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    Restaurants, Labels and Parenthood with The Grates

    Ahead of their Teamwork Makes the Dream Work tour, Patience Hodgson, John Patterson (aka The Grates) and baby Soda take some time to discuss their restaurant business, starting their label Death Valley and parenthood. You guys mentioned something earlier that was pretty cool, you manage a cafe or bar?
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    ACIDIC Talks About Their ‘Creatures Summer Tour” and More

    Hot on the heels of their infectious radio hit "Chicago", quickly-rising Los Angeles rock band ACIDIC have launched their Summer 2015 "Creatures" Tour, with a full schedule of live on-air radio interviews in cities throughout the U.S. The first ACIDIC live show on the Creatures Tour took place at Venue 3405 in Joplin, MO on July 17, with subsequent visits to places such...
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    Six Sultry Songs to Set the Mood in the Bedroom

    Unless this article is your debut dive into the deep pool of procrastination that is the Internet, you have no doubt recently seen countless rainbow flags emblazoned across all the media platforms in the world. The US has finally legalised gay-marriage, clearing the precedential, polychromatic path for us strugglers to follow.
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    The Music Flowed at Cahors Blues Festival in Cahors, France

    The 34th annual Cahors Blues Festival was a bit of a mixed bag this year, hardly surprising as it was there last year that Johnny Winter gave his final performance before passing a few days later. To commemorate his presence, the local town authorities have renamed the street leading to the Festival site backstage areas...
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    8 Things Every Musician Should Know About Global Release Day

    What will Global Release Day mean for YOUR music? All over the world, the music industry is shifting towards a unified “Global Release Day” in order to deter piracy, avoid fan confusion, and help coordinate marketing efforts across multiple territories. Instead of album and single releases coming out on...
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    Songwriter’s Block: Where Does It Come From?

    Creativity comes from divergent thinking, and the stresses of work and family life can cause it to disappear and leave you with the dreaded songwriter’s block. When did you know you were a songwriter? You may have come to it as an adult, but more than likely the seeds were sown when you were a young...
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    Art of Sleeping - Shake Shiver

    A heroine is the woman of the hour*, someone with great courage, strong morals and positivity that radiates. However this isn’t necessarily the case in Art of Sleeping’s upcoming release. She’s described as a lover, a saviour, a friend, but also a heartbreaker, a puzzle and even a witch doctor. She pulls you up to the highest highs before plunging...
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    Drummers Who Have Dropped the Sticks - Part 1

    Drummers are an essential part of the musical kingdom. They provide their band with a heartbeat, keep track of the timing, and make some glorious beats. Sometimes they’re mediocre, sometimes Ginger Baker good, and sometimes not very good at all – but they’re most always essential. From Dave Grohl to Phil Collins, there came a time in a few...
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    Eleven Tips & Tricks to Help Songwriters Write Better Lyrics

    Lyric writing, at its heart, is about telling a story. However, it can help to remember that it's not just the story we tell but how we tell it that gets people to listen to what we have to say. To that end, I've put together a collection of tips and tricks to help you tell your story in the most compelling way possible.
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    SoundPress.net Presents Sights and Sounds of Note for July 2015

    It's July and summer is in full swing with colorful blooms all around. This month it's the color purple that is most dominant at the offices of SoundPress.net and here's why! First up, hard rockers Whitesnake shares their take on the Deep Purple catalogue with the release of The Purple Album (Frontiers Records) featuring remakes from the Mark III and Mark IV lineups ...
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    July Offers an Eclectic Celebration of Rock

    From the ’50s rock ‘n’ roll-minded cult classic flick “Daddy-O” featured on "Mystery Science Theater 3000" and a stunning look back at The Rolling Stones to the final release from power-pop champions The Knack and an ambitious look at the Continental Drifters, July has racked up an eclectic wealth of sonic riches. Artist: The Rolling Stones...
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Six Sultry Songs to Set the Mood in the Bedroom

Unless this article is your debut dive into the deep pool of procrastination that is the Internet, you have no doubt recently seen countless rainbow flags emblazoned across all the media platforms in the world. The US has finally legalised gay-marriage, clearing the precedential, polychromatic path for us strugglers to follow....

 
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The Music Flowed at Cahors Blues Festival in Cahors, France

The 34th annual Cahors Blues Festival was a bit of a mixed bag this year, hardly surprising as it was there last year that Johnny Winter gave his final performance before passing a few days later. To commemorate his presence, the local town authorities have renamed the street leading to the Festival site backstage areas......

 
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8 Things Every Musician Should Know About Global Release Day

What will Global Release Day mean for YOUR music? All over the world, the music industry is shifting towards a unified “Global Release Day” in order to deter piracy, avoid fan confusion, and help coordinate marketing efforts across multiple territories. Instead of album and single releases coming out on......

 
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Songwriter’s Block: Where Does It Come From?

Creativity comes from divergent thinking, and the stresses of work and family life can cause it to disappear and leave you with the dreaded songwriter’s block. When did you know you were a songwriter? You may have come to it as an adult, but more than likely the seeds were sown when you were a young......

 
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Drummers Who Have Dropped the Sticks - Part 1

Drummers are an essential part of the musical kingdom. They provide their band with a heartbeat, keep track of the timing, and make some glorious beats. Sometimes they’re mediocre, sometimes Ginger Baker good, and sometimes not very good at all – but they’re most always essential. From Dave Grohl to Phil Collins, there came a time in a few......

