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  • Aziz Ansari Dons Daft Punk Helmet on "Parks and Recreation"

    Apr 4

    Last night's episode of "Parks and Recreation" featured a cameo from one of the members of Daft Punk - or rather, one of their iconic helmets, Consequence of Sound reports. Tom, played by Aziz Ansari, gets recruited to co-DJ a high school prom with the dorky Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott); deciding to go it alone, he places Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo's helmet over his noggin and dubs himself "DJ Rumbodrop." Watch the clip below. More guest appearances await in the upcoming season finale of "Parks...

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  • #Fangagement: Artists Crowdsourcing Opinion - Part 7: David Buttrey

    Apr 4

    I’m here today with David Buttrey, but everyone round the way knows him as Butters. I know him personally, and I have to tell you... I think he's one of the most knowledgeable and hardworking people that I know in the entertainment industry. Except he's not going to tell you that, because he's humble and keeps it pretty low key. But I personally can't speak highly enough about him. He's been sent to London on behalf of the state of Louisiana as part of a step program to increase digital...

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  • Rhapsody, Napster Add Chromecast Support

    Apr 4

    Rhapsody and Napster have added support for Google's Chromecast streaming dongle to their Android apps. Earlier this week, Rdio joined apps from Songza, Pandora, Google Play Music, YouTube and VEVO on Chromecast.   Beats has said they'll support the format soon. Spotify and Deezer have not announced plans.  The good news for music fans and developers is that these additions confirm Google's willingness to include services that directly compete with its own music and streaming offerings; and...

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  • Arcade Fire, Black Keys, Jack White, Robert Plant, More to Play Glastonbury

    Apr 4

    This year's Glastonbury Festival takes place in England June 27-29. Today, the lineup has been announced. In addition to previously announced headliners Arcade Fire, the 2014 festival will include sets from Kasabian, the Black Keys, Robert Plant, Dolly Parton, Lily Allen, Skrillex, James Blake, Disclosure, Pixies, M.I.A., Danny Brown, Jamie xx, Chance the Rapper, Little Dragon, De La Soul, Goldfrapp, MGMT, Jake Bugg, Mogwai, Interpol, Massive Attack, Angel Haze, Blondie, Chvrches,...

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  • Gracenote Links With Deezer

    Apr 3

    Gracenote has announced that it will add song IDs from international music streamer Deezer to its database. The partnership will enable developers to build Deezer Apps using Gracenote's music recognition and discovery tech.  Gracenote will preview the integration during Music Hack Day Paris on April 5-6 at Deezer’s headquarters. The Hack Day intro will be followed by wider distribution and access to the global developer community. “The integration with Gracenote will enable developers to...

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  • The Clientele Announce Summer Tour

    Apr 3

    The Clientele recently announced plans to reissue their 2000 debut singles collection, Suburban Light (check out the tracklist here). Now, they've announced a summer tour that will include stops at Chickfactor 22 and Merge 25 Festival. Check out the dates below. The Clientele: 07-11 London, England - The Lexington (Chickfactor 22) * 07-19 Brooklyn, NY - Baby's All Right 07-20 Philadelphia, PA - Boot & Saddle 07-22 Washington, DC - Black Cat 07-23 Charlottesville, VA - The Southern...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Baltimore MD - Club 347. "Baltimore's Premier...

    Apr 3

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Baltimore MD - Club 347. "Baltimore's Premier Gathering Place for Jazz & R&B." Live music is held Monday, Thursday, and Friday nights with Mondays being reserved for a Jazz jam and Thursdays for R&B. Blues, Jazz, R&B: http://ow.ly/vpxR0 Club 347

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Worcester MA - Club KasBar. Live music is held...

    Apr 3

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Worcester MA - Club KasBar. Live music is held on Friday and Saturday nights. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/vpxWE Club KasBar

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  • Local Indie, Pop, Rock acts needed for 6/14 at The Annex at 1808 in #Austin TX: http://ow.ly/vpB1z #...

    Apr 3

    Local Indie, Pop, Rock acts needed for 6/14 at The Annex at 1808 in #Austin TX: http://ow.ly/vpB1z #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local Alt, Folk, Folk Rock, S/S acts needed for 4/13 at Paris Blues, Harlem in #NYC : http://ow.ly/vpojc...

    Apr 3

    Local Alt, Folk, Folk Rock, S/S acts needed for 4/13 at Paris Blues, Harlem in #NYC : http://ow.ly/vpojc #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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