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LISA BOUCHELLE with JOHN POPPER

LISA BOUCHELLE with JOHN POPPER
VIDEO PREMIERE Musician: LISA BOUCHELLE – with JOHN POPPER Music Video:  “Only the Tequila Talkin’” INDIE AMERICANA SINGER LISA BOUCHELLE FEATURES BLUES TRAVELER’S JOHN POPPER ON THE SINGLE “ONLY THE TEQUILA TALKIN’”—WITH 500,000 PLAYS ON SPOTIFY LISA BOUCHELLE (with JOHN POPPER) Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David LISA BOUCHELLE How did the EP Lipstick Tomboy evolve? We put... 

LOGAN BRILL

LOGAN BRILL
Logan Brill LOGAN BRILL HOMETOWN: Knoxville, Tenn. INFLUENCES: Bonnie Raitt, Alison Krauss, Britney Spears ALBUM: Shuteye, out now WEBSITE: loganbrill.com Logan Brill was introduced to music literally at birth, when her parents brought a boom box into the delivery room. “Growing up, our house was always filled with music—if we weren’t listening to it, we were making it,” says Brill. “Rock, country and blues really speak to me because they... 

BOB JAMES & NATHAN EAST

BOB JAMES & NATHAN EAST
Fourplay’s jazz masters finally record their long-awaited duo project Although keyboardist Bob James and bassist Nathan East have anchored the jazz supergroup Fourplay for 25 years, they’ve wanted to record an album of their own for years—but the timing was never quite right. “Because of our schedules we just couldn’t find the time,” says James. But finally they did—and with Yamaha Entertainment Group executive Chris Gero producing,... 

STEVE LILLYWHITE

STEVE LILLYWHITE
Steve Lilywhite – Photo Credit: Anna Webber Steve Lillywhite is one of music’s most creative, prolific and accomplished producers. Six Grammys, credits in excess of 500 records, and a vast roster of superstar acts—U2, the Rolling Stones, Dave Matthews, Peter Gabriel, Morrissey, Annie Lennox and scores more—attest to the singular mark he’s left on every piece of music he’s touched. Born in Egham, England, Lillywhite began working as... 

DELON

DELON
HOMETOWN: Pasadena, Calif. INFLUENCES: N.W.A., Tupac Shakur, Outkast ALBUM: Awake, 2016 WEBSITE: delonmusic.com No stranger to the stage, rapper-producer DeLon has been a fixture on the underground hip-hop scene—and now he hopes to move into the mainstream with his latest release Awake. The 28-year-old cut his teeth in the clubs of L.A., but what sets him apart are his Sri Lankan roots and straightedge ways. “It’s hard to get away from drugs... 

MIGGUEL ANGGELO

MIGGUEL ANGGELO
Photo credit: Nico Iliev HOMETOWN: Valencia, Venezuela INFLUENCES: Luciano Pavarotti, Freddie Mercury, Björk ALBUM: La Casa Azul, out now WEBSITE: migguelanggelo.com “My songs are poetry,” says performer Migguel Anggelo, who blends everything from pop and jazz to opera and Spanish boleros into his music. “I’ve always been obsessed with music—my father, a chef, would sing while cooking, and my mother, a ballerina, often danced around the... 

IVA

IVA
Photo credit: David Norbu HOMETOWN: Wilmington, Del. INFLUENCES: Joni Mitchell, Aimee Mann, Norah Jones ALBUM: Leap, out now WEBSITE: ivavoice.com An early brush with fame—performing alongside noted opera company Opera Delaware when she was just 9 years old—led IVA to New York, where she bounced from Juilliard to the Manhattan School of Music to Princeton University before receiving a Fulbright scholarship to study Scandinavian classical music... 

CHER

CHER
  Photo Credit: Norman Seeff CHER ARRIVED UNANNOUNCED AT PHOTOGRAPHER Norman Seeff’s L.A. studio for this session for her 1976 album, I’d Rather Believe in You. “Her management and I had been discussing doing a shoot,” recalls Seeff, “and she just showed up with one of her girlfriends. I assumed she was there to check me out.” Seeff seized the moment. “My strobe was set up,” he recalls. “There was just the bare floor and a backdrop—very... 

