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Guided By Voices Premiere “Tractor Rape Chain (Live at Rock the Garden)” Video On TheCurrent.org

Twenty years ago in 1994, GBV’s Bee Thousand was recorded on 4-track cassette in guitarist Tobin Sprout’s basement.   It was the band’s best-selling album, with over 100,000 sales.  Bee Thousand exuded an intuitive grasp of everything right with the previous 30 …
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Shane Lee’s Joyride 4-Pack of New Songs Set to Release August 15

North Georgia based country artist, Shane Lee, known for his big guitars brand of country music is set to release a new 4-Pack of songs to be featured on his upcoming full length album slated for an early 2015 releases. …
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Luke Bryan in Concert in Atlanta

Country superstar Luke Bryan brought his tour to his home state of Georgia where he performed two nights at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood for a sold-out Atlanta crowd. Known for #1 hits like “Rain Is a Good Thing” and “Someone Else Calling You Baby”, along with “All My Friends Say” and a host of other songs, Bryan kept the energy levels high with his strong stage presence and powerhouse voice.
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Music Industry Pros Joins Forces Interpreting Peter Gabriel Live

A large ensemble of world class singers, expansive rhythm section, backing vocalists, and horns with credits from Beck to De La Soul to David Bowie to Foster The People to Dwight Yoakam to Frank Ocean to Sting to Neon Trees …
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Genders Summer Mini Tour is Hard to Google But Tough to Miss

Genders is a four-piece rock-post-pop-psych-what-ever-else band from Portland, Oregon. Consistently inconsistent, Genders plays whatever the hell they want. Comprised of super-pals Stephen Leisy on guitar, Matt Hall on bass, Katherine Paul on drums, and Maggie Morris on guitar and vocals…Genders focuses …
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“The Road Between With Lucy Hale” Webisode Series Premieres On LucyHale.CMT.com Today

Country newcomer Lucy Hale, recently named one of CMT’s NEXT WOMEN OF COUNTRY, is debuting her new webisode series, “The Road Between with Lucy Hale,” today exclusively on LucyHale.CMT.com. The CMT NEXT WOMEN OF COUNTRY campaign showcases the rising generation …
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Nathan Stanley Releases New CD ‘Every Mile’

Nathan Stanley, the grandson to Dr. Ralph Stanley, is considered to be the “Prince Of Bluegrass” and releases his latest music endeavor EVERY MILE.  His heart is golden, his voice is pure and his soul has deep roots in the …
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CMT Premieres JT Hodges’ New Music Video

Today, CMT will premiere JT Hodges’ new music video, “Already High.”  Directed by Mason Dixon, the one take, live action video was shot on location in Nashville, and features cameo appearances by several guest celebrities, including NFL football players and …
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MARK209 Releases New Single and Accompanying Music Video

MARK209, one of Southern Gospel’s most unpredictable groups, is releasing their brand new single and video.  Following up the recent successes of “My Home in Heaven”, “It Takes Faith” and “Tennessee Orange”, this charismatic group is set to release “Bible …
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New Music Chart “National Radio Hits” Joins Both Radio and Music Fans

A new music chart is set to break revolutionary ground as National Radio Hits makes its debut this week. The creative team of Coleman, Barber, Borosak & Miller have joined forces with industry pros Terry Simmons and Larry Weir to …
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Iain Matthews’ 1978 breakthrough album ‘Stealin’ Home’ coming Sept. 9 on Omnivore

Iain Matthews rose to prominence in 1969 as a vocalist for Fairport Convention. In 1971, he hit #23 on the Billboard chart and #1 in the U.K. with his band Matthews’ Southern Comfort and their cover of Joni Mitchell’s “Woodstock.” …
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Josh Baze Releases Lead Single “Bring That Back” July 29 off “Colour Blind”

Brooklyn-bred MC Josh Baze is back. The highly prolific Cartel Records  recording artist, who hit the Top 40 with “She’s Gold” off debut record High Heels And Low Lifes, releases lead single “Bring That Back,” at iTunes  July 29, off …
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Menace Beach Premiere ‘Lowtalkin’ On NME

Menace Beach is Ryan Needham (vocals, guitar) and Liza Violet (vocals / guitar / synths), Nestor Matthews (Drums), Matt Spalding (Bass) and MJ (guitar) plus a revolving cast of friends and acquaintances Having served notice of their intent with the …
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Dirty Loops Premiere New Track “Die For You”

Swedish pop / fusion act Dirty Loops “channel Timberlake” in their brand new track – “Die For You.”  The track will be available on their upcoming record, Loopified, out August 19 via Verve Records. Formed in 2009, Dirty Loops is …
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Razor & Tie Music Publishing’s Phillip Larue Writes First #1 Country Hit

“Whiskey in my Water,”  performed by Tyler Farr and co-written by  Razor & Tie Music Publishing’s Phillip Larue and songwriter John Ozier, has hit number one on the Country radio chart. The song, which has also been certified Gold by …
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Linda Perry to be Honored by VH1 “Save the Music Foundation”

VH1 Save the Music Foundation 2014 Honors Presented by Avnet, will celebrate legendary musician, songwriter and record producer, Linda Perry, on July 25th in the Hamptons.  The first event of its kind for the Foundation, the summer celebration honors individuals …
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311 in Concert at The Tabernacle in Atlanta

Okay, I’m not gonna lie. Before last night, I’d never heard of rock band 311. After seeing them live, I’ve come to the conclusion that I need to get my head out of my backside and pay closer attention to bands that not only have been around for a long time, but have had huge hits on Billboard’s music charts. Hailing from Omaha, Nebraska, Nick Hexum (lead vocals), Doug Martinez (vocals), Tim Mahoney (guitar), Aaron Wills (bass) and drummer Chad Sexton have…
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Loumar – Avril EP

French producer Loumar has mished and mashed a whole bunch of electronic genres together to make a superb EP. The secret ingredient? Love. For many of us, the first artists that come to mind when French electronic music is mentioned are heavyweights like Daft Punk, Justice, or artists on the Ed Banger label – creators of sample-heavy, funky, dancefloor-ready music. This kind of music is where the name Loumar has so…
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Grime Kings – Honeymooning

Grime Kings remind us of our edgier past lives. Photograph courtesy of Ottawa Wig Emporium and Ming Wu, apparently. Fancy a honeymoon to the cemetery for a beautiful living funeral? There’s the sense that we are farewelling a group of musicians who’s sound evokes a life that was fulfilling and yet equality brutal. Don’t worry this isn’t a literal funeral, no one died, so don’t waste your time crying over nothing.
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The KVB – Out Of Body

Boy-girl duo The KVB like lurking in the dark corners of London shoegaze. But, they’ve recently escaped the smoggy city and ventured into the damper Berlin backstreets to summon the forces of an even darker haze. Goth couple Nicholas Wood and Kat Day describe themselves more as an audio-visual project than a band. Basically it’s because they like inducing hallucinatory states by mixing their spaced out sound with pixel-infested videos. Go to their gigs or watch…
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