AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: TOMMY LEE/ANDRO

When a major Rock band splits up, most people expect the lead singer/frontman to be the breakout star while all of his former bandmates struggle to keep themselves in the public eye. However, this is [...]

By | October 16th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: KRONOS QUARTET & FRIENDS/LONG TIME COMING

Folk and protest music, for the most part, are timeless. There are certain songs that may focus on a particular incident in history, but most Folk-oriented ‘protest’ songs address universal issues that are still sadly [...]

By | October 9th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: HERB ALPERT/HERB ALPERT IS… (SOUNDTRACK)

Let’s get the obvious out of the way – Herb Alpert is a national treasure. The legendary trumpeter and music mogul has not only created an enormously satisfying back catalog of his own – solo [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ZIGGY MARLEY/MORE FAMILY TIME

Like the Blues, Reggae is a musical genre that has been embraced by music lovers and critics alike. In fact, Reggae has been appropriated into nearly every other musical genre, introducing listeners of all ages [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: RANDY BRECKER & ERIC MARIENTHAL/DOUBLE DEALIN’

Randy Brecker is considered a Jazz icon, but throughout his career, he’s been so much more than that. The trumpeter began his recording career in 1967 as a member of Blood, Sweat & Tears. He [...]

By | September 11th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: RANDY BRECKER & ERIC MARIENTHAL/DOUBLE DEALIN’

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: JOSIAH JOHNSON/EVERY FEELING ON A LOOP

Josiah Johnson may be a new name to some music lovers, but he’s nearly an industry veteran, having been a professional musician for more than a decade. And these days, that can almost seem like [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MOLLY TUTTLE/…but i’d rather be with you

Although she’s only 27, singer, songwriter, banjo-player, and guitarist Molly Tuttle has been a professional musician for over a dozen years and has accomplished more than most musicians twice her age. The Bay Area-raised Tuttle [...]

By | August 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MOLLY TUTTLE/…but i’d rather be with you

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: BRIGHT EYES/DOWN IN THE WEEDS, WHERE THE WORLD ONCE WAS

It has been nearly 25 years since Conor Oberst began his musical journey under the name Bright Eyes. He was originally a member of Omaha, Nebraska Indie Rock band Commander Venus, who split in 1997. [...]

By | August 21st, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: BRIGHT EYES/DOWN IN THE WEEDS, WHERE THE WORLD ONCE WAS

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: TANYA DONELLY AND THE PARKINGTON SISTERS

For nearly 35 years, Tanya Donelly has been an important player in the Alternative Rock world. From her time with groundbreaking quartet Throwing Muses (which she co-founded in 1983 and left in 1991) to her [...]

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AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: NORMAN BROWN/HEART TO HEART

Like all musical genres, Jazz has many subgenres. And those subgenres have subgenres. From Bebop to Fusion, Swing to Bossa Nova, there’s a subgenre of Jazz for every mood and every phase of your life. [...]

By | August 7th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: NORMAN BROWN/HEART TO HEART