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  • Local/regional acts needed for 7/24 at McAuliffe's Pub in #Racine WI: http://ow.ly/PDCoj #gigging #DIY...

    Jul 15

    Local/regional acts needed for 7/24 at McAuliffe's Pub in #Racine WI: http://ow.ly/PDCoj #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Nick Cave's Son, 15, Dies in Fall From Cliff

    Jul 15

    Nick Cave, with his sons Arthur and Earl in 20,000 Days on Earth Nick Cave's teenage son, Arthur Cave, has died after falling from a cliff in Ovingdean, near Brighton, England. He was 15. The body was found on the underpass at Ovingdean Gap at 6 p.m. last night, NME reports. Brighton newspaper the Argus reports that members of the public carried out first aid on the teenager. He was then taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, where he died of his injuries. The Argus shared...

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  • Blues & Jazz acts needed for 10/3 at Cambridge Main Street in #Cambridge MD: http://ow.ly/PDCoj #gigging...

    Jul 15

    Blues & Jazz acts needed for 10/3 at Cambridge Main Street in #Cambridge MD: http://ow.ly/PDCoj #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Artists Coalition Declares Sony Spotify Deal "A Breach Of Moral Trust"

    Jul 15

    After Sony responded  to a lawsuit by 19 Recording and artists including Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson over its deal with Spotify saying it was not required "to structure its affairs in whatever way yields the greatest royalties," artists and artist advocates have gone on the offensive. Responding to the Sony Spotify contract controversy, the Featured Artist Coalition issued this statement.  We have highlighted key passages.  Sony has just defended the leaked deal it did with...

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: Revamped IPods • Spotify's DC Dance • Inside Swift's Apple Deal • Music Biz Returns To Nashville • More

    Jul 15

    Wednesday 7.15.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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  • Nils Frahm Curates Late Night Tales Mix Featuring Four Tet, Boards of Canada, Miles Davis, and More

    Jul 15

    Nils Frahm is the latest participant in the Late Night Tales mix series. The Berlin-based composer's mix is out on September 11. Frahm contributes "4:33", a cover of John Cage's "4'33"", and a "Solo Piano Edit" of his own track "Them". The mix also contains music by Four Tet, Boards of Canada, Bibio, Colin Stetson, Nina Simone, and two tracks by Miles Davis. It closes with "In the Morning", a new spoken-word piece by Cillian Murphy. Listen to a sampler above, and watch a trailer below. Frahm...

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  • A$AP Rocky and Rod Stewart Do "Everyday" Karaoke, Best Coast Do "Feeling Ok" on "James Corden"

    Jul 15

    During last night's episode of "The Late Late Show With James Corden", the host did a sketch where he sang karaoke with Rod Stewart while driving around in an SUV. While Corden and Stewart sang "Everyday", Rocky showed up to perform his (heavily bleeped) At.Long.Last.A$AP single. The episode also featured musical guests Best Coast, who performed their California Nights single "Feeling Ok". Watch it all happen below.

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  • Planet Mu Announce 20th Anniversary Box Set µ20

    Jul 15

    This year is the 20th anniversary of the English electronic label Planet Mu. To celebrate, they're releasing a 50-track compilation called µ20. It's out September 4. The 3xCD set features unreleased tracks and a 100-page book on the label's history. Find the tracklist here. The comp features music from Jlin, Traxman, John Wizards, Ital, Machinedrum, FaltyDL, RP Boo, and many others. It comes housed in a DVD-style box set, though a smaller 2xCD edition with 32 tracks and no book. The digital...

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  • Earl Sweatshirt, Action Bronson, Vic Mensa, Meek Mill Set for Fool's Gold Day Off

    Jul 15

    Fool's Gold's annual touring Day Off festival will take place this year in Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York, Miami, and Austin. Today, the lineups for each show have been revealed.  Earl Sweatshirt, Action Bronson, Vic Mensa, Meek Mill, A-Trak, Rich Homie Quan, Rome Fortune, Travi$ Scott, D.R.A.M., and many others will perform. The specific lineup for each date is detailed in the poster above. Find more information on Day Off here.

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  • Kelis Announces Cookbook My Life on a Plate

    Jul 15

    Kelis' last album was called Food. Food is thematically appropriate territory for the singer, who is also a classically trained chef. She also hosts her own Cooking Channel show called "Saucy and Sweet" and has a line of sauces called Bounty & Full. On September 28, she'll release her first cookbook My Life on a Plate: Recipes From Around the World via Kyle Books. "My Life On A Plate is my first cookbook, and like the title says, it really is a reflection of my life through food," said...

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