 
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Art of Sleeping - Shake Shiver

A heroine is the woman of the hour*, someone with great courage, strong morals and positivity that radiates. However this isn’t necessarily the case in Art of Sleeping’s upcoming release. She’s described as a lover, a saviour, a friend, but also a heartbreaker, a puzzle and even a witch doctor. She pulls you up to the highest highs before plunging......

 
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July Offers an Eclectic Celebration of Rock

From the ’50s rock ‘n’ roll-minded cult classic flick “Daddy-O” featured on "Mystery Science Theater 3000" and a stunning look back at The Rolling Stones to the final release from power-pop champions The Knack and an ambitious look at the Continental Drifters, July has racked up an eclectic wealth of sonic riches. Artist: The Rolling Stones......

 
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Ouch My Face! - Bunyip

I said it before and I’ll say it again, there are some great musicians who have never had a lesson in their life. They just picked up an instrument and thought “I’ll give this a crack”. Others like The Cat Empire, Art vs Science and Jasia have had years of musical study, allowing them to excrete mountains of beautiful and original work on command....

 
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Helen Shanahan - Finding Gold

There are some of us that unfortunately don’t have a musical bone in our bodies. When we sing it is enough to bring tears (not those of joy) to anyone in a close enough proximity to hear it, and don’t even think about letting us touch an instrument. There is a 98% chance it will be broken within five minutes. It is this lack of talent (it would be a sad world without......

 
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HYLA - Fever Calls Late

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again; Perth know how to produce a damn fine rock band. It has to be something in the water, and the bread, and the beer, because each of these bands have a ridiculous knack for pumping out quality tunes drenched in the sweat of grunge and prog rock without feeling stale or contrived. This issomething HYLA have done well......

 
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Restaurants, Labels and Parenthood with The Grates

Ahead of their Teamwork Makes the Dream Work tour, Patience Hodgson, John Patterson (aka The Grates) and baby Soda take some time to discuss their restaurant business, starting their label Death Valley and parenthood. You guys mentioned something earlier that was pretty cool, you manage a cafe or bar?...

 
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ACIDIC Talks About Their ‘Creatures Summer Tour” and More

Hot on the heels of their infectious radio hit "Chicago", quickly-rising Los Angeles rock band ACIDIC have launched their Summer 2015 "Creatures" Tour, with a full schedule of live on-air radio interviews in cities throughout the U.S. The first ACIDIC live show on the Creatures Tour took place at Venue 3405 in Joplin, MO on July 17, with subsequent visits to places such......

 
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Chloe Collins: Winner of the 2015 Yachtstock Riverjam Songwriting Contest

Recently, Chloe Collins won the 2015 Yachtstock Riverjam songwriting contest and was awarded a slot at this year’s annual event. As noted on their website, “Yachtstock is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides help for local families and Shriners Hospitals for Children (Philadelphia).” The main fundraising event for the organization is Yachststock......

 
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Josh Goodlett - A 12-Pack of Questions

Louisville, KY, native Josh Goodlett is a country singer. How do we know that? He goes by the "Country Code", believing in God, Fammily, America and, of course, Country music. Recently, Preshias Harris had a chance to ask Josh a 12-pack of questions....

 
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Oscar Key Sung Is Chasing the Ephemeral

Having just released his slow jam crooner EP Altruism and about to take it on tour next month, Oscar Key Sung is chasing the ephemeral of electronic music, the omnipresence of aesthetics, remixing his own beats and the beauty of combining heavy dance music with celestial elements. You’ve described your sophomore EP......

 
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Ron Sexsmith at The Coach House - San Juan Capistrano, CA

Few songwriters have earned the level of well-deserved praise afforded Ron Sexsmith even while continuing to work mostly under the radar. Though the multi-Juno Award winner has earned notice from the celebrated likes of Elvis Costello, Elton John and Paul McCartney since releasing his solo debut album in 1995, the Canadian tunesmith has continued to perform at relatively small......

 
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Hozier in Concert - Atlanta

Irish musician and singer / songwriter Hozier brought his unique musical style to the Chastain Park Amphitheatre in Atlanta, where he performed for a packed venue of fans. Hozier came to prominence with the release of his debut album, Take Me to Church, in 2013. In just two short years, he has garnered dedicated fans around the world and released......

 
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Tesla in Concert - Atlanta

Hair Metal rockers Tesla made a stop on their tour at The Tabernacle in downtown Atlanta, where they rocked the house with their hits including "Comin' Atcha Live", "Gettin' Better", "Modern Day Cowboy", and "Love Song". Comprised of Jeff Keith on lead vocals, Brian Wheat on bass, guitarists Frank Hannon and Dave Rude, and drummer Troy Luccketta, Tesla has......

 
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The Doobie Brothers, Don Felder and Pat Simmons Jr. in Concert - Alpharetta, Ga

It is a clear sign of continued success when, year after year, The Doobie Brothers pack venues with fans while performing a nearly identical show on tour to the one a year earlier. That's exactly what happened Saturday night at the Verizon Wireless Encore Amphitheater in Alpharetta, Ga., when the legendary rockers, along with The Eagles founding ......

 
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Coachella 2015

What do rock ‘n’ roll legends AC/DC and Steely Dan, modern-day favorites Florence + the Machine and Interpol, Americana champions Sturgill Simpson and Ryan Adams, underground heroes Sloan and Built to Spill and emerging greats Hozier and St. Paul & The Broken Bones have in common? All were among the outstanding performers I caught......

 


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