Jammer Direct & Al Geiner PR Present… At Home LIVE!

 Jammer Direct and Al Geiner PR present AT HOME LIVE! 

AT HOME LIVE 

Broadcast Date: 25 April then on rebroadcast all day Saturday and Sunday, show will remain on Jammer Direct for rebroadcast.

New Broadcasts to debut every Fortnight …. 2 weeks 

PR and Production fee $50.00 £40 per Artist multi discount is available for mngt. labels and PR companies

With events for the Summer effectively cancelled,  first it was UMC/WMF then SXSW, Gig After Gig and Concert.  People are stuck at home and can’t go out and when they can they will have NOwhere to go for music;  musicians are frustrated there is no good way to reachout to their fans or get new ones other than conventional means. Jammer Direct and Al Geiner PR present AT HOME LIVE! 

AHL is Broadcasting self streaming performances all colluded into one place to have the most effective results. NO worries on how to reach out to one’s fanbase or to sell enough tickets at the door. In fact you can reach  more people than ever before, you can go global. There is NO need to go at it alone to try to reach the masses on your own. 

Participants will send in live recorded performances, we were thinking of live streaming but for the highest quality live recorded The show will be promoted as Live! Artists PayPal ID will be broadcast out for a “virtual tip bucket” The show will broadcast on Jammerdirect.com, their youtube channel and on Jammer Direct on ROKU TV. Both on TV and the App.  You will be able to reach more people than streaming just on Instagram, Facebook, Zoom and Tick Tox combined with those you only reach followers you already have JD reaches a base you’ve never had access to before. Channels are to be added on Amazon Fire and Samsung Plus in the near future. 

Publicity support will be timed simultaneously by Al Geiner PR so your Fans, old and new, know you’re on, a “virtual” tip bucket by streaming and  tweeting out your paypal or CashApp link, along with where to buy and stream your music. Promotions will also include bio, photos and links on the At Home Live Artists Page on JammerDirect.com the creation of an Instagram account where participating artists will have pictures, links. After broadcast a AHL Playlist will be launched which will appear on Spotify, YouTube, AppleMusic, Deezer and Soundcloud. Music will also be added to Jammer Direct Playlist 

The hashtags  #SupportTheMusic #supportIndieArtists along with #ATHOMELIVE #AHL will be used. Participants are encouraged to LIve Tweet along 

Each Slot is apox 25 minutes. Depending on the number of participants this can be a whole weekend event, slated to happen last weekend in April  since most everyone is at minimum under orders to Stay At Home for the next 30 days. And the chances of gigs, concerts getting back to normal quickly is low.  

All participants will also get  coverage in several music and entertainment blogs. By participating artists give the right of title to  video themselves and broadcast.  This event is basically a way to get out via mass exposure, and the  event will be seen across the UK, Europe and North America and China. Bands/recording artists are encouraged to promote the event on their social media accounts. 

Information that is needed:

Artist Name

Artists PayPal ID

Social Media Links

Artist Website

Artist bio

Artist Photo and Cover Art 

Links where songs can be purchased

Recording in mp4 or .movi 

(when sending photos, bio please use dropbox via email amgcpv@gmail.com)

This is the first in a series of broadcast, of At Home LIVE  This is a Game Changer on how to reach fans!

This event is organised by Al Geiner of Al Geiner PR, a publicist of 28 years before that was an independent Talent Scout for EMI Records UK. Representing some of the best independent musicians and icons of the industry. Al also have organised numerous music events and festivals including a Online Circuit Party in the early 2000’s where dj’s spun remotely into various clubs across the globe. 

Jammer Direct owned and operated by Ryan Martin,  is the NEW HOME of all Independent Music~ from Rock To EDM, Rap to Country and more all genres of Indie Music!  Check them out on www.jammerdirect.com 

Participation is open to all musicians of all genres including dj’s  enquiries should be directed to Al Geiner PR amgcpv@gmail.com or Al@jammer.direct     Limited Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities are available…..  enquiries can also be sent to the same email address.

At Home LIVE!

