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The Duke of Norfolk: First Day of Spring

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 13:00

The Duke of NorfolkEdinburgh UK (via Oklahoma, US) indie artist Adam Howard, otherwise known as THE DUKE OF NORFOLK, released his debut album “Birds… Fly South!” this past February on the Mint 400 label, and while upcoming season is still a few months out, we’re happy to feature the excellent first single from the album ‘First Day of Spring’ here on the Dose.

We also hope your enjoy the corresponding new video which we’ve embedded further below. The track itself is described as standing in slight opposition to Ode to Winter, the 4th track on “Birds…”, and is about the relief that Spring brings. Adam wrote it on the first warm day after a hard winter they had a few years previous.

RIYL: Josh Ritter, Sufjan Stevens, the Decemberists, Bright Eyes, Avett Brothers, Mumford & Sons, Johnny Flynn

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the bugcast 345 – We are Tom Crawford

The Bugcast - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 02:00

thebugcast345This week on The Bugcast: we talk about failed evictions and podcast awards, and play our usual mix of 8 great tracks of independent and Creative Commons music!

Songs played

Intro: Chris Juergensen – Bug Lips
Outro: Mark Marshall – Man Walking

Topics

Now THIS is Crowdsourcing!
Podcast Awards 2015 – nominations are open!

Time to think about episode 350, which will be recorded live on Friday 27 February, let us know what your favourite tracks are from episode 303 to now! Suggest or contact us.

Please leave us feedback on the music or any of the topics that we’ve discussed

Podcasts mentioned

Association of Music Podcasting
Made In The UK Show

Next week

The next live show will be episode 346, which will be broadcast live in the chatroom on Friday 30 January 2015 at 21:30 UK time (GMT/UTC).

Special thanks go to

The artists for allowing us to play their music.
Everyone who joined us in the chat room for the live broadcast of this show.
Internet Archive for hosting the podcast files
Ubuntu UK Podcast for the use of their Icecast server
Euterpia Radio for the use of their Shoutcast server
World Wide Indie Radio for relaying the live stream on their own service
Love Leeds Radio for replaying the show on their station

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We need your help for the Podcast Awards 2015

The Bugcast - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 19:30

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Please nominate us in the Podcast Awards

It’s incredibly quick and easy to do!

  1. Visit podcastawards.com

  2. Under both the Peoples Choice and Podsafe Music categories:

    Podcast name: The Bugcast
    Podcast URL: http://thebugcast.org/

  3. Enter nominations for any other podcasts in the other remaining categories
  4. Enter your name and address at the bottom, and state whether you’re a Listener/Podcaster/Both
  5. Click Submit

Please remember:

  • Enter the details exactly as shown above. Slight variations in spelling could result in misplaced nominations.
  • You can only do this once for this year, so you can’t go back later and add in additional nominations for other categories once you click submit.
  • Tell your friends to nominate us too! :-)
  • We love you, regardless!

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Hidden in the Sun: San Francisco Blues

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:00

Hidden in the SunFive songwriters (Scott Rouse, Lizzie Clapper, Jason Vivrette, Ciara McAllister & Sean Alexander) who comprise Hidden in the Sun spent weeks secluded in the California Redwoods to create an ethereal debut album Seven Seasons. Today’s Dose San Francisco Blues is from the album, which was just released January 20th.

