Simon Barrett Fundraiser

Everyone here at IDC is very sad to learn of the recent passing of Simon Barrett. Simon could always be counted on to conduct enthusiastic and wide-ranging interviews with various IDC artists (and many others) on Blog Talk Radio. His presence in the industry will be sorely missed.

Please find a link here for a fundraiser to help Simon’s family in this difficult time:

https://www.gofundme.com/f/lay-simon-barrett-to-rest

 

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SkopeMag.com Video Premiere: THE WALK-A-BOUT “THAT’S JUST THE WAY IT GOES”

Congratulations to THE WALK-A-BOUT and the premiere for their new “THAT’S JUST THE WAY IT GOES” music video today at SkopeMag.com!

https://skopemag.com/2018/06/22/the-walk-a-bout-new-video-thats-just-the-way-it-goes

 

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https://skopemag.com/2018/06/22/the-walk-a-bout-new-video-thats-just-the-way-it-goes

Aussie-American acoustically driven rock ‘n’ roll quintet THE WALK-A-BOUT hail from the artistic East End of Long Island, New York. THE WALK-A-BOUT release their sophomore album THINGS ARE LOOKING UP, produced by Andrew Michael Bertrand and mastered by Roger Lian, in stores and online worldwide on June 15, 2018. The album’s featured single “THAT’S JUST THE WAY IT GOES” with a music video distributed to hundreds of broadcast video channels is premiering today, June 22, on Skope. A limited edition 180-Gram Red Splatter Vinyl is also available exclusively on the band’s website.

The band’s carefully crafted songwriting has allowed THE WALK-A-BOUT to explore the outer reaches of the orchestral atmosphere, and this dynamic new collection explores that avenue with a welcome pop appeal while maintaining their depth and introspection. Members of THE WALK-A-BOUT have worked with the likes of Bill Ortiz (Santana), Vince Welnick (The Tubes, The Grateful Dead), renowned jazz saxophonist David Murray, Earl “Chinna” Smith (Bob Marley and The Wailers), and Grammy winning film composer Alex Wurman. With something in their catalogue for every mood, whether it is a smooth island vibe, a high-stepping funk feel, or straight hard-driving rock, their music is visceral, emotional, fun, and easy.

 

For more information including tour dates or booking inquiries please visit:

www.walkaboutband.com

 

To Pre-Order THINGS ARE LOOKING UP on digital services please visit:

http://smarturl.it/TheWalk-a-Bout

 

To Pre-Order THINGS ARE LOOKING UP on Bandcamp please visit:

https://walkabout.bandcamp.com/

 

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Blog Talk Radio: The Week in Reviews – Interview with THE WALK-A-BOUT and their new album “THINGS ARE LOOKING UP”

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TODAY at 3 PM PST/6 PM EST, and available streaming thereafter:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/simon-barrett/2018/06/15/the-week-in-reviews–the-walk-a-bout

 

Aussie-American acoustically driven rock ‘n’ roll quintet THE WALK-A-BOUT hail from the artistic East End of Long Island, New York. THE WALK-A-BOUT are releasing their sophomore album THINGS ARE LOOKING UP, produced by Andrew Michael Bertrand and mastered by Roger Lian, in stores and online worldwide on June 15, 2018. A limited edition 180-Gram Red Splatter Vinyl will also be available with the official album release. The band’s carefully crafted songwriting has allowed THE WALK-A-BOUT to explore the outer reaches of the orchestral atmosphere, and this dynamic new collection explores that avenue with a welcome pop appeal while maintaining their depth and introspection.

 

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For more information including tour dates or booking inquiries please visit:

www.walkaboutband.com

 

To Pre-Order THINGS ARE LOOKING UP on digital services please visit:

http://smarturl.it/TheWalk-a-Bout

 

To Pre-Order THINGS ARE LOOKING UP on Bandcamp please visit:

https://walkabout.bandcamp.com/

 

 

Streaming Interview: Thursday, March 8 @ 12:00 PM PST – GEORGE ST. CLAIR with his new album “BALLADS OF CAPTIVITY AND FREEDOM” on Blog Talk Radio with Simon Barrett

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Click Here to Listen Thursday, March 8 @ 12:00!

 

 

Streaming Interview: Thursday, March 8 @ 12:00 PM PST – GEORGE ST. CLAIR with his new album “BALLADS OF CAPTIVITY AND FREEDOM” on Blog Talk Radio with Simon Barrett

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Blog Talk Radio Interview – Nov. 2 @ 2 PM: Michael Tracy “Still Got Soul”

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TODAY at 2 PM PST/5 PM EST:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/simon-barrett/2017/11/02/the-week-in-reviews–michael-tracy

MICHAEL TRACY combines straightforward American Rock and Roll with poignant lyrical themes, reminiscent of Rock Singer/Songwriter idols like Tom Petty, Bob Seger, John Mellencamp, and Bruce Springsteen. He has released four studio albums, and together with his band has shared the stage with Bon Jovi (garnering him a featured article in Billboard Magazine), PoisonGeorge ThorogoodStyxForeignerDon FelderJefferson StarshipDokken, and Zach Myers (Shinedown). MICHAEL TRACY will release his new album STILL GOT SOUL in stores and online November 17, 2017. This latest effort is his most ambitious yet, representing an artist who has clearly found his voice and a “lane” to call his own.

