Author Archives: Dan Harr

Raves Are Pouring In For Jeffrey Halford’s “Rainmaker”

Jeffrey Halford is one of the premier purveyors of rootsy, bluesy, rock ‘n’ roll (Americana) with a pop sensibility. This is Jeffrey’s seventh release, and he and the band have aged like a fine Northern California wine. The remarkable Rainmaker, …
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Kristy Cox Wins Bluegrass Recording of the Year at Tamworth

Australia’s country music industry celebrated its pinnacle night in Tamworth with the 2015 Australian Country Music Awards. A lifelong dream came true for Pisgah Ridge recording artist, Kristy Cox when her song “One Heartbreak Away” was honored with the Bluegrass …
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Kevin Carter and Jay DeMarcus Announce Date for Celebrity Waiters Dinner and After-Party

14 year NFL veteran and Titans player, now sports analyst on ESPNU, Kevin Carter, will host his 14thAnnual Kevin Carter’s “Waiting for Wishes” Celebrity Waiter’s Dinner to benefit The Kevin Carter Foundation and Make-A-Wish® Middle Tennessee at The Palm Restaurant …
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Temple Invisible Premieres “Everything From Above” Track On BULLETT

Temple Invisible is the dark-experimental, electronic, post-industrial musical project of Irina Bucescu, Costas Ivanov and Daniel Olteanu – three multi instrumentalists from Bucharest, Romania. Temple Invisible‘s music diffuses a unique blend of electronic influences and musical genres combined with a …
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Airplay Direct Sets New Global Standard for Digital Delivery to Radio in 2015

AirPlay Direct’s continued expansion and explosive growth has set a new industry standard.  AirPlay Direct’s artist / record label membership has now swelled to over 39,000 globally!  And as announced recently, AirPlay Direct’s global radio station membership now exceeds over 9,300 …
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Mocki Premieres “Weekend” Video On Earmilk

Following in the footsteps of recent singles by Years & Years, Chela, The Magician and Tobtok, Mocki deliver their debut single “Weekend”, an infectious three minute slice of bright, spiky pop with a huge hook, in the same vein as …
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Sam Hunt to Headline The 6th Annual CountryMusicIsLove Benefit Concert February 23

Country music’s hottest newcomer, Sam Hunt, is set to headline The 6th Annual CountryMusicIsLove Concert Benefiting The Children’s Heart Foundation (CHF.)  The event will take place Monday, February 23 at The Listening Room Cafe in Nashville, TN at 6pm. Tickets …
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A Legendary Friendship With A Presidential Flair

The Grammy-winning Oak Ridge Boys had a presidential style trip to the Lone Star State over the weekend while performing in the Houston area.  Members of the group along with their tour manager and a longtime pal spent quality time …
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Legendary Lineup Announced for 2016 Country Music Cruise

With more than 100 #1 hits between them, the biggest and most beloved superstars of country music will join the 2016 Country Music Cruise for a luxury fan festival at sea next year. Cruise guests will enjoy intimate concerts every …
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Fire In The Radio Reveals Album Title, Artwork and Track List

On May 12, 2015, Philadelphia’s Fire in the Radio will release its new record entitled “Telemetry” on Wednesday Records. Work on the record, which contains eleven tracks, started last year when Fire in the Radio spent time at Inner Ear …
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Pluto Jonze – Sucker

Unlike most artist names, the name Pluto Jonze is surprisingly descriptive of the music you’re going to hear from this particular Sydney three-piece, fronted and brainchild-ed by Lachlan Nicolson. It’s poppy, it’s a little bit psychedelic, it’s peppy as hell, and if you don’t get down with it, you’re definitely in the minority. Following on from his cogently composed debut…
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Tomatrax interviews Lunatics On Pogosticks

Tomatrax spoke with indie-garage-pop band, Lunatics On Pogosticks, ahead of their single tour this month, to get a more personal insight into who the band are, what you can expect from them in the big 2015 and the impact of winning a triple j unearthed competition – is the news good or bad? You’ll soon find out! How did the band form? James and I just started making…
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for KING & COUNTRY to appear on The Today Show and Front and Center

for KING & COUNTRY, the two-time 2015 Grammy nominated duo of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, have hit the ground running in 2015. In addition to their current U.S. tour, their highest debuting album of their career (#13 on the …
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Randy Houser Surpasses 3 Million in Singles Sales with ‘How Country Feels’

With an inimitable voice that the New York Times describes as “wholly different, thicker and more throbbing, a caldron bubbling over,” Randy Houser has racked up three consecutive No. 1 singles and now more than three million in singles sales …
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Casting Crowns Gains RIAA Platinum Status for “Until The Whole World Hears”

Reunion / Beach Street Records artist Casting Crowns adds another RIAA Platinum album to its list of accolades with Until The Whole World Hears, making this the band’s fifth studio recording to hit Platinum status. In addition, their latest release, …
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Point of Grace Releases New Album April 7

Point of Grace, one of the best-selling artists in Christian music history, announces the release of their forthcoming studio album on April 7, 2015. With a discography boasting well over a dozen albums, Directions Home (Songs We Love, Songs You …
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Band of Ruhks Set To Release Self-Titled Debut Album March 17

101 Ranch Records has announced the signing of Band of Ruhks, a group including Ronnie Bowman, Don Rigsby and Kenny Smith of the acclaimed Lonesome River Band.  Originating from a successful Lonesome River Band reunion in 2010, the band’s self-titled, …
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Craig Campbell Signs Publishing Deal with BBR Music Group’s Magic Mustang Music

BBR Music Group is pleased to announce the signing of Craig Campbell to its Magic Mustang Music publishing roster. The news follows Campbell’s signing to BBR Music Group’s label imprint, RED BOW RECORDS, last month. Campbell recently scored his first …
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Kristian Bush To Release Debut Solo Album “Southern Gravity” April 7

Platinum-selling country star Kristian Bush brings his voice to the forefront with his highly anticipated debut solo album, SOUTHERN GRAVITY, to be released April 7 on Streamsound Records. Drawing on his proven skills as a hit-making performer, writer and producer, …
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Aussie Darren Hanlon To Release New Album 3/24

One battered, old guitar, one Amtrak pass, five recording studios, and 15 random musicians. The story of Gympie, Australia-based singer-songwriter Darren Hanlon’s first studio album in five years, Where Did You Come From?, spans two continents and many miles traveled …
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