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Dear Dick,

Next Saturday evening, renowned world music producer Yuval Ron and Metta Mindfulness Music present a 2-hour event stream celebrating their new album – Four Divine States of Mind – based on the four virtues taught in the Brahma-viharasDeva Premal is one of the four star vocalists were carefully chosen to present the virtues, in music written & produced by Yuval Ron Music. Also featured are famed Spanish singerEstrella Morente, Uyanga Bold, and Chloe Pourmorady, each of whom will provide special content for the live event.  We also experience the Blair Singers children’s choir, and a wealth of celebrated world musicians on this special recording that releases the same day, and is now available for pre-sale.   The event is free to the public on YouTube, Facebook and Twitch (links shared in the press release below).

Today, we are both inviting you to the event, and, asking for your consideration for any of the following:

  •  announce the event to your audience this week
  • review the album (digital or physical)
  • interview the producers or artists

We have plentiful content to provide should you wish to know more: artists pictures, a video, short video clips (1:00), bios, et cetera.  Please find the full press release below, and reach out if I may be of service in helping you to share this wonderful event or album with the world in any way.

Sincerely,

Beth Hilton o/b/o Metta Mindfulness Music

Mobile 310-560-8390

The Music We Need Now: Four Divine States of Mind from Yuval Ron and Metta Mindfulness Music, featuring Deva Premal, Estrella Morente and a Worldly Array of Global Musicians

Four Divine States of Mind – and its exciting live streamed event on Saturday July 18th – promises soulful sacred music for cultivating higher virtues, meditation and helping to heal our wounded world. Music inspired by the Brahma-viharas, the four sublime states.

Los Angeles, CA (July 10, 2020) — When Deva Premal, Estrella Morente, Uyanga Bold, Chloe Pourmorady, a children’s choir, and a wealth of celebrated world musicians come together under renowned producer Yuval Ron’s direction to sing about the four “sublime states” — the Brahma-viharas (Metta, Karuna, Mudita, Upekkha) – the resulting album is sure to be extraordinary.

The Four Divine States of Mind album – and an exciting live-stream event on 7/18 – shares Buddhist concepts and soulful sacred music for cultivating higher virtues, meditation and helping to heal our wounded world.  Two years in the making, the music was composed, arranged and produced by Yuval Ron and Executive Produced by Dr. Richard Gold, arriving at a time when we most need both new healing tools and ancient wisdom.

The album is available for pre-sale, scheduled to release in physical and digital formats by Metta Mindfulness Music on July 18, 2020. That evening, July 18th at 6:00 pm PDT, the Four Divine States of Mind, a Live Stream Album Release  Party will celebrate the music and delve into the making of this timely musical gift.  The event is FREE to the public on both YouTube and Facebook.  A plethora of beautiful, uplifting video content is already available for streaming across many social media platforms.

Nyanaponika Thera of the Buddhist Publication Society, best described the modality on which the album is based, writing “the Brahma-viharas, (point to album page) the four “sublime states” – are considered to be the ideal social attitudes, the springs underlying the ideal modes of conduct towards living beings. They are the great removers of tension, the great peace-makers in social conflict, and the great healers of wounds suffered in the struggle of existence. A mind that has achieved meditative absorption induced by these sublime states will be pure, tranquil, firm, collected and free of coarse selfishness.”

The international talent contributing to the album includes music performed by beloved singers Deva Premal and Estrella Morente, as well as rising star vocalists Uyanga Bold,  Chloe Pourmorady and the Blair Studio Singers children’s choir, conducted by KC Daugirdas, performing on all four tracks.  One will hear inspired performances by Pandit Nayan Ghosh, Alam Khan, Adam Del Monte, Somnath Roy, Dennis Karmazyn, Jamie Papish, Elinor Sitrish and many more fine artists, playing instruments such as the sitar, sarod, oud, guitar, udu, gatam, ney, udu, keyboards, sutra, bell, and wooden sticks to name a few.

As in-depth as a summer study course, The Four Divine States of Mind webpage at Metta Mindfulness Music offers insights about the Brahma-viharas, as well as lyrics, suggested mantras, and multiple ways to practice the teachings.  Access the insights and music links here:  http://mettamindfulnessmusic.com/fourdivinestates.html

On July 18th, the Live-Stream Album Release Event will include a virtual Q&A session about the music and the teachings, interviews with Yuval Ron and Dr. Richard Gold of Metta Mindfulness Music, and virtual visits with the artists of this extraordinary international production.  Access the event page here:  yuvalronmusic.com/calendar/fds-release-party/  or set an event reminder on YouTube youtu.be/vEQAXZvsah0 or Facebook at www.facebook.com/events/299289964534049/

The album is dedicated to the children who will grow up to embody the Four Divine States of Mind.