VIDEO + EXCLUSIVE – JOE GOODKIN

VIDEO + EXCLUSIVE – JOE GOODKIN
Photo Credit: Michael Chu VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:JOE GOODKIN Music Video: “Charlie and Roger” Video Director: Nick Ferrario JOE GOODKIN’S RECORD OF LOSS IS THE SECOND EP IN A TRINITY—LIFE, LOSS, LOVE Joe Goodkin is a Chicago-based singer-songwriter who wants to be known as “a sincere indie folk rock artist and musical storyteller who makes esoteric and difficult topics accessible.” He has made a name for... 

VIDEO + EXCLUSIVE – SHANI ROSE

VIDEO + EXCLUSIVE – SHANI ROSE
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  SHANI ROSE Music Video: “Stronger Together” Shani Rose partners with Whole Planet Foundation Shani Rose is embarking on a new journey which appears to have limitless possibilities. She has partnered with Whole Planet Foundation, and along with another singer-songwriter, Katie Ferrara, they begin “The Road Less Traveled Tour” on March 8 in their hometown Los Angeles. This is a unique... 

MINDY SMITH VIDEO PREMIERE

MINDY SMITH VIDEO PREMIERE
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Artist: MINDY SMITH Song: “Starting Over Again” Songwriters: Mindy Smith & Cliff Goldmacher Producer: Cliff Goldmacher Animation: Paul and Sandra Fierlinger Mmusicmag.com has the exclusive online world premiere of the new video, “Starting Over Again.” This is the third song Mindy Smith has contributed to the Shelter Me project. AllMusic.com describes Smith as a singer-songwriter who “blends... 

SOUTHERN AVENUE VIDEO PREMIERE

SOUTHERN AVENUE VIDEO PREMIERE
Band: SOUTHERN AVENUE Video Premiere Song: “Peace Will Come” SOUL-STEEPED YOUNG MEMPHIS QUINTET SOUTHERN AVENUE SPARKS A ROOTS REVOLUTION WITH SELF-TITLED DEBUT ALBUM ON STAX Southern Avenue is a Memphis street that runs from the easternmost part of the city limits all the way to Soulsville, the original home of Stax Records. Southern Avenue is also the name of a fiery young Memphis quintet that embodies its home city’s soul, blues and gospel... 

VIDEO PREMIERE ELIANE ELIAS

VIDEO PREMIERE ELIANE ELIAS
VIDEO PREMIERE ELIANE ELIAS ELIANE ELIAS – Dance of Time (Album Preview Video) from Concord Music Group on Vimeo.  Read More →

VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: AUSTIN CHURCH

VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: AUSTIN CHURCH
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  AUSTIN CHURCH Video: “MISS OLA (THE MISSISSIPPI GIVER)” Musicians: Austin Church—lead vocal Davis Causey—rhythm guitar, bass, dobro, hand claps, tambourine Gerry Hansen—drums Randall Bramblett—piano Rosa Thurmond & Greg Hull—backing vocals   Director: Ralph Clemente For over four decades, Austin Church has been creating his unique brand of music that flows from his heart.... 

CURTIS STIGERS Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview

CURTIS STIGERS Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician: CURTIS STIGERS Music Video: One More for the Road 50 years ago, magic was made on the stage of the Sands Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, when the timeless cool of Frank Sinatra met the robust swing of the Count Basie Orchestra. Sinatra at the Sands has remained a beloved classic ever since, the perfect marriage of old-school pop and big band jazz. Singer, songwriter and saxophonist Curtis Stigers has... 

VIDEO & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BILL REICHENBACH

VIDEO & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BILL REICHENBACH
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  BILL REICHENBACH Music Video: “Carols From the Bells” Musicians: Trombones-L.A. Non-profit Benefit: Hearts of Music Fund “My idea,” says Bill Reichenbach, “was to create this non-profit fund called the Hearts of Music Fund—for musicians who don’t have insurance. Back then, there were a lot of musicians who didn’t have insurance. And sadly there’s a good possibility starting... 

VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BONNIE BISHOP

VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BONNIE BISHOP
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  BONNIE BISHOP Video: “Poor Man’s Melody” Songwriters: Bonnie Bishop & Jimmy Wallace BONNIE BISHOP Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David Photo credit: Jeff Fasano “Dreams are lifetime visions,” says Grammy-winning songwriter Bonnie Bishop. “And life is valleys and mountains. And if you can accept that, you’ll be fine.” Bishop... 

Album Trailer Premiere: CURTIS STIGERS

Album Trailer Premiere: CURTIS STIGERS
Album Trailer Premiere: CURTIS STIGERS – One More for the Road    Read More →

VIDEO PREMIERE + INTERVIEW PETER WHITE

VIDEO PREMIERE + INTERVIEW PETER WHITE
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  PETER WHITE Music Video: “Groovin’” Songwriters: Felix Cavaliere & Eddie Brigati PETER WHITE Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David For his fifteenth recording as a leader, Peter White, the former Al Stewart sideman (who co-wrote the 1978 hit “Time Passages”) returns to some of his favorite tracks from the 60s and 70s, including... 

VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW FRANCIS JAMES RALLS featuring AUBREY LOGAN

VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW FRANCIS JAMES RALLS featuring AUBREY LOGAN
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW FRANCIS JAMES RALLS featuring AUBREY LOGAN-and TAKE 6’s ALVIN CHEA & KHRISTIAN DENTLEY  Music Video: “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” Creative Collaborations To Capture A Capella Sound For A New Generation When asked about the innovative and ground-breaking approach of producing this Christmas classic, Francis James Ralls said, “I enjoy collaboration—especially when the collaboration involves... 

Savannah Lynne Gallery & Interview

Savannah Lynne Gallery & Interview
Savannah Lynne Photo Gallery Read Our Exclusive Interview with Savannah Lynne >>         Read Our Exclusive Interview with Savannah Lynne >>         Read Our Exclusive Interview with Savannah Lynne >>  Read More →

VIDEO & WEB-EXCLUSIVE ALISON BROWN

VIDEO & WEB-EXCLUSIVE ALISON BROWN
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician: ALISON BROWN featuring Keb’ Mo’ Video: “What’s Going On” Songwriters: Marvin Gaye, Al Cleveland, Renaldo “Obie” Benson ALISON BROWN Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David   Alison Brown has taken an unlikely path in establishing herself as one of the most critically acclaimed banjoists in the world. A former investment banker... 

EXCLUSIVE U.S. PREMIERE RACHAEL SAGE

EXCLUSIVE U.S. PREMIERE RACHAEL SAGE
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  RACHAEL SAGE Music Video: “Home (Where I Am Now)” Songwriters: Rachael Sage & Fiona Harte Video Directed by Rachael Sage & Meredith Tarr Shot & Edited by Meredith Tarr Performers: Rachael Sage, Kelly Halloran and Zaharry Zaharryeff Location: Camden Lock, London, UK Track Produced by Rachael Sage & Andy Zulla RACHAEL SAGE Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine... 

VIDEO FEATURE & INTERVIEW BILLY CROCKETT

VIDEO FEATURE & INTERVIEW BILLY CROCKETT
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  BILLY CROCKETT Music Video: “Rabbit Hole”     BILLY CROCKETT Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David Tell us about the song “Rabbit Hole” coming to you in a dream. When I started writing again last year, my dream life began to stir—as though it was saying “Oh, well if you’re paying attention, finally, dig this.” I’d... 

VIDEO FEATURE & INTERVIEW JONATHA BROOKE

VIDEO FEATURE & INTERVIEW JONATHA BROOKE
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  JONATHA BROOKE Song: “Midnight Hallelujah” Songwriters: Jonatha Brooke & Mark Batson Video: Directed & Produced by Nigel Dick Jonatha Brooke is an incredibly talented singer, songwriter, guitarist and musician whose songs have so much tuneful melody, rhythm, color and character. When you hear her sing, you immediately know her songs should be in heavy rotation on every major radio... 

