NEW MUSIC: The PondHawks, a ‘groovy psychedelic-pop progressive’ band in Chicago recently announced the release of their new single, “River Grove” on the Riverpool Records label. Mario Novelli, born and raised in River Grove, co-wrote the song with songwriting partner, Jorie Gracen. The two formed the very popular indie band in 2007, which has over 600,000 fans worldwide.
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NJ CD Release Parties: Michael Patrick’s New Album, ‘John Wayne Movies’ Tells the Tale of Life Lessons and Love Lost
NEW MUSIC: Country, folk, Americana singer-songwriter Michael Patrick will release his latest, long overdue recording, “John Wayne Movies” with two special CD release shows on October 13, 2018 at The Lighthouse Tavern, and October 20 at Roxy and Dukes in New Jersey.
NEW MUSIC: Unique Messengers is comprised of two men who are passionate about their desire to inspire and motivate others through the messages in their music. Their new song “Give Up That Gun” contains a pertinent message they hope would inspire listeners to make positive changes in their lives and support gun reform.
NEW MUSIC: Johnny Chief Project, an alternative rock band, are at L.A.’s Clear Lake Recording Studios recording and putting together the band’s debut EP “Talking to Myself.” The EP is being co-produced by the two core members of the band, Johnny Chief and Alex Medrano, and by Jose Miguel Smithers, the band’s current studio and touring drummer.
NEW MUSIC: I feel as if we live in a society these days where most people are looking out for themselves with some out to make an easy buck. As a former professional singer music will always be a part of me, a passion. Many say music is the only universal language.
NEW MUSIC: Dallas artist OG Bobby Billions (OGB) recently released what, according to him, “might be one of the greatest debuts from a new talent, and it’s only the beginning.” On Dec. 9, 2016 OGB will be releasing a more in-depth visual to the already buzzing “Bands” single.
NEW MUSIC: The Second Spirit, an indie rock project, just released its debut EP, “Modern Life,” a five-song album, and its first single, “Rescue Car,” which, according to band leader Matthew Victory Warren “personifies the physicality of love through a retro vibe, rock and roll groove and cool, fuzzy guitar leads.”
Chicago-based alt-rock band, The Blue Danes have released their debut album “Invisible and Untouchable” on label Loki Valhalla Productions. This haunting lyrical masterpiece includes the highly anticipated release of the popular single “Beautiful and Sad,” which has earned over 26,000 YouTube views.
MUSIC NEWS: The South Austin Moonlighters will be releasing “Ghost of a Small Town,” which features 13 brand new songs including their new single “You, Love and Me.” The album will be available on iTunes, on their website, on Amazon, CD Baby, at the shows and at Waterloo Records and discriminating independent record stores everywhere.
Singer/songwriter Paula Cole is funding her new album from the ground up on Kickstarter. Recently Cole launched her campaign to fund an 8th studio album, to be called “Ballads,” which she described on her funding page as so: “‘Ballads’ is a weaving of American roots music; my first album of cover songs. I can honestly say I’ve been wanting to make this album my whole career. There will be jazz ballads next to traditional songs and swing and blues – it’s all roots music.”
NEWS: Musical artist, mother, activist, Grammy-winner Paula Cole has announced her new album, “7” is now available. Featuring Cole’s original band members and musical soul mates Jay Bellerose and Kevin Barry, with upright bassist Dennis Crouch complementing the bottom-end, “7” is about the songs, says Cole.
NEWS: When teenager (now 18) Autumn Sky Wolfe was diagnosed with autism, the last thing on her mind was a singing career. Yet she now has an EP on iTunes, has been nominated by New Music Weekly magazine as “Best New Adult Contemporary Artist,” as well as “Crossover Artist of the Year,” and she’s working with talent agency Starmaker Machinery in Los Angeles.
NEWS: Quietly over the last decade, Nova Scotia native Chris Noxx has been building his resume. As a producer, composer and arranger he started making trips to and from his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Music hub Los Angeles, California.
North Carolina Teen Musician Launches Mirabella’s Miracle 501(c)3 to Support Families of Children in the NICU
Mirabella’s Miracle announces the launch of the charity by Max Petruzzi, 15 years old of Charlotte, N.C. Even at his young age, Max Petruzzi has led a very impactful and productive life. He is ranked in the top ten students of his class of over 300 students, a devoted rower and lacrosse player and just a fortunate kid who has a bunch of great friends at a great school, living in a great town.
Mamiboys, an International performing indie band on the M-Boyz Recordz label, has recorded a new single, which by all intent is a jab on Taylor Swift’s music career and personal love life. Although the indie band does not explicitly mention Taylor Swift by name, there are insinuations in the Mamiboys’ ‘Not Another Breakup Sh*t’ that cannot be ignored, according to the band.