AT HOME LIVE 

Broadcast Date: 25 April  (potentially adding 26 April) 

With events being cancelled left and right first it was UMC/WMF then SXSW, Gig After Gig and Concert after Concert is either postponed indefinitely or gone all together. People are stuck at home and can’t go out, musicians are frustrated there is no good way to reachout to their fans or get new ones other than conventional means. Jammer Direct and Al Geiner PR present AT HOME LIVE! 

AHL is Broadcasting self streaming performances all colluded into one place to have the most effective results. NO worries on how to reach out to one’s fanbase or to sell enough tickets at the door. In fact you can reach  more people than ever before, you can go global. There is NO need to go at it alone to try to reach the masses on your own. 

Participants will send in live recorded performances, we were thinking of live streaming but for the highest quality live recorded The show will be promoted as Live! Artists PayPal ID will be broadcast out for a “virtual tip bucket” The show will broadcast on Jammerdirect.com, their youtube channel and on Jammer Direct on ROKU TV. Both on TV and the App.  You will be able to reach more people than streaming just on Instagram, Facebook, Zoom and Tick Tox combined with those you only reach followers you already have JD reaches a base you’ve never had access to before.

Of NOTE this does not have to be the top high quality home studio recording it can be as simple as recording on your Iphone or Mobile Phone that actually does a bang up job! Or Record on your Laptop or Pad

Publicity support will be timed simultaneously by Al Geiner PR so your Fans, old and new, know you’re on, a “virtual” tip bucket by streaming and  tweeting out your paypal or CashApp link, along with where to buy and stream your music. Promotions will also include the creation of an Instagram account where participating artists will have pictures, links. After broadcast a AHL Playlist will be launched which will appear on Spotify, YouTube, AppleMusic, Deezer and Soundcloud.  There is a small promotional fee to cover PR and Production costs.

The hashtags  #SupportTheMusic #supportIndieArtists along with #ATHOMELIVE #AHL will be used. Participants are encouraged to LIve Tweet along 

Each Slot is aprox 25 minutes. Depending on the number of participants this can be a whole weekend event, slated to happen last weekend in April  since most everyone is at minimum under orders to Stay At Home for the next 30 days. And the chances of gigs, concerts getting back to normal quickly is low.  This is the first in a series of on going broadcasts, it will change the game on how Artists reach fans.

Press Release will go out on the wire and event will be promoted on JammerZine also

 

All participants will also get coverage in several music and entertainment blogs. By participating artists give the right of title to  video themselves and broadcast.  This event is basically a way to get out via mass exposure, and the  event will be seen across the UK, Europe and North America and China. Bands/recording artists are encouraged to promote the event on their social media accounts. 

This is the first in a series of broadcast, of At Home LIVE .. it s a Game Changer on how to reach out to Fans from old to new~

The broadcast will stay up including virtual tip bucket and instagram which will have streaming links after initial broadcast so it will be viewed multiple times.

This event is organised by Al Geiner of Al Geiner PR, a publicist of 28 years before that was an independent Talent Scout for EMI Records UK. Representing some of the best independent musicians and icons of the industry. Al also have organised numerous music events and festivals including a Online Circuit Party in the early 2000’s where dj’s spun remotely into various clubs across the globe. 

Jammer Direct owned and operated by Ryan Martin,  is the NEW HOME of all Independent Music~ from Rock To EDM, Rap to Country and more all genres of Indie Music!  Check them out on www.jammerdirect.com 

Participation is open to all musicians of all genres including dj’s  enquiries should be directed to Al Geiner PR amgcpv@gmail.com    Limited Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities are available…..  enquiries can also be sent to the same email address. 

The Otter Tartan Is Here!

