9.18 New Music Monday Music Business News with host Jacqueline Jax

9.18 New Music Monday Music Business News with host Jacqueline Jax


Music Business News

  • Why the future of radio is digital

  • How the mainstream is crushing under the weight of old rule

  • Why social media stars are facing content bans over receiving brand dollars

  • Spotify and apple music plot to dominate music streaming with video


JOHNNY DUK  – Beautiful World
Johnny Duk is a singer-guitarist and songwriter. For several years on the music scene, he recorded 2 albums with his own compositions. He is an artist who loves to perform on the stage with the Acoustic Duo Band, or alone, offering a show load of energy and fun. The single “Beautiful World” promotes the third album he is recording in Studio. The new Album coming soon!


Sherikan Music Attraction – Masquerade (No More Tra La La)
Niklas started to play the guitar and perform with bands as a teenager. He even arranged some local charity concerts in the 80’s. He used to play in clubs and local parties for some years but over the last decade he has been more focused on creating his own music and gave up on the idea of playing covers. Niklas is very creative in terms of music but when it gets down to writing lyrics it is very hard for him. When Bjorn and Niklas got to know each other a few years ago Niklas started to introduce the idea of letting Bjorn write the lyrics. Niklas recognized Bjorn’s potential in terms of playing with words. Bjorn always liked the idea of writing but never did anything like writing lyrics for songs. In April 2014 he sent two texts to Niklas who created two songs within a week. Since then more than 20 songs have been pulled together between the two. So far it always starts with a text from Bjorn which Niklas then uses as the inspiration to a new song. Sometimes Niklas asks Bjorn to correct or amend something but lately the songs are coming together like bread and butter.
Website: http://www.sherikan.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SherikanMusicAttraction
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SherikanMusic
Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/artist/39KuVLcLK2zvnOzj8Vy1uk
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/sherikan-music-attraction
Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/se/album/queen-of-everything/id1015128034
CDbaby: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/sherikanmusicattraction

The Textiles  – Magdelena
Brooklyn, NY Garage Rock Band
The Textiles is a fresh, indie-electronic group from New York City. The band’s dark pop & dance sensibilities are filling clubs all around lower Manhattan and throughout Brooklyn. The Textiles’ brand of fashion-forward, alternative music is perfect for the live stage, special productions, and multimedia licensing.

Casey Angstead – One I need

Genre: Singer-Songwriter, Alternative
Casey Angstead is a young, rising singer/songwriter from Longmont, CO; as of 2015 is kicking off his music career. He currently is working on producing his debut album. In the meantime Casey has been releasing singles that he plans to include on the album; “One I Need” and “Hero or Zero” have already been released on iTunes and are being heard nationally. He will make appearances to perform his newest music locally in the next couple of months. Upon completion of debut album, Angstead intends on developing a Kickstarter campaign to assist in launching the album to mass audience.


Barley Station – Waiting
Genre  : Americana Rock/Country pop
“Waiting” is the first track from the soon to be released new album “Back There Somewhere”. Back there somewhere is where all of our memories are and what makes us who we are but doesn’t hinder us with who we shall be. And that is the theme of the third Barley Station studio album which explores time and space in a unique way on each and every song. The new album is set to be out on Sept. 14, 2017 and is currently available for pre-sale.


Kevin Davison – When those sirens are gone
Genre: Country
Canadian country music artist, Kevin Davison, has launched a country music career that is taking the industry by storm. Jumping into the music scene with both cowboy-booted feet in 2009, Kevin found himself in Nashville within a year in recording sessions with some of the best musicians in North America.
With a career as a Paramedic in his small hometown of Kentville, NS, Kevin has dedicated his life to helping others while always carrying a tremendous passion for music. Life’s journey has brought Kevin to a place in time where music is taking a front seat.


