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Nippon Columbia Introduces 70’s And 80’s Playlists “J-DIGS”, And Reissues Hidden Gems Catalog On Streaming Services For The First Time

Nippon Columbia has announced a reissue of their 70’s and 80’s catalog, with the release of the albums of Juicy Fruits, Haruo Chikada & Vibra-tones, Yumi Murata, and others on streaming services for the first time. Throughout 2020, the rest of their highly anticipated reissue catalog in 70’s and 80’s J-Jazz, Rock, Soul, Rare Groove and City Pop, which have never been officially released on streaming by now, will also be available.

For Japanese music diggers outside Japan, Nippon Columbia also launched “J-DIGS” playlists on Spotify or Apple Music today, which aimed to introduce their hidden gems catalog from 70’s and 80’s. The 1st playlist of J-DIGS starts with a selection of world-renowned Japanese Jazz masterpieces and performances, including Hiroshi Suzuki’s “Romance”, Jiro Inagaki & Soul Media’s “Breeze” and more.

A new collection of urban pops from [Read more…]

Bay Area Underground Duo Needle Release New Collection ‘The Long View’ on July 17 Enlisting Dana Colley of Morphine on Select Tracks

For Immediate Release – San Francisco, CA – July 2, 2020 – Underground Bay Area alt-rock duo Needle announce their latest collection of music called The Long View, releasing Friday, July 17 on Bandcamp, Apple Music & Spotify.

Pre-order is available now and features an immediate download of the song “Her” with Dana Colley (Morphine, Twinemen, Vapors of Morphine) playing sax. Colley contributes sax on tracks throughout The Long View. Preview “Her” and pre-order your copy of The Long View at Bandcamp The band will also host a virtual listening session on Thursday, July 16 in support.

Once shelter in place took hold, Needle’s chief [Read more…]

Vernon Little Is Encouraging And Motivational, Sharing His New Release “Words To Live By”

SUMMARY: The second solo EP release from rap group gone solo artist Vernon Little features some of the most notable elements of hip-hop music, both old and new. The unique blending of rap structured vocals backed by gospel style vocals, “Words To Live By” speaks to a wide audience, and provides a positive and authentic look at the world.

Vernon Little is one example of how working one’s way up through the music industry is done. A member as a rap group in the 80’s called Deaf Duo, Little is familiar with the rap genre of both today and yesterday. It was ten years ago that Little released his debut EP titled “A New Beginning”, kicking off his solo career. Combining elements of 80’s and 90’s hip hop, it provided audiences with a bridge between two generations of rap while highlighting messages of [Read more…]

Infused In An Indelible 60s Vibe, Steve Schuster’s “Unassembled Man” Delights With Smiles, Tears And Intelligently Crafted Lyrics

Steve Schuster’s newest album “Unassembled Man” has been recently released. The release date also (coincidentally) celebrated as Global Beatles Day, was June 25th. Arranger and producer Mike Pascarella teases out Steve’s retro classic-rock style, paying homage to bands like The Beatles with sing-along melodies and harmonies, clever and provocative lyrics and extensive thematic references to contemporary counterculture. Unassembled Man follows up on Steve’s critically acclaimed 2017 album, “Sweet Gems.”

“You could teleport back to the 60’s and this wouldn’t be out of place in that era of game-changing music,” said A&R Factory’s Llewelyn Screen in his review of Unassembled Man. “This is ear-food for consumption that won’t make you sad but instead do the opposite and inspire you.”

With a day job as [Read more…]

R&B Producer, Singer Songwriter Shane Anderson Inks Major Deal With Industry Heavyweights Jack Knight and Teddy Riley

SUMMARY: Many are calling Shane Anderson’s Music “The New Face of R&B”. Now with a major deal the remarkably talented producer/singer/songwriter is set to take the music world by storm with his expertly crafted, infectious, emotional style.

Shane Anderson isn’t a stranger to crafting and performing R&B songs that touch the heart. Moving from success to success, Shane has moved from an artist, to leading an in-demand production team, to stepping into the spotlight as a new R&B artist again, to praise that’s quite stunning. In exciting music industry news, Shane recently announced signing a major label deal with madeinENY, fueled by two music industry legends that helped bring the deal to life, Jack Knight and Teddy Riley. The enthusiasm and anticipation surrounding this next step from Shane Anderson’s music is high and rising.

