Apple Music Festival Announced in London

Apple:

Apple Music Festival 10 returns to London in September for 10 exhilarating nights of live music. Residents of the UK can win tickets to the gigs. Apple Music members around the world can watch the performances for free. Ticket applications will be opening soon. Follow @AppleMusic on Twitter and Snapchat for up-to-the-minute information and join the #AMF10 conversation.

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Interview: Aaron Gillespie

Aaron Gillespie

Last week, I was able to sit down and chat on the phone with one of my favorite songwriters, Aaron Gillespie. You may know him from his work as the drummer/singer for Underoath, or as the singer/songwriter behind The Almost, but Aaron has also just released his stellar debut full-length solo album Out of the Badlands. It came out on August 20th, and I think it showcases everything I love about Aaron’s writing style. We sat down to discuss the record in depth, as well as Underoath’s recent reunion, and many more topics.

The World Really Wanted Britney Spears to Fail: She Didn’t

Issy Beech, writing for Noisey, on Britney Spears:

LeAnn Rimes also said in her interview with Metro that she admired Britney. “I look at her and think it’s really amazing what she’s overcome. It’s nice to see someone come out the other side and be successful again.”

That’s the quote that deserves follow-up articles. That’s the quote. Because Britney Spears is still one of the most successful women in pop.

My Thanks to Disc Makers (P.S. Win a Guitar Package)

Want to win over $5,000 in music gear and promo items from Disc Makers, Ibanez, and Tama? Of course you do. This week Chorus was sponsored by Disc Makers and they have put together this pretty awesome prize package. You you can sign-up to win right now.

The grand prize trio includes:

  • Guitar: Ibanez Talman with Combo Amp and TSMINI tube screamer mini pedal
  • Bass: Ibanez Talman bass with 20 WATT 1 x 8 Combo Amp
  • Drums: Tama Imperialstar 5-piece drum kit with complete hardware and cymbals

And if that isn’t enough, you’ll also win a 1,000 CD production package from Disc Makers, digital music distribution from CD Baby, 100 custom t-shirts from Merch.ly, and more.