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Woodmanstone’s Songwriting as Solid as a Rock

In my Music Xray submissions recently was a song of mourning and loss, but with a sense of comfort and communication to it comes to us from rock/pop singer/songwriter Woodmanstone, whose new album is called “Someone Else’s Dreams Will Fill Our Home”, due out in September. The music is lush with warm guitars and atmospheric...

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Sierra Hurtt releases new music video – “Hurt (U) A Love Lesson”

As you may know, we’re fans of Philadelphia-based singer and songwriter Sierra Hurtt here because of her smooth and passionate voice, and also her class in regards to both her image and music. Not many artists manage to write music with mainstream appeal without pandering to industry expectations, but Sierra does so naturally, with an...

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Exclusive Interview with Dashboard Madonna

Many bands embrace multiple genres, but few do it as seamlessly as pop/funk/rock/chill band Dashboard Madonna, who I had the chance to exclusively interview recently. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions! One thing I noticed and enjoyed about your sound is that it’s a genuine fusion. I hear Morcheeba-type chill/trip hop sounds, Sheryl Crow’s rock n’...

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Andrew Luttrell Band – Paint by Numbers CD Review (2012)

Gutwrenching and emotional with a traditional bluegrass/rock vibe, the Andrew Luttrell Band impress with the very atmospheric and foreboding “Landscape Plains”, a cut taken from the new release “Paint by Numbers”. Andrew Luttrell’s voice is reminiscent of seasoned artists like Blue Rodeo, Neil Young and Tom Petty, and the music fits in with the same...

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Exclusive Interview with Justin Wayne, Host of the Justin Wayne Show

While pursuing careers in everything from film production, video editing, secondary school teaching, s.o.m.a., and commercial radio, Justin Wayne stumbled upon the exciting new medium of podcasting. He now hosts and produces the very popular Justin Wayne Show, a podcast that seeks out the best independent music worldwide and introduces their picks to their listeners....

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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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Take Cover! The Bikini Robot Army Is Upon Us!

It’s always a good thing when artists are unafraid to get weird, don’t you think? Bikini Robot Armyis the quirky and strange self-produced rock/funk/pop/motown/experimental creation of solo artist Val Broeksmit. Like Beck, the Gorillaz and Tom Waits, Broeksmit prefers to venture deep into his own eccentric world rather than explore the expected. With a soul-infused flair and...

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Phavian announce epic progressive metal plan with the Meridian series

Independent metal/progressive rock act Phavian have an incredibly ambitious project due for release over the next two years – 4 albums entitled “Meridian 1-4” respectively. It pays to think big, and also to commit yourself. Bands with no plan go guess where? The preview release “Foreword”, which will contain a track from each of the...

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“Black Rock Warrior Queen” Davina Robinson rocks hearts, wins minds

Artists who truly follow their own path and play the music they are most passionate about are rare. It may not seem to be the case, but it’s true. Many artists simply aim to have commercial appeal at any cost, losing their soul, their potential gift to the world in the process. Not Davina Robinson....

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Rock n Roll Storm’s A Comin – A Hideous Blue Inspires

“Nothing’s what you bargained for. Give it up like a cheap whore.” That sums it up, doesn’t it? There is a positive message in there if you look for it. Your plan. Give it up. Drop it. Sobering, lyrical brilliance from Mr. Derrick Mills, the musical mastermind behind the dangerous and fascinating project A Hideous...

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