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  • Local/regional Metal, Pop Punk, Rock acts needed for 6/13 at Mojo 13 in #Wilmington DE: http://ow.ly...

    Apr 13

    Local/regional Metal, Pop Punk, Rock acts needed for 6/13 at Mojo 13 in #Wilmington DE: http://ow.ly/Lxrtb #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • 13 things every DIY musician should know how to do

    Apr 13

    If you’re one of those artists who thinks it’s enough just to be a good musician, check out Pigeons and Planes’ recent article “Things Every Indie Artist Should Know How to Do.” It’s a good kick-in-the-pants for anyone clinging to the very 20th-Century fiction (because it wasn’t true then either) that musicians can get by […] The post 13 things every DIY musician should know how to do appeared first on DIY Musician Blog.

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  • Record Store Day 2015 Spotlight: Independent Records & Video

    Apr 13

    The popularity of Record Store Day can be attributed to the strengthening of the independent record store business and actually seeing new stores open up again. The Music Business Association is highlighting participating stores from around the nation.                                                                                                 Guest Post from The Music Business Association Independent Records & Video Colorado Springs, CO www.beindependent.com What makes Record...

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  • Sufjan Stevens Releases Non-Album Track "Exploding Whale"

    Apr 13

    Photo by Colin Kerrigan Sufjan Stevens is currently touring in support of his latest album, Carrie & Lowell. At his shows, he's been selling a 7" that includes a non-album track called "Exploring Whale". Listen to it above. Check out Stevens' remaining tour dates below. Read "True Myth", our feature on Stevens.  Sufjan Stevens: 04-14 Portland, ME - Merrill Auditorium 04-15 Albany, NY - The Palace Theater 04-16 Cleveland, OH - Cleveland Masonic Auditorium 04-17 Columbus, OH -...

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  • TuneGO Breaks Out Of Beta With Premium Services For Artists

    Apr 13

    Previously only available in beta, TuneGo has announced the official nationwide launch of the artist discovery platform complete with a new tier, TuneGO Premium, enabling artists to access the tools, personal guidance, and connections necessary to truly advance their music careers.                                                                                    TuneGo sets an unconventional stage for artists to find and connect with fans, secure licensing deals, distribution and media...

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  • FKA twigs Performs at Coachella

    Apr 13

    On Saturday night at Coachella, FKA twigs performed at the same time as Tyler, the Creator and Jack White. For those who may have missed her set, it's now available to watch in full. Check it out below. It featured tracks from LP1. Read our interview with FKA twigs.

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  • Bandsintown Connects Fans With Their Favorite Artists Through New RSViP Program

    Apr 13

    Bandsintown recently launched a new artist-to-fan connectivity initiative that selects 10 lucky fans at random who RSVP to upcoming shows, giving them and their friends free access to an ultimate VIP experience.                                                                                Complete with a fast pass to cut through lines, an RSViP t-shirt, a concert poster, and a meet and greet with the performing artists, RSViP program recipients are guaranteed an unforgettable night of...

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  • Big Noble (Interpol's Daniel Kessler) Share "Pedal" Video, Directed by TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe

    Apr 13

    Big Noble, the side project of Interpol's Daniel Kessler, has released the video for "Pedal" from this year's First Light. Directed by TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe, the video shows several natural phenomena moving in colorful slow motion. Watch it below via Pitchfork.tv. "I’ve known Tunde for about twenty years," Kessler said about Adebimpe's involvement. "We met at university in New York, and he contributed some killer stuff to an internet 'zine I was doing at the time. The dude is a...

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  • Rae Sremmurd, Courtney Barnett, Speedy Ortiz, Natalie Prass Featured in Pitchfork.tv SXSW Documentary

    Apr 13

    The first of Pitchfork's SXSW parties took place at House of Vans at the Mohawk on March 18. It featured performances from Speedy Ortiz (featuring Hannibal Buress!), Courtney Barnett, Rae Sremmurd, Natalie Prass, Sophie, A. G. Cook, Viet Cong, Shamir, Son Lux, Lydia Ainsworth, Torres, and Steve Gunn. Watch a Pitchfork.tv documentary about the first day at the Mohawk, featuring interviews with some of those artists, below.

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  • Music Publishing News Roundup: Sony Appoints New A&R Exec, ASCAP Welcomes Alice Kim, Ole Acquires Jingle Punks

    Apr 13

    Sony/ATV appoints Mark Abramowitz as new A&R Executive, ASCAP welcomes Alice Kim as Executive Vice President, and Ole acquires Jingle Punks.                                                                                            Sony/ATV has appointed Mark Abramowitz as A&R Executive in order to help develop non-country talent in Nashville. Abramowitz, who previously worked as an A&R coordinator in New York, relocated to Nashville in February and has been promoted to...

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