Saturday, February 4, 2012

Raaqim Featuring Rob Jackson and Mino Slick "No Time Official Video"

Raaqim teams up with KY hip hop vets Rob Jackson and Mino Slick to Release the video for "No Time". Produced by Beatz By The Blizz and Directed By Gorilla Grind. This is the first Visual off Beatz By The Blizz's upcoming album "Industry Takeover Vol. 4" dropping in March. Email: Music:

Country Star on the Rise Megan Leigh Releases New Single "Drown" on iTunes

Gifted with a natural singing ability that many would sacrifice their right arm for, country singing sensation Megan Leigh is a talented young artist with a sincere quality that sets her apart from other aspiring talent. As her career continues to take off, Megan has now released her newest single, "Drown" on iTunes! Constantly working to improve her talents and prove herself as a serious musician, Megan's ambition and hard work is paying off, as she gains an increasing amount of recognition and has some of the top names in the industry seeking her out for collaboration. Megan's newest release, "Drown," is an emotionally driven tune that maintains a desirable listening ability while offering Megan as a powerful, sincere vocalist. ”Drown” marks Megan's position as a serious artist, putting her in the ranks of established country superstars. With much more to come from this budding artist, be sure to snag Megan Leigh's latest release, "Drown," now available on iTunes! To find out what Megan is up to check out the following sites!:

Friday, February 3, 2012

REVIEW BY CELEBRITY NEWS: "Love Police 'LIVE'" By Cutting Edge

It has been almost 20 years since I have heard a kick-ass party track like "Love Police". From the moment the band kicks in, the audience is pumped and the party has begun. You can hear the interaction between the band and the audience and it keeps you pumped from start to finish. The thing that sets Cutting Edge apart from the other bands is not only did the original version of "Love Police" hit the top 20 about 12 years ago, but two dances remixes by the band and remixers Giuseppe D. and Ricky Ric also charted. The band released the original version of the song and before it moved off the chart, released the Giuseppe D. remix and then prior it moving off the chart, released the remix by Ricky Ric. "Love Police' was on the charts for almost a full year. Now, 12 years later, the band releases the new live version of "Love Police" that captures the excitement of a Cutting Edge concert. The live version of "Love Police" and the whole new live album ("Cutting Edge Released....LIVE!) takes you right into the party of a Cutting Edge concert that is non-stop excitement. Just when you think the band has peaked and is reaching the end of the song, "Love Police"; Cutting Edge explodes into the Ricky Ric dance remix and the party continues nonstop. From rock to dance, I don't really know of any other bands that could have pulled this off and Cutting Edge does it with ease. As my friend DJ Booker says, "He does not know of any other indie band in the world who can get on the same stage as Cutting Edge; they are the best and this live album catches it all". You can capture the whole live experience of a Cutting Edge concert and all their hit songs, including "Love Police" right from your own living room. The Cutting Edge live track of "Love Police" is something everyone should give a listen to, but by far the new album "Cutting Edge Released....LIVE!" is the best live album I have ever heard from any indie band. Very few major artists have pulled of the recording of a live concert like Cutting Edge and it EXPLODES IN YOUR FACE. I do not know of any other 'indie' band that can do a live album that features hit songs that have charted; from last year's "Without You" and "If The Walls Could Talk" which charted on the Billboard Hot Single Sales Charts, to the hit songs "Your Love Is My Oxygen", "Judas of D.C." and of course, "Love Police", it is all there for the Cutting Edge experience. Cutting Edge Released....LIVE" is the ultimate live album that will keep you glued to the headphones for hours on end. Another writer here is doing a review of the opening track "It's Time" and he says, "It's ten thumbs up all the way". Five Stars out of Five on this one! The album "Cutting Edge Released....LIVE" and the song "Love Police" can be found at or on iTunes - Steve Bjork is a freelance writer for Celebrity News and various other entertainment magazines.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

