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  • GROUND NOISE SUITE - First published post @ nojarecordings.tumblr.com

    7 Jul 2012, 17:35 by sbrangoman

    GROUND NOISE SUITE

    Author: Barbagallo - Carlo Barbagallo
    feauturing Les Dix-Huit Secondes

    Published post w/ info & description @ nojarecordings.tumblr.com: http://nojarecordings.tumblr.com/post/26687769584/ground-noise

    Soundcloud set: http://soundcloud.com/noja-recordings/sets/ground-noise/



    Noja Recordings
  • In The Kennel - Volume 1 = Gentless3 + La Moncada

    1 Mar 2012, 00:19 by sbrangoman

    Noja Recordings, Blue Record Studio & Goat Man Records presents:

    In The Kennel
    Site / Bandcamp

    About the project:
    Two or more independent composers / musicians, bands / collectives are invited to share a two day recording session at the Blue Record Studio (full-analog studio in Mondovì, Cuneo) and create music together.
    Limited editions of these recording sessions are produced to fund the project (up-to-you download is also available through bandcamp);
    in this way, all the people involved (artists, engineers, listeners too) - sharing their creativity, experience and skills - are contributing to realize more meetings of other artists interested in creating collective music and original sound recordings. All is done outside the mainstream or indie music business.

    Today is out the VOLUME 1 of IN THE KENNEL series in a limited edition run of 100 numbered CD:
    GENTLESS3 + LA MONCADA
    Volume 1 = Gentless3 + La Moncada



    MORE INFO
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    GENTLESS3 are a sicilian folk-slow-rock combo from Sicilia (with Francesco Cantone of Twig Infection/Tellaro/Colapesce as guest for this recording session only).
    La moncada is a italian-singed space-rock five-piece-band from Piemonte (with Barbagallo as newest member of the band).

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    In The Kennel
    Un progetto a cura di Noja Recordings, Goat Man Records, Blue Record Studio.
    VOLUME 1 = GENTLESS3 + LA MONCADA
    Recorded by Massimiliano Moccia & Ettore Magliano at Blue Record Studio.
    Limited Edition CD-R / "Up-To-You" Download

    Volume 1 = Gentless3 + La Moncada

    A partire dal primo marzo 2012 sarà disponibile il primo volume di "In The Kennel"; serie discografica di Goat Man Records in collaborazione con Blue Record Studio e Noja Recordings: in due giorni, due band s'incontrano per registrare una session senza rete, in cui le identità musicali dei progetti si possano confrontare e scontrare alla ricerca di un'intesa.
    Confortati ed ospitati al Blue Record, studio full-analog alle pendici dei boschi di Mondovì (CN), nel primo volume i "GENTLESS3" (combo folk-rock siciliano) incontrano la canzone d'autore dei piemontesi "La moncada", coverizzandosi a vicenda e facendo prendere aria a rispettivi materiali inediti da arrangiare a 18 mani (con la partecipazione estemporanea di Francesco Cantone di Twig Infection / Tellaro / Colapesce).
    Il disco è edito in edizione limitata (100 CD-R) su copertine a tiratura speciale realizzate da Federico Manzone (disegni) e Flavio Severino (grafiche); disponibile anche in versione digitale "up-to-you" su bandcamp!

    Per maggiori info sul progetto: http://inthekennel.weebly.com/about.html
    Per ascoltare, scaricare, contribuire: http://inthekennel.bandcamp.com/
    Per comprare il CD in edizione limitata: http://inthekennel.weebly.com/contact.html

    Promo-Videos:



    Links:
    BLUE RECORD STUDIO: http://www.bluerecordstudio.com/
    GOAT MAN RECORDS: http://www.bluerecordstudio.com/goatman.html
    NOJA RECORDINGS: http://barbagallo.weebly.com/

    GENTLESS3: http://www.gentless3.com/
    LA MONCADA: http://lamoncadaband.blogspot.com/

    FEDERICO MANZONE: http://federicomanzone.blogspot.com/
    FLAVIO SEVERINO: http://flavioseverino.altervista.org/
  • Live365 Announces Release Of Independent Artist Broadcasting Package

    9 Feb 2012, 22:36 by musicdish

    Live365, the world's most diverse internet radio network and provider of premier broadcasting services, announces the release of their independent artist broadcasting package, "IndiePro". This customized broadcasting package is a low cost solution for independent musicians looking to promote their music to millions of people across the globe.

