12 Apr 2010, 22:14 by vjsupersaint
31 Mar 2010, 23:55 by vjsupersaint
Hello all you good and nice people. Welcome to Spring in The Northern Hemisphere. And Autumn for those of you in The Southen half of our globe. And for those of you that celebrate it. Have a very Happy Easter Not too many chocolate eggs OK. And for those of you that know it's April Fools Day today. Look out for the mousetrap in your bed. Now you cannot say we did not warn you, can you haha.
OK so on with the news from the past and coming Month then. First of all in our journey around our groups. We found these messages over the last Month.
Hey guys we are actually looking for unsigned artists for an online music contest. The contest will be free to join and with a final prize of € 1000. For further information regarding rules and how to register take a look here http://weloveyoursongs.blogspot.com or send us an email at email@example.com Cheers
And this from fetler only yesterday as you read this
New bands/artists are needed for the Duck and Cover website. If you'd like to promote your music, please post audio/video clips and a bit of copy here: http://www.duckandcover.co.uk/bunker/music-room/emerging-talent#
If you are an artist or part of a band. These ideas we feel. May be well worth you taking a good look at.
Double Thumb also has a couple of new tracks. That she would love for all of us to listen to. These are here. Lullabies EP
Just released, full 7 track EP for FREE!! Northern Swedish upbeat summer-y indie pop! Dreamy folky vocal harmonies, soulful intricate violins... for fans of Vampire Weekend + Loney, Dear and the like! http://heartsickgroans.bandcamp.com/
And from SurfaceUnsigned.
The Surface Unsigned Festival has expanded to European for 2011. The Surface Unsigned Festival is a live music event that brings unsigned bands and artists to the attention of all aspects of the music industry. We are a festival of new music held throughout Europe in aid of discovering and promoting new talent. In 2011 events will be held in cities throughout the U.K. and Europe. For bands that reach the final stages of the Festival, both Surface Unsigned and our sponsors will award with Industry Showcases, Recording and Production Deals, Professional Photo Shoots, Cash, Endorsements and much more. The prizes in store for 2011 are in excess of 100,000 Euros.
OK so here's what some of our European artists would like you to know too.
http://www.lastfm.pl/music/LOSTFREEQ from Lostfreeq.
Hey i´m really apriciate that you listen my songs and comment what do you think about it. I'll take your observations to get better every day and I Think that you can help me to get my music known!!! So I hope that you include me in your groups and activitys I will really apiciate!!!!!!! THANKS FOR THE HELP!!!!!!!!!!! SEBASTÍAN MUXÓ IF YOU WANNA LOOK MY WORK AND HEAR MY MUSIC ENTER HERE: http://www.lastfm.es/music/Sebastian+Muxó
And finally from Sax-Moryson
New Radio-Link..Sax & Moryson / PS-12 - 24 hour Radiostation , . ......Hello , thanks to all who hear my music. I´m pleased. My music is now running well all day in a radio station in U.S. Pa .Here the new Link:.... ....... Gina, from Sax & Moryson , G.M.Orchestra , Orchestra de Blonde , Project System 12 , Gina Moryson , and other
News from artists is as follows;
Hi. I've been busy in the studio working on a new song. Here's the result. I hope you like it True Blood
Hi all. New song uploaded. Bit of a different sound for me...there's not an acoustic guitar in sight. Let me know your thoughts :) All I Wanted
Hey guys, my musical project is called Weekend Revolutionaries. I've so far released two albums (Trouble in Paradise and Boxes and Boomgates), as well as a single (Open - Single). My third album, Coastal Mentality is released worldwide in digital form on June 7, so please support my music and purchase a copy on iTunes/Amazon etc. My second album is also out digitally (iTunes/Amazon/Shockhound/Rhapsody etc) and physically at CD Baby.
hiho, been quiet for a while but here's a newie And On It Goes
And finally from AtlasMountains
Hi everyone.... we have made available for free download another track off our album 'Sanskrit Owl'... come have a listen, and if you like what you hear, download or just say hi, whatever takes your fancy! Cheers Dave (The Atlas Mountains)
Not much news here we're unhappy to say. But Snye is our artist of the week in there. So please give him a listen,thanks. And tracks come quite regularly from Cordovero So please give him a listen too. He's very good. And is very good at mixing it up regularly.