The Remus Tucker Band Takes On The World

Based out of Denver Colorado, The Remus Tucker Band is a fast moving bit of Southern Fried Rock. Their mix of good ole Southern Rock and Blues keeps the feet a stomping and the butts a moving. They are a bunch of fellas and one "lady", that keeps things lively while stomping to the beat of their own brand and a bit of the favorites remade as only The Remus Tucker Band can. Rockin! They have played with the likes of Firefall and John Lee Hooker Jr. and have always left to standing ovations. Their influences are many, with deep roots in the South, like any good southern rock band should be. The show is high powered and ready to knock your socks off.. Their remakes of Marshall Tucker's “Cant Ya See”, to Led Zeppelin's “What Is and What Should Never Be” have thrilled audiences and gained a reputation as a band that is unique and in their own vein. Their new EP “The Remus Tucker Band, What she said” is set for release in 2012 and sure to be a hit with the old fans as well as the new. Come out and catch them, cuz it is a feat of sight and sound that will keep you running back for more. At this time The Remus Tucker Band is seeking representation to assist in expanding their fan base by entering the festival circuit as well as performing at other music venues commensurate with their genre. With their new EP, “The Remus Tucker Band, What she said”, and shortly following album, they are prepared to hit the ground running. They have tested their material digitally on outlets such as, and YouTube, as well as playing live and have received many accolades from the press and public. Their focus is to fill their schedule with dates across the US as well as abroad and bring their brand of Southern Rock and Blues to a wider audience. Band Member Bios: Remus Tucker - Lead Vocals - The Mountain Man of Southern Rock, and the voice of the band. Remus is no stranger to fun. Whether its chasing bear through the mountains or throwing back a bit of old Lightning, he is all about laughing and having a good time. His trademark hat and long hair lets ya spot him from far off. Sorta gives ya a chance to decide to buy him a drink or quickly make yer exit. He is lover of old time blues and Southern Rock and this colors his style in most things. You can usually find him banging out some tune he just pulled out of his .. um.. "made up", or singing some Ole Time Southern Rock. His soulful renderings touch ya in a way that you start thinking "Maybe hippies aren't all bad." Uncle Otis – The Other Guitarist - One of the lynch pins of the band. Otis brings his mix of Southern Rock flair and "super slide" twangs to the flavor of this old timey dish. He keeps Remus on track and has a taste for good tequila. So if ya see him out and about, buy this man a shot. Francesca Deletroix – Backing Vocals - Providing backing vocals for Remus and the band. She is a sultry and mysterious woman that came from parts unknown.. She won't tell us about her past, and we don't really want to know. All I can say is that she has the dulcet tones of a dove and carries a razor in her stocking. Jefferson Alligator Garfish Guard – Drums - Gator, as he is known in certain circles, has been bashing the living hell out of drums for most of his life. Whether its flying over the bayou in a swamp boat, or busting out beats in high, and low, class clubs. This man keeps the rhythm and drives the night. Cousin Moze – Lead Guitar - He is the lead banger in this here shindig. His style of jazzy, bluesy, leads push the sound of the band to incredible heights. He's a quiet one, until ya give him his gitfiddle. Then WATCH OUT! Professor Cletis “Underfoot” Norwood Tucker (no relation) - Bass Guitar - The professor hails from the bustling borough of Red's Junction Colorado, home of Red's Cat House. No one knows where he was born because baby Cletis was found in a basket at the back door of RCH. The sign that was attached to him said simply, "will work for food." The employees at the Cat House, having no children of their own, adopted the baby professor and raised him as a village does. From his early days of playing rattle in the cat house band, Cletis showed an aptitude for rhythmic invention. Because xylophone and squeaky toy seemed too rudimentary for such a gifted infant, the professor moved on to guitar. Pleased with the melodic possibilities of this new instrument but unsatisfied with the low expectations for rhythmic accuracy, Cletis quickly and wisely shifted to bass guitar. The professor had found the love of his life.