    The "IndiePro" broadcasting package includes 24/7 station streaming (live or from a playlist), distribution across multiple platforms, shareable player for social networks and websites, and placement of songs in Live365's music library. Inclusion in the library means thousands of Live365 broadcasters have the option to add independent artists music to their playlists for added promotional value. Musicians who sign up for the "IndiePro" broadcasting package will gain maximum exposure from Live365's distribution channels including Live365.com, iTunes Radio, TiVo, Roku, Amazon Kindle Fire, Android and iPhone mobile devices, and more.

    "We are excited to provide a broadcasting package that directly serves the needs of independent musicians everywhere," said Jason Stoddard, Director of Pro Broadcasting. "Since 1999 Live365 has embraced the promotion of both independent musicians and broadcasters, and we look forward to helping promote quality unsigned musicians."

    To learn more about the independent artist broadcasting package call 1.800.294.4777 x123 or send an email to: pro-broadcast@live365.com

    http://www.live365.com/broadcast

    About Live365, Inc.

    Live365, Inc. is a pioneer in Internet radio and broadcasting, having broadcast continuously since 1999. The Live365 radio network reaches millions of listeners worldwide, offering greater breadth and depth of high-quality streaming music, talk, and audio than any other network. Featuring 250+ genres of music produced by 5,000+ broadcasters and music tastemakers from over 150 countries, Live365 boasts a roster of artists and radio producers ranging from Carlos Santana, Pat Metheny, and Jethro Tull, to commercial and public radio stations, to individual DJs who program stations in every musical style.

    Live365's end-to-end broadcast platform empowers individuals and organizations alike by giving them a "voice" to reach audiences around the globe. Through easy-to-use tools and services as well as royalty coverage, anyone with a computer and Internet connection can create his or her own Internet radio station and reach a global audience with minimal cost and effort.
  • Venzo Digital Launches iTunes & iPhone Service

    8 Feb 2012, 22:07 by musicdish



    Venzo Digital, a new technology platform for the iTunes Store, has officially launches its services with Venzo Digital 2.0. Through its flagship services Venzo Music & Venzo Mobile, artists are able to sell music, music videos, and ringtones on iTunes. Artists can also create and build their own iPhone & iPad app to be made available on the iTunes App Store.

    Venzo Music enables artists, record labels, distributors, and publishers to sell unlimited music on iTunes without any upfront fees in exchange for 20% of all revenue generated from the music. Artists are then paid out 80% of all their sales every month and are able to view detailed sales statistics for their music.

    Venzo Mobile enables just about anyone to create, build, and distribute mobile apps for the iPhone with Android services coming soon. Users are able to build apps without any upfront fees in exchange for 50% of all sales generated from paid apps. Users also have the ability to sell their mobile apps or offer their apps for free!

    What's even more compelling of these services is the technology behind it. Venzo Digital introduces their proprietary technology called INTRANET. With INTRANET, both services are able to fully automate and streamline their process, making the service more easy to use. Artists are able to upload their music using exclusive encoding software dubbed: INTRANET Prime. Currently, Prime is available only on Windows and Linux with a native Mac OS X version coming soon.

    "Venzo Digital has been distributing music in private beta for sometime. Our customers have been extremely happy with our improvements and we're extremely excited to finally introduce to the world a more powerful alternative for music distribution and music consumption. With our technology, users are able to get the service they want at the most competitive price. All without sacrificing their budget," says Kevin Rivers, Founder & CEO of Venzo Digital.

    http://www.venzodigital.com/

    About Venzo Digital

    Venzo Digital is a digital delivery platform for Apple iTunes. Venzo enables artists, record labels, distributors, and publishers to sell their music products on iTunes all over the world. Venzo Digital leverage a streamlined process of delivering music assets on iTunes through two unique brands: Venzo Music (iTunes Distribution) & Venzo Mobile (iPhone Apps).

