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The James Reid Band saga continues with concerts, new CD in the works

Davidson, NC — Tuesday, July 25th, 2019 — The James Reid Band, fresh from a pair of highly acclaimed concerts on Orcas Island in Washington State, is returning to the studio to record its second CD, titled “Tales Tall and Tender.” Sparked by the reunion of singer/songwriters James “JP” Connell and Reid Spencer, the James Reid Band is recording an eclectic mix of rock, country-rock and “country jazz,” featuring a formidable roster of virtuoso musicians, keyboardist Martin Lund (former musical director for Isaac Hayes), guitarist Mat Kastner (Randy Burns and the Skydog band), drummer Brian Kirk (Pointer Sisters), bassist Dan O’Brien and saxophonist Brian “Boss” Hogg. The new CD follows the James Reid Band’s debut recording “Breakfast at Sunset,” which is available for sale or streaming at

A Happy Summer Starts with LV’s Latest Single

Miami, Florida, DADE — Friday, June 28th, 2019 — LV releases Love You A Lot and directs official music video.

Pop recording artist LV, releases the summer jam Love You A Lot in anticipation of her upcoming debut full-length EP. Love You A Lot was released across all digital platforms, and the music video on the singer’s YouTube channel ( The music video features the Hip Hop Kidz, a dynamic dance group, as well as an energetic LV joining the dance group to bust her own moves while the video takes over in a warm explosion of color. The general vibe is relaxed, yet upbeat – giving off a feeling that makes you swing throughout the summer.

After the release of Forget You, a viral summer jam of 2018, LV released her house-pop tune Drunk TXT, which had some impressions on YouTube as well as over 150,000 streams on digital music platform, Spotify. Following the release of her Christmas Classics EP released in

Freckles TheWriter Teams Up With Aina Brei’Yon To Deliver Uplifting Hip-Hop/R&B Single ‘Friends With Benefits’

Chicago, IL — Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 — Freckles TheWriter is a hip-hop/R&B songwriter, producer, and artist hailing from the Southside of Chicago. Living in foster homes since the age of seven, she found an outlet in music which has brought her up to whom she is today. Tanya White has had an upcoming as an artist like no other. With R. Kelly and Babyface as mentors, Tanya has had the ability to write music for the biggest hip-hop and R&B artists in the industry.

Chicagoan artist Freckles TheWriter returns with an upbeat hip-hop/R&B single ‘Friends With Benefits’. Teaming up with Aina Brei’Yon, the single features an uplifting production, driving beat, catchy melody, and an anthemic vocal performance by the artists. Undoubtedly, ‘Friends With Benefits’ has every element for a Top 40 track. The arrangement of the single is unique and different from that of other commercial hip-hop/R&B productions. This

Award-Winners WOUNDEDSPiRiT is “Taking Back Control” With New Single

New Album, DiVERSiTY, Out May 2020


West Midlands, United Kingdom – July 18, 2019 – After taking home the BCM Awards Album of the Year for their 2018 debut, FOREVER young, WOUNDEDSPiRiT is ready to impress all over again with their 2020 follow up DiVERSiTY led by their latest single, “Taking Back Control.”

West Bromwich’s WOUNDEDSPiRiT formed in 1989 and throughout the mid-90s toured locally and made waves on the likes of Steve Wright at Radio 1. After touring in Spain in 2000, WOUNDEDSPiRiT took a step back. That is until 2016. They got back together for a Judgestock show and by the following year were back in the studio working on the first song for their debut album, 2018’s FOREVER young. The album went on to win BCM Awards Album of the Year, and with that two of the original members, Elton McTaggart (drums) and Jason Kelly (vocals) kn

Roxy Redstone and the Shore Brings Rockabilly to the Forefront with Debut

A Passion for Pin-UP Out Now

Fort Worth, Texas – June 25, 2019 – Roxy Redstone and the Shore is amped and ready to go with the debut album, A Passion for Pin-UP, out now.

