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EAST OF THE WALL Post New Tracks, Announce SXSW And Spring Tours

February 18, 2010 in News by TMC

EAST OF THE WALL EAST OF THE WALL have posted two new tracks from the group’s upcoming album, Ressentiment, on both their MySpace http://www.myspace.com/eastofthewall and website http://www.eastofthewall.com.

To be released via Translation Loss this July, Ressentiment is a concept record in which EAST OF THE WALL focus on a slightly different sound, integrating the use of vocals and an increased emphasis on sonic dissonance. The recording was engineered and co-produced by Will Putney at The Machine Shop (Clutch, King Crimson, Lamb Of God) in March through May of 2009.

The band have also announced a short run of Northeast live shows this month with labelmates Rosetta. They follow that in March with a month-long tour alongside The End Records’ artists Goes Cube, making appearances at two SXSW 2010 showcases.

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Jazz Video Guy Live at the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival

February 18, 2010 in News by TMC

JAZZ PROMO SERVICES Bret Primack, aka the Jazz Video Guy, makes his performance debut at the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival this weekend with two screenings of his popular documentary and performance films.
The festival, being held this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Hilton Hotel in Rockville, Maryland, is produced by Washington D.C.’s Jazz Academy and in addition to Bret’s work, features such artists as Mulgrew Miller, Bobby Watson, Lewis Nash and Festival Director, saxman Paul Carr. “I’ll be screening videos that I’ve produced over the last four years and some collector’s items as well.  The program will be varied, everything from Coleman Hawkins to Bob Mintzer.  I love sharing my work and of course it’s always very gratifying to interact with my audience face to face.”

Primack’s latest round of videos focus on the pianist Mulgrew Miller.  “Several years ago, I shot some video at a clinic Mulgrew did out here in Tucson and I just edited this content into a series of six videos.  Mulgrew, as everyone knows, is remarkably talented man, both as a performer, and as an educator.”

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Garth Green

February 17, 2010 in Folk/Acoustic by TMC

Genre: Folk/Acoustic
Website: www.myspace.comgarthgreen

Garth Green CD Cover I was born in Port Chester, New York in 1961.  I grew up in New York’s Hudson Valley Region, and now reside in the great state of Vermont. At the age of nine I studied classical guitar for three years with Vladimir Bobri, (former President of “The Society of Classical Guitar” and personal friend of the master, Andres Segovia). Since then I have focused on improvisation and creating my own instrumental compositions.

As a teenager, I was interested in Pop, Acoustic and East Indian music. I was especially drawn to the music of Yes, Genesis, Pink Floyd, Crosby Stills Nash and Young and The Beatles. My music combines classical, jazz and folk influences to create a melodic mellow sound with wide appeal. I use finger-style and flat-picking techniques on six, twelve and nylon string guitars.

Song Titles:
Huckleberry

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Mirage

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Upstream

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Sherry Finzer

February 15, 2010 in Featured Artist, New Age/Electronica & Dance by TMC

Genre: New Age
Website: www.sherryfinzer.com

Sherry Finzer is a professional flutist and recording artist. As a solo artist and owner of Heart Dance Records, she promotes her music to a variety of venues, resorts, and spas throughout the Southwest. Her music has been described as new age, ambient, healing, meditative and relaxing.

Recent Performances/Appearances (solo and as guest artist): 

Sherry Finzer– King of Glory Church – Tempe,AZ
Esperanza Lutheran Church – Phoenix, AZ
National Flute Assoc Convention – Albuquerque, Pittsburgh, San Diego
Mark Holland-Autumn’s Child – Franciscan Retreat Center – Paradise Valley, AZ
Diego Andres – Creative Life Center – Sedona, AZ
Goran Marcusson – Kerr Cultural Center – Scottsdale, AZ

Christopher Caliendo – Albuquerque, NM and Scottsdale, AZ
Desert Fusion – Phoenician Resort, Valley Ho, Sheraton – Phoenix, AZ
Dulce VAS – Opryland Hotel-Nashville, TN, Ground Control, Il Vinaio Restaurant, Desert Ridge

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Blood Type Releases Debut Mixtape

February 15, 2010 in News by TMC

Blood Type The talented breakout duo from Miami, Florida, calling themselves Blood Type, has recently released its first mixtape and can after 2 months already boast nearly 100,000 downloads. Their work has a fresh effervescence, as well as a familiar vibe. Blood Type excites with its edgy lyrics, while the undertones of neo-soul and jazz brilliantly finds the listeners’ comfort zone.

