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  • Björk Shares Trailer for "Black Lake" Video Installation From MoMA Retrospective

    Feb 13

    On March 7, New York City's Museum of Modern Art will open the Björk retrospective Björk, an exhibit that will "chronicle her career through sound, film, visuals, instruments, objects, costumes, and performance." Today, the artist shared a teaser of the video and sound installation "Black Lake", which will be a part of the exhibition. Watch the teaser below. Read our recent conversation with Björk, The Invisible Woman.

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  • YouTube Turns 10 Years Old Today and The Music Industry Is Frightened

    Feb 13

    Happy Birthday YouTube!   You've created an amazing new channel for music discovery.  Now it's time to fairly compensate the creators that are making you millions. YouTube is turning 10 years old and its importance to the music industry can not be overstated. 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute, and a sizable portion of that is music related.Ask anyone under 25 where they check out new music and the vast majority will answer YouTube. Music videos - carefully produced,...

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  • Drake Surprises With If You're Reading This It's Too Late Release

    Feb 13

    Drake has posted a link to a 17-song project titled If You're Reading This It's Too Late, including a song called "Jungle"-- the same title given to the short film he posted this morning. Collaborations on the release include Lil Wayne, Travi$ Scott and PARTYNEXTDOOR. Along with  Check out the new music now on iTunes.  Update 2/13 9:21 AM EST: Drake has posted a listing of the project's productional credits to the OVO website, along with a hand-written note (people mentioned include Madonna,...

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  • Rock acts needed for 5/2 at Soul Kitchen Music Hall in #Mobile AL: http://ow.ly/J0agE #gigging #DIY ...

    Feb 13

    Rock acts needed for 5/2 at Soul Kitchen Music Hall in #Mobile AL: http://ow.ly/J0agE #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Rock acts needed for 4/11 at Gasa Gasa in #NewOrleans LA: http://ow.ly/J0agE #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

    Feb 13

    Rock acts needed for 4/11 at Gasa Gasa in #NewOrleans LA: http://ow.ly/J0agE #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • EDM Musician Website Inspiration: Amazing Header Slideshow

    Feb 13

    Each week we highlight one of our favorite sites on Bandzoogle to give you some inspiration for your own website’s design.

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  • Music Publishing Roundup 1.13.15: RIAA Creative Alliance, BMI vs Pandora, Rapidshare & More

    Feb 13

    Recording Academy president Neil Portnow launched The Creative Alliance with help from Ryan Tedder and Jennifer Hudson live Monday night during his annual speech at the Grammy’s. With founding members including Steven Tyler, Dr. Luke, and Ryan Tedder, The Creative Alliance will actively lobby for fair royalty rates in the modern age. Highlights of the speech included Neil Protnow’s gloom prediction of a future with no “Best New Artist” category due to new artists not being able to make a living...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Rome, GA - Opi's Roadhouse. Live music is held...

    Feb 13

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Rome, GA - Opi's Roadhouse. Live music is held on Wednesday (7 PM), Friday, and Saturday nights (8:30 PM). All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/J0nCw Opi's Roadhouse

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #CoeurdAlene ID - Iron Horse Bar & Grill. "In...

    Feb 13

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #CoeurdAlene ID - Iron Horse Bar & Grill. "In addition to offering tasty food and drinks, we also provide customers with a great selection of local and regional music. Our ability to schedule some of the best bands around is one of the reasons we have consistently been voted North Idaho's Best Party Place!" Live music is held on Friday and Saturday nights starting at 9 PM, with performers playing both nights in a given...

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  • Music Marketing: Why Social Media Isn't The Answer For All Indie Musicians

    Feb 13

    Guest Post by Eric Eckhart on CD Baby's The DIY Musician Blog I’ve been part of the DIY musical community for nearly 10 years, creating my own label, booking agency, PR team, being active in social media and speaking at conferences and writing blogs on how to survive and thrive as an independent musician. But lately, I have been talking with colleagues about the approach we have been advocating over the years and I have come to some new conclusions. The pressure to break through the noise...

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