Free Music Download: “Tangerine” by Dry Riser

If The Kinks and The Black Keys were to have a musical offspring, it would be UK-based band Dry Riser. This incredible group takes 60s styled rock and effortlessly turns it into music that’s fresh and relevant for a new generation. Band members Nik Ledgard (guitar/lead vocal), Matt Lintott (guitar/vocals), Jack Driver (bass), Mark Thorne…

Live Music: Tommy Castro Band – McWell’s, Orlando, FL

Tommy Castro is the hardest working man in blues. Over his career, Castro has recorded numerous albums and has received several Blues Music Awards including Contemporary Blues Male Artist Of The Year and B.B. King Entertainer Of The Year Award. His album, Hard Believer won Contemporary Blues Album Of The Year in 2010. I had…

Rubber Tracks Offers Free Studio Time for Indie Artists

by Mocha Dad Fledgling bands and independent musicians now have the opportunity to record their music in a professional studio complete with cutting edge recording equipment and instruments for free. Converse has opened a new 5,200-square-foot recording studio in Williamsburg, NY (near Brooklyn) called Rubber Tracks and is taking applications from bands who want to…

Live Music: Brennen Leigh at Cactus Music, Houston, TX

by Mocha Dad Reports of the record store’s demise have been greatly exaggerated.  Take Cactus Music in Houston, TX for example. Not only is this store meeting the needs of audiophiles, collectors and music fans, but it is also doing it’s part to support live music. Cactus Music regularly holds live in-store performances where music fans and…