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USING ARTISTS TO GET YOUR MASH-UP ON A POPULAR BLOG

Hey mash-up artists, want to get featured on Perez Hilton? I got a hint: use one of his favorite artists. In a chat with mash-up duo The Jane Doze (more on that coming soon), we explored the idea of getting … Continue reading

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MASH-UP ARTIST 3LAU LOOKS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE SELLING NEW REMIX

With the mindset of turning their love of electronic dance music into something positive, popular mash-up artist/remixer/producer 3lau is looking to raise enough money to start a school in an underprivileged country. Last night (April 23), 3lau released the video where he … Continue reading

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K-POP GROUP SHINEE RELEASE MASH-UP SINGLE

One of South Korea’s most popular groups SHINee (who performed in New York’s SM Town concert in Madison Square Garden that I reported on for Billboard) has made their Korean comeback with an extremely interesting lead single. The group has … Continue reading

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MASH-UP DUO THE JANE DOZE GET TO SXSW WITH UNIQUE KICKSTARTER PLAN

Attending SXSW last year as spectators, The Jane Doze (@thejanedoze) knew they wanted to come back as performers. Once offers to play came in, the pop music mash-up duo did not have the resources to make their SXSW dreams a … Continue reading

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BIGBANG WINS WORLDWIDE ACT EMA AWARD OVER BRITNEY SPEARS & OTHERS

Well this is sure an indication K-Pop has hit HARD! BIGBANG, the five-member K-Pop boyband created in 2006 and one of South Korea’s biggest acts, snagged the Worldwide Act Award at the European MTV Awards this week. Their competition was … Continue reading

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MUST READ: GOOGLE PLANS K-POP CHANNEL, AND MORE? (WSJ)

Well anyone who watched YouTube could see this a big “DUH!” but I, for one, am surprised its actually happening. Click on THIS GREAT ARTICLE from the Wall Street Journal about Google (who owns YouTube) meeting with Korean IT execs. … Continue reading

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GIRLS’ GENERATION RELEASE FIRST ENGLISH SINGLE “THE BOYS”

Asia’s biggest girl group (and essentially the world as the U.S. doesn’t have any girl groups, despite the Pussycat Dolls making a comeback) Girls’ Generation shook up the model by releasing their new single “The Boys” in two versions in English … Continue reading

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