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  • St. Vincent Explains "Teenage Talk" on "Fallon"

    Apr 9

    Earlier this week, St. Vincent, aka Annie Clark, appeared on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" to perform a new song called "Teenage Talk" (which was written for HBO's "Girls"). Now, the show has shared a short video taken backstage where Clark explains how the song came together. You can watch it below.  Clark wrote the song about her three high school best friends from Dallas, Texas, where she grew up. "We were outsiders and we had to find our way through the malaise of suburban...

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  • Local/regional Alt, Punk, Rock acts needed for 8/15 at Reggie's Music Joint in #Chicago IL: http://ow.ly...

    Apr 9

    Local/regional Alt, Punk, Rock acts needed for 8/15 at Reggie's Music Joint in #Chicago IL: http://ow.ly/LodkF #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional Alt, Indie, Prog, Punk, Rock acts needed for 6/26 at Neptune Lounge (Tarpon Springs, ...

    Apr 9

    Local/regional Alt, Indie, Prog, Punk, Rock acts needed for 6/26 at Neptune Lounge (Tarpon Springs, FL): http://ow.ly/LodkF #gigging

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  • Local Americana, Bluegrass, Folk, Folk Rock, Jam act needed for 5/30 at The Sidewinder Tavern in #Denver...

    Apr 9

    Local Americana, Bluegrass, Folk, Folk Rock, Jam act needed for 5/30 at The Sidewinder Tavern in #Denver CO: http://ow.ly/LodkF #gigging

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  • Local/regional Alternative, Hip Hop, Rap, Reggae acts needed for 5/23 at The Throne Room in #Chicago...

    Apr 9

    Local/regional Alternative, Hip Hop, Rap, Reggae acts needed for 5/23 at The Throne Room in #Chicago IL: http://ow.ly/LodkF #gigging

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  • 8tracks Launches Music Library To Help Share Independent Music

    Apr 9

    Two-thirds of 8tracks 30 million monthly listening hours are streams from indie labels and musicians. Now 8tracks has solidified their commitment to independent music with new partnerships and features that encourage the creation of indie based playlists. Playlist based radio app 8tracks is launching the 8tracks Library and DJ Crate to help users discover and create playlists with music from independent artists. The Library will include over 6.5 million songs provided via new deals with...

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  • Local/regional Alt, Avant-Garde, Indie, Metal, Rock acts needed for 6/18 at The Toad Tavern (Littleton...

    Apr 9

    Local/regional Alt, Avant-Garde, Indie, Metal, Rock acts needed for 6/18 at The Toad Tavern (Littleton, CO): http://ow.ly/LodkF #gigging

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  • Pandora Grabs Exclusive Rolling Stone Tour Presale Starting Today

    Apr 9

    Tickets for the Rolling Stones are a hot commodity and Pandora has grabbed the exclusive ticket pre-sale starting today at 10AM  As part of a partnership with AEG and The Rolling Stones, Pandora today announced the exclusive presale of the Stones 2015 North American ZIP CODE Tour before the general sale on April 13th. Pre-sale tickets are available starting today at 10am in all US time zones via the Pandora ZIP CODE Radio station, as well as Pandora social channels. In addition to the...

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  • Full Text Of Letter To YouTube Creators Forcing Participation In Paid Subscription Service

    Apr 9

    Yesterday, YouTube sent a letter to top creators signalling the coming launch of ad free paid subscriptions. Creators were told to agree to new the terms of service or face having their videos re-labeled private. Dear YouTube Partner, Your fans want choices. Not only do they want to watch what they want, whenever they want, anywhere, and on any device they choose, they want YouTube features built specifically with their needs in mind. Over the past several months, we’ve taken bold new...

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  • James Blake and Frank Ocean Are Touring Together

    Apr 9

    Photo of Frank Ocean by Erez Avissar/Photo of James Blake by Tom Spray Frank Ocean recently announced that his new record will be coming out in July, and now James Blake has announced that he'll be doing a short tour around England and that Frank Ocean will be his guest on three dates: April 9, 10, and 12 (in other words, tonight, tomorrow and this Sunday). He's billed as BOYSDON'TCRY – a phrase he's also used in tandem with his upcoming album. For more info, check out the flier below. ...

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