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Kyle Gass of Tenacious D to perform at 'Prop 6-Pack' Wedding
Tue, 08 Jun 2010, 15:45:51 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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.
Audiolife Tells Indie Music Artists to 'Wave Goodbye to The Post Office'
Tue, 12 May 2009, 08:02:33 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 21 (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 SicSkinz 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 Sic Skinz 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.
Critical Sun Recordings and Darrius Willrich are Proud to Present Darrius' New Album 'Can't Get Enough'
Thu, 26 Mar 2009, 11:32:59 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SEATTLE, Wash., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Darrius Willrich and Critical Sun Recordings bring you the CD Release - and the release party - for Darrius' new album 'Can't Get Enough,' on the Main Stage at the Triple Door in Seattle Washington on April 29th, 2009. Twenty five percent of all profits from the album go to PATH, an international, nonprofit organization that creates sustainable, culturally relevant solutions, enabling communities worldwide to break longstanding cycles of poor health.
Atlanta Unity Presents Atlanta's Own Nationally-Known Comedian and Pianist Extraordinaire, Jerry Farber
Wed, 25 Mar 2009, 13:45:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atlanta Unity presents their annual 'Spring Sillies' fundraiser featuring popular comedian and pianist Jerry Farber. The event will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2009 from 7:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Church Sanctuary of Atlanta Unity, located at 3597 Parkway Lane in Norcross. Tickets are $20.00 per person.
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., March 20 (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, 14:20:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
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 Announces Public Beta Launch: 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' in Stores April 21
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.
World Renowned Entertainer Jim Bailey as Judy Garland LIVE in Concert
Thu, 13 Nov 2008, 15:25:03 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In his much-anticipated return to San Francisco, the legendary singer and character actor, Jim Bailey, will perform at the Herbst Theatre on December 20 in, 'Jim Bailey as Judy Garland Live in Concert.' Accompanied by a full orchestra, Jim will perform Judy's Christmas classic, 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' as well as other favorite hits.
USA Book News Names Singer Dee Dee Phelps Finalist in The National Best Book 2008 Awards
Fri, 31 Oct 2008, 17:35:13 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Altergate Publishing announced today that author Dee Dee Phelps's 'Vinyl Highway' (ISBN: 978-1934321751) is a finalist in the National USA Book News Best Book Awards Autobiography category. Vinyl Highway goes on tour across the 1960's in this humorous chronicle of destiny and rock-and-roll, as 18-year old Mary transforms from shy college student to hit singer/songwriter, half the singing team Dick and Dee Dee, one of the most popular recording duos of the era.
Music Stars Shine Bright at Pearl River Resort This Fall and Winter
Mon, 27 Oct 2008, 16:17:53 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHOCTAW, Miss., Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This winter Pearl River Resort will host an exciting music lineup at The Silver Star Convention Center with something for everyone's taste. Featured artists include KC & The Sunshine Band, Roberta Flack, Lorrie Morgan and Ronnie Milsap, George Jones, and the legendary Brenda Lee.
Willie Nelson, Jesse Ventura to Host Anti-War, Pro-Peace Event
Fri, 24 Oct 2008, 18:33:17 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Alex Jones Show announced today that Willie Nelson, Jimmie Vaughan, Jesse Ventura, and Alex Jones will all appear live at the Backyard Live Oak Amphitheater in Austin, TX, this Sunday October 26th, for the Peaceful Solution, Peace Revolution, Take Back America event, which will be streamed live on the Internet at for free.
Joss and Colosio Create a Country Song of Love and Remembrance
Mon, 06 Oct 2008, 10:53:52 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 6 (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 EDT 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 EDT 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.
2008 MTV Video Music Awards Gets Rocked by WhiteFlash.com
Tue, 23 Sep 2008, 14:35:09 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Strutting down the red carpet at this year's MTV Video Music Award show on September 7th was a bevy of beautiful gems - on some beautiful gems. WhiteFlash.com, the premier online purveyor of fine diamond jewelry, took its place as one of the most sought after jewelry brands of the evening by claiming the hearts and hands of Hollywood's most trendsetting young ladies.
Starving For Gravity: From Bar Band to Buzz Band
Wed, 10 Sep 2008, 12:54:33 EDT 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 EDT 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.
New Title for the Instrumental Album from The G-Man is 'Burning Fan Soundscapes'
Tue, 19 Aug 2008, 18:20:00 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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)
Music and Social Networking Get Redefined in New Interactive Site from BETA Records
Thu, 26 Jun 2008, 11:48:28 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 GMT 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.
New SelectRadio(R) Data Highlights Most Popular Channels for Mobile Music Discovery
Fri, 09 May 2008, 07:07:55 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
PHOENIX, Ariz., May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SelectRadio data shows that listeners using its Windows Mobile smartphone software are taking full advantage of recently added features to discover new music while enjoying their favorite Internet or satellite radio channels.
IPTV, Streaming Movie and Music Industry Will Generate $70 Billion Over Six Years, says Insight Research
Wed, 26 Mar 2008, 09:44:12 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
BOONTON, N.J., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Streaming video and music distributed across the Internet, an IPTV network, or a mobile handset will generate $70 billion in network-derived and content-derived revenue into the US markets over the next six years, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. Streaming media refers to the transmission of digital audio and video files over an IP network or wireless network in real time or on-demand.
Bardstown, KY Musician to Embark on Month-long 6-state Tour of...Laundry Mats?
Thu, 13 Mar 2008, 15:08:18 GMT 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 GMT 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.
Signatures Network, Inc. and Live Nation, Inc. Named in Wrongful Termination Lawsuit by Former CFO Protesting Allegedly Fraudulent Practices
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 15:45:16 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Rukin Hyland Doria & Tindall LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the former CFO of Signatures Network Inc. (SNI) in California Superior Court (Case No. CGC-08-472337) charging that SNI wrongfully terminated him after he protested allegedly fraudulent practices at the company that deprived its musical artists of millions of dollars in royalty payments.
Send2Press(R) Joins Sponsors of Manhattan LAMN Jam - Music Artists Perform and Industry Listens
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 15:08:51 GMT 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.
JSM Music Celebrates Its Top 10 Super Bowl Ad Featuring Justin Timberlake
Thu, 07 Feb 2008, 07:45:40 GMT 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)
Willie Nelson: Twin Towers Were Imploded on 9/11
Tue, 05 Feb 2008, 14:41:22 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
AUSTIN, Texas - Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Willie Nelson appeared Monday, February 4, 2008, on the nationally-syndicated Alex Jones Show in a ground breaking interview where the country music legend said the twin towers were imploded on 9/11. Nelson said he was not surprised by the recent revelations concerning the impartiality of the 9/11 Commission - namely Phillip Zelikow, who has close ties to the Bush Administration.
