While in the midst of touring along the East Coast, Hotspur has licensed most of their albumÂ Beta to MTV to be used in the series ‘Next’. At least 5 of the tracks can be heard on the program, including Young and Reckless and
Louisville based alternative act the October have a list of show dates coming up. They had close to soldÂ out performances and just finished recording 3 new tracks. Indie labels have been hovering over the band but these new tracks may propel them into the world of majors.Â If you haven’t seen the band performance in gravity yet, then get with the program.
One Less Reason continues to be a myspace favorite and a solid a club draw with their hook laden tracks. Go to their myspace for upcoming dates. Recently packed in 532 at their memphis gig.
We welcome new artist the Ohio Sky to the scene. They just finished two songs with producers Logan Mader(Machine Head/Soulfly) and Lucas Banker(Junkie XL). They are off to a great start, sounds like old school Foo Fighters. Check out the track Vanish. Â For more info email Robert Montague
Copper has a showcase scheduled at Blue Cats in Knoxville TN on Friday March 2nd.
Lawyer Ben Mclane is working with a multi-platinum selling act from New Zealand called Elemeno P. Lead vocalist Dave Gibson is a famous actor/TV personality in his region. Elemeno P. is signed to Universal (New Zealand), Elemeno P’s sophomore album “Trouble In Paradise” released in late 2006 has already gone platinum in their territory while their 2005 debut album “Always And Never” sold triple platinum. Trouble In Paradise” is a finished record that is available for long term exclusive licensing worldwide (except for New Zealand and Australia.