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USA Today Premieres Ben Watt’s ‘Nathaniel’

“Though Ben Watt has been making music for more than 30 years, most people don’t recognize him as a solo artist; he’s best known as half of the alt-rock/electronic duo Everything but the Girl. That’s about to change, though, as Watt releases an impressive solo effort next month. The album, Hendra, reflects more of Watt’s folk and rock influences [...]

March 20, 2014 gina Ben Watt, Blog 0
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David Broza Profiled in The New York Times: “Seeking To Bridge The Arab-Jewish Divide With Music”

New Album East Jerusalem West Jerusalem Out Now via S-Curve Records; Feature Interviews include NPR’s Here & Now NY1 and Moment Magazine On January 14th, David Broza, Israel’s best-selling musician, released his groundbreaking new album East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem on S-Curve Records. Recently, David Broza was featured as the Saturday Profile in The New York Times. Jerusalem Coorespondent Jodi Rudoren spent time with David Broza during the recording [...]

March 20, 2014 gina David Broza, Press Releases 0
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The Baseball Project’s 3rd Out 3.25.14

Band Comprised of Members of R.E.M. and Dream Syndicate Continue Their Obsessive Musical Tribute to Our National Pastime; New LP out just in time for Baseball’s Opening Day. feat. Mike Mills, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn, and Linda Pitmon “That’s the true harbinger of spring,” legendary baseball impresario Bill Veeck once opined, “not crocuses or [...]

March 20, 2014 gina The Baseball Project 0
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Flavorwire Premiere: Jon Langford — “Sugar On Your Tongue”

You probably know Jon Langford from the Mekons, the band with which he recorded a whopping 18 albums, but he’s been a prolific talent over the years, contributing to a bewildering variety of musical projects. He’s also a visual artist, with a particular liking for painting country music luminaries — he’s done portraits of Johnny Cash, [...]

March 19, 2014 James Blog, Jon Langford 0
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Ivan & Alyosha, Dawn Landes on Bob Dylan’s ’80s Tribute

The 1980s were not Bob Dylan’s most beloved creative period. After writing some of the most iconic songs of the ’60s and releasing gems like “Blood on the Tracks” in the ’70s, the singer and songwriter hit a rough patch in the ’80s with a string of slight albums that were often not well-received, critically [...]

March 19, 2014 James Blog, Dawn Landes, Ivan & Alyosha 0
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Leif Vollebekk Included In NPR Music’s SXSW Highlights!

“Poignant, Poetic, Soulful and Thoughtful”; US Tour with William Fitzsimmons Kicks off on April 14th in Brooklyn, NY Along with 2,000+ bands from more than 55 countries, Montreal’s Leif Vollebekk descended upon Austin, Texas for the annual SXSW music conference. Vollebekk performed at the historic St. David’s Bethell Hall on a stacked showcase featuring Maica Mia, Thus Owls, Basia Bulat, Timber Timbre, and The Barr [...]

March 18, 2014 gina Leif Vollebekk, Press Releases 0
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Some New Craic This Paddy’s Day via Paste

While there is no shortage of singer/guitar soloists in Ireland, there are few who have kept the storytelling tradition alive with such freshness and beauty as Declan O’Rourke. Most of O’Rourke’s music are casual love songs about the complexities of relationships, but it is his more tender narratives, such as Since Kyabram’s “Sarah (Last Night [...]

March 17, 2014 James Blog, Declan O'Rourke 0
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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Celtic Woman and their #1 World Music Album EMERALD: MUSICAL GEMS

Eighth Album Debut at #1 on World Chart Celtic Woman’s EMERALD: MUSICAL GEMS has just debuted at #1 on the Billboard World Music Charts, marking their 8th record to debut at the #1 spot and continues to hold the #1 slot for two consecutive weeks. The group’s nine CDs and eight DVDs have become multi-platinum best-sellers, making Celtic Woman the only [...]

March 17, 2014 gina Celtic Woman, Press Releases 0
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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Celtic Woman’s “Emerald: Musical Gems”

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Hope everyone’s sporting the #Emerald green! Spend St. Patrick’s Day listening to some awesome Celtic Woman tunes! Purchase the Deluxe CD/DVD at Amazon, iTunes & CelticWoman.com Enter to win a pair of tickets to see the ladies + 2 Deluxe CD/DVD packages at First For Women. Winners to be chosen on March 29th. [...]

March 17, 2014 gina Blog, Celtic Woman 0
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Dawn Landes on WAMC

Dawn Landes is a Brooklyn-based folk singer-songwriter and accomplished music producer and engineer. She’s recently released a new record entitled, Bluebird via Western Vinyl, and she’ll be opening for The Felice Brothers at Club Helsinki in Hudson, NY on March 17th. She joined us at The Linda to talk about her career, the new album, [...]

March 13, 2014 James Blog, Dawn Landes 0