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SESAC, the US-based Performing Rights Organization, has bought Audiam. SOCAN sold a majority share in Audiam to SESAC for an undisclosed sum but will retain at 15% stake.  TikTok Radio Hits SiriusXM. The new station will feature popular TikTok content producers and influencers, and will sound like the app's “For You” feed. Splendour In The Grass will not go ahead in 2021, but will return in July 2022. This is the fourth time it has had to postpone since the outbreak began. Make sure to...
Published 08/20/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, business and tech news from MusicIndustryCity.com Festivals, Venues, and Artists are saying you need to be vaccinated or proof of a negative COVD test if you want to come in. AEG, Bonnaroo, SoFar Sounds, City Winery and more are adding to that list. After 385,000 people attended the four-day event, it’s been reported that 203 Cases Of COVID-19 Linked To Chicago's Lollapalooza Make sure to check out the show notes for links to the articles...
Published 08/13/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, business and tech news from MusicIndustryCity.com Built on the Blockchain, Revelator Unveils New Decentralized Protocol for Music Rights which will streamline licensing, contracts, and payments. After months of complaints from the live music sector, the UK finally launches a £750M GOVERNMENT-BACKED INSURANCE SCHEME to help cover costs incurred in the event of cancellation due to the event being legally unable to happen due to government...
Published 08/06/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, business and tech news from MusicIndustryCity.com MUSIC LICENSING STARTUP SLIP.STREAM RAISES $3.25M The company, which bills itself as a "creator safe music platform," provides a copyright strike safe library of over 50,000 tracks and 40,000 sound effects filled with "real music from real artists." The UK Waives Quarantine Requirements For Fully the Vaccinated. Travelers from Europe and the United States will no longer be required to endure a 10-day...
Published 07/30/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Face to Face announce new LP ‘No Way Out But Through The new album will be released on Fat Wreck Chords on September 10th. It was produced by regular collaborator Siegfried Meier, and they've released the first single and title track. Face to Face will be touring this year and next, including a stop at the sold-out Furnace Fest and other festival appearances in the United States and Europe. Lana Del...
Published 07/09/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Courtney Barnett announces new album Things Take Time, Take Time Courtney Barnett's third album will be released on November 12th. The lead single is titled "Rae Street,". Tell Me How You Really Feel, her most recent album, was released in 2018. Barnett will embark on a North American tour in November to promote her upcoming album, backed by Beduine, Bartees Strange, Warpaint, Julia Jacklin, and Shamir. ...
Published 07/08/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Jacob Collier Partners With Fiat To Launch New Electric Car Fiat has partnered with musician Jacob Collier to produce a new, all-electric 500. Collier, an environmental advocate and Grammy award winner produced a unique version of Peggy Lee's iconic track “I Love Being Here With You.” for the Fiat campaign. According to a statement, the song is a celebration of the "simple beauty of life". Supergrass...
Published 07/07/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Goat announce new compilation album, ‘Headsoup’ Goat, a Swedish experimental group, has released a new album, 'Headsoup,' including its lead track, 'Queen of the Underground.' 'Headsoup' will be a collection of non-album material spanning the band's career, including standalone singles, B-sides, digital edits, and two new songs. The album will be available on August 27th. A Tribe Called Quest deny...
Published 07/06/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Jennifer Hudson Announced For Central Park Concert Plans for New York City's "mega-concert," which will feature performances by many musical giants in Central Park to commemorate the city's post-coronavirus rebirth, have begun to take shape. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, and Jennifer Hudson will play at  the event, which was...
Published 07/02/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Imagine Dragons Announce Highly Anticipated New Album, ‘Mercury: Act I’ The band have revealed their new album, Mercury: Act I, will be released on September 3rd. For a time, the band has been teasing new music, first stating that a new song, "Wrecked," would be released on Friday, July 2. The band also made a variety of special retail products available for pre-order, including hats, t-shirts, box sets,...
Published 07/01/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Big Red Machine Announce New Album  Big Red Machine will drop their newest studio set on August 27th. The album features Taylor Swift, Fleet Foxes, Sharon Van Etten, and more. As a preview the band is offering the new song "Latter Days" with Anaïs Mitchell. This will be Big Red Machine's second album following their eponymous debut in 2018. PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL TO...
Published 06/30/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Halsey announces new album produced by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross Halsey has announced her fourth album. 'If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power' is due out in 2020. It will be produced by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. There is currently no exact release date for the record. Mogwai Announces April 2022 North American Tour Mogwai just unveiled the routing for a tour that starts in April at the 9:30...
