AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: NICK CAVE – IDIOT PRAYER: NICK CAVE ALONE AT ALEXANDRA PALACE

Nick Cave has been on one hell of a musical journey over the years. From his early 1970s beginnings in Australia to his more recent recordings, he went from being a post-punk outsider to a [...]

By | November 20th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: LAMBCHOP/TRIP

While Pop, Soul, and Dance music usually celebrates the lighter, happier side of life and love, Country, Folk, and Americana are genres that embrace the more realistic – and often heartbreaking – darker side of [...]

By | November 13th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

RECORD STORE DAY: Black Friday 2020 titles from the folks at AMPED

THE BEAT FARMERS/The Beat Farmers Live At The Spring Valley Inn, 1983  (850947008634) Blixa Sounds/Vinyl LP(x2) 21 song, 2LP set of The Beat Farmers Live in San Diego in 1983, just prior to recording their [...]

By | November 10th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: JUNIOR WELLS/BLUES BROTHERS

Born in Memphis, Tennesse in 1934, Amos Wells Blackmore, Jr. was better known as Blues vocalist and harmonica player Junior Wells. Acknowledged as one of the amplified blues-harp pioneers, Wells is best known for a [...]

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AMPED Signs Entertainment One for North American Physical Distribution

AMPED Distribution will begin working with Entertainment One (“eOne”) for its diverse labels beginning November 1, 2020. AMPED will take over physical distribution for the majority of eOne music labels’ titles in the US, Mexico, [...]

By | October 30th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED Signs Entertainment One for North American Physical Distribution

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: WYNONNA/RECOLLECTIONS

Believe it or not, it has been 37 years since Country Music duo The Judds first entered the charts with their debut single “Had A Dream (For The Heart)” (a cover of a 1976 track [...]

By | October 30th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: WYNONNA/RECOLLECTIONS

AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: SHEMEKIA COPELAND/UNCIVIL WAR

The daughter of legendary guitarist Johnny Copeland, Shemekia Copeland was born to sing the Blues. Her first public performance was at the Cotton Club at the age of 10 but she didn’t fully commit to [...]

By | October 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: SHEMEKIA COPELAND/UNCIVIL WAR

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|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: TOMMY LEE/ANDRO

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

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 [...]

By | October 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on AMPED™ FEATURED ALBUM OF THE WEEK: HERB ALPERT/HERB ALPERT IS… (SOUNDTRACK)