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Honest Tune Magazine
Hangtown Halloween Ball 2014 Preview
A Band With No Drums: Greensky Bluegrass and If Sorrows Swim
Magic Castles tourdates, new album due out October 20
We Were Promised Jetpacks’ Unravelling Out October 14
Nina Persson announces US tour dates
Primus and the Chocolate Factory, with the Fungi Ensemble Album & Fall Tour
Billy Payne officially joins Leftover Salmon
Ville Festival: No Hassles or Bad Attitudes
hypebot
Mercury Prize Announces 2014 Shortlist Filled With Newcomers & Surprises
AM NEWS BRIEF: U2 Auto-Loads To iPhones, Apple Rips Of OK Go?, mp3Juices Shut Down, Goodbye iPod & More
Tim Fite's iBeenHACKED Project Shows How You Can Work Locally With A Global Reach
New On Our Music Industry Jobs Board: A&R @ FiXT, Nielsen, Forty 6ix AM, Berklee, Blue Note & More
Ticketing M&A: Ticketmaster Acquires Sherpa.be, Vendini Acquires In Ticketing
The Problems Musicians Face and How To Solve Them, Pt. 6a
10 Mostly No-Cost Music Marketing Tactics
Thought For The Day: "What does a release date mean when..."
The Cyber PR Guide to Creating an Effective Music Marketing Plan (Part 1 of 3)
Pandora Cuts Direct Deal With BMG For All ASCAP & BMI Artists
Warner Music Group Consolidates Global Biz Dev, Strengthens Digital
Festicket Raises $2.7 Million For Int'l Expansion.
Live Nation's Ticketmaster Acquires Eventjoy D.I.Y. Ticketing Platform
Linkfire: "Smart Links For Music Marketing"
Music Publishing News Weekly Roundup 9.12.14: Spotify Video Ads, ASCAP Workshop, ACM Honors
Touring Industry News: Hayes Rejoins ICM, Dinerstein Upped At Knitting Factory
AM NEWS BRIEF: U2 Fallout + Retail Bonus Pack, SXSW's $315B Impact, Drugs @ Fests, Cmd.fm & More
Feinberg Exits Epitaph For Pandora To Head New Artist Marketing Division
Vinyl News: Video of Zero Freitas, Renegades of Rhythm, Nashville for Vinyl Capital
Why You Should Stop Sending So Many Press Releases To The Music Press
SpinMedia Cuts 19 Jobs and Vibe's Print Edition
How To Build A Mighty Brand For Your Band
SFX Continues EDM Buying Spree with Plus Talent Acqusition
Did Apple Marketing Rip Off OK Go Or Did They Simply Improve Upon Their Idea?
The Problems Musicians Face and How To Solve Them, Pt. 6b
Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music
MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: The Musician’s Guide to the Sales Funnel: 10 Steps to Selling Tons More Tickets, Music, and Merchandise
REWIND: The New Music Industry's Week In Review
The Week In Music Commentary
The Week's Most Read Posts On Hypebot
Bandzoogle Partners With AllThatJazz
Skyline Music Agency+ | Internship Openings
AM NEWS BRIEF: Too Much U2, Cook On Beats, BitTorrent's Pitch, Vine, Kayne, A Must Read & More
U2 Album Gifting: Free Or An Assault On Everything That Makes Freedom Worth Having?
SXSW Reports $315.3 Million Impact On Austin, Excludes "Significant" Unofficial Activities
Promised Land: Youth Culture, Disruptive Startups, And The Social Music Revolution
San Diego Music Thing Cuts Through The Noise
Tim Cook On Beats Music and Why Apple Paid $3.2 Billion: "I couldn’t sleep that night...”
