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Debe Gunn masters Mexican mariachi music

As a songwriter, musician and producer, Debé Gunn did something unusual. Sure, she could have stuck with jazz, pop, R&B, rock, country and Broadway tunes, but she delved into something different: mariachi music. It’s the music of western Mexico and it goes back centuries. The combination of trumpets, violin and guitars help make it a […]

Pale Soul by Dave Rudolf

Pale Soul by Dave Rudolf

Pale Soul is for fans of old school R&B music. Dave Rudolf has always loved the way classic R&B music feels. He may look like he makes Jimmy Buffet-style music, but appearances can be deceiving. This white dude’s got soul– Pale Soul. Dave Rudolf counts Little Richard, Louis Prima and Fats Domino as influences from […]

Checkin’ on You by Kizzo

Checkin’ on You by Kizzo

From his album Makeover, here’s Charles “Kizzo” Kizzee with a modern R&B midtempo jam called “Checkin’ on You.” The music video features an appearance by Brianna Price. “It’s my feeling that anytime you can hear a tune and can vibe to it, then it has rhythm,” he says. “That feeling you get might take your […]

Steve Byers is a modern Rockabilly artist who writes and performs his own music. Influenced by Elvis Presley, The Stray Cats, Little Richard, Brian Setzer, and Carl Perkins, his instrumentals (and some of his vocals) are heard on TV shows and in films. For example, Steve’s music has been heard on NBC’s “The Voice,” the […]

Music Concert Footage

Music Concert Footage

Mark Weber here; I’ve been going to a lot of concerts recently and thought I’d share some footage with you… #emeliesande song pic.twitter.com/bIjq0R7m5z — MarkWeberMusicBlog (@WeberMusicBlog) June 5, 2017 Sheila E. #SheilaE pic.twitter.com/Q0GdvJ6trv — MarkWeberMusicBlog (@WeberMusicBlog) June 28, 2017 #SheilaE wowed #Buffalo with #TheGlamorousLife at #Canalside pic.twitter.com/6XdgUvn0Ri — MarkWeberMusicBlog (@WeberMusicBlog) June 23, 2017 Clint Holmes […]

Catherine Duc remixes Drive by Paloma Rush

Do you like the music of Paloma Rush? Now you can hear her song “Drive” in a new way… a remix… but first let me tell you about the remixer… Catherine Duc is a composer of Ambient music with Celtic, World and Electronica influences. She also produces remixes for other artists in the electronic/EDM style […]

Redheads now have their song

Redheads now have their song

Do you like redheads? Singer-songwriter and guitarist Marc Daniels likes redheads– at least he says so in his song. Daniels injects a breath of fresh air into the country-rock scene with his fun-loving lyrics, charmingly expressive vocals and driving guitar riffs. Daniels’ latest LP, The Starting Line, is an impressionable result of his appealing and […]

Folk music from James Robert Kibby

Folk singer James Robert Kibby has many influences you might be familiar with, such as Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, The Avett Brothers, Gillian Welch, Rich Mullins and James Taylor. He follows in the troubadour tradition with his own music. Generally, you’ll find Jim, as he’s known to his friends, playing music in the band Immanuel, […]

10 things every musician website should have

So you’re a music maker? Here are 10 things every musician website should have these days. If you’re missing something, add it. Contact info 1) On the main page there should be a way for people to contact you easily. For instance, in the upper right hand corner of the main page, it’s a great […]

Beatles Star Wars Mashup

Beatles Star Wars Mashup

What if The Beatles met Star Wars? Guess what: The Beatles Star Wars mashup has arrived and it’s brilliant. The Beatles had their heyday in the 1960s, while Star Wars really took off in the 1970s and 1980s. That said, thanks to the wonders of modern technology, they meet! A testament to creativity, Princess Leia’s Stolen […]

Work For Free Musicians

Work for free? Musicians: don’t do it! I am an advocate for paying performers, musicians, singers, etc. for their time, talent and commitment to perform when the gig/venue is a for-profit, money-making entity. Providing live music is a valuable service. It deserves financial compensation when those around the musicians, from vendors to security, are getting […]

Songs with Hey in them

Songs with Hey in them

Songs with hey in them are popular. When you want a hit song, use the word “HEY!” I am enjoying a 2011 song called “Little Talks” from the Icelandic band “Of Monsters and Men,” with its shout-it-out use of the word “HEY!” in it: This song got me thinking of another song that is called […]

Lyric Finder helps you find lyrics

Lyric Finder helps you find lyrics

To find song lyrics, use lyric finder. If I had to go on a game show about song lyrics, I wouldn’t do too well. Sure, I love music, but I’m more of a rhythm and melody person than a lyrics guy. However, every now and then–and I’m sure this happens to you, too–I’ll hear a […]

Save Your Life song from The Fuze

The Fuze is someone you should know, especially for his song “Save Your Life.” It all started with three chords. The Fuze’s dad showed him three chords as a kid, and together they wrote a song. The Fuze was eight-years-old. Fast forward to adulthood: The Fuze has played many pubs and clubs around London. He’s […]

Top 10 Best Postmodern Jukebox Songs

I met Scott Bradlee after his Postmodern Jukebox performance at Bemus Point, NY. I had to congratulate him in person on the tremendous success he has found not only as a musician, but also as someone doing something innovative in the music industry these days. Scott Bradlee takes popular songs from today and yesteryear and […]