BETA Records to Sign 100 Indie Artists in 2008
Thu, 24 Jan 2008, 12:20:00 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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.
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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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.
Texas Strikes it Rich in Ivories with Baldwin's Million Dollar Piano Expo
Wed, 07 Nov 2007, 16:15:57 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, Texas - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Have you ever seen a piano worth One Million Dollars? You'll have your chance Wednesday November 14, 2007 through Friday November 16, 2007, at the Piano Gallery in Dallas, and on Saturday November 17, 2007 when international pianist and Baldwin Artist LOMASCOLA plays one of the world's most expensive and rare pianos at the Casa Manana Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas.
Young Pop Singer Claims Songs Stolen, Distributed Online
Mon, 05 Nov 2007, 12:08:34 GMT 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.
D'Accord Music Releases New Software that Allows Users to Download and Recognize Files from Multiple Media Sources
Tue, 23 Oct 2007, 20:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
RECIFE, Brazil - Oct. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- D'Accord Music Software, the Brazilian leader in music software, announces a new version of its award-winning software - iChords - that recognizes and presents chords from any MP3, WMA files or CDs. By using iChords 2.0, the new version, musicians can learn how to play any song on keyboard or guitar. It also exports song videos to iPod(TM) and mobile phones
Author Dee Dee Phelps to Receive Best Pop Campaign Award at Book Publicists Awards Dinner
Tue, 16 Oct 2007, 22:26:00 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former TV anchor, author, and celebrity presenter Kelly Lange will give the Best Pop Campaign Award to Dee Dee Phelps for her 2007 promotion of 'Vinyl Highway, Singing as Dick and Dee Dee' (ISBN: 978-1-934321-75-1). The award will be presented at the 13th annual Book Publicists of Southern California Awards Dinner on Thursday, October 18th, 8 p.m. at the Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City, Calif.
Cosmetics that Rock: AMP Cosmetics Mixes Makeup with Music
Mon, 15 Oct 2007, 15:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
OAKLAND, Calif. - Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AMP Cosmetics has launched a new line of cosmetics that rock. The products are dedicated to women who not only changed the sound, but the look of rock and roll. The team of experts at AMP Cosmetics has assembled a collection of high-quality products in some of the most vivid and bold colors available today.
Experimental Electronica Music Videos Are a Next-Generation Variety Show
Wed, 10 Oct 2007, 20:01:00 GMT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As an international distributor of electronic musical instruments during the 1990s, Geoff Farr frequently spent long nights in European hotel rooms watching the only television programs that required no translation: short experimental videos backed with electronic music scores. Farr says German television was an especially rich medium for an American insomniac interested in creative new videos.
Announcing the Los Angeles Leg of Dmitri Hvorostovsky's North America Tour
Thu, 27 Sep 2007, 17:00:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International Productions, a Los Angeles based company, today announced that baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky will perform one live concert on the stage of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on November 11, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. Accompanied by conductor Constantine Orbelian and the Russian Chamber Orchestra and the Moscow Academy of Choral Arts, Hvorostovsky will perform Russian romances and arias from Russian Operas by Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and others.
BETA Records Partners with Limelight Networks for Internet Streaming and Downloading of Songs and Videos
Mon, 24 Sep 2007, 19:23:00 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 Records
Fri, 24 Aug 2007, 16:57:00 GMT 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 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
MIAMI, Fla. - Aug. 21 (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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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.
SelectRadio Partners with Internet Music Pioneer InsideJazz.com to Deliver Live Music Performances to Mobile Listeners
Mon, 23 Jul 2007, 21:45:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
PHOENIX, Ariz. - July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Users of Windows Mobile phones and wireless handhelds now can get four continuous channels of all-live jazz, blues and Latin performances and complete concerts on-demand through a new partnership between InsideJazz.com and the makers of SelectRadio(R) software. Users of the latest version of SelectRadio software can get live music in both 32kbps and 128kbps streams.
60's Rock and Roll Icon Dee Dee Phelps (Dick And Dee Dee) to Read Excerpts from Vinyl Highway, at The 2007 Hollywood Book Festival
Mon, 23 Jul 2007, 19:56:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, July 28th, at 10:30 a.m., Dee Dee Phelps, author of 'Vinyl Highway' (ISBN: 978-1934321751), singing as Dick and Dee Dee will read on stage at the 2007 Hollywood Book Festival. The annual program celebrates books that deserve recognition from the film, television and multimedia communities
BETA Records Opens a New Recording Studio for Musicians Seeking the Highest Quality Audio
Thu, 19 Jul 2007, 18:49:00 GMT 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 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
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.
Live Earth as a Living Breathing Work of Modern Art
Fri, 29 Jun 2007, 22:54:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. and SYDNEY, Australia - June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dark horse U.S. presidential candidate and controversial modern artist, Victor-Hugo Vaca Jr., Founder of the Modern Art Music Movement, sees Live Earth as a living breathing work of Modern Art. How can the world participate in the largest self-destructing Modern Art Project ever created?
A&R Select Announces Battle of the Bands Winner at BB King's!
Tue, 26 Jun 2007, 23:59:00 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 in Anaheim - Iron Butterfly Bassist Heart Transplant Benefit
Wed, 30 May 2007, 19:30:00 GMT 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 GMT 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.
Innovative Transcription Software Recognizes Chords From Any MP3 Music File
Thu, 24 May 2007, 17:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
RECIFE, Brazil - May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- D'Accord Music Software, the Brazilian leader in music software, announces an innovative software - iChords - that recognizes and presents chords from any MP3, WMA files or CDs. iChords was also recently nominated for the 'Best Sound Program' at the 2007 Shareware Industry Awards (SIA) and is competing with three other software programs, including Winamp.
Pitch Control TV Exposes the Best in Southern Hip Hop
Tue, 22 May 2007, 22:30:00 GMT 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 GMT 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.
New Economical and Innovative Plenum Rated, 2 Channel Mixer/Amplifier for Classrooms, Boardrooms, Conference and Training Rooms for Enhanced Audio
Thu, 10 May 2007, 19:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
DALLAS, Texas - May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Roemtech, LLC has announced the availability of their innovative PlenumAmp (PMA-240). It is designed and approved for above-ceiling installations. It allows the end-user to have an audio amplification system that is easily concealed in commercial environments such as school classrooms and business meeting rooms.
New York Musician Commemorates Bob Dylan's Birthday at Infamous Greenwich Village Hangout
Wed, 09 May 2007, 23:00:00 GMT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y. - May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, May 26th at 7:00 p.m., Steve Urban, native New Yorker and ground-breaking musician, will celebrate the 66th birthday of musical legend, Bob Dylan, at Kenny's Castaways, a well-known Dylan hangout on Bleecker Street in Greenwich Village. Urban will honor classic Dylan tracks combined with original instrumentation.