Yuval Ron, Dr. Richard Gold, and some of the album’s contributing artists are available for interviews and commentary. Album review copies are also available upon request.

Media Contact: Beth Ann Hilton, The B Company, bethhilton@thebcompany.com, 310-560-8390.

Tracks

1 Loving Kindness 12:56

2 Compassion 11:47

3 Vicarious Joy 14:34

4 Equanimity 14:36

Four Divine States of Mind is available for Spotify pre-save and Amazon pre-sale now; the full album is available digitally starting July 18 , and as hi-rez tracks 48hz in a few weeks on Amazon, Tidal, and YouTube. The physical CD is available on Amazon and http://mettamindfulnessmusic.com/,

Links

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MettaMindfulnessMusic/

Yuval Rob: https://yuvalronmusic.com/

Deva Premal: https://devapremalmiten.com/

Estrella Morente: https://estrellamorente.es/

Uyanga Bold: https://www.uyangabold.com/

Chloe Pourmorady: https://www.chloepourmorady.com/

Direct Purchase: mettamindfulnessmusic.com/store.html


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For Immediate Release

DR CHRISPY, Renowned Music Producer, Space Scientist, and Aerospace Engineer Presents his New TRANSITORY EP

San Francisco, CADR CHRISPY (aka Dr. Chris Boshuizen) is a music producer, songwriter, and award-winning aerospace engineer dedicated to sharing his love of both music and space exploration. Following the release of his 2018 debut album VHS, the 2019 singles “Drive” and “Voyager at the Heliopause” (with music video), and the subsequent VHS Remixed album, DR CHRISPY is now proud to announce the TRANSITORY EP, an exciting new release featuring collaborations with a diverse group of special guests and innovative producers from around the world.

The TRANSITORY EP is a collection of short stories, each one a first person narrative from a different speaker. With the stories woven over old school beats and instrumentation, every track features sampled monologues or dialogue with a mixture of live, sampled, and electronic instruments to create a nostalgic feeling that is simultaneously comforting yet unfamiliar. There’s a four-on-the-floor beat and some outside-the-box instrumentation for the dance genre, including saxophone!

With this new release, DR CHRISPY explores the unconventional, but presents it in a familiar and digestible format with mid-tempo dance beats. The three different tracks, each with distinct themes, cycle from morning, to afternoon, to evening, mirroring our own self-reflections as we move through our day. We are different people late at night than we are early in the morning; who we really are is TRANSITORY.

In addition to his own original tracks, DR CHRISPY worked with contributing artists to bring their own unique perspectives to the TRANSITORY EP. The Stunt Man aka Greg Mindorff is a music producer, DJ, fellow space enthusiast, and Grammy-nominated mastering engineer from Vancouver who mastered the TRANSITORY EP. Haji Mike is a featured artist who contributed dub poetry vocals to the track “Transitory Evening (Afro Travel).” Haji Mike started DJ’ing music in 1979 and as a musician is known for his hybrid of Jamaican dancehall and Cypriot melodies which he calls “Vraggamuffin,” and he is also a dub poet and DJ playing on various radio stations around the world. The “Afro Jungle” remix is the creation of producer, composer, and arranger Med Dred, a roots, reggae, and dub melodica soloist and reggae music specialist.

Contributing a remix of the track “Transitory Evening,” Hadfes Oblivion is the man behind Synthapex. With a background in metal, Hadfes Oblivion has played in a number of bands and now, with Synthapex, is exploring the electronic and synthwave genres. The group recently released their breathtakingly cinematic music video “Gone This Night,” featuring a short cameo appearance by DR CHRISPY! Psybolord is a Moscow-based producer who has gone from deathcore to electronic music. Psybolord merges techno with Russian folk motifs, and classical music organically gets along with synthwave and French-electro, as heard on his remix “Transitory Afternoon.” Closing the EP is a remix of the track “Transitory Morning” from Aeronexus, a solo project by Harry Rowlands, who produces 80’s movie soundtrack-inspired tracks mixed in with synthwave.

