October 2010 Blog Posts (25)

FINALLY! The GBOB Hong Kong Final Is On Friday 5th November!

Over 50 bands entered the 2010 Global Battle of the Bands in Hong Kong and competition has been fierce - rumours of bass guitars at 20 paces and drummers clashing symbols are just part of Hong Kong's competitive nature - but friendly. New bands and talented musicians have emerged while old favourites have upped their acts as the quality of performance and original songs gets white hot in the heats of GBOB.

So who…


Added by MusicDish on October 28, 2010 at 6:01am — No Comments

Manila-based Singer/Songwriter Julien Drolon Debuts 2nd Video Release "No More Divisions"

Manila-based French pop singer/songwriter Julien Drolon announced the release of the video "No More Divisions" today. "No More Divisions" follows the release of "Peace Through Music," the debut single and video from Julien's upcoming EP album "Free To Love" which is expected to be released in December 2010.

Commenting on the video, Drolon said, "Music has the power to break down boundaries and overcome distances…


Added by MusicDish on October 25, 2010 at 5:55am — No Comments

new song...

hi folks...this is a new tune by Greg and me. hope youse like it. :)

ok, for some reason I can't post the lyric. a pox on my internet ignorance!!

Added by Robert George on October 24, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Why « Samsara » ?

(Album Cover for « Samsara » by Christopher Stewart)

Poligraf’s first album will be entitled « Samsara » in reference to the cycle of reincarnation in Buddhist culture.

Samsara is a Sanskrit and Pali term derived from to « flow together, » « to go or pass through states, » « to wander, » and which translates as «…


Added by Christopher Stewart on October 23, 2010 at 8:43am — No Comments

"French Vibes" At MIDEM 2011 Focus On France

The spotlight will be on France at the 45th edition of MIDEM with a series of "French Vibes" events specially created to promote the French music industry.

"French Vibes" at MIDEM, in partnership with French copyright collection companies SACEM, SCPP and SPPF, and in association with promotional body Bureau Export, will enable French artists and their labels to develop international business in all areas including digital partnerships, licensing,…


Added by MusicDish on October 20, 2010 at 6:54am — No Comments

Stuck With Green - The Pimp Slap Song

The techno-rap remix of "The Pimp Slap Song" gets the full DJ treatment beginning with a synth sound that includes a sawtooth wave and techno style. The song slightly reminds you of a cross between the dance group Devo and Weird Al Yancovich. Techno cuts are used on the vocals to add an interesting rap flavor, which enhances the track. Definitely out of the ordinary, "The Pimp Slap Song" describes what happens when the subject and his "lady" have a disagreement and it escalates…


Added by MusicDish on October 18, 2010 at 8:56am — No Comments


This month is exactly two years ago

that I met Gary "Brotherman" Branchaud. Not only one of the most

talented bass players on the planet but also one of the coolest cats on

earth! I have had the honor and the blessing of doing many many shows

with Gary and more importantly, we have had some wonderful times

together as friends. One of the best and many gifts that The Lord so

graciously bestowed upon me when I moved to Nashville is…

Added by Mandy Mason on October 18, 2010 at 2:33am — No Comments

Exposition (Polygraph part 1 - revisited)

(Untitled Artwork by Fred Bonneau)

« Polygraph » is intended as a portrait of human relationships turning to the sour, hinting at the necessity of constant genuineness. The composition lasts a little over 10 minutes and is composed of the following four sections…


Added by Christopher Stewart on October 15, 2010 at 11:59am — No Comments

TRASH A GOGO With Paralyz Halloween Special!

G A conflagration of proportions unimagined,

Distortion, Reverb, Echo, and Gain,

Concrete noise engulfs, the synapse petrified,

Forest of patched body-casts talking sunshine,

And breathing fire,

...And sweating puss,

And punishing liars,

And grinding rust,

A crunch of gravel engulfed in a palm,

Encroached upon by a fist comes long,

Upwards to the face of God, Boss, and Man,

Past the bodies…


Added by MusicDish on October 14, 2010 at 6:31am — No Comments

RocketHub Leads The Crowdfunding Revolution At CMJ 2010

RocketHub, a grassroots crowdfunding community developed for Creatives by Creatives, will descend upon CMJ 2010 to spread the crowdfunding revolution and empower musicians with the knowledge needed to master this new fundraising method. Crowdfunding establishes a web-based event that harnesses a musician's network and audience for funds, awareness, and authentic feedback. RocketHub Co-founder and CEO, Brian Meece sums it up as "a new spin…


Added by MusicDish on October 13, 2010 at 8:15am — No Comments

Global Battle Of The Bands Heat 5 - Friday 15 October 2010 11:30pm - 2am

Global Battle of the Bands continues in Hong Kong with Heat 5 happening this Friday, 15th October at Mak**ba.

