Artist Spotlight

    Music Dealers Out N' About: Alex Goot At Bottom Lounge Chicago

    Check out our artist Alex Goot at Bottom Lounge in Chicago. He shared the stage with Living In Pretend and Secondhand Serenade. Check out a brief recap of his songs “The Real You” & “Pretty Eyes.”

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    Music Dealers Invades Austin!

    Music Dealers Invades Austin! With 75+ of our Great Unsigned artists playing over 145 shows at this year’s music festival in Austin, we’re beaming with pride over our immensley talented artist community. Here are the shows you won’t want to miss if you’re headed down to Austin. Tust us. Saturday, March 9 Golden Bloom @ Rusty’s, TBD Sunday, March 10 Sapient @ Highland Lakes Marina, all day Turbina @ Hole in the Wall, 4pm Renee Wahl @ Giddyups, 5pm Jet West @ 311 Club, 5:20pm White Mystery @ The Grand, 9pm Trentino @ Molotov Lounge, 12am Monday, March 11 White Mystery @ Stubb’s, 5:45pm ECID @ Trophy Room, 12pm Tuesday, March 12 The Chicharones @ Spiderhouse, 5pm The Chicharones @ 512 Bar, 8pm Kiven @ BD Rileys, 10pm Twin Berlin @ Metal & Lace, 12am Wednesday, March 13 ECID @ Laugh Lounge, TBD Minor Characters @ Outdoor Barbarella Stage, TBD Uprising Roots @ Flamingo Cantina, TBD Minor Characters @ Outdoor Barbarella Stage, TBD PMARTT @ Bat Bar, 12pm ECID @ Spider House, 1pm Autumn Owls @ Swan Dive, 1:30pm The Chicharones @ The Grackle, 5:30pm Knifight @ TenOak, 8:00pm Midnight Spin @ Kick Butt Coffee & Booze, 8pm The Clox @ 607 Trinity St, 7pm White Mystery @ Hotel Vegas, 9pm Sapient @ The Grackle, 10pm The Kickback @ Avenue on Congress Rooftop, 10pm Avi Wisnia @ Club Rain, 10pm Vitera @ War Horse, 10:15pm Turbina @ Javelina, 11pm Roge @ St.

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    Music Dealers TV With Dave Elitch of the Mars Volta

    Professional Drummer Dave Elitch talks to Music Dealers TV about his career, being a touring musician and his thoughts on what it takes to be successful in the new music industry.

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: Rethink Music Promo Code

    ACT FAST! The first 20 people to register using promotional code “MUSICDEALERS” will receive $155 off the regular rate! Rethink Music is a solutions-focused event with creative workshops, expert panels, live curated performances, and competitions designed to cultivate innovation. Plan the future of music with us and meet with music leaders from Vevo, Spotify, YouTube, Universal, Warner, The EchoNest, Pitchfork, Rootmusic, Rightsflow, Kobalt Music… Click here to register! Click here to learn more about Rethink Music!

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    Music Dealers Exclusive: JDP "We Built Bombs" EP

    Music Dealers is proud to announce the newest edition to our Exclusive Catalog, JDP “We Built Bombs” EP. This EP features production by Chicago’s very own SureKnock Jones. Jones’ versatility is on display on this EP covering everything from the Timbaland-style beat of “Build A Bomb” to the softer, acoustic track of “Live It Up.” This is definitely an EP that we are proud to represent exclusively. Check out the

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: Music Dealers & Coca-Cola - Play London!

    Music Dealers and Coca-Cola are inviting you to audition for a chance to perform in London this summer. One Music Dealers artist will receive airfare and hotel accommodations to perform at an exclusive venue for a very special Coca-Cola event. This opportunity is open exclusively to our Music Dealers artists, and we are very excited to be able to bring this to you. So, how do you audition? All you have to do is compose an original song that features the famous Coca-Cola Five Note melody (mi, do, re, mi-do) and upload a simple video of you performing it.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: You Say France & I Whistle CMJ Wrap-Up

    Direct from Sweden, Music Dealers’ artist, You Say France & I Whistle just did a mini-tour around the USA last month ending it at CMJ.  Below is a video wrapping up their CMJ experience including our CMJ artist showcase!  Check it out. 

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    Music Dealers Artist News: The Boy Illinois - Listening Party

    Please join The Boy Illinois for the his listening party for his new mixtape, “Inhale Pt 4 Horai” October 25 at The Foundation Room House of Blues Chicago.  Music Dealers will be in the building so come out, listen to some good music and have a drink. Send all RSVPs to RSVP@theimgway.com.     About The Boy Illinois: Many have tried to compare him to other rappers, but The Boy Illinois (Illi) is in a league of his own.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Oh No Not Stereo “InCaseOfStaresUseFire” - New Album

    Los Angeles-based indie rockers Oh No Not Stereo (ONNS) celebrated the debut of their new album, “InCaseOfStaresUseFire” with a record release party and music video viewing party on October 11th at the legendary Roxy Theatre on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood presented by ASCAP. ONNS was formed in 2003 by vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Skyler Nielsen and multi-instrumentalist Mykul Lee. Since the release of the group’s debut “001” in 2005, the duo has embraced an ever-changing music industry and continuously seeks new, innovative ways of creating and releasing content.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: You Say France & I Whistle - USA Shows!

    All the way from Sweden, You Say France & I Whistle has been working with Music Dealers for a few years now.  Working together, we have landed placements with Coca-Cola, McDonalds, Viasat, Bealls, The Gap & more.  Their fun, unique indiepop sound is great for brands and media placements.  Make sure if you are available to attend any of the shows listed below, you make it out - you will not be disappointed.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Mr. Robotic Talks Beats and Brands

    Mr. Robotic Talks Beats and Brands Music Dealers artist Mr. Robotic, met with ASCAP recently for an interview covering his licensing experiences and everything else music.  It’s a great read for all music fans and artists.  He even gives a shout out to Music Dealers! “My friends The Cool Kids had a placement in Entourage two years ago. I never knew you got paid for that, but it was just like “Wow, I want a song in TV!” It just looked cool to me.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Erick Macek Releases New Album Colors May Change

    Erick Macek: Music Dealers Artist Page | Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | We’re happy to announce the release of Colors May Change, a brand new album from Los Angeles singer/songwriter and Music Dealer’s artist Erick Macek. We just listened through the album and we love it. Thoughtful songwriting and hum-worthy melodies allow for an ejoyable album from start to finish. A perfect album for these final days of summer.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Van Ghost Partner Up with Grooveshark for "Pick The Single" Contest

    Van Ghost: Music Dealers Artist Page | Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | We love to see our artists getting involved with innovative campaigns. We’re stoked to see Music Dealers favorites Van Ghost partner up with Grooveshark and Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival. The band is holding a “Pick The Single” contest via a Facebook-integrated campaign over at Grooveshark.com. The contest allows fans to pick the next single off the band’s new album “The Domino Effect.” Detailed instructions can be found below.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: LoBounce Lands on TheUntz.com 2011 Sampler

    It’s unbelievable how fast the electronic music community is growing! We’re happy to note that Music Dealers artist LoBounce was recently selected to appear on TheUntz.com’s 2011 Digital Music Sampler. LoBounce is in good company with the likes of Bassnectar, Thievery Corporation, Future Rock and FreQ Nasty. We’re not going to lie, the LoBounce track is our favorite one on there! Ha! TheUntz.com 2011 Digital Music Sampler | STREAM | *To download the sampler, you must be a member of TheUntz.com community.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Tiff Jimber Featured on VH1's "Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Camp"

    Music Dealers artist Tiff Jimber will be featured on the second season of Vh1’s “Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Camp.” The Mark Burnett produced reality show will air for 5 weeks on Vh1 Classic and over at Vh1.com. Jimber is the only keyboardist this season and we definitely look forward to her showing her stuff! The show itself features 15 “average Joes” competing to transform themselves into the ultimate rock stars. The group is broken into 3 bands who are then assigned to a camp counselors.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: The Boy Illinois Featured on MTV RapFix

      Music Dealers rapper The Boy Illinois was recently featured on an episode of MTV’s RapFix. In the episode, MTV host Sway and West coast rapper The Game gave advice to the Chicago rapper after watching a video for a track called “Cardigan Sweaters.” Always cool to see some up and coming artists get some shine on such a big media outlet. Check out The Boy Illinois’ “Cardigan Sweater” and many more songs in the Music Dealers catalog.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: JDP Drops New EP "The Legend Of Good Foot Jones"

    JDP - The Legend Of Good Foot Jones (EP) Chicago rapper and Music Dealers artist JDP just dropped off a 5-song EP for you all to enjoy. The EP is a collaborative project between JDP and Chicago producer DC, and features appearences by fellow Chicagoan’s Vic Spencer and D2G. This is a great great little project to bump in this hot summer weather! Fresh! UPDATE (8⁄17): JDP just dropped a video for “Indian Summer.” This specific track can be found on JDP’s mixtape Where Anything Goes.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Multi-Instrumentalist Graham Czach Sets World Record?

    Chicago’s own Graham Czach may have a Guinness World Record on his hands. No pun intended! Performing under the name “Rope Man,” Graham may have set the record for “most organic instruments” played at once, at a record 13! This is no gimmick, as this multi-instrumentalist is also an established singer/songwriter in The Windy City. Impressive stuff! Czach’s latest album Lucid, is available on iTunes now. Graham Czach: Music Dealers

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    Music Dealers Artist News: The Bynars Drop New Single Alongside Interactive Music Video

      The Bynars - “How Does It Feel to Be in Love?” [INTERACTIVE VIDEO] Boston based band The Bynars dropped something special earlier this month. The group released a their new single “How Does It Feel to Be in Love?” with an impressive interactive video to go along with it. Essentially 12 videos in one, the video allows fans to interact with the video with their mouse and scroll wheel. Head over to thier website posted above to check it all out.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Rockie Fresh Releases New Project, Heads Out On Tour

    Download: Rockie Fresh - The Otherside Redux | Direct .Zip File Chicago hip-hop MC Rockie Fresh has some serious momentum behind him. Some of you may recall Rockie headlining our Chicago Music Dealers showcase back in May. In collaboration with California based clothing brand LRG, Rockie releases a project titled The Otherside: Redux. The project itself is a re-release of an earlier mixtape with new guest verses, remixes and previously unreleased material.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Jenna Bryson Releases Debut Album

      Jenna Bryson invited me out to her album release party at Molly Malones in LA last night.  It was my first time at that venue and I must say, it’s a pretty cool place.  Jenna’s performance was great as she played with a full band as well as some acoustic solo songs. Her lyrics and passion to be on stage made her performance one to remember. If you haven’t heard her songs, I highly recommend listening to her album and even picking up a copy - it’s well worth it.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: The Parlotones Broadcast Concert Special via Live Stream on Facebook and Direct TV

      Earlier this week, The Parlotones broadcasted a live concert from Johannesburg, South Africa via their Facebook page, Direct TV and select 3D Cinemas. The concert titled “Dragonflies and Astronauts” is an epic spectacle of visual and sound. The concert is being regularly rebroadcasted on Direct TV through out the week. You can also watch a rebroadcast of the live stream for a $1 donation over at Facebook.com/TheParlotones. All proceeds go to Rhino Force, an organization set up to protect Rhinoceros from poachers.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: The Daydream Club perform for Burberry Acoustic Series

        The Daydream Club were recentley selected to perform for Burberry’s acoustic series. Here they perform a delightful cut titled “In The Arms of Another Day.”  Breathtakingly beautiful! “In The Arms of Another Day” can be found on the duo’s latest album Overgrown, available on iTunes. The song is also available in our music catalog. The Daydream Club: Music Dealers Artist Page | Facebook | @TheDayDreamClub |  

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    Music Dealers Artist News: The Right Now and Blah Blah Blah Selected for North Coast Music Fest's "Toast of the Coast" Contest

    After an extremely successful debut, Chicago based music fest North Coast Music Festival is returning for its second year. The folks behind the fest have put together their own version of battle of the bands under the name “Toast of the Coast.” The battle hopes to seek out one DJ, one MC and one band to join the dozens of other acts hitting the stage over the Labor Day weekend. After a round of fan voting, we’re proud to note Music Dealers artists Blah Blah Blah and The Right Now are two of the ten finalists selected by the people to participate in this year’s contest.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: My Amends - "Slaves" (Music Video)

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Hey Champ "Silver City" Official Video

    Hey Champ just premiered their video of “Silver City” on MTV Buzzworthy!  Check it out below - Chi-Town!   Tags: Hey Champ, Music, More Music Videos

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: Calling all Music Dealers artists! Do you have a show or event coming up?

      Calling all Music Dealers artists! Do you have a show or event coming up? Whether your headling or opening…battle of the bands or coffee house acoustic set…we want to know about it! Please email detailed event information to Events@MusicDealers.com. Thanks and see you soon!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Mr. Robotic Live at E3 2011 (Video)

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Rockie Fresh Featured on RockTheVote.com

    Music Dealer’s own Rockie Fresh (based in Chicago) is currently the featured artist over at RockTheVote.com. Past featured artists include N.E.R.D., Santogold, Jason Mraz, Murs, Kid Sister, Christina Aguilera and more. The interview topics range from how Rockie’s career started to what he would do if he were President. A snippet from his interview can be found below. Tell us about your first concert experience: My first performance was at my high school actually.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Blah Blah Blah - Why Am I The Only One Laughing (Music Video)

        Windy City based indie rockers Blah Blah Blah have just released some charming visuals for their current single “Why Am I The Only One Laughing.” A download link can be found above. Music Dealers Artist Profile | Official Website | Twitter | Facebook  

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    Music Dealers Artist News: SneakerBox Chock Live at NYC Apple Store (401 West 14th Street)

    Music Dealers artist SneakerBox Chock is performing tonight at 8:00PM over at the 401 West 14th Street Apple Store in Manhattan at 8PM. SneakerBox has been selected to perform in celebration of Black Music Month Live alongside dozens of artists at Apple Stores in Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Boston and New York City. The impressive roster of artists includes Jill Scott, Twista, Ryan Leslie, Mickey Factz, Ky-Mani Marley, Big K.R.I.T., Jadakiss and more.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Naledge (of Kidz In The Hall) Featured in "Here Now" MTV2 Web Series

    Music Dealers artist Naledge (of hip-hip duo Kidz In The Hall) is currently being featured in a 6-episode MTV2 web series titled “Here, Now.” The series follows Naledge alongside producer Double-O, as attempt to break out of the indie scene into hip-hop superstardom. Shot in Los Angeles, cameras catch Kidz In The Hall and their crew as they balance living in the Hollywood Hills and working on their upcoming EP set to drop later this summer.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Rockie Fresh "Sofa King Cole [Redux]" Official Video

    Fresh off last week’s performance at The Goods : Music Dealers Showcase in Chicago - Rockie Fresh releases a new video for his track “Sofa King Cole.”  This version is a bit different than the version on his mixtape, but he still doesn’t disappoint.  Check it out!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Isaac's Aircraft Indie Rock Finalist - Vote!

    Music Dealers artist Isaac’s Aircraft needs your help pushing them through for The Peoples Music Awards. Click here to vote! Rob – Los Angeles Office 

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Mr Robotic Releases EP - Boy In The Band: A Love Story

      Good Afternoon, Today, Chicago native Mr. Robotic released his highly anticipated independent EP Boy In The Band: A Love Story featuring hits heard on MTV, ABC Family, E!, ESPN, The CW and more. Mr. Robotic has achieved a level of exposure that is rare for an independent artist. His songs have been heard by over 50 million people through television shows, movies, youtube, blogs and downloads. He has received rave reviews from some of the industry’s most respected outlets including The Source and Complex, Stupiddope.com and Top Parisian magazine Da Vibe.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: The Wellington Papers @ The Music Hall Of Williamsburg

      Greetings all, I hope you guys are off to a wonderful morning. Its beginning to feel and look a lot like spring, so keeping with the freshness, I have a video of a talented and always entertaining band The Wellington Papers performing at The Music Hall of Williamsburg. ENJOY!! :: Click Here To Check Out The Wellington Papers’ Music Dealers Profile!! ::

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Mr. Robotic Announces And Previews New Single

    Mr Robotic Good afternoon world! I’m here with my Music Dealers artist Mr Robotic who is announcing his latest single. Check out the video to be some of the first people in the world to feel this hotness. :: Click Here To Check Out Mr Robotic ’s Music Dealers Profile!! ::

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Business Students Try To Save The Music Industry

      The music industry stands at the crossroads of collapse and opportunity.    Problems like near-catastrophic revenue losses from free downloads and plummeting CD sales, as well as piracy battles, are roughly matched by the promise of new business models, exciting technology and near-universal access. In pursuit of answers, one course offering sees some very different heads put together. Part lecture series, part design competition, The Treble Cliff: The Remonetization of Music and other Promiscuously Transportable Media Objects sticks management, law, information studies, computer science and music students in a room and gets them to develop and study projects and policies that address the conflicts and opportunities of digital music and media.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Goot "Pretty Eyes" Video

    Hey world. Alex Goot finished the new video for his song “Pretty Eyes” and in the first four days of being posted it has over 1.1 million views.  Check it out - the song and video are awesome. ..:: Click here to check out Goot on Music Dealers Dot Com ::..

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: The Sounds Contest: "Better Off Dead"

      The Sounds are poised to release their newest album, Something To Die For, this coming March. In a matter of weeks, The Sounds will be releasing the album’s first single, “Better Off Dead.” We want to invite our Music Dealers artist community to become intimately involved with the single by recording their own version of the song. The band will pick their favorite rendition of “Better Off Dead” and will feature it as the b-side of the 7” single to be released worldwide.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Mr.Robotic Conquers the Music and Business

    Everyone’s favorite robot, AKA Mr Robotic has a great full page write up in N’Digo Magazine (Click the image for a full size view.) He talks about his music as well as the many placements he has received while pursuing licensing. If you’re an artist in this game, I definitely recommend giving this a read. Clients- do the same and see why this is an artist you NEED your brand associated to!

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - a&r - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

    Well that’s all folks! I want to say thanks and give a big s/o to Alex and Rocko as well as their manager Matt for allowing me to feature them. Be on the look out for these dude in 2k 11, they are gonna be making some major noise on the music front. As a parting gift here is the video for a&r’s killer song “All the Pretty Girls” check it out: Until next time my friends….dueces.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - a&r - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

      1. Where does the story of what is now “a&r” begin? How far back do you guys go? Rocko-The band actually kinda was a fluke. Our drummer from the band we were in a few years back, “Welcome to Cambridge” (Chris Solano who is currently with “The Crown & Two Chairmen”) was away on a photo shoot in Europe and the band was on a break. Alex emailed me one day and told me that he had been experimenting within the pop genre and had produced a beat or two.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - a&r - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Happy Hump day folks, we are halfway home, it will be Friday before you know it. To get you all through this mid point of the week I wanted to post a short documentary on a&r. It’s just a little something that will help you all get to know Alex & Rocko(“a” & “r”..get it?) better, check it out:  BUT WAIT THERE’S MORE!!!   Thats’s right in addition to the documentary, the guys put together a short list of videos that they love.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - a&r - Day 2 of 5 (video)

    Hello eveyone, hoping this Tuesday finds you all in good spirits. For the todays artist spotlight feature on a&r I wanted to give you all a sense of what it is like to see these guys do their thing live. Check this quick video from their performance at the Beck’s Export 2010. :::Click here to check out a&r’s Music Dealers artist profile:::

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Rob Roy - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

      I appreciate you guys tuning in! I had a lot of fun this week with the very talented Rob Roy as my Spotlight artist. For those who do not know, you will for sure be hearing more from this up and coming artist in the near future.   Have a wonderful day and turn in next week for another one of our Music Dealers Artist Spotlights!   William    ::Click here to check out Rob Roy’s Music Dealers Profile!

