One to Watch: Katie Herzig

Katie Herzig was destined to be a songwriter. In her senior year of high school, she received an acoustic guitar from her father which prompted her to begin playing the instrument. She started her first band, Newcomers Home, while in college. Although initially Herzig suffered from stage fright and confined herself to singing backing vocals and…

RIM Unveils Social Music Subscription Service BBM Music

by Mocha Dad The battle for mobile music supremacy is heating up with the addition of Research in Motion’s new BBM Music service. The BlackBerry maker has unveiled what it describes as a “social music sharing and discovery service.” The service costs $5 dollars per month and is integrated with the popular BlackBerry Messaging service.…

Free Music Download: “Some Kinda Love” by Maiko Watson

In 2001, Maiko Watson beat out thousands of women to become a member of Sugar Jones, a girl group spawned from reality TV show Popstars. Sugar Jones’ self-titled debut album was certified Platinum, had two top ten singles on the Canadian Charts, was nominated for and received various notable awards, touring nationally and the U.K.…

Free Music Download: “At This Moment” by Ms. Monet

Ms. Monet is a talented singer who has performed and toured with platinum-selling artists such as Boz Scaggs, Michael McDonald, Toto, Huey Lewis and the News, Kenny Loggins, Raphael Saadiq, Johnny Mathis, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw. Ms. Monet’s style leans towards R&B and jazz, but she is just as comfortable singing gospel, country, and rock.…

Free Music Download: “Big Band Theory” by Ihsan Bilal

Ihsan Bilal is a Washington D.C.-based underground sensation whose innovative blend of R&B, rock, and alternative sounds have delighted scores of music lovers for many years. Her single, Big Band Theory, from her eclectic debut album Big red Box (available on  iTunes), is an R&B scorcher with a driving drumbeat and marching band vibe (Click…