Releases

Recorded music including single, EPs, LPs

  • An interview with highly acclaimed musician Sun King Rising 2021, Sep 23rdAn interview with highly acclaimed musician Sun King Rising
    Sun King Rising is the performance moniker of singer/pianist/songwriter, John Blangero, who lives in south Texas. Well known as one of the world’s leading biomedical research scientists, John decided to return to music after a hiatus focused on his scientific career. Sun King Rising is influenced by organic Rock music like that of Joe Cocker, ...
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  • An interview with Rap artist Tyler Trappy 2021, Sep 22ndAn interview with Rap artist Tyler Trappy
    Tyler Trappy (age 23) is a well known rap artist diagnosed with autism. The rapper was born & raised in Orlando, FL. His music became popular during his teen years early in 2017. 1 In Music meets the straight-to-the-point no-nonsense artist behind the name Tyler Trappy. 1 In Music: Hey Tyler, thank you for joining us. ...
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  • An interview with music chameleon John Vento 2021, Sep 15thAn interview with music chameleon John Vento
    John Vento is often called a chameleon in the Pittsburgh music scene; and, while his critics may use the term as a pejorative, Vento views it as a compliment. He understands that they’re motivated by the frustration of their inability to lock him into a specific musical style. After all, the front man for the ...
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  • An interview with a multi-instrumentalist Country musician Pamela Hopkins 2021, Sep 14thAn interview with a multi-instrumentalist Country musician Pamela Hopkins
    Pamela Hopkins is a multi-instrumentalist Country Music Singer who performs weekly as a Dueling Piano Player in Little Rock Arkansas. Pamela travels several times a year performing in various venues as a Dueling Piano Player and also as a Solo Artist with her band. Pamela and her band focus on country music when her gig ...
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  • An interview with Traditional Country musician Richard Lynch 2021, Sep 14thAn interview with Traditional Country musician Richard Lynch
    Upholding the traditions set forth by artists like Haggard, Strait, Jackson, Jennings and other legends, Richard Lynch has been flying the flag for this brand of country music for the past 30+ years. Residing in Waynesville, OH, Lynch not only sings about country music… he LIVES it. As the owner of Keepin’ It Country Farm with ...
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  • An interview with chart topping talent Jay Elle 2021, Sep 13thAn interview with chart topping talent Jay Elle
    Jay Elle is an acoustic pop singer-songwriter who brings warmth and energy through diverse, well-crafted, “five star”, guitar-driven melodic songs. His soft inviting voice will uplift and soothe your spirits and his witty lyrics will provoke deeper thoughts about the world while sharing optimistic, positive, upbeat messages that will “have you carry on with your ...
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  • An interview with internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Louise Cappi 2021, Sep 13thAn interview with internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Louise Cappi
    Internationally acclaimed Louise Cappi is a New Orleans based singer/songwriter, recording artist and entertainer. She is the daughter of the late great New York jazz guitarist, Al Cappi. Powerful, humorous & soul stirring is the only way to describe her music and live performances. Louise is “a genre of her own.” Music with depth is what ...
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  • An interview with multi award-winning musician Ed Roman 2021, Sep 13thAn interview with multi award-winning musician Ed Roman
    Ed Roman is an Award-winning singer/songwriter, performer and multi-instrumentalist. Ed’s uniquely crafted songs have received regular rotation on more than 100 terrestrial radio stations across North America and more than 600 stations, worldwide. Ed was featured as an “Emerging Artist” in Billboard Magazine, December 2018. The animated music video for the Top 20 iTunes charting ...
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  • An interview with sensationally synergistic duo Soulful Femme 2021, Sep 12thAn interview with sensationally synergistic duo Soulful Femme
    Soulful Femme is a Blues, Funk, Jazz duo from Pittsburgh, made up of two women: Stevee Wellons (vocals) and Cheryl Rinovato (guitars). Their debut album, “It Is Well With My Soul” was released June 4th, 2021. Vocalist Stephanie Wellons, aka Stevee Wellons, has been performing in the tri-state area for the last 25 years. She is ...
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  • An interview with Tedi Brunetti 2021, Sep 11thAn interview with Tedi Brunetti
    To say Tedi Brunetti has “seen everything” during her career in music would be a vast understatement. The drummer, singer and songwriter from Pittsburgh grew up listening to songs on a transistor radio while banging away on a hamper and old hat boxes. It wasn’t long before Tedi was touring with New York City’s The ...
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  • An interview with Ohio Poet Laureate Nominee Michael Coleman of See Your Shadow 2021, Sep 11thAn interview with Ohio Poet Laureate Nominee Michael Coleman of See Your Shadow
    See Your Shadow Songwriting is a musical creation entity currently based out of Phoenix, Arizona. Michael Coleman, aka The Metropolitan Cowboy, runs this unique venture.  He is the artistic director of See Your Shadow Songwriting. He writes and produces all the songs created and released by See Your Shadow Songwriting.  See Your Shadow was launched ...
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  • An interview with the critically-acclaimed band Once Great Estate 2021, Sep 11thAn interview with the critically-acclaimed band Once Great Estate
    Once Great Estate was formed in 2018 when singer-songwriter/guitarist Tracy Horenbein enlisted the help of four fellow multi-instrumentalists to form a band of Southern misfits. Bassist Jeffrey Chagnon, guitarist/mandolin player F. Matthew Burns, fiddle player/guitarist Christopher Ash, and drummer Steve Burke joined soon after. The members’ varied and vast musical backgrounds melted together like butter on grits. They have released ...
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  • An interview with frequent Top 40 Roots Report charter Jeremy Parsons 2021, Sep 11thAn interview with frequent Top 40 Roots Report charter Jeremy Parsons
    Born in San Antonio, Texas, Jeremy Parsons grew up soaking in the sounds of Texas music in the dancehalls of the Lone Star State. The artist was always a fan of music. But it wasn’t until his later high school years that he discovered his knack for it. Driven by his passion, he taught himself ...
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  • An Interview with rising talent Ashley Puckett 2021, Sep 07thAn Interview with rising talent Ashley Puckett
    Ashley Puckett was born and raised in North Huntingdon, just east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Ashley realized her passion for music at a young age, performing at vocal competitions and community events, and eventually, landing at open-mic nights and shows in bars and clubs, doing anything to keep the music and her passion alive.  Her musical ...
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  • An interview with two-time Male Country Artist of the Year Matt Westin 2021, Sep 02ndAn interview with two-time Male Country Artist of the Year Matt Westin
    Matt Westin is a two-time International Music and Entertainment Association Male Country Artist of the Year. He appeared in the October 10, 2018 issue of Billboard Magazine as an Emerging Artist. His newest single “Thin Blue Line” reached the top of the international iTunes country charts and has received over 150K spotify streams. The artist ...
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  • An interview with rising music artist Aaron Reflex 2021, Aug 27thAn interview with rising music artist Aaron Reflex
    Aaron Reflex born Mustafah Aaron Steele, is an American music artist from Queens, New York. His sound blends Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul, Trap, and Soul. The music offers smooth vocals and intuitive lyrics over stellar instrumental beats. The performer has been on tour across the American South states. He has been featured on on many major ...
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  • Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion at The Huntingdon Hall Worcester 2021, Aug 26thZoe Schwarz Blue Commotion at The Huntingdon Hall Worcester
    I am really looking forward to seeing Zoe this Friday at the Chapel Arts Venue in Bath. After almost two years since I last heard them, it will be amazing to see some special live music again. The chance to chat with husband and wife Rob and Zoe is especially great. They are such an ...
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  • An interview with US Songwriter of the Year, Gary Pratt 2021, Aug 15thAn interview with US Songwriter of the Year, Gary Pratt
    In addition to being the front man for several local bands in the Pittsburgh area, Gary Pratt has had the experience of hitting the Nashville club and showcase scene. He has had the pleasure of singing at the Tennessee State Fair, Rocky Gap Music Festival and CMA Fest. Gary has been the opening act for ...
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  • An interview with chart-topping musician Bill Abernathy 2021, Aug 14thAn interview with chart-topping musician Bill Abernathy
    Bill Abernathy is topping the Roots Music Report Americana chart with his last collection of songs, “Crossing Willow Creek”. The release is widely available now. The first single, “Cry Wolf” reached the iTunes Top 100 Rock Songs chart, while hitting the Top 5 on New Music Weekly’s country chart. The next two singles also received ...
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  • An interview with prolific songwriter and chart topper Randy Seedorff 2021, Aug 14thAn interview with prolific songwriter and chart topper Randy Seedorff
    Randy Seedorff founded the group Soul Purpose in 2010. They released their studio album Rearview Mirror, produced by Larry Gann of Awe Struck Studios in 2014. The music artist released his 7-track EP, Elevate, in 2017. The first two releases from that project reached number 1 on Christian Radio Charts. A prolific songwriter, Randy Seedorff ...
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  • An interview with Robert Wagner, songwriter, musician, and frontman of Little Wretches 2021, Aug 14thAn interview with Robert Wagner, songwriter, musician, and frontman of Little Wretches
    As frontman and chief songwriter/lyricist for 80s/90s seminal Pittsburgh rock band, Little Wretches, Robert Wagner rode a wave of local notoriety that led the band to the forefront of the underground music scene. He has also recorded and released two new albums in 2020: Undesirables and Anarchists and Burning Lantern Dropped In Straw. The former ...
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  • Coeur Vaillant release debut single Spring Always Returns 2021, Aug 12thCoeur Vaillant release debut single Spring Always Returns
    Coeur Vaillant release hope with debut single Spring Always Returns. We have already discovered the fresh, poetic, quirky and inspiring take on life from rising artist Coeur Vaillant in his artist profile. Now let’s hear him instil those in his music with the release of his debut single Spring Always Returns. The melody came to me as ...
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  • An interview with Poet and music artist LJak 2021, Aug 11thAn interview with Poet and music artist LJak
    LJak is an artist and poet who, through his music, inspires his audience to think. 1 In Music meets up with the music artist to find out more about him, his sound and his music projects. 1 In Music: You have multiple talents in your arsenal. How do they make your music unique? LJak : What’s unique ...
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  • Coeur Vaillant: An Artist’s Profile 2021, Aug 11thCoeur Vaillant: An Artist's Profile
    Discover Coeur Vaillant, a rising artist with a fresh, poetic, quirky and inspiring take on life which he instils in his music and generously shares with us COEUR VAILLANT (pronounced “Kirvayan”) is a story of struggle for unity and love in an impulse of timeless nobility. It reconciles Pop and Classical, while elegant with a dreamy ...
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  • Moan Barrow Productions: Meeting a fictitous band and a very real production company 2021, Aug 05thMoan Barrow Productions: Meeting a fictitous band and a very real production company
    In the past, music creation could be as simple as grabbing a guitar and an SM58 microphone then pressing record on your favorite 4 track. However, at Moan Barrow Productions, we utilize a mixture of real instruments, the most modern Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs), the latest VST plugins with some of the highest tech microphones ...
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  • An interview with EDM producer Ruben Gausel Torkelsen (RGT) 2021, Aug 04thAn interview with EDM producer Ruben Gausel Torkelsen (RGT)
    Ruben Gausel Torkelsen (RGT) is a genuine fan of EDM. Growing up in Norway, the now twenty-four-year-old producer has always had an affinity for the electronic side of music, from Illenium and Walker to Zedd and Garrix. RGT is always aware of every element in a song and values every aspect with great regard, from the ...
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  • An Interview with Country music singer-songwriter Savannah Rae 2021, Jul 27thAn Interview with Country music singer-songwriter Savannah Rae
    Country singer-songwriter Savannah Rae hails from San Antonio, Texas. The vocalist has toured and has been a backup singer for Demi Lavato as well as others. Savannah Rae’s releases have seen over a million views and climbing. Newest release TYPICAL TEXAS GIRL is out now on all platforms. 1 In Music met the artist behind ...
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  • Multi-talented artist Ellen Alexander releases Shadows 2021, Jul 22ndMulti-talented artist Ellen Alexander releases Shadows
    Multi-talented artist Ellen Alexander releases a new single entitled Shadows. The track is an EDM song. It manages to blend pop and ethereal in a match (feeling very much like it was) made in heaven. The singer’s soft vocals glide on the sound waves, accentuating the feeling of peace as the song calls us out ...
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  • Kev Gray and The Gravy Train release Time to Live Again 2021, Jul 22ndKev Gray and The Gravy Train release Time to Live Again
    “Time to Live Again” – Released July 14, 2021 on all major streaming platforms https://songwhip.com/kevgrayandthegravytrain/time-to-live-again GENRE: Pop, Funk, Funk Rock, Dance Pop, Singer-Songwriter MOOD: Happy, Sexy Time To Live Again – The track Written on a beach in Thailand during lockdown, Time To Live Again is a post-pandemic feel good anthem to get people living and loving again. An 80s inspired ...
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  • An interview with multi-faceted artist Ellen Alexander for the release of her new single Shadows 2021, Jul 22ndAn interview with multi-faceted artist Ellen Alexander for the release of her new single Shadows
    From the catwalk and magazine covers to the stage, Ellen Alexander glides effortlessly. The multi-faceted artist builds a reputation at the four corners of media and entertainment. A Fashion Model, an Actress, a Singer and an Entrepreneur, the artist is establishing herself around the world from her native Moscow (Russian Federation) to her US residence ...
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  • An interview with Kev Gray and The Gravy Train 2021, Jul 21stAn interview with Kev Gray and The Gravy Train
    About Kev Gray and The Gravy Train: “My Dad asked me what I wanted to do when I grew up. I said, ‘A musician”. He said, ‘Well, you can’t do both’.” Kev Gray and The Gravy Train are an award-winning, multi-genre band based out of England, America and Japan – depending on the weather. Based around the ...
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  • An interview with Remus Tucker from the Remus Tucker band 2021, Jul 18thAn interview with Remus Tucker from the Remus Tucker band
    The Remus Tucker Band is a hard hittin’ Southern Rock band from Colorado. 1inmusic meets Remus Tucker for a tête-à-tête. 1 In Music: Hey, thank you for taking this interview with us. What would you say makes your sound and your band unique? Remus Tucker : I tend to tell stories that most everyone can resonate with. ...
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  • Singer/Songwriter IRIS releases nostalgic single “Burgundy” 2021, Jul 15thSinger/Songwriter IRIS releases nostalgic single “Burgundy”
    Burgundy is the color that LA-based independent singer-songwriter IRIS gives nostalgia in her new release. As the artist says herself: “Burgundy takes you back to that feeling where everything feels good and you’re savoring the memories of all the happiness you had with someone and then you get lost . You know it’s wrong but that’s ...
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  • An interview with rising Hip Hop artist Ivan ATS 2021, Jul 14thAn interview with rising Hip Hop artist Ivan ATS
    Driving with an undoubtedly unique story and a lifelong passion for Hip Hop, Orlando’s Ivan ATS gears up to launch his debut EP in the Summer 2021 – the intense and energising, revealing and intricate ‘Stuck In My Ways’. An artist dedicated to authenticity, Ivan promises a bold and unbreakable connection with his audience. The new ...
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  • An interview with Malaysian talent Keemo Rahman 2021, Jul 13thAn interview with Malaysian talent Keemo Rahman
    Few music creators get to appreciate the true power that the right music can have on the dance floor. But the Malaysia-born music talent known as Keemo Rahman truly does. The artist started his professional career as a modern dancer and choreographer in the 1990s. Born Abdul Hakim Abdul Rahman, in the Kuching city of ...
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  • An interview with The Voice’s Presley Tennant 2021, Jul 07thAn interview with The Voice's Presley Tennant
    Since her appearance on The Voice with Team Kelly and her transition to Country music, Presley has not stopped. The talented artist has particularly been making quite a bit of noise in the Country market. She has performed with Kelly Clarkson on the Voice and in Las Vegas, as well as with Tim McGraw, Cody ...
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  •  Stacey Jackson Releases The Hottest New Song Of The Summer 2021, Jun 04th Stacey Jackson Releases The Hottest New Song Of The Summer
    Every summer season is super hot for music, and one song seems to become the anthem of that summer. Stacey Jackson is turning up the heat and demanding that anthem spot this year by releasing a rebooted version of her hit song “Live It Up Feat. Snoop Dogg”! This electric dance song was originally released ...
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  • Leiza Michaels releases Nuevos Estándares IN Spanish and English! 2021, Jun 02ndLeiza Michaels releases Nuevos Estándares IN Spanish and English!
    May 18, 2021 Boca Raton, Florida Today, Southern Florida Singing sensation and Songwriter Leiza Michaels announced the release of Nuevos Estándares, the Spanish version of her 2020 classic “New Standards”.  She and Starburst Records also announced they will be hosting a CD Release Party at The Pavilion Grille in Boca Raton, Florida on Sunday, June 27 ...
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  • An Interview with rising Bassist David Hadley Ray 2021, Apr 22ndAn Interview with rising Bassist David Hadley Ray
    Renaissance man David Hadley Ray is a Bassist known for playing and touring with many legendary musicians including Chuck Berry, Jeff Beck, Bo Didley, “Cream” Poet/Lyricist Pete Brown, and Mick Taylor of the Rolling Stones, among others. He’s traveled across the globe and has this advice for new musicians.. “Play from the heart. The technique comes ...
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  • An Interview with new rapper on the U.S. block EerieG 2021, Feb 25thAn Interview with new rapper on the U.S. block EerieG
    Only four months in, and new rapper on the block EerieG is boasting a social popularity in par with his ambitions. Self-produced, the 20-year old artist from Charlottesville, Virginia offers a trap/melodic style with a witty, punchy delivery. From Spotify to Soundcloud via Instagram, his following grows. His most viewed song, Bankai, has just passed ...
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  • An interview with up and coming singer-songwriter Mel Maryns 2021, Jan 29thAn interview with up and coming singer-songwriter Mel Maryns
    Check out upcoming, Ireland-based singer/songwriter music artist Mel Maryns. This musical autodidact has been at it since she was 13. Non-content on teaching herself the piano and guitar, she frequently busks on the streets of Ireland. She recently released 3 singles and I’m planning on releasing a new single every month till the end of ...
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  • Daniel Santiago releases Song for Tomorrow 2021, Jan 21stDaniel Santiago releases Song for Tomorrow
    Acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and composer Daniel Santiago releases an ambitious original record that featuring guest performances by legendary musical artists. The thirteen-track album is produced by jazz legend Kurt Rosenwinkel, mixed by Charis Karantzas, mastered by Glenn Schick Mastering and released on Heartcore Records, Berlin 2021. Eric Clapton plays the electric guitar on first track Open ...
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  • Giomani and POPOFF break way in the American music industry 2021, Jan 11thGiomani and POPOFF break way in the American music industry
    The music industry, though changed, has not taken a pause despite the coronavirus changing the way the world looks at life. Even better is that we’re seeing more artists come out with new music with the additional time to perfect their craft.  Artists like Giomani and POPOFF have paved the way for themselves in the US ...
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  • Musical Artist FLOJOBENZ Drops New Single: “The Dance Song” 2020, Dec 19thMusical Artist FLOJOBENZ Drops New Single: “The Dance Song”
    Chicago native and self-made musician, FLOJOBENZ, has recently released his much anticipated single, The Dance Song, on all major streaming platforms including Youtube, Soundcloud, Apple Music, and Spotify. He is a fresh face to the music scene, who brings an even more fresh sound, FLOJOBENZ will be an artist to keep your eye on in ...
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  • An Interview with RYVN 2020, Dec 18thAn Interview with RYVN
    RYVN is the collaborative project between Ryan Hatch and Ryan Leitenberger. They first met each other on SoundCloud when they were 15, which was around the same time that they had both started producing music. Fast forward 5 years, they have grown exponentially and have had several hit tracks worldwide. With over 20 tracks to ...
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  • Trinity Laban Alum Fela Kuti Honoured with Plaque at Greenwich Site 2020, Nov 20thTrinity Laban Alum Fela Kuti Honoured with Plaque at Greenwich Site
    London, 20 November 2020 TRINITY LABAN ALUM FELA KUTI HONOURED WITH PLAQUE AT GREENWICH SITE Trinity Laban alum Fela Kuti – afrobeat pioneer and political activist – was honoured today with a commemorative plaque. Part of the Black Plaque Project and Trinity Laban’s Black Culture 365 programme, the temporary memorial was installed at the conservatoire’s Faculty of ...
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  • Basic Television release debut EP One 2020, Oct 10thBasic Television release debut EP One
    1inmusic is absolutely enjoying One, the three-track debut EP from band Basic Television. The two first tracks, Creeper and Fade are essentially electronic pieces with a darker age and modern pop touches. The musicians managed to build a great melody over the beats. This is more than enough to please both dance movers and melody ...
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  • Interview with Singer-Songwriter IRIS 2020, Oct 02ndInterview with Singer-Songwriter IRIS
    Independent Singer/Songwriter IRIS is starting to make a name for herself with releases like her breakout single Crazy featured on Netflix’s show Santa Clarita Diet. We are meeting the following the release of her new single “Today“. Her soaring vocals, the “seize the day” message and Malay’s production give us something to kindle motivation and ...
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  • Jaelle Monae’s lead guitarist Kellindo releases Long Gone 2020, Sep 20thJaelle Monae's lead guitarist Kellindo releases Long Gone
    It is 1InMusic’s distinct pleasure to support and share with you the latest from New-York multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Kellindo. Jaelle Monae’s lead guitarist releases his new single Long Gone. At 1InMusic, we were extremely excited to be given the opportunity to hear the single before it is out. The track offers a groovy whilst funky ...
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  • Interview: Entering the weird-pop world of Abigail Ory 2020, Sep 17thInterview: Entering the weird-pop world of Abigail Ory
    We e-meet Indie singer/songwriter Abigail Ory in the wake of the release of her music video for her single Waves. as she announces her debut EP, “Don’t Mind Me” due for release on October 7th, 2020. A genre deviant, Ory set out to create her truest interpretation of what was going on inside of her ...
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  • Jesse Neo: An interview with the talented British-Australian musician 2020, Aug 29thJesse Neo: An interview with the talented British-Australian musician
    British-Australian multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, DJ and producer Jesse Neo just released a new single. The Sydney-based musician via London composes original music full time in the Land Down Under. “Sex Magic”, his latest release, testifies of the music artist’s affinity for fusion. He blends elements of classical with electronic Eurodance, groove, pop, new wave and ...
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  • Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Kiiara releases new single Never Let You 2020, Aug 22ndMulti-platinum singer-songwriter Kiiara releases new single Never Let You
      Atlantic Records multi-platinum singer-songwriter, KIIARA, just dropped her new single “Never Let You”. The Rock-inspired piece follows last month’s release of  the catchy “I Still Do” produced by Jason Evigan (Dua Lipa, Maroon 5, Demi Lovato), co-written by Justin Tranter (Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga) and Ali Tamposi (Jonas Brothers, Shawn Mendes) with the ...
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  • An interview with Music Composer Francesco Mariano 2020, Aug 07thAn interview with Music Composer Francesco Mariano
    Italian composer Francesco Mariano is a seasoned musician who graduated from the Conservatory in Double Bass and Electronic Music. A double bassist, he’s played in classical music orchestras such as Orchestra Toscanini and Orchestra Sinfonica Italiana alongside the likes of Pavarotti (Pavarotti and Friends in the 2001 and 2003 editions), Bono Vox, Eric Clapton, Berry ...
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  • BROTHER SUN SISTER MOON releases debut EP ‘Some Same Soul’ and single ‘Numb’ 2020, Aug 02ndBROTHER SUN SISTER MOON releases debut EP ‘Some Same Soul’ and single ‘Numb’
    BROTHER SUN SISTER MOON paint sonic landscapes with their debut EP ‘Some Same Soul’ and single ‘Numb’ ‘Numb’ is a psych-pop song. The whole part is made of the same 4 chords, but its drum beats are constantly changing like a wave. The song is about the feeling of numbness, which might be the answer for ...
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  • Future Echoes, Sweden’s New Showcase Festival 18-20 Feb 2021 2020, Jul 18thFuture Echoes, Sweden's New Showcase Festival 18-20 Feb 2021
    New Future Echoes showcase festival Discover Sensation announces Future Echoes, a new Future Showcase festival taking place 18 to 20 of February in the city of Norrköpingin in eastern Sweden.  The idea is to make a gateway for artists who want to enter the Swedish market or develop their international career. Musicians and music fans can ...
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  • Reseda – Steve Pledger 2020, Jul 09thReseda - Steve Pledger
    British musician Steve Pledger has managed what many of us are still seeking: to channel our emotions, our passionate reactions,  our vision into a melody and lyrics that sit together as if under the influence of the windy afflatus. The main feeling with which the song leaves you is the urge to hug the songwriter ...
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  • Trinity Laban launches a new BA (Hons) in Music Performance and Industry 2020, Jul 04thTrinity Laban launches a new BA (Hons) in Music Performance and Industry
    Trinity Laban has launched a new BA (Hons) in Music Performance and Industry, a first for conservatoire training in London. This three-year undergraduate programme will produce a new generation of songwriters, producers and performers in popular music. Trinity Laban, London’s Creative Conservatoire, has earned a reputation for its future-focussed and socially engaged training, and strong industry ...
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  • Review: Amel D releases Dear Blue (The Perfect Shadow) 2020, May 13thReview: Amel D releases Dear Blue (The Perfect Shadow)
    Amel D continues her alternatively rocking musical ride with a new single from her second album, Cross To Hell (Vol. II – 2020). The single is entitled Dear Blue (The perfect shadow). This release is a definite rock track, complete with Amel D’s distinctive rasping singing voice, the electric guitar’s slidings and the complementing percussions. ...
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  • Gabriel Vendramini and Guilherme Wolf release EP DIY Split Vol. 1 2020, Apr 22ndGabriel Vendramini and Guilherme Wolf release EP DIY Split Vol. 1
    Two musicians turned friends, Gabriel Vendramini and Guilherme Wolf, release their EP called DIY Split Vol. 1 DIY Split, as the name implies, offers a DIY approach to the music industry. The two artists themselves refer to their music as DIY lo-fi indie rock. On first and subsequent listens, it becomes apparent that the music ...
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  • LAIKIPIA releases A Powerful Message in the Electronic Scene 2020, Apr 11thLAIKIPIA releases A Powerful Message in the Electronic Scene
    LAIKIPIA released the music video for “Big Fish” this past week. The clip became a powerful force in the music industry. With its dynamic build up, the music video reflects the intensity of the music as well as the lyrics. “You’ve left your guard down, But how could you have known, That I’m the big fish ...
