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The End Men Work It Off With “Toys”

Play With Your Toys by The End Men may have been recorded at Brooklyn’s Well Rounded Hoodlum Studios, but often, it sounds like it’s coming from the back room of a rickety old wooden boat where a single dimly-lit bulb swings with the waves. The album opens with woozy, ship-wrecked chanting on “Cleaning Your Mind,”...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Finish Your Damn Album

Sorry for my bluntness. This is a quick point about the importance of finishing/releasing your album or EP. I often receive submissions from artists seeking promotion to music media. I’m always excited to take a close listen to new music, and sites like Soundcloud are an excellent way to preview an artist. They provide a...

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Monks Of Mellonwah Stream New EP, Sign With A&R Worldwide

Australian alternative rock/progressive group Monks of Mellonwah have posted a full stream of their brand new EP “Sky and the Dark Night”, due out April 1st on vinyl and digital. The 3 track EP marks a departure for the band, showcasing a darker, more experimental new direction that was only hinted at with their 2012...

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David Bowie’s “The Next Day” Is A Gut Wrenching, Beautiful Masterpiece

David Bowie’s new CD “The Next Day” is a gut wrenching, beautiful masterpiece. Recorded in secret over the past two years with producer Tony Visconti, the effort could have gone in just a few directions. 2003’s “Reality” was for the most part a strong release, 2002’s “Heathen” was excellent, while 1999’s “Hours” was a mostly...

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Alternative Rock Music Roundup – June 22, 2012

This week in our Alternative Rock Music Roundup we have some impressive new bands, the first being Australian sensations The Incredible Kicks, who we’ve covered previously and thoroughly enjoyed. The band are a very unique blend of Queen-like theatrics/personality and progressive rock/metal merged with pure pop. Technical wizardry and pop sensibility are usually two opposed...

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Pia Dean releases new single and video for “Achilles Heal”

Indie rock/folk songwriter Pia Dean, who we’ve featured on Independent Music Promotions in the past, has returned with a strong new single for a track called “Achilles Heal” – an interesting spelling and play on words. The track features the vocal talents of UK vocalist Nikki Dine-Hart. Emotionally charged with sultry vocals and with a...

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The Jacobs channel George Harrison with “Won’t Bow Out”

Hailing from London, England, The Jacobs bring to mind a strong George Harrison influence on first listen; the Travelling Wilburys in fact. Well, there aren’t many stronger acts to draw influence from. The sound coming from this 4-piece seems to come from a time capsule; soulful 60’s-inspired song-writing, and it suits them just fine. The...

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Nicoletta Gains Word-of-Mouth Through “Ridin’ That Beat” Music Video

Nicoletta is a pop/dance songwriter/artist from New York who has quite a lot of industry and writing experience, as is the case sometimes when artists set out on their own solo path (Lady Gaga, for example). She has written songs for Disney artists and even demo’d vocals for Christina Aguilera and Rihanna. Her album is...

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Singer Songwriter JJ Crowne Discusses “Songs of Innocence and Experience”

JJ Crowne is a soulful adult contemporary singer/songwriter from Miami, Florida with philosophical lyrics and inspired storytelling. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions, JJ. Congrats on the release of your new album “Songs of Innocence & Experience”. Now, you played everything on the release. Do you have a home studio where you do all this? It...

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