SAVANNAH LYNNE

SAVANNAH LYNNE
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  SAVANNAH LYNNE Music Video: “Melted Candle” Songwriters: Savannah Lynne (SESAC) and Jackson Nance (BMI) Video Producer: Ryan Clo and Tennille Melcher Savannah Lynne is a bright new 17 year old singer-songwriter from Nashville who has been Indie Music Channel’s “Female Country Teen Artist of the Year” for three consecutive years (2012-2015). Her new video, “Melted Candle,” was released... 

BILLY RAY CYRUS

BILLY RAY CYRUS
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW   Musician:  BILLY RAY CYRUS Video: “Thin Line” featuring Shelby Lynne Songwriter: Billy Ray Cyrus Billy Ray Cyrus is a singer-songwriter, actor and philanthropist—helping many charities, including veterans and military families. We talked with Cyrus about his new album two days after his performance of the 1992 hit “Some Gave All” at the Tennessee Titans’ opener on Sunday, 9/11/16. Before... 

THE FRINGE / NICK D’VIRGILIO – VIDEO FEATURE

THE FRINGE / NICK D’VIRGILIO – VIDEO FEATURE
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Band: THE FRINGE Musician: NICK D’VIRGILIO Song: “A Second or Two” Songwriters: Jonas Reingold, Randy McStine, Nick D’Virgilio Video by: Nigel Dick The Fringe is a power prog rock trio, a supergroup if you will, consisting of prog veterans Nick D’Virgilio (Spock’s Beard, Big Big Train) on drums, Jonas Reingold (Karmakanic, The Flower Kings) on bass, and Randy McStine (Lo-Fi Resistance) on... 

GREG FRIIA

GREG FRIIA
SONG FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Songwriter:  GREG FRIIA Song Video: BONNIE TYLER Song: “You Try” Songwriters: Greg Friia, Mary Danna, Anthony Little, Andrew Lane GREG FRIIA Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David   How did the idea of “You Try” come to you? I wrote this song with Mary Danna, Anthony Little and Los Angeles producer Andrew Lane. At the time, Andrew was producing... 

JOE BONAMASSA – Video

JOE BONAMASSA – Video
JOE BONAMASSA – “Blues of Desperation” music video Joe Bonamassa has again joined forces with longtime producer Kevin Shirley to deliver Blues of Desperation, an adventurous 12th studio album by a phenomenal American blues rock guitarist. The black and white cover art of this 2016 album punctuates the deep sentiment of the 11 original tracks that continues Bonamassa’s journey deeper into blues rock by adding new dimensions to his trademark... 

VIDEO FEATURE & INTERVIEW WEBB WILDER

VIDEO FEATURE & INTERVIEW WEBB WILDER
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Artist:  WEBB WILDER Song:  “Yard Dog” from Mississippi Moderne Songwriter: L. Miller   WEBB WILDER Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David Webb Wilder (born John Webb McMurry over 60 years ago) has forged a path to his own brand of music. He’s a blues/rock ’n roll singer, guitarist and actor, with that amazing radio voice. When you talk... 

VIDEO PREMIERE – DR JOHN / RYAN BINGHAM

VIDEO PREMIERE – DR JOHN / RYAN BINGHAM
VIDEO PREMIERE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Performers:  DR. JOHN / RYAN BINGHAM Video: “Back by the River” Songwriter: Bill Quateman From: The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music The doctor is in. New Orleans music legend Dr. John gets a timely all-star tribute on the new live CD + Blu-ray/DVD set The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music, produced by Blackbird Presents, and released via... 

Song Premiere: JONATHA BROOKE

Song Premiere: JONATHA BROOKE
Song Premiere: JONATHA BROOKE “PUT THE GUN DOWN” Jonatha Brooke premieres “Put the Gun Down”—the first song from her first studio album in eight years: Midnight. Hallelujah. Out October 21 In the 11 new tracks of this new album, Jonatha Brooke brilliantly balances the soulfulness of her songs with rock, pop and jazz inflections, while maintaining though-provoking lyrics. Midnight. Hallelujah. was primarily recorded at Sweetwater Studios in... 

