AVAILABLE NOW! – DR CHRISPY, Renowned Music Producer, Space Scientist, and Aerospace Engineer Presents his New TRANSITORY EP

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DR CHRISPY (aka Dr. Chris Boshuizen) is a music producer, songwriter, and award-winning aerospace engineer dedicated to sharing his love of both music and space exploration. Following the release of his 2018 debut album VHS, the 2019 singles Drive and Voyager at the Heliopause (with music video), and the subsequent VHS Remixed album, DR CHRISPY is now proud to announce the TRANSITORY EP, an exciting new release featuring collaborations with a diverse group of special guests and innovative producers from around the world.

The TRANSITORY EP is a collection of short stories, each one a first person narrative from a different speaker. With the stories woven over old school beats and instrumentation, every track features sampled monologues or dialogue with a mixture of live, sampled, and electronic instruments to create a nostalgic feeling that is simultaneously comforting yet unfamiliar. There’s a four-on-the-floor beat and some outside-the-box instrumentation for the dance genre, including saxophone!

With this new release, DR CHRISPY explores the unconventional, but presents it in a familiar and digestible format with mid-tempo dance beats. The three different tracks, each with distinct themes, cycle from morning, to afternoon, to evening, mirroring our own self-reflections as we move through our day. We are different people late at night than we are early in the morning; who we really are is TRANSITORY.

 

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In addition to his own original tracks, DR CHRISPY worked with contributing artists to bring their own unique perspectives to the TRANSITORY EP. The Stunt Man aka Greg Mindorff is a music producer, DJ, fellow space enthusiast, and Grammy-nominated mastering engineer from Vancouver who mastered the TRANSITORY EP. Haji Mike is a featured artist who contributed dub poetry vocals to the track “Transitory Evening (Afro Travel).” Haji Mike started DJ’ing music in 1979 and as a musician is known for his hybrid of Jamaican dancehall and Cypriot melodies which he calls “Vraggamuffin,” and he is also a dub poet and DJ playing on various radio stations around the world. The “Afro Jungle” remix is the creation of producer, composer, and arranger Med Dred, a roots, reggae, and dub melodica soloist and reggae music specialist.

Contributing a remix of the track “Transitory Evening,” Hadfes Oblivion is the man behind Synthapex. With a background in metal, Hadfes Oblivion has played in a number of bands and now, with Synthapex, is exploring the electronic and synthwave genres. The group recently released their breathtakingly cinematic music video “Gone This Night,” featuring a short cameo appearance by DR CHRISPY! Psybolord is a Moscow-based producer who has gone from deathcore to electronic music. Psybolord merges techno with Russian folk motifs, and classical music organically gets along with synthwave and French-electro, as heard on his remix “Transitory Afternoon.” Closing the EP is a remix of the track “Transitory Morning” from Aeronexus, a solo project by Harry Rowlands, who produces 80’s movie soundtrack-inspired tracks mixed in with synthwave.

After having worked at NASA inventing new kinds of spacecraft and co-founding the company Planet Labs, Chris Boshuizen decided to pursue his art full-time, adopting the nickname “Chrispy” that was given to him by his NASA co-workers. Unlike other notable “doctors” in the music industry, DR CHRISPY has a PhD in Physics, and in 2014 he won the Advance Global Australian of the Year Award for his contributions to Science and Advanced Manufacturing. Leveraging his years of experience with computer music, Chris will teach his fourth introductory workshop on electronic music production at this year’s annual Taxi Road Rally in Los Angeles. DR CHRISPY’s goal as an artist is to connect music and tech while bringing a message of hope and empowerment to his audience. DR CHRISPY runs his home studio in San Francisco where he is actively writing and recording new music.

 

The TRANSITORY EP will release online August 7, 2020, everywhere music is streamed and sold. Also keep an eye out for several exciting additional remixes coming soon.

 

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To order or pre-save the TRANSITORY EP on digital services please visit: http://drchrispy.com/transitory

For more information about DR CHRISPY please visit:

http://drchrispy.com/ or https://drchrispy.bandcamp.com

For more information about the TRANSITORY EP contributing artists and producers please visit: https://drchrispy.com/transitory-artists/

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US Review: FROM HELL “RATS & RAVENS”

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Rats & Ravens is one loud, driving, angry ball of noise that doesn’t give a damn about conforming or looking at the bright side of things. The band is comprised of Aleister Sinn (vocals, guitar), Wes Anderson (drums), Stephen Paul Goodwin (bass), and Steve Smyth (lead guitar). What is perhaps most interesting about these guys music is that it is not just a loud and abrasive wall of noise. These guys can really play their instruments. And listeners who dismiss their songs as just loud walls of sound may entirely miss the point. There’s some surprisingly difficult musical stuff going on here. Take our word for it, not anyone can play stuff this complex and intricate.

