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TuneCrush – Leon Thomas “China Doll”

The avant-garde jazz scene during the 60′s consisted of vocalists that often employed very creative styles. Some them even employed yodeling. Leon Thomas was a yodeler who produced the cut “China Doll” in 1972 ....

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GLM Recommends: Top 5 Must-Hear Lollapalooza Artists

The 2011 Lineup for Lollapalooza was released on April 26. The Headliners are always phenomenal at summer festivals. They have to be. Headliners have to carry the bulk of the ticket price. THE DEDICATED count headliners as an added...

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TuneCrush: KING – The Story EP

In 1981 the group A Taste of Honey covered the song Sukiyaki by Japanese signer Kyu Sakamoto. This song was released Stateside in 1963. It was a smash hit for both A Taste of Honey and...

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Collective Art is #Winning

By GLM Contributor, Brad Petty The music industry is rapidly evolving. Making a hit is a process that is rarely initiated by an individual in isolation. Take, for instance, the superb hits created by artists hailing...

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VIDEO: A.Dd+ Album Release Party

By GLM Contributor, Brad Petty GLM attended the release party for A.Dd+ this past Friday and shot some original footage. Greedy is still by far my favorite cut from their debut release and not...

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Randy Newman: Too Long Away from Composing

By GLM Contributor, Brad Petty The recent Oscar winner is getting a lot of press these days. He’s still unmoved. From his fantastically  irreverent Oscar speech to his consistently self deprecating interviews he finds a  way to...