Jack Soundfield: “Shine” – You can dig deep or soar to the shore

By profession Jack Soundfield is an engineer who has travelled around the world. He has lived in Canada, Germany and Switzerland. Besides uncovering the secrets of the globe Jack has a passion for music and experimenting with instruments and sounds.  “Before publishing a song, it is mine alone,” says Soundfield. “After publishing it, anyone can listen to it and decide whether to identify with it, or love it, or both.” Jack, who has been composing music since 2009, recently released his debut album, entitled “Shine”. “I have to admit,” explained Soundfield, “that my girlfriend – a solfège teacher of the

G.H. Hat: “Piano Jam 2 (Ode To Kygo)” – an authentic human expression

Modern acceptance, or lack there of, in electronic music hardly comes as a surprise. Just look back through the history of music and how the 17th century technology spread. Musicians no longer had to master a particular bow technique on the violin or cello in order to play the perfect note – They just had to press a key. Can you imagine the horror of the purists at the time? They probably all thought that the piano was destroying the soul of the music. What it did though was simplify things. It reduced what was really essential and human. People

JaVez: “When I Was Uptown” has the power to captivate audiences

JaVez is a 23 year old Maryland recording artist who sings, raps, produces, and mixes his own music. The self-taught Baltimore area artist has a penchant for Kanye West, Usher, Jay Z, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, and Chris Brown. He also grew up listening to singers like Brian McKnight and R. Kelly. JaVez plans to one day be a successful CEO of a record label and iconic recording artist. JaVez is the true definition of an artist, he isn’t afraid to be himself and put himself out there. The lyrics alone prove that. Add in some fantastic production and the

HR Live At CBGB’s 1984 – an essential part of alternative music and punk culture

HR is most well known as the lead singer of revolutionary reggae punk rock band Bad Brains. In their day Bad Brains could have been easily mentioned in the same breath as The Ramones, The Sex Pistols or The Clash, such was their greatness. Yet the band has evolved many times in its long history, playing across many genres of music including jazz, hardcore punk, alternative rock and reggae. HR has been making music since 1976 with Bad Brains, and along the way until today, he has been acclaimed for his reckless punk screaming just as much as he has

Callum Crighton: “The Rose” – a strong ear-catching melody

Even while everything I know about my musical taste should violently reject the cheese-camp synth pop and adorable mainstream swoon songs of the 80’s, I’ve enjoyed that music ever since I was first tricked into listening to the smooth, velvety crooning of the Brit pop chart invasion during that period. I can’t really explain why I loved that music so much, I guess for the same reason people eat cheesecake: It’s loaded with sugar, almost unbearably sweet, and probably isn’t the healthiest for you, but goddamn if it doesn’t make you feel so good inside when you eat it up.

Virgil Blue: “Pain Of Loss” – gorgeous washes of sound

Virgil Blue has released his debut EP entitled “Pain Of Loss”. Inspired and influenced by Prince and Sade, Virgil, a multi-instrumentalist who started out making music at the age of six, when he picked up the saxophone, produced much of the music that can be heard on this EP. Virgil who recently moved from the suburbs of Detroit to LA has put together 6 smooth trance-like tracks that that flaunts ambient, RnB and trip-hop flavors. If you’re looking for something atmospheric and hypnotizing, then this recording may be of serious interest to you. Fragile, tender and soulful, Virgil Blue’s voice will

Big Chris: ‘Bad Timing’ – high quality production and seamless transitions

After a successful release of his last single ‘F The World’ in Summer of 2016, UK based RnB artist and producer Big Chris releases his newest album ‘Bad Timing’ available via all major media providers. Recorded by Big Chris and John Robinson at Clique Studios, London and Miami Live, Miami. The album mix was finalized by Mixbytrip at Circle House Miami. Inspirations of The Dream, Mike Posner and R Kelly can be heard throughout. This album has some really original, unique, futuristic cuts on it, as would be expected. Big Chris is a more audacious artist than most in the R&B game right now, because he says what

Shellee Coley: “Story Like This” – a maturity that is mesmerizing!

