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‘Beale Street Saturday Night’ Reissue Out on Omnivore April 14

When Memphis’ Beale Street — a hub of music and activity since the 1860s —was being plowed under for “urban renewal” in 1976, James Luther (Jim) Dickinson — who had played with the Stones, Ry Cooder, and the Flamin’ Groovies …
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Nashville Icon Meets Swedish Hitmaker Via London

Swedish country rock performer, Gold / Platinum Award Winning Songwriter and Music Row Chart recording artist, Hicks (aka Miqael Persson) recently teamed with Grammy Award Winner, Number One Billboard Singer / Songwriter / Artist and Nashville Legend, Steve Wariner, to …
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Four Ways to Tackle the ‘Lack of Content’ Problem

Back in the day, ‘content’ wasn’t a problem for your average rockstar, or wannabe rockstar. Producing the stuff generally boiled down to doing what most bands are meant to do: releasing an album and playing some shows. Things got worse in the 80s with the invention of the pop video, but even at that, this sort of content creation was just a case of accompanying …
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10 Classic Albums Made Outside the Recording Studio

More than ever before, albums are written, recorded, and even mixed at home. But it wasn’t always that way. Just a few decades ago, almost all bands booked time in a recording studio to capture the sounds they wanted. Artists would commonly need to travel—sometimes across stateliness or outside the country—because there wasn’t a suitable…
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Andrew Combs On and Off Stage

When I arrive at Andrew Combs’ changing room half an hour before he’s about to go on stage at the Union Chapel, Islington London, he’s relaxed and receptive. The changing room is an epitome of rock and roll, the church vestry. His belongings and attire are minimal, sparse, a suitcase, guitar, jacket over a chair, he’s a musician on the road. This is his last…
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Sydney Duo atOlla Is Dreamy and Otherworldly

Mysterious electro-pop duo atOlla state that their music was conceptualised by a love story about a man who drowns at sea and is brought back to life by deep-sea dwelling, bio-luminescent jellyfish. This statement may cause some to raise their eyebrows in …
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Coach Bombay Premieres His New Album “Sunshine”

If the sound of old arcade games like Pac Man get your juices flowing, or you’ve found yourself bopping along to the Wreck it Ralph soundtrack (don’t deny it, we all have) on numerous somewhat inappropriate occasions, then Coach Bombay is your …
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The Honeycutters Perform Free Show at Robert Ferst Center on Thu 4/2

The Honeycutters, an Asheville, NC-based original country roots band, is set to release their third studio album, Me Oh My, on April 21, 2015 with Organic Records®. Led by songwriter Amanda Anne Platt, The Honeycutters include Tal Taylor on mandolin, …
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Gengahr Premiere ‘She’s A Witch’ Video On Entertainment Weekly

Gengahr have released their new video for ‘She’s A Witch’ on Entertainment Weekly. The video is a literal take on the lyrics and reflects the bands love of comedic horror.  Vocalist/guitarist Felix Bushe described the inspiration behind the video: “‘We …
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Bucky Covington Appears on Daytime Talk Show “The Doctors” with His Daughter

Country Star and American Idol Finalist Bucky Covington appeared on an episode of the daytime medical talk show The Doctors Friday February 27th, with his family to raise awareness about a cause that is very close to their hearts: the use of …
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Diana Espir Releases Official Video for Tomboy

Former The Voice France contestant Diana Espir premiered her music video for “Tomboy” feat. Nelly yesterday exclusively at Fuse. Produced by Uriel “Frenchie” Kabouch and directed by Jawney QVEST and Lanz Pierce, the video “expresses a positive message about the …
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Expire Announce Additional Headline Shows This Spring

Expire have announced a Canadian leg of their North American headline tour this Spring.  These shows will follow Expire’s co-headlining U.S. dates with Rotting Out in March, which will span the south, west coast and Midwest regions, including a finishing …
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Del Paxton Premiere New Song on Absolutepunk

Buffalo, NY’s Del Paxton are premiering a track off their upcoming Topshelf Records split with Montreal’s Gulfer, which will be released on April 7. Stream “Bad Batch” now on Absolutepunk.net. Pre-orders are now available in the Topshelf store. Newly signed …
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Old Dominion Inks Deal with RCA Nashville

Turns out all those country music experts were right: Old Dominion is the band to watch in 2015. The hard-working, hard-rocking Nashville quintet has signed with RCA Nashville, taking the next step on a path that started 10 years ago. …
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LoCash Kicks CRS Into Full Throttle With Performance and 2015 Mustang Giveaway

Reviver Records and LOCASH kicked 2015 Country Radio Seminar into full throttle with a surprise giveaway of a brand-new, state-of-the-art 2015 FORD Mustang LC1 last night at their live concert showcase for new single, “I Love This Life.” Courtesy of …
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Prinze George Stream Debut EP On NY Mag’s The Cut

Prinze George’s debut EP showcases vocalist Naomi Almquist’s gorgeous range with perfect pop-driven backing synths. The EP also contains hit single “Victor”, which was featured in the film “Honig Im Kopf”. You can stream the self-titled EP in its entirety …
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Tin Pan South Fast Access Passes on Sale March 3

The 23rd Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Presented by Regions Bank is one of the most popular live music events in Nashville, and organizers have announced the much sought-after Fast Access Passes will go on sale Tuesday, March 3, …
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HARD Events Announce GOHARD Festival Tour Spring 2015

HARD Events, the promoters behind such major electronic music events as HARD Day of the Dead, HARD SUMMER and HOLY SHIP!, have announced today, February 26 the newest addition to their live experience collection with goHARD.  Tickets go on sale …
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Panda Bear – Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper

Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper – released via Domino Records in January of this year is the fifth studio album of Animal Collective co-founder Panda Bear. Panda Bear is the moniker of American but Portugal based, experimental musician Noah Lennox. The album, which was recorded in Lisbon and co-produced by …
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Interview with G. Love and Special Sauce

An obscure fusion of funky bluesman, hip-hop mastermind, and fervid rap lyricist, Garrett Dutton, better known as the revered G. Love speaks about getting back with the Special Sauce, returning to Bluesfest, recording with the ‘sassy’ Merry Clayton, his upcoming record and future collaborations.
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