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Daily fanatic – True Grit in the Music Biz

August 16, 2011


Breaking into the music business today is a killer. Things are so bad that the Ontario band The Barr Brothers decided to try their hand at what they deemed was a more lucrative pursuit: YouTube videomaking. And like any well-schooled storyteller, they told the tale they know best – hard-working troubadours working their fingers to […]

Run Run Run support Wells Bring Hope through

August 4, 2011

1 artists Run Run Run are supporting Wells Bring Hope, an organization that is committed to drilling wells to bring safe water and good sanitation to rural villages in Niger, West Africa–saving lives with safe water. Safe water does so much more than prevent disease. It liberates women and children from hours of backbreaking daily labor […]

Daily fanatic – Sound advice from John Mayer

July 13, 2011


From the Berklee School of Music’s community blog comes this great write-up about John Mayer’s recent seminar to students of the famed music school. Mayer (one of Berklee’s noted alumni) devoted a full three hours to a thoughtful discussion about pursuing a career in music. He treated the packed audience to songs from his new […]

Daily fanatic – Nikka Costa releases new video

July 12, 2011


Self-styled “funky white bitch” Nikka Costa premiered her new video of “Nylons in a Rip” today. Gritty and raw in feeling, the video is shot in black and white and puts the spotlight on Nikka’s lusty vocals as she rocks out with her band. The song comes off her new EP Pro*Whoa, available on iTunes. Nikka […]

Daily fanatic – The Arcade Fire releases Deluxe Edition

June 27, 2011


The Arcade Fire’s web site says “The Suburbs Deluxe Edition is available outside North America on June 27th (August 2 in Canada & the US) along with two new songs and a film directed by Spike Jonze. The Suburbs reissue will include new tracks Speaking In Tongues and Culture War. The package will also include Scenes From […]

Daily fanatic – Bjork’s “Crystalline” sparkles

June 27, 2011


Icelandic singer-songwriter Bjork’s new single “Crystalline” has hit the Web. The single comes off her newest work, ‘Biophilia’, which her website describes as a “multimedia project encompassing music, apps, internet, installations and live shows.” It’s set to be released on June 30, the same day she launches a six-day residency at the Manchester International Festival in […]

Daily Fanatic – Coldplay unveils new songs in Glastonbury

June 26, 2011


NME – Coldplay Unveil New Songs At Glastonbury 2011 – Video “Last night, Coldplay headlined Glastonbury for the first time since 2005. The performance was filled with fireworks, confetti and a laser show, but the most exciting bit for fans was the fact that they played five brand new songs. Well, four brand new ones and their latest single ‘Every Teardrop Is […]