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  • Apple Adds Free On iTunes - A Hub For Free Music, Film and TV

    Jan 27

    There were audible moans when iTunes dropped their popular free weekly download feature. Now Apple has responded with the launch of Free On iTunes a hub for free music, TV and film downloads. The initial music offering is populated with 14 tracks, mostly by new artists like Joshua Radin and Penguin Prison.  It's an eclectic offering with a little something for most tastes. Access Free On iTunes here.   Related articles Pink Floyd's Nick Mason Puts Spotlight On Apple's Shortcomings,...

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  • Zola Jesus Performs "Nail" In the Street During NYC Blizzard

    Jan 27

    Winter Storm Juno is currently marching up the East Coast, bringing cities to a standstill and forcing the cancellations of shows throughout the country. At least one gig, however, went on as planned: Zola Jesus' Monday night set at Brooklyn bar St. Vitus, which took place earlier than scheduled in order to beat the storm. At one point during the show, Zola Jesus decided to take advantage of the empty streets and led the crowd outside, where she tore into Taiga's "Nail" amidst the howling...

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  • TuneCore Artist Earnings Top $134 Million In 2014

    Jan 27

    This morning, TuneCore announced over $134 million dollars in 2014 artist earnings, up 11% from 2013 and totaling $504 million since 2006. In addition to an impressive uptick in artist revenue, artist downloads and streams were up 120% year over year, with more than 7.5 billion in 2014, and more than 12.4 billion since 2006. TuneCore experienced significant expansion in 2014, broadening horizons as a company and the independent artist community that they serve.  More Strong Tunecore...

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  • 6 ways to persuade people to sign up for your band’s email newsletter

    Jan 27

    [This post was written by Hugh Mcintyre and it originally appeared on the 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 […] The post 6 ways to persuade people to sign up for your band’s email newsletter appeared first on DIY Musician Blog.

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: SFX Shakeup, Spotify Sacks Saatchi, The $43 Download, Morris To Keynote Midem & More

    Jan 27

    TUESDAY 1.27.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web  CLICK HERE  Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab 

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  • Local/regional Punk, Rock acts needed for 3/6 at Mulligan's Pub: Other Side in #GrandRapids MI: http...

    Jan 27

    Local/regional Punk, Rock acts needed for 3/6 at Mulligan's Pub: Other Side in #GrandRapids MI: http://ow.ly/HZwT5 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • New all ages/21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move to +Indie on the Move in Carmel, CA - Barmel...

    Jan 27

    New all ages/21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move to +Indie on the Move in Carmel, CA - Barmel. "Located on the central coast of California, Barmel is Carmel-By-The-Sea's only bar with a performance stage and PA." Live music is held Thursday-Saturday nights. Acoustic, Americana, Blues, Country, Folk, Jazz, S/S: http://ow.ly/HZEWq Barmel

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  • Local Pop, Singer-Songwriter, Soul acts needed for 5/3 at The Sentient Bean in #Savannah GA: http://...

    Jan 26

    Local Pop, Singer-Songwriter, Soul acts needed for 5/3 at The Sentient Bean in #Savannah GA: http://ow.ly/HZfwi #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Dadeville, AL - The Rodeo Club. "Lake Martin's...

    Jan 26

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Dadeville, AL - The Rodeo Club. "Lake Martin's premier party destination for 40+ years! Three separate and exciting venues within a 15,000 sq. ft. facility. Pony Pub (front bar) is open 7 days a week. Pony Pub offers 8 TVs, Free darts, Pool, karaoke, and Texas Hold Em tournament daily in very unique decor with prized antiques. Our Margaritaville (patio bar) features outdoor stage, fire pit, corn hole, and BBQ grill. The Lake Martin...

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Hattiesburg MS - Vicki's on Walnut. Live...

    Jan 26

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Hattiesburg MS - Vicki's on Walnut. Live music is held Thursday - Saturday nights outside on their patio. Softer genres only.: http://ow.ly/HZfWz Vicki's on Walnut

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