Video Feature & Interview: BRENT MOYER

Video Feature & Interview: BRENT MOYER
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Artist:  BRENT MOYER Song: “Tennessee Tears”   Songwriters: Brent Moyer & Bernie Nelson Video Editor: Jim Jensen Videographer: David Swift Grip: Cindy Nicholson Recording features: Ottar Johansen, Tore Andersen, Joe Sun   BRENT MOYER Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David Known as the Global Cowboy, Brent Moyer loves exploring the broad... 

Video Feature & Interview: CRAIG CAMPBELL

Video Feature & Interview: CRAIG CAMPBELL
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  CRAIG CAMPBELL Music Video: “Outskirts of Heaven” CRAIG CAMPBELL Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David Craig Campbell has had five consecutive charting hits and has sold a million downloads. “Keep Them Kisses Comin’” (written by Dallas Davidson and Ben Hayslip) is his biggest hit so far—reaching No. 7 on the Mediabase Country chart... 

Video Feature & Interview: RYAN SHUPE

Video Feature & Interview: RYAN SHUPE
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  RYAN SHUPE Video: “We Rode On”   RYAN SHUPE Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David   Ryan Shupe will be touring the country to promote his eighth album, the independently released We Rode On—a fusion of rock themes with an acoustic bluegrass influence. A Utah-based, fifth generation fiddler, as well as an accomplished mandolin... 

MUSIC & SPORTS—OLYMPICS WEB-EXCLUSIVE

MUSIC & SPORTS—OLYMPICS WEB-EXCLUSIVE
MUSIC & SPORTS—OLYMPICS WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Olympic Gold Medalist:  STEVE LEWIS Video: “400 Meters—1988 Olympics Gold”     STEVE LEWIS Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David   Music and sports have always been connected. The Olympics is the world stage spotlight for athletes, and music continues to be a driving force for an athlete’s preparation—and for their final... 

Video Feature & Interview: ROBBY HECHT

Video Feature & Interview: ROBBY HECHT
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Artist:  ROBBY HECHT Song: “Soon I Was Sleeping” Duet with Rose Cousins Directed by Ryan Newman ROBBY HECHT Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David How did the idea of “Soon I Was Sleeping” come to you? I actually wrote this song over the course of about six years. I had the “put that bottle of whiskey right where she used to kiss me” hook for... 

Video Feature & Interview: JACK TEMPCHIN

Video Feature & Interview: JACK TEMPCHIN
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Featured Artist:  JACK TEMPCHIN Song:  “NOTHING WITH YOU” Jack Tempchin Live / Photo by Chuck Philyaw Writers:  Jack Tempchin, Kim Richey, Joel Piper, Robert Stein Video:  Josh Knoff   JACK TEMPCHIN Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David   How did the idea of “Nothing with You” come to you?  I wrote this song at Michele Clark’s Songwriter... 

Video Feature & Interview: MARK CAWLEY

Video Feature & Interview: MARK CAWLEY
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Songwriter:  MARK CAWLEY Song: “My Angel is Here” Songwriters: Mark Cawley, Billy Lawrie, Lulu (Marie Lawrie)   MARK CAWLEY Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David How did the idea of “My Angel is Here” come to you? This song is so unusual in so many ways. I wrote it with Lulu (yep, that “To Sir with Love” Lulu) and her brother Billy Lawrie.... 

GRACE POTTER

GRACE POTTER
GRACE POTTER On her solo set, the rocker is happy her pop roots are showing  Taking a sharp musical detour, Grace Potter—frontwoman for Grace Potter and the Nocturnals for more than a decade—has swapped her trademark jam-band sound for pop on her new solo album, Midnight. The change may seem drastic to fans of the Nocturnals’ rootsy rock, but understandable when you discover the pop classics that were among the staples Potter was raised on.... 