JustKiltme.com is pleased to announce the launch of the exclusive Otter Tartan!  The official name in Gaelic Breacan Dobhran was designed by the proprietor who has claim to the title Baron Of Otter;  a kilt/ tartan expert and historian whose clan bears the Otter on their Arms, Clan Balfour. The Otter Tartan is in deference to clan Balfour and it’s branches Arms along with clans and families that bear the Otter in Heraldry from Lutrell, Fullerton, MacBeath;  along with numerous others who have the Otter in their Heraldry and Clan mythology. The Tartan also pays deference to the Welsh, Scottish, Irish, Breton and Norse heraldry, mythology and Legends that include Otters, the Lochs, Streams and Sea where the Dyfrgi (Water dogs)  live and play in lore.   

The colours Black, Brown, White and Blue pay homage to the wee creatures that delight us so; and the legend of brenin dyfrgwn saith dyfrgi du. Otter king seven black otters. Found in Irish, Welsh and   Scottish legend and tales of ‘Otter Kings’ who were accompanied by seven black otters. When captured, these beasts would grant any wish in exchange for their freedom. But their skins were also prized for their ability to render a warrior invincible, and were thought to provide protection against drowning. Luckily, the Otter Kings were hard to kill, their only vulnerable point being a small point below their chin. The tartan also pays homage the whole kinship of the clans, septs, surnames associated with Otters, the love of Otters, a true Dobhran Coibhneil (Gaelic) Carennydd y Dyfrgi (Welsh)  Kindred of Otters.

A special Heraldic Arms have been created for the Tartan and the Kindred designed by Chris Onyeaghor, with the motto of  “vivet vita ad plenissimam” “Live Life To The Fullest”  which Otters do.

This Exclusive Tartan was masterly woven the Master Weaver at our Just Kilt Me “Partners In Tartan” WoodTex International.

Monies raised from the sale of the Kilt will help benefit Otter Conservation Efforts of The International Otter Survival Fund  https://www.otter.org/Public/ and for the Otter Habitat at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium  https://www.columbuszoo.org/

The Kilt will retail for $175.00 USD available on www.justkiltme.com 

Follow the IOSF and Columbus Zoo on Social media 

https://www.instagram.com/iosf_otters/

https://www.instagram.com/columbuszoo/

Follow Just Kilt Me  on social Media

https://www.instagram.com/justkiltme/

PR by Al Geiner PR

amgcpv@gmail.com www.algeinerPR.com 

A must to check out THE MYSTERY PLAN

A must to check out:   THE MYSTERY PLAN, who, under the leadership of JASON HERRING, pay homage to actor JC QUINN, perhaps best known for his role in ‘Vision Quest’ with Matthew Modine. Their new single ‘Ballad of JC Quinn’ was inspired by their friendship, mutual admiration and tragic death in 2000. This and the ultra cool single ‘Al Gore Rhythms’ foreshadow the band’s new ‘Zsa Zsa’ LP, their fifth to date. The single is out now  with LP to follow on April 4.  

The Mystery Plan have announced their fifth album ‘Zsa Zsa’, which will be released in early April via boutique label Ten Millimeter Omega Recordings. Ahead of this, they present the lead single ‘Ballad of JC Quinn’, following up their recently-released infectious Massive Attack-esque single Al Gore Rhythms’.

Produced by the legendary John Fryer and Jason Herring, this record also features such notable guests as Micah Gaugh (The Veldt / Apollo Heights), Ian Masters, That Guy Smitty and Snap Nation. This is not the first time The Mystery Plan has worked with Fryer, having previously collaborated on their fourth full-length release ‘Queensland Ballroom’, released in late 2017, and the ‘Electric Love’ single.

Based in Charlotte, NC, the band is comprised of Jason Herring, Amy Herring, Jeff Chester, Otis Hughes and Patty McLaughlin. Since forming in 2010, they’ve managed to release 10 EPs and LPs combined.

JC Quinn was an actor from NYC with many film and television credits, including “Barfly”, “the Abyss”, “Visionquest” and countless others. He moved to Charlotte in the late 1990s to be closer to his grandchildren. We met at a downtown watering hole called Cafe 521, owned and operated by his good friend from New York, Peter Herrero. That’s where I met JC, along with many other actors, such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Bernadette Peters, etc.. They would always stop at the café when in town to visit their good friend Peter,” says Jason Herring.

