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BMI’s January Pick of the Month, Sego, Performs in LA

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From News, posted 1.14.15 Broadcast Music, Inc. held its first Pick of the Month of 2015 on January 5 at the Bootleg HiFi Theater in Los Angeles, with one of three featured performance by alternative punk band Sego. The high-energy performance pictured here was held January 12 and was the second of Sego’s three-date… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Lost Weekend

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From News, posted 4.23.13 If you love Passion Pit, then you’ll love this foursome from Winnipeg, Canada, which pays homage to New Wave and 90s alt with electro-pop that’s as contemporary as it is deep. Their new video for “Let Me In” has both stop-animation and CGI elements. The band started off… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Young and Sick

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From News, posted 4.22.13 Your average act they are not. Young & Sick have turned down six-figure recording deals in favor of a much more unconventional approach to distribution and promotion that has intrigued outlets like Forbes. Their new single, “Continuum,” is available for download only on the “TOR underweb,” an obscure system intended… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Win 62% of 2012 Billboard Music Awards

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From News, posted 5.21.12 BMI songwriters scored 62% of the Billboard Music Awards handed out on Sunday, May 20 in Las Vegas. BMI’s commanding majority spanned pop, dance, hip-hop, country and contemporary Christian music wins, reflecting the diversity and unparalleled popularity of the BMI repertoire. With 12 trophies, Adele led the BMI surge, while… Read more...


10 Questions: Milo Greene

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.12.12 The Milo Greene arriving to Austin, TX next week for the marathon SXSW festival is not a single person—he isn’t even real. What began as a phantom booking agent—an e-mail account concocted by band co-founders Robbie Arnett and Andrew Heringer when the friends still led separate projects—has since transformed to… Read more...


BMI Songwriter/Artists Win 68% of Grammys; Adele Takes Home Six

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From News, posted 2.13.12 The 54th annual Grammy Awards belonged to BMI songwriters, who earned almost 70% of the year’s 78 trophies – resounding proof of the strength of the BMI repertoire. Adele took home Grammy gold in every category in which she was nominated. She won six trophies in all, including Album, Record… Read more...


Majority of 2012 BRIT Award Nominations Go to BMI Songwriters

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From News, posted 1.23.12 BMI’s international songwriting family earned a commanding 55% of the nominations for the BRIT Awards 2012, the celebration of the year’s best popular music in the U.K. and around the world. Many of the nominees are members of British performing rights organization PRS for Music, but choose BMI to represent… Read more...


Writing and Singing Subversion: Foster the People’s Debut ‘Torches’

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From MusicWorld, posted 12.15.11 What do a gun-toting latchkey kid, a downtrodden drug addict, and social recusants have in common? From a psychiatric standpoint, probably plenty. Lyrically speaking, however, they each act as a thematic muse in tracks from Foster the People’s debut full-length effort, Torches. Hidden behind the guise of cavort-inspiring, synth-infused pop,… Read more...