Valiant Horizon this week announced that KlangKellerZeit is a new artist on the label roster. With a DJ background in addition to his producer role, he brings more excitement to the Valiant Horizon family with a deep house and dark techno sound that helps the label continue pioneering unique trends in the electronica space.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) — JMWest Entertainment announced today that they will host a release party for signed recording artist JUSTICE and her new single “By My Side.” The event will be held at the Gibson Showroom in Beverly Hills on March 19, 2013.
Philly Teen Country Music Phenom Releases Debut Album – ‘Torri Melhart – The Acoustic Sessions EP’ Hits iTunes, Amazon Worldwide
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (MuseWire) — Meet Torri Melhart, a 14-year-old Country singer and songwriter from the Philadelphia area who is having a great year. More than 50,000 Twitter followers and 3,000 Facebook fans make up her “Melhearts” and are helping her generate tremendous buzz as a young performer trying to prove herself on the national country music scene.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is pleased to announce that San Francisco-based hip hop group Audiopharmacy will tour Southeast Asia and the Pacific as part of the American Music Abroad program. With roots in hip hop, Audiopharmacy fuses live instrumentation and global musical styles, making […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – The U.S. Department of State announced today that Indonesian performers Jogja Hip Hop Foundation is traveling from Yogyakarta, Indonesia to communities across America as part of a cultural diplomacy initiative, Center Stage, from November 15 to December 8. Center StageSM brings performing artists from Haiti, Indonesia, and Pakistan to the United […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with American Voices, announced that the San Francisco-based chamber group Real Vocal String Quartet will tour Europe over the next month. They will travel to Azerbaijan (November 18 – 23), Macedonia (November 24 – 29), Bosnia and Herzegovina […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with American Voices, announced that the Boston, Massachusetts-based Bluegrass group Della Mae will tour Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan this fall as part of the American Music Abroad series. Della Mae was recently nominated for The […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – Members of the Grammy(R)-winning rock band Linkin Park met with U.S. Ambassador Carlos Pascual, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy Rick Duke this week to discuss efforts to provide access to modern energy to the more than 1.3 billion people currently without access […]
MONTREAL, Quebec (MuseWire) – At the crossroads between pop, folk and horror music, the Montreal-based group Curse in the Woods bring you their bold first album, “The Deals They Made.” Composed of nine musicians and a video projectionist, the group pioneered their way passed the ordinary to draw forth a theatrical and melodic reflection of […]
Music Meets Racial Profiling – Word-Soul Artist ‘LadyBoss-Amanishakhete’ teams with Portland Hip Hop Producer Anuff
PORTLAND, Ore. (MuseWire) – The Trayvon Martin murder amid racial profiling and stand-your-ground, taunting black males daily has inspired one word-soul artist to speak out. This travesty amid today’s hate-based politics inspired the release of LadyBoss Amanishakhete’s new single: “Murder 2012,” produced with Portland Hip Hop Artist Anuff. LadyBoss, who recently added the name “Amanishakhete” […]
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (MuseWire) – Singer-songwriter, Gregory Alan Isakov, will share his lyrical hit, “3am,” featured on the hit series “Brothers and Sisters,” at a special fundraiser and awards event, for the environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green. The annual awards and green fundraising evening, VERTE, will be held at the LEED Gold-certified Annenberg Community […]
US Dept. of State and MTVU Announces Artists to Help Nominate Candidates for 2012-2013 Fulbright-MTVU Fellowship
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, announced today the musical artists who will review and help nominate candidates for the 2012-2013 Fulbright-mtvU Fellowships. This year’s artists include Foster the People, J. Cole, B.o.B. and Diplo. ECA sponsors the Fulbright-mtvU Fellowships to promote the […]
BERGEN, Norway (MuseWire) – The third volume in the Octagon series: “Battle Without Dishonour” is an instrumental hip hop album and contains some of Age Rissnes’ all-time favourite tracks in the dance genre – Harlequins Enigma refuses to leave the dance scene as of yet. The album was mastered at Last Drop Mastering, Safeandsound mastering […]
DENVER, Colo. (MuseWire) – Singer/author Dee Dee Phelps is now performing in Doo Wop Shows nationally. “Dick and Dee Dee” will appear at the Denver Paramount Theatre as part of the Ultimate Doo Wop Show on October 29, 2011 at 8 p.m. Also on the show are: The Fleetwoods, The Crystals, The Marcels, The Olympics, […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) – Grammy-winning American jazz composer, arranger and pianist Clare Fischer has devotees in all corners of the world. This month his fans get to enjoy two new albums from the prolific artist. His 50th album, “The Clare Fischer Voices “…And Sometimes Instruments,” and his 51st is titled: “Continuum” with Clare Fischer […]