MIAliens is the breakout work that is bringing attention to the South Floridians whose initial goal was to show the music world that there was more to Southern Hip-Hop than had made its way to the air waves between the 1990s and the present. The name MIAliens is a reference to the 1996 album ATLiens, released by southern hip hop duo Outkast.RefinedHype.com writes, “Are these guys the next Outkast? No, but no one’s the next Outkast. Instead their something better, the next Blood Type.” Lyrical content had not reigned supreme in the genre till now, but Blood Type seeks to diversify what had been and bring Southern Hip-Hop to a new place. MIAliens comes not to change the genre, but to grow it, to expand it, and to expose new possibilities.

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Norine Braun 2 PITA Nominations!

February 14, 2010 in News by TMC

Norine Braun Happy Valentines! Olympic fever is going strong here and the city is so full of celebratory energy. Tomorrow is my first gig at Richmond Olympic Oval so very excited!

Great news to share with you. I am nominated for Stonewall Society Pride in the Arts Female/lesbian favorite and Musical Artist of 2009, in addition the comp benefit cd United for the Ride I am part of is also nominated for 2009 favorite cd….Voting has now begun for the nominations please cast your love ballot my way! VOTE HERE

Congratulations to all United For The Ride Vol. I contributing songwriters, Robin Renee, Dan Manjovi, Joshua Klipp, and Terry Christopher for all receiving nominations in StoneWall Society’s Pride In The Arts Awards and to local artists Sugarbeach! I highly recommend voting for these folks as well.

Thanks to all the listeners on Las Vegas VRadio for making my song Crystallize number one this month, I have been on their top ten for the past year…wow!

I gave my first skype interview on Toronto’s Liquid Lunch and is available on videopodcast on my news page at www.norinebraun.com My segment is on about 66 minutes into the program and includes an on the spot rap, it was fun and a new experience.

Enjoy Valentines and go spread the love! Have a great games too!

Love,Norine
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20 Buck Spin & Profound Lore Announce SXSW Showcase

February 14, 2010 in News by TMC

20 Buck Spin 20 Buck Spin announces today a joint label showcase at SXSW this year with our comrades at Profound Lore Records. The two underground metal labels have been friendly for some time and agreed that SXSW could use something beyond the usual suspects this year. Each label will bring three bands from their respective, constantly growing rosters. 20 Buck Spin will bring Brooklyn NY’s black metal futurists Liturgy, Providence, RI’s chaotic whirlwind schizos The White Mice and Toronto’s violence prone The Endless Blockade. Profound Lore brings a mix of new and veteran talent in the form of Indiana’s blackened doom bringers Coffinworm, Virginia amp destroyers Salome and Chicago scene vets Yakuza.

The show will take place on Friday March 19th at Headhunters Club located at 720 Red River Street in Austin. The show will be opened by two bands not associated with either 20 Buck Spin or Profound Lore at approximately 7 p.m. Those bands will be announced shortly. Additionally our long-time friend David D’Andrea has created exclusive poster artwork for the showcase.
20 Buck Spin has existed since 2005 and is based in Olympia, Washington. It is home to the above mentioned bands and others including Samothrace, Coffins, Laudanum, Stormcrow and more.
Profound Lore Records has existed since 2004 and is based in Toronto, Ontario. It is home to acts like Cobalt, Krallice, Bloody Panda, and Portal.
http://www.20buckspin.com
http://www.profoundlorerecords.com

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