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Dark Compass - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 19:00
  1. Ascending Dawn: Cannonball (from “Coalesce”, London, UK)
  2. Sadai: Hasta que llega el Miedo (from “6Noches”, Spain, Jamendo)
  3. Marwood’s Fall: Restitution (from “Restitution”, Chicago, USA, Music Submit)
  4. Divine Disorder: The Serpent (from “Garden of Dystopia”, Kuwait)
  5. Brudywr: A Ghostly Place (from “Mellancholia”, Russia)
  6. Sata Kaskelottia: Jumalan ååni (from “Sata Kaskelottia”, Finland)
  7. Exes for Eyes: Tongues like figure eights (from “Tongues like figure eights”, Toronto, Canada, Asher)
  8. Midnight Bullet: Memories are Gone (from “Lose My Face”, Inverse Records)
  9. Premortal Breath: Pain (from “They”, Germany,  Direct)
  10. Profane and The Sacred: Words (from “From the Top”, London, Cargo Records, Stampede) Stoner – Album out in Feb
  11. Ronin: Living in The Dark (Single Release, Worcester, UK)
  12. The Beast Remade: Le Bestia Renace (from “Worship The Beast”, Mexico)
  13. Vagrond: Longing (from “Regret”, Australia)
  14. Autere: Carbon (from “Amal’l”, Inverse Records, Finland)
  15. Gurd: Fake (from “Fake”, Switzerland, Czar of Crickets)
  16. Arbitrator: Stillborn Bastard of the Nazarene (from “Indoctrination of Sacrilege”, Calgary, Canada, Asher)
  17. Posthum: To The Pits (from “The Black Northern Ritual”, Norway, Indie Recordings)
  18. Shredhead: Walk with The Dead (from “Death is Righteous”, Israel, Mighty Music, Clawhammer)
  19. The Lumberjack Feedback: Mein Gebush Hat Hünger (from “Noise in the Church”, Lille, France, Kaotoxin Records, Clawhammer)

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Gig Preview: Discovery 2 with Karl Phillips, The Bulletproof Bomb, Kolo, Amy Odell and Chris Preston

The Justin Wayne Show - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 17:04

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The first Discovery 2 show of 2015 features rock, ska, rapper Karl Phillips, raucous, edgy, indie punk from The Bulletproof Bomb, rock/pop from fast rising London trio Kolo, alternative songstress Amy Odell, 19-year-old singer/songwriter Chris Preston plus resident Discovery Dj Delphi.

Hear our preview including a track from each artists in this podcast.

The gig details Buy Tickets More about the artists KARL PHILLIPS

The last few years has seen Karl support Chase & Status, Example, Wiley, Reverend & The Makers, Skepta, RDGLDGRN & Alabama 3 on tour. Air time on numerous BBC Introducing shows, including BBC 6 Music.

Headline gigs at O2 Academy’s and a sell-out EP launch at Camden Barfly and squeezing in the odd gig in France. Karl even found time to gain support from the ‘Dont Flop’ Rap battle league after taking part in what might be the worlds first ever “guitar rap battle”.

Summers were spent in festival mode spreading the rock/rap/ska vibe as far as Latvia! Sharing stages with the likes of The Subways, Tinchy Stryder and Zane Lowe.

THE BULLETPROOF BOMB

Their raucous edgy guitar driven sound has gained unprecedented attention including support by Zane Lowe on Radio 1, Gary Crowley BBC London, a headline slot on BBC Introducing stage at Reading Festival. They have also played Leeds and Rob Da Banks stage at Bestival. Their debut EP was produced by Rory Attwell (The Vaccines, Yuck and The Palma Violets).

“Definitely a band that music appreciators from around the rocking globe should most certainly listen and watch closely for. Ace band.” -Forkster Rocks

KOLO

Kolo are a three piece pop rock band based in London. Originally from Devon; Jon, Steve and Dan’s epic pop rock anthems have been charming audiences up and down the UK since 2006.

Their much anticipated debut album was produced in Nashville by Chris Henderson from 3 Doors Down .’Castro’, the first track off the album, ‘Who Wants to Rule the World?’ Comes out on January 19th 2015.

“I produced this album and I am still listening to it… every day.” -Chris Henderson, 3 Doors Down.