News from artists.
Who wants to do a listen swap? send me a link! http://www.last.fm/music/Ricky%2520Reilly?ac=ricky%20reill
Listen swap? :D http://www.last.fm/music/Katie+Jurek
stopping by to say hi. i'm mobdividual. acoustic guitar driven delays, noise and chords, let me know what you think... listening my way down, already know some... facebook bandcamp LastFM
new track, hope you enjoy! http://www.last.fm/music/theNOLF/Untitled+Album/Foot+of+the+Fool
here's my first album as i told you before! http://www.jacobinodiscos.cl/discos/jac21.html
And finally from JunoKnowsTheBiz;
I'm not in a band, but I work for a music blog and we interview and do reviews for unsigned bands on a regular basis. I gotta admit, unsigned bands have some of the greatest material I've ever had the pleasure of listening to. So if anyone is interested, feel free to contact me and we can schedule an interview or set up a review with either myself or one of my coworkers. To every unsigned band or solo act, I wish you nothing but the best! ~Juno
Unfortunate again a very small group that needs artists and listeners alike. To come join and help us build. But no new again from there. Please do listen to current Artistes of the week though Badapple
TNI The New Independent
News from artists is as follows;
There is a new Bill Strange tune at you might like, Burning Desire Please feel free to let me know what you think.
And the only other message is from Kenelis.
Hey, , please listen to my band KENELIS. We're trying so hard to make it big so please have a quick look? X http://www.last.fm/music/Kenelis :) Thanks mel x
Cold September EP
The Unbearable Romanticism of Melancholia
Other News & Links.
Please don't forget the best DJ on the radio anywhere in the world. Her name is Susanne [Sussilo]. Please ask her for local timings. But this is where you can find this wonderful Lady at the weekend.
She plays the best mix of artists. Old & New, with a record label or not. Please click on the picture to find out more.
And this one is for our friend Joey Stebanuk who you can find in our group Unsigned America And you can buy his music at giveaway prices here. http://joeystebanuk.net/ Please use the links there to see what bargains he has got. Thank-You.
OK so that's it then please do have a great Easter all of you. And please listen to all our artists connected to all our groups. Especially our Artistes of the week. And new artists are being added all the time. Please do come check them out. And join our groups too thanks.
Take care all of you. With love from Susanne,Daniel & Mike.xxx
22 Dec 2009, 03:23 by SndChaserYes, it may appear that I am not active here anymore. I'm posting a lot to the forums, and my scrobbling appears to have stopped. About the only way you know that I am around is that I've been posting journal entries.
Well, I am still around... The forums are just a matter of how much time I have. The scrobbling is a different matter: a technical issue at the moment...
Currently I am scrobbling to my Libre.fm account. This isn't out of snobbery or anything like that, it's a matter of I slowly trying to work my way into becoming part of that project as I see a good possibility for it to offer a different alternative to Last.fm. I can honestly foresee both projects having their own space on the internet for different reasons.
I also recently changed music players. After having struggled with finding a good one, I have settled on XMMS2 as my player of choice. It's wonderful Media Library, and choice of front ends have made it ideal for maintaining my 70K+ track library.
Unfortunately, the downside of this is that XMMS2's scrobbler plugin only supports a single end-point at this time. So, I've currently configured it for Libre.fm, as I mentioned above. Eventually, I hope to have some time to get a better scrobbling plugin that will allow multiple end points so I can scrobble to Libre.fm, Last.fm, Jamendo, and anywhere else that looks to be beneficial and supports the scrobbling API.
11 Dec 2009, 16:56 by ssohmusic
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26 Nov 2009, 03:42 by vjsupersaintEDITED FOR EXTRA CIRCULATION 30/11/2009.
OK well I'm asking for votes from all of you again. This time it's for Detox Cute And The Beauty Junkies. Who are connected with us. In 'Unsigned UK' & Unsigned Christmas. And this is involving Christmas in a big way.
There is a poll placed on Myspace for which I will leave you the link here at the end. And this is for a 65,000 membered group on Facebook. To give their backing to an anti-X Factor UK Christmas #1 single.
Now Detox are hoping to win this poll. And gain that backing from them as well as us.
I have discovered that you can vote on this poll as many times as you sign-in to your PC. So please do remember to do that. And please share this with as many people as you possibly can.
