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CD REVIEW: Eyes of 99 - A place without time
By Ivan Nossa - 11/29/2010 - 07:41 PM EST

Rock

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CD REVIEW: David Anthony Zee - After Time
By Dan Cohen - 11/29/2010 - 02:59 PM EST

Acoustic folk/blues/jazz

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Giving Grace And Thanks
By Mick Polich - 11/27/2010 - 12:18 PM EST

Time of the season to reflect, and give a short view on a few reasons to give grace and thanks.....

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CD REVIEW: The Love Load - The Human Resourceful
By Jean-Baptiste Collinet - 11/23/2010 - 11:47 AM EST

Progressive Rock/Jam band

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CD REVIEW: Neil Thomas - A Century of Lullabies
By Ivan Nossa - 11/20/2010 - 11:15 AM EST

Folk/Rock/Power Pop

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Do the Radiohead/Nine Inch Nails marketing methods actually work?
By James Moore - 11/19/2010 - 01:47 PM EST

There has been much debate over whether the effectiveness of the modern viral marketing methods practiced by Radiohead (the 'pay-what-you-want' method) and Nine Inch Nails (the 'download the album for free' method) actually work for independent musicians with limited fan bases. I believe that both of these methods are effective, but only if the independent artist has a strong marketing campaign.

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Learn How To Sell Your Music And Beat The Torrents
By James Moore - 11/19/2010 - 01:18 PM EST

Most independent musicians complain about the dominance of free torrent websites. No matter what they try to sell and how they try to sell it, people just aren't buying anymore. I hate to be the bearer of perceived "bad news", but the temporary solution is to stop selling. Read on for more.


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CD REVIEW: Neil Thomas - A Century of Lullabies
By Jean-Baptiste Collinet - 11/17/2010 - 09:11 AM EST

Progressive Rock and Instrumental Rock

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CD REVIEW: Phil Celia - Stockholm Street
By Jean-Baptiste Collinet - 11/17/2010 - 03:30 AM EST

Acoustic Singer/Songwriter

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CD REVIEW: David Silva - Moorpark Oasis
By Jean-Baptiste Collinet - 11/15/2010 - 04:50 PM EST

Country/Folk

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CD REVIEW: D.B Rielly - Love Potions & Snake Oil
By Cyrus Rhodes - 11/15/2010 - 12:31 AM EST

Acoustic folk/blues/jazz

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CD REVIEW: Neil Kelly Quartet - Rivers Converge
By Ivan Nossa - 11/14/2010 - 12:32 PM EST

Jazz

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CD REVIEW: Clay McClinton - Liviní Out Loud
By Cyrus Rhodes - 11/12/2010 - 11:53 PM EST

Americana, Folk, Acoustic

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CD REVIEW: Paul Haasch - Secure Heart Borders (EP)
By Cyrus Rhodes - 11/11/2010 - 04:49 PM EST

Acoustic Rock, Singer-Songwriter

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CD REVIEW: Kai Brant - Kai Brant
By Ivan Nossa - 11/09/2010 - 02:37 PM EST

Experimental

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CD REVIEW: Dan O Mara - Whispering Loud & Clear
By Cyrus Rhodes - 11/08/2010 - 10:18 PM EST

Acoustic folk/pop

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CD REVIEW: David Stern - Journey Home
By Ivan Nossa - 11/06/2010 - 02:32 PM EDT

Traditional country/folk/singer-songwriter

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CD REVIEW: Ian Evans - Lapsang Souchong
By Jean-Baptiste Collinet - 11/05/2010 - 06:39 PM EDT

Concept album

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CD REVIEW: The Workers - Theatre Of The Distraught
By Jean-Baptiste Collinet - 11/05/2010 - 04:41 PM EDT

Experimental

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CD REVIEW: Mick Byrd - Around
By Cyrus Rhodes - 11/04/2010 - 11:58 PM EDT

Acoustic Folk/Rock

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CD REVIEW: Dashdown - Rock & Roll Vacation
By Dan Cohen - 11/04/2010 - 12:32 PM EDT

Rock

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CD REVIEW: Arienette - Arienette
By Cyrus Rhodes - 11/03/2010 - 11:22 PM EDT

Acoustic Rock, Singer Songwriter and Sadcore

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Sonic Activity: Making Your Songs Radio-Active
By Bill Pere - 11/03/2010 - 11:07 AM EDT

A song with a great story or message but "flat" sounding lyrics is like champagne without any fizz.  Sonic Activity is the aspect of a lyric that creates "ping-points" which are the little tingling phonetic bubbles that tickle your ear.   This article will help you master that important part of song crafting.

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CD REVIEW: Eric Skye Acoustic Groove Trio - Slow Moving Dog
By Cyrus Rhodes - 11/03/2010 - 01:37 AM EDT

Acoustic jazz

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CD REVIEW: Fallback - Vexing the Dull EP
By Cyrus Rhodes - 11/01/2010 - 11:07 PM EDT

Heavy Metal, Progressive Metal, Progressive Rock

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