After having worked at NASA inventing new kinds of spacecraft and co-founding the company Planet Labs, Chris Boshuizen decided to pursue his art full-time, adopting the nickname “Chrispy” that was given to him by his NASA co-workers. Unlike other notable “doctors” in the music industry, DR CHRISPY has a PhD in Physics, and in 2014 he won the Advance Global Australian of the Year Award for his contributions to Science and Advanced Manufacturing. Leveraging his years of experience with computer music, Chris will teach his fourth introductory workshop on electronic music production at this year’s annual Taxi Road Rally in Los Angeles. DR CHRISPY’s goal as an artist is to connect music and tech while bringing a message of hope and empowerment to his audience. DR CHRISPY runs his home studio in San Francisco where he is actively writing and recording new music.

The TRANSITORY EP will release online August 7, 2020, everywhere music is streamed and sold. Also keep an eye out for several exciting additional remixes coming soon.

To order or pre-save the TRANSITORY EP on digital services please visit: http://drchrispy.com/transitory

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For more information about DR CHRISPY please visit: http://drchrispy.com/ or https://drchrispy.bandcamp.com

For more information about the TRANSITORY EP contributing artists and producers please visit: https://drchrispy.com/transitory-artists/

For Press and Interview inquiries please contact Billy James of Glass Onyon PR: (828) 350-8158 or glassonyonpr@gmail.com

For Digital Marketing please contact Jerome Forney of Independent Distribution Collective: jerome@independentdistro.com


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Prog Ensemble DarWin To Release New Single “Nightmare Of My Dreams” Featuring Simon Phillips, Billy Sheehan, Matt Bissonette, Guthrie Govan & Others August 14, 2020

First album track, “Future History”, to be released on Friday 10th July 2020. Video directed by Nigel Dick (Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard).

Forthcoming new album “DarWin 2: A Frozen War” featuring Simon Phillips (Toto/The Who/Jeff Beck), Matt Bissonette (Elton John, David Lee Roth, Ringo Starr), Billy Sheehan (Mr Big/ Steve Vai/Winery Dogs), Guthrie Govan (Aristocrats/Asia/Hans Zimmer/Steven Wilson), Greg Howe (Michael Jackson/Justin Timberlake), Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater/Alice Cooper/Black Country Communion) 

Following the release of debut album “Origin Of Species” in early 2019, DarWin releases a new single, “Nightmare Of My Dreams”, on the 14th August 2020.

The epic 7 plus minute “Nightmare Of My Dreams” builds on the themes set out by DarWin on “Origin Of Species”.

The announcement of the first single will coincide with the release of the first album track, “Future History”.

Both songs are taken from the forthcoming album, “DarWin 2: A Frozen War”, which will be released later in 2020.

Once more DarWin has assembled a stunning ensemble of musicians. “DarWin 2: A Frozen War” continues the deep collaboration with Simon Phillips (drums, Toto/The Who/Jeff Beck) and Matt Bissonette (Elton John, David Lee Roth, Ringo Starr). Joining them are powerhouse players Billy Sheehan (bass, Mr Big/ Steve Vai/Winery Dogs), Guthrie Govan (guitar, Aristocrats/Asia/Hans Zimmer/Steven Wilson), Greg Howe (guitar, Michael Jackson/Justin Timberlake), Derek Sherinian (keyboards, Dream Theater/Alice Cooper/Black Country Communion) and more…

“Darwin 2: A Frozen War” was produced by DarWin and Simon Phillips and recorded primarily in Iceland and the USA.

DarWin says, “We started working on DarWin 2: A Frozen War while still finishing Origin of Species.  This new album is therefore more like a final chapter to OoS.  The title song “A Frozen War” represents the final battle for the future of Earth.  It has a heavier feel than the first album, and I think represents our best stuff.

“We shifted live recording to Iceland and Billy Sheehan joined us on bass in the studio while Matt was often traveling with Elton John.  We’re also joined on the album by Guthrie Govan, Greg Howe and Derek Sherinian doing killer leads, and many more players that are super exciting.

“This first song we’re releasing, “Future History” is about traveling faster than lightspeed and therefore going back in time.  It’s a real chuggy jam song that should rock hard.  Matt’s thick harmonies soar over the heavy grooves to provide a sensation of flying next to a ray of light and watching your life pass before you.  It was great to jam with Billy and Simon on this and trade licks with Greg in the solo section.  Check it out!”

