Friday, January 8, 2010

Exclusive Interview With Legendary Pickup 'Guru' Seymour W. Duncan


It was recently that multi-award winning recording artist, actor, and CEO of Boosweet Records Vernon Neilly, sat down with living legend Seymour W. Duncan, and the Seymour Duncan company VP of business development and artist relations, Evan Skopp for exclusive interviews. These two gentlemen along with the Seymour Duncan company have revolutionized the guitar community worldwide with their innovative product creations, which range from all kinds of guitar and bass pickups, amps, acoustic preamps, to guitar and bass effect processors that are used by many of the top guitar and bass players in the world to achieve their respective signature sounds. On top of being pioneering forces in the guitar manufacturing world, these two gentlemen are music lovers, guitar lovers, and active musicians, both playing in the Seymour W. Duncan Band, having done product clinics and concert performances all over the world. In these exclusive interviews Vernon talks with Seymour about his early years in music, his early relationship with the legendary guitarist, and inventor Les Paul, his influences and many more things. With Evan he talks about his very first instrument, his early influences, contributions to the Seymour Duncan company, which impacted the guitar community worldwide, and many other interesting things.

These exclusive interviews will be released January 7, 2010 initially and exclusively through on Vernon’s personal TV guitar channel. receives millions of views per month due to their incredible music and music educational content. Subsequently the interviews will be made available to other popular online video outlets, and social networking sites.

The interviews can be accessed directly through the following links:

Interview #1
Interview #2

The Seymour Duncan company is based in beautiful Santa Barbara, California. The company’s mission statement is simple, to create quality leading edge products that satisfy the needs of their market and customers globally. Some principles that guide them are honesty, trustworthiness, innovation, professionalism, respect and fairness. Seymour Duncan is the world’s leader in musical instrument pickups. is an international music and music educational site featuring content and lessons of some of the most well known guitar and bass players in the world. “Once the secret of a handful of pro players, Truefire and their faculty of over 400 top guitar instructors now help guitarist worldwide stay inspired and downright dangerous on the fretboard” Jude Gold, Guitar Player Magazine.

Vernon Neilly is a multi-award winning guitarist/producer, who also is CEO of Boosweet Records a division of Boosweet Enterprises LLC Entertainment Corporation. Vernon has performed all over the world working with many legendary music icons before embarking on his own solo career, and has participated in 3 major motion picture releases, as well very popular television programs.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Receive Free CD Album By Joining The Official Dean Shoultz Fan Club


New Orleans, LA - January 4, 2010 - Rock guitarist Dean Shoultz welcomes in 2010 with a free CD of his debut release "All The Pretty Horses". For a limited time only you will receive the full 10 Track CD free of charge when you sign up as a member of The Official Dean Shoultz Fan Club. Besides receiving your free CD, members will have the opportunity to take advantage of free new music downloads, newsletters, fan merchandise specials, advanced tickets sales, pre-show announcements, videos and special Fan Club Only contest.

Dean Shoultz is from Louisiana and grew up in the heart of Cajun country. As a 12 year old boy and his spanking new guitar from Sears he could not resist the sounds that guitar legend Eddie Van Halen was producing. As time passed Shoultz went through different band members as a leader then decided to take some guitar courses from Berklee College of Music. Ever the steadfast student, Shoultz would accelerate his playing to another level with each successive lesson and continued playing in bands that eventually led to the musical heights attained on his debut solo release All The Pretty Horses on indie label Prime Time Music.

Armed and ready with a battery of Melancon guitars and Mesa Boogie amps, Shoultz partnered with producer Pershing Wells. With Shoultz supplying all of the guitars, most of the bass and lead vocals on two songs, All the Pretty Horses was set to become a reality.

All The Pretty Horses kicks off with atmospheric sounds provided by an acoustic guitar then a piercing electric lead steps in to take you to musical nirvana, a scenario that becomes commonplace on this album. Dean's appreciation for the visionary Martin Luther King comes alive in the track "I Have A Dream" and FDR's famous D-Day speech gets a spotlight in "War" which is one of Dean's personal favorites.

To receive your Free CD, just go to join Dean's Fan Club and we'll send you All The Pretty Horses CD free of charge. Please allow 14 days for delivery.