The Problems Musicians Face and How To Solve Them, Pt. 7
3 Tips For Optimizing Your Music Ads On Facebook
Learn From and Win A Business Meeting With Warped Tour's Kevin Lyman
U2 BE GONE! Apple Offers 1 Click Removal After Complaints Mount
Merchbar Launches with Curated Merchandise From 3000+ Top Music Acts
Robert Sillerman Sells Real Estate As SFX Entertainment Buys Awakenings Festival
AM NEWS BRIEF: Apple Watch To Stream Music, U2 Rankles Retail, Shazam Adds Google Play, Merchbar & More
City Of Austin Advised To Reign In SXSW-Related Events and Traffic In Evaluation Report
Music Biz Conferences: Hard Working Class Heroes and Creative Belfast Presents Output
How To Promote Your Music Using Google's Hangouts On Air
Warped Tour's Kevin Lyman To Teach FREE Online Class plus Win A 1-on-1 Mentoring Session
From Our What-Were-You-Thinking? Dept: Clear Channel Rebrands As iHeartMedia
The Growing Power Of Internet Radio
Bop.fm Tipping Point: Pandora, Xbox Music, Rhapsody and Napster Added
Big Blues Bender Brings Luxury Indoor Fests To U.S. - A New Direction For Festivals
AM NEWS BRIEF: Music Tech Bubble, Indiegogo + Forever Funding, Spotify Tax, Thick(e) Lies & More
Music Beats All Mobile App Categories As Time In App Increases 79%
Kutiman Returns With New Remix/Mashup Video To Promote Upcoming Album "Thru You Too"
The Orchard Adds 4 Indie Labels
3 Contemporary Painters Obsessed With Music
The 5 Most Frequently Signed Music Publishing Deals
The Best Ways To Approach Record Labels
Splice Raises $4.5M From Star Investors, Opens Collaboration Platform To All Musicians
RollingStone.com Music News
Lykke Li on Surprise U2 Collaboration: 'It Was About Creating Intimacy'
Thurston Moore's New Day: Inside His Upbeat Rock & Roll Solo Album
Primal Scream Guitarist Robert 'Throb' Young Dead at 49
U2 Talk 'Zen Artists,' Discipline in Behind-the-Scenes Video
Thomas Rhett Ready to Bring on the Waterworks
Listen to Paul McCartney's Exalted Video Game Track 'Hope for the Future'
Watch Eric Church Preview the Outsiders Tour — Exclusive Video
Jay Z, Kanye West and Questlove Work Behind the Scenes of Chris Rock Film
Foo Fighters Play With Cover Band, Premiere New Material at Secret Show
Billy Bob Thornton Talks New Boxmasters Album, Signs Nashville Label Deal
Flashback: Alan Jackson Debuts Poignant Song About 9/11
Death From Above 1979 Showcase Live Show on 'Trainwreck 1979' Video
Michael Stipe Talks Freedom Tower's 'Dark Nationalism' on 9/11 Anniversary
Stevie Wonder on Ferguson Mayor: He 'Has Blinders On'
Leonard Cohen Offers Rare Peek Into His Process at 'Popular Problems' Preview
Keith Urban Is Forever Yours... Faithfully in Funny New Video
Florida Georgia Line Tapped to Host American Country Countdown Awards
Thurston Moore's New Day: Inside His Upbeat Rock & Roll Solo Album
Primal Scream Guitarist Robert 'Throb' Young Dead at 49
Watch Sturgill Simpson Live the 'Dream' With Conan O'Brien
Hear King Tuff's 'Headbanger' From New Sex and Sandwich-Influenced LP
U2 Talk 'Zen Artists,' Discipline in Behind-the-Scenes Video
Thomas Rhett Ready to Bring on the Waterworks
Listen to Paul McCartney's Exalted Video Game Track 'Hope for the Future'
Watch Eric Church Preview the Outsiders Tour — Exclusive Video
Jay Z, Kanye West and Questlove Work Behind the Scenes of Chris Rock Film
Lykke Li on Surprise U2 Collaboration: 'It Was About Creating Intimacy'
Stevie Wonder to Take 'Songs in the Key of Life' on the Road
Vince Gill Named BMI Icon Award Recipient
Portishead's Geoff Barrow, Phantogram Clash Over Theft Accusation
Kix Brooks Grills Up Steakhouse Show for Food Network
On the Charts: Maroon 5, Jeezy Dominate Another Lackluster Sales Week
King Crimson in Albany: The Best New Band in Prog Begins a U.S Tour
Kendrick Lamar, Calvin Harris Recruited for Halloween Gigs in Bermuda Triangle
Jake Owen Recalls Early Nashville Resistance
Chris Brown to Ray Rice: 'I've Been Down That Road'
Charles Kelley, Hunter Hayes Join Kings of Leon's Harvest Night
Slipknot Host Asylum Rave in Terrifying 'The Devil In I' Video
Bob Crewe, Singer and Four Seasons Songwriter, Dead at 82
Weekend Rock Question: What's U2's Best Deep Cut?
