Archives for January 27, 2010

Joe Satriani: “I Just Wanna Rock” DVD trailer and sweepstakes!

Veteran guitar legend Joe Satriani, one of the world’s most renowned instrumental artists, recorded Live in Paris: I Just Wanna Rock! on May 27, 2008 at The Grand Rex Theater in Paris, France. The brand new live two-disc CD and DVD will be released on February 2, 2010 through Epic Records. Finally, available for viewing is the trailer for the release.

New single from Diggy Simmons “Set Me Free” (free mp3 download)

The single “Set Me Free” produced by Snake Eyes has Diggy rhyming over an old school RnB track (I tried to research if it was sampled and by what artist. Let me know if you know) bringing a fresh blend of old meet news. I have to remind myself that Diggy is only 14 years old. As with some of his singles on “The First Flight” mixtape, “Set Me Free” Diggy is letting us know that he’s making his own way in the world despite being born with a silver spoon in his mouth.

Hot Chelle Rae to play direct support on Sherwood Tour starting Feb 17, 2010 in LA

Hot Chelle Rae will be playing direct support to Sherwood on the band’s upcoming tour, kicking off February 17th in Los Angeles. Also on the tour will be Black Gold and Reece. Most recently, HCR announced a handful of tour dates with Owl City and that they have been confirmed for the 2010 Warped Tour. The band will be playing 7/17-8/2/2010 on the Kevin Says Stage.

Feb 2010: IN THE LIFE “The Best of Our Conversation Series”

Among those championing LGBT civil rights are some of the great thinkers, entertainers and activists of our time. This month on IN THE LIFE, we take a look back at the best of our ongoing series, A CONVERSATION WITH… featuring provocative discussions among celebrated actors, writers and activists speaking out about LGBT equality, politics and culture.

Closed Sessions: Chicago entrepreneurs form unique partnership to create new record making model

Since conducting the first Closed Session with New Orleans’ recording artist Curren$y, artists such as Amanda Diva, Kidz In The Hall, Tanya Morgan, U-N-I, Bun B, Donnis, Rhymefest, Skyzoo, Big Pooh, and many others have participated. The first Closed Sessions EP, presented and mixed by DJ RTC, will be released in March 2010 and will contain nine songs. The collection will be distributed digitally as a free download.