‘Music’ Category Archive



Howabout a song for you on this fine November Tuesday? You may know Birdy from her stunning piano version of Bon Iver’s Skinny Love that’s been passed around over the past several months. She is an English musician whose debut album just released last week. The above track is a cover of Cherry Ghost’s People Help The People. We’re loving this song (and this voice). Enjoy.

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Meet Milo Greene.

Currently touring the country with The Civil Wars, this LA band brings to mind such a mix of great musical influences before them, yet they still have something fresh to say. The moment I heard 1957, I wanted to find everything this band had recorded.

They’re a hard working quintet, no doubt. Yesterday I spoke with Marlana. She took my call while driving the van, leading the band to their next show in Charlottesville, VA. They never stop – and for that we can be grateful. Not only will it lead to more great music, but also to lots of good.

The band doesn’t just want to sell records and build a fanbase. They want to make a difference.

From their blog: “We feel so lucky to be living the lives that we do, that we wanted to find a way to give back to the community and to those less fortunate. Along with some awesome new merch for this tour, we will also be selling something very special and unique. For every show of this tour, Marlana will be wearing a necklace made of recycled drum cymbals (graciously donated by Chime Designs). She will wear that necklace during the show and will be selling it afterwards for $50.”

The band has partnered with a beautiful work in LA: A Place Called Home. 100% of the proceeds will go to this organization providing a safe haven for underprivileged kids to get involved in programs related to the arts and education.

We’re excited about Milo Greene and what they’re about. If you happen to catch the band on their current tour please help them! All it takes is to walk up to Marlana after the show and say you would like to purchase her necklace. She will be wearing it until someone buys it! Pretty brilliant.

Take a listen. I’ve got them on steady rotation and am looking forward to a full-length hopefully soon.

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This is going to be an amazing show! If you live anywhere near the Nashville area join us for this special night as we celebrate people bringing hope to Nashville through music!

The event is FREE and is Monday August 15th beginning at 5 pm at PoPo Cool Kid Stuff.

RSVP on Facebook

More info here

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The adorable, talented and all around awesome Natalie Prass performs ‘Hold Me Close’ at Southern Girls Rock & Roll Camp in Murfreesboro, TN!

We spent the day at camp wishing we could go back in time and be a 14 year old girl and be a camper. They’re promoting collaboration and positive self-esteem and we think that’s pretty awesome. Their goal is to empower young women through music education in a supportive and challenging environment. That’s exactly what they do.

Totally awesome.

We’re excited because a few of the girls from camp are going to be performing at our upcoming concert with RABBIT! in Nashville! Are you coming? Join us!

Event Info:
Love In Stereo presents Rabbit! + Southern Girls Rock and Roll Camp
Monday August 15 at 5 PM
PoPo Cool Kid Stuff // 4017 Hillsboro Pike Suite 309A //Nashville, TN
RSVP on Facebook

Help us spread the word about this awesome night:

Twitter: Join me at the @love_in_stereo party with @saverabbit and @sgrrc!
(You can do better than the above tweet, but you get the idea right?)

links:
Rabbit!
Southern Girls Rock and Roll Camp
PoPo Cool Kid Stuff

Natalie Prass

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Amplify Peace

The Voice Project is amazing.

Here’s the basic story: women in Northern Uganda have a very important message they are trying to send out to their sons. The message: “Dwog Paco”. These are the Acholi words for “Come home.” Joseph Kony’s LRA has abducted countless young children and forced them to do unthinkable things. Many of these abductees and former soldiers escape but hide in the bush, afraid to return home because of reprisals for the atrocities they were forced to commit.

The Voice Project supports these women and the peace movement in Uganda. They use money from donations, sponsors and advertisers to support programs on the ground in Uganda that aid peace and rebuilding efforts.

It’s about seeing how far a voice can carry.

Many of the women in Uganda record themselves singing songs and chanting the message: “come home”. These messages are then broadcast on radio with the hopes that these former soldiers know they are safe, they are missed and they are forgiven.

The Voice Project has been working on something really cool. Artists do covers of songs they love. They then pass it on in the hopes that the artist will then cover someone else. The videos serve to amplify the message of the peace movement in Uganda. They’ve had some incredible artists: Andrew Bird, Peter Gabriel, Billy Bragg, Broken Social Scene (just to name a few). Recently our pal Koji recorded his cover of Ted Leo‘s “Biomusicology”. It’s beautiful. It’s embedded above. Enjoy.

Koji also recently hit the road on the Amplify Peace Tour. There he used his influence and energy to spread the message further. You can now do the same. Purchase one of the tour shirts and spread the “Dwog Paco” message everywhere you go:

Purchase The Amplify Peace Tour t-shirt here!

Check out The Voice Project here.