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  • Review: Deco Halo releases new single Low 2020, Apr 04thReview: Deco Halo releases new single Low
    Review of Deco Halo’s Low The title of their release might be Low but there is nothing low about the new single by Deco Halo. The instrumentation and arrangements get your head nodding to the rhythm from the outset. The band defines their sound as pop and the track is a definite and instant crowd pleaser. ...
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  • Review: Igor Laze releases full LP Departure 2020, Mar 18thReview: Igor Laze releases full LP Departure
    Igor Laze releases new 14-track album Departure This album has such a lovely way of taking you in from the first track. It fuses a standout lead vocals in its deceptive simplicity with almost ethereal hushed harmonies. To that, a rich yet well-arranged instrumentation adds its layers that enchant rather than deter. The lyrics also contribute ...
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  • Review: Amel D releases new single Pride of Sacrifice (EXPLICIT) 2020, Mar 12thReview: Amel D releases new single Pride of Sacrifice (EXPLICIT)
    Amel D releases new single Pride of Sacrifice (Explicit). The track is resolutely Alternative Rock with its electric guitar, appropriate percussions and full instrumentation really. In addition, Amel D adds husky vocals that soar into a cry in places. The melody is perceivable and the song itself is definitely catchy. It is nothing new in ...
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  • Music Review: Who do you love? by IMAGE 2020, Mar 09thMusic Review: Who do you love? by IMAGE
    RnB group IMAGE releases new single Who Do You Love? The sound of band IMAGE takes you back to those classic vintage RnB moments. From the outset, the single “Who Do You Love?” sets the characteristic mood with its groovy beat, soulfully harmonising vocalists and instrumentation. It invites you in, very much in a soulful fashion. ...
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  • Review: Indie Hip-hop artist Navé releases debut album Fragments 2020, Feb 13thReview: Indie Hip-hop artist Navé releases debut album Fragments
    Atlanta-born Hip-Hop artist Navé brings a head-moving, foot-stomping Indie Hip-Hop sound with an edge. The rapper infused his passion in his debut EP Fragments, stating “I am King” and living up to it with only “a dollar and a dream” in the introductory track King. The release moves on with an alternative rap sound, mi-ethereal, ...
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  • Review: James Tate Wilson releases Hand In Hand 2020, Feb 11thReview: James Tate Wilson releases Hand In Hand
    Hand in Hand Review Folk acoustic story teller James Tate Wilson shares the simple acoustic pleasures with us in Hand in Hand. The single is from the album Dancing on the Moon. With an uncomplicated voice that breathes authenticity, the artist gives the start of the song the quality of a simple but effective melodious tune. ...
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  • Telegraph releases brand new EP Simple Drive 7 Feb 2020 2020, Feb 10thTelegraph releases brand new EP Simple Drive 7 Feb 2020
    It’s out! Telegraph has just released its first and brand new EP Simple Drive ! The three French cousins-mates are offering us a 5-track manifest of a three-year journey of work and travels, from California to Norway via Canada. They present the heart of the Telegraph project: a decidedly modern pop rock music, that is ...
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  • Review of Hip Hop artist Shevin Michael releases new EP It’s Time 2020, Feb 08thReview of Hip Hop artist Shevin Michael releases new EP It's Time
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  • Review of DJ Radtipptoppp’s “OG Profiling (A Maga Hat to market Hate)” 2020, Feb 06thReview of DJ Radtipptoppp's "OG Profiling (A Maga Hat to market Hate)"
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  • Meeting DJ and Music Producer Joe Mesmar 2020, Feb 05thMeeting DJ and Music Producer Joe Mesmar
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  • Review of Indie Soull’s Hotel Bibles 2020, Jan 26thReview of Indie Soull's Hotel Bibles
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  • Cold Reading releases concept album ‘ZYT’ 2020, Jan 23rdCold Reading releases concept album 'ZYT'
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  • Amel D releases single I’m Your Rain (album Cross to Hell): Review 2020, Jan 02ndAmel D releases single I'm Your Rain (album Cross to Hell): Review
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  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Rock Me! 2019, Dec 18thSister Rosetta Tharpe, Rock Me!
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  • Denny Strickland shows us a new take on the Harley Quinn story 2019, Nov 01stDenny Strickland shows us a new take on the Harley Quinn story
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  • An interview with DJ Kaito 2019, Oct 15thAn interview with DJ Kaito
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  • Composing4you: Interview with a musician in love with music 2019, Sep 16thComposing4you: Interview with a musician in love with music
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  • Days in the Dark – The new single by Teddy 2019, Sep 05thDays in the Dark - The new single by Teddy
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  • Enya’s Orinoco Flow 2019, Sep 04thEnya's Orinoco Flow
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  • Interview with Gordon Giltrap (MBE)’s protegee, Carrie Martin 2019, Aug 27thInterview with Gordon Giltrap (MBE)'s protegee, Carrie Martin
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  • An Interview with music-loving duo Red Sky 2019, Aug 13thAn Interview with music-loving duo Red Sky
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  • Paul Pedana reveals album title: A Sole Existence Reflects Eternity 2019, Jul 29thPaul Pedana reveals album title: A Sole Existence Reflects Eternity
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  • An interview with music composer Sean Hayden 2019, Jun 06thAn interview with music composer Sean Hayden
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  • Paul Pedana is back in the studio working on a new album 2019, May 21stPaul Pedana is back in the studio working on a new album
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  • Pezhman Mosleh releases musical hommage to Dr Irvin Yalom called On The Threshold 2019, May 08thPezhman Mosleh releases musical hommage to Dr Irvin Yalom called On The Threshold
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  • Telegraph release new single Down In The River 2019, Apr 26thTelegraph release new single Down In The River
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  • John Legend: All of Me 2019, Apr 20thJohn Legend: All of Me
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  • George Michael: Kissing Fools 2019, Apr 16thGeorge Michael: Kissing Fools
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  • Mariah Carey: The Butterfly 2019, Apr 16thMariah Carey: The Butterfly
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  • COLD READING’s New Single ‘THROUGH THE WOODS, PT. 1’ OUT NOW 2019, Apr 12thCOLD READING's New Single ‘THROUGH THE WOODS, PT. 1’ OUT NOW
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  • Barbara, L’ Aigle Noir (France) 2019, Apr 06thBarbara, L' Aigle Noir (France)
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  • The Peculiar Genius of Paul Pedana 2019, Apr 02ndThe Peculiar Genius of Paul Pedana
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  • 3 Upcoming songwriter festivals in the USA, April and May 2019 2019, Apr 02nd3 Upcoming songwriter festivals in the USA, April and May 2019
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  • Performing Songwriters and Composers Festivals 2019, Apr 01st
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  • The Don Kap: An interview with the debunker of Fakes #BYEBYEFAKES [EXPLICIT] 2019, Apr 01stThe Don Kap: An interview with the debunker of Fakes #BYEBYEFAKES [EXPLICIT]
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  • (When) Babyface Exhale(s) 2019, Mar 05th(When) Babyface Exhale(s)
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  • Blue Midnight: The Dream Metal Band 2019, Feb 08thBlue Midnight: The Dream Metal Band
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  • Evan Henzi announces new management and PR team coinciding with Hit Track “Call To Arms” with DJ Gareth Emery and Snow Patrol’s Lightbody and McDaid 2019, Jan 14thEvan Henzi announces new management and PR team coinciding with Hit Track “Call To Arms” with DJ Gareth Emery and Snow Patrol’s Lightbody and McDaid
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  • Minnie Birch – Emeralds 2018, Dec 14thMinnie Birch -  Emeralds
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  • Sofar Manchester Oct 2018 2018, Nov 25thSofar Manchester Oct 2018
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  • Samplified, the home of Quality royalty-free sample packs 2018, Oct 17thSamplified, the home of Quality royalty-free sample packs
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  • Colours of Life – Maseko & Mayeva Unite to Celebrate Music In Manchester’s Norther Quarter 2018, Sep 10thColours of Life - Maseko & Mayeva Unite to Celebrate Music In Manchester’s Norther Quarter
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  • The African Dream – Call for Artistic Projects 2018 2018, Sep 10thThe African Dream - Call for Artistic Projects 2018
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  • Devine Score releases new Single Unrelenting 2018, Aug 28thDevine Score releases new Single Unrelenting
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  • New artist Lavahi to release debut single Forever 2018, Aug 24thNew artist Lavahi to release debut single Forever
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  • JMI releases single Bustin’ Seams 2018, Aug 24thJMI releases single Bustin’ Seams
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  • Mucho Dinero releases Solo Project “Book Me For a Show” 2018, Aug 14thMucho Dinero releases Solo Project "Book Me For a Show"
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  • New Artist Caesar Osiris Releases New Single “Más Allá” 2018, Aug 11thNew Artist Caesar Osiris Releases New Single "Más Allá"
    Caesar Osiris Looks to Aid the Environment by Inspiring through Music Los Angeles, CA — July 30, 2018 Caesar Osiris is an artist and a filmmaker with a strong cause unique to the music scene. With his music and his films, Caesar intends to inspire people to care about the planet and work to protect it. This ...
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  • Up and Coming Rapper Gage Tielr Drops New Single “Emblem” 2018, Aug 11thUp and Coming Rapper Gage Tielr Drops New Single "Emblem"
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  • Ant Farm: The Interview 2018, Aug 05thAnt Farm: The Interview
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  • Miralee – “Stranger to Myself” 2018, Aug 01stMiralee - “Stranger to Myself”
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  • Review: Chris Sullivan releases Dog Days EP 2018, Jun 14thReview: Chris Sullivan releases Dog Days EP
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  • Review – Ann Paul releases Stay 2018, Jun 08thReview - Ann Paul releases Stay
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  • Miracle by Evolution of the Groove: Review 2018, May 29thMiracle by Evolution of the Groove: Review
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  • Nothing But You releases I Love You On My Own (album) 2018, Apr 21stNothing But You releases I Love You On My Own (album)
    Nothing But You is all about love, at least according to her music. Across her discography – which includes 2017 full-length release, and a 2017 Single, On My Own – the Japan-born singer has honed a spiritual kind of style that inspires her audience to aim higher, to love their neighbors despite respective differences. “She’s going to melt ...
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  • North London’s pop adventurists Cocoa Futures return with new single ‘Sink in The Water’ 2018, Apr 09thNorth London’s pop adventurists Cocoa Futures return with new single ‘Sink in The Water’
    North London’s pop adventurists Cocoa Futures make a potent return with new single ‘Sink in The Water’ ‘Sink In The Water’ was recorded at Manchester’s Low Four studios and produced by Brendan Williams (GoGo Penguin; Dutch Uncles) and is the first of six new Cocoa Futures tunes to be released this year Listen/Share: Cocoa Futures ‘Sink in ...
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  • London-Irish tropical indie quintet Bokito release new single ‘Love Gotten’ 2018, Mar 26thLondon-Irish tropical indie quintet Bokito release new single ‘Love Gotten’
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  • Making Royalty Free Beats 2018, Mar 19thMaking Royalty Free Beats
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  • East London electro beat masters Crooked Teeth share new release, ‘Mountain Song’ 2018, Mar 18thEast London electro beat masters Crooked Teeth share new release, ‘Mountain Song’
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  • Edward Chilvers – The Future Is Polyrhythmic 2018, Mar 13thEdward Chilvers - The Future Is Polyrhythmic
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  • Coralcrown releases Between the Lights 2018, Mar 09thCoralcrown releases Between the Lights
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  • Kadija Kamara releases Nothing left to Lose 2018, Mar 08thKadija Kamara releases Nothing left to Lose
    We love the sound that Kadija Kamara gives us in her new EP Nothing left to Lose. The artist shares her own brand of soul with a voice that oscillates between soft power and complete assurance. The EP is out right now for purchase! http://smarturl.it/NothingLeftToLoseEP Kadija Kamara’s EP Track Listings Nothing Left To Lose – Soundcloud | ...
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  • Angello Black: The Interview 2018, Feb 27thAngello Black: The Interview
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  • 10 O’Clock release their electrifying debut single “Babylon is Fallen’ 2018, Feb 27th10 O’Clock release their electrifying debut single “Babylon is Fallen’
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  • Hero Fischer is back with ‘Lonely’ 2018, Feb 25thHero Fischer is back with 'Lonely'
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  • Talma Release In Circles – 1InMusic interviews the Alternative Rock band 2018, Feb 20thTalma Release In Circles - 1InMusic interviews the Alternative Rock band
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  • Iona Ilie is On Cloud Ten 2018, Feb 08thIona Ilie is On Cloud Ten
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  • Fanshore and Tropic release Reaper 2018, Feb 03rdFanshore and Tropic release Reaper
    1InMusic review: Fanshore and Tropic release Reaper Fanshore and Tropic reignite their tinderbox chemistry on the effortless bars of ‘Reaper’ which came out 22 Jan 2018. It is a pleasant discovery to embark on the wave that this pair pulls out with their release Reaper. There is the unexpected fusion of youthful, Hip-Hop groove on Jazz chords, ...
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  • Lord Conrad: An Interview with the multi-talented upcoming artist 2018, Jan 20thLord Conrad: An Interview with the multi-talented upcoming artist
    New and upcoming hot musician Lord Conrad hails from Italy. His artistic philosophy reflects his sensitive and altruistic character. He believes people should focus on spreading positive messages and be themselves by following their passion. The former model, dancer and public relations events specialist has left his artistic print at clubs throughout Milan, the world fashion capital, ...
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  • Ravenscroft release six-song EP Rebel 2017, Dec 24thRavenscroft release six-song EP Rebel
    Ravenscroft is an American band from Orange County, California. The group is made of four seasoned musicians, Ralph Buso on Vocals, Brett Gorke on Guitars, Devin Baker on Bass and Pat Magrath on Drums. The band members individual backgrounds and eclectic educations come together to present the listener with handsomely crafted and delivered melodic alternative rock. Ravenscroft’s music ...
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  • Nega Blasts X releases Give Me E 2017, Nov 30thNega Blasts X releases Give Me E
    Nega Blast X is a trance techno industrial music project formed in 2010 by Burbank music arranger and author Dominic R Daniel’s. The sound is similar to New Order. Give Me E is Nega Blast X’s second release. The album offers a sating variety of trance genres, varying in pace (the hypnotic track Dream State comes ...
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  • London rockers TALMA drop new single ‘Lifeline’ 2017, Nov 27thLondon rockers TALMA drop new single 'Lifeline'
     London rockers Talma scale the heady heights of visceral rock songwriting with their new single ‘Lifeline’ and you can listen/share right now to TALMA ‘Lifeline’ via Spotify. THis is what is being said about the band: “Teeming with raw energy, ‘Lifeline’ is a no-holds-barred dose of rock n roll.” Gigslutz “TALMA stands out as an energetic, hook-laden power rock ensemble ...
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  • Sound City 2018 announces first 10 artists 2017, Nov 27thSound City 2018 announces first 10 artists
    Sound City 2018, taking place 5th and 6th of May of the new year, announces its first 10 artists. They include Peace, The Slow Readers Club, Ibibio Sound Machine, Baxter Dury, Idles, Jaws, Low Island, Cassia, The Orielles and Zuzu. They sent the following message: ” We are pleased to announce the first 10 artists for Sound ...
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  • Nega Blast X release We Want To Rock 2017, Nov 18thNega Blast X release We Want To Rock
    About the Nega Blast X project and author of We Want to Rock Nega Blast X is a trance techno industrial music project. The enterprise was formed in 2010 by Burbank music arranger and author Dominic R Daniels. His music is inspired by the likes of Daft Punk, Orbital, Eisenfunk, Gary Numan and The Mutaytor. Many ...
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  • FUZETA – Part 1: Sound, Unlimited 2017, Oct 21stFUZETA - Part 1: Sound, Unlimited
    This article retraces, via captain logs, the encounter of French band Fuzeta by ZeBoss aka as the founder of Radio Kaos Caribou #RKC who sums up the experience as: ‘Where the incredible sonic trip of your ears, heart, soul, or simply of you begins, leading to the country of the quasi automatic eargasm.’ ZeBoSS’s Logbook in the ...
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  • Meeting RAANI: An interview with 1 In Music 2017, Oct 19thMeeting RAANI: An interview with 1 In Music
    RAANI (rah-nee) is a pop/soul singer-songwriter. Her musical influences are eclectic and inspire her with the emotion and energy in their delivery which she in turns impacts on her listeners. Her latest release, the single ‘All My Ladies,’ available at all major retailers was nominated for a 2016 Edmonton Music Award in the best R&B/ Soul recording ...
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  • DJ ILLANOISE: An Interview 2017, Oct 19thDJ ILLANOISE: An Interview
    “I wanted to be a DJ before I knew what a DJ was“, says Raphael Thomas Woods, known more commonly as DJ Illanoise. A veteran of the Los Angeles club scene, DJ Illanoise has become a keystone among LA nightlife circles since he emerged in the early 2000s, performing at LA’s most prestigious clubs and ...
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  • Spiritual pop rock project OliAlchemy releases inspirational music video 2017, Oct 10thSpiritual pop rock project OliAlchemy releases inspirational music video
    OliAlchemy releases an inspirational video and dedicating it to hearts around the globe. The minimalist black and white video perfectly accompanies the sound and is rightfully going viral on Facebook. Join everyone else and hear it too on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17c1AseJGCI and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Olialchemy/videos/1894205063928377/ OliAlchemy is a Spiritual Pop Rock project by French composer, songwriter, voice-over artist and writer Olivier ...
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  • The Gibb Collective: A Family’s musical hommage to the Bee Gees 2017, Oct 09thThe Gibb Collective: A Family's musical hommage to the Bee Gees
    The Gibb Collective is a collection of tribute songs each sung by a different child or relation of the original Gibb brothers: Andy, Barry, Robin and Maurice. The obviously musically talented family of the BeeGees were brought together by Samantha Gibb, daughter of Maurice, who wants to find a way to honor her father and Uncles, ...
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  • I Write the songs #129 Hozier 2017, Sep 24thI Write the songs #129 Hozier
    I Write the songs #129 Hozier I’ll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies I’ll tell you my sins and you can sharpen your knife Offer me that deathless death Good God, let me give you my life Andrew Hozier-Byrne I Write the songs #129 Hozier – part 1 KD Lang, Wash me clean, 1992, Ingénue, 1994, Canada Hozier, Work Song, ...
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  • Re-Introducing Valentino Mitaj 2017, Sep 22ndRe-Introducing Valentino Mitaj
    A household name in his native country, Valentino Mitaj is already a bona fide pop star. In fact, the music he makes is best identified as “popular music” in native Albania, a genre which features traditional folk beats & instruments, set to an updated contemporary tempo. Now based in Detroit & LA, Valentino is looking ...
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  • I Write The Songs #128 Jo Bywater / Sting 2017, Sep 17thI Write The Songs #128 Jo Bywater / Sting
    I Write The Songs #128  Jo Bywater (website, review, interview) / Sting songwriters of the week I’m not a man of too many faces The mask I wear is one But those who speak know nothing And find out to their cost Like those who curse their luck in too many places And those who fear are ...
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  • Star Theories: Band Interview 2017, Sep 17thStar Theories: Band Interview
    Formed in 2015, the band Star Theories boasts powerful vocal melodies, swirling guitar lines and rhythms that are very reminiscent of modern Alt-Rock bands like The 1975 and Kings of Leon. Even with a steady Rock aesthetic in their portfolio, this quartet can quickly find themselves drawing from Classic Rock, Blues and even R&B influences. Gabe’s ...
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  • Scott Thorn’s Ordinary Day: An Interview 2017, Sep 16thScott Thorn's Ordinary Day: An Interview
    Scott Thorn is an American singer/songwriter who grew up around the Gulf Coast of Florida listening to Southern blues, country, gospel and rock and roll. Since that time he has travelled and lived in many places throughout the United States from one coast to the other and abroad taking influence from his travels. His direct ...
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  • Lily Gonzales: Opening Old Wounds 2017, Sep 16thLily Gonzales: Opening Old Wounds
    Opening Old Wounds – The debut album by Lily Gonzales Lily Gonzalez is in demand as a singer/percussionist most recently seen performing at the Rewind Festival alongside legends of the 80s. Lily releases her debut album in the Summer of 2017 (Aug 1st) which she is delighted to have co-written with singer-songwriter Nik Kershaw (Wouldn’t It Be ...
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  • Rewind Festival North: the 80s are back! 2017, Sep 16thRewind Festival North: the 80s are back!
    Introduction and Matt Cardle at Rewind Festival Hmmm… Where have I been a certain weekend in August, you asked. Well mainly chilling out with the likes of 2010 X-factor winner Matt Cardle as he sat with Canalside Radio colleague Matt Isaacs and myself for an inteview. The singer-songwriter talks to us about the privilege of fronting ...
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  • I Write The Songs #127 Rewind Festival 2017, Sep 16thI Write The Songs #127 Rewind Festival
    I Write The Songs #127 Rewind Festival North (80s festival) special . First aired on Canalside Raddio. lyrics of the week You’ve got the knack of being so laid-back It’s like talking to the great Unknown Tom Robinson I Write The Songs  #127 Rewind Festival North (80s festival) – part 1 Belinda Carlisle, Circle in the Sand (Acoustic), 3:53, Rick Nowels, Ellen Shipley Fly Yeti ...
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  • Robert Miller’s Project Grand Slam release The PGS Experience feat. Mindi Abair 2017, Aug 10thRobert Miller’s Project Grand Slam release The PGS Experience feat. Mindi Abair
    The PGS Experience feat. Mindi Abair: 1inMusic Review New-York-based Robert Miller’s Project Grand Slam release The PGS Experience featuring two-time Grammy Nominee and LA musician Mindi Abair. The 9-track album incorporates Jazz, Funk, Rock, electronic guitar, sultry sax and Latin accents. The album title, work the PGS experience, sums up the work very well. It is a uniquely passionate ...
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  • Art-rock tunesmiths Adam & Elvis release ‘Wasting Away’ 2017, Aug 09thArt-rock tunesmiths Adam & Elvis release ‘Wasting Away’
    Art-rock tunesmiths Adam & Elvis release ‘Wasting Away’, adding a serious alt-pop groove to the afterlife! Followed on the 29th Sep 2017 by debut album, “Through Snow and Small Talk” Adam & Elvis release ‘Wasting Away’ – About the track For a song that deals with life’s limited duration and how the knowledge of which impacts on the ...
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  • I Write The Songs #126 Paolo Nutini / Fatea 2017, Aug 07thI Write The Songs #126 Paolo Nutini / Fatea
    I Write The Songs #126 Paolo Nutini and special Fatea via their Fatea Showcase sessions Love is not a victory march It’s a cold and it’s a broken Hallelujah Leonard Cohen I Write The Songs #126 Paolo Nutini – part 1 Suzanne Vega, The Queen and the Soldier, 4.51, 1994 Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby, Calling All Angels, 4.53, Fatea ShowCase 38 ...
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  • I Write The Songs #125 Mariah Carey 2017, Jul 22ndI Write The Songs #125 Mariah Carey
    I Write The Songs #125 Mariah Carey songwriter of the week aired on Canalside radio 102.8FM and on Mixcloud If I could make a wish I think I’d pass Can’t think of anything I need No cigarettes, no sleep, no light, no sound Nothing to eat, no books to read Making love with you Has left me peaceful warm and tired What ...
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  • I Write The Songs #124 Jean-Jacques Goldman 2017, Jul 20thI Write The Songs #124 Jean-Jacques Goldman
    I Write The Songs #124 Jean-Jacques Goldman songwriter of the week on canalside Radio 102.8FM and Mixcloud below Show the world and all its people All the wonders love can bring Give us strength and understanding Give us all one song to sing “Love, Oh Love”, Lionel Richie, Brenda Harvey Richie I Write The Songs #124 Jean-Jacques Goldman ...
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  • I Write The Songs #123 Lionel Richie 2017, Jul 20thI Write The Songs #123 Lionel Richie
    I Write The Songs #123 Lionel Richie is our songwriter of the week. Thanks for the times that you’ve given me The memories are all in mind And now that we’ve come To the end of our rainbow There’s something I must say out loud! Lionel Richie I Write The Songs #123 Lionel Richie – part 1 Luther Vandross, Endless love (with Mariah ...
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  • Debbie Bond and The Trudats – Blaengarw Workingmen’s Hall 14th of July 2017 2017, Jun 22ndDebbie Bond and The Trudats - Blaengarw Workingmen's Hall 14th of July 2017
    Blaengarw Workingmen’s Hall Presents Live from Alabama DEBBIE BOND and THE TRUDATS – Friday 14th of July 2017 from 8pm “Like Willie King, I think the blues is powerful healing music – it tells our stories and helps bring people together in our common humanity.” Debbie Bond Debbie Bond needs little introduction. Over the past four decades, she has ...
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  • I Write The Songs #122 Mark Knopfler 2017, Jun 22ndI Write The Songs #122 Mark Knopfler
    I Write The Songs #122 Mark Knopfler is the featured songwriter of the week or maybe Dire Straits is, it is that difficult to separate them in this selection as only the band’s releases are featured. Now the sun’s gone to hell and The moon’s riding high Let me bid you farewell Every man has to die But it’s written ...
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  • I Write The Songs #121 Phil Collins 2017, Jun 22ndI Write The Songs #121 Phil Collins
    I Write The Songs #121 Phil Collins our songwriter of the week, Reggae our topic of the week featuring our own Empress T ambassador of Reggae at Canalside Community Radio and far beyond, and Jeanes our discovery of the week a songwriter who collaborates with many voices. Show me a smile then Don’t be unhappy Can’t remember when I ...
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  • I Write The Songs #120 Luke Yates 2017, Jun 13thI Write The Songs #120 Luke Yates
    I Write The Songs #120 Luke Yates music artist or lover and singer and songwriter of the week. Luke is a pianist, guitarist and vocalist with a passion for all things musical. When he’s not travelling on musical adventures around the world, he resides in the Lake District, UK. Influences include: Sigur Ros, Laura Marling, Sufjan Stevens, Nick Drake, ...
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  • Vintage Trouble live at the O2 Ritz Manchester: The Battle’s end tour 2017, Jun 11thVintage Trouble live at the O2 Ritz Manchester: The Battle's end tour
    Off to see Vintage Trouble live at the O2 Ritz Manchester In a previous article, I had introduced the troublemakers, the fans of the US Rythm and Blues band Vintage Trouble (aka VT). They are an exceptional bunch that form a family tighten by the most dynamic bond of love and music (and love of music). It ...
