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Music Submission, Adar Alfandari

Artist or Band Name: 
Adar Alfandari

Hi :) I am a 24 y/o Folk/ Indie-Rock artist from Israel and just released my 3rd single from my debut album "Gold Dust".

After playing in a local rock band for some years I decided to start my solo project in order to give a place to other sides of mine and to expand my work internationally.

Music Submission, Alex Julia

Artist or Band Name: 
Alex Julia

Alex Julia Shines on New EP ‘Better Part of Me’ with September 19th Release

Alex Julia, a New Jersey based singer-songwriter, is set for her debut EP release ‘Better Part of Me’ on 09/19/20.  From the stripped down acoustics of “Feeling More,” the guitar-playing conjures a ukulele sound and vibe, complemented with soft vocals.  At other points in the EP, the artist dives into more expansive rock melodies with producer JEAN.  Songs like “It’s Coming” and “What’s Going On” offer up a harder, grungier style, while the singles “Counting Stars” and “Better Part of Me” are influenced by 80s driven pop beats and 90s alternative rock, respectively.  More modern pop influences are layered with funky guitar riffs in “A Beautiful Escape.”

In a class of her own, Alex Julia is unmistakingly original, yet undeniably inspired by artists like Alanis Morissette, Paramore, and The Red Hot Chili Peppers.  Emerging primarily from the Asbury Park music scene, Alex has primed herself for a career in music and has been featured on Spotify playlists since summer 2019.  In addition, she has received recognition from Produced by a Girl podcast for rising female artists, and most recently, STAR bREAKER Radio, where she talks about her new EP with producer JEAN.  Alex Julia has shared the stage with such talents as Jarod Clemons and Kolour Story and has regularly played the Jersey Shore Music Festival 5 years straight.

After months-long anticipation of when live music events will resume, Alex Julia plans to book shows again in New Jersey and neighboring towns, in support of her first studio release, as soon as venues reopen.  Look for ‘Better Part of Me’ to hit music streaming platforms (Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon) on 09/19/20!  And stay updated on the Alex Julia band page for a schedule of live events:  https://www.facebook.com/alexsilec/

IG/Twitter:  @irockoutxx

For interviews, booking, and sponsorships, please contact Jen at jlpetrics@gmail.com.

Music Submission, James Ethington III

Artist or Band Name: 
James Ethington III

After several years of busking, also known as street performing, that led to trips to Santa Monica Beach California, Phoenix Arizona, and Austin Texas to name a few, Alamogordo, New Mexico has an exciting new emerging star. Home to Eric Burton of the Grammy Nominated  “Black Pumas”, this obscure place might just be a hotbed for undiscovered raw talent. James Ethington III hits the scene with a debut killer EP entitled “Rheacycle”, an eclectic five song mix reminiscing of the glory days of alternative acoustic music. He has been described as Van Morrison mixed with Prince and a dash of Dave Matthews but the singer-songwriter remains himself throughout the project. It’s obvious that he is influenced by these Rock and Roll Hall of Fame caliber artists. Stand out tracks include “Becca” and “Sexy, Juicy, Bouncy.”

Production and Engineering work was handled by Eric Gubala a Virginia native, who’s mentor is Orlando Gomez who handled production duties on Khalid’s debut album. Eric is a part time employee at Beacon Hill Recording Studios, a prestigious large scale studio located in El Paso, Texas. Beacon Hill has seen the likes of recording artists such as aforementioned Khalid, B.o.B, and Kali Uchis. He is also actively involved in projects from a few local artists and Rap Innovators, a Hip-hop collective. Eric is also an active duty military member serving in the United States Air Force currently stationed at Holloman AFB, New Mexico.

James Ethington III has decided to take the Austin route to success. He is represented by Luster Talent 512 a premiere Talent Company based in Austin Texas. Follow him and Eric Gubala on all socials and always remember to “Reduce, Reuse, and Rheacycle!”

James Ethington III Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/james.ethingtoniii

https://www.instagram.com/jamesdethington/

Eric Gubala Social Media Links:

https://www.facebook.com/eric.gubala.5

https://www.instagram.com/gubala.e/

James Ethington III Spotify Artist Link:

https://open.spotify.com/album/4X6V2L9xnLdvbpMMllQyOg?si=YAce8cQvSLGaIqCB_SFfww

Music Submission, Jona Da King

Artist or Band Name: 
Jona Da King

Jona Da King is a hip-hop artist from Toronto, Ontario; based in Edmonton, Alberta. His sound has a diverse twist, and an old-school feel that tips the hat off to industry icons such as Nat King Cole, Little Richard,  J Hus, Flipp Dinero, Tory Lanez, Summer walker, Brent Faiyaz, Drake,  StormyZ  only to mention but a few. Jona developed a sound inspired by other influences, ranging from old-time jazz, down to rock, pop, and everything in between.

