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  • Local/regional Alt, Exp, Indie, Industrial, Metal, Rock acts needed for 9/1 at The Frequency in #Madison...

    Jul 8

    Local/regional Alt, Exp, Indie, Industrial, Metal, Rock acts needed for 9/1 at The Frequency in #Madison WI: http://ow.ly/yVRvr #DIY

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  • Local/regional Alt, Exp, Indie, Industrial, Metal, Rock acts needed for 9/14 at Blue Moon in #Seattle...

    Jul 8

    Local/regional Alt, Exp, Indie, Industrial, Metal, Rock acts needed for 9/14 at Blue Moon in #Seattle WA: http://ow.ly/yVRvr #DIY

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in North Mancester, IN - The Firehouse. "The...

    Jul 8

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in North Mancester, IN - The Firehouse. "The Firehouse is an all-ages arts facility that provides North Manchester and surrounding areas with live music, through Firehouse: Live Music, and community performing arts productions, through Firehouse: Live Theatre, as well as a platform for other local artists, while emphasizing the engagement and enhancement of area youth." Most shows take place on Friday and Saturday nights. All...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Brooklyn NY - The Flat. "We are a cozy neighborhood...

    Jul 8

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Brooklyn NY - The Flat. "We are a cozy neighborhood cocktail lounge serving full bar and our original cocktails. We are always looking for fresh parties and promoters bringing cutting edge, noncommercial music." Live shows can be held any night of the week. All experimental genres welcome: http://ow.ly/yVqW6 The Flat

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  • Earl Sweatshirt Cancels Tour

    Jul 8

    Earl Sweatshirt has cancelled his remaining tour dates, citing exhaustion in a series of tweets. He'd been scheduled to play at a number of festivals in July and August, including our Pitchfork Music Festival. His tweets, as they appeared: I sincerely apologize to any of y'all who planned to see me at these next couple festival dates. Due to lack of self maintenance ..... — EARL (@earlxsweat) July 8, 2014 i had to press eject on the tour. I am physically and mentally at the end of my...

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  • Local/regional acts needed for 7/23, 7/25, 7/30, & 8/8 at Brighton Bar (Long Branch, NJ): http://ow.ly...

    Jul 8

    Local/regional acts needed for 7/23, 7/25, 7/30, & 8/8 at Brighton Bar (Long Branch, NJ): http://ow.ly/yV9on #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional acts needed for 7/27 & 8/9 at 10th Street Live (Kenilworth, NJ): http://ow.ly/yV9on #...

    Jul 8

    Local/regional acts needed for 7/27 & 8/9 at 10th Street Live (Kenilworth, NJ): http://ow.ly/yV9on #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Merge Shares Documentary, New Covers by Superchunk, Mountain Goats, Hiss Golden Messenger

    Jul 8

    Google Play has premiered a documentary about Merge Records in celebration of its 25th anniversary. It's narrated by Daniel Handler, writer of the Lemony Snicket books, and features interviews with the label's artists and employees. Watch it here. Additionally, they've shared a free sampler in which Superchunk, the Mountain Goats, Telekinesis, Saint Rich, and Hiss Golden Messenger cover songs by Merge artists Spoon, The Magnetic Fields, Wye Oak, Mikal Cronin, and American Music Club. Dave...

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  • Jenny Lewis Shares "The Voyager", Extends Tour

    Jul 8

    Jenny Lewis has shared "The Voyager", the title track from her forthcoming solo album. Listen to it above. Previously, she shared the Beck-produced "Just One of the Guys". She's also added dates to her current tour. Check out the full schedule below.  Read Lindsay Zoladz's column on Rilo Kiley's appeal.  Jenny Lewis: 07-08 Ottawa, Ontario - Ottawa Bluesfest 07-10 Clearwater, FL - Ruth Eckerd Hall * 07-11 Orlando, FL - Bob Carr Auditorium * 07-12 Miami, FL - Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie...

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  • How Musicians Should NOT Use Social Media [VIDEO]

    Jul 8

    This YouTube video takes a comical, but all too true look at how musicians, in this case local ones, use and OVERuse social media. Spewing a steady stream of useless information interspersed with begging for a few more Facebook Likes is more much likely to drive fans away than it is to attract them, but it does make for amusing viewing. WATCH: Related articles 42 Ways to Make Money As An Independent Musician YouTube Live Streaming Opens To All Musicians 18 Ways Musicians Can Make...

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