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  • I Write The Songs #119 Stromae 2017, Jun 08thI  Write The Songs #119 Stromae
    I  Write The Songs #119 Stromae and Joan Baez first aired on Canalside Radio 102.8FM on the 13th of June 2017. “Mais oui on se connait bien T’as même voulu t’faire ma mère hein T’as commencé par ses seins Et puis du poumon à mon père Tu t’en souviens ?” Stromae I  Write The Songs #119part 1 Nancy Sinatra, These Boots Are Made ...
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  • I Write The Songs #118 Featured artists 2017, Jun 01stI Write The Songs #118 Featured artists
    I Write The Songs #118 Featured artists is the second part of finding out the origin of the show I Write The songs by Tiki Black aired on Canalside Community Radio for the first time around the 25th of May 2017 with podcast via Mixcloud. I Write The Songs #118 Featured artists part 1 Joan Baez, Farewell ...
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  • Santino De La Tore (SDLT): Interview 2017, May 20thSantino De La Tore (SDLT): Interview
    1 In Music meets with international composer and producer Santino De La Tore (SDLT). Los-Angeles-based via Peru, SDLT has risen to fame in both South America and the United States. Today, he composes and produces solo albums, as well as music for startup apps, commercials, Hollywood films, television series, and more. We had a few ...
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  • Interview with Reggae Show Presenter Empress T (Trish) 2017, May 19thInterview with Reggae Show Presenter Empress T (Trish)
    Tiki Black interviews Canalside Radio Reggae ambassador Trish aka Empress T Next year marks 50 years since Reggae music was created. Canalside Radio Reggae ambassador Trish is campaigning to the BBC for a fair representation of Reggae music and artists to be established by then. I have seen the passion of this lady for the genre, its artists ...
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  • I Write The Songs #117 Featured artists 2017, May 18thI Write The Songs #117 Featured artists
    I Write The Songs special featured artists! I Write The Songs special featured artists – part 1 Krista Detor, Bridges, 4.37, USA #80 Krista Detor https://1inmusic.com/flat-earth-diary-krista-detor/ – Milk Carton Kids, Secrets of the stars, 2.45, Monterey #78 – Nina Simone, Here comes the sun, Here Comes the Sun, 1971 #62 – Franklin Boukaka, Ata Ozali, 4.32, Le bucheron, RC #105-franklin-boukaka – Pitch Feather, Elderflower Fall, 3.22, Mountains ...
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  • Santino De La Tore (SDLT) Announces New Album, ‘Sliding Roads’ 2017, May 17thSantino De La Tore (SDLT) Announces New Album, ‘Sliding Roads’
    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, MAY, 2017 International composer and artist Santino De La Tore has officially released his brand new album, Sliding Roads. Santino De La Tore, known to his fans and colleagues as SDLT, rose to fame in South America as the voice of Fragil – one of the region’s most popular progressive rock bands during the ...
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  • I Write The Songs #116 Ultravox/Maya Yianni 2017, May 10thI Write The Songs #116 Ultravox/Maya Yianni
    I Write The Songs #116 featuring Ultravox and Maya Yianni (aka elsewhere as Little Liar). First aired on Canalside Community Radio 102.8FM. Playlist is below and Mixcloud podcast of the recording. What’s wrong, who’s right? Sad machines won’t talk to me tonight No questions looking for answers No voices except inside my mind Chris Cross, Billy Currie and ...
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  • I Write The Songs #115 Vienna D’Amato Hall 2017, May 08thI Write The Songs #115 Vienna D'Amato Hall
    I Write The Songs #115 featuring singer-songwriter Vienna D’Amato Hall. First aired on Canalside Community Radio 2nd of May 2017. See also her artist profile her and her website at viennadamatohall.com The mixcloud podcast is now available: He’ll trade the world For the good thing he’s found… Spend his very last dime Trying to hold on to what he ...
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  • Cale Tyson releases Careless Soul 2017, May 05thCale Tyson releases Careless Soul
    Cale Tyson releases Careless Soul: Review my patience goes beyond the first seconds of a track. That is because my secret nightmare is to miss a great song. Mr Tyson made it easy for my head to stop waiting as the 5th second of the first track got it moving and cheering for the music artist. ...
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  • Vintage Trouble 2017 Tour Dates 2017, Apr 23rdVintage Trouble 2017 Tour Dates
    Vintage Trouble 2017 Tour – Call to all TroubleMakers! This is a call to all existing and future TroubleMakers, the so-aptly named fans of the band Vintage Trouble! We have Vintage Trouble UK / SPAIN / GERMANY headline tour dates for Summer 2017! Tickets for all shows are on general sale right now. O2 and Live ...
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  • I Write The Songs #114 Cale Tyson 2017, Apr 17thI Write The Songs #114 Cale Tyson
    I Write The Songs #114 Cale Tyson featured songwriter of the week first aired on Canalside Community Radio 102.8FM 25th of April 2017. I used to say I and me Now it’s us, now it’s we” lyrics by Don Black and composition by Walter Scharf. I Write The Songs #114 Cale Tyson – part 1 Alison Krauss, Ghost in ...
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  • Saints Patience release Weather The Storm 2017, Apr 17thSaints Patience release Weather The Storm
    Weather Storm is out on May the 12th, 2017 preceded by single Taste Of You Rock duo Saints Patience announce the release of debut album Weather The Storm on May 12th, 2017. The album follows up and builds on the anthemic feel already showcased on debut single Break Of Dawn. We were thrilled to introduce Saints Patience as ...
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  • I Write The Songs #113 Bruce Springsteen 2017, Apr 13thI Write The Songs #113 Bruce Springsteen
    I Write The Songs #113 Bruce Springsteen first aired on Canalside Radio 102.8FM on the 18th of April 2017. Mixcloud podcast available. Well you may think the world’s black and white And you’re dirty or you’re clean, son You better watch out you don’t slip Through them spaces in between Bruce Springsteen I Write The Songs #113 Bruce Springsteen – part ...
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  • Faers releases Everything You Know 2017, Apr 10thFaers releases Everything You Know
    Indie Pop band Faers releases single Everything you know, confirming a lot of the love that has been increasing for the group and their sound. Listen/Share: FAERS – Everything You Know via Soundcloud About ‘Everything You Know’ Sounding like an instant summer festival classic with its high-octane riffs and explosive band chemistry, ‘Everything You Know’ is an adrenaline-inducing ...
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  • I Write The Songs #112 Boo Hewerdine 2017, Apr 09thI Write The Songs #112 Boo Hewerdine
    I Write The Songs #112 Boo Hewerdine on Canalside Radio canalsideradio.net 11th of April 2017 I Write The Songs #112 Boo Hewerdine – part 1 Tori Amos, Trouble’s Lament, 3.40, Unrepentant Geraldines 2014 Boo Hewerdine, Satellite Town (radio edit), 2017. This is the first single from the new album ‘Swimming In Mercury’ Reveal Records, released April 28th 2017 revealrecords.co.uk http://boohewerdine.net/ Maya Yianni, Incomplete, ...
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  • I Write The Songs #111 Bernie Taupin Elton John 2017, Apr 01stI Write The Songs #111 Bernie Taupin Elton John
    I Write The Songs #111 Bernie Taupin Elton John to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the longest most enduring songwriting partnership. First aired on 4th of April on Canalside radio. In the instant that you love someone In the second that the hammer hits Reality runs up your spine And the pieces finally fit Bernie Taupin, Elton John   I ...
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  • I Write the Songs #110 Sa Dingding 2017, Mar 23rdI Write the Songs #110 Sa Dingding
    I Write The Songs #110 Sa Dingding songwriter of the week, aired on Canalside Radio 102.8FM 28th of March 2017 I Write The Songs #110 Sa Dingding – part 1 Sa Dingding, Alive https://worldsingersongwriters.com/sa-dingding/ Herbie Hancock Imagine 7:20 P!nk Seal India.Arie Jeff Beck Konono N°1 Oumou Sangaré, Imagine, 7:18″ The Imagine Project Jazz 2010 John Lennon (UK, US, DR ...
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  • I Write the Songs #109 Lynne Hanson 2017, Mar 21stI Write the Songs #109 Lynne Hanson
    I Write the Songs #109 Lynne Hanson our songwriter of the week first played on Canalside Radio 102.8FM canalsideradio.net on the 21st of March 2017. She’s the sunflower of nature’s seeds A girl that some men only find in their dreams When she smiles it seems the stars all know Cause one by one they start ...
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  • Writing articles for 1 In Music: Music reviews, Interviews, Guest Posts… 2017, Mar 20thWriting articles for 1 In Music: Music reviews, Interviews, Guest Posts...
    Background I love writing articles for the many magazines and other avenues I am blessed to have. 1 In Music, Fussy Tongue, Vertikal Life Magazine are as many places where I have had the opportunity to share my penmanship when I am not writing one of my songs. However, just like I am a music fan ...
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  • Live at Crowd of Favours in Leeds 19 March 2017 2017, Mar 19thLive at Crowd of Favours in Leeds 19 March 2017
    From 2pm to 5pm, a set of musicians were live at Crowd of Favours in Leeds 19 March 2017. A dreary weather of greys, fog and rain made this journey almost impossible for me. The asphalte was slippery, the drivers were hesitant and the occasional skidding was frightening. I found solstice in the midst of musicians and ...
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  • Eckoes releases Human 2017, Mar 18thEckoes releases Human
    Eckoes releases Human, the new single released March 3rd that channels history through futurist feel-good R&B production  1inmusic review You would want to hear this. It is sizzingly electrifying. Introduced by a lovingly velvety voice progressing into a Maya Angelou quote, Human delivers content, atmosphere and sound at once. The arrangements allow the feeling to creep in ...
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  • I Write The Songs #108 Barbara 2017, Mar 12thI Write The Songs #108 Barbara
    I Write The Songs #108 Barbara is a French singer, songwriter and pianist and our songwriter of the week. This show is presented and produced by Tiki Black and aired on Canalside Radio 102.8FM for the first time on the 15th of March 2017 at 9.30pm. You can play the Mixcloud podcast right here: Though it nearly ...
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  • Hezen – Oil Fire 2017, Feb 21stHezen - Oil Fire
    French Electronica artisan HEZEN shares her astounding video for ‘Oil Fire’, taken from debut EP ‘Stigma’ released Jan 27th Hezen – Oil of Fire – 1 In Music Review It is amazing that even without video, one can feel such a haunting sense of a bizarre that is far too familiar like the movement and imperfections of ...
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  • Choosing an Online Music Teacher 2017, Feb 19thChoosing an Online Music Teacher
    Introduction When you make the decision to get music lessons, you will need to choose an online music teacher. This requires preparation and you’d better get ready to do some homework, and that’s before the first lesson even starts! This article is focused on the questions you need to ask yourself and the teacher, to ensure that ...
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  • Pezhman Mosleh – Whispers for Love and Peace 2017, Feb 18thPezhman Mosleh - Whispers for Love and Peace
    Pezhman Mosleh – Snow The cinematographic melancholy of Chopin has inspired many, not least your humble host. So it was a definite pleasure to hear it in the original pieces by international Iranian composer Pezman Mosley. Mosley is a Professor of cinema philosophy and aesthetic and a scholar in music history who has humanity and philosophical ...
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  • I Write The Songs #107 Chris Rea 2017, Feb 18thI Write The Songs #107 Chris Rea
    I Write The Songs #107 Chris Rea songwriter of the week. The show is first aired opn Canalside radio 28th of Feb 2017 and is soon to be available as a podcast on mixcloud.com/tikiblack   I Write The Songs #107 – Chris Rea I feel your heat in dusty whispers The wind is cold around your moon It’s getting hard ...
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  • I Write The Songs #106 Janet Jackson 2017, Feb 16thI Write The Songs #106 Janet Jackson
    I Write The Songs #106 Janet Jackson and also Fran Healy are the songwriters of the week. The former is a legend so needed to be featured, the later is a legend in the making and needed mentioning. First aired 21st of February on Canalside Radio 102.8FM. We all live under the same sky We all will ...
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  • I Write The Songs #105 Franklin Boukaka 2017, Feb 15thI Write The Songs #105 Franklin Boukaka
    I Write The Songs #105 Franklin Boukaka is our songwriter of the week and the show was first aired on the 14th of Feb 2017 How many people rise and say “My brain’s so awfully glad to be here For yet another mindless day”? John Tillman I Write The Songs #105 Franklin Boukaka – part 1 Eska, Gatekeeper, 4:59, Eska, 2015 Jesse ...
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  • BOKITO release debut single ‘Better At Getting Worse’ 2017, Feb 15thBOKITO release debut single ‘Better At Getting Worse’
    BOKITO release belting debut single ‘Better At Getting Worse’ London-Irish ‘tropical indie’ sensations BOKITO is sharing their brilliant sound. The band releases belting debut single ‘Better At Getting Worse’ on Lost In The Manor Records and we at 1 In Music are delighted to share their brilliant tune to you. ‘BOKITO’s Debut Single Is Perfectly Oddball Pop’ ...
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  • 2016 in music 2017, Feb 15th2016 in music
    Every year offers its melodic beauties for the pleasure of the music fan in all our diversity. This was 2016 in music. Anoushka Shankar – Land of Gold  ft. Alev Lenz http://www.anoushkashankar.com/ The title track of the album Land of Gold is as brilliant as the video. Check it out at https://youtu.be/JuLDpheL8p0 Boo Hewerdine – The Year That I Was Born ...
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  • Ariel Currant: Interview 2017, Feb 12thAriel Currant: Interview
    Ariel Currant is a singer/songwriter from Ankeny, Iowa. Her amazing voice and insightful lyrics are perfectly matched with pop music, EDM, and electric crossover music. It became evident to everyone around her very early that her connection with music was strong. While most kids spoke of their feelings and thoughts, Ariel chose to sing about ...
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  • CHILDCARE’s new single ‘Kiss?’ 2017, Feb 11thCHILDCARE's new single ‘Kiss?’
    Pop-doused art-punks CHILDCARE tackle a very British problem on new single ‘Kiss?’, released on Lost in the Manor Records on 3 February Already picked up by Huw Stephens’ BBC Radio 1 show, Radio X and Virgin Radio UK, the follow-up to ‘Film Club’ arrives after the band’s 2016 arena tour supporting Bastille Praise for ‘Film Club’  ‘Explosive from ...
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  • Andy Stamatakis-Brown awarded the Irwin Mitchell mjf originals commission for 2017 2017, Feb 10thAndy Stamatakis-Brown awarded the Irwin Mitchell mjf originals commission for 2017
    Every two years, the Irwin Mitchell mjf originals provides a talented regional artist with an exceptional opportunity to showcase new work at the Manchester Jazz Festival (mjf). Last time, it was the turn of John Ellis to receive the privilege of this award. The pianist and composer teamed up with film maker Antony Barkworth-Knight and ...
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  • I Write The Songs #104 Heidi Talbot 2017, Feb 02ndI Write The Songs #104 Heidi Talbot
    I Write The Songs #104 Heidi Talbot is our featured songwriter of the week with her 2016 album Here we go 1, 2, 3. This how was first aired on Canalside Community Radio 102.8fm 07th of February 2017. Also see our review of Heidi Talbot’s 7th album https://1inmusic.com/heidi-talbot-here-we-go-1-2-3/. The artist’s website is http://heiditalbot.com/. The podcast is below: The ...
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  • I Write The Songs #103 Hoagy Carmichael 2017, Jan 26thI Write The Songs #103 Hoagy Carmichael
    I Write The Songs #103 Hoagy Carmichael as songwriter of the week; first aired on Canalside Radio 31st Jan 2017. Now available as a podcast through Mixcloud. A song of you Comes as sweet and clear As moonlight through the pines a lyric by Stuart Gorrell on a melody weaved by Hoagy Carmichael part 1 Barbara Dickson, Stardust 4.59 – music ...
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  • I Write The Songs #102 Herbert Groenemeyer 2017, Jan 15thI Write The Songs #102 Herbert Groenemeyer
    I Write The Songs #102 Herbert Groenemeyer (songwriter of the week) first aired on Canalside Radio 102.8fm on the 24th of January 2017. Playlist and Mixcloud podcast now available below. Don’t let anything or anyone take you away from your smile Duane Stephenson I Write The Songs #102 Herbert Groenemeyer – part 1 Camille – Wet Boy 2:28 Ilo ...
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  • I Write the songs #101 2016 in music 2017, Jan 13thI Write the songs #101 2016 in music
    I Write the songs #101 features some 2016 souvenirs including pieces from Songs of Separation (SOS) first aired on Canalside Community Radio 17 Jan 2017 including playlist. Love is the masterplan RIP Prince I Write the songs #101 some 2016 fav – part 1 Songs Of Separation London Lights 5:22 Songs Of Separation 2016 http://www.songsofseparation.co.uk/ Steve Pledger, The Right To Be Wrong ...
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  • I Write The Songs #100 George Michael 2017, Jan 07thI Write The Songs #100 George Michael
    I Write The Songs #100 George Michael (RIP), first airing on Canalside Community Radio 102.8FM on the 10th of Jan 2017. Playlist and mixcloud podcast below. I Write The Songs #100 George Michael – part 1 And it’s hard to love, there’s so much to hate Hanging on to hope When there is no hope to speak ...
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  • I Write The Songs #99 Serge Gainsbourg 2016, Dec 22ndI Write The Songs #99 Serge Gainsbourg
    I Write The Songs #99 Serge Gainsbourg songwriter of the week, first aired on Canalside Radio 102.8FM Rise up this mornin’, Smiled with the risin’ sun, Three little birds Pitch by my doorstep Singin’ sweet songs Of melodies pure and true, Saying’, (“This is my message to you”) Singing’ “Don’t worry ’bout a thing, ‘Cause every little thing gonna be alright.” Bob Marley, Three ...
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  • I Write The Songs #98 featuring Michel Berger 2016, Dec 20thI Write The Songs #98 featuring Michel Berger
    I Write The Songs #98 featuring singer-songwriter Michel Berger, first aired on Canalside Community Radio 102.8FM on Tuesday the 20th Dec 2016. Mixcloud podcast, featured lyrics and Playlist below: You just call out my name And you know wherever I am I’ll come running, oh yeah baby, to see you again Winter, spring, summer or fall All you’ve got to ...
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  • I Write The Songs #97 feat The Bills 2016, Dec 09thI Write The Songs #97 feat The Bills
    I Write The Songs #97 feat The Bills, a Canadian band. First aired on Canalside community Radio 102.8FM on Tue 13 Dec 2016. Mixcloud podcast and playlist below. I Write The Songs #97 feat The Bills – part 1 “People always told me be careful of what you do And don’t go around breaking young girls’ hearts ...
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  • I Write The Songs #96 featuring Steve Pledger 2016, Dec 04thI Write The Songs #96 featuring Steve Pledger
    I Write The Songs #96 featuring Steve Pledger and his new album Somewhere Between. The opening lyrics are from Paul Simon with the song itself getting an interesting revisit at the end of the show. The Mixcloud podcast and playlist are available below… I Write The Songs #96 featuring Steve Pledger – Part 1 Pitch Feather, Elderflower fall ...
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  • I Write The Songs #95 featuring Chris Flegg 2016, Dec 03rdI Write The Songs #95 featuring Chris Flegg
    I Write The Songs #95 featuring singer-songwriter of the week Chris Flegg and opening lyrics extracted from  “Anthem” played at the end of the show, a song by songwriting legend Leonard Cohen (R.I.P). The show was first aired on Canalside Community Radio 102.8FM Cheshire on the 29th of November 2016. Listen to the Mixcloud podcast below ...
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  • Steve Pledger – Somewhere Between (Review) 2016, Dec 02ndSteve Pledger - Somewhere Between (Review)
    Somewhere Between album review It is always with a mixture of excitement and apprehension that I get to listen to the new release of an artist whose previous endeavours have made me, for lack of a better word and in all simplicity, happy (see our review of Steve Pledger’s second album Striking matches in the wind). ...
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  • Childcare release new single Film Club 2016, Nov 24thChildcare release new single Film Club
    CHILDCARE release new single Film Club: 1 In Music quick review Childcare’s new single ‘Film Club’ is officially out now. 1 In Music was privileged to have a listen and you can too via Spotify and SoundCloud! What did we think about the offer? Well, we found that the song was quite catchy and definitely entertaining. Basically it is ...
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  • UB40 to release 2CD collection: ‘Unplugged’ + ‘Greatest Hits’ 2016, Oct 30thUB40 to release 2CD collection: ‘Unplugged’ + ‘Greatest Hits’
    UB40 to release 2CD collection: ‘UNPLUGGED’ + ‘GREATEST HITS’ out Nov 18th on UMC – featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey ‘Unplugged’ + ‘Greatest Hits’ released November 18th on UMC + Launch Limited Edition ‘Red Red Wine’ in partnership with Eminent Life Released November 18th on UMC, ‘Unplugged’ + ‘Greatest Hits’ is a 2CD package containing a brand ...
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  • The Alan Parsons Project Tales of Mystery and Imagination 40th 2016, Oct 30thThe Alan Parsons Project Tales of Mystery and Imagination 40th
    The Alan Parsons Project ‘Tales of Mystery and Imagination’ 40th Due out 2nd December 2016 UMC are delighted to announce the 40th Anniversary release of The Alan Parsons Project, Tales of Mystery and Imagination. This beautiful box set has been produced with the full co-operation of Eric Woolfson’s family and Alan Parsons and is a landmark release ...
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  • Announcing Evanescence ‘The Ultimate Collection’ 2016, Oct 19thAnnouncing Evanescence 'The Ultimate Collection'
    ANNOUNCING EVANESCENCE ‘THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION’ – A 6-LP SET AND FORTHCOMING SINGLE ‘EVEN IN DEATH’ DUE OUT 9TH DECEMBER 2016 Universal via Concord are pleased to announce Evanescence’s first ever career spanning vinyl box set encompassing their studio albums, Fallen, The Open Door and Evanescence and for the first time ever, the commercial debut for the previously unreleased demo album Origin. The ...
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  • Interview: Money Carsin 2016, Oct 14thInterview: Money Carsin
    Money Carsin has been a man on the move for many years. A Division One basketball scholarship couldn’t keep this man out of the studio. After college, Money was on his grind harder than ever, appearing on mix tapes throughout the Tri-State. The artist has appeared on mix tapes hosted by Dame Grease, DJ Delz, DJ ...
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  • Hefe Heetroc’s musical prowess was a fait accompli long before he picked up a microphone 2016, Sep 30thHefe Heetroc's musical prowess was a fait accompli long before he picked up a microphone
    Hefe Heetroc’s musical prowess was a fait accompli long before he picked up a microphone. With the resurgence of 90’s influenced rap, his single Shr00mz is obviously influenced by the slew of underground Hip-Hop heads that have preceded it in its creation: Sterile Cloudrap beats soaked in a grungy trip hop sonic stew; all while dirty synths belch their menacing ...
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  • UMG to reissue Beck’s entire DGC/GEFFEN/INTERSCOPE catalog on Vinyl 2016, Sep 25thUMG to reissue Beck’s entire DGC/GEFFEN/INTERSCOPE catalog on Vinyl
    UMG to reissue Beck’s entire DGC/GEFFEN/INTERSCOPE catalog on vinyl – First releases include Odelay, Sea Change ad Guero on October 28 as Multi-Grammy-Winning Masterpiece Odelay celebrates 20th anniversary this 2016 September 20, 2016 – Since introducing himself to the world in 1994 with his genre-defying, multi-platinum debut, Mellow Gold, Beck has blazed a path into the ...
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  • UMG To Release Blink-182 Limited Edition Seven Album Vinyl Box Set 2016, Sep 24thUMG To Release Blink-182 Limited Edition Seven Album Vinyl Box Set
    UMG TO RELEASE BLINK-182 LIMITED EDITION SEVEN ALBUM VINYL BOX SET FEATURING SIX STUDIO ALBUMS AND LIVE RECORD, ALSO AVAILABLE AS INDIVIDUAL 180-GRAM “BACK TO BLACK” TITLES October 7th release features group’s catalogue from 1995 studio debut, Cheshire Cat, through 1999’s multi-platinum breakthrough, Enema of the State, and 2001’s Take Off Your Pants and Jacket up ...
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  • Interview: Morrow’s Memory 2016, Sep 21stInterview: Morrow's Memory
    Metro-Detroit’s own, Morrow’s Memory, possess an elusive sound depicted as ‘sophisticated rock-forged with head-banging riffs, lyrics that speak to the masses and melodies that resonate in your soul’. That has certainly converted into significant airplay, reviews, magazine features, and other press worldwide. 1 In Music meets the band for an interview as the group promotes their follow-up EP ...
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  • Japan’s genre-defying Mouse On The Keys release new EP 2016, Sep 21stJapan's genre-defying Mouse On The Keys release new EP
    Mouse On The Keys release new EP – 1 In Music reviews first single Japan’s genre-defying Mouse On The Keys release 4-track EP with fellow band Lite. The first single is Four Preludes,Op.5 : No 3 In B Minor, a beautifully minimalist spell. It starts like a certain favourite Chopin’s prelude, then the minimal phrased piano takes you ...
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  • The Beach Boys celebrate 50 years of “Good Vibrations” 2016, Sep 17thThe Beach Boys celebrate 50 years of "Good Vibrations"
    THE BEACH BOYS CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF “GOOD VIBRATIONS” WITH COMMEMORATIVE SUNBURST VINYL EP 12-Inch Vinyl EP to be Released October 7 by Capitol/UMe Los Angeles – August 30, 2016 – October 10th marks the 50th anniversary of the release of one of popular music’s most iconic songs of all time, The Beach Boys’ “Good Vibrations.” The ...
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  • Where Judas Left His Boots by Buffalo Jack & The Parlor Snakes 2016, Sep 16thWhere Judas Left His Boots by Buffalo Jack & The Parlor Snakes
    Guest writer: Graham Thompson With a name like Buffalo Jack and The Parlor Snakes, you know they are American, but not your average rock band. And the album’s title Where Judas Left His Boots lends itself to more mystery than anything else. Judas is very American swamp-rock/ rockabilly and very alternative, to say the least. To say ...
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  • Interview: Khoen 2016, Sep 09thInterview: Khoen
    Khoen is an artist and songwriter currenty located in Sweden. He has been writing music for other artists since he was 13 years old. This year, he will be releasing his first solo project in 5 years called ” Call Me Kenji “. First out is his single  ” Shake ” that drops at the ...
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  • Steve Pledger – Somewhere between (looking forward to) 2016, Sep 08thSteve Pledger - Somewhere between (looking forward to)
    Singer-songwriter Steve Pledger returns with a new album this Autumn 2016, Somewhere Between. Fatea Magazine calls him “a songwriter of real talent.” and of his 2015’s release ‘Striking Matches In The Wind‘, Americana-UK says “absolutely wonderful from gritty start to resigned end” while 1 In Music agrees in this review by yours truly. The new album is entirely written ...
