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  • iHeartRadio Now Available On Xbox One

    Apr 21

    iHeartRadio today announced its availability on Xbox One. Listeners can download the free app beginning today from the Xbox Store.  The full announcement:  ___________________________________ NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia's all-in-one streaming radio and digital music service, today announced its availability on Xbox One. Listeners can download the customized app for free beginning today from the Xbox Store to enjoy all their favorite iHeartRadio features right from...

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  • Todd Rundgren, Lindstrøm, Serena-Maneesh's Emil Nikolaisen Share "Put Your Arms Around Me"

    Apr 21

    Lindstrøm, Serena-Maneesh's Emil Nikolaisen, and Todd Rundgren will release their collaborative album Runddans on May 5 via Smalltown Supersound. Today, they've shared the first song from the album, "Put Your Arms Around Me". Listen to it above. Below, watch interviews with Lindstrøm and Rundgren about the project. Also, Fuck Buttons have remixed "Global Nation", Rundgren's latest single. Listen here. Read our "Starter" feature on Rundgren.

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  • PledgeMusic Names Scott Hueston Head Of Artist Solutions

    Apr 21

    Direct to fan presale platform PledgeMusic continues to expand its team with the appointment of Scott Hueston as Head of Artist Solutions, North America. Previously Hueston was  GM at Wicked Cool Records and VP of Sales at V2 Records. ________________________________ Scott Hueston as been named Head of Artist Solutions, North America at PledgeMusic. Previously Hueston was  GM at Wicked Cool Records and VP of Sales at V2 Records. "To have his brain at PledgeMusic is like finding the last...

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: Guvera Hits 10M Users • Wolfe Wins Music Pulitzer • Labels Sue Mp3skull • WhtasApp Passes 800M • More

    Apr 21

    Tuesday 4.21.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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  • Blur Stream New Album The Magic Whip

    Apr 21

    Blur's first album in twelve years, The Magic Whip, is out one week from today. The highly anticipated Think Tank follow-up features the previously-shared tracks "Lonesome Street", "There Are Too Many of Us", "Go Out", and "Terracotta Heart". Now, the entire album is up for advance streaming on iTunes. Click here to listen. Read our interview with Damon Albarn from last year here.

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  • Join Us Tonight For Hypebot's Second San Francisco Music Tech Meetup

    Apr 20

    After a hugely successful meeting of the music tech minds earlier this year, Hypebot will host its second San Francisco Music Tech Meetup tonight,  April 21, 2015 from 7:00-10:00pm at Upcider in San Francisco - and you're invited.                                                                                      Come out and spend an evening with the bright minds and brilliant talents of SF's music industry and technology scene. Make connections. Swap ideas. Build community. Do it all...

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  • ESP-Disk Founder Bernard Stollman Has Died

    Apr 21

    Image via ESP-Disk Bernard Stollman was the founder of the New York City-based independent record label ESP-Disk. His label released influential jazz records by artists like Albert Ayler, Ornette Coleman, Sun Ra, Pharoah Sanders, Cecil Taylor, and many others. He died last night following a battle with colon cancer, the label reports. He was 85. Stollman started the label in 1963 with the intention of releasing Esperanto-based music, which gave the label its name. At the end of that year,...

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  • Local Americana/Rock acts needed for 8/13 at Double Door Inn in #Charlotte NC: http://ow.ly/LSLq9 #gigging...

    Apr 21

    Local Americana/Rock acts needed for 8/13 at Double Door Inn in #Charlotte NC: http://ow.ly/LSLq9 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Killer Mike's "Ric Flair" Video Features Ric Flair

    Apr 21

    Today is Killer Mike's birthday, and to celebrate, the man has shared a long-overdue music video for a major highlight from his 2011 LP Pl3dge. Predictably, the Travis Nelson-directed clip for "Ric Flair" features some archival footage of the Nature Boy himself projected onto the side of a skyscraper. Woo! Read our feature on Run the Jewels, Last Rappers Standing.  Watch Mike do "Reagan" at the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival:

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  • Indie, Metal, Rock, Rockabilly act needed for 4/25 at Fat Baby in #NYC : http://ow.ly/LSCGD #gigging...

    Apr 20

    Indie, Metal, Rock, Rockabilly act needed for 4/25 at Fat Baby in #NYC : http://ow.ly/LSCGD #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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