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  • Action Bronson, Gangrene (The Alchemist + Oh No) Destroy a Car in "Driving Gloves" Video

    Jul 17

    The Alchemist and Oh No, who make music as Gangrene, are releasing the You Disgust Me LP on August 7. Today, they released the video for "Driving Gloves", the first single, which features Action Bronson. In the video, which was directed by Jason Goldwatch, the three men rent a car and proceed to wreck the hell out of it, much to the Enterprise clerk's chagrin. You can check it out below. Read our Update interview with Action Bronson. Watch Action Bronson's episode of "Over/Under":

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  • 7 Tips For Tweeting A Live Event

    Jul 17

    Have a live event planned? Before recklessly blowing up your fans' Twitter feeds, review these seven helpful tips on how to effectively live tweet an event. ________________________________ Guest Post by Bobby Owsinski on Music 3.0 Adweek recently ran a great post about tips for Tweeting a live event. They were thinking more about a business conference than a gig, but many of the tips apply to a live show anyway. Here they are, but with a music spin. 1. Use the right hashtag(s). If you...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #LasVegas NV - Brooklyn Bowl. "Brooklyn Bowl ...

    Jul 17

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #LasVegas NV - Brooklyn Bowl. "Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas integrates a premier performance venue, food by Blue Ribbon, seven bars which feature a wide array of brewed beers and spirits, and 32 bowling lanes which give guests a unique place to relax, eat, drink and watch a performance." Live music can be held any night of the week. All genres welcome:...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Cushing, OK - Buckhorn Bar. Live music is held...

    Jul 17

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Cushing, OK - Buckhorn Bar. Live music is held on Saturday nights only and it is typically open mic / open jam. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/PKrYP Buckhorn Bar

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  • Birdman, Cash Money Sue Jay Z's "Desperate...Struggling" Tidal For $50M Over Lil Wayne Release

    Jul 17

    You have to wonder if owning a streaming music is as cool as Jay Z thought it would be when he shelled out millions to buy and relaunch Tidal.  Every time you think he's turning the corner, another executive exits or another bombshell lands. Rapper Birdman and his label Cash Money are suing Jay Z and his Tidal streaming service for $50 million claiming that the company is desperate and illegally using Lil Wayne to save its failing business. In the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, Birdman Cash...

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  • The Chemical Brothers Share Short Films Made for Born in the Echoes Tour

    Jul 17

    The Chemical Brothers are currently on tour in support of their new album, Born in the Echoes. Today, they shared excerpts of three short films that play during their live show. The clips here are set to album cuts "Go", "I'll See You There", and "EML Ritual"; you can check them out below, via Nowness. The clip for "Go" portrays a sparkling roller disco routine; the clip for "I'll See You There" depicts a woozy, nightmarish party; the clip for "EML Ritual" shows a high-speed rotor ride...

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  • Sinead O'Connor Declares Music Dead After Kim Kardashian Appears On Rolling Stone Cover

    Jul 17

    Outspoken Irish musician Sinead O’Connor declared that music has officially died after seeing Kim Kardashian on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. Sinead O’Connor wrote on her Facebook page: “What is this c*** doing on the cover of Rolling Stone? Music has officially died. Who knew it would be Rolling Stone that murdered it? “Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh can no longer be expected to take all the blame. Bob Dylan must be f****** horrified. #BoycottRollingStone...

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  • Future Islands' Sam Herring Teams With Madlib for Rap Project Trouble Knows Me, Shares Track

    Jul 17

    Sam Herring image by Ebru Yildiz Future Islands' Sam Herring has dabbled in rap in the past, releasing tracks under the MC name Hemlock Ernst. Now, he's got a new project called Trouble Knows Me and will release a self-titled 12" EP produced by Madlib on September 1 via Madlib Invazion. Listen to the title track above. Madlib is performing with Freddie Gibbs at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago on Sunday, July 19. Tonight, Madlib is also performing at the Mid in Chicago. 150 copies of...

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  • Music Publishing News Roundup 7.17.2015: YouTube Music Key • Apple Inquiry • PRS Controversy

    Jul 17

    Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki explains why Music Key will be different from other streaming services. At Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech event this week, Wojcicki explained that Music Key is video based, serving a different purpose than other services.   Describing the idea of music videos as “magical,” she added that user generated covers of popular songs is a point of interest for Music Key. They are focusing heavily on mobile usability and plan to launch publicly in “a few months.” Apple’s...

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  • Laura Marling Releases Short Movie Director's Cut, Shares Full Band Version of "I Feel Your Love"

    Jul 17

    Laura Marling has released a deluxe edition of March's Short Movie. Billed as the Director's Cut, the digital release features full-band recordings of album tracks "I Feel Your Love" (listen below) and "Warrior", along with "David" and "Daisy", which were previously 7"-only. Check out the artwork below. In a press release, Marling wrote: We recorded them this way to honor the alchemical change that occurs within a musical group when you add a new brain or flavor to it. Pete's style of...

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