Posted on: May 8, 2012 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Domain Hijacking Attempt On Jamsphere!

Our sister website Jamsphere The Indie Rock Magazine has come under attack from a mysterious hacker or group of hackers and has suffered a domain high-jacking attempt. In fact Jamsphere which changed hosting companies and transferred all domains about six months ago, now has it’s website domain cited as “expired” on all searches. For obvious reasons clients, musicians and music fans have been in an uproar thinking that Jamsphere has closed it’s doors unexpectedly.…

Posted on: April 27, 2012 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 0

Blondie Chaplin Rocks Susie’s Saloon For ArTicks Gallery First Anniversary Party!

“Welcome to Susie’s Saloon…” The words are sung, not spoken, in a warm drawn-out rasp like honey over sandpaper. Blondie Chaplin has a voice that can fill arenas ‘til the furthest rows feel like he’s singing just for them, but on the evening of 11th April 2012 the performer showed that he is equally at home in a grassroots venue. Amsterdam canal-side bar Susie’s Saloon was packed to capacity for the first anniversary celebrations…

Posted on: April 23, 2012 Posted by: Peter Burns Comments: 1

Is ELAINEE The New True ‘Living Doll’?

I was trying to think of how to describe Essex (UK) raised singer Elainee, and then it struck me. The answer was there in right in front of me all the time. Elainee is simply a ‘Living Doll’… A ‘Living Doll’ wrapped-up in a media mystery that evokes many intriguing questions, I may add. Elainee who plays guitar and writes her own songs has also taken voice lessons from Debbie…

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…