Posts byKeith Pro

Versal provides Beauty in ‘Volume 2’

When a musical talent is discovered at a young age it must be given the power to grow. Parents play an integral part but the passion for music must be at the forefront for the young one. Music can not be forced. Fortunately our recent discovery Versal was allowed to pursue his passion. The result
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Darren Claxton Has The Future In Sight

For the independent artists today there is no longer a need to fit into any one box. The freedom of not being “owned” by a major label allows you to make music that you feel is right. Genre lines have been getting foggier and foggier and jumping between them is no longer discouraged. Our recent
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Steph Lyon Will Always ‘Keep It Moving’

Oftentimes, being an artist requires some tough skin. Not everyone is going to like the art you create. And that is perfectly fine. Art, and especially music, is subjective. The key is to make music that you like. Do it for yourself and be consistent. You will find your tribe of fans that like what
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WNTR PPPR Is Quite A ‘Good Man’

We all are influenced by music in different ways as we grow up. We are also influenced by how we experience that music. Sitting in a room by yourself with a record on is much different than being at a concert absorbing the music in a live setting. Both situations have their benefits, but will
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Find Your Musical Inspiration

If you had the chance to watch the “The Beatles: Get Back” documentary, you get to see the trials and tribulations of a band stuck together in a room trying to write an album. Most bands reading this will not have the unlimited budget to sit in a studio for 3 weeks noodling around until
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Kick and the Hug Set For Big Introduction

Over the years the music industry and how bands build a career has changed dramatically. The passion to create great music will always be at the forefront. With this in a band’s arsenal the process can take many different paths. Our new friends from Kick and the Hug have seen this evolution and are now
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IBG Interview – 8 Questions With… Malacoda

Over what has been a difficult time in our history these past couple of years, Music has been the escape we need. There is nothing better than diving into an album and letting all worries and cares fade away for that hour. Our new friends from the Symphonic Metal outfit Malacoda have been offering these
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Wake Up To ‘American Lullaby’ by Dean Friedman

We can all agree that the last couple of years have been quite the confusing time in America. As artists we all have our personal perspectives on these happenings. The ability to turn those thoughts into catchy songs is not an easy one. Fortunately Dean Friedman has this skill and recently released his American Lullaby
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John Vento Takes Us For A Ride On ‘Taxi’

Americana / Roots performer John Vento has released his latest track from his forthcoming full-length album, Brick By Brick, entitled “Taxi.”  This interesting narrative (written by Harry Chapin) places John Vento at the forefront of the track with his guitar as he tells a complex and marvelous tale of a night of “Raining hard in
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Sluka Helps Us All ‘Figure It Out’

Even when success is reached early in a musician’s career, life witl take twists and turns. Stars are real people that live real lives. Doing what is right for you will always be right. Christopher Sluka has taken a winding road but has now returned with his new album Figure It Out. Back in the late
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Rainmail Shows Off ‘The Honor In Disappearing’

The main purpose of music should be to make the listener feel something. Pop music seems to have lost this motto but there are plenty of music makers that still hold this dear. Our recent discovery Rainmail takes this to heart and just released their new album The Honor In Disappearing to offer something for
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Matt Alter lead The “Race To The Finish”

The music you write will usually be an expansion of what is happening in your life at the time. Sharing these personal experiences allows the songs to be more relatable to the listener as well. Your music will change from album to album as your life changes. Our recent discovery Matt Alter is a great
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Escape Ring Yearns To Go ‘All The Way’

Music can often be the comfort you need in a difficult time. We have all experienced personal issues that required some solace. Our latest musical discovery Escape Ring has crafted sounds that can warm the heart. The Melbourne, Australia based project is led by songwriter Darren Moss. As Escape Ring they borrow from the classic
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Jack Hogan Tells Us All About ‘Julio Torres’

As an up and coming artist it is always about growth. You have the freedom to experiment and explore your own sound. Our recent find Jack Hogan continues to expand his art with his new single “Julio Torres.” The Los Angeles, California based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist spins his music with a touch of multiple
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David D’Alessio Stays ‘This Far Apart’

The connection between a songwriter and music can often be a wild ride. An artist must be willing to ride the waves and produce the music that comes out of it. Have the freedom to change and share what strikes you. Our recent find David D’Alessio has enjoyed the journey and has a new album
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Premiere – SnapDibz Challenges His ‘Rivals’

Music can provide power. When real feeling is put into both beats and lyrics we can take away the motivation to be better. Working with other people looking to provide power will build it exponentially. Our new friend Snap and his SnapDibz project is doing just that with new single “Rivals” which we are honored
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Dave Vargo Shows Us The “Fault Lines”

Finally we are coming out of the covid chaos of the past year and a half. Many artists led the troubles of the music industry get to them and basically shut down. Others, like our friend Dave Vargo, used the time to focus on connecting with his audience and writing new songs.  The well-traveled New
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Swilly Lets Us Know They Are ‘Full Of Sin’

Music is fun! It seems that many bands have forgotten this basic motto. There is nothing better than making music and having a good time doing it. Our recent find Swilly lives by this mantra and has been releasing a steady stream of rockin’ fun songs to keep their fans happy.  The half Canadian, half
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According To Bazooka Shows Their ‘Swanky’ Side

There will always be a magic when a group of musicians can come together and write songs. This works even better when the musicians truly enjoy eachothers company and creating music together. Our friends from According To Bazooka continue their magic with their upcoming fourth album Swanky. The retro pop band blends in a wide
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IBG Interview – 8 Questions With… Zavier

As an artist just starts out in their career there are so many pieces that must be worked on and come together. The first thing though will always be making good music. Our recent discovery, Zavier seems to have that part figured out and is now getting everything else in order. We caught up with
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IBG Interview – 8 Questions With… Alien Sees

There are other life forms out there. It is a giant universe. Let’s face reality. Our new friends Alien Sees decided to use their pandemic quarantine time to collaborate and create some Alien Rock to welcome the mysteries to our world. We caught up with the duo of the Alien Sees Project. ILLY on Synth/Keyboard/Guitar/Bass/Fx
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IBG Interview – 8 Questions With… Lielack

Even for musicians that have been playing for years there is always new growth. Influences and ideas will change. The key is to keep moving forward. The experienced artists of newly formed alt-rock band Lielack are off to a great start together. We caught up with the band to get a little insight on their
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A-Mar Take Us ‘Around El Mondo’

There is much inspiration in the world. As a music artist, it is your job to go out there and seek that inspiration and turn it into song. The people that can not experience the world need this. Our recent discovery A-Mar has done some of this exploring for all of us. His newest album
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‘OVERWHELMING’ BY RIKU (戮) IS OUT NOW

The singer-songwriter is ready for more after building a successful career as the lead vocalist for famous bands like HISKAREA and Phantasmagoria. Based in Japan, Riku (戮) is now venturing out in a new creative direction. He is now a complete solo artist and is ready to show that to the world. With his name
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