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America in Song Happy 4th of July America! In celebration of our nation, SGVmusic would like to share our top picks for use of our name is Song.   Best Representation of America America the Beautiful – Ray Charles https://youtu.be/TRUjr8EVgBg   Best use in a Rock Band American Woman - The Guess Who   Best use in lyrics American Girl – Tom Petty   Best Live Performance America – Neil Diamond   Best Rock Anthem We’re an American Band –...
It's that time of year again for Free Summer Concerts.  Many of the SGV cities are announcing thier line-ups. SGV magazine will keep you posted as the announcements are made.  Grab your picnic baskets, your dancing shoes, and get to the park for a free family day of great music! Here is Alhambra, Azusa & Glendora schedules. ALHAMBRA Summer Serenades August Fridays 7-9 p.m. Free Alhambra Park Bandshell 500 N. Palm Ave. Alhambra, CA cityofalhambra.org July 31 Pop Gun Rerun...
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Ahh, Beatles music! The gift that keeps on giving. This year will be the 4th Beatles Festival hosted by The Peoples Concert, LLC and founder Fred Zermeno. SGVmusic recently spoke with Zermeno about this event and why it’s expected to be the largest and most interactive to date. Previous Festivals were held at Santa Monica Pier and Long Beach but Zermeno felt that the drive and distance isolated a bigger core audience of fans from the San Gabriel Valley, Inland...
It doesn't matter if your line of music  business is Pre-Production, Post Production, Education, Karaoke, Composer, Remixer, or Singer; You can all benefit from this cutting edge tool by Audionamix called Trax Pro.  This technologial marvel finds and extracts the most melodic file (vocals/leads) and separates them with in seconds.  The product debuted at NAMM 2015 with a big thumbs  up from industry music makers.  Check out commercial Artist/Audio Engineer  DRIX as he gets the lowdown from product specialist Darin...
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The Legend of Johnny Thompson I can distinctly  remember crying in anguish one day in the summer of 1971.  I was upset because my parents   forced me to wait in the car with my four other siblings  while my lucky brother Danniel got to go with Dad to into the music store to get some bass strings.  It just didn't seem fair!  Danniel was already groovy enough to have a musical instrument;  a bass.  I felt that my parents should...
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  In 2015 Spitfire Audio  will release the new music bundle package The Grange. These magnificant drum library, made rock and roll history as they were recorded at the famous Headley Grange estate.  This happens to be  the same location were tracks like Lamb lies down on Broadway by Genesis, and When the Levee Breaks by Led Zeppelin were recorded. After 40 years Spitfire was able to gain access to the grounds and record three of the most highly noted drummers...
  Funkmaster George Clinton appeared at the 2015 NAMM show today to  announce the importance of music education and give a live hands on workshop to students of Berklee College.  The workshop took place inside the John Lennon Songwriting Bus.  The bus is a recording studio and mobile educational facility  which has been in existence since  1998.   This year it has been updated with the latest in audio video and music products that include Mac, Mackie, GoPro and Zvex . George...
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  NAMM 2015: For the times they are a changing – by Joanne Ledesma The annual winter NAMM show 2015 (National Association of Music Merchants) at the Anaheim Convention Center is just around the corner. All industries must adapt and be flexible to change in order to succeed and prosper. The Music Industry is no different. Understanding and forecasting Economics, Politics, Technology and Trends are crucial to turning a profit for music merchants. The NAMM show is ground-zero for what could become a profit or...

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Nicks Taste of Texas closed it doors, but not without leaving an imprint our  community! Nick's Taste of Texas -- a gem in the San Gabriel Valley for decades closed its operation in Covina on Sunday Aug. 24, 2014. No details were provided, but Nick's requested that patrons stay connected to its Facebook page for information on a future reopening. The doors may be closed but Nick's has left a solid imprint on our community, where it has been a...
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Top Row: Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton    Middle Row Ryan Bingham, Jake Bugg, Dale Watson, Emi Sunshine   Bottom Row: Hank Williams Sr., Sturgill Simpson, Jackson Browne, Ray LaMontagne Songwriters: Trailblazers and New Trails  In the 1970’s singer-songwriters broke into the business through content, politics and record labels. Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan were all picked up by labels through massive popularity, and their popularity was due to political stance, environmental movement with some poetic justice thrown...