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Today, We #GoBeyond: We Are the Underground Music Collective

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Since January 2016, Lehigh Valley Underground has featured some of the best and brightest independent musicians, in our region and others. We have welcomed and reviewed submissions of all genres, covered hundreds of performances, and have built a stronger community around the art being created every day, in our own backyard.

As we continue forward, we are inspired to take what we’ve done in eastern Pennsylvania and use it as fuel to think bigger. We envision a platform that connects independent musicians with their peers in other markets, as well as with the larger music industry and its vast educational resources. This, we believe, will take everyone’s game to the next level. However, we realize that we must walk the same walk and do that ourselves.

Today, we announce the next phase of our evolution: We are now the Underground Music Collective (UMC).

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How Did Music Become Modernized? Listen to This Podcast

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In recent weeks, we (and virtually every other independent and major music outlet in existence) have kept you up to date on the historic Music Modernization Act, which promises sweeping and long-anticipated reforms for how musicians, publishers, and songwriters get paid for their work.

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