Pop music is a strangely wonderful artform. On the surface, it can sound deceptively simple and carefree. However, like a calm and inviting ocean, mystery lies beneath the windswept ripples. The melodies may dance around in the ether but there are a lot of moving parts that make them seem effortless. Every beat, every bass thump, every electronic whirl, every guitar strum, and every harmony is there for a reason. It is up to you, the listener, to realize what that reason is. Yes, you can read interviews and find out what the artists’ intents are but often times, they don’t fully realize the meaning of their songs until years later. On the other hand, one song can mean something different to nearly every person that listens to it. And that, in and of itself, is one of the great mysteries of Pop music. […]



There’s just something about Soul music. It has a different effect on every listener. Where one person can hear joy and jubilation, another may sense a feeling of loss and sadness while listening to the very same recording. The listener’s differing opinions revolve around just how deeply they immerse themselves in the music. On the surface, Soul and R&B is engaging and powerful but once you allow yourself to be surrounded by the music, you feel the emotional depth and intensity that went into creating the music. Mike Farris’ SILVER & STONE album is one of those releases that shows both sides at the same time, offering up layers of powerful music that is both engaging and engrossing. […]

By | September 7th, 2018|News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: MIKE FARRIS/SILVER & STONE

A Little Faith Will Go A Long Way

"Eternity", Little Faith's third release, will debut on October 30. Jazz-informed, all-Gospel combo Little Faith reach back to American music’s bedrock for a genuinely inspirational sound, and the results are nothing less than electrifying. With Eternity , their third release, the band’s combination of traditional spiritual standards and original compositions creates an engaging, irresistible set of songs, delivered with an emphasis on gospel’s expressive power that eschews religious proselytizing in favor of spreading simple, secular musical [...]

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New: Dr. Larry D. Reid’s “One Musick” Debuts Tomorrow

Dr. Larry D. Reid will debut his new album "One Musick" tomorrow, August 7. Dr. Larry D. Reid burst through the Gospel music world with a high energy, hand-clapping, upbeat lead single entitled "Better Than Ever" in September 2013. He released an EP called "The Set" in March 2015 that debuted #10 on Billboard Gospel Sales Chart. His Current single "Can't Take God From Me" is gaining rave reviews and already in the top 20 [...]

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New Lee Williams “Memphis Gospel Live”

New albums from Lee Williams & Canton Spirituals coming out June 23. Aritst: Lee Williams Title: Memphis Gospel Live UPC Code: 829569843022 Live release from the acclaimed world-famous gospel quartet, their first new release in four years. Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC's have been in existence since 1968, but did not start recording until the 1990s. Memphis Gospel Live contains 12 tracks recorded in Memphis over their career. Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC's [...]

By | June 1st, 2015|News|Comments Off on New Lee Williams “Memphis Gospel Live”

Emery Debuts on Billboard!

Artist: Emery Album: You Were Never Alone UPC Code: 707541853491 You Were Never Alone is the 2015 release by the Christian rockers. Emery released their debut, sales-record-breaking full-length on Tooth & Nail Records in 2004. The Weak's End, followed by 2005's The Question propelled the band to the front of the post-hardcore/rock scene. Emery's ever-building momentum continued in 2007 with I'm Only A Man and 2008 with the When Broken Hearts Prevail EP, leading up [...]

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Abandon Kansas Debuts on Billboard!

Artist: Abandon Kansas Title: Alligator UPC: 707541847797 Abandon Kansas - Alligator has debuted on Billboard! Heatseekers West North Central Regional Chart - #2 Heatseekers - #14 Christian Albums - #23 Christian/Gospel Albums - #26 Alligator is the 2015 album from these alt-rockers. Founded in Wichita, KS, Abandon Kansas began as an inside joke (a band in Kansas) inspired by a college sweetheart break-up. AK released their first independent album in 2007 You Build a Wall, [...]

By | May 27th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Abandon Kansas Debuts on Billboard!


The Art Of McCartney  2 CD set  2 CD + 1 DVD deluxe package 3 Vinyl set The songs of Sir Paul McCartney sung by the World’s Greatest Artists featuring 34 tracks from luminaries such as Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Billy Joel, The Cure, Heart, KISS, Alice Cooper, Cat Stevens, Roger Daltry, Cheap Trick, Brian Wilson, Def Leppard, and many more!!! Highlights include Jeff Lynne's version of "Junk," Alice Cooper's faithful rendition of "Eleanor Rigby," and The [...]

By | November 17th, 2014|News|Comments Off on THE ART OF McCARTNEY/Available NOW!