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - a&r - Day 1 of 5 (intro)

    Happy Monday to all!!! Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend, well old man Winter has officially arrived here in Chicago (high today is a “delightfully frigid” 22 degrees) so to combat these windchills and the wretched ice and slush. I have brought to you a band that is definitely bringing some heat. My spotlight this week is a&r, a electronic based duo coming straight out of Brooklyn. Stay tuned this week for a great interview, some really hot music, and some awesome live performance footage sure to have you thinking of warm times and great parties.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Rob Roy - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

      Where are you from? I’m originally from Jacksonville, Florida. Also known as Duval, in reference to the county. Or as my producer Luke and I have coined it, Little Egypt.  How old were you when you decided to pursue a career in music? I was in a band at 19, but I didn’t start viewing music as a serious career choice until 24. How do you balance your career with other obligations- friends, family, love?

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Rob Roy - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    For today I asked Rob if he would give me a list of his favorite albums of all time, so I present to you: The Best Albums That Ever Existed, Ever. 10.) Johnny Cash - Live At Folsom Prison 9.) Jodeci - Diary Of A Mad Band 8.) Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life 7.) Surge Gainsbourg - Histore de Melody Nelson 6.) OutKast - Aquemini 5.)

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Rob Roy - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

      Rob Roy - Fur In My Cap Rob Roy - Carmencita Rob Roy - Power (Mixtape track) Music Dealers Out N’ About: Rob Roy Private Show :: Click here to check out Ron Roy’s Music Dealers Profile ::

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Rob Roy - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Greetings guys! To all our American readers, hope you had a happy Thanksgiving and that you were able to get out of that turkey coma. I have one of my favorite artists in the catalog for my Spotlight Artist this time around, you may very well have heard of him if not his work. Fur In My Cap? Indeed, yes indeed. The one, the only, Rob Roy! Be sure to check in daily, we have some really great things from him so a big thank you to him and his team.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: YP - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

    I hope you all had a great weekend!  I wanted to thank YP and his manager Eugene for a week of great music and info.  I hope y’all keep your eye out for his new mixtape No Sleep dropping soon - it’s going to be great.  Until next time, take care! -Rob

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: YP - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    How long have you been doing music for? I’ve been doing music for 3 years now What was the first record you bought? The first record I bought was Bone Thugs n Harmony. I had tapes before that but that was the first one I felt I had to purchase myself. I was in the 3rd grade. Who are your influences? My family and the environment I was raised in. Explain your sound in 3 words.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: YP - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Below is the intro for YP’s new mixtape entitled No Sleep.   The mixtape features all new material from YP, as well as special guests. The project is arranged and mixed by RubyHornet’s DJ RTC.  Be sure to look for his mixtape droppin’ the first week of December.    

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: YP - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

      YP “Crazy Game”   YP feat. Mikkey Halsted “Words of Wisdom”  

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: YP - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    What up world?  Getting cold here in Chicago - snow should be here shortly.  There is a short week this week - no work Thursday and Friday - so Thursday I will be posting from home watching football and getting ready to eat a huge Thanksgiving meal.  This week I am bringing you a rap artist from the windy city, YP.  If you dont know about him - get familiar.      ..:: Click here to check out YP on Music Dealers Dot Com ::..

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Marla - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

    That’s all folks!!! I want to say thank you to you all for checking in this week. I would also like to send a special big-up to Marla for allowing me to feature her this week, if you have the chance to catch one of her live shows, do yourself a favor and go check her out. Be sure to stay in tuned to all things Marla by checking out her various social media sites: http://www.myspace.com/thisismarla http://www.thisismarla.extendr.com http://www.twitter.com/thisismarla http://www.youtube.com/thisismarlamusic Until next time, Cheers!!

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Marla - Day 4 of 5 (interview)

    I. Let’s start at the beginning, as a child were you the kid singing into her hairbrush in the mirror? What was your favorite song to sing? Yes very  much. I have to say I did spend quite a lot of time dancing around to “I should be so lucky” by Kylie Minogue with a hairbrush (or a water bottle- that works too). II. At what point did you know that being a singer is what you wanted to do?

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Marla - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Happy Hump Day! Half way to the weekend and the days have been flying by. For today’s wildcard, we travel with Marla as she goes on a little trip to copenhagen to do some recording. To all my Danish peeps, Goddag! Check it out: :::Click here to check out Marla’s Music Dealers’ artist profile:::

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Marla - Day 2 of 5 (video)

    Hey everyone, hopefully your day is going smoothly and you are all being productive. Today I wanted to bring you some cool vids from Marla that she was gracious enought to share with us. First up is a vid of Marla doing an acoustic cover of Chris Isaak’s 1989 hit “Wicked Game” Next up is a behind the scenes look at the making of Marla’s video for her hit song

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Marla - Day 1 of 5 (intro)

    Greetings everyone, the time has come for me bring to your attention another one of Music Dealers awesome artist. This time we are traveling across the pond to the UK to meet Marla, a pop singer with a unique voice and unforgettable songs. Be sure to check back all this week for some videos, interview, and of course some great tunes!!!   :::Click here to check out Marla’s Music Dealers

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Gidgets Ga Ga - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

      A special thanks to Gidgets Ga Ga for their participation in our system, as well as the efforts put forth with our Spotlight Artist! Support local artists, and be sure to check out the previous posts on days 1-4. Have a wonderful and safe weekend, William A. Jara :: Click Here To Check Out Gidgets Ga Ga’s Music Dealers Profile! ::    

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Gidgets Ga Ga - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

      How would you describe the type of music you and your band creates? Our music can be described as melodic power pop, but that would be selling the band short, as we really work hard at honing our craft by writing timeless songs. We find that great songs in every genre have influenced us, from country to blues to classical to punk. Those genres creep into our music and our musicianship in subtle ways.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Gidgets Ga Ga - Day 3 of 5 (Wild Card)

    Gidgets Ga Ga Greetings to everyone tuning in! I hope everyone is doing great, and if you aren’t- you soon will be! Our friends Gidgets Ga Ga have been so gracious as to allow a free download of one of their songs “Good Enough”. As you know, we are all about furthering independent artists we work with, so even though we are giving away a free download, please check out the iTunes store and SUPPORT LOCAL MUSIC!!!

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Gidgets Ga Ga - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

      A very, very cool fan video! Check it out! And another fan video, this one of “Enminem”= a skateboarder. :: Click Here To Check Out Gidgets Ga Ga’s Music Dealers Profile! ::

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Gidgets Ga Ga - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Greetings guys, I’m here with my Spotlight Artist Gidgets Ga Ga. Mick was gracious enough to bless our office with his presence and even stuck around to play us a few songs! Be sure to check back in tomorrow where I’ll be posting that up as well as Wednesday where I’ll be giving you guys a free track. ::Click Here To Check Out Gidgets Ga Ga’s Music Dealers Profile!!::

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Red Light Sky - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

    Alright everybody - thank you for checking out my Music Dealers Artist Spotlight this week.  The week flew by - can believe it’s already Friday.  Be sure to grab Red Light Sky’s album November 30th everywhere online music is sold.   Until next time. Click here to check out Red Light Sky’s Music Dealers Profile.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Red Light Sky - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    :::Basic Music Questions::: How long have you been doing music for? Individually we have all been playing for years, but collectively…as red light sky..about a year now. What was the first record you bought? marc - blink182 - dude ranch matt - mc hammer - hammer time jussi - iron maiden - the real dead one derik - NIN - pretty hate machine steve - bad religion - recipe for hate Who are your influences?

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Mat Devine in Spiderman on Broadway

    Music Dealers artist Kill Hannah will be seeing their frontman, Mat Devine, starring in a new supporting role in Spiderman on Broadway! Mat will be playing the part of Spiderman sidekick Grim Hunter. The musical, which was penned by U2’s Bono and Edge, is set to begin December 21st in New York City. All you Kill Hannah and Music Dealers fans go out and see Mat in his new role! Click here to check out Kill Hannah’s Music Dealers Profile!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Red Light Sky - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Los Angeles group Red Light Sky are gearing up for the release of their debut EP, which will be available at all digital outlets November 30. The band recently posted a new track from the album, “The Summer Ends,” on their Facebook page, which features Nick Thompson and Omar Zehery of Hit The Lights. The record is self-titled, and was produced by by Max Coane (Jack’s Mannequin, The Rocket Summer, Hit The Lights).

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Red Light Sky - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

      Red Light Sky @ Midcity Sound   Red Light Sky “A Fair Fight”   Red Light Sky Live @ Roxy/The Summer Ends   Click here to check out Red Light Sky’s Music Dealers Profile.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Erika Fatale - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

    I just want to say thank you to Erika Fatale along w/her manager James for allowing me to feature Erika for this week’s artist spotlight. If you have the opportunityt to catch Erika live I would highly recommend you checking her show out, with a voice like hers, Erika is definitely on right path to stardom!! Until next time….  

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Erika Fatale - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

      1. Let’s start at the beginning, at what age did you start singing? *Apparently I was humming and singing before I was even talking so singing has been something that has been a part of me since the beginning. I started singing and performing probably since the age of 4 when my cousins and I would put on shows at family get-togethers performing Madonna and Michael Jackson songs and even recording and performing our own songs.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Red Light Sky - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    What up everybody?  This week I am Spotlighting one of my newer artists to become a member of the Music Dealers Community.  Hailing from Los Angeles, this pop-punk band focuses on epic soaring melodies, countless catchy hooks, and earth-shaking breakdowns.  I bring you RED LIGHT SKY! Check back all week for info, interviews, videos, & more.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Marla at The Hotel Cafe

    If you are in Los Angeles tonight be sure to stop by The Hotel Cafe to check out Marla perform.  Click here to check out her Music Dealers profile.  You can also see some of her performance in our CMJ Artist Showcase Recap video.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Erika Fatale - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    For today’s Wildcard Erika has given you all a great gift!!! Below you will find a video medley of Erika’s awesome music!!! Check it out, you defintely will not be disapppointed. Erika has one of the most powerful voices i have heard in quite some time. As an added bonus you can download the demo medley as an mp3 so can listen to it at any time!!! Click below!!

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Erika Fatale - Day 2 of 5 (video)

    Happy Tuesday everyone! For today I wanted to bring you all some footage of Erika Fatale as she rehearses for an upcoming show she has in L.A. Check it out: :::Click here to check out Erika’s Music Dealers artist profile:::

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Erika Fatale - Day 1 of 5 (intro)

      Greeting world! Another busy week here at Music Dealers and another great edition of our Artist Spotlight series. This week I would like to introduce you all to Erika Fatale, an incomparable singer whose powerful voice is sure to get you hooked on her music from the first listen. Stay tuned this week for videos, interview and of couse some awseome music! :::Click here to check out Erika’s Music

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - The Heroes Lie - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

      Greetings guys, we appreciate you tuning in and checking out our artist, The Heroes Lie . Remember that yesterday was a free download, so be sure to download that one! We have some great work on their profile so check that one out as well. Feel free to add them on MySpace and FaceBook, and you can purchase their music from iTunes as well. The Heroes Lie on the iTunes Store The Heroes Lie on MySpace The Heroes Lie on FaceBook  :: Click Here To Check Out The Heroes Lie ’s Music Dealers Profile!

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: The Heroes Lie - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

      What was the most ridiculous place you ever performed? Summerfest… It was rediculously awesome! We opened for Nonpoint, it was like our 2nd show as a band. What would you say is your favorite alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverage? MGD… We like to represent Milwaukee If you could be on any game show, US or international, which show would it be? Price is Right…. But, only with Bob Barker… I wanna try singing into that weird lookin’ microphone.  Comparing your life to any television show/movie past or present, what show would it be and why?

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: The Heroes Lie - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Greetings guys! I have a gift from our friends The Heroes Lie, who were so generous as to allow a free download here on our blog! Download it and put it on your iPod IMMEDIATELY! Shoot- put it on your friends iPod’s too while you’re at it! ;D Enjoy guys, and have a wonderful day.  William   :: Click Here To Check Out The Heroes Lie’s Music Dealers Profile! ::

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: The Heroes Lie - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

      Greetings guys! Our wonderful friends The Heroes Lie sent us some WONDERFUL footage! Check out that quality- and of course the quality tunes. It really helps get the full feel and energy of the band!       ::  Click Here To Check Out The Heroes Lie ’s Music Dealers Profile! ::

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: The Heroes Lie - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

      Greetings guys, I hope everyone is having a good monday. We’re busy beyond belief here at Music Dealers but- thats just the way we like it! The band I’m bringing you today is a personal favorite of mine named The Heroes Lie. With their pristine production, great song writing and undeniable energy I’m sure you’ll find out why they are my Spotlight Artist. Thank you for tuning in, and be sure to check in all this week for more from The Heroes Lie.  William      :: Click Here To Check Out The Heroes Lie ’s Music Dealers Profile!!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Two of Cups - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-up)

    Friday is here and I must say - this week flew by!  It was a very, very busy week here at Music Dealers!  I hope you all had a great week and found a new artist to listen to and check for.  I want to thank Denver and Leta for making this all possible and making the week happen so smoothly.  Until next time - take care everybodyyyy!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Two of Cups - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    How long have you been doing music for? Leta - Ive been writing songs since I was 5 years old. The first song I wrote was about looking for a friend in a huge world. I’ve Played piano since I was 5. I have always known that I wanted to write songs. Music is my highest form of expression and happiness…besides my kids. Denver - one of my first songs that i ever wrote was also about looking for a friend!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Two of Cups - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Click the image above to check out Two of Cups Music Dealers profile - vote for the song you like the best! <div><a href=“http://www.micropoll.com/a/mpview/1011675-284599" mce_href=“http://www.micropoll.com/a/mpview/1011675-284599">Click Here for Poll</a><a href=“http://www.questionpro.com" mce_href=“http://www.questionpro.com" title=“online survey”>Online Survey</a><BR><a href=“http://www.surveyanalytics.com/conjoint" mce_href=“http://www.surveyanalytics.com/conjoint" title=“Conjoint Analysis”>Conjoint Analysis</a><BR> | <a href=“http://www.micropoll.com" mce_href=“http://www.micropoll.com" title=“Polls”>Polls</a><BR> | <a href=“http://www.contactpro.com" mce_href=“http://www.contactpro.com" title=“email marketing”>Email Marketing</a><BR><BR> | <a href=“http://www.ideascale.com/feedback-tab.html" mce_href=“http://www.ideascale.com/feedback-tab.html" title=“Feedback Tab”>Feedback Tab</a><BR><a href=“http://www.micropoll.com/a/MicroPoll?mode=html&id=284599" mce_href=“http://www.micropoll.com/a/MicroPoll?mode=html&id=284599">View MicroPoll</A></div>

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Two of Cups - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Two of Cups have had some success in placing music in some big TV shows.  Check out their placement of their song “Breathe” in the show Ugly Betty. ..::Click here for Two of Cups Music Dealers Profile::..

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Natalie Oliveri - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

      Well that’s all folks! Sure hope you enjoyed my artist spotlight of Natalie Oliveri. I would like to thank Natalie for allowing me to feature her this week. If you would like to purchase Natalie’s album “Eclectic Soul” be sure to visit her site and grab a copy. Support great indie talent! Until next time…. :::Click here to visit Natalie’s Music Dealers artist profile:::

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Two of Cups - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Happy Monday everybody.  I hope you all had a great weekend - the Bears win yesterday made my weekend THAT much better!  Anyways, this week is the best week of the month - get to bring you my Music Dealers Artist Spotlight.  This week I chose a California-based indie pop group called Two of Cups.  Their song “Happily Ever After” was an instant favorite of mine which is why I put it in the Intro video below.  Check back all week for more info on Two of Cups.

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    Toine's Music Dealers' Artist Spotlight - Natalie Oliveri - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    1. Seeing as how you are from Chicago, there is one question that I have to ask right off that will tell me a lot about you……..CUBS OR SOX? Lol, that’s hard to answer. I’m all about Chicago so I always root for both teams! This is the greatest city in the world, right? 2.Tell me about your musical up-bringing, seeing as how your sound is so diverse I’m curious as to the types of music and the artist that you listened to growing up.

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    Toine's Music Dealers' Artist Spotlight - Natalie Oliveri - Day 2 of 5 (Video)

    Hello and happy Tuesday people! One day closer to the weekend and another day of awesome music from my artist spotlight on Natalie Oliveri. Today I wanted to bring you all a few of Natalie’s music videos and live performances. If you ever have the opportunity to catch her performing make it a point to go check out her show. You won’t be disappointed! First up, Natalie’s video for “Never

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    Toine's Music Dealers' Artist Spotlight - Natalie Oliveri - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Hello everyone, happy Monday to you all! Another week is upon us and another edition of my Artist Spotlight. This week I wanted to introduce you all to an incredibly talented singer/songwriter from right here in Chicago. Her name is Natalie Oliveri and she is a someone you should definitely get to know. She has a sound that ranges from, Jazz, Latin, R&B, Hip Hop, and “Motown” soul. This is gonna be a great week full of videos, performances, and much more!

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Bilss - Day 4 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Greetings guys, here again with the wonderful Bliss! Be sure to check out her Music Dealers profile as well! What was the most ridiculous place you ever performed? In a big  Church… Not necessarily ridiculous but slightly odd considering I have the severe potty mouth of a sailor. Massive expletive censorship required What would you say is your favorite alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverage? Coffee & Tons of it!!!! If you could be on any game show, US or international, which show would it be?

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Bilss - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

      Greetings Guys! We’re all grinding along here through another busy Music Dealers week! One of the main things that keeps me sane during these hectic days is keeping something interesting playing through my headphones. Don’t get me wrong, I love pop music and how well thought the songs are. But there is something I can’t describe about blasting something through my headphones that sounds like nothing I’ve heard. You know, that warm rush of endorphins that come over you when you close your eyes and let it flow through your soul.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Bilss - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Greetings guys, I hope everyone is doing well. I’m doing pretty well myself, just a normal Tuesday here at Music Dealers. I’m here again with my wonderful, talented Spotlight Artist; Bliss. Bliss - Fix And here is a song from another one of her projects “She Hate Me” (MySpace.com/SheStillHateMe. She Hate Me - Dr. Phil Enjoy!   :: Click Here To Check Out Bliss’s Music Dealers Profile! ::

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Bliss - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

        Greetings all! I hope you had a safe and fun weekend, I know I did- well at least the latter of the two! Today I’m bringing you guys an artist who has been involved in our services for some time now, her music is very a interesting blend of neo-soul with a jazzy influence, experimental hiphop and electronica. I definitely recommend you check out her profile and the music she has available.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: New Album from Chris Michols Band

    Happy Monday everyone! Just wanted to let you know that one of our great artist has just released an awesome album. The Chris Michols Band’s new album “Scar Trek” is 11 tracks of aewsome tunes. Be sure to check it out on both iTunes and Amazon!! :::Click here to check out Chris Michols artist profile:::  

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: brandUn DeShay - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

    Friday is the last day of my Artist Spotlight.  I wanted to thank brandUn DeShay for taking part in everything this week and making everything run smoothly.  Like every week, I hope you found out about a great new artist to fill your itunes with.  If you missed the post where you can download all 5 of his mixtapes - click here.  Until next time - stay well!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: brandUn DeShay - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    :::Basic Music Questions::: How long have you been doing music for? I been producing since senior year high school and rappin the year after that. I actually didn’t even like music as an activity til that waaaaay late in high school. What was the first record you bought? N.E.R.D’s In Search Of. It’s still my favorite album of all time. Who are your influences? I really love life and all the random shxt that happens in it.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: White Arrows top #4 on Hype Machine

    Music Dealers artist White Arrows (click here to check out their MD profile) is currently #4 on the Hype Machine popularity charts.  Click here to vote for them and help them to #1.    

