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Music Legend Tommy Roe Honors “I Dream of Jeannie” Star

Capturing a moment from the golden age of television and the golden age of pop-rock, hit-recording artist Tommy Roe presented Barbara Eden, television’s “Jeannie,” with the Timeless Beauty Award, bestowed by the Hollywood Beauty Awards. The 1st Hollywood Beauty Awards were …
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Fall To June Streaming New Album with Metal Insider

Florida southern hard rockers FALL TO JUNE released their hard-hitting self-titled album yesterday with distribution via MRI. The album is produced by veteran producer/engineer/composer Stan Martell (Fuel, Saliva) at Ballistic Audio Productions of Kingsland, GA. Featuring the soulful single “Delta …
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Andy Fairweather Low Talks Clapton and More

Andy Fairweather Low is possibly one of those recognized names that doesn’t truly fully register with many. And yet, this guy from Wales is without doubt one of the most important and significant musicians of a generation. Now drifting towards receipt of his pension, he remains as important as ever, touring, writing and generating excellent music on a near daily basis.
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The Lowly CD Is Still A Big Part Of The Music Business

All of the music industry news for the last year or so has been directed at oncoming music streaming steamroller and the downfall of the music download, but what’s interesting is that our good old physical CD still remains a huge part of the music business. The latest reportfrom the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the music…
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13 Things Every DIY Musician Should Know How To Do

If you’re one of those artists who thinks it’s enough just to be a good musician, check out Pigeons and Planes’ recent article “Things Every Indie Artist Should Know How to Do.” It’s a good kick-in-the-pants for anyone clinging to the very 20th-Century fiction (because it wasn’t true then either) that musicians can get by on talent alone.
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Peptalk Share New Single “Podesta” and Announce Debut LP

Peptalk is Michael Carter of Tyondai Braxton (electronics), Shayna Dunkelman of Xiu Xiu (percussion) and Angelica Negron of Balún (vocals). The WILD Mag just announed the June 15th release date of Peptalk’s upcoming debut LP, Islet (via Home Assembly Music) with the premiere …
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Loop Announces First New Material in 25 Years, Upcoming Shows

Towards the end of 2013 saw the reformation of one of the most revered and respected late 80’s UK alternative bands, LOOP.  The group, founded by Robert Hampson, hadn’t played together since the early 90’s but got together to curate …
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Mickey Gilley Receives High Honors with ACM Triple Crown Award

The legendary Mickey Gilley is celebrating a new milestone as the recipient of the 2015 ACM Triple Crown Award.  It’s the Academy’s recognition of artists who have previously won ACM Awards in all three of the following categories: New Artist …
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Adley Stump Releases Powerful Military Family Tribute “Stay At Home Soldier” And Readies “Like This” (Deluxe) LP Release On May 19th

Adley Stump, known for her time on Season 2 of NBC’s “The Voice” as part of “Team Blake Shelton”, and fresh off a trip to the 50th Anniversary ACM Awards show, has released a powerful and moving tribute to Military families “Stay …
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Original Mix of George Thorogood And The Destroyers’ debut Album Available Worldwide On June 16

After releasing the special edition blue vinyl LP of GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DELAWARE DESTROYERS available to collectors on Record Store Day this past weekend, Rounder Records announces the worldwide release of the album on CD, and digitally, on June 16. The original …
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Eric Church Will Be First Performer at Nashville’s New Ascend Amphitheater in Riverfront Park

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean and Live Nation announced today that on July 30, seven-time GRAMMY nominee Eric Church will be the inaugural performer for Music City’s new Ascend Amphitheater in Riverfront Park. Recently ranked No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard …
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Mutoid Man Unveil New Track, “Sweet Ivy”, From Their Upcoming LP ‘Bleeder’

Listen to “Sweet Ivy”, the first single from Mutoid Man’s forthcoming debut full-length, now on RollingStone.com. The track appears on Bleeder which will be available on CD, LP and digital formats from Sargent House on June 30th.  Mutoid Man is an incredibly talented trio featuring Stephen Brodsky …
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Scott Weiland Announces New Guitar Player For The Wildabouts

In a message to fans, Scott Weiland announced that Australian-born guitarist Nick Maybury would be joining his band the Wildabouts when they hit the road this week to play a host of solo and festival dates.   The band’s Jeremy Brown …
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Sagan Youth To Release ‘Cela’ May 5 On Break World Records

Carrboro-based Sagan Youth—Mai Phili (VVAQRT, LACK, Grovl Tapes) and Scott McConnell—who “push dub pulses toward space, slathering deep head-nod rhythms in synthesizer squiggles” (Indy Week) will release their second album, Cela, on Break World Records on May 5, 2015. Inspired by Carl Sagan’s cosmic …
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Trouble Presents You Are Here Festival At SELECT Fair NYC

Trouble brings the infamous You Are Here Festival (aka the Maze) to Chicago via Empty Bottle Presents, and back to NYC via SELECT Art Fair during NYC’s frieze week. This year in New York Trouble will also unveil a new maze design. Experience a …
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Christian Burghardt Releases Music Video For Debut Single “Safe Place To Land”

Kemosabe Records singer-songwriter, Christian Burghardt releases the music video for his debut single, “Safe Place To Land” today. The video stars pro-surfer Quincy Davis playing Christian’s opposite in the video as well a pro-surfer Bruna Schmitz. Burghardt possesses all the qualities a fan of guitar driven pop could want: a …
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Larry Gatlin Returns to Host Second Year of 650 AM WSM’s “Gospel According to Gatlin”

Country music legend Larry Gatlin is returning to host a second year of 650 AM WSM‘s “Gospel According To Gatlin.” This year’s edition of the Gatlin’s radio show will broadcast live from Nashville’s George Jones Museum every Thursday night at 9 PM CT. …
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The Damnwells Debut at #6 on Billboard Heatseekers Chart

Indie rock band The Damnwells released their self-titled album on April 14th, and they’ve entered the Billboard Heatseekers Chart at #6.  The Damnwells will kick off their tour in support of their new album in May (see below for full …
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Ravi Shavi Premieres “Accidental” Track On Consequence Of Sound and Announces New LP

RAVI SHAVI is the sound of garage pop – a concoction of classic punk, modern indie, and new wave, with a shot of rock n’ roll. Known for their frenetic live show, RAVI SHAVI performances have been characterized by press as “relentless” and …
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WIN WIN Announces New Album, Shares “Been So Long” Track

WIN WIN announces the release of its highly anticipated new album Primaries out June 30 via Arts & Crafts. After sharing three tracks earlier this spring, including the soft-modulating krautrock of “Couch Paranoia” (with a 3D music video created by the band), …
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