London Calling: What the US Can Learn From The UK About Defending Local Music And Arts Communities

[UPDATED] The UK has earned a reputation as a musical powerhouse, churning out globally renowned groundbreaking artists, bands and DJs. But how? – with the backing of the government. At a time. Continue reading

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Live Music Leads To A Longer Life [STUDY]

A study commissioned by European mobile phone service company O2 has concluded that attending live music once a week can increase a life span by nine years.

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Promoters Promote & Musicians Invite

In the world of live music, all of its key players have very distinct interests. The venue wants to use live music as a way to drive their bottom line. Continue reading

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MusicThinkTank.com Weekly Recap: Thom Yorke vs. Spotify & More

Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud    Josh Kruk: Thom Yorke vs. Spotify: Rebel Without a Plan Chris Rucks: The Top 5 Biggest Mistakes To Make When Clearing Music. Continue reading

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House Concerts – You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

Shows can happen anywhere – bars, clubs, restaurants, mid-sized venues, arenas….even houses. It may look easy to put on a house show, but there are more things to consider that. Continue reading

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3 Things You Need to Know About Booking CMJ Music Marathon

Since it’s already January, it’s time to prepare for more shows in 2013. Many artists are gearing up applications for the CMJ Music Marathon. Before applying, check out the top. Continue reading

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5 Concert Apps That Shift The Live Music Paradigm

Guest post by Eliot Van Buskirk of Evolver.fm. The Flaming Lips blew us away in the ’90s, when they invited the crowd onto the stage as part of their infamous. Continue reading

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Thrillcall: A Groupon For Live Music

Guest post by Eliot Van Buskirk of Evolver.fm. Most of the time, the decision to see live music takes place weeks or even months in advance. You know the routine:. Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons Your Band Should Record Binaurally

Have you heard of a binaural recording? Binaural recording is a way to record sound to try and make the listener feel like he/she is in the room with the. Continue reading

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Study: Live Music’s Economic Impact Includes Food & Beverage Sales

A report on the economic impact of live music in Australia was recently released that revealed the significant contribution of one aspect of the music industry on a nation's economic. Continue reading

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