His tracks have a unique sound, which sets the bar higher in terms of passion and performance excellence. His voice embodies soul and truth, and his sound connects with listeners of all backgrounds. 

Music Submission, John Rowdy

Artist or Band Name: 
John Rowdy

Press Release (8/25/2020)

John Rowdy - Beautiful Resilience

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John Rowdy Delivers Atmospheric & Motivating Rock Album With ‘Beautiful Resilience’

About The Release

John Rowdy delivers his newest captivating rock album, “Beautiful Resilience.” The twelve-track release contains every element to get the listeners uplifted and reminiscing. Through this release, John Rowdy delivers pure raw talent that will have listeners hooked and wanting more. The catchy riffs, atmospheric drumlines, and energy-filed vocals in “Beautiful Resilience” will deliver a dose of energy. John Rowdy’s talent is elegantly spelled out throughout the entire album. From the empowering “Heartshine” to the strong message in “The Old Roads,” John Rowdy delivers power combined with lyrical depth. Moreover, the artist recalls a nostalgic rock sound while adding a modern folk touch. Make sure you check out this stunning album from the rising artist as he is set to carve a unique, unparalleled sound that is completely his own. It’s a must-add to any playlist as it will infuse energy into you!

About John Rowdy

John Rowdy is an emerging heartland rock artist, singer, and songwriter originating from Kingman, Kansas. The talented artist is quickly making waves in the scene with his unparalleled sound and style. Inspired by his life experiences, John Rowdy seeks to create music that will connect people worldwide. The talented musician aims to push the envelope with his sound and bridge various elements from different genres to make a well-rounded, dynamic style. With every release, the Americana/rock artist will have listeners engulfed into the world he creates with his storytelling lyricism and realness. John Rowdy is an artist to keep an eye on and ear out for as he is set to cement himself in the music industry for years to come.

Music Submission, Lovescandal

Artist or Band Name: 
Lovescandal

Lovescandal winners of 'The MP3 Music Awards'  - 'Heard by Millions Achievement' in store- Twice No1 at Ourstage / MTV Networks  - Official Selection at Lift Off Sessions / Pinewood Film Studios.

Formed by Kate Sansi (Guitars) Published with 'Bucks Music Group' appeared as guest at Rolling Stones video 'Like a Rolling Stone' collaborated with Top 10 Artists and Bands, performed at 'Royal Albert Hall' at Proms with 'BBC Family Orchestra' and Alexandra Legouix (Singer/ Presenter at Eurosport, ITV) winner of 'BBC Introducing' . 
Lovescandal later on teamed up with Burak Atas on Bass Guitar and also a Mastering Engineer ( 'Disney'  USA - 'Maven Mastering Studios') when with his impeccable technique and sound not only created an ultra catchy bass line but he produced and mastered 'Funk Your Love ' Album. 
The band performed at O2 , Excel Olympics Countdown , O2 Islington Academy, PPLS Day Festival.  
They worked with numerous legendary Producers like Darren Allison ( Church Studios- Mick Jagger - The Divine Comedy -Belle & Sebastian ), Kevin Reeves (Universal  -'Grammy' Award Nominee ), Pete Maher ( U2- Kati Perry - The Killers - Liam Gallagher). 
At  Lovescandal's single ' Funk your Love '
feat Harry Peirson (Disney HD-Guitarist with Rihanna). 
Recorded at 'Alchemea' with Pedro Ribeiro, Damian Sangally and Special Guest Darren Allison.

Music Submission, Suvindu Atapattu

The Autumn Flower
Artist or Band Name: 
Suvindu Atapattu

Suvindu Vinvath Atapattu is a Sri Lankan music producer, composer, arranger and performer. He has published his recordings with the record label 'Grooveit-Labs'. He has uploaded many Albums and Singles like Beyond Infinity (Deluxe Edition), The Autumn Flower, The Universe Choice, A Way of Heaven, Reborn, Sky Blues, Sinhala Wanuma; in many genres. He is known to be a Classical & Jazz music composer but however he has also touched several more genres with his first album. He is known to be a person that promotes instrumental music rather than Modern Pop and Hip Pop.

