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Sunday, March 09, 2014
NARIP Leads Mission from Hollywood to Berlin
Tue, 04 Mar 2014, 05:01:03 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and BERLIN, Germany, March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Record Industry Professionals led a delegation on a mission of commerce, culture and copyright advocacy from Hollywood to Berlin during September 2013 and since to stimulate entertainment economic activities in both countries. The mission resulted in music placements in American productions, including a German artist, and renewed interest in international creative collaborations.
Sandra Piller Tells All About a 'Good Night Kiss'
Fri, 28 Feb 2014, 17:06:13 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every one of us has been through the emotional roller coaster leading up to a first kiss and all of those sensations are presented in 'Good Night Kiss,' the latest country song from Shady Hill Records artist Sandra Piller.
Chicago Native Jazz Vocalist Educator Lenora Zenzalai Helm Invited to Perform in Concert with the Durham Symphony Orchestra
Thu, 27 Feb 2014, 13:37:19 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stunningly gifted vocalist, educator and founder of the progressive programs Vocal Musicianship Academy and Vocal Jazz Online, Lenora Zenzalai Helm has received the coup honor of an invitation to be a featured singer in the program 'Durham Symphony Orchestra and All That Jazz.'
Broadway Musicians to Make Beautiful Music with their Spouses in Pit Stop Players 'Date Night' Concert
Fri, 14 Feb 2014, 14:43:14 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present an unusual concert entitled 'Date Night,' featuring group members and their spouses performing together. The event will take place Monday, March 24, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.
World's First Lifetime Free KiwiG PhonTunes: A Multi-device Music Migration Idea Instead of One-way iTunes Transfer
Thu, 13 Feb 2014, 15:49:53 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HONG KONG and NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the introduction of KiwiG PhonTunes-the world's first music transfer software for lifetime free launched by KiwiGeeker - limitless migration, backup, and management of music across devices and platforms (iOS/Android/iTunes/PC/External disk) is now a reality. iTunes music management is now history.
Jazz Vocalist Lenora Helm Hammonds to Perform in Concert with Durham Symphony Orchestra under Direction of Maestro William Henry Curry
Thu, 13 Feb 2014, 06:59:54 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stunningly gifted vocalist, educator and founder of the progressive programs Vocal Musicianship Academy and Vocal Jazz Online, Lenora Helm Hammonds has received the coup honor of an invitation to be a featured singer in the program 'Durham Symphony Orchestra and All That Jazz.'
Donnie Reis Touring with Singer/Songwriter Caroline Glaser in February
Mon, 10 Feb 2014, 17:44:25 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Producer and musician Donnie Reis of Twelve3south Studio in Tipp City, Ohio is set to join up-and-coming singer/songwriter Caroline Glaser for a three-week tour of several Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states, including stops near Chicago, Boston, and New York City.
American Families Rescue Teens from 'Powder Keg' Ukraine - 'Orphan' Music Video Raises Awareness of the Plight of Orphaned Kids
Tue, 04 Feb 2014, 17:54:46 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., Feb. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adoptions of older children and teens are often called 'rescues' because kids 'age out' at 16 Years-old. These children usually wind up homeless, with bleak futures. Many become addicted to drugs. Project One Forty Three, Inc., a non-profit organization presently working with orphanages in Ukraine, Latvia and China, pairs these forgotten, hard-to-adopt kids with 'host families' in the United States for 4-6 weeks each summer and winter.
The Blue Hill Troupe Celebrates 90 Years with Gilbert & Sullivan's 'Ruddigore' to Benefit Quality Services for the Autism Community
Mon, 03 Feb 2014, 14:04:17 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, celebrates its 90th season with Gilbert & Sullivan's 'Ruddigore.'
Book 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' has put in busy two months since release, from NAMM2014 to MMC18
Thu, 30 Jan 2014, 06:59:20 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new book, 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' (ISBN: 978-1608325788; Greenleaf Book Group Press) by Loren Weisman is now available in 26 different countries as well as an eBook edition (ISBN: 978-1608325795). The book delivers the 'who, what, when, where, why, and how' of the steps musicians and bands have to take to succeed in music.
Matt Forger Joins Brad Sundberg for 'In the Studio with MJ'
Mon, 27 Jan 2014, 16:48:14 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What was it like to be in the recording studio as Michael Jackson created the iconic tracks for such monumental albums as 'Thriller,' 'Bad,' 'Dangerous,' 'HIStory,' and "Blood on the Dance Floor"? Truly dedicated fans will find out from two of the recording engineers who were there with MJ, Quincy Jones, and all the famous musicians as Matt Forger joins Brad Sundberg for the next 'In the Studio with MJ' session scheduled for February 8, 2014, in Orlando, Florida.
World's Only Music Transfer Freeware: Don't Miss KiwiGeeker's Groundbreaking KiwiG PhonTunes
Mon, 27 Jan 2014, 14:47:55 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HONG KONG and NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KiwiG PhonTunes is the must-try free music transfer application launched this week by data specialist software and integrated data solution provider KiwiGeeker. Overcoming many of the greatest music transfer challenges, KiwiG PhonTunes enables users to transfer any music between multiple devices free-of-charge and without fear of file overwriting. This software is absolutely indispensable to any true music lover.
Leawo Gives Out iTransfer as Free Spring Giveaway Gift with Giveaway of the Day
Mon, 27 Jan 2014, 13:10:40 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SHENZHEN, China and NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leawo Software is working with Giveaway of the Day to give out Leawo iTransfer as the one-day limited giveaway gift on giveawayoftheday.com on Jan. 27, 2014. Meanwhile, Leawo iTransfer is also available for totally free from Jan. 27 to Feb. 12, 2014 on Leawo's 2014 Spring Promotion, along with multiple high discounted special offers and bundles.
Children Celebrate Valentine's Day in Song
Thu, 23 Jan 2014, 20:06:30 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On February 14, Valentines Day, most people think of romance, flowers, candy, and candlelit dinners. But children also celebrate by sending and receiving valentines, dreaming up DIY projects for their parents, siblings, and teachers -- and they are definitely pleased about the candy! Ruth Roberts Music also brings something sweet for the occasion.
KiwiGeeker Launches KiwiG PhonTunes Freeware to Overcome iTunes and Mobile Device Music Transfer and Management Challenges
Wed, 22 Jan 2014, 15:38:50 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HONG KONG and NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KiwiGeeker, a software developer and solution provider specializing in data management and data recovery solutions, today announced the launch of their first freeware, KiwiG PhonTunes, to break music transfer barriers for music lovers everywhere. KiwiG PhonTunes allows users to freely and flexibly transfer music (with ratings and other relevant data included) between any iOS and Android device and any PC's iTunes library.
Baby Boomer Couple Spotlights Homeless through Music and Street Ministry
Mon, 06 Jan 2014, 04:59:23 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SoulDirection1 announced this week the release of a new contemporary Christian album, 'To the Least of These,' a compilation of 13 songs they have written to inspire and uplift most anyone who is experiencing a difficult time in their lives or for the simple enjoyment of listening to good music.
Care Bears Donning Jay Z's Apparel for Barneys New York Slated for eBay
Wed, 18 Dec 2013, 15:43:13 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Artist Daniel Edwards depicts Jay Z as a Care Bear pal with Funshine Bear on the rap mogul's shoulder wearing Leather Boxing Shorts from the Barneys New York collection, accompanied by six designer ornaments to be auctioned on eBay, with a share of the proceeds going to an organization that supports the ACLU's policies against racial profiling. The work will be unveiled online this week, announced Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
Recording Studio Twelve3South Produces Hit Song by Caroline Glaser
Wed, 18 Dec 2013, 14:33:41 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Producer and musician Donnie Reis of twelve3south studio hits a home run with the Caroline Glaser song 'Money Tree.' Recorded and produced in Tipp City, Ohio, 'Money Tree' was charting as the number two singer/songwriter single on iTunes as of December 17.
The Bob Moog Foundation Archives Expand with a Major Gift From UNC-Greensboro
Fri, 13 Dec 2013, 16:14:12 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Music Department of the University of UNC-Greensboro has given The Bob Moog Foundation a collection of vintage synthesizer hardware and other equipment. The gift, which will be on permanent loan at the Foundation, was announced today by the Foundation's executive director Michelle Moog-Koussa.
Ruth Roberts Music Has Bundles of Children's Songs for Christmas - and Every Holiday!
Mon, 09 Dec 2013, 15:34:54 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When elementary school teachers plan for their holiday entertainment programs, they turn to the Ruth Roberts' children's music catalog of song collections for Christmas, Halloween, Easter, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day, and more.
Sandra Piller Invites You to Celebrate the Season in 'Mistletoe and You' Song and Video
Wed, 04 Dec 2013, 14:03:24 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The magical time of year between Thanksgiving Day and New Year's Day is filled with thoughts of family celebrations, colorful decorations, gift-giving, gatherings of friends, and the fun of kissing under the mistletoe. 'All of those wonderful things are in this song,' states country music artist Sandra Piller, singer of 'Mistletoe and You,' now available on iTunes, Amazon, and the website of her record label, Shady Hill Records.
Atlanta-Based Valiant Horizon Announces Dutch DJ-Producer Rodger Forrest as the Latest Artist to Join Its Label Roster
Tue, 26 Nov 2013, 14:37:51 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Valiant Horizon today announced that Rodger Forrest is the latest musician to join its artist roster. With a number of EDM recordings and European DJ performances already under his belt, Rodger is positioned to take the dance music world by storm. Influenced by many genres, he comfortably produces music in a number of spaces including electro, trance, deep house and progressive. In addition, Rodger's DJ work includes performances in Holland and on the Baeleric island of Mallorca right near Ibiza.
The Bob Moog Foundation Announces Raffle for Iconic Minimoog Model D Signed by Gary Numan
Wed, 20 Nov 2013, 13:46:27 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation is proud to announce a raffle for a vintage Minimoog(R) synthesizer, signed by English electronic pop icon Gary Numan. The raffle runs from November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2013.
Ruth Roberts Music Brings the Magic of 'The First Thanksgiving' to Your Family
Wed, 13 Nov 2013, 19:33:14 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's never too early in your child's development to teach them the meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday and Ruth Roberts Music is making it fun with the release of 'The First Thanksgiving,' a collection of sing-along songs, all newly digitized and available on iTunes.
Music Industry Book 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' released today by Greenleaf Book Group Press
Wed, 13 Nov 2013, 05:00:27 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greenleaf Book Group Press announces the release of 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' by Loren Weisman. 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' (ISBN: 978-1608325788) is available nationwide today, November 13, 2013 and will be published in an eBook edition and an audio book edition in January 2014.
Sandra Piller Sings the Hit Songs of Ruth Roberts at the Gardenia in Hollywood
Fri, 01 Nov 2013, 15:14:36 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On the Saturday night before Thanksgiving, country artist Sandra Piller will perform a special show featuring songs written by her mother-in-law. What makes this sweet gesture interesting to music lovers is that the songs co-written by Ruth Roberts were hits for such stars as Doris Day, Debbie Reynolds, The Lennon Sisters, Dean Martin, Theresa Brewer, The McGuire Sisters, Patti Page, Jimmy Dean, Eydie Gorme, the Lawrence Welk Orchestra, and many others.
Children's Choir Moves Nation, World, with Performance at Earthquake-ruined Church
Wed, 23 Oct 2013, 16:53:13 EST Edited by Debra Tone
TAGBILARAN CITY, Philippines, Oct. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The World Mind Network today announced that The Loboc Children's Choir provided a spontaneous moment of inspiration and hope to the quake-ravaged Philippines on Thursday, with an impromptu performance of Josh Groban's 'The Prayer.'
Pit Stop Players Presents: 'The Pit Stop Players and The Pendulum' - A Concert of Unholy Terrors
Tue, 10 Sep 2013, 10:00:17 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, launch their fifth season with a concert of Halloween-themed music at Christ and Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church, 120 West 69th Street, on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Inclusive Children's Musical Performance by Charlotte School Children at National Inclusion Project's 10th Anniversary Champions Gala
Thu, 29 Aug 2013, 09:00:19 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Inclusion Project is pleased to team with the Foundation for Respect Ability to musically demonstrate what inclusion is all about at their 10th Anniversary Champions Gala on October 12, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C. The performance will feature an inclusive group of Charlotte school children singing multiple songs about respect for all children, including 'Don't Laugh at Me' along with Sid Krupkin, the Foundation for Respect Ability's Artistic and Education Director.
Move For Hunger Presents the Fifth Annual Surfside Food Drive: Shore Businesses and Bands Team Up To Fight Hunger
Wed, 28 Aug 2013, 17:40:18 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ASBURY PARK, N.J., Aug. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Join Move For Hunger this Labor Day Weekend for the Fifth Annual Surfside Food Drive, Cornhole Tournament and Concert Series on the 2nd Ave. Asbury Park Boardwalk. While hunger may not be on people's minds during the summer holidays, for the 120,000 people in Monmouth and Ocean County that struggle to find their next meal, hunger takes no vacations.
Kansas City Chamber Orchestra Performs 'A Summer Serenade'
Fri, 16 Aug 2013, 16:10:39 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra opens its 27th concert season with 'A Summer Serenade,' August 24, 2013 at 8 p.m. in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Performing Arts Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Music Director Bruce Sorrell will conduct the concert and prelude the performance with a pre-concert talk at 7 p.m.
Chicago's Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Craft Beer Offerings, Food Truck Lineup, Local Landmark Restaurants and Neighborhood After-Party Destinations
Thu, 25 Jul 2013, 19:14:19 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill., July 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival three-day event kicks off Friday, July 26th (6 p.m. - 11 p.m.), Saturday, July 27th (noon to 11 p.m.) and Sunday, July 28th (noon - 10 p.m.) on the grounds of Jefferson Memorial Park located at 4822 N. Long Avenue on Chicago's Northwest side. Admission is $7 per person, or $5 before 5 o'clock. Children under 12 are free.
Chicago's Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Creates Three Fun-Filled Days for Fest-Goers July 26-28, 2013
Wed, 10 Jul 2013, 15:01:48 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CHICAGO, Ill., July 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival features something for everyone from dancers to musicians, actors and artists, and a hands-on community paint project. The three-day festival kicks off Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, 2013. Located on the grounds of Jefferson Memorial Park on Chicago's Northwest side, Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival has become one of Chicago's most highly anticipated neighborhood music festivals of the summer.
Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Three-day Musical Lineup with Dot Dot Dot, Magic Box, and Michael McDermott Band
Wed, 22 May 2013, 14:15:10 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CHICAGO, Ill., May 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival is pleased to announce its three-day musical lineup and headliners including Dot Dot Dot, Magic Box and the Michael McDermott Band. Jefferson Memorial Park's lush green lawn and ball fields transform into a giant backyard for all to enjoy over the course of the three-day festival from Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, 2013.
Roemtech, LLC Announces its Newly Developed PMA-350H Mixer/Amplifier with Auto-HummBuster Technology
Thu, 16 May 2013, 13:21:49 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
DALLAS, Texas, May 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Roemtech(R), LLC is announcing release of its new PlenumAmp PMA-350H. Specifically designed for above ceiling applications, this plenum rated mixer/amplifier is equipped with Roemtech's new Auto-HummBuster technology. In addition, it features three inputs, external volume control, P/A override, and green sleep mode. The PMA-350H is designed for conference room and classroom audio systems.
'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' by Loren Weisman slated for national release in August
Wed, 08 May 2013, 05:55:04 EST Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas, May 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greenleaf Press announces the upcoming release of 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' by Loren Weisman. 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' (ISBN: 978-1-60832-578-8, 7x9 Paperback, 446 pages, $19.95) will be available nationwide on August 13, 2013 and will be published simultaneously in an eBook edition (ISBN: 978-1-60832-579-5, $7.99) and an audio book edition.
Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Music Festival Set for April 20th and 21st at Kief-Joshua Vineyards
Fri, 12 Apr 2013, 14:39:58 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
TUCSON, Ariz., April 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kief-Joshua Vineyards announces the Second Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival, featuring 18 Arizona Wineries in one location, is slated for April 20 and 21, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kief-Joshua Vineyards in beautiful Elgin, Arizona.
Country Singer Sandra Piller Joins Her Mom, Actress Sandra Giles, at The Hollywood Show 2013
Wed, 27 Mar 2013, 17:04:22 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Featuring in-person appearances of more than five dozen celebrities from classic motion pictures and television, The Hollywood Show has emerged as one of the world's most celebrated autograph and photo-opportunities for fans, and the upcoming event will feature country singer, and Shady Hill Records recording artist, Sandra Piller on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 19, 20, and 21, 2013.
Ruth Roberts - Children's Music Songwriter for All Seasons
Tue, 26 Mar 2013, 16:09:55 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whatever holiday pops up on your calendar, two things are always true: kids are happy about it and the late Ruth Roberts wrote kids' music to help you celebrate it. 'Children's music was the special province of Ruth Roberts,' says Susan Nicoletti, Director of Operations for Goldenrod Music.
Calculate Royalties with QuickBooks Data - DashBook Software Extends Integration with Widely-Used Accounting System
Fri, 01 Mar 2013, 04:55:01 EST Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
HOUSTON, Texas, March 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Financial Softworks, LLC announced today the release of the latest enhancements to their popular DashBook Royalty Pro system, which now includes the ability to directly create royalty checks or bill payments within Intuit's QuickBooks.
'Soul Music Week' is February 15-24, 2013 - Music Fans to Support America's Great Musical Form
Thu, 14 Feb 2013, 05:55:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SoulTracks and soul music fans around the world are taking action to support soul music, one of the most revered forms of music in the world. From Motown to Memphis, from James Brown to Jill Scott, 'soul music' is the sound of our lifetime.
Music Consultant, Producer and Coach Loren Weisman speaking at MMC 17
Tue, 12 Feb 2013, 05:55:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, February 15, at 2:30 p.m., Loren Weisman will be delivering 'The State of The Record Deal in 2013: Myths vs. Reality' at the 17th Annual Millennium Music Conference (MMC) in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Loren will discuss a great deal of the behind the scenes activity and what is really going on as regards what it really takes to thrive in today's business.
Blue Hill Troupe Presents New Production of Gilbert and Sullivan's 'The Mikado' to Benefit the GO Project
Wed, 23 Jan 2013, 16:19:21 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd. (www.bht.org), the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, will unveil a new production of Gilbert and Sullivan's 'The Mikado' with full orchestra, April 12-20, 2013 at El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio (1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street). Proceeds from 'The Mikado' will benefit the GO Project.
Music Computing Releases World's Most Powerful PC: CoreMC Creates New Enterprise-Class Personal Computer
Wed, 23 Jan 2013, 14:19:09 EST Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Music Computing, the makers of advanced computer-based music production stations and leading edge touchscreen products releases CoreMC (Gen3), the world's most powerful personal computer designed for audio and video production. Based on the Windows(R) 8 (64-bit) operating system, CoreMC is capable of running any Windows compatible software for music production, HD video editing or even gaming.
Bob Moog Foundation to Inspire the 2013 NAMM Show through Legendary Instruments and Archival Exploration
Mon, 21 Jan 2013, 12:22:34 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ASHEVILLE, N.C. and ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) will celebrate the indelible nature of the synthesizer pioneer's legacy at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Beginning on Thursday, January 24, NAMM attendees will have opportunities to see and hear demonstrations of vintage Moog instruments and explore rarely seen archival material from the Bob Moog Foundation Archives.
From Charles Ives to Paul McCartney, Broadway Musicians Offer 'Snapshots' in PIT STOP PLAYERS' 2013 Winter Concert
Tue, 15 Jan 2013, 09:51:04 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pit Stop Players, a twelve-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present its third annual 'Snapshots' concert on Monday, February 11, at 7:30 p.m., at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.
Bob Moog Foundation's Educational Initiative Ignites Rare Collaboration Between Asheville City School and Buncombe County Schools
Fri, 30 Nov 2012, 12:41:46 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Bob's SoundSchool (DBSS), the Bob Moog Foundation's hallmark educational project, is expanding to serve two school districts in Western North Carolina. Twenty-five teachers from Asheville City Schools and Buncombe County Schools will be teaching the 10-week curriculum to over 500 second grade students beginning in January. This marks the first time that the two school districts have collaborated on a teaching program.
Dynamic Media Reports Targeted Music for Business Yields Better Sales
Tue, 27 Nov 2012, 16:01:29 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Nov. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The busiest buying season of the year is here and businesses are seeking ways to cash in. Dynamic Media can help. It offers targeted music for business, music on hold, restaurant music, office music and on-hold messaging.
Professionals Guild Hosts Think Different New Year's Eve Bash at Oakland Marriott
Fri, 16 Nov 2012, 13:05:42 EST Edited by Debra Tone
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professionals Guild (www.PGuild.com) announced today a Huge Multicultural East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the Oakland Marriott City Center. This 'Think Different Multicultural New Year's Eve' features Latin music, Old School Top 40, and Smooth Jazz.
MOCHILLA, of Timeless Fame, Presents the Premiere of Chicano Batman's Video for Joven Navegante at Strictly Grooves Record Gallery in Highland Park
Wed, 17 Oct 2012, 05:57:03 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Qvole Collective, an independent artist management and development company, announces today West Coast photographer, filmmaker, hip-hop scholar and Mochilla founder, Brian (B+) Cross shot and directed the new video 'Joven Navegante' for L.A.'s psych/tropical/soul act Chicano Batman. The video was premiered two separate times at 8:45 and 10:15 on Friday, October 12 at Highland Park's newly opened 'record gallery' Strictly Grooves.
Pit Stop Players Present: 'Paranormal Activities' - Halloween Concert Offers Three World Premieres
Mon, 01 Oct 2012, 13:27:27 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, launch their fourth season with a concert of creepy classics and petrifying premieres at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music on Monday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Audrey Magazine presents: Audrey's Night Out 2012 'Music and Fashion at Barker Hangar'
Fri, 07 Sep 2012, 11:53:25 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Audrey Magazine presents 'Audrey's Night Out 2012,' the 5th annual Fashion Show and Music Showcase at the historic Barker Hangar, located inside the Santa Monica airport. Audrey Magazine continues its long tradition of bringing together a diverse community and industry from Music, Fashion and Film. Barker Hangar has hosted numerous Award and Televised Events. This showcase includes musical performances, hosted bar, and celebrity guests on the red carpet inside the iconic transformed Barker Hangar.
Oklahoma Wine Grape Harvest and Celebration Nears
Wed, 22 Aug 2012, 15:43:41 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DRUMRIGHT, Okla., Aug. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tidal School Vineyards has set its seventh annual 'A Walk in the Clouds' harvest and festival for Saturday, September 8. This annual celebration of grape growing, winemaking, music, food, and fun includes picking grapes, stomping grapes, live music, and a wine brunch. But most important, the grapes begin their journey to become the Tidal School Winery's estate grown wines.
Shore Business, Bands and Beach Clubs Team Up to Fight Hunger at Surfside Food Drive
Thu, 16 Aug 2012, 13:29:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ASBURY PARK, N.J., Aug. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger presents the Fourth Annual Surfside Food Drive and Concert Series to benefit the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. While hunger may not be on people's minds during the summer holidays, hunger takes no vacations. The summer months can be some of the most difficult for food banks and struggling families as children who receive subsidized lunches are home from school.
Keyboardist Kevin Toney to Perform Sizzling Summer 'California Concerts' in August with Jazz Trio The Kevin Toney 3
Thu, 02 Aug 2012, 18:02:25 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Keyboard wizard Kevin Toney is about to kick the temperature up in August several more degrees with a series of exciting 'California Concerts.' With the July 24 release of his classical jazz concept album 'New American Suite' by his new trio, The Kevin Toney 3, the acclaimed pianist will be showcased at The Ultimate Jazz Festival in Ontario, Calif. on August 5, followed at the end of the month by the official CD launch party/concert at Vitello's in Studio City.
Racial Profiling, Trayvon Martin Death Inspires New Single by Word-Soul Artist LadyBoss-Amanishakhete
Tue, 01 May 2012, 14:41:59 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PORTLAND, Ore., May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Trayvon Martin murder may have grabbed national headlines over the course of 45 days, but it appears to have died down despite racial profiling and stand-your-ground, taunting black males daily. This travesty amid today's hate-based politics inspires the release of LadyBoss-Amanishakhete's (A-ma-ni-sha-kete) new single: 'Murder 2012.'
Grades of Green VERTE Event to Recognize Environmental Heroes at Annenberg Community Beach House
Wed, 25 Apr 2012, 17:00:32 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., April 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green has announced its annual awards and green fundraising evening, VERTE, will be held at the LEED Gold-certified Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, Calif. on April 27th from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. The evening will feature singer/songwriter, Gregory Alan Isakov, sharing his lyrical hit, '3am,' featured on the hit series 'Brothers and Sisters.'
G-Man Marketing Celebrates Decade of Hype
Mon, 09 Apr 2012, 11:27:44 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whether you call it publicity, media relations or hype, everybody needs it and John Scott G has been providing it for a decade. 'Just by visiting the Internet, you have been influenced by our work,' states the head of G-Man Marketing. 'We create and publish media announcements, press alerts, video messaging, social networking communication, and what I call ghost marketing.'
World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration to Commemorate a Decade of Global Education Programs
Mon, 02 Apr 2012, 17:16:13 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tickets are now available for the World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Britain a 'Musical Goldmine' for Top American Ad Agency Execs in Search of New Music
Sat, 25 Feb 2012, 16:05:42 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and LONDON, U.K., Feb. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP.com) president Tess Taylor leads a delegation of creative music executives from New York to London this week for meetings to create new opportunities for music whose uses contribute to the national economies of the United States, the United Kingdom and world culture.
End-of-the-World Prices from Clients of G-Man Marketing
Tue, 07 Feb 2012, 20:31:22 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the end of the world scheduled to take place later this year, G-Man Marketing (gmanmarketing.com) is partnering with its clients to offer special reduced rates in public relations, songwriting, audio mixing and mastering, radio advertising, graphic design, live music promotion, music distribution, and more.
Worst Band and Musician Press Kit Contest Announced - Jonas Music Services to Give Away $700 Press Kit Package
Mon, 30 Jan 2012, 15:05:48 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WALLKILL, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jonas Music Services announced its first 'Worst Press Kit Contest' with one selected winner receiving a custom designed press kit package worth $700.00.
San Diego Artist Takes on IBM in New Music Video
Fri, 02 Dec 2011, 12:38:27 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mike Shirk of San Diego, CA lives with a degenerative and deadly disease called IBM, 'inclusion body myositis.' There is no known treatment or cure. Rather than going quietly, Shirk has used his years productively to help and inspire others with physical disabilities. His website and blog are full of practical, self-help information for the disabled. Now Shirk has posted a music video on YouTube in which he inspires everyone to make lemonade from the lemons of life.
NARIP 'Hollywood to London Music Delegation' for Culture, Commerce and IP Protection
Mon, 14 Nov 2011, 14:29:08 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and LONDON, UK, Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National Association of Record Industry Professionals (www.NARIP.com) president Tess Taylor leads a music delegation from Hollywood to London this week for meetings to protect intellectual property, preserve creativity, and create new opportunities for music whose uses contribute to the national economies of the United States, the United Kingdom and world culture.
Harlequins Enigma Releases Octagon Volume 3 - Battle Without Dishonour - Hip Hop Album
Mon, 31 Oct 2011, 06:59:16 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
BERGEN, Hordaland, Norway, Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Harlequins Enigma is back again, This time with their third volume in the octagon series: 'Battle Without Dishonour.' Battle Without Dishonour is an instrumental hip hop album and contains some of Age Rissnes' all-time favourite tracks in the dance genre.
Dick and Dee Dee to Perform at The Paramount Theatre in Denver October 29, 2011
Fri, 07 Oct 2011, 22:29:28 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
DENVER, Colo., Oct. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Altergate Publishing announces that author Dee Dee Phelps is now performing in Doo Wop Shows nationally. The release of her memoir 'Vinyl Highway' in 2007 initiated the Sixties recording star's comeback, singing as Dee Dee, of Dick and Dee Dee.
Tickets Still Available for Judds' Final Florida Stop, Oct. 15 - 'Last Encore Tour' Concert to Benefit Non-Profit Hospital Foundation
Thu, 06 Oct 2011, 21:59:57 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
LADY LAKE, Fla., Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tickets starting at $35 are still available to see award-winning country-music mother and daughter legends Naomi and Wynonna Judd take their final Central Florida bow on the Last Encore Tour, October 15, as they headline The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, according to Alliance Healthcare Foundation President Ted Williams.
Pit Stop Players Present 'Dark Side Of The Tune' - Halloween Concert Features Five World Premieres
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 11:50:00 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pit Stop Players, a thirteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will kick off their third season with a concert at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. The critically acclaimed group will offer creepy-themed music the night before Halloween, in a program titled 'Dark Side of the Tune.'
Judds' Love CAN Build a Bridge... to Better Healthcare in Central Florida
Thu, 22 Sep 2011, 23:30:01 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
LADY LAKE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mother and daughter country legends Naomi and Wynonna Judd will make their final scheduled Central Florida stop on their Last Encore Tour, October 15, as headliners of The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, to benefit the Alliance Healthcare Foundation.
Skull Church Heads to Missoula - Monthly Event Hits the Road for Two Days at Wilma Theatre
Thu, 08 Sep 2011, 20:40:07 EST Edited by Debra Tone
KALISPELL, Mont. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since its beginnings in summer 2009, Skull Church has delivered killer concerts from popular Christian artists and a clear gospel message to the Flathead Valley. Named for the place of Christ's crucifixion, Skull Hill, the monthly event is regularly held at the Liberty and Strand Theatres in Kalispell. This month, for the first time, the event will be taken on the road for two days to the historic Wilma Theater in Missoula. Fresh Life Church produces Skull Church events.
Bob Moog Foundation and Museum of Making Music Auction a Moog Synthesizer Signed by Jazz Greats Herbie Hancock and George Duke
Thu, 08 Sep 2011, 17:55:47 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ASHEVILLE, N.C. and CARLSBAD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation and the Museum of Making Music are delighted to announce the joint auction of a Moog Little Phatty Stage II(R) synthesizer signed by jazz fusion legends Herbie Hancock and George Duke. The auction, which benefits both organizations, will be hosted on the Bob Moog Foundation eBay portal from Sept. 8 to Sept. 18, 2011.
Sheena Metal Hosts a Weekly Music Showcase at The Other Door in NoHo
Fri, 02 Sep 2011, 22:08:18 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bands and fans will have an exciting new opportunity for music, merriment and much more as Sheena Metal hosts 'Carnyville: An Industry Showcase at The Other Door' every Thursday evening. Located in the NoHo Arts District, the premiere event will take place September 8, 2011.
Bob Moog Foundation Celebrates 5th Anniversary with Refreshed Program Direction, Music EP, Limited Edition Poster and Legacy Apparel
Wed, 24 Aug 2011, 22:18:03 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sunday, August 21, 2011 marked the sixth anniversary of Bob Moog's passing and the fifth anniversary of the Bob Moog Foundation's formal launch. In celebration of that milestone, the Foundation is making daily announcements of new projects, branding and fundraising opportunities. Monday, August 22 saw the launch of the Moogstress blog, written by Michelle Moog-Koussa.
Houston Teen Rapper Baby Jay Headlines the 'Fort Hood Teen Back to School Bash and Carnival' on Aug. 19
Tue, 16 Aug 2011, 00:47:02 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Roland Entertainment announced today that teen rapper Baby Jay has been invited for a second time to perform at Fort Hood for their 'Teen Back to School Bash and Carnival' per recommendation from the Grammy organization Texas Chapter. The event is presented by The U.S. Army Child, Youth and School Services in partnership with The USO. Baby Jay will headline the event for teens from the Fort Hood community.