    Contact: Kevin Rivers kevinrivers@xeinge.com248-914-0980
  • Pop/R&B/Hip Hop/Reggae Artist KC Jockey Is Looking For "A Better Jamaica" With New,…

    18 Dec 2011, 19:04 by musicdish



    Karl-Marx Waite of Sweet Sadie's Records announced the release of KC Jockey's new track, "A Better Jamaica." The track is a tribute to the artist's homeland, and one that he hopes will be an anthem for better days ahead. "A Better Jamaica" can be downloaded from KC Jockey's website free of charge, as it is his present to the people of Jamaica and all who love the beautiful country.

    According to the CIA World Factbook, "Jamaica is currently plagued with high crime rates and corruption, large scale unemployment and under employment, and the 4th highest debt burden per capita in the world." Other sources state that, "The total life expectancy for Jamaicans has been declining since at least 2004, at which time it was 76. The rate of violence is particularly high in Kingston, and spreading to other areas. That issue is beginning to affect tourism, which accounts for one fifth of Jamaica's GDP with $4 billion/year in revenues." And with the upcoming election, the situation may become even worse.

    KC Jockey's "A Better Jamaica" is a promotional track and a smooth groove of a song that has depth and meaning. This song will be added to the artist's album, which will be released soon and include an uplifting new version of the previous "Waiting In Vain" track that was loved and done by: Bob Marley The mid-tempo reggae single is infused with a just a hint of R&B and soul, and bursting with the hope for a new day in KC Jockey's much loved homeland of Jamaica,one without violence, poverty, and hunger. "A Better Jamaica" is a very likeable song which fulfills its purpose of fueling oneness, peace, and love for and between all Jamaicans. KC Jockey has a wonderful voice that greatly accentuates the message of "A Better Jamaica," which is both musically and lyrically strong. The artist seems to be very much driven by causes near and dear to his heart, as his release prior to this one, "Girl, You're Free," addressed domestic violence. "Girl, You're Free," released on August 27th, has been #1 on WXAC 91.3's Urban Charts for a total of 8 weeks, and is still enjoying rotation on other stations. The video will be shot in Atlanta for the new year.

    KC Jockey attributes the success of his music to his unique style of combining Pop,R&B,Hip-Hop, and reggae with topics that will have meaning and relevance for a lifetime. "The music I make is timeless and significant, and it's for all ages to listen to. It's deep, and when you have a good sound and a good message, people are drawn to it. Jamaica is my homeland. It's a beautiful place where people from other countries come to relax and enjoy the exquisiteness of it in every sense. It's time now for Jamaicans to be able to embrace each other as the brothers and sisters that we are, and enjoy the country for ourselves, without fear, pain, or violence. We, as a people, will overcome our present circumstances, and we will be better for it in the end. That is the Jamaica that I know and love."

    Watch the video "A Better Jamaica" on YouTube, or download the track at www.kcjockey.com .

    Links:
    www.kcjockey.com
    www.myspace.com/kcjockeywaite
    www.facebook.com/officialkcjockeyfanpage
    www.facebook.com/kcjockeymusic
    www.twitter.com/kcjockey
  • Hassle Records Choose Flowd To Connect Their Artists With Fans

    17 Dec 2011, 18:50 by musicdish

    Hassle Records has teamed up with Flowd, the music lover’s social network, to get all its artists active on the online and mobile application from today.

    Artists on Hassle Records’ books include Cancer Bats, Turbowolf and The James Cleaver Quintet, plus We Are the Ocean who has already run several successful campaigns with Flowd.

    Speaking of the decision to partner with Flowd, Mike Hemsley from Hassle said: “We’re really excited to bring Flowd on board for all of our artists, especially after seeing the success that We Are The Ocean had with their promotions through their Frequent Fans platform. We look forward to using Flowd to run similar campaigns across all of our artists as we see major potential for it to help us build and monetise our artists’ relationships with their fans.”