We are talking huge numbers of voters & buyers here. As the record for the UK Christmas #1 slot is held by Leona Lewis with sales of 105,000 for that week alone. So now you know the enormity of this little project. Please act upon my message and not just trash it. The song you need to vote for with your X is The Cliffmas Song.
This is a huge task but with the right help. We can all do it together. You can hear the song and watch the video here. if you still need convincing. http://www.last.fm/music/Unsigned+Christmas/_/The+Cliffmas+Song
Or the same for this year's version which will be the actual candidate here.
Here's the link to where you need to go.
So please don't forget to vote everytime you sign-in. And please don't forget to spread this as much as you possibly can. With a word to your friends to do the same please.
Many thanks to all of you great people that do too. With thanks from Paisley,Charlie & myself.
21 Nov 2009, 17:12 by vjsupersainthttp://rock.warmwebradio.com/#home Catch some great Unsigned artists on tonight's show. From 2100-2300 CET. Or 2000-2200 GMT. Worldwide listeners will need to check their clocks with these timings. The show is hosted by Sussilo.
She plays what well-known radio stations are too selfish too. But she's too modest to say so. I'm not, modesty doesn't do when this great lady. Gives her all to getting great lesser known artists heard. Please bring all your fans/friends with you. The show is really worth listening to. Thanks to all that do from Mike.
Please note; To all loyal listeners of Susanne's WWR programme. For this week only. There will be no show from Susanne tonight, Saturday 28/11/2009.
Instead the great lady herself. Will be on at 1600-1800. CET. 1500-1700. GMT Tomorrow Sunday 29/11/2009. As always listeners elsewhere in the world. Will unfortunately have to check their own local timings.
Hopefully normal service will resume next week. Have a great weekend. And please keep listening.
28 Oct 2009, 21:27 by vjsupersaintOK so first of all I'm just checking. To see if you're all alive & well out there.
Are you knackered with just 10 days to go until Christmas?
OK well those of you that have also joined us in Unsigned Christmas. Will know that we now have 17 very fine tracks there to listen to until January [The 5th I hope].
But for those of us here in The UK. This is the one we want to chart. this coming Sunday. Here is my unilaterally copied message to everyone.
OK well everyone seems to be backing something or someone. For a real XFactor alternative UK Christmas #1 this year. So here's my tip Please follow the link. And then click on the top line. That will take you through to ITunes where you can buy this. http://www.cliffmas.co.uk/ OK so it's a pop song. But at least it's real. By real people. Those being Detox Cute And The Beauty Junkies from Brighton. And it's an original composition by the pair of Popsters themselves. And not some rip-off song that has already been flogged to death. By the so-called popular radio stations. Anyway please help if you can. And do please share it on too. It's only 79p. As you'll see through the ITunes link. And every little helps these Unsigned artists stay in music. Thanks to all that do help. And help spread the word. We only have a few days to do this. So please do make your reaction a speedy one. many thanks from Mike.
Also if you still have some pennies or cents left after all that Christmas shopping. We'd love for you to buy this if you could. http://www.kateandafter.com/ In there you will see the brilliant Christmas goodies. that excellent Swedish band Kate and After have to offer. And the brilliant CDS Snow Angel. If you don't have it already. Please do go and buy it from them.
These are the only Christmas singles that members of our Unsigned groups. Have to sell this Christmas. As far as I've been made aware of. Although there are plenty of other songs,EP's & albums around. That most of you will be aware of.
For those of you that aren't But really want to help your favourite Unsigned artist. Please do ask me. And what I don't know. I will find out.
OK well last but not least. And while we're on the subject of favourite Unsigned artistes. There's the no small matter. That there are are some Unsigned awards going on right now. And right across all our Unsigned groups here.
Please do join all our groups and get yourselves involved. We won't be the one's to blame. If YOU leave it too late to vote for YOUR favourite artist. By golly I have told people enough about all this.
Voting is open to artists and listeners alike. But we do ask that artists don't vote for themselves [ha I'm stating the obvious now] And it should all be quite clear now that I got the ball rolling on all of that.
OK well what's left to say? OH yes do please have a great Unsigned Christmas 2009. And a very Happy Unsigned New Year 2010. And for those of you that don't celebrate it. We hope you have a great time anyway.
