Larry Rohter, writing for The New York Times, breaks down the process behind getting into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame:
After a dozen or so nominees are chosen, their names are submitted to a larger group of more than 600 voters, who include previous Hall of Fame inductees and a mix of music industry figures and critics. Voters receive an advocacy sheet for each nominee, are supplied a link that allows them to listen to tracks that are meant to exemplify the candidate’s work, and then they cast their ballots, with the top five or six vote getters emerging as honorees.
Jason Tate on 04/10/14 - 11:04 AM
Noise Collective is New York’s largest free music networking event, striving to bring people together in a social environment with the common thread of music. The monthly event covers all facets of the New York music community with attendees including artists, managers, agents, labels, promoters, publicists, music tech, and more. The next event is tomorrow night at Idle Hands Bar. Head to the replies for more info on the community.
Christian Wagner on 03/18/14 - 09:41 AM
For you guitar nerds out there, Fujigen Guitars has opened a US online store.
Christian Wagner on 12/12/13 - 07:29 PM
New Zealand journalist Duncan Greive has written a fascinating piece on the rise of Lorde.
Afterwards, Cain says that in 20 years in the industry he's never come across an artist so engaged with the minutiae of their presentation. He points up at a giant poster of Lana Del Rey. "With her, we could do whatever we liked," he says.

Ella is frequently compared to Del Rey, though it infuriates her. Both are white women making pop music soaked in the rhythm and attitude of hip-hop. But Del Rey has a much more conventional narrative -- she had an image makeover prior to her breakout Born To Die album, and co-writes her songs with some of the biggest producers and writers in the industry.
Jason Tate on 11/04/13 - 11:38 AM
Today is National Suicide Prevention Day. In the replies are resources and outlets for people to talk to you. No life is ever worth taking.
Christian Wagner on 09/10/13 - 10:52 AM
Vote for Jimmie Deeghan (Every Avenue) in the Guitar Center Singer/Songwriter contest.
Christian Wagner on 09/02/13 - 09:05 AM
The NME has picked "The 100 Greatest Tracks Of Its Lifetime" to celebrate its 60th birthday. Check out the Top 20 in the replies and find more information here.
Kyle Huntington on 06/21/12 - 05:56 AM
Bangarang! will be playing a reunion show with The Wonder Years at the Mike Pelone Memorial show.

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Christian Wagner on 08/21/10 - 04:07 PM
Ned from Title Fight has confirmed a new album for 2011 in an interview found here.
Christian Wagner on 08/20/10 - 07:21 AM
For this week only you can download a single from Washington Square Park entitled "You Are The Sun" for free over at their bandcamp.

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Christian Wagner on 08/19/10 - 02:14 PM
Zechs Marquise discuss growing up around the influence of At the Drive In in a video interview here.
Adam Pfleider on 05/03/10 - 01:28 PM
A pretty interesting article on the end of Nakatomi Plaza can be read here.
Steve Henderson on 01/13/10 - 08:57 PM
Paste has a fun little history on the evolution of the hipster over the last decade.
Steve Henderson on 12/03/09 - 09:09 PM
Paste has an interview with The Jesus Lizard - check it out here.
Steve Henderson on 10/20/09 - 05:03 PM
Check out an article on The Gaslight Anthem talking about their recent success here.

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smoke4thecaper on 09/16/09 - 01:39 AM
Legendary drummer Phil Collins, who found success with progressive rock group Genesis and as a solo artist, has said he will never drum again.

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smoke4thecaper on 09/11/09 - 02:11 AM
Billboard sat down with Paul McCartney to discuss the newly-remastered Beatles albums, Rock Band and the band's legacy as the top-selling musical act of all-time. Click here to read the interview.
smoke4thecaper on 09/08/09 - 12:58 AM
While a lot of people here seem to be digging Grizzly Bear, the New York Times seem to have a much less favorable impression in this show review.
Steve Henderson on 06/01/09 - 05:54 AM
Lansdowne's van blew up earlier this morning; luckily everyone is safe, but head to the replies for details on how you can help.
Rohan Kohli on 03/28/09 - 09:25 AM
Peachcake has announced a rather unique partnership with the International Peace Bureau. You can read more about it in their blog.
Jamie Pham on 03/25/09 - 10:45 AM
New Nirvana information and other interesting tidbits can be seen in a new oral history feature with Krist Novoselic.
Steve Henderson on 03/10/09 - 11:29 AM
Do musicians care about sound quality more than audiophiles?

