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Townsquare Media Shuffles Executive Team

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:06pm
Townsquare Media has shuffled leadership in its executive team. The company has promoted Bill Wilson [...]
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Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame To Add Inductee For 2017

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:03pm
The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2017, which was announced in August, will have an [...]
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The Anthem Venue Is Washington D.C.'s New Monument to Rock

Billboard.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:00pm
What's the distance between the stage and the highest seating section at the Anthem, Washington D.C.’s newest music venue? "About 36...
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Chris Young Brings Kane Brown, LANCO For 2018 Tour

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 5:28pm
Chris Young, soon to be the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry after his induction Tuesday [...]
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Meet the Canon PowerShot G1 X III

DPReview.com - Latest News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 5:26pm

The Canon G1 X Mark III is what would happen if someone crammed a Canon 80D or M5 into a Powershot G5 X body, which is pretty cool. The body is impressively small and light weight, given its large sensor and useful 24-70mm equiv. zoom range, even if the F2.8-5.6 aperture is a tad slow. We're excited to get it in and get shooting, but for now, here's a look into some of its main features and specs.

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Dierks Bentley Brings ‘Only The Brave’ Screening To Nashville

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 5:23pm
Nashville first responders, actors and music industry were among the invited guests to the [...]
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Chris Tomlin Kicks Off Good Good Father Tour, Releases Special Edition Album

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 5:17pm
Chris Tomlin kicked off his "Good Good Father Tour" on Oct. 12 in St. Charles, MO, sponsored by Amazon [...]
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Industry Ink: Music Health Alliance, The Kinkead Agency, 117 Management, Production Music Association

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 5:16pm
Music Health Alliance has announced two events for October, including Breast Fest 2017 on Oct. 24 and the [...]
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Rihanna Getting Barbados Street Named After Her

Billboard.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 5:09pm
With a laundry list of accomplishments tucked away in her stacked resume, Rihanna can finally say that she has a street named after her. According to...
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Harold Pendleton, Reading Festival & Marquee Club Founder, Dies at 93

Billboard.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 5:02pm
Harold Pendleton, the founder of Reading Festival and London’s legendary Marquee Club -- where The Who, Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones...
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Justin Bieber Is a 'Girl' With the 'Mind of a Squirrel,' Says Marilyn Manson

Billboard.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:55pm
Marilyn Manson’s rocky relationship with Justin Bieber took another turn in a recent interview where he told The Scully Show that he doesn...
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Dreezy Drags Trump on 'Spar' With Kodak Black & 6LACK

Billboard.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:43pm
Since President Trump's inauguration, a bevy of stars have vocalized their disdain for the embattled commander-in-chief through their music...
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Camila Cabello x Guess' Holiday 2017 Campaign is Here

Billboard.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:39pm
Billboard exclusively announced Camila Cabello as the official face of Guess in May 2017, and now the star is back with a new holiday campaign...
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MeFOTO launches MeVIDEO brand with new GlobeTrotter travel video tripod

DPReview.com - Latest News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:32pm

Manufacturer of colorful travel tripods MeFOTO is launching its first video tripod via a Kickstarter campaign, and there's a new brand name to along with it. The MeVIDEO GlobeTrotter will be the first of this 'new' company’s tripods, and will feature a new leveling head design and a choice of aluminum or carbon fibre legs.

With a maximum payload of 8.8lbs/4kg, this travel tripod is aimed at the serious video market, including those using large DSLRs and lower end dedicated professional video cameras.

The MeVIDEO GlobeTrotter comes with an aluminum ball and socket-style leveling platform, and a head that offers a long panning handle. The handle can be switched for left or right-handed users, and the four-section legs spread to three positions as well as reverse folding for storage.

For low angled shooting, the center column can be split in two so the shoulders can be dropped close to the ground, and the top half of the column can be attached to one of the tripod legs to create a monopod. MeVIDEO also allows the head to be completely removed from the shoulders and leveling platform, so it can be used on other accessories such as a slider or crane.

The GlobeTrotter will have a maximum height of 65.7in/166.8cm and packs away to 21.9in/55.7cm. It will weigh 6.06lb/2.75kg in carbon fibre and 6.64lb/3.01kg in aluminum.

Users will have a choice of black or ‘titanium’ finishes, both of which are expected to cost $500 for the aluminum version, and $700 for the carbon fibre version although there are, of course, special deals for those pledging support for the campaign at an early stage. The company expects to ship in January 2018.

For more information or if you'd like to put down a pledge of your own, visit the MeVIDEO Kickstarter page.

