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  • AraabMuzik Shares "Litt", Co-Produced by A-Trak

    Jul 8

    Next week, AraabMuzik will release the sequel to 2013's For Professional Use Only. For Professional Use Only 2 features his previously shared remix of Lana Del Rey's "Summertime Sadness". Today, he's shared "Litt", which was co-produced by A-Trak. Listen above, and check out the album's full tracklist below. In addition to A-Trak, the tracklist includes production credits from A$AP Ty Beats and Killa Traxx. It's out July 15 via Duke Productions. For Professional Use Only 2: 01 Summer...

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  • White Lung Share "In Your Home" Video

    Jul 8

    White Lung have shared the video for "In Your Home", from the newly released Deep Fantasy. Directed and produced by Justin Gradin and Ben Jacques, it shows a number of deranged doppelgangers posing as the band, while White Lung themselves ride a bunch of fake horses before returning to perform toward the end. Watch it below. They've also announced a round of new tour dates. Check out the full schedule below. Read our interview with White Lung.  White Lung: 07-22 San Francisco, CA -...

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  • Insane Clown Posse's Lawsuit Against FBI Dismissed

    Jul 8

    Earlier this year, Insane Clown Posse filed a lawsuit against the FBI and U.S. Justice Department, insisting that the government's decision to classify their fan base—the infamous Juggalos—as a "loosely organized hybrid gang" in a 2011 FBI report was "unwarranted and unlawful." Now, the case has been dismissed by Detroit federal judge Robert Cleland, The Boston Globe reports.  Cleland stated that the government wasn't responsible for the actions of local law enforcement using the report. The...

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: TubeMogul IPO, xBox Music App Dev, Music Vault + YouTube, Boomrat & More

    Jul 8

    TUESDAY 7.8.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web  CLICK HERE  Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab 

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Bridgeport CT - BRYAC Restaurant. "Black...

    Jul 8

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Bridgeport CT - BRYAC Restaurant. "Black Rock Yacht & Athletic Club opened in April, 2012. It's designed to make patrons feel like captains. Modeled after boat-club eateries that owner Mike Andre visited sailing from Key West up to Block Island, BRYAC offers seafood, pub fare, live music and fun times!" Live music is held Tuesday - Sunday nights with Wednesdays always being reserved for the house funk band. Most...

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  • Charli XCX Performs "Boom Clap" on "Seth Meyers"

    Jul 8

    Photo by Pooneh Ghana On last night's episode of "Late Night With Seth Meyers", Charli XCX was the musical guest. She performed her new track "Boom Clap" from the Fault In Our Stars soundtrack, which you can watch below.  Read our Guest List with Charli XCX. Watch her give a tour of her studio in a recent episode of Pitchfork Weekly:

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  • Mark Mulligan Launches Music Technology Research Firm MIDiA

    Jul 8

    Long time music industry consultant and analyst Mark Mulligan has launched music and technology research firm MIDiA. In addition to the usual consulting and research services, Mulligan hopes to also appeal to indie labels, startups and smaller music firms with monthly research, analyst reports, forecasts, consumer data and market insight for a single annual fee. MIDiA Research data includes consumer surveys across the Americas and Europe, global market forecasts, tracking studies and...

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  • Local/regional rap acts needed for 8/15 at Back Bar in #SanJose CA: http://ow.ly/yUjfC #gigging #DIY...

    Jul 8

    Local/regional rap acts needed for 8/15 at Back Bar in #SanJose CA: http://ow.ly/yUjfC #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Live Nation Acquires, Launches EDM Platform Boomrat [Take That, SFX!]

    Jul 8

    Concert giant Live Nation has no intention of ceding EDM to the aggressive team over at SFX. They've created festivals, invested in promoters and now are reaching out directly to fans of the genre. Founded in July of 2012 with the help of a $310,000 convertable note, EDM discovery platform Boomrat had not yet gone live when Live Nation quietly acquired the startup last August. Co-founders Ariel Lee and Andrew Silberstein then woodshedded in Live Nation Labs Hollywood HQ. Launched yesterday,...

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  • King Tuff Announces Black Moon Spell, Shares "Eyes of the Muse", Announces Tour

    Jul 8

    Front page photo by Dan Monick Kyle Thomas released his great self-titled King Tuff album back in 2012, and in 2013, he reissued his excellent debut Was Dead. This year, he's at it again. Black Moon Spell is out September 22 in Europe and September 23 in North America via Sub Pop. Check out album cut "Eyes of the Muse" below. The album was produced by Bobby Harlow and features King Tuff's bandmates Magic Jake and Old Gary. Ty Segall also drummed on the album's title track. If you pre-order...

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