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NoonChorus to launch with Bully stream

Posted April 25, 2020, 10:19 a.m.
NoonChorus to launch with Bully stream

photo by Loren Green

A new live stream platform called NoonChorus will launch on Tuesday, April 28, with Sub Pop recording artist Bully performing her album Feels Like in its entirety.

The new service uses a paid ticket format to create a revenue stream for artists while provided live music directly to fans. Unlike many of the currently available streaming services, NoonChorus allows artists to set their ticket price and keep 100% of proceeds. More info is available via their website. Bully's set will take place at 8EDT next Tuesday.

Pirates Press wants to Rock The Sofa

Posted April 12, 2020, 8:29 a.m.
Pirates Press wants to Rock The Sofa

Pirates Press has announced Rock The Sofa, a website listing of online music events. As artists are frequently performing live sets online, the site serves as a calendar of sorts for fans to tune in. Participants from Pirates Press so far have included The Slackers, Lenny Lashley,members of The Drowns and The Aggrolites, and more.

Anybody looking to be added can contact them via the Rock The Sofa site.

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Music News New A/V project includes collaborators from Full of Hell, Chelsea Wolfe +

Posted April 5, 2020, 9:20 a.m.

New A/V project includes collaborators from Full of Hell, Chelsea Wolfe +

Jesse Draxler - Reigning Cement

Revolver is sharing a new project by visual artist Jesse Draxler and Full of Hell's Dylan Walker. Watch "Time reign cemenT" here, from the project titled Reigning Cement. In this collaboration, Walker's composition ...

Music News Kathy Valentine (Go-Go's) memoir

Posted April 4, 2020, 12:58 p.m.

Kathy Valentine (Go-Go's) memoir

All I Ever Wanted: A Rock 'N' Roll Memoir

On March 31, Happy Publication Day released All I Ever Wanted: A Rock 'N' Roll Memoir, by Kathy Valentine. Valentine was basseist for The Go-Go's, whose Beauty and the Beat album reached #1 back ...

Music News A new visual history book of 13th Floor Elevators

Posted April 4, 2020, 11:21 a.m.

A new visual history book of 13th Floor Elevators

image courtesy of Anthology Editions

Written and curated by Paul Drummond and published by Anthology Editions, a new book titled 13th Floor Elevators: A Visual History will be available on APril 21. The book tells the story of the band ...

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Music News The Isolate/Create project

Posted March 25, 2020, 6:09 p.m. in Music News by Loren

The Isolate/Create project

photo by Marfa Capodanno

Several artists have teamed up to host ISOLATE/CREATE, a free resource that shares stems, multi-track sessions, RPG games and/or video files to "spark ...

Learn more about ISOLATE/CREATE.
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Music News Gimme Radio offers visibility for bands with cancelled tours

Posted March 22, 2020, 9:57 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Gimme Radio offers visibility for bands with cancelled tours

photo by Loren Green

As Covid-19 continues to shut down musicians' tour plans (and worse), many bands have lost the network of support and income they rely on. The ...

Music News Lydia Lunch oral history (book)

Posted March 14, 2020, 12:55 p.m. in Music News by Loren

Lydia Lunch oral history (book)

The War Is Never Over

Author Nick Soulsby has compiled a new oral history exploring the career of Lydia Lunch, founder of Teenage Jesus & The Jerks, and longtime music maker ...

Soulby has written several music-related books, including Swans: Sacrifice and Transendence. He authored a guest column for SPB about Swans, related to that project, just last year. Learn more about the film here.

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Music News The Mavericks of Lone Star Punk: the book

Posted March 8, 2020, 11:52 a.m. in Music News by Loren

The Mavericks of Lone Star Punk: the book

excerpt from Texas Is The Reason: The Mavericks of Lone Star Punk

In late February, Bazillion Points books published a new book titled Texas Is The Reason: The Mavericks of Lone Star Punk, which compiles essays and ...

Music News Radiohead Public Library

Posted Jan. 20, 2020, 10:52 a.m. in Music News by Loren

Radiohead Public Library

photo by Alex Lake

Radiohead has curated their own collection, and is now hosting it online via the "Radiohead Public Library." For its opening week, band members Colin and ...

Music News Fire Fight Australia fundraising festival

Posted Jan. 16, 2020, 10:22 p.m. in Music News by T

Fire Fight Australia fundraising festival

Australia is burning and ravaged by blazing bushfires that have left more than a billion animals killed and around eleven million hectares of bushland scorched ...

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Music News LTJ's Vinnie Fiorello raising funds for WWF Australia

Posted Jan. 11, 2020, 10:23 a.m. in Music News by Loren

LTJ's Vinnie Fiorello raising funds for WWF Australia

artwork by Vincent Fiorello

Less Than Jake drummer and artist Vinnie Fiorello is currently selling 12X12" art prints through Paper + Plastick as a fundraiser for WWF Australia. The fundraiser ...

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