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Friends since high school, Pravada continues to put out Beautiful Haunting Pop
Simon and Garfunkel lost the hope, like a one hand Stevie Wonder, some Gay dance nights, whiskey mornings, Brazilian hospital release music. Yeah, fun-dark-pop
|Jun 13, 2018|
Neil and Bee find eachother in the classifieds and end up making great guitar pop together
Based in London, Neil Fitzsimon and Bee Brogan aim to produce “pure pop for now people.” Neil and Bee were both members of the band, Pretty Blue Gun, who were signed to an indie label, licensed to Sony. They released two albums which were critically acclaimed. Some of the guest musicians included members of The Art of Noise, Dave Bronze (Eric Clapton’s bass player), Tobias Boshell (Moody Blues) and Pip Williams, who played guitar on the Walker Brothers’ track, ‘No Regrets’. The albums were produced by Pat Collier, who produced Katrina and the Waves’ international hit, ‘Walking on Sunshine’. The band went on national tours across the UK, until disbanding.
|Jun 12, 2018|
Joél Hernandez Reinvents Guitar Driven Pop
Prodigiously gifted singer, songwriter and guitarist Joel Hernandez is just 20, but the pop-rock wunderkind has already absorbed a lifetime of music. Growing up in El Campo, Texas, he soaked up the region’s diverse soundscapes. Through his multi-generational musician family, he learned how to be a thoughtful and emotive songwriter. Joel’s debut is rife with standout tracks. On the bluesy pop rocker “So Young,” he shares a wise-beyond-his-years perspective on young relationships. “That’s about living in the moment with the people in your life because, as bitter sweet as it is, you know they’ll leave your orbit soon,” Joel says. The amorous “It’s Only You” smoothly melds urban pop to atmospheric rock. The after-the-love-is-gone ballad “Where Are You Now?” tugs at your heartstrings and sticks in your ears like a Top 40 hit from the future. The anthemic “Spirit Of Summer” celebrates being young with irresistible pop-rock hooks a [...]
|Jun 10, 2018|
Joseph Eid defied his parents, and the odds to follow his Passion for Music
Since the release of his Human LP, Folk-Pop artist Joseph Eid has been garnering considerable buzz. He has been featured in American Songwriter Magazine’s “Best New Music” column and was named as one of the 100 Hottest Live Unsigned Artists by Music Connection Magazine. The magazine has also reviewed his latest EP release “Watch It Fall” and described him as “an engaging storyteller (a la Jason Mraz) with a keen eye for character.” His song “It’s Only Love” is in a new Universal studios film starring Sharon Stone called “All I Wish.”
Joseph Eid has been writing poetry and dreaming of a career in the arts as long as he can remember. He grew up mostly in the suburbs of New York. Raised in a strict and traditional home, the arts were only supported as a hobby and never as a career. During his college years, Eid studied psychology and pre-med. After his first semester at med school, his dream got too big to hold and Eid made t [...]
|Jun 08, 2018|
David T Dunn learns that every second is a Diamond
How do you describe David T Dunn’s music? Well, it really depends on who is listening. His new EP release “Catch That Train” due out on Star 1 Records May 1st, can best be described as Americana which includes a strong blues influence. Dunn has written over 100 songs and has won accolades for his ability. Each song tells a story that is colored with a catchy, infectious melody.
The lead single “Catch That Train”, is scheduled for radio release to stations throughout the US and Canada on April 2nd. You will be hearing and seeing more from this talented artist in the near future as he plans a tour.
|Jun 07, 2018|
KISS: Great Hard Rock Band or Poser Hacks?
