional openers needed for 8/20 at The Cave in #ChapelHill NC: http://ow.ly/yI3kY #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • 2 local support bands needed for 7/18 at Gypsy Sally's in Washington #DC : http://ow.ly/yI3sZ #gigging...

    Jul 2

    2 local support bands needed for 7/18 at Gypsy Sally's in Washington #DC : http://ow.ly/yI3sZ #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in North Adams, MA - The Parlor Cafe. Live ...

    Jul 2

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in North Adams, MA - The Parlor Cafe. Live music is held on Friday and Saturday nights with Fridays being reserved for open mic. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/yI9k3 The Parlor Cafe

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