“When I Think of Billy Joel, D’angelo, Prince, or even [Read more…]

Multi-Award Winning Vocalist Tally Koren Releases New Single “Keep Going”

Written long before the current crisis descended upon us “Keep Going”, is the latest, and superbly timed, single by multi-award winning vocalist Tally Koren. Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, mixed and mastered by Grammy nominated Mike Stevens, Koren’s vocals weave a narrative of encouragement and optimism, blending effortlessly into a soon to be classic melody with a seriously catchy hook. “Keep Going” is set to cement Koren amongst the greats, often compared to a more optimistic version of Marianne Faithull, this track proves Koren’s music to resonate universally, perhaps now more so than ever.

Best known musically for her highly regarded single “Beauty of the Duty”, Koren holds an impressive catalogue of live performances under her belt. Most recently including the Royal Albert Hall, The National Arboretum, The Belgrade Theatre (Coventry), The House of Lords and singing live at the start [Read more…]

Recording Artist and Actor J’Amore Releases “Facts Of Life”

Up and coming Music artist is ready to change hip hop! His name is J’Amore, hailing from Atlanta, GA this young rookie can spit and not only does he spit, but he can also do so much more for the culture. J’Amore will make labels regret not to sign him.

With the release of his new highly anticipated single “Facts Of Life”, J’Amore is a breathe of fresh air in the over saturated hip hop music scene with a unique style and undeniable flow that will leave fans wanting more.

J’Amore Love is an American actor who is best known for Bloody Neighborhood, Trunk (2018) and In the Night (2020). Born on November 10 , 1992.

The infectious single accompanied by the refreshingly authentic production that will leave you hitting [Read more…]

Chronicles of a Fourth Delivers A Breathtaking Departure From Conventional Folk Rock

SUMMARY: Conceived from beyond the mainstream society, Chronicles of a Fourth is a folk-rock outfit with plenty of chops that blends folk roots with modern styles. Released in May 2020, their latest album, “Open Relationship Blues” is a concept piece that explores a LGBTQ relationship in the entertainment industry.

Demonstrating that it is never too late to pursue one’s dreams, Chronicles of a Fourth is a project consisting of veteran multicultural musicians Eric Van Aro, Alberto Pinelli, Marcello “Bread” Schena and Antonio “Aki” Chindamo. As highly skilled career musicians, the band has a unique perspective on the world having grown up outside of what many would consider ‘normal’. The name Chronicles of a Fourth itself, is a reference to a “third culture kid”, or kids raised in a different country than their country of origin.

Possessing unique cultural elements from countries including [Read more…]

Artist Majid Habibi Has Been Perfecting His Craft While Bringing His Unique Sound To English Speaking Listeners

SUMMARY: Having been a part of virtually every type of media since the early 2000’s, Majid Habibi has long been a voice in the entertainment industry. From his work on a ton of movies, television and even video games, he is now working to create his own voice in the music industry. Since 2004 he has been working tirelessly to pivot into recording his own tracks, which resulted in the uplifting, up tempo tracks titled “Be Honest”, “4 Min and 4 Seconds More”, and “Reviews of the Fragments”.

Hailing from Sanandaj, Kurdistan Province and billed from Tehran, Iran, Majid Habibi is known for voice acting in a variety of films, animations, and documentaries. Since he was young, he has shown interest in all things entertainment ranging from voice acting in video games, studying martial arts under world-renowned [Read more…]

Adva Mobile’s Newest Software Includes Personal Text Numbers For Artist To Fan Communications

SUMMARY: The newest version of the leading mobile marketing service for musicians and creative artists brings fans and artists closer.

Adva Mobile Corporation, the leading mobile marketing platform for creative Artists to acquire, engage, and sell to their Fans, expanded their popular marketing platform with new Fan relationship management tools. The leading new technology includes a personal phone number for each Artist to use to text with Fans.

Text, and the integrated engagement tools on the Adva Mobile Platform, are used to fundamentally change the way Artists interact with their Fans. The Artist – Fan relationship is important to both Fan and Artist and this relationship is enhanced because of the closeness that text messaging provides. Now, Artists can talk [Read more…]

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