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Lockn’ Festival Announces 2017 Webcast

Lockn’ Festival Announces 2017 Webcast

Here’s your chance to catch the action live from all four days of this weekend’s Lockn’ Festival starting on Thursday evening. Scott Bernstein #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
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America’s Getting a New National Anthem — And a Rapper’s Gonna Write It

America’s Getting a New National Anthem — And a Rapper’s Gonna Write It

America’s National Anthem is becoming increasingly controversial. So why not write a new one? Not even the singers like ‘The Star Spangled Banner’. And despite its storied history, America’s National Anthem, ‘The Star Spangled Banner,’ is becoming a major problem at sporting events and public ceremonies. Now, the protests are intensifying. Just last week, an […]

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Say Goodbye To The Pizza Time Players: Chuck E. Cheese Retires Its Band

Say Goodbye To The Pizza Time Players: Chuck E. Cheese Retires Its Band
The CEO of the company that runs Chuck E. Cheese pizza parlors says its animatronic house band simply can’t live up to the expectations that kids today have for entertainment.

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The Marcus King Band Announces Inaugural Family Reunion Festival

The Marcus King Band Announces Inaugural Family Reunion Festival

Marcus King himself curated the lineup for the first ever installment of the Marcus King Band Family Reunion. Scott Bernstein #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
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Kung Fu Announces 2017 Fall Tour

Kung Fu Announces 2017 Fall Tour

Funk-fusion act Kung Fu will hit the road for an extensive tour this fall. Scott Bernstein #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
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The War On Drugs Streams New Album & Performs KFOG Private Concert

The War On Drugs Streams New Album & Performs KFOG Private Concert

Watch The War On Drugs perform songs from ‘A Deeper Understanding,’ their new album which can be streamed now ahead of Friday’s official release. Andy Kahn #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
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John Abercrombie, Jazz Guitarist, Dies At 72

John Abercrombie, Jazz Guitarist, Dies At 72
John Abercrombie helped define the sound of jazz guitar: from jazz-rock fusion to funky organ combos to the distinctive less-is-more sound he created on dozens of albums for the ECM label.

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California Is Still Arresting Too Many People of Color for Cannabis | Leafly

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John Abercrombie, Wry And Exploratory Jazz Guitarist, Dies At 72

John Abercrombie, Wry And Exploratory Jazz Guitarist, Dies At 72
Abercrombie began forming his style in Boston while attending Berklee in the mid-’60s, eventually helping to redefine the lines between jazz, fusion and rock.

(Image credit: John Rogers/Courtesy of ECM Records)

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Hope, Rebellion And Empowerment: The Multifaceted Appeal Of Mashrou’ Leila’s ‘Roman’

Hope, Rebellion And Empowerment: The Multifaceted Appeal Of Mashrou’ Leila’s ‘Roman’
The Lebanese alternative rock band’s hit single has taken on a life of its own this summer: as an anthem for women’s empowerment and as a song of hope for troubled political times.

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New Yorkers Mourn End Of An Era As ‘Village Voice’ Ceases Print Edition

New Yorkers Mourn End Of An Era As ‘Village Voice’ Ceases Print Edition
On Tuesday, the famed alt-weekly announced it would be ending its free weekly print edition. The publication was purchased by Peter Barbey in 2015.

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Phish Announces Dick’s 2017 Run Webcasts Including Free Sunday Stream

Phish Announces Dick’s 2017 Run Webcasts Including Free Sunday Stream

Phish has announced webcasts of all three upcoming shows in Colorado including a free webcast of the Sunday tour finale. Scott Bernstein #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
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Hear Three Rare Remixes Off D’Angelo’s ‘Brown Sugar’ Reissue

Hear Three Rare Remixes Off D’Angelo’s ‘Brown Sugar’ Reissue
With D’Angelo’s Brown Sugar reissue due out Friday, the singer dropped three rare remixes from the deluxe edition of

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Taylor Swift, After A Cryptic Week, Announces New Record

Taylor Swift, After A Cryptic Week, Announces New Record
Reputation, the star’s sixth record, is to be released Nov. 10.