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 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
TORRANCE, Calif. - May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Send2Press(R), a leading targeted newswire service, 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 GMT 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 In Touch Technologies to Provide Video Features and Desktop Interactions
Fri, 04 May 2007, 19:58:00 GMT 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 In Touch Technologies to provide rich video-enabled tools and windowless desktop interactions for their artists and listeners.
BETA Records Partners with Fliptrack to Provide Music Video Creation Tools
Thu, 03 May 2007, 23:59:00 GMT 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 GMT 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 Digonex Technologies to Provide Dynamically Priced Music
Thu, 03 May 2007, 18:45:00 GMT 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 Digonex Technologies, Inc. to provide dynamically priced music downloads for their listeners.
BETA Records Partners with Javien to Provide a Complete Commerce Solution for Music
Mon, 30 Apr 2007, 19:00:00 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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.
'A Jamaica, Queens Thing': Rap and the Crack Era in South Jamaica
Mon, 09 Apr 2007, 19:23:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
JAMAICA, N.Y. - Apr. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) is pleased to present 'A Jamaica, Queens Thing': Rap and the Crack Era in South Jamaica, organized by guest curator Herb Tam. The opening artist reception takes place Saturday, April 14, 2007, 4 - 7 pm.
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 GMT 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 GMT Edited by Chris 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 GMT 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 GMT Edited by Chris 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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.
Marketing Website Takes Aim at Building MySpace Celebrity Status for Indie Artists
Thu, 08 Mar 2007, 21:00:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Mar. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It didn't take long for a marketing website, SoManyMp3s.com, to become one of the most popular promotional tools for independent artists seeking to elevate activity on their MySpace page. The service has one goal: to help independent artists reach 'MySpace Celebrity Status' by gaining friends, and with the help of plays and visits.
Minnetonka Audio Announces AudioTools Consult
Thu, 08 Mar 2007, 16:15:00 GMT Edited by Chris 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 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
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.
Minnetonka Audio Announces AudioTools Batch Pro
Thu, 01 Mar 2007, 00:01:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
MINNETONKA, Minn. - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnetonka Audio Software announces AudioTools Batch Pro, an out-of-the-box software application that will revolutionize the way the audio assets are managed and processed. Part of Minnetonka AudioTools structured workflow; Batch Pro is the industry's first fully automated processing tool for audio assets.
Dancing Diva Releases CD Where Tango Meets Electronic Beats
Wed, 28 Feb 2007, 22:34:00 GMT 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.
A Journey from Berlin to Los Angeles: UTE LEMPER in Concert, March 14, 2007 at 8 PM, UCLA Royce Hall
Wed, 28 Feb 2007, 18:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrating 40th Anniversary The LOS ANGELES-BERLIN SISTER CITY. Personifying the cabaret genre, Ute Lemper is known for her moody interpretations of songbook standards, laced with witty asides and knowing looks, weaving an atmosphere that draws in audiences like few other performers today.
EliasFest: Voice of the Voiceless Music Festival to Raise Funds for Zimbabwean Youth
Fri, 23 Feb 2007, 00:01:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
SHERBORN, Mass. - Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Elias Fund, Inc. announced today that on May 5, 2007, ten bands from across the Northeast will perform in Acton, Massachusetts, to champion one cause known to thousands by one name: Elias. In honor of this Zimbabwean father of three sons, and on behalf of hundreds of other people and their communities, music fans with change on their minds will come together in Nara Park for EliasFest: The Voice of the Voiceless.
You Can Be an A&R Rep for BETA Records
Wed, 14 Feb 2007, 00:14:00 GMT 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 GMT Edited by Chris 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.
Top Music Producers Share Trade Secrets at NARIP's 'Producing Hit Songs' Series
Thu, 01 Feb 2007, 19:04:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- How is great music created and produced? What do top music producers look for in an artist? How do you find, develop and keep artist clients? And how do producers handle challenges such as creative control? The answers can be found at the PRODUCING HIT SONG 5-part series, sponsored by the National Association of Record Industry Professionals, to launch on February 16th in Hollywood with special guests Harvey Mason, Jr. and Damon Thomas AKA The Underdogs.
Author Dee Dee Phelps to Appear at Village Books in Pacific Palisades
Thu, 25 Jan 2007, 16:05:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jan. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author Dee Dee Phelps signs and talks about her memoir 'Vinyl Highway' (ISBN-10: 1412073839) singing as Dick and Dee Dee, at Village Books, 1049 Swarthmore Avenue, Pacific Palisades 90272 on Thursday evening, February 8th at 7:30 pm.
New Young Artists Concert Series Sizzles with Multi-Cultural Sounds and Stunning Performers
Thu, 18 Jan 2007, 22:55:00 GMT 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.
A&R Select to Sponsor Film Music Event at Sundance Film Festival
Thu, 18 Jan 2007, 21:02:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A&R Select, the leading independent A&R firm in Hollywood, has announced it will be a participant in America's leading independent film festival. A&R Select will sponsor an event highlighting 'Music for Films' at the Sundance Film Festival.
World's Craziest Music Video Launched for First Single from The Crazed + Dazed Album
Mon, 08 Jan 2007, 13:52:00 GMT Edited by Chris 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.'
Bassist Jay Leonhart Presents Jazz at Symphony Space: Broadway Tunes to Swing at Uptown Performing Arts Center
Wed, 03 Jan 2007, 13:55:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York City audiences will have the rare opportunity on Sunday night, January 28, to hear 'Jazz Hits from the Broadway Stage,' a swinging, intimate program of well-known Broadway show tunes performed by some of the city's most-accomplished and well-known jazz musicians. It is sure to be a treat for general audiences and jazz lovers alike.
BandDigs Gives Bands Global Exposure, Fans Unprecedented Access
Tue, 02 Jan 2007, 19:42:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
WINDHAM, N.H. - Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Yellow Brick Road Entertainment LLC announces the launch of BandDigs.com 1.0, a first-of-its-kind interactive music web community that revolutionizes the way bands and fans communicate. Bands utilize BandDigs to video chat with their fans (large numbers of people at once) and to stream live video broadcasts from back stage at venues, their rehearsal spaces, recording studios and even clubs.
Hendelman & Leonhart inaugurate Great Duets Series, Jan 12 in NYC
Fri, 15 Dec 2006, 23:05:00 GMT Edited by Chris 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.
Not Your Kid's Music Store Anymore
Mon, 11 Dec 2006, 19:55:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
SWANZEY, N.H. - Dec. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- UrbanBoomer, the online entertainment/social networking site targeting the 35-60 demographic, announced the launch of its digital music download store UBTunes. The site, www.ubtunes.com is aesthetically appealing, more reminiscent of a neighborhood record store with browse features for a host of sub-genres such as 60's Soul, Lounge and Exotica, Jazz, 70's Rock, etc. and has colorful, informative and easy to read graphics. Price wise, UBTunes offers lower prices than most top level content download sites with an 88-cent song price.
