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  • Ariel Pink Shares "Dayzed Inn Daydreams" Video

    Jan 26

    Ariel Pink has shared the video for "Dayzed Inn Daydreams", from last year's pom pom. Directed by Grant Singer (who also did the videos for "Put Your Number in My Phone" and "Picture Me Gone"), the video features the Mau Mau's frontman Rick Wilder going through the motions of a day in the suburbs. Pink shows up, too. Check it out below via Urban Outfitters. "It's the story of a man, played by Rick Wilder, who was once the frontman of a band that existed decades ago," Singer said in a press...

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  • A Music Lawyer's View Of New Round Of Pre-1972 Sound Recording Lawsuits

    Jan 26

    By Wallace Collins on Entertainment Industry Law Issues   It started with the Turtles suing SiriusXM, but now all of the leading providers of streaming music are involved in lawsuits concerning pre-1972 sound recordings. New lawsuits have been filed against Apple's Beat Electronics, Sony Entertainment, Google, Rdio, Songza, Slacker and Escape Media Group/Grooveshark.   These new proposed class action lawsuits on behalf of various rights-holders of pre-1972 sound recordings seek the...

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  • MON. NEWS BRIEF: Apple Patents Music Sharing, Dylan Gifts Album, Guvera Buys Blinkbox & More

    Jan 26

    MONDAY 1.26.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web  CLICK HERE  Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab 

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  • MusicTank Introduces First Think Tank Of 2015 – Is Data The New Oil?

    Jan 26

    MusicTank, University of Westminster, has opened the floor for its first Think Tank Debate of 2015: Is Data The New Oil? The question originated from the observation of the unrelenting shift today’s music industry is making toward being data smart. Data has undeniably jumped in the drivers seat, informing the decisions of industry professionals ranging from top tier executives to the newest emerging artists. Taking place within a new platform, Future Thinking, to profile outstanding...

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  • Zoe Keating Shares Call Transcript After YouTube Says Her Claims Are "Patently False"

    Jan 26

    On Friday evening, a YouTube spokesperson called "payently false" claims by indie artist Zoe Keating's claim that she was being forced off the video service if she did not agree to all the terms of a new contract adding Google's paid Music Key service. Keating rebutted by releasing a rough transcript of her call with her representative at YouTube.   Keating's husband has been fighting an aggressive form of brain cancer, and she''s taken on the daunting task of battling the insurance...

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  • Death Cab for Cutie Share "Black Sun" Lyric Video, Announce Tour

    Jan 26

    Death Cab for Cutie have shared the lyric video for "Black Sun" from their forthcoming record Kintsugi, the band's first since the departure of founding member Chris Walla. You can check it out below. The record is out March 31 via Atlantic. Additionally, they've also announced a tour in support of the record, where they'll be joined by the Antlers. Check out the dates below. Death Cab for Cutie: 04-10 Mesa, AZ - FestivALTAZ 04-23 Kansas City, MO - Arvest Bank Theatre at the...

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  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2015 Tickets on Sale Now

    Jan 26

    The Pitchfork Music Festival will celebrate 10 years this summer, returning to Chicago's Union Park on July 17-19. Three-day passes are available now for $150 while supplies last.  This year, we're offering the first initial batch of fans who purchase three-day passes a complimentary one year's subscription to The Pitchfork Review (a $49.99 value). Pitchfork Music Festival three-day passes always sell out very quickly, so act fast and get yours here! Single-day tickets for...

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  • Sufjan Stevens Announces Tour

    Jan 26

    Front page photo by Colin Kerrigan Sufjan Stevens has announced a tour in support of his forthcoming record Carrie & Lowell, the follow-up to 2010's The Age of Adz. Check out the dates below.  Carrie & Lowell is out March 30 in Europe and March 31 in North America via Asthmatic Kitty. The cover is a photograph of the titular Carrie and Lowell, Stevens' mother and stepfather. It's being billed as a return to Stevens' "folk roots." Sufjan Stevens: 04-10 Philadelphia, PA - Academy of...

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: Apple Patents Music Sharing, Dylan Gifts Album, Guvera Buys Blinkbox & More

    Jan 26

    MONDAY 1.26.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web  CLICK HERE  Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab 

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  • On Girls, Marnie shows us exactly how NOT to handle a tough crowd

    Jan 26

    Do you watch the HBO show Girls? If you do, you probably already know where I’m going with this. If you don’t, I’ll give you a quick recap of a recent cringe-worthy, awkward, highly-uncomfortable-but-ultimately-kind-of-funny scene – one that we can all learn a valuable (though admittedly basic) lesson from. Marnie (played by Alison Williams) has […] The post On Girls, Marnie shows us exactly how NOT to handle a tough crowd appeared first on DIY Musician Blog.

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