    Tommi Laitinen, SVP for Flowd continued: “Hassle Records is the first label to partner with Flowd to sign all its artists up to our platform. This partnership comes off the back of successful campaigns for individual artists, and we’re pleased that record labels are now recognising how Flowd can make a real impact in monetising the artist-fan relationship. We look forward to working closely with Hassle Records for artist campaigns in the future.”

    Popular rock-band We Are The Ocean held special promotions for their fans during summer 2011 through the Frequent Fans program on Flowd. As well as activity at Reading festival, We Are The Ocean used Flowd to promote their Live & Unplugged acoustic show on 18th August.

    Results from this show included:
    • 7.5% of attendees used Flowd to check in to the gigs and 76% of those went on to collect a free poster from the merchandise stand
    • Increase in merchandise sales with 31% of people collecting their free poster going on to buy additional merchandise, with an average of £16 spent by each person

    CONTACT:

    For Hassle Records enquiries, please contact:
    Mike Hemsley
    mike@hasslerecords.com
    02075356740

    For Flowd media inquiries, please contact:
    Email: pr@flowd.com
    Tel: +44 207 608 4649

    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON FLOWD: Visit http://flowd.com. Follow the latest news and features through Twitter and Facebook and view the latest videos on Flowd’s YouTube Channel at http://bit.ly/gJUZA7.

    ABOUT HASSLE RECORDS: Hassle Records is an independent record label based in London, UK. Formed in 2005, over the years, Hassle Records has released albums by a range of artists including Alkaline Trio, Alexisonfire, Juliette & The Licks, Four Year Strong, Trash Talk, Zico Chain, and Rolo Tomassi. The current roster consists of August Burns Red, Cancer Bats, Turbowolf, The James Cleaver Quintet, Blitz Kids, Ten Second Epic and We Are The Ocean.

    ABOUT FLOWD: Flowd is the music lovers’ social network. Flowd helps fans keep up with their favorite music acts’ latest news, views, gigs and offers. Flowd also provides an easy way to connect with friends, places and parties. High-profile artists using Flowd today include Armin van Buuren, Alex M.O.R.P.H., HeadHunterz, Markus Schulz, Gareth Emery, Fenech Soler, Ferry Corsten, We Are The Ocean and others.

    ABOUT DIGIA: Digia is a public company, listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki exchange (DIG1V). Flowd is developed by Digia’s Ventures business unit.
  • Musicpage.com Gives Artists Total Access To The Music Industry

    9 Dec 2011, 22:28 by musicdish



    David Codr, Founder of Musicpage.com, announced that the invite requirement for creating new profiles has been lifted. Artists and bands looking for music industry promotion are encouraged to create a free profile to gain access to the thousands of music industry profiles using the community.

    With thousands of hard to find music industry profiles that include unpublished phone numbers and other sensitive contact information, access to the community is restricted to users with their own personal Musicpage.

    A personal Musicpage allows users to save content, browse thousands of contacts by location or category (i.e. venues in California, Record Labels in New York, Booking agents in Texas, etc.), and create their own group profile so they are easy to find by any of the thousands of music industry pros that use the community.

    Powered by the contents of the Music Phone Book, Musicpage.com features music industry profiles for over 40 categories, including: Artists, Bands, Booking agencies, CD Duplicators, Distributors, Engineers, Entertainment Law Firms, Graphic Art & Design, Instrument Rentals, Instrument Repairs, Instrument Stores, Management Companies, Manufacturers, Mastering, Mobile Recording, Music Conferences, Music Lessons, Music Publishers, Music Stores, Music Video Production, Photographers, Practice Space, Pro Audio Gear, Producers, Production Companies, Promoters, Promotional Merchandise, Publications, Publicity / PR Firms, Radio Stations, Record Labels, Recording Studios, Security, Sound Reinforcement, Tour Managers, Venues, and Web Resources.

    Other Musicpage benefits and features include:

    * Gig Swap Posts: Allows musicians with a band profile to trade shows with other similar sounding bands. They simply post the style of music their band plays, the number of fans they attract, and where they are playing. When a band is found whose information is similar to theirs, an offer can be made to that band to swap gigs, perhaps opening for one another in different cities. Gig Swap enables a search by tour dates and/or other criteria to find the just the right band.

