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  • MON. NEWS BRIEF: Music Pub. Income Down • Apple Music Protests Grow • WMG Digital Exec Returns • More

    Jun 18

    Thursday 6.18.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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  • Video: How to add Bandsintown events to your Bandzoogle website

    Jun 18

    This video tutorial shows how in just a few clicks, you can pull your events from Bandsintown and display them on any page of your Bandzoogle website.

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  • Miguel Covers Slaves' "Hey"

    Jun 18

    Today, Miguel stopped by BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge to perform a few songs. One of the songs he played was a cover of "Hey" by two-piece English punk band Slaves. You can watch it below. Miguel's new album, Wildheart, is out June 29. Watch Miguel play "Adorn" at a Warm Up event at MoMA PS1:

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  • Four Types of People You Can Get Gigs From (And How to Ask Them)

    Jun 18

    How do I get gigs? This inquiry into the ever-elusive "gig" has been on the minds of new musicians for a very long time. In a perfect world, we'd all just head to Gigville, walk into the general store, and pick up a handful of gigs to last us the next few months.                                                                          Original Post Written By Dylan Walsh on Sonicbids Blog Unfortunately, I've yet to locate Gigville on the map. (Let me know if you find it, please!) When...

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  • Caribou Discusses His Favorite Songs on Pitchfork.tv's "Playlist"

    Jun 18

    Pitchfork.tv's "Playlist" is a series in which artists pick a list of favorite tracks and discuss what each one means to them. In this episode, Caribou's Dan Snaith chats about the instrumental of Lil Wayne's "I'm Single" (because he can "do without Lil Wayne's casual misogyny on this track"), Jai Paul's "Jasmine", Daft Punk's "Emotion", Jessy Lanza's "Keep Moving", Michael Boothman's "What You Won't do For Love", and Jeannie Piersol's "The Nest". Below, watch the full episode, featuring...

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  • Interview: Music Supervisor Amanda Krieg Thomas Talks Sync Licensing

    Jun 18

    When it comes to the music industry, one of its most complicated and often confused components is publishing and licensing. Mechanical royalties, neighboring rights, performance rights organizations – for independent artists, it can seem like one big gray area!                                                                     Original Post Written By Kevin Cornell On TuneCore Blog While TuneCore Music Publishing Administration is here to help you collect worldwide royalties and answer...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move to +Indie on the Move in #Florence SC - Dolce Vita...

    Jun 18

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move to +Indie on the Move in #Florence SC - Dolce Vita Chocolate & Wine Tasting Room. "Celebrate good taste and great friends at DOLCE VITA where outstanding chocolate and a selection of international wines makes for a fun & friendly tasting room experience." Live music is typically held on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights outside in their courtyard. Softer genres only:...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #WilkesBarre PA - Bones Bar. Live music is held...

    Jun 18

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #WilkesBarre PA - Bones Bar. Live music is held on Friday and Saturday nights only. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/Ou4IZ Bones Bar

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  • 9 Secrets From Indie Artists for Selling a Ton of Merch After Their Shows

    Jun 18

    You just sold out a show in the latest stop on your tour. Time to sell some merch! Here are some tips and tricks to get the most out of selling merch.                                                                        Touring is all about the art of the hustle. You spend all day traveling to your destination. You set up at the venue. You have soundcheck and then have your show. But what happens after the show? Some people may buy the merch, but oftentimes the merch table may be an...

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  • 1300 More Indies Join Apple Music Revolt

    Jun 18

    The protests against Apple Music are growing. Upset over a 90 day free trial that returns no revenue to rights holders, US indie music trade group A2IM led the charge. AIM added the voices of UK labels including a particularly vocal Beggars Group. Now 1300 indies in the world's 3rd largest music market are also speaking out. ______________________________________ VUT, the German Association of Independent Music Companies, has released this open letter to Apple. We've added bold to...

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