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  • Interview: Em Soto 2016, Sep 08thInterview: Em Soto
    Em Soto is an American Hip Hop artist and record producer from Brooklyn, NY. Soto created his own label IV Entertainment in 2013 being the front line artist and producer alongside J. Gordon, and label co owner G-Lyves, going on to form a group known asThe Hafwayz. After the label was created Em Soto was ...
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  • Interview: Young Dread 2016, Aug 25thInterview: Young Dread
    Born in the “low country – Geechee Island region of South Carolina”, Young Dread developed his unique slang known as Geechee. His heroes included all of the 75% of slaves that came through the Battery (the auction block in Charleston, SC) and held on to the unique Gullah culture. The Gullah people are directly descended ...
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  • Otis Redding Live at the Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings 2016, Aug 24thOtis Redding Live at the Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings
    Otis Redding Live at the Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings – Set for October 21st release A Comprehensive Six-CD Collection that celebrates the soul singer’s barrier-breaking 1966 performances on the Sunset Strip Stax Records and UMC, are pleased to announce the release of Otis Redding – Live At The Whisky A Go Go: The Complete ...
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  • A&L‘s spin on Clichés 2016, Aug 16thA&L‘s spin on Clichés
    Seasoned duo A&L is back with new music. This will be Anthony Casuccio and Lana Marie’s fourth single. Cliché is an upbeat, pop/alt-country song with catchy hooks and killer guitar riffs. “We wanted to poke fun at the typical love song lyrics.” say Casuccio. Cliché takes a comedic look at the typical subject matter and ...
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  • Stony Plain 40 years: Independent record label Stony Plain Records celebrates 40 years! 2016, Aug 14thStony Plain 40 years: Independent record label Stony Plain Records celebrates 40 years!
    Stony Plain 40 years: Independent record label Stony Plain Records celebrates 40 years! 2016 marks the 40th Anniversary of one of Canada’s longest surviving independent record labels. Stony Plain Records has been recognized worldwide for its consistent, high quality roots and blues releases. This three volume set celebrates with some of the label’s favourite tracks, including one ...
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  • Trees of Eternity share “Broken Mirror” from upcoming “Hour of the Nightingale” 2016, Aug 14thTrees of Eternity share "Broken Mirror" from upcoming "Hour of the Nightingale"
    Trees of Eternity (ex-Katatonia, Swallow The Sun) share “Broken Mirror” from upcoming album “Hour of the Nightingale” Album out 11 November on Svart Records Watch the video right here: Atmospheric doom-metallers Trees Of Eternity have shared the lyric video for their new track – their first since the tragic loss of lead-singer Aleah Stanbridge, “Broken Mirror”. Featuring Fredrik Norrman and Mattias Norrman (ex-Katatonia/October Tide) ...
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  • Klezmer music 2016, Aug 13thKlezmer music
    Recently, in 2014 to be precise, I discovered another world of music. It happened to be the music of my own people(!), Klezmer music, East European Jewish wedding music from before the holocaust. Jewish life in Eastern Europe was hard: a lot of poverty and severe persecution. All they had was their holy books, traditions and ...
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  • Interview: Jean Dubreus aka J.D. 2016, Aug 08thInterview: Jean Dubreus aka J.D.
    Jean Dubreus was born in Haiti in a nice country town called Port De Paix. He came to the US in 2000 to chase the American Dream. While singing in the local church choir, Jean was quickly reminded of his unique voice and amazing talent by his peers. Always thirsty for knowledge, he started to ...
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  • Interview: Dr. Brenda Jefferson 2016, Aug 05thInterview: Dr. Brenda Jefferson
    Born in Tampa, FL, Dr. Brenda Jefferson grew up sheltered, shy, and bound by an overwhelming spirit of fear. At the tender age of 25 years old, Dr. Jefferson was introduced to the world of ministry. Through an emotionally abusive childhood and a physically abusive first marriage, she began to transform as she saturated her ...
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  • New Music from Reggae/Pop artist T.A.L – “Check Me Out” 2016, Aug 04thNew Music from Reggae/Pop artist T.A.L - “Check Me Out”
    Some of the best acts I have seen live lately have reverted back to very heavy use of the keyboard to dial their sound in just right, and it has been a real pleasure to see live, and listen to. There was a very distinct period within all things music that had ruled keyboards out, ...
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  • Ian Hunter includes David Bowie homage in new album ‘Fingers Crossed’ 2016, Jul 27thIan Hunter includes David Bowie homage in new album 'Fingers Crossed'
    Ian Hunter to release new album ‘Fingers Crossed’ Out September 16th 2016 on Proper Records including new David Bowie homage track ‘Dandy’ Ian Hunter Fingers Crossed – The single ‘Dandy’ Listen to new David Bowie homage track href=”https://youtu.be/SqA5aDBk2Zc” target=”_blank”>’Dandy’ on Youtube ‘Dandy’ is out now and you can Purchase ‘Dandy’ on iTunes Ian Hunter – Fingers Crossed – the new album Ian Hunter’s latest ...
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  • Nick Waterhouse returns with new album “Never Twice” 2016, Jul 26thNick Waterhouse returns with new album "Never Twice"
    Nick Waterhouse returns with new album “Never Twice” out September 30th on Innovative Leisure Listen to the new track “It’s Time” here: ‘The verses are built on the feet-shuffling groove of jazzy drums and keys as Waterhouse bewails his life’s stagnation … He refuses to sit still for long, however, as the funky refrain kicks everything into fifth ...
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  • Interview: John Keenan 2016, Jul 25thInterview: John Keenan
    John Keenan is a rapper and producer from Great Bend, Kansas. John sprung onto the music scene with “The Mind of A Madman” Mixtape in 2010 which was followed by “One Day At A Time EP” in 2011. In 2012, John released his first full produced album “Where I Went Wrong” followed by “Imagination to the Nation” in 2013. ...
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  • New music from D. FRANCISCO: “I Want Ya” 2016, Jul 19thNew music from D. FRANCISCO: “I Want Ya”
    When it comes to music that has a Latin flair, many across the globe are completely unprepared for the sounds that will welcome them: this is the concoction of music that really makes you get up and move, and has some of the richest layers known to man. The best of the best in this ...
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  • Interview: GIG Music Group 2016, Jul 17thInterview: GIG Music Group
    GIG Music Group’s corporate team has been active in the music industry for over 26 years. The management’s successes are in the form of nominations and winning awards ranging from the Grammys, American Music Awards, Billboard Awards, Soultrain Awards, MTV Awards, and BET Awards by executives Maquet Robinson (Member of Special Generation) and Obie Bermudez. ...
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  • Interview: Martone 2016, Jul 16thInterview: Martone
    1 in Music met with Pop star Martone for the release of his latest music work, described as “Fearless, Sexy and Seductive”.#TEOM | The Evolution of Martone Deluxe Edition is powerful with a playful edge and deep penetrating dance beats designed to get you moving on the dance floor. Conceiving it in the summer of 2014, a time ...
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  • Blue Danes Invisible and Untouchable Review 2016, Jul 16thBlue Danes Invisible and Untouchable Review
    Just before I sat down to listen to this new trio out of Cedar Falls, IA, my summer day had been heavily inspired by high doses of sunlight, motorcycles racing by enjoying the perfect heat, and thankfully, a dose of a well-known classic rock band that wet my appetite a little for the review. I ...
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  • Shannon K. Sapphire Video Review 2016, Jul 16thShannon K. Sapphire Video Review
    Having spent time in Southeast Asia for years myself, I have special appreciation for the Bollywood vibe and persona, and anyone directly descended from its ranks. A land of exotic incense, spiced foods that take one’s mind to the edges of the universe, and a culture encouraging an introspective and deep look at oneself are ...
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  • The PrimaDonna Reeds Review 2016, Jul 15thThe PrimaDonna Reeds Review
    I have been a longtime fan of rockabilly, punk and garage rock, and even heavy metal. It’s not that I am the completely cranky purist who will only endorse these genres, because I will even wander all of the way into electronica and other turntable-inspired music when the mood strikes. Today I sat down to ...
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  • Peter Block: “A New Beginning” Review 2016, Jul 12thPeter Block: “A New Beginning” Review
    Many masters of the piano have the power to lull a room into serenity, solitude, or thinking of a long lost love, depending on the setting. Even though I am one of those who prefer to listen to harder alternative rock with a full band, my past musical training has always made me excited to ...
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  • Interview: Serge Bulat 2016, Jul 10thInterview: Serge Bulat
    Born in Moldova, now living in NYC, Serge Bulat is an electronic music producer / singer-songwriter, whose hybrid sound fuses electronica, neo-classical, trip-hop and alternate elements. Equally distinctive and fascinating, Bulat’s forthcoming LP Queuelbum, see him take the listener on a time travel inspired journey, with experimental music, visuals and conceptual art all in store ...
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  • Interview: Donnell London 2016, Jul 06thInterview: Donnell London
    A whirlwind of talent, Donnell London is blowing onto the music scene like an ice storm in July. A royally chilling tempest of pop, hip-hop, love, lust, charm, fury, and lyricism, Mr. London commands the attention of all who never even saw him coming. In his early career, that very culmination earned him the moniker ...
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  • Heidi Talbot – Here We Go, 1, 2, 3… 2016, Jul 06thHeidi Talbot -  Here We Go, 1, 2, 3...
    Heidi Talbot – Here We Go, 1, 2, 3… The new album Out September 23 on Navigator Records UK tour in September / October 1inmusic single review:  When you get as much music as we do, you will understand how important the first seconds of a track are. Heidi Talbot’s Here we go 1, 2, 3 not only ...
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  • Interview: D. Francisco 2016, Jul 05thInterview: D. Francisco
    Multi-genre singer/songwriter D. FRANCISCO is a true artist who has successfully melded old-world charm with vivacious Latin-Pop. Unlike the trend-driven experiences of most artists his age, D. FRANCISCO has honed his craft through years of diligent training and commitment. From his early instrumental lessons and exposure to opera and symphony; through touring with the celebrated Phoenix ...
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  • Banknote Mitch: When dreams become reality 2016, Jul 05thBanknote Mitch: When dreams become reality
    Lil Wayne may be down, but he is never out. Wayne returns with his new artist Charlotte, North Carolina’s own Banknote Mitch. Since parting ways with G-Unit, Wayne will be releasing Banknote’s 5th album entitled “12 Sign” dropping August 30th on datpiff.com. Some may think Mitch rose from the underground scene overnight. The true story ...
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  • Interview: Cientell 2016, Jun 28thInterview: Cientell
    Independent singer-songwriter and dancer Cientell started out in the entertainment industry appearing on WADL TV 38 Dance Party, as well as a dance understudy for Aretha Franklin. With 5 years experience as a performer with many recording artists ( Rashad Morgan, John Brown, Tunde Olaniran, Drew 32) she transitioned to pursuing a solo music career. ...
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  • Lily Allen: It’s not me, it’s you 2016, Jun 26th
    Cheeky and outspoken London singer-songwriter Lily Allen looks the part of a carefree party girl ready for a night out on the town so it is hard to imagine her, even a little, as the forlorn mum she feels like. Sometimes the plain speaking is disconcerting for the politically-correct-verging-on-hypocritically-intolerant listener but the no-nonsense audience will filter through the not-always-comfortable ...
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  • Interview: Yang Zhang 2016, Jun 25thInterview: Yang Zhang
    Hollywood-based film composer and music producer Yang Zhang ( Also known as Zhang Yang, Chinese Character ” 张旸”) pursues a multi-faceted career in film scoring, music publishing, digital music startup, and other digital media related business endeavors. Classically-trained, she later jumped into the EDM train, inspired by those EDM’s heavy hitters in the late 90’s such as Richie ...
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  • Xumbalu – The Play of Music 2016, Jun 23rdXumbalu – The Play of Music
    Interviewer: Bureau3Records Martin Schloegl of Xumbalu sent us his track ‘Es Tiempo’ recently. Martin is German but is fluent in English and Spanish. The song resonates from his experiences in Bolivia a few years ago. You have a wide ‘life’ experience. What is your philosophy in life? Have you ever wondered why life is often so serious, why ...
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  • The Beat feat. Ranking Roger First Album for over 30 years 2016, Jun 21stThe Beat feat. Ranking Roger First Album for over 30 years
    The Beat feat. Ranking Roger First Album for over 30 years Bounce to be released Sept 30th on DMF Records Single Walking On The Wrong Side out July 22 Watch the video for Walking On The Wrong Side  right here and let your head and body be taken by what 1 In Music believes is an impeccably designed laidback Reggae ...
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  • Our Glastonbury alternative in Manchester UK – For those who can’t go 2016, Jun 20thOur Glastonbury alternative in Manchester UK -  For those who can't go
    We hearing lots of guitar strings being plucked and plonked getting ready for Glastonbury this week!    For those who ain’t going –  heres a couple of key events in Manchester that start Friday and run into next week…   More about being all acoustic  in our special playlist below!   Many Thanks to Ed Watts of the Whitworth and Dr.Douglas ...
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  • Interview: Sakis Gouzonis 2016, Jun 20thInterview: Sakis Gouzonis
    Sakis Gouzonis is a multi-award winning electronic music composer from Greece. So far, the artist has released nine instrumental albums and has gained an impressive number of fans and friends all over the globe, without any assistance from record labels or marketing companies. 1 In Music met with one of the most unique success story stemming from Greece as he introduces ...
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  • Shiiine On Weekender 2016 2016, Jun 18thShiiine On Weekender 2016
    Shiiine On Weekender 2016 has gone and unveiled its next wave of names for the festival. The second weekend in November will also see Ash, Dodgy and many more performing at the nearly sold-out festival! With over 6,000 fans over the 3 day weekend, 6 stages, and 50 plus acts, the event is back at the ...
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  • 100 Club – 26/4/2016 – Karena K Band 2016, Jun 11th100 Club – 26/4/2016 – Karena K Band
    Having seen The Karena K band last November, I was keen to see them again as I had been really impressed the first time and was anxious to see if there was a consistency. I needn’t have been apprehensive as instantly we were made aware of the beautiful tones of her amazingly soulful voice and ...
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  • Interview: Lebanese Rock singer-songwriter IJK 2016, Jun 03rdInterview: Lebanese Rock singer-songwriter IJK
    IJK is a Rock singer-songwriter from Beirut, Lebanon. He has launched his music career in 2009 in London and has recently released his first music video entitled Space Odyssey. IJK is renowned for his soaring rock vocals and his music is characterized by powerful yet catchy melodies involving traditional rock sounds with electronic vibes. 1 In ...
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  • Cambridge Folk Festival 2016 announce The Den line-up and Club Tent showcases 2016, Jun 02ndCambridge Folk Festival 2016 announce The Den line-up and Club Tent showcases
    Cambridge Folk Festival 2016 announce The Den line-up and Club Tent showcases We’re pleased to announce another great line-up for emerging talent stage The Den this year and also the special Club Tent showcases. Full Weekend and Saturday tickets are now sold out. Book soon for remaining Thursday, Friday and Sunday Day tickets. CLUB TENT SHOWCASES Patch & ...
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  • Saints Patience share their retro-electro anthem debut single ‘Break Of Dawn’ 2016, May 24thSaints Patience share their retro-electro anthem debut single ‘Break Of Dawn’
    London rockers Saints Patience share their retro-electro anthem debut single ‘Break Of Dawn’ out July 8th Our opinion (1 In Music Review) Well it is a superb demonstration of classic yet alternative Rock that the duo serves us there and we enjoyed it from start to finish, even though the introductory guitar instrumentation is particularly the bomb, ...
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  • Interview: Danielle Morgan 2016, May 17thInterview: Danielle Morgan
    UK singer/songwriter/musician Danielle Morgan’s music is diverse in topic and mood. She honed her skills at the famous BRIT School in London. Morgan has composed 50 songs and works with LA producer the RealJonSmith. On stage, Morgan is at her best & is absolutely mesmerizing. She recently completed recording 6 songs at Abbey Road Studios ...
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  • Fassine release debut album Dialectik May 20th 2016, May 14thFassine release debut album Dialectik May 20th
    Fassine release debut album Dialectik May 20th on Default Collective Records Our view and review: The band introduce their upcoming album with the release of their latest single and new track ‘Headlong’ from the album. The track introduces with a mixture of mystery in the electronic arrangements and murmuring sounds offered, presents calm with menacing backing instrumentation and arrangements while the ...
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  • The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds 50th anniversary collector’s edition 2016, May 12thThe Beach Boys - Pet Sounds 50th anniversary collector's edition
    The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds 50th anniversary collector’s edition  June 10th 2016 The Beach Boys and Capitol / UMC Celebrate Iconic Album’s Golden Anniversary with Special Commemorative Editions New 4CD / Blu-ray Audio Collector’s Edition Presents Remastered Album in Stereo, Mono, Instrumental, Hi Res & 5.1 Surround Mixes, Plus Additional Studio and Live Recordings The Beach Boys’ iconic ...
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  • Jon Boden Goes Solo 2016, May 10thJon Boden Goes Solo
    Jon Boden goes solo, shares new track and announces UK tour First ever solo tour announced for November 2016 plus brand new track ‘All Hang Down’ Over the course of his career, Jon Boden has become one of the outstanding performers of traditional music of his generation. In one capacity or another, he has won eleven BBC Radio ...
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  • Japan’s sleek dream-pop quartet The fin. announce new EP 2016, May 08thJapan’s sleek dream-pop quartet The fin. announce new EP
    Japan’s sleek dream-pop quartet The fin. announce new EP and share video for ‘Through The Deep’ ahead of their UK tour and gig at The Great Escape, plus Tokyo show with The Last Shadow Puppets The five-track ‘Through The Deep’ EP, mastered by Joe Lambert (Animal Collective, Deerhunter, Warpaint), is the band’s second to be released ...
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  • Interview: Sadaharu Yagi 2016, May 06thInterview: Sadaharu Yagi
    1 In Music meets Grammy-winning engineer and producer Sadaharu Yagi. Sada, as he’s known, was born in Fukuoka, Japan, and moved to Los Angeles to work in the music industry. He has collaborated with a wide range of artists in a variety of genres. When he is not in the recording studio, he’s more than likely ...
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  • Jasmine Rodgers shares double-A sided single, ‘Icicles’/’Sense’ 2016, Apr 30thJasmine Rodgers shares double-A sided single, ‘Icicles’/’Sense’
    Sonorous alt-folk virtuoso and ex-Boa frontwoman JASMINE RODGERS shares double-A sided single ‘Icicles’/’Sense’, her sublime work, along with a stunning dance remix by Jojo F “A wonderful, evocative piece of songwriting” Clash “As the daughter of a Japanese poet and Free/Bad Company/Queen vocalist Paul Rodgers, it’s no surprise that music pours out of Jasmine Rodgers” For Folk’s ...
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  • A Dead Forest Index – In All That Drifts From Summit Down 2016, Apr 27thA Dead Forest Index - In All That Drifts From Summit Down
    A Dead Forest Index stream ‘In All That Drifts From Summit Down’  in full Album Out Friday on Sargent House On Tour Now With Chelsea Wolfe  “It’s an album built on minimal arrangements, sometimes little more than guitar, voice and a simple beat. But within those relatively stripped-down arrangements, there’s a whole expanse of sound and emotion.” – Treblezine “There’s ...
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  • Luna Rise present their new video Dancing With Tears In My Eyes 2016, Apr 23rdLuna Rise present their new video Dancing With Tears In My Eyes
    Luna Rise present their new video Dancing With Tears In My Eyes – Follow Luna Rise on the dance floor next full moon with their brand new video release. Luna Rise are back indeed! Having released two masterfully produced music videos (Dead Alley, Valentine), and their critically-acclaimed debut effort “Dark Days & Bright Nights” the self-proclaimed “Heart-Rockers” ...
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  • Barenaked Ladies announce UK tour dates 2016, Apr 23rdBarenaked Ladies announce UK tour dates
    Barenaked Ladies announce UK tour dates – share new live video for ‘Gonna Walk’ Watch their new live video for ‘GONNA WALK’ September 2016 will Barenaked Ladies bringing their renowned, boisterous live shows to audiences all around the UK. Tickets are on sale NOW and VIP packages will be available for each tour date, which include: Meet & ...
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  • Interview: Rylan Mahoney 2016, Apr 22ndInterview: Rylan Mahoney
    Rylan Mahoney is a new independent Pop Rap artist born and raised in Herndon, Virginia, a suburb of Washington D.C. His passion for music from an early age has meant that the artist has enjoyed listening to and singing music his entire life and it was just a question of time before he took his singing and rapping ...
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  • D Generation announce first album in 17 years 2016, Apr 20thD Generation announce first album in 17 years
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  • Live Acoustic Special Loughborough 2016, Apr 14thLive Acoustic Special Loughborough
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  • Interview: Outta Sight owner Jah Taylor 2016, Apr 09thInterview: Outta Sight owner Jah Taylor
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  • The Mixed Feelings of Herbert Grönemeyer 2016, Apr 07th
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  • Interview: Goldee Heart 2016, Apr 02ndInterview: Goldee Heart
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  • Interview: Madelyn Victoria 2016, Mar 30thInterview: Madelyn Victoria
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  • Interview: J-Terra aka Tha Machine 2016, Mar 23rdInterview: J-Terra aka Tha Machine
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  • Threshold Festival 2016, The 6th Threshold is Coming 2016, Mar 15thThreshold Festival 2016, The 6th Threshold is Coming
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  • Interview: Awoodbeatz 2016, Mar 15thInterview: Awoodbeatz
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  • Iska Dhaaf release The Wanting Creature 27th May 2016 2016, Mar 13thIska Dhaaf release The Wanting Creature 27th May 2016
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  • Treetop Flyers release Palomino 2016, Mar 13thTreetop Flyers release Palomino
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  • Interview: Jreasn 2016, Mar 10thInterview: Jreasn
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  • Interview: Sherif AbdelMeged 2016, Mar 10thInterview: Sherif AbdelMeged
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  • Interview: Kendra Black 2016, Mar 08thInterview: Kendra Black
    Kendra Black is a New York City based recording artist, dancer and actress who will be releasing her debut album in the Summer of 2016. She has performed at several venues in the NYC area and received great review in AXS Magazine after the release of her debut single ‘Tonight.’ Now, she’s just completed a ...
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  • Mangoseed release Lucy March 18th, 2016 2016, Mar 07thMangoseed release Lucy March 18th, 2016
    Band Mangoseed release Lucy on March 18th. The track is being reviewed by our own Suhail but before the review, this is a taste of the song right from Soundcloud. Suhail’s Review What a very nice track!  Lucy by Mangoseed is quite an industrious tune and is part of that indie rock reggae genre that is around. It remains a genre ...
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  • O-Starz pays tribute to performing artist turned Evangelist Denise Matthews 2016, Feb 29thO-Starz pays tribute to performing artist turned Evangelist Denise Matthews
    The passing away of Canadian singer, songwriter, dancer, actress and model turned Evangelist, Denise Katrina Matthews better known between 1980 and 1997 as Vanity has left very few unstirred. The artist, once Prince’s protege in the 80s, cut off from the music and performing arts industries in 1997, even refusing to get any royalties from ...
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  • WSS 2015 Playlist – Best of 2015 2016, Feb 27thWSS 2015 Playlist - Best of 2015
    2015 has beauty written all over it, thanks to many artists’ music including Jo Bywater, Riches to Rags Our coup de coeur of the year and apparently that of the Liverpool songwriting Contest Judges. Impeccable guitar and vocals to beautifully sing you the story of a journey from riches to rags Steve Pledger, Matches in the wind The album is a must, this ...
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  • An interview with Singer-Songwriter Wolf Critton 2016, Feb 25thAn interview with Singer-Songwriter Wolf Critton
    Sponsored by Luna Guitars, Shure, Pignose Amps & D’Addario Strings, featured on Magisto with over 20K views and counting, featured on Steve Harvey in the morning radio, playing for the mayor of his city and Connecticut Style News, Singer-Songwriter Wolf Critton is the artistic musician to be heard! With various collaborations and interviews with all forms ...
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  • Carrie Lane: Meeting the creative mind behind band Honey Thief 2016, Feb 19thCarrie Lane: Meeting the creative mind behind band Honey Thief
    1 In Music is meeting Carrie Lane, formerly a solo artist that toured the country and had great success as a YouTube sensation. Carrie is the creative mind behind band Honey Thief, a reflection of her love for country music. She co-wrote the upcoming sophomore EP  with James Strazza. The album is scheduled to debut in ...
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  • Lingo Jonez: Meeting the American Rap Artist 2016, Feb 18thLingo Jonez: Meeting the American Rap Artist
    American Rap artist Sadarius Larail Wesley, better known as Lingo Jonez, comes from the rugged streets of Orlando, FL and was raised in the Lakemann Homes where he spent most of his childhood in and out of the education system, and in need of a stable guardian between his parents and grandparents. It is at ...
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  • Meeting Hip Hop Artist Roland 2016, Feb 18thMeeting Hip Hop Artist Roland
    There is very little in the biography of Rap artist Roland apart from the fact that he is born in the city of Pittsburgh and raised in small town Clarion. The rest as it says is in the music and this is convenient for us as he has just released a new single “Watchu Wait’n ...
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  • Ben Abraham shares cover of Björk’s “Hyperballad” 2016, Feb 16thBen Abraham shares cover of Björk's “Hyperballad”
    Ben Abraham shares cover of Björk’s “Hyperballad” on 20th anniversary of original release Not just that, !!!FIRST UK HEADLINE DATES IN MARCH!!! AND His debut album, Sirens, is being released on the 4th of March as we have told you before on label Secretly Canadian To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Björk’s release of her classic “Hyperballad” single, Australian ...
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  • An Interview with Jazz singer Anna Varga 2016, Feb 09thAn Interview with Jazz singer Anna Varga
    The Anna Varga band performs as a sextet, quartet, trio or duo and we met with the front woman herself. 1inmusic: Hi Anna, thanks for joining us. Let’s start with your short description of your music. What would you call it? AV: Bluesy jazzy swing for punks 1iinmusic: 🙂 Nice one. So when did it all start, what was ...
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  • Meeting Eric Ortiz, the musical mind behind Cirex 2016, Feb 09thMeeting Eric Ortiz, the musical mind behind Cirex
    Cirex is a Puerto Rican solo project that combines metal with dubstep and industrial influences embedded with guitars, created by Eric Ortiz. His music has appeared on independent Horror Films in Denmark, as the theme of the radio program “Al Tiempo de Dios” (In God’s Time) hosted by Maritza Medina on Radio Vida in Puerto ...
