Seasons in the Abyss by Sam Westphalen

I don’t know who this guy is, pretty sure he’s Australian and he sometimes identifies himself as Sambo Ray Jr., which was a nickname a friend gave him in high school. He’s a pretty phenomenal guitar percussionist player. I usually say “listen to the music, don’t watch the video”, but in this case, you really […]

Home by Marc Broussard

Marc has been putting out music independently since 2002. He’s a rather talented guy and the son of famous guitarist Ted Broussard, whom was a member of ‘The Boogie Kings.’ Marc’s style of music has been classified and Bayou Soul and once you get a listen to this guys voice, its clear as to why […]

80’s Flashback Molly Ringwald to Perform Jazz Set

Favorite 80’s teen movie queen Molly Ringwald will perform hits from her recent jazz CD at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre on November 23rd. “An Evening with Molly Ringwald” features the song stylings of Ringwald and the music of her jazz quartet – with two performances at 4:00 pm and 7:30 pm. “This soul-stirring jazz performance […]

Requiem by M. Ward

“Requiem” starts off with Ward and his guitar for the first minute before the drums and bass kick in. It’s another builder, as the music grows in intensity as the song progresses. There’s also a cool little guitar solo with plenty of distortion towards the end of the short track. Short and sweet is always […]

If I was King by Andy Allo

Andy Allo is very talented young woman; she acts, sings and writes her own music. To be honest, she hasn’t been on the music scene for very long, but she has been able to learn from one of the best artist to ever distribute music to the masses (Prince). Her first album (UnFresh) was an […]

Florida Music Teacher Dyce Kimura Offers Guitar Lessons Worldwide on Skype

As the world around us continues to evolve digitally, the world of music is also taking advantage of technological offerings. Dyce Kimura, a respected professional musician in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, proudly continues to bolster his innovative Skype guitar lessons. “With the technology available to us today, there’s no reason for people not to have access […]

To Go Home by M. Ward

M. Ward is an old soul. The singer/songwriter based in Portland (real name Matt, but goes by M), played in a band called Rodriguez for six years before embarking on a solo career. He’s now seven albums in, released between 2001-12. He’s also the “Him” part of She & Him, who is comprised of Ward […]

Keep your fans connected by giving them an app

A lot has changed since Noisy Planet won “Best Music Business Website” honors from the Independent Music Awards in 2009. Facebook and Twitter have become mainstream promotional tools for bands, and fans are increasingly turning to YouTube as their primary source for music consumption. And most bands today haven’t been to their own MySpace Music […]

Q.U.E.E.N (ft. Erykah Badu) by Janelle Monae

Janelle has been in the music scene since 2005. She was featured on a few songs by OutKast on their “Idlewild” CD. OutKast member BigBoi liked her so much that he told P.Diddy about her, and then Diddy went on to check her out and wound up signing her to his label. Monae has put […]

Doin’ It Right by Daft Punk

The Parisian duo known as Daft Punk actually first formed back in 1992. The “robots” are DJs Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. With the release of only three single, the duo started a bidding war in 1996, eventually signing with Virgin. They released their debut album “Homework” the following year. The DJs’ sound was […]