“Red Rocket” to “Spencer”: New York Indie Film Flourished in Pandemic

I spent the last week in New York having face-to-face business meetings with entertainment executives after having been unable to make direct contact for the past 15 months. The last time I was in Manhattan was in February 2020, just before COVID-19 started wreaking havoc in my favorite city away from home, and of course across the country. There were …

Indie music label Paved Paradise’s exhibition arrives at Rock Hall in September

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Another kind of record store experience will appear at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on September 23, when the Paved Paradise label show ends. The traveling market includes several independent record companies joining forces – Ghostly International and Numero Group, as well as the three Secretly Group labels: Dead Oceans, Jagjaguwar and Secretly Canadian. The …

30/70, Snowy Band and other local indie artists we love this fortnight

By Tom Walters Hello and welcome to our bimonthly column on independent artists. Head over here if you missed the previous installment, featuring Gordon Koang, Emma Russack and Delivery. Every fortnight, we bring together the best new Victorian bands and artists who are making waves online, underground and on the air. For those looking to keep a listening ear with …

Seoul Fringe Festival supports independent artists

Seoul Fringe Festival 2021 poster image (Seoul Fringe Network) Although most festivals have been canceled or brought online amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Seoul Fringe Festival 2021 will be held in person in the Sangam-dong area of ​​western Seoul, South Korea. August 4 to 29. The 24th Seoul Fringe Festival will feature some 300 performances by 72 artists from …

Independent female artists are leading this generation’s musical renaissance

Phoebe Bridgers was nominated for a Grammy last year, even if a “true independent” keeper would despise recognition. Indie music hits mainstream: Artists like Bridgers and Big Thief receive award nominations and pop heavyweights like Taylor Swift collaborate with indie staples like the Dessner brothers of The National. Despite this pop recognition, the lesser-known side of indie music is experiencing …

The AvidPlay subscription service now allows independent artists and

BURLINGTON, Mass., July 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Avid (NASDAQ: AVID) today unveiled another breakthrough for independent artists, producers and record labels by allowing them to distribute tracks mixed in Dolby Atmos® to Apple Music’s Spatial Audio from subscription-based DIY music distribution service AvidPlay ™. By using AvidPlay to distribute their music in Dolby Atmos, independent music professionals are reaching …