“JC and I struck up a nice friendship. He was a fan of ours and would come to shows and stand right up front so we could see him. A very lovely man indeed. Sadly, JC died in Mexico while shooting a film a few years ago. I’ve always wanted to pay tribute to him, and we have finally done so with this song. The lyrics are a blend of what we would do with him now if he were still here, and iconic lines from some of his films.”

‘Zsa Zsa’ was recorded at Catalyst Recording and various local studios over a 2+ year stretch following a number of Southeast U.S. tours in promotion of the band’s ‘Queensland Ballroom’ album. This new record touches of several different styles – everything from deep mellow shoegaze and folky ambient to upbeat dancable trip-hop and electronica.

‘Zsa Zsa’ finds the quintet moving further afield of its earlier psych-folk leaning to land on something more akin to the down-tempo approach of Portishead and Zero 7, mixed with early 4AD action. That later is in no small part due to the return of band collaborator, producer John Fryer (too many A-list credits to list here), and new Mystery Plan friend Ian    Masters, former bassist-vocalist of influential British shoegazers Pale Saints.

Follow them on Twitter @Mystery_Plan

Check out The Mystery Plan on YouTube YouTube

No to the Mundane! Vix20 releases an Homage to Synthwave~

No to the Mundane~ Vix20 releases an Homage to Synthwave!  Continuing their trend of pushing the envelope of their repertoire the band known for Power Pop is offering something different this time around.

Check out the song here:

Their latest release: Tron takes the train:  “Moving for a short time away from their power pop roots, Vix new track Tron Takes the train pays homage to the best of Synth wave inspired by all things retro and 1980’s. Tron  started life at Brockley towers with CJ’s synth collection and thanks to a small twist of fate was heard by the creative team at Never Pixels. Fast forward to Jan 20 it is now the sound track of the Minecraft map future city on the Xbox.  Best enjoyed loudly with shoulder pads and permed hair…. Normal Power Pop will resume shortly…

Vix20 are Gary Mills and CJ, two music industry veterans who grew so disillusioned with the state of every element of the music industry that they both walked away vowing not to return…fast forward a few years, now rejuvenated, though no less prickly about the Modern Age, they return, to quote the band themselves, “we’re hard rockers turned to the dark side of pop”. As evidenced on their single, Digital Age, their passion for power pop (don’t say ‘punk pop’ to them, it suggests too much jumping around) and dexterity with words combines to become insanely catchy 3-minute thunderbolts. Completing the  Vix line up is long time conspirators Rich Norris and Kill, with a busy year ahead the next single is planned for April and the band will appear at the International pop overthrow festival in May at the legendary Liverpool venue The Cavern.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vixtwentymusic

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Vixtwenty

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vixtwenty

Website: https://www.vix20.com

An Homage to Synthwave From Vix20

No to the Mundane~ Vix20 releases an Homage to Synthwave!  Continuing their trend of pushing the envelope of their repertoire the band known for Power Pop is offering something different this time around.

Check out the song here: https://open.spotify.com/track/65nJkAmhWOnwOeiws8p0FD?si=-Nob-OoqQcaqMfpEO2qaog

Their latest release: Tron takes the train:  “Moving for a short time away from their power pop roots, Vix new track Tron Takes the train pays homage to the best of Synth wave inspired by all things retro and 1980’s. Tron  started life at Brockley towers with CJ’s synth collection and thanks to a small twist of fate was heard by the creative team at Never Pixels. Fast forward to Jan 20 it is now the sound track of the Minecraft map future city on the Xbox.  Best enjoyed loudly with shoulder pads and permed hair…. Normal Power Pop will resume shortly…

Vix20 are Gary Mills and CJ, two music industry veterans who grew so disillusioned with the state of every element of the music industry that they both walked away vowing not to return…fast forward a few years, now rejuvenated, though no less prickly about the Modern Age, they return, to quote the band themselves, “we’re hard rockers turned to the dark side of pop”. As evidenced on their single, Digital Age, their passion for power pop (don’t say ‘punk pop’ to them, it suggests too much jumping around) and dexterity with words combines to become insanely catchy 3-minute thunderbolts. Completing the  Vix line up is long time conspirators Rich Norris and Kill, with a busy year ahead the next single is planned for April and the band will appear at the International pop overthrow festival in May at the legendary Liverpool venue The Cavern.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vixtwentymusic