But we do hope that we can transfer a lot of you to group. The New Independent Once you do get signed to a nice friendly record label. That's what all you great Unsigned artists really deserve. OK well have a great one from DEMS4. Byeeeeeee.xxx
From Unsigned Christmas OK well I hope these rules are the fairest they can be. For our new fun awards for Unsigned performers. That can be found here on last.fm. As I have put in the heading these are amendable for about a month. But I am sure everyone will understand. That this can only be suggested to. And carried out by one of the group's co-leaders. These are Acuvi sussilo scramuss and myself vjsupersaint
This hopefully will save us from wholesale mayhem and confusion.
Please do not use this thread for amendment suggestions. Please approach one of the afore-mentioned leaders. Failing that please use the shoutboxes within any of our groups. OK so just a few rules then.
1] All Unsigned artists with music on last.fm are eligible for nomination. However they must have at least one full preview. And/or at least one free download track available for listeners. To help us all to decide on what to vote for.
2] Any artist nominated. Must be a member of at least one of our Unsigned groups. This helps everyone in so many ways. But mainly these points. The artist gets a track connected to the group's *playlist*. The listener gets to hear and enjoy that track. And all members are able to communicate with each other through threads or shoutboxes.The leaders can also multi-message all members if neccessary.
*In the Chrisrmas group all tracks are supplied. And even especially made for the group. By the artists themselves. A sure sign that Unsigned artists are the most generous in the world.*
3] Suggestions for nominations can be made by any group member. And approved by one of the group leaders. But please keep this sensible. A limit may have to be applied in an amendment. Of maybe 5 or 10 maximum nominations per member. This all depends on the amount of support this multi-group project gets.
4] Artists may not nominate themselves. Your fans/listeners/friends will do this for you. If they are a member. You can nominate a fellow artist. Again they do have to be a member of one of our groups though.
5] For the sake of group harmonies. Under no circumstances will a nomination for. Or votes by an artist[es] that have made trouble for fellow artists. Or indeed for any listener on LastFm be accepted. Any complaints received. Will have to be investigated by one of the group leaders. In other words, please show one of us the proof of this. I'm really sorry that we have to imply this rule. But it hopefully acts as a good safeguard for all members.
6] For goodness sake. Please have fun with this. And share us with as many of your friends as you possibly can. Nominees will be accepted until December 31st 2009. And the winners announced on some cold night in what is renowned to be the most depressing month of the year. That being January 2010. Please can we have some suggestions for a date in our shoutboxes thanks.
From Mike vjsupersaint .
Here are the artists,and their listeners of, that we hope will be/and get involved: From The UK.
TheTrees The Home Guard Detox Cute And The Beauty Junkies The Silver Wizard Project My Endeavour The Standards Ten Tigers Rook and The Ravens John Laval Elmor Stars and Sons The Delta Fiasco Airship Aaron King Guiye Frayo Ten Bears
The Talent John Zealey Temple Scene Cancel The Astronauts Colours Run Andrew Duffell Barricades Rise Chris Flew A J Moore J Marie Cooper Wild Hope Cuckoo Rass Memorial Beach Melodee Rockmore
Lost Without Cause Sal The Band A Lot Like Eskimos Nine More Lies Juliana Meyer The Gypsy Switch KunK Jimm Zorn Josh Weller Isolated Atoms Ten Foot Nun The Melting Ice Caps Viva Machine Capulets
ellen (uk) Rupert Stroud Fran Rodgers RedBoxBlue Tom Peel The Traps The Boxer Rebellion Ten City Nation The Fancy Toys Our Lost Infantry Benjamin Robinson Indica Ritual Mark Hole Bryn Williams
