bt Music News #9 March Madness
#9 is here! March looks like it's gonna be great for the local scene. Tons of bands out there playing and a few surpise in the studio with new releases.
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Attention Bands! If you want us to showcase one of your songs from a recent release email us a copy and if picked we'll embed it in our newsletter along with a short bio and links to your site. Email songs to firstname.lastname@example.org
OUR GOAL: To introduce you to local artists ...sometimes hidden in the far reaches of the hills of Appalachia
Kris Bentley & band or otherwise known as Revival is in the studio at the Mountain Arts Center working on there debut release. Kris of Sundy Best fame has put together a collection of working artists from the area with good vibes and love for everyone. With songs like, "Revival" and "America" this release is sure to make you feel good from the first song to the last. This collaborative effort has members from Brother Smith, Carnival Giant, Anderson Road, ECO Quartet, Prototype, Greyson Jenkins Band & More! Look for this release in early spring.
Anderson Road is in the studio working on a cd Summer release of original tunes.
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MME Open Mic Night
March 9th 7pm MME will be doing there first Open Mic night of the year! This event will be held at the Expo Center in Pikeville KY. Come check out some great local artists or bring a guitar and play a tune!
Video Of The Week
Star City Sessions - Nicholas Jamerson - Riverbank
This weeks video is Nick Jamerson in the studio performing a tune from his Star City Sessions.
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Regional Album You Should Own Infinite Loop – Brandon Coleman Quartet
A goal at bt Media Group is to be always searching for new music. There are too many great regional artists out there to settle on mediocre. Our goal is to dig through the muck and find those killer bands you might not know about yet. Remember as we always say.."Your new favorite band could be the next one you listen too.."
This week we bring you Infinite Loop a new release by Pike Co native & Cincinnati resident Brandon Coleman. To review or explain Infinite Loop on a technical side would be full of inaccuracies & assumptions but...after listening to this project words like groove, free form, modern jazz, musicianship all come to mind. Infinite Loop takes you on a musical journey. It explores arrangements & progressions appreciated by musicians, jazz lovers and fans of the fusion. These songs aren't 3 minute pop bites.. these are 7 course meals. Fans of Snarky Puppy, Cory Henry, Scofield and the like would love this Cd. Well worth the purchase. Want to expand your musical pallet.. buy Infinite Loop
eleased February 9, 2017
Brandon Coleman - Guitar, Guitar Synth
Keigo Hirakawa - Piano
Matt Wiles - Bass
Jeff Mellott - Drums
Mixed by - Chris Weeda
Mastered by - Morgan Sizer/Mozu Mastering
Album Art - Dru Longhofer