Media Roundup: Tips and Tricks for the Musically-Minded

What’s been going on in the world of music lately? Read on to get the scoop on your favorite artists, and start some discussion about current music-related events!

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How cool is this?!  Sen. Russ Feingold is looking for YOUR musical recommendations!  Submit your ideas for songs to be included in his “Fein” Tunes playlist here.

Sen. Russ Feingold wants your cool tunes

Sen. Russ Feingold wants your cool tunes

What’s the perfect Mothers Day gift?  Music of course!  Check out a brand spankin’ new free download from Tori Amos in celebration of those who rise to the challenge of having one of the most important jobs in the world.

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How about another free track from a lady who rocks!?  Here’s Santigold covering Adele’s “Hometown Glory.”

Santigold takes flight!

Santigold takes flight!

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Or maybe you prefer a newbie from the boys of Dinosaur Jr?  Download away!

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More and more bands are staying in touch with fans through Twitter.  Here are some great tools and tips for musicians and fans alike to make maximize your Twitter power!
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Not really into the major social networking sites?  Then DIY!  Try these useful ideas to build an impressive website for your band.

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The Isthmus/Daily Page has been all over True Endeavors’ shows recently!  Check out their review of The Thermals show and preview of the upcoming High Noon Anniversary Party with Crystal Antlers.  Singer-songwriter Robbie Fulks’ May 1st show (tonight!) was also given the royal preview treatment with a great article by Andy Moore, complete with mp3s!

Robbie Fulks

Robbie Fulks

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The sad state of radio was recently reaffirmed with the release of a new playlist tracking report.  See the results for yourself.
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An O.D.B. documentary is in the works, as is a film about legendary punk venue C.B.G.B.
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Check out a photo gallery from the New Orleans Jazz Fest featuring Wilco, Erykah Badu, Spoon, Etta James, Sharon Jones,and more!

Sharon Jones hits the stage at Jazz Fest with her Dap Kings

Sharon Jones hits the stage at Jazz Fest with her Dap Kings

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