From the STRICTLY YARD MUSIC label compilation LOVE RASTA RIDDIM, check out the video for the KING MAS track “AGE OF KNOWLEDGE”

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The Love Rasta Riddim features the vocal stylings of artists such as the Dancehall legend Michael “Lickshot” Palmer, K Vibes, King MAS, Tilly Beng, Jah Pilot, and dub poet Yabez. The riddim is sure to have you skanking in the dance, grooving in the car, and bouncing at home! Reggae fans worldwide, the Love Rasta Riddim is here to remind you how real reggae music sounds. Be sure to check it out! 

King MAS, a multi-talented youth carrying the torch of contemporary Reggae music, drops two tracks on the riddim. Both tracks feature his melodious singing style as well as an uncompromising message and call to action. Age of Knowledge” confronts our current age of empire and oppression, articulating his view of how technology will usher in a new era of unity and harmony. “MASterpiece” is a seductive lovers tune that is certain to have the ladies rocking in the dance!

 

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IDC Presents Our New Round 107 Solicitation

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4 new CD Releases featuring some great Artists spanning Trip Hop, Synthwave, Hip Hop, Pop, Reggaeton, Dancehall, Thrash, and Heavy Metal!

Independent Distribution Collective presents our Round 107 Solicitation, in time for Summer 2020 placement. We are excited about each of these new titles and are very proud to have them join the IDC catalog. Check out the overview of these new releases below, and feel free to visit our website anytime for more information:

 

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Dr Chrispy – Transitory EP CD

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. 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.

 

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Madd Scientist – New Day EP CD

MADD SCIENTIST is a music producer, songwriter, recording artist, open format DJ, and proud gentleman bachelor. 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. 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.

 

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Man Machine Industry – Doomsday Clock CD

Released worldwide by GMR MUSIC, the album DOOMSDAY CLOCK is a heavy thrashin’ metal monster with loads of energy, melody, riffing and brutality. This album is by far the most energetic album from MAN MACHINE INDUSTRY. Another step away from the industrial sound that started it all, it brings the listener closer to melodic thrash metal at no cost of the heaviness that is essential in the MAN MACHINE INDUSTRY sound. Melodic, aggressive, energetic, thrashy heavy metal! Also, this time MAN MACHINE INDUSTRY ‘s main man J Bergman has gotten a little help with the song melodies from Erik Mårtensson (Eclipse), whom you can also hear on some vocals.

 

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Mefisto – Octagram CD

From GMR Music Group, the new MEFISTO album OCTAGRAM evolved into a concept album based on a dystopian lyrical ground fused with diabolical tunes of damnation. This time the band brought in Chaq Mol of the mighty Dark Funeral to do some guitar shredding on two songs, it resulted in pure armageddon riffs. An album more dark, heavy and brutal then it´s precursor. Expect no more or no less! MEFISTO is NOT a band for the masses. MEFISTO is here to preserve the Death Metal underground scene. “The perfect mix of Dark Funeral meets Amon Amorth, but on steroids. This is the ultimate extreme album” (5/5 Rocknytt)

 

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IDC Presents Our New Round 102 Solicitation!

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2 new CD Releases from Reggae artists INDUBIOUS and international Heavy Metal rockers FRANTIC AMBER!

Independent Distribution Collective presents our Round 102 Solicitation, just in time for late Summer 2019 placement. We are extremely proud of our 15 years of bringing quality titles from independent Labels and Artists to retailers all over the US and internationally. Thank you to all of our retailers for supporting our products over all this time!

We are excited about both of these titles and are proud to have them join the IDC catalog. Feel free to visit our website anytime for more information, and keep an eye out for more new releases coming soon:

 

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Indubious – Beleaf CD

BELEAF features a beautifully woven storyline rich with visionary lyrical content, deep Dub and Roots Reggae textures, all of which are blended seamlessly with Dancehall, Rootstronica, and heart-centered songwriting. Produced by Evton B on their own label Righteous Sound Productions and  featuring album art design by SkipWicked, BELEAF includes prolific guest tracks from SatsangThe Elovators, and Michael Leslie. Based out of Southern Oregon, INDUBIOUS has released three albums over the past few years, including Wake The Lion which was produced by EDM/Dub/Reggae pioneer Gaudi. Their last album From Zero debuted at #6 on the Billboard Reggae Chart and #8 on the iTunes Reggae Chart, and features Dancehall icon SizzlaVaughn Benjamin, and Reggae/R&B singer Zahira Soul.

 

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Frantic Amber – Bellatrix CD

The songs on “Bellatrix,” the second album from Scandinavian Death Metal Queens FRANTIC AMBER, are more developed, complex and brutal with a cinematic touch, each with their own ethnic identity. Their music can best be described as melodic death metal with thrash, black, progressive, classic heavy metal and symphonic elements. FRANTIC AMBER continue to conquer stages all over the world with their fierce and powerful live-show and will stop at nothing to share their passion for music with metal fans around the globe.

 

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IDC offers customized MARKETING CAMPAIGNS together with a wide-reaching DIGITAL AND PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION channel, helping to increase awareness and demand for independent music releases.

To receive a FREE CUSTOMIZED IDC MARKETING PROPOSAL for your project, including a detailed cost breakdown based on the size and scope of the effort, please let us know some general information by filling out our IDC REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) FORM.

 

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IDC Presents Our New Round 101 Solicitation!

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3 new CD Releases and 1 VINYL featuring some great Artists spanning Latin, Reggae, World, Rock, Soul, and Alternative!