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Michael Pane Selected For Inclusion in Tommy Lee's Methods of Mayhem Album

    Milwaukee native Michael Pane has been hard at work this year with Tommy Lee and Methods of Mayhem on the recording of “A Public Disservice Announcement.” Michael’s work on two song titles from the album were selected from over 10,000 submissions around the globe via thepublicrecord.com. With help from guest spots with artists like Chino Moreno (Deftones), Deryck Whibley (Sum 41), and Chad Kroeger (Nickelback), A Public Disservice Announcement was solidified.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: brandUn DeShay - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Happy Wednesday.  Today is my wildcard day.  I can do anything so I figured why not give y’all some free music to fill up your itunes with.  Click on the albums below to download brandUn DeShay’s mixtapes.  I have been bumping Volume: Three! To Get Ready - The Mixtape for a minute now.  I strongly recommend checking that out.  You can really notice his progress in both rapping and beat making throughout his mixtapes.            Click here to check out brandUn DeShays Music Dealers Profile!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: brandUn DeShay - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Back again with some videos.  Check out brandUn’s video for his song “Why You Gotta Zodiac Like That.”  The second video is a performance he did with Dom Kennedy here in Chicago this past June.  The last video is a remix video he did of Lupe Fiasco’s single “I’m Beamin.”   Why You Gotta Zodiac Like That (Official Video)     brandUn DeShay Chicago Show 6⁄14     brandUn DeShay

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: brandUn DeShay - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    What up world?  This week I am bringing you some fresh young talent from right here in Chicago, brandUn DeShay.  BrandUn is a very talents producer and rapper that has worked with Dom Kennedy, Charles Hamilton, Tanya Morgan, TiRon, Rockie Fresh, and more.  Check back all week for more on brandUn DeShay. Click here to check out his Music Dealers Profile!

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Lovers and Poets (Day 5 of 5) Wrap-Up

    Well kiddies that’s all she wrote!!! I want to thank Shannon and Ben for allowing me to feature them and a special thank you to Donut for her part in the intro video!!! Please supprt some really great music and get yourself a copy of Lovers & Poets self titled album, trust me you won’t be disappointed. Until next time…..

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Lovers and Poets (Day 4 of 5) Interview

      Let’s start at the beginning. At what age did you know that being an artist is what you wanted to be? I was in college majoring in music at the University of Colorado in trombone performance. Then by a fluke, I happen to enroll in a songwriting class taught by Pat Leonard. He’s the guy who wrote “La Isla Bonita” and “Live to Tell” and “Cherish” with Madonna. I think that was the only time CU ever offered a course like that..Shortly after I got my degree I started working at the Fox Theatre in Boulder.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Lovers and Poets (Day 3 of 5) Wildcard

    Greetings everyone! For the wildcard segment this week I have something special for you all. You can get a free download of Lovers & Poets great song “Life is Strange” just for posting a message on your FB or Twitter. Simply click this link and follow the directions to receive your free download. Now how great is that? an awesome song for just a few keystrokes, don’t cheat yourself treat

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Lovers and Poets (Day 2 of 5) Video

    Hello everyone, here are a couple of great tunes from Lovers & Poets. I love their music and I’m sure after giving these a listen I am positive you will to:   “Only Bitterness Remains”:     “Run”     “Another Lonely Day Without You”     :::Click here to check out Lovers and Poets Music Dealers artist profile:::

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: Ask The Panelists Questions

    Music Dealers would love to give our artists the chance to utilize the knowledgeable panelists at this week’s Billboard and Adweek Music & Advertising Conference, even if you cannot attend.  As comments to this post, please write some questions you would love to ask the panelists at this years Music & Advertising Conference.  Click here for a list of speakers on the panels. We will get your questions answered on the panels and post them on the blog as videos or get the supervisors to write out some of the answers and post them up for you to read.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Lovers and Poets - Day 1 of 5 (intro)

    Hello everyone! The time has come once again for me to bring you another great Music Dealers Artist Spotlight. This week I wanted to bring to you Shannon Hurley and Ben Eisen, collectively known and Lovers and Poets. This duo has crafted some great tunes that are sure to sooth the hunger for great music in all that hear their music. Stay tuned this week for a great interview, performances, and of course some awesome music!

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: HiFi and The Roadburners - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

    HiFi and The Roadburners   Thank you guys for tuning in! I hope you all had a great time listening to one of my personal favorite bands in our catalog, and hopefully you guys were able to find a band that you really like as well. HiFi and The Roadburners will be performing at Betty’s Blue Star Lounge Saturday, September 18th at 9 pm. Doors close at 5am and the Bama Lamas will also be performing.

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    William Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: HiFi and The Roadburners - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    Greetings guys! I had a chance to meet up with one of my favorite groups in the catalog: HiFi And The Roadburners. I had a few questions I wanted to ask and Erik was kind and humble enough to spare a few minutes of his time- and a refreshing Bud Light!   :: Click Here To Check Out HiFi and The Roadburners’ Music Dealers Profile! ::

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Hi-Fi and The Roadburners - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

      Greetings guys, back again with my Spotlight artist Hi Fi and The Roadburners. As I’ve said, they have been with us from the very, very beginning and helped us lock in one of our first major placements as Music Dealers. The placement was with McDonalds and it was a national TV ad. If you can’t recognize the video, I’m sure you’ll be able to recognize the ultra catchy saxophone riff.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: HiFi and The Roadburners - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

        Greetings guys! I hope you have had a great weekend and a fun and safe Labor Day. Today I’m shining the spotlight on a band that are legends on Chicago’s music scene. They have been around for many years and have been involved with Music Dealers since the very beginning. That band is HiFi And The Roadburners. Known for their extraordinary live performances and infectious music their energy is something that has been known to catch our clients ears- and I’m sure it will catch yours!

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Hi Fi And The Roadburners - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

        Greetings guys and thanks for tuning in today! I’m bringing you some videos that were sent to us by Hi-Fi And The Roadburners, hope you are able to get a good idea of who this band is and what makes them so awesome! “Fear City” “What The Hell?” “Get Up And Go” :: Click Here To Check Out Hi-Fi And The Roadburners’ Music Dealers Profile ::  

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Tiff Jimber - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

    Although Friday is the best weekday, it also means that my Music Dealers Artist Spotlight ends.  I would like to thank Tiff Jimber for making this week too easy on me.  She literally planned the whole week for me.  I hope you all enjoyed the week of videos, performances, and a great interview that let you get to know Tiff much better.  Until next time, take care and have a great weekend!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Dot Dot Dot - Around the World (and Back) - Official Video

    I came across Dot Dot Dot’s official video for “Around the World (and Back).”  Check it out - it turned out great!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Tiff Jimber - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    How long have you been doing music for? I’ve been playing piano since I was 6 and songwriting since I could speak. I’ve been making money from music now for 7 years. Describe your sound in 3 words. Makes ewoks dance Who are your influences? Sara Bareilles- she’s great John Mayer…..I’ll have sex with him some day….it’s a goal of mine. Lady Gaga Nina Simone Ben Folds What was the first record you bought?

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Tiff Jimber - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Hey everybody.  For the wildcard day Tiff actually gave me a video showing her process when she goes on tour as well as a free song for you all to download.  Check out the video below.  To listen to Tiff’s song “People Always Go” click here & to download it click save as.  Click here to check out Tiff Jimber on Music Dealers Dot Com

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Tiff Jimber - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Here are some video’s sent to me from Tiff Jimber.  Check them out.   Tiff Jimber - Blind Love Short   Tiff Jimber - Live Performance Mix  

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: AudioDax - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

    Well that’s all for this week people. I would like to say thank to K-Flo and Temble for allowing me to feature them this week. I definitely recommend visiting AudioDax’s webstie and downloading a copy of their mixtape ‘The Annexation”. It’s a great listen from start to finish. Keep an eye (and ear) out for these dudes and check them out live when/if they ever come to your city.  

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Tiff Jimber - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Hello world.  I hope you all had a great weekend.  Monday is upon us and it is my week to bring you all a great artist from the Music Dealers community.  This week I chose a pop artist from California, Tiff Jimber.  She has a lot of experience in the licensing business with music on the promo for the blockbuster hit “The Blind Side” and “Love Happens.”  Her music is very refreshing, catchy, and license-friendly.  Check back all week for some great videos and an interview that made me laugh a few times.  Check out the video below sent to me from Tiff about her recording process in the studio.  Hope to see you back tomorrow!

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: AudioDax - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

      :::Click here to check out AudioDax’s Music Dealers artist profile:::

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: AudioDax - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    For our wildcard day we are giving you special treat. Recently AudioDax released the official mixtape “The Annexation” which is hosted by DJ Benzi and Solly. This is definitely something you need in your car, house, iPod, iPhone, iPad, aye carumba!! Here is a video that K-Flo and Temble put together announcing the release of “The Annexation”:   The Annexation Release Video - AudioDax from AudioDax on Vimeo. Click here

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: Free Billboard White Paper

    Join Billboard, Adweek, & Music Dealers for The Music & Advertising Conference, Sept 15-16 at the Westin in Chicago. Join artists Zac Brown and Kid Sister along with top Brands and Agencies responsible for today’s most successful advertising campaigns. We strive for ways to provide you with useful information for personal and professional development in this area, and so we are offering a FREE White Paper entitled “What Makes a Sponsorship Great.“ Billboard took a look at three standout music and branding campaigns to see what factors made them unique, though-provoking and successful including the Kia Soul Collective campaign, the KC Masterpiece campaign with Keith Urban and the campaign by Zac Brown Band and Ram Trucks.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: AudioDax - Day 2 of 5 (Video)

    Check out these tracks from the mixtape “The Annexation” by AudioDax:   :::Click here to check out AudioDax’s Music Dealers’ artist profile:::

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: AudioDax - Day 1 of 5 (intro)

    Hello world and Happy Monday!!! Once again it’s that time for me to bring you another awesome Music Dealers Artist Spotlight. For this week I wanted to spotlight one of the most a hip hop duo that has one of the most refreshing sounds I have come across in some time. AudioDax is the product of two college students (Thomas a/k/a Temble and Matt a/k/a Krypton Flow) who both had a love for good music.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: U-N-I Performance on Fuel TV's "The Daily Habit"

    In case you missed it, Music Dealers artist U-N-I dropped by the FuelTV studios a couple weeks ago and gave another great performance: “Land of the Kings” “Donkey Kong”: :::Click here to check out U-N-I’s Music Dealers artist profile:::

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    Music Dealers Artist News: New Album & Video from Othello

      Music Dealers artist Othello teams up with Dj Vajra to bring you “The Required Taste”. Check out the a sneak peek at the first single from the album “Active Balanced” feat. Now On and Mayer Hawthorne. You can purchase the album and single at www.humblebeast.com. Support good music!!!! Active Balanced: Sneak Peek, Active Balanced Music Video from Lain Lee 3 on Vimeo. :::Click here to check out Othello’s Music

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Keith Masters - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

    Keith Masters   I’d like to thank the extremely talented and humble Keith Masters for all of his time and effort that went into putting this together. Be sure to download the tracks he has provided us on day 3 and read the insightful interview he gave us on day 4. Keep your eyes peeled for Keith Masters in a city near you! I hope all of you have a great weekend and of course a huge thanks to everyone involved with Music Dealers.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Keith Masters - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    How would you describe your sound? I like to call my style/sound Electromajic. It’s electro, a little club, sometimes indie, maybe a little pop, a bit of 80’s dream-wave, all hip hop. I’m influenced by everything that I listen to, and so naturally it comes across in my music. I never limit myself to a genre or a particular approach when writing - if a track calls for singing, I sing.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Keith Masters - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Greetings again friends! The wonderfully talented jack of all trades we know as Keith Masters was kind and giving enough to hook you guys up with some really dope tracks to download. From straight up rap tracks, to grimey electro dance music, Keith has got you covered with the jams you’ll need to keep the party going. I know you guys will enjoy, thank you for tuning in and I hope you all have a wonderful night.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Keith Masters - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

          Futurecop! - 1988 Girls feat. Keith Masters (video by TNUC) from TNUC on Vimeo. Greetings Guys! Back again with the magnificent Keith Masters, I’m proud to bring you two videos that I think give some great insight into where Keith is coming from. Enjoy the visuals and be sure to check back tomorrow for Keith and Music Dealers’ special treat for you. Have a great day, William :: Click Here To Check Out Keith Masters’ Music Dealers Profile!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Emanuel & The Fear Europe Tour Video

    Emanuel and The Fear shared a new video of us and we wanted to share it with you. It’s a photo collage of pictures taken from their most recent European tour this spring by their brilliant tour manager/photographer, Maik Reichert.  The audio behind it is a 6 member version of them playing Jimme’s Song Live from a set they played in Amsterdam to a filled room at the London Calling Festival.  Check it out below.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Keith Masters - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

      Greetings guys! Back again with a new installation of our Spotlight artists, I decided to do an artist that I’ve heard about from plenty of places. He’s well known in Chicago, he’s got a new single which is number 1 on Hype Machine’s Twitter Chart, and you might know him from his tour in Chicago. Be sure to check On Demand to catch his appearance on Entourage! Thank you guys for tuning in, and tune in this week for our latest Music Dealers Spotlight Artist.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Kim DiVine's Jell-O Jingle & More

    Kim DiVine always seems to be making great moves and she just sent all her fans an email keeping them in the loop with some of her new happenings.  Just In case you missed The Tonight Show last week, Kim had the opportunity to sing Jay Leno a little ditty during an audience segment.  Check out the show here: Tonight Show with Jay Leno.   There is a little feature on Kim regarding the Jell-O jingle in this weekends “USA Weekend” insert going out to 20 million homes.  Check out the Who’s News Feature here: USA Weekend Who’s News Feature.  Also, check out her Jell-O jingle below.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Oh, Be Clever - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

    Well everybody - Friday is upon us.  This means my Music Dealers Spotlight Artist for this week is over with.  I hope you all got a chance to check out Oh, Be Clever and ever picked up their EP if you like what you heard.  Again the link to their Music Dealers profile is here.  Their interview had me laughing (“You like popsicles?” & “Gay Fish!”) – if you haven’t checked it out - please do.  I want to thank Cory and Brittney for participating and making this week run smooth.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Oh, Be Clever - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    How long have you been doing music for? Brittney: Ever since I could breathe, I’ve been singing. Funny story, actually, when I was about 2 years old, my dad thought I would be tone deaf. Cory: I’ve only been playing guitar and writing music since I was 14! I have no idea what I was doing before then. Describe your sound in 3 words. Passionate. Relatable. Loud. Who are your influences?

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    Music Dealers Artist News: U-N-I on Fuel TV's "The Daily Habit" Aug.12 & 13!

    Be sure to catch Music Dealers’ artist U-N-I as they will be the special musical guest on Fuel TV’s “The Daily Habit” today and tomorrow. “The Daily Habit” airs at 5:30pmest with a replay at 9:00pmest. :::Click here to check out U-N-I’s Music Dealers’ artist profile:::

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    Music Dealers Artist News: David Singer & The Sweet Science

    Greetings to all you beautiful people out there!   Just stopping in to let you know the latest news on one of our bands David Singer & The Sweet Science. Their album, Arrows will be out as of August 17th and their album release show will be on the 19th at Lincoln Hall which is located at 2424 N Lincoln, in Chicago, Illinois and starts at 8 PM. If you like supporting local artists, as well as National Public Radio (NPR)- this would be a win win for you!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Oh, Be Clever - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Be sure to check out Oh, Be Clevers EP available now on iTunes, Amazon, & cdbaby.   Click here to check out Oh, Be Clever on Music Dealers Dot Com!  

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    Music Dealers Artist News: SneakerBox Chock's New Single "Move" Studio Performance

    Music Dealers artist SneakerBox Chock recently released his new single “Move”. In addition he also just released a in-studio performance video of “Move” check it out:     :::Click here to check out SneakerBox Chock’s artist profile:::

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Oh, Be Clever - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Oh, Be Clever - Dance Hall (Acoustic) Live Neon Trees - Animal (Cover) by Oh, Be Clever Paramore - Decode Acoustic Guitar Piano (Cover) by Oh, Be Clever Click here to check out Oh, Be Clever on Music Dealers Dot Com!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Oh, Be Clever - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    What up world?  I hope you are all doing well.  This week I am featuring a pop rock band from Provo, Utah.  They have been described as “Oh, Be Clever = Neon Trees + Vanessa Carlton + Linkin Park” - Miss Modular (Slug Magazine).  They have a great unique sound.  Be sure to tune in all week for videos, interview, and more.  Meet Oh, Be Clever!  

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Afro Omega - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

    Well everyone the time has come to say goodbye, hope everyone enjoys their weekend. I would like to thank Hunter and Elisa of Afro Omega for allowing me to feature them this week. If you’re in or around the Chicagoland area be sure to check out Lollapalooza happening this weekend. Until next time….  

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    Music Dealers Artist News: U-N-I x CURT@!N$ x El Prez Show Tonight!!

    Don’t miss a great show with Music Dealers’ artist U-N-I, CURT@!N$, and El Prez going down at:   BackSide 139 N. San Fernando Blvd. Burbank, CA 91502 818.559.7573 7-11pm

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Afro Omega - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    Afro Omega’s lead singer Elisa took some time to answer a few questions about the forming of Afro Omega, future plans, and gives us an idea of what the music scene is like in Salt Lake City… Normal.dotm 0 0 1 11 66 Music Dealers 1 1 81 12.256 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false   1) Let’s start with the name, what’s the meaning behind the name “Afro Omega”?

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Afro Omega - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    For today’s Wildcard I wanted to make sure that everyone can keep up with the latest happenings with Afro Omega. Below is the link to the bands Facebook and Twitter pages..follow and become a fan, stay in the know with all things Afro Omega!  

