Posts tagged with "the Beatles."

Track Premiere + Exclusive Interview ED ROMANOFF

Track Premiere + Exclusive Interview ED ROMANOFF
Track Premiere & Web-Exclusive Interview Musician:  ED ROMANOFF Track Premiere:  “Less Broken Now” Photo credit Shervin Lainez Ed Romanoff worked alongside producer Simone Felice (The Lumineers) to record his sophomore album The Orphan King at Felice’s barn studio just miles down the road in Palenville, NY. The pair corralled an impressive roster of collaborators to appear on the album including Romanoff’s longtime friend and touring... 

Video+Exclusive Interview TIM O’BRIEN

Video+Exclusive Interview TIM O’BRIEN
Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Musician:  TIM O’BRIEN Performers:  Tim O’Brien & Jan Fabricius Songwriter:  Bill Withers  Tim O’Brien is a well-respected Grammy Award-winning musician and songwriter who can weave a tale with his intricate style of playing a wide variety of instruments, including guitars, fiddles and mandolins. Where the River Meets the Road, released in the spring of 2017, celebrates the music of O’Brien’s... 

Video+Exclusive Interview RONNIE SPECTOR

Video+Exclusive Interview RONNIE SPECTOR
Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Musician:  RONNIE SPECTOR Video:  “Be My Baby” Iconic singer and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ronnie Spector solidifies her status as the Rosetta Stone for female rock performers of today. Christmas tour is set to kick-off. Critical respect is at its peak, and Ronnie Spector continues to thrill—inspiring and empowering a new generation of fans as an enduring, transcendent figure, who has... 

Video & Web Exclusive Interview: The Doobie Brothers

Video & Web Exclusive Interview: The Doobie Brothers
Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Band:  THE DOOBIE BROTHERS Musician:  PATRICK SIMMONS Video:  Playing For Change—WE ARE ONE – Benefit Concert Doobie Brothers and Little Feat help Playing For Change with Benefit Concert at The Mayan in Los Angeles this Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Event:  PLAYING FOR CHANGE – WE ARE ONE, a benefit concert. Celebrating 10 years of positive change through music. When:  Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at... 

Video & Web-Exclusive Interview Brian White

Video & Web-Exclusive Interview Brian White
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Songwriter:  BRIAN WHITE Musician:  RODNEY ATKINS Video:  “Watching You” Brian White is a passionate songwriter. As a writer his songs have earned him 14 Number 1 songs, two Dove Awards for Song of the Year (Michael English & The Martins), SESAC Country Song of the Year & Billboard’s Most Played Song of the Year (Rodney Atkins’ “Watching You”), as well as ACM and CMA nominations.... 

Track Premiere & Web Exclusive Interview Sarah Aroeste

Track Premiere & Web Exclusive Interview Sarah Aroeste
TRACK PREMIERE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  SARAH AROESTE Track Premiere:  “La Ketubá De La Ley”   A Ladino/English song celebrating the holiday of Shavuot, from the new Sarah Aroeste album Together/Endjuntos Sarah Aroeste releases the first-ever, all-original bilingual Ladino/English Holiday album, Together/Endjuntos today. She has created an eclectic collection that combines elements of Bhaṅgṛā, rap, cabaret, merengue... 

Video & Web-Exclusive Interview ALEX MARIE BRINKLEY

Video & Web-Exclusive Interview ALEX MARIE BRINKLEY
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician: ALEX MARIE BRINKLEY Music Video:  “Broken” Filmed & Edited by:  Edge Productions—Nathan Dalton, Jerrod Ford & Cameron Lord Alex Marie Brinkley releases debut music video for her single ‘Broken’ Alex Marie Brinkley won the 2016 Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival Singer-Songwriter contest in Dallas, Texas. Since then, she has been lighting up both the Dallas/Fort Worth and... 

Video & Web-Exclusive Interview Eric Johnson

Video & Web-Exclusive Interview Eric Johnson
Photo credit: Max Crace VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  ERIC JOHNSON Video:  “Cliffs of Dover” ERIC JOHNSON Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit Show & Live Webcast this Thursday, Sept 7, at 8:30 PM EDT with special guest Arielle https://www.concertwindow.com/bluerock In a feature on M Music & Musician magazine’s November 2014 issue we wrote: “Eric Johnson is a stone rocker—a shredding wiz whose music incorporates... 