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Joey Badass Stares at the Eclipse Without Glasses — Then Cancels 3 Shows

Joey Badass Stares at the Eclipse Without Glasses — Then Cancels 3 Shows

Did Joey Badass really think this one through? Donald Trump wasn’t the only person staring directly at the eclipse without glasses. Rapper Joey Badass also decided that glasses were for wussies. But perhaps that wasn’t the best idea. Just this morning, Joey Badass unexpectedly cancelled three shows. Connecting the dots, fans quickly linked those cancellation […]

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Formula 5 Announces 2017 Fall Tour

Formula 5 Announces 2017 Fall Tour

Upstate New York jam act Formula 5 lays out a 28-date fall tour. Scott Bernstein #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
https://www.jambase.com/article/formula-5-announces-2017-fall-tour

Happy Birthday Keith Moon: Isolated Drum Tracks

Happy Birthday Keith Moon: Isolated Drum Tracks

Listen to late drummer Keith Moon on isolated drum tracks of classic songs on what would have been The Who member’s 71st birthday today. Andy Kahn #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
https://www.jambase.com/article/happy-birthday-keith-moon-isolated-drum-tracks

Video: Umphrey’s McGee Guitarist Jake Cinninger Performs Solo Acoustic Instrumental In 2011

Video: Umphrey’s McGee Guitarist Jake Cinninger Performs Solo Acoustic Instrumental In 2011

Watch Jake Cinninger of Umphrey’s McGee performing a solo acoustic instrumental “Prayer Shack” in 2011. Andy Kahn #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
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Video: Umphrey’s McGee Guitarist Jake Cinninger Performs Solo Acoustic Instrumental In 2011

Video: Umphrey’s McGee Guitarist Jake Cinninger Performs Solo Acoustic Instrumental In 2011

Watch Jake Cinninger of Umphrey’s McGee performing a solo acoustic instrumental “Prayer Shack” in 2011. Andy Kahn #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
https://www.jambase.com/article/umphreys-mcgee-guitarist-jake-cinninger-performs-solo-acoustic-instrumental

The New Mastersounds Announce 2017 Fall Tour

The New Mastersounds Announce 2017 Fall Tour

Funk quartet The New Mastersounds lay out plans for a fall tour. Scott Bernstein #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
https://www.jambase.com/article/new-mastersounds-announce-2017-fall-tour

Want to See My YouTube CPMs for Every Country In the World?

Want to See My YouTube CPMs for Every Country In the World?

Did you score 1,000 views for a track on YouTube? How much did you earn? According to former WMG CEO Lyor Cohen, YouTube pays $3 for every 1,000 views. The RIAA states that the company pays closer to $1.50. A reputable independent analyst team stated that the video platform pays closer to $0.60. So, who’s […]

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https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/08/23/youtube-cpm-global/

Pianist Vijay Iyer Combines Complicated Rhythms With Modern Style On ‘Far From Over’

Pianist Vijay Iyer Combines Complicated Rhythms With Modern Style On ‘Far From Over’
Iyer studied physics and mathematics before becoming a professional musician in the 1990s. He composes music for an ensemble of interdisciplinary composers and jazz academics on his new album.

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Random Dudes Edition Pt. 1: Ed Dowie, Duke Garwood, Daniel Romano & Walter Martin

Random Dudes Edition Pt. 1: Ed Dowie, Duke Garwood, Daniel Romano & Walter Martin

Aaron “Neddy” Stein highlights recent releases by Ed Dowie, Duke Garwood, Daniel Romano and Walter Martin in this installment of RecommNeds. Aaron Stein #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
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Eleanor Rigby’s grave deeds to be auctioned with Beatles song score

Eleanor Rigby’s grave deeds to be auctioned with Beatles song score
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Gov’t Mule Welcomes Charlie Starr Of Blackberry Smoke In Columbus

Gov’t Mule Welcomes Charlie Starr Of Blackberry Smoke In Columbus

Last night’s Gov’t Mule/Blackberry Smoke show in Columbus came to a close with a collaborative encore. Scott Bernstein #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
https://www.jambase.com/article/govt-mule-welcomes-charlie-starr-blackberry-smoke-columbus

Tyler, the Creator Plots Fall ‘Flower Boy’ U.S. Tour

Tyler, the Creator Plots Fall ‘Flower Boy’ U.S. Tour
Tyler, the Creator announced a U.S. fall tour behind his recently issued fourth LP, Flower Boy. The trek kicks off October 31st in San Francisco, two days after the

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World Cafe Nashville: Republican Hair

World Cafe Nashville: Republican Hair
Hear an interview and live session with the Nashville new-wave-ish party band who draws inspiration from the sounds of the 1980s.

(Image credit: Casey Pierce/Courtesy of the artist)

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Rare Prince Concert Film ‘Sign o’ the Times’ to Air on Showtime

Rare Prince Concert Film ‘Sign o’ the Times’ to Air on Showtime
Prince’s 1987 concert film Sign o’ the Times, which has been out of print in the U.S. since 1991, will be available to watch once again this summer. Showtime has acquired the right to the film and will debut it on September 16th at 9 p.m. EST.