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Mr. Robotic - Create Art That Reacts

    As he gears up to release his BOY IN THE BAND - A LOVE STORY in October, Chicago’s Mr. Robotic has a treat in store for his ever extending fan base. Re-launching his Facebook page, he is giving his followers and supporters the opportunity to win customized Visa cards and a Mr. Robotic inspired laptop by supporting him and his endeavors on the social networking site. Choosing to maximize his brand using Facebook, Mr.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Afro Omega - Day 2 of 5 (video)

    Happy Tuesday all, I wanted to share some cool performance videos of Afro Omega, one way to tell a great band is if they sound just as good live as they do on their record. Luckily, Afro Omega does not disappoint, check them out: Here is a Afro Omega promo video: An oldie but goodie, here is a performance of “World Don’t Stop” from 2006: :::Click here to view Afro

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Something To Burn x Super Black Market LIVE!

    Music Dealers artist Something to Burn will be playing at the Roxy in West Hollywood this Thursday 8.5.10.  Opening for STB is another Music Dealers band, Super Black Market.   “Something To Burn is a refreshing dose of something different. They bring the rock, but there is much more to it than that. There are unusual artistic elements and complexities within their music that appeal to both the brain and heart.” -CWG Magazine “Super Black Market’s energetic live show takes this combination of good songwriting and punk attitude a step further, giving the audience that exclusive “insider” feeling.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: John Garrison performing live on WGN TV & Performance in Wrigleyville

    John will be performing on WGN Midday news on August 4th during the 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM news show (CST). WGN is a national news show based in Chicago and aired in most major U.S. markets. For more info, visit http://www.wgntv.com/ Normal.dotm 0 0 1 333 1900 Music Dealers 15 3 2333 12.256 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     UK SINGER / SONGWRITER, JOHN GARRISON TO PERFORM INTIMATE SHOW AT UNCOMMON GROUND IN CHICAGO, AUGUST 4, 2010, 8:00 PM     Chicago, IL – (7.13.2010) –   Former Budapest (Universal Republic Records) singer/songwriter, John Garrison, is set to perform at Uncommon Ground in Wrigleyville on Wednesday August 4th, 2010 at 8:00 PM.  Garrison will be performing songs from his second solo album, Departures, which has gained much critical acclaim in 2010.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Loyal Divide - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

      Thank you guys for tuning in this week, I had a great time listening to the great music and enjoyed the hilarious interview with the band that is Loyal Divide, and I look forward to providing some more tracks for you in the future. Hope you guys all have a great week and safe weekend. William A. Jara   :: Click Here To Check Out Loyal Divide ’s Music Dealers Profile!

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Afro Omega - Day 1 of 5 (intro)

      Hello all, hope everyone had a great weekend! This week I wanted to spotlight a great band coming straigh outta Utah! Afro Omega, lead by lead singer Elisa, this band has been creating some awesome reggae vibes since ‘03. Stay tuned for a great week of videos (one of which will be an actual intro vid), live performances, interviews and more!!   :::Click here to check out Afro Omega’s

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Loyal Divide - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Loyal Divide - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Greetings guys! For today, Loyal Divide was so kind as to hook us up with a free download for all to enjoy.   The song is Flights from their upcoming release Bodice Ripper. Enjoy the wonderful music and be sure to vote for them at MusicDealers.com/vote   William    :: Click Here To Check Out Loyal Divide ’s Music Dealers Profile ::

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Moxie Black - So Much Better

    New wave hip-hop duo Moxie Black strikes again! “So Much Better” is a post-modern juxtaposition between anti-establishmentarianist tendencies and western eco-polity in the frame of global economics…………NHHAT! Call it the summer-jam of 2010, easy to reminisce to, but so much better to make new memories with. One part indie-pop, two parts hip-hop, shake, stir, now drink it up! STREAM: Moxie Black - So Much Better The group is still buzzing from the success of last week’s electro-infused debut, “Risky Bizness,” which landed them a spot on Complex Magazine’s 5 O’Clock Shuffle: “Today’s leaks are all about artists who know no genres… Moxie Black clashes indie electro backdrops with hip-hop and R&B sensibilities.” If you choose to post, please use the mediafire link provided.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Loyal Divide - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

        Loyal Divide - Vision Vision (Directed by BBGUN)    :: Click Here To Check Out Loyal Divide ’s Music Dealers Profile! ::

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Loyal Divide - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

      Greetings to everyone out there reading this blog!   My name is William A. Jara, and I’m here again with a spotlight artist. This week, I chose a group who recently signed up but have for sure caught my attention- as they will catch yours.  Be sure to check in frequently for updates and wednesday for their free download! - William         :: Click Here to check out Loyal Divide ’s Music Dealers Profile!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Big Homie Doe - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

    Alright everyone - it’s Friday! I want to thank Big Homie Doe for being so cooperative throughout this Artist Spotlight process.  I hope you all found a new artist to listen to and follow from my home town, Chicago!  Chicago has TONS of talent and I have a feeling it will begin to put out some artists making big moves very soon.  Be on the lookout!   Until next time…   ..:: Click here to check out Big Homie Doe on Music Dealers Dot Com!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Big Homie Doe - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    How long have you been doing music for? I have been doing music for almost 6yrs now, I played around with it for a while, then got very serious about it a few years back. Who are your influences? Some of my influences are MLK, Bob Marley, Rhonda Byrne, Jay Z and people of that stature, people who are innovative at what they do. What albums you have in rotation right now?

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Big Homie Doe - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    What up everyone?  Today is a free day - free mixtape download from Big Homie Doe entitled “The Chicago Bull.”  The mixtape is hosted by Sean Mac and features YP, Donnis, Mic Terror, Scheme, & much more.  Production on this mixtape includes Chuck Inglish of the Cool Kids, Tha Bartendaz, Hustlesquad & more.  Click the image above to download your copy for free.    

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Mikkey Halsted feat. Twista – "Linen In The Summer"

    Mikkey Halsted recently filmed his new video for “Linens in the Summer” featuring Chicago’s very own Twista produced by Tha Bizness.  Be on the lookout for the video soon and in the meantime check out the behind the scenes video below with Mikkey.  Pics courtesy of Fake Shore Drive. ..:: Click here to check out Mikkey Halsted on Music Dealers Dot Com ::..

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Big Homie Doe - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Rockie Fresh feat. YP & Big Homie Doe - Fly Like This Big Homie D.O.E. feat. Donnis, Mic Terror, YP, and Scheme “Whaddup RMX” LIVE at Lincoln Hall Lungz ft Big Homie DOE - “Laid Back” Big Homie DOE “The Flyest” Produced by Chuck Inglish :: Behind The Scenes

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Deanna Johnston - Day 5 of 5

      Well folks, it’s been real. I would like to thank Deanna Johnston for allowing me to feature her this past week. If you have the chance I would definitely recommend going to see her live if/when she is in or near your city. You won’t be disappointed!!! Until next time….

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Big Homie Doe - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    What up world? Yes, it’s my week again to bring you a great new artist from the Music Dealers catalog.  So many to choose but this week I kept it at home with Chicago’s very own Big Homie Doe.   Check back for a great week of videos, music, interview, & more. –> Click here to visit Big Homie Doe on Music Dealers Dot Com <–

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Deanna Johnston - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

      1)     Being such an incredible talent I have to ask if you come from a musical background? NO, NOT REALLY.  MY MOM TOOK PIANO LESSONS, BUT THAT’S ABOUT IT.  MY FAMILY ARE MORE ATHELTICALLY INCLINED AND LOVE THE OUTDOORS.   2)     When I listen to your music I can’t help but notice a soul/blues vibe. Is that something that has always been in your musical DNA or something that developed once you made the move to Nashville?

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Deanna Johnston - Day 3 of 5 (Wild Card)

      Hello everyone, for today’s wildcard I wanted to share with you a video an audition tape that Deanna made for the television show “Nashville Star” in 2008. Funny thing is, she never sent it in! Another thing to point out is the song she sings is called “Train Wreck”, Music Dealers recently placed “Train Wreck” in an episode of HBO’s hit original series “True Blood”. Enjoy:   :::Click here

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    Music Dealers Artist News: U-N-I x Rajon Rondo x Red Bull

    Music Dealers artist U-N-I just made some music for the new Rajon Rondo x Red Bull 2on2 Revolution commercial.  Check it out below. ..:: Click here to check out U-N-I on Music Dealers Dot Com ::..

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Deanna Johnston - Day 2 of 5 (video)

    Happy Tuesday everyone!! Today I wanted to share with you all some of Deanna’s awesome music videos this first one is for her song “You” From here time on CBS’s “Rock Star: INXS” here is Deanna’s performance of “I’m the Only One” Here Deanna welcomes us to her living room, what a gracious host

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Greenspan - Got Green 2

    Greenspan Releases Highly Anticipated Mixtape “Got Green 2” Taking His Career to the Next Level, Gaining Respect from DJBooth.net & AllHipHop.com Baltimore, MD (Monday, July 12, 2010)- Welcome to Greenspan Day! The day the world goes green! The hip hop artist Greenspan is certainly a stand out individual, only he’s equipped with a mic & a pen. Baltimore based hip hop artist Greenspan, Federal Reserve Music Group, IllVibes-DMV & DJBooth.net are proud to present, also in association with Water-N-Oxygen and Herkules World Promotions, “Got Green 2”.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Deanna Johnston - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Hello everyone, are you all enjoying the summer? For this week’s Artist Spotlight I wanted to introduce you all to one of my new favorite artist, Deanna Johnston. Some of you may recognize her as one of the contestants on the Tv show “Rock Star: INXS where Deanna wowed both the crowd and judges with her power and energetic performances. Stay tuned this week to get to know more about Deanna Johnston and to hear some awesome tunes!!!!

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Fluid Minds - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

        Greetings guys! Though it pains me to say goodbye, our time is has passed. It was fun while it lasted, but the memories will be with me always. A special thanks goes out to Fluid Minds for taking time out of their busy schedule’s to participate in this opportunity, and of course a huge thanks for them being involved with Music Dealers. Have a fun, safe and relaxing weekend.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Fluid Minds - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    Fluid Minds   Interview! If you could control all of the radio stations in america for 2 hours, what would be some of the things on your playlist? Mike DeGuzman: The whole Fluid Minds catalog! I would also reserve some time to perform live on the air with the band. As a business man, I always feel that I should be pushing the product and take advantage of any opportunities I may have.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Jonny Radtke on Fearless Radio Tonight!

      An interview with Music Dealers artist Polar Moon can be heard this evening on Fearless Radio at 6:30pm CST/ 4:30pm PST. The creative solo project is brought to you by Jonny Radtke, former lead guitarist of the Chicago band Kill Hannah, and includes the rhythmic influence of Garret Hammond, former drummer for the bands Prick and Kill Hannah. Aside from Polar Moon, Radtke is the guitarist of ASHES dIVIDE, the side project of A Perfect Circle’s founding member, Billy Howerdel.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Kill Hannah 2010 Tour With Smashing Pumpkins

    Music Dealers artist, Kill Hannah, is currently on an east coast tour with the incredible Smashing Pumpkins. Billy Corgan, the Pumpkins’ notorious front man has said, “Kill Hannah is the future of Chicago Rock.” After the bands most recent LP release, Wake Up the Sleepers, it is clear that Corgan is on to something. These two Chicago rock bands will be playing all throughout July together, so be sure to go and check them out- see tour dates below.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Fluid Minds - Day 3 of 5 (Wild Card)

      Fluid Minds   Greetings Guys, I’m back again with a a huge treat for you!    Fluid Minds, being the kind and generous souls they are have their entire collection of albums available for FREE download on their Band Camp website.   The link I’m providing will give you a picture of each album, and each picture will link you to an online media player with the corresponding music.    Then, right below the media player are the two most cherished words on the internet; FREE DOWNLOAD.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Fluid Minds - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Fluid Minds  Fluid Minds - Get That Heat (Official Music Video) Fluid Minds - Johnny B. Bad (LIVE at the practice space video) Fluid Minds - Gamma Wave (Preview)   :: Click Here To Check Out Fluid Minds’ Music Dealers Profile ::

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Fluid Minds - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Fluid Minds   Greetings guys! I hope you had a fun and safe holiday weekend! I’m here with an amazing and innovative band from our catalog; Fluid Minds. Elements of rock, electronica, reggae, funk and hiphop come together to form a punchy and soulful kind of sound that is specific to Fluid Minds. Be sure to check us out Wednesday when we have their music as free download! Thank you, William A.

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: HMMA Conference Promo Code!

    HMMA Conference discount for Music Dealers Artists and Clients. The promo code for Music Dealers artists is “MD199”. This will discount their conference registration to $199. Regular price is $495, super-early bird is $295, so this is a great deal. Additional modules are extra (celebrity luncheon, mentoring etc.) Click here for more info!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Hip Hop Producer Premavara Interview

    Your name is Premavara, however, your group is also called The Premavara Family. Yes that is correct and that family currently consists of Eagle (emcee), Premavara (myself). I’m the producer, singer, beat maker, engineer, and play live instrumentations. We also have Blackkey aka Flow of Sweden. Two new members are earning their stripes: A.D.D (Audio Devestit, Disorder) and KIDCRAZE aka LOZ. How did you come up with your artistic name? I’m Italian.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Danger Is My Middle Name - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

    Time to wrap up the week for Danger Is My Middle Name.  Thanks to everyone for tuning in and I hope y’all found a new band for your itunes! Have a great weekend!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Danger Is My Middle Name - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    :::Basic Music Questions::: How long have you been doing music for? I’ve been playing music for about 12 years now, but Danger Is My Middle Name has only been playing for about three years. What was the first record you bought? The first record I bought was actually three records at the same time. I remember going to best buy with my mom when I was like 12 and buying Red Hot Chili Peppers- Blood Sugar Sex Magic, Green Day- Dookie, and Weezer- Blue Album.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Danger Is My Middle Name - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Hey Everyone.  Today I am going to post a video of the guys of Danger Is My Middle Name reenacting a scence from one my my favorite movies.  haha!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Danger Is My Middle Name - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Danger Is My Middle Name- Here We Go (Official Video) Give It Up Video Live in Omaha, NE 4.3.10 ..:: Click here to visit Danger Is My Middle Name on Music Dealers Dot Com! ::..

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Parlotones Featured Video of the Week on iTunes!!

    Music Dealers Artist Parlotones are featured video of the week on iTunes for “Push Me To The Floor” - Check it out here!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Greenspan - Got Green 2 Promo - Part 1

    Below is a promo for Greenspan’s next record Got Green 2 releasing July 12 - look out for it!  

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Danger Is My Middle Name - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    What up world? This week I am spotlighting a newer band entering the Music Dealers catalog last week called Danger Is My Middle Name.  They are a pop-punk band from right here in Chicago, Illinois.  Check out their tracks on their Music Dealers artist profile here!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Leaving Richmond - New EP!

    Check out Music Dealers artist Leaving Richmond’s new EP titled “The Secret Traditions of Washington Ave. EP.”  Leaving Richmond is an ambient/instrumental and electronic music project formed in New York, NY in 2007, now residing in Los Angeles. The music encompasses rich ambient soundscapes, emotional melodies and intricate acoustic and electric guitar work. All of the music is underscored by electronic production and grooves. The music is regularly streamed and broadcast worldwide and being used in film and TV projects (The NY Islanders TV show: Islanders Illustrated, Robot Chicken on Adult Swim, SiTV, The Red Cross).

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Hey Champ - Neverest Video Behind The Scenes

    Music Dealers has some behind the scenes of Hey Champ’s new video “Neverest.”  Check it out below!

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Salme Dahlstrom - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    At what age were you bitten by the music bug? Who were some of your favorite artist to listen to growing up? I started playing classical piano at age five, my mom taught me. When I started going to school I joined the music program and started taking lessons. At age 12 I taught myself how to play guitar; I discovered rock music – Kiss, Def Leppard, Whitesnake. I was also into Cher, I thought she was the coolest.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Salme Dahlstrom - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    What up good world?  Today for my wild card Salme gives us an update and some news on what she is currently doing - check it out!

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: HMMA CD Submissions!

    Music Dealers is proud to announce a new partnership with The Hollywood Music in Media Awards. Because of our partnership this year the conference’s Compilation CD, delivered to HMMA’s premiere network of Music Supervisors and Licensors, will be exclusively filled with Music Dealers artists! Don’t miss this opportunity to get your best work right to the world’s most sought after licensing professionals! Submissions are open now on the deal board!  Be sure to submit your best one song that you think has the most licensing appeal!

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Salme Dahlstrom - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Hello world, for the videos today I wanted to post one Salme’s new video “Superstar Car Crash” along with a promo for her album “ The Acid Cowgirl Audio Trade” and a commercial from Suzuki which features Salme’s song “C’Mon Y’all”. “Superstar Car Crash” “The Acid Cowgirl Audio Trade” Promo Suzuki commercial featuring “C’mon Y’All”

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Salme Dahlstrom - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

      Greetings good people, wow feels like it has been forever since our last visit. It ok though, this week Artist Spotlight will more than make up for lost time. Salme Dahlstrom’s 2008 release “The Acid Cowgirl Audio Trade” was hailed as one of the best dance albums of ‘08. The album, which was self written, self produced, and recorded in her New York apartment has received critical acclaim and garnerned much attention scoring a few dozen placements in huge television commercials and TV shows and steadily building an audience for her infectious pop songs that easily merge brains, brawn, femininity and fun.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Another Way To Stay Sane On The Train... Mayne.

    Greetings guys! One of my artists Lullatone wrote me with a very cool APP they created for the iPhone! Its called Dropophone; a step sequencer with pre-loaded Lullatone brand sounds, a metronome and sweet raindrop shaped buttons. Great for risk takers that aren’t afraid to hand their iPhone to children, or mind numbing trips on public transit. You can try it while driving too, but I’m pretty sure thats illegal.   Here’s their Description: “Create your own minimalist melodies with this easy and enchanting app.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Mikkey Halsted Beat Battle Tonight!