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Our latest album, One For The Team, is the result of a lot of love. We set out from the start to make this something special. 100% of the proceeds go directly towards helping Special Needs Athletics build a new field. It’s an important cause and we wanted some of our favorite artists to be involved. The album would be nothing without the support from these amazingly talented people . . .

Here’s a few reasons we love Shaky Voices:

1. He’s been with us from the beginning. He just had to bring his music back for our second album because he’s just way too cool. You may remember his song “Lets make an album tonight” as the first track on our first album My Heart is in Haiti. Shaky even performed at our first album release party. Shaky and LIS go way back so we just had to keep him on the second album.

2. He’s wickedly inventive. We’ve been told that to make some of his music he doesn’t always use your average Gibson or Casio. Things like empty computer cases, boxes and children’s toys have been known to make appearances in his recordings. Sounds like equipment that would be perfect for a children’s album right?

3. His music is worth spreading. His quirky style and inventive lyrics make for the perfect addition to any music library. If you like what you heard on our One For the Team Album you can find more awesome hits like “Phil Collin’s Head” and “So Cool” for free on his Bandcamp Page.

We are honored and excited to once again have Shaky Voices join us in our newest effort to help those in need. You can find his track “Ken Griffey Jr.’s Rookie Card” alongside several other songs on our new album One for the Team.

Listen to Shaky Voices’ music

Shaky Voices on Facebook
Purchase One for the Team

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It’s a concert in a toy store! What could be more awesome? Join us Monday August 15th for a special free event celebrating people bringing hope to their community through music! The magic will all go down at our favorite toy store: PoPo Cool Kid Stuff in Nashville, TN. This will be the setting for a special stop on indie rock band Rabbit‘s current tour.

“We want to use this summer tour to shine a little light on individuals who are finding creative outlets for our nation’s youth,” said Ashton Allen of Rabbit! The tour is called Rabbit’s Music Stand and will be a cross country adventure spanning 45 cities in 48 days. Along the way they’ll be filming a documentary, performing and promoting community programs that are providing arts and music to students.

The party will also feature some very special guests: a few students from the Southern Girls Rock and Roll Camp!

Southern Girls Rock & Roll Camp is a summer day camp for girls ages 10-17. SGRRC’s mission is to support a culture of positive self-esteem and collaboration among girls while building community through music. This is just one of the many awesome programs from our friends at YEAH (Youth Empowerment through Arts & Humanities). We want to celebrate the work they are doing and can’t wait for these girls to open the show!

There will be other surprises too! So don’t miss it! It’s free. It’s for kids of all ages. It’s a celebration of people making a difference.

Event Info:
Love In Stereo presents Rabbit! + Southern Girls Rock and Roll Camp
Monday August 15 at 5 PM
PoPo Cool Kid Stuff // 4017 Hillsboro Pike Suite 309A //Nashville, TN
RSVP on Facebook

Help us spread the word about this awesome night:

Twitter: Join me at the @love_in_stereo party with @saverabbit and @sgrrc!
(You can do better than the above tweet, but you get the idea right?)

links:
Rabbit!
Southern Girls Rock and Roll Camp
YEAH
PoPo Cool Kid Stuff

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Our latest album, One For The Team, was a labor of love. We set out from the start to make this something special. 100% of the proceeds go directly towards helping Special Needs Athletics build a new field. It’s an important cause and we wanted some of our favorite artists to be involved. The album would be nothing without the support from these amazingly talented people . . .

Here are just a few of the reasons why we love Katie Herzig.

1. Katie’s song Two Hearts Are Better Than One is track number 5 on our album. The song, a sweet catchy little number, perfectly encapsulates all that we’re about. We knew the moment we heard it that it had to be included – somehow, someway. . .

2. This Grammy award nominated singer-songwriter continually crafts songs that go beyond the standard songwriting formula. You might have heard her work on any number of films or television shows. There’s a hopeful sincerity in her voice. When she sings things like “I Hurt Too” or “Wish You Well” you sense that she means it.

3. Katie lives in our backyard of Nashville, TN, but can currently be seen all over the country as she tours to promote her upcoming new album The Waking Sleep. We’re looking forward to it’s release September 20th. It promises to be the perfect next step in her growth as a songwriter and performer. Watch this trailer for the album.

Last week at the final game of the season we were set up, announcing the release, selling CDs and meeting people from all over who are involved with Special Needs Athletics. The album was playing over the stadium speakers the entire night. As the kids were preparing to receive their trophies for a season well done, Katie’s song began to play. We looked out at all the volunteers, parents and supporters who had made that moment possible and knew it wasn’t just a nice song on an album for kids – it was a truth that we hoped could be lived out. Thanks for the song and the reminder, Katie.

Purchase your copy of One For The Team here.
Visit KatieHerzig.com
Follow Katie on Twitter. (You won’t regret it.)

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