Two For Tuesday: Rising Smoke of the Hobo Kings & Balance20: Deetron

Two For Tuesday: Rising Smoke of the Hobo Kings & Balance20: Deetron

Dec 13, 2011

Jon Margulies and Deetron serve up this installment of music recommendations…

Google Music Set For Fall Debut?

It’s no secret that Google has been developing a new online music store, but it appears that the new service may bow as soon as this Fall for the Holiday shopping season. Industry sources have observed that Google, after making deals with several labels, is now in talks with publishers including the Harry Fox Agency. The increased pace of the deals...

Modern Beats Launches Song Submit

Modern Beats have launched Song Submit a new service that connects musicians to major Record Labels, Recording Artists, Music Producers, and Film/TV Music Supervisors who are seeking music to sign and place on projects. Musicians aiming to make connections and get their music noticed can upload their music to Song Submit placement opportunities to have their...

AC/DC Announces Backtracks Box Set – Housed In Working Guitar Amp

AC/DC are readying Backtracks, a new box compilation housed in a working guitar amplifier case. The $199 AC/DC box set includes 3 CDs, 2 DVDs, an LP and more. It’s reportedly the definitive collection of the band’s studio and live rarities together in one place, remastered to sound better than ever. 2 DVDs brings “Family Jewels” up to...

Danger Mouse Releases Dark Night Of The Soul As A Blank CD-R

Due to a rub with EMI, Danger Mouse, the artist who launched his career with a brilliant mashup of Jay-Z’s “Black” album and the Beatles “White” release, will attempt to utilize online music file-trading to distribute his new endeavor with David Lynch, “Dark Night of the Soul.” For some reason that not yet public, EMI...

Best Buy Set To Debut Vinyl Record Section

Best Buy, the third-largest music seller behind Apple’s iTunes and Wal-Mart, is set to debut a vinyl only section in each of its 1000 stores after the industry announced that the OG format logged a 15% uptick in sales this past year. Don’t get too excited. Best Buy is only devoting a “whopping” eight square feet of merchandising space...