Today on New Music Monday
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Changes to Youtube and why many channels are being deleted without warning
Why Instagram may be changing for the worst
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A Wild Frontier – Almost Time For Christmas
Rock, Alternative Rock, Indie Rock
A Wild Frontier is excited to share their new Holiday single, “Almost Time For Christmas” with everyone. Following the release of their debut record earlier this Spring, they have released an acoustic EP, and now this Holiday treat. For fans of Weezer and early 2000’s alternative pop, A Wild Frontier delivers a fun, uplifting song about the holidays. They are currently finishing recording their follow up record and plan on releasing it in early 2018, stay tuned!
Tim Johnson- Gone
I started playing guitar in 1989. Wrote my first song “The Direction That I Took” in 1995 when I was only thirteen years old. After that, the songs started pouring out of me. I lost count somewhere around 300. I am now 34 years old and I have developed a style. I fit about 15 originals into my list of favorites. Starting with my first single “Gone”. My style is a blend of Rock, Southern Rock, Alternative, and Country. Some of my influences include, Cole Swindell, Jason Aldean, Seether, Chris Cornell, and Alice n Chains to name a few. https://www.reverbnation.com/timjohnson5/song/27856407-tim-johnson-gone-mastered-28mar17
Juneyt – Tesla
Since moving to Canada from Turkey, Juneyt has built a large, dedicated following through his regular, electric performances throughout the Kitchener-Waterloo GTA area and beyond.
TODD BARROW – Outlaw In Me
Genre: Country/Alternative Country
The artist was discovered by his close Sonny Burgess (CMA) who was mentored by Charlie Pride and other legends. This led to working with winners circle music publishing with over 80 songwriters around the world. Since that time he continues to perform for many big shows and events. He works hard to produce the highest quality country music out there! Now get ready to listen to his new country release, “Outlaw In Me.”
LINKS: : https://open.spotify.com/album/OD8pEnXiP9Ghkq0q1
Tiona Campbell – Jesus and Coffee
Genre / Sub-genre : Singer – songwriter
Small Town girl,Tiona Campbell, was born and raised in East Texas. She grew up listening to Amy Grant, Mariah Carey and all kinds of country music. She loved to sing and spent a lot of time singing in her room, her daddy’s pick up truck and church. After she graduated High School she immediately got married at the age of 18, had kids and put music to the side. About 17 years later now living in Houston, TX she heard the Holy Spirit say ” write a song ” This lead her to Sarah Kelly, 2 time Grammy nominee, music school in Sept 2015. She learned how to write songs, play piano, and record demos. Only 1 year later she released her first single “Irrevocable ” on iTunes and Spotify in August 2016. The Holy Spirit told her to also share her journey and within 1 year she had over 8,000 followers on Instagram. She has played all over the Houston area such as Dossey Doe, Red Brick Tavern, Huti’s and is a worship leader at her home church Champion Life Center. She also performed her new song “Jesus and coffee ” t his August 2017 on Ealing Broadway street in London, UK. Tiona has performed in front of : -Brad O’Donnell, head of A&R of Capital Christian Music Group -Mike Clink, American record producer -Tobyn Hyman, talent producer for the show The Voice She had a LIVE interview with AVA Live Radio and her single “Irrevocable ” was featured on AVA Live radio as well. Her brand new EP “One of a kind” was just released Aug 1, 2017 on iTunes and Spotify. So what happens when you relinquish all control, step out in faith and obediently follow the Holy Spirit on a completely different path for your life? What does it truly mean to put yourself out there and try something new, despite feeling foolish, in order to see where God is leading you? Join her on this crazy ride and together let’s find out what happens when you surrender to the Holy Spirit and discover Gods plan for your life.
Lovey James – Tricks Master
Fresh off of being a Top 20 Contestant on FOX’s American Idol, Lovey James continues to shine as one of America’s premier young performers. At a very early age of 6 years old, she was already performing for audiences in her hometown, Portland, OR, and all over the U.S. Now at 18 years old, Lovey continues to command the stage with her contagious upbeat energy and powerhouse vocals.She is currently wrapping up her first self-titled album with reputable music producer, Steve Sundholm who has worked with many A-list talent artists like Carrie Underwood and Hall & Oats. Her album launches this upcoming April and she is beyond excited to share it with friends and family alike. It bridges classic dance pop with vibrant soul.
Dar.Ra – Phenomenal
Genre / Sub-genre : Rock
Dar.Ra is a really unique songwriter and producer who makes an Amazing blend of Rock and Soul Music (21st Artists Hollywood) Dar.Ra has been in the industry for a while with hits in the UK and Australia, signed to EMI,Festival and various dance labels over the years, remixing Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Tears 4 Fears, Savage Garden, and writing for Rachel Brown (Faithless, Groove Armada) plus having music on various Hollywood films like ‘Snakes on Planes’ films starring Hilary Duff on ABC TV, Match Of Day (BBC TV) and US Documentary City Of Hope. His first solo album Soul Hours was released in 2010 and made album of the week of Spain’s Heart FM, as well as received support from BBC Radio, playing to over 1 million people on air within a live show. He also has a well received book out called ‘Road Tales’ which has been getting brilliant reviews and is based on people Dar.Ra met while being the road from the late 1990’s to 2008. There is a follow up book titled ‘The Night That Jimi Died’ being released spring 2018. http://indiemusicspin.com/darra/
DOCTOR G & FUNKFUSION – VICTIM OF THE SYSTEM
Genre: FUNK,HIP HOP
New release from Doctor G raising awareness to an important issue that is occurring in our society today. The artist has gained recognition for past controversial song releases such as “Don’t call me Nigga” and is known for his honesty and promotion of social change.
BAND SITE: http://doctorjsg.wixsite.com/greathouserecordsinc
Ricky Davila – Insanity
Ricky Davila is a Singer-songwriter and Recording Artist from Philadelphia, PA best known for his powerful vocals and soothing timbre. Ricky’s first ever recorded and written song ‘Insanity’ is a about a love that goes passed its breaking point and is also the lead single of his debut EP ‘Brain Activity’. Let his voice take you on a journey. Let his voice be your guide.
Reverbnation link: https://www.reverbnation.com/rickydavila/song/25087719-ricky-davila-insanity
Spotify link: https://open.spotify.com/track/5F8Z6Dtr3g4pu5znReUUY7