Shellee Coley is a Texas-based singer-songwriter that has released three full length albums. Her current focus is a 5 song book of musical meditations called The Becoming Project that is being released one song or “chapter” at a time by the independent label Red Tree Music Group. Essentially, Shellee has created a unique style that blurs the boundaries between genres and categories. There are recognizable influences from classic songwriters like Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez, Lennon & McCartney and Bob Dylan, as well as from some more current acts. Coley is able to absorb them all, and filter them through her own sensibilities

All Atomic: “? ? ? (Track With No Name)” builds multiple climaxes and movements

All Atomic is an electronic music producer and artist from Bristol, UK. He has just released his debut for indie label Pink Dolphin Music, entitled – “? ? ? (Track With No Name)”. The majority of listeners will agree that this track is perhaps one of the best examples of wickedly detailed and technically rich techno and house out there. If that is a mouth-full, it should be. All Atomic has defined the amazingly intricate form of electronic dance music that weaves clever beats into unusual and unexpected sounds to create a masterpiece of rhythmic movement and audio ecstasy. It’s

Ice photographer Lliam Greguez Releases Two Acoustic Prog Punk Albums

New York City, New York – Greguez is not only a man who hits the ice with his camera in hand, but a musician who tackles an apartment studio to collaborate in a mix of acoustic and synthesized sounds. So much sound in fact that he’s released not one, but two albums to mitigate some of the imbalances that surround us. Musically Greguez is well-rounded, using its’ power to heal as a trained creative arts therapist at a handful of children’s hospitals in the New York City Area. In conjunction with this work, he unloosed his experimental tendencies to assemble

Holiday Music Guide Brings You The Best Rock, Jazz and More On Amazon and Elsewhere!

Official Dec. Holiday Music Guide Brings You The Best Rock, Jazz and More On Amazon and Elsewhere
Includes Music Downloads, Audio Book, CD’s, Vinyl, Cassettes plus FREE Music

Los Angeles, CA The December Holiday Music Guide is pleased to announce recommendations across a wide array of music genres including Country, Jazz, Classic Rock, Acoustic Rock, Pop/Rock, Synth Pop, Adult Contemporary, World and Alternative/Grunge –  truly something for every taste.   Not limited to just one format, the recommendations include both singles, EP’s & full length; digital downloads (including Mike Love’s New York Times Best Seller AudioBook/Book), CD’s, Vinyl and even Cassette!

 We also have also included some FREE GIFTS* for you including:
–  Free (private link) streaming of The General Brothers 7 song album (Pop/Rock)
–  Free download of Deep Touch’s single “Taunt in Me Muse”  (Synth Pop)
–  Free download of Stephen Parker’s single “Broken Mended Fences (Rock/Adult Contemporary)

The recommendations are brought to you by Music industry Insiders, Web ‘n Retail who have brought you 250 great music inspirations over the last 25 years.  This year’s December Holiday Music Guide includes:

 CHRISTMAS MUSIC
Debbie Williams “When Christmas Was Christmas” (Cabaret)
Jan Daley “There’s Nothing Like Christmas” (Smooth Jazz)
Abi Ann “Put a Bow On It” (Country)

ROCK
Mike Love “Good Vibrations: My Life As A Beach Boy” (AudioBook, Book &Exclusive Holiday Bundle)
The General Brothers*
Stephen Parker*
River Oaks
Temple of the Dog (Deluxe Version)

SYNTH POP
Deep Touch*

WORLD
Wouter Kellerman

Combine all the titles on the Guide and you’ll have a wonderful and memorable soundtrack for your holiday season. Looking for a hip gift for someone on your list?  We cover every possible taste on your gift list. Everyone has someone in their life who is a music fanatic and the Guide is a great way to know what to buy for your daughters, sons, nieces, nephews, cousin Benjie, your Aunt Debbie, Grandpa George and Mom and Dad!  You may even appear cooler than they think for being “in the know”!

For help with your gift decisions for the Music Lover you know, see the official December Holiday Music Guide!

About Web ‘n Retail:

Web ‘n Retail, the online Marketing division of Rock ‘n Retail, LLC, was established in 1994 when they launched “Rock the Strip” online hosted by Nina Blackwood (MTV).  “Rock the Strip” became the first 3-D Music website, the second online CD store and the first Billboard chart reporter of digital sales.This division provides Online and Mobile Marketing, PR and Promotion campaigns that drive traffic to online retailers for physical and digital products. Services include: Social Media Management, Blogging, Music Licensing, Viral Marketing, Press Campaigns, Video Marketing, Mobile App Marketing, eBlast services (maintaining ownership of over 6 million opt-in niche emails), SEO services and more. Their campaigns render life-long exposure online and always result in Top 10 Google results.  Their website is:  www.MusicMarketingByWebNRetail.com

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