The first release “Future History” also features a video directed by the legendary Nigel Dick (Guns N Roses/Band Aid/Def Leppard/Britney Spears)

See video HERE (https://youtu.be/eM9cMtwqDJM)

DarWin’s critically acclaimed debut “Origin Of Species” was the first installment in an epic saga that addresses the challenges of mankind in our coming era.  It depicts the role of a changing planet, and the potential, as well as limitations, of technology to help solve mankind’s greatest challenges. A complex project that’s eschews the hollow immediacy of much contemporary art. A story that demands attention and imagination.  With music sweeping in scope, at times evoking hard rock virtuoso shredding, alongside grand orchestral compositions, warm harmonies and soaring choruses. A project that is even more relevant in the strange times we live in.

“At the end of it all, DarWin has saved the concept album as well as the planet.” – Classic Rock review of debut album “Origin Of Species”

“…a smorgasbord of styles, dripping in YES pomp, melodic pop and riffy modern day rock” – Prog Magazine review of debut album “Origin Of Species”

“DarWin 2: A Frozen War” is released later in 2020. “Nightmare Of My Dreams” will be released on the 14th of August 2020. It will feature an exciting narrative video, also directed by Nigel Dick

Darwin photo by Andy Earl

To pre-order “Future History”: https://darwin.fanlink.to/futurehistory

DarWin official website: http://www.darwin.is/

For further Information: Duff Battye / Duff Press duff@duffpress.co.uk + 44 (0)7904 385308

Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 1-828-350-8158 (US), glassonyonpr@gmail.com



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July 9, 2020

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WATCH ON

Performing Selections from Their New CD
TANIA GRUBBS QUINTET
LIVE AT MAUREEN’S JAZZ CELLAR
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New Release
TANIA GRUBBS QUINTET LIVE AT MAUREEN’S JAZZ CELLAR

RELEASE DATE: APRIL 20, 2020

Artist Website: www.taniagrubbs.com

Release Date: APRIL 20, 2020

UPC Code: 888295977173

TRACK LISTING

1. A Flower is a Lovesome Thing (5:52) /c. Billy Strayhorn

2. Bird on a Wire (6:24) /c. Leonard Cohen

3. Love (5:50) /c. Joni Mitchell

4. Peace (4:48) /c. Horace Silver

5. Hope Is the Thing with Feathers (5:05) /c. Tania Grubbs/Emily Dickinson

6. Ornithology (5:09) /c. Charlie Parker/Benny Harris

7. The Peacocks (6:33) /c. Jimmy Rowles/Norma Winstone

8. Autumn (5:17) /c. David Shire/Richard Maltby

9. Harvest Moon (7:04) /c. Neil Young

10. I Remember (4:41) /c. Stephen Sondheim

11. Wichita Lineman (5:21)/c. Jimmy Webb

12. Don’t Take Your Love Away from Me (6:42)/c. Henry Nemo
Musicians: TANIA GRUBBS-vocalist, DAVID BUDWAY-piano,
RON AFFIF-guitar, JAMES JOHNSON III-drums, JEFF GRUBBS-bass
This entire recording is a love letter to dear friend, Pittsburgh jazz fixture, and namesake for Maureen’s Jazz Cellar, Maureen Budway. From the first note, it is quite apparent that Tania has lived in and loved these songs. Some were originally arranged with her husband and musical partner, Jeff, for a series of six concerts at City of Asylum, a literary and music performance hub in Pittsburgh. From this body of work came a stunning original composition set to Emily Dickinson’s poem “Hope is a Thing with Feathers”.
All the musicians here have ties to Pittsburgh and Maureen, the beloved inspiration for this performance. Live at Maureen’s was approached with deep respect and care for the music, and an abundance of love and togetherness that inspired it. Each artist had the freedom to share their voice, resulting in a rich, organic meld. The artists savored the feel and aesthetic of the Cellar, embracing the entire room, and loving that moment. This live recording truly reflects the special spirit and FUN had during this performance – an almost tangible feeling.
Tania was thrilled to live in the moment with her fellow musicians, freely give of herself, and have the freedom to create, collaborate, and truly celebrate the music in a deeply felt way. On this night, the complete band respected, remembered, and celebrated both Maureen, and the deep love that music wraps everyone in.
Knowing Tania Grubbs for the past 20 plus years has been a joy. Not only because of her skill as an artist, but her connection to humanity. This offering is a beautiful sonic depiction of her soul and connection to all of us and delivered in style!”
—Sean Jones, renowned trumpeter, recording artist, and educator
“The playing is top notch, the repertoire is very interesting (not your typical standards only), and Tania’s vocals are superb…Grubbs’ arrangements (together with husband Jeff Grubbs), along with pianist David Budway’s execution make the whole project cohesive and musical.”
—Dr. Brad Stone, The Creative Source, SoulAndJazz.com
“It is obvious, listening to Live At Maureen’s Jazz Cellar, that Tania Grubbs deserves to be much better known. Her singing is classy, very musical, and a consistent delight” —Scott Yanow, jazz journalist/historian
“This recording has many wonderful facets to me, personally as well as musically! Tania Grubbs is an exceptional Jazz Singer, and was a close personal friend of my late sister Maureen Budway–to whom ‘Maureen’s Jazz Cellar’ was named. So it is very appropriate that Tania’s recording is the premiere of the “Live at Maureen’s” recording series. This recording is not to be missed. “
David Budway, musician/owner of Maureen’s Jazz Cellar 
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July 8, 2020