“Having seen them live in the UK and the States, I can tell you its a wholehearted excellent show full of great music.” -Vic Morgan, BBC

AMY ODELL

From the depths of East London a dark soulful storm is brewing in the form of alternative songstress Amy Odell. The gritty sound that emanates from her pipes has an element to it that no other brother can touch. Amy contributed a vocal guest appearance on legendary Irish musician Gavin Friday’s album ‘Catholic’ after Gavin chose her personally to feature on the song ‘Land On The Moon’. Don’t be fooled by the lack of noise this siren is making. It has been a long time coming, and bubbling under the ground ready for the explosion of 2015

CHRIS PRESTON

Chris is a 19-year-old singer/songwriter hailing from the Southwest of England primarily influenced by acts such as City and Colour, Daughter and Local Natives. Debut songs ‘Hold on’ and ‘Bridges’ were viewed over a thousand times each in less than 24 hours after being uploaded and and were each reposted.

Plastic Handgun: Introverts

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 13:00

Plastic HandgunMark Di Giovanni, otherwise known as PLASTIC HANDGUN, is an independent musician and filmmaker based in Toronto, Canada who just released his first full album on January 11th that was composed entirely of experimental indie rock songs. “Involuntary Memories” was recorded over a 4 month period at the very end of this past year and touches on sub-genres like psych rock, post-rock and dream pop. He cited a few major influences in this endeavour, namely Animal Collective, Sunset Rubdown and Atlas Sound – as well as others.

The featured track “Introverts” takes the listener on an interesting ride, the seemingly symbiotic and dynamic musical layers leading toward the final moments as the surreal dreamlike world solidifies taking the song to wide-eyed heights into its final notes. Introverts is a stunning single, and we recommend partaking in the entire album, which can be downloaded through the band’s social sites below.

Album cover art by Cover art by Patricia Zimecki (anakami.com)

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Rathole Radio 138 – Jan 18th 2015

Rathole Radio - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 00:09

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After something of a break for the Christmas holidays I’m pleased to say Rathole Radio is back! I finally got the show back on the road as they say and here’s another hour of eclectic tunes and waffle. I was experimenting with a new studio set up and I had a weird echo all the time in my headphones when I spoke, you will hear me mention it as the show goes along but thankfully it’s not on the recording. I hope you enjoy the show :)

00:00 – Rattlesnake DeerTry Try TryCC BY-NC-SA Licensed

Music suggested by Kevin Grenade, tracks submitted for his Rogue-like zombie survival game Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead. An indie game. Check it out – http://en.cataclysmdda.com

07:39 – Cidious ClefScience Lab FuneralCC BY-NC-SA Licensed
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10:28 – Los Brodies – Groove Rock Reggae – CC BY-NC-SA Licensed

20:22 – S.A Bach – No UseCC BY Licensed
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22:53 – Hugo KensdaleComplex KidAll Rights Reserved

30:25 – Electronic Ping Pong Orchestra – Divine ShapesLicense Unknown

39:22 – CooperBuzz In My HeadCC BY-SA Licensed
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42:32 – Juka Soma – Me & Jane - License Unknown – Emailed to me by Pär Berglund

50:07 – AntiparticlesGo Up To That Man And Tell Him The Truth – CC BY-NC-SA Licensed

60:45 – ANTARCTIGO VESPUCCI – I’m Giving Up On U2 – CC BY-NC-SA Licensed

Thanks to everyone from who has supported the show via Paypal and Flattr. It makes a big difference and I appreciate it.

Email all feedback and suggestions to – show AT ratholeradio.org You can also find me on Twitter and Identi.ca. Like us on Facebook and “Plus” us on Google+ Next Live Show: Sunday Feb 1st 2015 @ 9pm UK

Thanks for listening, I hope you enjoyed the show. Thanks also to everyone who turned up in our IRC channel at irc.freenode.net the channel name is #ratholeradio. I don’t expect much to happen there in the weeks between shows, but if people want to hang around and chat you’re more than welcome. Don’t forget you can access the channel from a web browser by going to webchat.freenode.net and entering #ratholeradio in the channel text box. Take care till next time folks.

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Music Sources and Licensing: A few of the tracks in this show are from the artists own personal websites and don’t contain licensing information. That’s why they are listed as unknown. The individual licenses are listed next to each track, where known. If there is no license listed you must assume all rights are reserved on that song.

