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The Indies Make Their Mark at the Grammys

Though major labels won about 85 percent of the awards at the Grammys on Sunday, the indies make their mark at the Grammys, winning three out of the 20 popular categories. Aphex Twin won best Dance/Electronic album for Syro, over…

Giorgio Moroder and Skrillex Are Working on Tron Video Game Soundtrack

Giorgio Moroder and Skrillex Are Working on Tron Video Game Soundtrack. Moroder revealed to the British magazine Clash earlier this month that Disney asked him to compose the music for the soundtrack. On Skrillex’s role, he told Clash, “We have…

New York City to Offer Affordable Housing for Musicians and Artists

Despite Patti Smith’s statement at a 2010 Cooper Union event that “New York has closed itself off to the young and the struggling,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio had a reassuring announcement for young artists and musicians. “We…

Artists on Pandora AMP

Are you an artist or producer that has their music streamable via Pandora? Pandora AMP has now been launched and you don’t want to miss out! With streaming royalties such a concern these days, Pandora is offering this platform as…

Deezer Partners with LyricFind

Leading global music streaming service Deezer today announced the launch of its new Lyrics feature, helping bedroom Beyoncé’s and ‘have a go’ Gaga’s to get the lyrics right to their favorite tracks. For the first time ever, users will be…

WDA launches MyTones for Firefox OS

The ringtone distribution capabilities we offer have just gotten better. Not only do you have the ability to upload pre-cut ringtones as well as create ringtones from existing tracks for distribution into iTunes and WDA, the offering of Ringtone Distribution…

Streaming service WIMP launches TIDAL in the US!

Streaming service WIMP launches TIDAL in the US! – Aspiro Group, the company behind the WiMP Music streaming service in Europe, has launched a new service, Tidal, in the US and UK with a focus on high-fidelity audio, editorial curation…

Amazon Launches Prime Music
Amazon Prime Music has officially launched. This streaming music service, offers Amazon Prime users unlimited, ad-free streaming on over a million songs. The service allows users to play specific curated playlists as well as the ability to add individual songs…
YouTube Releases Video Tips for EDM
The guys at http://www.hypebot.com have done a great article on how to release music One of the more interesting documents from the Ibiza International Music Summit is YouTube's "Top Strategies for Electronic Music - Labels, DJs, Festivals." The series of tips…
Top 100 Influential Music Blogs

The Style of Sound has compiled a list of the 100 most influential music blogs across several genres (indie, alternative, electronica, house, techno, hip hop, folk, soul, pop, rock, punk and more). “Our list focuses on the most influential music…