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Help pick the new music for the DorobekINSIDER

Started by Emily Jarvis. Last reply by Jim Bunch Apr 20, 2012. 1 Reply

Hey GovLoop!Help! We need your help to improve the musical stylings of the DorobekINSIDER...We are looking for an up-tempo song. (No lyrics) We want to use it for the show open and to open and close each of the segments. We need the music to be free…Continue

Modern Times Holiday Show at The Rock and Roll Hotel - Proceeds to the House of Ruth

Started by Jim Bunch. Last reply by Jim Bunch Dec 21, 2011. 1 Reply

For those of you that will be in DC on December 22nd.  Come join us a the 2nd Annual Modern Times Holiday Show on December 22nd (Festivus Eve :-) ).   My band Snakehead Run will be joining the merriment. Here is a link Merry Christmas Baby to Last…Continue

Tags: music, charity, Holiday

Spotify Feed on Facebook

Started by Allison Primack. Last reply by Mary Yang Sep 26, 2011. 1 Reply

On the new Facebook, you can now see what your friends are listening to on Spotify on the live feed. What do you all think about this new feature? Does it help you get new music from your friends, or is it just cluttering your Facebook? Continue

Tags: spotify, music, Facebook

Any suggestion for wedding soundtrack? Must play or Must NOT play

Started by GovLoop. Last reply by Mark Dwyer Sep 23, 2011. 21 Replies

I'm putting together a list for my wedding DJ of what songs to play and what to NOT play. Any suggestions?80 person wedding - mix of ages.  I'm looking for mix of classic pop/rock/dance with current pop stuff.Not a fan of country or too many line…Continue

Summer soundtrack?

Started by Alicia Mazzara. Last reply by CollabNature Jul 21, 2011. 6 Replies

It's getting pretty hot and sticky in the District of Columbia, which means I think it's officially summer around these parts. When the weather changes, I find I want to listen to music that fits the season. So what music are you excited about for…Continue

Tags: music

Coolest Video Music Mix Ever!

Started by CollabNature. Last reply by CollabNature Jul 21, 2011. 5 Replies

You Tube Video Arranger Guru, Ophir Kutiel aka Kutiman creates music collages so to speak, from multiple YouTube video submissions. I truly enjoyed the arrangement entitled, "My Favorite Color". Starts off kind of muffled but it gets better, trust…Continue

Tags: mello, mix, kutiman, video, music

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Comment by Andrew Krzmarzick on October 16, 2012 at 10:45am

Why will rap - yes, you read that right - change the DoD and Intelligence communities? Your answer is below:

Rap Genius Coming to Your Enterprise

http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/rap-genius-coming-to-your-ent...

Comment by Jeff Ribeira on June 18, 2012 at 10:03am

Very intriguing article. I've never heard of the kid, but I'd agree with the author that this would be a great direction for the music industry to be heading. I love to see people of any industry, especially music, bucking the system and changing up the game.

It'll be interesting to see more success stories like this over the coming years. Part of me thinks this is a going to be a growing trend, but part of me also thinks Alex is just an outlier. He not only has the qualities of a talented musician, but the business smarts and entrepreneurial spirit to go it alone. As the article shows, and much like the business world in general as well, not everyone has that insane motivation not to mention the desire. Only time will tell I suppose...

Comment by Andrew Krzmarzick on June 18, 2012 at 8:58am

Great article in Forbes on Alex Day, who refused to sign with a label and go it on his own...and he may very well represent the future of music, according to this author:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/ryanholiday/2012/06/12/is-youtube-and-c...

Comment by Andrew Krzmarzick on June 11, 2012 at 10:14am

Do you use Google Music? Problems with dup'd up tunes? Interesting blog post here:

http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/google-music-in-your-browser-...

Comment by Andrew Krzmarzick on May 8, 2012 at 9:58am

Obama's asking the public to help him create his campaign soundtrack via Spotify.  How else could music be used in government to engage the public?

http://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/obama-campaign-wants-you-to-h...

Comment by GovLoop on January 5, 2012 at 9:08am

I'd say especially electronic music is really growing where the DJ is basically an artist (this is different than just some club in Dupont where people go for a meat market and the DJ just plays standard music).  Some of biggest touring artists now are DJ's (Tiesto, Deadmau5) and most of top 40 music has a really heavy electronic flavor right now (which is kind of interesting/odd)

See how 930 club & U Street Music club are partnering now - http://www.brightestyoungthings.com/articles/930-club-and-u-street-...

 Snakehead run - thats an awesome name - I just liked that one :)

Comment by Jim Bunch on January 5, 2012 at 8:31am

I'm in several ranging from acoustic blues to swing to jug band. 

Check out

www.facebook.com/SnakeheadRun,

www.facebook.com/cookingwithgasmusic

www.myspace.com/ANGAJB

 

I've heard of at least one place that fills up with a $20 cover for a DJ.  Just amazing to me.

 

Comment by GovLoop on January 4, 2012 at 8:26pm

Ah...good question Jim.  Missed this.


I love going to shows in DC when I'm in town.  Been to 930 club, Black cat, Jammin Java, and others.

Actually went to see my 1st DJ over Thanksgiving at U Street Music hall - was pretty sweet

What kind of band are you in?

Comment by Jim Bunch on December 9, 2011 at 5:55pm

Ok - Here's a question for the Gov Loop folks that live in DC.  Do you prefer going to live music or DJ Clubs, and why?  In the interest of full disclosure, at night I play in a couple of bands.  DC has a reputation of not really supporting live music but seems to have a fairly active night life with high covers for DJs, etc.  And the large percentage of government workers has been blamed on occasion.  Is it true?

 

Comment by Mary Yang on September 19, 2011 at 2:23pm

I am in love with Spotify! To throw some confusion into the debate - have you looked at iheartradio?

 

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