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A guide to understanding the many roles in the live music industry

Do you know who is responsible for the killer concerts you love? Have you ever wondered how exactly artists get booked for specific venues at specific times?...
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7 Portland record labels you should know about

Whether you know Portland as Seattle's PNW cousin, or the setting of your favorite Portlandia sketch, or the hometown of Aminé (personal favorite here at Four Over...
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5 Austin record labels you should know

Music lovers are no stranger to Austin. Austin is home to several music festivals, such as Austin City Limits, South by Southwest, and more. The city also...
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Is it weird to go to a concert alone?

There's a little voice in your head. Sometimes, it gives you good advice like, "Don't eat that, it's way past the expiration date." Sometimes, it gives you...

5 Atlanta record labels worth knowing about

It's no secret that most of the music we hear comes from the three major labels (Sony, Universal, and Warner Music), but did you know Atlanta is home...

4 Philadelphia record labels you should know

The city of love, Philadelphia, has many claims to fame, including being home to the defending Super Bowl champs, being the sixth largest city in the U.S.,...
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A few Miami record labels you should know

Miami is known for a lot of great things: the beach, the mojitos, the Heat. Those aren't the only great things that you should know about Miami's...
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Going to concerts alone will change your life forever

For some reason, I was always a part of the group that said going to concerts alone was weird. Like, "if you're not going to a concert...
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Yo! It’s hip-hop genres, explained!

If you've been following along, we've explained the intricacies of electronic music, the melee that is metal, and the rolling that is rock, but now, we dive into...

Mumble rap: A brief history

For as long as humanity has existed, we’ve resisted change. Whether it’s societal, political, or technological, it happens in all walks of life. There will always be...

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