Published 06/29/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Lion Babe share dazzling new single ‘Get Up’ featuring Trinidad James Two months after announcing the release of their third album, the duo's new song is called 'Get Up' and features singer Jillian Hervey. It will be the follow-up to their 2019 album, 'Cosmic Wind', which spawned the singles 'Western World' featuring Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon. Marilyn Manson will turn himself in to police following assault...
Published 06/28/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Journey Return with New Single “The Way We Used To Be” Journey has released their first new music since 2011 with "The Way We Used To Be." The song is the band's debut release with their new lineup, which includes American Idol bassist Randy Jackson. It envisions a world in which the COVID-19 epidemic has been eradicated. Neal Schon, the band's founding member and lead guitarist, said in a statement that...
Published 06/25/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Bastille has a New Single and Video Bastille's new single "Distorted Light Beam" is out now. The song is the first taster from the band's upcoming fourth album, which has yet to be named. Ryan Tedder and the band's long-time collaborator Mark Crew co-wrote and co-produced the song. The multi-award-winning British band reflects how we are all changing and how we may change our realities. Titus...
Published 06/24/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Low Announce New Album Hey What and 2022 Tour Low have announced their next studio album, Hey What, which will be released on September 10th on Sub Pop. Check out the video for the first track, "Days Like These," directed by Karlos Rene Ayala. A tour has also been announced by the band. Tame Impala Announce Rescheduled 2021 North American Tour Dates It will begin this September at Bonnaroo. Tickets...
Published 06/23/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Bullet for My Valentine Announce Self-Titled New Album Bullet for My Valentine's new album will arrive October 22nd. The band has released the video for lead single "Knives". It is their seventh LP and represents the peak of their definitive sound. Vocalist and guitarist Matt Tuck calls it an evolution for the band. He says the music is "more visceral and passionate than it's ever been" FROM THE FIELDS...
Published 06/21/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Natalie Imbruglia announces return with first new album in six years The Australian singer has made a spectacular comeback with her return to music. She has announced the release of 'Firebird,' her first album in six years. The new project includes a slew of collaborations, including Albert Hammond Jr. of The Strokes. Metallica, Nine Inch Nails and Guns N’ Roses to headline Hellfest 2022 Hellfest 2022...
Published 06/18/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com BANKS returns with new single ‘The Devil’ from upcoming project BANKS has released a new video titled 'The Devil.' The track's visual is reported to be inspired by Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula and the grim comedy Death Becomes Her. The song was co-written and co-produced by BANKS. BANKS said in a statement: “This video represents the twisted, surreal, and playful world that I exist in as the devil. No...
Published 06/17/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Faith No More Announce Brief Run of 2021 US Headlining Shows Faith No More have added three extra dates to their fall tour in the United States. The band will perform at Chicago's Riot Fest on September 18th and Slipknot's Knotfest Iowa on September 25th. Faith No More will perform alongside System of a Down, Korn, Helmet, and Russian Circles in October in a pair of rescheduled Los Angeles performances...
Published 06/16/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com   OMD Announce 2022 North American Tour Dates Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark will return to the United States next spring for their Souvenir Greatest Hits 2022 Tour. The tour will begin on April 22 in Orlando, Florida. On June 19 at 4:00 p.m. EST, OMD will also conduct a 40th Anniversary livestream.    Nile Rodgers Launches ‘The DiscOasis’ Roller-Disco Experience In Los Angeles Nile Rodgers has...
Published 06/15/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com KISS Debut New Doc ‘Biography: KISStory,’ Perform Outdoor Concert At Tribeca Film Festival At the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of their new documentary Biography: KISStory, KISS performed a mini-concert. It was the band's first show in over a year. The documentary will air on A&E on June 27 and 28. Lollapalooza is Giving Out Free Passes to Vaccinated Residents The city of Chicago's health...
Published 06/14/21
Your daily update on new releases, tours, and business news from MusicIndustryCity.com Lorde Returns with New Single “Solar Power” Featuring Clairo and Phoebe Bridgers The query has been resolved. Lorde's Solar Power tease is both the name of her new song and the title of her upcoming album. In an email sent to fans, Lorde revealed that her third album will also be called Solar Power. She describes the album as, “a celebration of the natural world, an attempt at immortalizing the deep,...
Published 06/11/21
*NSYNC and Backstreet Boys Members Debut New Collab, Talk Past Rivalries and Mutual Respect On Saturday, Backstreet Boys member AJ McLean and *NSYNC's Chris Kirkpatrick presented a new collaborative single, "Air," in Las Vegas. ATCK (All the Cool Kids), the singers' side band, provided the dance tune  The musicians' desire to continue working together demonstrates how far they've gone since the heyday of boy band mania in the late 1990s and early 2000s, when there was frequently tremendous...
Published 06/10/21