Rats & Ravens “tells a horror story about a corpse that wakes up in Hell only to find he must go back to earth, recover his soul that still lives inside another body and drag it back to Hell” (direct quote from the press release). Loud, blinding, blistering modern metal with brains and muscle. Kickass cuts include “Dark Heart,” “They Come at Night,” “Forest of the Screaming Trees,” and “Am I Dead?” Simultaneously horrific and progressive. Whew.”

 

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To watch the new music video “THE WITCH” from RATS & RAVENS please visit:
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For more information please visit the Scourge Records websites:
www.scourgerecords.com or www.FROMHELL.net

To order RATS & RAVENS on iTunes and other digital retailers please visit:

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UK Review: DR CHRISPY “TRANSITORY EP”

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“We’re rather partial to a bit of Dr Chrispy round these parts. Which surprises some folk what with my penchant for the heavy metal and barroom blues. But these are the folk who don’t remember the crusty days of Astralasia all nighters and Eat Static free festival sightings.

So this is his fifth release following on from his career in earthbound space exploration. It’s another EP (‘VHS’ being the only actual album to date) and sees three tracks – Transitory Morning, Afternoon and Evening being explored in their original and remixed formats. Now you know how I feel about remixes but with ‘VHS Remixed’ being a pleasant surprise I was willing to give it a go. And it’s good…”

Click here to read more at Zeitgeist / The Rocker

 

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DR CHRISPY (aka Dr. Chris Boshuizen) is a music producer, songwriter, and award-winning aerospace engineer dedicated to sharing his love of both music and space exploration. The TRANSITORY EP is an exciting new release featuring collaborations with a diverse group of special guests and innovative producers from around the world.

In addition to his own original tracks, DR CHRISPY worked with contributing artists to bring their own unique perspectives to the TRANSITORY EP, including The Stunt Man, Haji Mike, Med Dred, Synthapex, Psybolord, and Aeronexus.

The TRANSITORY EP is a collection of short stories, each one a first-person narrative from a different speaker woven over old school beats and instrumentation. Every track features sampled monologues or dialogue with a mixture of live, sampled, and electronic instruments to create a nostalgic feeling that is simultaneously comforting yet unfamiliar.

 

Click here to read more about the featured collaborators on the TRANSITORY EP!

 

 

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MADD SCIENTIST to Release NEW DAY EP, an Edgy and Eclectic Collection of Hip Hop, Reggaeton, and Dancehall Music for the Night Club Setting

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For Immediate Release – Long Beach, CA – MADD SCIENTIST is a music producer, songwriter, recording artist, open format DJ, and proud gentleman bachelor. Using the professional production software Cubase, MADD SCIENTIST produces hip hop, reggaeton, dancehall, and deep house music specifically for the night club setting. He spent years as an MC and promoter at various night clubs in downtown Long Beach, and evolved into a recording artist and DJ with his debut release Mass Appeal EP in 2016. MADD SCIENTIST has since developed an intimate familiarity with open format night club music, which he showcases on his exhilarating new release NEW DAY EP, available in stores and online August 14, 2020.

The NEW DAY EP is music for people who enjoy night club venues, VIP bottle service, and weekend day parties, and features an exciting mix of West Coast hip hop, reggaeton, and dancehall. “I love the atmosphere and intimacy of night clubs,” says MADD SCIENTIST, which shines through on tracks like “Madd Krazy,” “Take Flight feat. JTLR,” “Grinding Me (Gucci Girl),” and the way too hot for radio “You Nasty.”

MADD SCIENTIST musical influences include A Tribe Called Quest, Redman, Method Man, Erik Serman, Calvin Harris, Lil Wayne, and Lil Jon. The 2016 Mass Appeal EP that introduced MADD SCIENTIST to the scene featured the groundbreaking singles “Vegas Pool Party” and “Move It.” Following the success of “Vegas Pool Party” as a college radio anthem and the various night club remixes of “Move It,” MADD SCIENTIST released a second EP in 2016 named Scientific Evolution, which included the singles “Kiss Me with a Sound” and “SLTB.”  Notably, the “SLTB (Reggaeton Remix)” was the first official reggaeton release for MADD SCIENTIST.

