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Montaigne Releases New Single “I’m a Fantastic Wreck”

by Shayen de Silva Okay so let’s all ignore for a second that if we closed our eyes this could easily be the hidden track on Soviet Kitch; the UK vinyl version that if you play at 72 rpm backwards …
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Anberlin at Centerstage in Atlanta

It was a bittersweet moment as fans of Florida rock band Anberlin gathered at Center Stage in Atlanta to rock out to the band one last time. In January, Anberlin posted a video that announced their plans to separate by the end of this year. Anberlin chose to end on a high note, with the release of their seventh and final studio album, Lowborn, and…
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Fun with Alternate Tunings

If ever you feel like you’re stuck in a guitar playing rut, there’s nothing quite as effective at pulling you out of it as experimenting with an alternate tuning. Alternate tunings take your fingers out of their comfort zone and can lead you to all sorts of melodic discoveries that you might not have made in standard tuning – and then you can…
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Co-Writing

Looking back over twenty-plus years to my first songwriting efforts, I remember my creative process as so personal and fragile that I was dead certain I would never open it up to another person. This would have seemed like co-painting or more like co-dating…just not going to happen. However, two things DID happen. One, I moved…
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How Does a Songwriter Get Paid When Their Song is Recorded?

A song contains two distinct legal parts: 1) the underlying song or composition; and 2) the recorded performance of the song. The underlying song is notes on a page of written music, the composition or that thing created by the songwriter. There can be only one underlying song or composition. Every time an underlying song is performed…
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Ty Herndon, Andy Griggs & Jamie O’Neal Set To Tour Together in 2015

There’s an old saying about there being strength in numbers. Country Music fans will no doubt find that out with the upcoming tour that teams up three of Country Music’s most distinctive stylists of the past two decades – Ty …
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2014 ‘Festival of Carols’ To Feature Rutter’s “Gloria” At Brentwood UMC Sunday, Dec. 14

The 2014 “Festival of Carols,” presented by Brentwood United Methodist Church (BUMC) on Sunday, December 14, 2014, at 7 p.m., in the Sanctuary will feature John Rutter’s “Gloria.” On the program will be the over 75-voice Brentwood United Methodist Church …
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Slipknot and Korn in Concert – Nashville

Heavy metal rockets Slipknot, along with nu metal band Korn, brought their tour to the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, where they raised the energy levels through the roof! Hailing from Bakersfield, CA, Korn opened the show and performed songs from their latest release, The Paradigm Shift, along with material from their earlier albums. Slipknot took …
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Introducing Jasia

by Guy Aldous There is a wealth of Australian musicians who have never had a music lesson in their life. They taught themselves guitar or listened to enough hip-hop that they were inspired to try it out themselves. As amazing …
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Introducing Devil’s Crossroad

by Jonty Czuchwicki Devil’s Crossroad have been quietly turning heads in the Adelaide live scene for some time now. A loyal and cult like group of fans appear to pay homage at each of their shows. These fans are aware …
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Montgomery Release New Single Wake Up (Arcade Fire Cover)

by Shayen de Silva Arcade Fire, you’ve been Montgomeried. It’s a real treat when an artist’s  brand is strong enough to resonate almost immediately with what they stand for, and evoke a sense of excitement all the while maintaining an ultra …
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The Spirit of the Season Comes to Nashville as Claire Lynch Welcomes Special Guests For Show 12/16

It will be a festive evening of fine music and holiday cheer when The Claire Lynch Band comes to Nashville in December. For a program billed as “The Claire Lynch Band & Friends HOLIDAY Concert,” Claire welcomes special guests Beth …
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ginla Streams ‘Dreaming In Circles’ EP On Wondering Sound

ginla is a Toronto/Brooklyn-based duo comprised of Joe Manzoli and Jon Nellen.  The two producers met in Boston while attending college.  After working as sidemen on a number of musical projects together during their time in school, they decided to …
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Crosby Lane Signs With Mansion Entertainment

The vocal and instrumental group, Crosby Lane, recently joined the Mansion Entertainment family of artists by signing to its newly formed Mansion Americana label. Crosby Lane, named for one of the most prolific hymn writers of all time, Fanny Crosby, …
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Psychostick Post ‘Quack Kills’ Lyric Video

Are you afraid of a duck? Do you suffer from Anatidaephobia, an irrational fear that one is being watched by a duck. Well… Comedy rock kings PSYCHOSTICK will let ya know with their new lyric video “Quack Kills” featuring comedian/ …
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U2 Lead Singer Bono Gets The Comic Book Treatment

Bluewater Productions is proud to announce the release this week of a comic book biography on the life of Bono as part of their popular Fame series. Fame: Bono is available in both print and digital. Written by Michael L. Frizell with interior art by Jayfri Hashim, Fame: …
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Alcoa’s ‘Thanks You” EP Available on Vinyl Dec. 2 – Pre-Order Now

Alcoa’s Thank You EP has its roots set in setbacks. Defeater frontman and Alcoa mastermind Derek Archambault was informed by medical professionals earlier this year that he was in desperate need of a hip replacement. It sadly put any touring plans …
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Arbitrator Post New Track ‘For That Which May Appease Lions’

ARBITRATOR is a project that began in late 2010 as the brainchild of Robert Kukla and officially debut in 2011 with the EP ‘The Consummate Ascendancy’ with former drummer Corey Chernesky. Now, determined to release a full-length to top “TCA“, Kukla …
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Justin ‡ Symbol Battles Demonic Possession and Performs Self-Exorcisms in ‘Purgatory’ Music Video

Electro-Industrial rockers JUSTIN ‡ SYMBOL released their new album, V Ω I D H E A D, in October. Throughout the course of the album’s build-up and launch, JUSTIN ‡ SYMBOL has released several music videos – and he’s not …
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James McMurtry’s New Single out NOW and Pre-order Upcoming Album Today

James McMurtry spins stories with a poet’s pen (“Long Island Sound”) and a painter’s precision (“She Loves Me”). Proof: The acclaimed songwriter’s new Complicated Game. McMurtry’s first collection in six years spotlights a craftsman in absolutely peak form as he turns …
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