AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MAVIS STAPLES & LEVON HELM/CARRY ME HOME

When worlds collide, they can often create a universe that is greater than the sum of both worlds… and so much more. So, using that analogy when talking about music, the end results are either glorious and inspiring or insipid and dull. To be honest it all depends on chemistry and how naturally things fall into place. To make things work, they cannot be forced. The 1986 collaboration between rockers Aerosmith and rap trio Run [...]

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AMPED™ 2022 Issue 20 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Banks Frank Black & the Catholics Jim Croce The Vandals Bad Brains

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AMPED™ 2022 Issue 19 New Release Digital Magazine

New Releases From Fleet Foxes Mark Tremonti 10,000 Maniacs Animals Reimagined Iron Butterfly

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: KYLE DION/SASSY

Soul music changed when Prince came on the scene. Right before his arrival, there were only a handful of artists that were being taken seriously as ‘artistes.’ The Soul, R&B, and Funk music that had been so dominant in the ‘60s and early ‘70s had given way to Disco. And while the genre itself was uplifting and invigorating, Disco was so popular that everyone jumped on the dance bandwagon. Within a few years, Disco’s innovators [...]

By | May 13th, 2022|News|0 Comments

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: AWOLNATION/MY ECHO, MY SHADOW, MY COVERS

Formed in Los Angeles, California in 2009, AWOLNATION was founded by singer, songwriter, and musician Aaron Bruno. His career began when, while still in high school, he formed the Punk band Insurgence. By 2000, he had founded the band Home Town Hero, who released two albums during their four-year career: HOME TOWN HERO (2002) and BITCH CITY (2004). After Home Town Hero dissolved in 2004, Aaron and bandmate Drew Stewart formed the band Under The [...]

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