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  • REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

    Feb 14

      Top 10 Best Emerging Music Cities Apple Is Buying Taylor Swift's Record Label For $250M [Report], And It's Not As Crazy As It Sounds Fast Company Names 10 Most Innovative Music Companies 2015 Pandora 'Needs' Lower Royalty Rates, But Will Pay Execs $122 Million In Stock This Year TuneGo Raises $1.2 Million To Expand Emerging Artist Platform Music Licensing Bracing For "The Big One" Spotimap Pins Songs About Cities On Playable Map 6 Tips To...

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  • MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap - Haggle Your Way to the Stage: 4 Things To Know When Negotiating With Venues

    Feb 14

      Brandon Waadenburg | Haggle Your Way To The Stage: 4 Things To Know When Negotiating With Venues  TJ Bear | How To Not Get Ripped Off When Buying Rap Features Dave Kusek| Indie Artist Summit in Nashville Dixie Somers| Brain Benefits: How Learning Music Is Instrumental In A Child's Development

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  • The National's Bryce Dessner Curates Barbican Music Marathon

    Feb 14

    Bryce Dessner of the National has curated multimedia programming for this year's Barbican music marathon, which takes place at Milton Court Concert Hall in London from May 9 to May 10, 2015. Events will take place across Barbican Hall, Milton Court Concert Hall, and St. Giles. The programming for "Mountains and Waves: Bryce Dessner and New American Music" consists of 20th Century American classics and new works presented in tandem, including new orchestral work by Bryce Dessner and Arcade...

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  • NY Hip Hop, Pop, R&B, Rap acts needed for 3/5 at Leftfield in #NYC : http://ow.ly/J3P7U #gigging #DIY...

    Feb 14

    NY Hip Hop, Pop, R&B, Rap acts needed for 3/5 at Leftfield in #NYC : http://ow.ly/J3P7U #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local Pop Punk, Rock acts needed for 3/7 at Silvie's Lounge in #Chicago IL: http://ow.ly/J3Pge #gigging...

    Feb 14

    Local Pop Punk, Rock acts needed for 3/7 at Silvie's Lounge in #Chicago IL: http://ow.ly/J3Pge #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional Alt, Indie, Rock acts needed for 4/25 at Roc Bar in #Cleveland OH: http://ow.ly/J3Pge...

    Feb 14

    Local/regional Alt, Indie, Rock acts needed for 4/25 at Roc Bar in #Cleveland OH: http://ow.ly/J3Pge #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Crunk, DJ, Hip Hop, R&B, Rap, Reggae acts needed for 3/5 at RBC in #Dallas TX: http://ow.ly/J3Pge #gigging...

    Feb 14

    Crunk, DJ, Hip Hop, R&B, Rap, Reggae acts needed for 3/5 at RBC in #Dallas TX: http://ow.ly/J3Pge #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y & Indie Music

    Feb 14

      Understanding Artist Management Agreements, Part 1: What Does (and Doesn't) a Manager Do? 5 Unlikely Networking Connections Every Musician Should Make The Key To Creating A Chart Topping Music Blog [INFOGRAPHIC] 8 Things That Should Be In Every Band's Digital Press Kit How To Set Up Your Recording Studio For Creativity Music As A Marketing Tool Music Marketing: Why Social Media Isn't The Answer For All Indie Musicians

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  • Hudson Mohawke Shares Eighth-Annual Valentine's Day-Themed Slow Jams Mix

    Feb 14

      Hudson Mohawke, the Glasgow producer and one half of TNGHT, is continuing his annual Valentine's Day tradition of releasing a love-themed mix, which this time is called Slow Jams VIII. You may have heard some of his previous Valentine's mixes. Slow Jams VIII is available now on soundcloud-- listen above. Watch TNGHT and Future on Pitchfork.tv's "Selector":

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  • Drake Brings Out Kanye, Covers "Only One" and "FourFiveSeconds"

    Feb 14

    Drake brought out Kanye West as a surprise guest during the Sprite NBA All-Star Weekend concert in Irving Plaza tonight, Complex reports. (Nas was also a headliner.) Together, the two covered Chief Keef's "I Don't Like". Drake also covered Kanye's recent singles "Only One" and "FourFiveSeconds", which you can watch video of below. Drake also brought out iLoveMakonnen and performed a bunch of songs from his recent surprise mixtape, If You're Reading This It's Too Late. Check out select...

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