Judds to 'Turn It Loose' in Final Appearance on Their Last Encore Tour
Mon, 15 Aug 2011, 20:57:25 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
LADY LAKE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Naomi and Wynonna Judd, the most successful female duo in country music history, will soon take their final Florida bow on The 'Last Encore Tour,' as headliners for The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, Saturday, October 15. The concert will benefit the Alliance Healthcare Foundation.
Sesene Entertainment Releases Hot Club Download of Renowned Turntablist DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr.
Tue, 09 Aug 2011, 09:59:22 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr. just finished his 'I have a Dream' record and Sesene Entertainment is promoting it via a free download on its web site. 'To date, this is the most powerful piece Stewart has done and he believes that this is one of those projects that is and will always be bigger than him,' says Sean Alfonso, president/CEO of Sesene Entertainment.
Positive Sounds with Bob Taylor Earns 2011 Communicator Award of Excellence for Max Radio Network and WTBQ
Wed, 20 Jul 2011, 18:39:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WARWICK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The winners of The 2011 Communicator Awards were recently announced by the International Academy of the Visual Arts. Positive Sounds is a weekly Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Radio Program hosted by Bob Taylor. It earned an Award of Excellence, the highest honor in the Radio Programs Category.
Sacred Meets Profane on New Album from Larisa Stow and Shakti Tribe
Mon, 04 Jul 2011, 08:59:22 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While 'mantra-rock' may not yet be a recognized music genre, it springs to life with the delightful onslaught of sound from Larisa Stow and Shakti Tribe on their new album, 'Rock on Sat Nam!' (Prema Shakti Music). The vocals are impassioned and the music soothes one minute and urges you into aural ecstasy the next.
Kenny Foster's 'Hometown' Strikes A Chord
Wed, 22 Jun 2011, 18:02:34 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nashville based singer-songwriter Kenny Foster, a Joplin, Missouri native, has written a song based on the May 22 tornado that ravaged his hometown one month ago today, destroyed his childhood home and trapped his family in the crawl space of their home before they were rescued. Called 'Hometown,' Foster's powerful song details the emotional aftermath of the disaster, as affected families try to sort through the emotional wreckage and find a way to move on.
When Faith Triumphs Over Fear and Tragedy - The Last Chapter in the Life of Mrs. Sammy Davis, Jr.
Mon, 13 Jun 2011, 10:59:38 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SARASOTA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new book, 'The Last Chapter in the Life of Mrs. Sammy Davis, Jr.' (ISBN: 978-0-557-73613-3) offers a frightening glimpse of a Hollywood secret that was nearly buried. In her chronicle, author Pamela Sherrod reveals the events leading up to the death of Altovise Davis, and interweaves these startling revelations with intriguing views of numerous celebrities, from Bill Cosby and Raven-Symone' to legendary icons, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
Top 10 AC Charting Artist SJ to Pre-Release Freshman LP
Wed, 11 May 2011, 18:17:48 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Top 10 national AC radio charting Miami-based artist, SJ, will pre-release his freshman commercial LP, 'Coffee,' on May 31, 2011, following exclusive fan and press events at SoHo House (May 11, New York) and Van Dyke Cafe (May 24, Miami). Released by Acoustic Soul Records, the album channels hints of productions by Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, Dave Matthews and Counting Crows, with SJ's personal touch.
Send2Press to Sponsor LAMN Jam Music Contests
Mon, 09 May 2011, 22:52:24 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles Music Network is delighted to announce a new sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests ('LAMN Jams') launching June 7 in Los Angeles. Send2Press Newswire, a unit of Neotrope, will be the official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level.
Sandra Piller New Single 'Fixin' To Fall' Reaches Country Radio Fans
Mon, 11 Apr 2011, 08:58:57 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Strong radio airplay, a steady climb up the charts and numerous awards have greeted songs from Sandra Piller's current album, 'Days Like These,' and now she is releasing her next single to country radio, 'Fixin' To Fall.' The tune is 'an upbeat love song that makes you want to dance,' notes Piller.
Global Music Rights Panel at the California Copyright Conference in Los Angeles
Fri, 01 Apr 2011, 19:46:35 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Songwriters, music publishers, and holders of intellectual property are invited to attend the California Copyright Conference presentation 'Music Rights from a Global Perspective' on the evening of Wednesday, April 13 in Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles).
Soundrangers Release Sound Effects Library on Hard Drive
Wed, 30 Mar 2011, 21:47:31 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Soundrangers, an award winning game audio studio, announces the release of its popular online sound effects library on hard drive. The Soundrangers Sound Effects Library has been inspired by years of custom sound design for video games and has been used for years by such industry leading companies as Google, Nickelodeon, Microsoft, Cartoon Network, Adobe, and HBO.
Bob Moog Foundation Announces Spectrasonics Benefit
Mon, 21 Mar 2011, 18:02:12 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation today announced that music software developer Spectrasonics has launched a unique, multi-faceted tribute to honor the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Dr. Robert Moog. Spectrasonics has released the 'Bob Moog Tribute Library' created by renowned artists for Spectrasonics' Omnisphere virtual instrument software, and also kicked off a contest designed around the library.
OASA Records to Auction Rare Live Rehearsal Tape Featuring Aretha Franklin and the Late Van McCoy
Wed, 16 Mar 2011, 10:59:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OASA Records announced this week its silent auction of a live and rare rehearsal tape, never heard before, featuring Aretha Franklin and the late Van McCoy singing a tune titled, 'I Was Made for You, You Were Made for Me.'
Rock Takes Out the Largest Street Carnival in the World
Mon, 07 Mar 2011, 18:21:35 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From the 5th to 8th of March, Bahia will not be only the capital of the axe music, but will be also the capital of Rock'n'Roll. ACCRBA, a leading Brazilian-based non-profit association established 1994, announces the launch of the 17th edition of the Palco do Rock Festival, sponsored by BahiaGas, the Government of the State of Bahia and with the support of the Municipal Town hall of Salvador.
The Bob Moog Foundation is Recipient of 2011 Non-Profit PR Grants Program
Wed, 02 Mar 2011, 23:33:25 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope is honored to make The Bob Moog Foundation its fourth chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with The Bob Moog Foundation's mission to educate and inspire children and adults through the power and possibilities of electronic music and intersection of music, science and innovation.
Sandra Piller Premieres New Video for 'Days Like These'
Tue, 01 Mar 2011, 09:59:38 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the title track from her new album, 'Days Like These,' gathering radio spins, country singer Sandra Piller is happily watching it climb several charts while touching the hearts of listeners at country and Christian country radio. 'And now, there's a video that shows many of the wonderful events and emotions that are a part of this magnificent song,' Piller states.
BETA Records TV Integrates Music Education Content from the Publishers of In Tune Monthly
Tue, 22 Feb 2011, 10:59:31 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BETA Records and In Tune Monthly today announced a collaborative venture that will extend each firm's reach into a variety of media. 'BETA Records, being a music, TV, online and music publishing company, is an ideal match with In Tune Partners, a music magazine, book and e-publisher,' states Chris Honetschlaeger, BETA President.
Phil Quartararo Joins BETA Records
Fri, 11 Feb 2011, 17:42:28 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BETA Records, LLC announced that Phil Quartararo, known to music industry professionals as 'Phil Q,' has accepted a role on BETA's new Advisory Board with the goal of leveraging the company's position as a leader in music media promotion and production.
Neotrope and Music Computing Partner to Help Indie Musicians Raise Awareness to Online Media and Social Networks
Wed, 09 Feb 2011, 09:59:42 EST Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Music Computing today announced a strategic partnership with California-based PR and brand marketing company, Neotrope® to launch a program to help promote indie bands and musicians who purchase Music Computing's products during 2011.
Adam Craig Band Performs for Heartland Heroes
Thu, 03 Feb 2011, 21:53:30 EST Edited by Debra Tone
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Adam Craig Band performed for the third annual Heartland Heroes Hunt last Saturday in Garden City, Kansas. The hunt, sponsored by local businesses, is a weekend of special activities for soldiers injured in the line of duty, and their families.
Discounted Early Registration Open for Camp Jam - Summer 2011 Rock Music Camps in 17 Cities Nationwide
Mon, 31 Jan 2011, 19:38:10 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Camp Jam, the nation's premier provider of rock music camps and educational rock 'n' roll music programs, is now accepting discounted early registrations for its Summer 2011 camp series. Students rehearse, record, and perform like rock stars during curriculum-based day camp and overnight camp programs.
Nothin' Wrong with The Adam Craig Band
Thu, 20 Jan 2011, 21:56:57 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Adam Craig Band announces the video release of their hit song 'Nothin' Wrong.' The talented four young men who make up the band have evolved since their first time in the spotlight but their trademark harmonies and passion for music are still as strong as ever.
'There's Gold In Them Hills,' According to Marketers: Joe Kerr and Others Trek to Sundance
Thu, 20 Jan 2011, 20:22:20 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Joe Kerr, composer for film and television, is making his way to the plush Utah resort this week for the annual festival. As many people with things to market are on their way to Sundance to hock there goods. Sundance is one of the more popular events in the film festival season.
Sandra Piller Celebrates 'Days Like These' on her New Album
Tue, 18 Jan 2011, 09:59:20 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sandra Piller's third album, 'Days Like These' (Shady Hill Records), is released today, and Sandra met with press, industry and fans in a special performance at The Mint in Hollywood. Making the week even more eventful, Sandra was just named Female Country Music Artist of the Year by New Music Weekly magazine.
New Christmas Song Brings More Meaning to the Holidays
Tue, 16 Nov 2010, 20:57:26 EST Edited by Debra Tone
TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just released this week by Good Gets Better Publishing, is a new Christmas song, titled 'Haley's Christmas,' performed by 13 year old Haley Mann. Haley's Christmas tells the story of a young girl who looks forward to seeing her father on Christmas day who only visits her once a year.
Music Computing Announces Next Generation Music Keyboard Workstations for Studio and Live Performance: StudioBLADE and iKeyDOCK
Tue, 09 Nov 2010, 15:11:25 EST Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Music Computing, Inc. today announced their brand new line of keyboard workstations for both gigging musicians and any size recording studio, are now shipping. The StudioBLADE and iKeyDOCK are complete, portable production stations, which either include a built-in Windows 7 64-bit PC with touch-screen and DAW software and virtual software instruments, or a docking system for any PC/Mac notebook.
Machaca Hill Rainforest Canopy Lodge Drums Up Good Will
Fri, 05 Nov 2010, 17:27:44 EST Edited by Debra Tone
TOLEDO, Belize (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Machaca Hill Rainforest Canopy Lodge, located in southern Belize, is demonstrating its commitment to supporting the community with its involvement in a drumming project for local Garifuna youth. Perched in the verdant hills above the Caribbean coast of southern Belize, Machaca Hill Lodge is a self-contained sanctuary from the everyday world.
Songdrops Music is Offering All Teachers Free Downloads of 60 Bryant Oden Children's Songs
Thu, 04 Nov 2010, 06:59:53 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Songdrops Music has announced it will be offering all teachers free downloads of all three Bryant Oden CDs, from November 15th through December 1st 2010, through Songdrops.com. His viral hit 'The Duck Song' has over 20 million YouTube views.
EVtones Sets Tone for Electric Vehicles - Creates New Music Licensing Revenue Stream
Thu, 07 Oct 2010, 06:59:57 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bran-Rae today announced the launch of EVtones, an MP3 download service providing unique MP3 music tones, tunes and sounds for electric and electric hybrid vehicles. Car sounds, jet engines, etc. will also be offered as downloads to an electric vehicles MP3 compatible tone generating system. These unique downloads will command a substantial premium and provide higher revenues to the music industry over current regular music MP3's.
Fertility Doctor and Musician Son Collaborate on Inspirational Song and Video for Infertility Patients
Fri, 01 Oct 2010, 20:00:33 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced the release of a new song and video inspired by and dedicated to couples dealing with infertility. The song, entitled 'I Believe,' was co-written and produced by Darren Sher, son of SIRM Founder and Executive Director Geoffrey Sher, MD.
DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr. and Sesene Entertainment Spin for a Cause
Mon, 20 Sep 2010, 12:43:32 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr. and Sesene Entertainment are joining forces at a free fundraising event to support the victims of the San Bruno, CA fires. The event is scheduled for September 25 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the San Bruno Recreational Center and San Bruno City Park at 251 City Park Way.
Broadway Musicians Reclaim Center Stage in PIT STOP PLAYERS 2010-11 Season Opener
Wed, 08 Sep 2010, 17:16:09 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pit Stop Players, a thirteen-member instrumental ensemble, will play its opening concert of the season on Monday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m., at New York's Second Presbyterian Church, 6 W. 96th St. at Central Park West. The eclectic, genre-defying group will perform works by William Bolcom, Anthony Barrese, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Igor Stravinsky.
All of Us Know What It's Like to Get Screwed in Business by Not Being Prepared or Aware
Tue, 31 Aug 2010, 15:22:14 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' (ISBN: 978-1-935359-33-3) is now available from author Loren Weisman. The book is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply in order to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music. Full of ideas and practical advice, this book provides comprehensive details on how to optimize success and achieve sustainability and self-empowerment in today's music business.
Fireworks, Adult Toys and Holiday Sights Highlight the Surreal New Video of 'Explosive Chill' by Jonny Harmonic
Fri, 13 Aug 2010, 16:41:45 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starting with nudie-cutie footage from the 1950s, the music video to 'Explosive Chill' by Jonny Harmonic proceeds to travel the world both literally and figuratively. Produced by the FookMovie Collective, the purpose of the video is to show how the groove-oriented dance music can be a soundtrack to a wide variety of visual material.
CDSoundMaster Releases NICE EQ Solid State and Vacuum Tube Plug-Ins
Mon, 02 Aug 2010, 06:58:51 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CDSoundMaster, an accomplished developer of custom mixing and mastering software, as well as custom recording hardware, announces the release of the NICE EQ VST Plug-In. This ground-breaking software equalizer package includes two plug-ins: the NICE EQ Solid State EQ and the NICE EQ Vacuum Tube EQ. According to the developer, this software represents a new level of realism in analog sound design.
Scott Joss and Doug Colosio Play Classic Country on New Album from Golosio Publishing
Mon, 26 Jul 2010, 15:37:37 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Real country by real musicians is the way to describe the new album by Scott Joss and Doug Colosio, 'A Couple of Strangers,' released by Golosio Publishing. The 13-track recording showcases many of the duo's favorite types of music, including Texas Swing, roadhouse roots, and 'good ole' cryin' in yer beer country tunes,' states John Scott G, managing partner of Golosio.
Hoxeyville Music Festival: Grateful Dead Members Return to Northern Michigan
Wed, 30 Jun 2010, 16:06:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WELLSTON, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This year marks the eighth year of the Hoxeyville Music Festival. And, this week, festival organizers announced the addition of the world famous drumming duo - the Rhythm Devils - featuring Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, originally of the Grateful Dead.
Kyle Gass of Tenacious D to perform at 'Prop 6-Pack' Wedding
Tue, 08 Jun 2010, 15:45:51 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eleventh Percentile Entertainment is proud to announce the addition of Kyle Gass and Friends to the entertainment portion of The Beer-Naked Wedding and Rock 'N' Roll Reception to be held in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 26, 2010. The event is a celebration of the union between Buck 'F' Naked, renowned drunkabilly chanteur, and his life long love, beer.
Paula Franceschi is Mistress of Musical Cinematics
Tue, 08 Jun 2010, 05:59:45 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While most artists want you to think about their music, Paula Franceschi wants you to think about images when playing her new EP, 'Songs for Singles' (Valjean Music). 'The songs are meant to make you see movies in your mind,' says Franceschi.