The success of KISS is undeniable, but are they more smoke and makeup than great rock and roll? This week the gloves come off in another showdown for the ages. KISS: Smash or Trash? Featured Loudini Artists: Raven Black Broken Rail The Last Vegas Aboleth
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|Jun 06, 2018|
Intica on Crafting Moody Introspective Soundscapes
INTICA is an alternative indie artist from the California Bay Area. Making her debut in 2018, her introspective full-length album titled, “Nights Like These” is influenced by her hardships with anxiety and depression. INTICA found her passion for music at a young age, she allowed this discovery to mold her into the artist she is today. Through music she institutes an outlet that expresses her vulnerabilities in a way that people can find comfort and relevance. Throughout her music journey, she aspires to discover a haven in the industry where artistry and full creativity can infinitely become an outlet through her music.
|Jun 05, 2018|
Ashley J writes songs on the walls and discovers her perfect fit
At first glance, Ashley J exudes a vivacious and seductive youthful energy that’s wrapped in her free-flowing blonde locks, natural good looks and voluptuous body frame. However, beneath her eye-pleasing visual facade, she has a fascinatingly diverse background, artistically and musically and packs a wallop of a voice that fuses an infectious blend of vocal dexterity, moods and range. She tempers her vocal prowess with poignant lyrics and a kindred soul as an emerging songwriter/singer. And it’s all aptly and full exposed on her new pop single, “Unbreakable.” The song was recorded at his famed Tarpan Studio complex in San Rafael, CA. Laced with mid-tempo snaps, shadowy synths and soft whispers; “Trapped” highlights a deep infatuation with a new partner. Ashley’s sultry pipes gradually build.
|Jun 04, 2018|
Opera singer Nadia E, Puts Her years of Training to use in the Service of Rock ‘n Roll!
Nadia was born in northeastern New Jersey. At eleven years old, her family moved to a beach community in southern California. At her new school, Nadia was assigned choir as her elective class. Excelling at singing, she began private lessons in opera.
Nadia had great love and appreciation for the art and technique of opera, but felt the need to explore more liberal styles of singing and performing. At fourteen, she heard Nirvana’s ‘Bleach’ album and discovered that her heart belonged to rock ‘n’ roll.
At sixteen, Nadia went to her first rock concert at the Palladium in Los Angeles. Enthralled by the experience, she started attending as many shows as possible. Each show felt like a gift and her motivation to become more than an audience member grew.
Nadia’s operatic studies continued until she was nineteen, when she received an opportunity t [...]
|Jun 03, 2018|
What is Rock’s Greatest Decade?
It’s a battle of the decades as Lily, Keith and Loudini discuss what is/was Rock’s greatest decade? They also rank the 7 decades of rock music from best to worst. It’s the show that time forgot but you won’t want to miss! Featured Loudini Artists: Dark Entries Firewind Thundermother Turbowolf
|May 31, 2018|
Remembering Chris Cornell
It’s been one year since we lost the great Chris Cornell. This week, Lily, Keith and Lou take some time to celebrate one of the greatest rock singers of all time. Featured Loudini Artists: Ragdoll Aboleth Scorpion Child Diamante
Perth rockers Ragdoll are set to release their long awaited debut album ‘Back To Zero’ in Australia May 6 via Firestarter Distribution, closely followed by a string of shows across the country. Built around the classic trio format, ‘Back To Zero’ is an epic slab of hard rock with a sound that owes as much to the arena rock of the 70’s and 80’s as it does the grungy sounds of the 90’s. [...]
|May 24, 2018|
Heather Whitney turns tragedy into triumph
Singer-Songwriter, Heather Whitney comes from an itty-bitty, one-red-light town deep in the pines of Southeast Texas, where the mosquitoes are big, but Heather’s love for music is bigger!
Heather’s new album, “Moving on” is full of love, heartbreak, and moving on. This album is everything she has lived through, felt, and overcame, while in the studio. “Just because you’re working towards your dreams, doesn’t mean that the world stops spinning, and hardships won’t find you,” says Heather. “What gave me strength to complete my album, was knowing that I was not alone, & that someone else out there would hear these songs, relate to them, and possibly gain some healing like I did. We have to stick together.”
Heather spent the last year flying back and forth from Newton, TX to Nashville, TN, writing, hand-picking songs for [...]
|May 21, 2018|
They started jamming with their math teacher; little did they know where it would lead…The Road to Ruin
The Road To Ruin is a power pop outfit based in Bushwick, Bk. The band was formed around the eclectic songwriting of lead singer Miles Stenhouse and delivers his thoughtful and sometimes amusing ear worms with detailed bedroom pop arraignments that reveal a deep reverence to the likes of Big Star, Crazy Horse, T. Rex and Electric Light Orchestra.
|May 18, 2018|
Celebrating Iron Maiden’s Piece of Mind 35th Birthday!
