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Huzzah Valley Presents: Rockfest! 2016

September 16, 2016

So this past weekend was the first annual Rockfest at Huzzah Valley Resort in Steelville, MO. This was an idea presented by Casey Cato, of OneDay and Josh Herrin, his fellow bandmate ran with the idea with the help of Casey, John Nicholas & Jordon McCallister of Nervous Pudding/Sharon Hazel Town…

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2nd Annual Pike County Payback Festival

September 15, 2016

Today is the 2nd Annual Pike County Payback Festival in Bowling Green, MO at Bat Creek Brewery. There has been representation from a few different bands in the local St. Louis area such as Antonio and Phatz from Discrepancies, Isaac from Soundtrapp and others out. 

With the fact that there…

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Interview with Lexy Schlemer of Candy Coated Evil

May 17, 2016

I had the pleasure of interviewing Lexy Schlemer of Candy Coated Evil. Lexy plays lead/rhythm guitar and provides vocals. Their Facebook page boasts that they are a evil partridge family. Anyone that has seen them live knows this is true.

1. What inspired you to get involved in music?

So m…

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We Came to Party Cover Mar 2016

April 1, 2016

 

Spring break is awesome spring break is badass it’s the most celebrated

Week in the entire year and all you need to be festive is a swimsuit and swim trunks,

loud music low bass good drink and good times! You’re safe to assume that #awakenyourmusic…

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Lovin in the Midwest Cover Feb 2016

February 23, 2016

 

'Anything for You' by Deedz STL

 

A very lyrical artistic entertaining depiction of love. The record has a top 40 billboard feel to it, given it plays to so many

 aspects of relationship it unavoidably relatable. The first verse expresses growing toget…

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Ear to the Grind Rock Cover Jan 2016

January 16, 2016

As we come eagerly into the new year most of us have a favorite band or artist we’ve been waiting to drop some new tunes. #Awaken has decided to bring some of the grinders to your attention. These artists have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you a piece of their life. From new album…

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Looking Back 2015 Part 1

January 15, 2016

LONDO THE SKITSO

I didn't really make much noise last year, I Upgraded my equipment and software this year, and mastered the production process a bit more. Heading into 2016 I released 1 video for my new project. The video was shot by me and a few of my guys and I edited it myself. DJ Absolut of …

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Ear to the Grind Hip Hop Cover Jan 2016

January 15, 2016

As we come eagerly into the new year most of us have a favorite band or artist we’ve been waiting to drop some new tunes. #Awaken has decided to bring some of the grinders to your attention. These artists have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you a piece of their life. From new album…

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Young Soulja The Realest Cover Dec 2015

December 2, 2015

 

How did you come up with the name Young Soulja The Realest?

The “Young Soulja”part  is an analogy for how I go to war everyday to fight my way further and further away from poverty. The way I go to war with life to gain wealth and become successful. The name reflects my struggle of n…

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Throwback Interview Wtih Hazmat FTG

November 8, 2015

 

Another throw back interview from the old Baha Rock Club days. Hazmat fresh off of his Pops Concert Venue show with ABK gives us a little bit of insight as to what its like to share the stage with such a talent. Since this interview Hazmat now goes by Frodo the Ghost check him out at the f…

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Gateway Grind TV Promo Reel

October 21, 2015

Gateway Grind is a show based on the local/regional music scene in St. Louis. We follow the lives of 3 different event coordinators that come together on a weekly basis to 
produce an FM radio show on local music. Featuring a vast array of musical appearances the show also features cameos fro…

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Hung Like A Martyr Front Page Issue 1114

October 21, 2015

Hung Like A Martyr
Powerhouse riffs and monster grooves are the weapon of choice for STL band Hung Like A Martyr. Hitting the stage with a new singer and a new song to promote, this heavy metal group is already lining up national shows. This time the band will share the stage with none other than t…

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Hathead Jones Throwback Interview 2012

October 20, 2015

 

Throw back interview with Dan Kelly from Hathead Jones as we discuss their single 'Sleep Tonight'. We did the interview outside of the old Baha Rock Club venue in downtown St Charles. Find more of Dan Kelly's work in other bands like Bassamp & Dano, Uncle Erik's Basement Quartet, & Dan Kel…

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OATM's CD release party Front Page Issue 0914

November 10, 2014

First off we want to thank Rich Donald and Pop's Concert Venue for hosting our CD Release and putting up with us.
Secondly, we want to thank Geoff Sprock who recorded, produced and mastered our cd!!! We still owe a bottle of Red Stag!
We want to thank Sappy Bootz(Sara) for her guest vocal on Break…

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Using Tags and Blogs

November 10, 2014

Using Tags and Blogs
By: Kip Batiz
Utilizing your tags and blogs in your community websites can make a huge difference in how easily you can be found or discovered. These are actually among the first things that Google and other search engines scan first. Which if you look at logically makes perfe…

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