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Cannata-My Back Pages Volume 1 Review

Artist: Cannata
Title: My Back Pages Volume 1
Genre: Progressive-Psychedelic-Rock-Pop
Label: Oxford Circus
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Let me first say right out the gate that I have become a big fan of Jeff Cannata, who he is as a person and all of the musical projects I have heard to date. I do have to put those feelings aside now and be the critic...READ MORE...

Luba Mason-Krazy Love Review

Artist: Luba Mason
Title: Krazy Love
Genre: AC-Jazz-Pop
Label: Sunnyside Records
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Barbara Striesand came to mind more than once while listening to Luba Mason on her new decidedly adult contemporary jazz flavored new release Krazy Love. Drawing comparison to a long-standing talent like Ms. Striesand could never hurt one’s career....READ MORE...

Janus-Red Right Return Review

Artist: Janus
Title: Red Right Return
Genre: Metal-Rock
Label: Glass Bottom Boat Records
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Janus learned their lessons well in the art of playing melodic rock from the ancestors of the genre such as Def Leppard. The thing about this band is their strong ability to combine powerful chunky metal chords with a backbone of melodic rock. The deadly and lethal combination...READ MORE...

Janus Releases Indie Metal CD Red Right Return

Los Angeles, CA-January 19, 2009- In Roman mythology, Janus (or Ianus) was the god of gates, doors, doorways, beginnings and endings. Janus the band opens the door to a refreshing rock-metal sound...READ MORE...

Spirit’s California Redux Out Now On Audio Fidelity

Los Angeles, CA-January 19, 2009- Spirit’s California Blues Redux revisits the 1996 California project from Spirit, the rock band of deceased leader Randy California. The reissue program of Audio Fidelity gives the album a complete rework by Spirit member Mick Skidmore...READ MORE...

Sansebastian Productions-Adventures in Westgarth-The Toyland Sessions

Artist: Sansebastian Productions
Title: Adventures in Westgarth-The Toyland Sessions
Genre: Electronic-Pop-Smooth Jazz
Label: Sansebastian Productions
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Adventures In Westgarth-The Toyland Sessions from Sansebastian Productions is an exciting, collaborative album on which Sebastian Lorefice and Peter Sinis showcase their cohesive musical talent...READ MORE...

The Leonisa Ardizzone Quintet Swings Their Way Into Your Heart On New Release

New York, NY - January 12, 2009- When a legendary jazz figure like Stan Getz states, “She’s as good as they come,” surely long time vocalist Carol Fredette must feel that is a lot to live up to. With her long awaited release, Everything In Time people in the jazz community and critics alike are bound to be lavishing the vocalist with praise once again....READ MORE...

Carol Fredette Releases Everything In Time CD After A 10 Year Hiatus

New York, NY - January 12, 2009- When a legendary jazz figure like Stan Getz states, “She’s as good as they come,” surely long time vocalist Carol Fredette must feel that is a lot to live up to. With her long awaited release, Everything In Time people in the jazz community and critics alike are bound to be lavishing the vocalist with praise once again....READ MORE...

Spirit-California Blues Redux Review

Artist: Spirit
Title: California Blues Redux
Genre: Rock-Blues-Psychedelic
Label: Audio Fidelity
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Randy California gave the ultimate sacrifice, his own life to save another. In 1997 Randy and his son went body surfing and ran into an uncooperative ocean. Randy saved his son from certain death but paid the price with his own life...READ MORE...

Dead Copycats Review

Artist: Dead Copycats
Title: Dead Copycats
Genre: Rock
Label: Independent
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The Dead Copycats…the name alone provokes introspection and perhaps a few assumptions. What I get from it is that the band is trying to convey the fact that the idea of being an act that is copying someone else is dead in their estimation... READ MORE...

Benon and Vamposs Release Eclectic Indie CD I Know

Kampala, Uganda-January 13, 2009- Benon and Vamposs are among Uganda’s most celebrated recording artist and have a good chance of expanding that reach with their recent release I Know...READ MORE...

Lance Reegan-Diehl Featured At NAMM 2009

Seoul, Korea-January 12, 2009-Lance Reegan-Diehl will be making his debut at the 2009 NAMM show as a guest artist this year. LRD will be located in SIMS - Booth # E1661 January 15th through the 18th 2009 at the Anaheim Convention Center...read more...LiveJournal Tags: ,,,,,,,,,

Dream Theater-Chaos In Motion 2007-2008

With the latest set from Dream Theater Chaos In Motion2007-2008 (Deluxe Collector's Edition) the band gives their fans the ultimate gift by putting two DVDs and three CDs together for the most comprehensive overview of their music to date in a live setting…read more…

Barbara King Debut Perfect Timing For Rising New York Jazz Vocalist

January 5, 2009-New York, New York

Timing is everything in life and never is it more 
important than in the competitive landscape of the 
music industry...more....

Marcus Goldhaber Says Take Me Anywhere With New CD

January 5, 2009-New York, New York-Marcus Goldhaber takes a variety of classic and original jazz tunes and turns them into gold on his new release Take Me Anywhere. As the title suggest the sounds on the new album can literally take you anywhere at any time...more....

Benon and Vamposs-I Know

It is not a frequent event to have the opportunity to listen, enjoy, and then review a unique band from Uganda. The duo Benon & Vamposs are stars in Uganda, a literal hit machine there with the potential to spread their wings and take off with the right representation on much larger scale. I Know is a 14-track treat filled with reggae, R and B, hip-hop and some sweet pop around the edges for extra polish. This is eclectic music and anyone that has a penchant for world music and preferably an open mind to discover something entirely...more...