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  • Local/regional Acoustic, Country, Folk, Indie acts needed for 7/5 at Luna's Cafe in #Sacramento CA: ...

    Apr 10

    Local/regional Acoustic, Country, Folk, Indie acts needed for 7/5 at Luna's Cafe in #Sacramento CA: http://ow.ly/vDG0H #gigging #DIY

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  • Local Indie, Rock acts needed for 8/16 at Little Red Lion in #Eureka CA: http://ow.ly/vDG0H #gigging...

    Apr 10

    Local Indie, Rock acts needed for 8/16 at Little Red Lion in #Eureka CA: http://ow.ly/vDG0H #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Deezer Expands Free Music Offering, Samsung Partnership Prior To US Launch

    Apr 10

    Deezer has expanded its free music offering and announced a new partnership with Samsung. Its the first time smartphone manufacturer has teamed with a music streaming service. EU based global music service Deezer has said it will launch in the U.S. this year. Along with free unlimited on-demand access on desktop and tablet, Deezer's new features include: Flow - a free personalized mobile radio service based on the user's music library.  Playlist Radio - takes the users favorite playlists and...

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  • Renman U-Lesson #5: Organizing Your Business

    Apr 10

      In week #5 of RenmanMB's Insider's Guide to Today's Music Business, the lesson looked at the key contracts and agreements you will likely come across if you are doing something big in the music business. Among many topics covered are the 4 key agreements: Band Agreements, Management Agreements, Recording Agreements and Music Publishing Agreements. To help teach this session of Renman U, Renman enlisted Gary Gilbert Partner and Co-Chair of Entertainment & Media for one of top...

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  • Jamie xx Shares "Sleep Sound" Video

    Apr 10

    In anticipation of his forthcoming double A-side 12” "Girl"/"Sleep Sound" (due out May 5 via Young Turks), Jamie xx has shared his video for single “Sleep Sound”. Directed by London-based artist and poet Sofia Mattioli, the clip draws upon the listening experiences of a dozen members of the Manchester Deaf Centre, whose ages range from five to 27. “The relationship between silence and music is a big part of what I am trying to express with my work,” said Mattioli...

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  • Local Concert App Timbre Quietly Acquired By Seatwave Ticketing Marketplace

    Apr 10

    Timbre, a local concert discovery app that has been a real leader in this area of tech activity, was acquired last week by Seatwave, a secondary ticketing marketplace based in London. Seatwave is not bringing on the team who will remain at Timbre parent company Intrepid Pursuits. The purchase price was not announced. Timbre will continue as an app while Intrepid Pursuits will turn to other mobile projects. On Friday Timbre announced their acquisition by Seatwave which offers a marketplace...

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  • Lykke Li Stars in a Dramatic Love Story in "No Rest for the Wicked" Video

    Apr 10

    Lykke Li will release her new album I Never Learn on May 6 in North America and May 5 internationally via LL/Atlantic. Previously, she shared a video for "Love Me Like I'm Not Made of Stone" and today, she's released a video for "No Rest for the Wicked", a dramatic love story directed by Tarik Saleh. Watch below. 

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  • Real Estate Do "Talking Backwards" on "Letterman"

    Apr 10

    On the latest episode of "Late Show With David Letterman", Dave welcomed his "new friends from Brooklyn", Real Estate. Watch them perform their Atlas single "Talking Backwards" below.  Revisit "Suburban Dreams", our recent feature on Real Estate. Watch them perform "It's Real" on Pitchfork.tv's "+1":

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  • Nirvana's Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic Introduce Jimmy Fallon and Stevie Nicks Performance

    Apr 9

    On "The Tonight Show", Jimmy Fallon welcomed two very special guests: Nirvana's Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic. Before they sat down for a chat, Grohl and Novoselic introduced Fallon (as Tom Petty) and Stevie Nicks' performance of "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around". At the start of the interview, Fallon congratulated them on their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. "It's also bittersweet, because our friend Kurt's been gone for 20 years," Novoselic said. "He should be here."...

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Clarksdale MS - Bluesberry Cafe. Live music...

    Apr 9

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Clarksdale MS - Bluesberry Cafe. Live music can be held Wednesday - Sunday nights. #Blues only: http://ow.ly/vCNEG Bluesberry CAFE

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