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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: Apple Inks Key Indies • Beatport Adds Free Streaming • IEBA • Soundcloud Lawsuit? • More

    Jun 24

    Wednesday 6.24.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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  • Mogwai Announce Career-Spanning Hits/Rarities Set Central Belters, Share "Helicon 1" Video

    Jun 24

    Photo by Steve Gullick Mogwai are celebrating their 20th year as a band this summer. Today, expanding on their ATP Season at London's Roundhouse, they've announced Central Belters, a set of career highlights and rarities spanning their existence. It'll be available in 3xCD and 6xLP sets from October 9, via the band's Rock Action label. Check the tracklist below. They've also shared a new video for 1997 non-album single "New Paths to Helicon, Pt. 1" (aka "Helicon 1"), directed by...

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  • Meek Mill's Dreams Worth More Than Money Coming Next Week, Features Drake, Nicki Minaj, the Weeknd

    Jun 24

    Meek Mill's new album Dreams Worth More Than Money is coming next week. It's due on June 29 via MMG/Atlantic. The album features guest spots from Nicki Minaj (duh), Drake, the Weeknd, Future, Swizz Beatz, Rick Ross, Diddy, and Chris Brown. Find the tracklist below. Dreams Worth More Than Money: 01 Lord Knows 02 Classic [ft. Swizz Beatz] 03 Jump Out the Face [ft. Future] 04 All Eyes on You [ft. Chris Brown & Nicki Minaj] 05 The Trillest 06 R.I.C.O. [ft. Drake] 07...

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  • Local Alt, Metal, Punk, Rock acts needed for 6/26 at XO Lounge in #Philadelphia PA: http://ow.ly/OIhjG...

    Jun 24

    Local Alt, Metal, Punk, Rock acts needed for 6/26 at XO Lounge in #Philadelphia PA: http://ow.ly/OIhjG #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional Dance, Electronic, Folk, Jazz, R&B, Soul acts needed for 7/8 at Valentine's in #Portland...

    Jun 24

    Local/regional Dance, Electronic, Folk, Jazz, R&B, Soul acts needed for 7/8 at Valentine's in #Portland OR: http://ow.ly/OIjUa #gigging

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  • Beatport Releases Free Embeddable Streaming Player, Paying Artists For Each Play

    Jun 24

    Beatport, the online music store that specializes in electronic music, has launched its own embeddable music player (above), Billboard reports. The news gets better—artists and rights holders will be compensated for each play. Every song on Beatport now includes an embed code. Beatport executive creative director Clark Warner said in a statement: "Supporting artists has been a core value at Beatport since day one, and that mission remains as we expand to serving fans with our new streaming...

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  • Passion Pit Announce Tour

    Jun 24

    Passion Pit released their new album Kindred earlier this year. Today, they've announced another leg of their world tour behind the album. It includes theater dates across North America later this year. Read our feature on Passion Pit. Passion Pit: 07-11-12 Chicago, IL - Mamby on the Beach 07-16-19 Pemberton, Canada - Pemberton Music Festival 07-19 Portland, OR - Project Pabst 07-22 Portland, ME - Thompson’s Point 07-23 Boston, MA - The Lawn on D 07-24-26 Oro-Medonte, Canada - WayHome Music...

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  • Grimes and Default Genders' James Brooks Film HANA's "Clay" Video

    Jun 24

    During some of Grimes' recent shows supporting Lana Del Rey, HANA came out on stage to perform her Blood Diamonds-produced track "Clay". During those dates, Claire Boucher and James Brooks (Default Genders/Elite Gymnastics) filmed a music video for that track. Watch the clip—which is a combination of live, sound check, and bedroom performances—below. Watch Grimes perform "Genesis" at the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival:

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #LasCruces NM - Si Italian Bistro & Bakery...

    Jun 24

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #LasCruces NM - Si Italian Bistro & Bakery. "Si Italian Bistro & Bakery is a restaurant and bakery built on a sincere love for food, passion for quality ingredients and fellowship of loyal patrons." Live music is held every Thursday evening starting at 6:30 PM. Softer genres only: http://ow.ly/OI7O3 Si Italian Bistro &...

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  • David Byrne, St. Vincent, Dev Hynes, How to Dress Well, Ad-Rock Debut New Songs at Contemporary Color Performance

    Jun 24

    Photo via Twitter As promised, David Byrne presented Contemporary Color last night during Toronto’s Luminato Festival. The event featured color guard performances accompanied by original compositions performed live by St. Vincent, Blood Orange's Dev Hynes, tUnE-yArDs, How to Dress Well, Ad-Rock and Money Mark, Zola Jesus, Kelis, Nelly Furtado, Nico Muhly, and "This American Life" host Ira Glass. Check out footage below via Stereogum. Contemporary Color takes place once again at Luminato...

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