Bands competing at Heat 5:

Liquid Scent






Summer Junkiez

Competition will start by midnight.

Only ONE band will go forward to the HK Final.

In GBOB, each band…


Added by MusicDish on October 13, 2010 at 12:23am — No Comments

Epilogue (Juggernaut part 6)

("Steamroller" by dam)

The closing movement of « Juggernaut » is entitled, simply, « Epilogue. »

Inspired by ELP's «…


Added by Christopher Stewart on October 12, 2010 at 7:14am — No Comments

Introversion & Intervention (The Chrome Lake parts 1 & 2)

("introvert-study" by Robert___T)

« The Chrome Lake » is the core middle part of the « Entering The Stream » trilogy. Lasting a little over 12 minutes, the composition depicts one episode of intense soul-searching, and…


Added by Christopher Stewart on October 11, 2010 at 8:59am — No Comments

Maya Solovey Makes A Splash On CMJ Music Marathon CD And Showcase

Award winning singer/songwriter Maya Solovey will launch "Maya's Culinary Concerts" at this month's CMJ Music Marathon Networking. Opening the "Musicians As Entrepreneurs" showcase, Maya will discuss her newest project with Women in Music President Evangelia Livanos and how it can serve as a template for independent artists to expand their opportunities beyond music, followed by a performance with her band. Maya's song "Tonight" from her…


Added by MusicDish on October 11, 2010 at 8:53am — No Comments

Gonzalez Y Gonzalez Selected As The Official Bar Of Nightmare: Superstitions, NYC's Most Horrifying Haunted House

Gonzalez y Gonzalez, one of downtown Manhattan's hottest destinations, has been selected as the "Official Bar" for Nightmare: Superstitions, New York’s Most Horrifying Haunted House. This is the second year that Gonzalez y Gonzalez partners with Nightmare - a unique, fully immersive haunted house experience. The attraction runs from September 24 through November 6 at the NoHo Event Center. Frightened Nightmare: Superstitions…


Added by MusicDish on October 11, 2010 at 7:22am — No Comments

Digital Innovation Supporters Join MidemNet Lab 2011

MIDEM unveils the judges panels for the MidemNet Lab 2011 who will choose the most innovative companies in the mobile applications, industry services and consumer services categories. The 3 winners will be elected amongst 30 finalists, selected through a call for entry opened for submissions until 31 October 2010.

"The judges are all at the top-front of digital innovation and are best-placed to evaluate the most innovative business models," notes…


Added by MusicDish on October 11, 2010 at 6:35am — No Comments

Multilethalead (Octoccata part 8)

("Label from a bottle of O·c·t·a·T·o·n·i·c" by Christopher Stewart, using a picture of William Henry Fox Talbot by Antoine Claudet)

The eighth and final movement of « Octoccata » is entitled « Multilethalead » and…


Added by Christopher Stewart on October 8, 2010 at 9:07am — No Comments

The "Musicians As Entrepreneurs" Official CMJ Music Marathon Networking & Showcase Event

MusicDish, Women in Music & RocketHub are proud to present a very special and official CMJ networking and showcase. Themed around "Musicians As Entrepreneurs," the showcase will feature a Q&A and performance by three entrepreneuring artists:…


Added by MusicDish on October 8, 2010 at 4:20am — No Comments

Marimbariation (Octoccata part 7)

("Athletics tracks finish line" by Petey21)

« Marimbariation » takes its name from the brief passage featuring the marimba that leads this seventh movement of the « Symphony of Eights. »

Once the percussive instrument concludes its opening…


Added by Christopher Stewart on October 7, 2010 at 5:29am — No Comments

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