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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 tirade.   AMAZON...

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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 important things to...

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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 venues and musicians...

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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 normal in the next...

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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 shutdown brought on by...

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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? This episode has some...

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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 last week. But was...

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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 distancing...

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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 met with delays. This...

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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 awards ... will The...

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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 misinformation online...

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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 at Saturday's rally....

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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 of small businesses...

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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" to artists....

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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 music CDs....

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Ari Herstand Blasts Reverbnation

Music business expert Ari Herstand blasted Reverbnation for shaking down money from artists and not taking a stand...

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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 now the company is...

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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 artists.    AMAZON...

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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 and receptions thanks...

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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 mean they should pull...

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