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2014-09-26 04:21:03

City on a Hill's new music-driven film inspired by the sexiest book of the Bible--The Song of Solomon--earns a 4.5-star Faith-Friendly Film Rating from Faith Driven Consumer RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faith Driven Consumer(TM) -- the group behind the IStandWithPhil.com movement which played a leading role in Phil Robertson's return to Duck Dynasty, the #OpenZilla campaign for workplace tolerance at Mozilla, and the #FlipThisDecision campaign supporting the Benham...

2014-09-17 08:25:59

Nashville Band Goodbye June secures $10,000 prize, receives opportunity for mentorship from record company professionals NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Unsigned Only Music Competition announced its 2014 winners, selected from over 8,000 entries worldwide. Judged by a roster of high-profile journalists and artists, Unsigned Only is a unique music competition for artists who are unsigned to a major label. Photo -...

2014-09-16 16:25:51

AVAILABLE ON ITUNES NOW NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NE-YO's brand new single "She Knows" featuring Juicy J is now available on iTunes and all digital retailers via Motown Records. Purchase it http://smarturl.it/NeYoShe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146501 The song made its world premiere last week on Los Angeles radio station Power 106 FM. Immediately after the song's debut, numerous press tastemakers, outlets and blogs featured the track. Billboard...

2014-09-12 12:23:48

13-CD box set to contain ALL 10 original Global/Mercury album releases, plus: previously unreleased "lost" album of Broadway show tunes; and 2-CD compilation of non-album singles and unreleased songs NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnny Mathis' near 60-year tenure as a core artist at Columbia Records was only interrupted once, when he founded his own production company, Global Records, for a four-year stay at Mercury Records from 1963 to 1967. His entire album output for that...

2014-09-11 16:26:18

Featuring exquisite imagery and iconic sound, united through the beauty of movement COPENHAGEN, Denmark and DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Watching television in a time of smartphones and tablets is all about the big picture. When you allow yourself to unwind and relax at home in front of your television, the visual experience should be extraordinary and the sound nothing short of immaculate. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144605 This is why Bang...

2014-09-10 08:26:20

Former Korn Drummer David Silveria and Ex-Anyone Frontman Riz Story Release INFINIKA's Debut Album "Echoes and Traces" HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TogethermenT Records - The debut studio album from INFINIKA is now available exclusively in digital format at the iTunes Store and Amazon. Entitled Echoes and Traces, the experimental rock album is infused with 14 new songs featuring former Korn drummer David Silveria and ex-Anyone frontman Riz Story. But those expecting a...

2014-09-08 16:23:09

Apple co-founder ignites Saturday morning, January 24 at global music product trade show CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2015 NAMM Show, held January 22-25 in Anaheim, CA, will resonate with insights from entrepreneurs within and beyond the music industry including Apple co-founder, Steve "Woz" Wozniak. The engineering icon will open Saturday morning's breakfast session, talking music and technology with NAMM's president and CEO Joe Lamond....

2014-09-03 23:12:33

MusicRevolution.com (http://www.musicrevolution.com), an innovative online marketplace for royalty-free music, today announced that its production music library now has more than 30,000 tracks of royalty-free music. Trumbull, CT (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 MusicRevolution.com (http://www.musicrevolution.com), an innovative online marketplace for royalty-free music, today announced that its production music library now has more than 30,000 tracks of royalty-free music. “With over 30,000...

2014-09-03 08:27:16

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cherrytree/Interscope A&M Records is pleased to announce the release of The Last Ship -- Live At The Public Theater DVD on September 23(rd). Featuring songs from Sting's latest album and forthcoming Broadway musical of the same name, the DVD captures Sting in an intimate evening of music and storytelling filmed on his birthday, during a run of 10 benefit concerts performed at The Public Theater in New York City. The DVD will be...

2014-09-02 12:27:00

Guitar Center offers musicians the chance to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, work with producer Don Was and singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat and win $25,000 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter launches its fourth installment today, offering aspiring singer-songwriters across the country the chance to take their careers to the next level. Having received over 12,000 entries last year, Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter again opens for submissions starting...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'