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  • 12 Radio Promotion Tips To Help Build Awareness For Your Band

    Mar 9

    Radio promotion is the process of soliciting your music to radio stations to get airplay, to build professional relationships, and to make fans. Are you getting the most out of your radio promotion campaigns? Guest Post by Bobby Borg College radio stations, web radio stations, satellite radio stations, and commercial specialty shows (the “locals only” type shows on commercial stations at the end of the week) are all great places to promote your music—especially when the Internet is...

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  • Freddie Gibbs Streams Pronto EP

    Mar 9

    Freddie Gibbs has released the three-track Pronto EP today. That's the cover, above; listen to it below. Gibbs is also set to play a number of festival dates in the coming months, including the Pitchfork Music Festival with Madlib. Check out the dates below. Freddie Gibbs: 03-18-21 Austin, TX - SXSW 04-02  San Francisco, CA - Mission Creek Music Festival 05-24 Shakopee, MN - Soundset Festival * 06-14 Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo 07-19 Chicago, IL - Pitchfork Music Festival * * with Madlib...

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  • Lykke Li and Woodkid Team for "Never Let You Down" From Insurgent

    Mar 9

    Lykke Li and Woodkid have teamed up for "Never Let You Down", a song that will appear on the Insurgent soundtrack, which will be released March 17 via Interscope. Listen to it below. The soundtrack will also feature M83 and Haim's collaboration "Holes In The Sky". Insurgent, the sequel to Divergent, is in theaters March 20. Read our feature on Lykke Li, Better Off Alone. Insurgent Soundtrack: 01 M83: "Holes in the Sky" [ft. Haim] 02 Royal Blood: "Blood Hands" 03 Woodkid: "Never Let You...

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  • Mad Genius Radio Meets Kickstarter Goal Well Ahead Of Deadline

    Mar 9

    The subscription-based internet radio service, Mad Genius Radio, launched a Kickstarter campaign in hopes of raising enough funds to take the service public. Not only did they reach their goal, they've exceeded it with weeks left in the campaign.  Mad Genius Radio has purposefully set itself apart as a listener driven, deeply customizable internet radio service. The platform, representative of soundboard, offers users adjustable preference controls allowing them to mix genres, set...

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  • Death Cab for Cutie Share "The Ghosts of Beverly Drive"

    Mar 9

    Death Cab for Cutie have shared another single from their forthcoming Kintsugi, "The Ghosts of Beverly Drive". (Previously, they've released "No Room in Frame" and "Black Sun"). Hear it above via Stereogum. Watch the video for "Black Sun":

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  • Music Publishing News Roundup 3.9.15: ASCAP, Songwriter's Equity Act, Pandora & More

    Mar 9

    This week's music publishing roundup looks at ASCAP's $1 billion milestone, Congressional re-introduction of the Songwriter's Equity Act and Pandora's dominance in music streaming. ASCAP topped one billion dollars in revenue in 2014, being the first time that any performing rights organization has collected so much money.  As this company has been fighting for survival within the digital age, it has also been finding efficient ways to distribute a significant amount of money to thousands of...

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  • St. Vincent Shares "Teenage Talk", Written for HBO's "Girls"

    Mar 9

    We previously reported that the new season of HBO's "Girls" would feature a new song from St. Vincent called "Teenage Talk". The song closed out this week's episode—and while it hasn't been officially released, a ripped version surfaced on Tumblr. Check it out above.  St. Vincent isn't the only musician to record a song for this season of "Girls". Grimes collaborated with Jack Antonoff of fun. and Bleachers (who is also dating "Girls" star/creator Lena Dunham) on her new song "Entropy",...

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  • Local/regional acts needed for 4/4 at The Rusty Nail (Ardmore, PA): http://ow.ly/K6c7K #gigging #DIY...

    Mar 9

    Local/regional acts needed for 4/4 at The Rusty Nail (Ardmore, PA): http://ow.ly/K6c7K #gigging #DIY #gigs4u #Philly

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  • Local/regional acts needed for 5/24 at Toad's Place in #NewHaven CT: http://ow.ly/K6c7K #gigging #DIY...

    Mar 9

    Local/regional acts needed for 5/24 at Toad's Place in #NewHaven CT: http://ow.ly/K6c7K #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional acts needed for 4/12 at Launchpad in #Albuquerque NM: http://ow.ly/K6c7K #gigging #DIY...

    Mar 9

    Local/regional acts needed for 4/12 at Launchpad in #Albuquerque NM: http://ow.ly/K6c7K #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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