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Carissa Leigh – The Blackbird EP

Spend any amount of time with newcomer Carissa Leigh, and you will come away enchanted with her playful personality, stunning good looks – and her vocal talent. The Canadian has been making waves as of late with her seductive single “Bad Boy,” which definitely alludes to that playful side. But, that’s just the tip of the iceberg to this woman’s amazing charisma and vocal talent. The rest of this EP – recorded at John…
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The Pfeiffer Twins – Nobody’s Puppet

Wow. I don’t know if I have ever started a review off with simply one word before. However, in the case of the Pfeiffer Twins, it applies. I will forewarn you. This is one of those reviews where I gush. There’s no flaws about this record. The vocals, the writing, the instrumentation – it’s all ‘through the roof’ good – whatever that means. Comprised of sisters Lindsay and Carrie, this album is chock-full of air tight harmonies…
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Marianne Allison – Till It Breaks My Heart

Based in Mississippi, Marianne Allison turned a lot of ears and heads earlier this year with the release of “Till It Breaks My Heart.” Reminiscent of what Norah Jones might have sounded like as a traditional based female vocalist in the 1980s. The song showcased a very powerful and moody vocal, and garnered the songstress some well-deserved attention. Now, with a full album, there is evidence that there…
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Huey Lewis Spreads the News about Barham

Tyler Barham, named one of Billboard’s Country Artists to Watch, was Pop music icon Huey Lewis’ special guest for the Rhythm & Blues For a New ICU Benefit on July 6.  The event, spearheaded by Lewis and Montana based event …
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Celebrity Fight Night Goes To Italy – Andrea Bocelli Along With Special Invited Guests Muhammad Ali, and more

Andrea Bocelli will bring one of the most successful charity events in the world to Italy, when Celebrity Fight Night leaves its hometown of Phoenix, AZ for the first time ever next September.  Celebrity Fight Night is a star-studded annual …
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Word Entertainment’s About A Mile Releases Self-Titled Debut Album Today Amidst Acclaim

Three brothers hailing from the working class town of Butler, PA, collectively About A Mile, make their anticipated, self-titled debut today from Word Entertainment.  About A Mile, whose name originates from the belief that Jesus carried his cross “about a mile,” may …
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Cowboy Jack Clement’s Swan Song – In Stores Now

Cowboy Jack Clement’s last musical work—titled For Once and For All and produced by longtime cohort Dave “Fergie” Ferguson and Matt Sweeney with T Bone Burnett as executive producer—is the debut release on John Grady’s new I.R.S. Records Nashville label and available …
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Garth Brooks Announces Opening City, Date and Ticket Price

Garth Brooks is set to kick off his world tour and the first stop is Chicago. It will be the first time Garth has played Chicago in 17 years. The concert will be Thursday, September 4th, 7:30 PM at the Allstate Arena …
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Game Theory catalog receives expanded reissue by Omnivore Recordings; ‘Blaze of Glory’ out Sept. 2nd.

Even before the world lost musician Scott Miller last year, the work he did with his band Game Theory had been unavailable for decades.Omnivore Recordings will remedy the lack of Game Theory recordings as it launches a series of expanded reissues featuring …
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Pork Chop Willie Back in the Studio for New Album

Just six weeks after their national debut CD ‘Love is the Devil’ released—to critical acclaim and the embrace of radio around the world—New York’s blues-roots band Pork Chop Willie, featuring Bill Hammer on guitar and vocals and Melissa Tong on …
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Colt Ford and Country Outfitter Exclusive Retailer Launch Colt Ford Boots by Rebel

Country music star Colt Ford, together with Country Outfitter Exclusive Retailer, announce the launch of Ford’s first-ever line of boots today, July 15, 2014. Colt Ford Boots by Rebel will be available exclusively at CountryOutfitter.com through fall 2014, and then available at …
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LouFest Single-Day Tickets On Sale Now, Performance Schedule Released

Less than two months are left before LouFest hits Forest Park for it’s 5th year. The festival is expanding to include four stages and 40 top-notch artists including Outkast, Arctic Monkeys, Cake, Grouplove, Matt & Kim, The 1975, Portugal. The Man, …
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SoCal Experimental Rockers CHRYSALIS Release Tour Update Video Blogs

SoCal experimental group CHRYSALIS have released two brand new tour blogs chronicling their current U.S. tour with openersLose Control, which kicked off on July 5th in San Diego. The band is currently traveling through the great state of Texas, but made sure to …
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Jolley Visits Detroit’s Oldest Exclusive Hatter

Country recording artist Jay Jolley recently made a visit to Detroit’s exclusive and oldest hat shop.  Henry the Hatter has been recognized by the Historical Society of Michigan and has been in business since 1893. Jolley’s new video “High and …
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LA Duo Vow Streaming New Song “Charm” on SoundCloud

LA duo Vow are premiering their latest song, “Charm”, on Soundcloud. Wondering Sound calls the track, “…a slow-smolder torch song, a blue valentine where expressions of devotion are delivered with dramatic intensity — it’s love, but it sounds like longing. At times, “Charm” sounds …
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BODY COUNT feat. ICE-T to Perform at the Gibson Brands AP MUSIC AWARDS Fueled by Monster Energy Drink

The Gibson Brands AP Music Awards fueled by Monster Energy Drink, is pleased to unleash another stellar performance announcement, adding to the already highly anticipated performances taking place in its inaugural year! One of 2014’s most buzzed about bands in heavy music, Body …
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Strange Names Sign to Frenchkiss Records

Minneapolis duo Strange Names are on track to becoming the young harbingers of American next-wave funk. Combining an unabashed live energy with the rhythmic and melodic romance of late 70s & early 80s new wave, (think Kid Creole meets Echo …
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Cold War Kids Announce New Album

Cold War Kids announce today the release of their fifth studio album, out October, through Downtown Records. The album’s explosive lead single, “All This Could Be Yours” premiered on Los Angeles’ KCRW NPR station and is available to stream today and …
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Purevolume Premiere Of Aussie Duo, Bak’s “Us All” Music Video

PureVolume is exclusively premiering Australian power duo,BaK’s music video “Us All,” from their EP, Painter. A melting pot of styles, BaK is orchestral/symphonic rock infused with Eastern scales, Arabic melodies and a heavy metal attitude. Watch the music video for “Us …
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FAMILY FORCE 5 Joins NEWSBOYS For 28-City “We Believe” Fall Tour

Known for electrifying crowds worldwide with its unique blend of dance and rock, Family Force 5 will be taking new music from its first studio album in three years, Time Stands Still, along with fan favorites on the road with Newsboys and 7eventh Time …
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