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Frank Catalano is the new Spokesperson for Drambuie Scotch and will be resuming concerts this weekend at
Andy’s Jazz Club in Chicago.
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Frank will carry on the performance and humanitarian efforts of his legendary predecessor Ella Fitzgerald who was the spokesperson for Drambuie Scotch in the 1970’s and 1980’s

For inquiries please contact Ryan at Birdland Artists abartistsoffice@gmail.com and visit Catalanomusic.com

 

 

 

 

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‘80s New Wave Legends A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS Release Remix Of Rare ROBERT CALVERT Track!

More Calvert remixes coming from Xiu Xiu, Die Krupps, Peter Hook, Small Black, The KVB, Soft Kill, Black Plastic feat. Richard Butler of Psychedelic Furs, Xeno & Oaklander, Sixth June, and more!

Los Angeles, CA – Robert Calvert was easily one of the most charismatic and enigmatic figures to emerge out of London’s psychedelic rock scene of the 1960s & 70s. He was a poet, lyricist, visionary and vocalist most known for his work with the legendary Hawkwind but also his highly acclaimed solo albums and collaborations with Brian Eno, Arthur Brown, Motörhead’s Lemmy, Jim Capaldi and others. Yet Calvert’s legacy and contributions have been too little explored due perhaps to his debilitating mental health issues that plagued him throughout his career as well as his early departure from Spaceship Earth at the tender age of 43. But now a group of young electronic artists alongside some heavy-hitting veterans attempt to shed new light on Calvert’s futuristic genius by remixing his rare mid-80s recordings.

First up is the inimitable Mike Score, the mastermind behind one of the most iconic acts of the 1980s, A Flock Of Seagulls, who brings out all of the forward-thinking, avant garde beauty in Calvert’s “Over The Moon.” In Score’s capable hands, the track becomes at once more catchy and more sinister. Check out the equally haunting video shot specifically for this remix by filmmaker Vicente Cordero of Industrialism Films (with a guest appearance by Score himself): https://youtu.be/_ouZsQE2ZBM

Stream the single: https://orcd.co/robert_calvert_a_flock_of_seagulls_remix

The single will also be released August 14 on a special limited-edition series of colored 7” vinyl in PINK, WHITE, PURPLE or RED. The 7” also contains another phenomenal remix of the song by experimental noise band Xiu Xiu.

Order the 7” here: https://cleorecs.com/store/shop/robert-calvert-over-the-moon-limited-edition-colored-7-vinyl/

Also be on the lookout for a full-length Robert Calvert remix project to be released later this year featuring a host of supremely talented electronic artists including Xiu Xiu, Die Krupps, Joy Division’s Peter Hook, Small Black, The KVB, Soft Kill, Black Plastic feat. Richard Butler of Psychedelic Furs, Xeno & Oaklander, Sixth June, and more – courtesy of Cleopatra Records!

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We’re live with Jazz Forum @ Home including weekly free-of-charge Facebook Live Streaming series from artists’ homes on Saturdays at 7 pm EDT. This Saturday, July 11th we’re live with Karrin Allyson!

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July 12: Brazilian Jazz

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July 9, 2020

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Streaming Live at the Village Vanguard is now on Fridays and Saturdays at 9 p.m. EDT.The series continues this Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11 with the Eric Reed Quartet featuring saxophonist Stacy Dillard, bassist Dezron Douglas and drummer McClenty Hunter.

