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  • Local Indie, Punk, Rock acts needed for 1/16 at Tree House Lounge in #DC : http://ow.ly/SiP1t #gigging...

    Sep 16

    Local Indie, Punk, Rock acts needed for 1/16 at Tree House Lounge in #DC : http://ow.ly/SiP1t #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Father John Misty Sings "Silent Night" in "The Night Josh Tillman Came to Our Apartment" Video Preview

    Sep 16

    Father John Misty has shared a preview of the video for "The Night Josh Tillman Came to Our Apartment", from this year's I Love You, Honeybear. It features two Tillmans singing "Silent Night" inside a candlelit bathroom; check it out below. Read our feature on Father John Misty, "How to Make Love". Watch Father John Misty perform for Pitchfork.tv:

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  • Future Islands' Sam Herring Revives Rap Alias Hemlock Ernst in Curse Ov Dialect's "Twisted Strangers" Video

    Sep 16

    Future Islands' Sam Herring is also a rapper. Lately, he's been collaborating with Madlib as Trouble Knows Me, and now, he's revived his Hemlock Ernst alias on a new track by Australian rap group Curse Ov Dialect.  Directed by Antuong Nguyen, the "Twisted Strangers" video sees the group exploring Melbourne in animal suits and masks, before Herring shows up to deliver a verse while driving through Baltimore. Watch it below, and listen to the song above. "Twisted Strangers" is taken from Curse...

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  • Leo Abrahams Enlists Brian Eno on "Chain"

    Sep 16

    Leo Abrahams is longtime collaborator with Brian Eno. (He's also worked with Roxy Music, Nick Cave, Florence and the Machine, Paul Simon, Pulp and countless others.) Abrahams is gearing up to release Daylight, a new solo album due November 20 via Lo Recordings. Above, listen to "Chain", which features Eno. "The sound of Brian's stacked vocals is, for me, one of the greatest sounds in music history," Abrahams said in a statement. "On 'Chain' I originally sang all the vocals myself, but as a...

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  • Metallica now has its own band-branded beer. Is it time to up YOUR merch game?

    Sep 16

    Budweiser is now offering a limited-edition beer that’s not only branded with Metallica’s logo, but also “imbued with the band’s essence.” Nasty! 91,000 cans of this stuff will be made available exclusively in Quebec City. Is that a big Metal town? I have no idea. But I’m pretty sure this is a product most Metallica […] The post Metallica now has its own band-branded beer. Is it time to up YOUR merch game? appeared first on DIY Musician Blog.

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  • Build a stunning blog for your band website: new modern tiled view

    Sep 16

    Using our latest blog feature layout option - Modern Tiles, you can create a beautiful, modern blog for your music news.

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  • ZHU Recruits AlunaGeorge for "Automatic"

    Sep 16

    Elusive electronic producer ZHU – who was nominated for a Grammy last year for his track "Faded"  –  recently announced his mysterious Genesis Series project, which also features Skrillex, A-Trak, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Gallant and more. ZHU has teamed up with AlunaGeorge on the new track "Automatic". Listen to it below; the single's out tomorrow. Meanwhile, AlunaGeorge are gearing up to hit the road soon for their North American tour. Find a full list of dates here.

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  • iTunes 12.3 Major Upgrade Released

    Sep 16

    Just three month after the last major iTunes upgraded, version 12.3 was released today. The biggest addition is compatibility with Apple's iOS 9, also released today.  But there are several other changes and upgrades worth noting: From Apple: This update to iTunes adds support for iOS 9 and is designed for OS X El Capitan. It also: Improves Apple Music accessibility with VoiceOver  Resolves a problem that prevented reordering of songs within Up Next  Fixes a problem where some radio...

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  • Kanye West Debuts New Track at Yeezy Season 2 Launch

    Sep 16

    Update 2:21 p.m.: The song is confirmed to be titled "Fade" and features Post Malone and Ty Dolla $ign. Today, Kanye West debuted Yeezy Season 2, the newest installment of his fashion line, during a presentation at New York Fashion Week. It was livestreamed to theaters around the world. Dazed Magazine also broadcast the show via Periscope. Watch the full show here.  Like the launch of Yeezy Season 1, today's show featured a performance by artist Vanessa Beecroft. Also like the earlier fashion...

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  • Giving Fans A V.I.P. Experience Using Periscope

    Sep 16

    The live streaming video app Periscope was recently acquired by Twitter and has been on the rise since its launch. Looking at the group Veruca Salt as a case study, this article explores how artists can use Periscope to offer their fans a V.I.P. experience, with minimal cost or preparation. __________________________________ Guest Post by Chandler Coyle on The Coyle Report What is Periscope? Periscope is a live-streaming video app for iOS and Android devices which is part of the Twitter...

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