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Singer Songwriter Ajay Mathur Sings About Connectedness on Melodic, Celebratory New Single “I Need You Now”

Singer Songwriter Ajay Mathur Sings About Connectedness on Melodic, Celebratory New Single “I Need You Now” Singer Songwriter Ajay Mathur (https://www.ajaymathur.com/) has announced the release of his powerful new single about connectedness – “I NEED YOU NOW”, out July 30, 2021 on digital platforms. Up-beat and brimming with melody, this new song incorporates superb sitar (Kalyanjit...

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Eric Anders and Mark O’Bitz Release Literary-Inspired New ‘American Bardo’ Album

Eric Anders and Mark O’Bitz Release Literary-Inspired New ‘American Bardo’ Album We’re pleased to be working with I.M.P favorites Eric Anders and Mark O’Bitz again on their opus of a new album. Northern Californian singer-songwriter, Eric Anders, and southern Californian guitarist-composer, Mark O’Bitz, released their twelve-song concept album, American Bardo, on July 30, 2020 via Baggage Room Records. American...

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New Jersey-based Grapefruit Sound Lab releases Indie Folk Single ‘Dum Dum Gun’ featuring vocalist Sarah Naughton

New Jersey-based Grapefruit Sound Lab releases Indie Folk Single ‘Dum Dum Gun’ featuring vocalist Sarah Naughton Inspired by classic American patriotic songs and well suited for folk festivals and peace gatherings, Dum Dum Gun was written in response to the senseless gun violence plaguing the USA. Jersey-based Grapefruit Sound Lab has brought a surprising twist to his unique brand...

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New York Outlaw Folk Americana Musician Lara Taubman’s new ‘Revelation’ Album is a Rite of Passage

New York Outlaw Folk Americana Musician Lara Taubman’s new ‘Revelation’ Album is a Rite of Passage New York-based Outlaw Folk Americana Musician Lara Taubman‘s new album ‘Revelation’ represents a momentous rite of passage for the artist (both physically and spiritually). Following an inner nudge, Lara travelled to record the album in Wolfe Island, Canada with Wolfe Island Records...

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Seneko dishes on his 3 Essential Bands for Indie Songwriters – Wilco, Foxygen and Teenage Fanclub

Indie Alt Country Singer-Songwriter Seneko has crafted deeply personal, inspired songs over a series of 3 acclaimed EP releases, the latest being 2019’s “Soul Numbers”. For the past six years, this Connecticut creator has meticulously invested his time into the art of songwriting. He’s been described as “Think country meets Radiohead” by Wail Music Magazine and...

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Why Artists & Labels Should Steer Clear Of Reviewshine

One of the most difficult things for artists to do is find legitimate, results-based services and companies to work with in the promotion of their music. Sometimes the presentation is strong and there are enough partnerships to create the impression of validity, but it’s a challenge to find an outside perspective or neutral review. For...

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Rick Shaffer delivers near perfect rock album with “Idiot Flats”

As a lifelong rock n’ roll fan, I can honestly say that I’ve explored and re-explored a wide range of what the genre has to offer. Coming across the work of Rick Shaffer recently, though, made me wonder if I’ve really been paying close enough attention. His new CD “Idiot Flats” is a joyous mix...

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Exclusive Interview with Singer Songwriter Putnam Murdock

Today’s exclusive interview is with up-and-coming folk/Americana singer/songwriter Putnam Murdock, whose album “Brand New Widow” has some stunningly good material.  Putnam, I enjoyed “Brand New Widow” especially for its patience and honest delivery. It sounds traditional but fresh. How did your songwriting develop to this point and how long did you work on crafting these...

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Exclusive Interview with Hillbilly Vegas

Coming to us from Nashville with some unusually hard-hitting and downright stomp-worthy country rock, Hillbilly Vegas have granted me an exclusive interview. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions, guys. I really enjoyed your new album “Ringo Manor”. Those songs must be an absolute ball to perform live! When you write, do you imagine the live energy...

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The Bluecats – Earthquake Mama (2011)

    Website: http://bluecatsmusic.com/ Genre: Blues, R&B Sounds Like: Muddy Waters, Robert Cray, Johnny Winter, Lynyrd Skynyrd Best Songs: Earthquake Mama, Makes Me Blue Strengths: Instrumentation, Songwriting craft, Lyrical Content Weakness: Amateur design/illustration Overall Rating: 9/10 Stars   CD REVIEW: 2012 sees the release of 4 piece blues band “The Bluecats” latest CD entitled “Earthquake Mama”....

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Dirk Lind shows wisdom and brilliance on “Division Street”

Dirk Lind is the type of honest singer/songwriter I respect. Not necessarily because he’s going to change the world or is exploring never-before-seen sonic territory, but because he’s contributing to what I feel is a strong and open communication of the human soul. He plays from his heart; something that the late Bill Hicks would...

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Swedish band Slim Loris unite rock n roll with Americana on “Down to Earth”

Slim Loris is a 3-piece rock n’ roll/folk rock band who come from a place famous for having a great music scene – Stockholm, Sweden. Their music is simultaneously upbeat yet melancholy, familiar yet fresh. They pay tribute to the 60’s musical movements, the early 90’s alternative peak, as well as the modern rock approach...

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