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  • Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor Announces Solo LP Await Barbarians, Shares "Elvis Has Left the Building"

    Apr 3

    Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor has announced his latest solo LP, Await Barbarians. It's the follow-up to 2008's Rubbed Out, hitting shelves June 10 via Domino. Taylor performed and recorded all the instruments on the record himself, save strings. He's also shared a lyric video for album cut "Elvis Has Left the Building." Check that out below, along with the Await Barbarians tracklisting and a list of Taylor's upcoming tour dates. Lazy Bones: 01 From The Halfway Line  02 Without A Crutch (2)  03...

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  • Beats Music Sells Topspin To Transform Capital

    Apr 3

    Beats Music has sold the Topspin music ecommerce platform to Transform Capital, owners of BandMerch/Cinderblock. They will continue to operate the ecommerce and fulfillment operation under the Topspin Media name, which was also part of the acquisition. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. In the announcement, former Topspin and now Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers said, "BandMerch and Cinder Block merged into one company last month to become a leader in the sports and entertainment...

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Austin, TX - The Badlands. "Located in ...

    Apr 2

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Austin, TX - The Badlands. "Located in the heart of East Austin, Badlands is an event/venue space, hosting arts events, live music, and more!" Live music can be held any night of the week. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/vmTdN The Badlands

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Bridgeport CT - Walrus + Carpenter. "Walrus ...

    Apr 2

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Bridgeport CT - Walrus + Carpenter. "Walrus + Carpenter began with the desire to offer a truly unique American experience... from our 100% wood-smoked meats, coming off our custom-built smoker daily, to our hand-selected craft beers, wines and liquors created exclusively on American soil." Live music and events can be held any night of the week. Acoustic, Blues, Folk, Rock, Jazz, Old Time, S/S:...

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  • Future Announces Tour

    Apr 2

    Photo by Erez Avissar Future's new album Honest is out April 22 via A1/Freebandz/Epic, and today, he's announced a 45-date headlining tour. It's called, you guessed it, the Honest Tour. Find the full itinerary below via The Fader. Read our interview with Future. Future: 05-23 Milwaukee, WI - The Rave 05-24 Des Moines, IA - Val Air Ballroom 05-25 Chicago, IL - Concord Music Hall 05-26 St. Louis, MO - Ambassador 05-27 Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall 05-28 Cleveland, OH - House of Blues 05-29...

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  • Cut Copy Share Record Store Day Single "In These Arms of Love"

    Apr 2

    On Record Store Day (April 19), Cut Copy will release a 10" featuring a previously unreleased song recorded during the Free Your Mind sessions. It's called "In These Arms of Love"—that's it above. Below, find the band's tour dates, which includes stops at Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Sasquatch, and Primavera.  Cut Copy: 04-04 Bogota, Colombia - Estereo Picnic 04-06 Lima, Peru - Colors Night Lights 04-09 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - Teatro la Fiesta 04-12 Glasgow, Scotland - ABC 04-14...

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  • Ultra Music Festival Conducting Security Review Following Guard's Trampling

    Apr 2

    During this year's Ultra Music Festival in Miami, 28-year-old Erica Mack was trampled by gate crashers while working as a security guard. As a result, Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado and other city officials have called for an end to the festival. Today, the festival has issued a statement promising a comprehensive review of their security measures. Consistent with our commitment to improve every year, ULTRA is conducting a top to bottom review of security procedures and measures to assess where...

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  • Local rock acts needed for 6/20 at Fontana's in #NYC : http://ow.ly/vlKdd #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

    Apr 2

    Local rock acts needed for 6/20 at Fontana's in #NYC : http://ow.ly/vlKdd #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Acts needed for 4/12, 4/19, 5/1, & 5/18 at The Room (Brookfield, CT): http://ow.ly/vlKnA #gigging #DIY...

    Apr 2

    Acts needed for 4/12, 4/19, 5/1, & 5/18 at The Room (Brookfield, CT): http://ow.ly/vlKnA #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Summerville, SC - Pugs Tavern. This pub ...

    Apr 2

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Summerville, SC - Pugs Tavern. This pub style restaurant hosts live music Thursday-Saturday nights. Shows take place on the patio weather permitting. Cover acts only: http://ow.ly/vlQ1v Pugs Tavern

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