Posts byKeith Pro

The Good Morning Nags Put In The Work

To become good at anything takes a lot of practice. That statement is true in everything but is truly evident in music. For a band, it takes time working together to achieve that cohesiveness needed to create great music. Finding opportunities to perform is essential. The hardest working bands will do what it takes to
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Jennifer Hope Shares Her ‘SINspirations’

Every artist begins their dive into music with a set of inspirations and influences that they hope to honor. A wide range of music will seep into your mind even when you least expect it. This is why each musician creates something different and unique. Our friend Jennifer Hope has returned with Sinspirations a new collection
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Dandy John Lets You Into His ‘World’

Straight from the musical mind of creative genius, Dandy John comes an amazing new song. “World” by Dandy John has completely captivated the hearts and minds of all his fans from all over the world. Originally from Switzerland, this independent singer-songwriter has made his debut song a hit in fact on Reverbnation it has topped
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RAWRWAR Tells Us ‘The Pavement Is Dry”

There has been a strong movement in the underground music scene to create truly original DIY music. There is no longer the need for huge studio productions. The home studio tools available today have created amazing music from the smallest of bedrooms. Our recent discovery RAWRWAR has been a force in this scene and is
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Chris Sullivan Shares His Passion For The Radio

There is an unimaginable amount of music available out there today. A real artist must allow their ears to be open to musical inspiration at all times. We recently discovered Chris Sullivan who seems to be the epitome of this. No influences are off limits.   The unique singer-songwriter is originally from Jacksonville, Florida but
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Caroline Ferrante Reaches For The Sky

There are far too many songs out there buried under cliches and the same old symbolism. An artist willing to take the challenge to avoid this somewhat easy way out will always inspire. Our recent find Caroline Ferrante does just that with her music that approaches the world in a much more real way. The
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Jana Pochop Keep The Folk Genre Fresh

One of the best parts of the independent music world is that the artists are free to experiment. There is no major label controlling the direction of the music. An artist can try new things and explore ideas. This music can be delivered directly to the fans to get their opinion. One artist we have
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IBG Interview – Some Questions With… Spectre

Music can take over a body and mind if done right. Our recent discovery Spectre out of Rochester, New York is trying to do just that. His indie-electronica sound incorporates vintage analog into sull sonic landscapes meant to entrance the listener. We caught up with Matt Rapoza of Spectre and tried to get into his mind
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Jackie Venson Live @ Rockwood Music Hall

The world of social media has gotten us much closer to our favorite artists. We are now welcome into their everyday lives and are able to live vicariously alongside them. One artist who has truly mastered this relatability through social media is Jackie Venson.   Although it felt like I already knew Jackie, this past
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Dorothy Wants You To Open For Them on 2018 US Tour

Los Angeles-based alternative rock band Dorothy has announced tour dates for the 2018 Freedom Tour. Dorothy is taking the high voltage show to major cities across the United States including Chicago, New York, Boston, Nashville, Los Angeles, Austin, and more.   Dorothy will perform new music from their forthcoming album along with other fan-favorites from
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Kristy Love Brooks is Ready For The Holidays

Love For The Holidays – by former RCA recording artist, Kristy Love Brooks, is a spiritually uplifting and musically healing album with six traditional Christmas songs, and six songs she wrote herself for a tremendous combo of holiday pleasers. During her career on the Broadway stage, she starred as the leading female role in the
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JDR Wants It To Be ‘Only U’

The power of connectivity and the internet has effectively made the world a smaller place. This has opened the ears of the music lover to sounds from all over the world. We are no longer limited to what the mainstream radio feeds us. All the world is a stage that we can plug in and
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Murochny Takes Us On A Psychedelic Trip

Creating music will always be about exploring your own mind. Amazing sonic experiences are within everyone. The dedicated and talented few are able to get that music out of their head and into the world. Our latest discovery Murochny has found this outlet and is ready for everyone to hear.   Born in a small
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This Pale Fire Burns Us Slow With Alchemy

This Pale Fire is the work of Corban Koschak, with the debut album – Alchemy, released this November. His early love for poetry culminated to writing song after song in his bedroom. It wasn’t until a fellow musician, and close confidant heard some of these songs and encouraged him to pursue it further that he
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Auresia Brings Us The New Sound Of World Pop

Music will always be a force in bringing the world together. Sounds from all corners of the globe have been successfully melded into songs that are truly global now. The constraints of genre no longer matter. Our recent discovery Auresia has taken this music of the world to even further heights.   The Canadian singer-songwriter
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Naddiks and Yosef Flumeri Collaborate for “Rag Top”

Collaboration has been continually growing in the independent music world. The advancements in music sharing technology has made it possible for collaborations to happen with artists on separate sides of the world. A great example is our recent find of the song “Rag Top”. For this one Venezuelan DJ/Producer Yosef Flumeri worked with Australian band
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It Is A Cold Day In Hell For Michael Shynes

Michael Shynes has blazed a trail through gigs across the Midwest building a reputation as one of the most promising singer/songwriters working today and a truly transformative vocal talent. Transformative, in this use, means he is uniquely capable of inhabiting songs with the presence that a great actor brings to a role while seeming natural
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IBG Interview – 8 Questions With Timi Alexander

The ground breaking artists of today must be willing to break genre barriers and be free in developing their own unique style. Our recent discovery of singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Timi Alexander is a great example of creating music on his own terms. The results have been fantastic. We had the opportunity to sit down
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Omar Bowing Can Not Be “Restrained”

The powerful and exotic sounds of Omar Bowing are back. The band remains one of our favorite places to turn for innovative music. Any listener will question the mainstream sound when they see what can be done within a group like Omar Bowing. The band from Austin, Texas is not exactly easy to pin a
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C.E.O. Business Shows How He Is Livin’ Life

C.E.O. Business (Conquering Every Opportunity) is the brainchild of performer and writer Mike Davis Jr. and his single “Livin’ Life” represents a vivid embodiment of both his talents and over-arching ambitions. Inspired by the example of musician as mogul, ala Jay Z or Dr. Dre, Davis has longed aspired towards achieving a position of fame with
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Divining Rod Gives Us A Glimpse Of The Way

In this time of instant music gratification, fans want a constant stream of songs being released. Many artists have moved towards this model. It is rare to only release albums once every couple of years. Our recent find Divining Rod is doing this as well. In anticipation of their upcoming full length Return To Crystal
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Phil Varca and the SlamJammers Still Going Strong

The two new singles from Phil Varca and the SlamJammers are blazing examples of their blues rock power entitled “Cash” and “Don’t Push Me”. The band has established quite a reputation in the New York City area and they’ve appeared in plum supporting spots for top tier acts like Joe Bonamassa and Shemekia Copeland, along
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IBG Interview – 8 Questions With Acousticmaddie

Creating music is an art that lives in certain people. Our friend Acousticmaddie has this gift.  She is storytelling lyricist and songwriter from Sweden that studies songwriting and performs and writes in the Folklore genre. We caught up with Acousticmaddie to get behind the artist’s mind. Enjoy the interview here:   First off, what made
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Karen Littman Dreams of Life and Positivity

A lot of writers and performers turning their attentions to material with an ultimately positive, life-affirming message like Karen Littman‘s songs are apt to botch the execution. Instead of turning out songs that end up heavy handed or unduly saccharine, Karen Littman’s songs are informed by a complex adult point of view that recognizes life’s
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