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  • Rick Ross Jumps on Miguel's "How Many Drinks?" Remix Featuring Kendrick Lamar

    Apr 11

    Rick Ross took some time out from his Mastermind rollout to add a verse to Miguel's "How Many Drinks?" remix featuring Kendrick Lamar. (He left Lamar's verse intact.) Listen to the new version above. Watch the video for the Miguel and Kendrick version:

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  • Is YouTube a Social Network - or Something Better?

    Apr 11

    YouTube has earned itself a slot amongst premiere social networks. It creates a platform for users to create, learn, see, and share interactively with an infinite audience. YouTube upped it's game significantly by opening the door to user revenue opportunity - if you're not taking full advantage of this open ended resource, you're going to want to keep reading. YouTube gives you the ability to interact with your fans, create your own buzz, and cultivate new audiences through it's unique...

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  • Radiohead's Colin Greenwood to Participate in Charity Triathalon, Seeks Sponsorship

    Apr 11

    Radiohead bassist Colin Greenwood has announced his participation in this year's Blenheim Palace Triathlon, raising money to benefit leukemia and lymphoma research, as Consequence of Sound points out. He'll be running (and cycling and swimming) in support of his friend Dan Clarkson's 9-year old daughter, Scarlett.   In a moment of madness I've agreed to enter a triathlon for my mate Dan's daughter Scarlett - http://t.co/yRfGWONzZh Sponsor me! xcolin — colingreenwood (@colingreenwood) April 9,...

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  • Facebook Bans Your Favorite Marketing Tactics 'For The Good Of The People'

    Apr 11

    Some popular social media marketing tactics that have helped increase noise on the web are Facebook's newest target for elimination or downgrading in the news feed. The three tactics in question are "like-baiting," repetitive posting of content and links to offsite spam. The perpetrators? Much of this spam is "published by Pages that deliberately try and game News Feed to get more distribution than they normally would." While most music marketers aren't guilty of offsite spam, like-baiting and...

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  • Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent, and Lorde Perform with Nirvana at Rock Hall Induction Ceremony

    Apr 10

    Photo by Anton Corbijn Tonight, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn hosted the induction ceremony for this year's additions to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. To qualify for induction, there must be a passing of 25 years since the band's first release—which means that Nirvana were inducted on their first try. Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic attended, as did Courtney Love, who shared a hug with Grohl during the band's induction. The night's real surprise, however, came when Joan Jett joined...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #LosAngeles CA - The Lexington. "The Lexington...

    Apr 10

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #LosAngeles CA - The Lexington. "The Lexington is a new bar in the Little Tokyo area of Downtown LA. Drinks feature beer, wine, saki, soju, sangria and more. It is a relaxed atmosphere and a great place to throw a party or event." Live music is held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday nights with Mondays and Tuesdays being open mic and Wednesdays a regular weekly performer. All genres welcome:...

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Tahlequah OK - The Branch. "The Branch ...

    Apr 10

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Tahlequah OK - The Branch. "The Branch sits alongside the historic town branch creek, a tributary to the Illinois River that flows through the downtown district of Tahlequah.  The restaurant sits on the bank overlooking the rushing waters of the creek with the backdrop of Seminary Hall of NSU in the background." Live music is held on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday nights. Shows are held outdoors during the warmer months....

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  • Local/regional Indie, Post Punk, Rock acts needed for 4/11 at Parkside Lounge in #NYC : http://ow.ly...

    Apr 10

    Local/regional Indie, Post Punk, Rock acts needed for 4/11 at Parkside Lounge in #NYC : http://ow.ly/vFrb2 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Acts needed for 4/14 at The Mint in #LosAngeles CA: http://ow.ly/vFre9 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

    Apr 10

    Acts needed for 4/14 at The Mint in #LosAngeles CA: http://ow.ly/vFre9 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Kevin Drew Goes Glam in "Mexican Aftershow Party" Video

    Apr 10

    Kevin Drew has shared the video for "Mexican Aftershow Party", from this year's Darlings. Directed by Scott Cudmore and Michael Leblanc, it shows Drew performing in front of a lonesome audience—while completely covered in glitter—before engaging in some passionate kissing. Watch it below, via Noisey. Drew has also announced a show with comedian Zach Galifianakis at Largo in Los Angeles on April 24, to benefit Growing Voices. Read our "Situation Critical" interview with Drew.

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