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Indaba Music Launches a “Social Contest Suite” Indaba Music Launches a “Social Contest Suite”

Indaba Music bills itself as a leading community for independent musicians to show off their talents. The site, through its Opportunity Marketplace, hosts contests that involve composing or remixing music tracks. Indaba’s contest campaigns are designed to promote music brands …

SXSW By The Numbers

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Paste Magazine’s Caren Kelleher has taken a look at emerging trends at SXSW and found that just as the conference is receiving increasing criticism for getting too big, 20% more bands than ever before have already been accepted to official showcases.  Kelleher counts 1594 bands in 2008 vs. 1331 in 2007.