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Given Career Boosts By Legends Max Weinberg And John Oates, Singer/Songwriter Josh Taerk Brings His Passion To ‘Stages’ Throughout The U.S. and UK

Born and raised in Toronto, living, writing and recording in Nashville these past three years and complementing his U.S. tours with frequent performances in the UK, indie singer-songwriter Josh Taerk considers himself a musical citizen of the world.

Josh Taerk Indie Breaking through in 2017 on the Hot AC Commercial Radio charts with “Anywhere Love Took Us,” the first single from his latest EP Stages, Josh and his band have opened for famed blues guitarist Robin Trower, Kevin Costner & Modern West, John McLaughlin and Austin Jones while headlining their own shows throughout the Midwest, South and as far West as Midland TX, Salt Lake City and Denver.

His high energy performances led acclaimed music journalist Jason Richie to name him one of the “Top 5 Live Acts” of 2015, and in May of that year, the title track from his full-length album was playlisted on over 40 radio stations throughout the UK, where he toured in support of The Soldiers in 2012-2013 and headlined two UK university tours in 2013 and 2015. Josh was chosen to play Indie Week Canada’s 2014 Band Competition and made it to the semi-final round, Indie Week Europe 2015 where he and his band played 5 shows, and Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival at Nathan Phillips Square in 2011.

Introducing Indie Artist Jackson Harris

JacksonHarrisJackson Harris is paving his way into the Pop/Rock indie music scene in New York City. His cover and video for Jay-Z’s song “Empire State of Mind” are getting thousands of views on YouTube.

The indie artist’s take on the hip-hop song is fresh and endearing. Justin Bieber even featured Harris’s video for “Empire State of Mind” on his Buzznet page, and the video was recommended by a fashion blogger on YouTube.

Harris’s original song “Long Story Short” seems to be his own personal anthem. Lyrics such as “taking the road less traveled” and “living my life like I’m dying” show his desire to carve his own path.

Introducing Greece’s Indie Pop-Rock Singer Kalliopi

KalliopiKalliopi is a pop-rock singer/songwriter from Athens, Greece. She recently completed a single called Around the World including the track Fire and Sea and a rock n roll version of T.Springfield/ C.Westlake song Summer Is Over, originally sung by Dusty Springfield.

She graduated from the German School of Athens and went on to the Arts Theatre of Karolos Koun to become an actress. She has played many lead parts in the theatre, mostly at the Arts Theatre of Karolos Koun, including The Little Prince, Findanaki, The Seagull, Antigone, The Good Luck of Maroula, Temptation and many others.

Nightmare of You To Release Their Highly Anticipated Sophomore Album

Photo by Brian Battjer

Photo by Brian Battjer

Nightmare Of You is gearing up to release their second studio album, Infomaniac, out July 21st, 2009 on The Bevonshire Label. Produced by Brian Thorn at Magic Shop studios in Manhattan, NY, this album is the band’s most altruistic, enthralling and skillful work to date.
 
This record has allowed Nightmare Of You (Brandon Reilly-vox/guitar, Joseph McCaffrey-guitar/vox, Michael Fleischmann-drums, Brandon Meyer-bass) the lucidity to create a more sophisticated sound.  Infomaniac, is an artfully driven aural experience – built up of synergetic instrumental measures and intense lyrics that flow brilliantly transcending one song to the next.

Reilly goes on to explain the album progression from the band’s debut as “a beautiful example of how we have grown both as individuals and as a band. There are elements of jazz and funk that fit perfectly within this otherwise “indie pop rock” tune. You can hear different parts of each us in it and to me that is a very important stamp of a band.”