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Kitty Donohoe Proves ‘There Are No Words’

“There Are No Words” is the enchanting single from folk singer Kitty Donohoe. A stunning song that runs parallel to the 20th anniversary of the September 11 tragedies, “There Are No Words” dances along like an ethereal sonic journey. Donohoe’s magical vocal prowess, sewn together with the intricate Irish music bed, caresses the listener like a […]

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Tedi Brunetti is “The Queen of Pittsburgh”

I had the pleasure of reviewing the full-length album, The Queen of Pittsburgh from bandleader/vocalist/percussionist Tedi Brunetti after the first single, ‘Evil Woman’ was released in May of 2021. Since then this dynamic work has been played repeatedly and it has given me a new appreciation of the nuances this album offers and some of […]

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Behind The Song

How To Write The Perfect Gambling Song

Gambling has a long, noble history of being romanticised by musicians. Every tumble of the dice and flip of the card has been immortalised in song countless times; from Elvis Presley to Kenny Rogers and bluesman B.B. King, there have been numerous attempts to capture the spirit of gambling, although some of them are more […]

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News

Connect at The Music Pro Summit Sept 8 – 11, 2021

There has been a necessary shift in the music conference industry over the past two years. The inability to host huge crowds of music business people and the artists hoping to learn from them became a major hurdle. Much like many industries, connecting tons of people had to be moved online. Many conferences just could […]

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Knowledge To Get Known

How to promote your music as an independent artist in 2021

As an independent artist and newcomer, getting the ball rolling and getting your music out there can be pretty difficult. Promoting your songs and your personal brand can be a full-time job in itself. Not to mention, if you are a songwriter as well and you are producing your pieces, it might seem you do […]

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Review

Ed Roman Turns On The ‘Happiness’

Our friend Ed Roman always keeps us guessing over his long career of making interesting music. I struggle to place Ed Roman’s latest single, “Happiness” into any typical genre. Labeling his offering is fruitless, as the instrumentation presented blends pop/rock, country, and folk yet throws in nuances of synth sounds, a funk bass groove, and […]

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Interview

IBG Interview – 9 Questions With… Mauri Dark

Hello Mauri! It’s a pleasure speaking to you today. We have been following your “Dreams Of a Middle Aged Man” since its release, and wow…what a killer album.  How did you come up with the concept, and the idea for the “sound” of the album? Greetings all music lovers! And thank you! I had a […]

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See The “Future” With Willie And The Goodsouls

Following the success of Willie & The Good Souls’ third album;  (self-titled Willie & The Good Souls), the band is back from extensive European touring to solidify their place in  your Rock n’ Roll playlist. Incorporating a vast, extensive range of instrumentation, this five  member Rock band has channeled the sounds and emotions of the […]