Elliot Whale Boy Beta Rays Chris Perrin & The Minor Falls Tequila Rockin' Bird Neon Kicks Mean Poppa Lean Dead Like Harry Sexy Kids Mr. Lizard Filthy Modern Hearts Stuart Newman A Stranger In Moscow Kitty Hudson Musical Mind Control Skinless Finger
Everything Everything Bundle Of ID Kingfishers Catch Fire The Foxes sTia Space Age Hero Into the White Important-looking Pirates
The Forest And The Fire Young Runaways Klezma Villanova Paper Heroes Scarlet Harlots The Swiines The Gadsdens Mutant Zombie Foetus The Ray Summers DaylightSaving Neon Highwire The Mekkits July Rising
Owen Duff Hidden Door Joni Fuller Audioalysis The Kick Inside Catherine A.D. The Words The Crookes Inner Voices
The Resistors New Black Light Machine Alex J Dunne Skeena Rhine The Lady Sails Jonny Cola & The A-Grades The Soft Close-Ups The New Royal Family Rob Britton The Swing Movement Miss The Occupier the finds
The Agitator Floors and Walls bonfires Bitewing Anna Calvi Exitpilot The Carreras The Apple Scruffs Plan Nine
Steem Sax & Moryson Minorcracy Kate and After Heritage Centre Moron Police martino vergnaghi rockaphones Master's Monkeys Menn Ársins Maydrim michaels' @ maximum Stereo Arcade Renegade Ride Memorial Beach Hidden By The Grapes
Chris Michols Gert Breitenkamp Talkshow Play people Nofield Slowmotion Club miscellaneum Simon Says No! Domi Relic Rust Joram Feitsma Aleksandr Khodchenko The Black Tea Sector Illusion
The Midges Red carmine YRU Timur Izhbulatov Ten Page Pilot Black Henbane Waterplea semaphore Dako Déjà Vu Stillground The Shy Lads Televox
Marybeth D'Amico Nagisa Soldier God's Favorite Drug Snye braving the glacier Durden The Pin-Up Girls Prinz König Laura Jansen The Blessing Dogs The Amazing Few
One Ear OneTrickPony Jessica Stendahl Pornosheriff AMORIC Syp Baby Jane My Silver Booster |The Shot| Apollos Thebe The Minutes Green Lights
Intinn Remembrances Sad Monkeys Sliimy A Fragile Spell Jürgen Ufer Polecat Penny September 29th The Satellites of Love The Stampletons The Funeral Suits Funeral Suits Flyspoon Miss Diciembre
Dark`n Thornes Bitewing Cordovero in90sec Shallow Sense
Terry Springford Lee Safar Planet of the Stereos Fatis Valour Modern Joy New Empire Matt Glass Gethin Monkeytin Michael Zgliniecki Pixieguts The Peach Tree
The Boxer Rebellion Siki Daha Playjerise unread pages NoureddineAzhar Michael Waugh Young Lovers Same Old Story Emily In Love Lukas Hungry Kids of Hungary Blame Ringo The Dawn Collective Admit One
Ainsley Diaz Stevens Emaline Delapaix Andrea Soler Andrew Lahiff Pip Heath Bird Automatic Deep Sea Arcade Art vs. Science
The Fearless Vampire Killers Ball Park Music The Madness Method Clockwork Monkey Agent Fontaine The John Steel Singers Little Scout
Emerson Oh Mercy The Rooftops The Atlas Mountains John Flanagan The Baby Seal Club The Liar's Chair khancoban Serenik The Crooked Fiddle Band
Daniel Chappell Overnight Lows Desert Recordings Josh Woodward The Great Valley Ferraby Lionheart Varialus Standard Of Living Brendan's Band The Vanguard Villains
Soundstatues A Rooster for the Masses The Daniel Iorio Group My Beautiful Letdown Rosa Minstrels F. Kleijn Somastate The Nine Volts Jointpop Big Traffic City Sophia Ramos Provocateur Travis Caine & The Lasting Effect Lola Mullen swimming in speakers
Lazy Loons Adam Landis Dead Sea Surfers Antiquus Aethellis A Borrowed LIfe Baluja Branded With Fear Us Minus Them The Olive League The Gulf of Michigan
David McKinney The Ease Down Sweet Diss and the Comebacks Marybeth D'Amico Kellplanet Eleisha Eagle Jason Meza The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra Spooky Qs Downface The Twees Chicago Drive A Big Yes And A Small No
December's Cold Winter SAINT LEGION Parashock! Two Way Analog downforthecount élansson La Gorda Melonie Gillett
Milenio Flow The Pin-Up Girls Brian Dunn Laura Jansen Tracing Lifelines Gabe Gonzales Sexstone The Colour Elect Twin Berlin nukes of hazard Alex J Dunne Emaline Delapaix The Monochromatics Woolgather
Joey Stebanuk Killola Soulicit Steady Machete The Balconies Beth In Battle Mode The Assistants Lunic Young Rival Jon Studd Jake Cheriff
Juliana Meyer Lamine Kouyate Feed Me! Nagham Masry Varden Badapple Badr Dj aymane Pierre Opperman Alister G Kinetic Energy Lemonade Truth Go Panic!