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Vixtwenty

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vixtwenty

Website: https://www.vix20.com

Championing Mental Health…

Triple Talented Kenton Hall author, musician and actor~  He was born in Estevan, Saskatchewan – the sunshine capital of his home country – but now lives and works in the United Kingdom where his disposition makes more sense. From 2000 until 2010 he was the lead singer and lyricist for the band ‘ist’ who released three critically acclaimed albums before breaking up due to musical amnesia. in 2015, he wrote and directed the feature film “A Dozen Summers” and in 2018, his first play “The Public Interest”. Bisection is his first full-length prose work. But watch out….  He is threatening a follow-up More music is also on the horizon for Kenton, with his first solo album, “Idiopath” – building on the themes of Bisection – currently being recorded. 

About the book… Bisection: Since childhood, Canadian author Kenton Hall has fought a battle with bipolar disorder. At the moment, they’re calling it a draw, but they’ve both taken the round on more than one occasion. In the interim, he also escaped a cult, became a father to twins – eventually a single father to twins – and pursued a career as a writer, actor and musician.  No one is claiming he makes things easy on himself. 

Bisection is not your average book about mental health. It is the story of one man, two children and bipolar disorder – a funny, heart-breaking, fierce and hopeful book that dares to find humour in the darkest places – and shed enough light to lift their shadows.  Imagine Douglas Adams wrote a book about mental health. Then imagine Douglas Adams was shorter and more regularly moose adjacent. That’s Bisection!    

You can find the book on Amazon and other book selling sites.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48411590-bisection

New Music From Melodywhore~

Dark Wave Synth Rocker Melodywhore’s announces first 2020 release is a duo of tracks, one a rework of an old melodywhore track and one brand new song, Dissolve and Paid In Full.  

While there are definite electronic elements in these tracks, there is more of a rock guitar feel presented.  

Dissolve was written back in the early 2000s and was initially published on the acidplanet site.  Back then it was a mix of purchased and created loops and over the years,

it was reworked for the film Without Light and later reworked again probably for an online site like myspace. 

With the recent rework of the track Envious Moon released by Plike in late 2019, this was a no-brainer.  Gathering talented artists to contribute to the project, he reached out to the likes of Rath Campbell on acoustic and electric guitar, Chris Wilburn of Upon Eventual Collapse on noise and additional guitar and Sapphira Vee on vocals to join him in this venture.  

Paid In Full is the second track in this two-song release.  This song began as a collab with a different artist but sometimes things don’t go as planned. Rather than scrap the entire song, melodywhore reworked the track with help from again Chris Wilburn and Sapphira Vee.  

The plans for 2020 include remixes, collabs and a full melodywhore album later in the year. 

melodywhore is a darkwave electronic project with post rock and industrial roots. it began around 2000 and has had a number of incarnations since. melodywhore is currently djing a weekly show on Radio Dark Tunnel and working on remixes, collaborations and a full album late 2020. 

Melodywhore’s first 2020 release is a duo of tracks, one a rework of an old melodywhore track and one brand new song, Dissolve and Paid In Full.  

While there are definite electronic elements in these tracks, there is more of a rock guitar feel presented.  

Dissolve was written back in the early 2000s and was initially published on the acidplanet site.  Back then it was a mix of purchased and created loops and over the years,

it was reworked for the film Without Light and later reworked again probably for an online site like myspace. 

With the recent rework of the track Envious Moon released by Plike in late 2019, this was a no-brainer.  Gathering talented artists to contribute to the project, he reached out to the likes of Rath Campbell on acoustic and electric guitar, Chris Wilburn of Upon Eventual Collapse on noise and additional guitar and Sapphira Vee on vocals to join him in this venture.  

