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Echo Messenger Releases “Rocky Gibraltar”

Looking for an end-of-summer song to jam out to? Look no further than Echo Messenger’s newest single “Rocky Gibraltar.” Singer-songwriter James Bracken is the man behind Echo Messenger, a dark-folk/gauzy/lo-fi emerging project. Bracken is a former member of alternative string band Stagefright.  Through live gigs across southern MN, Stagefright gained popularity among the grassroots industry. […]

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Blue Mallee New Single Is Ready To ‘GO!’

Blue Mallee has seen himself involved with various projects over the years, but now he has decided to go solo. His talents stood out the most during his time as frontman for Master Tiger Band. He stole the spotlight with his delicate voice on stunning songs such as “Tale of the Wolf, Whispered By The […]

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Ranzel X Kendrick Lights Up With ‘Foreglow’

One of the best things for an artist to do is get out there and gain experiences. These experiences can be transformed into influences for your songwriting. Our friend Ranzel X Kendrick is a perfect example of this. Life is his muse. Life has been an adventure for Ranzel X Kendrick and he seems to […]

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IBG Interview – 8 Questions With… Sanya N’kanta

For many musicians, music is a part of who they are. It comes from them freely and soothes their soul. Our recent find Sanya N’kanta is one such artist that puts his real thoughts and energy into his songwriting and lets the process give back to him as well. We had a chance to chat […]

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“Press Play” on Walia’s Newest Single

If you watched the short film Silence of Friends on Netflix then you probably heard emerging artist Walia’s debut song “Press Play” in the background of one of the scenes (time stamp 9:30). Originally from California but now based in New York City, 19 year old Natasha Walia is an emerging singer-songwriter. Taking vocal lessons […]

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Brad Byrd Asks ‘Where Were You When The World Stopped’

Creativity breeds creativity. That was the case for musician Brad Byrd. Surrounded by creatives and musicians as a child in Massachusetts, Brad knew from an early age that he wanted to pursue music. Brad was able to write songs and play multiple instruments by the time he was a teenager, and he’s been building consistent […]

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S J Denney Releases His Honest EP ‘Beneath The Skin’

S J Denney returns with his latest EP Beneath the Skin. It is a short collection of songs assembled in his cabin studio in his garden. When writing this release, it slowly came together from a moment from his past. Not his best times, but the process was a type of therapy for him. As […]

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Adrian John Szozda Draws Us Into ‘The Life Of Someone I Once Knew’

In our modern ‘no attention span’ society the art of the album has fallen by the wayside. Both fans, and many musicians seem to just want the quick 3 minute single that can be digested quickly and then forgotten about just as quickly. For real lovers of music like myself, this is not satisfactory. There […]