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Charleston Trio Heyrocco Prepares for Album Debut, COMFORT

Charleston Trio Heyrocco Prepares for Album Debut, COMFORT

My regard for the unheard music of the world is widely known, and as a result I get emails from friends all over the place, telling me I should check out this band or that one. Most of the time, I have an enjoyable experience, but I move back to the favorites in my playlists […]

Mary Black’s Stories from the Steeples – A Review

Mary Black’s Stories from the Steeples – A Review

Irish music has held the world in its thrall for hundreds of years, growing and changing with each decade but always keeping that distinctive flavor that identifies it without question. There is some music that will immediately bring to mind Irish stew and a pint of Guinness, and then there are tunes that incorporate pop […]

Heartless Bastards: “Parted Ways” Video, New Album “Arrow”

Heartless Bastards: “Parted Ways” Video, New Album “Arrow”

New single, “Parted Ways,” from Heartless Bastards’ stirring and powerful new album “Arrow.”

Natalie Merchant’s Acclaimed Final Album with 10,000 Maniacs Gets Special Vinyl Treatment

10,000 MANIACS’ OUR TIME IN EDEN CELEBRATED IN 20th ANNIVERSARY REISSUE ON AUDIO FIDELITY’S TARGET IMPRINT Natalie Merchant’s Acclaimed Final Album with the Band Gets Special Vinyl Treatment on March 13th Marshall Blonstein, president of Audio Fidelity, has set March 13 for the release of 10,000 Maniacs’ 1992 album OUR TIME IN EDEN as a deluxe vinyl […]

Johnny Cash Birthday Bash, Feb. 24-25 – Brooklyn

Johnny Cash Birthday Bash, Feb. 24-25 – Brooklyn

As reported in No Depression back in 2005: “One February night, along the half-abandoned Brooklyn waterfront, Johnny Cash had a birthday party. A couple hundred people had packed a former longeshoreman’s bar to hear the songs of Cash and his in-laws, the Carter Family. Outside, a steady stream of yellow cabs pulled up, delivering locals […]

LONG-AWAITED SOPHOMORE ALBUM FROM KIERNAN MCMULLAN TO RELEASE MARCH 6

LONG-AWAITED SOPHOMORE ALBUM FROM KIERNAN MCMULLAN  TO RELEASE MARCH 6

Two Years is like a musical diary of life on the road Kiernan McMullan, the talented singer/songwriter and musician, will release his latest album, Two Years, on March 6, 2012 with American Cadence Records here in the United States and on Love Gum Records in the United Kingdom in May and June of 2012. McMullan […]

Ireland’s Cathy Jordan Goes All the Way Home with First Solo Album from Blix Street Records

Longtime Lead Singer of International Band Dervish to Tour U.S. in March To Coincide With Solo Project Blix Street Records will release Irish singer Cathy Jordan’s debut solo album, ALL THE WAY HOME, on March 13, 2012. A driving force in the internationally renowned Irish traditional band Dervish, Jordan is a singer, musician and composer whose […]

Famed Singer Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon Releases Autobiography “Where The Action Is!”

Famed Singer Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon Releases Autobiography “Where The Action Is!”

FAMED SINGER FREDDY “BOOM BOOM” CANNON RELEASES AUTOBIOGRAPHY “WHERE THE ACTION IS!”   Bio Written with Best-Selling Author Mark Bego for Publish America Contains Introduction by Dick Clark Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon, the talented singer of timeless hits of the ’50’s and ’60’s such as “Palisades Park,” “Tallahassee Lassie,” “Way Down Yonder in New Orleans” and […]

American Cadence Records: New Artist-Aware Label in Nashville

American Cadence Records: New Artist-Aware Label in Nashville

Nashville recording engineer Logan Buerlein and seasoned music veteran Kiernan McMullan have teamed up to create a refreshing new record label for artists who love their music and want to share it with the world. These talented and dedicated professional have something a little different in mind when it comes to producing and presenting a […]

Album Review: Nameless Path by Marcus Foster

Album Review: Nameless Path by Marcus Foster

As always, I wish I could discuss every song on this album. Marcus Foster has done something truly special with Nameless Path, and each song deserves a mention, but I’ll try to keep it brief with some of the highest of the highlights. Rest assured that the whole album is worth adding to your collection. […]

Audio Fidelity Kicks Off the New Year with 24-Karat Gold Reissues of Two Career-Changing Albums of the Early ’80s

Audio Fidelity Kicks Off the New Year with 24-Karat Gold Reissues of Two Career-Changing Albums of the Early ’80s

Dio’s Holy Diver and Bryan Adams’ Cuts Like a Knife Rock Anew on Limited-Edition Audiophile Compact Discs Arriving January 31st Marshall Blonstein, president of Audio Fidelity, has set January 31st as the release date for the audiophile label’s Gold CD reissues of Dio’s HOLY DIVER and Bryan Adams’ CUTS LIKE A KNIFE. Both albums will be issued as numbered, limited editions that will […]

Singer-Songwriter Eoin Harrington Appears on MTV’s “Made” Today

Singer-Songwriter Eoin Harrington Appears on MTV’s “Made” Today

SINGER-SONGWRITER EOIN HARRINGTON APPEARS ON MTV’S “MADE” TODAY AT 4PM PST, 7PM EST San Francisco-based Irish singer-songwriter Eoin Harrington (www.eoinharrington.com) is the latest celebrity coach selected to mentor a budding musician on the new episode of MTV’s “Made,” airing today at 4PM PST (7PM EST) on the MTV Network. Eoin works with Jason in the […]

New Studio Recording by Ireland’s Premier Female Vocalist Mary Black

New Studio Recording by Ireland’s Premier Female Vocalist Mary Black

BLIX STREET RECORDS LAUNCHES 2012 SCHEDULE WITH NEW STUDIO RECORDING BY IRELAND’S PREMIER FEMALE VOCALIST MARY BLACK Stories From The Steeples Set for Release on February 14 followed by New Albums by Cathy Jordan, Maia Sharp and “Dreams of the San Joaquin ” Anthology   Independent Blix Street Records will inaugurate 2012 with the U.S. release of STORIES […]

Bobby Long – Live at 3rd and Lindsley

Bobby Long – Live at 3rd and Lindsley

On November 17, 3rd and Lindsley welcomed Bobby Long – this time without his band.  As much as I enjoy hearing him play with a full band, I became acquainted with his music when it was just Bobby and a guitar, so there’s a special place in my heart for his acoustic sound. Bobby Long’s […]