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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Indianapolis IN - Unitarian Universalist...

    Jul 21

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Indianapolis IN - Unitarian Universalist Church. "Indy Folk Series concerts are held in an octagonal building with original artwork lining the walls and candles illuminating the tables. With first-rate sound and a listening room atmosphere, our audiences enjoy a comfortable, intiminate venue with opportunities to meet the performers. We normally present eight concerts, once a month on Saturday evenings, during our season which...

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  • Kanye West Says New Album Coming This Fall, Plans To Release New Single, "All Day", Very Soon

    Jul 21

    Kanye West recently gave an interview with GQ Magazine in which he revealed some details of his forthcoming album. He says he plans to release it this fall after a new single called "All Day" (which he hopes to share in the "next couple weeks"). When asked about when the new record is due, West said: I hope I can get one of these songs out in the next couple of weeks, just to have something up and running. But I think most likely September. I go back and forth. Like, should it be September...

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  • On The Music Industry Jobs Board: Paid Internship @ Babygrande Records, Cashmere & More

    Jul 21

    New on the Hypebot Jobs Board is a paid intership at Babygrande Records. There's also an opening for a Senior Publicist the Cashmere Agency. House Cult is looking for one or more co-founders including a designer/front-end developer. Details on these opportunities and more are on Hypebot's Music Industry Jobs Board. HIRING?  How To Post Your Job: You can also post a job here for just $29 for 30 days.  That small fee includes exposure on Hypebot.com, on our social media channels and...

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  • Conor Oberst Drops Libel Suit Over Rape Accusation

    Jul 21

    Conor Oberst has dropped his libel lawsuit against the woman who falsely accused him of rape last year, as Buzzfeed reports. Last week, the woman issued a public apology. "The statements I made and repeated online and elsewhere over the past six months accusing Conor Oberst of raping me are 100% false," she wrote. "I made up those lies about him to get attention while I was going through a difficult period in my life." Oberst had sued the North Carolina woman, whose name is Joan Elizabeth...

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  • Feature.fm Sets Song Promo Platform Launch, 8Tracks Partnership [We've Got 100 Free Trials!]

    Jul 21

    Song promotion platform Feature.fm will exit beta tomorrow, and with the unveiling comes an important new partnership with popular indie music discovery site 8Tracks. Feature.fm inserts songs on targeted streaming radio stations to replace audio ads. Included are tools to interact with fans and an analytics dashboard to measure success. 100 Hypebot Readers Get 100 Free Song Plays.  Not every song submitted is chosen and artists set the length and cost of their campaign. Costs range from a...

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  • Fiona Apple and Jon Brion Appear on Blake Mills' "Don't Tell Our Friends About Me"

    Jul 21

    Singer/songwriter Blake Mills is best known as a long-time collaborator of Fiona Apple's—the two toured together last fall–as well as a session player for Haim, Conor Oberst, Julian Casablancas, Sky Ferreira, Cass McCombs, and more. He releases his new album Heigh Ho on September 16 via Verve/Record Collection. Apple guests on the album's lead single "Don't Tell Our Friends About Me", which also features Jon Brion, who plays tiple, as well as Rob Moose (Bon Iver, Antony and the Johnsons, Sufjan...

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  • Weezer Release New Song "Back to the Shack"

    Jul 21

    Weezer's new album Everything Will Be Alright in the End is out September 30 via Republic. Listen to the new track "Back to the Shack" now. It's a seemingly autobiographical song about getting back to their roots. On July 23, the band will play "Back to the Shack" on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon".

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  • The vocal ranges of the world’s greatest singers

    Jul 21

    With this fun interactive chart from Distilled, you can compare the vocal ranges of today’s top artists with the greatest pop, rock, and soul singers of all time. The chart allows you to sort singers based on the highest and lowest notes they ever hit in the recording studio, as well as by their overall vocal range. […] The post The vocal ranges of the world’s greatest singers appeared first on DIY Musician Blog.

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  • MusicPlay Analytics and LuckyPennie Join The Brandery Accelerator's New Class

    Jul 21

    Cinncinnati's The Brandery is considered one of the top tech startup accelerators. They help startups in the early stages to further develop and seek funding. The Brandery just took in a new batch of startups including two in the music tech space. LuckyPennie combines music and event discovery with social elements in an interesting mix. MusicPlay Analytics wants to track music played in business so that licensing fees can be distributed to the actual musicians whose music is played. The...

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  • Three ways to offer music lessons online

    Jul 21

    [This article was written by Claire Cunningham and Chris Ott of Lessonface.com.] Teaching music lessons can be a great way to both spend more time with your instrument and generate primary or supplemental income. With the migration of music lessons online in recent years, just as digital distribution expanded how consumers access music, digital integration […] The post Three ways to offer music lessons online appeared first on DIY Musician Blog.

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