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  • Applications Being Accepted For Project Music Tech Accelerator

    Aug 3

     There are hundreds of tech accelerators, but very, very few specialize in music tech. Project Music Accelerator run by Nashville's Entrepreneur Center and sponsored by the Country Music Association is a rare exception. ______________________________   Nashville's Project Accelerator is entering year two with a new round of applications. Music tech startups in social media, big data, content monetization, hardware, distribution, engagement and others from around the globe will be invited...

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  • Danny Brown Teams With Clams Casino on "Worth It"

    Aug 3

    Danny Brown and Clams Casino and have teamed up for a new single called "Worth It". It's released as part of Adult Swim's Singles program, where notable artists give away free tracks throughout the summer. Listen to it above and download it here. This year's lineup also includes DOOM and Ghostface Killah's DOOMSTARKS project, Run the Jewels, Flying Lotus, Chromatics, Owen Pallett, SOPHIE remixing Sia, Shabazz Palaces, Skrillex, Slayer, D∆WN (formerly Dawn Richard), and Swervedriver, among...

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  • Arca Announces New Album Mutant

    Aug 3

    Photo by Daniel Sannwald Arca has announced his next LP, the follow-up to last year's excellent Xen. It's called Mutant, and it'll be out in the late fall. The news was announced on Twitter. "I CANNOT w8 to share with u all !!" the producer wrote. !! my next full length album is out late fall and it's called Mutant and I CANNOT w8 to share with u all !! pic.twitter.com/PmwMAcVRZJ — Arca (@arca1000000) August 3, 2015 Recently, Arca shared the "Vanity" and "Washed Clean" singles.  Read...

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  • Ray Charles Foundation Wins Round In Battle With His 7 Children

    Aug 3

    Confusing and antiquated copyright laws open the door for a multitude of lawsuits- some much needed (Flo & Eddie) and others more specious.  The battle between Ray Charles' 7 children and the foundation that controls his estate sadly falls into the later category. _____________________________ The Ray Charles charitable foundation scored a Ninth Circuit win Friday in its fight against the singer's children over copyrights to his hit songs. Acting as the singer's sole beneficiary,...

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  • INgrooves Names Gabriella Ianni Dr. Promotion, Marketing

    Aug 3

    Indie distributor INgrooves Music Group has named industry veteran  Gabriella (D'Agostino) Ianni as their new Director of Promotion & Marketing, based in the company’s New York office. ____________________________ Gabriella will handle promotional duties for select releases at traditional radio where she will report directly to Michael Plen, VP of Promotion & Marketing, INresidence. Additionally, she will be responsible for both account management, as well as.  promotion and...

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  • Low Share "What Part Of Me"

    Aug 3

    Photo by Zoran Orlic Low recently announced Ones and Sixes, their follow-up to 2013's The Invisible Way. (It's out September 11 via Sub Pop). After dropping "No Comprende", the band have shared another album cut, "What Part of Me". Listen to it above, via the Quietus. Watch Low perform "Clarence White" at the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival:

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: Trouble @ TIDAL? • Dre Announces Release On Beats 1 • Facebook Debuts Livestreams • More

    Aug 3

    Monday 8.3.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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  • Ryuichi Sakamoto "In Great Shape" Following Cancer Treatment

    Aug 3

    Last June, Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto, a member of electronic pioneers Yellow Magic Orchestra and frequent collaborator with Fennesz, was diagnosed with throat cancer. Today, in a statement on his website (via Fact), Sakamoto has reassured fans he's "in great shape" and ready to return to work. Read his full statement here. I am thinking about returning to work. For the time being I intend to prioritise composing work that I can do from home, and so, for my first job, I will be...

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  • Mogwai Score Hiroshima Documentary

    Aug 3

    Photo by Steve Gullick Next week, the BBC will launch BBC Four Goes Nuclear, a series dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima. Post-rock luminaries Mogwai have scored its first installment, a Mark Cousins documentary called Storyville: Atomic - Living in Dread and Promise. It airs this Sunday at 9pm. Watch a trailer below. Here's a blurb on the doc: Seventy years ago this month the bombing of Hiroshima showed the appalling destructive power of the atomic bomb. Mark...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Commerce, TX - Drunken Mule Saloon. Barring special...

    Aug 2

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Commerce, TX - Drunken Mule Saloon. Barring special occasions, live music is primarily held on Friday and Saturday nights. Country, Southern Rock, Texas Country: http://ow.ly/QoKwl Drunken Mule Saloon

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