And last but not least. From Asia
Snye Crude Oz The Pin-Up Girls Redemption from Downfall Jerusalem Blue Cats Microfiches
If I have missed some please forgive me. As we have had a lot of new additions to our group's in the last month. So not all of them may be listed here.
Please see our group's, Group Connections for even more details. We have 7 of them altogether.
Also if you are, or know of an Unsigned artist. that would like to get involved. Please do let us know.
Artists are also invited to add tracks to our Christmas group. Be it original,a cover version or a track that you have lying around collecting dust. As long as it's by you we don't mind. And we'd all love to hear it.
Thanks for reading. And please lend us your support with this. There will always be Unsigned artists with great Unsigned music around. And for us, "Unsigned is not Unloved."
This may well be my last journal of the year. So have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
All the best to you all from Unsigned Christmas Unsigned Australia 'Unsigned UK' Unsigned America 'Unsigned Europe' 'Unsigned Asia' 'Unsigned Africa'
Additional Information. 6th November 2009.
OK well I'm very almost ready. Are you? The awards are finally finished. Although I will add more if someone can think of a really good one. Or indeed one that I may well have missed.
And artists please let all your listeners know. And listeners please share this with all your friends here. Hopefully this will make this a great and meaningful bit of fun. For a couple of months this winter.
Now no-one has actually given us a proposed date for this. Although I did ask. So I propose either Sunday 17th or 24th january 2010.
This will help keep the traditional post-Christmas blues away I hope.
Now as for voting. How about we start on Sunday 8th November 2009. And close on Sunday 10th January 2010. This gives us a full 2 months to listen to and vote for our favourites. With plenty of time to listen to all our Christmas favourites during December too.
So as you can all see. That gives us a week or two just to check that everything is right at the end. And that we are suitably well in anticipation of results night.
Now here is how our votes should look with a little sample here. Using bands as an example.
1. My band-10pts.
2. Your band-7pts.
3. Her band-5pts.
4. His band-3pts.
5. Our band-1pt.
The top five scores of 10-7-5-3 & 1. Will be universal right across all our groups. I was going to create a league table. But with around 400 connected artists. Over what is now 8 groups. That would be just impossible. So if anyone can make this better. Please let us know how.
I did try experimenting with a few ideas to help make this easier. But of course none of it worked. I'll copy this to the 7 participating groups that we have. But please see carefully via our connections as these are all the nominees. And via the awards threads in each group. As this is what we are voting for.
Not all connections are active here on LastFM. But rest-assured awards only go to those that are. This is why we need a week or two at the end of the voting.
Hope everything is crystal clear now.
Regional groups and this [world group] have these categories.
1. Cup for favourite artist.
2. Trophy for favourite band.
3. Four awards; Two for vocal solo performers. Female & Male. And the same for Non-Vocal solo performers. In the regional groups. The vocalists and non-vocalists are combined.
4. Best Music Video.
5. Best Songwriter.
6. Best Song. [Up to & including 2009]. This will be yearly from here on in.
7.Best Album. [Same rule applied as in category 6].
World Awards ONLY!
8. Best Christmas Song.
9. Smiling Through The Music Award. And finally!!!!!!!!!
10. The Music Award.
Explanations should all be with each award. So there's no confusion among us. I apologise now. That I can only use English as a language in which to say all this. So thanks from the four of us. To all that take part. Please leave all your votes in the threads marked. Voting for Unsigned Awards 2009. I will bracket all these as to where to place your votes. i.e. [World] for this one. [UK] for UK and so on Etc.
Have great fun with all this. over the next couple of months. And please support any artist you can in our connections. And please don't forget this our Christmas group. With all it's artists and music. OK that's it then. Come Sunday 8th November [this Sunday]. Let the mayhem begin. Many thanks to all of you from all of us.
4 Oct 2009, 10:13 by vjsupersaintUnsigned America was opened by Daniel Chappell aka scramuss on 12th June 2009. Now Daniel is an all-round great bloke and music artist here on Last.
