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  • Alt, Garage, Indie, Rock acts needed for 8/12 at Mojoes (Joliet, IL): http://ow.ly/NB0E9 #gigging #DIY...

    May 29

    Alt, Garage, Indie, Rock acts needed for 8/12 at Mojoes (Joliet, IL): http://ow.ly/NB0E9 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local Indie, Pop, Rock, S/S acts needed for 8/18 at Tree House Lounge in #DC : http://ow.ly/NB0E9 #gigging...

    May 29

    Local Indie, Pop, Rock, S/S acts needed for 8/18 at Tree House Lounge in #DC : http://ow.ly/NB0E9 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Earl Sweatshirt Weighs In On Tyler, The Creator Comments Implying Odd Future Is Over

    May 29

    Photo by Sagan Lockhart Earlier this week, Tyler, the Creator took to Twitter to reflect on the last five years of Odd Future, perhaps implying that the collective had disbanded. "Although its no more, those 7 letters are forever," he tweeted. Last night, fellow OF member Earl Sweatshirt tweeted what seemed to be a response to Tylers comments: no sympathy for male virgins who're in their feelings about tyler pointing out and solidifying the obvious. — EARL (@earlxsweat) May 29, 2015 TO ALL...

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  • Finnish Music Startups Expect High Growth Rates In 2015

    May 29

    So much is written about major U.S. startup hubs like Silicon Valley, NYC and even Austin, that it's easy to forget that some of very interesting work is being done elsewhere. Thanks in part to an innovative collective, Finland is becoming a hotbed of music tech innovation. from Finish Music Startups Finnish music startup companies expect high growth this year. This can be found out from a recent report done by Finnish Composers’ Copyright Society Teosto and the Finnish Music Startups...

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  • What a Full-Time Touring Musician’s Daily Schedule Really Looks Like

    May 29

    No two full-time musicians' schedules are identical. Depending on the projects they're involved in, the to-do lists will vary greatly. We spoke with Alex White, one-half of the heady garage-rock duo White Mystery. to get an idea of a typical workday, but she couldn't give us just one.                                                                                                  Original Post Written By Jhoni Jackson on Sonicbids Blog.  No two full-time musicians' schedules are...

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  • Todd Terje and Bryan Ferry Share Video for Cover of Robert Palmer's "Johnny and Mary"

    May 29

    Todd Terje and Bryan Ferry joined forces last year for "Johnny and Mary", a cover of the Robert Palmer track. It appeared on Terje's It's Album Time and Ferry's Avonmore. Today, they've shared a dramatic, black-and-white video for the song; directed by Brantley Gutierrez and starring British model Eliza Cummings as a sullen girl who's always on the move, the melancholic visual was filmed at Chateau Marmont and Wolf's Lair, two Los Angeles landmarks. Ferry appears throughout, performing the song...

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  • Composer Website Inspiration: Stellar Discography of Grammy Nominee Steve Dorff

    May 29

    Each week we highlight one of our favorite sites using Bandzoogle to give you some inspiration for your own music website!

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  • At Age 76 And 73, Sony's Top Music Execs To Re-up For $27M A Year

    May 29

    At the risk of sound like an ageist (and admitting that I'm no kid), I keep hoping for a changing of  the guard at the top of the music business.  Maybe then, real change will finally happen. With 67.6 the average age of the top execs heading the three major recorded music companies, you'd think that 'change is gonna come' soon. Then again, maybe not. _______________________________________ Sony Music CEO and Chairmen Doug Morris is close to signing a two-year deal worth up to $20 million...

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  • How to get your music on 8tracks internet radio

    May 29

    CD Baby has partnered with 8tracks, the indie-focused online radio service 8tracks is an indie-focused, non-interactive internet radio service that offers handcrafted playlists from curators (rather than algorithms) based on artist, genre, mood, style, etc. And we’re partnering with them to make our artists’ music available to playlist creators. As 8tracks says, “Think radio in […] The post How to get your music on 8tracks internet radio appeared first on DIY Musician...

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  • Thee Oh Sees' John Dwyer Shares Damaged Bug "Jet In Jungle" Video, Streams Album

    May 29

    Thee Oh Sees' John Dwyer has a synthesizer-driven side project called Damaged Bug. He'll release the new album Cold Hot Plumbs on June 1 via his label Castle Face. Stream the whole album below, via the AV Club. Dwyer has also released the video for "Jet in Jungle". Directed by S. Wadsworth Adams, it features a puppet pilot taking, yes, his jet through a jungle. Watch it below, via Pitchfork.tv. Read our 5-10-15-20 interview with Dwyer here. "Jet In Jungle":

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