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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Hamtramck, MI - Elijah's. Shows can be held...

    Sep 9

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Hamtramck, MI - Elijah's. Shows can be held any night of the week. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/S03uB Elijah's

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Detroit MI - Hybrid Moments. Shows can ...

    Sep 9

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Detroit MI - Hybrid Moments. Shows can be held any night of the week. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/S04IR Hybrid Moments

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  • Niche Music: The Next Streaming Frontier

    Sep 9

    While streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music offer a seemingly unlimited buffet of music from which listeners can pick and choose, it may be more variety than most listeners need, or than they're willing to pay $9.99 a month for. Should music streaming instead take a hint from companies like Netflix and break into smaller and cheaper niche-based services? _______________________________________ Guest Post by Mark Mulligan from his Music Industry Blog If 2014 was the year of...

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  • Peaches and Margaret Cho Don Fuzzy Genitalia In "Dick In The Air" Video

    Sep 9

    Peaches has shared a wacky video for "Dick in the Air", off her forthcoming album Rub. For her "Close Up" video, Peaches cast Kim Gordon as her wrestling coach; this time around, she's recruited comedienne Margaret Cho to join her in donning fuzzy suits adorned with, yes, penises. Over the course of the video, Peaches and Cho go jogging, simulate sexual acts with fruits (and each other), flash passersby, perform onstage with even more women clad in penis suits, and more. "Arrested Development"...

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  • 6 Music Business Lessons We Can Learn From 'Straight Outta Compton'

    Sep 9

    Besides being one of the most greatly anticipated films of 2015, Straight Outta Compton also has several valuable lessons to teach us about complex and still relevant issues within the music industry, offering advice about contracts, musical rights, and even constitutional rights. _________________________ Guest Post by Mita Carriman on OkayPlayer If by now you’ve seen Straight Outta Compton, the acclaimed movie on the rise of NWA, then you already know that the praise its been receiving...

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  • Lana Del Rey Shares "Music To Watch Boys To"

    Sep 9

    After teasing it yesterday, Lana Del Rey has shared "Music to Watch Boys To", the latest track from her forthcoming album Honeymoon.  The new track, which premiered on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show, follows the previously-shared title track, "High by the Beach", and "Terrence Loves You".  Listen below via Beat and check out the track's art. Read our new Pitch post, "Mac DeMarco, Lana Del Rey, and the Fading Ideal of a Forever Love."

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  • Pandora Turns 10 Today, Celebrates With Costly Ad Free Listening

    Sep 9

    Pandora turns 10 years old today. That is an eternity in streaming music and they're celebrating with a day of ad free listening that will cost the company more than $1 million in royalties and more than that in lost ad revenue. __________________________ Pandora turns 10 today September 9th and will celebrate by going ad free for 24 hours.  They're calling it Listener Love Day - a full day of music with no ads from 12:00am ET, Wednesday, September 9 thru 12:00am ET, Thursday, September...

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  • EL VY (The National, Menomena) Share Goofy "I'm the Man to Be" Video Outtakes

    Sep 9

    EL VY is the collaborative project of the National's Matt Berninger and Menomena/Ramona Falls' Brent Knopf. Last week, they shared a light-hearted video for "I'm the Man to Be". Today, they've shared a collection of outtakes from the shoot, featuring Berninger and Knopf yukking it up around Venice Beach and Santa Monica. (That's Berninger, above, getting dragged into the ocean by Knopf.) Watch it below, via Apple Music. EL VY's debut record, Return to the Moon, is out October 30. Here's...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Lakewood, OH - Mars Bar. "A fixture in Lakewood...

    Sep 9

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Lakewood, OH - Mars Bar. "A fixture in Lakewood for decades, the bar still attracts generations of 20-something revelers. Small, it holds little more than the obligatory foosball table, but the beer selection is larger than most neighborhood bars. The in-demand jukebox is one of the most eclectic in town, covering everything from Sinatra and Dylan to Radiohead." Live music is typically held on Thursday nights but other days of the...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Decatur IL - Bottoms Up. Live music every Saturday...

    Sep 9

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Decatur IL - Bottoms Up. Live music every Saturday and Sunday night with Sundays being open mic. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/RZqr0 Bottoms Up

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