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numün Release First Video for Spatial Debut Album

By ELI JACE > numün, a new group out of New York City, have released the first video for their debut album, voyage au soleil. The clip for the title track taps into the VHS membrane lifting the listener through a lost timeline. The album itself is a trip out past the pollution haze into...

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Electronic Symphonic Composer Chris Ianuzzi Collaborates With New York City Artists for Dystopian “Hello” Music Video

Electronic Symphonic Composer Chris Ianuzzi Collaborates With NYC Artists for Dystopian “Hello” Music Video “Hello” will be featured on Chris’s “Planetaria” album due for release June 15, 2020. Chris Ianuzzi‘s new music video for “Hello” is the result of a fresh collaboration with fellow New York-based creatives D. Carlton Bright (videographer) and Max Rosenthal (artist). The project was conceived and completed while...

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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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REVIEW: “Odd West” by Jason McMahon

  By ELI JACE > Odd West is the debut solo album from Jason McMahon and it plays like snowflake flurries caught in a valley. Its beautiful cover illustration beckons forth with thick charcoal burnt guitar strings evaporating into ripped out cassette tape.   McMahon’s central command is the acoustic guitar. Odd West is instrumental,...

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REVIEW: “Wide Open Sky” by Pat Irwin + J. Walter Hawkes

By ELI JACE > Guitar & trombone pace between the aisles under a cloudless sky on the debut album from Pat Irwin & J. Walter Hawkes. Its title, Wide Open Sky, is appropriate imagery. The above plane is expansive and reaches out infinitely. The music here is in no hurry. Like wind where there is...

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New Music Video from Pat Irwin + J. Walter Hawkes, “In Another Time”

Musicians Pat Irwin and J. Walter Hawkes have made careers as session players and score composers. Notably, Irwin was a touring member of the B-52s and scored TV’s Spongebob Squarepants and Rocko’s Modern Life. Hawkes is a 4-time Emmy winner and composed music for Blue’s Clues. Next month they will release their debut collaborative album, Wide...

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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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REVIEW: Ghost Box (Expanded) by SUSS

By ELI JACE > You want suspension of self and that little room you’re in? Here’s something: Ghost Box by SUSS, a New York City quintet inducingly self-labeled, “ambient country.” The newly expanded edition comes from Northern Spy Records. Ghost Box (Expanded) by SUSS SUSS originally self-released Ghost Box in February 2018, but after lighting...

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AlBUM REVIEW: Jonesin’ by Uncle Brother

By ELI JACE > Uncle Brother’s debut album, Jonesin’, is a set of gorgeous songs in the traditional folk realm, but with a warm sheen that’ll make the body go numb. Uncle Brother is Patrick Maguire, songwriter and guitarist, with an assist from a few friends. Jonesin’ was recorded and self-released at the end of...

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Ill Funk Ensemble Perform A Stunning Cover Of “Ho Hey” By The Lumineers

I.M.P artist and New York City’s finest soul/funk/r&b group, Ill Funk Ensemble recently started a covers series on Youtube, and their brilliant take of the reggae classic “Ho Hey” by the Lumineers is sure to win over new fans. Keep an ear open for new performances from the band, and be sure to check out...

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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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