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  • Local acts needed for 6/30 at 502 Bar in #SanAntonio TX: http://ow.ly/JSe6E #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

    Mar 3

    Local acts needed for 6/30 at 502 Bar in #SanAntonio TX: http://ow.ly/JSe6E #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Kelela Announces Hallucinogen EP, Shares Arca Collab "A Message"

    Mar 3

    Kelela has announced the Hallucinogen EP, a six-track offering intended as a bridge of sorts between her debut mixtape Cut 4 Me (which is getting a physical reissue soon) and her forthcoming debut LP, out this fall. It will be released on May 5 via Fade to Mind.  Below, watch the video for "A Message", co-written with Arca. Directed by Daniel Sannwald, it's shared via i-D. Here's what Kelela had to say about working with Arca: I met Alejandro [Arca] on a boat in August of 2012. We sought...

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  • Iceage Announce World Tour

    Mar 3

    Photo by Cali DeWitt Iceage have announced a massive tour in support of last year's excellent album Plowing Into the Field of Love. In addition to making a stop at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago in July, the itinerary will feature a lengthy European leg. Amen Dunes, a Place to Bury Strangers, and Low Life will open the shows. Find a full list of dates below. Read our Update with Iceage. 03-14 Marfa, TX - New Myths Festival  03-15 Austin, TX - The Mohawk - Barbarian Group Party 03-16...

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  • How To Create 5-Year Business Plan For Your Band

    Mar 3

    In any endeavor, it is a good idea to plan, plan, plan. While the music business can often be seen as only a creative endeavor, having a good business plan for your music career is just as important. Every successful business does a lot of planning BEFORE they even begin to do the work they set out to do. They calculate risks and potential rewards when it comes to making a plan. In the music business, where there are so many variables, it is best to do as much planning for your career as...

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  • My Morning Jacket Announce New Album The Waterfall, Share "Big Decisions"

    Mar 3

    My Morning Jacket have announced the release of The Waterfall, their first studio album since 2011's Circuital. That's the cover above, and it's out on May 4 via ATO. They've also shared "Big Decisions", the album's first single. Listen to it below. The Waterfall was recorded with Tucker Martine (who also worked on Circuital). In a press release, frontman Jim James talked about the album's themes: What fused this record is, I feel like it’s a weird turning point for the universe. I feel...

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: 'Blurred Lines" Trial, Troy Carter Launches Smashd, Beck For $1, Twitter Video & More

    Mar 3

    TUESDAY 3.3.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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  • Modest Mouse Share "Of Course We Know", Announce Tour

    Mar 3

    Modest Mouse have shared another new song from their forthcoming album Strangers to Ourselves. This one's called "Of Course We Know". Listen to it below, and check out the band's new tour dates. Strangers to Ourselves is out March 17; hear previous tracks "Lampshades on Fire", "The Best Room", "The Ground Walks, With Time in a Box", and "Coyotes".  Modest Mouse: 03-07 Tampa, FL - Gasparilla Music Festival 03-09 Athens, GA - Georgia Theatre 03-10 Chattanooga, TN - Track 29  03-12...

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  • Modest Mouse Share "Of Course We Know"

    Mar 3

    Modest Mouse have shared another new song from their forthcoming album Strangers to Ourselves. This one's called "Of Course We Know". Listen to it below.  Strangers to Ourselves is out March 17; hear previous tracks "Lampshades on Fire", "The Best Room", "The Ground Walks, With Time in a Box", and "Coyotes".  Watch Pitchfork.tv's documentary about The Lonesome Crowded West:

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  • Built to Spill Announce Tour

    Mar 3

    Built to Spill's new album Untethered Moon is out April 21 via Warner Bros (on CD and digitally—the vinyl edition is out April 18 for Record Store Day. They've announced a North American tour supporting the forthcoming album—find the dates below. Built to Spill: 03-27 Boise, ID - Treefort Music Festival 04-10 Visalia, CA - Cellar Door 04-11 San Luis Obispo, CA - SLO Brew 04-12 Indio, CA - Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 04-13 Santa Barbera, CA - SOhO 04-14 San Diego, CA -...

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  • Elliott Smith Demos Featured in No. 2's No Memory Vinyl Reissue

    Mar 3

    After Elliott Smith and Neil Gust's band Heatmiser broke up, Gust started another band called No. 2. The band's out-of-print 1999 debut album No Memory is getting its first-ever vinyl release on Record Store Day (April 18), and it features a series of unheard bonus tracks that feature Smith. The remastered 180-gram vinyl release comes with eight total previously unheard bonus tracks as mp3s. Four of them are home-recorded demos featuring Smith. The album's reissue is limited to 1,500 copies....

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