Music Awards Shortlist Announces Nominess

An innovative awards program that promotes and honors non-mainstream music, The Shortlist Organization has revealed this year’s “Long List” of 73 initial nominations for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize, as. Continue reading

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DiscLive Extends Concert CD Pact With The Pixies

DiscLive has announced that it will follow the Pixies on their fall tour and provide limited edition live discs from most shows starting with the September 18 performance at the. Continue reading

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Smart Old School Promo: Dylan & Willie Nelson Tour Minor League Ball Parks

Here is some smart old school tour packaging that is generating a lot of buzz for two classic artists as reported by LiveDaily.com: “Music legends Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson. Continue reading

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UK Bands Use New Technologies To Promote Spontaneous Guerrilla Performances

From Wired.com: “Punk is back, and it’s got a laptop. A new breed of alternative British rocker is once again giving the finger to the corporate music machine, thanks to. Continue reading

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CelebrityAccess And Billboard Launch Concert Database

Billboard, the world’s leading music and entertainment trade publication, today announced that it has partnered with CelebrityAccess, the leading provider of real-time news and information to the live performance industry.. Continue reading

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Musicmatch Makes Sharing Track With Friends Via Email Legal

FROM THE HOLLWOOD REPORTER: Online music company Musicmatch unveiled its latest release, which allows people to e-mail their favorite music to friends without breaking any laws. The new feature is. Continue reading

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U2 Readies Response To Stolen CD Master

FROM WIRED.COM Irish rock band U2 told the London Daily Telegraph that, should an unfinished advance copy of its new album that was stolen during a photo shoot in France. Continue reading

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Electronic Press Kits Get Soul

We’re a huge fan of bands producing and using EPK’s (Electronic Press Kits) as promotional tools. Not only do EPK’s save a lot of wasted paper and trees, but they. Continue reading

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Why Isn’t Any Band Really Using The Techonolgies?

After reading Bob Lefsetz’s piece (posted on hypebot a couple of days ago) on the unusual promotion and distribution model used for the new documentary OUTFOXED I realized how surprised. Continue reading

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“OUTFOXED” And What It Can Teach The Music Industy

The opportunities and empowerments that new technologies can provide musicians and the music industry is a large part of what Hypebot is all about. Commentator/Writer/Radio Host Bob Lefsetz really captures. Continue reading

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