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Simple Man | Donovan Woods | Featured Indie Musician

Simple Man | Donovan Woods | Featured Indie Musician

Today’s featured indie musician, Donovan Woods, “Let Us Now Praise Simple Men”.  “Splitting his time between Nashville and Toronto, Woods’ versatile songs have been recorded by everyone from Canadian indie artists to established stars like Tim McGraw or Alan Doyle (Great Big Sea), and been featured in television shows, major motion pictures and commercials. Piercingly […]

Cult and Classic Horror Movie Video Homage

Cult and Classic Horror Movie Video Homage

This cult and classic horror movie video is a homage to many of the greats in the horror movie biz: Kubrick, Hitchock, Hooper and Lynch. Orenda Fink has unveiled the new video for “This Is A Part Of Something Greater” from her album Blue Dream out now on Saddle Creek. Orenda says, “This video is […]

Indie Band | Brother Townsend

Indie Band | Brother Townsend

I first met Brother Townsend at Open Mic night in Sean Kelly’s Pub downtown Missoula.  Many have asked me after writing that first story on him, “What’s happened to Brother Townsend?”  After some time in the Nevada oil fields, he made a move to Port Townsend and put together a group of musicians in order […]

Casey Ryan's Cutting Room Floor May Lineup

Casey Ryan’s Cutting Room Floor May Lineup

Casey Ryan’s Cutting Room Floor May lineup is full of big surprises.  This month of May is a must listen with talented people including: Brendan McIvor Fleming, Melissa McCarty ( Yes, THE Melissa McCarty), and  Bernard Robichaud from Trailer Park Boys. Plus, Casey is featuring great Brass Punkabilly and Rockabilly and Funk indie music, and […]

Solo Artist Christopher John "Surrender"

Solo Artist Christopher John “Surrender”

Solo Artist – Christopher John is one-man pop-punk machine, earnest and talented in equal parts. Christopher John has proudly released his first 2014 single Surrender. First, because Chris is planning to released an array of singles in place of any upcoming albums or EP’s. Chris’s 2014 theme is “Live Light. Travel Often.” Give Surrender a listen […]

Casey Ryan's Cutting Room Floor: Holiday the Indie Way

Casey Ryan’s Cutting Room Floor: Holiday the Indie Way

Holiday the Indie Way with Casey Ryan’s Cutting Room Floor during December.  Casey’s show is going to have a ton of surprises, and one of  those shows includes me!  I was already jacked to do it, then Casey said,  “We could have some fun with a ‘2013 year in review’ kind of thing.”  Let me just […]

Casey Ryan's Cutting Room Floor - November Lineup

Casey Ryan’s Cutting Room Floor – November Lineup

Casey Ryan’s Cutting Room Floor November lineup is a plentiful one.  The guy is truly hardcore, he never slows down.  If you have a half-an-hour to spare this month, listen to his podcast dedicated to indie filmmakers, authors, musicians and much more.  You will find talent that’s not yet mainstream.  Discover the film or web […]

Indie Bands Tour for Hospice: Free Your Spirit

Indie Bands Tour for Hospice: Free Your Spirit

Indie bands tour across the US raising money for hospice, titled “Free Your Spirit”, it’s music for your soul and music for a cause.   Indie bands, Shakewell and Mile 5, started the tour off in Missoula with out-of-state bands including; The Will Arrington Band, The Luke Williams Band, and Canvas People from San Marcos, TX.  In addition, musician […]

Melissa Endean "I Could Be Your Boi"

Melissa Endean “I Could Be Your Boi”

Top 20 Peak Performance Artist and social activist, Melissa Endean, is announcing the release of her new music video “I Could Be Your Boi,” produced and directed by Mike Southworth (Collide Entertainment). Make no mistake, we’re waking up to a new era with this new ‘girl anthem’ from Melissa Endean and her Lady Entourage. “I […]

'Hey Love' - New Single Release by Danny Echo

‘Hey Love’ – New Single Release by Danny Echo

  ‘Hey Love‘, Danny Echo’s new single will debut August 31st with the album being released Spring of 2014.  The ukelele is the feature instrument and makes ‘Hey Love‘ surprisingly very different from their other albums. ‘Rock Bottoms Up‘, their album released back in 2011 has an AC/DC like hard rock edge, yet ‘Hey Love‘ […]

Cupla's Song "My Stand" a Strong Anti-bullying Message

Cupla’s Song “My Stand” a Strong Anti-bullying Message

Cupla’s song My Stand gives a strong anti-bullying message to many listeners.  The indie band is generating buzz with My Stand’s video. Exciting things are happening, many comments are being posted on their official YouTube site, and people are listening.  Word has it, there may be a  possibility of a recording contract out of L.A. […]

Brother Townsend

Brother Townsend

Sitting at the Island Bar in Sean Kelly’s Pub is an Amish looking man in a straw round- brimmed hat.  His phone is in front of him on the bar and his face is in his hands.  He slowly reaches into his cargo jacket for his packet of tobacco and rolls a cigarette.  He is […]

A Jamboree Family: Inspiration

A Jamboree Family: Inspiration

For Phyllis Erck, her parents are the inspiration for starting the Ruby Jewel Jamboree now three years running in Missoula.  Phyllis was born about the same time her father started the Reilly Springs Jamboree in Texas and both her parents took her as an infant to the concerts.  It wasn’t until her twenties, when she […]

Josh Farmer Band, Vibrations

Josh Farmer Band, Vibrations

On stage at Sean Kelly’s on the last semi-final night there is a heavy metal pealing guitar band performing.  It is body to body at the low-ceiling venue.  For most there is energy of excitement but for some the air feels dense.  Back toward the kitchen in his multi-colored beanie hat Josh Farmer’s eyes are […]