Juan Rogelio & Still Grindin Productions Presents "Exotic Furs" Produced By D. Still

In an effort to build more anticipation around The Futuristic World Suicide, the sneak peeks from Still Grindin’ Productions keep coming. Fresh from his participation on the "Superheroes" single, Juan Rogelio goes for self on "Exotic Furs." As an Atlanta, GA resident that can also rep for Bronx, NY as his hometown, Juan adds a Southern swagger to his East Coast posturing. Lyrical Terror may be one of his aliases, but that aspect of his verbal skill is hung up on the shelf on "Exotic Furs," a song that exposes the player underneath the microphone fiend. Electric piano riffs set the mood against slow drum programming that's slightly R&B in nature, but retaining its hip-hop knock. A string section hangs low in the background as Juan takes the beat by the hand and the waistline seducing women of all ages by the song's end. Seeing as how hip-hop is ultimately dependent upon words, one would think that this genre shouldn't be so hard pressed for topics to rhyme about. Juan Rogelio's involvement in "Superheroes" proved that a rap single can be topically different and undeniably banging all at once. "Exotic Furs," does the same and even more. Listen to Exotic Furs

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

LyricFind Signs World's First Global Lyrics Deals With All Four Major Publishers

Legal lyric solutions for nearly 2 million tracks across 20 markets now available with LyricFind LyricFind, the world’s leader in legal lyric solutions, today announced that it has signed up the global rights for song lyrics from all four major publishers: EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing and Sony/ATV Music Publishing. This is the first time that licenses from all four major publishers have been commercially available on a global basis. Speaking of the decision to partner with LyricFind, Andrew Jenkins from Universal Music Publishing Group said: “We’re really excited to partner with LyricFind so that services across the world have an additional source from which they can legally access lyrics from our top songwriters. We look forward to working even more closely with LyricFind in the future to continue to make legal lyrics available to everyone worldwide who wants them.” Brahim Ait Ben Larbi, Vice President Business Affairs Europe, EMI Music Publishing continued: “We are delighted to have extended our deal with them on a global basis. EMI Music Publishing is always looking for opportunities to partner with forward thinking, innovative companies who can maximise opportunities for our writers’ music or, in this case, lyrics to reach fans all around the world in as many compelling and creative ways as possible. LyricFind have developed a really interesting service which does just that.” Darryl Ballantyne, CEO and founder of LyricFind, added: “’Lyrics’ is one of the most popular search terms online, and we’ve seen increased integration of lyrics into websites, music services and applications since we first launched in 2004. For the major publishers, LyricFind is the ideal partner to allow their lyrics to be used by services across the world. We’ve created a proven quality-controlled database that makes it simple for them to make their lyrics available, and most importantly, easily manage the revenue stream from opening up these lyrics.” Alongside the licensing deals with the major publishers, LyricFind has also signed worldwide deals with several key independent publishers including Kobalt. These licenses expand on LyricFind’s existing deals with over 2,700 publishers in the United States, allowing LyricFind to offer the most complete catalogue around the world. With these licensing deals, LyricFind will now be offering its solutions to clients in 20 significant territories including USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, UK, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, Korea, Russia and India. Clients of LyricFind include Universal Music’s artist sites (such as Lady Gaga), Slacker, Shazam and Microsoft Bing, and these global deals will allow such services to hugely increase the catalogue of lyrics that they can showcase for their customers. Ted Cohen, digital music evangelist/consultant and member of LyricFind’s board of directors, ended: “These global deals will allow LyricFind to be the first company worldwide to allow access to the song lyrics from not only the four major publishers but thousands of influential independent publishers as well. From starting as a boot-strapped company by three Canadian university students, I’m hugely proud of the achievements that the LyricFind team has made, and I’m excited that I’ve been able to help them craft such high-end licensing agreements.” For media inquiries, more information and interview requests please contact: Laura Macdonald Skywrite PR for LyricFind 0207 608 4640 About LyricFind LyricFind is the world’s leader in legal lyric solutions. Officially launched in 2004, the company provides millions of licensed tracks from over 2,700 music publishers, including all four majors – EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing, and Sony/ATV Music Publishing – to clients including Microsoft’s Bing,, Slacker, Shazam, mSpot,,, and hundreds more websites and mobile applications that use LyricFind to offer lyrics in their music services. In addition, LyricFind offers two direct to consumer mobile applications, Lyrics Lite and Lyrics Pro for the iPhone, iPad, Android, and Blackberry Playbook platforms. LyricFind is based in Toronto, Canada. See more at

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Monte Pittman Signature Jarrell MPS Guitar Gets Debut At Super Bowl XLVI

