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Robin Romei releases Vapours

Robin Romei releases Vapours

Robin Romei is a British singer from London with a cool new rock song called “Vapours.” Harkening back to the days when rock music mattered– instead of the mechanical dance music so prevalent right now– “Vapours” is like an ode to the days when The Clash and The Smiths made music for cool people with a bit of a punk edge. Judge for yourself and give a listen here:

I like the guitar-based…

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A new version of Crush

Here’s an interesting take on David Archuleta’s “Crush” song, by Luke Potter. Cool. I like it! —Mark Weber Music Blog

Hookdiggy gets people to wind out

Hookdiggy gets people to wind out

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Check out Hookdiggy’s new R&B/hip hop video for “Wind Out.”

Hookdiggy, known for his savvy lyrics and spirited rhyming style, is joined on this radio-friendly track by R&B artist Ceedro, who croons a sly dare to confront life clear-headed and enjoy the opportunity to “wind out.”

The video introduces Atlanta, GA-based model Milann…

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Remembering Kristen Pfaff

Kristen Pfaff received a platinum record as the bassist for Courtney Love’s band, Hole, but unfortunately she died before seeing the actual award.

Remembering Kristen Pfaff

Kristen Pfaff received a platinum record as the bassist for Courtney Love’s band, Hole, but unfortunately she died before seeing the actual award.

This track is from the album Days Like These and is available for purchase on CD Baby here: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/mweber

Shakira is most popular music artist on Facebook

How many times have you “liked” a music artist on Facebook? Well, for Shakira, it appears she’s the most popular music artist on the social networking site, having just passed 100 million “likes.” That’s right— 100 million.

Shakira is most popular music artist on Facebook

How many times have you “liked” a music artist on Facebook? Well, for Shakira, it appears she’s the most popular music artist on the social networking site, having just passed 100 million “likes.” That’s right— 100 million.

Weird Al goes viral with his latest music videos

Weird Al goes viral with his latest music videos

I grew up with Weird Al. He was popular in the 1980s with parodies of Michael Jackson songs. And the amazing thing is, even now, in 2014, he’s still the best parody song/video maker the music world has ever known. This time around, he’s doing something very smart: posting a video a day…

Weird Al knows people have short attention spans– what’s hot one day if forgotten the next, for better or…

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Peter Calandra’s Inner Circle

Peter Calandra’s Inner Circle

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Peter Calandra continues to impress my ears with his latest release, “Inner Circle.”

The talented composer and keyboard player comes up with intricate and relaxing compositions that straddle the line between jazz and “New Age” music. In other words, songs from “Inner Circle” are at home both on NPR (National Public Radio) and XM Sirius’ Spa New Age Channel.

Calandra’s last release, “Ashokan…

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Preservation is sexy
Bernice holds the Buffalo flag proudly

I am thoroughly impressed with Bernice Radle. She is one of Buffalo’s Young Preservationists, rehabbing old buildings so they can be used again rather than demolished. Hear her talk about it here:

The Buffalo Young Preservationists (BYP) are a large community of youthfully enthusiastic individuals from a wide cross section of…

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Enjoy these nice pictures of Buffalo sunsets at the city’s waterfront near the Erie Basin Marina and Canalside. –Mark Weber

Buffalo sunsets at the waterfront Enjoy these nice pictures of Buffalo sunsets at the city’s waterfront near the Erie Basin Marina and Canalside.