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Indie Artist K.Flay Releases Self-Titled Debut EP

Indie rock – hip hop artist K.Flay is excited to announce the release of her self-titled debut EP. As the first new recorded music in the last year, K.Flay’s EP is available on iTunes and K.Flay’s website, and will be available for purchase at every one of her shows on her first ever US tour, already on the road with Passion Pit.

Last year, K.Flay self-released her first mix tape titled MASHed potatoes and is currently available for free on her website. More recently, she created a track titled “2 Weak” where she sampled Grizzle Bear’s “Two Weeks.” It premiered on RCRD LBL and has attracted the attention of critics and label representatives alike.  “2 Weak” will not be featured on the EP, so head over to RCRD LBL to get your copy.

The San Francisco based Chicago raised musician has been making waves with her unique brand of indie rock meets hip hop. Due to her talent and distinctive sound, she has been able to perform with some of music’s biggest names including Kid Cudi, Asher Roth, Minus the Bear, and none other than Snoop Dog himself!

Indie Singer Lisa McClowry Touring this Summer

LisaMcClowryBefore becoming one of the hottest tickets in her hometown of Chicago, Lisa McClowry began her adult career working behind the scenes in movie music.  She collaborated with Mark Mothersbaugh of the iconic group Devo and Lavant Coppock to write and perform “Through the Eyes of Child” for the motion picture “The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle.”

Later, she served as the singing voice & voice over artist for TRESemme Shampoos and Conditioners TV Campaign (“TRESemme, Ooh la la TRESemme!”) and Applebee’s.

Additionally, Lisa performed the theme song, “Bridge to the Stars” with Tracey Amos for the “Wild Thornberrys” soundtrack, and was selected to sing the voice of the “Princess” in “Rugrats in Paris: The Movie.”

Eliza Blue Set to Release The Road Home, Embarks on National Tour

ElizaBlueIndie artist Eliza Blue is set to release sophomore albumThe Road Home. After a very successful release party in Eliza’s hometown of Minneapolis, The Road Home is ready to be introduced to the world. To support the release of the album Eliza will embark on a national tour – the dates are posted below so be sure to check out when you can see Eliza play live!

“I’m in love with that banjo-fiddle girl,” said veteran Chicago rocker Ike Reilly, upon hearing Eliza Blue play for the first time at the Parkway Theater in Minneapolis in September, 2008. Reilly isn’t alone.

“I’m in love with Eliza Blue,” or something close to that, has been a typical response to the haunting, timeless music Eliza Blue has been casting out in Twin Cities clubs, pubs, and theaters over the last few years. Now the rest of the world will discover her organic magic, as Eliza releases her most full-bodied work to date, The Road Home.

Lisa McClowry Teams with Grammy Award Winner Jim Peterik for Time Signatures

LisaMcClowryIn collaboration with mentor/producer Jim Peterik (Grammy award winner, Oscar nominee for “Eye Of The Tiger,” writer of “The Search Is Over,” “Hold On Loosely,” “Vehicle” and many more), vocalist Lisa McClowry will release Time Signatures in June 2010 under the NuGroove/Worldstage Int’l label and is distributed by Red/Sony.

The expert craftsmanship of Peterik lends itself throughout the album to include the blistering “Born Twice,” the smoldering heat of “Waiting for You” and the joyous self-empowerment anthem of “Powerful Day.”

“Writing with Jim has brought the best out in my lyrics and melodies. The songs reflect the way I look at life, positive messages with an edge. My vocal approach is to communicate the emotion of the song simple as that,” said McClowry.

Indie Hip Hop/Rap Artist Rockie Fresh is Performing at SXSW

rockiepressswirlChicago Hip Hop/Rap artist Rockie Fresh has lined up dates at 2010’s South by Southwest in Austin, Tex.

Rockie Fresh’s mixtape Rockie’s Modern Life was well-received in Chicago and is getting him airplay and live shows in his hometown.

The indie artist’s rhymes and tracks combine indie dance nods like Justice’s “Do The Dance” with a early 90’s feel fitting in alongside the Cool Kids and Kid Cudi.

Now Rockie is heading to Austin for the first time – really the first time performing outside of Chicago – to be part of SXSW including a slot at Urb’s show on the 18th and Hustleapalooza on the 20th.