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The silhouettes on the cover of Jeshel Forrester's latest album Jeshel, are, although unintended, is, highly…
02.24 / 23:31
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This week in tour news we pleased to announce that speed metal group Dragonforce are returning to New Zealand in the middle of the year to support the release…
02.24 / 23:20
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After embedding themselves firmly within our musical short-term memory with several unreasonably catchy singles, Dad Jokes have cracked a corker of an album in the form of Watch Out For The Bullies. The good-time garage rocking record was laid down…
02.24 / 23:20
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Having released their ninth studio album The Deep Set last month, The Bats have surfaced with a new video for single 'No Trace'. Directed by Andrei Talili, the clip follows a group of children playing a game of hide and seek in…
02.24 / 23:20
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Prolific Hamilton d-beat crew Spiteful Urinator have dropped twelve fresh tracks of misanthropic heavy punk rock. Titled Absurdities And Death Rites, the album is comprised of ten original tracks that are sub-two minute…
02.24 / 23:20
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Having announced a new album earlier this month, Dragonforce have now announced they will be winging their way back to New Zealand in June. The British speed metal group are unleashing their seventh studio album Reaching Into Infinity in May…
02.24 / 23:20
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In stark contrast the intellectual and economic arguments that made up most of the filings with U.S. Copyright Office over "safe harbors" and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, a new one offers a simple, silent video message from top artists. Over 60 seconds of silence, white letters on a…
02.24 / 19:29
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When artists set out to plan a tour, there are challenging decisions that must be made, when it comes to where fans and venues are located, what cities are worth visiting, and how a tour can best be promoted. Here we examine how to gather and harness collected fan…
02.24 / 18:06
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The evidence that organic reach is in decline could not be more clear, meaning that preexisting social media stratagems are no longer as effective as they once were. Here we look at the best way for entrepreneurial artists to combat this decline across various social media platform. ________________________ Guest…
02.24 / 17:42
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While startup incubators and accelerators have proven to be successful tech company launchpads , their involvement music has been limited. Only Nashville's Project Music and the UK's Abbey Road have been sustained efforts. This week, the most high music incubator to date, TechStars Music, announced its inaugural class. _________________________________…
02.24 / 17:20
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Gone are the days of A&R executives scouring artist's social media to determine an artists popularity. Now, these executives have in many ways fallen back on older methods of gauging whether an artist will be a label success. Here, we look at four factors they are likely to be…
02.24 / 16:39
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Internet advertising companies selling keywords under suspicious circumstances is nothing new, and is a practice which landed Google in some serious hot water in the early '00s. The latest perpetrator seems to be Facebook, who has been selling actual artist names as keywords. _________________________ Guest post by Chris Castle…
02.24 / 16:18
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When Live Nation (then SFX) began the rollup of disparate and often warring independent promoters to form a concert promotion behemoth, many in the industry thought it was doomed to failure. But under the management of CEO Michael Rapino, Live Nation has proven the doubters (including myself) wrong while…
02.24 / 16:18
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Each week, we ask a high-profile New Zealander to share a photo memory. Lydia Cole is an Auckland-based singer-songwriter, whose sophomore album The Lay of the Land, is out this month. She and her band will tour the country in Mar…
02.24 / 16:07
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Fast Company has named its Most Innovative Companies of 2017 and 10 made Music 's Most Innovative list. They include only one music streamer, one record label, one that has very little to do with music and a heavy emphasis on companies that empower musicians. _________________________ 10 Most Innovative…
02.24 / 15:58
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While having quality music is import, the impact the visuals have on your brand as an artists, and on connecting with fans and selling your music in general, cannot be understated. Here we look at four ways in which a good graphic designer can benefit you as an artist…
02.24 / 15:16
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In most parts of the country, state officials are working to limit ticket re-sales and scalping. Not so in Virginia, where a new bill has passed that guarantees the ability to resell concert and other event tickets. _________________________________________ A new bill passed in the Virginia state legislature guarantees the…
02.24 / 14:57
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It's all but official that Lorde​ will release her latest album in fewer than two wee…
02.24 / 04:45
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Bruce Springsteen fans going to Auckland for his concert are irate that Jetstar cancelled flights out of Napier and Palmerston North on Friday with little warn…
02.24 / 04:24
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Pukekohe's very own country music star will be performing in front of two hugely popular international singers during the Stampede Music Festival on March 4. …
02.24 / 03:42
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