    * Announcements: Any appropriate announcement pertinent to the music industry can be posted in this area of the site.

    * SID (Stolen Instrument Database): If a musician’s gear is stolen, SID allows the uploading of pictures, a description and serial number – even a copy of the police report. SID is a national registry, which is important because when an instrument is stolen and the police are contacted, they only notify local pawn shops. Thieves know this, so they overcome that problem by selling the instruments in the next closest city or town. Many instrument stores and other places that purchase and sell used gear now require their employees to check SID before making an offer to the seller.

    One of the more popular features on Musicpage.com is the ability to type and save Online Notes (visible only to the user who added the notes) directly to any profile being viewed. A field pops up to allow the entry of important information. Musicians often write things on sticky notes or pieces of scratch paper, but with Online Notes, the information is saved immediately and is always available.

    Codr commented, “It was important to me was that the Musicpage community was not just useful, but accessible. There are lots of websites and resources that prey upon musicians, enticing them to spend lots of money to become successful. But success is something that can’t be bought, no matter what those sites promise. What we do is provide access to hard to find industry contacts that are looking for quality up and coming artists. What the artists do with that information is up to them.”

    To discourage fans from signing up, the community has a more thorough signup process than typical websites. “Musicpage was built exclusively for the people who work in the music business,” Codr said. Musicpage maintains the consistency and integrity of the community by requiring new users to list at least one music industry related skill and relevant work experience, such as working at a studio, label, or performing in a band.

    “Having a Musicpage makes it easy for artists to get music industry promotion simply by having a profile. We like to say that having a Musicpage puts them in the right place at the right time, all the time.”

    One of Musicpage’s initial goals was to make it 90% easier for the person handling the booking or business for a band to conduct their business. A profile gives users access to thousands of music industry contacts that can’t be found elsewhere, eliminating countless hours of online research. Members can search for venues by location or any of their production specs, types of music they book, days they have live music, sound specs, how many bands are on the typical bill – even the average age of people who come to the shows.

    Musicpage makes it easy for music professionals to find you, and for you to find the music pros you need.

    Visit the community at Musicpage or create your personal profile here:

    Contact:
    David Codr
    Musicpage
    http://www.musicpage.com
  • Skream And Benga Release A New EP December 6Th With Scion A/V

    9 Dec 2011, 19:00 by musicdish

    Scion A/V is set to release a new five track digital EP from UK's dubstep purveyors, Skream and Benga. Scion A/V Presents: Skream and Benga will be available as a free download at www.scionav.com. A music video for one of the tracks will follow.

    Producers and DJs, Skream (Oliver Jones) and Benga (Adegbenga Adejumo) have worked together for 10 years and are hailed as helping develop the dubstep genre. They're responsible for some of its biggest releases and their international acclaim has earned them sets at the largest music festivals around the world.

    "Scion A/V has a desire to find artists that go beyond the realm of typicality," says Jeri Yoshizu, manager of sales promotions for Scion. "Skream and Benga are not only legendary DJs but legendary producers; these two have brought a sonic movement from their home and spread it across the world like wildfire. Wherever you go now, the sounds of dubstep follow you, thanks in part to them."

    Skream and Benga set the standard for dubstep producers and DJs, embodying an ever changing sound with the releases that are spread across their discography. Within the past few years, they've made a huge influence together, with their solo projects and also with Magnetic Man that features fellow producer/DJ Artwork. For more information, check out: http://facebook.com/skream or http://www.benga.co.uk

    Track Listing:
    1) Benga – Any Steppers
    2) Benga – Electro West
    3) Skream – Ice Cream Jelly Roll
    4) Skream - Nefariousa
    5) Skream – Phat Head

    For More Information About Scion A/V Go Here
    To Like Scion A/V On Facebook Go Here
    To Follow Scion A/V On Twitter Go Here

    About Scion A/V:
    Scion A/V is a creative enterprise of Scion devoted to the discovery, nurture, funding and distribution of compelling music and arts programming. Scion A/V has created and championed projects for over 100 underground musical artists, supported tours and special events, created film documentaries, curated art installations, and produces a collection of ‘zines. Additionally, Scion A/V executes the annual Scion Music (less) Conference and operates 17 broadband radio stations via Scion Radio 17. For more information, visit www.scionav.com.