Kelvin Frazier, Ph.D. – Conquer All
Genre: R&B/Pop
When Kelvin pursue his doctorate in Physical Chemistry at MIT, he never forgot his passion of music. Upon graduating, he was invited to perform a solo act at the world famous Amateur Night at the Apollo in New York City. In May 2016, Kelvin moved to Los Angeles to pursue his music career. His newest single “Conquer All” speaks to his character of showing love in a world that seems to forget about love. If we start to remember to show love to one another, we will have more unity instead of so much divide and hatred. https://www.reverbnation.com/kelvinfrazierphd/song/28440622-conquer-all


Katie Bates- Naked
Genre: Pop / Singer-songwriter
In September 2015, Katie stepped into the music scene. She met Kent Wells, Dolly Partons musical director and producer, in Nashville, TN. He co-wrote and produced Katie’s first EP titled, Katie Bates, which was released March 3, 2017. After releasing it on SoundCloud, her first single on the EP, After Awhile, received 20,000 views in just 1 month. The second single, Incase You Didn’t Know, has been getting attention for its unique late 80’s early 90’s sound. Katie might be new to the music scene but she has been playing music for 20 years. She plays drums, bass, guitar, and piano. She joined a contemporary rock Christian band called Celebrate when she was 13 years old. Still playing in that band part-time, they have recorded 3 albums. All proceeds from those albums went to a Children’s school in Guatemala. Since the release of her EP, Katie is now living in Cincinnati, OH and working with producers in the area. On July 8, 2017, Katie released a new single titled Naked. The song is a sexy anthem about what the dating world is not like today. Wouldn’t you love to go out, meet someone really cool, and not feel like you have to hook up with them at the end of the night? You just want to strip down their walls, get to know them inside and out. You don’t want to sleep on Katie Bates. Go check her out. Stream her on Spotify and download on Apple Music.
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2HsgkptqB0AQsN7DzHEhbt
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/katie-bates/id1231987766
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bateskatie
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/bateskatie
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/batesekatie


The Anthropophobia Project – Always
Genre : Post Rock/Post Metal
I use music as my diary as many others do. I’m not terribly good with words, so I use melody to express myself. I use sound as a therapeutic outlet for emotions and feelings. There are a couple songs tossed in there with vocals, but for the most part, everything is instrumental. Even though there are few lyrics, I wear my feelings on my sleeve with this music. It’s the only place I’m able to open up completely. I was apprehensive releasing such personal songs, but the act of letting go is part of the therapeutic process.

Faith  Gatewood – Mr. Heartbreaker
Genre: Pop/R&B

I am a Singer/songwriter from Detroit, Michigan. I have been performing with many types of bands doing cover songs from China to South Korea. my first love is singing and  Mr.Heartbreaker, one of my favorite song that i have written.Maybe in the past, I had a crush on a Mr. heartbreaker before, all i know is that i really like the way Mr. HeartBreaker turns out, it is a very catchy song. So many people ask me why i am not famous and my answer is to them is maybe I am famous with you and as long as i am using my gift that God, gave me then I am blessed and I am happy in making other blessed by my music. Reverbnation  https://www.reverbnation.com/lasandra4

Genre: RnB / Pop
After releasing her debut album, MY EP this past summer, Miss McLeod gives you her newest original creation, FRIDAY NIGHT. Inspired by one of her girls that was feeling heart broken, Miss McLeod wrote this song for all the girls out there who need to unleash their muddled emotion. Writing this song was a journey…what started out as a solo piano melody transformed into an RnB song featuring fellow recording artist Andy Okoro who came along and added his falsettos and harmonies to leave you with that conflicting emotion that only a song like this can do. Baby it’s a Friday night….been waiting for you day and night….
INSTAGRAM:  https://www.instagram.com/miss_mcleod/
YOUTUBE:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-OyaUGjkYJO9kkQ-BDVd1A
FACEBOOK:  https://www.facebook.com/missmcleodmusicismylife/
TWITTER:  https://twitter.com/MissMcleod_
REVERB NATION:  https://www.reverbnation.com/missmcleod/
SPOTIFY LINK: https://open.spotify.com/album/2lmONTI774GjRv1UDc75bQ

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