The next MADD SCIENTIST release Long Journey Home was a compilation of songs that cater directly to the Long Beach open format DJ style, a mix of West Coast hip hop, reggaeton, and dancehall music. The cultural diversity of the city of Long Beach requires that DJs and promoters know a wide mix of musical styles and club fans. MADD SCIENTIST is also a frequent patron of the underground Belizean After Hours Party scene, which gives him more exposure to dancehall, reggae, Soca, and Afro-beat music.

MADD SCIENTIST received his formal music training at Long Beach City College with classes in music theory and studio production, and other musical peers include Tyga, Kid Ink, French Montana, Nicki Minaj, City Girls, Megan Thee Stallion, J Balvin, Ozuna, Daddy Yankee, Bad Bunny, Becky G, Stefflon Don, Sean Paul, Beenie Man, Shaggy, Gyptian, DJ Marshmello, and DJ Mustard.

As a history junkie and Black Studies major at Long Beach State University, MADD SCIENTIST enjoys discovering the evolution of West African Music through the Caribbean, South America, and North America areas of the world (which he calls the “Music of the Enslaved” that has become the unofficial musical voice of the world), and bringing those influences and sounds to his music. MADD SCIENTIST maintains core beliefs in God, Pan-African Music, Hedonism, and the goodness of people.

MADD SCIENTIST plans to DJ and perform at night club venues around the world. “I specifically want to host a residency in a Las Vegas Night Club on a Friday Night,” he enthuses. “I consider Friday the night where you can truly be free to allow yourself to be hedonistic.” Ever the entrepreneur, MADD SCIENTIST also plans to create his own Fitness Brand. “I believe that fitness is the understanding and mastery of your physical body,” he says. “This is a lifelong endeavor towards understanding God’s creative process. I don’t consider myself religious, but I have a strong belief in spirituality, which starts with mastering the total extent of your personal physical body.”

 

 

The NEW DAY EP from MADD SCIENTIST will release in stores and online August 14, 2020.

 

For more information please visit the official MADD SCIENTIST website: www.maddscientistmusic.com

To order NEW DAY EP on iTunes and other digital retailers please visit: https://smarturl.it/MaddScientistNewDay

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Watch the official new video from CHRIS PECK for his song “BRUCE LEE” from the album ANCIENT BABY!

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Second video from ‘Ancient Baby’ (album released May 3rd 2019).

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Filmed by Peck, Adam Bowers and Austin Peck

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Thank You: Naftali Rutter, Miles Wick, Luke Westbrook, Shakti Kennedy and Darren Racussen for their invaluable input.

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Written/Performed by Peck with backing vocals by Kim Ortman

Mastered by John Greenham

 

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Chris Peck the Town Crier has been releasing albums since his first cassette in 1994. His music has been featured on BuzzfeedCurrent TVMTV.com, the San Francisco Chronicle and the Wall Street Journal. In addition to his own albums, Peck has recently contributed to the film score for ‘Gardeners of Eden’ (Netflix) and ‘The Water at Bay’ (Waterbound Pictures).

His most recent release is ‘Ancient Baby’, recorded once by Ethan Turner at the fabled Owl Mountain Studio and again by Peck at home. ‘Ancient Baby’ contains 13 songs about love, mystery and the health of our planet. A multi-instrumentalist, Peck performed most of the album, with some clutch guest appearances by: Miriam SpeyerLuke WestbrookCameron Snyder (the deslondes), and Kim Ortman. The most frequent guest on the album was Adam Bowers, steel guitarist and backing vocalist for the Ancient Baby live unit.

This album has been released on 12” vinyl, double CD, and an illustrated book. All of these versions feature whimsical and poignant art by Rose Pearson, who made 18 companion drawings for the album.

Several music videos from the album have been released, some narrative, others featuring footage from the studio or showcasing the Ancient Baby band. All of these can be seen at http://www.peckthetowncrier.com/video.

 

For more information about CHRIS PECK please visit: https://peckthetowncrier.bandcamp.com/

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Now streaming online – IDC and DLP Present THE MID-SUMMER FOG VIRTUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

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We had a blast producing The Mid-Summer Fog: A Virtual Music Festival with our friends over at Digital Lamb Productions. Thanks to Gabriel Lamb for making this awesome recap video!:

 

A huge thank you goes out to all the bands that played, the fans that tuned it, and everybody who helped turn this virtual festival a reality!

