This Fall is heating up for New Age/World pianist, composer and singer Fiona Joy Hawkins: her new release 600 Years in Moment is listed on the Grammy® Awards long ballot under BEST ALBUM: NEW AGE, and currently tops the ZMR airplay charts at #1. Additionally, she is making her debut as a producer at Grammy-winning producer Will Ackerman’s Imaginary Road Studios while on break from her U.S. Fall tour with fellow Aussie singer-songwriter…Continue
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The Pre-Civil War Innovations of C. F. Martin and His Contemporaries edited by Robert Shaw and Peter Szego
Montclair, NJ (October 17, 2013) - In time for C. F. Martin and Co.'s 180th anniversary this October, Hal Leonard Books is publishing Inventing the American Guitar ($50), the first book to describe the early history of American guitar design in detail. With essays by prominent writers and spectacular color photographs…
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Zojo Black, hailing from Alberta, Canada, is in the studio recording their much-anticipated follow-up album to their self-titled debut and is keeping it real as they let their creative process shine through. With a sound that combines blues, indie and jam rock, Zojo Black has most often been compared to Los…Continue
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Where rock, punk and pop collide, there are other bands that might fit the bill, but none are as infectious and in-your-face as Wasted Measures. Hailing from Orangeville, Ontario, Wasted Measures have spent years honing and perfecting their sound, and they're now ready to put that experience to work for…Continue
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Tzadeka is an Edmonton, AB, duo that knows just how to mix and match. With hip hop as an anchor, vocalist Maigan van der Giessen and her DJ and producer Mark Czuba, aka Madame Wang, weave nearly every genre imaginable into unique, unprecedented music that spells out the future of fusion-centricity. The beats…Continue
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Vocalist, instrumentalist and songwriter Tone Indbryn is an accomplished folk artist with a 20-year history of solid recordings and performances under her belt and who has dedicated all of her soul and efforts to music, her true calling. While Tone may seem like a name chosen by a musician, it is this…Continue
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With her hit video for her single “Free,” R&B vocalist and songwriter Tiffany Ponce has captured an audience of fans both new and die-hard with an alluring and familiar yet unique sound, resulting in thousands of views in just a short while. Tiffany calls Winnipeg, Manitoba home and has already built…Continue
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Alternative rock and pop meets electronic meets theatrical performance—it’s the best way to describe the music and stage shows of Canadian duo Teddy Romance. Following the release of their debut album, Making Monsters (2013),…Continue
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After seven years of hard work and tenacious effort, The Noble Liars have released their fourth and aptly titled album, Four (2013). Their summer release has already generated a buzz and more performances, leading up to their CD Release party at Vangeli’s this November.
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Theatre Crisp has been abuzz with reaction to their recently released video and iTunes single, “Keep Runnin’,” and the group aims to ride that success into the release of their latest recording effort to be released later this fall. Formed in St. Catharine’s, Ontario, Canada, Theatre Crisp spent an entire…Continue
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Hailing from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Suns of Stone deliver a modern edge to a band that reveres the many influences of 60s and 70s rock ‘n’ roll and southern blues rock. They are down-to-earth and focused on performing and sharing their music whenever possible, first and foremost.
The group is…Continue
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Hamilton, Canada rockers Snatch Adams—silly name aside—have been preparing for their pinnacle moment where recordings and live performances come together, hitting just the sweet spot of a band’s success.
Snatch Adams sounds like an alt rock band with a tinge of punk and a hint of pop punk, similar to…Continue
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For a group influenced by such 90s headliners as The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against the Machine, Weezer and Green Day, Secondhand Habit seems poised to carry the torch for alt-rock into the 21st century. They’ve hit their stride and are ready to release their third recording effort, Anaphylactic…Continue
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Hailed as the godfathers of the local indie scene, NoDevilliveDoN of North Bay, Ontario, take on the music world in their hometown with the longest playing members around. Since the days of cassette tapes, these musicians have come together time and time again to provide a memorable music experience full…Continue
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The sacred traditions of blues, folk and southern rock enjoy a fresh perspective under the guide of the Neil Roston trio, as Roston wails both vocally and instrumentally in a way that only a true blues musician knows how. The group is comprised of three excellent musicians who contribute their talents to…Continue
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Seattle may not be readily known for its reggae bands, but The Highlife Band are a homegrown collective of talented musicians with worldly visions of music. Bound only by their imaginations, this group has enjoyed local and national success through tours and album sales and promotion, and they plan to…Continue
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Brian Meads may be trained as a classical guitarist, but this teenaged songwriter intends to branch…Continue
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NEW YORK, NY (October 17, 2013) – The hit mobile game app Zombie Road Trip, currently featured in the special Zombies section of the Apple iTunes App Store, released a new update this week featuring Live Nation Finland’s “Zombie Rock” band Flesh Roxon. The app for iPhone and iPad can be downloaded for free from the App Store: http://dttd.in/fleshroxonzrt An updated Android version of the game is coming…Continue
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"IT'S BETTER TO LIVE ON YOUR KNEES THAN TO DIE ON YOUR FEET"
Trees Die Standing is a Spanish Alternative Rock Band. The name of the band means integrity, loyalty and respect.
They know their place for their music is North America, and in order to go there and find their spot, they've launched a CrowdFunding Campaign on IndieGoGo.
Their 2nd Album, The Forest, is in due to be released on early 2014, but they…
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IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) is in it's landmark 10th year. Deadline for 10th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) is fast approaching. IAMA promotes excellence in Acoustic Music Performance and Artistry. Acoustic artists in various genres can gain exciting radio and web exposure through this competition. Participating sponsors include D'Addario Strings, New Music Weekly, Loggins Promotion, AirplayAccess.com, Acoustica,…Continue
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