When it comes to wearing multiple hats with ease, no one makes it look better than Roxy Redstone. The talented artist mixed the new album herself. With no training to her name, the singing bassist is a self-taught studio wiz who managed to hit all the right notes when tackling the task at hand. The end result, an album that features the likes of Rockabilly greatness such as lead single “Successful,” “True Thing,” and “Rioting.”

In the past, Roxy charted as Juliet Silver on DRT Americana charts. So this isn’t her first time out, just her first time really taking the reins. Roxy Redstone has been the better side of the industry and she’s seen the nightmares come to life. Right now she’s all about taking control of her music,

You may have seen a lot of rappers and singers, but you have never witness a Gothic Hip Hop & Rnbass artist.

Davenport, Iowa, US — Friday, June 28th, 2019 — Indie Award Winning Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, and Blogger.  Richie Uchiha is Multi-Talented in several genres from R&B, Hip Hop, Pop, and even Rock. Cornelius Shaw Aka Richie Uchiha was Born in Dallas Tx where he first started doing music with a group called 1x. At Age 18 Rich went solo and made his first 2 singles which were Rider Chick and I don’t know, it sold over 500,000 copies that are very good for an independent artist.

This Artist (Richie Uchiha) is a once in a lifetime artist. Witness as this artist delivers a great message.  He has a unique look that’s out of this world.  His music is magic with his voice manipulation.

“Don’t waste your time looking back on what you’ve lost Move on, for life is not meant to be traveled backward.”
“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.”

Quad Cities-based buzzed-about hip-hop artist Richie

Montaz Reps Philly Down South with a Pair of Solid Mixtapes

Da Underground and Behind Enemy Lines Out Now


Suwanee, Georgia – July 16, 2019 – While he may live in the south now, Montaz comes through with a sound that represents not only his Philly roots but his wide array of influences growing up from Big L to Smooth Da Hustle to Wutang to Eminem. All of that and then some went into making not one, but two new mixtapes available now; Da Underground and Behind Enemy Lines.

Da Underground and Behind Enemy Lines boast confidence and charisma on a cascade of tracks that showcase exactly the type of emcee Montaz is. Songs like “Fuck Ya’ll” and “Fuck Everyone” off Da Underground reflect Montaz’s anguish while Behind Enemy Lines“Bandwagon” and “Lyrical Exhibition” explore his way with words and artistry.

A fan of hip hop since he was in diapers,

Papa J: A 70-year-old True Bluesman, who almost died twice, still hits the stage every night

Orange County, CA – July 20, 2019 – When you think of Blues Music in Orange County, you cannot forget about Papa J as he is one of the passionate souls behind it. Awarded as the “Entertainer of the Year” in 2010 in the Los Angeles Music Awards and also as the Blues Artist of the Year in 2012. Over the last few years serious medical problems have slowed Papa J down but after almost dying twice, he has come back to still play with the energy and style that he is known for. He’s almost 70 years of age and still hits the stage every night with the energy of a guy half his age.

A showman by nature and musician by instinct Papa J’s stage presence and energy is undeniably huge to anyone who’s seen him perform. From his contagious smile to his gut wrenching vocals he puts a thousand percent into making every performance mean something special to every person watching and it sure w

Which Way To The Future

Santa barbara — Friday, July 19th, 2019 — Looking forward to looking backward? Join The Mates on their defiantly nostalgic journey into Future Junk, the imaginary soundtrack to a Doris Day-Rock Hudson romantic comedy set in a Britpop version of The Jetson’s.

Melancholy harmonic fields shimmer behind the perfect pop craftsmanship of the slaphappy opener, Which Way to the Future, as well as in outright downers like The Buzz Is Over, and Despair. The dialectic comes full circle with the eminently danceable This Sucks. The spirit (and seemingly the voice) of John Lennon at his most sarcastic presides over Joke, but it’s the wistful sweetness of these tunes that linger in the ear.

The Mates music has been featured in various TV shows, including, “Men In Trees”, “The Young And Restless”, “Life”, and “Good Girls Don’t”. Film usage includes “Wieners” and “Silly Mov