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What’s Happening At Dave’s Lounge

Dave's Lounge - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 15:05

What’s this? Oh, y’know, just a viral video sensation hanging out with a podcaster and his future wife. (And guess which one of them forgot to turn the flash on?)

Dave, Kawehi, and Melissa

I had the opportunity to see Kawehi perform live in Raleigh last Saturday. The energy she puts into her performance is just tons of fun to watch. Also, her Ableton Live skills make me feel like a caveman rubbing two sticks together while she’s cooking with gas. I’ve got a long way to go.

I’ve captured some video from her Raleigh show here:

Check out her tour dates on her web site, and when you meet her, tell her Dave sent you.

Meanwhile, if you’re waiting for the next episode of Dave’s Lounge…

  • Show #301 is in the can! You can hear it first on BeatLounge Radio on Sunday, January 25, at 6:00 PM ET / 2300 UTC.
  • The episode will hit the podcast feed on January 30, though it might get to the Dave’s Lounge App a bit sooner.
  • From here on out, all show notes will include timestamps, so you can see when a particular song was played.
  • This is the first episode in which I announce what each song is after it’s played, rather than before. Do let me know how you like that  format.
  • There is new music from Natalie Walker in this episode. Yes. I’m rather stoked.

One more thing: Dave’s Lounge is no longer accepting Bitcoin donations, but will continue to encourage the use of Dwolla where I can. (I think I received a grand total of 0.02 BTC from that experiment, so no big loss.)

That’s all for now. For more updates, follow Dave’s Lounge on TwitterFacebook, and Ello.

JW Show 271: Daniel G. Harmann Hugs Cats and Mountains

The Justin Wayne Show - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 14:47

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Daniel G. Harmann stopped by for an interview and to share his upcoming album, White Mountains. He also provides tips on how to travel the country hugging cats. Crucial info, so don’t miss it. ;) This week’s show also includes quite a bit of new music from the submission box, as well as one from our current EP release, The One Takes, which is still available for you to purchase from our Bandcamp page. Each purchase is a financial step toward making our independent music radio station a reality.

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Daniel not only hugs cats, he’s got another album coming out in April called White Mountains

The Playlist Title Album Artist Stars Will Descend Stars Will Descend EP Blair Jollands The Facade The Facade (single) For Aeons Best of Friends Blood, Sweat, Tears, Love, Laugh, Fears E.P. Logan Stryx Iron Boat The Ruins Planes On Paper Drown Swimming Lengths/ Drown Jack Barnett Sneaker Juice Beginning EP Abhi The Nomad The Life and Death of an Oak Tree The Life and Death of an Oak Tree (single) Hunter Dumped Us Here The Beginning The Beginning (single) Lonna Marie Gold Gold (single) Casitas Waltz With Me Waltz With Me (single) Something Someone 1996 Something in The Water Haunted Summer Interview with Daniel G. Harmann Foreverever White Mountains Daniel G. Harmann Pistols at Dawn White Mountains Daniel G. Harmann Cold Shoulders Cold Shoulders (single) Gold Motel How Far We Can Go How Far We Can Go – Single Dakota Brown Band Can’t Get Enough HELP ME! The Sweet Serenades Rat Race The One Takes, Volume 1 Van Susans

 

See you next week!

~JW and CR

Vincent Colbert: Baseline

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 13:00

Vincent ColbertVincent Colbert explores themes of pain, addiction and self-doubt on his debut EP, Stranger in My House released January 20, 2015. Stranger In My House encapsulates a phase in Colbert’s life after moving to Michigan where he felt uneasy in his own skin and uncomfortable in his own home. [GLG press release]

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Someday I Will Miss You: Dreaming

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 13:00

Someday I Will Miss YouNot too long ago a Croatian native informed us there’s not much you can do in their town of Karlovac except for taking long walks by its rivers and apparently “recording songs about ordinary love.” This comes straight from the perspective of a local solo outfit, ‘Someday I Will Miss You’, who had put together two excellent tracks this past January (‘Hold On’ and ‘Dreaming’) and a third track dubbed ‘Winter July’, released a few months later in August. They are all presumably for the band’s upcoming debut EP which I don’t think had an official release date yet (as far as I can see).

