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  1. Ashley Capps on This Weekend's Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, Asheville, Bonnaroo, Way More (Q&A)

    October 23, 2013 5:49 PM EDT This coming weekend marks the launch of a new music festival franchise in Asheville, North Carolina. The Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit runs Oct. 25-27 and will feature mostly smaller electronic music artists with the notable exception ...

  2. Primary Wave, Motel 6 Open Doors To Touring Bands

    August 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Primary Wave Music, has put together a partnership with Motel 6 that will give touring rock bands free lodging in exchange for putting up the "Rock Yourself to Sleep logo on their social network sites, like Twitter, MySpace and Facebook. The ...

  3. Classical Publisher Boosey Turns To Pop Synchs

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Label management specialist Absolute has signed an agreement with Boosey & Hawkes, under which the the classical publisher's Music Consultancy division will pursue global synch deals for Absolute's roster of independent labels and ar ...

  4. Performances Of Classic Indie Albums Generating Box-Office Bumps

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When Built to Spill announced its fall tour in May, fans took notice. That's because rather than a typical jaunt around the country promoting a new album, the three-month trek will find the band performing its 1997 release, "Perfect From ...

  5. Gut Picks The Orchard For Digital Deal

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. independent label Gut Records has struck an exclusive licensing arrangement with the Orchard which allows the content aggregator to digitally distribute and market the Gut Recordings group of labels worldwide. The pact covers all Gut works, i ...

  6. Roc-A-Fella Remaining At Def Jam ... For Now

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Contrary to online rumors, Def Jam has not dropped the entire Roc-A-Fella Records roster, Billboard.biz has learned. Roc-A-Fella artists include Kanye West, Freeway, Beanie Sigel, Tru Life, DJ Clue, Memphis Bleek, Young Gunz and Hector Bambino. &q ...