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Stones Dig Goat’s Head Soup from Their Vault

By ELI JACE > The Rolling Stones are taking the Clorox wipes to Goat’s Head Soup. Last week The Estate announced the upcoming deluxe reissue of the Stones’ underrated 70s album, with a new look and new tunes. The deluxe version, available September 4, includes an extra disc with 3 unheard outtake tracks, instrumental versions,...

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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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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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The Rolling Stones in the Desert Again

By ELI JACE > The Rolling Stones in the desert again. Growing up my house had a constant shuffle of rock and roll classics playing. My father, mother and I all have our Venn diagram of favorites. My dad and I love Pink Floyd, John Mellencamp, Neil Young. My mother not so much. My mom...

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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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Exhibitionism is a Hoarder’s House of Rolling Stones History

To get to the Rolling Stones’ traveling career retrospective, Exhibitionism, you have to follow the path of many tongues through Chicago’s Navy Pier. Just when you begin feeling lost the band’s iconic tongue logo appears in three-dimensional plaster cast glory standing five feet tall and directs you further still. After tongue number five it becomes...

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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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Exclusive Interview with Folk Singer Songwriter Darlene Bailey

I’m privileged to have an exclusive interview with folk singer/songwriter Darlene Bailey, whose debut 2011 CD release “Wrenches & Rags” is already critically acclaimed because of her beautiful melodies, seasoned song-writing and deeply insightful lyrics. Her track “Hello, Old Bureau” is recommended listening for serious folk music listeners. Not surprisingly, my interview with Darlene produced...

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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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Exclusive interview with Dublin folk/rock artist Andrew Handrick

Today I caught up with Irish folk/rock artist Andrew Handrick. I was very impressed with the rawness of his work. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions, Andrew. Your music has that intense, isolated feel of one person in a room telling stories. Can you tell us about how you set about writing and recording your new...

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