Today’s feature, ‘Dreaming’ has a gorgeous languid build, an intriguing composition of synth meets shoegaze instrumentation that has the most satisfying payout to all those who drink up the lo-fi song in its entirety. You can also find a self-titled track and a work in progress through their Soundcloud page with more goodness to follow, no doubt.

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Cowboy Cantor 236ª Emissão

Cowboy Cantor - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 01:49

1. Kid Moxie - Jacqueline the Ripper (Los Angeles, E.U.A.)

Comprar: iTunes, L.P.

2. Marty Was RightElephant (Lisboa, Portugal)

Comprar: Bandcamp

3. MindenYou’re On the Edge of Something (Kansas City, E.U.A.)

Mp3 grátis: Bandcamp

4. Sun Gods to Gamma Rays - Enough (Minneapolis, E.U.A.) [artista do mês de Janeiro]

Comprar: Bandcamp

5. LanksBrave Man (Melbourne, Austrália)

Comprar: Bandcamp

6. Letting Up Despite Great FaultsWrapped (Austin, E.U.A.)

Comprar: Bandcamp

7. GibraltarSatisfied (Seattle, E.U.A.)

Comprar: Bandcamp

Cowboy Cantor, a excelência da música independente.

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The Fleas: Born to Run

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 13:00

The FleasReading UK five piece The Fleas have released Born To Run, a track taken from their Telling Tales EP, which will be out in April.

“The Fleas are a Reading-based five-piece who meld vintage influences and fresh grooves, landing somewhere between The Kinks and the Pixies. Their heady brew of expansive indie pop and funky folk-rock is elevated by an ear for inspirational melody, resulting in an irresistibly feel-good sound incorporating elements of The Decemberists, Arcade Fire, Elvis Costello and Kirsty MacColl. Vocalist Piers peppers his lyrics with worldly wisdom, his voice embellished by gorgeous three-part harmonies from percussionist Bernadette and drummer Mannie, who, with Woody on double-bass and Chris on guitar, form an Anglo-Argentine backbone that infuses the band’s indie instincts with touches of Latin and jazz. The Fleas’ set at Manchester’s In The City was one of a hatful of sought-after festival slots, and the band have been aired on BBC 6 Music, BBC Radio 2 and Absolute Radio, as well as performing two sessions for BBC Introducing. A forceful live proposition to boot, The Fleas are one bug you’d do well to catch this winter.” [bio]

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Idiosyncratic Transmissions Podcast – Episode 167

Idiosyncratic Transmissions - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:15

Music provided by the artists and Jamendo.  Theme song provided by Dan at DanOSongs.com.

Idiosyncratic Transmissions is a member of the Association of Music Podcasting.

Johan Agebjorn – The Boy Who Thought It Was a Good Idea to Cry
Valerio Lysander – Cotton
Dream Circle – School of Life
David Catallo – La Musa(Rumba)
Chimpshed A D – Toad in a Hole
Modern Pitch – Eye of the Storm

 

AMPed Show #475

AMPed Weekly Show - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 05:00

Hosted this week by Dave & Caroline Lee of The Bugcast

Show: It's A Frog's Life Acoustic Podcast
Song: Captain Kidd (Great Big Sea)

Show: Insomnia Radio
Song: Battery Human (Quiet Quiet Band)

Show: Insomnia Radio: UK
Song: Go (Glass Caves)

Show: The Vast Expanse
Song: Pretty Boy (Persian Leaps)

Show: The Bugcast
Song: I’m A Bee (Jet Fish)

Show: DarkCompass
Song: Guilty (Beyond The State)

[Return to MusicPodcasting.org]

At long last – I have working equipment and will return next week!

