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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: Billboard Survey Fallout • YouTube Gaming Launch • Sheeran's Label • FB Moments Video • More

    Aug 26

    Wednesday 8.26.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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  • Want to be featured at our DIY Musician Conference?

    Aug 26

    Want to steal the show? Here’s how. Tickets for CD Baby’s first–ever DIY Musician Conference are on pace to sell out, and we don’t want you to miss this event. If any tickets are remaining by September 16‚ 2015‚ the price will go up to $99‚ so now’s the time to secure your spot – […] The post Want to be featured at our DIY Musician Conference? appeared first on DIY Musician Blog.

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  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra Perform "Can't Keep Checking My Phone" on "Conan"

    Aug 26

    After recently performing from atop a piano on "Seth Meyers", Ruban Nielson and Unknown Mortal Orchestra appeared on last night's "Conan". This time, they did the Multi-Love single "Can't Keep Checking My Phone". Watch it below. Update (8/26 6:40 a.m.): Turns out that conguero in a sailor's cap was none other than Connan Mockasin. Read "Love Is Strange", our feature telling the story behind Multi-Love.

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  • Taylor Swift Brings Out Beck and St. Vincent in L.A.

    Aug 26

    Photo via Taylor Swift's Twitter There's a part of every show during Taylor Swift's current tour where she brings out special guests. So far, it's been everyone from Alanis Morissette to Fetty Wap to Ellen DeGeneres to Chris Rock. Last night at the Staples Center in L.A., she brought out St. Vincent and Beck to perform Beck's "Dreams". Watch a clip below. Watch St. Vincent's Annie Clark on Pitchfork.tv's "Over/Under":

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move to +Indie on the Move in #Brooklyn NY - National...

    Aug 26

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move to +Indie on the Move in #Brooklyn NY - National Sawdust. Opening in October 2015. "National Sawdust (NS), an unparalleled, artist-led, non-profit venue. A place where emerging and established artists can share their music with serious music fans and casual listeners alike." Live music can be held any night of the week. Acoustic, Ambient, Avant-Garde, Blues, Classical, Experimental, Folk, Jazz, Opera, Singer-Songwriter:...

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  • Local acts needed for 9/4 at Legendary Dobbs in #Philadelphia PA: http://ow.ly/RnfrI #gigging #DIY #...

    Aug 26

    Local acts needed for 9/4 at Legendary Dobbs in #Philadelphia PA: http://ow.ly/RnfrI #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional Hip Hop, Pop, Rap acts needed for10/1 at Bernie's Distillery in #Columbus OH: http://...

    Aug 26

    Local/regional Hip Hop, Pop, Rap acts needed for10/1 at Bernie's Distillery in #Columbus OH: http://ow.ly/RnfrI #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace Discuss Gender, Transitioning, More on Talkhouse Podcast

    Aug 26

    Laura Jane Grace photo via Instagram The latest edition of The Talkhouse Music Podcast features a conversation between Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (of Throbbing Gristle/Psychic TV) and Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace. They discuss gender, identity, transitioning in front of their respective audiences, their respective experiences with public bathrooms and airport screenings, Caitlyn Jenner, their policies for on-stage wardrobe, and much more. Listen above. During a discussion about...

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  • Superchunk Share "Born to Run" Cover Featuring Trail of Dead, Crooked Fingers

    Aug 25

    Photo by Chris Tuite Today marks the 40th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run. Superchunk honored the album by sharing their cover of the title track. It's an archival clip from the band's 2000 tour with ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead and Crooked Fingers. Each night, all three bands would close the show by performing the cover together. That's audio from the Atlanta performance above. Read our "5-10-15-20" interview with Superchunk's Mac McCaughan. Watch...

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  • Yo La Tengo Perform on NPR's "Morning Edition"

    Aug 26

    Photo via Matador's Twitter This morning, Yo La Tengo were NPR "Morning Edition"'s first ever live house band. Easing transitions between segments on talking cats, birdsong, and plunging stock markets, they played songs including "Tom Courtenay", "Green Arrow", and "Ohm". They also discussed their forthcoming album Stuff Like That There. Hear some excerpts from the show below, and listen to the full episode here. A @MorningEdition story about declining interest rates...

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