Independent Distribution Collective presents our Round 101 Solicitation, just in time for Summer 2019 placement. We are extremely proud of our 15 years of bringing quality titles from independent Labels and Artists to retailers all over the US and Internationally. Thank you to all of our retailers for supporting our products over all this time!

We are excited about each of these titles and are proud to have them join the IDC catalog. Check out the overview of the releases below. Feel free to visit our website anytime for more information, and keep an eye out for more new releases coming soon:

 

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Bayonics – Resilience CD

Born in the San Francisco Mission District, for the past two decades BAYONICS has mixed Reggae and Latin music to create a style as unique as the city they call home. Throughout the year they will be releasing more singles and touring as the house band for stand-up comedian Frankie Quiñones. Freely melding genres, they carry on the tradition of legendary Bay Area groups such as Santana and Sly & The Family Stone, groups that sought to transcend genre with music that moves people both literally and figuratively. BAYONICS has been featured on the cover of the SF Chronicle Datebook and is widely recognized as one of the top live acts in the Bay Area today.

 

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Chris Peck – Ancient Baby Double-Disc CD and VINYL LP

Chris Peck the Town Crier has been releasing albums since his first cassette in 1994. His music has been featured on Buzzfeed, Current TV, MTV.com, the San Francisco Chronicle and the Wall Street Journal. His most recent release is ‘Ancient Baby’, recorded once by Ethan Turner at the fabled Owl Mountain Studio and again by Peck at home. This album has been released on 12” vinyl, Double-Disc CD, and an illustrated book. Peck will embark on the first tour supporting the Ancient Baby album in October 2019, playing house concerts, in-store shows, and radio appearances on the West Coast.

 

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McFarland – McFarland CD

McFarland is an indie rock band that formed in Los Angeles in late 2017 out of three different regionally touring bands. McFarland blends the hook filled melodies of the Replacements and Tiger Army with the hard driving crunch of Social Distortion. They got the look, the chemistry, and most of all the songs. Wrap it up tightly in a catchy chorus and serve it up hard on a plate of power chords, and you get McFarland. Check ‘em out today, you won’t be disappointed.

 

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IDC offers customized MARKETING CAMPAIGNS together with a wide-reaching DIGITAL AND PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION channel, helping to increase awareness and demand for independent music releases.

To receive a FREE CUSTOMIZED IDC MARKETING PROPOSAL for your project, including a detailed cost breakdown based on the size and scope of the effort, please let us know some general information by filling out our IDC REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) FORM.

 

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IDC Presents Our New Round 100 Solicitation!

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4 new CD Releases and 1 VINYL featuring some great Artists spanning Rock, Metal, Reggae, and Dub!

Independent Distribution Collective presents our 100th SOLICITATION, just in time for Summer 2019 placement. We are extremely proud of our 15 YEARS of bringing quality titles from independent Labels and Artists to retailers all over the US and Internationally. Thank you to all of our retailers for supporting our products over all this time!

We are excited about each of these titles and are proud to have them join the IDC catalog. Check out the overview of the releases below. Feel free to visit our website anytime for more information, and keep an eye out for more new releases coming soon:

 

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Stone Leaders – Stone Leaders CD

Multi-national hard rock act STONE LEADERS have intrinsically created not one but two genres unto their own with the release of their self-titled debut album. The band’s world renowned drummer JOHN MACALUSO has played with the likes of ARK, Yngwie Malmsteen, James LaBrie, Symphony X, TNT and Michael Romeo.

 

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Wicked Garden – Post Dystopian Leisure Music CD

Formed in 2011 by guitarist Shawn Trojahn simply as an outlet to play some of the favorite tunes of the 90’s, WICKED GARDEN began drawing crowds and racked up three consecutive “Best Cover Band” awards from Las Vegas Weekly (2016 – 2018) and headlining slots at the cities hottest clubs. With success on any scale comes backlash and animosity and some locals began “talking,” saying the band couldn’t write their own material. So, they decided to prove them wrong. This debut album is a collection of original songs inspired the band’s love of alternative rock.

 

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Stick Figure – The Reprise Sessions CD

Maintaining their roots while expanding their musicianship, STICK FIGURE is proud to announce the release of 12 freshly polished signature tracks, blending roots reggae with heavy hard-hitting dub and bass rhythms. Written, recorded and self-produced, The Reprise Sessions is new to the IDC Catalog and includes several brand new tracks as well as some older material that has been revamped and reworked, producing a more cohesive, lively and high energetic sound than ever before.

 

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KBong – Easy to Love You CD

Kevin Bong aka ‘KBONG’ is a multi-instrumental artist who is well known for his “key” role in reggae band Stick Figure. Touring with the group since 2012, KBong has solidified his place as one of the top keyboard players in today’s current Reggae scene. His second studio album Easy To Love You was produced by Johnny Cosmic and featuring Scott Woodruff (Stick Figure), The Movement, Raging Fyah, and the aforementioned Cosmic, and is a mix of catchy acoustic guitar riffs and surf vibes with influences ranging from reggae to hip hop.

 

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Indubious – From Zero VINYL LP

The new INDUBIOUS album FROM ZERO is now available in 180 GRAM VINYL LP format, featuring legendary guest artists including Dancehall icon Sizzla, Vaughn Benjamin (formally of Midnite and Akae Beka), and Reggae/R&B singer Zahira Soul. A mix of conscious Dancehall and Roots Reggae with top level production.

 

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To receive a FREE CUSTOMIZED IDC MARKETING PROPOSAL for your project, including a detailed cost breakdown based on the size and scope of the effort, please let us know some general information by filling out our IDC REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) FORM.

 

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