Sunday, April 20, 2008

PICKSY-NEWS

  • NOUSH SKAUGEN has her first ever music video out for “Adeline” and is quickly gaining momentum on youtube. Check out the video HERE. I’m really liking it! Click HERE to grab her cd which is dubbed the INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT EP OF THE YEAR.
  • Vote for GREAT NORTHERN who are nominated for The Deli Magazine's Artist of the Month. They're also up against THE RENTALS (Calamity Magnet's Sara Radle). Vote for both if you can at The Deli Magazine.
  • The 20th Season of MTV's The Real World: Hollywood premiered last week and had non-other than the wickedly cool music of the AUTOMATIC MUSIC EXPLOSION and THE MULHOLLANDS. Catch the entire premiere episode HERE and be sure to listen for A.M.E's "Generation" and The Mulhollands' "Malibu."
  • Speaking of the A.M.E., check out Venice the Menace, Southern California's coolest new rock scene. It features three cool vids of A.M.E. performing at Venice Rocks Night @ The Air Conditioned Supper Club. AAAAAND check out A.M.E.'s very own Jodie starring in her first commercial for O2 HERE. She's the rockin' girl towards the end.
  • Guitar Player Magazine recently posted a Web Preview of their 2008 Readers' Choice Awards and The Donnas' Allison Robertson won in the category of Best Female Guitarist. Congrats Allison!
  • Revolver Magazine has revealed their "Hottest Chicks in Metal" and Maria from IN THIS MOMENT was one of the chosen few! The June issue goes on sale this Tuesday! For a sneak peak, click HERE. Maria is the sexy blond in the last pic.
  • And my new favorite band FUJI MINX has won the IAC Golden Kayak Award for Best Alternative Pop Song for "But No No No." In addition to winning in that category, FM was honored by being inducted into the Legends of IAC which also holds Death Cab for Cutie, Pete Townsend and Juliette & the Licks as past honorees. Go to www.iacmusic.com for more info and listen to the winning song, "But No No No," by clicking HERE!
  • Learn to play drums from a real rock star! Drummer Chris Black of THE DOLLYROTS has announced that while home from tour, he will be giving drum lessons for the 'kiddies.' How freakin' cool is that, huh?!! First lesson? Hauling equipment to and from a van and then testing your endurance in an eight hour van ride to a gig with no bathroom breaks! Email Chris at chris@dollyrots.com for more info.