Monthly Archives: March 2009

New date for Grammys, WMC Event Guide & Spring Tours

52nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards moved up 1 week to Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010 and this move to an earlier telecast date affects some of the deadlines that are currently in place. This year’s eligibility period must be shortened by one month. The 11-month eligibility period is Oct. 1, 2008 – Aug. 31, 2009. All September 2009 releases will be eligible for the 53rd GRAMMY Awards.

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Remix Hotel Miami is returning for its seventh-annual weekend of cutting-edge audio technology and music-production programming.

Fusicology.com also now has a new full-fledge electronic ticketing service

MARCH IS WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH!
Celebrating fearless women in music, we honor:

Sylvia Robinson masterminded Sugarhill Records; Sugarhill Gang & “Rapper’s Delight” in 1979 in NYC, and subsequently jump-started Hip Hop worldwide.

1983: Law named after The Ivory Queen of Soul, Teena Marie – “Brockert Initiative” – mandates that a label cannot hold artists without releasing their contracted music, not to mention a personal artist-on-call for Rick James. – c/o DJ Soul Sister (New Orleans)

FREE DOWNLOAD:

Ghostface & DOOM Produced by Oh No: New track “Chinatown Wars” & remix Download MP3 free

Garth Trinidad: new blog, new free track

TOURS:

India.Arie

Omar

Robin Thicke & Jennifer Hudson

Lily Allen

Eric Roberson

Alice Russell

50th Anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Tour

WEB 2.0 SAN FRANCISCO

March 31-April 3: Brings together the designers, developers, entrepreneurs, VCs, marketing professionals, product managers, and business strategists building the next-generation web. Register today and save $100 or get a FREE Expo Pass at http://www.web2expo.com/sf

THE FUNKY PEOPLE PANAMA TOUR ’09

Memorial Day Weekend vacation trip May 22-26, 2009 Pricing Details and Package Options

International Soul Music Summit: New Site for the Sept 2009 Conference

TECH NEWS:

How to Check Multiple Email Addresses for New Mail At Once

VIDEO: The Future Of Music And Media

Twitmatic Lets You Channel Surf Videos From Twitter

The Twitter Applications Database is in Beta!

URB.com FEATURES

Win a LaCie HDD, Preloaded w/ Tracks From A-TRAK’S Personal Collection, Including INFINITY +1

Win A Pair Of Tix To Paid Dues LA!!!

Coachella Digital Online Magazine

NEXT 1000 Podcast: Cloaked Characters

Follow URB on Twitter!

Review: Femi Kuti vs KCRW Soundclash

SXSW, WMC, Web 2.0, Coachella & Twitter

Coachella Digital Issue #1, the first-of-it’s-kind online magazine from the Coachella Festival. Featuring interactive articles, video, music, contest and more, with My Bloody Valentine, Buraka Som Sistema, Arthur Baker, dj/rupture and lots more.

International Soul Music Summit: New Site for the Sept 2009 Conference

Zaki Ibrahim – ‘You Choose’ Audio Stream | Album Video Preview

Coming Soon: Big Daddy Kane Documentary: BDK

Garth Trinidad: new blog, new free track

Fusicology.com also now has a new full-fledge electronic ticketing service

FEATURED EVENTS: SXSW Austin and WMC Miami . Check out our SWSW Preview Playlist on our Homepage

AVAILABLE NEXT WEEK In time for SXSW and WMC, Fusicology is releasing Spring 2009′s “WHAT IS GOOD MUSIC” Online Compilation & Digital Download Card Promotion featuring: Amanda Diva, Daz-I-Kue, Eric Roberson, Idle Warship, Illa J, King Britt, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Peven Everett, Quetzal Guerrero, Rich Medina, Russell Taylor, Shafiq Hussein, Yahzarah and more. Streaming free to our subscribers next week…stay tuned!

During WMC Patrice Rushen, (“Forget Me Nots” / “Haven’t You Heard”) was the 1st woman musical director for the Grammys, Emmys, NAACP Awards, and the People’s Choice Awards, not to mention has been a heralded personal favorite of legends such as Quincy Jones, Prince and Larry Levan.