INDIGO GIRLS

INDIGO GIRLS
INDIGO GIRLS Decades after their first hit, they’re still close—and even closer to fine Although it’s been 26 years since the Indigo Girls scored with their 1989 folk-rock hit “Closer to Fine,” the Georgia-based duo—Amy Ray and Emily Saliers—has never stopped making music. In fact, their longest hiatus between studio albums—four years—ended with the release of their latest, One Lost Day. “At this point we know what will work for... 

JOE SATRIANI

JOE SATRIANI
JOE SATRIANI                         One of guitar’s greatest instrumentalists unleashes his inner extrovert Playing guitar with his teeth during the final performance of his previous tour, Joe Satriani had an epiphany. “I thought, ‘What am I doing? What part of me rears its head and starts doing stuff like this?’” he recalls. “Normally I’m a shy, retiring type of musician, but when I get onstage, I find myself feeling like... 

NATE RUESS

NATE RUESS
NATE RUESS His latest project proves that going solo is fun, too  After nearly three years of supporting Some Nights—the platinum-selling, 2012 breakthrough album by his Grammy-winning band fun.—Nate Ruess was feeling good. So good, in fact, he opted to temporarily step away from the trio and go solo. It was a bold move for the singer-songwriter, but it’s paying off. His album, Grand Romantic—a fittingly titled set of massive-sounding earworms... 

SUPERTRAMP’S CARL VERHEYEN

SUPERTRAMP’S CARL VERHEYEN
SUPERTRAMP’S CARL VERHEYEN – MUSIC DOCUMENTARY FEATURE Musician:  CARL VERHEYEN Music Documentary:  Grand Designs http://www.sweetwater.com/events/2016/grand-designs-album/ Carl Verheyen is known for his work as the guitarist of the English rock band Supertramp. With over a dozen solo albums, he continues to be a strong session musician. His credits include Christina Aguilera, the Bee Gees, Cher, Kilauea, Tiffany, Rick Braun, Richard Elliott,... 

Video Feature & Interview: MONICA LIONHEART

Video Feature & Interview: MONICA LIONHEART
VIDEO FEATURE & INTERVIEW Artist:  MONICA LIONHEART Song:  “Sure Fire”   MONICA LIONHEART Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David     How did the idea of “Sure Fire” come to you?   “Sure Fire” is a story about hindsight. In this case, it’s highlighted regrets inside the mind of a person arguing with him/herself. When writing it, a particularly close friend of mine was... 

Video Feature & Interview: ERIC TINGSTAD

Video Feature & Interview: ERIC TINGSTAD
VIDEO FEATURE & INTERVIEW Artist:  ERIC TINGSTAD Song:  “MISSISSIPPI” ERIC TINGSTAD Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David Eric Tingstad is a songwriter, composer, record producer and phenomenal fingerstyle guitarist. His 1985 debut, The Gift, with woodwinds player Nancy Rumbel has gone on to sell over half a million copies. A multi-album contract with independent new-age music label Narada... 

Video Feature & Interview: LAUREN DAIGLE

Video Feature & Interview: LAUREN DAIGLE
VIDEO FEATURE OF THE DAY Artist:  LAUREN DAIGLE Song:  “How Can It Be” Lauren Daigle is the fastest selling new artist in Contemporary Christian music in the past decade. Her debut album reached #1 on the iTunes Christian Gospel Top Albums Chart with more than 270,000 album sales and 730,000 track sales. She has almost 50 million YouTube and Vevo views, with about 200,000 subscribers. “How Can It Be” alone has had more than 14 million... 

EXCLUSIVE SONG – RACHAEL SAGE

EXCLUSIVE SONG – RACHAEL SAGE
  EXCLUSIVE SONG FEATURE Artist: RACHAEL SAGE Song: “Loreena” (Acoustic)   Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin David How did the idea of “Loreena” come to you? I actually wrote this song in a dream! That’s only happened to me a handful of times, and not recently. I woke up, or probably a New York City siren woke me up, which is the only reason I may have remembered my dream—with the... 
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