AMPED and STEM announce partnership!

Music-distribution and payments platform Stem is teaming with physical-distribution company AMPED to further aid independent artists in unlocking distribution and growth opportunities. The deal was facilitated by Stem Head of Catalog and Label Partnerships Nick Terzo and will enable the company [...]

By | May 7th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED and STEM announce partnership!

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: CAMERA OBSCURA/LOOK TO THE EAST, LOOK TO THE WEST

Formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1996, Camera Obscura have proven themselves to be one of Scotland’s most reliable – and finest - Pop outfits. Founded by vocalist / guitarist Tracyanne Campbell, bassist Gavin Dunbar, and [...]

By | May 3rd, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: CAMERA OBSCURA/LOOK TO THE EAST, LOOK TO THE WEST

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MACKENZIE PORTER/NOBODY’S BORN WITH A BROKEN HEART

Born in Alberta, Canada, MacKenzie Porter is an actress and country music singer / songwriter. Raised on a ranch in Medicine Hat, Alberta, she began studying voice, piano, and violin when she was four years [...]

By | April 26th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MACKENZIE PORTER/NOBODY’S BORN WITH A BROKEN HEART

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: HIGH ON FIRE/COMETH THE STORM

Formed in 1998 in Oakland, California, High on Fire is a Doom Metal band founded by then-former Sleep guitarist Matt Pike alongside drummer Des Kensel (who left in 2019) and bassist George Rice (who lasted [...]

By | April 19th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: HIGH ON FIRE/COMETH THE STORM

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: LEYLA McCALLA/SUN WITHOUT THE HEAT

The daughter of Haitian emigrants and activists, Folk singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Leyla McCalla was born in Queens, New York City. The critically acclaimed artist is best known for her solo work, but as a [...]

By | April 12th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: LEYLA McCALLA/SUN WITHOUT THE HEAT

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: KHRUANGBIN/A LA SALA

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll already be familiar with Rock trio Khruangbin. Founded in Houston, Texas in 2010 by bassist / vocalist Laura Lee (Ochoa), guitarist / vocalist Mark Speer, and drummer [...]

By | April 5th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: KHRUANGBIN/A LA SALA

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: SUE FOLEY/ONE GUITAR WOMAN

Award-winning Folk / Blues guitarist Sue Foley was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She was introduced to Blues music at an early age – via bands like The Rolling Stones – and started to learn [...]

By | March 29th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: SUE FOLEY/ONE GUITAR WOMAN

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ROSALI/BITE DOWN

Newly relocated from her longtime home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina-based singer, songwriter, and guitarist Rosali Middleman – better known simply as Rosali – first came to the attention of music critics and fans in [...]

By | March 22nd, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ROSALI/BITE DOWN

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ABORTED/VAULT OF HORRORS

Formed in Waregem, Belgium in 1995, Aborted is a Death Metal / Grindcore band fronted by vocalist – and sole original member – Sven de Caluwé. While the group’s line up has changed several times [...]

By | March 15th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: ABORTED/VAULT OF HORRORS

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: THE COLOR PURPLE (MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY)

Over four decades after it was first published, THE COLOR PURPLE’s powerful story continues to touch the hearts and minds of new generations. Alice Walkers’ book was published in 1982 and was a critical success, [...]

By | March 8th, 2024|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: THE COLOR PURPLE (MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY)