Monday, January 31, 2005

Sylvester Sim - official site of the Singapore Idol 2004 runner-up winner. Includes artist profile, fast facts, fan section, meida, and more
The Jack Awards - offers punters the opportunity to register and vote for their favourite musicians, bands, and live venues

Friday, January 28, 2005

Lt. Dan Band - cover band formed by Chicago composer Kimo Williams and actor/musician Gary Sinise
DJDownload - DJ Magazine's MP3 download store sells a wide catalogue of dance music including house, tech house, techno, electro, progressive and tribal, trance, and more

Friday, January 21, 2005

An alliance between MSN Music and Smithsonian Folkways Recordings will make tens of thousand of historic songs from legendary performers of folk, blues, jazz and world music available online for the first time, allowing music fans to discover a diverse world of music and sound. The Smithsonian Folkways catalog of nearly 35,000 tracks, which is only available for download through MSN Music in the United States, features legendary artists Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Lucinda Williams, Big Bill Broonzy, Lightnin' Hopkins, Ella Jenkins and more. The archive also features nonmusical tracks including speeches, poetry and natural sounds from around the world
Filter Magazine - music magazine covering new and creative artists for those that seek an alternative to the radio
Mamapalooza - celebrating art in motherhood. A cultural event featuring mom musicians, artists, poets, dancers, and filmakers. Fesitival venues include San Francisco, New York, Dallas, Detroit, Nashville, and Washington D.C.
Lhasa - official site for singer and musician Lhasa de Sela

Thursday, January 20, 2005

Sheila Raye Charles: Introducing Sheila Raye Charles - The legend of Ray Charles continues through his daughter's music. Sheila Raye Charles brings her own flavor to well known songs and introduces you to her own abilities in her tribute to her dad

Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and Alexander Street Press have announced an agreement to publish the entirety of Smithsonian Global Sound as a streaming music service to libraries around the world. The collaboration will deliver content from archives of traditional music in South Africa and India as well as the audio collection of the U.S. national museum
LibraryPOP intends to provide a timely, easy-to-use, authoritative guide to what is current and potentially of most interest to those who are responsible for popular music and film collections in libraries. Items being most frequently added to library collections and suggested purchases form the core of LibraryPOP. Additional features may be added as requested and warranted by the site's authors

Thursday, January 13, 2005

Record of the Day - music industry news magazine which also features the best new music
YoungBlood Brass Band - hip-hop interpreted through trombones and sousaphones - online store dedicated to the Django Reinhardt enthusiast offering gypsy jazz CDs, videos and DVDs, books, guitars and accessories, tutorials, and more

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Brian Auger: DVD: Insights of the Keyboard Master - This is the amazing new video by one of the the greatest Hammond B3 players ever: Brian Auger. Primarily an instructional video, this DVD also includes several performance clips of Brian and The Oblivion Express, as well as some great personal insights and reflection on Brian's career

Saturday, January 08, 2005

2005 Grammy Awards - includes a nomination list for the 47th Annual Grammy Awards
Tom Vek - London-based singer/songwriter merging elements of funk, electronica, and garage rock energy
KT Tunstall - sparkling Scottish singer/songwriter
Kaiser Chiefs - leading the Brit Pop revival
The Dead 60s - Liverpool band featuring wired-up punk energy and super heavy, reggae grooves
The Bravery - official site for the New York-based electro-rock band
Bloc Party - autonomous unit of un-extraordinary kids reared on pop culture between the years of 1976 and the present day
Bender - folk art music with a tinge of brooding country, featuring the talents of James Johnston, Geraldine Swayne, and Steve Gullick
Kano - official site for the British rapper coming soon
The Game - official site for Los Angeles-based gangsta rapper

Friday, January 07, 2005

The Zutons - Liverpool band who cross jazz with funk, and soul with country
Jason White - official site for the singer/songwriter. Features biography, news, forum, gallery, store, and links
John Legend - official site for the artist. Features biography, news, and more

Thursday, January 06, 2005

The Remaking of Vince Neil - Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil goes through a makeover
Ryan Duarte - official site for the San Francisco Bay Area artist. Offers biography, photos, news, and more