His previous label experiences not being a perfect fit, MICHAEL TRACY was inspired to start his own independent label, TW Music Group, to support his new release, and set out to find the right producer that could capture the sound and style he had spent years cultivating, but had yet to realize on a record. In late 2015 Michael would find what he was looking for with Los Angeles producers Bob Marlette (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alice Cooper) and Sahaj Ticotin (Ra). He traveled to LA and recorded three songs with them that would appear on his early-2016 release Love And Worries, a short collection of previously unreleased material. From those original sessions, a bond emerged between Michael and producer Sahaj Ticotin, and a shared belief that together they could create great records. They got together again in late 2016, co-writing an original Holiday tune that Michael had been working on called “Poinsettia Red.”

 

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Blog Talk Radio Interview – Nov. 2 @ 2 PM: Michael Tracy “Still Got Soul”

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TODAY at 2 PM PST/5 PM EST:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/simon-barrett/2017/11/02/the-week-in-reviews–michael-tracy

MICHAEL TRACY combines straightforward American Rock and Roll with poignant lyrical themes, reminiscent of Rock Singer/Songwriter idols like Tom Petty, Bob Seger, John Mellencamp, and Bruce Springsteen. He has released four studio albums, and together with his band has shared the stage with Bon Jovi (garnering him a featured article in Billboard Magazine), PoisonGeorge ThorogoodStyxForeignerDon FelderJefferson StarshipDokken, and Zach Myers (Shinedown). MICHAEL TRACY will release his new album STILL GOT SOUL in stores and online November 17, 2017. This latest effort is his most ambitious yet, representing an artist who has clearly found his voice and a “lane” to call his own.

His previous label experiences not being a perfect fit, MICHAEL TRACY was inspired to start his own independent label, TW Music Group, to support his new release, and set out to find the right producer that could capture the sound and style he had spent years cultivating, but had yet to realize on a record. In late 2015 Michael would find what he was looking for with Los Angeles producers Bob Marlette (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alice Cooper) and Sahaj Ticotin (Ra). He traveled to LA and recorded three songs with them that would appear on his early-2016 release Love And Worries, a short collection of previously unreleased material. From those original sessions, a bond emerged between Michael and producer Sahaj Ticotin, and a shared belief that together they could create great records. They got together again in late 2016, co-writing an original Holiday tune that Michael had been working on called “Poinsettia Red.”

 

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Don’t miss the Simon Barrett Blog Talk Radio Interview with ACTING NATURAL

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“ACTING NATURAL lead singer & guitarist Eric Carnevale, bass guitarist/vocalist James David Maney, and drummer/vocalist Jesse Leonard are fueled by a mutual interest in bringing back the authenticity of raw Rock & Roll music. Their new ACTING NATURAL EP is a stunning debut that proves they have aligned their unwavering dedication to creating quality music with a signature sound. The ACTING NATURAL EP will have a worldwide digital release on September 22, 2017, followed by a physical CD release on October 20, 2017. Coinciding with the digital release, ACTING NATURAL attended the iHeartMusic Festival on September 22 in Las Vegas, NV.”

Click Here To Listen To This Amazing Interview!

Acting Natural Interview on Blog Talk Radio with Simon Barrett…today at 2 PM PST!

 

Today at 2 PM PST on Blog Talk Radio give a listen to an interview with Acting Natural!

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/simon-barrett/2017/09/29/the-week-in-review–acting-natural

 

ACTING NATURAL lead singer & guitarist Eric Carnevale, bass guitarist/vocalist James David Maney, and drummer/vocalist Jesse Leonard are fueled by a mutual interest in bringing back the authenticity of raw Rock & Roll music. Their new ACTING NATURAL EP is a stunning debut that proves they have aligned their unwavering dedication to creating quality music with a signature sound. The ACTING NATURAL EP will have a worldwide digital release on September 22, 2017, followed by a physical CD release on October 20, 2017. Coinciding with the digital release, ACTING NATURAL will be attending the iHeartMusic Festival on September 22 in Las Vegas, NV.

 

ACTING NATURAL released their first single “Pairadice” and the response was incredible, reaching #1 on the Top 5 Most Added and reached #9 on the FMQB A/C Chart. ACTING NATURAL’s unique sound is focused on passion and solid musicianship, and their inspirations range from legendary artists of the past and present, including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Led Zeppelin, and The Beatles, just to name a few.

 

Today at 3pm PST: Blog Talk Radio Interview with FloRocker about his upcoming debut album “Rich in the Heart”

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Over the past quarter-century there has been a huge upsurge in Hip Hop and Rap music emanating from the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Area. The trend continues to this day with some great new artists and labels popping up not only in San Francisco and Oakland, but in the adjacent suburbs of Vallejo and Richmond, California. This includes FloRocker, a dynamic artist and producer who has been in the game for many years, and is proud to announce his new 12-track debut album, Rich In The Heart, due for worldwide digital and physical release on October 28, 2016. FloRocker is releasing this album as a celebration of life, spanning club songs to street records, and with a variety of genres represented including Rap and Hip Hop.

Listen to FloRocker’s interview live with Simon Barret on Blog Talk Radio, November 3rd at 3pm PST, or any time after as a podcast:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/simon-barrett/2016/11/03/the-week-in-reviews–florocker

 

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