The Super Bowl Half Time Show has been home to many memorable guitar moments, and Super Bowl XLVI will be no exception. Phillip Jarrell of Jarrell Guitars announced at the 2012 NAMM Show the first live performance of the revolutionary new Monte Pittman Signature Jarrell MPS guitar during Super Bowl KLVI Halftime Show on Sunday, February 5th, courtesy of Monte Pittman, Grammy Award winning artist Madonna's guitarist for the past ten years. NAMM Show 2012 attendees had the first opportunity to get 'hands on, up close and personal' with the instrument, experiencing its unique vibe. Pittman and his Signature Jarrell guitar join an extraordinary group of guitarists who have performed at Super Bowl Half Time Shows, including Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash who stole the show from The Black Eyed Peas and Usher in 2011, Bruce Springsteen, who showed viewers that he was still "The Boss" with a crowd pleasing around the body guitar spin in 2009, and Prince, whose 2007 guitar solo was played behind a transparent sheet and held in a way that left critics deeming it "Phallic." In 2006, Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones banged it out with a boldness that was touted as a "raw, dirty, guitar sound, and in 2002, The Edge joined U2 and Bono in 2002 for a hypnotic guitar solo on "Where The Streets Have No Name." The Monte Pittman Signature Jarrell MPS is the result of the collaboration between the award winning visionary designer Phillip Jarrell and world renowned artist, writer, and guitarist Monte Pittman. Pittman plays so many different styles of music during any given performance that, until now, he required many different types of guitars to accommodate his needs. Utilizing Pittman's feedback, Jarrell Guitars worked with MJ at the Seymour Duncan Shop to transform the finest MPS guitar at the time into something completely new - the most versatile instrument ever made. The Monte Pittman Signature Jarrell MPS boasts a mega set of Seymour Duncan pickups with a P-Rail neck, STk-S7 Vintage Hot Stack middle and a custom design SH-13 Dime Bucker Bridge. Both neck and bridge have 3 position mini switches, with custom wiring using a Super 5 way switch, and a kill switch. All together it seems Monte Pittman and Jarrell Guitars are hell bent on rocking the world - the sound of which is none other than simply amazing. Jarrell Guitars was named "2010 Manufacturer of the Year" at the Music Industries Association of Canada (MIAC) Show in Canada, and has received accolades from Contact info: Eric de Fontenay +1-718-278-0662

Monday, January 30, 2012

Rob Chiarelli at the top of the charts

Mix Engineer Rob Chiarelli is at the top of the charts with Universal U.K. artist 'The Rizzle Kicks'. Their two top-ten singles; 'Mama Do the Hump' currently #3 and 'Youngster' currently #8 have both been certified Gold. Chiarelli is currently in the studio with International Artist 'Anshelle'. Their album is scheduled to be released April 13th, 2012. TWITTER @robchiarelli WEBSITE Rob Chiarelli's Website FACEBOOK 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 For the U.K. ATC 142 New Cavendish Street London W1W 6YF England t.792 029 9249

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Robert Lauri and Mitch Hiller: Oh No - a new single with a mysterious world