The artist decided to make the movie as a companion

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The Wooden Sky On World Cafe

The Wooden Sky On World Cafe
The band can be explosive, fiery and huge — and then, on a dime, it can be tender, beautiful and magnetically quiet. Hear its World Cafe session.

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Intellectual Property Lawyer by Day, Neo-Nazi Label Head by Night

Intellectual Property Lawyer by Day, Neo-Nazi Label Head by Night

Some people work two jobs to remain afloat. Others, like former Patterson Thuente lawyer Aaron W. Davis work to spread discriminatory neo Nazi ideology. Last week, a local newspaper exposed the dirty secret of an up-and-coming Minneapolis lawyer. During the day, Aaron W. Davis worked for intellectual property law firm Patterson Thuente. At night, Davis […]

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https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/08/23/patterson-thuente-aaron-w-davis-neo-nazi/

Taylor Swift Unveils Album Title ‘Reputation,’ Cover, Release Date

Taylor Swift Unveils Album Title ‘Reputation,’ Release Date Ahead of First Single
Taylor Swift has announced her long-awaited follow-up to 1989, Reputation. The singer’s sixth album will be released on November 10th.

Swift teased fans with an imminent announcement when she recently wiped all of her social media, including her Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr. Over the last

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Brooklyn Comes Alive Announces 2017 Daily Lineups

Brooklyn Comes Alive Announces 2017 Daily Lineups

The full slate of supergroups, tributes and collaborations to take place at next month’s Brooklyn Comes Alive has been revealed. Scott Bernstein #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
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‘The Compleat Beatles’: 10 Takeaways From Great, Overlooked Fab Four Doc

‘The Compleat Beatles’: 10 Takeaways From Great, Overlooked Fab Four Doc
If you’re looking for documentaries on the Beatles, you don’t have a shortage of options, with two of the splashier offerings being, of course, the Anthology series, and Ron Howard’s Eight Days a Week.

The latter is blessed with rich, high-quality, color footage of the years when the

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311 Announces 2017 Fall Tour

311 Announces 2017 Fall Tour

Omaha rockers 311 detail a cross-country fall tour. Scott Bernstein #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
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Dave Grohl Talks Directing Daughters for New Foo Fighters Video

Dave Grohl Talks Directing Kids, Neil DeGrasse Tyson Influence for New Foo Fighters Video
Dave Grohl is in a metaphysical mood. The musician, who directed the video for the group’s latest single, “The Sky Is a Neighborhood,” says that he was inspired by an unlikely musical source: Neil DeGrasse Tyson. In 2012, after Time magazine asked the astrophysicist, “What is the most astounding

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Jonatha Brooke On Mountain Stage

Jonatha Brooke On Mountain Stage
Hear the singer-songwriter’s return to Mountain Stage in this 2016 performance, which features the Mountain Stage Band joining in for the Woody Guthrie-penned “You And I.”

(Image credit: Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage)

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Alt.Latino Pays Tribute To Juan Gabriel

Alt.Latino Pays Tribute To Juan Gabriel
The immensely popular Mexican singer died Sunday. Alt.Latino gathers some friends to mourn his death, celebrate his music and unpack his legacy.

(Image credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for LARAS)

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Margo Price Shares ‘Weakness’ Official Video

Margo Price Shares ‘Weakness’ Official Video

Watch the official video for “Weakness,” the title track off Margo Price’s recently issued EP. Andy Kahn #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
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Mariah Carey Reveals Battling Self Esteem Issues Since Childhood

Mariah Carey Reveals Battling Self Esteem Issues Since Childhood
Mariah Carey said in a revealing new interview that she grapples with self-confidence issues – and often feels the outside world won’t allow her to be a “regular human being.” “I deserve the same respect as anybody else,” the singer told

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Watch Queens of the Stone Age’s Hilarious ‘Villains’ ‘Focus Group’

Watch Queens of the Stone Age’s Hilarious ‘Villains’ ‘Focus Group’
Forget music critics: Queens of the Stone Age decided to focus group their new LP, Villains, by seeking out the opinions of … their previous albums. In a goofy

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Watch A Clip From ‘May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers’ Documentary

Watch A Clip From ‘May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers’ Documentary

Scott Avett and Seth Avett talk about the dynamic of their childhood relationship in the latest clip from ‘May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers.’ Scott Bernstein #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
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The Mallett Brothers Band To Perform With Phish Drummer Jon Fishman

The Mallett Brothers Band To Perform With Phish Drummer Jon Fishman

Phish drummer Jon Fishman will play a full set with The Mallett Brothers Band tonight. Scott Bernstein #Jambase #MusicNews #IndieBrew
https://www.jambase.com/article/mallett-brothers-band-perform-phish-drummer-jon-fishman

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