Songwriter, Singer, Guitar, Folk-Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative Acoustic
Born in rural northern Michigan, singer-songwriter Josh Schicker began crafting songs with friends during the rise of alternative and grunge rock genres of the early 1990s. Attending Hope College in Holland, MI proved formative through studying religion and history and writing songs with fellow students. After graduation, Schicker parted ways with bandmates from Paisley dAve and The Episode to explore a solo career. Since 2000, Schicker has released a number of independent albums and has toured nationally in support of these efforts. In 2005, Schicker had the fortune of working with Grammy-winning engineer/producer, Mitch Dane at Sputnik Studios in Nashville, TN. The result was a full-length album titled Moonlighting which was re-released in 2007 as a bonus track album. The additional track, "Good Mothers, Don't Leave!" was mentioned by title in NYT Best-Seller, Lisa McMann's young adult novel, Gone. Several other tracks have been featured on compilations since its release including MPress Records' New Arrivals Vol. 4 along with Seth Glier and Rachael Sage. The latest release from Josh Schicker is a 7-song EP, Faith, the Poor and Politics, recorded in Michigan shortly before he and his wife relocated to Atlanta, GA. The EP was the subject of a post on the blog of Sojourners Magazine in the fall of 2012. Schicker made use of the popular crowd-funding platform, Indiegogo, to fund the duplication and distribution of Faith, the Poor and Politics.
Songwriter, Guitar, Drummer, Pop, Soft Rock
Jon Burgoyne is a singer-songwriter, guitarist and accomplished drummer and percussionist. Jon has been compared to influences Donovan Frankenreiter, Jason Mraz, Jack Johnson, Chris Murray, and Bedouin Soundclash. His smooth voice and rhythmic music have a unique, organic mix of musical styles ranging from pop and reggae to funk. Though primarily writing on guitar, his music is highly influenced by the rhythms and beats and syncopation that he grew up with. His self-titled album is available on iTunes.
Producer, Songwriter, Composer, Pop, Hip-Hop, R&B
With a birth name like Elvis, it certainly isn't a surprise that mega producer, Elvis Williams was destined to prosper in the music and entertainment industry. Born April 12, 1981 in Clarksdale, Mississippi and better known in the business as "Blac Elvis", is credited as producer, co-writer and/or co-producer for an impressive roster of artists such as Ciara, Fergie, Kelly Rowland, Young Buck, Mario, Jamie Foxx, T.I., Ginuwine, Rick Ross and most recently Beyonce's hit single, "Ego." Elvis began his career as a producer in Memphis, Tennessee where he purchased his first MPC Drum Machine and started producing in 2000 with The Barkay's and other local artists in Memphis. His career was catapulted when he moved on faith to Atlanta, Georgia where he began collaborating with Polow da Don on my projects. The team was working on a remix for Gwen Stefani's "Luxurious, but when Fergie heard it and wrote to it, they turned it into a "Glamorous" hit that sold over five million copies. Elvis' passion for creating a unique sound is accomplished by incorporating live instruments in his productions whenever he can. He achieves this task through his creative energy, production madness and with over 15 years experience playing drums, saxophone, guitar and keys. Today, Elvis continues to work with a wide spectrum of artists, producers, writers, engineers and DJ's to develop their own unique fingerprint through his independent record label, Solar Digital. The focus as Solar Digital is to create a unique sound by attaining new ways of recording by exploring new software, equipment and digital communication. Solar Digital Music - the source of creative energy to the universe! For speaking engagements book BlacElvis by emailing [email protected]
Band, Songwriter, Reggae, Rock, Psychedelic
Five40 is more than a reggae rock band--they're helping to bring the music genre out of hibernation and they're recruiting fans at every gig along the way. A part of the reggae rock scene since 2013, Five40 is passionate about the genre, contributing their unique spin to the timeless music and refusing to hide behind the sound. Five40's smooth, powerful (and sometimes hypnotic) sound has already started waking up not only a sleeping genre, but also an audience of music lovers craving a new take on an old style. What's next for Five40 is limitless. Their talent, drive and refusal to give up on their dreams will keep their momentum going and will keep the fan base growing. And they will continue to let their music speak for them and what they stand for. Inhale the sound!
Acoustic Guitar, Artist, Band, Acoustic, Indie Rock, Indie Pop
A simple summer vacation trip to Pawley's Island Beach in 2002 changed Rollie's life by inspiring him to pick up his first guitar. After quickly mastering the guitar, he began to write songs. It wasn't until 2005, however, that Rollie played his first show. Later that year he formed a band with a few high school friends and also performed a solo act under the name "I Am Only Your Side Effect". He became known simply as "Rollie" during the summer of 2010 and now performs exclusively as a solo act. "Through the good and bad times, my music travels on the roller coaster that is life," says Rollie. "I write songs as they hit me; how I feel at a particular time--its all about my mood. Anything that influences my life will become a song...or two...or three." Rollie, who writes and performs his own music, is uncommonly prolific and is known for his diverse sound and irresistibly catchy tunes. He is a popular fixture in Atlanta, Ga, where he resides.
Tomer George Cohen
Instrumentalist, Producer, Composer, Instrumental, World Music, Latin
proffesional musician . plays saxophones ,clarinet , fender rhodes . compose arrange and produce . https://soundcloud.com/tomergeorgecohen
REVEL IN ROMANCE
Band, Rock, Pop, Alternative
Intricate guitar riffs, killer rhythm pieces, meaningful lyrics and a groove that most bands don't get to experience in a lifetime defines Alternative Pop Rock Band Revel In Romance. On the heals of winning a BTV people's choice award for their live performance of their single LITTLE LOVE (which went to #1 in the World on the Balcony TV Charts), Revel in Romance has recently been chosen as an Atlanta Brave's Band of the year and will be playing Brave's Stadium later this summer. Watch for their Debut Album being released Fall of 2015.
Songwriter, Drummer, Artist, Alternative Rock, Indie Rock, Acoustic
The Albions Indie Rock / Athens, GA. U.S. Listen closely to hear each member of The Albions musical influences seep through as they forge astounding fresh originals. The four man, Athens, GA. based indie rock band collectively lend their unique talent's, that when brought together, ignite a magical chemistry that rhythmically tells a story you can relate to and can't wait to hear again and again!
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