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A Year In Your Ear Artist Showcase

~ by Sabrina Hamilton ~ London Tone Music Showcase at Columbia City Theater September 18, 2014 Fifty-two weeks. Fifty-two artists. Fifty-two new songs every week for one whole year. That, my friends, is called “A Year in Your Ear,” and our friends over at the historic London Bridge Studio have launched a new campaign to showcase their label London Tone Music, and some of the best up and coming artists from the Northwest and beyond! Last Thursday night, the event at Columbia City Theater was all about celebrating and interacting with the exciting talent, and some very important persons within the music community in our lovely city of Seattle. The
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London Tone Music Group 52 x 52 Artist Celebration

What is 52 x52 Year In Your Ear you ask? Fifty-two musical artists were signed to a singles contract, recording all 52 and releasing a single each week for a year. London Tone artists got the opportunity to record their single at iconic studios with producer/engineers that have impressive track records of success. The artist also benefited from the promotion, marketing, and sales by the London Tone Music team, including CD Baby for digital distribution. This night was to celebrate that they are halfway through and to give honor as to the amazing emerging talent recorded already and a glimpse of the quality of the talent yet to come. What I enjoy about these events is the
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Branden Daniel and the Chics

Branden Daniel and the Chics

~ by Sabrina Hamilton ~ Branden Daniel and the Chics Hello friends and music lovers! Today I’m going to introduce you to an exciting, eclectic band that is known for their garage pop ‘n roll. This three-piece ensemble consists of lead singer, guitarist, and front man Branden Daniel, multi-instrumentalist bass player Nathan Krause, and drummer extraordinaire Matthew Winter. Together, they call themselves Branden Daniel and The Chics. I saw them perform live at Chop Suey a couple weeks ago, on a Wednesday night. Looks can be deceiving, and I have to admit, I was rather deceived that night at Chop Suey. These boys pack a full spectrum sound once the
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First Listen: Born Of Ghosts – Torch

~ by Robin Fairbanks ~ Born Of Ghosts – Torch One of the benefits of working in this business is happening upon a new band by accident which was the case two years ago. I was at the High Dive to see a friend’s band and Born Of Ghosts was on the bill. Although formed in 2009, I thought the potential was there but the band needed to hone their act, write voraciously, and get into a solid studio for better recordings. A piece of advice to artists, stay in touch with Industry people. Give them a cd and let them know when there is any notable happening, changes, releases
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Echoreason: Loch Release Show

~ by Sabrina Hamilton ~ ~ July 12th, 2014 at Hard Rock Café ~ Echoreason: Loch Release Show Greetings my friends and fellow music lovers! Not only is the weather outside pretty darn hot, but so are the talented bands in Seattle this summer. Last Saturday was a show that I had been personally anticipating for several months, because it was the album release show for the first band I came to know after moving to the Pacific Northwest. They call themselves Echoreason, and their album is called Loch. Members include Eric Krakora- guitars, vocals, piano, Rhodes, Hammond B3; David Whitlock- guitars, vocals, banjo, electric tanpura, Hammond B3, programming; J.
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