If you missed the festival live, or want to relive the show again, you can tune in anytime at https://bit.ly/31Ub0Xn

 

 

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THE MID-SUMMER FOG VIRTUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL will stream live from around the world at 5 PM PST/8 PM EST SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2020.

Watch the festival LIVE at: https://bit.ly/31Ub0Xn

View the official Facebook Event Page at: www.facebook.com

Listen to a playlist of the performing artists on Spotify at: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3rEkrEVahIr1eokH8Asfr0

 

As we all continue to adjust to life with the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, IDC and DLP are excited to showcase the amazing independent talent on the IDC roster of artists with their first ever streaming music festival! Featuring performances by ROCKER T, INDUBIOUS, HAJI MIKE, THE WALK-A-BOUT, CORNELL “CC” CARTER, ANNA KARNEY, MARK DUDA, CHRIS PECK, AMANDA ABIZAID, and BEN LANG, together with some very special guests, THE MID-SUMMER FOG VIRTUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL will stream live from around the world at 5 PM PST/8 PM EST SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2020. Tune in LIVE at https://bit.ly/31Ub0Xn

THE MID-SUMMER FOG VIRTUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL is a free online streaming event. Viewers will be able to contribute directly to the performing artists throughout the festival, many of whom will be present and interacting with fans online before and after their performances. IDC works with a deep pool of groundbreaking artists, and THE MID-SUMMER FOG VIRTUAL FESTIVAL will be the first of many planned performances in the future.

In business for over 15 years, INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTION COLLECTIVE (IDC) is a marketing and distribution company based in San Francisco. IDC offers customized marketing campaigns together with wide-reaching digital and physical distribution channels. By assembling and managing a Team of industry professionals who work together to promote a project to every possible outlet simultaneously, together with their robust distribution network that provides CDs, Vinyl, DVDs, and other products to thousands of retailers worldwide and hundreds of digital streaming platforms, IDC helps clients establish and grow their careers in the modern era.

IDC is excited to announce the launch of their recently redesigned official website! For more information and additional details about IDC’s services and releases, please visit them at http://www.independentdistro.com.

DIGITAL LAMB PRODUCTIONS (DLP) is a video production company that prides in delivering premium video production & marketing, LIVE streams & event coverage, as well as training & consultation. DLP helps companies and brands define their image, discover their message, and reach their community. Having worked as a video producer for over a decade, Detroit native Gabriel Lamb created DLP and opened its doors for business in San Francisco, CA.

Past DIGITAL LAMB PRODUCTIONS clients include Live Fit Gym; Gap Inc.; David Rio SF; Oakland Museum of California; SLINK Jeans; Real Money; Opie and Dixie; AccountingSuite; In Presence; Hot Mountain Dips; Dusty Green Bones Band; Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence; Academy of Art University; YMCA; Independent Distribution Collective; Oliso Inc.; Tomorrow Partners; Visualize This; Miller’s East Coast Deli; Victor Little Music; 13th Generation; and Super Sweet Records. For more information, please visit http://www.digitallambproductions.com.

 

THE MID-SUMMER FOG VIRTUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL will stream live from around the world at 5 PM PST/8 PM EST SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2020.

Watch the festival LIVE at: https://bit.ly/31Ub0Xn

View the official Facebook Event Page at: www.facebook.com

Listen to a playlist of the performing artists on Spotify at: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3rEkrEVahIr1eokH8Asfr0

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Meet the featured artists on the new DR CHRISPY “TRANSITORY EP” set for release this Friday 08/07/20!

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DR CHRISPY (aka Dr. Chris Boshuizen) is a music producer, songwriter, and award-winning aerospace engineer dedicated to sharing his love of both music and space exploration. The TRANSITORY EP is an exciting new release featuring collaborations with a diverse group of special guests and innovative producers from around the world.

In addition to his own original tracks, DR CHRISPY worked with contributing artists to bring their own unique perspectives to the TRANSITORY EP, including The Stunt Man, Haji Mike, Med Dred, Synthapex, Psybolord, and Aeronexus.

The TRANSITORY EP is a collection of short stories, each one a first-person narrative from a different speaker woven over old school beats and instrumentation. Every track features sampled monologues or dialogue with a mixture of live, sampled, and electronic instruments to create a nostalgic feeling that is simultaneously comforting yet unfamiliar.

 

Click here to read more about the featured collaborators on the TRANSITORY EP!

