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  • 30 Hot Music Tech Startups Chosen To Showcase At Midem 2015

    Apr 23

    30 promising music, music tech and entertainment startups have been chosen to compete for the Midemlab grand prize this June at Midem in Cannes, France. We've got descriptions, links and demo videos in three category playlists.  Music Discovery, Recommendation & Creation     Conceived as a music sharing and messaging app, Audioshot (US) helps music fans share songs through​ Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and more. FeedYourMusic is a feedback-based online music...

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  • Solid Steel Relaunches With Caribou Exclusive Mix, Decades of Archival Material

    Apr 23

    In honor of its 27th year, the legendary DJ mix show Solid Steel has relaunched its website. They're kicking things off with a new mix from Caribou, and a second hour from Colleen. Listen to those here.  Next week, the site will feature Four Tet and Anthony Naples doing an exclusive Text records special. In addition to the new mixes, Solid Steel is uploading archival material from the '80s, '90s, and '00s to the new site. A Caribou mix from 2000 (when he still went by Manitoba), plus 1990s...

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  • Do You Have What It Takes To Be On Tour?

    Apr 23

    Touring isn't for everyone. I've gone on the road for few days here and there, and by the third day, I'm usually done. I like daily showers, clean spaces, and breathing room. You don't get a lot of that on the wide open road.                                                                                Guest Post by Amy Sciarretto on Sonicbids Blog But if you're in a band, and you want to really make a go of it, you don't really have the choice to nottour. Touring is a young band's...

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  • Faith No More to Reissue The Real Thing and Angel Dust With Bonus Tracks

    Apr 23

    Faith No More have announced expanded edition reissues of 1989's The Real Thing and 1992's Angel Dust. The reissues, which include the original album along with a collection of rarities, will be available on CD and vinyl. The CDs are out June 9, with the vinyl coming in August. The expanded The Real Thing includes remixes of "Epic", "From Out of Nowhere", and "Falling to Pieces", along with live versions of Black Sabbath's "War Pigs", "Surprise You're Dead", "Chinese Arithmetic", "Underwater...

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  • Sia's "Fire Meet Gasoline" Video Stars Heidi Klum, "Game of Thrones" Actor Pedro Pascal

    Apr 23

    Sia has shared the video for "Fire Meet Gasoline", from last year's 1000 Forms of Fear. It's the first video from the album to not feature dancer Maddie Ziegler—instead, she's enlisted Heidi Klum and "Game of Thrones" actor Pedro Pascal (whose face is very much intact, you'll be happy to know) as a couple in the throes of a dramatic relationship. Check the Francesco Carrozzini-directed clip below, via Billboard.  

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  • Local Pop, Rock acts needed for 5/22 at Slim's Downtown in #Raleigh NC: http://ow.ly/M0Bx1 #gigging ...

    Apr 23

    Local Pop, Rock acts needed for 5/22 at Slim's Downtown in #Raleigh NC: http://ow.ly/M0Bx1 #gigging #DIY #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional Acoustic, Folk, S/S acts needed for 6/14 at Temple Judea Mizpah Community Center (Skokie...

    Apr 23

    Local/regional Acoustic, Folk, S/S acts needed for 6/14 at Temple Judea Mizpah Community Center (Skokie, IL): http://ow.ly/M0Bx1 #DIY

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  • Local Pop Punk, Rock acts needed for 4/29 at Chain Reaction in #Anaheim CA: http://ow.ly/M0Bx1 #DIY ...

    Apr 23

    Local Pop Punk, Rock acts needed for 4/29 at Chain Reaction in #Anaheim CA: http://ow.ly/M0Bx1 #DIY #gigging #gigs4u

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  • Local Hardcore, Post Punk, Rock acts needed for 5/26 at White Oak Music (Van Nuys, CA): http://ow.ly...

    Apr 23

    Local Hardcore, Post Punk, Rock acts needed for 5/26 at White Oak Music (Van Nuys, CA): http://ow.ly/M0Bx1 #DIY #gigging #gigs4u

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  • Local/regional acts needed for 6/6 at The Roc Bar in #Cleveland OH: http://ow.ly/M0Bx1 #DIY #gigging...

    Apr 23

    Local/regional acts needed for 6/6 at The Roc Bar in #Cleveland OH: http://ow.ly/M0Bx1 #DIY #gigging #gigs4u

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