This week Stoli heads back to NYC to hang with super producer, Kerry “Krucial” Brothers. This man has been producing hits for years now but he is most noted for his brilliant work with Alicia Keys. Join Stoli as Kerry speaks on the five boroughs, getting in the game, The Grammy’s, and much more!
New credit card processing and business service program offers the opportunity for independent artists to control their business, make more money, and connect with industry professionals.
Virgin Records southern rock quintet Saving Abel, currently conquering a wide swath of rock radio with the winningly uninhibited first single, “Addicted,” will be bringing their hard-playing, hard-partying sound all around the country, with the announcement of a two-month series of tour dates with Puddle of Mudd, kicking off in early July.
Emerging artist Kreesha Turner has already had her song “Bounce With Me” featured on TV shows like Lipstick Jungle and Entourage as well as the new Nikon commercial featuring Ashton Kutcher.
Critically-acclaimed Blue Note artist Amos Lee has just confirmed a North American headlining tour.
Bullet For My Valentine, one of the most notable metal exports to come from the United Kingdom in the last few years, will kick off their 2008 headlining tour on Tuesday, July 14 at the Rave in Milwaukee, WI.
After nearly a three year hiatus, the Los Angeles-based Hidden Beach Recordings has refreshed its popular and critically acclaimed Unwrappedâ„¢ collection.
Since its inception in 1997, the Soca Gold series has led the genre with breakthrough hits and enduring classics.
MASS (Music, Architecture, Sight & Sound) founder and musical director Bill Close appeared on Mania TV Network’s “Dave Navarro’s Spread TV” show along with MASS songstress Christa Bell.
On July 22nd, 2008, Candlebox will release their first CD of all new material in 10 years “INTO THE SUN”. You will be seeing a lot of television appearances in the coming months by the band too.
Not only is he steadily climbing the charts, 19-year-old JUSTIN NOZUKA is taking down some of music’s best every night in San Diego.
Sy Smith sings back-up on American Idol, but in the realm of independent soul music she’s well-known for standing front and center of her own musical movement.
Fueled By Ramen recording group Paramore has revealed details of their upcoming live schedule. The Grammy-nominated punk-pop quartet will embark on “The Final RIOT! — Paramore Summer Tour ’08,” beginning on July 28th at Reno, Nevada’s Grand Sierra Theatre.
Capitol/EMI announces the June 3 U.S. release of Radiohead: The Best Of. The band’s first ever career retrospective, to be made available both physically and digitally, Radiohead: The Best Of brings together the singles, key album tracks and live favorites spanning the band’s entire Parlophone Records and Capitol Records career.
VH1 Classics is proud to present the brand new album from Bret Michaels entitled Rock My World in stores June 3rd, 2008.
Front man Justin Warfield was sporting a creepy moustache at last night’s performance of She Wants Revenge in Fort Lauderdale. What is up with the moustache trend in the indie rock scene? I live by these words of wisdom “Guns don’t kill people, men with moustaches kill people”.
Everfine/Atlantic recording group O.A.R. will be heading to Omaha, Nebraska Sunday, May 25th to shoot a promo for ESPN’s exclusive coverage of the 2008 Men’s College World Series taking place June 14th to the 25th.
I will admit I am not a fan of American Idol at all. I have actually never even watched one full episode. One thing I am though is pretty hip to the ways of the music business and how this machine works.
On May 18, Michelle Meldrum, leader of the band Meldrum and former Phantom Blue guitarist, was rushed to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank in critical condition.
“WE SING. WE DANCE. WE STEAL THINGS.,” the new album from Atlantic recording artist Jason Mraz, has made a spectacular top 5 debut on the week’s SoundScan/Billboard 200 album chart.
NARROW STAIRS,” the acclaimed new album from Atlantic recording group Death Cab for Cutie, has made a stunning debut atop this week’s Billboard 200 — the band’s first-ever #1 record.
Cezar’s Electro Reggae hit ‘Keep On’ chosen for Coca-Cola’s ‘WE8’: A series of 8 limited-edition highly stylized, Coca-Cola aluminum contour bottles designed by China’s 8 leading graphic artists and accompanied by songs from 8 talented musical artistes from the West.
I must admit, before meeting Tom, I had heard so many rumors and so much gossip that I was afraid. Frankly, his gambling debts, his animal magnetism, coupled with his disregard for the feelings of others.
Everest Announce Their First US Tour Sharing Stages With Matt Costa, Duke Spirit, Hayden, Langhorne Slim, Young Knives And More.
All India Radio has taken another evolutionary step. Leona Prue joined the band as their singer Drawing from their previous ambient and atmospheric styles, Leona’s vocals lift the band out of the post rock doldrums into the realm of the heavenly.
With the August release of her debut LP, Alas I Cannot Swim now confirmed for August 18 on Astralwerks Records, Laura Marling, who just turned 18 this year, will return to New York City for two highly anticipated performances in June.
Every so often an artist is discovered with a voice so rare and a gift so pure. Most of today’s music is overproduced and prepackaged; marketed with glitz and glamour that more often than not, doesn’t live up to the hype it claims to be.
The dynamic duo of Courtney Kaiser and Benjamin Cartel, KaiserCartel formed when the two Brooklyn based musicians joined forces to tour the country the summer of 2004.
Daddy Yankee releases his first album since his latest multi-platinum production El Cartel: The Big Boss in 2007, which promises to break all music expectations.
As a staff writer for Skope, lots of CD’s come across my desk. This release from Steve Northeast immediately caught my attention. Steve is living in NYC via Australia from 2002. He came to the US for a new life and to pursue a career in music. This is his debut album that he is…
Big Geminii is a true southern emcee that my girl Chanel put me on to. After peeping his single, “Hypnotized” with Flo Rida I had to see whats up. Join your homie, Stoli, as we discuss keeping it real, Eminem, big ol’ booty’s, and his new album, ‘History In The Making’ which is in stores…
Southern hip-hop artist, Webster Gradney, Jr. better known as Webbie has been writing rhymes since the age of five.
Honest. Elegant. Beautiful. Such terms are rarely used to describe electronic artists and their music.
The word on the streets is hip-hop is dead. The word in the boardrooms is the music industry is dead.
CBS Records recording artist Keaton Simons is embarking on a national tour starting May 20 in Boise, Idaho.
MATES OF STATE’s fifth full length studio album Re-Arrange Us will be out May 20 on Barsuk Records.
In the packed confines of clubs around their hometown of Chicago and throughout the world The Cool Kids’ irresistible, hooky rhymes and club cramming beats seamlessly bridge the old and new schools of hip hop while assuring them a sure-fire path to world-wide attention.
With the impending release of his 9th solo album REAL ANIMAL, Alejandro Escovedo will hit the road as the opening act for the Dave Matthews Band beginning June 9th.
Recently Los Angeles based band Lustra was reviewing the emails on their myspace page (www.myspace.com/lustra) and they noticed several emails that conveyed the same idea – their song – “Scotty Doesn’t Know” – taken from their album LEFT FOR DEAD sounded identical to “Rockstar” by Miley Cyrus – aka Hannah Montana.
In the ongoing “Threadless Loves” series comes an exciting new partner, Lollapalooza! Yes, THE Lollapalooza that takes place in Chicago on August 1-3, 2008.