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Mike Kraft on 01/23/09 - 08:09 AM
File sharing isn't killing the music industry. Shallow fans are.

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Mike Kraft on 01/22/09 - 07:18 AM
An article talking about Jeremy Enigk's new album, OK Bear, can be read here.
Steve Henderson on 11/21/08 - 03:24 PM
A very informative interview with Jamie Tworkowski of To Write Love on Her Arms can be read here.
Steve Henderson on 11/17/08 - 12:03 PM
Velvet Hammer is looking for interns in the Los Angeles area. More details can be found below.
Message from Velvet HammerVelvet Hammer Music and Management Group (velvethammer.net) is looking for interns in the LA area who are interested in working in artist management, A&R, marketing, and new media. Clients include System of a Down, Deftones, The Fall of Troy, Alice in Chains, Scars On Broadway, Cypress Hill, and Taproot. Email resumes to neal@velvethammer.net.
Jamie Pham on 09/18/08 - 02:45 PM
According to Jeremy Larson's myspace, he is now a label free agent. He will be posting demos from his new album in the near future.
Steve Henderson on 06/28/08 - 04:49 PM
Uh Huh Her are looking for people for their video shoot tomorrow (June 24th) in Hollywood, CA. More details are in the replies if you are interested.
Jamie Pham on 06/23/08 - 11:46 PM
Want to hear a new song clip from Slipknot? Sure you do! Check it out here.
smoke4thecaper on 06/16/08 - 02:31 AM
Pearl Jam reportedly played a three hour set to end Saturday night at Bonnaroo.
Steve Henderson on 06/15/08 - 08:17 PM
CNN has posted an article about how retail stores are giving more of a chance to vinyl albums, noting their recent rise in popularity.
Steve Henderson on 06/10/08 - 09:57 AM
The New Yorker has a pretty detailed overview of Auto-Tune you can listen to here. The writer even goes so far as to record himself covering Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone" with a little "help."
Steve Henderson on 06/08/08 - 10:21 PM
The OC Register has written an article on Stacy Clark - check it here.
Steve Henderson on 06/05/08 - 08:28 PM
Read an update from Sleeping at Last on their plans for new music and tour dates in the replies.
Steve Henderson on 05/17/08 - 12:26 PM
Read Scarlett Johansson's cover feature for Paste right here.
Steve Henderson on 05/08/08 - 11:13 AM
Our friend Carlos Ramirez has written an article for IGN.com called "10 Essential Modern Punk Records." Check it out and tell us what you think.
Garett Press on 05/02/08 - 01:23 PM
Read an article on Vampire Weekend over here.
Steve Henderson on 04/08/08 - 11:49 AM
NPR has an audio story discussing how the fake reviews on Maxim might be a byproduct of the record industry's fears surrounding album leaks, which are causing less and less advances to be sent out.
Steve Henderson on 03/15/08 - 09:42 PM
You Me At Six has posted a new song on their myspace.

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Brad Streeter on 02/13/08 - 12:08 PM
Velvet Hammer, a management company based out of Los Angeles, are looking for interns. Duties include A&R scouting and miscellaneous office help. Serious inquiries can be emailed to neal@velvethammer.net.
Jamie Pham on 01/13/08 - 11:47 AM
The Break Contest is over, and the winning bands will be playing this year's Bamboozle. The winners can be seen in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 04/16/07 - 10:18 AM
Win a trip for two to Hollywood, CA to hang out with Million/Billion. You'll be treated VIP style to some awesome clubs, bars, music, food and hotels. For more info or to enter, visit this link.
Jared Kaufman on 01/19/07 - 02:47 PM
Lucky Penny Records, an independent record label based out of Tampa, FL, is currently accepting applications for state street team leaders in most of the 50 states, plus overseas and Canada. Previous experience is preferred, but not required. Please visit their MySpace or email streetteam@luckypennyrecords.com for more information.
Jared Kaufman on 01/11/07 - 12:19 PM
Tim Kinsella will be releasing a new solo album entitled Field Recordings Of Dreams on February 1st via I Had An Accident Records.

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Scott Irvine on 01/10/07 - 07:48 PM
Jared Kaufman on 10/19/06 - 07:47 AM
Willie Nelson was arrested for possession of pot and narcotic mushrooms.

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Jared Kaufman on 09/18/06 - 02:26 PM
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