Three From Leith - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 22:58

I know – I’ve been absent again for a VERY long time. There have been a number of reasons for this, but the main one has been that the podcasting PC has not been working and I’ve not been able to record.

However, the acquisition of a used laptop from an ex-work colleague in the last week, followed by the purchase of an external soundcard, means that I am now finally up and running again and I’ll be recording this week for release next Tuesday (27th January).

If there are any subscribers still there, thanks for hanging on and I’ll be in your ears again shortly!

Malory Torr Live at Discovery 2 with Olly Andrews

The Justin Wayne Show - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 22:39

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Our very own Olly Andrews of Van Susans spoke to Mallory Torr at Discovery 2 a few months ago. Hear their full interview as well as Mallory’s live performance on stage at Discovery 2.

More about Mallory Torr

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Malory Torr speaks to our own Olly Andrews in this podcast before her live recorded set.

Often described as ‘quirky and unusual’. Malory has a rare sound using a combination of ukulele, guitar and banjo to create her indie/pop originals. She’s a prolific songwriter , in the summer of 2013 Malory was featured as‘Uncharted Territory’ artist of the week by Richard Madeley on Terry Wogan’s show on BBCRadio2. Her track Heart of Gold was played on Dermot O’Leary’s show on BBCRadio2 in August. She was recently awarded runner up with her song ‘Utopian World’ in the national Song Academy Young Songwriter Competition 2013

Drawing upon her mixed background, having lived in both South Africa and Mexico, Malory creates music with the lyrics at the heart of every song. Her inspiration ranges from the song writing of legends, Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell to the alternative styles of tUnE-yArDs, Dr Dog and St Vincent.

Her songs are simple but impressive with an inherent drama that calls to mind Regina Spektor…’ John Kennedy XFM – Dazed and Confused Magazine

Fantastic! Sings like an angel.’ Jo Good BBC London 94.9.

‘Great new talent’ Richard Madely on the Terry Wogan Show BBCRadio2

IR: UK #122

Insomnia Radio:UK - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 20:58


Episode number 122 of Insomnia Radio: UK

Ro at the controls again. Eight tracks from UK Artists

Release Date: Sunday 18th January 2015

TRT: 38:39

Rating: Work Safe

Download IR: UK 122

Song Listing and Links
  • Silhouettes: State of Mind
    Worksop | Facebook
  • The Sirens: Reality
    North London | BandCamp
  • Kareña K: Road to My soul (from “…and This wild Heart Beats Again”)
    London | Facebook
  • Last Vendetta: Waiting By The Water (from “Young Bloods”)
    Cardiff | Facebook
  • Glass Caves: Go (from “Alive”)
    London | Web Site
  • Jolta: Easily Grounded
    Brighton | Facebook
  • Altas Will Atone: Alive Again (from forthcoming EP)
    Bangor, Wales | Facebook
  • Cable Street Collective: He’s On Fire (from “The Best of Times”)
    London | Web Site
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Cam Penner: Memphis

Insomnia Radio Daily Dose - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 13:00

Cam PennerToday’s featured artist is Calgary, Alberta singer-songwriter Cam Penner and a track from his fifth quality effort, ‘To Build a Fire’. ‘Memphis’ is the sixth song on this stellar 10 song folk/americana release from 2013.

Cam’s songs look to come from the life experiences starting when at eighteen Penner left small town life to wander the highways and back roads of North America. A year later he found himself in Chicago serving mystery soup and stale bread to two hundred and fifty homeless men a day. Next, a women & children’s shelter, then youth shelters and detox centers, thirteen years. Cam would spend cathartic hours writing and playing his guitar, exorcising his emotions through music and eventually decided to become a full time touring artist.

His inspiring bio best states that ‘To Build a Fire’ is full of hope. It’s full of love. It’s electrifying and provoking. It’s full of everything we should be looking for, not only musically, but in life.

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