John Scott G Song Gets Music Video from Golosio Publishing
Mon, 31 May 2010, 06:15:22 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Helping songwriters in every way possible, Golosio Publishing creates music videos for artists who have recorded songs from their catalog. The latest is a song by John Scott G called 'Smokescreen,' and the video is now on both YouTube and FookMovie under the name 'Smokescreen by JSG.'
Electronica Geek John Scott G goes Country with Merle, Gets Legit with the CCC, and Promotes the Artists of Golosio Publishing
Fri, 07 May 2010, 11:50:37 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many music publishing companies feature multiple genres but John Scott G of Golosio Publishing is enjoying something unique: a song he co-wrote is on the new Merle Haggard album at the same time his groove-electronica songs are appearing on the new Jonny Harmonic album. 'I Am What I Am' (Vanguard Records) by Merle Haggard debuted at number 18 on the Billboard Country Albums chart with the song 'Bad Actor.'
Music Industry Veterans Rave About Newly Released Book, 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business'
Mon, 26 Apr 2010, 15:52:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' (ISBN: 978-1-935359-33-3) was just released by author Loren Weisman. The book is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply in order to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music. Full of ideas and practical advice, this book provides comprehensive details on how to optimize success and achieve sustainability and self-empowerment in today's music business.
Producer and L.A. Talk Radio Personality Danielle Egnew Joins Music Industry Newswire as Contributing Editor
Mon, 12 Apr 2010, 17:28:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online-based recording industry publication adds noted music producer, recording artist, and on-air radio personality Danielle Egnew to its editorial staff. Egnew will contribute expertise on issues related to the business of music, album production, and independent film. Music Industry Newswire(TM) is a publication of Neotrope(R) Entertainment, established in California in 1983.
Eagles Platinum Songwriter Jack Tempchin to Make U.K. Debut
Thu, 08 Apr 2010, 14:41:37 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jack Tempchin, a pioneering co-architect of the Southern California Sound, a classic country-rock movement popularized in the 1970s by The Eagles, will play his Diamond platinum hits live for three nights in the United Kingdom on April 28th, 29th and 30th, 2010, Night River Records announced today.
Opera Louisiane and All That Jazz with Special Guests Bill Grimes and Willis Delony on April 8th at the Manship Theatre
Mon, 05 Apr 2010, 13:12:47 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BATON ROUGE, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 7:30 p.m., Opera Louisiane welcomes Spring with special guests jazz greats Bill Grimes and Willis Delony, as they join Robert Grayson and members of Opera Louisiane's Young Artists to present a new twist on both opera and jazz in the intimate setting of the Manship Theatre.
Rap Group Encourages Tri-State Residents Feeling Economic Pinch
Wed, 31 Mar 2010, 12:38:55 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Underground Music Award winning indie band MONEY FIRST announces the release of 'Lamborghini Lifestyle' as an online promotional single this weekend to encourage tri-state hip-hop fans and families feeling the current economic pinch. Formed by high school friends Boom Blake, iLL Kayn, Tranzatick, and JP in Trenton, New Jersey, MONEY FIRST won 'Best Rap Group' at the 2009 Underground Music Awards.
After Years of Study, Research Now Reveals it is Possible to Reboot Your Brain
Tue, 30 Mar 2010, 18:13:39 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SANTA FE, N.M. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Does the brain you were born with have to be the brain you end up with? If you can improve the function of every major organ in the body, why can't you upgrade the function of your brain? Those fundamental questions were the motivation that led Kelly Howell to create Brain Sync.
Singer-Songwriter Gabe Hizer to Release New Album, 'Persistence of Memory'
Mon, 15 Mar 2010, 17:06:04 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gabe Hizer releases comical animated cartoon for first single from his new album. Two years ago, Gabe Hizer packed up his life and moved to Mexico with the intention of going into retirement after a long career in the law. After spending only four months in a small picturesque town, he was caught unawares and emerged with a reignited passion for music, including several new songs.
Fintage House Appoints Maria Forte Music Services to Work with Fintage Music in UK
Tue, 09 Mar 2010, 15:39:51 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LEIDEN, Netherlands (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Niels Teves, Co-CEO of Netherlands-based asset administration company Fintage House, has announced the appointment of Marte Forte Music Services Ltd to work alongside the company's Fintage Music division in the UK. Maria Forte has worked in the music industry for three decades, beginning at Virgin Music (Publishers) in the late 1970s and from there held various high calibre roles within a variety of organizations.
Jonny Harmonic Explores Electronic Rhythms on New Album from Golosio Publishing
Mon, 01 Mar 2010, 05:59:24 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Introducing Jonny Harmonic, a mysterious musician who has never been seen in public. Some say he is a phantom, some say he is imaginary, but he has a new album from Golosio Publishing called 'We All Love Bright Shiny Things.' All twelve songs on the album were composed and produced by John Scott G of Golosio, with performances by the reclusive Harmonic who would only visit the studio alone and in the middle of the night.
Broadway Musicians Take Center Stage in Pit Stop Players' Inaugural Concert
Tue, 05 Jan 2010, 14:39:52 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pit Stop Players, a ten-member instrumental ensemble, will play its inaugural concert on Monday, February 1, 2010 at 7 p.m., at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street. The eclectic, genre-defying group will perform works by William Bolcom, Olivier Messiaen, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Danny Elfman, as well as a piece by Joshua Rosenblum, the group's conductor and founder.
Tiger Woods 'Caught by the Tail' in Cledus T. Judd Parody Song and Video
Fri, 11 Dec 2009, 13:24:25 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The comedic assault on Tiger Woods continues with the Cledus T. Judd release of a parody of the classic country song 'Tiger by the Tail,' recorded by Buck Owens in 1965. Judd's adaptation, 'Tiger by the Tail (The Tale of Tiger Woods),' recorded just one week ago, is already spinning on major radio stations in Chicago (WUSN-FM), Tampa (WQYK-FM), and Knoxville (WIVK-FM), among others, and today a music video is making its viral rounds on YouTube.
50 Bands Enter Cross Atlantic Battle of the Bands
Thu, 19 Nov 2009, 19:28:56 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 50 bands have taken their battle to YouTube to claim the title of Best Irish Band 2009. Organizers of this online battle of the bands competition - Strangford Lough Brewing Company (SLBC) and Diablo's, of the Light Management Group (LMG) - have been overwhelmed by entries for their prize offering flights, accommodation and a gig in Las Vegas.
The Irish Battle of the Bands - Event Coincides with the Launch of SLBC Beers in the USA
Thu, 12 Nov 2009, 16:22:46 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Strangford Lough Brewing Company (SLBC) and the Monte Carlo Casino Las Vegas Resort and Casino are launching a 'Battle of the Bands' competition for bands who play Irish music. The prize is an amazing chance to play at Diablo's in the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas! The competition coincides with the launch of SLBC beers in the USA, which will be sold at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino.
New Dionne Warwick Song 'Starlight' Released Today with 100-percent of its Proceeds Benefitting Starlight Children's Foundation
Tue, 20 Oct 2009, 05:59:50 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Starlight Children's Foundation and New Gold Music Ltd. are excited to release the song 'Starlight,' sung by the legendary Dionne Warwick, and written by Dean Pitchford, prolific writer of Fame and creator of Footloose, and William Goldstein, whose versatile career includes the original music for NBC's Fame TV series. Ms. Warwick, Pitchford and Goldstein are donating 100 percent of their royalties to Starlight Children's Foundation.
Viral YouTube Sensation 'Duck Song' Waddling into Hearts of Teens
Wed, 14 Oct 2009, 06:59:37 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOULDER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What music are teens into these days? Taylor Swift? Sure. Jonas Brothers? You bet. Beyonce? Absolutely. A simple children's song about a duck asking for grapes at a lemonade stand? Yup. As unlikely as it sounds, 'The Duck Song,' the lead song on Bryant Oden's debut CD 'Songdrops: 30 Songs for Kids' (being released Nov. 1st through Songdrops.com) has been all the rage in schools across the U.S. and beyond.
ReverbNation and Audiolife Create the 'Reverb Store' - the Ultimate E-Commerce Solution for Artists and Labels in the New Music Business
Wed, 16 Sep 2009, 16:43:11 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverbNation, the leading marketing platform for more than 450,000 artists, labels, managers and venues, has partnered with Audiolife, the leader in direct-to-fan eCommerce, to create the Reverb Store. The Reverb Store is a complete direct-to-fan eCommerce offering that is accessible to every ReverbNation artist at no charge. The Reverb Store allows artists and record labels to design an unlimited number of physical and digital products online.
'The Trial of George W Bush' - Musical Satire for MP3 Player or Mobile Phone, Debuts on Internet
Wed, 19 Aug 2009, 08:01:24 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At last! The trial we've all been waiting for. 'The Trial of George W Bush' is a wicked satire with music, produced, directed and written by composer / humorist Roger Rudenstein. An award-winning composer, Rudenstein announced that he created the Bush satire specifically to be downloaded to MP3 player or mobile phone. It can also be listened to online.
Brain Grenade Entertainment Announces the Release of D.a. Thompson's CD 'Disclaimer' and Seattle Release Party on August 18th, 2009
Tue, 21 Jul 2009, 12:25:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brain Grenade Entertainment (BGE) proudly announces the release date and CD Release Party for D.a. Thompson's new extended play album titled 'Disclaimer' on Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 at Galerias in Seattle, Washington. The first single off of D.a. Thompson's EP is entitled, 'Just you and me.'
Central South Distribution, Inc. Makes Historical Merger with Lataillade Entertainment and Ruff Town Entertainment Group
Wed, 15 Jul 2009, 12:40:25 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Central South Distribution, Inc., which has been the number one independent faith based record distributor in the world for the past decade, has formed a partnership with Lataillade Entertainment, headed by contemporary gospel label / publishing / marketing guru Vicki Mack-Lataillade and her husband, Claude Lataillade, and Grammy® nominated songwriter producer Rene Moore, head of Ruff Town Entertainment Group. The multi-million dollar stock purchase marks the first time in history that African Americans will have a principal stake and partnership in a major contemporary music distribution company.
Pitch Control - Houston Hip-Hop in Focus
Wed, 15 Jul 2009, 07:59:24 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Houston has always been a hotbed of left-field musical talent, says Pitch Control TV. They have always done things their own way down south, and for that they should be applauded. But what was once the home of alternative country pioneers is now the center of one of the most vibrant and exciting hip hop scenes in the land. And that scene is captured brilliantly on the new DVD from talented filmmaker Ariel Santschi - 'Pitch Control Mixtape Volume 3.'
HoustonGuitar Releases New Online Guitar Lesson Series
Tue, 14 Jul 2009, 07:59:58 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Guitar Lessons has released a new streaming video lesson series for beginning and intermediate guitarists, available by monthly subscription. There are over 270 separate practice videos in the lesson series. Greg Varhaug, a professional guitar teacher and the creator of the series, says that the amount of time it takes to master beginner's guitar is not a matter of weeks or months, but hours. Most people can complete the program with less than 25 hours of actual practice time.
Lemonheads Co-Founder Comes Full Circle: Ben Deily's Varsity Drag Joins Evan Dando's The Lemonheads for NYC Show
Tue, 23 Jun 2009, 22:18:14 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly 20 years after leaving cult band The Lemonheads to return to college and 'try to become a grown up,' co-founder and certified grown up Ben Deily has come full circle: his new band Varsity Drag makes their New York City debut this Thursday at the Bowery Ballroom, sharing the bill with old friend Evan Dando and The Lemonheads.
Trance Fury Releases Music CD to Promote Environmental Awareness
Tue, 16 Jun 2009, 16:25:15 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
RALEIGH, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to raise environmental awareness, Trance Fury, a TFR Records artist, recently released 'Mother Earth and Father Time.' The CD has gained national attention and the Weather Channel is currently featuring the track, 'Carolina Shore,' on its Local on the 8s from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. All tracks evoke a sense of time and place. This new age-style music, often associated with environmentalism, is intended to create inspiration, encourage relaxation and to promote positive feelings.
Mutiny Pictures 2nd Quarter Round-up: U2, Eminem, ABC, Selena Gomez, and Drew Seeley
Wed, 27 May 2009, 08:59:42 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mutiny Pictures, a Los Angeles-based film company specializing in online branded entertainment and webisode production, made several company announcements through founder Michael Pierce on recent high-profile projects that showcase their branding capabilities and post-production expertise.
Audiolife Tells Indie Music Artists to 'Wave Goodbye to The Post Office'
Tue, 12 May 2009, 08:02:33 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Audiolife, an Artist Services platform designed for indie artists to sell music online and on-demand to fans, has announced a new feature via its virtual, portable storefront. Using their free account, artists will now have the option to use the Audiolife platform for all fulfillment and warehousing needs.
Musician Composes CD with One Finger
Tue, 12 May 2009, 07:59:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
EAST LANSING, Mich., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ace Noface, a 38 year old man with Lou Gehrig's disease, today announces the release of a piano rock CD, 'Toxic Charm.' His goal is to leave a musical legacy behind, and raise awareness of ALS. May is ALS awareness month.
Stuart Weber Celebrates Upcoming Release of The Fifth Row - A Salute to Vintage American Venues - with Concert
Thu, 30 Apr 2009, 13:53:42 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BOZEMAN, Mont., April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Instrumental virtuoso and social networking champion returns to One Prime Recording Location of his breathtaking new album - an acoustic marvel! On Saturday May 2nd, 2009, at 8 p.m., classical guitarist Stuart Weber will be bringing his fret board magic to Bozeman, Montana for an acoustic concert at the Ellen Theatre - one of eleven hallowed locations in which the musician recorded his stunning new album 'The Fifth Row: An Acoustic Tour of Historic Theatres.'
Song Collaboration has Unique Twist at Golosio Publishing
Tue, 21 Apr 2009, 01:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Golosio Music Publishing (golosio.com) is just a few months old but it has discovered a new way to expand its catalog of songs. The rhythm tracks for a new groove song were created in the Los Angeles studio of John Scott G and then sent to Golosio songwriters, Doug Colosio in Redding, California, and James Sotelo in Portland, Oregon, where two different melodies were created. (VIDEO - VNR)
Leon Ware - The Sensual Minister - Celebrates Motown's 50th Anniversary with Special Encore Concert at Catalina Bar and Grill in Hollywood on April 16
Tue, 07 Apr 2009, 16:50:33 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For a man who will be 70 next year, singer/songwriter extraordinaire Leon Ware is working up a storm! Still promoting his acclaimed Stax Records debut, Moon Ride, featuring the divine new single 'Hold Tonight,' Ware is also taking a moment to reflect long and deep on his hallowed history with legendary Motown Records - now celebrating its 50th Anniversary.
New Innovative and Economical Drum Wrap Company Makes Refinishing Your Old Drum Set a Possibility Without Straining Your Finances
Fri, 03 Apr 2009, 15:00:19 EST Edited by Carly Zander
EVERETT, Wash., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sic•Skinz Custom Drum Wraps (sicskinz.com) has announced availability of their innovative and easy to install Custom Drum Wraps. These drum wraps allow anyone to effectively re-finish their drum set in a fraction of the time and a fraction of the cost of conventional drum coverings.
Record Label Veteran David Kronemyer Joins Music Industry Newswire as Contributing Editor
Mon, 30 Mar 2009, 19:00:10 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online-based recording industry publication adds noted music promoter and former record label VP, David Kronemyer to its editorial staff. Kronemyer will contribute expertise on issues related to the business of artist management, music and independent film, as well as a regular column on 'Deconstructing Pop Culture.' Music Industry Newswire(TM) is a unit of Neotrope(R) Entertainment, established in California in 1983.
