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Jon Campos and The Incurables Win Two Silver Medals at Global Music Awards!

Great news from Jon Campos and the Incurables – this past weekend, they won two Silver Medals in the Global Music Awards! The Global Music Awards is a top-tier music competition that honors talented musicians around the world, showcasing musical gems and unique voices. It is an international competition with 35,000 musicians and bands worldwide.

The band took home the Silver Medals for Best Alternative Rock Song for “Tragic Tales & Lullabies” and Best Alternative Rock Group. Couldn’t be any more proud of these guys for winning their first Global Music laurels! Also, this past weekend, they jumped up in the rankings on Reverbnation! Now landing at #13 in National Alternative Rock and #18 in Global Alternative rock!

If you haven’t heard what these guys have to offer, then check out the video for their single, Tragic Tales & Lullabies on YouTube . If you love what you hear, then pick up their EP under the same name on iTunes  and CD Baby.

 

Be sure to keep up with Jon and the band on their Facebook and the band’s official website www.JonCamposAndTheIncurables.com for any updates. You can also find their music on Reverbnation.

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First Round Qualifying X Factor Participants The General Brothers Release New Songs on SoundCloud

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Keep an eye out for up and coming pop rock band The General Brothers as they make their way through qualifying rounds for The X Factory (Italy) to participate on the show. From Naples, Italy, the five piece band recently released a video for their song “Feel the Magic” on their YouTube page here: http://bit.ly/GeneralBrothers-YT.

 

The band recently released their self-titled debut available for free streaming on Soundcloud here: http://bit.ly/GB-Soundcloud. The album features seven tracks of original music written by the band’s lead singer Angelo Esposito. Before adding the rest of the band’s lineup, Esposito started the band as an acoustic duo with his brother Andrea until they later decided to go for a more developed sound. They are influenced by a variety of genres from folk and rhythm and blues all the way to electronic and funk.

 

Their unique sound and passion shine through in their music and performances. Follow them on Instagram here: http://bit.ly/GeneralBrothers-IG, visit their YouTube channel here: http://bit.ly/GeneralBrothers-YT, and their official website here: www.TheGeneralBrothers.com

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Former Law Enforcement Members Location of Incident Are Introducing Their Kickstarter To Spread Their Favorable Pop Music

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Location of Incident is a rock band launching a kickstarter to support them as they “take their music to the people.” Both twin brothers, Tony and Paul have worked in the music industry for over thirty years; taking a twenty year break from the music industry, they went into Law Enforcement. Now with the motto: “Be Strong, Be Yourself, and Never Give Up on Your Goals,” the two are back at entertaining the people with their music. The kickstarter is to help the duo band raise money to showcase their album release, ‘Strong Without My Fears.’ Check out their website http://www.locationofincident.com/music/ to hear the songs included in their featured album as well as their kickstarter, so you can check them out in your town! Also, for all fans, you can download their song “Lonely Town” on Soundcloud.

“Strong Without My Fears” is available on iTunes and Amazon. If you’re ready for the strong rock ‘n roll sound that is Location of Incident, check out their website at www.LocationOfIncident.com, their YouTube and their Reverbnation. Be sure to keep rollin’ with them by staying updated with their Facebook and Twitter.

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Rock ‘n Roll Band Location of Incident Bring Back That Original Rock Band Feel with Their New Single on Itunes

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Have you been searching for an original rock band that brings back that classic rock sound? Twin brothers Tony and Paul Rovillard are singer-songwriters that have come together to form Rock ‘n Roll band Location of Incident. Their newly released single “Strong Without My Fears” perfectly captures the Classic Rock sound that we all love! Reminiscent of the classic rock that boomed during the 60’s and 70’s, “Strong Without My Fears” reveals just that: their strength and fortitude to keep the faith alive! Their album of the same name is now available on iTunes and features 12 original and unique songs.

If you’re ready for the strong rock ‘n roll sound that is Location of Incident, check out their website at www.LocationOfIncident.com, their YouTube and their Reverbnation. Be sure to keep rollin’ with them by staying updated with their Facebook and Twitter. Finally, make sure to check out their album on iTunes.

 

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Young Long Island artist Mikel James Rises with Rock and Electronic Songs

Long Island native Mikel James has hit a perfect mix of balanced pop melodies and witty banter to his electronic/pop music in his album, “Perfect.” His vocal talent has won him many contests including: one sponsored by Wendy’s, Freecreditscore.com, Renew Life, Song of the Year Contest and more.

James’s popularity and notoriety is begin to soar in 2013 with a licensing deal with Division of Sound for his tracks “Never Say Never,” “Waiting” and “Runaway” which you can check out on iTunes. Also is under consideration of a deal with a licensing house that specializes in video and movies.

One of his songs, “Back to You” was selected for Rock Band 3; and subsequently made available for Rock Band Blitz. You can view a video of the game here and you can download the song from the Rock Band Network catalog (via Xbox 360, PlayStation 3) to begin rocking out with the band!

Hailing from NY, James and his 5 piece band play live in the Tri-State area.
Catch a glimpse of what you may be missing on YouTube here

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NY Dance Company Records Long Island Mikel James’ Collaboration Track and A Dance “The Shiggle”

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Long Island, NY based lead singer and songwriter, Mikel James is blowin’ up!  he is about to become the “Featured Spotlight Artist” in Long Island’s Good Times Magazine out in January, 2013!

His song “Back to You” off his CD “Perfect”, is a Rock Band Favorite as well.  You can view a preview video of the Rock Band game here.  You can only get it by ordering thru your gaming handset.

And as if that wasn’t enough, the song Mikel collaborated on, that so many went wild over “The Shiggle” (view all the remakes on YouTube) along with “The Official Shiggle Dance”, has been recorded by New York’s 3 Dance Company and resulted in  87,000 downloads in a short period of time. The Company is asking for another one of his songs, “Watering the Dance” for their use as well.  Stay tuned on more info on that to come.  You can check out “The Shiggle Dance” on his website here

You can hear a piece of all the amazing tracks on iTunes here

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Mikel James Debut Album “Perfect” Satisfies The Taste of Almost Any Audience

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Long Island based lead singer and songwriter, Mikel James possesses a unique melodic style and song composition leaving the human ear both curious and bothered.  Along with his five-piece band, he has been busy in the studio recording while also touring locally.

Mikel James musical versatility is unprecedented on “Perfect” and obvious in his newest recordings as James continues to grow as a vocalist citing new influences like John Mayer and Owl City.  The newest material is showing a healthy growth of a more ambient sound.

Catch a glimpse of what you may be missing on YouTube here

You can hear a piece of all the amazing tracks on iTunes here

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