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Anakando Media Group

Alki David’s Anakando Media Group aims to create even more content for music fans. The company has signed a deal with MondoTunes to create a brand new channel that will give artists a new opportunity for getting their music to the public. The deal with MondoTunes will allow David to create MondoVideo. As The Wrap states, MondoVideo will distribute original programming created by FilmOn, ETV.com and Hologram USA, all platforms created by David. “With MondoTunes we really are democratizing the world of music – giving tools to artists that let them operate at the same level as an artist with a major label,” said David. “And the platform will work  [ Read More ]

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Hologram USA To Bring Patsy Cline Back to the Stage

Posted by monique On June - 23 - 2015 0 Comment
Patsy Cline

Patsy Cline, the first lady of country music, is still capturing the hearts of millions with her special brand of relatable songs and personality. The country star, the first woman to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, will also become the first country star (and first woman) to become immortalized in hologram form. Cline, who was tragically killed in a 1963 plane crash, will be brought back to the stage via Hologram USA. As BBC News states, Hologram USA is planning on the Cline hologram concert to start in 2016. The concert will feature Cline’s classic hits, such as “Crazy,” “Walking After Midnight” and many more. Also  [ Read More ]

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Friction-Michael Hutchence-INXS

INXS was one of the biggest bands of the late ’80s and ’90s, but the band’s career was severely affected by the death of their legendary lead singer, Michael Hutchence. However, fans of the band and Hutchence would be excited to know that they’ll be able to hear Hutchence sing once more in an unreleased solo song. Hutchence had many solo projects in his career, and this particular song, “Friction,” plus two remixes, will be available to fans Sept. 1 through PledgeMusic. PledgeMusic is also selling a commemorative T-shirt designed by fashion designer Astrella, the daughter of Donovan, through her Next Musical T’s Design contest. The contest allows for fans  [ Read More ]

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Blues Musician Tomás Doncker Launching South by South Orange Festival

Blues legend Tomás Doncker is helping launch the inaugural South by South Orange Festival (SOxSO) next weekend, June 26-28, in celebration of his acclaimed current record, ‘Big Apple Blues.’ The musician’s funk, soul and jazz group, The Tomás Doncker Band, will serve as the house band for the festival, which will be curated by bassist and PWI Media Entertainment CEO, Mike Griot. SOxSO was established as an opportunity to showcase the creative process behind creating music, as well as to emphasize the ways that arts, science and creativity work together to produce innovation. The festival will feature such musicians as Will Calhoun, the drummer for Living Colour; The Wailers front-man  [ Read More ]

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Snoop Dogg Promotes New Album Bush with Exclusive Concert on FilmOn PPV

Snoop Dogg is celebrating the release of his new hip-hop record, ‘Bush,’ with an exclusive concert that’s currently streaming in HD on FilmOn.com PPV. The concert, which will be available until May 31, costs $4.95 for a 48-hour rental. The Grammy Award-nominated rapper’s rare new concert features a full band and such special guests as Kurupt, Daz Dillinger, Dj Quik and Lady of Rage, as he sings some of his biggest hits, including ‘Wet’ and ‘Gin and Juice.’ The R&B-inspired ‘Bush,’ which is the 13th studio album from Snoop Dogg, was entirely produced by Pharrell Williams. It features collaborations with such noted musicians as Stevie Wonder, Charlie Wilson, Gwen Stefani,  [ Read More ]

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Insidous: Chapter 3 Tiptoe Through the Tulips music video

The “Insidious” horror franchise continues with “Insidious: Chapter 3,” starring Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, Hayley Kiyoko and Lin Shaye. The film comes to theaters June 5, but until then, there’s a music video that gives you a taste of “Insidious”-esque scares. Music video “Tiptoe Through the Tulips” was made in partnership between Focus Features and digital millenial-focused studio Cinemand, founded by “Smiley” director Michael Gallagher, “Smiley” producer Michael Wormser and “@urFRENZ” producer Jana Winternitz. The team used the classic song, the direction of Gallagher as well as inspiration from the new film to utilize the acting talents from YouTube and Vine stars Meg Deangelis, Eric Ochoa,  [ Read More ]

Jerry Springer Leads Support to Change Children's Lives Through Fundraiser Rock For The Children

Such diverse celebrities as Jerry Springer and ‘Captain America’ actress Hayley Atwell are supporting the cause to change children’s lives through rock music through the fundraiser, Rock For The Children. One of the leading spotlights for the fundraiser is the newly released video for We Are The Catalyst’s rock-metal cover of the popular Swedish House Mafia track, ‘Don’t You Worry Child.’ The internationally renowned talk show host has praised the Swedish alternative metal band’s song, describing it as an “incredible rock video” that’s aimed at raising funds for fostering charities all over the world. The video offers an unprecedented insight into the darker side of a broken home, and the  [ Read More ]

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Celebrate Music with Capitol Music Group SXSW Showcase

Posted by Karen Benardello On March - 13 - 2015 0 Comment
Celebrate Music with Capitol Music Group SXSW Showcase