    When I tell you that The Fresh Produce Mikkey Halsted Beat Battle for June is going to be insane. Mark my words, it’s going to be the best battle yet. In addition to Chuck Inglish of the Cool Kids, me and the Blaxploitation (Rhymefest, Juice, Twone Gabz, Mikkey Halsted) fam will be ripping the stage. The legendary CL Smooth will be in the building performing a few of his classics as well as some of his latest material, including his summer single “Dripped In Champagne”.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Daria Dzurik's New Album "Calliope"

    Thought of by fans and listeners as “…early No Doubt meets Regina Spektor,” Music Dealers artist Daria Dzurik has just released her first full length album “Calliope,” recorded and produced in New Orleans. Named after a street in the neighborhood of the muses in The Big Easy, “Calliope” combines a multitude of sounds including indie-pop, calypso, soul, retro, and New Orleans funk and rhythms. Originally a classical pianist at Florida State University, Daria let songwriting interfere with her practice, which has now lent a hand to an album of fresh quirky-pop, full of blended influences of a variety of styles and places.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Hey Champ - Neverest Video

      Click here to check out Hey Champ’s Music Dealers Profile!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Polar Moon & Kill Hannah Top 5 on Fearless Radio

    Music Dealers artists Polar Moon and Kill Hannah are #4 & #5 on Fearless Radios top 5 requested songs!  Check out the full list here! Check out Polar Moon on Music Dealers Dot Com! Check out Kill Hannah on Music Dealers Dot Com!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Parlotones Perform at the World Cup Ceremony

    Parlotones are performing with Black Eyed Peas, Alicia Keys & John legend on ESPN2 now (between 2pm - 5pm EST) today for the opening of the World Cup ceremony - also streaming live on the web here! Click Here to check out their performance on YouTube!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Mr. Robotic Joins Ludacris And More At B96 Pepsi Summerbash

    Mr. Robotic presents a Robotic Weekend with a performance at B96 Pepsi Summer bash and headlines a FIFA World Cup Party  Chicago, IL – Mr.Robotic joins some of the world’s most notable artists for one of the biggest musical events in Chicago. On June 12th Mr.Robotic will be performing his hit single “Mr.Robotic” at the B96 Pepsi Summerbash alongside Ludacris, Jason Derulo, B.O.B, T-Pain and more. Mr.Robotic says “This is a huge deal for me!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Wordsmith "As the Art Fades Away" Video

    Check out Wordsmith’s new video for “As the Art Fades Away.” .:: Click here to check out Wordsmith on Music Dealers Dot Com! ::.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Summer Rona - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-up)

    Happy Friday world!  Today is my day to wrap up my Artist Spotlight.  I hope you all realized how talented Summer Rona is and even found a new artist for your ipod.  Check back next week for another great artist from the Music Dealers catalog! -Rob

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Summer Rona - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    :::Basic Music Questions::: How long have you been doing music for? All my life, literally. My mom and dad met in a band and I was going to gigs the minute I was conceived, or shortly there-after. What was the first record you bought? Really? I’m supposed to remember that far back? Um…well, first of all, it was more like a cassette tape and it’s either Whitney, Janet, Paula Abdul or Michael Jackson.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Summer Rona - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Music Dealers met up with artist Summer Rona as she was having an iChat Co-Writing Session. Check it out below. Click here to check out Summer Rona on Music Dealers Dot Com

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Summer Rona - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Hey everybody - happy Tuesday. Below are some videos of Summer Rona as well as some of her past work writing jingles and acting in commercials. Summer Rona Commercial Reel Summer Rona Live Performance Reel Summer Rona singing “Everyone is You” at the French Quarter Cafe. This show was aired on Fox 17.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Summer Rona - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    What’s up everybody?  I hope you all had a great Memorial Day weekend!  It was beautiful here in Chicago, besides a rain storm early on Monday.  This week I am featuring Summer Rona.  I met her at the last Music Dealers Musical Seduction party in LA.  She is a very nice person and a great musician.  Check out her video below - she is also a very good hula hooper ;) haha.

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Jenna Bryson - Day 5 of 5

      Thank you to everyone that tuned in to my artist spotlight. A special thanks goes out to Jenna for her professionalism and her wonderful songs. Check out her Music Dealers Profile below to hear more. See you next time!!   :: Click Here to Check Out Jenna Bryson’s Music Dealers Profile! ::

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    Drakes Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Jenna Bryson - Day 4 of 5 (interview)

    If you could mold 2 singers, which two would most resemble your style? I think Sara Bareilles for that pop-soul sound and Jewel for the folk-Americana girl in me. What do you want for your career? I want to walk into Target and hear one of my songs playing over the p.a. system. I want to be watching TV and hear one of my songs in a commercial for the newest romantic-comedy starring Katherine Heigl.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Melinda: New EP Coming June 2010

    Scheduled for release June 2010, blues/rock artist Melinda is releasing a new EP titled “Don’t Be Sweet.” The EP features 5 songs including a cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Long As I Can See The Light,” “The Hard Way,” which was co-written and produced by Grammy winner Kevin Bowe and the title track “Don’t Be Sweet” which was named a semi-finalist in this years 2010 International Songwriting Competition. Melinda is currently based in Los Angeles and will be performing on both the west coast and in her hometown of Pittsburgh this summer.

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight -Jenna Bryson - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

      For the wildcard Jenna wrote a Music Dealers song, and i must say, it’s awesome!!! Check it out.    :: Click Here to Check Out Jenna Bryson’s Music Dealers Profile! ::

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: "Chnam Oun 16" Remix

    Hey Everybody! We have an exciting new opportunity for our artists! Here is your chance to show off your remixing skills. The track is called “Chnam Oun 16” (listen below) and features Raashan Ahmad of the Crown City Rockers. They are putting together a remix EP that will be released digitally via Fontana/Universal, under SoundVise records. Other remixers on the project include Runaway, Lemonade, JALI, and Josh Pillbox. This is a great opportunity to spread your name and get involved with a project that has a great PR push as well as great distribution!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: brandUn DeShay - Three! To Get Ready Released!

    BRANDUN DESHAY VOL. 3 PROMO from CDUB on Vimeo. As I said in my blog post yesterday - brandUn DeShay’s mixtape released last night at midnight - I got the link for you.  Click the cover below to download Volume 3! To Get Ready.   Click here to visit brandUn DeShay’s Music Dealers Profile!

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Jenna Bryson - Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

                :: Click Here to Check Out Jenna Bryson’s Music Dealers Profile! ::

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    Music Dealers Artist News: brandUn DeShay - Three! To Get Ready URB Review

    The highly anticipated fifth installment from Chicago’s own brandUn DeShay has been reviewed on URB.com and recieved 4.5 out of 5 stars.  Should be a good listen for any music lovers.  The release date is tomorrow on his official website.  Below of the review from URB.com as well as the link here.   URB Review With Common off doing the movie thing and Kanye hiding out like some sort of hip-hop Gollum after “Swiftgate,” the city of wind has been fairly quiet on the surface.

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Jenna Bryson - Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

      Hey everyone, hope you had a great weekend. My artist spotlight this month is Jenna Bryson, a talented singer/songwriter who resides in California. I’ll let the video speak for itself.        :: Click Here to Check Out Jenna Bryson’s Music Dealers Profile! ::

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Shayna Zaid & The Catch - Day: 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Greetings guys! Having an extremely busy week here at Music Dealers- hope you guys are having a productive week yourselves! I wanted to thank Shayna Zaid and The Catch taking time out of their hectic schedules and school to send us the things we needed (sorry about calling during a writing session!!!!). For their Wildcard day, we decided it would be an awesome treat to provide you guys with a great song to start your day.

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    William Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Shayna Zaid & The Catch - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    My Music Dealers Spotlight artist Shayna Zaid and the wonderful people who make up The Catch took the time to answer a few questions for us! One of the more hilarious interviews I have read in a while… You had a long week, don’t worry, you deserve to read it.   If you could control all of the radio stations in America for 2 hours, what would be some of the things on your playlist?

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Leaving Richmond & American Red Cross

    Music Dealers Artist, Leaving Richmond (click here to visit their profile) scored the latest Red Cross “Heartbreak To Hope” PSA video.  Check it out below.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Shayna Zaid & The Catch - Day: 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Shayna Zaid and The Catch   Greetings guys, happy Tuesday to all of you! I’m back again with my Music Dealers Spotlight artist; Shayna Zaid and The Catch. As you should already know their music is quite wonderful, ranging from warm heartfelt lyrics, down tempo tracks, to more lively, bright, happy songs like “Morning Sun It’s Good To See You”. Here is a few videos that I think give great insight of who they are, what they do and why they are my Spotlight Artist.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Shayna Zaid & The Catch - Day: 1 of 5 (Intro)

      Shayna Zaid and The Catch   Good morning to all of my wonderful readers, I hope you guys are having a beautiful day! Spring is in the air, birds are chirping, all the plants and flowers are blooming- hows the allergies treating you? Well if you can’t smell or taste anything, than at least the sensory deprivation will allow you to enjoy this wonderful music on more levels than before =D .

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Oh No Not Stereo Perform Live on Fearless Music HD

    Recent Music Dealers artist Oh No Not Stereo brought their energetic and always melodic sound to Fearless Music HD. Performing their song “Brothers” ONNS did not disappoint, giving an awesome performance. Check it out:  

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - BOSCO - Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

    Well friends, we have come to that part of the week where I must bid you adieu. Before I go I want to send a very special thanks to BOSCO and her manager Fadia for being so easy to work with. I am looking forward to hearing BOSCO’s new album when it is complete, I highly recommend everone to go out and BUY a copy. If you have the opportunity to catch BOSCO live, do yourself a favor and make it a priority to see this young lady do her thing.

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: Battle Royale

    Hey Everyone, The Music & Advertising Conference, in association with Music Dealers, and powered by the most trusted names in the business, Billboard and Adweek, is coming to Chicago for the first time! This unique conference will bring together over 300 attendees to explore the process of placing music in advertising with captivating keynotes and educational panels giving everyone the chance to intimately interact with music and advertising executives. Being the associate sponsor, Music Dealers obviously has a unique opportunity in store for you.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - BOSCO - Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    BOSCO was gracious enough to take some time answer some questions that I hope will help you all get a better understanding of who she is. We talk about a number of topics from her EP Spectrum and her upcoming LP “Black” to what it’s like in the very conjested music scene in ATL. Enjoy! 1. After being in the industry and having experienced many things that come with the pursuit of creating and performing music.

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    Toine's Music Dealers' Artist Spotlight - BOSCO - Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    So you may be wondering to yourself, “Self, how does someone who works as hard as BOSCO like to relax and unwind after countless hours in the studio or show after show after show?” I’m glad you asked, for BOSCO one of her favortie pastimes is watching cartoons! So for this Wildcard Wednesday I wanted post some of her favorite cartoons.So every few hours I will update this post with one of BOSCO’s favorite cartoons.

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: Live Nation - House Of Blues Performance [[May]]

    Hey Everyone, Here at Music Dealers we are always seeking new and innovative ways and ideas to put your music to work. With that being said we have a great opportunity for those artist/band(s) of the Music Dealers community! Music Dealers and promotion giant Live Nation are going to be throwing our second industry night at the House of Blues Foundation Room in West Hollywood. Live Nation will browse through our completed artist profiles that have submitted one song and select one artist/bands to be the opening act at their industry event on May 27th.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - BOSCO - Day: 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Happy Tuesday one and all! One day closer to the weekend so let’s make today productive. For day 2 of my Artist Spotlight on BOSCO, I wanted to begin with her video for “Blues for Blue/Black & White”. These two songs appear on her critcally acclaimed debut album “Spectrum” and the re-release “Spectrum 2.0”. I picked these two videos b/c they act as the perfect visual to the music, capturing the essence of each song without over doing it.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: CurT@!n$ "Letter to the People" Pt. 2

      CurT@!n$ gives us the 2nd installment of his “Letter to the People”…once again he doesn’t disappoint check it out. Shout out to DopeBoyC and the whole High Society Life movement! Letter to the People Pt.2: , Curt@!n$- Letter to the People Pt.2 from itscalmatic on Vimeo.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - BOSCO - Day: 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Hello everyone! Here’s hoping all is well wherever you may be reading this post. The time has come for me to introduce you all to another outstanding Music Dealers’ artist. This week I wanted to spotlight an incredible talent hailing from Atlanta, GA (by way of Savannah, GA). She is a truly gifted talent that has left audiences in amazement from Atlanta to France. Her stage show is an energetic rush that can leave even the most seasoned concert goer spent.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Reflection Eternal x U-N-I: Revolutions Per Minute Tour!!!

    Be sure to catch U-N-I (with newest member Sebastian the Liger) when they hit your city as they take their incredible live show on the road with the one and only Reflection Eternal (Talib Kweli & DJ Hi-Tek)!!! Dates: 5⁄10 Kansas City, MO Midland Theatre 5⁄11 Tulsa, OK Cain’s 5⁄12 Houston, TX Warehouse 5⁄13 Dallas, TX Granada Theatre 5⁄15 Boulder, CO Fox Theatre 5⁄16 Denver, CO Bluebird 5⁄19 Los Angeles,

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    Akil's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Kiza Sosay : 5 of 5 (wrap up)

    Wrapping up another fun filled Artist Spotlight week. I would like to thank Kiza for opening up to Music Dealers. It takes a lot to share with the world that you got caught trying to sneak back into school. Kiza goes where he wants to now and might be coming to your city soon. Check him out when he does.  Thanks Again.   Click here for Kiza Sosay Music Dealers

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    Music Dealers Artist News: The Parlotones on the front page of The Sun

      VIEW FULL ARTICLE    :::Click here to check out The Parlotones’ Music Dealers profile:::

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    Akil's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Kiza Sosay : 4 of 5 (Interview)

      1.How did you first get into music? I realized I had a passion for it when I freestyled after UIC won a division game and the whole team stopped gathered around and went crazy I will never forget that feeling. 2. What was the first record you bought? Biggie Ready To Die 3. Who are your influences? My grandmother, Biggie, Jay-z, 50cent, last but not least Busta Ryhmes 4. What would you change about music industry if you could?

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Gentlemen Hall Working on New LP

      Boston based band Gentlemen Hall are hard at work putting together their new album @ Ante-up Studios in Cleveland, OH. They are also up for “Boston’s Best New Act” by The Phoenix. Everyone here at Music Dealers is pulling for them. If you would like to vote for them visit the Boston Phoenix website (www.thephoenix.com) and go to the Best New Act Page. NOTABLE UPCOMING SHOWS: May 14 @

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    Music Dealers Artist News: BrandUn DeShay - Volume: Three! Promo Video

    There has been a lot of anticipation of BrandUn DeShay’s Volume 3.  Here is a promo video he released featuring Dom Kennedy - Check it out. Click here to visit BandUn DeShay’s Music Dealers Profile.

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    Akil's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Kiza Sosay : 3 of 5 (Wild Card)

    Alright ladies and gentlemen. For todays Wildcard I’m going to give you the opportunity to download Kiza’s latest Mix tape. Below is the link, check it out! Kiza Sosay 30 MINUTE REVIEW Click here for Kiza Sosay Music Dealers Profile 

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    Akil's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Kiza Sosay : 2 of 5 (Videos)

        Click here for Kiza Sosay Music Dealers Profile

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    Akil's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Kiza Sosay : 1 of 5 (intro)

    Kiza is a solid hip-hop artist based in Chicago. His exceptional lyricism and versatile songs have built him a strong fan base across the midwest. Kiza was recently the Midwest Artist of the Month in Hype Magazine and is starting to gain a global buzz. His single “4th” is getting spins on commercial radio stations in Germany and the Netherlands.        Click here for Kiza Sosay Music Dealers

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Dot Dot Dot - Day: 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

    Thanks to Dot Dot Dot for this week of goodness.  Dot Dot Dot is also throwing a benefit show that I hope you can attend - details below!   Hearts and Stars: 2010 Benefit Concert for Imerman Angels Saturday, June 5 @ METRO - 3730 North Clark St.Chicago IL DOT DOT DOT * THE INSECURITIES * THE LIFELINE $11 Adv, $16 Door / 18+ / Doors: 8pm / Show: 9pm Get tickets HERE!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: The Right Now Live on WPT

    Check out The Right Now perform their song “Ain’t Going Back” live on Wisconsin Public Television. Click here to listen to The Right Now on Music Dealers Dot Com.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Into It. Over It. UK Tour Dates

    May 14 2010 @ 7:00P Great Escape Festival w/ Grown Ups - Brighton, GB May 15 2010 @ 7:00P Goblets w/ Grown Ups - Southampton, GB May 16 2010 @ 8:00P The Fighting Cock (Late Show) w/ Grown Ups - Kingston, GB May 16 2010 @ 3:00P Boileroom (Matinee Show) w/ Grown Ups - Guildford, GB May 17 2010 @ 8:30P Catch, Shoreditch High Street w/ Grown Ups - London, GB May 18 2010 @ 7:00P Big Blue Coffee w/ Grown Ups - Derby, GB May 19 2010 @ 7:00P Royal Park Cellars w/ Grown Ups - Leeds, GB May 20 2010 @ 7:00P Tiger Lounge w/ Grown Ups - Manchester, GB May 21 2010 @ 7:00P The Chameleon Arts Cafe w/ Grown Ups - Nottingham, GB May 22 2010 @ 7:00P Clwb Lfor Bach w/ Grown Ups - Cardiff, GB May 23 2010 @ 7:00P The Flapper w/ Grown Ups - Birmingham, GB May 24 2010 @ 7:00P BSM Showcase @ The Social w/ Grown Ups - London, GB May 25 2010 @ 7:00P Le Pixi w/ Grown Ups - Paris, FR May 29 2010 @ 8:00P Iduna w/ Grown Ups Drachten, NL Jun 1 2010 @ 7:00P Imbir w/ Grown Ups Krakow, PL Jun 3 2010 @ 7:00P Fluc w/ Grown Ups Vienna, AT Jun 4 2010 @ 8:00P Habes Club w/ Grown Ups Strakonice, CZ Jun 5 2010 @ 7:00P Kreativfabrik w/ Grown Ups Wiesbaden, DE Jun 7 2010 @ 8:00P AZ w/ Grown Ups Aachen, DE Jun 9 2010 @ 7:00P Leoncavallo w/ Grown Ups Milan, IT Jun 10 2010 @ 8:00P O’Bundies w/ Grown Ups Marseille, FR Jun 11 2010 @ 8:00P Titud Fest w/ A Ton Of Bands Vidreres, ESC Click here to view Into It.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Dot Dot Dot - Day: 4 of 5 (Interview)

    :::Basic Music Questions::: 1. How long have you been doing music for? Dot Dot Dot has been together for 3 years. 2. What was the first record you bought? Hewey Lewis and the News, Sports.. it was a gift 3. Who are your influences? We are individiually influenced by a multitude of various artists and genres and that is a fun pot of jam, yum yum, ear candy!!! 4. Explain your sound in 3 words.

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    Music Dealers Company News: Closed Sessions Austin Trailer

    Music Dealers + Ruby Hornet + Soundscape + SSL “Behind great music is a great story.” The above quote is the true driving force behind Closed Sessions, the record label we launched with SoundScape Studios towards the end of 2009. At Closed Sessions, we bring artists to our city and our studio, open up our production resources and address book, then just get out of their way as they do what they do: create great music.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Dot Dot Dot - Day: 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Hey Everybody.  For wildcard day Dot Dot Dot sent me a copy of the interview they did on FOX news as well as an acoustic song “Home.”  Check it out below. Dot Dot Dot FOX Madison, WI Interview Dot Dot Dot “Home” (acoustic)

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    Music Dealers Artist News: JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound East Coast Tour!

    If you havent checked out JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound because you live on the east coast - you’re in luck!  Below are tour dates of their east coast tour - we strongly recommend checking them out!  The show is full of energy and the music is great!   East Coast Tour May 4 2010 8:00P Vassar College Arlington, New York May 5 2010 9:00P Monkey House Winooski, Vermont May 6 2010 8:00P Q Division - Somerville, Massachusetts May 7 2010 9:00P Southpaw Brooklyn, New York May 8 2010 9:00P North Star Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 9 2010 9:00P Shadow Lounge Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Click here to visit JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound on Music Dealers Dot Com.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound "I Am Trying To Break Your Heart"

    Jc Brooks & the Uptown Sound just put out the new video for “I Am Trying To Break Your Heart.” Click here to visit JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound on Music Dealers Dot Com.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: CurT@!n$ "Letter to the People"

    CurT@!n$ provides visual assistance for page one of his “Letter to the People” Directed by Garth Digital   Curt@!n$- Letter to the People Pt.1 from itscalmatic on Vimeo.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Dot Dot Dot - Day: 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Here are some Dot Dot Dot videos I selected. They have the potential to be a huge band with many hits on the radio - see for yourself! Dot Dot Dot Vixen Productions | MySpace Video

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Dot Dot Dot - Day: 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Hey world, better late than never.  Adam sent me the intro video tonight and it is awesome.  Check it out and come back all week for more from Dot Dot Dot.   Click here to check out Dot Dot Dot on Music Dealers Dot Com

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - RADIO Day: 4 of 5 (Interview)

    What sets you apart from other artists with similar styles? I feel that I many styles. I pride myself in that. There are a few artists out there who are versatile but I don’t feel as if I sound like anyone else. I’m RADIO. You have toured a lot throughout your career. What is your favorite place to visit? Singapore. I love it there. Summertime all year around. Lovely ladies and they love me and my music.