Music Submission, Noel Smyth

Artist or Band Name: 
Noel Smyth

Hello,

I hope you’re all doing well during these crazy times.  My name is Noel Smyth and I'm a performing, songwriting musician originally from a town outside New Haven, CT.  I have played in and around the Boston area for the past decade or so where I also teach English Language Arts to seventh and eighth graders. I just finished my fourth full-length album, 'Sugar Suspension'; a collection of 13 of my original songs.  This work includes a vast array of unique musicians living in and around the New England area.  Here is a link to a Boston Globe story about my music and my career!

Something I worked so hard on came out in April despite not having a show to promote it (unless my already rescheduled August 1st show at The Midway or August 13th show at The Burren capriciously and miraculously happen).  My music isn’t red or blue; it’s American.  I have songs on there about my love for New England, my daughter, songs of my suffering, songs of being merry, and songs where I just try to emulate Allen Ginsburg’s stream of consciousness.  Here is a link to a review in the MetroWest Daily News of my new album, "Sugar Suspension"!!

I know you guys are super busy, but if you get a chance, I’d greatly appreciate you taking the time to listen to my music.  I genuinely believe it will be a great fit for your station.  Read a Redline Roots Review that features one of my singles in their series, ‘Singled Out’ Here!!

If there’s any information I’m leaving out please let me know.  My music can be found virtually in any online music store.  If you’d prefer a physical CD, just let me know.  Otherwise, here are my WAV files as well as links to various locations where you can listen to my music and read about (potential) upcoming events.

My album on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/4PWlEU2I5LPKR6QFdqH3As?si=emITFLRVRV-ZJK83ZG82dQ

My album on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwbZ7hO7-QA&list=OLAK5uy_nH5b5AxahtWVSj838yjWBx5...

Music Page: https://www.facebook.com/noelsmyth2012

Track List: “Sugar Suspension”

  1. Beautiful Curse
  2. Feed the Spark
  3. East Coast
  4. Destination
  5. Funny Feeling
  6. Rock n’ Roll, Noel
  7. Brief Flashes of Love
  8. I Am
  9. Still Tryin’
  10. Stroller Ride
  11. Lucy
  12. Con Man
  13. Such a Loser (lyrics violate FCC regulations on this track only)

Sincerely,

Noel Smyth

Music Submission, Cypress

Artist or Band Name: 
Cypress

Cypress is the indie folk, singer-songwriter project of Ben Higginbotham. Born in Dallas but based in LA, Ben was inspired by his childhood spent glued to the piano and listening to the crooning voices of Texas singer-songwriter legends like Ruthie Foster and Lyle Lovett to pursue his passion for music early on. 

Shortly after graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2017, Ben created Cypress — a soulful, emotional solo project reflective of his personal and professional growth. Evoking artists like Ray LaMontagne, Ben Howard, and Hozier, Cypress’ indie folk/folk rock sound is rich and textured yet melodic and straightforward — often weaving lyric-driven stories of relationships, family and coming-of-age with a reflective and nostalgic tone. With crisp, powerful lyrics and relatable, universal themes underlying each song, Cypress’ music shines in its smooth approachability and ease of listening.

Released in November 2018, Cypress’ first EP A Fine Line was recorded and produced in Austin, TX by longtime collaborator Taylor Tatsch. Cypress’ most recent single “Take Me Back” was produced by Floyd Fuji and released in August 2020.

Music Submission, Sam Woolf

Artist or Band Name: 
Sam Woolf

Sam Woolf

Sam Woolf is a singer-songwriter known for his original compositions and pitch perfect vocals. Sam has been hailed as a "natural singer whose soul and passion are undeniable in every note he sings." With the support of his strong network of fans, dubbed the "Woolfpack," Sam's live performances and recordings have garnered millions of views and streams on social media.

Sam gained national recognition as a finalist on American Idol’s 13th Season where he placed in the Top 5. In 2014, Sam independently released his first EP Pretend, produced by Grammy Award winner Danny Blume. Pretend debuted at #9 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart. He has since released more singles, including "Stop Thinking About It," and "Fast 'n' Dirty," which he co-wrote with Stephen Puth. Additionally, he recorded five original songs in 2017, including "On It" with the Como Brothers and Grammy Award-nominated engineer Kenta Yonesaka at Germano Studios in New York City. "On It" debuted at the Music Lodge at the Sundance Film Festival. 

"Ease My Mind"

"In times like these, it's not so easy to see the bright side." Sam describes his upcoming release, "Ease My Mind," as "a hopeful love song about feeling lost, yet knowing whatever it is you're going through, it will all play out how it's supposed to."  
 

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