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Indie Rock Musician Louise Aubrie Teases ‘Antonio’ Album with New ‘Ours’ Single Featuring Andy Woodard and Boz Boorer

The title is inspired by a line from the Jacques Brel song 'La Chanson De Jacky': "Même si on m'appelle Antonio" - "My name would be Antonio". It's a brilliant fantastical song about fame being fleeting, and imagining how life might be in the future: being washed up, reflecting on the glory days!

Bandcamp Holds Second Juneteenth Fundraiser Next Friday

By ELI JACE > Next Friday, June 18th, Bandcamp is set to lend a helping hand, as they often do. For their second annual Juneteenth fundraiser, when you purchase any music through the site, every cent will be donated to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, which helps to promote racial justice through litigation, advocacy, and...

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Consciousness Amid Crisis: Elaquent’s ‘Forever is a Pretty Long Time’ and the Superiority of the Arts in Our Lives

Consciousness Amid Crisis: Elaquent’s ‘Forever is a Pretty Long Time’ and the Superiority of the Arts in Our Lives by Jessica Brant Our longest days are barely over. What feels like a sci-fi feature set in a distant, dystopian future is the current reality for millions of Americans that were forced into home confinement for...

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Lockdown Get-Down Week 5: Festivals Continue Online To Keep the Summer Bright

[metaslider id=14386] Lockdown Get-Down Week 5: Festivals Continue Online To Keep the Summer Bright Well, it’s officially festival season but most of the world is, unfortunately, still in quarantine season. But for a few possibilities in Europe, projections in the US say huge gatherings may not get going again until fall 2021. While no actual...

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Exclusive Interview with ACRONYM Brand Founder, Music Photographer, Culture Curator & Festival Head Amy Nicole

I’m very pleased to have recently picked the brain of one of my favorite people in the music industry and one who wears many inter-related hats, Amy Nicole, founder of ACRONYM.  First of all, I really love how ACRONYM very much looks and feels like an extension of who you are. There’s such an active...

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State of the Industry Address

State of the Industry Address: Taking a look at the music industry and counter-culture as we head into another decade. by Jon C. Ireson Where are we now? Where…are…we…now? I’m Jon Ireson and this is to be a “State of the Industry” address, taking a look at where music is as we are about to...

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New Music Friday – A Look At This Week’s New Independent Releases

Independent Music Promotions takes a look at the latest eclectic and exciting new music being released by indie and major artists. Dirty Chime – Fifty One Fifty (Single) (Electronic Pop) Dirty Chime is the brainchild of solo artist Thomas Clayton, writing lyrics from personal experiences that touch on sensitive subjects such as mental health, medicating/over-medicating...

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You Need A Side Hustle To Your Side Hustle!

So, this is really the secret to engaging with your community on a meaningful level and the reason no one gives a shit about you or your band. You don’t have a side hustle to your side hustle. That is to say, your side hustle is being in a band. Well on top of that...

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Why Aren’t Venues Answering My Emails?

“Why aren’t venues replying to my emails?” This is one of the most common questions I get from bands trying to get to the next level. This is a great question. After all – you did a bunch of research to find a venue that booked bands who sound like yours and is small enough...

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Release Strategy And Your Band

Bands ask PR people all the time – “What should my release strategy look like? How do I maximize my impact on the scene?” Well I have an answer for you – we are going to look at some of my favorite bands for inspiration. So often bands want to go for the idea of...

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Nirvana - A Band to Geek Out To

The Value Of Being A Music Nerd

Everyone involved in the music industry is to some extent a music nerd. This is perhaps the single most important thing that you can realize about the music industry. It doesn’t matter what genre you are in, music isn’t a super profitable thing. But what it does offer is a place for serious nerds to...

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Content Strategy And Storytelling

So something bands bring up to me all the time is ‘Why do I need to be creating content all the time?’ and then the logical follow up which is ‘We can always figure out what to post when we are on the road or in the studio, but what do we post the rest...

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