Don’t Forget Band of the Month Poll Closes Saturday!


To help you decide – Here are the top five so far!

Tied for 5th Place 

Tipi Valley

And Big Mosey

3rd Place

Skeletons in the Piano

2nd Place

Jo Wymer/Jo Wymer Band

and leading going into the stretch

Killing Kuddles

Also send some love and votes to the rest of the featured artists

Shayfer James
The Riverbreaks
Elephant Goes West 
Dogs of Oz

And I totally suck so bad.  I just realized that I left Dean Fields off the Band of the Month Poll.  I am so sorry, and why didn’t anyone tell me this!!!!!
I am going to add him to the July Band of the Month Poll!

Speaking of which I’ve about narrowed down the ten Featured Artists for July, and it’s a great group – so stayed tuned.

As way of an apology here’s a Bonus Dean Fields Video:

Featured Artists for June 2012

As previously stated, I am working on a Page which will give you more details about each of our 10 Featured Artists for June 2012. In the meantime, I wanted to tell you who they are:

In no particular order:

1. Big Mosey (Brooklyn, NY)
2. Dean Fields (Richmond, VA – soon Nashville, TN?)
3. Elephant Goes West (NY/NJ)
4. Jo Wymer/Jo Wymer Band (Freehold, NJ)
5. Killing Kuddles (Atlanta, GA)
6. Skeletons in the Piano (Saratoga Springs, NY)
7. Shayfer James (NJ)
8. The Riverbreaks (Washington, DC)
9. Tipi Valley (Swansea, UK)
10. Dogs of Oz (Nashville, TN)

So you can Google away or wait for me to get off my butt and finish the Featured Artist Page.

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Featured Friday Music Shuffle – Opening Mix

Good afternoon – well well well: the last 24 hours have not been what I expected, but it’s all good. Now – my morning what occurred at just after noon.
As I’ve been teasing, we are starting something new – as always it’s a work in progress – but here’s how it will go.  Every month – starting today, I will unveil a list of featured artists for the month. Every Friday, I will shuffle up a playlist made up of those artists.  What we have here is the very first shuffle of our very first list of Featured Artists.  Some other things:  I am working on a Page which gives some more detail about each of the Featured Artists.  Some time around the 15th, I will be posting a poll to vote for Band of the Month – each of the Featured Artists will be up for Band of the Month.  Voting will end at 11:59:59 (give or take a few minutes) on the last day of the month.  Get it, got it, good.
Here’s the shuffle – which only has two songs because of technical issues with my MP3 player:
Big MoseyHarold Called This Morning 
Harold Called This Morning is off of the Homeward at Daybreak EP (link via pick below)
Here is a different song from Homeward at Daybreak

TIPI VALLEY California (1966) below is a link to the Sweet Life EP which you can grab for free from the UK Artist. details will be forthcoming about these two artists as well as the other 8.

Tuesday Morning Music Shuffle – To and Fro Mix

I added some new music last night – I’m having some technical difficulties, but whatever…
 A very cool mix this morning so sit right down and let me tell you all about it…
First up is a track from the latest twitter discovery… It’s Big Mosey who hail from Brooklyn, New York. Head over to their site for a free download of today’s featured song, Harold Called in the Morning, and keep your ear to the ground for more from these guys.
Check out the band’s EP – Homeward at Daybreak which you can get for a song* at Amazon by clicking on the album cover below:

*a song in this case equals just under $4.00

 Next up is another fine track from the amazing Bang Bang Boogaloo: Beyond Beyond is Beyond compilation. This comes to us from a band called Conspiracy of Owls  a Detroit band – the song we have is one the band’s 2010 self-titled album, and is called The Lesson.

Click on the kinda scary picture below to go to Amazon and get your own copy of Conspiracy of Owls for under $9.00.

Next the first of two tracks without vocals… from our current Band of the Week – From the Outside comes this propulsive number called Don’t Look Back which is off of the brand new The Sound of Motion album which you can get for name your own price using the widget below (via Bandcamp) Next comes a track by Jonti who comes from Sydney, Australia and is on the Stones Throw label in the U.S. – he’s just come out with a collection called Sine & Moon (The Album) which includes today’s track, Nagoya Train Station 3AM. Click on the album title to grab a free download of  the album.

If you like what you hear, click on the album cover below to get Jonti’s October release Twirligig for just under $9.00.

 And finally, we’ve let too many days go by without a track from MAKAR 😉  So, here goes one we’ve featured before, but it’s a good one… called In the Know from Funeral Genius.

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