70's Pop Icon's Music Has Come-Back to the Symphony in a Most Unusual Way
Fri, 20 Mar 2009, 17:20:56 EST Edited by Carly Zander
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The music of the late John Denver is like an old friend, outlasting trends and standing the test of time, but that's not the case with the original John Denver orchestrations, says Jim Curry Music. More than a decade has passed since the music of American composer John Denver has graced the stage of a symphony orchestra with the original orchestrations used by John himself.
Audiolife Sponsors the PureVolume.com House During Indie Music's Biggest Event of the Year
Wed, 11 Mar 2009, 15:13:07 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Audiolife, an Artist Services platform designed for indie artists to sell music online and on-demand to fans, has announced that it will officially sponsor The PureVolume.com House in Austin, Texas. The sponsorship will provide Audiolife with the opportunity to offer its groundbreaking web-platform to PureVolume's extensive list of indie artists surrounding the most highly anticipated interactive music conference of the year.
Audiolife Offers The Most Cost-Effective, Flexible, and Profitable Way to Sell CDs Online
Tue, 03 Mar 2009, 18:02:34 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Audiolife, the Los Angeles-based Artist Services Company responsible for the development of a new media web-platform specifically designed for indie artists to sell music online and on-demand to fans, has released an in-depth report of findings on the future of selling CDs online. The report, 'The New Way to Sell CDs Online: More Cost-Effective, Flexible and Profitable,' compares the Audiolife model to competitors like CD Baby and Nimbit.
Soundrangers Online Sound Library Launches New Web Site
Tue, 24 Feb 2009, 19:33:07 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Soundrangers announces the launch of their new web site, soundrangers.com. Founded in 1998, Soundrangers.com was the first online sound library to specialize in creating royalty free sound effects and music specifically designed for the emerging world of interactive and online media. From the beginning their focus was to provide high quality sound effects and music for bandwidth sensitive applications such as video games, websites and software.
Concert to Raise Funds to Fight Chronic Disease in Hawaii
Tue, 17 Feb 2009, 14:45:25 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A concert to benefit health education and disease prevention in Hawaii will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 28 at the Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist church by Rosalina Vega, a gospel artist that promoters are calling the 'New Sound in Christian Music.' The concert, sponsored by Walk of Faith Productions, comes as part of Vega's Hawaiian tour to promote her new album, 'He is Here.'
Reckon Memoir Launches New EP
Tue, 17 Feb 2009, 11:54:59 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reckon Memoir, a pop/rock band originally from Orange County, Calif., established in the year 2007, announced today the release of their first self entitled EP which features four songs from their repertoire. This four song preview to their upcoming album includes songs Domino Effect, Just Leave, Shattered, and Blindfolded; songs that - after being played in front of audiences around L.A. and Orange County - people are very exited about.
NARIP Announces 2009 Best in the Biz Winners
Tue, 03 Feb 2009, 14:10:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb, 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The winners are in! Chop Shop's Alexandra Patsavas, Live Nation's Creighton Burke and Universal Music & Video Distribution's Jim Urie won by a landslide in the 2009 Best of the Biz List from NARIP (National Association of Record Industry Professionals), which recognizes excellence and high professional standards in our business. NARIP's list identifies top-level executive talent and know-how in major areas of the record and music industries.
Karriem Riggins Plays with Herbie Hancock, Elton John, Diana Krall on Sundance Channel's Spectacle
Mon, 02 Feb 2009, 12:59:49 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Luminary drummer and hip-hop producer Karriem Riggins will be in good company, performing with Herbie Hancock, Elton John, and Diana Krall on Sundance's new series 'Spectacle: Elvis Costello With....' A virtuoso, Riggins has taken love and molded it into life through his talents and passion. He moved from Detroit to New York City at 19 where he played with, and was mentored by jazz great Betty Carter.
Hitt Music Group Collaborates with American Airlines
Thu, 29 Jan 2009, 11:37:16 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hitt Music Group is happy to announce the continuing success of their collaboration with American Airlines and Beat Marketing. HMG artists are now appearing exclusively on two separate channels as part of AA's in-flight entertainment.
Audiolife: Indie Artists and Music Industry Pros Hail New On-Demand Technology as the Future of Promoting and Selling Music and Merchandise Online
Wed, 28 Jan 2009, 12:01:14 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the economy continues to spiral downward, and cost efficiency takes center stage with every industry from finance to fashion, the young entrepreneurs behind Audiolife could not have chosen a better climate to launch their groundbreaking technology and web-platform specifically designed to empower artists to make money.
Classical Guitar Wonder Stuart Weber Celebrates Great American Concert Houses with New Release 'The Fifth Row'
Tue, 27 Jan 2009, 10:51:30 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BOZEMAN, Mont., Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over the last two decades, classical guitarist Stuart Weber has emerged as one of today's most forward thinking virtuosos in both his interpretations of the classics and his richly melodic original compositions. With his latest offering, 'The Fifth Row' (Bridger Artists Inc.), he takes that ingenuity of spirit to a whole new arena...make that eleven new arenas! Subtitled An Acoustic Tour of Historic Theaters, The Fifth Row finds Weber taking his guitar on the road for an intimate series of recordings.
Producer Loren Weisman Joins Music Industry Newswire as Contributing Editor
Mon, 19 Jan 2009, 16:55:22 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online-based recording industry publication adds noted music producer Loren Weisman to its editorial staff. Weisman will contribute expertise on issues related to the pro side of the industry, as well as a regular column on how to succeed in the music business for indie bands and artists. Music Industry Newswire(TM) (MIN) is a unit of Neotrope(R) Entertainment, established in California in 1983.
Award-Winning Music Production and Sound Design Company Offering Free Custom Demos for Limited Time
Mon, 12 Jan 2009, 15:27:13 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GameBeat Studios announced today that now through March 1, 2009 they will offer free, custom music demos to advertising and marketing agencies for their upcoming radio or television spots. The launch of this unprecedented promotional strategy comes just days before the debut of a new Toyota TV commercial featuring music composed and produced by GameBeat.
Joe Sample and Randy Crawford Celebrate 33 Years of Magical Music Making with Their Soul-Slanted Second Duo CD, 'NO REGRETS'
Wed, 07 Jan 2009, 13:01:30 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Certain exceptional musical matches are unquestionably made in Heaven. The day that ubiquitous keyboard journeyman, and PRA Records recording artist, Joe Sample arrived at the studio to lend his distinctive piano touch to singer extraordinaire Randy Crawford's debut album 'Everything Must Change' in 1976, one of the finest pairings in contemporary jazz was born.
Visual Poetry and 'Eye Haiku' Highlight FookMovie Videos
Tue, 30 Dec 2008, 15:25:44 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With images inside of images and a nod to such masters of visual communication as surrealist Salvador Dali, the music videos of FookMovie bring together poetry, painting, and performance art. A Los Angeles-based collective of artists, musicians and videographers, FookMovie has completed 43 videos since opening in April of 2008. (VIDEO - VNR)
New York Singer Storyteller Pyeng Threadgill to Perform at Blue Note Jazz Club's 'Late Night Grooves Series' on Jan. 10th
Tue, 30 Dec 2008, 10:57:53 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Critically acclaimed as one of the most inventive and visionary new voices in the progressive scene of jazz, Pyeng Threadgill brings her singular approach to song back to the New York stage for the new year. Pyeng will first be presenting her work on Saturday, January 10 at the Blue Note Jazz Club as part of the storied venue's popular 'Late Night Groove Series.' This after hours show will feature Pyeng with her stellar quartet.
Mindstock Re-issues MPC3K Sound Sets for Akai MPC-3000 Free for Holidays
Sun, 07 Dec 2008, 12:32:07 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mindstock(R), a California based multimedia publisher of 'elements for sound, music and vision,' announced today the re-issue of its decade old custom sample set for the classic Akai(R) MPC-3000. Three MPC3K(TM) sound sets will be offered absolutely free for download through the holiday season as part of the company re-launch for 2009. Mindstock is a unit of Neotrope(R), established in 1983.
Make This City Releases New Pop Album!
Mon, 01 Dec 2008, 13:14:27 EST Edited by Carly Zander
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Iowa based powerpop band, Make This City, is set to release their debut album on December 23, 2008. Over the past months, Make This City has been recording in Cedar Falls based studio, Catamount Recording. The result is their debut album, 'Live Love and Lies.' The album features nine catchy pop songs.
BETA Records Site Gives Its Users the Ability to Earn Advertising Dollars
Thu, 13 Nov 2008, 19:52:53 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BETARecords.com, the fast growing online music social community and upcoming TV show, today announced the launch of the first known peer-to-peer community advertising technology internally tagged by the team as DAAN - Dynamic Affinity Advertising Network. DAAN (patent applied for) allows any BETA Records community user to select and drag up to three ad modules onto their profile page.
Mississippi Media Advisory: Blues History Symposium and Jam Session with Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry at Old Ellis Theatre
Thu, 16 Oct 2008, 13:50:21 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PHILADELPHIA, Miss., Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Media Advisory: Tonight Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. In conjunction with the first annual Blues at The Moon Music Festival at Golden Moon Hotel and Casino, a Blues Symposium and Jam Session will take place this evening at the Old Ellis Theatre in Philadelphia. The free event is open to the public.
Joss and Colosio Create a Country Song of Love and Remembrance
Mon, 06 Oct 2008, 10:53:52 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The new song from country duo Scott Joss and Doug Colosio is Darlin', a deeply-felt ballad that celebrates many aspects of love. Released by Golosio Publishing, Darlin' is quietly exciting in a very peaceful and intimate style. 'If ever a song could be said to wear its heart on its sleeve, this is the one,' says John Scott G, a partner in Golosio Publishing.
FookMovie Creates 30 Music Videos in 2008
Wed, 01 Oct 2008, 19:30:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Communications expert John Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) leads a collective of artists, musicians and videographers known as FookMovie in the creation of wildly colorful music videos. Since opening in April, the company has completed 30 productions. (VIDEO - VNR)
Jim Curry's Tribute to the Music of John Denver Coming to Spokane
Tue, 30 Sep 2008, 16:33:24 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SPOKANE, Wash., Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When audiences close their eyes during a Jim Curry concert, they may find the similarities between him and John Denver uncanny and when they open their eyes, they just might do a double-take. Curry doesn't do an impersonation of Denver, his performance is a true tribute, but he shares many of the same qualities of the popular singer/songwriter- from his clean down-home looks to his smooth voice and pleasant manner.
Starving For Gravity: From Bar Band to Buzz Band
Wed, 10 Sep 2008, 12:54:33 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival formally invited Starving for Gravity to play a music showcase on September 20th. One of the hottest buzz bands on the scene today, SFG used to play cover tunes four hours a night -- sort of like another act named after an insect. Obviously, they've come a long way from those days.
Blues Band Aunt Kizzy'z Boyz Beats Out Youthful Competition to Win LAMN Jam Finale by a Landslide
Fri, 29 Aug 2008, 12:57:24 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Hi y'all, we a blues band!' And a profound silence fell over the room. Lead singer Sugaray of Aunt Kizzy'z Boyz said, 'I'm gonna say that again 'cause the room always gets real quiet - we a blues band!' But within one minute of launching into their set, the entire audience was up and dancing, and AKB went on to crush the competition with charisma, musicianship and fantastic tunes; Winning the LAMN Jam Grand Slam Urban Artist of the Year title by a landslide.
Country Swing Makes a Comeback on New Song from Joss and Colosio
Tue, 26 Aug 2008, 01:12:57 EST Edited by Carly Zander
REDDING, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scott Joss and Doug Colosio, taking time off from their regular gig in Merle Haggard's band The Strangers, have released a new tune through Golosio Publishing that recaptures the country swing of such greats as Bob Wills, Milton Brown, and Asleep at the Wheel. (VIDEO - VNR)
New Title for the Instrumental Album from The G-Man is 'Burning Fan Soundscapes'
Tue, 19 Aug 2008, 18:20:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Music composer John Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) has changed the title of his instrumental album 'Burning Man Soundscapes' to 'Burning Fan Soundscapes.' More information and song samples are online at the new website for the album.
Starving For Gravity Brings Home The Gold at LAMN Jam Finale
Mon, 18 Aug 2008, 17:54:32 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Though they didn't wear Speedos like Michael Phelps, the band Starving For Gravity brought home the gold and won the LAMN Jam Grand Slam Rock Artist of the Year title. The Los Angeles Music Network competition - held during June, July and August - was Olympic in proportion, and SFG beat out hundreds of competitors.
Alien Hand Makes Holding Microphones Easier
Mon, 11 Aug 2008, 10:45:16 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. announces the release of The Alien Hand Microphone Stand, a microphone stand designed specifically for miking speaker cabinets. The Alien Hand was designed to overcome the inadequacies of the traditionally used floor-mounted microphone stand. Its design consists of a plastic spring clip with an extended arm to hold a microphone.
The G-Man Releases a Soundtrack to Burning Man
Sun, 03 Aug 2008, 11:47:37 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a mixture of rock, trance, ambient and classical music, composer Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) creates a near-psychedelic journey on 'Burning Man Soundscapes.' Like the orchestral music by Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915), composer Scott G is hoping listeners to the Burning Man Soundscapes tracks achieve a state of synesthesia. (VIDEO - VNR)
BETA Records and SoundWave360 Offer Artists First-Ever Premium Upgrade to MP3 Music Files
Wed, 30 Jul 2008, 18:49:09 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BETA Records, the expanding international network and community of music artists and fans, will partner with Surroundphones Holdings Inc. (SoundWave360), enabling artists to upgrade MP3 music files with a proprietary process giving their music more analog sound, cleaner dynamics, higher signal-to-noise ratio and more depth in playback, particularly in the portable headphone environment.
A Ghost Worked on the New Instrumental Album by The G-Man
Tue, 08 Jul 2008, 16:21:04 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Scott G began to mix The G-Man's new album, 'Audio Takes a Stand' produced by Songs and Soundtracks, he was shocked to see that an unseen entity had completed it for him. Each of the 12 songs on "Audio Takes a Stand" is a multi-layered instrumental that uses a combination of rock, dance and ambient sounds. (VIDEO - VNR)
Jazz Prodigy Eric Reed to Perform at Get a Life Childcare Foundation's First Annual 'Jazz to Support Life' Event
Mon, 30 Jun 2008, 19:15:42 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Get a Life Childcare Foundation, the only non-profit foundation in the nation dedicated to caring for children whose parents or siblings are living with chronic or terminal illness, will be holding their first annual Jazz to Support Life event benefiting the foundation's second child care facility in West Los Angeles.
Music and Social Networking Get Redefined in New Interactive Site from BETA Records
Thu, 26 Jun 2008, 11:48:28 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Giving musicians and music lovers more power and flexibility than ever before, BETA Records has launched a newly expanded site combining search-and-match music selection, virtual commerce, and social interaction.
PACHECOS - Fear Of A Green Planet: Album Coming from Latin Thug Records
Fri, 20 Jun 2008, 20:12:02 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following up on the success of their debut album Beat Hustlers, Barcelona Spain's production trio - known as Pachecos - return with Fear Of A Green Planet, an album that pays tribute to the classic Public Enemy album (Fear Of A Black Planet), while also promoting the legalization of their favorite herb.
The New Major Indie: Heavy Air Music Inc. at the Forefront of Miami's New Music Scene
Mon, 16 Jun 2008, 15:58:36 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MIAMI, Fla., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the music industry desperately needing a new business model, and the gap between the major and indie labels getting smaller and smaller, a new breed of indie is making waves in a big way: Heavy Air Music, Inc. Miami is quickly becoming a music industry hub - Heavy Air Music (H.A.M.) is right in the middle.
Neotrope Sponsors LAMN Jams, Brings PR Expertise to Live Music Series
Wed, 11 Jun 2008, 21:39:11 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R), an entertainment and brand marketing company, will officially sponsor the Los Angeles Music Network's Rock and Urban Music Contest 'LAMN Jams' which launched June 9th and runs through August 11th. Taking its popular LAMN Jams to a new level, LAMN invites rock artists to submit original music to perform for a panel of industry experts and receive live critiques.
Sunny, Sweet Rock and Roll from Simpler Times - The New Dick and Dee Dee Review
Mon, 09 Jun 2008, 20:29:14 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dee Dee Phelps, the original member of the Warner Bros. Records duo Dick and Dee Dee, and singer/actor Michael Dunn, will re-create the hits of Dick and Dee Dee and other '60s recording artists on Sunday night, June 22nd at Theatre Palisades, 941 Temescal Canyon Road, in Pacific Palisades, California at 8 p.m.
Career Launch Package is Grand Prize at LAMN Jam '08 - Urban and Rock Artists Invited to Perform
Mon, 09 Jun 2008, 17:21:08 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles Music Network presents the URBAN & the ROCK Music Contests launching June 9. Taking its popular 'LAMN Jams' to a new level, urban and rock artists are invited to perform original music for a panel of industry experts and receive live critiques. Monthly winners move up to the finale and compete for the Grand Prize. Those selected will perform at Skinny's Lounge, N. Hollywood. (VIDEO)
Jim Curry's Dream Tour Revives the Music of One of the World's First 'Think Green' Environmentalists, John Denver
Wed, 04 Jun 2008, 18:31:12 EST Edited by Carly Zander
UPLAND, Calif., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Before the 'Go Green' movement began, well known hit songs such as Country Roads, Rocky Mountain High and Sunshine on My Shoulders tied music together with the environment years before it was socially popular. Long before carbon foot printing became a household word, John Denver created Plant It 2000, a nonprofit foundation.
Hitt Music Group and Disc Makers Join Forces - Partnership Program to Include Cross Promotion and Client Discounts
Tue, 03 Jun 2008, 10:24:56 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The nation's leading CD / DVD duplicator, replicator and printer has joined forces with Hitt Music Group, one of the industry's most buzz-worthy licensing and submission firms. The idea is to offer high quality replication services, at a discounted rate, to all HMG clients.
GameBeat Studios Top Pick to Produce Music for the Illinois State Lottery 2008 Summer Campaign
Tue, 27 May 2008, 13:12:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GameBeat Studios is pleased to announce they have been awarded the contract to produce the music for the Illinois State Lottery's 2008 summer campaign. Having beaten out several competitors, this is the second year in a row this award winning music production team has been chosen to do the music for the Lottery's summer campaign.
Hitt Music Group and Media Riot Productions Join Forces
Tue, 13 May 2008, 16:51:51 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bands and solo artists no longer need to feel intimated by the competitive music industry now that Hitt Music Group and Media Riot Productions have joined forces. The two met at this year's music and media conference South by Southwest and since then have collaborated to meet the growing needs of music professionals in a creative and innovative fashion.
Bardstown, KY Musician to Embark on Month-long 6-state Tour of...Laundry Mats?
Thu, 13 Mar 2008, 15:08:18 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BARDSTOWN, Ky., March 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An acoustic rock musician from Bardstown, Kentucky will embark on a month-long tour of laundry mats, spanning a number of cities in six states. Matthew Fogle kicks off the promotional expedition, aptly entitled 'Spring Cleaning Tour '08' on Monday, March 24th in his hometown of Bardstown. The tour then visits nearly 20 laundry mats in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee, and other stops in Kentucky. The tour wraps up back in Bardstown on Thursday, April 17th.
Triumph from Tragedy: Self-Made Hip-Hop Artist SOLOW13 Spreads the TRUTH
Wed, 27 Feb 2008, 14:50:08 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Underground Mexican hip-hop artist/entrepreneur, SOLOW13, breaks the music game wide open by establishing his own label, TRUTH LOVES LA WFAMILIA, LLC or simply LAWFAMILIA, LLC. The new imprint is a collaborative partnership between SOLOW13 and famed West Coast label, Latin Thug Records - best known for being founded by Cypress Hill's Sen Dog and home to the Reyes Brothers, B Real's 'Gunslinger' albums and many other notable releases.
Send2Press(R) Joins Sponsors of Manhattan LAMN Jam - Music Artists Perform and Industry Listens
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 15:08:51 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles Music Network's LAMN Jam heads for the Big Apple, and has added an additional event sponsor in Send2Press(R) Newswire, a unit of Neotrope(R). Launched three years ago in Los Angeles, LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant professional critiques from a panel of industry experts.
Manhattan LAMN Jam Launches Tuesday, March 18 - Artists Perform, Industry Listens, $20,000 in Prizes
Tue, 19 Feb 2008, 17:30:29 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MANHATTAN, N.Y. and HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Feb. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles Music Network's 'LAMN Jam' heads for the Big Apple. Launched three years ago in Los Angeles (where performances continue), LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant professional critiques from a panel of industry experts. This year, artists will perform for $20,000 in prizes.
JSM Music Celebrates Its Top 10 Super Bowl Ad Featuring Justin Timberlake
Thu, 07 Feb 2008, 07:45:40 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JSM Music, the largest commercial music production company in America, scored a major touch down at the Super Bowl having provided music for one of the top ad-spots during the game. JSM's music was featured on Pepsi's 'Magnetic Attraction' advertisement which showcased the musical and acting talents of superstar performer Justin Timberlake. (VIDEO)
BETA Records to Sign 100 Indie Artists in 2008
Thu, 24 Jan 2008, 12:20:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rebelling against the current downturn for traditional record companies, Chris Honetschlaeger, President of BETA Records, has announced a new generation of record deal which partners the company with the artist in a non-exclusive three song contract and plans to sign 100 artists in 2008.
SOLOW13 Brings the Heat with His Debut CD Release: WARRIOR13
Mon, 14 Jan 2008, 18:15:07 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Latin Thug Records presents the debut album from ground-breaking artist SOLOW13. The album will be available in stores and online February 26, 2008. Produced by SOLOW13 and Aaron (T-Bone) Boatright, the project represents a lifetime of work and experiences from this breaking talent. Legendary mastering engineer Brian 'Big Bass' Gardner (Eminem, Dr. Dre, Snoop, Linkin Park, Madonna) mastered the project to create what will surely become a classic, iconic album.
Trombone Shorty Gives a Special Christmas Gift to the People of New Orleans
Thu, 27 Dec 2007, 13:00:13 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Dec. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The newly built church was filled to its capacity of 1500 seats; people were seated in the aisles, standing in the doorways, and waiting in the hallway to hear the music. Traffic around the church was snarled and backed up for six blocks, as more people continued to make their way to hear Trombone Shorty, and his musical guests perform at a free Christmas concert at the First Baptist Church of New Orleans this past week, it was announced today by New Orleans Music Hall of Fame.
Voice Coaches Partners with Voices.com to Build Successful Voice Acting Careers
Wed, 12 Dec 2007, 08:00:53 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Voice Coaches, a voice over educational institution based in Schenectady, NY, has implemented a perfect way for their graduates to start their voice acting careers off by partnering with Voices.com, the industry's online marketplace. Already trained and armed with a voice over demo, the grads from Voice Coaches will be able to manage their own website at Voices.com.
B Real of Cypress Hill Brings the Heat with His New Mixtape Release: The Gunslinger 3 - For A Few Dollars More
Mon, 10 Dec 2007, 17:21:01 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Dec. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rap icon B Real of Cypress Hill brings the heat just in time to melt away those holiday blues with the release of his eagerly anticipated new mixtape, The Gunslinger 3: For A Few Dollars More on Latin Thug Records, available in stores and online December 11 across the USA.
BETA Records Partners with Audiobaba to Match Mainstream Artist Searches to Unsigned Artists
Tue, 20 Nov 2007, 10:19:33 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georg van Handel (CEO) and Chris Honetschlaeger (President) of BETA Records, LLC, announced today that they will partner with Audiobaba to match mainstream artist searches to unsigned artists. Using their proprietary acoustic fingerprinting technology, users will be able to discover new music from unsigned artists simply by typing in a mainstream artist name.
A Book with a Theme Song?
Tue, 13 Nov 2007, 08:32:46 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, Texas - Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's not a song book or a singing book, though technologically possible, but buyers of the new novella anthology, 'The Pilgrimage & Dark Spaces: Collected short works of fictional drama' (ISBN: 9780978713003), are asked to broaden their reading experience with a little original music accompaniment. The book written by Randy Doyle Hazlett and newly released by Christian Artist's Workshop directs readership to contemporary music extras.
Young Pop Singer Claims Songs Stolen, Distributed Online
Mon, 05 Nov 2007, 12:08:34 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Killian Wells, an up-and-coming young pop singer, songwriter and producer, has allegedly become the target of a stalker from British Columbia, Canada, according to his label Inferno Records. Wells claims the overly zealous fan has e-mailed and made multiple phone calls to his Manhattan recording studio posing as a DJ from a phony radio station in an attempt to obtain unreleased tracks and to set up an interview.
Street Attack to Launch Social Media Campaign for OurStage Facebook Application
Tue, 30 Oct 2007, 16:17:22 EST Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass. - Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OurStage.com, an online community that allows independent musicians and filmmakers to compete for recognition and prizes by connecting directly with fans, has signed on to work with Street Attack to promote the new OurStage Facebook application. Street Attack will be launching an online viral campaign in November 2007.
BETA Records Partners with Limelight Networks for Internet Streaming and Downloading of Songs and Videos
Mon, 24 Sep 2007, 19:23:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georg van Handel (CEO) and Chris Honetschlaeger (President) with BETA Records, LLC, announced today that they will partner with Limelight Networks to allow users to stream and download songs and videos at lightning speeds. Using their reliable network to distribute content globally, music fans will enjoy a high-quality rich media experience.
Music on New Album is Classy Yet Casual and was Designed to Help Listeners Find New Ways of Thinking
Mon, 24 Sep 2007, 05:17:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a new genre of music called axuality, guitarist Brian Butler is composing and performing music with a lofty goal: to improve listeners' mental outlook while enjoying cool, unique guitar playing. Whether performing live or when recording his just-released album, also entitled 'Axuality,' Brian Butler improvises layers of sounds in order to emphasize the purity of the creative process.
Sphinx Brings Diversity to Carnegie Hall
Thu, 06 Sep 2007, 21:23:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sept. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Approximately 25-percent of Americans are Black or Latino. In our nation's professional orchestras however, Blacks and Latinos combined comprise approximately 4-percent of the musicians. On September 25, The Sphinx Organization, the non-profit organization dedicated to building diversity in classical music, will present the all Black and Latino Sphinx Chamber Orchestra and Harlem Quartet at Carnegie Hall.
Globalization of Online Record Company Continues With Launch of BETA Records UK
Tue, 04 Sep 2007, 19:00:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and LONDON, England - Sept. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BETA Records, the online record company, officially launched BETA Records UK on September 1, opening a London office and a portal for music lovers and artists of every style. Following the success of BETA Records in the USA, Germany and Mexico, company founders Chris Honetschlaeger and Georg van Handel are moving forward.
Crazed and Dazed Remix Contest Brings Global Chart Toppers Together with Indie Remixers
Tue, 04 Sep 2007, 04:15:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sept. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DJs, remixers and music-lovers everywhere can share in the celebration surrounding the release of the new G-Man album 'Crazed + Dazed' (UPC 6-75604-10252-0) by remixing one of the tracks and/or including it in a club or on-air 'set' and sending a recording for consideration to G-Man Music in Los Angeles.
LA METRO Presents Prog-Rock Band CANON Live at Union Station
Mon, 27 Aug 2007, 17:00:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Aug. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO) features progressive rock band, CANON in an unprecedented environmental event at Union Station (GO METRO to see CANON!), on Saturday, September 8, 2007, 8:00 P.M. at The Old Ticket Room. The only way to attend the concert is to arrive via the Metro subway or bus and by presenting a valid Metro, Metrolink or bus pass (FREE for Metro and Metrolink patrons).
Roman Carter, Tom Rothrock Project Relaunches Bong Load Record Label
Fri, 24 Aug 2007, 16:57:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Aug. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Artist, producer, and film composer Tom Rothrock, legendary vocalist Roman Carter, and a host of studio session pros have completed a unique collaborative project titled: ROMAN CARTER 'NEVER SLOW DOWN.' A full length release is due out November 6th, 2007, on the recently re-launched independent Bong Load Custom Records label.
Sdoia-Satz Announces Opening of Division of Music Education Consultants and Clinicians (DIMECC)
Tue, 21 Aug 2007, 18:32:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MIAMI, Fla., (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ms. Phyllis Sdoia-Satz, well-known educator, author, pianist, composer, clinician, lecturer and Owner/Executive Director of the prestigious music school, Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School) in Miami, Florida has, this week, announced the opening of a new division of the school: DIMECC, the Division of Music Education Consultants and Clinicians.
Rockwilder Pays Out $100K to Indie Producers and Launches New Web Site to Continue Success
Wed, 01 Aug 2007, 14:30:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Aug. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After the overwhelming success of Rocbeats.com and Rocbattle.com, Grammy award-winning producer, Rockwilder, is ready to take his online success to the next level; he has launched a third site that is currently in beta phase - RocMP3.com.
CRAZED + DAZED is Title and Description of New Album by DJ Insane and The G-Man
Wed, 01 Aug 2007, 05:06:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Aug. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The full title of the new DJ Insane and The G-Man album (UPC 6-75604-10252-0) is 'CRAZED + DAZED: An Experiment in Stimulating Psychotomimetic Manifestations Through the Use of Subliminal Bass Tones, Phase-Shifted Harmonics, Ultra Aural Distortion and the Relentless Application of Thump for the Rump.' But you can just call it 'Crazed.'
Want2BDiscovered.com Gives Global Exposure to Indie Artists via Live Webcasts
Tue, 24 Jul 2007, 18:00:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Are you a frustrated musician or vocalist seeking a record deal? Are you an unsigned or indie music artist who is looking for that first big break? Want2BDiscovered.com, LLC is giving unsigned artists more exposure than any other web site and has launched a seven-month urban talent competition - the Urban Showcase Series - to help get musicians discovered and the public involved.
BETA Records Opens a New Recording Studio for Musicians Seeking the Highest Quality Audio and the Ability to Make Videos at the Same Time
Thu, 19 Jul 2007, 18:49:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the opening of the new BETA Studio in the Los Angeles facilities of BETA Records, musicians have a new home for creativity. 'New Studio is 1,500 Sq. Ft. of Sonic Magic!' says Otis Williams, Lead Singer of Legendary Recording Artists, The Temptations.
JSM Music Produces Music for New Chevy Tahoe Ad Campaign Featuring Mary J Blige
Mon, 02 Jul 2007, 20:00:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. - July 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JSM Music owner and executive producer Joel Simon and his studio will have their own cause to celebrate at this week's BET Awards. Tuesday night's awards will include the world premiere of a new TV commercial featuring Mary J Blige - part of a campaign for Chevy Tahoe - for which Simon and JSM Music played a key role.
AR Select Announces Battle of the Bands Winner at BB King's!
Tue, 26 Jun 2007, 23:59:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A&R Select, a full service artist development and marketing firm for independent artists and bands announces that IDASAS from Redlands, California, has won the 2007 Battle of the Bands competition at BB King's, located at Universal's Citywalk.
Protectomatic Music and Entertainment is Proud to Introduce Stretching Madness, a Band That Delivers Hard Rock for the Front Row
Tue, 19 Jun 2007, 02:32:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SEATTLE, Wash. - June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Protectomatic Music and Entertainment (PME) proudly announces the release of Escape Plan, the new extended play album by Stretching Madness on Tuesday, June 19th, 2007. The first single off of Escape Plan, entitled 'Lies in My Head,' is also being released. In conjunction with the new single and album, PME and Stretching Madness will be launching a new website.
Protectomatic Music and Entertainment is Proud to Introduce Jeremiah, a Gentleman of Soul, and His New Recording 'Love Notes'
Thu, 14 Jun 2007, 02:36:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
SEATTLE, Wash. - June 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Protectomatic Music and Entertainment (PME) proudly announces the release of Jeremiah's new album, 'Love Notes,' on Tuesday, June 19th, 2007. The first single off of Jeremiah's recording, entitled, 'Did I tell you,' is also being released. In conjunction with the new single and album, PME and Jeremiah will be launching a new website at jsongz.com.
Hop Productions is Proud to Announce the Release of Fodakis, the New Album from Das Vibenbass and a Release Performance in Seattle at Neumo's
Tue, 12 Jun 2007, 05:40:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
SEATTLE, Wash. - June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hop Productions proudly announces the release of Fodakis, the new album by Das Vibenbass on Tuesday, June 19th, 2007. The Seattle quartet that is, 'crushing the borders of Jazz,' presents Fodakis - a collection of songs that consciously challenge cultural assumptions about the jazz medium
Rock Festival to be Held on June 24th
Wed, 30 May 2007, 19:30:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
ANAHEIM, Calif. - May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A benefit concert in the name of original Iron Butterfly bass player Lee Dorman will be held Sunday June 24th at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim, next to the Honda Center. Iron Butterfly shook the music world in 1968 with the release of the monumental LP, 'In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida,' featuring the 17 minute side-long track that outsold every record in the history of recorded music.
Minnetonka Audio Ships AudioTools(TM) Batch Pro(TM)
Thu, 24 May 2007, 20:00:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
MINNETONKA, Minn. - May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnetonka Audio Software ships AudioTools(TM) Batch Pro(TM), an out-of-the-box application that will revolutionize the way audio assets are managed and processed. Batch Pro is the industry's first fully automated processing tool for audio assets.
Pitch Control TV Exposes the Best in Southern Hip Hop
Tue, 22 May 2007, 22:30:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
HOUSTON, Texas - May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pitch Control TV launches two new DVDs and announces a new and exciting Internet television show that is designed to entertain and entice Hip Hop music lovers, nationwide. Based in Houston, the focus is primarily on southern artists, but Pitch Control TV also showcases independent and major-label artists, coast-to-coast.
mTraks Music Community Launching Public Beta Website
Wed, 16 May 2007, 05:15:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- mTraks, Inc. announces the official launch of its public beta website, now open. mTraks(TM) is a killer social music community and digital music marketplace. mTraks has raised $550,000 from a consortium of private angel investors and is represented by Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati.
Send2Press Newswire Joins Sponsors of the A&R Select Battle of the Bands at BB King's Hollywood
Wed, 09 May 2007, 20:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TORRANCE, Calif. - May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Send2Press(R), a leading targeted newswire service (a service of Neotrope(R)), announced today it has joined the sponsors of the 12-week Battle of the Bands, hosted by A&R Select, the music industry's benchmark in independent promotion and marketing. Over 80 local and regional bands will perform for an industry panel of well-known record labels, music supervisors, managers, music directors, and publishers. Other sponsors for the event include Music Saves Lives and Sam Ash.
BETA Records Partners with Synthesis to Provide a Digital Indie Music Magazine
Fri, 04 May 2007, 23:20:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georg van Handel (CEO) and Chris Honetschlaeger (President) with BETA Records, LLC, announced today that they will partner with Synthesis to provide a captivating digital indie music magazine for their users. Synthesis will publish a digital multimedia magazine on a regular basis featuring select BETA artists.
BETA Records Partners with Fliptrack to Provide Music Video Creation Tools
Thu, 03 May 2007, 23:59:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georg van Handel (CEO) and Chris Honetschlaeger (President) with BETA Records, LLC, announced today that they will partner with Fliptrack to provide music video creation tools for their artists and listeners. Fliptrack's technology will enable BETA artists to easily create music videos of their songs to express themselves in a simple way and with a wide reach.
BETA Records Partners with MyStrands to Provide Personalized Music Recommendations
Thu, 03 May 2007, 21:30:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georg van Handel (CEO) and Chris Honetschlaeger (President) with BETA Records, LLC, announced today that they will partner with MyStrands to provide personalized music recommendations for their listeners. MyStrands' behavior-based recommender engine and community building technology will be used to create a customized experience for each individual user of BETA's upcoming social music community.
BETA Records Partners with Javien to Provide a Complete Commerce Solution for Music
Mon, 30 Apr 2007, 19:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georg van Handel (CEO) and Chris Honetschlaeger (President) with BETA Records, LLC, announced today that they will partner with Javien Digital Payment Solutions, Inc. to provide a complete solution for the sale of music, merchandise, and other content from their artists within BETA's upcoming social music community.
Indie Artists Invited to Party and Network With Record Executives from Around the World
Fri, 20 Apr 2007, 21:07:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you are an unsigned music artist, BETA Records invites you to a special event May 1st at the Sunset Strip Key Club as part of MUSEXPO 2007, the annual gathering of the world's leading music executives, producers, managers, and new media content experts.
Online Record Company Widens its Global Reach with Launch of BETA Records Mexico
Thu, 19 Apr 2007, 15:06:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Apr. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BETA Records Mexico announces additional international expansion which follows the success enjoyed by U.S. and German sites of the online record company headed by founders Chris Honetschlaeger and Georg van Handel. Beginning the first of May, BETA Records is opening its online portal to singers and bands based in Mexico.
SoJo Artist Management Welcomes New York Based Live Society to its Artist Roster
Wed, 18 Apr 2007, 18:04:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SoJo Artist Management is pleased to announce the recent signing of New York based Live Society. Hot off their New York win of Bodog's $1 Million Battle of the Band competition, the band is ready to take the world by storm. Representing a modern day twist on the R&B and Classic Pop sound.
A&R Select Hosts Battle of the Bands at BB King's
Mon, 16 Apr 2007, 23:59:00 EST Edited by Chris Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Apr. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A&R Select, the music industry's benchmark in independent promotion and marketing, is currently hosting an online Battle of the Bands competition held at BB King's Bar and Grille, located at Universal CityWalk in Hollywood, Calif. Over 80 local and regional bands will perform, every Monday for 12 weeks starting in April.
Portland Artist Zack Orr Releases a New Eclectic Album With an Innovative Method of Distributing a Single Every Month for a Year
Tue, 03 Apr 2007, 04:19:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
PORTLAND, Ore. - Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Zack Orr Music proudly announces the release of 'Francisco the Man.' Francisco the Man is 12 songs, each coinciding with the months in a year. As the album progresses through the four seasons, the instrumentation and overall sound changes as well.
The Blankies Release Three New Albums
Thu, 29 Mar 2007, 15:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Power Arts Company, Inc. release a three album series for the Kindergarten and Pre-K crowd performed by a new cartoon band called The Blankies(TM). The songs not only overcome the 'babyish' sound of most children's music, they also address three important uses of music.
Popular Houston Radio Morning Show Host Releases New CD Under Alter-Ego Mista Madd
Mon, 26 Mar 2007, 18:18:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, Texas - Mar. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paid in Full Entertainment, Inc. releases on Tuesday the new CD from DJ / artist Mista Madd which is being distributed by Memphis based Select-o-Hits distribution. The new CD covers various topics and features Houston notables Paul Wall, Slim Thug, HAWK, Lil Flip, Chamillionaire, Shei Atkins and others.
One Man-One Bass Show 'Nukular Tulips' to Surprise Audiences, 3/24 in NYC
Mon, 19 Mar 2007, 20:30:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Mar. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Acclaimed jazz bassist Jay Leonhart will premiere his new one man-one bass show, Nukular Tulips(TM) on March 24 at Stage Left Studio in New York City. Leonhart, who has played with everyone from Tony Bennett to Queen Latifah, still seems to have enough time in between bass notes to allow him to take a good look around the world to see what's going on.
A&R Select Helps Artists Affected by Hurricane Katrina
Wed, 14 Mar 2007, 17:01:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A&R Select, the music industry's benchmark in independent promotion and marketing, has recently extended a helping hand to many artists affected by the tragic events of Hurricane Katrina. A&R Select's timely and heartfelt outreach is an important part of their vow to assist musical artists in underprivileged circumstances.
MIHN Records Releases CDs to Rock the Music World While Raising Funds for Charitable Organizations
Mon, 12 Mar 2007, 15:00:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Mar. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two new CDs - 'Spirit of America' and 'She Dances' - have been released by Make it Happen Now (MIHN) Records, a new recording company in Memphis, TN. Inspired by the outpouring of human and corporate assistance after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina and a desire to support American troops, Spirit of America was created.
Saving the World from Bad Music, Golosio Publishing is Formed for Songs, Soundtracks and Commercials
Sun, 11 Mar 2007, 17:00:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Mar. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Electronic artist The G-Man and country keyboard player Doug Colosio announce the formation of Golosio Publishing, a music licensing company which will supply songs for film, TV, games and commercials.
Minnetonka Audio Announces AudioTools Consult
Thu, 08 Mar 2007, 16:15:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MINNETONKA, Minn. - Mar. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnetonka Audio Software announces AudioTools(TM) Consult(TM), a workflow assessment, custom engineering and software development service designed to automate complex audio workflow processes.
News About The Husky Gang Music School - Celebrating its 50th Anniversary
Tue, 06 Mar 2007, 14:00:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, Fla. - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School), the prestigious, private music school in Miami with a reputation for outstanding musical excellence, is celebrating its 50th anniversary and is offering a $100 discount on its $250 two hour comprehensive- aptitude test, available only until March 15, 2007.
Dancing Diva Releases CD Where Tango Meets Electronic Beats
Wed, 28 Feb 2007, 22:34:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
MUNICH, BAVARIA, Germany - Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sonja Armisen, Tango Fusion Club founder, announces the release of a second CD, 'TangoFusionClub Volume Two: Electronic Tango Flavoured Beats,' which has a distinctly refined, and electronic flavor.
You Can Be an A&R Rep for BETA Records
Wed, 14 Feb 2007, 00:14:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The online record company, BETA Records, invites you to accept a paying job with their company. According to BETA founders Chris Honetschlaeger and Georg van Handel, you can become an A&R (artist & repertoire) representative and turn your love of music into cash.
Ringtone Widget for Indie Artists Closes Gap Between BETA Records and Major Labels
Sun, 04 Feb 2007, 19:30:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BETA Records and founders Chris Honetschlaeger and Georg van Handel are making it possible for independent musicians to take advantage of the communication and promotional advantages of ringtones.
New Young Artists Concert Series Sizzles with Multi-Cultural Sounds and Stunning Performers
Thu, 18 Jan 2007, 22:55:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
QUEENS, N.Y. - Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning mixes the rich, vibrant and scintillating sound of four continents in its New Young Artists (NYA) concert series scheduled for Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17 at 7 p.m.
World's Craziest Music Video Launched for First Single from The Crazed + Dazed Album
Mon, 08 Jan 2007, 13:52:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As befits anything from an album by DJ Insane and The G-Man, the first music video is one of the strangest ever posted online. The opening track, entitled 'Trans Addiction,' from the U.S. album CRAZED + DAZED (Delvian Records, UPC 6-75604-10252-0), has prompted an advertising copywriter in India to use open source film footage by an avant-garde German director to create the 'Trans Addiction Wine Symphony.'
Hendelman and Leonhart Inaugurate Great Duets Series, Jan 12 in NYC
Fri, 15 Dec 2006, 23:05:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Dec. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jazz pianist Tamir Hendelman joins New York jazz bassist Jay Leonhart to inaugurate a new jazz series called 'Great Duets' at the recital hall and piano showroom of AC Pianocraft at 333 West 52nd. St. in New York on Friday, January 12, 2007.
Hollywood Music Company Enables MySpace Musicians to Make Industry Deals
Thu, 28 Sep 2006, 19:18:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Sept. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- L.A. based, A&R Select offers artist development and marketing services for online musicians. Historically, A&R refers to 'Artist and Repertoire,' a job title given to the label representatives that discover and groom new talent for success. A&R Select's staff gives the tools and resources for songwriters and performers to develop and market themselves to labels, publishers, film, television and video game companies through their MySpace music sites.
Midwest Cities Brace Themselves in Anticipation of the Delicious ROX Festival 2006
Tue, 05 Sep 2006, 16:30:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Sept. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ANDARO Entertainment & REVOLVER Magazine in association with MONSTER Energy Drinks & BUDWEISER the KING of BEERS Present: THE DELICIOUS ROX FESTIVAL 2006. The Midwest's all-ages, all-day premier showcase for up-and-coming & unsigned talent.
20 Amps Signs to SoJo Artist Management
Tue, 15 Aug 2006, 18:23:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, NY - Aug. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 20 Amps, one of New York / New Jersey's hardest rocking bands, has recently signed with SoJo Artist Management. SoJo will be coordinating all efforts with record labels, radio, retail and publicity.
Send2Press Newswire to Sponsor NARIP Music Marketing and PR Seminar
Thu, 27 Jul 2006, 16:58:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - July 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Send2Press(R), a leading targeted newswire service, announced today it will sponsor a record industry workshop presented by the National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP), entitled 'Getting Ink & Working the 'Net: Secrets, Tips & Tricks of Publicity & PR.' The event instructor is Scott G 'The G-Man,' a successful recording artist and marketing guru, and will take place Tuesday, August 15th, 2006 at the Beverly Garland Theater in Studio City, California.
Up-and-Coming Latin Pop and R & B Artist Makes Orlando Debut
Tue, 18 Jul 2006, 18:10:00 EST Edited by Carly M. Zander
ORLANDO, FL - July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the astronomical success of American Idol, there's no question that America loves to cheer for up-and-coming music stars. Orlando will have an opportunity to help create a new pop star in Latin beauty, Belinda Rio, when she makes her concert debut at the Orlando Repertory Theatre Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday,
Celebrating Black Music Month at The White House
Fri, 14 Jul 2006, 17:56:00 EST Edited by Carly M. Zander
NEW ORLEANS, LA - July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- President George W. Bush hosted an exclusive performance of musical talent in support of New Orleans in the East Room of the White House this past month, and proclaimed the month of June to be Black Music Month. The President strongly acknowledged the impact of New Orleans music in African American culture during his proclamation speech, and encouraged attendees to lend their support. Invited Guests also included PopAgee Johnson, the founder of the New Orleans Music Hall of Fame.
Boingo Gets Toasted - Independent Record Label Pays Homage to Influential Artists
Mon, 10 Jul 2006, 23:43:00 EST Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
SEATTLE, WA - July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a recent series of live and Internet-based announcements, executives for Seattle-based independent record label, Dep't of Records revealed the forthcoming release of their first production, Drink to Bones That Turn to Dust: A Toast to Oingo Boingo.
Linq Announces the Release of Her Second Album, 'Fast Moving Dream,' Available Everywhere Today
Tue, 13 Jun 2006, 17:38:00 EST Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
SPRINGFIELD, MA - June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Protectomatic Music Inc. and Linqsongs Publishing proudly announce the release of 'Fast Moving Dream,' the new album by Linq. Fast Moving Dream is fresh, uncompromising, decidedly un-stodgy, and lush with life experience. This unique album reflects a woman who has found her groove: strongly vulnerable, irresistibly passionate, and dynamically humanistic.
Music Group 'Brainchild' and Narconon Team Up to Release Video that Depicts Real-Life Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Mon, 05 Jun 2006, 23:47:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, QUEBEC, Canada, June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon has recently released the draft version of the 'Losing Control' video-clip with a goal of generating interest for drug education and prevention. The song, 'Losing Control,' recorded in the video clip, was created by Brainchild, a musical group that is gradually making its mark in the music world.
Call for All States to Take Record Companies to Court
Thu, 18 May 2006, 22:23:00 EST Edited by Carly M. Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Writing in his 'Communication Nation' column exclusively for Advertising Industry Newswire(TM), Scott G (recording artist THE G-MAN) makes a startling suggestion: 49 more states should sue the major record companies.
Organ Concerts Mark 1906 San Francisco Music Culture by Organist Keith Thompson April 22 and 23
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 00:23:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Keith Thompson plays an organ program highlighting the popular culture of 1906 San Francisco and its Earthquake at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on April 22 and 23, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, announced today.
Special Exercises Help Beginning Guitarists Learn Faster
Wed, 05 Apr 2006, 17:39:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HOUSTON, TX - Apr. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you've gotten frustrated with learning to play the guitar, don't give up yet. Greg Varhaug, of Greg's Guitar Lessons, is a Houston musician and guitar teacher who has spent over 15 years developing and testing effective learning shortcuts for guitarists, and he offers some unique advice to aspiring players.
Music-Media Offers Royalty Free Music Over the Internet
Mon, 03 Apr 2006, 16:01:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MADRID, Spain - Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Music-Media, a company dedicated to the composition of music for films, television, publicity, and web sites, is revolutionising the music market by offering royalty free music over the Internet. At the same time it is proposing a semi-exclusivity system which allows you to sell each song a limited number of times, thereby offering your customers a more exclusive product.
U.S. Tour for Irish Guitarist Extraordinaire Bernie Torme Announced
Wed, 29 Mar 2006, 20:53:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
VALHALLA, NY - Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wild West Promotions has signed a letter of intent with Guy-McCoy-Torme, (GMT) featuring Irish Guitarist Bernie Torme, agreeing to a tour of the U.S. this fall. The GMT U.S. Tour intends stops in the north-east and other U.S. cities.
Three Friends - One Childhood Dream - Five AWA Nominations
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 15:42:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
JASPER, TX - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Childhood dreams can come true and the Tailor Made Band is living proof of that. With their debut album 'Texas Swings Again' released late 2005 this young Western Swing band has racked up five nominations from the Academy of Western Artists, among them Western Swing group of the year, album of the year, and song of the year. With three time Grammy nominee Dave Alexander producing the album, and featured artists like Eddie Hurd and Ricky Turpin, the goal of tapping into that old vintage sound was accomplished.
Acclaimed Jazz Bassist and Composer Jay Leonhart Celebrates His Life in Music with One-Man (and One-Bass) Jazz Cabaret Show
Mon, 20 Mar 2006, 19:47:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Mar. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do you get a first-call jazz bassist who has played behind everyone from Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra to Carly Simon and Sting, whose compositions have been recorded by artists ranging from Blossom Dearie and John Pizzarelli to Lee Konitz and Gary Burton, and whose non-stop poetry writing has produced thousands of examples of jazz verse and more than 100 published songs? Why, a show of his own, of course!
New Album from The G-Man Released With Controversial Cover
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 07:00:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scott G, who records as The G-Man), has released his 5th full-length CD entitled MOTION POTION with a cover design that some church groups find suggestive and disturbing.
Alien Apparatus' Solo Performer Show Controller Version 3 Sports a New User Interface and Improved Lighting Control Functionality
Fri, 17 Feb 2006, 05:59:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 3. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system is unique in that all functionality can be controlled by the musician while performing by using a six-button foot controller to control software that runs on Windows and Macintosh computers.
Rodney Jerkins Nominated For a Grammy
Wed, 01 Feb 2006, 16:49:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Grammy Award Winner and Super Music Producer Rodney 'Darkchild' Jerkins has won several Grammy Awards and Nominations throughout his career, and once again, has receive yet another Grammy(R) Nomination for the hit song 'Cater 2 U' performed by the sensational female group Destiny's Child. The last two years was phenomenal for Rodney and his Darkchild Production and Writing Team, it was announced today by Serious Publicity Company, LLC.
Soundrangers.com is the Virtual Sound Design Tool
Fri, 27 Jan 2006, 14:44:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SEATTLE, WA - Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Soundrangers, founded in 1998, was the first online sound effects and royalty free music service to specialize in creating sound specifically designed for interactive media, such as websites and video games. From the beginning the focus of their library was to offer high quality content for bandwidth sensitive applications, while utilizing a website delivery system focused on quick and easy sound auditioning, selection and purchase.
TicketsR.com Joins Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosos to Celebrate 25 Years of Music
Mon, 09 Jan 2006, 19:10:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TicketsR.com today announced that tickets for the world-famous Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosos concert, celebrating 25 years of music, are now on sale at www.TicketsR.com. Spivakov and his orchestra will grace the stage in San Diego at the Joan B. Kroc Theatre on Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. They will follow up with a Los Angeles performance on Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wilshire Ebell Theater.
Mark Mclaughlin, VIBE Magazine January Free Agent Pick Featuring His New Single 'Brooklyn'
Fri, 06 Jan 2006, 12:23:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, NY - Jan. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VIBE Magazine's January issue features unsigned draft pick Mark McLaughlin. Based on the R & B single 'Brooklyn' VIBE states, 'McLaughlin pays homage to hip hop heroes and reminisces over summer park jams in his street-hardened baritone.'
National Recording Artist Lemme to Entertain Troops in Asian Rim
Wed, 21 Dec 2005, 16:06:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, DC - Dec. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National recording artist Lemme (pronounced LEM MEEH) will bring her brand of sultry, funky and jazzy sounds to our troops in Guam, Korea, Okinawa and Japan from December 29, 2005 to January 23, 2006. Lemme was selected from among hundreds of bands nationally to perform for our troops. This tour is sponsored by Captain Trevor Garrett, Armed Forces Entertainment and Dwight Mims, Media Business Concepts.
Change in Concert Time: THE NUTCRACKER SUITE Organ Concert in SF December 24 will Begin at 3 PM
Mon, 19 Dec 2005, 18:48:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Keith Thompson will play Holiday favorites of Mulet, Purvis, Bach, Delius and Tchaikovsky on the Skinner Symphonic Pipe Organ at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on Christmas eve, December 24, 2005, at 3 PM, instead of the previously scheduled, 4 PM Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, announced today, to accommodate an earlier closing of the museum
Recording Artist Heather Schmid Performs in Pakistan for Aid Relief
Tue, 13 Dec 2005, 19:47:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Boston based recording artist Heather Schmid just returned from performing her pop/rock music for 10 days in Pakistan for audiences up to 20,000 including a special performance for the Prime Minister at the governors' mansion. Heather was interviewed by every major television station and most newspapers covered her arrival. Heather was hailed by Ptv, the nation's largest television station, as an ambassador of peace and the hit of the world music festival in which she participated.
Holiday Organ Concerts Feature THE NUTCRACKER SUITE transcribed by Organist Keith Thompson in SF December 10, 11 and 24
Fri, 02 Dec 2005, 19:38:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Keith Thompson will play Holiday favorites of Mulet, Purvis, Bach, Delius and Tchaikovsky on the Skinner Symphonic Pipe Organ at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on December 10, 11 and Christmas eve, December 24, 2005, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, announced today.
Sdoia-Satz Music Institute - The Husky Gang School - Offers OnLine Interactive Music Instruction
Tue, 08 Nov 2005, 20:15:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, FL - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School), is offering an exciting NEW program: OnLine Interactive Music Instruction for students with high-speed Internet connections. At present, only piano instruction is available online. In the near future, the school will add other instruments and voice to this program, Using the same fine instructors for which the school is famous, students in the online program are now able to SEE and HEAR their teachers and vice versa.
'Dark Side of the Moon A Cappella' Ships December 1, 2005 from VOCOMOTION
Tue, 08 Nov 2005, 17:34:00 EST Edited by Beverly West
CHICAGO, IL - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VOCOMOTION, dedicated to the development, recording, and promotion of vocal music, today announced that its latest release 'Dark Side of the Moon A Cappella,' an all-vocal version of Pink Floyd's magnum opus 'Dark Side of the Moon' will go on sale on December 1st, 2005.
CD Baby and Independent Musicians Donate $165,000 in CD Sales to Red Cross
Tue, 25 Oct 2005, 14:12:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
PORTLAND, OR - Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CD Baby (www.cdbaby.com) announced today that they raised a total of $165,000 over the past 7 weeks in concert with independent musicians and record labels who banded together to donate proceeds from their online CD music sales. The funds raised were sent directly to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund through the Portland Oregon branch.
Cirlinca Launches DVD-Audio Authoring for Consumers
Fri, 23 Sep 2005, 11:12:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Innovative software developer Cirlinca (www.cirlinca.com) announces the introduction of DVD-Audio Solo, the first PC based application to enable the creation of DVD-Audio discs for a consumer friendly price of $34.95.
De-U Records National Recording Artist Lemme's CD Entitled 'Take The Time' to be Released October 11, 2005
Thu, 22 Sep 2005, 11:39:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, DC - September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National R & B recording artist Lemme will release her debut CD entitled, 'Take The Time' on October 11th, 2005 on the De-U Records label. Lemme is no stranger to success. She toured with acclaimed rap group 'The Sporty Thievz' and appeared with them on the BET Soundstage Television series.
The Sounds of Hispanic Heritage Month Are at Tower Records
Thu, 22 Sep 2005, 10:36:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tower Records is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with fans of Latin entertainment by providing a 15% sale on all Latin CDs, Music DVD's and Cine Latino DVD titles. Not only that, Tower Records continues to help provide the quintessential Latin music experience by participating in major events, such as El Grito, Fiestas Patrias, the Orange County Latino Film Festival and the Luis Miguel concert series at the Gibson Amphitheatre, in addition to providing in-store events featuring rising bands such as Cabula and Profecia.
Opening of the Vaults Reveals Forgotten Pinetop Perkins Recordings
Mon, 12 Sep 2005, 14:51:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SWANZEY, NH - September 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In conjunction with Deluge Entertainment, 95North Records has re-released two forgotten Pinetop Perkins releases long out of print. The scheduled re-release date is September 27, 2005. 'On Top,' recorded in 1992, features an all-star cast of Blues greats including Jerry Portnoy, Paul Rishell, David Maxwell and Ron Levy. Award winning blues producer Randy Labbe worked on these memorable sessions, adding 'This is arguably some of Pinetop's best work... this recording was received with great critical acclaim when it was released for a short time in 1992.'
CD Baby Musicians Donate CD Sales to Red Cross
Thu, 01 Sep 2005, 11:11:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
PORTLAND, Ore. - September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Musicians, bands, and independent record labels joined with CD Baby (www.cdbaby.com) today in "banding together" to donate their entire wholesale price on music sales to the American Red Cross disaster relief fund.
Musician and Journalist Christopher Simmons Joins Other Electronic Musicians on CD Baby Donating CD Sales to Red Cross
Wed, 31 Aug 2005, 19:39:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. - August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Musician, author, artist and photographer Christopher Laird Simmons (www.SimChris.com) joined hundreds of other musicians, bands, and independent record labels today in 'banding together' with CD Baby (www.cdbaby.com) to donate their entire wholesale price on music sales to the American Red Cross disaster relief fund.
The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) Announces Upcoming Annual Benefit Music Festival, Divafest 9
Wed, 10 Aug 2005, 19:07:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) is pleased to announce the upcoming annual benefit music festival, Divafest 9, which will take place on September 17th-18th at The Inn at the Willows in Guerneville, California. The institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women and girls in music and music related business.
95North Recording Corporation Tears Up a New Road in Music History
Wed, 03 Aug 2005, 18:33:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SWANZEY, NH - August 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 95North Recording Corporation tears up a new road in music history. Their latest CD, 'Fins, Chrome, and the Open Road - A Tribute to the Cadillac' races into history with a unique license. For the first time in the automobile giant's 100+ years, General Motors Corporation has endorsed a music project in tribute to their famous Cadillac. Their decision to embrace this project was based on the incredible pool of talent, as well as the high standards of music production held at 95North Records.
Solo Performer Show Controller 2.4 Increases Play List Flexibility for Musicians Who Improvise Their Set Lists While Performing
Mon, 27 Jun 2005, 11:11:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 2.4. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system consists of a six-button foot controller that connects to a computer via USB, and software that runs on Windows and Macintosh.
Organist Keith Thompson plays THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER VARIATIONS by Dudley Buck in SF Concert June 25 and 26
Thu, 16 Jun 2005, 14:30:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Keith Thompson will play music including popular composers, Elgar, Pachelbel, Brahms, Gershwin, Rodgers and Buck on the Skinner Symphonic Pipe Organ at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on the June 25 - 26 weekend, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, (www.echoesofheaven.com) announced today.
Tower Records Announces Exclusive In-Store Appearance by Don Omar at New York Lincoln Center Location on Friday, June 10th
Thu, 09 Jun 2005, 16:20:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK CITY, NY - June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Having taken a break to enjoy the success of his last release, 2004's 'The Last Don: Live,' Don Omar is ready to get back to the music. The popular reggaeton artist will be promoting his latest release, 'Los Bandoleros,' at the Tower Records Lincoln Center location this Friday, June 10th at 5pm.
The Miami Children's Museum, in Collaboration with the Husky Gang School, is Hosting 'A Magical Day With The Husky Gang'
Mon, 23 May 2005, 17:20:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, Fla. - May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Miami Children's Museum, in collaboration with The Husky Gang School (Sdoia-Satz Music Institute of Miami) is hosting 'A Magical Day With the Husky Gang' on Sunday, June 5, 2005 at 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL There will be two one and one half hour performances, suitable for children, one from 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM and another from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM.
Organist Keith Thompson Plays Sousa and George M Cohan Memorial Day Weekend Concert in SF
Wed, 18 May 2005, 18:45:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Keith Thompson will play music including popular composers, Eric Coates, George M Cohan and John Philip Sousa on the Skinner Symphonic Pipe Organ at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on Memorial Day weekend, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, (www.echoesofheaven.com) announced today.
The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) is Pleased to Announce its Rock N'Roll Camp for Adults, Now in its Second Season, June 26th-July 2nd 2005
Fri, 29 Apr 2005, 13:43:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. - April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Institute for the Musical Arts, a non-profit dedicated to supporting women in music, will be offering a rock 'n roll camp for adults from June 26th-July 2nd at its campus in Goshen, MA. The cost is $750, and includes food, housing and instruction. When IMA began offering its rock camps for teen-aged girls, many adults wished out loud that they could come, so the institute added a rock camp for adults last year.
Muzak Takes Best In Show Award: GlobalShop 2005
Thu, 31 Mar 2005, 17:30:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHARLOTTE, NC /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Muzak (www.muzak.com) won the coveted Best Booth award, given by Visual Merchandising and Store Design at GlobalShop 2005 last week in Las Vegas, NV. With more than 25,000 attendees, the trade show is recognized as the largest international expo featuring the most innovative design, products and technologies in the world of retail.
Apple iTunes(tm) Releases Keith Thompson's Pipe Organ Easter Classic, 'HymnProvisations'
Tue, 22 Mar 2005, 05:00:00 EST Edited by Beverly West
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, today announced that Keith Thompson's pipe organ classic for Easter, 'HymnProvisations' is available nationally and internationally through Apple iTunes(tm). In addition to the iTunes(tm) store in the USA, Thompson's albums are now available in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Finland, Portugal, France, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Alien Apparatus Company Solo Performer Show Controller 2.0 Adds MIDI Control and More
Tue, 22 Feb 2005, 12:28:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PHILADELPHA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 2.0. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system consists of a six-button foot controller that connects to a computer via USB, and software that runs on Windows and Macintosh.
Muzak Shines Spotlight on Music
Mon, 31 Jan 2005, 15:35:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
CHARLOTTE, NC /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Muzak (www.muzak.com) announced today that they are incorporating a special events and holiday calendar into their core programming lineup. Muzak Spotlight will feature select artists on various days throughout the year, using music as a means to celebrate important events and pay tribute to influential bands and musicians.
Apple iTunes(tm) Releases Keith Thompson's Pipe Organ Classic, 'A King's Christmas'
Sat, 18 Dec 2004, 12:33:00 EST Edited by Beverly West
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, today announced that Keith Thompson's Christmas pipe organ classic, 'A King's Christmas' is now available nationally and internationally through Apple iTunes(tm).
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