In this week's edition of the Threshold Bookcast, we follow Jake Harvey as he visits the illustrious Mistress Aeira for a private consultation.
At the beginning of the episode, the former businessman reminisces some of the events that have lead him to the political arena, and ponders what…Continue
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Singer/Hipspokenword Artist Tony Adamo goes to the number one spot atop allaboutjazz Jazz Chart. Adamo's song 9 MILES OF BLU produced by legendary drummer Mike Clark. Is riding high on allaboutjazz.com's top MP3 downloads for the last ten days. Adamo reaches into the pre-rap turf of Gil Scott-Heron here with this seductive too-short flash memoir about how he discovered jazz and its legendary envelope-pushers—Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus,…
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“Where I Belong” has a current dream like feel encouraging the listener to be confident on their chosen path. The song is an Undercaste production featuring some of the top Seattle, WA rappers.
Engineers Isaac Meek and Randy Ross feature 47 artists on the Undercaste Mixtape in hopes of developing a stronger community within the…
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Vocalist Hipspokenword artist Tony Adamo's "9 MILES of BLU" jumps up to #4 on Allaboutjazz Top 25 downloads. "9 Miles of Blu" is produced by legendary drummer Mike Clark (yes the drummer who played with Herbie Hancock for many years. Adamo reaches into the pre-rap turf of Gil Scott-Heron here with this seductive too-short flash memoir about how he discovered jazz and its legendary envelope-pushers—Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus, Thelonius…
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12 SongWriter Tips and Secrets to Making Love Songs
Rendezvous with us at the 10th Nashville SongWriters Fest on Music Row in the month of love, this June 1-3, 2012! Hear romantic songs by the writers who felt them from the past, present and future. All genres are invited to come swoon others on many different stages across from BMI and ASCAP at the top of Music Row.
1. Find love at the fest! "Oh listen!?! They're playing…
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Tony Adamo's unreleased CD,"9 MILES OF BLU," produced by legendary drummer, Mike Clark is in the can for 2012. On March 24, Tony Adamo, Mike Clark, Delbert Bump and Steve Homan will start recording new music for Adamo's live shows and for a future CD release scheduled for 2013.
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As the title suggests, the fifth chapter of « 2206 : Window Onto A New World » reveals more details of the recently discovered spatial anomaly, the baffling phenomenon that has all of Ovel talking.
In this instalment, we meet the other two key figures of the Coalition of Progressives,…Continue
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Sissy Rich is one rapper who is not hiding in hip hop. He's sayin' it loud - he's gay and he's proud. And to his burgeoning fan base, fueled by his YouTube postings and iTunes downloads, he is emerging as a hero of sorts. Unabashedly announcing himself as the "World's First Gay Rapper," Sissy Rich is the bold new face of what he calls 'homo hip hop.' With lyrics that echo the hype and bravado of everyday rap, Sissy Rich doesn't rap gay…
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Hayla is breaking barriers few new artists are able to penetrate. The international singer-songwriter and percussionist with lush vocals is enjoying Billboard charting success with her new single “I’m Free.” Hayla divulges that “I’m Free” was written after she shockingly discovered her boyfriend of 7 years in bed with another man. Born into a musical family, Hayla was raised by two lesbian moms and is the daughter of a gay hairstylist.…
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The mysterious Russian-born singer and entertainer, Angelina Lavo announces the release of her latest single, "Jealous Girls".
Angelina playfully taunts those "Jealous Girls" and "Haters" in this party-filled song which marks a departure from her mid-tempo internet sensation, "Circus Act".
Grammy-award winning music producer Omen commented that Angelina work ethic and passion is, "[T]ruly inspiring".
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Following 22 performances in 2011 in Germany and Austria, acoustic duo Runway 27, Left's first album 'Weekend Warriors' is set to be released. Says Runway 27, Left's Erich 'White Feather' Brandl, 'Actually, it's all in the lyrics of our new album's title track. When you're the new kid on the block on the blues scene, you're essentially strumming it…
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When you come from a city with a musical legacy as vast as Chicago's ( think Common, think Kanye, think Kelly, hell - think Buddy Guy even - ok! ) - you got to bring it! You got to act like you want it!
Enter TrakBoss - the smoldering Windy City talent who is primed for the challenge. The sexy, young heartbreaker knows actions speak louder than words - but that the right words make way for the action. With his new digital release,…
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Tony Adamo's exuberant jazzy take on Tower of Power's funk classic 'What is Hip?" gives it a more sinewy vibe, elasticizing the vocals and the bass, while crackling up the song's more timpanic elements. This exuberantly self-assured remake recalls the Acid Jazz insouciance of the early 90s while harkening back to the Big Band era and the Vegas-y stylings of suave masters of self-confidence such as Tom Jones and Al Jarreau. Adamo has a brash…
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On the heels of a standing room only album-release show held at Portland's premier jazz club Jimmy Mak's, Naomi LaViolette prepares for the iTunes launch of her self-titled debut album, set for March 13, 2012. The album finds an acoustic niche between the worlds of folk singer-songwriter and jazz soulstress with ten original songs and fresh arrangements of George Gershwin's "Our Love Is Here to Stay" and Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides…
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Aire Libre, the latest release from critically acclaimed Italian saxophonist Felice Clemente and noted Argentine classical guitarist, composer and arranger Javier Perez Forte will be available digitally March 13th on Crocevia di Suoni Records. Utilizing elements of Jazz, Afro, South American and Classical music, this 10-song release is a stunning, instrumental collaboration between two celebrated artists.
Aire Libre is the result of…
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The central character of the fourth instalment of the Threshold Bookcast is none other than the Chancellor of the Ovelian Federation himself, Richard Ramsay.
As we join him in a conference room of the First Cruiser of the Federal Fleet, we find the experienced politician in deep…Continue
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Pittsburgh's rock/rap outfit ANOTHER ONE FOR THE FIRE is preparing to release one hell of a controversial mixtape onto Datpiff.com this week. Fronted by Cocky Alcabez, a 24-year-old red-headed homosexual with a knack for pushing buttons and overstepping boundaries, ANOTHER ONE FOR THE FIRE burst onto the net this year with a slew of cutting-edge punk rock and…
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The Agency… ‘For the Brave and Troubled’
This week ‘The Agency…’ release their hotly anticipated debut album ‘For the Brave and Troubled’. Tracks are already getting airplay on internet radio stations across Europe and the US ahead of the official release on 15 March. A first video for the ‘intermission’ track ‘Noir’ is already available online, with videos a live video for ‘Carnivale’ and a…Continue
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This is the long awaited release of Traum - Mad Dreamz it's only a nightmare due out May 2012 on Masta Mix Records Featuring Cormaga, Big Noyd, Lil Fame of M.O.P. and many more. It also includes production by Traum, Ayatollah and Ric Rude. This full length Cd is the follow up to the 2009 EP. This one is full of Queens bangers as well as many radio friendly joints like Back That Ass Up…
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