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - RADIO Day: 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

      Today for the wildcard RADIO did something special just for Music Dealers. He recorded a track centered around Music Dealers and put his own unique spin on it. Please check it out and tell us what you think. :: Click Here To Check Out RADIO’s Music Dealers Profile ::   

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Greenspan "We Burning" Exclusive

    Greenspan hit me with a new track called “We Burning” over Lupes “I’m Beaming” track.  Check it out below and if you like it click the image above to download the track.  

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - RADIO Day: 2 of 5 (Videos)

      Here are some videos for everyone. Hope you enjoy. Plenty more coming this week. Stay tuned!!!           :: Click Here To Check Out RADIO’s Music Dealers Profile ::

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - RADIO Day: 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Hey everyone. This month for my artist spotlight I chose a very talented singer named RADIO from the ATL. This is a very special artist spotlight so I hope you stay tuned for the events to come. I am sure you will love it. :: Click Here To Check Out RADIO’s Music Dealers Profile ::

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight-Enzyme Dynamite Day: 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

    Enzyme Dynamite      Greetings guys, thank you all for tuning in!   A huge thanks goes out to Enzyme Dynamite and the wonderful people at Brian Weiss Entertainment for helping put this all together, its been a great week! He graciously took the time out on his vacation to provide me with some great footage (sorry for teasing you all with the palm trees, sand and ocean- believe me, I was feeling that too).

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight- Enzyme Dynamite Day: 4 of 5 (Interview)

    Enzyme Dynamite     So we know he’s from Nebula 9, we know that is indeed a dog on his head, but what didn’t we know about Enzyme Dynamite..?    A whole bunch? Yeah, and thats why you need to read this interview.    Where are you from originally? I was born in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, from there I migrated to Minnesota then Hawaii before settling in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight- Enzyme Dynamite Day: 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Enzyme Dynamite     Greetings guys!   Its great to be back here with you on this wonderful Wednesday, and even more great to be able to provide you guys with some beautiful ear candy!  As you know my Music Dealers Spotlight Artist this week is Enzyme Dynamite, an alien from Nebula 9 who’s set on saving the earth through the use of positive energy and feel good music.  So, as you may know, there is only one way to aide him in his never ending battle between good and evil- download this super dope track and let its energy resonate from any source of audio you have available.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: U-N-I release video for "Desha Dayana"

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Enzyme Dynamite: Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Enzyme Dynamite      Back again on this absolutely beautiful Tuesday, I hope you guys are enjoying the weather where ever you are- SPRI-I-I-NG!!! I’ve got some great footage and videos of the always fresh, always flashy, and of course extremely talented Enzyme Dynamite. For your viewing pleasure- enjoy!                       ENJOY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   :: Click Here to Check out Enzyme Dynamite’s Music Dealers Profile!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Apple Juice Kid's song on MTV Jams

    Apple Juice Kid’s production has been heard on songs by Camp Lo, MC Lyte and YahZarah. He is an eight-time beat battle champion, and his critically acclaimed Miles Remixed album (Okayplayer/illroots) has been downloaded over 10,000 times. Most recently his song “Spray it” with Wale is in rotation on MTV Jams.   Wale - My Sweetie (directed by tabi Bonney) from tabi Bonney on Vimeo.  

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Enzyme Dynamite: Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Enzyme Dynamite Konichiwa… Readers =D ! Great to be back, here with my Artist Spotlight this week, Enzyme Dynamite. Enzyme Dynamite is a very talented, experimental electro/hiphop artist repping the San Francisco Bay Area. Using synthesizers, guitars, fresh new vocals, programmed and live drums Enzyme creates music that is instantly accessible to the mainstream but still blatantly authentic and raw. Be sure to check in through out the week for more from Enzyme Dynamite, I’m positive you’ll find something you enjoy.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight-Ace Enders Day: 5 of 5 (Outro)

    The time has come to say goodbye, I want to say thank you to Ace Enders and his manager Lucas Keller for allowing me to do this feature. Be sure to catch Ace when he comes to your city, he’s currently on the Vans Warped Tour. Do yourself a favor and go out and get yourself a copy of the new I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody’s Business record “The World We Know”.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight-Ace Enders Day: 4 of 5 (Interview)

    In this interview Ace speaks about, parenthood, when he first realized he wanted to be a musician, and of course the new album from I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody’s Business entitled “The World We Know”  

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Ampeater Music Features Emanuel and the Fear Free Digital 7-inch

    Ampeater Music Features Emanuel and the Fear Free Digital 7-inch! While Emanuel and the Fear may be busy on a rampage of success around their European tour and album release at the moment, things have far from slowed down Stateside for the band. With an in-depth review and 7-inch exclusive download from our good friends at Ampeater Music posted today, Emanuel and the Fear has finally received the beautifully crafted written critique that the band has always deserved.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight-Ace Enders Day: 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

      For Wildcard Wednesday I wanted to give you all glimpse of Ace outside of the performance realm. In these first videos you can watch Ace buiid his recording studio Pink Space Recordings. Not only is he an accomplished singer-songwriter, he’s quite handy with a hammer and powersaw: Stage 1:   Stage 2: Stage 3:

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Ace Enders: Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

      Happy Tuesday good people, all is well in the land of Music Dealers as I hope it is where you are. Today i wanted to bring you all some performance videos of Ace Enders. This first vid is from a performance at Emo’s in Austin, TX on while on the Copeland Farewell Tour (which he is currently still on) check it out:   Here is Ace with his band

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Ace Enders: Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Hello world!!!!! It feels so good to baaaaack! Hoping all is well where ever you may be reading this blog post. I wanted to spotlight a truly great talent, a singer, songwriter, musician, producer, and father-Ace Enders. AS you will see in the coming days Ace is definitely an artist that you should become familar with. His music is an honest, open, heart-felt expression of a young man’s perspective on the world we know.

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    Akil's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - JT & The Clouds : 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

    Hey everyone! Wrapping up a fun week in Chicago, weather is getting nice and it’s time to enjoy the weekend. I would like to thank JT for be so open to this Artist Spotlight process. Look out for JT & The Clouds new album Caledonia. The Album release party is going to be at the Empty Bottle in Chicago on April 16th, be there or be square.  I’m going to leave you with another clip from his in office performance we were able to witness on monday.

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    Akil's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - JT & The Clouds : 4 of 5 (Interview)

        Click here for JT & The Clouds’ Music Dealers Profile.

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: Live Nation - House Of Blues Performance [[April]]

    Hey Everyone, Here at Music Dealers we are always seeking new and innovative ways and ideas to put your music to work. With that being said we have a great opportunity for those artist/band(s) of the Music Dealers community! Music Dealers and promotion giant Live Nation are going to be throwing our second industry night at the House of Blues Foundation Room in West Hollywood. Live Nation will browse through our completed artist profiles that have submitted one song and select one artist/bands to be the opening act at their industry event on April 29th.

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    Akil's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - JT & The Clouds : 3 of 5 (Wild Card)

    JT and Allison from Po’ Girl stopped by the office Monday and blessed us with a live performance. This definitely made starting the work week easier. Thanks JT and Allison! Check out some of the footage.   Click here for JT & The Clouds’ Music Dealers Profile.

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: Shiekh Music Stage at World of Dance Performance

           Hello Music Dealers Community! We are looking for URBAN (hip hop, rap, r&b) acts to perform on the Shiekhmusic.com music stage as part of the World of Dance concert in Dallas, TX on April 24th. The event will be held at the Palladium and the Shiekh Stage will be hosted by Rock T of 97.9 The Beat. 5,000 attendees are expected to come out to the event. The talent should be in Dallas or can provide travel and accomodations for themselves.

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    Akil's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - JT & The Clouds : 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Today I chose to post I live performance of one of my favorite songs of his “Who Shot Sam Cooke?”. This song is technically under his other band named JT Nero which is a more somber strip down version of JT & The Clouds. It’s a beautiful song and I suggest you check it out. Click here for JT & Clouds’ Music Dealers Profile. Click here for the JT Nero Music Dealers Profile.

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    Akil's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - JT & The Clouds : 1 of 5 (intro)

    Hey everyone! It’s my first Spotlight Artist and I decided to shine the light on JT & The Clouds. They are a soulful Chicago based rock band steeped in the city’s fine traditions of soul, rhythm and blues.   Click here for JT & The Clouds’ Music Dealers Profile.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Kim DiVine: Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

    Well, it’s Friday.  Thanks to everyone that stuck with me and Kim this week for my Music Dealers Artist Spotlight.  I hope you all realized how good of an artist she is and are now a fan. :)  Until next time …

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Kim DiVine: Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    :::Basic Music Questions::: 1. How long have you been doing music for? Singing since I can remember but actual writing and performing of my songs since 2004 2. What was the first record you bought? Wow that is a hard one. My sister’s boyfriend at the time (now my Brother-In-Law) made me a copy of his cassette tape of Dave Matthews Band “Under The Table and Dreaming” and later I bought it on CD.

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    Music Dealers News: A Few New Cover Videos By Goot

    What up everybody?  Not only does Goot have a new haircut, but he also covered some songs and recorded the process.  They turned out great.  I think it’s amazing how he plays all the instruments himself.  Check out the videos to see what I mean. –> Click here to check out Goot’s Music Dealers profile <—

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Hey everyone.  Today I wanted to bring you 3 songs from Kim that I enjoy and see what ones you all like the best.  Music Playlist at MixPod.com Kim DiVine What Kim DiVine song is your favorite? Little Things We Could Raining view results

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Mr. Robotic Launches New Site

    Mr. Robotic hit me on IM last week to let me know that he finally launched his site.  It was well worth the wait - it came our crazy.  Check it out here. —> Click here to check out his Music Dealers profile <—

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Kim DiVine: Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Hey everyone.  Here are some Kim DiVine videos for ya’ll to check out.  Enjoy. Little Things live on KUSI News “Good Morning San Diego” Valentine’s Day love song “Yours To Keep”

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Delta Fiasco Europe Tour Video

    Good morning world.  Delta Fiasco sent us some video footage from their most recent tour with Chester Benningtons Band, Dead By Sunrise.  Check it out below.  —> Click here to visit Delta Fiasco’s Music Dealers Profile <—

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Kim DiVine: Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Hey world.  I hope you are all doing well on this wonderful Monday afternoon (around the world may not be Monday afternoon, but it is where I’m at).  This month I am shining my artist spotlight on an artist i have been working with for a while now, Kim DiVine.  Kim is a very talented folk / pop artist from Massachusetts, but now resides in Cali.  Check back all week for more from Kim DiVine.  Thanks.

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - You Say France & I Whistle: Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

      Thanks for tuning in to my Featured Artist Spotlight. I want to thank the band for their creativity and professionalism. Hope to see you all next month.    :: Click Here To Check Out You Say France & I Whistle’s Music Dealers Profile ::

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - You Say France & I Whistle: Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

        MD: When did the band form? YSFIW: We started one cold february evening 2006. The sky was indigo blue and we craved for creating pop music. When the stars fell from the northern lighted sky we took it as a sign to not only create music, but magic as well.   MD: What do you do for a day job? YSFIW: We have a wide range of occupations: students, teachers and architects.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Nobody Famous Presents: Project Generation D

    MUSIC AND CREATIVE DIGITAL ARTS AFTER-SCHOOL ACADEMY PROJECT GENERATION D LAUNCHES ITS HIP-HOP PRODUCTION COURSE SERVING THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB AND MORE ATLANTA, GA – Project Generation D is proud to announce the launch of its Hip-Hop Production course at the Boys and Girls Club of Hall County in Gainesville, GA as well as a Greene County, GA high school beginning March 15, 2010. Project Generation D (PGD) is an after-school creative digital arts academy for pre-teens and teens aimed at providing a positive environment for a high-quality digital arts education while encouraging individuality and teamwork.

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - You Say France & I Whistle: Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

      Hey everyone. For the wildcard segment I thought I would put an MP3 up so you guys can listen to a new song from the upcoming album. I hope you enjoy!!     :: Click Here To Check Out You Say France & I Whistle’s Music Dealers Profile ::

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - You Say France & I Whistle: Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

            :: Click Here To Check Out You Say France & I Whistle’s Music Dealers Profile ::

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - You Say France & I Whistle: Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

      Hey everyone. My Featured Artist Spotlight this month is a band called, “You Say France & I Whistle” out of Sweden. The name throws you off but the music hooks you.        :: Click Here To Check Out You Say France & I Whistle’s Music Dealers Profile ::

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Anita Andreis: Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

    Anita Andreis     Greetings guys, hope you have enjoyed all of the beautiful music, I think it worked perfectly with the transition of the seasons.   I’d like to thank the extremely talented artist in our spotlight, Anita Andreis, we appreciate your time doing all of this, and of course the time, effort and love put into the wonderful work you have created.   Thank you for being a part of the Music Dealers Community, and thank you for your participation.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Anita Andreis: Day 4 of 5 (interview)

    Anita Andreis   MD: Where are you from originally? Anita Andreis: I am from Croatia in Europe. A country with a beautiful coast and islands. That is what I love the most about it.   How long have you been creating/performing music? I started to play the guitar at nine. Piano 5 years later. I began to create my songs right after I could understand enough music basics. The process of creating a new song is delirious and that became a sort of addiction.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: U-N-I & Ro Blvd release "A Love Supreme 2.0"

      On Wednesday March, 9th 2010 Inglewood rap duo U-N-I along with producer Ro Blvd unleashed to the massed “A Love Supreme 2.0” a re-release of their acclaimed LP “A Love Supreme” which was given away for free via download. ALS 2.0 basically takes many of the gems from the original and reworks them along with five new tracks. Guest that go along for the ride include Evidence (Dialated Peoples) and Houston rap pioneer Bun B (UGK).

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Anita Andreis: Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Anita Andreis      Greetings guys! For Anita’s Wildcard day, we decided to give you guys a little memento to remember her by.   There are 5 tracks available for download, listen to them on the player below, when you find something you like, download them from below. Music Playlist at MixPod.com     Enjoy!   :: Click here to check out Anita Andreis Music Dealers Profile! ::  

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    Music Dealers Artist News: ILLAJ New Music Video

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Anita Andreis: Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Anita Andreis    Greetings out there to everyone, I hope you are having a wonderful Tuesday- I think it’s safe to say that the weather today is some of the best Chicago seen yet!   I’m here again with my featured artist Anita Andreis, for those of you that didn’t know, Anita Andreis is a very talented film composer. So for today, I chose some clips from some of the great movies she has scored for.      Guliver     Snow Story      Thank you for tuning in today, I hope you enjoyed everything!

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Anita Andreis: Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    Anita Andreis  Greetings guys!   I hope you are all doing wonderful, I’m having a great monday myself. I’m here with my Music Dealers Artist Spotlight, Anita Andreis. Anita is a singer/songwriter who lives in Croatia, she is a composer as well as a very talented musician. Her music ranges from film scores to alternative rock to ambient electronic. Check out her Music Dealer Profile to see for yourself, I can assure you, you would not be disappointed.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Jeffrey David Goldford: Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-up)

      Now the time has come to say goodbye, I would like to say thank you to Jeffrey David Goldford for the allowing me to feature him. He’s an incredible talent and if you ever have the chance to catch him live, make it your business to do so. Until next time good people…..

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Ace Enders "I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business"

      6 months in the making and six years since the release of the last record, ever-evolving artist Ace Enders sets a release date for I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody’s Business.  The new record entitled “The World We Know” is the follow-up to 2004’s self-titled record.  This release marks the end of an era for Enders, and the start of a new decade fresh off west coast independent Drive-thru records.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Jeffrey David Goldford: Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    The MD Interview   :::Click here to check out Jeffrey’s artist profile!:::

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Jeffrey David Goldford: Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

      Hey everybody, well it’s Wednesday (congrats for making it this far, we are almost there!) today I wanted to have Jeffrey give you guys a sense of how the other side lives. So he put together this video that really gives you an idea of the lap of luxury that only an indie artist can afford to enjoy. May this video not only be informative but also inspirational, b/c

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Antonia "In My Soul" Album Review

    “In My Soul” is the latest release from the gifted pianist, Antonia. This album is a beautifully sounding collection of Antonia’s personal classical compositions. It features just her on the piano, and truly is a recording of the highest quality. In “Once in a Wintertime” she plays hypnotically as her left hand plays the lower register with somber tonality while the right hand caresses the keys with a melody that is smooth and emotive creating a melodic and interesting composition.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Jeffrey David Goldford: Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

      Hey everyone, Happy Tuesday to you all! Today I wanted to bring you guys some videos of Jeff that really showcases his talent. Check out these acoustic gems!!: “Lonely”:   “Use Somebody” “Crazy”(Gnarls Barkley Cover) THIS GUY HAS AN AMAZING VOICE!!! :::Click here to view Jeff’s artist profile:::

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Jeffrey David Goldford: Day 1 of 5 (intro)

    Hey everybody! Seems like its been so long since we last had a moment to chat, how have you been? Well to make up for lost time I have brought you guys a really great artist that I want you all to get to know, his name is Jeffrey David Goldford. He is a singer-songwriter who makes his home right here in Chicago! When asked to describe his sound he says ““If Michael McDonald beat up John Mayer then joined a gang with Marc Broussard and Gavin DeGraw, that’s how I sound.” Stay tuned this week for some great music and performances and find out how the other half lives as Jeff gives us a tour of his “crib” as well as tell about his experience on on American Idol!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Greenspan: Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

    Hey everyone.  I want to thank Greenspan for all his hard work last week being the Music Dealers featured artist of the month.  I hope ya’ll enjoyed it and be sure to check out his mixtapes he has out “Got Green?” and “When The Sky Turns Green.”  Also, watch out for his upcoming mixtape “Got Green 2.”  The song I heard from it is FIRE - so it will be worth checking out for sure!  Until next time  –  stay cool.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Greenspan: Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    What up world?  Today is the day I bring you the interview I did with Greenspan.  I tried to switch it up a bit and not just have simple basic music questions - check it out!  :::Basic Music Questions::: How long have you been doing music for? I’ve been taking Music serious since 2003 2. What was the first record you bought? Hmmm… The first record I remember owning and paying attention to records being available for purchase was MC Hammer ‘Don’t Hurt em’ LOL 3.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Greenspan: Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    What up everyone?  For my wildcard today I figured we would give you all a sneak peak.  Below is a Greenspan track called “Never Done” off his up and coming mixtape “Got Green 2.”  Click the play button on the boombox and check it out.   