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  • Kimme Rhodes at the Hen & Chicken, Bristol 2016, Feb 03rdKimme Rhodes at the Hen & Chicken, Bristol
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  • A Dead Forest Index present first single 2016, Feb 03rdA Dead Forest Index present first single
    A Dead Forest Index sign to Sargent House, first single premiered with Noisey Debut Album ‘In All That Drifts from Summit Down’ due out 29th April 2016 Sargent House is pleased to announce the signing of New Zealand via London duo A Dead Forest Index and the release of their debut full length album In All That Drifts ...
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  • Dallton Santos: Meeting a dedicated Rock fusion guitarist 2016, Feb 03rdDallton Santos: Meeting a dedicated Rock fusion guitarist
    Dallton Santos is a Brazilian guitarist who has dedicated the past two decades to electric guitar. Teaching, recording, playing on live gigs, and releasing studio albums is what motivates him. His latest album, “The Inner Things”, is a rock fusion album with a big variety of textures and harmonies! With the motto “Music is life!” and a special passion for instrumental ...
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  • I Write The Songs #94 featuring David Bowie 2016, Jan 31stI Write The Songs #94 featuring David Bowie
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  • Interview with One Girl Symphony 2016, Jan 30thInterview with One Girl Symphony
    Could you imagine how a child who reveals themselves to be a musical prodigy would develop as such if they have the opportunity to discover music without the influence of popular music? Well it is the case for multi-instrumentalist Whitney Vandell aka One Girl Symphony. The musician is  from Ethiopia where she was adopted at ...
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  • First Annual Hip Hop Film Festival NYC Call For Submissions 2016, Jan 28thFirst Annual Hip Hop Film Festival NYC Call For Submissions
    January 4, 2016 BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Hip Hop Film Festival NYC (August 11-14, 2016), presented by Revolution Media announces it’s call for submissions in all categories and for all genres. Submission period begins August 18, 2015 an end March 15, 2016. Filmmakers can submit their entries through Film Freeway at https://filmfreeway.com/festival/HipHopFilmFestivalNYC-2407. Mailing instructions and a direct ...
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  • Ben Abraham debut album ‘Sirens’ due 4 March 2016 2016, Jan 26thBen Abraham debut album 'Sirens' due 4 March 2016
     ‘When Ben sings, I listen.’  – Gotye Album release: ‘Sirens’ by Ben Abraham Release date: 4 March 2016 Label: Secretly Canadian Australian artist Ben Abraham, whom the Sydney Morning Herald calls ‘one of the best new male voices’ debuts a new Oh Yeah Wow-directed video for ‘You And Me’ today, watch it here. ‘You And Me’ is the first track from Abraham’s debut ...
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  • Catch Tommy Shafer as he starts his musical journey 2016, Jan 26thCatch Tommy Shafer as he starts his musical journey
    Tommy Shafer is a young multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter from Waldwick, New Jersey. He is inspired by music ranging surprisingly from the Beatles to Justin Bieber. Actively writing and performing his songs and covering popular tracks, the teenager truly means to work hard to climb the musical ladder. Furthermore, it is with enthusiasm and positivity, not arrogance or ...
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  • The Libertines & The Sherlocks play Cardiff, Birmingham & Bornemouth 2016, Jan 25thThe Libertines & The Sherlocks play Cardiff, Birmingham & Bornemouth
    The Libertines & The Sherlocks play Cardiff, Birmingham & Bornemouth! Tour dates are as follows: Tuesday 26 January – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena (The Enemy / The Sherlocks) Wednesday 27 January – Birmingham Barclaycard Arena (The Enemy / The Sherlocks) ​Friday 29 January – Bournemouth BIC (The Enemy / The Sherlocks) Four-piece indie rockers, The Sherlocks, were formed in Sheffield ...
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  • Electric Eye release Different Sun – 5 February 2016 2016, Jan 24thElectric Eye release Different Sun - 5 February 2016
    Electric Eyes release Different Sun – Album’s first single Mercury Rise Electric Eye release Different Sun 5 February, 2016. This sophomore album will be released on Jansen Plateproduksjon. Taken from ‘DIFFERENT SUN’, Norwegian psych-rock quartet Electric Eye unveil new song Mercury Rise and accompanying visuals available on Youtube. It’s the second piece of new material to surface since 2013’s ‘Pick-Up, Lift- ...
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  • This, that and the other – Marina Florance 2016, Jan 15thThis, that and the other - Marina Florance
    Marina Florance returns with a new album This, That and the Other. Yeah! It is packed with more of her beautiful voice surfing lovingly above the melody waves as well as would a pair of love accomplices. She also teams up with now familiar names such as Fox Allen. The 11-track CD is released on ...
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  • Interview with Singer Amaru 2016, Jan 15thInterview with Singer Amaru
    Artist and globetrotter Amaru is a music performer, a songwriter and an actor who lives in the Netherlands, originates from the Republic of Suriname and grew up in different countries. With original music fuelled by eclectic influences from his varied places of residency, 1inmusic wanted to meet and find out more about the man behind the blur. 1inmusic: Hi Amaru and thank you for joining ...
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  • I Write The Songs #93 featuring Nick Drake 2016, Jan 15thI Write The Songs #93 featuring Nick Drake
    I Write The Songs #93 featuring Nick Drake. The playlist first aired 17.01.2016 and features English singer-songwriter Nick Drake. Thanks to Alan for introducing us to Nick Drake! Tiki’s I Write The Songs #93 by Tiki Black on Mixcloud part 1 Josephine, Portrait 3:02 2012 Portrait Oscar Isaac ...
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  • An interview with 50/50innertainment 2016, Jan 14thAn interview with 50/50innertainment
    Record label 50/50innertainment reckons their strength comes from also being musicians. They are passionate about making music and about promoting the talent around them. We met them to find out more. 1inmusic: Hey guys, what is your story, how did it all start? 50/50: We are not only musicians, we are a Record Label. We rap as ...
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  • Discover the fresh sound of band KOTA 2016, Jan 10thDiscover the fresh sound of band KOTA
    There is a fresh new band of the Rock scene, right from Texas, and their name is KOTA. It is always a privilege to get bands when they start because they are full of the unspoilt dreams that kindle the art. So it was nice that they gave us a few minutes to dig into ...
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  • I Write The Songs 92 ft The Avett Brothers 2016, Jan 09thI Write The Songs 92 ft The Avett Brothers
    I Write The Songs 92 ft The Avett Brothers is the playlist featuring American band The Avett Brothers and first aired 10th of January 2016 on Canalside Community Radio Tiki’s I Write The Songs #92 by Tiki Black on Mixcloud I Write The Songs #92 ft The Avett Brothers – part 1 Esperanza Spalding Precious (Album Version) (Esperanza ...
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  • Rapper Ace Beretta devotes most of his time to perfecting his craft 2016, Jan 09thRapper Ace Beretta devotes most of his time to perfecting his craft
    Marquis Jackson (born September 27, 1996), better known as his stage name Ace Beretta is a American-born rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur from Wichita, Kansas. Jackson founded Field Music Entertainment with his brothers in Wichita. He released his first mixtape Field Music at the age of 17 changing the game with his J. ...
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  • Music is a family affair: interview with artist J French 2016, Jan 05thMusic is a family affair: interview with artist J French
    Hailing from a musical family was only going to make J French the music artist he was to become, especially with a father none other than two-time Grammy-winning Rastafarian percussionist Brother Num. J French was proverbially born with a Djembe drum in his hands and is now a multi-instrumentalist, a lyricist and a producer, traits that fuel him when ...
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  • Karena K band & Roscoe Levee – 100 Club 24 Nov 2015 2016, Jan 01stKarena K band & Roscoe Levee – 100 Club 24 Nov 2015
    Karena K & Roscoe Levee – 100 Club 24 Nov 2015 Karena K Band The first time I had heard of Karena K was a couple of years ago when I suggested to a Radio Presenter a song called Jingle Bells (Go to Hell) by the Vampirettes. The Presenter liked the song but suggested the idea of ...
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  • Indie Outfit Shields unveil video for ‘Face to Face’ 2015, Dec 31stIndie Outfit Shields unveil video for 'Face to Face'
    ***Indie Outfit Shields unveil video for ‘Face to Face’ from upcoming album ‘HOW CAN WE FIX THIS?’ – OUT FEB 12, 2016*** Previous Praise for Shields “Shields blew my socks off… tight, beautiful, powerful sound with perfectly honed vocals… Songs which took you on journeys… Huge energy… Huge commitment.” -Tom Robinson, BBC6 Music “…a big clomping synth spectacular that’s ...
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  • T-Rexz reaches within to move forward 2015, Dec 29thT-Rexz reaches within to move forward
    T-Rexz born Troy Mitchell ascended from the uncharted hip-hop territory of Orlando, Florida, as one of the vetted stars in the local scene. He quickly gained a reputation for his intense rhyme delivery , versatile lyrical content and urban art paintings. His music landed him a deal with the independent label Conscious Mind Records. 1inMusic ...
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  • Amina: a modern Scheherazade 2015, Dec 25th
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  • I Write The Songs 91 – some of 2015 favourites 2015, Dec 24thI Write The Songs 91 - some of 2015 favourites
    I Write The Songs 91 – some of 2015 favourites includes some of the songs released in 2015 and that we were lucky enough to get to play. You can listen to the Mixcloud podcast as well as check out the playlist below. I Write The Songs 91 with Tiki Black – part 1 Dusty Springfield – ...
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  • Preview Zaflon’s new Trip-Hop EP (Feb 12th 2016) NOW 2015, Dec 23rdPreview Zaflon's new Trip-Hop EP (Feb 12th 2016) NOW
    Zaflon introduces their new Trip-Hop sound with the audibly delightful Nightmare Vision (feat. Gilan Music). The rest of the album also contains the vocals of Gilan_Music and the full EP can be streamed from Soundcloud at https://soundcloud.com/zaflon/zaflon-ldp-1-full-ep-mix The Full Digital release February 12th 2016
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  • Achinoam Nini aka Noa, the wild flower 2015, Dec 20thAchinoam Nini aka Noa, the wild flower
    Achinoam Nini aka Noa It would be a crime to box up Achinoam Nini aka Noa as a world artist whatever that means. There is seldom a musician with more variety in their music, calling her roots at times, or just having a hint of them in the back of a song, but always first singing ...
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  • I Write The Songs #90 Esperanza Spalding 2015, Dec 19thI Write The Songs #90 Esperanza Spalding
    I Write The Songs #90  Esperanza Spalding, the American musician is our featured Songwriter of the week http://www.esperanzaspalding.com/. Listen to the podcast and check out the playlist. I Write The Songs #90 Esperanza Spalding – part 1 Sade, Please send me someone to love (Percy Mayfield), 3.39, UK/USA Dark Green Tree, Lay Me Down, 3:27, Secret Lives, 2014, UK Joan Armatrading The ...
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  • Loris Laker is rocking his way up 2015, Dec 18thLoris Laker is rocking his way up
    Inspired in his own words by the likes of Buddy Holly, Elvis and Michael Jackson, Loris Laker brings the 50s and 60s Rock’n’Roll to the modern age, keeping their high sense of rhythm and melody and what can only be referred to as his personal touch. We met him to find out more. 1inmusic: Hi Loris ...
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  • Cris Law: A beat is all it takes to ignite this rapper’s flow 2015, Dec 13thCris Law: A beat is all it takes to ignite this rapper's flow
    From his very first show, rapper Cris Law (aka Chris Miller) has been garnering praise from a growing cross-genre fan base. As a result, the self-taught drummer has been constantly performing throughout his native Atlanta and beyond, and notably opened up for SOSO Def-signed R&B singer Dondria at her privately-hosted event. His music is being aired ...
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  • All Tomorrow’s Parties 2.0 Curated by Stewart Lee 2015, Dec 11thAll Tomorrow’s Parties 2.0 Curated by Stewart Lee
    Roky Erickson performing the music of 13th Floor Elevators, Sun Ra Arkestra, Richard Dawson, and Thurston Moore added to All Tomorrow’s Parties 2.0 Curated by Stewart Lee Carlton Melton, The Bellrays, Wolf People, Ex-Easter Island Head, The Wolfhounds, Dave Graney and the mistLY, The Blue Aeroplanes, Alan Wilkinson, and Richard James are also set to perform ...
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  • AMBER LEAVES share new single ‘Wouldn’t Wanna Be Alone’ 2015, Dec 10thAMBER LEAVES share new single ‘Wouldn’t Wanna Be Alone’
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  • All Tomorrow’s Parties 2.0 Curated by Drive Like Jehu 2015, Dec 09thAll Tomorrow’s Parties 2.0 Curated by Drive Like Jehu
    The Gories, The Monkeywrench, King Khan and The Shrines, and Mission of Burma amongst the first wave of artists announced for All Tomorrow’s Parties 2.0 Curated by Drive Like Jehu As well as Dischord legends Soulside (Girls vs. Boys) performing their seminal record Hot Bodi-Gram in its entirety. The El Vez Punk Rock Revue, The King Khan and ...
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  • Vintage Trouble live at The Forum, London – 17/11/2015 2015, Dec 06thVintage Trouble live at The Forum, London – 17/11/2015
    Vintage Trouble live at The Forum, London – 17/11/2015 Review by Alan Walters Photography by Jo Drake This was the 8th time I’d seen this band and having seen them the night before at the O2 Academy in Bristol, I was already warmed up for this. The Vintage Trouble Experience I believe is unique because of the friendliness & ...
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  • Bror Forsgren shares track “I Had a Dream Last Night” 2015, Dec 06thBror Forsgren shares track “I Had a Dream Last Night”
    Bror Forsgren shares non-album track “I Had a Dream Last Night” We might not be too excited by Bror Forsgren’s new video but we are definitely into the music that the video is promoting. In his new release “I Had a Dream Last Night” , the former Jaga Jazzist / Lionheart Brothers member presents us with ...
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  • For Exodus Swift, Success is Change and Growth 2015, Dec 06thFor Exodus Swift, Success is Change and Growth
    There are many artists out there who claim originality and strive to get a unique message and style heard. It is one thing to speak of what you can do and it is another to actually do it and the latter comes from an obstinate belief in making a difference. And this is all found ...
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  • Reverend & The Makers: Special Guests with The Libertines & The Courteeners 2015, Dec 04thReverend & The Makers: Special Guests with The Libertines & The Courteeners
    Reverend & The Makers, whose new album, Mirrors, was their fifth to go Top Twenty in the UK album charts last month, have just been announced as special guests on the forthcoming tours with The Courteeners in December and Arena shows with the Libertines in January. The full dates are: DECEMBER with The Courteeners: THU 17th Glasgow ...
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  • West coast electro-pop outfit MRCH premiere new video for ‘Spin’ at Culture Collide 2015, Dec 04thWest coast electro-pop outfit MRCH premiere new video for 'Spin' at Culture Collide
    It is quite lovely to hear music that, although it has been categorised, does not linger in its genre in that monotonous ah-yeah-i’ve-heard-that-before way. The familiar is not completely far yet the sense of freshness is far more overwhelming. In effect, the indie electro-sound seems to be à-propos, bringing the eeriness of the harmonies to ...
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  • Liverpool Sound City Crowned Best Metropolitan Festival! 2015, Dec 01stLiverpool Sound City Crowned Best Metropolitan Festival!
    It is particularly appropriate that Liverpool Sound City, the unmissable Merseyside-based festival should be honoured with the award for ‘Best Metropolitan Festival’ at the UK Festival Awards on Thursday as they announce their upcoming 2016 event! The amazing music festival has counted many great names as well as newcomers in the past and the year to ...
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  • Merseyside music producers launch independent record label 2015, Dec 01stMerseyside music producers launch independent record label
    Contact: Steven Longworth, Aidan Ryan, Jay Erangey, Paul Wibier | Tel: 07835 078465, 07806 685036, 07522 164091 | Email | Website M62 Records Label Launch Founded in late 2015 by young Aidan Ryan (better known by his production alias Tubz) M62 Records are set to begin infiltrating the UK Bass music scene with an arsenal of club-razing tracks set for release ...
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  • More Artists Announced for Liverpool Sound City 2016 2015, Nov 26thMore Artists Announced for Liverpool Sound City 2016
    Liverpool Sound City 2016 is coming: Get excited! Liverpool Sound City, the UK’s Premier International Music and Digital Business Conference and one of UK’s best festivals, returns in 2016 on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th May 2016 at the iconic Liverpool Waters Bramley-Moore Dock, Liverpool, L3 0AP! With hundreds more incredible artists to be announced, they are are proud to announce ...
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  • InTechnicolour premiere new single ‘We Are All Losing Sleep’ with NPR 2015, Nov 22ndInTechnicolour premiere new single 'We Are All Losing Sleep' with NPR
    InTechnicolour premiere new single ‘We Are All Losing Sleep’ with NPR Hailing from Brighton, stoner/groove rock quintet InTechnicolour are now gearing up to release their debut self-titled EP. A year in the making, InTechnicolour are born into the world with a refined sound and a fully functioning line-up (comprised of members from the likes of Porshyne, ...
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  • The Unthanks celebrate 10 years with anniversary releases and tour 2015, Nov 21stThe Unthanks celebrate 10 years with anniversary releases and tour
    STOP PRESS! The Unthanks mark 10 years with anniversary album (Archive Treasures), single (2000 Miles / Tar Barrel In Dale), limited edition ‘Memory box’ and tour The Unthanks – Archive Treasures (2005-2015) – Released on CD and Download 11/12/2015 “If folk music is life, and for life, then ten years is nothing, right? We mean to go on, ...
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  • Radiation City premiere new single with NYLON 2015, Nov 16thRadiation City premiere new single with NYLON
    Radiation City premiere new single with NYLON and you can hear it right here: In late 2013, with two well-received full-lengths and an EP under its belt, Radiation City got the itch. The band had built a strong following in its native Portland and connected with fans around the world, and from the outside, the path ...
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  • C.Y.T premieres debut single ‘You And I feat. Nina Rotner’ on Complex 2015, Nov 15thC.Y.T premieres debut single 'You And I feat. Nina Rotner' on Complex
    Berlin-based, Tokyo-born Chris Yohei Tokunaga aka C.Y.T premieres debut single ‘You And I feat. Nina Rotner’ on Complex Although he decided he wanted to become a musician at the age of 14, it wasn’t until more recent years that electronic music composer Tokunaga fully immersed himself in the realm of electronic music. C.Y.T’s psychotropic productions are brimming with the ...
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  • Butterfly Child releases ‘Futures’ , First album in 18-years, Nov 27th on Dell’orso Records 2015, Nov 15thButterfly Child releases 'Futures' , First album in 18-years, Nov 27th on Dell'orso Records
    Anyone with affection for treasure of a particularly luminous dream-pop vintage will know about Joe Cassidy and his alias Butterfly Child. Having recorded three albums and a handful of EPs in the Nineties, in 2012 a brand new Butterfly Child single ‘No Longer Living In Your Shadow’ (with video) was released without any fanfare, as Cassidy ...
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  • Balloons by Dechard 2015, Nov 14thBalloons by Dechard
    Dechard is a producer, DJ and sound designer born and raised in Italy with Belgian origins. He started out in music at age 16 and evolved his experiences playing venues as a DJ before building his own studio. After studying sound engineering at Essex University, he released an Alex Vargas remix and in 2013 released ...
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  • I Write The Songs #89 featuring Martha Bean 2015, Nov 13thI Write The Songs #89 featuring Martha Bean
    I Write The Song #89 featuring Songwriter Martha Bean: Songwriter of the week is Martha Bean, here featured via her 2015 release, When shadows return to the sea. We have here. I Write The Song #89 featuring Songwriter Martha Bean – part ...
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  • ATP Iceland announces more exceptional artists for its festival in July 2016 2015, Nov 13thATP Iceland announces more exceptional artists for its festival in July 2016
    ATP Iceland has announced a second round of exceptional artists for the festival, taking place in Keflavík, Iceland, 1-3 July 2016. Sleep, Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall and The Muggers, Angel Olsen, Les Savy Fav and Tortoise are amongst the latest acts to be added to ATP Iceland 2016, bolstering an already impressive line-up including The ...
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  • Fay Hield releases Old Adam Feb 12th, 2016 2015, Nov 12thFay Hield releases Old Adam Feb 12th, 2016
    Fay Hield shares video for new single ‘Green Gravel’ in anticipation of her new upcoming album New album set for release on Feb 12 Taken from her forthcoming album, Old Adam (out 12th Feb 2016), traditional singer and folklorist Fay Hield has selected the many versions of ‘Green Gravel’ recorded by Alice Bertha Gomme in ‘The Traditional ...
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  • Imaginary People release Dead Letterbox Nov 20, 2015 2015, Nov 11thImaginary People release Dead Letterbox Nov 20, 2015
    Imaginary People share new track ‘Agata’ in anticipation of their debut full-length album Imaginary People release the new album Dead Letterbox Following their critically acclaimed debut EP comprised of espionage-themed singles, New York’s own Imaginary People will release their debut full-length album entitled Dead Letterbox on November 20th. The album was produced by Kevin McMahon (Swans, Titus Andronicus, ...
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  • Meet Ed Roman… 2015, Nov 11thMeet Ed Roman...
    Don’t be fooled by the cover, the content of this musician’s book has substance. Coffee and empathy for weapon, Ed opens up to 1inmusic about music, about his upcoming project Red Omen and about his definition of success. 1inmusic: What is unique about you and your music?  Ed. One of the things about music that people have to ...
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  • Italian alt. digitalists SHIRLEY SAID unveil their latest ambient gem, ‘Crash’ 2015, Nov 10thItalian alt. digitalists SHIRLEY SAID unveil their latest ambient gem, ‘Crash’
    Italian alt. digitalists SHIRLEY SAID unveil their latest ambient gem, ‘Crash’, released on November 28th. Emerging from a dense euphonious haze composed of sustained guitar notes, sparkling synth bursts and skittering glitchstep rhythms, Shirley Said’s distinctive vocalist Giulia delivers an angst-ridden ballad about doubt and abandonment. “The ceiling’s coming down/I am crashing to the ground”, she ...
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  • Joel Wells reveals debut track ‘Fictionalise’ 2015, Nov 10thJoel Wells reveals debut track 'Fictionalise'
    Musician Joel Wells reveals debut track ‘Fictionalise’, produced by Toydrum and Tim Goldsworthy. The track is beautiful, balancing dreamy electronica with eerie backing vocal harmonies to support  a nicely fitting lead voice and rendering a slowly but surely entrancing track. In his own words, London based vocalist/songwriter Joel Wells’ last three years have been an experiment in ...
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  • I Write The Songs #88 featuring Judee Sill 2015, Nov 06thI Write The Songs #88 featuring Judee Sill
    Judee Sill is our featured singer-songwriter of the week and you can listen to the podcast right here via Mixcloud Tiki’s I Write The Songs #88 by Tiki Black on Mixcloud part 1 Beverley Craven, Missing You, 6:03, Promise Me – The Best Of Beverley Craven, 2011 Paul McGoo, Take on me, A-ha Judee Sill, The phantom cowboy, 2:24, ...
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  • Japanese dream-pop purveyors The fin. share lead track from ‘Night Time’ EP plus exclusive Petite Noir remix 2015, Nov 06thJapanese dream-pop purveyors The fin. share lead track from ‘Night Time’ EP plus exclusive Petite Noir remix
    Lost In The Manor records is proud to unveil sparkling dance-pop outfit The fin. as its latest signees. The Japanese four-piece release their ‘Night Time’ EP on all digital formats on 4 December, and here share the irresistible lead track, Night Time. “When I wrote ‘Night Time’, I was living far from a train station. If ...
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  • Folkstock goes to town 2015, Nov 01stFolkstock goes  to town
    Award winning independent folk roots and acoustic label, Folkstock Records have been releasing emerging singer songwriters since its inception following their much acclaimed festival held in September 2013. With high profile support from Patrons Peggy Seeger and Fairport Convention’s Dave Swarbrick plus national treasures Whispering Bob Harris and Tom Robinson, the boutique label has been ...
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  • I Write The Songs 90b featuring Steve Folk 2015, Nov 01stI Write The Songs 90b featuring Steve Folk
    I Write The Songs 90 featuring Steve Folk, our Songwriter of the week aka Blabbermouth and his 2015 release Black Sheep Bones previously reviewed by 1 In Music right here!. Mixcloud podcast and playlist below: I Write The Songs 90b featuring Steve Folk – part 1 Bjork, Cocoon, 2001, Vespertine, Iceland The fin., Night Time, 2015, Japan Noa, Eye ...
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  • Little Sparrow – Katie Ware is Sending the message 2015, Nov 01stLittle Sparrow - Katie Ware is Sending the message
    Katie Ware takes you with the lovely film of her voice, the gentle strum of her guitar and accompanying bowed strings to a magical world where you tumble gently down the music hole. The Flame feels like the most exquisite burn and the message she is sending comes out like a spell. Her enchantment is ...
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  • Steve Folk (Blabbermouth) – Black Sheep Bones 2015, Nov 01stSteve Folk (Blabbermouth) - Black Sheep Bones
    Steve Folk (formerly know as Blabbermouth) is an exceptional artist. Travelling around Europe (not in his boat: that’s just a home and a studio) he meets nice people or nasty dogs, plays his music for people that may or may not pay attention, stays at beautiful mansions or crappy hotels. And he keeps us posted ...
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  • Doug Seegers: Going Down The River 2015, Oct 28th
    Not many know better what it is to be a struggling musician like Doug Seegers does, who lived homeless in the USA until he was discovered by Swedish country singer and TV personality Jill Johnson. From singing on the streets to being nominated for a Grammis Award for Folk/Singer-songwriter of the Year, we can only ...
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  • I Write The Songs 87 featuring Carla Bruni 2015, Oct 25thI Write The Songs 87 featuring Carla Bruni
    I Write The Songs 87 featuring Carla Bruni – Songwriter of the week: Carla Bruni http://www.carlabruni.com/ http://www.worldsingersongwriters.com/carla-bruni/ I Write The Songs 87 featuring Carla Bruni – part 1 Adele, Hello, 4:56, England, 2015 Jesse Harris, Wish I Was A Bird, 2:46 (While The Music Lasts), 2007, USA Gabrielle Murphy, Lockdown, 3:06, Lockdown – EP, 2014 [symple_button url=”https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/lockdown-ep/id924573890″ color=”blue” size=”default” border_radius=”3px” target=”self” rel=”” ...
