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For Up-And-Coming Musicians, NPR’s Tiny Desk Can Be As Much Of A Boost As Late-Night TV

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While being able to showcase their talents on late night TV has typically been the best launching pad for artists, but it seems a new venue for such jumpstarts to success has been found in the intimate setting of an NPR studio, or so the numbers would suggest. _____________________________ Guest post by Emily Blake of Next Big Sound […]

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Watch 65,000 Green Day Fans Sing Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” [VIDEO]

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This is AWESOME!! An onstage camera captured a unique moment during a concert by Green Day, when about 65,000 fans joined together to sing Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.”  The concert, which took place on July 1st in London’s Hyde Park, was part of Green Day’s Revolution Radio tour.  “Seeing a British crowd singing that song after […]

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Why Saying Yes to Every Single Gig Is Actually Bad Advice

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Why Saying Yes to Every Single Gig Is Actually Bad Advice Guest Post by JEREMY YOUNG Taking career advice from multi-platinum artists should always come with some generous grains of salt, but this latest dispatch from Imagine Dragons‘ recent interview with NPR has me particularly befuddled. In it, singer Dan Reynolds imparts his advice to aspiring musicians that “you have to […]

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