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  • Acts needed for a RAWArtists Showcase at Neighborhood Theatre in #Charlotte NC: http://ow.ly/yLnWh #...

    Jul 3

    Acts needed for a RAWArtists Showcase at Neighborhood Theatre in #Charlotte NC: http://ow.ly/yLnWh #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in WestPalmBeach FL - Revolutions. Live music...

    Jul 3

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in WestPalmBeach FL - Revolutions. Live music is held on Friday and Saturday nights from 9 PM - 12 Midnight. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/yKXEd Revolutions

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Bethlehem PA - Revolutions. Live music ...

    Jul 3

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Bethlehem PA - Revolutions. Live music is held from 8-10 PM on Friday and Saturday nights. The venue becomes 21+ after 10 PM. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/yKXXc Revolutions

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  • Foxes in Fiction Share "Shadow's Song" Featuring Owen Pallett

    Jul 3

    Foxes in Fiction: "Shadow's Song" on SoundCloud. Foxes in Fiction have shared "Shadow's Song", which features violin by Owen Pallett and appears on their forthcoming Ontario Gothic LP, which is out September 23 on Orchid Tapes. You can stream it above. That's the cover art, too. According to the band, Pallett features on more than half of the record.  Watch the video for Pallett's "The Riverbend":

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  • J-Cush Continues MoMA PS1 Warm Up Mix Series Presented by Pitchfork

    Jul 3

    MoMA PS1's Warm Up, the annual outdoor summer concert series at the Long Island City, Queens art museum, continues this weekend. The event takes place every Saturday until September 6 in PS1's courtyard. (Each event runs from 3 to 9 p.m., with doors at noon.) Each week, Pitchfork and MoMA PS1 will present a mix by an artist performing at that week's Warm Up. Following last week's A/JUS/TED mix, we have a new mix from J-Cush. Listen to it above, and check out the tracklist below. In addition...

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  • Arena: Can A Free Streaming Music Service With A Unique Business Model Succeed?

    Jul 3

    When I read the short version of Arena's proposition, to give artists and rightsholders an outlandish amount of money for streaming free music with no advertising, it seemed a bit difficult to take seriously. When I looked more closely at their business plan, I recognized that the big play is to become the premier location for streaming and artist storefronts by overperforming on all fronts. And then I found the part about album set-up fees and it all came into focus. Well, sort of, it's a bit...

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  • How to suck at social media: bad advice for bands

    Jul 3

    When it comes to building your music career, Social Media is a zero-sum game. Your fans should only like one band: your band. There’s simply not enough social media to go around. As an artist, you must either conquer social media outright or leave nothing behind but scorched earth. Here’s how. Some important things to remember if you want to win at […] The post How to suck at social media: bad advice for bands appeared first on DIY Musician Blog.

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  • THU. NEWS BRIEF: Milk Music Hits 2 Million, Selling Bob Marley, Soundcloud, Songza, StubHub & More

    Jul 3

     THURSDAY 7.3.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web  CLICK HERE  Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab 

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  • A Guide To Taking That Step From Just Making Music To Going Pro

    Jul 3

    UK DJ and Producer Jeremy Sylvester is now sharing music business and marketing tips for up and coming artists. He has a freely available guide to music pr which is kind of a like an ebook in website form. Though a lot of it is about marketing issues they are part of what I think is actually a guide to going pro in disguise. I take it as a solid intro to all the pieces that go together when you're making the transition from just making music to going pro. The Ultimate Guide To Music PR (via...

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  • Anonymous Hacks Warner Music Int'l Site

    Jul 3

    Infamous hacker cooperative Anonymous hacked the site of Warner Music Group in Argentine yesterday. The move came as part of a protest of Argentina's recent blocking of the Pirate Bay. Anonymous hackers also too credit for taking down the site of a a local music industry trade group. "Don't censor TPB (The Pirate Bay) if you ain't ready for that pain!" read the hacker's warning. The Warners site was back up today. Here is the original tweet: Warner Argentina hacked to protest the...

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