 

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To order or pre-save the TRANSITORY EP on digital services please visit: http://drchrispy.com/transitory

For more information about DR CHRISPY please visit:

http://drchrispy.com/ or https://drchrispy.bandcamp.com

For more information about the TRANSITORY EP contributing artists and producers please visit: https://drchrispy.com/transitory-artists/

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US Review: MADD SCIENTIST “NEW DAY”

Click here to read at Midwest Record Entertainment

 

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MADD SCIENTIST/New Day: In these Covid times, the Madd man wants you to bring the club home. The vet dj knows what to do to make your living room floor sound like a party pit with bottle service. A smoking soundtrack for people that aren’t used to staying home, decking the place out with the rest of the accoutrements is up to you.
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MADD SCIENTIST is a music producer, songwriter, recording artist, open format DJ, and proud gentleman bachelor. Using the professional production software Cubase, MADD SCIENTIST produces hip hop, reggaeton, dancehall, and deep house music specifically for the night club setting. He spent years as an MC and promoter at various night clubs in downtown Long Beach, and evolved into a recording artist and DJ with his debut release Mass Appeal EP in 2016. MADD SCIENTIST has since developed an intimate familiarity with open format night club music, which he showcases on his exhilarating new release NEW DAY EP, available in stores and online August 14, 2020.

The NEW DAY EP is music for people who enjoy night club venues, VIP bottle service, and weekend day parties, and features an exciting mix of West Coast hip hop, reggaeton, and dancehall. “I love the atmosphere and intimacy of night clubs,” says MADD SCIENTIST, which shines through on tracks like “Madd Krazy,” “Take Flight feat. JTLR,” “Grinding Me (Gucci Girl),” and the way too hot for radio “You Nasty.”

MADD SCIENTIST musical influences include A Tribe Called Quest, Redman, Method Man, Erik Serman, Calvin Harris, Lil Wayne, and Lil Jon. The 2016 Mass Appeal EP that introduced MADD SCIENTIST to the scene featured the groundbreaking singles “Vegas Pool Party” and “Move It.” Following the success of “Vegas Pool Party” as a college radio anthem and the various night club remixes of “Move It,” MADD SCIENTIST released a second EP in 2016 named Scientific Evolution, which included the singles “Kiss Me with a Sound” and “SLTB.”  Notably, the “SLTB (Reggaeton Remix)” was the first official reggaeton release for MADD SCIENTIST.

The next MADD SCIENTIST release Long Journey Home was a compilation of songs that cater directly to the Long Beach open format DJ style, a mix of West Coast hip hop, reggaeton, and dancehall music. The cultural diversity of the city of Long Beach requires that DJs and promoters know a wide mix of musical styles and club fans. MADD SCIENTIST is also a frequent patron of the underground Belizean After Hours Party scene, which gives him more exposure to dancehall, reggae, Soca, and Afro-beat music.

MADD SCIENTIST received his formal music training at Long Beach City College with classes in music theory and studio production, and other musical peers include Tyga, Kid Ink, French Montana, Nicki Minaj, City Girls, Megan Thee Stallion, J Balvin, Ozuna, Daddy Yankee, Bad Bunny, Becky G, Stefflon Don, Sean Paul, Beenie Man, Shaggy, Gyptian, DJ Marshmello, and DJ Mustard.

As a history junkie and Black Studies major at Long Beach State University, MADD SCIENTIST enjoys discovering the evolution of West African Music through the Caribbean, South America, and North America areas of the world (which he calls the “Music of the Enslaved” that has become the unofficial musical voice of the world), and bringing those influences and sounds to his music. MADD SCIENTIST maintains core beliefs in God, Pan-African Music, Hedonism, and the goodness of people.

MADD SCIENTIST plans to DJ and perform at night club venues around the world. “I specifically want to host a residency in a Las Vegas Night Club on a Friday Night,” he enthuses. “I consider Friday the night where you can truly be free to allow yourself to be hedonistic.” Ever the entrepreneur, MADD SCIENTIST also plans to create his own Fitness Brand. “I believe that fitness is the understanding and mastery of your physical body,” he says. “This is a lifelong endeavor towards understanding God’s creative process. I don’t consider myself religious, but I have a strong belief in spirituality, which starts with mastering the total extent of your personal physical body.”

 

The NEW DAY EP from MADD SCIENTIST will release in stores and online August 14, 2020.

