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DW Drums Drops Drummer After Racist Tirade

DW Drums has dropped its affiliation with a well known drummer after a racist social media...

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For Musicians, Discussing Racism on Social Media is a Minefield

If you are a musician thinking about discussing racism on your social media pages, here are some...

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As Venues Reopen, Artists Should Worry About Distancing Guidelines

A Facebook post by a music venue in the UK sets up what could become a disastrous situation for...

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NIVA Says Up to 90% of US Music Venues in Danger of Closing

An association representing US music venues says 90% of them could close if things aren't back to...

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Has Eventbrite Found a Way to Survive the Pandemic?

Online ticket seller Eventbrite may have found a lifeline that will allow it to survive the...

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Advice For Musicians Wanting to Get on Podcasts

Podcasts continue to explode in popularity ... so how do musicians book themselves as guests?...

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Is This Why 'Lady A' REALLY Changed Its Name?

Lady A, formerly Lady Antebellum, stirred up some controversy when it announced a name change...

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About Those Distancing Citations Given Out to Nashville Bars

Some strong reactions after the city of Nashville cited several venues for failing to adhere to...

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RANT: YouTube Music Too Slow to Roll Out New Features

YouTube Music's effort to help Google Play Music subscribers transfer their playlists has been...

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Will the Grammys Do What the Oscars Are Doing?

The Oscars will be implementing diversity requirements for films hoping to be nominated for...

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Many Musicians Are Failing at THIS Social Responsibility

Music artists have platforms and that means they shoulder a social responsibility to not share...

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Can Politicians Use Any Song At Campaign Rallies?

Tom Petty's family sent a cease-and-desist to the President after one of Petty's songs was used...

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Is Square Withholding Merch Money From Musicians?

Many musicians use Square to process credit card payments for merchandise sales. Now, thousands...

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RANT: Live Nation Can Go F**k Off

Live Nation announced new policy changes for 2021 ... and many of them are a big "middle finger"...

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Sony Strikes Another Blow to Physical Media

A recent announcement from Sony brings the world a step closer to the loss of physical media like...

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Ari Herstand Blasts Reverbnation

Music business expert Ari Herstand blasted Reverbnation for shaking down money from artists and...

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Live Nation Backpedaling on Some Policy Changes

Musicians were enraged last week when Live Nation announced new policy changes for 2021 ... but...

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Why Chase Rice, Promoter and Fans Deserve All the Criticism

A controversial show by country artist Chase Rice has led to a bevy of criticism by other...

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England Suggesting No Singing at Weddings Due to COVID19

Musicians in England are going to have a tougher time making extra money performing at weddings...

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Will New Merch Sales on FB and Instagram Devalue Artist Websites?

Just because musicians will soon be able to sell merch directly from FB and Instagram doesn't...

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