Update/News: NTS will perform on the main stage at the 2012 Florida Music Festival. The band will perform this Saturday April 21st at 10pm on the House of Blues Orlando Rocks.
Buzz Track: Career Romance
Not Tonight Josephine has garnered the title “Tampa FL’s Most Buzzworthy Rock Band” since the release of their debut EP, This Orphan Heart. The band has shared the stage with Anberlin, Sick Puppies, Framing Hanley, etc. The band’s YouTube video of “All That She Wants” cover reached over 200,000 views which came off the first full length album, All On The Horizon produced by Brett Hestla (Creed Dark New Day, Framing Hanley).
Dick Clark, the music industry maverick, longtime TV host and powerhouse producer who changed the way we listened to pop music with “American Bandstand,” and whose trademark “Rockin’ Eve” became a fixture of New Year’s celebrations, died today at the age of 82.
Buzz Track: How Bad We Need Each Other
Marc is published by Sony ATV and recently had his song, “How Bad We Need Each Other,” featured on Fox’s TV show, Bones. The song ‘How Bad We Need Each other’ shot to number two on iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart and stayed in the top ten for a week. His EP will come out this June on Hickory Records/Sony ATV. He is the BMI pick of the month and will perform Arlene’s Grocery Thursday, April 19th.
Buzz Track: I Don’t Like You
Pop/rock act The Como Brothers Band just released an EP ‘The Speed of Sound’ and worked with Mike Watts, Steve Haigler, and Tom Flynn (Muse, The Pixies, Brand New). The song ‘I Don’t Like You’ has already received close to 800,000 YouTube streams. They often perform at The Bitter End and The National Underground. You can visit their Facebook for upcoming show dates.
The X Factor is turning into a flop and when it returns for its second season expect major changes.
“When “The X Factor” returns for its second season in the fall, the show will have undergone some major changes, including the possible addition of Britney Spears to the judges panel. But Wednesday on “Good Day LA” (weekdays, 7 a.m. PT on Fox) L.A. Reid revealed that the new personnel won’t be the only difference between Season 1.
“One way of raising the bar of the talent we’re looking for, is that we allow contestants to come in who already have managers and agents. Last year they wouldn’t have qualified. This year they do qualify. The whole idea here is to raise the bar for the talent we’re going to find,” he explained.” (Huffington Post)
According to sources, Simon also wants to add a Disney star to the mix like Demi Lovato or Selena Gomez to reach a younger demographic.