And not only is he a vastly improving artist. Which shows throughout his music productions over the past year. But he also gives his time for running our group. For listeners and artists with an interest in music that comes from The American Continent. For which anyone is most welcome to join.
Now before I share our ever growing list of artists. I'd just like to give a mention to kismetmagUK
Yvette is at the helm of the magazine here in the UK. Which can be found here.
Kismet Magazine UK. Or international readers can go here. Kismetmagazine.com
This magazine is available for all international readers. And has versions based here in the UK Or there's a USA version or a version for The Netherlands.
The magazine is based on fashion,music,art and photograpthy with a good measure of everyday issues and products too. please do go have a look at them. The magazine has been produced online since April 2009. And is issued bi-monthly. All four free issues are available to view at the links provided. So you can enjoy a good read while listening to music here on Last.
OK well here's our list of great music artists that provide great music to lasFM listeners. And when you find who you like and love. Please help them stay able to make more music by buying their products as and when you can. None of these artists are with any type of record label. So they have no financial backing other than from their great listeners and themselves. A few shouts never go amiss either. OK so here's who we have in our group Unsigned America Which is run by the four of us.
scramuss sussilo Acuvi and myself vjsupersaint All artists are in chronological order to the group.
Daniel Chappell Overnight Lows Desert Recordings Josh Woodward The Great Valley Ferraby Lionheart Varialus Standard Of Living Brendan's Band The Vanguard Villains The Daniel Iorio Group
Soundstatues A Rooster for the Masses My Beautiful Letdown Rosa Minstrels F. Kleijn Somastate The Nine Volts Jointpop Big Traffic City Sophia Ramos Provocateur Travis Caine & The Lasting Effect
Lola Mullen swimming in speakers Lazy Loons Adam Landis Dead Sea Surfers Antiquus Aethellis A Borrowed LIfe Baluja Branded With Fear Us Minus Them
The Olive League The Gulf of Michigan David McKinney The Ease Down Sweet Diss and the Comebacks
Marybeth D'Amico Kellplanet Eleisha Eagle Jason Meza The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra Spooky Qs Downface The Twees Chicago Drive A Big Yes And A Small No December's Cold Winter SAINT LEGION Parashock!
Two Way Analog downforthecount élansson La Gorda Melonie Gillett Milenio Flow The Pin-Up Girls Brian Dunn Laura Jansen Tracing Lifelines Gabe Gonzales
OK well that's it for our artists that we listen to in our group. One more thing I'd like to mention here is about another group that you might like to join. it's called California Exposure and is run by ashleycmcgee & Keithen I'll let you ask one of them what their group is all about.
OK well thanks for reading. And from now on I'll just update it monthly so it doesn't take me absolutely hours to do. Enjoy what's left of the weekend and bye for now from Mike.
2 Oct 2009, 08:57 by vjsupersaintUnsigned Australia was opened by Acuvi on 2nd September 2009. Now for those of you that dont' know Acuvi . Well she's also an ace blogger. Who has her finger on the pulse of pretty much everything that is great. In tomorrow's music today. Her page is here. http://acuvi.wordpress.com/ The best thing I can say is take a few minutes to have a look around. And leave your nice comments in the boxes provided. these will always be appreciated I'm sure.
OK well here's what's on offer so far in group Unsigned Australia .
Terry Springford Planet of the Stereos Modern Joy Matt Glass Gethin Lee Safar Monkeytin Michael Zgliniecki Pixieguts
The Peach Tree The Boxer Rebellion Siki Daha unread pages NoureddineAzhar Michael Waugh Same Old Story Emily In Love Lukas
OK well this is a pretty new group so new members are always most welcome. And with over a thousand Australian artists. Just from my own sources. To crossmatch with streamable & downloadable artists on lastFM. As well as the tireless effort that this group's leaders put in. I'm sure there will be much more to expect in this group. In the not too distant future.
But for now that's all folks. Thanks for reading and bye for now from Mike.
