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GUEST BLOG: Tidal: So What Now?

Within a plethora of methods that we have to get music out, in a rather grandiose unveiling, Jay-Z announced Tidal. This is a streaming service that allows the consumer to stream lossless files and high-quality video for a $20 dollar fee. It’s also billed as the music service controlled by the musicians themselves, totting co-ownership from the likes of Alicia Keys, Arcade Fire, Beyonce, and Calvin Harris just to name a few. As I was viewing the press conference where many “A list” artists signed the declaration to the service,…

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TIDAL: The Music Industry’s Biggest Lie Alternative Indie Metal News Pop Pop Punk Rock 

TIDAL: The Music Industry’s Biggest Lie

Major modern artists all the way from Alicia Keys to Jay Z have come together to release one of the first ever artist owned music platforms… or, so they say. “Jimi Hendrix once said, that music doesn’t lie,” Alicia Keys spoke at the podium for TIDAL’s launch video, and she’s right. Music doesn’t lie, but these musicians who have come together to be a face for the type of companies they state they are against? That is a lie, perhaps one of the biggest lies we have ever seen in the…

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Lollapalooza 2014 Schedule Announced Indie News Rock 

Lollapalooza 2014 Schedule Announced

Lollapalooza returns to downtown Chicago from August 1 to 3, and now festival-goers can start planning out their itinerary. The full 2014 lineup was announced earlier, but now Lolla has released their full schedule, which you can check out here. Per usual, the festival presents an array of difficult choices: Eminem vs. Arctic Monkeys on Friday, OutKast up against Calvin Harris, Cut Copy and others on Saturday, and Kings of Leon squaring off against Skrillex, Chance the Rapper and Darkside on Sunday. Oh, the choices. Other decisions you’ll be forced to make:…

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Lollapalooza 2014 Lineup Announced Indie News Rock 

Lollapalooza 2014 Lineup Announced

Lollapalooza 2014 released its lineup today, and the huge names on the roster have fans even more excited than they were before. With artists like Lorde, Arctic Monkeys, Foster The People, The 1975 and others set to attend, it’s going to be a big year. The festival will be taking place from August 1 through 3 in Grant Park in Chicago, I.L. The event is described as more than just a music festival, but a “three day cultural experience” with food, shows, kids events and even a farmers market.  For more…

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Ellie Goulding Chats With Rolling Stone News 

Ellie Goulding Chats With Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone caught up with Ellie Goulding to talk about her upcoming album, Halcyon Days. The singer opens up about working with Calvin Harris and the 10 new tracks off of the album. You can check out the article here. Halycon Days is the companion album to her 2012 smash, Halcyon,and will be released on August 27th. You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here.

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Paramore Confirmed For 2013 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience News 

Paramore Confirmed For 2013 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience

Paramore has been confirmed for the 2013 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, along with several others. Check out the first confirmed acts after the jump and buy concert tickets here.

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