Oh No is the new single from a new album to be released in summer. The single will be available in mid February on the main downloading sites. This is not the first time that Robert Lauri and Mitch Hiller have joined forces. They have known each other for a long time and decided to pool their talents and creativity once again to bring us Oh No. This is the first track of a series of new songs together on the album which will be out in summer. On this album, Robert Lauri is the composer, arranger and performer, and Mitch Hiller the lyricist. Their pooled talents have yielded pure magic. Very present, almost spellbinding, Robert Lauri’s voice is like a key that opens the door to an authentic and original world created by Mitch Hiller’s lyrics. Furthermore, Robert Lauri’s look in the video by Anna Clara Passarelli bolsters the overall effect. The mystery and suspense emanating from the clip empower Oh No to move the soul. Robert Lauri has been a writer, composer and performer from a very young age. He has penned several hits throughout a long career which spanned ten years at Warner France. He has performed at the most prestigious international venues such as the Zénith, Olympia and Palais des Congrès in France, and has also taken part in the Telethon in the US and Canada. Robert Lauri is an eclectic musician with an international aura. He has mastered a wide variety of musical genres and his musical creativity seems to have no bounds. His sensitivity and openness to the world and to others make him a visionary melodist. He is ever prolific and treats us regularly to the range of his creative force. The diversity and wealth of his musical creations were much in evidence in 2011. The albums Western and Country and Power in Heaven were widely acclaimed and confirmed both his major musical talent and his capacity to innovate without respite. Every title is a passport to a new destination… to another world. Mitch Hiller has written more than two hundred recorded songs. He has performed throughout Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East, the Caribbean and the US. He has also worked as vocal coach and/or as a singer for major labels such as EMI, Sony (Epic and Columbia), WEA, Polydor, as well as for other labels in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and the United States. He has worked in particular as a singer for such producers as Gus Dugeon, Chris Neil and Martin Ware. He has sung and arranged vocals on TV shows like Spitting Image, kytv and Heartbeat. He has performed on a number of cartoons including the long running 'Wisdom of the Gnomes" which was shown in the UK, U.S.A, Canada, Australia and other English speaking territories. Mitch Hiller has also worked on recordings and/or live works for internationally renowned artists as Don Myrick and Louis Saterfield of Earth Wind and Fire, Chicken Shack, Chaka Khan, Billy Ocean, Luis Miguel as well as playing guitar, piano and singing with The Foundations for a number of years. As a songwriter his songs have been recorded by artists such as Elaine Paige, Johnny Logan, Nick Berry. Geno Washington and Sarah Jane Morris have sung his works. His acclaimed album Scrapbook was released in 2008. He has also recorded an album with Paul Higgs, A Different View. The Oh No clip was created by a talented Italian artist, Anna Clara Passarelli. This is not the first video editing she does for Robert Lauri – far from it. What is different this time is that she has also taken the photos that she uses in it. The atmosphere that this video exudes is perfectly in tune with the song and strengthens the mysterious world created by the music and lyrics. All the music videos by Anna Clara Passarelli cover the songs featured on Robert Lauri’s websites in harmony. The Oh No clip showcases Anna’s talent again. Robert Lauri's website Email: To discover the new single Oh No, go to:

New instrumental Pop - Electronic album "Greatest Synthesizer Hits" by Sebastian

Famous instrumentalist Sebastian is back with a brand new album called: "Greatest Synthesizer Hits". A great melodic Pop-Electronic music album with 17 fantastic songs. 13 covers of known hits and 4 brand new songs: Raptor 2, Cave Crawler, Chinese Revenge and the fabulous Goblin. 65 minutes of inspiring music. A tribute album to the big stars and hits of the 80's. With songs from Vangelis, Kitaro, Jean Michel Jarre, Jeff Wayne, Human League, Koto, Giorgio Moroder, Kraftwerk, Francis Lai and OMD. The arrangements that Sebastian made of all songs are new and modern of today. A great album for fans of renewed 80's pop music, synthesizer and today's instrumental pop and electronic music. Greatest Synthesizer Hits is Sebastian's second synthesizer album after his pop - electronic album Raptor. Biography: Sebastian is one of best new artists in instrumental melodic pop and electronic music. Often he is compared with Vangelis and Ennio Moricone but his style of music reaches a broader audience. From synthesizer to new age, and from easy listening pop to world music and sometimes classical, romantic and ambient. Some say his music is healing. Sebastian is from Holland originally and works internationally. He is very creative and a master in arranging songs, writing movie scores and making artwork & animated videos. Worldwide he has a huge fan base but still hopes his work will be discovered by the big public. Released albums 1. Fatamorgana 1 (Easy Listening Pop-Classical-World/New Age) 2. Fatamorgana 2 (Easy Listening Pop-Classical-World/New Age) 3. Fatamorgana 3 (Easy Listening Pop-Classical-World/New Age) 4. Spirits Of Indonesia (World/New Age-Pop) 5. Raptor (Electronic-World-Pop) 6. The Latin Touch (Latin Hits-Pop-World Beat) 7. Greatest Synthesizer Hits (2011) (Electronic-World-Pop) Sebastian YouTube channel Sebastian music link Email: