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  • Local/regional acts needed for 9/13 at The Birdhouse in #Knoxville TN: http://ow.ly/yQZKN #gigging #...

    Jul 7

    Local/regional acts needed for 9/13 at The Birdhouse in #Knoxville TN: http://ow.ly/yQZKN #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Complete Nielson Soundscan Mid-Year Music Report [FREE]

    Jul 7

    We wrote about the new Nielson Soundscan report last week which showed music sales continuing to slide as streaming use soared. Several readers asked to see the full report, so we've posted it here.  We encourage you to download it and share. Related articles SoundScan Mid-Year Report Shows Album Sales Down 3.2%, Digital Sales Up 13.8% The Battle Over Venue Sales Reports To Nielson Soundscan & Billboard Nielson SoundScan, NARM Update Music Sales Stats, FREE For Hypebot Readers...

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  • 6 Artists Who Are Amazing At Twitter – And What You Can Learn From Them

    Jul 7

    Tweeting is easy, but creating content that your audience will engage with isn't always so simple. It's difficult to find the right niche but with a little good advice and a fair share of homework, you'll own your own Twittersphere in no time. Keeping it real but not too personal can mean walking a fine line, but if auto-generated content is your current status quo, it might be time to change your game.  You can choose to tweet only about your music or about the work your doing, or you can...

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  • Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

    Jul 6

    Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson On Frugal Touring And Why Tour Managers Are Pointless You Need These 6 Qualities To Be A Successful Musician Music Monetization: BitTorrent Bundle Pay Gates, YouTube Wants You To Play For Tips Denver's BandSwap Creatively Boosts Bands and Builds Community Indie Duo The Presets Uses Google Cube To Create Unique Interactive Experience MORE: A Guide To Taking That Step From Just Making Music To Going Pro 10 Qualities Leaders Of Great Bands Must Have   ...

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  • REWIND: The New Music Industry's Week In Review

    Jul 6

    SoundCloud WTF? Universal Has Direct Access To Pull Tracks Leading To Account Cancellations Apple Removes Music Download Apps From iTunes How To Write A Hit Pop Song: Comedian Offers Funny, Sadly Accurate Formula Arena: Can A Free Streaming Music Service With A Unique Business Model Succeed? Curation Is King: Google Acquires Songza For $39M MORE: Hypebot's Music Industry News and Jobs It's Hypebot's 10th Anniversary Spotify Adds Sleep Playlists While Songza Discovers The Power Of...

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: ROK Mobile Music Launches, HMV Reborn, SiriusXM Fires Opie & Anthony, UK Charts & More

    Jul 7

    MONDAY 7.7.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web  CLICK HERE  Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab 

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  • Pink Floyd Announce The Endless River, Their First Record in 20 Years

    Jul 6

    Pink Floyd have announced that they will follow up their last full length, 1994's The Division Bell, with a new record called The Endless River, which marks the 35th anniversary of their 1979 classic The Wall. Roger Waters, who left the band after 1983's The Final Cut, will not be involved. The record is due out sometime in October. According to a tweet from David Gilmour's wife Polly Samson, The Endless River is based on a 1994 recording session with the late Richard Wright, which began...

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  • Local/regional acts needed for 7/18 at Finnigan's Wake in #Philadelphia PA: http://ow.ly/yQ41E #gigging...

    Jul 6

    Local/regional acts needed for 7/18 at Finnigan's Wake in #Philadelphia PA: http://ow.ly/yQ41E #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local rock acts needed for 9/23 at The Rutledge in #Nashville TN: http://ow.ly/yQ48S #gigging #DIY #...

    Jul 6

    Local rock acts needed for 9/23 at The Rutledge in #Nashville TN: http://ow.ly/yQ48S #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional acts needed for 7/10 at PK's in #Carbondale IL: http://ow.ly/yQ4h5 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u...

    Jul 6

    Local/regional acts needed for 7/10 at PK's in #Carbondale IL: http://ow.ly/yQ4h5 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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