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Gregory Abbott ushers in the Summer With Rhythmic, Soulful Vibes on Sizzling New Single “Summer in the City”

Gregory Abbott ushers in the Summer With Rhythmic, Soulful Vibes on Sizzling New Single “Summer in the City” Platinum recording artist, songwriter and producer Gregory Abbott has announced the release of his downtempo groover of a new single “Summer in the City”, out via Mojo Man Entertainment June 18th, 2021. Having experienced the same extended period of isolation we all...

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Atlanta Health and Fitness Pop Trio 3D The Boss Want to Get You Moving on Funky R&B Album “Push It”

Atlanta Health and Fitness Pop Trio 3D The Boss Want to Get You Moving on Funky R&B Album “Push It” Atlanta-based Health and Fitness Pop trio 3D The Boss (www.3dtheboss.com) have announced their debut full-length album “Push It“, out on all platforms April 15, 2021. Stylistically, these seasoned musicians effortlessly combine their 70’s and 80’s funk...

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Music From the Women of New Nashville

Music From the Women of New Nashville   By Jessica Brant   Demystifying the music industry inside Nashville’s throbbing heartbeat is a task left to niche music journalists excited to crack open its chasm and expose undercover talent. Nicknamed the “Buckle of the Bible Belt,” and home to the Grand Ol’ Opry and North America’s...

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The Revolution Will Not Be Streamed. Patrick Ames Pays Tribute To Gil Scott-Heron With New “BANG BANG BANG” Single, “Liveness” EP

The Revolution Will Not Be Streamed. Patrick Ames Pays Tribute To Gil Scott-Heron With New “BANG BANG BANG” Single, “Liveness” EP Californian Singer Songwriter Patrick Ames leans into his eccentric style, troubador wisdom and black humor on his best release to date, new 6-track EP Liveness. If you’re a fan of artists like Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen or...

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London alternative soul pop band Magazine Gap. Left to right: keyboardist Alex Ho, vocalist & guitarist James Keen, drummer Brian McCook.

London Alternative Pop Soul Band Magazine Gap Show Songwriting Discipline on Lean, Uplifting Single “For the Ride”

London Alternative Pop Soul Trio Magazine Gap‘s new single “For the Ride” is an impressive perspective shift from the norm. Musically, it’s rather minimalist throughout, allowing each element it’s due space. While most artists are content to max out the space, it takes songwriting discipline to showcase the lean muscle, aka drums, keys, bass, guitar...

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Prince on the Independent Music Promotions Blog

Has Prince revolutionized the way artists market their music?

This time last week in a little flat in East London, something magical was in the works; the return of pop legend Prince. The 55-year-old had previously dropped hints of holding a press conference in his friend and fellow musician, Lianne La Havas’ residence. Well come February 5th, he’d done just that, allowing just a...

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Solange Knowles on the Independent Music Promotions Blog

6 Most Anticipated Music Releases of 2014 (July-December)

Here’s the second chapter in a look at 2014’s releases… Lana Del Rey Yet another ‘marmite’ artist, the jury is still out for me on Lana del Rey. I do find her voice amazing at times, but it is slightly numbing that her belated success has only come after a re-branding process that saw her...

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Fans Of Erykah Badu and Kate Bush Will Love Jordannah Elizabeth

Jordannah Elizabeth is just the type of artist we like to recognize here at I.M.P. She has depth and she’s not afraid to stand on her own. To embrace unique sounds and follow her passions to whatever ends, even if the outcome is challenging to the mainstream ear. Her new solo album “Harvest Time” drops...

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The Best Live Television Performance of the 2000’s – Janelle Monae’s “Tightrope”

The best live television performance of the 2000’s is Janelle Monae’s tour de force display of “Tightrope” on David Letterman in 2010, in support of her album “The Archandroid”. It’s a bold statement, I know, but let’s not get polarized here. We’re changing formats a bit at the I.M.P blog, and I’m taking time to...

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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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“Mama Told Me Not To Come” Reimagined By Funky Indie Act Five Townz

Independent rock/soul band Five Townz recently released a high quality version of the classic “Mama Told Me Not To Come” by classic rockers Three Dog Night. The vocals are raspy and loose from the get go on the verses, as if Kid Rock and Pitbull wrote a track together. The chorus is really where the...

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