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  • I Write The Songs #86 2015, Oct 21stI Write The Songs #86
    I Write The Songs #86 including the playlist and the mixcloud podcast below: part 1 Vanessa Williams with Brian McKnight, Love is, 1993 (Tonio K, Michael Caruso and John Keller) Lionel Richie, Do it to me Rebecca Cullen, Carry on, 2015 http://rebeccacullen.co.uk/ James Morrison, The pieces don’t fit anymore, 2006 Terence Trent d’Arby / Sananda Maitreya, A change is gonna come (Sam Cooke) part 2 Alicia Keys ...
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  • I Write The Songs #85 featuring Sananda Maitreya aka Terence Trent d’Arby 2015, Oct 16thI Write The Songs #85 featuring Sananda Maitreya aka Terence Trent d'Arby
    I Write The Songs #85 Sananda Maitreya features the music artist once known as Terence Trent d’Arby as songwriter of the week: The show is presented and produced by Tiki Black and was first aired on Canalside Radio 102.8FM. The mixcloud podcast is now available below as well as the playlist. I Write The Songs #85 featuring ...
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  • Diary of Snow Frontman Goes Solo! 2015, Oct 15thDiary of Snow Frontman Goes Solo!
    Jordan LaFaver, a 23 year-old producer, writer, and vocalist, is preparing to launch a solo career. LaFaver, who has received recognition over the last five years as the lead singer of the pop-rock band Diary of Snow, will be pursuing a sonically compelling genre switch, altering his sound to a more R&B influenced blend of ...
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  • I Write The Songs 84 featuring Ange Hardy 2015, Oct 08thI Write The Songs 84 featuring Ange Hardy
    I Write The Songs 84 featuring Ange Hardy, our Songwriter of the week with her 2015 release Esteesee I Write The Songs 84 featuring Ange Hardy – part 1 Carly Simon, You’re so vain 4.17, 1972 James Taylor, Country Road 3.21, 1970 Ange Hardy, Mother willow tree 3.18 ...
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  • I Write The Songs #83 featuring Canen 2015, Oct 03rdI Write The Songs #83 featuring Canen
    Feature artist of the week: Canen Tiki’s I Write The Songs #83 by Tiki Black on Mixcloud   Canen sings her heart out for human rights and the music is featured on this playlist. Check out her website to listen to the EP, download and donate. part 1 Canen, Ain’t ...
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  • I Write The Songs #82 ft Kaya Herstad Carney 2015, Sep 23rdI Write The Songs #82 ft Kaya Herstad Carney
    Songwriter of the week: Kaya Herstad Carney Kaya is a performing songwriter both solo and with her band Science of the Lamps, as well as a lecturer at Chester University, a skilled vocalist and an experienced vocal coach at Balance Studios with another internationally accredited teacher (both part of only ten singing teachers in the UK fully-authorised by Vocology ...
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  • Most Anticipated Upcoming Concerts In The US 2015, Sep 21stMost Anticipated Upcoming Concerts In The US
    Going to a big concert, especially if it is of your favorite artist, is usually the highlight of any music lover’s year. From the moment you find out your favorite band will be on tour near you, your heart starts to race. You have an insatiable need to go to that concert. You will do ...
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  • Martha Bean – When Shadows Return to the sea 2015, Sep 21stMartha Bean - When Shadows Return to the sea
    Self released in April 2015, “When Shadows Return to Sea” will see a more official release by Continental Record Services in October 2015. And rightfully so. For a self-released debut, Martha Bean’s ‘When Shadows Return To The Sea’ is remarkably assured. Slick, intriguing and highly listenable, it makes you wonder what the record companies were doing, ...
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  • Case Hardin – Colours Simple 2015, Sep 21stCase Hardin - Colours Simple
    Colours Simple, the fourth studio album from Case Hardin, will be released on Clubhouse Records on September 18th. Following on from their critically acclaimed ‘PM’ album, a record that really underlined Pete Gow’s position of one of the UK finest songwriters, Colours Simple sonically delivers a fuller band approach and one that is both fuelled and ...
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  • I Write The Songs 81 featuring Ed Sheeran 2015, Sep 19thI Write The Songs 81 featuring Ed Sheeran
    I Write The Songs 81 featuring Ed Sheeran, our Songwriter of the week presented and produced by Tiki Black and first aired on Canalside Community Radio thethread.org.uk. I Write The Songs 81 featuring Ed Sheeran – part 1 Toni Braxton, Love should brought you home, 1992, USA John Legend, Ordinary people, 2006, USA Rebecca Cullen, carry on, 2015, UK from ...
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  • I Write The Songs 80 featuring Krista Detor 2015, Sep 12thI Write The Songs 80 featuring Krista Detor
    I Write The Songs 80 featuring Krista Detor, our songwriter of the week. Presented and produced by Tiki Black; first aired on Canalside Community Radio Check out Krista Detor’s Website, our Artist Profile for her and 1iMusic’s review of her album Flat Earth Diary. Tiki’s I Write The Songs #80 by Tiki Black on Mixcloud I Write ...
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  • For Amalia Moerma Pavlidi, success is Never giving up 2015, Sep 08thFor Amalia Moerma Pavlidi, success is Never giving up
    For Amalia Moerma Pavlidi, success is never giving up and if you judge by her journey, it is also starting early, learning from around the world and using various arts to perfect the voice. She took acting and dancing classes in and around Athens, Greece and at 18, had a professional Diploma in ballet and ...
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  • I Write The Songs 79 featuring Fiona Apple 2015, Sep 05thI Write The Songs 79 featuring Fiona Apple
    Songwriter of the week is Fiona Apple  Mixcloud Podcast – Tiki’s I Write The Songs #79 by Tiki Black on Mixcloud I Write The Songs 79 featuring Fiona Apple – Part 1 Sandi Thom, House Of The Rising Sun, 4.45, 2011, Scotland/ Traditional The Avett Brothers, All My ...
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  • Tanya Tagaq @ Band On The wall – A strangely liberating experience (3rd Sep 2015) 2015, Sep 04thTanya Tagaq @ Band On The wall - A strangely liberating experience (3rd Sep 2015)
    Not far from 100 people gathered to enjoy the vocal tornado that is Canadian Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq, either motivated (no doubt) by her credentials as a Björk collaborator or just a personal fan of the lady, her work and the Inuit culture. I personally felt the duty to bring my daughter so she could witness ...
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  • Discover The Atif, a Michael Jackson Tribute band 2015, Aug 29thDiscover The Atif, a Michael Jackson Tribute band
    What better way for a hardcore musician fan of late legend Michael Jackson to keep his oeuvre alive than, in the words of its founder, to “transform the music genius of Michael Jackson into hardcore rock”? That is exactly what the Atif did and we met the band’s founder to know more about their new release on the ...
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  • I Write The Songs #78 ft The Milk Carton Kids 2015, Aug 28thI Write The Songs #78 ft The Milk Carton Kids
    feature band of the week: The Milk Carton Kids  dedicated to who warmed my heart with their hospitality and their amazing food theme: Another Day Another Time, Celebrating the music of Inside Llewyn Davis [symple_button ...
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  • Dark Days and Bright Nights – Luna Rise 2015, Aug 23rdDark Days and Bright Nights - Luna Rise
    Fasten  your  seat  belts! LUNA  RISE kidnaps  for  an  interstellar  mission!  Melodic  Rock is  the  name  of  the genre  and  operation,  eagerly  conducted  by  these young  hard­-hitting  Austrians.  This  year  (2015)  the  long awaited  debut­-album  DARK  DAYS  &  BRIGHT  NIGHTS finally  saw  the  light  (or  shadow)  of  the  day. The  title  arose from  a  time  when singer  &  frontman Chris  Divine called  the  nights  his ...
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  • Evolution: Seeds and Streams at Manchester town hall – A musically and visually handsome take on evolution by John Ellis and Antony Barkworth-Knight 2015, Aug 17thEvolution: Seeds and Streams at Manchester town hall - A musically and visually handsome take on evolution by John Ellis and Antony Barkworth-Knight
    As Manchester Jazz Festival (mjf), Manchester’s longest-running music festival, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year 2015, the likes of Corinne Bailey Rae and yours truly gather in Manchester Town Hall to witness a new take on evolution. Evolution: Seeds and Streams is a live audio-visual piece with music by John Ellis and visuals by film-maker Antony Barkworth-Knight. ...
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  • Veronika Releases Most Anticipated Video For Single “CAMERA” 2015, Aug 16thVeronika Releases Most Anticipated Video For Single "CAMERA"
    Veronika has released her latest visuals to the most anticipated record CAMERA. The concept behind this masterpiece is its focus on current problems females face nationwide and globally everyday. Veronika’s music career began in 2012 through her strictly motivated decision to build up herself as a musician and as an artist. She came back to Ukraine ...
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  • Brecon Jazz Festival (Fringe) at the Muse on Sunday 9th August 2015 2015, Aug 14thBrecon Jazz Festival (Fringe) at the Muse on Sunday 9th August 2015
    The event I attended was at the Muse (the old museum) on Glamorgan Street & it was only the second year they had held the event there. The place was cosy with a friendly atmosphere & when I arrived they were playing Nick Drake music which helped set the scene. The place holds about 60 seats ...
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  • Nick Festari – This is me… Slower and faster 2015, Aug 12thNick Festari - This is me... Slower and faster
    After 30 years performing eurobeat and dance music, Nick Festari dives into new genres; pop, rock, alternative, punk, electronic all included in his debut EP “This is me… Slower and faster”; 6 tracks – six different genres!” Biography – Nick Festari – Writer, Arranger, Singer Roberto Festari (a.k.a. Nick Festari) started to study piano at 9 years old. ...
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  • I Write The Songs #77 featuring Alan Parsons 2015, Aug 07thI Write The Songs #77 featuring Alan Parsons
    Songwriter of the week – Alan Parsons Tiki’s i write the songs #77 by Tiki Black on Mixcloud PART 1 Lisa Stansfield, All Woman, 5.15, 1991 Editors, It Ain’t Me Babe, 3.08, 2009 Noa, Eye In The Sky (Alan Parsons Project), 4.15, 2003 Paul Fogarty, The More I Want, ...
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  • I Write The Songs #76 featuring Roger Hodgson 2015, Aug 07thI Write The Songs #76 featuring Roger Hodgson
    Songwriter of the week: Roger Hodgson –  Playlist PART 1 Patsy Cline, Crazy (Willie Nelson), 2.41, 1962 Clarence Bucaro, Like the First Time, 3.08, 2015 Norah Jones, ...
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  • I Write The Songs #75 featuring Pitch Feather 2015, Aug 01stI Write The Songs #75 featuring Pitch Feather
    Songwriter of the week: Alberta and Chuan Leong aka Pitch Feather Pitch Feather are the delightful vocals of Alberta Leong and the superb instrument skills of husband Chuan on songs written by these two inspired artists. The band hails from Singapore and serves a nice mix of folk, indie, rock and rock shortened to “indie blue ...
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  • Little Sparrow – Wishing Tree 2015, Jul 26thLittle Sparrow - Wishing Tree
    Singer-songwriter Katie Ware, better know as Little Sparrow combines an enchanting voice with beautiful melodies. With previous songs like Sending a message and Hunted (A bear’s tale) still haunting her listeners, she re-releases the title track as a single, a great way to help quench the response to the corresponding debut album “Wishing Tree”, accompanied by ...
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  • I Write The Songs #74 featuring Jeff Healey 2015, Jul 24thI Write The Songs #74 featuring Jeff Healey
    Songwriter of the week: Jeff Healey Tiki’s I Write The Songs #74 by Tiki Black on Mixcloud PART 1 Tanita Tikaram, Twist in my Sobriety, 4.50 Dark Green Tree, Skin and Bones, 2014, 3.48 from their 2015 album Secret Lives, produced by Boo Hewerdine http://www.darkgreentree.com/ Tori Amos, Trouble’s lament, 2014, 3.40 Jeff Healey Band, Angel Eyes, 1990, 5.21, Canada Tasmin Archer, Sleeping Satellite, 1992, ...
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  • I Write The Songs #73 featuring John Legend 2015, Jul 17thI Write The Songs #73 featuring John Legend
    part 1 Rebecca Ferguson featuring John Legend, Bridges (John Legend, J Loos, Steve Robson) Aynsley Lister, Crazy (Danger Mouse & Cee Lo Green) Texas, The conversation (Sharleen Spiteri/Johnny McElhone/Karen Overton/Amanda Ghost/Ian Dench), 2013, Scotland James Keelaghan, Red River Rising (Canada) keelaghan.com Lily Allen, Womaniser (Nikeshia Briscoe, Rafael Akinyemi), England/USA John Legend, You & I, 2014, US part 2 Lorde, Royals, New Zealand Michael Jackson, Come ...
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  • Shirley Thompson’s Pioneering New Opera Set for Opening Night of Tête à Tête Fest 2015, Jul 14thShirley Thompson's Pioneering New Opera Set for Opening Night of Tête à Tête Fest
    First public event at the ‘Dream To Change the World’ exhibition Opera lovers, londoners and dwellers of the regions around, this one is for you and certainly not to be missed. London-born Jamaicain Composer Shirley Thompson (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Thompson_(composer))’s Pioneering New Opera Set for Opening Night of Tête à Tête Fest. SACRED MOUNTAIN, Incidents in the Life of QUEEN ...
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  • I Write the Songs 72 featuring Charles Aznavour 2015, Jul 09thI Write the Songs 72 featuring Charles Aznavour
    I Write the Songs 72 featuring Charles Aznavour, our songwriter of the week and a wonderful tenor and emotive singer whose acting ability possibly helps render his songs with accurate passion. I Write the Songs 72 featuring Charles Aznavour – Part 1 Corinne Bailey Rae, Like a Star Marvin Gaye, Sexual Healing Yael Naim, Toxic http://www.yaelnaim.fr/en Charles & Eddie, Would I ...
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  • Coucou, here is Charlotte Dipanda 2015, Jul 04th
    Already a familiar voice in the music scene, Charlotte Dipanda has accompanied the greatest musicians live and in studio including international legend Manu Dibango, Malian griotte Rokia Traore, Congolese star Papa Wemba and French star Axelle Red. She takes her vocals to the next step when she goes solo in 2008 with her debut album Mispa followed 2 years later ...
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  • I Write The Songs #71 featuring Cyndi Lauper 2015, Jul 03rdI Write The Songs #71 featuring Cyndi Lauper
    I Write The Songs #71 featuring Cyndi Lauper – Part 1 Cyndi Lauper, The World is Stone (Michel Berger, Luc Plamondon, Tim Rice), 1992, 4:30 Ben Harper, Ashes, 3:51 Eska, Gatekeeper, 4:59 Jeff Buckley, Lilac Wine, 4:29 Björk, Play Dead, 3:55 Aynsley Lister, Crazy, 2009, 3:47 (Brian Burton aka Danger Mouse, Thomas Callaway aka CeeLo Green, Gian Franco Reverberi, Gian Piero Reverberi) I ...
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  • Steve Pledger – Striking Matches In The Wind 2015, Jun 19thSteve Pledger - Striking Matches In The Wind
    I came across Steve Pledger’s album through a comment on Twitter by radio host Rick Stuart. His Roots & Fusion show on Stockport’s Pure Radio is probably one of my favourite radio shows. His words prompted me to ask Steve Pledger for a copy of his album and before I knew it, he was the featured songwriter ...
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  • Jeff Healey – Best Of The Stony Plain Years 2015, Jun 18thJeff Healey - Best Of The Stony Plain Years
    The Jeff Healey – Best Of The Stony Plain Years Album is out: Jeff Healey entertains nostalgia (and Tom & Jerry fans too according to my daughter) with a mix of Jazz, Swing and Blues and a music-loving voice still occasionally and surprisingly serving the rock chord, mixing charm and energy. From the enchanting Three ...
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  • Muddy Waters – 100 2015, Jun 16thMuddy Waters - 100
    This officially authorized centennial tribute to Muddy Waters, “MUDDY WATERS 100″ is a once-in-a-lifetime CD that celebrates, commemorates and contributes to the musical legacy of this American icon. Produced by 2X Grammy nominated producer Larry Skoller (“Heritage Blues Orchestra”/ “Chicago Blues: A Living History”), the CD is contained in a collectible CD-sized hard-cover book with 48 ...
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  • The Brothers Tour in Manchester: The Sidiki Dembele Experience 2015, Jun 14thThe Brothers Tour in Manchester: The Sidiki Dembele Experience
    The Sidiki Dembele Experience What an all-round amazing evening at the Brothers Tour in Swinton, Greater Manchester: fun, dynamic, and almost epic: The Sidiki Dembele Experience. I had already had the Sidiki Dembele experience at Bridgewater Hall back in 2010, as a keen follower of his very active music life and as a session performer on my debut album ...
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  • Wink Burcham – Cowboy Heroes and Old Folk Songs 2015, Jun 11thWink Burcham - Cowboy Heroes and Old Folk Songs
    Can’ t go wrong with Okies from Oklahoma, right? There was JJ Cale, now there’s John Fullbright and coming up next is Wink Burcham! As pure and fresh as cow s**t in spring. And I am sure some of the connotations do not do this fine singer/songwriter justice: so check this album out. A great ...
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  • I Write The Songs 70 featuring Enya 2015, Jun 10thI Write The Songs 70 featuring Enya
    Enya: I Write The Songs 70 – Songwriter of the week:  Enya The Queen of electro-ethereal Folk (with the castle to match) is revered for taking her Irish musical heritage to a post-modern magic dimension. Enya is the pronunciation and E-I-T-H-N-E is the original spelling for it in this songwriter’s native tongue, the Donegal dialect of the Irish language. She ...
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  • Derek King – Sometimes 2015, Jun 07thDerek King - Sometimes
    With songs about the ups and downs of life and love, and the odd bit of topical content thrown in, Derek King is very much a songwriter for today. Listen to his latest offer on Bandcamp, the LP entitled Sometimes, including songs noted for their simple honesty, making them music easy to identify with.
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  • I Write The Songs 69 Cole Porter 2015, Jun 04thI Write The Songs 69 Cole Porter
    Songwriter of the week: Cole Porter American songwriter Cole Albert Porter composed songs AND wrote lyrics (against then current fashion) that dominated the musical theatres in particular Broadway during the 1920s and 1930s. His strong will is an example of taking on the world in spite of its obstacles, starting with him defying the wishes of ...
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  • Siedah Garett, the woman behind the man in the mirror 2015, Jun 01stSiedah Garett, the woman behind the man in the mirror
    Siedah Garett: Artist Profile Few artists can boast the collaborations that Siedah Garett does. Just the mention of her name reminds us of Michael Jackson. She did not just perform backing vocals on the legend’s Bad songs. She sang duets with him such as I just can’t stop loving you. She co-wrote songs for him. Two of these ...
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  • Weldon Henson – Honky Tonk Frontier 2015, May 28thWeldon Henson - Honky Tonk Frontier
    EUROOTS PROMOTION PRESENTS: WELDON HENSON – Honky Tonk Frontier It was our good friend Ricky Davis, who you may remember as the pedal steel player extra-ordinaire in Dale Watson’s Lone Stars for so many years, who introduced us to the authentic sounds of Weldon Henson. And boy do we love the music. So we are pleased we can share ...
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  • I Write The Songs 68 2015, May 26thI Write The Songs 68
    I Write The Songs 68 featuring beautiful music makers I Write The Songs 68 part 1 Katherine Jenkins, Bring me to life Paul Simon, Sounds of Silence Krista Detor, Bridges kristadetor.com George Benson, Walk on by (instrumental) (Burt Bacharach) Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers, Island in the stream (Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb) I Write The Songs 68 part 2 James Taylor, Line’em up Lily ...
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  • I Write The Songs #67 featuring Walter Afanasieff 2015, May 22ndI Write The Songs #67 featuring Walter Afanasieff
    I Write The Songs #67 features Walter Afanasieff, our songwriter of the week and composing collaborator of singer and songwriter Mariah Carey for many of her albums. I Write The Songs #67 featuring Walter Afanasieff – PART 1 Mariah Carey, Close My Eyes (Mariah Carey, Walter Afanasieff) Paolo Nutini, It must be love (Labi Siffre) Paula Abdul, Rush Rush (Peter ...
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  • Save The Lomax 2015, May 18thSave The Lomax
    Get your voice heard to save a music monument!
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  • Walk EP 2015, May 17thWalk EP
    I’ve been really enjoying my latest discovery, the Walk EP, and wanted to share this electric blues EP (also called EP 🙂 ) by Walk released in 2013. Walk is a sequencer Blues Band including Rik Warren and David Schlechtriemen and based in Manchester. Surely even Blues purists will be curious to partake in the world these compositions ...
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  • I Write The Songs 66 2015, May 14thI Write The Songs 66
    This is the show I Write The Songs 66 featuring Labi Siffre, our songwriter of the week. Presented and produced by Tiki Black. First aired on Canalside The Thread I Write The Songs 66 featuring Labi Siffre – Part 1 The Bangles, Eternal Flame (Susanna Hoffs, Tom Kelly, Billy Steinberg) Michael Andrews feat Gary Jules, Mad world (Roland ...
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  • I Write The Songs 65 featuring Steve Pledger 2015, May 07thI Write The Songs 65 featuring Steve Pledger
    I Write The Songs 65 has as a theme the importance of voting, and as featured singer-songwriter, Mr Steve Pledger with new superb album Matches In the Wind! I Write The Songs 65 featuring Steve Pledger – part 1 Gabrielle, Dreams (Gabrielle, Tim Laws) Manic Street preachers, Umbrella (Christopher “Tricky” Stewart, Terius “Dream” Nash, Thaddis Harrell, Shawn Carter) Steve ...
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  • The Sideshow Tragedy – Capital 2015, May 04thThe Sideshow Tragedy - Capital
    The Sideshow Tragedy – Capital: The Sideshow Tragedy is introduced as “Just two kids from Austin rocking away the roots BIG TIME” Watch and hear them on the video below and listen/get the whole album on bandcamp…
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  • Session Americana – Pack Up The Circus 2015, May 01stSession Americana - Pack Up The Circus
    Well, if the opening lines of their album profile does not get your interest, I guess nothing will: Produced by Session Americana and Anais Mitchell, Pak Up The Circus is the new album by Session Ameriana released Feb 2015. Session Americana is Billy Beard, Dinty Child, Jim Fitting, Ry Cavanaugh and Jon Bistline, Kimon Kirk, Laura ...
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  • Clarence Bucaro – Like The First Time 2015, Apr 30thClarence Bucaro - Like The First Time
    Maybe I read more in this album than there is but then again if an album can do that, then it is totally worth it. The point is that the music says Like the First Time (its title) in so many ways when you listen to it. Clarence Bucaro’s voice glides on the waves without ...
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  • I Write The Songs 64 2015, Apr 26thI Write The Songs 64
    I Write The Songs 64 feat. Dee Dee Bridgewater, our music artist of the week and one of my favourite singers. I Write The Songs 64 – part 1 Camille, Le Festin (Michael Giacchino) Elvis Costello and the Roots, Walking us uptown Adele, Skyfall (Adele Adkins Paul Epworth) Daara J, Temps boy Songwriter of the week: Dee Dee Bridgewater Dee Dee and ...
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  • Sonja Marie: And I gave my love to you (United States) 2015, Apr 26thSonja Marie: And I gave my love to you (United States)
    Sonja Marie: Artist Profile It is so easy to forget people when they are not in your face all the time. Yet again, maybe some singer-songwriters need to be in your face to be noticed. This talented artist lets her music do the talking. She is better known for her soulful contribution to the acclaimed “Waiting to ...
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  • I Write The Songs 63 2015, Apr 26thI Write The Songs 63
    I Write The Songs 63 – part 1 London Grammar, Strong (Caught in the middle) (Hannah Reid, Dan Rothman, Dominic ‘Dot’ Major) Tom Jones, Tower of song (Leonard Cohen) Yael Naim & David Donatien, New soul Le vent du nord, L’échafaud (from the album Têtu) >>> Beth Orton, Best bit I Write The Songs 63 – part 2 Cat Stevens, Moonshadow Noa, Eye ...
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  • I Write The Songs 62 featuring Nina Simone 2015, Apr 17thI Write The Songs 62 featuring Nina Simone
    I Write The Songs 62 featuring Nina Simone, our musician of the week. It was first aired on Canalside Community Radio 102.8FM thethread.org.uk and is now available as a podcast on Mixcloud. Tiki I write the songs #62 by Tiki Black on Mixcloud The playlist is below: I Write The Songs 62 featuring Nina Simone – Part ...
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  • I Write The Song 61 2015, Apr 10thI Write The Song 61
    Aaliyah, More Than a Woman (Timbaland, Stephen Garrett) Lenny Kravitz, It ain’t over til it’s over Kara, Rusalka karafolkband.com Passenger, Let her go Roxanne de Bastion, The Real Thing roxannedebastion.com Tom Jones, Tower of song Tori Amos, Trouble’s lament Doug Seegers, Going down to the river Coco Mbassi, Blubridge cocombassi.com Jonathan Tarplee, Galleries Alisha’s Attic, I am I feel Paul Fogarty, The More I Want paulfogarty.com The Zutons, Confusion Don McLean, American ...
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  • I Write the songs 60 2015, Mar 27thI Write the songs 60
    Amy Winehouse, My tears dry on their own Marvin Gaye, Let’s get it on Laura Marling, Master Hunter Paul Fogarty, The more I want (From the album Winds of fortune) paulfogarty.com Camille, Wet Boy Jeff Buckley, Grace Ray Charles and Dee Dee Bridgewater, Till the next somewhere Miriam Makeba and Harry Belafonte, Malaika Israel Kamakawiwo’ole, Over the rainbow/ Geoffrey Oryema, Lapwony Mecano, Hijo de la luna Dolly Parton ...
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  • I Write The songs 59 2015, Mar 20thI Write The songs 59
    I Write The songs 59 was first aired on Canalside Community Radio. The theme is the eclipse and the feature singer-songwriter is Ben Harper. Ben Harper I Write The songs 59 – part 1 Bonnie Tyler, Total Eclipse of the heart (Jim Steinman) Bored in the USA, Father John Misty (I love you honeybear) Not as we, Alanis Morrissette Johannes ...
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  • I Write The Songs 58 featuring Noa 2015, Mar 14thI Write The Songs 58 featuring Noa
    I Write The Songs 58 featuring Noa aka Achinoam Nini, our Songwriter of the week. Tiki I Write The Songs #58 by Tiki Black on Mixcloud I Write The Songs 58 featuring Noa – part 1 Noa, Eye in the sky (Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson) Manic Street Preachers, Umbrella (Christopher Stewart, Terius Nash, Thaddis Harrell, Shawn Carter) Lily & Madeleine, ...
