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Shawna Virago to Perform at Utah Transgender Pride Festival This Weekend, a Virtual Event presented by Genderbands

Shawna Virago to Perform at Utah Transgender Pride Festival This Weekend, a Virtual Event presented by Genderbands Celebrated folk punk singer songwriter Shawna Virago will be performing this weekend for a special virtual event. “I’ll be playing twang filled folk punk at this event, where all genders are welcome.” News from Genderbands below: Genderbands is...

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Singles Roundup May 2020

Singles Roundup May 2020 We’re here at the end of another month of lockdown. Although some tenants of society are returning, things are still far from normal. This means artists still don’t have the infrastructure to complete and market their albums to a satisfactory level. So once again we have a collection of singles tossed...

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Bob Dylan sings about a past American era

  By ELI JACE > Bob Dylan, the man myth legend and hopefully healthy & safely quarantined songwriter has released another epic storysong. “Murder Most Foul” is Dylan’s first release in eight years and appears to be another offering of good tidings from a musician in this strange moment in history. The timing is perfect,...

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Who’s In a Bunker? An IMP Playlist for a Pandemic

We’ve all got one thing on our minds right now and whether your thoughts are on the life-threatening potential of the coronavirus or the economic devastation it is about to wreak or the thousand other correlated effects we’re going to experience; disease, death and global change are surging through the collective consciousness. Artists have always...

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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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IMP Interviews Author Christopher McKittrick

By ELI JACE > The new book, Can’t Give It Away On Seventh Avenue by Christopher McKittrick, examines the interlocking histories of New York City and The Rolling Stones. It’s a fascinating read that charts the path of an English rock band in America’s most cultured city. Independent Music Promotions sat down with the author...

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“It’s Good to Get High…And Never Come Down” – Tom Petty.

by ELI JACE > “…And Never Come Down” – Tom Petty. While Tom Petty lay in a coma, the world devoted the day to its new, unwelcome loss. After a daylong deluge of confusion in reporting, the confirmation finally came. One of America’s most cherished songwriters, Petty, died after suffering cardiac arrest, holding on long...

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Neil Young peers at the lo-fi past on A Letter Home

Before Neil Young tries to master the state of audio with his high-quality digital music service, Pono, he wants to remind us where we once were. His new album, A Letter Home, was recorded in one full take on a rare Voice-o-Graph instant vinyl recording booth–the type of antique only Jack White could get his grubby hands...

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Unsigned Music Video Roundup

Recently I posted on the Independent Music Promotions Facebook wall asking for official music video submissions from our audience. The idea was to consider anything of high enough quality to recommend to the public. Below are the best videos from that experiment, and I encourage you to support the bands. First up are Infamous Vampires,...

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The Noise Beneath The Apple Announces Rockethub Campaign To Raise Funds For Recording Project Of “New York State Of Mind” Featuring Over 30 New York City Street Musicians

My friend and colleague Heather Jacks at The Noise Beneath The Apple, a favorite New York City-based music blog of mine, has launched a compelling/exciting Rockethub campaign with an inspiring goal (full details below). I hope you help her achieve it! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2013 THE NOISE BENEATH THE APPLE ANNOUNCES ROCKETHUB CAMPAIGN...

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Why Music Fans Are Respecting Their Elders In 2013

Music fans, more and more, are respecting their elders in the search for something a little…truthier. Often, when looking at current music trends, we forget to look at the whole picture, and end up throwing the baby out with the bathwater, opting for a simplistic, negative generalization rather than a comprehensive view. With many popular...

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Glenn Page releases solid track “Life Goes Past”

A well-written song about regret, and well, the sadness of life and time, “Life Goes Past” is a solid musical outing from New Jersey singer/songwriter Glenn Page. Vocally and lyrically Glenn keeps his influences nearby, sounding inspired by both Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, and who could argue with that? Glenn lets his heart out...

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