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  1. Is Pitchfork Fest Cursed? President Chris Kaskie Talks Lineup Setbacks

    July 18, 2014 9:15 AM EDT Even before Death Grips announced their break up July 2, Pitchfork's ninth annual Music Festival in Chicago had already experienced a few unfortunate setbacks to its lineup. On April 26, Chicago footwork pioneer DJ Rashad passed away from ...

  2. Backbeat: Fifth Anniversary of Captured Tracks

    September 03, 2013 3:36 PM EDT Several hundred fans of dreamily retro indie rock gathered in Brooklyn over the long weekend to help celebrate the fifth anniversary of Captured Tracks , the Brooklyn-based label behind the bands Wild Nothing , DIIV , Beach Fossils , Mac DeMarc ...

  3. Pitchfork Fest 2013: Bigger Headliners, More Sponsors, Elaborate Production, Killer Mike and El-P's New Beer

    July 18, 2013 6:35 PM EDT Now in its eighth year, the Pitchfork Music Festival has growing pains like any other festival. It's likely to sell out a capacity of 54,000 tickets across three days at Chicago's Union Park. It also has a record sponsor count that� ...

  4. SXSW Panel: Pitchfork’s Schreiber, Hollywood Bowl’s Rees, and More on State of Music Curation

    March 14, 2013 10:07 PM EDT With more ways than ever to discover, consume and create music, those who excel at filtering the flood are enjoying increasing amounts of capital -- both cultural and financial. Fenway Recordings founder Mark Kates gathered a team of influential ...

  5. Twitter 140: Page 10

    July 26, 2012 7:17 PM EDT « PREVIOUS | NEXT » RETURN TO INDEX Salaam Remi Producer (Nas, Amy Winehouse, Fergie) @SalaamRemi The legendary producer (Nas, Amy Winehouse) turns the bulk of his feed over to retweets of those either mentioning him and his work, talking music pr ...

  6. Live Music Sponsorships Focus of Panels, Award at Billboard Touring Conference

    October 27, 2011 3:45 PM EDT The growth and vitality of live music branding and sponsorship partnerships will be reflected in high-profile content and awards at the eighth annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards, set for Nov. 9-10 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York C ...

  7. Billboard's Twitter 140: Music-Industry Characters You Need To Follow

    March 18, 2011 10:30 AM EDT Billboard's Twitter 140: It's not about how many followers. It's not about the quantity of tweets/retweets. It's about quality. Personality. Excellent linkage. These people are followed by those who work the smartest. Whether i ...