Tickets are $10, available at villagevanguard.com.

A press release is below.

All the best,

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178 7th Ave S.
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Streaming Live at the Village Vanguard Now on Friday and Saturday Nights at 9 p.m.

Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11 featuring the Eric Reed Quartet 
with Stacy Dillard, Dezron Douglas and McClenty Hunter

Streaming Live at the Village Vanguard continues its series on Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11 at 9 p.m. EDT with the Eric Reed Quartet featuring saxophonist Stacy Dillard, bassist Dezron Douglas and drummer McClenty Hunter. Tickets are $10, available at villagevanguard.com.

Each week there are two shows approximately 75 minutes in length. Shows are now at @ 9 p.m. EDT on Fridays and Saturdays.   

Streaming Live at The Village Vanguard Schedule:

• July 10 & 11 – Eric Reed Quartet featuring saxophonist Stacy Dillard, bassist Dezron Douglas and drummer McClenty Hunter.• July 17 & 18 –  The Terell Stafford Quartet with Bruce Barth on piano, David Wong on bass and Johnathan Blake on drums.

• July 24 & 25 – Ron Carter’s Golden Striker Trio with Russell Malone on guitar and Donald Vega on piano.

• July 31 & August 1 – Fred Hersch Trio with Drew Gress on bass and Jochen Rueckert on drums.

Please continue to check the website and follow the club on Instagram @vanguardjazz and Facebook for updates.
On February 22, 2020 the Village Vanguard, the world’s oldest continuously operated jazz club, marked its 85th year in the basement at 178 7th Avenue South in New York City.  On March 16th the club closed its doors indefinitely. On Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14, 2020, the club began Streaming Live at the Village Vanguard with the Billy Hart Quartet.

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For Immediate Release

Former HAWKWIND Bassist & LEMMY Protégé ALAN DAVEY Joins Newest Incarnation Of DANNY B. HARVEY’S Rockabilly Project, HEADCAT 13!

Los Angeles, CA – Proving the old adage about cats having nine lives, rockabilly guitarist and icon Danny B. Harvey has returned with a new descendent of the rockabilly project he started back with Lemmy of Motörhead and Slim Jim Phantom of The Stray Cats. The Head Cat, as they dubbed themselves, released a studio album Fool’s Paradise in 2006 as well as a live album, Rock N’ Roll Riot On The Sunset Strip. Years later, after the passing of Lemmy (who lived more lives than all these other cats combined) Harvey recruited 69 Eyes crooner Jyrki 69 for (what else) The 69 Cats. And now, the man who filled Lemmy’s motorcycle boots in the legendary space rock band Hawkwind, Alan Davey, has teamed up with Harvey along with Frantic Flattops drummer Paul Vezelis for the newest litter, Headcat 13!

Following in the paw prints of the previous groups, this outing offers some more fantastic covers of early rock classics such as “Route 66,” “Susie Q,” and “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On,” which features a special guest performance by Annie Marie Lewis, niece of The Killer himself Jerry Lee Lewis. But the real cream in this batch comes from the original songs penned separately by Harvey and Davey including the standout lead-off track “Let’s Go Crazy!”

Harvey, who also produced the album, shares this about the single “I’m so happy that Cleopatra is releasing ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ as the first single off my new Headcat 13 album. Last year, when Alan ‘Boomer’ Davey joined Headcat 13 onstage as my bassist for the North American  Space Ritual 2019 in Austin TX, I knew it would be a travesty if Alan and I didn’t get into the studio and record an album of songs together right away. A few months after the festival, Alan loaded up his car with his infamous Ric bass and his favorite amp and drove all the way from Death Valley to Austin in 100+ degrees heat. We spent five intense but fun days in studio, composing, learning, arranging and recording the songs. This album is a throwback to the way albums were recorded in the golden age of rock’n’roll, go in with nothing and 5 days later come out with a finished masterpiece. When people ask me what this album sounds like, I quote Lemmy and say, ‘It’s fucking rock’n’roll, what do you think it sounds like?!’”

Headcat 13 will be available on digital as well as CD in a special digipak and on a very limited edition vinyl!

Stream the single: https://orcd.co/headcat_13_lets_go_crazy

Preorder the album: https://orcd.co/headcat_13

Press inquiries: 
Glass Onyon PR
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PH: 828-350-8158
glassonyonpr@gmail.com

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