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Video and Exclusive Interview Peter Erskine

Video and Exclusive Interview Peter Erskine
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  PETER ERSKINE Band: DR. UM Song: “Eleven Eleven” Recorded at Sweetwater Studios Critically acclaimed and celebrated drummer Peter Erskine has played the drums since the age of four and is known for his versatility and love of working in different musical genres. He has appeared on over 600 albums and film scores, and has won two Grammy Awards, as well as an honorary doctorate from the Berklee... 

TRACK PREMIERE & EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW 7HORSE

TRACK PREMIERE & EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW 7HORSE
TRACK PREMIERE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Band: 7HORSE Musician: PHIL LEAVITT Exclusive Track Premiere: “Swagger” M Music magazine Exclusive Track Premiere and interview with dada/7Horse drummer/singer, Phil Leavitt Rock band dada confirms first new recordings in over a decade and sets 25th anniversary dadaforever U.S. Tour, with 7Horse performing at each show 7Horse is a rock/blues duo featuring guitarist/singer Joie Calio and singer/drummer... 

VIDEO AND EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW MIKE CAMPBELL

VIDEO AND EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW MIKE CAMPBELL
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Songwriter:  MIKE CAMPBELL Music Video: “Sit Still, Look Pretty” Mike Campbell is an award-winning, multi-platinum singer/songwriter based in Brooklyn, NY. He is one of the cowriters of the 2014 Grammy Award winning hit “Say Something” (made popular by the duet of A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera). It sold over 6 million copies worldwide—that’s RIAA certified 6x Platinum status. And... 

VIDEO PREMIERE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW RANDALL BRAMBLETT

VIDEO PREMIERE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW RANDALL BRAMBLETT
  VIDEO PREMIERE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  RANDALL BRAMBLETT Music Video: “Garbage Man” RANDALL BRAMBLETT DEBUTS “GARBAGE MAN” FROM NEW ALBUM JUKE JOINT AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD—OUT JULY 7 ON NEW WEST RECORDS Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Randall Bramblett is releasing his 11th studio album Juke Joint at the Edge of the World early next month. Combining elements of soul and funk, Bramblett... 

VIDEO PREMIERE & INTERVIEW DOM KELLY

VIDEO PREMIERE & INTERVIEW DOM KELLY
VIDEO PREMIERE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician: DOM KELLY Music Video: “12” (featuring Emily Saliers) Dancer: Erika Leeds Directed by: Zak Washburn DOM KELLY’S MOODY, ELEGANT VIDEO “12” EXPLORES THE UNSPOKEN JOURNEY OF STRUGGLE, HEARTACHE AND ULTIMATELY—FINDING HOME WITHIN THE FIRE As the drummer, vocalist and co-founding member of the power-pop band A Fragile Tomorrow, Dom Kelly has released 5 critically-acclaimed studio albums... 

EXPERIENCE VINYL—BRAD HAMMONDS & JAKE FISHBEIN

EXPERIENCE VINYL—BRAD HAMMONDS & JAKE FISHBEIN
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW EXPERIENCE VINYL Experience Vinyl is more than a record a month club. It’s a total customer experience with special concerts and unique member-only benefits. Each month, members will receive a selection of the featured artist-curator’s essential “Desert Island Disc.” Accompanying the record will be a personal description written by or for the artist about why the record is so important. In addition... 

VIDEO & EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: LULU

VIDEO & EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: LULU
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician: LULU Music Video: “Faith in You” ICONIC “TO SIR WITH LOVE” SINGER LULU WILL PERFORM AT B.B. KING’S IN NEW YORK—MAY 30, 2017 Lulu started young, as a 15 year-old Scottish soul sensation. No wonder James Brown said, “The first time I heard her sing, I knew we were born in the same pond.” Probably best known in America for her 1967 number one “To Sir With Love,” (also starring... 

TRACK FEATURE EXCLUSIVE MICHAEL WOLFF

TRACK FEATURE EXCLUSIVE MICHAEL WOLFF
TRACK FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician: MICHAEL WOLFF Track: “Madimba/St. Thomas” Writers: Michael Wolff / Sonny Rollins Jazz Pianist Michael Wolff Releases First-Ever Solo Piano Album Zenith Today. Michael Wolff was propelled into popularity with the masses when he became the musical director for The Arsenio Hall Show. He was also a part of one of political history’s biggest moments when candidate Bill Clinton, the day after... 

VIDEO + EXCLUSIVE: HONEY WEST

VIDEO + EXCLUSIVE: HONEY WEST
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Band: HONEY WEST Musician:  TED ZURKOWSKI Music Video: “Dementia” Directed: Maxwell McDonald New Video “Dementia” from Honey West, featuring Foreigner & King Crimson co-founder Ian McDonald   Honey West is what happens when a British rock giant and an acclaimed member of New York’s acting community walk into a recording studio and produce an album of original songs. Multi-instrumentalist... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

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... 
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