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Adobe Lightroom is Finally Letting You Sync Your Presets Cross-Platform

<i>Preset Syncing has long been a dream for Lightroom users and Adobe has finally made it happen</i><p>If you have ever had to split your post-processing work …

Tutorials

AthFest 2018: music by the people, for the people

BBC Radio 6 Music - Marc Riley, Omni in session

Omni in session tonight, the music they make has been described as being off-kilter and including unconventional jams - we can confirm this as this will be the band's second visit to the Salford studio.<br>The trio is from Atlanta Georgia in the US of A.<br>Deluxe was the band's debut album released in …

Your Favorite New Artists Of 2018 (So Far)

Last week we asked our listeners to tell us their favorite new artist from the first half of 2018, someone who released their first songs or full-length albums this year. Many of the musicians who were most mentioned were often described as genre-defying — they borrow indiscriminately, playing with …

Ryan Adams teases release of multiple projects, including long-lost Blackhole album

Ryan Adams dropped two new songs over the last few weeks, both related to Colorado media outlets. The first was a tribute to radio station 105.5 The …

Music

Live Review: Omni at Hyde Park Book Club in Leeds 12 June 2018

Leeds on a school night and it’s our first time at <b>Hyde Park Book Club</b>, a cool little venue a stone’s throw from the centre of town. As we pile in …

Hyde Park

What I’ve Learned from Job Hunting in the Music Industry... So Far

Employment

SubmitHub Review - From A Blogger's Perspective

Catching up with Sad Fish

Fish

‘Bon Voyage’ Is Melody’s Echo Chamber’s Vision Fully Realized

Every week, we tell you about an album we think you need to spend time with. This week’s album is <i>Bon Voyage</i>, the new album from French singer …

Vinyl Records

Curtis Harding - "It's Not Over"

CREDIT: MATTHEW CORREIA<p>Curtis Harding – “It’s Not Over”<p>Russell RockwellJune 18, 2018<p>Even in his Burger Records roots, Curtis Harding toyed with '70s …

New Singles

Candler Park Music and Food Festival 2018 – Saturday, Day 2 - The Scorcher

The 2018 version of Candler Park Music and Food Festival got off to a rainy start on Friday where two of the four bands slated to play had to be …

Indie Music

Vampire Weekend debut new songs at their first full shows in four years

Introducing 'Flower Moon'<p>Vampire Weekend have made their first full live return in four years, debuting new material and a new live line-up.<p>The New …

Indie Music

Calpurnia Finn Wolfhard interview 2018

<b>Photo credit: Press</b><p><b>Photo credit: Netflix</b><p>“He was like, ‘Oh, by the way, I sent some of our demos to Royal Mountain and they really like our stuff and …

Indie Music

Free music festival in Alpharetta aims to raise Alzheimer’s awareness

Bands, food and other vendors will invade Alpharetta on Saturday to put on a free music festival for a worthy cause.<p>The Alpharetta Pop Fest is …

Alzheimer's Disease

Rich The Kid Attacked And Robbed In Home Invasion

Rich The Kid was attacked and robbed in his girlfriend Tori Brixx’s Los Angeles home last night. Sources close to the Atlanta rapper tell TMZ that …

Crime

John Moreland - Slow Down Easy

Recipes

Industry Spotlight: Atlanta Rockstar Rehearsals

Most musical performers believe that before playing out that some practice is time well spent – Chuck Berry excepted. If you are a performer and want …

Customer Service

2 Chainz – “Better > You” (Feat. Drake & Quavo)

Apparently not content to be one of rap’s finest guest-verse specialists, 2 Chainz has been churning out the albums in recent years. In 2016, it was …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Atlanta’s First Latinx Music Festival Brings Ivy Queen, Cuco, Los Rakas to the South This Summer

After spending the past year building excitement with sold-out parties and local shows, the team behind Atlanta’s OYE Fest is ready to let loose …

Music Festivals

Milton advances Matilda music venue plan

Matilda Under the Pines, an outdoor music venue in Alpharetta for more than 15 years, would move to land on Hickory Flat Road in Milton under a …

Farmhouses

Material Girls, Atlanta's Fabulous Glam-Punks, Force A 'Residual Grimace'

Material Girls' glam-soaked, goth-smeared rock and roll struts and stumbles like a fish-netted pair of legs breaking in new heels. The punk ensemble from Atlanta released a promising EP last year via Henry Owings' venerable Chunklet label housing four songs dripping in danger and sweat, like a …

Breaking In

♫ Listen: Breathers - “1-800-PAIN”

Brush off your dancing shoes: synth pop reinvention is HERE and it’s not gonna be here FOREVER (because, y’know, eventually all music fades and gets …

Synthpop

JUST LISTEN: Cougar Sweat “Peace”

<i>JUST LISTEN: A place for the latest singles we are digging. The words aren’t so much important, listen for yourself, and maybe find something new you</i> …

Indie Music

Johnny Jewel releasing new E.P. for Twin Peaks "Log Lady" documentary

One of the most loved characters on <i>Twin Peaks</i> was Margaret Lanterman — aka The Log Lady — who was played by <b>Catherine Coulson.</b> (Catherine died in 2015 …

Twin Peaks

DON’T CALL CHASTITY BELT A RIOT GRRRL BAND

<i>Photos / Kristy Benjamin</i> <i><br>Story / Monica Wolfe</i> Listen to Chastity Belt while sprawled in a hot bath on a cold night with the window cracked just enough …

New Albums

The Molochs pursue playful indie pop on new track “I Wanna Say To You”

LA's retro-tinged duo The Molochs are still revelling in their nostalgic melodies. "I Wanna Say To You" is another snapshot into their playful …

Indie Pop

This ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Vinyl Is Peach-Scented

OMG<p>The <i>Call Me By Your Name</i> soundtrack is getting a special treatment via a limited "peach season" vinyl release.<p>As reported by Pitchfork, Music on Vinyl is currently working on the August 3 release. The soundtrack will feature songs from the likes of Ryuichi Sakamoto and Giorgio Moroder. Sufjan …

Call Me by Your Name

Recreating MGMT's "Oracular Spectacular" Synths with Software Instruments

MGMT are a musical duo whose 2007 debut album, <i>Oracular Spectacular</i>, made them an instant indie sensation. The duo consists of Andrew VanWyngarden and …

Music Production

In Conversation: Calpurnia’s Finn Wolfhard & Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste

You probably know Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, the de facto leader of the band of kids battling Demogorgons and Demodogs on Netflix's Stranger …

Indie Music