All The Pretty Horses - Track Listing:
01. The Carpenters Tree
02. War
03. No Slumber
04. Freedom
05. The Awakening
06. Hero
07. All the Pretty Horses
08. I Have a Dream
09. Sing to Me
10. Sequel to the Server

Mi2N Opens 2010 With Revamped Music Newswire Website


Music Industry News Network (Mi2N), the largest online music industry newswire, opened the new decade with a new site design delivering more news, easier navigation and new categories. Launched in 1998, Mi2N is the most comprehensive online music industry newswire, having kept professionals worldwide informed on the latest developments shaping nearly every facet of the industry.

Music Genre-Based Categories
Featuring between 700-800 news stories per month, the primary goal of the redesign was to provide users with access to more news while easing navigation. In addition to its original 10 categories - Business, Technology, Record Label, Radio, Video, Web, Career, Events, Music Release and Band - Mi2N has expanded its selection to now include major music genres: Country/Folk, Dance/Electronica, Jazz/Blues, Latin, Rock, World music, Urban

Global Reach
The new decade also opens on a much more globalized and interconnected music industry. Reflecting Mi2N's international reach and subscriber base, regional categories have also been added to the website, covering: Asia, Canada, Europe

More RSS Feeds
Mi2N has also made all the above categories accessible as RSS feeds, available at

Full-Service PR
In addition to its PR distribution, it now offers full-service PR under Mi2N-PRESS. MI2N-PRESS provides a complete PR solution for independent artists, labels and music companies, including professional press release copywriting and Mi2N PR distribution packages. Mi2N PR marketing packages can also be purchased as gift certificates.

About Mi2N
Mi2N (Music Industry News Network) is the largest online daily newswire serving the music industry. Since 1998, Mi2N has kept professionals worldwide informed on the latest developments shaping their sector by covering nearly every facet of the industry, from new business models and technological innovations to up-&-coming artists and emerging trends. Through its Mi2N Music PR service, it has become a leading PR resource for major and independent music companies around the world.

For more information, please contact:
Eric de Fontenay
Mi2N Founder/Editor
(718) 278-0662

Wednesday, January 6, 2010 Names Top 25 Songs For 2010


January 5, 2010 (Indianapolis, Indiana) -, the online music magazine, has announced the results of its Top 25 Songs for 2010, spotlighting outstanding musical talent in all genres and exposing these deserving artists to a larger audience hungry for new music.

Winners were chosen by Indie-Music's staff from the thousands of songs posted to the website over the last year. Criteria for judging included performance, production, and song quality.

"I have a cool job", laughs Indie-Music's President, Suzanne Glass about the Top 25 selection. "These are the best artists you've never heard, and it's an honor to present them to the world. This is the music that will be making news tomorrow".

Complete Top 25 List -

Chad Hollister (Rock)
Jimmy Mancus (Pop Rock)
Matthew Mayfield (Folk Rock)
The Better Half (Rock)
2 Dollar Sound (Funk Rock)
BackDrop (Pop)
Casey Desmond
Jesse Terry (Americana - Alt. Country)
Kurt Hunter (Singer Songwriter)
The Crash Moderns (Pop Rock)
ManDown (Rock)
Daemon Dae (R&B - Soul)
Jen Porter (Rock)
The Noise FM (Alt. Pop - Brit Pop)
Wells Hollow (Country)
Dave Desmelik (Americana - Alt. Country)
The Pheromones (Rock)
Yasmin Tayeby (Singer Songwriter)
NoNeedz (Rap - Hip-Hop)
The Groovemasters (Jazz)
Rushmore (Pop Rock)
Sue Menhart Band (Blues Rock)
Aaron Moses (Folk Rock)
Attack Ships on Fire (Punk - Hardcore)
Arcadia (Pop)

About One of the most respected and imitated music sites on the web, has been serving the independent music community since 1996 with outstanding featured artists, reviews, industry news, and much-needed recognition. The Top 25, now in its fourth year, recognizes the best music uploaded to the site over the previous year.

For more info, contact:
PO Box 78036
Indianapolis, IN 46278