    About Scion:
    Scion, from Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., was developed with a new generation of youthful buyers in mind. Scion's mission is to provide distinctive products, the opportunity to personalize, and an innovative, consumer-driven process at the retail level. The brand features three groundbreaking models with a wide array of standard features: the xD urban subcompact five-door, the iconic xB urban utility vehicle and the tC sports coupe. Scion launches the all-new, premium micro-subcompact iQ in 2011. The Scion brand often applies new practices in all aspects of its business and pushes the creativity envelope with non-traditional advertising and marketing to engage young consumers. Scion also supports originality through its programs in the artistic community. For more information, visit www.scion.com.

    Press Contacts:
    Johnathan Melehan
    Beyond Marketing Group
    (949) 660-7972
    Johnathan@beyondmg.com

    Caroline Bubnis
    The Door
    (646) 340-1769
    Caroline@thedooronline.com

    Craig Taguchi
    Scion Public Relations
    Craig_Taguchi@Scion.com
    (310) 468-3282

    Website: http://www.scionav.com
  • Mix Engineer Rob Chiarelli - 3 Projects Nominated For Grammys

    7 Dec 2011, 21:52 by musicdish



    Mix Engineer Rob Chiarelli is wrapping up a great year with 3 projects recently nominated for Grammy's. The three albums include "Hello Fear" by 7-time Grammy winner Kirk Franklin, "Something Big" by 5-time Grammy winner Mary Mary, and "Just Charlie" by 6-time Grammy nominee Charlie Wilson.

    TWITTER
    @robchiarelli

    WEBSITE
    http://www.finalmix.com

    FACEBOOK
    https://www.facebook.com/robchiarelli

    Contact Info:

    For the U.S.

    Michael Mav. Mavrolas
    Genuine Music Group
    11271 Ventura Blvd. #225
    Studio City, Ca. 91604
    t. 818-505-6870 / 323-848-9797
    f. 323-848-9393
    c. 818-693-1000
    www.genuinemusicgroup.com

    For the U.K.

    ATC
    142 New Cavendish Street
    London W1W 6YF
    England
    Kwame@atcmanagement.com
    t.792 029 9249
  • Spencer Kane Gains International Fanbase

    30 Nov 2011, 19:46 by musicdish


    Spencer Kane, a 15 year old male singer from Kendallville, Indiana, is acquiring a rapid fan base in the U.S. and overseas. His latest release, "Knowing" (Nov 21, 2011), is rising the charts of many indie sites and received over a 1,000 views of the official music video on his Youtube channel (www.youtube.com/SpencerKaneMusic) in just a few days after its release. A follow up to his hit debut single, "Best Friends", this new song is a lot more edgy and reveals a maturing vocal performance and amazing instrumentation and production.

    Spencer is a student-athlete with a passion for music. His commitment to purity before marriage has created strong peer pressure and ridicule, but his music reflects his message of just having fun and staying away from unnecessary drama.

    "Since his debut single Best Friends was released in July 2011, he has found a loyal following in his social media accounts," stated Patrick Hess, father and manager of Spencer. "It's amazing how much he is NOT like the Justin Bieber's of the music industry. He receives a lot of praise for his pure vocals and music style," he added. "Spencer is a wholesome kid with strong values and his fan base is coming to understand this about him."

    "Knowing" features Midwest rapper, Street Scholar, which is his second guest appearance in Spencer's music and videos.

    Spencer performs at various venues in Northeast Indiana, but is more focused on producing his original songs at Sweetwater Studios in Fort Wayne.

    As an unsigned artist, Spencer hopes to find the right label to help produce, promote, and distribute his music.

    Website: http://www.spencerkanemusic.com/
    Music: http://www.spencerkanemusic.com/knowing128.mp3