2 Oct 2009, 06:57 by vjsupersaintRight well here's the UK section of great music that you may never even have heard of from group. 'Unsigned UK' But first of all I need to add an amendment to the Europe section.
sussilo Or DJ Sussilo as she now is. Has a show that is broadcast from warm web radio. And it is on from 2200-2300 on Fridays and 2100-2300 on Saturdays. These timings are of course CET. So British and Portuguese listeners will need to take it as an hour earlier. Worldwide listeners will have to check their clocks. I believe these are temporary timings until the station is up and running fully. So you'll need to check back regularly on that. And also we all know that Susanne is an avid supporter of unsigned artists. So once the station is fully underway. Let's plague her station manager. And tell them what she really loves to play on the radio. I can highly reccommend the show as it stands though for all listeners of pure rock and it is called Facelift.. OK well let's hope we can support Susanne with the same appreciation. That she supports music. here's the link. http://rock.warmwebradio.com/#home
But please note that this programme is not on air this weekend. So normal service will resume on Friday 9th October 2009.
OK so on with news from 'Unsigned UK' then.
All artists mentioned are in the order that they were found here onLastFM. And are in no preferential order.They come from a wide range of genres right across the music spectrum.
So hopefully there's at least one artist here for everyone to like or love. Please at least give them a listen. As all artists mentioned are unattached to any record labels and yet still manage to make great music. All without the safety of being funded by anyone but themselves.
It's oh so very wrong. But it's only us avid listeners and buyers of their music. That can make it noticeable. And redress the balance in what has become the cutthroat world of music as it is today.
Now just before I leave you our list. I have to say that I have been approached by a considerable amount of music artists on myspace. I can't advertise how good or great they are if they don't do it themselves. I'm not being harsh, just realistic. LastFM is where music is much more easily heard. Without knocking most people's internet browsers completely out.
All these artists are courtesy of either the artists themselves. Who have made themselves known to one of us. Or found by one of us. Us being in alphabetical order: Acuvi scramuss sussilo & Myself vjsupersaint
OK well here's who we love to listen to in our group 'Unsigned UK' And all artists are in the order in which they were added to the group. Let's home some of you can at least listen to some of them. They are not greedy they just need to be heard. Thanks to you all that do from Mike.
TheTrees The Home Guard Detox Cute And The Beauty Junkies The Silver Wizard Project My Endeavour The Standards Ten Tigers Rook and The Ravens John Laval Stars and Sons
Airship Aaron King Guiye Frayo Ten Bears The Talent John Zealey Temple Scene Cancel The Astronauts Colours Run Andrew Duffell Barricades Rise Chris Flew A J Moore J Marie Cooper Wild Hope
Cuckoo Rass Memorial Beach Melodee Rockmore Lost Without Cause Sal The Band A Lot Like Eskimos Nine More Lies Juliana Meyer The Gypsy Switch KunK Jimm Zorn Isolated Atoms Ten Foot Nun The Melting Ice Caps Viva Machine Capulets
ellen (uk) Rupert Stroud Fran Rodgers RedBoxBlue Tom Peel The Traps The Boxer Rebellion Ten City Nation The Fancy Toys Benjamin Robinson Indica Ritual Mark Hole Bryn Williams Elliot Whale Boy
Chris Perrin & The Minor Falls Tequila Rockin'Bird Dead Like Harry Sexy Kids Mr. Lizard Filthy Modern Hearts Stuart Newman A Stranger In Moscow Kitty Hudson Musical Mind Control
Skinless Finger Bundle Of ID Kingfishers Catch Fire The Foxes sTia Space Age Hero Into the White Important-looking Pirates The Forest And The Fire Young Runaways Scarlet Harlots The Gadsdens Mutant Zombie Foetus
The Ray Summers DaylightSaving Neon Highwire cozimnot! The Mekkits July Rising Owen Duff Hidden Door Joni Fuller Audioalysis The Kick Inside Catherine A.D.
OK so that was a very long list. But we do have more. Just not streamable or downloadable from last.fm Perhaps now you can understand the magnitude of artists that are left without. Because most of you will either stay well within your safety zone. And only listen to what you know. Or only listen to what names are being mentioned by friends at school/college or at work. Or just buy what you think is cool to impress your mates. Because the media told you it was.
OK well I can't change that on my own. But at least now you've been told by someone else. Who will not only listen to these artists. But will support them as much as is humanly possible. Please try and do what you can for any of these artists. Before you turn round and find they are no longer there. Because they can't afford to carry on any more. Without the financial backing to do so.
Thanks for reading and keep enjoying the music. Please feel free to come and join us in this and any of our Unsigned network of groups. Here on LastFM. Bye for now from Mike.