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Lockdown Get-Down: Check Out All the Art, Music and Other Stuff You Can Do This Weekend

[metaslider id=13809]For many of us who have been self-isolating and now may be on mandatory quarantine, it’s been the ultimate Netflix and chill marathon. But even watching all the seasons of Friends in a row and contributing to the baby boom that will inevitably happen this December can get boring. Despite being one of the hardest...

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One Year After His Passing, The Firestarter Still Burns Bright: Remembering Keith Flint

[metaslider id=5569] The Prodigy are easily one of the most the most recognisable and well-loved group in modern music, barring genre and in electronic music, they might be the biggest. While producer Liam Howlett’s clean beats, creative production and diversity of sound has given them staying power throughout their 30 year tenure in electronic music,...

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Crawl’s Epic Original Soundtrack Gets Vinyl Release From Rusted Wave

For Immediate Release Crawl (OST) is being given the vinyl treatment by Rusted Wave! This release, not available on any other physical format, features the first-ever release of the heart-pounding score by Max Aruj and Steffen Thum from Paramount Pictures’ 2019 summer horror flick! Hailed by Quentin Tarantino as his favorite film of 2019, and “Certified...

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How to Make an Album Cover

How to Make an Album Cover When you discover your passion there is nothing that can stop you. You have the music inside and we want to show you how to release an album independently using Placeit’s album cover maker and how to engage with your community to succeed. “Music is the universal language of...

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Hell Is For Children — The 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class

By ELI JACE > The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, that beacon of overindulgence, has struck out once again. This year’s inductees, with all due respect to Nine Inch Nails, are the wonkiest group ever selected by the increasingly out of touch voting board. Along with NIN, the Hall will induct singer Whitney Houston,...

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BOOK REVIEW: “Can’t Give It Away On Seventh Avenue: The Rolling Stones And New York City”

By ELI JACE > On this earth, few things reach the level of unmistakable greatness in their category. There is no greater city than New York. There is no greater band than the Rolling Stones. Bring the debate, you won’t get far.   In the book, Can’t Give It Away on Seventh Avenue — The...

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Exclusive Interview with ACRONYM Brand Founder, Music Photographer, Culture Curator & Festival Head Amy Nicole

I’m very pleased to have recently picked the brain of one of my favorite people in the music industry and one who wears many inter-related hats, Amy Nicole, founder of ACRONYM.  First of all, I really love how ACRONYM very much looks and feels like an extension of who you are. There’s such an active...

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JON C. IRESON’S BEST ALBUMS OF THE 2010’S

It’s list season and a particularly abundant one as we near the end of a decade. Plenty of great music to fill many scrolls but I’ve handpicked 50  of the records that spoke to me the most over the last 10 years. With the diversity of musical output increasing exponentially with each decade, it’s become...

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Songwriting Blog Two Story Melody Ranks Independent Music Promotions Among Top 10 Music Promotion Services

I’m very humbled and thankful to songwriting music blog and music marketing aficionados Two Story Melody for their inclusion of Independent Music Promotions in a recent blog list entitled “The 10 Best Indie Music Promotion Services that are Worth it”. I’ve been working hard building I.M.P since 2010 and it means a lot to be...

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Jim Morrison must be smiling. Marilyn Manson’s “The End” cover is artful, passionate and essential.

Somewhere in the cosmos, Jim Morrison is smiling, resting in the knowledge that someone out there really ‘got it’, all that talk of painful wildernesses, lizard self-awareness and personal release at the end of all things. At least one person ‘got it’, and it’s clear that person is Marilyn Manson. On Manson’s recently released cover...

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Paul McCartney Announces “Freshen Up” Tour Summer 2020 Live Dates Throughout Europe

Sir Paul McCartney recently announced a lively series of new live events as an extension of his “Fresh Up” tour series. I.M.P was lucky enough to attend his last Vancouver stop on July 6, 2019 and it was truly sincere and energizing. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, November 26th at 10:00 a.m. local time. Keep...

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Stream Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’s new Track “The Way It Used to Be” Taken from The Watchmen Soundtrack

Dark ambient soundtrack music’s new dynamic duo, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, have done it again on new composition “The Way It Used to Be”, a beautiful, jazz-soaked number they’ve offered for preview on Youtube. Vinyl collectors take notice, as HBO’s The Watchmen Soundtrack(s) will be available on vinyl very shortly. From Watchmen Episode 6,...

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