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  • Acoustic, Bluegrass, Folk, Honky Tonk act needed for 4/18 at Hippie Hill (Christiana, TN): http://ow.ly...

    Mar 25

    Acoustic, Bluegrass, Folk, Honky Tonk act needed for 4/18 at Hippie Hill (Christiana, TN): http://ow.ly/KO7NR #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Jamie xx Shares "Gosh" and "Loud Places", Featuring the xx's Romy Madley-Croft

    Mar 25

    Photo by Tom Spray Today, Jamie xx premiered two new tracks from his forthcoming album, In Colour, on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show. Below, you can listen to "Loud Places", which features his xx bandmate Romy Madley-Croft. (An official stream of the second song, "Gosh", is still forthcoming.) Update: The audio from Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 program is now streaming here. Hear "Gosh" around the 24:20 mark. Jamie xx previously released "Girl" and "Sleep Sound".

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  • Rihanna Hints That New Record Is Coming Tomorrow

    Mar 25

    Rihanna has shared the above image on Instagram with the hashtags "#R8", "#BBHMM", and "#March26". Context clues suggest that tomorrow, she's releasing something. Complex reports that the braille on the image's left side reads "Bitch Better Have My Money". Stay tuned. Watch the "FourFiveSeconds" video:

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  • Blur Perform New Album The Magic Whip in Full in Webcast

    Mar 25

    Blur return on April 27 with The Magic Whip, their first album since 2003's Think Tank. Last week, the band performed the album in full at a tiny club show in London. Now, they're streaming that show in full via Beats' YouTube page. Watch below: For the set's final song, Blur performed Parklife's "Trouble in the Message Centre" for the first time in two decades. The band has previously shared the album tracks "Lonesome Street", "There Are Too Many of Us", and "Go Out". Read our interview...

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  • Jamie xx Shares "Loud Places", Featuring the xx's Romy Madley-Croft

    Mar 25

    Photo by Tom Spray Today, Jamie xx premiered two new tracks from his forthcoming album, In Colour, on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show. Below, you can listen to "Loud Places", which features his xx bandmate Romy Madley-Croft. (An official stream of the second song, "Gosh", is still forthcoming.)  Jamie xx previously released "Girl" and "Sleep Sound".

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  • The Orchard Acquires RoyaltyShare, Invests In Korrect To Offer Music Royalty Processing

    Mar 25

    Sony owned The Orchard is extending its label services with the acquisition of RoyaltyShare and a strategic investment in Korrect. Details of the deals were not disclosed, but RoyaltySare had previously received $11.5 million in venture funding. Fresh off its purchase by Sony Music, music and video distributor The Orchard has acquired RoyaltyShare and made a strategic investment in Korrect, two royalty processing services. The deal will combine elements of each business to provide advanced...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Auburn, NY - Suzy's Tavern. Live music is primarily...

    Mar 25

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Auburn, NY - Suzy's Tavern. Live music is primarily held on Friday and Saturday nights. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/KNQDI Suzy's Tavern

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Big Lake, MN - The Friendly Buffalo. Live...

    Mar 25

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Big Lake, MN - The Friendly Buffalo. Live music is held Thursday - Saturday nights. The venue becomes 21+ after 10 PM. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/KNQM2 The Friendly Buffalo

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  • N.A.S.A., Sean Paul, Lizzo Take on Police Brutality in "Hands Up, Don't Shoot!" Video

    Mar 25

    N.A.S.A. is back with a new single called "Hands Up, Don't Shoot!", which features Sean Paul and Lizzo. The track's video, directed by Chip Yamada and N.A.S.A.'s Sam Spiegel, contains footage from police brutality protests around the country. Watch it below via Pitchfork.tv. Spiegel shared a statement about the song: After seeing all of this craziness going down with police brutality over the last year, I felt like I had to do a song about it.  I know it's a complex problem....

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  • 10 Questions Music Tech Startup Founders Should Ask Before Choosing An Accelerator or Incubator

    Mar 25

    "Choosing a program requires more research and assessment than knowing your startup is likely to get a feature on TechCrunch as a benefit of being a Y-Combinator startup. What’s more, founders of music tech startups face hurdles and limitations unique to our space." Guest Post by Dae Bogan on Music Industry Insider For The Indie Artist It is no new news that the world of business accelerators and incubators is booming. The Top 15 incubators attract thousands of applicants for each cohort...

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