IMAs Tag

Q&A With E.G. Bailey

Genre: My primary music genre is spoken word. However, for the last 14 years I’ve been combining spoken word with music from a number of different genres, ranging from jazz, hip hop, electronica, folk and sometimes even leaning towards rock....

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Q&A With Dwayne Côté and Duane Andrews

Describe your nominated work: This is our debut album as a duo and we bring together elements of traditional music from our respective homes of Cape Breton and Newfoundland which has a lot of celtic influence but also our love of the great Dango Reinhardt...

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Q&A With Domino Saints

Describe your nominated work: “Ahora Es Ahora” is our new in-your-face single from our up and coming record. It signifies the importance of living for today and letting tomorrow worry about itself. Carpe diem is the way to go. The song mixes up the Dancehall,...

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Q&A With Darrell Scott

Did you use any unusual effects or instruments in this recording? My cat had a bell on his collar- its’ sound shows up throughout the project as i recorded at home....

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Q&A With Collide

What’s the meaning of your band name? The name Collide was chosen as it seemed to represent the clashing and melding of styles into a powerful whole, the coming together of two different entities. The name Squirrelhoof was considered very briefly....

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Q&A With Canopy Red

Describe your nominated work: “All Around Me” is a song that was written when Forrest was in his first year of college and he had been struggling with Jesus accepting him despite the screw ups and mistakes he had made in his life. The song...

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Q&A With Broad Way Sleep

What’s the meaning of your band name? Meaning is two-fold. It’s a nod to an important musical inspiration of RJ’s — The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, a very theatrical concept album by early Genesis when Peter Gabriel was with the band. The sleeve’s storyline...

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shoe. Wins Independent Music Award

While I'm surprised that there is such thing as the Independent Music Awards, I am please to announce that Metro Detroit-based group shoe. won the award for Best Pop/Rock Album of the Year for their disc "The Speed of Life." shoe. front man Dustin Gardner said...

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Omar Sosa & NDR Big Band Snag Best Jazz Album In 10th IMAS

The CD "Ceremony", the NDR Big Band has recorded with the Cuban pianist and composer Omar Sosa, has been with the American Independent Music Award in the category "Best Jazz Album". Ceremony Omar Sosa & NDR Big Band The CD is the first joint work of the NDR...

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Q&A With Ann Licater

Describe your nominated work: “Into the Heart” was recorded at the legendary Fantasy Studios, in Berkeley, California. I choose Studio “B” which is an intimate space with an indescribable and alluring vibe. I think that has to do with all the great musicians who have...

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