Foo Fighters Moonlight as Holy Shits in Abandoned London Train Tunnel
Jack White Lurks Around Bar in 'Would You Fight for My Love?' Video
Hear Josh Turner's Leisurely 'Lay Low' — Exclusive Song Premiere
See Spike Jonze's Impromptu Karen O Video Starring Elle Fanning
Neil Young, Pearl Jam and More to Play Bridge School Benefit
U2's Surprise iTunes Strategy: the Industry Reacts
Robert Earl Keen to Release Bluegrass Album
Odd Future Launch 24/7 Radio Channel
Elizabeth Olsen to Play Hank Williams' Wife in Upcoming Movie
Blood Brothers: Inside the Music of 'The Knick'
AutoFail: Grandmaster Flash Dominates Grandmas' Facebook Statuses
Pitbull Reps His Roots and Starts the Party at His New Tour's Opening Night
Chris Brown and Ariana Grande Go Medieval in 'Don't Be Gone Too Long' Clip
'The Simpsons' Celebrate 25 Years With Hollywood Bowl Musical Extravaganza
Miley Cyrus Covers Led Zeppelin's 'Babe I'm Gonna Leave You'
Amy Winehouse Statue Unveiled in London on Late Singer's Birthday
Sound City Studios Owner Tom Skeeter Dead at 82
Watch Death Cab for Cutie's Poignant Final Performance With Chris Walla
U2 Back Catalog Sees Massive Sales Bump After 'Songs of Innocence'‚Äč Launch
Watch Lorde Perform Gothic Kanye West, Bon Iver Covers
See Beyonce and Jay Z's 'Bonnie and Clyde'-Like 'Bang Bang' Film
Taylor Swift's Inner Circle: Sizing Up Her Famous Friends
Hear Robert Ellis Cover Willie Nelson's 'Pretty Paper'
Hear Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) Cover Edgar Winter's 'Dying to Live'
D'oh Re Mi: 'The Simpsons' Take the Hollywood Bowl
Watch Maddie & Tae Perform 'Girl in a Country Song' on 'Letterman'
Jack White: 'Cynical Environment' of Detroit Led to Nashville Move
Farm Aid 2014's 10 Best Musical Moments
See Primus Play Tool's 'Aenima' With Danny Carey
'Miss America' Wins With Bizarre ‘Happy’/'Pitch Perfect' Cup Routine
Peter Gutteridge, Member of the Clean, the Chills and Snapper, Dead
Angel Olsen Sets Folk-Rock Aflame
Watch Macklemore, Fences Deliver Emphatic Version of 'Arrows' for 'GMA'
New York Bands Celebrate 40 Years of the Ramones With a Bowery Tribute
The Doors' Self-Made 'Feast of Friends' Doc to Finally Come Out This Fall
Darius Rucker to Release Christmas Album
George Harrison Week Planned for 'Conan,' Beck and Norah Jones to Perform
Robin Thicke Had Very Little to Do With 'Blurred Lines'
Angaleena Presley Checks Out Sad Souls at the 'Grocery Store' — Song Premiere
Sturgill Simpson Takes Down Zealots in Blistering Online Post
CMA Awards 2014 Performers Announced
Watch Yes Perform 'I've Seen All Good People' on 35th Anniversary Tour
Kiss Raise $1 Million for Oregon Military Museum
Jack White's Third Man Records to Issue Second Paramount Records Box
Eminem Sues New Zealand Political Party Over Unauthorized Song Use
Holly Williams Sings Love Letter to Her Grandparents
Flashback: Bruce Springsteen Goes Reggae in 1987
Hear an Unreleased Early Take of George Harrison's 'Dark Horse'
Grand Ole Opry Star George Hamilton IV Suffers Heart Attack
Jack White to Bob Dylan: 'You Guys Had It So Lucky'
Tim Dog, Rapper Accused of Faking Death, Confirmed Dead
Hear French Montana and Ty Dolla $ign Remix Jeremih's 'Don't Tell 'Em'
Rihanna Blasts CBS for Pulling Song from 'Thursday Night Football'
Grand Ole Opry Preps Free New York Show
Listen to Buzzcocks' Electrifying New Track 'It's Not You'
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Team Up for Sublime 'Nature Boy'
Watch Neil Diamond's Reflective 'Nothing But a Heartache' Video
Radney Foster's Facebook Followers Help Find Stolen Guitars
Michael Jackson Talks Perfection, God in Odd 'Blank on Blank' Interview
George Strait Immortalizes Farewell Tour With Live Album
Bruce Springsteen, Louis C.K. to Headline 'Stand Up for Heroes' Benefit
After Sluggish Start, Summer Concert Season Finishes Strong
Stream Josh Abbott Band's Nostalgic 'Tuesday Night' EP
Rush to Celebrate 40th Anniversary With Massive 'R40' Live Box Set
Run the Jewels Participate in Cat-Oriented Album Kickstarter
Paul McCartney Loads 'New' Collector's Edition With B-Sides, Doc
Fame: 'David Bowie Day' Is September 23rd in Chicago
Tim McGraw Performs 'Unstaged' Webcast From New York
Christian Rapper Lecrae Earns First Number One Album
Foo Fighters Day Declared in Richmond
Peter Hook Didn't Know About New Joy Division Twitter Account
Garth Brooks World Tour Adds Kentucky Shows
Metallica to Issue 27 Live Albums by End of 2014

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