The Independent Music Network is set to
change the music industry forever, so get ready for the ride!
An artist or band will work hard
and produce a great single or CD, then what? The major record
labels could care less and radio can be a closed shop when
it comes to getting new artists on the radio, especially if
you are an independent. Many major market program directors
can act as judge and jury when it comes to adding new music
and there so many consultants in the mix that you can see
why new acts never get a shot.
It is our goal to help “level
the playing field” by getting the best independent artists,
bands and their product out to the entire music world. We
are amassing a huge list of commercial radio stations
to run shows for both “Mainstream”
and Country. There will also be a satellite radio version
of both formats in the coming months.
With the Independent Music Network
we will finally have a new voice in the music industry that
is long overdue.
“If I had something like this
when I was producing and packaging music acts, I would have
been all over it”, said Larry Weir who is now co-editor
of New Music Weekly magazine and runs National Record Promotion.
“It’s so hard to get the
attention of radio on a large scale and this will be a new
and powerful tool”, he added.
Veteran recording artist and producer
Billy Vera is also very excited about the new venture and
he will be featured on radio and television with his “Music
History Class” which will bring an insight of the music
business of the younger generation.
A version is on the way to radio stations
in America and throughout the World. There are both Mainstream
and Country versions set for release complete with music from
the best independent artists in the universe along with interviews
and celebrity guests.
Remember when MTV & VH1 played videos? We are taking you
back to that time period with a new slant and look. This time
out you will get fresh and innovative videos from new directors
24/7 along with a new
“Artists Snapshot” every hour. There will be music
specials, “live” studio concerts, and even a music
school we call “Music History Class” hosted by
recording artist and radio historian, Billy Vera.
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|Michael Damian, Jason Rennebu (Warren G. Pickle) &
Oli Trevina are featured together on the Independent Music
Network’s “mainstream” weekly syndicated
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was on the scene at the Midnight Movie for the musical
“Teen Witch”. Seen here (left to right) is
the film composer Larry Weir, producer Alan Lambros, Peaches
Christ (the host of the evening), Josh Miller (who starred
in the film) along with a fan that flew from out of state
to attend the “sold out” event.
One of the many celebrity co-hosts featured on the
Independent Music Network, Michael Damian hit #1 on
the Billboard Charts with “Rock On”.
Michael is known all over the world for his role on
“The Young & The Restless” and he broke
box office records while starring in the Broadway Production
of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s, “Joseph &
The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”. Michael also
went “independent” with his single “Shadows
In the Night”. The video for the song is being
featured on our Independent Music Network Video Channel
set to premier in the coming months.
Utilizing his years of experience as a performer with
a # 1 MTV video, #1 Broadway box office hit and #1 series,
Damian made the natural progression into producer and
director with his feature film directorial debut, “Hot
Tamale”, the award winning indie comedy starring
Randy Spelling, Carmen Elektra & Jason Priestly.
Damian's second feature film, Moondance Alexander,
starring Don Johnson, Lori Loughlin and Kay Panabaker
is set for a theatre release by Foxfaith this fall.
Damian's next project will be directing the upcoming
comedy/romance feature "Christmas at Castlebury
Hall " principal photography will commence Feb.
2008 in Newport, Rhode Island. Damian also serves as
co-writer and Producer.
Go to: www.michaeldamian.com
She’s our “roving music reporter”
and you will find her at concert events and shows all
over the world. The daughter of Jane Seymour, Flynn
is also an accomplished actress as well. She joined
her mother Jane in this year’s smash hit comedy
“Wedding Crashers” with Owen Wilson and
Billy and his band, The Beaters, had a #1 record with
'At This Moment' which was featured on Family Ties.
Billy is one of the top voiceover men in the industry
and is heard on everything from Burger King to Jiffy
Lube. Over the years he has has produced records with
everyone from Lew Rawles to the late and great Ray Charles.
When it comes to "Music History Class" for
the Country version of the Independent Music Networks
weekly syndicated radio show, nobody knows more about
it than Deston Rogers. He has worked for more than 20
years in radio broadcasting and has done everything
from music director, program director, to morning show
Deston is currently host of his own show on KCYN-FM
in Moab Utah. He has also developed and hosts the "Independent
Country Countdown" that uses the New Music Weekly
Magazine Country chart as a base for his countdown show.
Each week, Deston will bring you more "music history"
along with some new facts and things about established
Country artists you might not know.
He is a Country star on the rise and it is only a matter
of time before he's the "next big thing".
Buck is an accomplished radio host, performer and producer
that has been featured on the New Music Weekly radio
show, the Jim Brickman show, Performing As (NBC), Knotts
Berry Farm, and is set to star on the Independent Music
Network's Video Channel as well. Visit him at www.buckmccoy.com.
To our radio listeners he's known as Warren Pickle,
the tough and rough music director/producer. Others
know that this is one of the funniest and talented men
in show biz today. He is set to star in a number of
projects in film and television and will also be featured
in the first reality based music show "Trashing
The Music", right here on the Independent Music
Network. Remember that you heard about Jason Rennebu