1. Elisa Jordana – Fade Away
2. This Old Ghost – This Lifeboat is for Gold, Not People
3. Glamour Of The Kill – If She Only Knew
4. Noah Gundersen – Family
5. Tim Halperin – Last Song
6. The Burning Hotels – Beard
7. Satellite – Say The Words
8. I Killed The Symphony – My Enemy
Buzz Track: In Charge
Juggling between modeling and singing at sporting events, this female pop artist just recorded a song called In Charge. For fans of Jordin Sparks, Kelly Clarkson, and Rihanna.
Buzz Track: Boys Don’t Cry
17 year old pop artist Ulrik Munther is signed to Universal Music in Sweden, but doesn’t have a deal in the US. His song were produced by Johan Åberg who has worked with artists such as Christina Aguilera, Jessica Simpson. Munther has over one million views on YouTube, has appeared on several big tv shows and has toured constantly over a year
Buzz Track: Pop Music
Kings favorite Lissi Dancefloor Disaster just released a video for the track Pop Music from their latest EP. This experimental pop duo has a publishing deal with Lateral Mgmt (Taio Cruz, Paloma Faith, Teddybears). For fans of the Knife, Le Tigre and Chicks on Speed. The new EP can be streamed here.
Monte Pittman is an acclaimed rock musician, guitarist and songwriter, who just released his second album, “Pain, Love & Destiny”. Monte has also been the live guitarist and a co-writer of Madonna’s since 2001, the live guitarist and music director for Adam Lambert, and former member of Prong . He is also the #1 top-funded rock musician in the history of Kickstarter, having raised a staggering $65,500 from fans to finance the new album.
You started out teaching guitar to Guy Ritchie and consequently Madonna as well. Soon after, you appeared with her on Letterman and joined her band. This was only about 10 years ago and things have been flying for you since then. Have you taken the opportunity to reflect on the wild twists and turns in your journey to this point, or are you a ‘head down and keep pushing forward’ kind of person?
I just keep looking forward. The 11 year mark of the Letterman performance just passed and its hard to believe how fast the time has gone by.
You have been Madonna’s live guitarist and a co-writer since 2001. Please elaborate on your experience touring and writing with a breakthrough artist like Madonna.
It’s the best job in the world. There can be as many as 200 people on tour with you. You usually don’t get to meet them all. We all become a close family on the road and have a great time in each others company. You can see that in the performances. Read more…..