 

For more information please visit the official MADD SCIENTIST website: www.maddscientistmusic.com

To order NEW DAY EP on iTunes and other digital retailers please visit: https://smarturl.it/MaddScientistNewDay

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US Review: KARNEY “BETTER”

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Anna Karney has been making great music for many years, performing across the United States and collaborating with many talented and notable artists. As a solo artist she has put out several singles and EPs, and now with her band KARNEY has released a new EP titled BETTER, a stunning collection of original new songs together with a remix, and a cover of “Ramble On,” one of Karney’s favorite Led Zeppelin songs.

Keeping her mind on social justice and positive messages, Anna Karney’s lyrical content offers a sardonic and sometimes straightforward approach to many of the issues facing people today, with a message of hope resonating throughout every song she writes. Inspiration, obsession, and constant chaos in the news are the motivators for her new songs. How can a social justice songwriter stay silent during these trying times? The answer is, she can’t. Despite this, the title song “Better” shifts focus to the positive and offers the listener an uplifting message of hope and courage.

The KARNEY band performs in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Pacific Northwest, and it is very easy for Anna Karney to remain inspired with the new players in the lineup around her. These include bassist Kevin White (The Chuck Prophet Band), guitarist Erik Smyth (Mo’fessionals, Too Short), and also returning on guitar James DePrato (The Chuck Prophet Band). Drummer Jeff Herrera remains the steady backbeat of the group, and horn section heavyweights include trumpet player Bill Ortiz (Santana, Tony Toni Tone) and Sax/Electric Bassoonist Paul Hanson (Bela Fleck, Billy Cobham). Anna Karney holds down guitar, various piano, organ and strings sounds, and lead and background vocals on all songs. With this all-star lineup each show is more exciting than the last.

KARNEY released her last album of original songs titled NO MERCY in 2018, which received broad national Radio airplay on Triple-A and Americana radio stations, and internationally as well. On that album as well as on previous releases, KARNEY has worked with producers and artists in the SF Bay Area such as Producer/engineer Mark Pistel (Michael Franti, Grace Jones, Chuck Prophet), Producer/Engineer Michael Rosen (Rancid, Tesla, Smashmouth, Santana, and Papa Roach), and Adam Munoz (Herbie Hancock, Dave Mathews, Branford Marsalis, Joshua Bell, Chester Thompson, and Lyle Lovett).

Anna Karney’s musical influences include Bob Dylan, Neil Young, John Lennon, Sheryl Crow, Chrissie Hynde, Fela Kuti, and Joni Mitchell. As an arranger, pianist, and guitarist, she has worked with artists such as George ClintonLinda Perry, and Dennis Bovell. By night the KARNEY band rocks out at clubs and events, and by day Anna Karney is a choir director and guitar teacher in public schools. She has found a balance between creating her own new music and inspiring creativity and songwriting in teens. Some musicians might decide to quit their passion for more practical work, but Karney is only energized more by doing both.

Anna Karney has had a diverse musical career, having spent many years composing music for games such as Star Wars GalaxiesMonkey Island IVArmed and Dangerous, several SimCity titles, Metal DungeonDeath Jr., and many more. She has also added youth choral director to her list of musical endeavors, having received the esteemed “Dreamcatcher” Award from the Visual and Performing Arts division of the San Francisco Unified School District for her work as a choral teacher and conductor for middle and high school students, as well as her contribution to the furthering of music education in the San Francisco public school system.

Additionally, Anna Karney has scored ballet and modern dance pieces as an artist in residence at Mills College and San Francisco State University. This includes pieces for many contemporary dance world choreographers and dancers such as Edward ValelaAnna SokoloSan Francisco Ballet SchoolMargaret Jenkins Dance CompanyOberlin Dance CollectiveRichard Gibson and The Academy of BalletJune WatanabeJoe GoodeLucas HovingEd MockJanice GarretMelissa Fenley, and many more. She also composed her Opus 1 Chaconne Sur Sept for nationally renowned contemporary music group Earplay Ensemble.

 

 

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For more information please visit the KARNEY website: www.karney.org

To Order BETTER on iTunes and Other Digital Retailers please visit: https://smarturl.it/KarneyBetter

To Order BETTER from Bandcamp please visit: https://karney.bandcamp.com

 

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US Review: DR CHRISPY “TRANSITORY EP”

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To order or pre-save the TRANSITORY EP on digital services please visit: http://drchrispy.com/transitory

For more information about DR CHRISPY please visit:

http://drchrispy.com/ or https://drchrispy.bandcamp.com

For more information about the TRANSITORY EP contributing artists and producers please visit: https://drchrispy.com/transitory-artists/

 

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