1988: Betty “Clean Up Woman” Wright was the 1st woman to have a gold record on her own label (Miss B); “No Pain No Gain” – c/o DJ Soul Sister (New Orleans)

CONTESTS:

Modern Soul music leader, Eric Roberson, seeks photos of YOU in moments of bliss celebrating your favorite music for the official collage artwork of his forthcoming album, “Music Fan First,” due out this June. Email Erro your pic to: musicfanfirst[at]gmail.com by Friday, March 20 to get on the album cover!

Frank Nitt of Frank-N-Dank wants you to Shoot a Video for his latest song “Love” Enter for your chance to Win a Watch Courtesy of Aquaswisswatch.com, valued at $1500 For CONTEST RULES + MP3 OF “LOVE” click here Submit your winning video to Frank Nitt at frankndank313[at]yahoo.com – Contest runs until March 27th

TOURS:

Eric Roberson

Alice Russell

50th Anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Tour

Estelle

WEB 2.0 SAN FRANCISCO

March 31-April 3: Brings together the designers, developers, entrepreneurs, VCs, marketing professionals, product managers, and business strategists building the next-generation web. Register today and save $100 or get a FREE Expo Pass at http://www.web2expo.com/sf

THE FUNKY PEOPLE PANAMA TOUR ’09

Memorial Day Weekend vacation trip May 22-26, 2009 Pricing Details and Package Options

TECH NEWS:

It’s Time To Start Thinking Of Twitter As A Search Engine

Topify Lets You Manage Your Twitter Followers Via Email (200 Invites)

WaTunes Sells Your Music On iTunes And Amazon Free Of Charge

Pay-For-Play Comes To Online Radio. Is That a Bad Thing?

Free Music Downloads & SXSW Playlist

Modern Soul music leader, Eric Roberson, seeks photos of YOU in moments of bliss celebrating your favorite music for the official collage artwork of his forthcoming album, “Music Fan First,” due out this June. Email Erro your pic to: musicfanfirst[at]gmail.com by Friday, March 20 to get on the album cover!

Check out our SWSW Preview Playlist on our Homepage

Coming soon: Spring 2009′s “What Is Good Music” Online Compilation & Digital Download Card Promotion – when Fusicology meets Plug Research

Garth Trinidad: new blog, new free track

TOURS:

Raphael Saadiq

Alice Russell

50th Anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Tour

Estelle wsg Solange

MARCH CONFERENCES:

Link through to Fusicology’s SXSW Austin and WMC Miami Featured Conference Events Listings.

Remix Hotel Miami, returning for its seventh-annual weekend of cutting-edge audio technology and music-production programming. Presented by Numark and Beatport, Remix Hotel Miami 2009 will also feature performances by some of dance music’s leading artists. Contact Us if you NEED A HOTEL DURING WMC?

Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco (March 31-April 3) brings together the designers, developers, entrepreneurs, VCs, marketing professionals, product managers, and business strategists building the next-generation web. Register today and save $100 or get a FREE Expo Pass at http://www.web2expo.com/sf

Memorial Day Weekend vacation trip! The Funky People Panama Tour ’09 takes place on May 22-26, 2009 for 5 Days and 4 nights. Pricing Details and Package Options

Fusicology.com also now has a new full-fledge electronic ticketing service

FREE DOWNLOADS:

Amanda Diva: Spandex, Rhymes & Soul

Musinah: ‘From Here’

Stones Throw Podast 43: ‘J ROCC – THANK YOU JAY DEE ACT 4′

Frank Nitt Ft. J Black Produced By Terrace Martin [Heater Of The Day] ‘Love’

Zaki Ibrahim – ‘You Choose’ Audio Stream | Album Video Preview

TECH NEWS:

Three MySpace Execs Departing To Start New Company (Leaked Memo)

Use Any Internet Browser on your Computer Without Installation

Is Warner Music Group’s new music marketing experiment actually a new kind of tax that will have to be paid by all Internet users? That’s just one of the contentious points of debate flying around the new efforts of the Warner-backed company called Choruss. The year-old non-profit wants university networks and the country’s ISPs to collect a music licensing fee from all their customers. more…