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Gina Sicilia – It Wasn’t Real

Pennsylvania native Gina Sicilia might not be a seductress. She might not be a vamp. But, she plays one on CD rather well. The Temple University graduate has released an album where, more often than not, she gets to show off her sensual side to maximum effect. If you need proof of this, take a listen to the opening title cut. It’s not that hard to imagine her in a jazz club late at night while belting this one out, and having…
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Adele’s 2011 Holdover ’21’ Still Tops In 2012

Turns out Adele ruled 2012, too — and set a record while she was at it. The British singer’s “21” was the highest-selling album in the U.S. for the second consecutive year, according to 2012 sales figures released by Nielsen …
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Boyz II Men To Begin New Vegas Show At Mirage

The R&B group Boyz II Men is headed to Las Vegas. The 1990s slow-jammers announced a headlining residency Thursday. They will perform weekend shows at the Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage starting March 1. Organizers say the show will …
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Madonna Fan Gets Probation For Resisting NY Arrest

A former firefighter with a crush on Madonna has been sentenced to three years’ probation for resisting arrest outside the singer’s New York City apartment building. Robert Linhart was convicted in November after being twice arrested in September 2010. Police …
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Bahamas With Calexico at Mercy Lounge in Nashville Jan. 30th

Bahamas will perform in Nashville with Calexico on Wednesday, January 30 at Mercy Lounge for the first time since the release of the highly acclaimed sophomore album Barchords (Brushfire Records). 2012 was an amazing year for Bahamas, the group made …
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Country Singer-Songwriter Kara Della Valle Releases “Without Him”

Following the release of her entirely self-penned EP Glass, country singer-songwriter Kara Della Valle is debuting her first single from the project, “Without Him.” The song features relatable lyrics, a catchy country melody, and relatively sparse production—allowing Kara’s voice and story to …
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Sleepy Turtles and Austin Archer Giving Away Albums For Free

Atlanta-based neo-folk outfit Sleepy Turtles & alt rockers Austin Archer are now giving their respective albums away for FREE directly from their label page on the Autumn + Colour Records website. Happy Holidays. Sleepy Turtles – Summer, Hither (free download) …
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Lone Musician Faris McReynolds Follows Up Four Full-Length Releases In 2012 With Another New Track

Los Angeles-based artist Faris McReynolds records and releases a new ExDetectives
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Seasons Greetings From Award-Winning Pop Country Recording Artist Eileen Carey

As A Thank-You To Our Loyal Fans, Eileen Is Giving Away A Download Of Her Popular Song”Walking After Midnight.” You Can Download It Here. Check out an interview with Eileen on Take2Radio – Saturday, January 12, 2 p.m. PT Watch …
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Josh Doyle Unveils Video for Acoustic Version of “Everyone’s Alone” on Artist Direct

Josh Doyle has recently unveiled the new video for the acoustic version of his track
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Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers Announce Winter Tour Dates

Having just wrapped up a wildly successful North American tour including sold out shows in New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, Washington DC, Charlotte and San Francisco.  Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers are set to tour Florida, Southeast, Texas, Southwest and …
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Dido’s Brand New Track “Let Us Move On” Featuring Kendrick Lamar Is On New album coming March 2013

Not every pioneer is a swashbuckler. Dido Armstrong, the hit-making British singer
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Annabel’s New LP ‘Youth in Youth’ Now OUt

It may not seem like it, but Annabel’s sophomore album, Youth In Youth has been a long time coming. Annabel came into this world some eight years ago, and not one second of those experiences has been taken for granted. …
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San Antonio’s The March Divide Debuts Video for “Still Analog”

Vinyl-centric website The Vinyl District has appropriately debuted the video for “Still Analog,” the first single from Music for Film, the upcoming debut album by The March Divide.  The record, essentially the one-man project of San Antonio-based, Jared Putnam, is …
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Brooke White To To Perform Live On “Good Day LA” Tue Dec. 18

Tune in to watch singer-songwriter-musician-actress BROOKE WHITEperform live on “GOOD DAY LA” morning show on Tuesday, December 18 during the 9:00 AM PT hour. BROOKE will perform “California Christmas” from her first-ever holiday album WHITE CHRISTMAS (out now via June …
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Josh Doyle Premieres “Everyone’s Alone” Live Acoustic Video

Singer-songwriter Josh Doyle (formerly of the UK band The Dumdums) has recently unveiled the new video for the acoustic version of his track “Everyone’s Alone.” The video, which premiered this week on Artist Direct, was shot live for the ‘At: …
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Ted Russell Kamp – Night Owl

Ted Russell Kamp’s first track, the Will Hoge co-write, “Smile Alone” sets the mood of Night Owl with its Levon Helm meets Eric Clapton in ’72 feel. It seems that the Laurel Canyon mythos rings true throughout this Americana set. This is definitely California desert country with the top down. “Right DownThe Wire” even has a little George Harrison inspired melodic slide. Night Owl can hang on the turntable with Robbie Robertson, The Eagles as well as modern Americana poets like Ray Wylie Hubbard, Hayes Carll or Ryan Bingham with his…
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Green Day Completes Trilogy With ‘Tre’

Green Day “Uno,” “Dos” and “Tre”. As record sales continue to wane, one has to wonder the logic behind separately releasing a trilogy of albums
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War Poets – Dulce et Decorum Est

War Poets’ first full length recording Dulce et Decorum Est shows off a collective effort of five veterans of the Minnesota pop/rock scene running the gamut from country rockers to piano ballads with lyrics mainly written by Rex Haberman who shares songwriting duties with bandmates Matt Kirkwold and Jenny Case. Instead of narrowing down the playing field to one cohesive album, it is a clean divide between kicking off rockers on the first CD with the crackle of plugging in guitars and blasting off with the Replacements-esque…
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Amy Lennard Signs With Rock Ridge Music

New York City-based singer-songwriter Amy Lennard has signed to Newark, NJ-based Rock Ridge Music; she will be releasing her sophomore album, If You Say Yes, via the company’s label arm in Spring 2013. Says Lennard of the relationship with her …
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