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  • The F Spot Femmes Fatales 2015, Mar 08thThe F Spot Femmes Fatales
    Folkstock Records releases The F Spot Femmes Fatales on the 8th of March 2015, a compilation album gathering 10 tracks by 10 talented female singer-songwriters including Peggy Seeger, Roxanne de Bastion, Zoe Wren, Marina Florance, Minnie Birch, Kaity Rae, Kelly Oliver, Daria Kulesh, Maz O’Connor and Fay Brotherhood and some really beautiful artwork by Amy Pettingill. And what ...
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  • I Write The Songs 57 – Female Songwriters 2015, Mar 07thI Write The Songs 57 - Female Songwriters
    I Write The Songs 57 – Female Songwriters – Theme: International women’s day – Human first – dedicated to our sisters, mothers, daughters and wives around the world; from me to my mum who, along with 6 other phenomenal women, created the Association Against Violence Against Women in Cameroon to fight the upsurge of violence against women ...
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  • Meet musician Vernon Fuller 2015, Feb 28thMeet musician Vernon Fuller
    A regular performer at various Jazz Festivals from Southport to Nantwich to Marlborough, musician and songwriter Vernon Fuller has also appeared at the legendary Ronnie Scott’s Jazz club in London. But his music is not just Jazz: it is reminiscent of Motown, has a little Latin or a little Reggae thrown in here and there and some R&B and Funk for good measure. While Fuller’s ...
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  • I Write The Songs 56 featuring Damon Albarn 2015, Feb 27thI Write The Songs 56 featuring Damon Albarn
    I Write The Songs #56 featuring Damon Albarn, our songwriter of the week. First aired on Canalside Community Radio The Thread. Presented and produced by Tiki Black. I Write The Songs 56 featuring Damon Albarn – part 1 Sonja Marie, And I gave my love to you (soundtrack of the week) James Morrisson, Man in the mirror (Siedah ...
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  • Save The Lomax Campaign 2015, Feb 24thSave The Lomax Campaign
    Save The Lomax Campaign Contact: Anna Grace Henney Email: annagracehenney(at)gmail.com / savethelomax(at)gmail.com Phone: 07932886966 Lomax Supporters Come Together Ahead of Court Hearing Following the recent closure of Liverpool’s “best independent live music venue” there has been a spontaneous uprising of supporters who have formed the Save The Lomax Campaign. Lomax was reopened in 2011 and is supported by a collective of ...
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  • Simon Cousins’ music: Finding love in each stranger’s eyes 2015, Feb 22ndSimon Cousins' music: Finding love in each stranger's eyes
    Simon Cousins is a musician that is open to people and true to his music and a real uncomplicated pleasure to listen. He has his own style and his personality transpires in his music. His performances have a playful and conversational aspect to them that give a convivial spirit to his music and the impression that he is no stranger to his audience (and once he sings, ...
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  • I Write The Songs 55 2015, Feb 20thI Write The Songs 55
    I Write The Songs 55 was first aired on Canalside Community Radio 102.8FM. This playlist is a special covers (theme) featuring among other renditions those specifically of singer-songwriter of the week Bob Dylan. I Write The Songs 55 special covers – part 1 Adele, Make you feel my love (Bob Dylan) The civil wars, Billie Jean (Michael Jackson) Jeff ...
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  • Simon Cousins live at Sound, Food and Music 2015, Feb 16thSimon Cousins live at Sound, Food and Music
    Everything you sing might be held against you and I am sure Simon Cousins had no idea I was going to write up this review when he took the stage on the 16th of Feb 2015 (sneaky) at a gig we were both playing, courtesy of Liverpool Acoustic and K’s Choice at Sound, Food and Music (and neither ...
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  • I Write The Songs 54 featuring KD Lang 2015, Feb 14thI Write The Songs 54 featuring KD Lang
    I Write The Songs 54 featuring KD Lang, our songwriter of the week I Write The Songs 54 featuring KD Lang – part 1 KD Lang, Constant craving (songwriter of the week) Leonard Cohen, So long Marianne Daria Kulesh, Tamed (feat Ben Walker) Rufus Wainwright, Complainte de la butte KD Lang, Miss Chatelaine I Write The Songs 54 featuring KD Lang – ...
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  • I Write The Songs 53 featuring Katie Melua 2015, Feb 08thI Write The Songs 53 featuring Katie Melua
    I Write The Songs 53 featuring Katie Melua – part 1 Kate Bush, Wuthering heights, 1978, 4:26 David Gray & Annie Lennox, Full steam Katie Melua, The flood 2014 3:37 songwriter of the week Gotye feat Kimbra, Somebody I used to know Little liar (aka Maya Yianni), Incomplete 2014 4:53 Lo-fang, you’re the one I want I Write The Songs 53 featuring Katie ...
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  • WSS 2014 Playlist 2015, Feb 01st
    Every year brings its lot of music goodies. Below are the ones that we had the privilege to hear and enjoy. As usual, the list is edited by Mateo James with the input of everyone at the WSS team.  Going Down to the River, Doug Seegers (USA) Releasing your debut album late in life infuses the record with ...
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  • I Write The Songs 52 featuring Prince 2015, Jan 31stI Write The Songs 52 featuring Prince
    I Write The Songs 52 featuring Prince is another show about love 😉 so what better featured artist than our songwriter of the week, self-proclaimed love symbol, Prince. I Write The Songs 52 featuring Prince – part 1 Sinead O’Connor, Nothing Compares To You (Prince), Ireland/USA Prince, Diamonds and Pearls, USA Fiona Apple, Across the universe (Lennon/McCartney), USA/UK Jimi Hendrix, ...
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  • Andy White tour supported by Little Rach live @ The Bury Met 2015, Jan 31stAndy White tour supported by Little Rach live @ The Bury Met
    My friend and I attended the Little Rach and Andy White tour gig at the Met Theatre Bury on the 29th January 2015. Always having been a last minute person, I had failed to get round to reserving tickets, so in a last minute panic, rang up the theatre, and immediately got through to a ...
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  • Sarah McQuaid – Walking into white 2015, Jan 28thSarah McQuaid - Walking into white
    At times resolutely folk in the most traditional way and at others bathing in some undeniably Jazz sounds and arrangements, Sarah McQuaid’s new album Walking into white will not stand in the background. The production makes it noticeable, the CD sometimes sounding like vinyl strutting its imperfections to filter the superficial listeners. This is very much musicians ...
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  • Wily Bo Walker and Kareña K release A Long Way From Heaven 2015, Jan 24thWily Bo Walker and Kareña K release A Long Way From Heaven
    ‘A Long Way From Heaven…’ is a 6-track mini album highlighting the work of Wily Bo Walker and Kareña K. Their voices, described as barbed wire and angels, bourbon and roses, work so well together and, in these original songs, showcase their talent and artistry. Wily Bo was nominated for Best Male Vocalist in the 2014 ...
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  • I Write The Songs 51 featuring Linda Perry 2015, Jan 23rdI Write The Songs 51 featuring Linda Perry
    I Write The Songs 51 featuring Linda Perry our songwriter of the week who has penned songs for the likes of Christina Aguilera. I Write The Songs 51 featuring Linda Perry – part 1 Christina Aguilera, Beautiful (Linda Perry: – songwriter of the week) Colin Hay, Overkill 4 non-blondes, What’s up Marvin Gaye, What’s going on Tiki Black feat. Jo Bywater, Free ...
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  • Roland Orzabal is sowing the seeds of love 2015, Jan 12thRoland Orzabal is sowing the seeds of love
    The artistry of some performing songwriters sometimes get drowned in the advances of technology or the frills of popular music. It certainly does not seem to be the case for the lyrics and melodies of Tears For Fears’s songwriter Roland Orzabal. At first sight, the public may more easily find the soul of the Tears for ...
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  • I Write The Songs 50 2015, Jan 11thI Write The Songs 50
    This is the playlist for the I Write The Songs 50 radio show presented by Tiki Black and including great music. The show is aired three times a week via Canalside Community Radio. It features singer-songwriters Bruce Springsteen and Gabrielle Aplin. I Write The Songs 50 – part 1 Tasmin Archer, Sleeping satellite, 1992 4.xx Elvis Costello, Every ...
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  • 2015 Playlist 2015, Jan 01st2015 Playlist
    2015 has beauty written all over it, thanks to these artists’ music that we were privileged to encounter. This is 1 In Music’s and WSS’s 2015 Playlist. Jo Bywater, Riches to Rags Our coup de coeur of the year and apparently that of the Liverpool song writing Contest Judges. Impeccable guitar and vocals to beautifully sing you the story of a ...
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  • I Write The Songs 49 feat Roland Orzabal 2014, Dec 20thI Write The Songs 49 feat Roland Orzabal
    I Write The Songs 49 feat Roland Orzabal, our songwriter of the week, probably better known as a member of the band Tears of Fears. I Write The Songs 49 feat Roland Orzabal – part 1 Woman in chains, Tears for Fears Roland Orzabal’s duet with Oleta Adams Roland Orzabal is our songwriter of the week – Lo-Fang, You’re ...
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  • I Write The Songs 49 2014, Dec 20thI Write The Songs 49
    Roland Orzabal: I Write The Songs 49 – features songwriter of the week Roland Orzabal and quite a lot of his ventures with band Tears for fears, original or covered. Roland Orzabal: I Write The Songs 49 – part 1 Woman in chains, Tears for Fears Roland Orzabal’s duet with Oleta Adams Roland Orzabal is our songwriter of the ...
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  • Come close (Sisea) to Coco Mbassi 2014, Dec 20thCome close (Sisea) to Coco Mbassi
    Coco Mbassi rightly describes her music as a « tree with deep African roots and branches that extend some towards classical music, some towards soul, gospel and jazz, and others towards Latin music and even pop music ». Now, discover this acoustic blend in her soulful voice, her Cameroonian roots, her eclectic musical upbringing (from ...
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  • Let yourself go with the sounds of Coco Mbassi 2014, Dec 20thLet yourself go with the sounds of Coco Mbassi
    Coco Mbassi rightly describes her music as a « tree with deep African roots and branches that extend some towards classical music, some towards soul, gospel and jazz, and others towards Latin music and even pop music ». Now, discover this acoustic blend in her soulful voice, her Cameroonian roots, her ecclectic musical upbringing (from ...
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  • Tiki Black releases new single ‘Free Like Smoke’ ft Jo Bywater 2014, Dec 15thTiki Black releases new single ‘Free Like Smoke’ ft Jo Bywater
    The contemporary folk singer known as Tiki Black has released her latest single, “Free Like Smoke,” featuring Jo Bywater. The track is the most significant release from Black since her 2013 LP record, “Out of the Black.” Both releases have been published on the No Sugar Added independent music label. Sonorous, melodic and carrying on ...
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  • I Write The Songs 48 featuring Passenger 2014, Dec 13thI Write The Songs 48 featuring Passenger
    I Write The Songs 48 featuring Passenger (and Carole King) – part 1 Carole King, Tapestry (veteran singer-songwriter) Jump up behind me, James Taylor You’re so vain, Carly Simon, 1972 Ring of fire, Johnny Cash (June Carter Cash), 1971 version When i can see the valley, Leyla McCalla (Langston Hughes, Leyla McCalla) 2013, USA You’ve got the trees, Alex Highton, UK So far away ...
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  • I Write The Songs 48 2014, Dec 13thI Write The Songs 48
    Tapestry, Carole King (veteran singer-songwriter) Jump up behind me, James Taylor You’re so vain, Carly Simon, 1972 Ring of fire, Johnny Cash (June Carter Cash), 1971 version When i can see the valley, Leyla McCalla (Langston Hughes, Leyla McCalla) 2013, USA You’ve got the trees, Alex Highton, UK So far away (live in concert) Carole King, 1993 part 2 Pride, Amy McDonald, 2012 You make it ...
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  • Discover… The Moth Lantern 2014, Dec 07thDiscover... The Moth Lantern
    Discover The Moth Lantern, a 4 piece indie rock band from Lincoln, UK with Dan Clark on Guitar and songwriting, Jason Rungapadiachy on Vocals, Bass, Horns and Strings; Jo Clark on vocals and keys; and Eddie George on Drums. “We encompass the spirit of bands such as Fleetwood Mac with a wide range of songs from gentle acoustic ballads with luscious 4-part ...
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  • I Write The Songs 47 2014, Dec 07thI Write The Songs 47
    I Write The Songs 47 featuring Tom Waits, our songwriter of the week. Main theme – Under your skin Underneath your clothes, Shakira – Columbia Umbrella, The Manic Street Preachers Jockey Full of Bourbon, Youn Sun Nah (Tom Waits) – USA, Korea An exquisite interpretation of Tom Waits’ 1985 superb first single from his album Rain Dogs. The songstress is ...
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  • Coeur à Coeur Acoustique, Paris 2014, Dec 04thCoeur à Coeur Acoustique, Paris
    This is a meeting between an artist and an audience in an intimate and friendly atmosphere. The goal of the Coeur à Coeur Acoustique (literally “Acoustic Heart to Heart”) is to enable an intimate exchange between artist and audience. Inspired evenings in the village and gatherings under the tree while listening to a storyteller or griot , the ...
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  • I Write The Songs 46 featuring Paul Simon 2014, Nov 29thI Write The Songs 46 featuring Paul Simon
    I Write The Songs 46 featuring Paul Simon, our songwriter of the week and Main Theme: One-storytellers across borders Coat of Many Colours, Dolly Parton, USA – 7 seconds, Youssou N’dour/Neneh Cherry (N’Dour/Cherry/McVey/Sharp), Senegal/Sweden, 1994 Neneh Cherry revealed that “7 Seconds” tells about first seven seconds in the life of a newborn, arguably unaware of problems in the world. ” Neneh Cherry ...
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  • I Write The Songs 46 2014, Nov 29thI Write The Songs 46
    Main Theme: “One-story” tellers across borders Coat of Many Colours, Dolly Parton, USA – 7 seconds, Youssou N’dour/Neneh Cherry (N’Dour/Cherry/McVey/Sharp), Senegal/Sweden, 1994 Neneh Cherry revealed that “7 Seconds” tells about first seven seconds in the life of a newborn, arguably unaware of problems in the world. ” Neneh Cherry Online – Biography”. Retrieved 12 Jul 2009. The song appeared on N’Dour’s ...
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  • Découverte 2014, Nov 25th
    Album à découvrir pour un voyage plein d’émotion : Hôtel Coste
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  • Triple ‘A’ Side – Marina Florance 2014, Nov 17thTriple 'A' Side - Marina Florance
    Marina Florance releases Triple ‘A’ Side Marina Florance just won’t let us catch our breath*, giving us another lovely set of songs, unencumbered, for us to appreciate another gentle spread of the velvet voice. I’ll say it from the outset. I love “Getting Away” and this superb track is a beautiful duet with Ben Smith on ...
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  • I Write The Songs 45 2014, Nov 07thI Write The Songs 45
    I Write The Songs 45 – Main theme: A playlist of some singer-songwriters, something old, something new, something borrowed, something new I Write The Songs 45 – part 1 Follow the heron, Karine Polwart, Scotland Walking man, James Taylor, USA You know, Laura Marling, England A l’ombre du coeur de ma mie, Debademba, Mali / France borrowed from French singer-songwriter Georges Brassens, ...
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  • Coucou, here is Charlotte Dipanda 2014, Nov 05thCoucou, here is Charlotte Dipanda
    Already a familiar voice in the music scene, Charlotte Dipanda has accompanied the greatest musicians live and in studio including international legend Manu Dibango, Malian griotte Rokia Traore, Congolese star Papa Wemba and French star Axelle Red. She takes her vocals to the next step when she goes solo in 2008 with her debut album Mispa followed 2 years later ...
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  • Meet Joe Symes & The Loving Kind 2014, Oct 30thMeet Joe Symes & The Loving Kind
    Success is intriguing and makes you all the more fascinated by the musicians behind it and the journey that brought them to where they are, the people that inspired and encouraged them and the impact that their musical journey had on shaping their personal evolution. This is even more true with a band, as the interaction ...
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  • Rowan Ross – singer, songwriter, violinist 2014, Oct 26thRowan Ross - singer, songwriter, violinist
    Rowan Ross has clearly digested a variety of beautiful music and understood what makes them classics to serve us some really lovely contemporary songs on a bed of “old” school (think the Beatles) without ever duplicating them. The songs are of those that you can not help harmonising to, and the lyrics are well thought almost to ...
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  • Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings @ Albert Hall, Manchester 2014, Oct 24thSharon Jones & The Dap Kings @ Albert Hall, Manchester
    Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings @ Albert Hall, Manchester 23 Oct 2014 The concert venue was the recently re-opened Albert Hall – a beautiful building with much of its grandeur, stained glass and architectural magnificence still intact. Its original use as a church was referenced during the evening and quite appropriately so. The night started with ...
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  • Krista Detor shares the contents of her red velvet box 2014, Oct 19thKrista Detor shares the contents of her red velvet box
    Put some laid-back tones into Americana/Country, throw touches of Jazz and Fusion elements here and there. Please don’t shake and don’t stir. Let it just marinate. You will end up with the voice and melodies of Krista Detor, of the music that slows down the human race and help you exhale the toxicity of life that humans ...
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  • Risa Hall: “Success is being happy and making others happy” 2014, Oct 14thRisa Hall: "Success is being happy and making others happy"
    Many a dream gets lost as life happens especially when someone is doing well in their career. Yet enjoying professional acting, radio and voice over could not erase New-York born Risa Hall’s childhood music dream of writing and performing her own music, in fact they probably reinforced it. Her experience in the industry reflects in her music ...
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  • Korean singer Youn Sun Nah breathes some fresh air into Jazz 2014, Oct 11thKorean singer Youn Sun Nah breathes some fresh air into Jazz
    She might be from Korea, but her voice reaches beyond her shores with a virtuosity rooted in her ability to seamlessly blend genres.  She plays with it on each wave of music, with a blend of accents that root in Korean Folk and Western opera and grows into a folk beyond her own shores, including French chanson and jazzing up all ...
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  • Paul Fogarty finds his own way home 2014, Oct 06thPaul Fogarty finds his own way home
    With topical songs à la John Lennon meets Bob Marley, the softness of Paul Simon at the tip of his tongue and fingers, the Americana/Country meets Folk troubadour Paul Fogarty is one of the most understated yet deeply expressive musicians out there. Once you have wallowed into the ever growing musical legacy of Australia-born Germany-based Fogarty, it ...
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  • Mountains and Tides – Pitch Feather 2014, Oct 01stMountains and Tides - Pitch Feather
    Pitch Feather are husband and wife Chuan and Alberta Leong from Singapore and craft their indie music in the comfort of their own home, sometimes with friends, pets and humans alike, participating as audience or as accompanying instrumentalists (no the pets don’t play any instruments!). With their debut album Mountains and Tides, the couple take us ...
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  • Korlan, a Polar Star 2014, Oct 01stKorlan, a Polar Star
    Sherlock Holmes always looks annoyed when the world around him seems complacent at the obviousness of the plot once he has unravelled it. It can somehow be debilitating that genius is late if at all recognised especially when it has the unique ability to express enigmas as if they were mere day-to-day events. It is however ...
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  • Love Is A Losing Game (Amy Winehouse) 2014, Sep 28thLove Is A Losing Game (Amy Winehouse)
    One of my very favourite lyricists and performers, Amy Winehouse, writes so well about how “love is a losing game“* and sings it so emotionally that it certainly appears to be so: you must give in some space in your bed and suddenly your capacity to stretch with impunity has limitations. There is another to ...
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  • Deep River (Samuel Coleridge Taylor) 2014, Sep 25thDeep River (Samuel Coleridge Taylor)
    Hilary Burage, from the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor foundation asked me to write about how I came to know about the great Black British composer and how he impacted me both as a songwriter and as a person. This article was my response to her invitation. I was born with fingers that suggested a predisposition for playing the piano. So ...
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  • Flat Earth Diary – Krista Detor 2014, Sep 25thFlat Earth Diary - Krista Detor
    At first, listening to Krista Detor’s Flat Earth Diary gives the deceitful feeling that the release is just another Country/Folk record with a voice reminiscent of the US female artists of the genre ranging from the Carly Simon to Sheryl Crowe and maybe beyond the genre the depth of K.D. Lang. Maybe so, but you ...
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  • 2014 Playlist 2014, Sep 16th2014 Playlist
    Going Down to the River, Doug Seegers (US) Releasing your debut album late in life infuses the record with experiences and maturity. Doug Seegers’ debut solo album is raw, rootsy and emotionally charged. A brilliant 62-year-old singer who struggled with homelessness for years, Seegers found acclaim when Swedish country- and pop-singer and songwriter Jill Johnson discovered ...
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  • Bella Bellow (Togo): A voice that marked a generation 2014, Sep 10thBella Bellow (Togo): A voice that marked a generation
    Bella Bellow Artist Profile She might not technically write her own music but her voice has lifted and enhanced so many a song that it feels like her stamp has crafted them. She might not have been around for a long time, what with leaving us at only 28, but those who have encountered her voice ...
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  • Amy Winehouse, at home with Ray 2014, Jul 11thAmy Winehouse, at home with Ray
    You can always get stuck in her beehive or be taken aback by some of her manners. However, in so riding on the surface of the lady, you will be losing out on the real deal, the real her. She’s not just a voice, she’s a feeling, unapolegitically betraying and exorcising every string of raw ...
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  • I Write The Songs 44 2014, Jun 20thI Write The Songs 44
    I Write The Songs 44 – part 1 Play dead, Bjork, Iceland Save tonight, Eagle Eye Cherry, 3.56, Sweden Full steam ahead, David Gray and Annie Lennox, England All fall down, Ultravox, 1986, UK Who will save your soul, Jewel, USA Everybody’s changing, Keane, England I Write The Songs 44 – part 2 The sweetest thing, Lauryn Hill, Jamaica You give me something, James ...
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  • I Write The Songs 44 2014, Jun 20thI Write The Songs 44
    Play dead, Bjork, Iceland Save tonight, Eagle Eye Cherry, 3.56, Sweden Full steam ahead, David Gray and Annie Lennox, England All fall down, Ultravox, 1986, UK Who will save your soul, Jewel, USA Everybody’s changing, Keane, England The sweetest thing, Lauryn Hill, Jamaica You give me something, James Morrisson, 3.35 Underneath your clothes, Shakira, Columbia The girl from Ipanema, Frank Sinatra, USA Sleep like breathing, ...
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  • I Write The Songs 43 featuring Burt Bacharach 2014, Jun 13thI Write The Songs 43 featuring Burt Bacharach
    I Write The Songs 43 featuring Burt Bacharach our songwriter of the week and a special Brazil World cup 2014 I Write The Songs 43 featuring Burt Bacharach – part 1 Dream a little dream of me, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong (music: Fabian Andre and Wilbur Schwandt; lyrics by Gus Kahn cover), from c.1931 Somethin’ stupid, Robbie Williams & ...
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  • I Write The Songs 42 2014, Jun 06thI Write The Songs 42
    I Write The Songs #42’s Main theme is Guitars. Consequently, it features Jimi Hendrix. Below is the playlist: Bye, Bye Baby, Janis Joplin a song written by Powell St. John, interpreted by Big Brother and the Holding Company on their first album, featuring Janis Joplin) 1966 – Angel, Jimi Hendrix – This garden, Jo Bywater, 2013, England – Wind cries Mary, Jimi Hendrix, ...
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  • I Write The Songs 41 2014, May 23rdI Write The Songs 41
    part 1 Put you records on, Corinne Bailey Rae, 2006, UK Crippled inside, John Lennon, UK I Wish I Was A Bird, Jesse Harris, USA Soundtrack featured: Pure Shores, Shaznay Lewis (All Saints), UK/Canada Run, Snow Patrol, 2004, Ireland/Scotland Featured singer-songwriter: Iain Archer Sitting on the dock of the bay, Otis Redding part 2 This boy, James Morrisson (written with Tim Kellett), 3.50, 2008, UK Smile, Lily Allen, 2006, ...
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  • I Write The Songs 40 2014, May 16thI Write The Songs 40
    I Write The Songs #40 features Dolores O’Riordan better known as the lead singer from Irish band The Cranberries. Part 1 Ode to my family, The Cranberries (Dolores O’riordan and Noel Hogan), 1994, Ireland So long Marianne, Leonard Cohen, Canada All I want, Joni Mitchell, 1975, Canada Red velvet box, Krista Detor, 3.56, 2014, USA Tapestry, Carole King, USA Part 2 Easy, Sheryl Crowe Crossroads, ...
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  • I Write The Songs 39 2014, May 09thI Write The Songs 39
    Crossroads, Tracy Chapman, 4.11, 1989 Grace, Jeff Buckley, 5.21, 1994 No more I love yous, Annie Lennox, 4.49, 1995, Scotland Ashes, Ben Harper, 3.51 Still, Macy Gray, 4.13, 1999, USA I need a dollar, Aloe Blacc, 4.03, 2011, USA Somewhere only we know, Lily Allen Everybody’s changing, Keane Beautiful that way, Noa, Israel Complainte de la butte Rufus Wainwright, Canada Confusion, The Zutons, England Feel it all, KT ...
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  • I Write The Songs 38 2014, May 04thI Write The Songs 38
    Not As We, Alanis Morrissette, 4.45, 2008, Canada,USA Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word, Elton John, 3.4, UK Promise Me, Beverly Craven, UK Everytime I Close My Eyes, Babyface & Mariah Carey, 4.12, USA/Scotland The Man With The Child In His Eyes, Kate Bush, England Baby One More Time, Travis, UK, USA Panic Cord, Gabrielle Aplin, UK Confusion, Zutons, UK Le Festin, ...
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  • I Write The Songs 37 2014, Apr 30thI Write The Songs 37
    I Write The Songs 37 Bee Gees Part 1 The Power Of Love, Gabrielle Aplin, 4.05, 2012, UK Creep, Radiohead, 3.59, 1992, UK Back To The River, Lily & Madeleine, 3.53, 2013, x Fire, Babyface and Des’ree, 3.47, 1998, USA/UK Still, Macy Gray, 4.13, 1999, USA Stars, Simply Red, 4.08, 1991, UK I Write The Songs 37 Bee Gees Part 2 Islands In ...
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  • I love (Na Tondi) Dina Bell 2014, Apr 27thI love (Na Tondi) Dina Bell
    Three decades of a distinctive voice and signature love songs as well as engaging Makossa rhythmic have made Dina Bell, aka Bazor, one of the pillars of Cameroonian music and one of his ambassadors across Africa and the world. There is method to the madness in his love lyrics: he is not just sacrificing himself at ...
