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  • 00:34

    Celebrity Juice Features Kristen Ellis-Henderson of Antigone Rising

    in Entertainment

    The massive success of “Whiskey & Wine Vol. 1” kept the band on the road for the most part of 2014. The first single “That Was The Whiskey”, co-written with Nashville songwriter Lori McKenna (Faith Hill, Little Big Town, Hunter Hayes), premiered on CMT trending in the Top 10 and was nominated in the "Country Song" category at The 13th Annual Independent Music Awards. When the New York based, alt-country female rockers do something, they do it big. Catapulted into the national spotlight in 2005 with a groundbreaking major label debut that landed them in the top 20 of the Billboard Heatseekers chart for an entire year.


    Best known for relentless touring and masterful musicianship, the band played upwards of 280 shows a year in their early days. Founding sisters Cathy and Kristen Henderson have always had the same philosophy. Play better than the boys and make sure the fans feel like part of the family.  Catchy songs, has allowed this self-sustained group to maintain her independence and leave an indelible mark on an industry best known for leaving girl (bands) behind.


    In a business riddled with pitfalls, the fans have been the one thing Antigone Rising count on. Their first independent fan-funded CD (2000's "Rock Album") raised ten thousand dollars via checks through snail mail before the internet ever kicked into high gear. Their fan funded effort for "23 Red" raised quadruple that number, with fan perks including bowling and kickball with the band, private house concerts, and band members making personal happy birthday phone calls. Their latest campaign through PledgeMusic reached 154% of its goal within weeks. The fans are the lifeblood of Antigone Rising and have always been the most critical part of the formula.


     


    Call in to listen live to this amazing interview.  Call 646-595-4937.

  • 02:01

    Laymanradio Presents "Inbetween the Cracks of Rock N' Roll" with Leto Covington

    in Music

    Old school, new school, folk, or any other genre of Rock that is what you will find here. Look for MMA  and other discussions on the show as well. Tune in with Leto Covington as your host and become part of the Laymanradio family. After the show you can visit the website, www.laymanradio.com to see all the other things Laymanradio has to offer.

  • 00:59

    Interview with Austin Belle & Amy Rose

    in Music

    With a blend of Country and Pop/Rock backgrounds, AUSTIN BELLE is equipped with the perfect combination of well-written songs and two talented artists. Lead guitarist and songwriter Jesse Wainwright hails from the hit-making, award-winning rock band State of Shock, lending his musical skills and incredible stage presence to the group. Jesse is balanced by lead singer and songwriter Stacey McKitrick. Together, they create a new sound that can only be described as magical. Along with a talented backing band, their catchy songs and energetic stage show leave audiences wanting more. Combined, they have had the opportunity to perform with notable acts Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Great Big Sea, and more. Their debut EP is called Just Drive featuring the latest single Back Where We Belong.


    Barrie, Ontario Country artist AMY ROSE entered her first singing contest Barrie’s Promenade Days at age 5. That was when her parents realized their daughter had talent to sing. She began to enter other talent competitions including Kinmount Fair which she won 3 years in a row - and got to meet one of her idols, Jason McCoy. At the age of 13, she released her first album Amy Rose - One Special Girl under an independent label. The release of this album landed her a spot on a Gospel tour where she opened for Conway Twitty’s daughters Joni & Kathy Twitty. Over the years, Amy has shared the stage with The Wilkinsons, Emerson Drive & High Valley. She's gained popularity and increased her fan base with the singles (Redneck Reunion) Party Like a Redneck, I Just Want You To Know & Sunshine. Her new single is called Show Up Naked And Bring Beer.

  • 02:00

    Laymanradio Presents "Inbetween The Cracks of Rock N' Roll." with Leto Covington

    in Music

    Old school, new school, folk, or any other genre of Rock that is what you will find here. Look for MMA discussions on the show as well. Tune with Leto Covington as your host and become part of the Laymanradio family. After the show you can visit the website, www.laymanradio.com to see all the other things Laymanradio has to offer.

  • 02:02

    ANTONE "CHUBBY" TAVARES - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW- THUR, DEC 11, 2014 - 6:00 PM PST

    in Radio

    he Tavares brothers, whose parents were of Cape Verbena descent, started performing in 1959 as Chubby and the Turnpikes when the youngest brother was 9 years old. Future Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer appeared as the "token white-guy drummer" in an early incarnation of Tavares. Chubby and The Turnpikes signed with Capitol Records in 1967 and had a couple of local hit records including "I Know The Inside Story" in 1967 and "Nothing But Promises" in 1968. By 1973, they had changed their name to Tavares and scored their first R&B Top 10 (Pop Top 40) hit with "Check it Out" that same year, and soon began charting regularly on the R&B and pop charts. Their first album included their brother Victor, who sang lead on "Check it Out", but dropped out of the group shortly after. In 1974 Tavares had a #1 R&B hit with Hall & Oates' "She's Gone," (which became a hit for Hall & Oates as well two years later). Tavares followed up that success with "Remember What I Told You to Forget."


     


    1975 turned out to be their most successful year chart-wise, chalking up a Top 40 Pop album (In the City) and their biggest hit, the Top 10 Pop/#1 R&B smash "It Only Takes a Minute", which was later successfully covered by both Jonathan King and Take That, and recently sampled by Jennifer Lopez. They parlayed this success into a spot as an opening act for The Jackson 5 KC and The Sunshine Band was also on this tour. "Minute" was followed by a string of hits: "Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel" (1976), "Don't Take Away the Music" (1976), and "Whodunit" (1977, another #1 R&B hit), among others. In 1977 they also recorded "I Wanna See You Soon", a duet with Capitol label mate Freda Payne which received airplay on BBC Radio 1 but failed to chart.