On our special mother’s day show, The Loudini Hard Rock and Metal Circus Plays homage to one of the game changing metal albums of all time. Iron Maiden’s Piece of Mind turns 35 this month and Lily, Keith and Loudini discuss the making and influence of this peace of rock and metal history Featured Loudini Artists: Turbowolf Black Star Riders Reign of Z
|May 15, 2018|
YouTube sensations, Jacqueline & Andy form a band and break into the “real” world!
Born and raised in Camrose, Alberta, having moved to Toronto in 2002, Jacqueline comes from a concert/stage band background and is a multi-instrumentalist, playing a variety of woodwinds including oboe, flute and saxophone; drums/percussion, and various stringed things including guitar, ukelele, mandolin, cello, piano and ukelele. Jacqueline is the lead-singer and principle songwriter for ATB, as well as taking lead on the creative aspect of Youtube channel video recording and editing. Classically trained in jazz, big band standards and classics, Jackie brings a well-rounded musical background to this innovative and eclectic group of Canadian musicians
|May 14, 2018|
More Cowbell! Rock’s Greatest Cowbell Moments Revisited!
We know that you have the fever and the only cure is MORE COWBELL! This week Loudini, Lily and Keith celebrate the greatest moments in cowbell history… It’s sure to be a ringing good time… so you won’t want to miss this episode! Featured Loudini Artists: Soen Jinger Hardcore Superstar
|May 09, 2018|
The Top 5 Hard Rock and Metal Songs To Play A Your Funeral
This week The Loudini Hard Rock and Metal Circus takes a walk on the dark side as Loudini, Keith and Lily pick the top 5 Hard Rock and Metal Songs to play at YOUR funeral… not that we are expecting you to be departing this world anytime soon…so relax. It’s just a “fun” topic. Or is it??? Featured Loudini Artists: We Start Wars Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown Sons of Texas
We Start Wars
Strauss said of the band’s name: “A phrase I heard years ago has always stuck with me: ‘Some of the greatest wars in history were fought over a beautiful woman.’
“I’ve always been fascinated by the idea of the female warrior, someone who fights her own battles and doesn’t take shit [...]
|May 02, 2018|
Molly Kruse… The Luckiest Woman in Music Today!
Molly Elizabeth Kruse was born on 8/8/88 in Berkeley, CA, the luckiest day of the century according to Chinese tradition.
“I was the first baby born at Alta Bates Hospital at 5:58 in the morning, so a bunch of newscasters featured my parents and me on TV when I was about 15 minutes old! We still have the tape buried somewhere, I think,” she laughs.
Encouraged by her parents to work tirelessly on her voice, she began vocal lessons at age 12, leading to competing in vocal competitions, lead roles in musicals, and singing in school choir. This led to a degree in Theatre and Sociology at Indiana University. Molly moved to LA in 2012, getting her start in short films, commercials, and TV roles, but decided to dedicate herself completely to music.
Her first break came in early 2014 when she met renowned film orchestrator, Randy Kerber, which led to a meeting with Glen Ballard, the 6-time Grammy winner who produced Alanis Morisette [...]
|Apr 25, 2018|
Is Rock Dead? If so… Who or What Killed It?
In this episode… Keith, Lily and Loudini lay it on the line and attempt to eat the elephant in the room by tackling the question head on… Is Rock Dead? Featured Loudini Artists: Dark Entries Thundermother Reign of Z
|Apr 25, 2018|
What 5 Hard Rock or Metal Bands Would You Induct In To Your Fantasy Hall Of Fame?
Imagine you have your own hall of fame where only the COOLEST hard rock and metal bands get in… who would YOU induct in 2018? Lily, Keith and Loudini discuss their picks… but what are yours??? Featured Loudini Artists: Riot V Graveyard Cellar Darling
Founding member guitarist Mark Reale hired bassist Don Van Stavern to join the band in 1984 during the end of the Born in America tour. The renewed formation featuring Mark, Don, Rhett Forrester and Sandy Slavin, then based in LA, played and label shopped to no avail so upon Rhett and Sandy’s departure Mark and Don headed to New York to regroup, write music and search for musicians!
|Apr 18, 2018|