Press Release

MeFOTO Announces Launch of MeVIDEO Offering First-Of-Its-Kind Travel Video Tripod

MeVIDEO’s sleek design and unmatched usability provides on-the-go filmmakers with an exceptional video tripod experience.

MeFOTO, the innovative tripod manufacturer, today announced the launch of MeVIDEO, a new sister company focusing on the film and video market with a travel video tripod available now on Kickstarter. Incredibly durable, lightweight, thoughtful and intuitive, MeVIDEO is the ultimate high-quality and full-featured travel video tripod.

"We created MeVIDEO with one simple goal: to create the best compact, travel-friendly, user-friendly video tripod ever for today’s on-the-go filmmakers and videographers. We wanted to create a tripod that makes sense from the moment you put your hands on it; something detailed, yet approachable - and then, to make it incredibly beautiful"
Brian Hynes, MeFOTO + MeVIDEO Brand Marketing Manager.

MeVIDEO GlobeTrotter features include:

  • Reverse folding legs to allow for a more compact folded form that makes it perfect for traveling
  • Integrated Leveling Platform for precise, intuitive positioning of your camera on the center column without needing to adjust legs.
  • Removable Flat Base Head featuring ratchet-style metal adjustment knobs for leveling.
  • Head can be used on other flat surfaces such as certain sliders, jibs, half ball adapters and more.
  • Split/center column allows for maximum flexibility as well as providing the ability to get very low to the ground.
  • Support for multiple cameras ranging from the Sony A6500, Panasonic GH5, Sony A7SII, Canon 5D Mark IV to the Canon C100.
  • Independent locking positions for the legs allow for easy setup on any terrain.
  • Integrated, stainless steel spikes can be expanded or retracted into the rubber feet for stability on any surface.
  • Converts to a monopod. Simply unscrew the center column and combine with the padded leg.
  • Available in anodized aluminum or carbon fiber in black or titanium and comes with a padded canvas carrying case for additional protection when traveling.


MeVIDEO launched their Kickstarter campaign today, with the goal of raising $50,000. Kickstarter contributors will receive a discounted rate of $349 for the aluminum and $499 for the carbon fiber model. When MeVIDEO publicly launches in early 2018, the retail price is expected to be $499 for the aluminum and $699 for the carbon fiber model.

About MeFOTO:

MeFOTO offers two styles and multiple sizes of strategically designed travel tripods in both aluminum and carbon fiber in a variety of colors. They are ideal for on-the-go photographers, and now filmmakers, at every experience level. www.mefoto.com and www.mevideo.co

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NF Scores First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With 'Perception'

Billboard.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:29pm
Rapper NF notches his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart -- and first top 10 -- as his third full-length studio album, Perception...
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Katy Perry Says She's 'More Mature' When She's Single

Billboard.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:27pm
Between hosting “American Idol” and her Witness tour, Katy Perry has a lot going on this season. While finding time to attend the...
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2018 Grammy Dates: All the Key Deadlines for Voters

Billboard.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:23pm
The road to the 60th annual Grammy awards show in January 2018 starts for voters now. Below, this year's key deadlines for Academy...
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Polaroid Moto Mod leaked, straps an instant printer to your smartphone

DPReview.com - Latest News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:12pm

Leakster Evan Blass has tweeted an image showing two Moto Mods, one of which is said to be a Polaroid instant print camera module for printing photos directly from your smartphone. As with any Moto Mod, this particular module will be compatible with the Moto Z handsets, including the Moto Z Play and Moto Z² Force Edition.

The Polaroid module is a device that connects to the back of a compatible Motorola smartphone to give it extra functionality—in this case, printing small instant prints and essentially turning your phone into an 'instant camera.' Blass didn't provide details about the module, but presumably it would use the same ZINK (Zero Ink) inkless printing technology as Polaroid's existing instant digital camera.

For now this is just a leak, but it's not the first time we've seen the Polaroid Moto Mod; late last month, two images of the same device appeared on the website Technoblog. So it does appear that this attachment is the real deal.

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Calvin Harris Donates Las Vegas Concert Proceeds to Victims' Fund

Billboard.com - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:03pm
Calvin Harris is the latest DJ to pledge support to Las Vegas, following the devastating shooting during the Route 91 Harvest music festival there...
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Chris Stapleton Announces ‘From A Room: Volume 2,’ Following His Best-Selling Albums Of 2017

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:02pm
As Chris Stapleton’s All-American Road Show continues to stampede across the country, the Grammy [...]
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