Author: Melissa Picco

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Already Heard Streams “Senators’ Wives” by Friends W/O Benefits

Meet Friends W/O Benefits, the band that made comics books instead of CD’s for their latest cluster of songs. This band is delightfully unique, and their new song “Senators’ Wives” presents no exception. Listen here.  

August 15, 2014 0

Friends W/O Benefits Premieres BRAND NEW Song!

“Re-enact The Basement” by Friends W/O Benefits sheds light on “the current state of boredom and misinformation caused by technology,” says Planet Stereo. Have a listen here!  

August 8, 2014 0

Ghettoblaster Puts Shadow of Whales On Par With Some of the Greats

Queen. The Killers. Franz Ferdinand. Switchfoot. Grizzly Bear. Even the Beatles. With all of these influences, Shadow of Whales has concocted the perfect mix of “flavors” of rock. Check out their review here.  

August 6, 2014 0

Autism and the Therapeutic Power of Music

Whether you identify as an artist or an avid listener, your love of music has tremendous influence. Music excites, motivates and inspires. One song might foster friendships and community, while another may prove incredibly personal. Eric Church reflects on music’s power to encapsulate a memory in his hit “Springsteen,” and Kid Cudi raps about the soundtrack…
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August 1, 2014 0

Mistree Magazine Basks in the Brilliance of ‘Shadow of Whales’ EP

“Shadow of Whales have been the first band to surprise me in a really long time,” says Mistree Magazine. Each song on their latest EP contains both unique and cohesive elements. Mistree Magazine predicts a promising future for this talented band. Check out their song-by-song review here. 

July 29, 2014 0

PushFire Coverage Finale On Rumored Nights Press

Special thanks to Rumored Nights Press for featuring PushFire as Band of the Week! To wrap things up, they have included an exclusive interview of the band. Check it out here!    

July 28, 2014 0

Grit: An Overlooked Predictor of Success

The music industry houses an interesting discrepancy: Success mesmerizes, but hard work intimidates. In her widely acclaimed studies, psychologist Angela Duckworth showed that grit, or sustained hard work, is the biggest predictor of success in a variety of fields. In a Ted talk, she defined grit as, “perseverance and passion for long term goals.” However,…
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July 25, 2014 0

Unsigned & Unleashed Swoons Over ‘Follow Your Heart’

U&U says that Garibaldi “definitely nailed it with this record.” Fans will listen on repeat! U&U praises her voice, lyrics, and style right here.  

July 24, 2014 0

PushFire Named “Band of the Week” on Rumored Nights Press!

Rumored Nights Press will release new songs by PushFire every day this week! They’re including exclusive interviews and acoustic videos, too. Read more here.      

July 22, 2014 0

The Music Sponge Uncovers Katie Garibaldi’s “DIY” Approach to the Music Business

“I’m involved in every detail of my music and business,” Garibaldi says. She hopes to inspire others to follow their own passions with the same precision. Her new album, ‘Follow Your Heart,’ captures her “compelling authenticity.” Garibaldi shares her insights, dreams, and determination right here.  

July 20, 2014 0