VIDEO & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW ARIELLE

VIDEO & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW ARIELLE
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  ARIELLE Video:  “Magick Again” Eric Johnson Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit Show & Live Webcast this Thursday, Sept 7, at 8:30 PM EDT with special guest Arielle https://www.concertwindow.com/bluerock Queen’s Brian May says Arielle is a singer-songwriter and a guitarist whose “small body holds an amazingly big heart and amazingly mature passion. Her musicianship is a clear indication... 

Video and Exclusive Interview Cold Roses

Video and Exclusive Interview Cold Roses
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Band:  COLD ROSES Music Video:  “Staying Alive Ain’t Easy” Philly-based Indie-Rock Band Cold Roses Releases New Video “Staying Alive Ain’t Easy” Cold Roses captures the essence of the Philly-soul sound in their new album Escape to Anywhere released on Los Angeles indie-label Recorded Records. “Staying Alive Ain’t Easy” is the first single—and the infectious chorus jumps out and grabs... 

BIG BIG TRAIN / NICK D’VIRGILIO Web-Exclusive Interview

BIG BIG TRAIN / NICK D’VIRGILIO Web-Exclusive Interview
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Band:  BIG BIG TRAIN Musician:  NICK D’VIRGILIO Song:  “Kingmaker” Songwriter:  Greg Spawton Recorded at Kings Place, London on Saturday, August 15, 2015 Directed and edited by Peter Callow Progressive Rock Band With Sweetwater Roots Continues To Make Huge Strides Across The Globe BIG BIG TRAIN / NICK D’VIRGILIO Web-Exclusive Interview with M Music & Musicians magazine publisher, Merlin... 

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 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... 

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 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... 

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... 

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... 

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: 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.... 

Slash

Slash
World of His Own Eighteen years after Guns N’ Roses, Slash releases an explosive new record that finds him at the peak of his creative prowess I’m an energetic and aggressive player,” declares Slash. “I attack hard—it’s very much a physical thing for me. What excites me most is the off-the-cuff, spontaneous energy you get from live performance. That has a huge impact on me.” That impact began at a young age when the future musician—born... 

THE BEATLES

THE BEATLES
THE BEATLES From Beefy’s Point of View I’m kind of avoiding Beatles 50th anniversary hoopla. Big-name commemorative concerts starring multi-genre artists who were born a generation or three later, or even those featuring Beatles contemporaries, I don’t really need to see, so I’ll probably pass on Sunday’s Grammy celebration on CBS. I didn’t watch the CNN special or any of the Letterman tributes. There’s a Beatles fan fest here in New... 

SONGWRITER MERLE KILGORE

SONGWRITER MERLE KILGORE
Merle Kilgore, Cindy Walker, BMI’s Frances Preston SONGWRITER MERLE KILGORE The Tall Texan Merle Kilgore with Elvis Presley Hard to believe that it’s been eight years now since we lost that cuddly bear Merle Kilgore, best known at the end for being Hank Williams, Jr.’s longtime manager/cheerleader—though he had also worked with Hank, Sr., carrying his guitar at the Louisiana Hayride when he was 14. But Kilgore also had great success as a... 

Grammy Award-winner featured in new EZmix Pack

Grammy Award-winner featured in new EZmix Pack
Peter Henderson EZmix Pack Grammy Award-winner featured in new EZmix Pack Peter Henderson EZmix Pack Umeå, Sweden, March 26, 2013 Today Toontrack Music released Peter Henderson EZmix Pack – a new expansion for the company’s widely popular multi-effe’ct mix tool EZmix 2. The pack comes with custom settings designed by Peter Henderson, who started his career training exclusively with engineer legend Geoff Emerick (The Beatles) at the... 

HALEY REINHART

HALEY REINHART
HALEY REINHART HOMETOWN: Wheeling, Ill. INFLUENCES: The Beatles, Nina Simone, Tony Bennett ALBUM: Listen Up!, out now WEBSITE: haleyreinhart.com American Idol alum Haley Reinhart—who finished third in season 10—recorded her debut album Listen Up! following the show’s international tour. “I wanted to wait till I could put all my focus and energy into the album and be very hands-on with every single aspect,” she says. “It was really important... 

GRACE POTTER

GRACE POTTER
GRACE POTTER She and her Nocturnals look a little more glam, but they’re grittier than ever   By Russell Hall  Back in 2010, fans of Grace Potter and the Nocturnals had a couple of big changes to deal with. First there were two new members, bass player Catherine Popper and guitarist Benny Yurco. But for listeners who had been following the band since it first hit the jam-band circuit in the early 2000s, the second change might have been even... 
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