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Who Needs A Record Label?

Who Needs Labels When You’ve Got ASCAP? by Laura Sydell for NPR It’s open mic night at the Bazaar Cafe in San Francisco. A musician who calls himself Porter steps up with a guitar and harmonica strapped around his neck. The small cafe is packed, though it’s mostly packed with other singer-songwriters. Porter is 27, [...]

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New Band News

Alexandra Palombit asks, “Wait. The End? Is that Steal The Breeze‘s new name? I was just on and saw that? (Also, I like that im artist of the year!) We answered, “Go, girl, go! We’re going to need your award winning talents. Steal The Breeze, The End, and a few other bands will likely [...]

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2009: Year In Review

Click here for the 2009 Year In Review Computers And Internet Security, Entertainment, Music, Environmental Issues, Games, News, Songs and Sustainability.

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Stir Fry Music Festival Photo Gallery

The Stir Fry Music Revival

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Jet Set To Tour

Jet is an Australian band that rose to fame in the early 2000′s. Brothers Nic Cester and Chris Cester grew up in a suburb just out of Melbourne. As kids, they would pick through their dad’s record album collection to find anything good, such as, The Who, AC/DC, The Easybeats, Faces, The Loved Ones and [...]

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The Mistaken

About THe Mistaken A great photographer friend, Ed Simmons suggested the following band might be fun to work with: In the words of one Mistaken fan: ‘you aren’t writing about milkshakes…’ The Mistaken deal with lonely satellites, bunker-dwelling control-freaks, articulate terrorists and George Zapata, among others. Is it a thankless job? We think not. The [...]

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Purusa Not From the USA?

This journey began in 2001 when at 17 years old, Stuart and Callum formed the band. During this year they played small local shows and school concerts, gaining valuable experience. The duo quickly formed a fantastic musical understanding of one another and shared the same goals and ambitions. Through the years they wrote a full [...]

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Lollapalooza Lineup 2009

Lollapalooza 2009 will be held in Austin and Chicago. The lineup will include: Kings Of Leon, Jane’s Addiction, Depeche Mode and the Beastie Boys. The full lineup is ecpected to be announced in April.

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Tinted Windows

Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha, Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos, Hanson’s Taylor Hanson and the bassist from Fountains Of Wayne Adam Schlesinger have formed a new band called Tinted Windows. The group has recorded a full length album and will perform at Billboard’s South by Southwest showcase on March 20 in Austin, Texas.

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Post-American Record Labels In Trouble: Sony Sees Shortfall

BACKGROUND Sony kind-of bought American culture. A few years back they purchased BMG. Who was BMG? Well, they were an American company that bought-up a bunch of then famous American record labels, like EPIC and Columbia Records. Way back before all of this merger activity… the independent labels brought forth some great music. A large [...]

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