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  • Karine Polwart follows the heron 2014, Apr 16thKarine Polwart follows the heron
    Listening to Karine Polwart’s music transports the mind and heart to the autumnal woods, smelling the leaves and hearing nightingales sing. Her music is spellbinding both in the songwriting craft and the delivery. She is undeniably the Folk inspiration of her generation proving that what matters is not at what time you come to the ...
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  • I Write The Songs 36 2014, Apr 04thI Write The Songs 36
    I Write The Songs 36 Part 1 The sensual world, Kate Bush, England Full steam, David Gray & Annie Lennox, England/Scotland Toxic, Yael Naim (Cathy Dennis), UK/Israel Sexual Healing, Marvin Gaye, 1982, USA Easy, Sheryl Crowe, 2014, USA Easy, Lionel Richie and the Commodores, 1977, USA I Write The Songs 36 Part 2 Your song, Ewan Gregor (Elton John), 2001, UK Behind the wall, ...
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  • I Write The Songs 35 2014, Mar 28thI Write The Songs 35
    I Write The Songs 35 Part 1 Sorry, Karine Polwart Confusion, The Zutons, 2004 one of us, joan osborne ( Eric Bazilian’s cover; from the hooters) Everybody’s changing – keane (written by Tim Rice-Oxley, Tom Chaplin, Richard Hughes) once covered by Lily Allen, 2004 Bridges, Krista Detor, 2014 Creep, radiohead I Write The Songs 35 Part 2 Your love is king, Sade Talk to ...
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  • I Write The Songs 34 2014, Mar 21stI Write The Songs 34
    After the gold rush (look at Mother Nature on the run in the 21st century), Dolly Parton with Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris (Neil Young cover), 1999, 3.30, USA/Canada Walking my baby back home, James Taylor (Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert cover), 2.27, USA Love hurts (live), with Gram Parsons, 3.13, 1974 Bridges, Krista Detor, 4.37, 2014, USA Easy, Sheryl Crowe, ...
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  • I Write The Songs 04 2014, Mar 20thI Write The Songs 04
    I Write The Songs 04 first aired on Canalside Radio Rehab, Amy Winehouse — Layla, Eric Clapton
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  • Re-introducing Bob Marley 2014, Mar 17thRe-introducing Bob Marley
    If the music of Bob Marley has the immediate hook of a greatly crafted melody, the lyrics clarify themselves truly only to the awoken mind. No matter how much you think you understand their depth and how the reggae rythmic (especially when acoustically sparse) cleverly carries it, you will only discover them through experience and it ...
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  • Carla Bruni sings us a little French song 2014, Mar 10thCarla Bruni sings us a little French song
    It is easy to categorise Carla Bruni as a face and body with a higher than average ability to hang make-up and clothes. It might even be easier to identify her in relationship to her passage in the French white house or to her aristocratic background. However, under music, all humans are equal and it ...
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  • Eboa Lotin, the radio (Elimb’a Dikalo) 2014, Mar 03rdEboa Lotin, the radio (Elimb'a Dikalo)
    “Elimb’a Dikalo” is the Duala (African language) expression for “Radio”, literally the drum of story-telling. It is also a track by Cameroonian singer-songwriter Eboa Lotin and a song that defines him: he honestly speaks (sings), like what he would expect of a self-respecting radio to broadcast, about life and its social events, good and bad without sweeping ...
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  • I Write The Songs #33 2014, Feb 28thI Write The Songs #33
    Angel, Sarah McLachlan, 04.27, 2002, Canada Sweet Baby James, James Taylor, 2.50, 1970, USA Easy, Sheryl Crowe, 3.37, 2014, USA Islands in the stream, Dolly Parton & Kenny Rodgers, 4.08, USA The bottle that pours the wine, David Ball, 4,21, USA Don’t know why, Norah Jones, 3.05, 2002, USA Play dead, Bjork (feat David Arnold) (Jah Wobble, Björk David Arnold), 3.35, ...
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  • Alex Highton is just himself 2014, Feb 23rdAlex Highton is just himself
    The Review With the fresh sounds of Alex Highton, Folk finds a new breath of good old life. His secret ingredient to engaging melodies is straightforward: he is just himself, harnessing both his uniqueness and his relationship with the environments, people and events making up his journey. Highton’s rural surroundings have certainly had a noticeable input in ...
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  • Alex Highton 2014, Feb 23rdAlex Highton
    The Review With the fresh sounds of Alex Highton, Folk finds a new breath of good old life. His secret ingredient to engaging melodies is straightforward: he is just himself, harnessing both his uniqueness and his relationship with the environments, people and events making up his journey. Highton’s rural surroundings have certainly had a noticeable input in ...
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  • I Write The Songs 32 2014, Feb 21stI Write The Songs 32
    I Write The Songs #32 Special Female Singer-Songwriters All I Want, Joni Mitchell, 3.33, 1971, Canada Oh No Not My Baby, Carole King, 2.57, 1972, Canada Mercedes Benz, Janis Joplin, 1.45, 1971, USA Malaika, Miriam Makeba, South Africa Wow, Kate Bush, 3.42, 1979, UK My Baby Just Cares For Me, Nina Simone, 3.36, 1958, USA Rowing Song, Patty Griffin, ...
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  • Jo Bywater takes the time to build her career the way she wants to 2014, Feb 15thJo Bywater takes the time to build her career the way she wants to
    Fatea-Award-winning Liverpool-based musician Jo Bywater invites us to this her garden to pick the secret ingredients of her personal recipe for success. About when I knew I was going to make music professionally… I realised when I was in school that I wanted to play guitar, lead electric guitar specifically because I loved Nirvana and The Breeders and ...
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  • Jo Bywater: A Wave of Primal Hunger 2014, Feb 10thJo Bywater: A Wave of Primal Hunger
    The Review There is music that comforts us in the cuddle of the known and the established… and there is music that keeps us at the edge of our seats, ready to take off at each release. Jo Bywater’s music belongs to the latter. Release after release, live or studio-recorded, this musician allows the listener to wallow ...
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  • I Write The Songs 31 2014, Jan 31stI Write The Songs 31
    Home, Gabrielle Aplin, 2013, England Writing To Reach You, Travis, 3.41, 1999, Scotland Rivers Run, Karine Polwart, 3.09, 2008, Scotland The Sound Of Silence, (Solo), 3.05, USA Rowing Song, Patty Griffin, 2004, USA My Valentine, Paul McCartney, 2012, England Bye, Bye Baby, Janis Joplin, USA Layla (acoustic album version), Eric Clapton, 4.00, England Born A Lion, Ani di Franco, 1.44, USA Grace, Jeff Buckley, ...
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  • Yael Naim, New Soul 2014, Jan 23rdYael Naim, New Soul
    Yael Naiem is more than just the Israeli-singer-songwriter and pianist of Jewish Tunisian descent who provided the soundtrack (‘New Soul’ for the Apple MacBook Air advertising in 2008 which propelled her in the US top 10, a first for any Israeli music artist. Her apparently voluntarily husked voice has lent itself to beautiful covers and some ...
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  • I Write The Songs 29 2014, Jan 17thI Write The Songs 29
    I Write The Songs 29 has a playlist of Special superb covers Hallelujah written by Leonard Cohen covered by musician KD Lang in 2004 Canada/Canada Lilac Wine written by James Shelton in 1950 and rendered by Jeff Buckley, 04.29, 1994, US A whiter shade of pale (Gary Brooker, Keith Reid, Matthew Fisher – English band Procol Harum), Annie Lennox, 05.16, ...
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  • WSS 2013 Playlist – Best Of 2013 2014, Jan 11thWSS 2013 Playlist - Best Of 2013
    The various contributors at WSS give you a taste of 2013 music by Singer-Songwriters worldwide. The list is edited by Mateo James and is also available as a Best of 2013 YouTube Playlist compiled by WSS (Singer Songwriters Worldwide) for 1 In Music or at Youtube Playlist. Every single night, Fiona Apple Fiona Apple takes the time ...
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  • 2013 Playlist 2014, Jan 11th2013 Playlist
    This chart is more of a playlist that give you a taste of 2013 music. Every single night, Fiona Apple Fiona Apple takes the time to mould her songs from her inner complex riches and it echoes in the precise instrumentation, the sleek lyricism and the integrity of the delivery. Honest and witty introspection triumphs. This is the first single ...
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  • I write the songs 28 2014, Jan 10thI write the songs 28
    For the first 2014 playlist, we had a best of 2013 and where the songs were missing we put the artists nonetheless, with a previous one of their lovely tracks. Rowing Song, Patty Griffin, 3:26, 2004, USA Nobody told me / Talk me down / Carry on, Willy Mason You know, Laura Marling, 2013, UK You’ve got the trees, ...
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  • Marina Florance shares her own little piece of the sky 2013, Dec 19thMarina Florance shares her own little piece of the sky
    It is difficult to review the artistry of a musician whose voice and melodies just sit you gently in the arms of comfort. It is pure indulgence and luxury to listen to the velvet vocals of Marina Florance and to let yourself go into her own little piece of sky. Her performance alone is a ...
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  • I Write The Songs 27 2013, Dec 13thI Write The Songs 27
    I Write The Songs 27 was first aired on Canalside Community Radio and presented/produced by Tiki Black Cold, Cold Heart, Norah Jones, 3.37, 2003 Carolina On My Mind, James Taylor, 3.56, 1976, USA Coat Of Many Colours, Dolly Parton, 3.30, USA You’ve Got The Trees, Alex Highton, 2.02, 2012 Fire On The Mountain, Asa Turn Your Lights Down Low, Bob Marley ...
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  • My own little piece of Sky – Marina Florance – Shh… just listen 2013, Dec 13thMy own little piece of Sky - Marina Florance - Shh... just listen
    Seldom does the title of a release truly express the feeling that a listener gets hearing its music. There are no words to describe the beautiful place where the melodies take you, except to say that Marina Florance has done it with this EP, small quantitatively and atmospherically while packed with emotion and comfort. From the velvet voice of Florance to the ...
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  • Sa Dingding: Alive 2013, Dec 09thSa Dingding: Alive
    The music of Chinese Ethno-folk singer-songwriter Sa Dingding offers an exciting musical tour of her own unique blend of far eastern treasures and Western Electronica influences. It showcases a creative, imaginative and free-spirited nature and reveals the richness of her inner colours. She seamlessly marries the native elements of her Chinese folk roots and other ...
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  • I Write The Songs 26 2013, Dec 06thI Write The Songs 26
    Save The Last Dance For Me, Dolly Parton, 3.45, 1983, USA It’s growing, James Taylor, 4.07, 2009, USA Eye in the sky, Noa, 4.15, 2003, Israel A l’ombre du coeur de ma mie, Debademba, 2.58, 2011, France Billie Jean, Civil Wars, 4.09, 2012, USA Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Elton John, 3.14, 1973, UK Baby Can I Hold You, Tracy Chapman, 3.11, ...
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  • IloVeyou Camille 2013, Dec 05thIloVeyou Camille
    Camille… a spirit of freedom that resounds in a voice that just lets go of all inhibition, still in a faultless vocal performance. She does these in French and English, and in as many musical onomatopoeias and voice registers as the song inspires, from acapella to ‘fully’ accompanied by a vocal choir of harmonies or musical instruments. ...
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  • Camille, the voice that frees her inner child 2013, Dec 05thCamille, the voice that frees her inner child
    Camille… a spirit of freedom that resounds in a voice that just lets go of all inhibition, still in a faultless vocal performance. She does these in French and English, and in as many musical onomatopoeias and voice registers as the song inspires, from acapella to ‘fully’ accompanied by a vocal choir of harmonies or musical instruments. ...
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  • Coeur à Coeur Acoustique, Paris 2013, Dec 04th
    Coeur à Coeur Acoustique, Paris, is a meeting between an artist and an audience in an intimate and friendly atmosphere. The goal of the Coeur à Coeur Acoustique (literally “Acoustic Heart to Heart”) is to enable an intimate exchange between artist and audience. Inspired evenings in the village and gatherings under the tree while listening to a storyteller ...
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  • I Write The Songs 25 2013, Nov 29thI Write The Songs 25
    including a Leonard Cohen Special I Write The Songs 25 part 1 Somewhere Only We Know, Lily Allen, 2013, England Side, Travis, Scotland Coucou, Charlotte Dipanda, Cameroon Slip Sliding Away, Paul Simon, 1977, USA Picking Up The Pieces, Paloma Faith, 3.33, 2012 7 Seconds, Youssou N’Dour and Neneh Cherry, 5.03, Senegal/Sweden You Know, Laura Marling, 2.31, 2013, England You’ve Got To Hide Your Love ...
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  • I Write The songs 24 2013, Nov 22ndI Write The songs 24
    RIP Lou Reed with a double bill of him at the end I write the songs 24 part 1 A Woman’s Worth, Alicia Keys, 5.30, 2002, USA You Make It Real, James Morrison, 3.31, 2008, UK Woman, Neneh Cherry, 4.10, 1996, Sweden To Hide Your Love Away, Eddie Vedder (Lennon-McCartney cover), 2.08, USA Extraordinary Machine, Fiona Apple 3.44, 2005, USA Streets Of ...
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  • I write the songs 23 2013, Nov 15thI write the songs 23
    I write the songs 23 Feeling Good, Nina Simone, 2.53, 1965, USA Here comes the sun, George Benson, x ,USA Lady Weeping At The Crossroads, Carla Bruni Walk Us Uptown, Elvis Costello and The Roots I Try, Macy Gray, I Can See Clearly Now, Johnny Nash, Every Single Night, Fiona Apple, All Along The Washtower, Bob Dylan, Sorry, Karine Polwart, You’ve Got The Trees, Alex Highton, Fire ...
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  • Redemption Song 2013, Nov 12th
    Original Song title: Redemption Song Singer-Songwriter: Bob Marley Date: 1980 A last breath of hope for freedom Redemption Song is both an exorcism of the pain that Marley was in while battling cancer and facing the mind slavery that his peers were subjected to. It is a call to self-liberation, an empowerment of the individual through the realisation of ...
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  • I Write The Songs #22 2013, Nov 08thI Write The Songs #22
    Silent All These Years, Tori Amos, 3.xx, 1991, USA Sounds Of Silence, Paul Simon, 3.05 Babooshka, Kate Bush, UK You’ve Got To Be Joking, Apple Rabbits, 3.26 Follow the Heron, Karine Polwart, 3.04, 1998 Sweet Caroline, Neil Diamond, 3.22, 1969/1971 Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You, Lauryn Hill Ayo Technology, Milow Lorde, Royals Frat, Anthony David, x.xx, 2009 Wrecking In Wrecking Yard, Steve Agnew Joe ...
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  • Talent 2013, Nov 03rdTalent
    “Without technique, a talent is nothing but a bad habit” Le Mauvais Sujet Repenti, Georges Brassens, 2006. Translated from “Sans technique, un don n’est rien qu’une sale manie”
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  • Singer-Songwriters 2013, Nov 03rdSinger-Songwriters
    Traditionally, Singer-Songwriters are artists-entertainers who perform the musical material they compose (melodies) and write (lyrics, where relevant) often accompanying themselves on an instrument.  In their musical creations, the singer-songwriter tend to explore a wide array of issues, from topical ones to those common across time or space. These might be political, pertaining to fantasy or ...
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  • Franco-Folk 2013, Nov 02ndFranco-Folk
    The most common reference to Franco-Folk is the word Chanson. Chanson is a French word literally meaning “song”. The term has been continually used since the late Middle Ages and Renaissance to denote lyric-driven French art or folk song with French lyrics, usually polyphonic or secular. It has gradually evolved throughout the decades both musically ...
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  • Band Aid 2013, Nov 02ndBand Aid
    Although an artist may write their song and play them on their own, many singer-songwriters have chosen to perform those songs as part of a band. There are many reasons that can motivate a person to chose to do so. One, a band can give additional dimensions, perspectives and textures to the music. If these ...
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  • Fiona Apple, An Extraordinary Machine 2013, Nov 01stFiona Apple, An Extraordinary Machine
    Fiona Apple writes, composes and performs her personal songs with alternative rock and decadent jazz accents as well as world-inspired tones. She has a way with words that betrays her heartfelt and honest lyrics to their core. She sings of how she feels and this is literal music integrity: there is nothing in a Fiona ...
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  • Fiona Apple, The Extraordinary Machine 2013, Nov 01stFiona Apple, The Extraordinary Machine
      Fiona Apple writes, composes and performs her personal songs with alternative rock and decadent jazz accents as well as world-inspired tones. She has a way with words that betrays her heartfelt and honest lyrics to their core. She sings of how she feels and this is literal music integrity: there is nothing in a Fiona ...
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  • I Write The Songs #19 2013, Oct 04thI Write The Songs #19
    Willow, Joan Armatrading, 4.47, xxxx, x Planet Telex, Radiohead, x.xx, xxxx, x Eye In The Sky, Noa (cover), x.xx, xxxx, Israel/UK Chemical World, Blur, x.xx, xxxx, x Littlest Things, Lily Allen, x.xx, xxxx, UK x, x, x.xx, xxxx, x As, Stevie Wonder, 3.27, 1976, USA My Kind Of Love, Emile Sande, 3.16, 2012, Scotland Redemption Song, Richard Bona (Bob Marley cover), 4.53, xxxx, ...
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  • I Write The Songs #17 2013, Aug 30thI Write The Songs #17
    ______, The Cranberries (O’Riordan Dolores), 2.58, 1994 Bridge Over Troubled Water, Simon and Garfunkel, 4.51, 1970, USA A Whiter Shade Of Pale, Annie Lennox Back To The River, Lily & Madeleine, 2013, USA Besame Mucho Desafindo, Astrud Gilberto & George Michael, 3.17 Save Tonight, Eagle-Eye Cherry, 3.56, 1998, Sweden Who’d Have Known, Lily Allen, 3.56, England Patience, Take That, 3.19, 2006, England Il Lila, ...
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  • I Write The Songs #16 2013, Aug 23rdI Write The Songs #16
    Theme: The many faces of love Love Is A Losing Game, Amy Whinehouse, 2.35, 2007, UK Lilac Wine, Jeff Buckley, 4.32, 1994, USA Never Is A Promise, Fiona Apple, 5.54, 1996, USA Love Is Like A Butterfly, Dolly Parton, 2.20, 1974, USA L’amoureuse, Carla Bruni, 3.04, 2008, France/Italy Mad About You, Sting, 3.53, 1991, UK Music Box, Mariah Carey, 4.58, 1993, USA Back ...
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  • I Write The Songs #15 2013, Aug 16thI Write The Songs #15
    Talking About The Revolution, Tracy Chapman, 2.56, 1988, USA Umbrella, Manic Street Preachers, 3.28, 2008 UK Billie Jean, The Civil Wars (Michael Jackson cover), 4.09, 2012, USA The Black Rider, Tom Waits, 3.21, 1993, USA Sorry, Karine Polwart, 4.22, 2008, UK Crippled Inside, John Lennon, 3.47, 1971, UK — Chasing Cars (live), Natasha Bedingfield, 4.13, 2007, UK Zucchero, songwriter of the week – Il ...
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  • I Write The Songs #14 2013, Aug 02ndI Write The Songs #14
    Feel It All, KT Tunstall, 3.49, 2013, Scotland Confusion, Zutons, 3.31, 2013, UK Handbags & Gladrags, Stereophonics, 4.39, 2001, UK Foundations, Kate Nash, 3.43, 2007, UK Every Single Night, Fiona Apple, 3.33, 2012, USA Everybody’s Got To Learn Sometime, The Korgis, 4.24, 1980, UK Babooshka, Kate Bush, 3.28, 1980, UK You’re Lost Little Girl, The Doors, 3.03, 1967, USA Clown, Emeli Sand&eacute, 3.38, ...
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  • Georges Moustaki, the Metic 2013, Aug 01stGeorges Moustaki, the Metic
    In the title track of his debut album, Georges Moustaki describes his face as that of a metic, a wandering Jew, a Greek shepherd, a thief and a vagabond. Maybe so. But his melodic strumming of the guitar and his understated voice have overflown these appearances, his overgrown beard and that stereotype. If anything, that ...
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  • I Write The Songs #12 2013, Jul 12thI Write The Songs #12
    Your Song, Ellie Goulding (Elton John cover), 3.00, 2011, UK Sound Of Silence, Paul Simon, 3.04, 1966, USA True Colours, (Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly cover), 3.31, 2010, USA Eye In The Sky, The Alan Parsons Project, 4.36, 1982, UK No Meu Pais, Dom La Nena, 3.05, 2013, Brazil More Than Words, Extreme, 3.42, 1991, USA Still, Macy Gray, 4.13, 1999, ...
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  • I Write The Songs 11 2013, Jul 05thI Write The Songs 11
    I Write The Songs 11 featuring Suzanne Vega Luka, Suzanne Vega, 3.51, 1997, USA x,The Zutons, Who Killed…… The Zutons, 3.31, 2004, UK Waiting To Reach You, Travis, 3.41, 1999, UK New Soul, Yael Naim and David Donatien, 3.44, 2008, France Linger, The Cranberries, 4.34, 1994, Republic of Ireland Coat Of Many Colors, Dolly Parton, 3.02, 1971, USA Turn The Light Down ...
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  • I Write The Songs #10 2013, Jun 22ndI Write The Songs #10
    Your Love Is King, Sade, 3.38, 1984, UK My Valentine, Paul McCartney, 3.13, 2012, UK White Flag, Dido, 3.59, 2003, UK Side, ( Fran Healy ) Travis, 3.54, 2001, Scotland Coucou, Charlotte Dipanda, 3.45, 2012, Cameroon Yellow, Coldplay, 4.29, 2000, UK Make You Feel My Love, Adele ( Bob Dylan Cover ), 3.30, 2008, UK/USA Tower Of Song, Tom Jones ( Leonard ...
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  • 2012 2013, May 01st2012
    Tower of Song, Tom Jones Ok, ok Tom Jones is not a singer-songwriter but this cover of Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen had to be mentioned. One golden voice to pay homage to another as well as to brilliant lyric writing and melody making. Loumo, Ba Cissoko  My favourite track on ...
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  • I Write the songs 9 2013, Apr 27thI Write the songs 9
    I Write the songs 9 1. Holding on, Beverley Craven — 18. Goodbye yellow brick road, Elton John
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  • I Write the songs 09 2013, Apr 27thI Write the songs 09
    1. Holding on, Beverley Craven — 18. Goodbye yellow brick road, Elton John
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  • I Write the songs 08 2013, Apr 20thI Write the songs 08
    1. Twist in my sobriety, Tanita Tikaram — 18. Patience, Take that
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  • I Write the songs 07 2013, Apr 13thI Write the songs 07
    1. Full steam, David Gray & Annie Lennox (David Gray) — 18. Morning has broken, Cat Stevens
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  • I Write The Songs 06 2013, Apr 06thI Write The Songs 06
    1. Feel so high, Des’ree — 18. These are the days, Jamie Cullum
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  • I Write The Songs #05 2013, Mar 27thI Write The Songs #05
    1. Clown, Emeli Sande — 18. Yellow Brick Road, Elton John
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  • I Write The Songs 03 2013, Mar 13thI Write The Songs 03
    1. Wuthering heights, Kate Bush — 18. Road to hell II, Chris Rea
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  • I Write The Songs 02 2013, Mar 08thI Write The Songs 02
    1. Annie Lennox,  A whiter shade of pale — — 18. Phil Collins, Against all odds —
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  • I Write The Songs 01 2013, Feb 27thI Write The Songs 01
    I Write The Songs 1 – part 1 Skyfall, Adele, 4’49, 2012, UK Tower of Song, Leonard Cohen, 5’35, 1995, Canada Your Song, Ellie Goulding (Elton John cover), 3’10, 2012, UK I write the songs, Barry Manilow (Bruce Johnston), 3’43, 1975, USA Where are we now, David Bowie, 2013, 4’08, UK I Write The Songs 1 – part 2 Twist in my ...
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  • Afro-Folk 2012, Mar 13th
    Afro-Folk is the name we give to a type of ethnic Folk originating in Africa. The African-rooted singer-songwriters include the so-called Griots. Although amalgamated in one phrase, Afro-Folk encompasses many musical styles that varies from tribe to tribe across African regions. In ancient African cultures, notably the Mali Empire, the griots were professional and hereditary musician ...
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  • 2011 2011, Jan 11th
    L’étourderie / Wet Boy / She was /…, Camille In L’étourderie, Camille sings the woman in love and we know what she means because we feel the same towards this track and in fact we’re in love with the whole album, Ilo Veyou ;). It is a little bit of her vocal acrobaties, a little bit ...
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  • 2010 2010, Dec 31st
    Prelude in E minor We are joining in the celebration of the 200th anniversary of Chopin’s birthday with this amazing little familiar piece Girl in a green dress, Sa dingding Welcome to the fantasy world of Sa Dingding Imagine, The Herbie Hancock project Covering the genius John Lennon is a bunch of talents and Herbie Hancock’s arrangement She ...
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  • Re-Introducing Serge Gainsbourg 2010, Nov 01stRe-Introducing Serge Gainsbourg
    Introducing Gainsbourg… Serge Gainsbourg is a singer-songwriter of Russian Jewish descent adopted by France then the world twice, first when fleeing the 1917 Russian Revolution that dressed his family in the yellow star garments that the Nazi regime reserved for Jews and second for his profound talent, versatility and “je m’en fous-t”ism i.e. the “I really ...
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  • Re-Introducing Georges Brassens 2009, Dec 01stRe-Introducing Georges Brassens
    Intro French singer-songwriter and poet Georges Brassens was born 22nd October 1921, in Sète, a small harbour town on the French Mediterranean coast from a notoriously anti-cleric dad and a strictly catholic mum. It is one of his teacher that introduces him to poetry, and the rest is history. Georges Brassens is as well-known in France today ...
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  • Re-introducing Pierre Akendengué 2009, Nov 28thRe-introducing Pierre Akendengué
    Gabonese Singer-songwriter Pierre Akendengué fuses his African upbringing and his European further education to find and never part from his true self and passion: being a music artist. Pierre Akendengue has been one of the great masters of 20th-21st century contemporary African music for over four decades. He was born in Gabon and Gabon initiated him ...
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  • Cathy Dennis: Simply Toxic 2009, Oct 01stCathy Dennis: Simply Toxic
    Sitting as the cherry on top of the cream of pop singer-songwriters (even though she eventually retired to song writing only) is Cathy Dennis. Growing up listening to various musical genres and particularly jazz has made her music open and versatile and helped it contribute to giving pop a decent amount of credibility. More specifically, Cathy Dennis ...
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  • WSS Chart Playlist – Best of 2008 2009, Jun 25th
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