     


     

  • 01:24

    Joe Perry, C.C. Humphreys, Emily Liebert, Kate Flora

    in Books

    A rock superstar, a British actor and swordsman, a national newscaster: We've got big "wow," baby! This episode of the Literary New England Radio Show features author interviews and book giveaways with:



    Joe Perry on Rocks
    C.C. Humphreys on The French Executioner
    Emily Liebert on When We Fall
    Kate Flora on Death Dealer


    If you can't listen live, be sure to download as an iTunes podcast or stream from the Literary New England Radio Show archives.

  • 01:00

    Youth Gone Wild 80s Metal S2:E1

    in Entertainment

    Join host Stephen Lancaster as he takes you back to the 80s metal scene spinning nothing but the best from the decade of decadence.

    On Episode 1 of Season 2, Lancaster welcomes one of his favorite ladies from the 80s, Lita Ford. Tune in for an interview with Lita Ford and music from Winger, AC/DC, Aerosmith, Kix, Whitesnake and more.

  • 00:30

    Mental Health .. The Invisible Ilness Reggae Style

    in Self Help

    Well, I hope this finds you all well where ever you are in the world. Something a little different for you all tonight, fan of the Eagles, Aerosmith, Depeche Mode, Dido and others then this could be something for you, tunes by these artists adapted in a reggae style by reggaesta and moonraiser. It's almost weekend so here is a chilled show to set you up for the weekend ahead. You can join me in the chatroom or just listen in live, if you can't make it live you can listen to the podcast later.

  • 01:19

    The Evolution of Perspective presents Alexis Joyce

    in Music

    She recorded her first song in Columbia, South Carolina, where she also earned her diploma at Richland Northeast High School's Palmetto Center for the Arts. Shortly after, she moved to New York City, and later, Charm City. It was in Baltimore where she met her lead producer, Morece, at an internship doing theatre with inner city youths.


    An impromptu performance with Baltimore wordsmiths, David Ross and Femi Lawal of 5th L cleared a way to work with artists in the Baltimore music scene and beyond.


    A month later, she was performing with the group in New York. A year later she was asked to come on as the vocalist for live performances with the Out of Water eXperience, Lawal's solo adventure that fuses alternative rock and hip hop.


    Using this unique opportunity, Alexis has honed her talents on stage and at local venues.


    She is now on the verge of releasing her first solo album.


    An Army Brat, Alexis-Joyce is truly a lover of music- in all it's many forms. Her musical influences range from Donny Hathaway, Natalie Cole, and Stevie Wonder, to Aerosmith, Santana, The Eagles, and country artist such as Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, Kieth Urban, and Miranda Lambert. She spent months dancing to a Shania Twain cassette tape- given to her by an aunt as a girl.


    "There's no such thing as 'Black music' or 'White music," says Alexis Joyce. "I strive to create music- and that can cross racial and cultural barriers. Music isn't stifled or limited by anyone's genre restrictions."


    She joins Ellen Gee on this episode of The Evolution of Perspective. 

  • 00:31

    Annamarie Hill - Minnesota Indian Affairs Council (Update)

    in Culture

    Fast Horse Productions' The Martha Fast Horse Show

    Special Guest: Annamarie Hill (Red Lake Ojibwe)

    Annamarie Hill, Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians and Executive Director of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council.

    Show Topic: Host and guest discussed what is currently happening in the Minnesota state legislature and the importance of all the work of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council on behalf of all American Indian people in Minnesota.

    Featured Song: "Love Of My Life" by Spencer Battiest, a Seminole Indian from Florida, grew up singing gospel music and hymns in Miccosukee, Creek, and Choctaw before turning his sights on Pop R&B. In his vast career, he has performed live on ESPN, ESPN2, HBO, and Showtime. He’s opened for Aerosmith, Sting and The Police and performed in London’s Hyde Park for an audience of over 100,000. In 2011 Spencer wrote, produced and performed "The Storm" with his Brother "Doc" which went on to win Best Music Video of The Year at the American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco California. Since moving to LA in 2012 Spencer has added acting to his list of accomplishments with Native Voices at the Autry where he stepped into lead roles in the developmental readings of Distant Thunder (a Blackfeet musical), The Day We Were Born, and Champ.

    www.vimeo.com/spencerbattiest

    Host/Producer: Martha Fast Horse (Rosebud Lakota). Engineer/Talent: Justin Severson (Minnesotan)

    Airing Tuesday 8/5/14 at 10:00 p.m. CDT on Blog Talk Radio

  • 01:31

    SOMETHING BIG IS BREWING!!! WELCOME SAXOPHONIST MINDI ABAIR 7.29.2014

    in Music

    Mindi Abair is one of the most dynamic performers on the music scene today. In addition to her acclaimed solo work, she was the featured saxophonist on the 2011 and 2012 seasons of American Idol, jammed with Paul Shaffer on the Late Show with David Letterman and joined rock legends Aerosmith for their 2012 summer tour. More recently, Abair received a 2014 GRAMMY® nomination in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category for Summer Horns, a #1 recording with her friends Dave Koz, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot, four of the most pre-eminent saxophonists http://www.mindiabair.com/ 


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