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Prince on the Independent Music Promotions Blog

Has Prince revolutionized the way artists market their music?

This time last week in a little flat in East London, something magical was in the works; the return of pop legend Prince. The 55-year-old had previously dropped hints of holding a press conference in his friend and fellow musician, Lianne La Havas’ residence. Well come February 5th, he’d done just that, allowing just a...

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Courtney Barnett on the Independent Music Promotions Blog

6 New(ish) Acts to Look Out For in 2014

One of my favourite things about a new year is getting a new wave of sounds and faces in the music industry. It freshens things up and it’s great to see and hear a bucketload of talent. Here are my faves of the new year thus far! Courtney Barnett The artist I’m most excited about...

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Solange Knowles on the Independent Music Promotions Blog

6 Most Anticipated Music Releases of 2014 (July-December)

Here’s the second chapter in a look at 2014’s releases… Lana Del Rey Yet another ‘marmite’ artist, the jury is still out for me on Lana del Rey. I do find her voice amazing at times, but it is slightly numbing that her belated success has only come after a re-branding process that saw her...

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Beck on the Independent Music Promotions Blog

6 Most Anticipated Music Releases of 2014 (January-June)

With a new year, comes a whole new bunch of releases from some of the most revered artists around, let’s look at some of the biggest and best to come during the first half of 2014… Warpaint American indie rockers Warpaint see their second studio album released in just a couple of weeks time. The...

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Childish Gambino’s follow-up is as daring as ever, as ‘Because the Internet’ finally drops

Donald Glover is a strange man. An established comedian, writer on ‘30 Rock’ and star on cult US sitcom ‘Community’, he is a funny, funny man. But, it turns out music is his main passion, as he returns with his second official album release, ‘Because the Internet’, and his alter-ego Childish Gambino comes to the...

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Ennion Morricone The Good The Bad and The Ugly Album Cover on the Independent Music Promotions Blog

Seven Defining Movie Soundtracks

Movies and music have gone hand in hand for years, one not being complete without the other. Most of the memorable film moments over the last few decades have had the background music make them what they are. So on that note, let’s delve into the top 7 ‘perfect’ movie soundtracks… Hans Zimmer- Inception A...

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6 UK Music Festivals You HAVE to Attend

Music festivals are a hobby for many, the magical worlds that exist for a weekend, even a week long, the music, the stages of varied musical taste, it’s a great experience. Here are the top six festivals around the world that you MUST go to! Reading & Leeds Festival WHEN: August 22nd-24th 2014 WHERE: Reading & Leeds, UK...

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Alice BrightSky releases her first LP, full of strong female folk-rock and one special cameo!

NYC-based artist Alice BrightSky has a beautiful voice that, when combined with some perfect instrumentation, creates several stunning moments on her first LP, a collection of songs six years in the making. BrightSky manages to bring together some melodic folk-rock, combines it with her soft, delicate vocals and manages to surpass and impress the listener...

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6 of the Greatest Musical Reunions

When a big, successful band decide to call it a day, tears are shed by all…but in the case of this sextet, fans rejoiced when years later, they revived themselves, releasing new music, heading out on a fresh new tour, and to great effect. Below are the best musical comebacks ever… Blur They may have...

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5 Bands Who’re Making a Musical Comeback

Ah, the one hit wonder. There’s always been a few artists/bands who’ve hit the jackpot, producing a song which captures a nation’s, or even the world’s imagination, until it is over and over and OVERPLAYED! Thereafter, the band are judged by the heights of that one song, and most usually fade into obscurity. Well here...

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10 Artists You MUST Hear This Fall

As we draw into the latter stages of 2013 (how quickly has it gone by the way?!), let’s take a look at some traditional big-hitters, and some newer artists that may be catching you by surprise this autumn… San Cisco A band I first saw in Spring of this year, supporting the strange, indie stylings...

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Haim’s hit the sweet spot with debut album, ‘Days Are Gone’

The hotly anticipated debut album from American trio, HAIM, is finally here and it is very impressive indeed. ‘Days Are Gone’, is a tightly produced album, with synth-pop, indie-rock laden riffs thrown into the mixture, some RnB beats also present. The three sisters have captivated with their strong single releases to date, and they do dominate...

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