Monthly Archives: November 2011 »

“Black Rock Warrior Queen” Davina Robinson rocks hearts, wins minds

James Moore November 30, 2011 Comments Off

Artists who truly follow their own path and play the music they are most passionate about are rare. It may not seem to be the case, but it’s true. Many artists simply aim to

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Matthias Sturm Talks about finding success with Blood and Thunder

James Moore November 29, 2011 3

German singer/songwriter Matthias Sturm is an Independent Music Awards nominee who has worked with Grammy-nominated songwriters Erin Alden and Dave Krusen among others. The music industry as a whole has been giving his recent

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The Paper Suns brighten your afternoon

James Moore November 29, 2011 Comments Off

Psychedelic and heartfelt, though still enjoying the sun, indie rock trio The Paper Suns have a 3-track album entitled “Over Water” available now at their Bandcamp page. It always brightens my day when I

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Donnie Menig stretches far with “Tear it Apart”

James Moore November 29, 2011 Comments Off

Drummer and songwriter Donnie Menig is pushing his first single “Tear It Apart” for all the world to see on his Facebook page. The pluses: Menig plays all instruments and proves himself to have

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The Flying Black Hats break your 4-track with “Soft Song”

James Moore November 29, 2011 Comments Off

Starting off with muddy, dreamy guitars slightly reminiscent of The Beatles’ “Julia” (I say slightly because The Beatles are sacred), indie acoustic act The Flying Black Hats play “Soft Song” the way I’d like

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Give Chase merge punk and nintendo with quality results

James Moore November 29, 2011 Comments Off

Merging glitchy dubstep influenced electronica with Linkin Park and Snapcase inspired alternative punk, indie band Give Chase bring ambition and a slight twist to some familiar genres. The breakdowns feel like aggressive Nintendo music,

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Paul Y Justin talk about DIY and punk music marketing

James Moore November 29, 2011 Comments Off

Today I spoke with eccentric Sacramento rock duo Paul Y Justin, who are currently working on their debut album. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions. Tell us about Paul Y Justin and what you bring

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Brazil’s Cultivo Comes In Peace

James Moore November 28, 2011 Comments Off

Brazilian sensations Cultivo ”transport the listener to a state of joy and well being”, according to their biography. I have to say that I feel slightly as if I’m on vacation after listening to the

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“Selfish” by metal newcomers Judgemetal

James Moore November 28, 2011 Comments Off

A good effort by independent metal act Judgemetal comes to us in the form of “Selfish”. The recording is respectable and the spirit is there, with the opening vocals reminiscent of stoner metal clutching

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Rock n Roll Storm’s A Comin – A Hideous Blue Inspires

James Moore November 27, 2011 Comments Off

“Nothing’s what you bargained for. Give it up like a cheap whore.” That sums it up, doesn’t it? There is a positive message in there if you look for it. Your plan. Give it

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