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Scheme "Same Rebel, New Cause" Mixtape

    After much hard work Scheme brings you his new project, “Same Rebel, New Cause” (Mixtape). The project is presented by Soul Assassins, Molemen Records, 2dopeboyz, and Ruby Hornet. With DJ Muggs doing the intro and co-signing Scheme, you know you are in for a treat right away. It is 21 tracks mixed and arranged by the incredible DJ PNS from the Molemen. With features by Mikkey Halsted, Astonish, and Visual. And production by Panik of the Molemen, Dario, and 2009 Red Bull Big Tune Chicago Winner, J-Rell + many more.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Greenspan: Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    What up everyone?  Today is the day I bring you videos.  Greenspan supplied me with some videos that are different than just music videos.  The first one is a live performance of Greenspan himself at Club Sonar in Baltimore.  The crowd was live!  The second video is behind the scenes at the When The Sky Turns Green photoshoot.  It was interesting to see how everything came together.  The third video was behind the scenes of the making of Greenspan’s song “Latitude.”  Check them out.    Greenspan @ Club Sonar in Baltimore   Greenspan Photoshoot for When the Sky Turns Green   The Making of Latitude (Prod.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: brandUn DeShay "Why You Gotta Zodiac Like That" Official Video

    Music Dealers artist brandUn DeShay put out his new video for “Why You Gotta Zodiac Like That.”  Check it out. Click here check out brandUn DeShay on Music Dealers Dot Com…

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    Music Dealers Artist News: El Prez @ The Grasshopper 2.24.2010

    The Grasshopper x Animal Style featuring performances from: EL PREZ (Tree House Club/ FCC) NoOne (Noni Spitz / Dae One) Tomorrow Yesterday Celebrating the release of El Prez’s “Animal Style!” record @ The Grashopper (Little Temple Bar) 4519 Santa Monica Blvd. Silverlake, CA, 90029 Hosted by: Aceyalone, Dawn Gun, Badru, & Musi Qa SB. Resident DJ’s: Hines Buchanan, Main Vybe, Tommy Blak, & Val the Vandle WEDNESDAY FEB 24TH 2010 FREE ENTRY w/ any LA Branded gear before 10:30PM, $7 b4 11:30PM Click here to check out El Prez on Music Dealers Dot Com!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight - Greenspan: Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    What up everyone?  The week for my featured artist has finally come!  Feels like forever since I did a featured artist.  This week I chose an artist from Baltimore, Maryland.  If you didn’t know him by the pic above, let me introduce you to Greenspan. He has been inspired by hip hop artists such as AZ, Nas, and Ugk. Greenspan began penning his own rhymes; his rhymes are so creative he’s been compared to Lupe Fiasco and Q-Tip.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Catch Hey Champ Tonight @ LPC for FREE!!!!!

    Hey everybody if you will bein the Chicago area tonight do yourself a favor and come check out one of Chicago’s hottest bands Hey Champ!! When:  2/19/10 Where: LaSalle Power Company - 500 N. LaSalle Time:   9pm-2am Cost:   Free  

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

      Well, this has been a great week for my featured artist post. I would like to thank Peter Baldwin and his manager James Truitt for letting me in on some of Peters life. I hope you all enjoyed it and I will see you next month for some more riveting featured artist posts.    :: Click here to check out Peter’s Music Dealers Profile! ::

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    MD: If you could pick one show to do all over again, which one would it be? Peter: Just recently I opened for Zach Deputy… and stunk. I’d just arrived in Orlando after a week and a half of my first time ever in New York City. Basically, I just wasn’t prepared or interested in that show. I should’ve been.   MD: What’s your favorite type of ethnic food? Peter: There’s a tie between Vietnamese and Cuban cuisine.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Scheme "Rebel Minded" Album Leak

    Here’s the last leak from Scheme’s project since it drops next Wednesday on Feb. 24th. The song is called “Rebel Minded” and it is produced by J-Rell.  Click the flyer above to download this song. Click here to visit Scheme’s Music Dealers profile!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Que Billah "While The Chick Was Drivin" Video

    Que Billah - While the Chick Was Driving from Brandon “N2ition” Riley on Vimeo. Music Dealers artist Que Billah just released his first video “While The Chick Was Drivin’ (Shotgun).”  Its very funny - check it out. Click here to visit Que Billah’s Music Dealers Profile.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Catch Up With Hey Champ

      VIMBY - Hey Champ Catch up with three-piece Chicago collective, Hey Champ, as they perform in both LA and Solana Beach, and talk about the origin of their band. Click here to visit Hey Champ’s Music Dealers Profile!!

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

      Today I thought I would take you behind the scenes of one of Peters recent photo shoots. Enjoy       :: Click here to check out Peter’s Music Dealers Profile! ::

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Doing a little Ray Charles cover.   Rehab Cover.        Peter opens up for Joss Stone.   :: Click here to check out Peter’s Music Dealers Profile! ::

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: Live Nation - House Of Blues Performance Winners!

    And the winners are… U-N-I and FAMILY OF THE YEAR! Congratulations to both bands for winning spots to open up the Live Nation Industry showcase at the House of Blues Foundation Room! The artists were chosen from over a hundred amazing submissions by the Live Nation team…and they couldn’t pick just one so they went with two! Many of you were very close to obtaining those spots and we thank everyone who submitted for this contest.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: StandBy Radio CD Release Show

      When: February 20th, 2010 9pm-2am Where: Silvie’s Lounge             1902 W. Irving Park Rd.             Chicago, Illinois Come one, come all! The time has finally arrived for STANDBY RADIO to proudly unveil their brand spankin’ new 5-song EP entitled “When Signals Cross.” What better way to introduce the record than to return to the venue where it all began, Silvie’s Lounge! Every person in attendance will receive a FREE copy of “When Signals Cross” just for showing up.

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

      Hey Everyone, Happy Presidents Day. My featured artist of the month is Peter Baldwin. Peter and I went to school together at Full Sail University. Word around Orlando was traveling quickly about this young and undiscovered talent from Alaska. His vocals are soul, his vibe is blues, but his talent is nothing like I have ever seen before. I hope you will stay tuned this week to discover the vibes of Peter Baldwin.    :: Click here to check out Peter’s Music Dealers Profile!

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

    Russoul   Thank you, to all of you who tuned in this week, big ups to Russoul for being a part of the Music Dealers Community and showing love.   I hope you have a wonderful weekend, happy Valentines Day!   :: Click Here To Check Out Russoul’s Music Dealers Profile ::    

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: Live Nation - House Of Blues Performance Winners Announced This Weekend!

      Music Dealers is happy to announce that Live Nation has listened to all of your submissions and has picked the Top Ten Finalists to play our February 25th showcase at the House of Blues! The finalists are: Joerg Kohring Family of the Year Seejai Kajmir Royale Catch 22 Bosco Coco O’Conner U-N-I Entice Verity in Stereo Stay tuned to hear who they choose as the winners for the contest- we will be notifying the winning artist/band this weekend!

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    Russoul     MD: How do you balance your music with other obligations - love, family, work? Russoul: For me I believe that balance comes in staying true to my musicianship and my vision, as well as prioritizing.  God provides me with the people and work opportunities that help me enhance my skills. As long as I acknowledge him first, everything else will always remain in place! From experience, I’ve learned that  when ever I loose focus, I surround myself with people who take me off track and i end up in situations that are not beneficial to me in any way.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Russoul Greetings guys, so I've been having a very soulful/sexy week with the wonderful sounds of Russoul. So now I ask you- members of the Music Dealers community- for your opinion. Of the 6 songs listed (all available for a free listen at Russouls Music Dealers Profile), which do you think is the best? Is it the story of a young man who fell victim to a sirens song on "I Love You So Much"?  Maybe its the elegant and club friendly "Last Night", or the heart felt, tear jerker, "Send Me Back My Love".

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: Sony Recording Artist - Tour Drummer Needed

    Hey Everyone, As we have stated, we here at Music Dealers are always seeking out new and exciting opportunities for our artists. We just got an amazing opportunity handed down to us by one of our bands, signed to Scott Weilands label under Sony. This Sony Recording Artist is a rock band based out of Los Angeles, CA. They are currently looking to fill the drummer spot asap for their upcoming North American Tour (must have valid passport for Canadian Dates).

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    Music Dealers Artist News: White Apple Tree @ The Viper Room 2.16.10

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    Music Dealers Artist News: J.U.S. Evolution @ Two5th 2.13.10

    Come hang out with “The J.U.S. Evolution” this Saturday @ Club Two5th (228 East 125th St, Btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave., 2nd FL). They will be performing with Cocoa Sarai and other “SPECIAL” guest!! Special shout out to Eddie Diamonds who will also be celebrating his birthday during this special occasion. Come out and listen to some good music and dance all night long!! Let’s bring Valentine’s Day in with a bang!!

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    Russoul   Good morning ladies and gentlemen, hope you guys are having a wonderful start to your day. Here again with my featured artist of the month, Russoul.    One of the first times I heard Russoul sing was on a House track- soulful, warm and moving.    Well known in the Chicago land area for his singing abilities, here is Russoul opening up for Stevie Wonder at The Taste Of Chicago.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

      Happy Friday people! Many thanks to the guys from Oh No Not Stereo for their participation. Until next time have a great weekend! Go Saints!

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    Music Dealers Artist Opportunities: Live Nation - House Of Blues Performance

    Hey Everyone, Here at Music Dealers we are always seeking new and innovative ways and ideas to put your music to work. With that being said we have a great opportunity for those artist/band(s) of the Music Dealers community in California! Music Dealers recently teamed up with event and promotion giant Live Nation to offer an awesome experience for our members. How it works is Live Nation will browse through our completed California-based artist profiles and select one artist/band to be the opening act at their industry event on February 25th, at the House Of Blues Foundation Room in West Hollywood.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Slique Headlines WGCI's Whispers In The Dark At Undisclosed Location In Chicago

      (Chicago IL-USA)- On February 11, 2010 Rhythm and Ghetto Soul artist Slique makes history as the first unsigned artist to headline Whispers in The Dark. Grimed Out Entertainment and WGCI have teamed up for a special edition of Whispers in The Dark featuring Chicago’s own Slique. Fresh off of the success of his debut album and currently working on the follow up project, there is no better time for Slique to grace his hometown with a complimentary concert to offer a sneak preview of what’s to come with the new project and to show his appreciation for all of the support.

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    Normal.dotm 0 0 1 481 2745 Music Dealers 22 5 3371 12.256 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false What would you say has been the main reason ONNS has been able to stay together over the course of six years when a lot of bands seem to form (and break up) every other day? Skyler:  We have certainly watched countless amounts of bands break up along the course of our bands’ existence.  We have always treated our band like a career (or ‘Enterprise’), and working full-time on anything, generally, pays off…  Every little payoff is what keeps me going.  Getting our music placed in TV/Film/Video Games, touring the world with bands that we have always looked up to, and all our established connections that help us out on a daily basis… these are all reasons to keep going and making plans for the next phase.  That’s what we’ve always done.  Seeing how we have been independently ‘quarterbacking’ our own way through this industry without a record label has obviously been one of the biggest accomplishments for us.  Do you ever see yourself going the route of being signed to a record label or is the freedom of being independent something you couldn’t see yourselves giving up?

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

      Greeting and happy Wednesday people What do you get when you mix Oh No Not Stereo, The Empire State Building, Jägermeister, and Darth Vader? Check this video out to get the answer:    

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    Music Dealers Artist News: ADaD Interview on CM Presents

      Recently Music Dealers artist ADaD did an interview with Dumbfounded from CM Presents. In it he speaks of upcoming projects and gives a freestyle that is definitely worth checking out.  

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

      Check out the video to ONNS’ song “Let’s Get It Started”:     Here is the video for “All You”: All You Oh No Not Stereo | MySpace Music Videos

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 1 of 5 (intro)

      Greeting people! This month for my featued artist I wanted to spotlight light a really great band that has been tearing up the stage and creating some music I think you all are really going to enjoy, Oh No Not Stereo. These guys have been making some major moves and you may have heard some of their music while watching a few shows on MTV. Stay tuned this week to get to know Mykul, Skyler and the rest of the ONNS crew!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

    Hey everyone.  I hope all is well.  As you all know today is Friday (thumbs up).  This Friday marks the day that my Featured artist will come to an end.  I hope ya’ll enjoyed learning more about Amore’.  I also hope everyone got a chance to purchase her song to help out the victim of the earthquake in Haiti.  If you did, thank you so much - if not, there is still time :)  I would like to thank Amore’ for all her help this week getting everything together.  She was a huge help!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Parlotones - MIDEM Opening Night Party @ The Martinez

    Mus Music Dealers attended the MIDEM 2010 opening night party at The Martinez this week.  Music Dealers artist Parlotones were performing there.  A little about the Parlotones: The Parlotones have become the biggest selling band in South Africa and have delivered over 200 shows in 2008 across SA, UK and Europe. Key performances include Live Earth, Coke Fest and V Fest. Key acknowledgements include Best Rock Album 2006 at South African Music Awards, Best Music Act - People’s Choice Awards 2008, Best Band - You Awards 2007, FHM Readers Choice 2007, Best Video MK Awards 2007, Best Video nomination Resfest 2007.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound TONIGHT!

    If you are in Lafayette, Indiana tonight be sure to check out JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound.  I had the pleasure of going to their show a few weeks ago and I assure you that you will not be disappointed.   JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, Green Room Rockers, Fredericks Martinez Friday, January 29 @ 9pm Riverside Sports & Music Center 402 Brown St West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 Tickets: $8 If you are thinking about going but unsure - check out the JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound on Music Dealers Dot Com.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    Little About You: 1. How long have you been singing for? I’ve been singing for over 10 years. Professionally for about 4 years. 2. Where did you grow up? I grew up in a Charleston South Carolina. What do you miss about being a child? I miss the fact that as a child I was care free. I wish all I had to do now is decide rather I want to play, eat or sleep!

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

      What up world?  So, for my ‘Wildcard Wednesday’ I reached out to Amore and asked her if she had any ideas.  She told me that she just wrote and recorded a Haiti Tribute song and 100% of the proceeds go to Haiti.  Check out the song below and you can visit her site below to purchase this wonderful song and help out the victims of the earthquake. From Amore’ Rayne: I recently wrote a tribute song for Haiti.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

      Marly Mar & Amore’ Rayne performing our southern hit “Take Control” @ Stone Soul Picnic 2009   Amore’ Rayne voted Best Female R&B Artist Of The Year 2008   Amore’ Rayne’s single “Soul Mate” & the lyrics.

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    Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    What up world?  This month I decided to feature an artist of mine that has been killin’ her scene for a while winning numerous awards.  Amore Rayne is a R&B singer out of South Carolina.  Stay tuned this week for a lot of great stuff from Amore. Click here to visit Amore Rayne’s Music Dealers Profile

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 5 of 5 (Wrap-Up)

      Well, this concludes my featured artist of the month. I would like to thank Tommy Ludgate for her time and most of all her music. Please tune in next month for another riveting featured artist segment. Thanks everyone.    Click here to visit Tommy Ludgate’s Music Dealers Profile

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    Drake - If you got one collaboration with one artist, who would it be? Tommy - Hmm, tricky one.  There are millions I’d like to choose, but today, I think I would have to go with Michael Buble, although I may melt if I was near him.   Drake - What is your favorite breakfast food? Tommy - A nice fresh croissant.   Drake - Why do you think you have been picked to be my featured artist?

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    Today I wanted to post the lyrics of some of Tommy’s songs. They are powerful and when left alone for your imagination to wander they are like poems. It makes you appreciate the simplicity and depth of her songwriting. Enjoy!!   So Cruel (lyrics)   One man can’t save the whole world Though he save 1628 souls It sounds like many but it’s not enough Why so many people so cruel   We’re all the same deep down inside Feel mostly love, tell some little white lies But tell me do those soldiers really feel nothing at all Why must they kill people in war Oh why must they be so cruel   Daba da da da bah bey Dah dey oh ey oh Daba daba dab a bey Da dey da bey oh Daba da da da bah bey Dah dey oh ey oh Ey oh ey oh   The broken skin of a sweet little child Couldn’t every message be slightly more mild Ok, so everyone has something to say But what is wrong with simple words today Oh why is the world so cruel, yeah   Daba da da da bah bey Dah dey oh ey oh Daba daba dab a bey Da dey da bey oh Daba da da da bah bey Dah dey oh ey oh Ey oh ey oh   It never hit me before Makes me crazy they’re so cruel It never hit me before Makes me crazy they’re so cruel   Daba da da da bah bey Dah dey oh ey oh Daba daba dab a bey Da dey da bey oh Daba da da da bah bey Dah dey oh ey oh Ey oh ey oh     Wall of Words (lyrics)   You come over You start to build My defence is up I need a stronger shield Cos you are breaking my heart You say we need to talk I’ve heard that one before I try to listen   But you break me down With your wall of words I can’t explain how much they hurt You break me down With your wall of words Won’t you hear my cry?

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Gordon Voidwell @ Highline Ballroom 1.19.10

    Music Dealers artist Gordon Voidwell emailed me this morning with a show he will be performing at on January 19.  Check out this lineup! On January 19th, 2010 Gordon Voidwell will take the stage at Highline Ballroom (431 W.16th Street (btwn 9th and 10th). He will wear matching outfits, perform syncronized dance moves and play “experimental r&b” music written by Gordon Voidwell. Modern dance extraordinaires Nick Leichter and Wendell Cooper will join him to further illustrate the point.

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

        This is Tommy Ludgate’s music video called, “So Cruel”.        Tommy Ludgate performing, “Wall of Words” live.        Tommy Getting interviewed for her album documentary.      Click here to visit Tommy Ludgate’s Music Dealers Profile

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Kim Divine @ Hotel Cafe 1.19.10

    Tomorrow Tuesday, January 19th @ 8PM Kim Divine @ Hotel Cafe Be sure to check out Kim perform live.  —> Click here to visit Kim Divine’s Music Dealers Profile <—

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up)

    The American Dollar     And though it pains me to say good bye, today is Friday, and thus the last day for my Music Dealers Featured Artist of the Month, The American Dollar .   I hope you guys enjoyed all wonderful music The American Dollar has to offer, if you hadn’t yet, be sure you check out their Music Dealers Profile.   You definitely won’t regret it, have a wonderful weekend!