With today’s official launch of the acclaimed SXSW in Austin, Texas, and Shockya gearing up to return to the acclaimed film, interactive and music festival early next week, music fans can start preparing now for the first-ever Lyve Presents FLOODfest event. The official Capitol Music Group showcase is taking over the Cedar Street Courtyard between March 18-21, 2015. The event will feature such popular groups as Spoon, Run the Jewels, The Ting Tings and Best Coast. FLOODfest will also showcase such buzzed-about up-and-comers as Courtney Barnett, Viet Cong and METZ. The event’s night shows require official SXSW badges for entry, and are first come, first served for patrons 21+. To  [ Read More ]

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Singer Kateri Is Exploring the World Through Her Debut Album, Room 448

Up-and-coming singer Kateri is exploring the meaning of life through her art and love of travel, particularly through the release of her first single, ‘Skin.’ The 22-year-old, who has described herself as “a hippie with a little bit of grunge,” has released her initial song in anticipation of the distribution of her debut album, ‘Room 448.’ The record, which was penned over the course of two years, chronicles Kateri’s process of self-discovery, as she pursued her passion of seeing the world from all perspectives. After working as a corporate makeup artist in New York City and staying at hostels throughout Europe, the musician channeled her life experiences and inspirations into  [ Read More ]

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Spongebob movie poster

SpongeBob SquarePants is getting an assist from Pharrell Williams and N.E.R.D. with several new songs for the new family film, “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water,” including “Squeeze Me.” The music video for “Squeeze Me” can be viewed below the post. Pharrell and N.E.R.D.’s other songs for the film also include “Sandy Cheeks” and “Patrick Star.” You can listen to them and the rest of “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water” EP at iTunes. “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water” features SpongeBob SquarePants (voiced by Tom Kenny) and his friends as they come out of the ocean and save the land lubbers from the evil pirate Burger-Beard  [ Read More ]

Clive Davis and The Recording Academy Will Honor the Music Industry During the Pre-Grammy Gala

Clive Davis and The Recording Academy will honor the music industry during the annual Pre-Grammy Gala, which is scheduled to occur on Saturday, February 7, 2015. The gala, which will take place the night before the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, will be held at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. The Pre-Grammy Gala, which is being sponsored by Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hyundai, JBL and MasterCard Worldwide, will feature special musical performances. The gala will also include the 2015 Grammy Salute To Industry Icons, which will honor Sony/ATV Music Publishing Chairman and CEO Martin Bandier. He will be presented with the President’s Merit Award, in recognition of his contributions  [ Read More ]

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Stingray Music Now on FilmOn

Posted by monique On November - 12 - 2014 0 Comment
Stingray logo

Stingray Music is now available at FilmOn! Music lovers now have even more choices now that FilmOn has brought Stingray Music’s library to their lineup of live channels. Stingray Music is a music network that plays tons of tracks all day every day. As its website states, “[i]t’s a one-stop musical universe where you’ll have access to music that matches your every mood, anytime you want, day or night.” Every channel offers digital-quality sound and are programmed by real people, not robots. Even better: All of Stingray Music’s channels are commercial-free. Stingray Music is stationed in Canada and is proud to share the talents of Canadian musicians with the world.  [ Read More ]

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Watch Hard Rock Festival Knotfest Live!

Posted by monique On October - 24 - 2014 0 Comment
Knotfest

Oct. 25-26 is a weekend full of rock and roll! Knotfest, the biggest metal concert ever put on in America, is taking place and you’re invited! If you’re able to attend the festival in person at the San Manuel Amphitheater and Campgrounds in San Bernadino, CA, that’s awesome, but if you’re not able to make it in person, we’ve got it right here for you at ShockYa! Look below this post for a live stream of the festival. The festival is hosted by SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin and Hardrive’s Joe Brutus. Bands scheduled to perform include Slipknot, Danzig, Black Label Society, Anthrax, Tech N9ne, Five Finger Death Punch, Testament and many  [ Read More ]

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Exclusive Interview with Rapper DaForce Dawg

Posted by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi On October - 19 - 2014 0 Comment
Exclusive Interview with Rapper DaForce Dawg

Exclusive Interview with rapper DaForce Dawg DaForce Dawg is an unconventional rapper, not only because he’s originally from Canada, not only because as an enfant prodige he took a guitar in his hands at the age of 5, the drums at 9 and by the time he was ten years old he had his own band. His being out of the ordinary can be spotted straight away in his sound and multi platform stages: his free-flowing style, over hitting hip-hop beats, magically blends with his strong social media presence. His talents as a producer has made him sought after by many independent artists, and despite he was approached by Warner  [ Read More ]

Ashanti Releases New Single Early in the Morning Featuring French Montana

Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Ashanti released her new single, ‘Early in the Morning,’ featuring French Montana, today, in support of her latest studio album, ‘Braveheart.’ The musician’s latest song and #1 independent record, which was released by Written Entertainment/eOne Music, are now available on iTunes. The video for ‘Early in the Morning’ premiered today on VEMO, and is also set to be featured on BET’s ’106 and Park’ on Monday, October 20. Ashanti will be on hand to introduce the video on the hip hop and R&B countdown show. The video for ‘Early in the Morning’ was shot at P. Diddy’s studio, Daddy’s House, and was directed by Eif Rivera. The helmer  [ Read More ]

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