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  • Lil B Plays More Basketball in His "Gotta Make the NBA" Video

    Apr 8

    One month ago today, Lil B issued the challenge heard 'round the world with "Fuck KD"—"meet me on the court" he rapped, reigniting his long-standing feud with NBA star Kevin Durant. Now, in his video for "Gotta Make the NBA", he's making it clear just how serious he is about basketball. The track is off his upcoming mixtape Hoop Life. The premise of the video: "100 games. Lil B must win 50 games to get a chance to play for an official NBA team." In the video, you guessed it, he plays more...

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  • Traxman Announces Da Mind of Traxman Vol 2

    Apr 8

    Chicago footwork producer Cornelius Ferguson, better known as Traxman, is readying the sequel to his 2012 album Da Mind of Traxman. Da Mind of Traxman Vol 2 is being released via Planet Mu on May 19. Da Mind of Traxman Vol 2: 01 Time Slip 02 Blow Your Whistle (Tha Out Of Here Remixx) 03 Nothing Stays The Same 04 Mic 05 Computer Getto 06 Make Love To Me 07 Bubbles 08 Let It Roll Geto 09 Ever And Always 10 Under Cover Jack 11 Can Nutin Hold Me Back 12 15416 13 Gone And Hit That Shit 14 I Need...

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  • Local Indie, Pop, Rock acts needed for 7/16 at Buffalo Iron Works in #Buffalo NY: http://ow.ly/vzZGI...

    Apr 8

    Local Indie, Pop, Rock acts needed for 7/16 at Buffalo Iron Works in #Buffalo NY: http://ow.ly/vzZGI #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local acts needed for 5/24 at PA's Lounge in Somerville, MA: http://ow.ly/vzZKD #gigging #DIY #gigs4u...

    Apr 8

    Local acts needed for 5/24 at PA's Lounge in Somerville, MA: http://ow.ly/vzZKD #gigging #DIY #gigs4u #Boston

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  • Pitchfork Nominated for Two Webby Awards

    Apr 8

    We're honored to announce that Pitchfork has been nominated for two Webby Awards. The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, which presents the awards, has nominated our site in these categories: Web: Music Online Film & Video: Entertainment (Channel), for Pitchfork.tv Pitchfork is also a Webby Award Honoree for several categories, including Best Writing (Editorial). Our Cover Stories are an Honoree for Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics and...

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  • Pharmakon Covers Cher/Nancy Sinatra Song "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)"

    Apr 8

    With last year's Abandon, Margaret Chardiet, aka Pharmakon, amped her electronic noise so brutally that it was usually hard to decipher her words. That makes Chardiet's singing on this track, her take on the song "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" (made famous by both Cher and Nancy Sinatra), all the more alarming. Listen to it above, via NPR. The cover appears on Sacred Bones' upcoming Todo Muere Vol. 4 compilation for Record Store Day, alongside new music from David Lynch, Zola Jesus,...

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  • Azoff MSG Buys 50% Stake In Burns Entertainment

    Apr 8

    Azoff MSG Entertainment, the joint venture between Irving Azoff's music management firm and the Madison Square Garden Company, has acquired a 50% stake in celebrity and music procurement and marekting firm Burns Entertainment. The new joint venture will be called. Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing LLC. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Burns Entertainment represents major consumer brands, working to match them with celebrities and licensing music for ad campaigns and...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Chicago IL - Bobby McGee's. Live music is typically...

    Apr 8

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Chicago IL - Bobby McGee's. Live music is typically held Friday - Sunday nights. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/vzAH8 Bobby McGee's

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Paragould, AR - Skinny J's. Live music is held...

    Apr 8

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Paragould, AR - Skinny J's. Live music is held Thursday - Saturday nights with Thursdays being reserved for Acoustic music. Mostly cover bands: http://ow.ly/vzFKM Skinny J's

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  • Local Indie, Pop, Rock acts needed for 8/4 at Seventh Circle Music Collective in #Denver CO: http://...

    Apr 8

    Local Indie, Pop, Rock acts needed for 8/4 at Seventh Circle Music Collective in #Denver CO: http://ow.ly/vzGeK #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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