Paid In Full is the second track in this two-song release.  This song began as a collab with a different artist but sometimes things don’t go as planned. Rather than scrap the entire song, melodywhore reworked the track with help from again Chris Wilburn and Sapphira Vee.  

The plans for 2020 include remixes, collabs and a full melodywhore album later in the year. 

melodywhore is a darkwave electronic project with post rock and industrial roots. it began around 2000 and has had a number of incarnations since. melodywhore is currently djing a weekly show on Radio Dark Tunnel and working on remixes, collaborations and a full album late 2020. 

https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/melodywhore/dissolve

Follow him on Instagram and Twitter for updates

https://www.instagram.com/melodywhore/

Film and TV composer Kepa Lehtinen releases new single

Finland-based film and TV composer Kepa Lehtinen releases new single “16mm”  Taken from the upcoming album It Is OK To Be Sad And Dark, “16mm” is a somber and hypnotic ballad performed on theremin, piano, and double bass captured with a gritty noir-inspired sound that represents the attainment of a major artistic goal for Lehtinen. “I have chased this sound for a long time,”he says, “retro but ultra hi-fi, the dark sound of the past modernized. The sonic equivalent of the way 16mm movies look.”

Listen to the new song here 

The theremin is a unique electronic instrument which produces sound when your hands interact with the electro-magnetic field it emits without actually touching the device itself. It was invented in the labs of KGB  by Russian engineer Leon Theremin in the early 1920s. Letinen’s previous theremin piece “Kontula” has been streamed almost 500,000 times on Spotify and “16mm” will again bring the unusual, violin-like instrument to a large, modern audience.

Kepa Lehtinen was born in Helsinki, Finland in 1971 and began studying music in childhood, eventually learning to play piano, synthesizers, theremin, and drums. He went on to study Sound Design at Finland’s Aalto University and has since written music for many films, commercials, and TV productions. He routinely works as a composer, sound editor, and sound designer. His work has appeared in award-winning Finnish titles such as Kimmo (TV series),  Almost 18 (feature film), and A Stone LeftUnturned (short film). He released his first solo album, Playing Theremin, in 2018. In 2019 he released Helsinki in November.

Check him out on social media https://twitter.com/KepaLehtinen

Let’s introduce B. Bandz!

A Hip Hop Artist that really stands out amongst the to often mundane, lets introduce B. Bandz! Hailing from Chicago this independent artist brings a new wave of sound to the scene, styling it “Drippy Drill”!  Bandz find a way to connect perfectly with his peers and listeners by wording his lyrics a certain way where they can connect but still getting a commercial sound and image. The. bars are in the drip, allot of lines go over people’s heads because of the way it sounds and how bandz presents. However  if you listen carefully you will understand why he describes it as drippy drill .

On TST LEGACY THE LABEL B. Bandz is slated to drop a 6 song EP CALLED “ HUMBLE DRIP “ but before that he is dropping a dope single with the visual with another Chicago artist 147Calboy “Apart”- B.Bandz  in this teams up with fellow Chicago artist 147CalBoy it’s a heartfelt anthem that touches the soul as these two go back n’ forth on how they came up in the game, and things that happen in their life, career, and the streets to set them “APART“ from the rest

Listen to the song via the link https://open.spotify.com/track/57alaBZkELAlW7mwIDl4cW?si=x-tv9sXWSaKL85uu7UzglA

Catch the incredible music video  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baH4Gkq4RK8

Coming up next from the EP is  the song and music video “Make Her Dance.”  Coming with a catchy hook and punchlines, B. Bandz sends all the ladies into a dance craze with that drippy drill!

Lots is in the works make sure you check out his social media links for exclusive behind the scenes looks and updates..

http://bigbankbandz.com/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/therealbbandz?igshid=196teissna5qt

Twitter : https://mobile.twitter.com/THEREALBBANDZ

Snapchat : https://www.snapchat.com/add/bigbankbandz1

https://m.facebook.com/TheRealBBandz/?ref=bookmarks