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  • The Roots Share Dark, Cinematic "Never" Video

    Jun 11

    The Roots have shared the video for "Never", which features Patty Crash and appears on their newest album, ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. It's a dark narrative in which a man runs away from an unnamed something before appearing to find salvation at the end. Check it out below. The Roots recently performed "Never" on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", and shared the video for "Understand" last month. 

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  • Music Management Shuffle: Stefani To Azoff, Lady Gaga To Live Nation

    Jun 11

    Big changes in the world of music management. Just months after a nasty split with longtime manager Troy Carter, Lady Gaga and her new manager, Bobby Campbell, have joined Artist Nation, Live Nation's artist management division. In the days other shift, mega-manager Irving Azoff has signed Gwen Stefani and No Doubt.  Both moves were first reported by Billboard. As the absolute power of record labels have declined, the importance of managers has risen. Artists reply on them to put together...

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  • Local/regional Experimental, Folk, Rock acts needed for 8/20 at Shine in #Sacramento CA: http://ow.ly...

    Jun 11

    Local/regional Experimental, Folk, Rock acts needed for 8/20 at Shine in #Sacramento CA: http://ow.ly/xT374 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional Experimental, Folk, Rock acts needed for 8/8 at Caldera Taphouse in #Ashland OR: http...

    Jun 11

    Local/regional Experimental, Folk, Rock acts needed for 8/8 at Caldera Taphouse in #Ashland OR: http://ow.ly/xT374 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional Experimental, Folk, Rock acts needed for 8/17 at The Toad in the Hole in #SantaRosa CA...

    Jun 11

    Local/regional Experimental, Folk, Rock acts needed for 8/17 at The Toad in the Hole in #SantaRosa CA: http://ow.ly/xT374 #gigging #DIY

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  • Local/regional Experimental, Folk, Rock acts needed for 8/15 at The Catalyst in #SantaCruz CA: http:...

    Jun 11

    Local/regional Experimental, Folk, Rock acts needed for 8/15 at The Catalyst in #SantaCruz CA: http://ow.ly/xT374 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional Experimental, Folk, Rock acts needed for 8/13 at The Red Cove in #Ventura CA: http://...

    Jun 11

    Local/regional Experimental, Folk, Rock acts needed for 8/13 at The Red Cove in #Ventura CA: http://ow.ly/xT374 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Belle and Sebastian Announce Tour

    Jun 11

    Video portrait by Erik Sanchez Surrounding their appearances at Austin City Limits in October, Belle and Sebastian have added a short string of fall dates in the U.S. and Mexico. This follows their many summertime dates throughout Europe. They'll also be at Pitchfork Music Festival Paris in October. As previously reported, Belle and Sebastian are currently working on a new album, and a reissue series is planned for the fall. Watch Pitchfork.tv's documentary about Belle and Sebastian's...

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  • Concert Discovery Space Heats Up With New Startups and Established Ticketing Companies

    Jun 11

    Up until this year it looked like one or more startup mobile apps related to music concert discovery such as WillCall and Jukely were going to gradually build out the concert discovery space city by city. While that work continues new entries are to be expected. But not only are nightlife and event apps entering the scene but so are more established ticketing companies that offer much more serious competition. Hypebot's coverage of concert discovery apps has focused on small startups...

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  • Stream New Releases From White Lung, Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor, Donnie & Joe Emerson, Matteah Baim, and Will Saul Via Pitchfork Advance

    Jun 11

    Vancouver punk band White Lung have returned with Deep Fantasy, their third album and their first on Domino. The follow up to 2012's Sorry is out on June 16 in the UK and June 17 in the U.S, and features the excellent singles “Face Down” and “Drown With the Monster”. Read our new interview with White Lung here. Deep Fantasy is available for streaming right now via Pitchfork advance, our immersive music streaming platform designed to emulate the classic album experience. It'll be streaming on...

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