Archive for February, 2014

Catching Up With Catey Shaw, 2013 ‘AOV’ Top 3

Catching Up With Catey Shaw, 2013 ‘AOV’ Top 3

Written by on February 28, 2014 in Artist On The Verge, Q&A with 0 Comments

A strong voice and honest lyrics paired with the smooth strum of a ukulele, Catey Shaw creates an original, irresistibly catchy pop sound that she can truly call her own – which is why we selected her a top three ‘AOV’ artist for 2013. Last time we saw Catey, she rocked Webster Hall during New Music […]

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On The Radar: Paris XY, The Wytches, King Dude & Chelsea Wolfe

On The Radar: Paris XY, The Wytches, King Dude & Chelsea Wolfe

Written by on February 25, 2014 in On The Radar, Playlist with 0 Comments

Dark electronic duo Paris XY makes you want to dance. UK-based The Wytches rock out after a recent signing. King Dude & Chelsea Wolfe team up for some goth folk sounds.

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Monday Music Brief: 2/24/14

Monday Music Brief: 2/24/14

Written by on February 24, 2014 in Monday Music Brief, News with 1 Comment

Never miss a beat! Stay up to date on the top stories in music business and anything else you may have missed last week in the industry.   Streaming and Subscription [toggle heading=”h5″ title=”Netflix, Comcast Reach Streaming Deal” css=”custom-class”]Netflix recently reached a deal with Comcast to ensure its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly […]

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Legitimizing the Bootleg

Legitimizing the Bootleg

Written by on February 20, 2014 in News with 1 Comment

From unmarked brown packaged vinyl to obsessively collated mp3’s, the existence of  ‘bootleg’ live recordings has always been contentious. A top concern for artists is that bootlegs are usually created without authorization from the artist. Deciding whether or not bootlegs are in the best interest of an artist and their career depends on a number of […]

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NMS Announces ‘AOV’ Top 100 Class of 2014: Experience Tomorrow’s Superstars Before They Break

NMS Announces ‘AOV’ Top 100 Class of 2014: Experience Tomorrow’s Superstars Before They Break

Written by on February 19, 2014 in Announcements, Artist On The Verge, Playlist with 9 Comments

After sifting through thousands of talented artists, the NMS A&R Committee have made their selections for this year’s ‘AOV’ Top 100 and today we’re more than excited to announce the official AOV Class of 2014! View the full ‘AOV’ Top 100 Class of 2014 list here or below New Music Seminar’s ‘AOV’ Program is the place […]

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On The Radar: Watch Now! Danny Brown, The Megaphonic Thrift, Michael Kiwanuka

On The Radar: Watch Now! Danny Brown, The Megaphonic Thrift, Michael Kiwanuka

Written by on February 18, 2014 in On The Radar, Playlist with 2 Comments

Today we’re twisting up new music Tuesdays, and filling up your playlist with three great new music videos we’ve selected that you absolutely must see: Danny Brown gets down with Sampology’s A/V Remix of “DIP”, Norwegian noise-pop goes avant-garde with The Megaphonic Thrift’s latest single and Michael Kiwanuka shows off his new single by getting […]

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Monday Music Brief: 2/17/14

Monday Music Brief: 2/17/14

Written by on February 17, 2014 in Monday Music Brief, News with 1 Comment

Never miss a beat! Stay up to date on the top stories in music business and anything else you may have missed last week in the industry. Digital, Streaming & Subscription [mtphr_toggle heading=”Pandora announces Political Ad Targeting, Why This Matters To Musicians” ] Last week, the WSJ link reported that Pandora will be introducing new […]

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Make More Money With Your Music: Why Artists Need To Register With SoundExchange Now

Make More Money With Your Music: Why Artists Need To Register With SoundExchange Now

Written by on February 14, 2014 in News, Partners with 2 Comments

Since inception NMS’s partner SoundExchange has put nearly $2 billion into music creators’ pockets. In 2013 alone, SoundExchange paid $590 million to recording artists and record labels. With a mission to support, protect and propel the music industry forward, the organization is committed to collecting and paying digital performance royalties to featured artists and rights owners […]

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On The Radar: Kins, Lowell, Carsick Cars

On The Radar: Kins, Lowell, Carsick Cars

Written by on February 11, 2014 in On The Radar, Playlist with 1 Comment

Sophisticated melodies laced with muted aggression from UK-based Kins. Get your game-face on with Lowell’s powerful pop. Beijing knows indie rock, proven by China’s Carsick Cars.

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Monday Music Brief: 2/10/14

Monday Music Brief: 2/10/14

Written by on February 10, 2014 in Monday Music Brief, News with 0 Comments

Beats Music is licensing indies with Merlin, how do the royalty rates compare to majors? Rdio goes auto, announces integration into Tesla vehicles. New services to expect on Google’s Chromecast, while YouTube cracks down on fake views and more from last week’s music business headlines.

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