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  • Alternative, Indie, Rock acts needed for 1/9 at Leftfield in #NYC : http://ow.ly/sa8xG #gigging #DIY...

    Dec 30

    Alternative, Indie, Rock acts needed for 1/9 at Leftfield in #NYC : http://ow.ly/sa8xG #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #LosAngeles CA - The Vex Arts. "The vision...

    Dec 30

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #LosAngeles CA - The Vex Arts. "The vision of the Vex Arts Center, which opened in mid-October 2012, is to provide a multi-use hub for the arts in east Los Angeles." Most shows take place on Saturday nights. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/s9YiH The Vex Arts

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Moorpark, CA - Redballs Rock & Roll Pizza...

    Dec 30

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Moorpark, CA - Redballs Rock & Roll Pizza. "Pizza Restaurant and Concert Venue!" They host live music Thursday-Sunday nights with open mic on Thursdays and regular performers on Fridays and Sundays. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/s9X8i Redballs Rock & Roll Pizza

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  • R.I.P. School of Seven Bells' Benjamin Curtis

    Dec 30

    Photo by Abbey Drucker School of Seven Bells guitarist Benjamin Curtis has died, the Dallas Observer reports. Earlier this year, Curtis was diagnosed with T-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma. He was 35.  Curtis was an Oklahoma native who later moved to Dallas. He and his brother Brandon were members of UFOFU, and later, he drummed for Tripping Daisy. In 2000, he and his brothers started the band Secret Machines.  He formed School of Seven Bells in 2007 with Alejandra Deheza. Together, they...

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  • Listen: The Flaming Lips Cover the Beatles' "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds"

    Dec 30

    The Flaming Lips: "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" (Beatles Cover) on SoundCloud. The Flaming Lips have shared their version of the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band classic "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds". "While rehearsing for New Year's Eve the other day, we decided to record a couple of the songs we were practicing," the band wrote. "Here is one of them." The band will perform the track and other Beatles tunes at Belly Up in Aspen, Colorado on New...

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  • Watch: Jack White Discusses Paramount Records Box Set on "Charlie Rose"

    Dec 30

    Jack White appeared on "Charlie Rose" last night to discuss the history of Paramount Records, the Wisconsin label that released jazz and blues until around the time of the Great Depression. The conversation followed on the tail of the impressive The Rise & Fall of Paramount Records, Volume One (1917-1932) compilation released recently on White's Third Man imprint.

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  • Acoustic act or smaller band with draw needed for Sat. 1/4 at Map Room at Bowery Electric in #NYC : ...

    Dec 30

    Acoustic act or smaller band with draw needed for Sat. 1/4 at Map Room at Bowery Electric in #NYC : http://ow.ly/s9UFG #gigging #DIY 

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  • NASA Astronauts Angered Over Beyoncé's Use of Challenger Disaster Audio in "XO"

    Dec 30

    Beyoncé's new single "XO" begins with an audio sample from the 1986 space shuttle Challenger explosion. "Flight controllers here looking very carefully at the situation. Obviously a major malfunction," says former NASA public affairs officer Steve Nesbitt in the sample. As Billboard reports, NASA astronauts, employees, and the families of the Challenger astronauts are upset about Beyoncé's use of the audio. June Scobee Rodgers, the widow of Challenger...

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  • Music Tech Founders Discuss How They Got The Idea For Their Startup [VIDEO]

    Dec 30

    The Scion Music(less) Music Conference took place this fall in Los Angeles. "What Music Startups Are Offering," a panel moderated by Eliot Van Buskirk, featured three startup founders from Distrokid/Fandalism, This Is My Jam and 8tracks discussing their startups and "their relationship to the changing music landscape." In this fifth segment panelists discuss how they come up with with their startup ideas. Philip Kaplan shares his 3 points for identifying a great business. The Scion...

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  • Action Bronson Announces Blue Chips 2 Tour

    Dec 30

    Photo by Chris Tuite Action Bronson has just announced an upcoming tour behind Blue Chips 2. It'll take him across North America, and on Twitter, he says he'll announce more dates all over the world soon. Action Bronson: 01-10 New York, NY - Irving Plaza 01-11 New York, NY - Irving Plaza 01-17 Boston, MA - Paradise 01-18 Philadelphia, PA - TLA 01-20 Washington, DC - Howard Theatre 01-22 Cleveland, OH - House of Blues 01-23 Columbus, OH - A&R Bar 01-24 Chicago, IL - Metro 01-26 St....

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