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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Madison, AL - Blue Pants Brewery and Taproom...

    Jan 15

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Madison, AL - Blue Pants Brewery and Taproom. "The taproom began with approximately 1200 feet of indoor space and now also features a massive 4000 square foot patio (including an outdoor stage).  We feature live music two nights per week from one-of-a-kind local musicians and bands." All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/HojhJ Blue Pants Brewery and...

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  • The Best And Worst Times To Release YouTube Videos

    Jan 15

    While openly admitting the study is ultimately biased to their own user base, Frederator believes their comparable demographic can help crack the code for the best and worst times of the year to post videos to YouTube. Compiling data from over 1,300 channels generating over 120 million views, and taking into account YouTube viewership as a whole as well as the ebb and flow of advertising prices, Frederator translated their findings into the following charts representing the best hours, days,...

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  • Copyright in Public Places

    Jan 15

    By Brian Oliver, from Berklee College of Music's Music Business Journal “All the world’s a stage,” wrote Shakespeare in As You Like It, and he said as much in other plays. The public performance of creative works, including the work of songwriters, has to be seen in that context today. The advent of the Internet and digital technologies has blurred the lines of demarcation between public and private places, placing an undue burden on those experiencing or performing copyrighted works as to...

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  • Iggy Pop, Belle and Sebastian, Run the Jewels, Drive Like Jehu, Godspeed, More to Play ATP Iceland

    Jan 15

    All Tomorrow's Parties Iceland 2015 will take place in the city of Keflavík from July 2-4. The lineup includes Iggy Pop, Belle and Sebastian, Run the Jewels, the reunited Drive Like Jehu, Deafheaven, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Iceage, Ought, the Field, the Bug, clipping., Mudhoney, Loop, and more are scheduled to play. According to a press release, Iggy Pop is playing his first solo show in a decade. And ATP Iceland is being billed as Drive Like Jehu's only European festival set. (They're...

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  • Frederator Network Presents Best And Worst Times To Release YouTube Videos

    Jan 15

    While openly admitting the study is ultimately biased to their own user base, Frederator believes their comparable demographic can help crack the code for the best and worst times of the year to post videos to YouTube. Compiling data from over 1,300 channels generating over 120 million views, and taking into account YouTube viewership as a whole as well as the ebb and flow of advertising prices, Frederator translated their findings into the following charts representing the best hours, days,...

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  • Dev Hynes With Connan Mockasin, Plus Grouper, Iceage, More Set for Mexican Summer's New Myths

    Jan 15

    On March 13-15, Mexican Summer will present the New Myths festival in Marfa, Texas (just before SXSW). It's a cultural program featuring artists from the rosters of Mexican Summer and Daniel Lopatin's label Software, and more. New Myths will feature a recording residency from Blood Orange's Dev Hynes and Connan Mockasin, plus sets from Grouper, Iceage, Tamaryn, Steve Gunn, Co La, Bitchin Bajas, Weyes Blood, Thug Entrancer, GABI, LBS., and Suicideyear. There's also going to be a "sound bath"...

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  • Andy Samberg, Sarah Silverman, Gerard Way, Connie Britton, Fred Armisen, J Mascis, More Sing Sleater-Kinney's "No Cities to Love"

    Jan 15

    Sleater-Kinney have shared the video for "No Cities to Love", the title track from their forthcoming album of the same name. It features a host of celebrities singing the song, before giving way to Sleater-Kinney themselves. Among the singers are Andy Samberg (above), Sarah Silverman, Gerard Way, Connie Britton, Miranda July, Fred Armisen, J Mascis, Vanessa Bayer, Ellen Page, Natasha Lyonne, and more. No Cities to Love is out January 20 in the U.S. and January 19 internationally via Sub Pop....

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  • Royalty Exchange Launches ARIA Providing Royalty Insights At Light Speed

    Jan 15

    Royalty Exchange has launched Accelerating Royalty Insights with Analytics (ARIA), an online tool that allows publishers, songwriters, and artists to calculate how much Spotify, Pandora and other streaming services are paying them per play. A worthy addition to the growing list of services to be aware of in 2015, ARIA is free to individual royalty owners and is available at a premium for publishers.  “Every royalty owner and publisher should add this tool to their arsenal as they battle for...

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  • If the only thing you have to say is, "Come to my show or buy my music..."

    Jan 15

    from Michael Branvold

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  • 6 Ways to Persuade People to Sign Up for Your Band's Email Newsletter

    Jan 15

    By Hugh McIntyre on Sonicbids Blog These days, everybody's email inboxes are fuller than ever, and people are becoming more and more selective about what newsletters they sign up for. If it doesn't truly seem like something they want to read or provide some real value to them, most decide not to bother – which is a shame for any band with a well-done newsletter. Getting people to sign up for your newsletter (even if they identify as a fan) can be tricky, but it certainly isn't impossible....

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