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Geoff Ong

Taylor Swift Subject Of New Song By Geoff Ong [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]

Exclusives Jan 2015 14:27PM EDT

Neo-soul singer-songwriter Geoff Ong is prepping the release of his upcoming effort, The Boston EP. Originally hailing from Auckland, New Zealand, and a mechanical engineer by trade, Ong found local success with his first self-produced EP, Pictures. He later decided that music was his true calling and left his job to move to Boston where he studied at Berklee College of Music.READ MORE

Dave Doobinin 'The Left Side' Album Cover

Stream Dave Doobinin's New Album 'The Left Side' In Full Ahead of January 13 Release [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]

Exclusives Jan 2015 12:18PM EDT

Brooklyn-based artist Dave Doobinin is set to release his new album The Left Side on Jan. 13, but you can stream it here now exclusively at Music Times.READ MORE

Risa Binder

Risa Binder Spreads Holiday Cheer In New Video For Title Track Off 'Nashville' EP [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]

Exclusives Dec 2014 12:00PM EDT

Columbia, Maryland native Risa Binder developed her sound in New York by way of Los Angeles, but her latest EP celebrates what she learned when she moved to Nashville.READ MORE

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Dave Doobinin #MoneyMT T-Shirt Giveaway Contest For 'The Left Side'

Exclusives Dec 2014 00:00AM EDT

Brooklyn-based artist Dave Doobinin will release his new album The Left Side Jan. 13, 2015. The effort explores the notion of "home" and was inspired by immense loss. Writing the album helped him deal with the death of his father, which occurred years ago, and was also informed by his mother becoming gravely ill.READ MORE

Crown and The M.O.B.

L.A. Rapper Crown Revisits The Brooklyn Roots That Influenced His New EP 'Love My People' [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE]

Exclusives Nov 2014 12:00PM EDT

Los Angeles-based, Brooklyn-raised rapper Crown's journey into hip-hop is at once familiar and very unique. Born in Brooklyn, he moved with his family to Panama, where they lived for four years. He returned to his hometown in New York by the time he was a teenager, and at the age of 18, he enlisted in the United States Air Force to ensure he didn't fall victim to the street life that was so prevalent around him. He spent the next nine years serving his country in Iraq and living on bases across the globe.READ MORE

iF by goodbyemotel

Stream goodbyemotel's New Album 'iF' In Full Ahead of November 18 Release [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]

Exclusives Nov 2014 19:12PM EDT

Aussie-born, New York-based rock band goodbyemotel will release their highly anticipated album iF worldwide on Tuesday, November 18, but you can stream it ahead of time exclusive here at Music Times.READ MORE

Diane Ward

Diane Ward Explores Romantic Delusions On Latest Single "Satellite" [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]

Exclusives Oct 2014 11:10AM EDT

South Florida singer-songwriter Diane Ward was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. At the time, she had already begun production on her upcoming release, Beautiful Ways. Although she had already written the songs prior to receiving the diagnosis, her emotional delivery on the album is a product of her battle with the disease. Today she shares her latest single "Satellite" exclusively with Music Times.READ MORE

Paul J. Phillips

Paul J. Phillips Views Life From New Perspective In "Time, Time" Music Video [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]

Exclusives Sep 2014 11:03AM EDT

Louisville, Kentucky native Paul J. Phillips, formerly known as "Sheffer Stephens," is fresh off the release of his latest EP Magic. Now he is sharing the video for his single "Time, Time" exclusively here at Music Times.READ MORE

Nalani & Sarina,

Nalani & Sarina 'Get Away' Music Video Premiere [EXCLUSIVE]

Exclusives Aug 2014 14:20PM EDT

Music Times has the brand new video for Nalani & Sarina's "Lessons Learned" track "Get Away." Check out our exclusive premiere and interview with the sister duo!READ MORE


Ryal Goes Disco-Pop With Debut Single 'City Lives' Off Upcoming New EP [Exclusive Premiere]

Exclusives Aug 2014 12:17PM EDT

After her band Strip Darling went on a self-prescribed hiatus roughly two years after their debut LP, singer Jacque Ryal was inspired to write a plethora of pop songs at her home base, The Music Building, the historic rehearsal studio where Madonna got her start. "It was time to stop, break musical habits, redefine what I want," she said in a statement. "It is time to reinvent, dance, wear pink lipstick and use hairspray again." Out of this desire, Ryal was born -- her eponymous story of self-discovery and finding one's own rhythm.READ MORE

Album Cover For 'Say Yes' by Afternoons

Afternoons Return With Title Track 'Say Yes' Off Upcoming New Album [Exclusive Premiere]

Exclusives Aug 2014 14:18PM EDT

L.A. six-piece Afternoons are back after a six-year journey with the anthemic single "Say Yes." Led by Brian Canning and Steven Scott of the band Irving, who were part of the era-defining Ship Collective in the mid-2000s, the band came from a desire to "swing for the fences."READ MORE

Sharks are everywhere in New York, including this Financial District deli. Bands named after sharks are in the mix. (Photo: Ryan Book)

Sharkmuffin and Desert Sharks Among Biggest Bands at This Year's New Music Seminar

Exclusives Jun 2014 16:34PM EDT

What do a surf-rock revival group and a self-described "shredwave pop" band have in common? Desert Sharks and Sharkmuffin are both praised by the organizers of the 2014 New Music Seminar, and both have a fascination with mankind's biggest oceanic fear.READ MORE

Ellen Foley

Music Times Meets: Ellen Foley and Her New Album 'About Time' [LISTEN]

Exclusives Apr 2014 11:29AM EDT

Vocalist and actress Ellen Foley joins Music Times to discuss the creation of her new album 'About Time,' her continued faith in Carmelo Anthony, and to share a Midwest Moment with host Caitlin Carter as they reflect on Catholic school in their mutual hometown of St. Louis. Listen now or download this week's 'Music Times Meets' for listening later!READ MORE


Playing with Forgotify

Exclusives Feb 2014 16:02PM EDT

Today (Feb. 13), the top songs on Spotify are Katy Perry's "Dark Horse," Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty" and A Great Big World's "Say Something," massive hits whose streaming numbers have all helped to notch them spots in the top 5 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart... but, what about music by Steve Haggard, Johnny Richardson and Ftah? No one has ever listened to them on Spotify... before me, that is.READ MORE

Demi Lovato,

Win A Free Copy Of Demi Lovato's 'Staying Strong: 365 Days A Year' Audiobook!

Exclusives Jan 2014 14:21PM EDT

To help celebrate the release of Lovato's new audiobook, Music Times has teamed up with Macmillan Publishers to give away five (5) copies of the Staying Strong audiobook!READ MORE

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