Posted on: April 18, 2012 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

The BOBBY BOFMAN Interview

Rick Jamm kicks-off the new season of his successful interviewing series, ‘TWENTY QUESTIONS’, with the independent recording artist Bobby Bofman, who was born and raised just outside of Chicago. As a young boy he would sit and listen to the stories of an old homeless man that lived in the alley behind his grandfather’s dry cleaning business. Bobby was mesmerized by the tales that this homeless man told, and believes that this experience helped…

Posted on: April 13, 2012 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 1

Rap Artist – ZAWLES, Releases New Single!

Zawles, born Matthew Gonzales has stomped into the rap game from the jump with an enormous effect on music that is just impossible to ignore. “Music has always been number one in my heart, I’ve been rhyming since the 5th grade he says.” Zawles, however just entered the rap scene officially in the year of 2005 with more potential, knowledge and force than before. His first CD release, Back Alive- The I’m…

Posted on: April 10, 2012 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Out of Wishbone Ash Comes Free From Gravity…

Rock act Free From Gravity are bringing an innovative style to the music market with a fresh take on what a hit album should sound like. Comprised of a well-known group of seasoned veteran musicians, they are no strangers to playing amazing music. Headed by front man Vince Barnes on lead vocals along with members of legendary 70’s groupWishbone Ash; Muddy Manninen on lead guitar and Bob Skeet on the bass guitar. On the drum kit is Paul Newton who…

Posted on: April 9, 2012 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Blondie Chaplin Live In Amsterdam!

Contemporary art meets legendary music for anniversary show. ArTicks, the underground contemporary art gallery and consultancy on the Singel canal in Amsterdam, is celebrating its first anniversary in style. On Wednesday 11th April 2012, singer and guitarist Blondie Chaplin plays a free semi-acoustic set at Susie’s Saloon on the Oudezijds Voorburgwal, organized and presented by ArTicks as a gesture of gratitude to the locals who have helped make the gallery a success. The chances are good that…

Posted on: March 21, 2012 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

RIAA: “ISPs are ready to start policing copyrights by July 1st…”

In a meeting held in New York last week, Cary Sherman, CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America, said to a gathering of US publishers that ISPs are ready to start policing copyrights by July 1st.   Comcast, Cablevision, Verizon, Time Warner Cable and other bandwidth providers are implementing an antipiracy program on their infrastructure, so it will automatically detect those files that infringe copyrights laws, and of course will…

Posted on: March 13, 2012 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Rolling Stones: 9 million Fans Milestone On Facebook!

The Rolling Stones have hit a milestone on the social media circuit: they recently reached the 9 million fan mark on Facebook. To mark the occasion, Stones guitarist Keith Richards posted a picture of himself holding a card saying “9,000,000 Stones Fans.” “Thanks to everyone of you Facebookers who like the Rolling Stones,” posted Keith on behalf of the group.“It’s only rock and roll but we love you!” Stones fans continue to wait for…

Posted on: March 11, 2012 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Aoede Wins 2 “Artists in Music Awards”!

March 11, 2012, San Francisco, CA – Singer/Songwriter Lisa Sniderman, aka: Aoede (pronounced A-E-D), has won Album of the Year for her 2011 release Affair with the Muse, and Best Folk/Acoustic Artistin the inaugural 2012 Artists In Music Awards. The awards were presented during the Artists in Music Awards ceremony, held during Grammy Week at the prestigious Key Club in Hollywood, Calfornia, February 10, 2012. The Artists in Music Awards gives special recognition to the best unsigned and independent music artists around the world. The Artists in Music…

Posted on: March 4, 2012 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Coldplay Regret Album Title Name

Coldplay are starting to regret naming their new album Mylo Xyloto – because their foreign fans can’t pronounce the cryptic title. The Yellow hitmakers have shied away from defining the meaning of the title ever since its release last October, with frontman Chris Martin insisting the group simply “invented two words that you couldn’t even Google”. But the world-famous British band is now beginning to see the pitfalls of selecting…

Posted on: March 4, 2012 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Don Henley to Sue Hip-Hop Star?

Rocker Don Henley has threatened to sue hip-hop star Frank Ocean over his use of the Eagles classic Hotel California in a new tune. The Odd Future star sampled the popular tune on his track American Wedding and he has performed the song live during several different gigs to promote his latest mixtape Nostalgia, Ultra. Henley has since learned of the rapper’s alleged illegal sampling and he has vowed to…

Posted on: March 3, 2012 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Radiohead and the ‘ethical’ ticket exchange

Radiohead have linked up with a site which allows fans to sell tickets for their forthcoming UK tour to other fans at face value. The band said tickets sold via their fanclub will be exchangeable via the Ticket Trust if a fan can no longer go. It follows a Channel 4 documentary highlighting gig promoters selling tickets on secondary ticketing websites for inflated prices. Radiohead’s management said: “Secondary ticketing is wrong on…