Startling New Info in Biography from Sam Cooke's Family
Mon, 27 Nov 2006, 17:13:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The LJR Group today announced publication of a revised edition of the book 'Our Uncle Sam: The Sam Cooke Story From His Family's Perspective' (ISBN: 1-4120-6498-8). Written by Cooke's great-nephew Erik Greene, Our Uncle Sam not only emphasizes Cooke's accomplishments in music history, but gives the reader an inside look on the childhood influences that drove him to excel.
Fifth Degree presents: 'The Man He Used To Be' Inspirational Musical Drama
Tue, 14 Nov 2006, 22:06:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starring: Trent Roberts, Dave Hollister, Sean Levert, Christopher Williams, Monifa, and Terri Britton. Fabolus Fox and Charlotte, NC Ovens Auditorium is where this special limited engagements will take place on Wednesday November 22nd at 8:00pm and Sunday 26th, 2006 at 3:00pm and 7:00pm in Atlanta, and Friday November 24th at 8pm and Saturday 25th, 2006 at 3pm and 8pm in Charlotte.
Author Dee Dee Phelps Introduced at the Book Publicists of Southern California Awards Dinner
Wed, 18 Oct 2006, 18:04:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dee Dee Phelps, author of 'Vinyl Highway,' singing as Dick and Dee Dee in the Sixties was introduced to a sold out audience by Book Publicists of Southern California founder Irwin Zucker, with comedian Fred Travalena and game show host Wink Martindale, at the 12th Annual IRWIN Awards dinner and program for Book Publicists of Southern California on October 11th in Studio City, California.
Hollywood Music Company Enables MySpace Musicians to Make Industry Deals
Thu, 28 Sep 2006, 19:18:00 GMT 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 GMT 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.
New Syndicated Program Brings Independent Music to the Mainstream
Tue, 15 Aug 2006, 20:14:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
IRONTON, OH - Aug. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Undiscovered Radio Network, Inc. has developed 'Undiscovered' a new syndicated broadcast radio program to provide an innovative and long awaited mainstream vehicle for independent artists. The two hour show is set to debut the first weekend of September and features independent rock and alternative artists that have gained local or regional popularity but don't have the resources to tap into mainstream broadcasting.
20 Amps Signs to SoJo Artist Management
Tue, 15 Aug 2006, 18:23:00 GMT 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.
Acossi Records Announces New Releases and Update
Mon, 14 Aug 2006, 22:00:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
MT. ARLINGTON, NJ - Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Acossi Records, whose first compilation 'Vol 1, Acossi Movement,' with music tracks of different artist's music, which has hit it off on the record pool and international radio chart, has now come out with their second compilation 'Acossi Transition Vol 2 / Progressive & Trance Venture.'
Send2Press Newswire to Sponsor NARIP Music Marketing and PR Seminar
Thu, 27 Jul 2006, 16:58:00 GMT Edited by Chris 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/R&B Artist Makes Orlando Debut
Tue, 18 Jul 2006, 18:10:00 GMT 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 GMT Edited by Carly M. Zander
NEW ORLEANS, LA - July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- President George W. Bush hosted a 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.
Eyes of America at T.D. Waterhouse Center
Wed, 12 Jul 2006, 21:32:00 GMT Edited by Carly M. Zander
ORLANDO, FL - July 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Children learn best when they are having fun and Eyes of America's Power Zone Kids is helping to do just that. The organization, part of non-profit Child Watch of North America, Inc., and its youthful musical group recently released their song, Bee Wise Immunize and have recorded the first 3 of 8 songs that will be on their new CD 'Stay Safe, Stay Healthy' set for release in October, 2006.
Boingo Gets Toasted - Independent Record Label Pays Homage to Influential Artists
Mon, 10 Jul 2006, 23:43:00 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT Edited by Carly M. 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.
Author Dee Dee Phelps to Appear at Book Expo America
Tue, 09 May 2006, 22:44:00 GMT Edited by Carly M. Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dee Dee Phelps, author of the recently released memoir 'Vinyl Highway,' singing as Dick and Dee Dee in the Sixties (www.dickanddeedee.com), is scheduled for an autograph session in the Trafford Publishing booth (Booth Number 1851) on Saturday, May 20th at the Convention Center in Washington, DC at Book Expo America.
What Music Do Dogs Like to Hear? Survey asks in Prep for First Ever 'Canine Concert
Thu, 20 Apr 2006, 22:15:00 GMT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
AUSTIN, TX - Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Munrab Entertainment plans to hold the world's first 'Canine Concert' on May 9th, from noon to 1 pm, at Wooldridge Square (900 Guadalupe) in Austin, Texas, an event where live music is played at a sound level only dogs can hear.
Organ Concerts Mark 1906 San Francisco Music Culture by Organist Keith Thompson April 22 and 23
Wed, 19 Apr 2006, 00:23:00 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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.
Renowned Jazz Bassist Jay Leonhart in San Francisco for One-Man-One-Bass Show
Tue, 21 Mar 2006, 22:51:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Mar. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- He has played behind everyone from Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra to Carly Simon and Sting and now the three-time NARAS Most Valuable Bassist, Jay Leonhart, will play in his own humorous, one-man (one-bass) jazz cabaret show at The Empire Plush Room at the York Hotel in San Francisco, April 14-16
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 GMT 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!
Internet Casino Buys Head of Grateful Dead's Head
Fri, 3 Mar 2006, 03:21 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BELVEDERE-TIBURON, CA - Mar. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Internet casino GoldenPalace.com has touched a nation of hippies and Deadheads, as well as a worthy charity, with their latest eBay purchase of four toilets formerly owned by the legendary Jerry Garcia.
New Album from The G-Man Released With Controversial Cover
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 07:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
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.
Solo Performer Show Controller Version 3 Sports a New User Interface and Improved Lighting Control Functionality
Fri, 17 Feb 2006, 05:59 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Feb. 17 (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.
Create a Business that 'eNthems' out from the Crowd: A Company Anthem Provides a Competitive Edge
Tue, 14 Feb 2006, 11:35 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SACRAMENTO, CA - Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every country has a national anthem, so why not every company? That is exactly the question that eNthem.com puts forth to potential customers. This new and innovative Website offers businesses the opportunity to create a personal song or 'eNthem.' Why have customers listen to 'on-hold' music, when you can use these precious minutes to communicate what your company is all about?
Rodney Jerkins Nominated For a Grammy
Wed, 1 Feb 2006, 04:49 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, 02:44 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, 9 Jan 2006, 07:10 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, 6 Jan 2006, 12:23 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.'
Soundrangers Online Sound Library Expands its Interactive Sounds Selection
Wed, 4 Jan 2006, 12:03 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SEATTLE, WA - Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Soundrangers, founded in 1998, from the beginning took a unique approach to the field of royalty-free sound effects and music. Soundrangers was the first to specialize in creating sounds specifically for interactive media, such as websites and video games, and making them available for purchase and download over the internet. As an industry leader, Soundrangers continues to innovate, being the first to have a large catalog of real world sounds, also designed and optimized for use in interactive media.
G-Man Music PSA for American Cancer Society Takes Listeners Inside the Human Body
Mon, 2 Jan 2006, 12:42 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Radio listeners become a cancer cell inside a human body as part of the new public service announcement created by G-Man Music & Radical Radio for the American Cancer Society.
National Recording Artist Lemme to Entertain Troops in Asian Rim
Wed, 21 Dec 2005, 04:06 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, 06:48 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, 07:47 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, 2 Dec 2005, 07:38 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, (www.echoesofheaven.com) announced today.
Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School) Offers OnLine Interactive Music Instruction
Tue, 8 Nov 2005, 07:12 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, FL - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School), Miami, FL 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, 8 Nov 2005, 05:34 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, 02:12 EDT 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.
Enjoy Your Digital Music Library, with The Savvy Guide to Digital Music
Tue, 11 Oct 2005, 02:19 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the September 2005 release of The Savvy Guide To Digital Music, ISBN 0-7906-1317-4.
A Concert for a Cause! World-Renowned Cantors to Perform at Concert to Benefit Jewish Elderly
Mon, 10 Oct 2005, 12:15 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NORTHBROOK, IL - Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chicagoans can attend a musical event featuring some of the biggest names in Jewish cantorial music and perform a mitzvah at the same time when they purchase tickets for 'To Life! A Jewish Musical Celebration,' presented by the International Cantorial Foundation on Wednesday, November 16, 2005 at 7:30 p.m., at the North Shore Center of Performing Arts in Skokie.
Cirlinca Launches DVD-Audio Authoring for Consumers
Fri, 23 Sep 2005, 11:12 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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.
'Teenagers Guide to the Beatles' by Zane Lalani Speaks to a New Generation of Secret Beatle Fans
Tue, 20 Sep 2005, 12:41 EDT Edited by Beverly West
TAMPA, Fla. - September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Averstream Press today announced the publication of 'Teenagers Guide to the Beatles,' by Zane Lalani, a book designed to bring the Beatles to a new generation of teenage Beatles fans, including many who keep their Beatles passion in the closet.
Opening of the Vaults Reveals Forgotten Pinetop Perkins Recordings
Mon, 12 Sep 2005, 02:51 EDT 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.'
Independent Rock Band, The Reverse Engineers, Break Into Top-10 Most Played on Podcasts
Wed, 7 Sep 2005, 12:06 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
TAMPA, Fla. - September 7, 2005 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Reverse Engineers, an unsigned rock band from Tampa Florida, are now one of the top-10 most-played bands on the PodSafe Music Network (www.PodSafeMusicNetwork.com). The Reverse Engineers have been featured on 43 separate Podcasts in the past two months.
CD Baby Musicians Donate CD Sales to Red Cross
Thu, 1 Sep 2005, 11:11 EDT 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, 07:39 EDT 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, 07:07 EDT 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, 3 Aug 2005, 06:33 EDT 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.
Mon, 4 Jul 2005, 12:27 EST Edited by Carly Zander
BROOKLYN, NY - July 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rising out of the drug addiction, mental illness and life-threatening disease that caused the breakup of love 666, 'the most important band in america' . . . riding high on the underground release of this is the new american national anthem, 47 minutes of feedback and noise . . . continuing the destruction of the plastic america by means of pure sound . . . city to city . . . town to town . . . coast to coast . . . destined to hit the arenas . . . looking forward to a suicide/od/highway death . . . the only free band in america . . . and the world.
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 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
PHILADELPHIA, PA - June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. (www.alienapparatus.com) 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, 02:30 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.
Secrets of Those July 4th Songs: The G-Man Reveals the Truth About the Top Patriotic Tunes of All Time
Mon, 13 Jun 2005, 10:49 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Some of America's best-loved music wasn't written in this country. Two different songs were considered to be the national anthem. One flag-waving tune took 20 years to compose. In an article available for use online and in print, Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) reveals some surprising facts.
Tower Records Announces Exclusive In-Store Appearance by Don Omar at New York Lincoln Center Location on Friday, June 10th
Thu, 9 Jun 2005, 04:20 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, 05:20 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, 06:45 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, 01:43 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.
Hip Hop and Business Worlds Collide to Motivate Urban Youth
Fri, 29 Apr 2005, 11:45 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL - April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bad Boy recording artist Chopper, a.k.a. Young City of the worldwide platinum rap group 'Da Band,' recently signed on as the spokesperson for Rap Snacks Pork Skins and Cracklins, a new product line being launched by the Chicago-based Evans Food Group and Rap Snacks, Inc., headquartered in Philadelphia. 'Making The Band's' (MTV) Chopper and Kwame Jackson from 'The Apprentice' (NBC) join forces to promote new line of Rap Snacks and entrepreneurship through multi-city promotional concerts.
Muzak Takes Best In Show Award: GlobalShop 2005
Thu, 31 Mar 2005, 05:30 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.
NEXPLICIT Introduces Business Management Solution for Small and Midsize Entertainment and Media Companies
Fri, 25 Mar 2005, 10:23 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
ORANGE, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ -- NEXPLICIT(TM), a division of EComm Solutions Corp. today announced a new business management solution designed specifically to meet the needs of small and midsize entertainment and media companies in the U.S. and Canada. Launched in partnership with SAP America, Inc., and leveraging industry-leading technology from mySAP ERP, the Media FINALE(TM) solution from NEXPLICIT provides entertainment companies with the comprehensive oversight and control necessary to effectively manage the full entertainment product life cycle and accelerate growth and performance.
Apple iTunes(tm) Releases Keith Thompson's Pipe Organ Easter Classic, 'HymnProvisations'
Tue, 22 Mar 2005, 05:00 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.
Impulsesoft's Bluetooth Audio Suite brings Wireless Music to Microsoft Windows(R) Mobile Platform
Fri, 11 Mar 2005, 02:16 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HANOVER, GERMANY - CeBIT 2005 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Impulsesoft, the world's leading Bluetooth stereo solution company, announced the release of iWALTZ(tm) - Impulsesoft Wireless Audio Suite for Windows(R) Mobile. iWALTZ enables OEMs to bring multimedia phones quicker to market by leveraging Microsoft's Bluetooth infrastructure and Impulsesoft's market-leading technology for wireless multimedia.
Hip Hop Newcomer Chopper to Promote New Line of Rap Snacks
Wed, 9 Mar 2005, 01:56 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Bad Boy recording artist Chopper, a.k.a. Young City of the worldwide platinum rap group 'Da Band,' recently signed on as the spokesperson for Rap Snacks Pork Skins and Cracklins, a new product line being launched by the Chicago-based Evans Food Group (www.evansfood.com) and Rap Snacks, Inc., headquartered in Philadelphia.
Mediaguide and Focus Marketing Partner to Create New Tool to Help Focus Radio Promotions
Fri, 25 Feb 2005, 10:26 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Focus Marketing, a leader in the application of information analysis and information-driven marketing for the music business, and Mediaguide, the most advanced monitoring and reporting system for radio airplay, just announced their partnership.
Solo Performer Show Controller 2.0 Adds MIDI Control and More
Tue, 22 Feb 2005, 12:28 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
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, 03:35 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.
Marketers & Ad Agencies Use Hot Spots From Gmanmusic.com for Instant Radio Advertising
Tue, 18 Jan 2005, 10:54 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ -- When a company needs to get a marketing message out to targeted audiences very quickly, nothing works better than the radio commercials called 'Hot Spots' from G-Man Music & Radical Radio, states Brian Forest, spokesperson for the Los Angeles production company.
By News Article Editor: Beverly West
Apple iTunes(tm) Releases Keith Thompson's Pipe Organ Classic, 'A King's Christmas'
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Dec. 17, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Eugene Dong, an independent music producer (www.echoesofheaven.com), today announced that Keith Thompson's Christmas pipe organ classic, "A King's Christmas" is now available nationally and internationally through Apple iTunes(tm). In addition to the iTunes 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.
By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Radio Commercials put Electronic Music from The G-Man on Talk, News and Country Stations
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - December 6, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Advertising clients from Ameritrade to Zenith and from Buick to Verizon Wireless have counted on Scott G (The G-Man) to create hard-working marketing materials. That doesn't make him unique, but this does: "G-Man is the writer, producer, voice artist, and music composer on radio commercials for clients of every size," states Brian Forest of G-Man Music and Radical Radio (www.gmanmusic.com).
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Sdoia-Satz Music Institute 'The Husky Gang School,' A Miami-Based Private School With the Highest Standards of Musical Excellence, Announces the Opening of its New Location
MIAMI, FL - November 10, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Sdoia-Satz Music Institute offers private music instruction for children adults and seniors in all styles, and levels of music. Students, from the ages of 2 - 88, are taught how to learn faster and more efficiently, so that they accomplish in months, what would ordinarily take years. In addition to music, students learn self-esteem, concentration, coordination, problem solving and memory skills. The new location is at: 995 N.E. 163rd Street, Suite 108, North Miami Beach, FL.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Castella and Vazquez Reach 300,000 Music Downloads
PHILADELPHIA, PA - November 9, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Bliss Entertainment LLC (www.blissentco.com) announced today that the slow pop remix of an original dance version, "Russ Castella featuring Karen Vazquez - Angel Eyes" has jumped to #2 as the most downloaded song on the Internet, according to mp3search.com. The Philadelphia based duo has racked up approximately 300,000 total unique downloads in the past two months alone -- beating many major artists such as Eminem, Britney Spears, and Usher.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
CD Baby Pays $10 Million to Musicians for CDs Sold - With Over 75,000 Artists and Labels, CD Baby is the Largest Independent Music Seller on the Web
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - October 23, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Independent online music retailer CD Baby has now paid over $10 million directly to musicians for CDs sold worldwide through their online store at www.cdbaby.com.
By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Unconventional Music Duo Request-A-Song.com Celebrates Two Years with Site Relaunch, 88 Cent Song Downloads
Dot-com band demonstrates music business model without record label support
RALEIGH, NC - Oct 11, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Recording duo Request-A-Song.com (RAS) announced today the launch of their completely redesigned eponymous website (www.request-a-song.com). The relaunch coincides with Request-A-Song.com's second anniversary of writing, recording, and publishing original songs based on the inspiration of thousands of Internet users worldwide. In two years, RAS has released 116 original songs online in MP3 format, 62 of which are currently available for free download on the site. The rest are available in a higher quality MP3 format for US 88 cents apiece.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
New Online Seminars On The 'Whys And Hows To Focus Your Career And Music Promotion' By Focus Marketing, The Leader In Information-Driven Marketing For The Music Business
NEW YORK, NY - October 11, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Focus Marketing, a leader on the application of information analysis and information-driven marketing to the music business, just launched its new online seminars on the application of information-driven marketing to artists and albums promotions.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Emerald City Entertainment Group Releases The Fue's Debut Album, 'The First EP'
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - September 16, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Emerald City Entertainment Group (www.emeraldcityeg.com) today announced the release of The Fue's long-awaited debut EP titled "The First EP" (UPC 689076718929). The Fue's post-grunge high-octane style connotes whiskey, cigarettes, and race cars. Unlike many of their modern contemporaries (Foo Fighters, Filter, The Hives, The White Stripes), the sonic characteristics of The Fue's music draw more on the great rock & roll bands of the sixties and seventies.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Move Mania Records Announces the Release Of 'Everyday' by Louie, a Pioneer in Creating What's Become Known in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East as Dance/Middle Eastern Fusion
WASHINGTON, DC - September 13, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The founder of Move Mania
Records (www.movemaniarecords.com), a popular Arab-American music producer "Louie," will
be releasing his new album entitled "Everyday" on September 18th, 2004 in the United
States and Canada. The album presents a unique and upbeat blend of dance music
introducing exotic Middle Eastern instruments along with a diverse group of young and
talented vocalists, the unique specialty of each adds to the originality of the album,
making it incomparable, in that it's the first to introduce a new genre to the world of
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
CORRECTION: Little Steven Underground Garage Festival
CHARLOTTE, NC and NEW YORK,NY - August 12, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- *Correction* Contrary to a
previous announcement from Muzak, George Carlin and Jack Black will not be hosts of the
Little Steven International Underground Garage Festival ("Muzak Helps Save Rock-n-Roll --
Joins Little Steven at Underground Garage Festival" issued Aug. 10, 2004).
By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Little Steven Pours Heart and Soul into Garage Rock Festival
Muzak Heart & Soul Foundation Chosen as Official Charity for Event
CHARLOTTE, NC and NEW YORK - Aug. 10, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The Muzak Heart &
Soul Foundation has been chosen as the official charity of Little Steven's
International Underground Garage Festival. More than 40 rock-n-roll bands will perform
at the festival Saturday, August 14, at Randall's Island in New York City.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Muzak Helps Save Rock-n-Roll - Joins Little Steven at Underground Garage Festival
NEW YORK, NY and CHARLOTTE, NC - August 10, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Muzak (www.muzak.com) has joined in the
effort to save rock-'n'-roll by signing on as an official sponsor of the Little Steven
Underground Garage Festival. More than 40 rock-n-roll bands will perform at the festival
Saturday, August 14, at Randall's Island in New York City.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
First Annual Abrasive Rock Unsigned Showcase Tour - featuring 'Subjekt 2 Change'
OLYMPIA, WA - Aug. 2, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- For almost half a decade, Abrasive
Rock (www.abrasiverock.com) has worked hard to cover the best in heavy music. This has
meant trying to maintain a balance between well known artists with a solid following,
and the unknown bands from 'nobody' towns that are just as (if not more) talented. Starting in August, anyone can come and see the best of new music at the 1st Annual Abrasive Rock Unsigned Showcase Tour.
By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
MPee3.com Revolutionizes Music Searching and Downloading, Making P2P Services Like Napster and Kazaa Obsolete
LAS VEGAS, NV - July 20, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The Mpee3 Corporation (www.Mpee3.com),
today announced the launch of its new search engine dedicated exclusively to MP3 music files.
MPee3 allows users to search and download MP3-format music files simply and efficiently,
and without the legal ramifications of P2P (peer-to-peer) services like Napster or Kazaa.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Focus Marketing Founder to Teach 'The Whys and Hows to Focus Your Career' For Artists and Labels Through Information Analysis and Information-Driven Marketing
NEW YORK, NY - July 19, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Focus Marketing Founder &
President, Jean Marc Rejaud, will participate to the up and coming Mid Atlantic
Conference in Charlotte NC from October 8th to 10th 2004. This premier music
conference, which reaches its third edition, is the ONLY industry event of its
kind in the Mid-Atlantic states whose goal is to focus the national and
international music industry and related press on the Mid-Atlantic music market
while providing a platform for the areas musicians and artists to gain exposure,
be heard and be educated in the business of music.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Muzak Names Vice President Client Relations
CHARLOTTE, NC - July 15, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Muzak LLC (www.muzak.com) has named Mary Ann
Lusk vice president client services, overseeing the development and operations of the company's
recently expanded customer service organization.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Patriotic Music in High Demand - Muzak Extends Play Schedule
CHARLOTTE, NC - June 29, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Muzak (www.muzak.com) is extending
the scheduled air time of its popular "Independence Day" music program. The special mix of
thematic American pop, patriotic songs and "summer fun favorites" will be available to
clients June 29 - July 5.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. Releases A New Product For Solo Musicians That Puts Them In Control Of Their Shows
PHILADELPHA, PA - June 14, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. (www.alienapparatus.com), has announced a new product to help solo musicians control their shows. The new product, Solo Performer Show Controller, is a 6-button foot pedal device that connects to laptop computers via a USB connection. On the computer, play lists of backing audio files are created and played, along with lyric displays and lightshow events. The foot controller allows the musician to control the backing audio and lights in a hands-free manner while performing live on stage.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
New Online Services From Focus Marketing Will Help Artists And Labels Defining Their Marketing Focus In Just 72 Hours And For Less Than $100
NEW YORK, NY - June 8, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Focus Marketing, a new breed of marketing-business support agency for the music business, just launched its new online services for artists and labels.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Protectomatic Music Inc. Is Proud To Introduce The Modern Rock And Classic Roll Sound Of Their Latest Artist, Binaural, And Their New Album 'Last Reaction'
NORTHAMPTON, MA - June 1, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Protectomatic Music Inc. (www.protectomatic.com) proudly announces the release of "Last Reaction," the new album by Binaural. The first single off Binaural's collection of original compositions, entitled "Stronger," is also being released today. In conjunction with the new single and album, Protectomatic Music is also launching a brand new Binaural website today.
News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Soundrangers Makes Downloading Royalty-Free Sound Effects And Music Easy - Website Continues To Innovate With Recent Upgrades
SEATTLE, WA - May 17, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Soundrangers, established in 1998, took a unique approach to the field of
royalty-free sound effects and music. Soundrangers was one of the first to specialize
in creating sounds specifically for interactive media, such as websites and games.
Soundrangers was also one of the first to make sounds available for purchase and
download over the internet.
News Article Editor: Carly Zander
The Little Drummer Boy, 9-Year-Old Jazz Drum Sensation Isaiah Williams, and The Isaiah Williams Project Present 'A Memorial Day Jazz Concert,' First Solo Billing Event
ALEXANDRIA, VA - May 12, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Nine-year-old jazz drum
prodigy, Isaiah Williams and his Washington DC-based band, The Isaiah Williams
Project, will host their first solo-billing event ever, A Memorial Day Jazz
Concert, to be held on Saturday May 29, 2004 at 7pm and Sunday, May 30 at 6pm at
the Nannie J. Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria, VA.
News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
Grateful New Recording Artist Cesar, Dubbed 'The Next Santana' Honors Military Men/Women - Gives Away Free Downloads of Hit Single 'Soldier Of Glory' off New CD Release
Los Angeles, Calif. - April 20, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- After struggling for years
himself, a former McDonald's employee has been signed to his first recording contract and
composed a heart felt thank you to all military personnel around the world. His record company,
Darque Records, gives free song download to all at CesarMusic.com.
News Article Editor: Christopher L. Simmons
ProLine Announces A Technological Breakthrough Scratch Protection Formula For All Music CD Disc Formats
DENVER, CO - April 12, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- ProLine, a longtime producer of
Accessories & Media Packaging for the Home Entertainment and Computer Environment has
announced a new development for an invisible disc coating that makes the data side of
all disc formats more scratch resistant. The formulation, named Disc Guard 2, is a liquid compound of special emulsifiable resins that simply
buffs on and off the disc.
[Business News Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior Editor]
Key Rest Inc. Announces Piano Sabbatical Vacation For Adults of All Music Experience Levels
ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Dec. 4, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Key Rest Inc.
(www.keyrest.com) announced today a new adult camp for those who have
taken the first step toward playing piano, but simply can't find the
time to perfect their musical art. Following the popular trend of "self
improvement getaways" already well represented in active vacations from
biking and hiking to mountain climbing, adults over 35 are looking for
opportunities to immerse themselves in music. As a result, adult music
camps are starting to pop up across the country. One such camp is "Key
Rest: A Piano Sabbatical," on Florida's west coast.
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[Newswire Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
Protect-O-Matic Music Launches a New Style Music Management Group and New EP from its Flagship Band 'Jive-O-Matic'
50% of Profits from the Band's New Release Will Be Donated To Children's
Music Programs And Schools
NORTHAMPTON, MA - Nov. 18, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Protect-O-Matic
Music Inc. announced today that Jive-O-Matic, a
new band with a new label using different techniques of marketing, is
donating 50% of all their profits from their new CD release "Skipped and
Stripped" from sales online and in various stores. Donations go to
schools through their Donate-O-Matic Program. Benefiting first, will be
schools who are participating with them in what they view as a new
approach to the market. As the bands popularity grows, they plan to
spend considerable time in schools doing clinics and workshops to bring
music to children.
> READ NEWS ARTICLE
[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
UNCONVENTIONAL MP3 WEBSITE, REQUEST-A-SONG.COM, RELEASES 76 ORIGINAL SONGS IN ITS FIRST YEAR ONLINE
Nearly All Songs Based On Website Visitor Suggestions
RALEIGH, NC - (Send2Press Newswire) - Oct. 1, 2003 -- Request-A-Song.com
(RAS) announced today that it has released 76 original songs in its first
year online, almost all of which are based on suggestions submitted by
visitors to the site. Each of the 76 songs is available for free download
in MP3 format on the website. RAS, which opened
its virtual doors October 1st, 2002, is celebrating its first anniversary
of writing, recording, and publishing original music based on the input of
Internet users worldwide.
> READ NEWS ARTICLE
[News Article Editor: Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
REQUEST-A-SONG.COM ANNOUNCES 'NEW SONG EVERY WEDNESDAY' RELEASE PROGRAM
RALEIGH, NC - Sept. 8, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Request-A-Song.com
(RAS) announced today its new song release program, "New Song Every
Wednesday" ("NSEW"). Starting this week on Request-A-Song.com
(www.request-a-song.com), site visitors will be able to download a new,
original song in MP3 format every Wednesday. The new program is intended
to bring a weekly listening audience to Request-A-Song by providing new
content on a regular, predictable basis.
> READ NEWS ARTICLE
[Edited by Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
UNCONVENTIONAL MUSIC WEBSITE, REQUEST-A-SONG.COM, RELEASES ITS FIRST CD
RALEIGH, NC - July 29th, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Request-A-Song.com (RAS)
announced today the release of their first full-length audio CD, "Best Of
Request - Vol. 1." The seventy-two minute release is filled with
twenty-four of the site's best songs from its first six months in
business. Each song has been professionally re-mastered especially for
the CD release, and each CD comes with a 16-page color booklet with song
information and lyrics. The CD is being made available for sale directly
from the Request-A-Song.com website today.
> READ NEWS ARTICLE
[Edited by Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
CARNIE DIGITAL INTRODUCES MYSTIC AND BACKSTAGE COMPONENTS TO ITS BREAKTHROUGH DIGITAL MUSIC DOWNLOAD SERVICE
NORTHAMPTON, MA - July 22, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- W.A.M. Management Inc.
is proud to announce the introduction of Mystic
and Backstage components to Carnie Digital's arsenal of features! Carnie
Digital provides innovative technologies that will change the way music
downloads are bought and sold on the Internet. By providing secure,
copy-protected music for listeners and artists we are delivering a needed
and highly desired service.
> READ ARTICLE
[Edited by Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
RAWSTOCK FEATURES ECO-REGENERATION, RAW FOOD DELIGHT, MUSICAL ECSTASY, AND PURE HEALTH EMPOWERMENT, CELEBRATING THE CUTTING-EDGE TREND IN HEALTH ON JULY 5-7
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - May 30, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Raw Passion Productions invites all health enthusiasts to its Rawstock Festival at stunning Ocean Song -- an organic farm and environmental learning center in the heavenly hills above the Bodega Coast in Northern California -- for three days of pure health enrichment and loving fun.
[Edited by Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
CARNIE DIGITAL ANNOUNCES ITS SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH - PROVIDING A LEGAL MUSIC DOWNLOAD SITE USING EM3, ANSWERING INDUSTRY NEEDS
The company heard the call, and gave the answer that artists, fans and music
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - April 18, 2003 /Send2Press/ -- W.A.M. Management Inc. is
proud to announce that Carnie Digital, located at www.carniedigital.com, has
been successfully launched and is growing fast with a continual flow of artists,
labels, and fans joining its family.
[Edited by Carly Zander, Assoc. News Editor]
PETER ENNS - CANADIAN BORN ARTIST, SPEAKS OUT FOR AMERICA
WITH HIS 'MAJESTIC EAGLE!' CD RELEASE
TULSA, OK - April 8, 2003 /Send2Press/ -- Good Word Publications, has just
released THE MAJESTIC EAGLE! CD written and performed by Canadian born, Spoken
Word artist, Peter Enns. The MAJESTIC EAGLE! has 12 original Good Word For
America! selections with the anthems of the nation and our faith.
[Edited by Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
OWN A STRADIVARIUS FOR $1,600? STRINGWORKS OFFERS HANDMADE VIOLINS, VIOLAS, AND CELLI INSPIRED BY THE MASTERPIECES OF STRADIVARIUS
MILWAUKEE, WI - Mar. 18, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- StringWorks, Inc. announces its new Kallo Bartok line of violins, violas,
and cellos, combining the beauty of an antique musical instrument with the value
and quality of a new handmade instrument. Combining the finest aged European
woods, hand-carved construction by the most experienced European luthiers, and
careful, expert antiquing of the varnish, these instruments are breathtaking
both tonally and visually.
[Edited by Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
MOJAVE DRUMS ANNOUNCES DRUM-BUILDING AND DRUM CIRCLE WEEKEND RETREATS IN LAKE MEAD
MEADVIEW, AZ - March 17, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Mojave Drums (mojavedrums.com)
is offering two unique premier weekend retreats where guests will use natural
materials, including gourds and rawhide, to build a hand drum in one day and
then use it to participate in a drum circle the next day. No musical experience
or skill is required. The first retreat will be held Friday April 25 through
Sunday April 27, and the second Friday May 9 through Sunday May 11, 2003.
Additional dates will follow during the summer and fall.
[Edited by Christopher Simmons, Senior News Editor]
LAUNCH OF CARNIE DIGITAL, A LEGAL MUSIC DOWNLOAD SITE USING EM3, ANSWERS INDUSTRY'S NEEDS
SPRINGFIELD, MA - Feb. 25, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- "Good night. We've made it to
the end." So ended Sunday night's broadcast of the 2003 Grammy Awards. But is
this really the end? Ask any music industry executive and he'll be sure not to
tell you. But given the current state of the music industry, the sky is falling.
Revenues are down 16% over the past two years. 2002 Marked the first time that
sales of blank CDs exceeded the sales of recorded CDs.
WOODSTOCK SYSTEMS INTRODUCES A BREAKTHROUGH IN MUSIC & P2P SOFTWARE
The Woodstock PDS is the first all in one music application that provides
consumers with a breakthrough way to legally and ethically play and lend their
digital MP3 music.
NEW YORK, NY - Feb. 10, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Woodstock Systems, LLC, the New
York- based software development company, announced today the launch of its
revolutionary new music software. The Woodstock PDS is the first software
combining a full-feature media player with powerful Peer-to-Peer file lending
ability. Users of the Woodstock PDS software can easily play digital music,
convert their CDs into MP3s, or listen to thousands of the best Internet radio
stations. In addition, the Woodstock PDS incorporates a unique, patent pending,
file lending method that allows consumers to legally and ethically remotely
access and lend their digital media files.
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