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    The American Dollar     Where are you guys from originally? We’re both from Queens, NY How long have you been creating/performing music? We’ve made music in different incarnations since high school, and The American Dollar has been around since August 2005. Can you describe your family member’s musical interests and abilities? Johns dad played keyboards in bands his whole life, and also has many other musicians in his extended family.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Cook Classics "The New Classics" Mixtape

    Music Dealers artist Cook Classics just realeased his new mixtape called “The New Classics.”  I strongly recommend checking it out!  The mixtape features Pac Div, Sean Price, UNI, Sha Stimuli, Outasight, Miguel, Shawn Jackson, Buff 1, Avriel Epps, Inverse, Aloe Blacc, Tiron, 6th Sense, Emilio Rojas, and many many more.  Click here for the XXL review.  Click on the images above to download the mixtape for free.  Check out the release party brought to you by Vimby.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 3 of 5 (Wildcard)

    The American Dollar   Greetings guys, back again with my Music Dealers Featured Artist of The Month, The American Dollar.   I have a real treat for you, for your audible pleasure.   The American Dollar’s latest release: Atlas. Password: atlas     To purchase any previous releases from The American Dollar, be sure to check out their Merch Shop, very cool package deals and super high quality versions of everything are available.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Pill x MTV News - First Date

    Haha - check this out! Pill takes you into the kitchen and cooks some food.   MTV Shows

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Jamie Lynn Noon on Abrazos 2009

    Jamie Lynn Noon has a song on Abrazos 2009 and it is not available on iTunes! Abrazos is an annual breast cancer benefit album with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation. Jamie has contributed the unreleased, alternate version of “‘Til Ya Make It”. “Abrazos is a truly wonderful benefit put together by the most kindhearted and good-willed… I am so thankful to be

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 2 of 5 (Videos)

    The American Dollar Greetings guys, happy Tuesday!   Back again with my featured artists The American Dollar, hope you checked out their Music Dealers profile, if not, its never too late to hear wonderful music.    This first video, is not only really dope imagery and production, but is my favorite song from the album “ A Memory Stream “.   So maybe I AM a bit of a sucker for Rhodes pianos, but you cannot say that this video is not awesome.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    The American Dollar Greetings guys, hope all of your guys are having a wonderful monday morning! Mine is going great- sun shining, lots to do and it made it over single digit temperatures. I am William A. Jara, and I’m here with my Music Dealers featured artist of the week. The artist is the band The American Dollar. They are both natives of Queens, New York, and create some of my favorite music I’ve found in our catalog.

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    Music Dealers Out N' About: Live at The Darkroom With Lincoln

    Music Dealers made it out to The Darkroom last Friday to see Lincoln. Lincoln is a fresh sounding groove band that is comprised of a tight knit community of professional musicians that have been playing together for years. Lincoln’s sound is currently evolving into something very dynamic with recently added synths.  Check out some footage from their show below. Click here to visit Lincoln’s Lead Singer on Music Dealers Dot

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Akasha Schubas Review

    Last week a few members of the Music Dealers staff attended Schubas where Akasha was.  We posted video of their performance here.  Today I read a great review that summed up thei show perfectly.  Below is the review.     In today’s world there are a lot of horrible things that take place. Yes, some are worse than others, but nonetheless they all need to be corrected in the end to set the imbalance of the universe right again.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Scheme's New Single "Lose Your Soul" feat. Mikkey Halsted

    Here’s a new leak from Scheme’s upcoming project Same Rebel, New Cause, which will be dropping in February. It is called “Lose Your Soul” and it features Mikkey Halsted.  Check out the track and download it for free.  It’s a banger! Click here to listen and downlaod the track Below is some behind the scenes footage of Scheme and Mikkey Halsted in the studio creating the track - check it out.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Hey Champ DJs at Lumen 1.8.2010

      If your in Chicago tomorrow be sure to stop by Lumen - 839 W Fulton for POP!  The Hey Champ DJs and DJ Izzo will be spinning and it will be a great time.  Complimentary drinks from 9-10.  Come hang out with Music Dealers n friends. See you there! 

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    Music Dealers Artist News: A Love Supreme: U-N-I & Ro Blvd. – Documentary Trailer

    U-N-I Start the New Year Off with a Bang(er)!!   Off the success of their album “A Love Supreme” Music Dealers artist U-N-I & Ro. Blvd prepare to get things started in the new year with a re-release of the album entitled “A Love Supreme 2.0” which is due out Febuaruy 23rd. The album will include 5 new songs and appearances from both Bun B (U.G.K.) and Evidence(Dialated Peoples).   In addition they are also releasing a documentary chronicling the making of the acclaimed “A Love Supreme” project.

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    Music Dealers Out N' About: Jc Brooks & The Uptown Sound @ Schubas 01.04.2010

    After Akasha killed it, JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound hit the stage.  Let me tell you - if you have never seen them perform - HIT THEIR NEXT SHOW!  They are amazing.  Check out some footage from their performance below.

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    Music Dealers Out N' About: Akasha @ Schubas 01.04.2010

    John, Rob, William, Akil, & Rachael from Music Dealers made it out to Schubas to see Akasha last night.  Show was great!  Check out some footage of their performance.   

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Shayna Zaid and The Catch - Times Square NYE Performance

    Music Dealers artist Shayna Zaid and The Catch performed in Times Square @ Hard Rock for NBC NYE bash.  Check out the performance below. Here is the interview done after the performance. Click here to vsiti Shayna Zaid and The Catch on Music Dealers Dot Com!

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    Music Dealers Artist News: DJ Slugo & Wyl Biz

    Check out two of Music Dealers artists DJ Sluggo and Wyl Biz January 9th at Arabian Knights in Willowbrook, IL.  Click here to visit DJ Slugo’s Music Dealers Profile Click ehre to visit Wyl Biz’s Music Dealers Profile

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    Music Dealers Artist News: JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound w Akasha

       JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound along with Akasha It’s a Wonderful Life: A Benefit to Restore Karma in Honor of Mr. Christopher Neal featuring Akasha, Lowdown Brass Band, JT & the Clouds and JCBUS. The Uptown Sound’s sax player Chris Neal got his brand new horn ripped off from the dressing room of a club last month (BOOOOOOOOOO), so they’re playing a benefit to help get him a replacement (YAAAAYYY).

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    Toine's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    CURT@!N$   1. This morning for breakfast I had?     A bowl of rappers   2. The last thing I said before I went to sleep last night was?   Goodmorning   3. What are the three things you HAVE to have with you when out on tour? A car charger for my phone (a 20 hr drive could suck with a  deadphone), a copy of “The Richest Man in Babylon” by George S.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Chicago's Cutdigital With Shay Jones Release 1st Electronic Dance Single For 2010

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    Music Dealers Artist News: French Horn Rebellion - "Up All Night"

    The first part of the two-part epic. Yes, this is the “official” French Horn Rebellion music video directed by the Sniper Twins. The Sniper Twins are Dax Martinez-Vargas and Barry Flanagan.    

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    Drake (MD): What did you do for a living before you got involved with music? Tamar: well, i was a freelance photographer, then i worked at a stock photography agency and then I became an Art Buyer at an advertising agency. But those are jobs i held onto for a while, I of course, did do a bunch of strange jobs before during and after…Starbucks, Telemarketing, Dog Walking, Radio station news room person, camp counselor.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Christian TV - When She Turns 18

    Christian TV is one of the newer artists to the Music Dealers Community.  Here is the video for the new single “When She Turns 18.”  Great song, Great video.  Check it out.   When She Turns 18 - Christian TV from christian berishaj on Vimeo.   Also, check out Christian TV Tomorrow for Purple Lounge Friday @ The Standard Hollywood.

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    Drake's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 1 of 5 (Intro)

    STAR PEOPLE Hey guys, all week I will be doing pieces on Star People, specifically Cosmos Ray. I want to thank him for dedicating some time out of his week to work with me on the featured artist blog. Not only is Cosmos talented but he is a down to earth fun loving guy, who made this experience worthy of the "Featured Artist" title. In getting to know Cosmos over the past week he reveals some interesting things about himself which will be shared in the next few days.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 5 of 5 (Wrap Up Video)

    Gas Station Robber Greetings guys! Thank you for tuning in to my Music Dealers Featured Artist of the Month: Gas Station Robber . They have 2 shows coming up one in Pomona, which will be the debut of the new Gas Station Robber 5 piece band. So if you’re in Pomona tomorrow, be sure to hit Character’s Sports Bar which is located at 276 E. 1st St. , Pomona Ca. They go on at 10, so be sure to get extra hammered really early so you can scream your lungs out without regard.

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    William's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Day 4 of 5 (Interview)

    Gas Station Robber is a ground breaking indie group from Los Angeles, California. Consisting of Chris Holbrook and Craig Conard, their music has been compared to The Postal Service, Snow Patrol, and Death Cab For Cutie. Using both organic and inorganic sounds and utilizing visuals in their performances, its no wonder why I chose them as this month’s Music Dealers Featured Artist. WJ: What instrument would you say is most pleasing to the ear?

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    Music Dealers Artist News: ADaD Feature in URB

    URB.com presents a special interactive Digital Issue25: NOW! A fall update to our highly-lauded annual Next 100 issue, 25: NOW! features the 25 hottest acts coming onto the scene this season. Congrats to Music Dealers artist ADaD for his feature in this issue. Check out all of teh 25: Now artist here. –> Click here to visit ADaD’s Music Dealers Profile to check out some of his music <–

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Duane Decker

    Hey everyone - finally, slowly getting over the flu and back at the Chicago Music Dealers HQ. Monday not only means extra coffee, slow days, and the worst day of the week – it also means my Music Dealers featured artist of the week. This week I figured I would switch it up and choose a composer / sound designer – Duane Decker. Duane has many different sounds and is very good at what he does.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Stonethrown

    STONETHROWN The band consists of 4 members, Judah, Ben, Wolf and Scoles. They hail from Philadelphia with most of their fan base being in or around the Pennsylvania area. I met this band at the Dewey Beach Music Conference a while back and saw them perform live. The energy on stage was infectious and the turn out was vast. You can say that they have one style but there is different feel to each of their tracks.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: DJ Slugo

    DJ Slugo   Growing up in the home of house music, I was pretty much predestined to accept, if not enjoy dance music from time to time.   Though I was never really a huge fan of "Chicago House" (a little too soft for my liking), I wouldn't mind the occasional Cajmere track.   The club scene had its streamlined, house, trance or techno, but in the neighborhoods and local parties, there was a whole 'nother kind of music.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Motorhead

    MOTORHEAD What’s up everyone, for this weeks Music Dealers featured artist I wanted to tell you everyone about a band that is a true pop culture icon, Motorhead. For those of you that are not familiar with Motorhead (shame on you first of all!), if you’re a fan of Metallica, Queens of the Stone Age, Anthrax, and a lot of punk music of the 80’s and 90’s then your are reaping some of the fruit that has fallen from the musical tree that is Motorhead.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Dot Dot Dot

    Dot Dot Dot What’s up world!? Monday is my Music Dealers featured artist of the week day. This week I didn’t know what genre i wanted to do or what artist, but then I remembered a GREAT pop rock band from here in Chicago that signed up a week or two back. DOT DOT DOT. This band does an amazing job at blending pop rock with heavy synth dance tracks that definitely gets you noddin’ your head and tappin’ your foot.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Newmatic

    NEWMATIC From deep in the heart of Music City and treading alongside country music's rising stars paying their dues in every corner bar, Newmatic is carving it's personal niche in Nashville's emerging rock scene.The core of Newmatic came together from different points on the southern map to form a band some would call indie, melodic, pop, electronica and certainly rock and roll. It is hard to define but hints of early Duran Duran with influences from Radiohead and Stereophonics are present in their music.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: United Dope Front

    United Dope Front Hey everybody this week for my Music Dealers featured artist I wanted to tell you all about a band called United Dope Front. If catchy melodies and harmonies are to your liking then this is a band you should get familiar with. Integrating the traditional idioms of jazz and funk with the more recent developments in the hip-hop and electronic dance worlds, the Dope Front generates a sound all their own.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Super Black Market

    Super Black Market What up world? Beautiful Monday here at the Music Dealers Chicago Headquarters. This week I chose a rock band that Music Dealers actually met up with at the beach in California - Super Black Market. You can see Music Dealers Sunday Fun day at the Beach with Super Black Market - HERE. While doing some edits to that video I was instantly drawn into the song “Look At This City.” This song stayed in my head for the whole day and I became an instant fan.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: The Living Dead Fest - Evans City, PA

    One of our Music Dealers artists sent me an email letting me know that he will be performing at a festival next week. If you are in or around Evans City, PA and looking for something fun to do - check it out. Rick Reifenstein will be performing at The Living Dead Fest in Evans City, PA where the movie was shot. This is the ONLY festival organized and approved by the original cast and producers including Russ Streiner, Judith Ridley and Jack Russo writer of the movie “Night of the Living Dead”.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: ADaD @ The Darkroom

    Check out some of the highlights from a recent show that Music Dealers VP John Williamson & Care Rep Antoine Davis attended @ The Darkroom in Chicago with Music Dealers artist ADaD. The crowd was heavy and as always ADaD put on a great show. Shout out to Akil for the camera work:

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Born Empty

    BORN EMPTY Born Empty is a pop-rock band out of Nashville, Tennessee. I first saw them perform live at the Dewey Beach Music Festival and they killed it. Their brawny vocals coupled with rigid guitars makes them stand out of the crowd. They have been together for 10 years. A loyal, widespread fan base are the pistons to their creative motor. The band is made up of Stix, Flesh, Erock, Seth and Luke.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Ode

    Ode As the leaves turn from green to yellow, red, purple. The whole feeling of walking down the street changes. Maybe its something in the air, the seasons changing always seem to just make the air smell sweeter. Maybe its the warm colors, only seen once a year bringing back memories. Any reason, I chose my Music Dealers Featured Artist to be Ode. Maybe its because they are influenced by the same sights and winds as I, but something makes them the absolute perfect band to listen to in this fall weather.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Wes Restless

    Wes Restless Greetings good people, hoping your having a great Tuesday! I wanted to spotlight an artist whom I think is a true talent. Wes Restless is a singer, songwriter, emcee from Chicago. What initially drew me to his music was how soulful his music is, the song “Warm Me Up” which was done via another collective he is a part of called The Jordan Years, instantly took me back to my childhood hearing my mom play her favorite songs from Motown on vinyl (remember vinyl?).

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Gordon Voidwell

    Gordon Voidwell What up world? Another Monday, another Music Dealers Featured Artist, another wonderful week here at Music Dealers. I already know it’s going to be a good week! I don’t know why I didn’t feature this artist earlier - his music is great. I chose “fictional character, cult leader, void filler” - Gordon Voidwell. He is an electro funk artist from Brooklyn, New York. Many compare him to Prince - what do you think?

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Automatic Fire

    Automatic Fire It's unusual for a new rock band to sell out their first performance, but then again, AUTOMATIC FIRE is not just another new rock band. Molded from some of the best bands to come out of the Philly rock scene, AUTOMATIC FIRE has all the makings of a supergroup: famous band mates, devoted fan base, and a commercial sound that still retains freshness and originality. Walt Lafty -Vocals, Evil Rob - Guitars , Brian Weaver- Bass, Brian Kilian-Drums When the four got together to test out there sound, the result was undeniable: an aggressive mix of lyrics and music that fit perfectly into the modern rock genre.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Bliss

    Bliss Sultry vocals, innovative production, great song writing, all fall perfectly into place to create the music that is; Bliss. My Music Dealers featured artist is a female vocalist from NY, NY, Bliss. The production instantly snatches your attention with sound combinations and melodies that catch you off guard, but still leave you wondering where you’ll be taken next. Her faintly raspy, warm voice reminds me of Macy Grey (with a name plate chain, a hoodie, more attitude, and a 2 finger ring), and the off the wall production reminds me of a more organic M.I.A or Santigold.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Blue October

    BLUE OCTOBER(UK) What’s up everyone, another Tuesday is upon us which means that it time for my Music Dealers Featured Artist of the week. For this week I wanted to spotlight at a band from the UK called Blue October (UK). What I like about Blue October (UK)’s sound is that they manage to create a great blend of electronic music to go along with some outstanding guitar playing to create a great melodic canvas that also has a subtle dance groove.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: LeVar Thomas

    LeVar Thomas What up everyone? Another great week here at Music Dealers - Another Bears win - Another Great featured artist from the Music Dealers catalog. This week I chose to do an R&B artist from Florida - LeVar Thomas. All his songs really showcase his amazing songwriting ability. He writes songs that are catchy, but at the same time many people can relate to them. This is very powerful in music - songs people can relate to.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: The American Dollar

    The American Dollar Electric guitar, synthesizers, various key boards with live and programmed drums blend beautifully to provoke strength and emotion that echo through the catacombs in your soul. My Music Dealers artists of the week is The American Dollar, an experimental electronica group from Queens, NY. John Emanuele and Rich Cupolo met in high school and began making music, the rest plays out through their music. If you like melodies and drums that dance across your headphone’s stereo field accompanied by synthesizer lines that reverberate through your soul, I would definitely recommend checking out the link to their Music Dealers Profile below.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Grant Parks

    GRANT PARKS Greetings good people, hope everyone is having a great Tuesday. This week’s featured artist comes from right here in Chicago (West Side stand up!); he’s a producer by the name of Grant Parks. I first came across Grant Parks’ music while on Myspace looking for artist, I always make it a point to look for talent here in Chicago. Grant Parks has worked with many artist over the span of his career, artist such as Grand Puba & Sadat X (Brand Nubian), Rhymefest, Crucial Conflict, KRS-One, QUE B.I.L.L.A.H, Pugs Atomz and many more.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Kim DiVine

    Kim DiVine Another wonderful Monday. Another Chicago Bears win. Another wonderful week here at Music Dealers. And best of all - another one of my Music Dealers featured artists. As I stated in my last featured artist post I am staying away from rappers for a week, or two, or three - we’ll see. This week I chose a pop artist from California - Kim DiVine. A lot of artists I come across these days seems like they are forcing themselves to sing for whatever reason.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: P2thela

    P2thela P2thela is a rapper from L.A. Ever since I first heard the track, "Im From Cali" I was hooked. He is very ambitious and he aims to be at the top of the music industry. While that is a lofty goal for any artist, I believe that he has the talent to do it. He is making a name for himself in California, and for good reason. Play loves his city and his fans.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: St. Andrew

    St Andrew Now days, its hard to find fresh, original music. You’re either finding people who are reaching back, trying to make retro sounding songs. Or people who just skim the surface and make what’s expected, “safe” songs. But every once in a while you come across an artist who’s work transcends all that should be or has been. My featured artist this week is St Andrew . Thick synth basses, laid back drum grooves, heavy use of effects and abrasive, abstract sounds create banging futuristic songs so hot, you’ll slap your momma (Disclaimer: Music Dealers does not condone the slapping of any mothers).

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Blah Blah Blah

    BLAH BLAH BLAH Happy Tuesday everyone, this week’s Featured Artist has a sound that would make one believe that they were born and raised in the era of British Rock’s heyday. However you would be surprised to know that Blah Blah Blah is a diverse group of musicians creating their music from right here in Chicago. The band is made up of Solomon (Guitar/Vocals), Dario (Drums), Byron (Bass), and Phillip (Guitar/Keyboards) what makes their sound so appealing is that while each band member is a very good at their respective instrument, there is no one that attempts to stand out.

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    Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: Nobody Famous

    Nobody Famous What up everyone? What a great Monday…I hope everyone got to see the Bears beat the Steelers. Makes my whole week that much better. Anyways, this week I chose another rapper (my next couple weeks will be rap free, I promise…lol). I was looking for rap / hip hop music on the web a few weeks back when I came across Nobody Famous. He is a rapper/producer based out of California, but from Atlanta, Georgia.

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    Music Dealers Artist News: Raindrop Melody Maker

    Cool little flash toy I found on one of my Featured Artists Lullatone’s website. Just click the metronome in the right corner to get the rhythm, click a few rain drops and see what adds up. Pretty entertaining, check it out here. :: Click here to check out Lullatone’s Music Dealers Profile ::  

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