A little about myself, I am a long time record collector. I am doing this blog for two reasons, one to help artist get reviews of their music as that is crucial to any bands growth and secondly  I tend to not really care for most of the artist you hear on the radio and that has been true for forty years so I decided that it would be a good idea to help expose these artist who need exposure the most.

I hope to build a following of people who will enjoy reading my reviews and quips that will guide them to new music that you will hopefully enjoy and motivate you to  help support the artist. I hope to save you hours of pouring through the millions of web sites and tens of millions of artist and get your involved in the artist career and motivate you to help support the artist. Like them on facebook is nice, following them on twitter is nice, being a fan on reverbnation is nice. But buy their material and merchandise put food on the table and bills get paid. In the long history of music industry this is the first time in history where your purchase of the artist music can go directly into their pockets and I hope this blog will help the artist get more fans and people who will purchase their music.

That being said I will accept submissions from the following genre’s:  Music must be available for sale to the public, Must be able to submit a hard copy of the music. (cd) No burns or homemade cds.

Rock N’ Roll, Country, Country Rock, Outlaw Country, Blues, Soul, Red Dirt, Alt Country, Americana,Bluegrass, Roots, Acoustic, Folk, XXX, Southern Rock, Blues Rock, Jazz, Reggae(Crucial) only, Classical, Avant Garde, Psychedelic Rock, Prog

I will NOT ACCEPT SUBMISSIONS from: hiphop/rap/dj toasting/mix tape/neo soul, or any combination of these genres,

Metal, hard rock, death metal, progressive metal, pop rock, pop,  Specially NO ALTERNATIVE ROCK

 

Advertisements

30 responses »

      • Hey Mike,
        Just got done listening to “Danza Ritual del Fuego” (Ritual Firedance) and
        “Conceirto Andeluz for 4 Guitars” (MP3
        polished and professional
        It remind me of something Celtic Thunder, Fresh Aire, Mannheim Steamroller, etc etc have been doing and that is not my cup of tea.
        However with your music I found myself listening quite intently. I will give it a listen if you wish to mail me a copy.
        I do not guarantee that I will review and I reserve the right to do so without explanation. If you can agree to that. Then I will give it a spin.
        Let me know and I will send a private email with mailing address.
        Cheers,
        Vernon

    • Hello Vernon: Thanks so much for this site. I’m enjoying learning about many new artists. If you can, check out my Americana / Piedmont Blues Music at my own site. I’d love to know what you make of it. There is a player there with tracks from my first two albums, “Pilgrim’s Progress” (studio) and “Swimming to the Sun” (Live). Let me know where to send them and I’ll be happy to get them to you. Here is the link: http://www.geoffhansplant.com/4.html

      • Hey Geoff,
        Sorry for not replying promptly had a couple of medical emergencies in the family. If I have responded I can’t remember any more, LOL. I had listen and I dig your guitar style and the feel of the music. However the voice does not do it for me. I grew up in the Piedmont and I grew up listening to lots of blues players and you certainty can play them well. Please realize I have always had a hard time finding male vocalist I enjoy. The Vocals on I ain’t Saying did remind me a bit of Mississippi John Hurt and his easy going style. Caroline was quaint. Nice picking. I believe the vocal melody is the strongest on Caroline.
        However please remember that no matter what I say it makes not one bit of difference because there is always a critic with and opinion. LOL.
        Also there are always folks who would love your voice. I sing with Southern Yankee and I am awful but I have had people tell me I love our voice so its not about you or your talent it’s simply about personal taste.
        Usually I tell people is simply not my cup of tea but felt like musically I could listen to you pick all night but I felt obligated to tell you that it just feels like the singing is a after thought and the picking is the feature. I do believe if you
        continue to work on the vocals as much as you have your guitar playing you will grow and grow and grow. I know from my own experience with Southern Yankee, since I had never played in a band, never played cover music, never played much guitar, I know its all about growing and continuing to grow as a performer and artist.

        Best of luck,
        Cheers,
        Vernon

  1. Hi Vernon. I understand that you may or may not review my CD(s) and will be happy to send copies of any or all of them. Just tell me which one(s) you want and where to send them.

    Mike

    • Hey Guys,
      When it ready mail to me. I live RI as well.
      Please do remember I reserve the right not to review it after I receive without explanation.
      If that is a problem please don’t mail it.
      Cheers,
      Vernon
      New Classic Music For Tomorrow
      56 Brightside Ave
      Warwick, RI 02889

    • Hello GM,
      It would be better if you send a link to your music and let me give a listen. If I don’t like it then I don’t won’t you to waste you money mailing it.
      Also if I have you mail you must agree that I reserve the right not to review the cd without explanation.
      So send me a link and I will give a listen and if I want it mailed to me I will send the address.
      Cheers,
      Vernon

    • Hey Melanie,
      Sorry about the delay getting back to you. Been working on a business project for mobile marketing.
      Hey I took A listen to a few songs and I did like 2 of the 3 tracks I listened to. I would be willing to give it a deeper listen, if you
      would like to have it considered for a review. Please do remember I reserve the right not to review it after receipt.
      This is the all I request your agree to. If you are interested please do contact me.
      Cheers,
      Vernon

    • Hey Daniel,
      It’s 6:46 am and I am giving the novel ideas a listen.
      Sounds pretty good. So go ahead and mail a cd to
      New Classic Music For Tomorrow
      56 Brightide Ave.
      Warwick, RI 02889
      USA
      Thanks for checking out the blog. I appreciate your kind words.
      Cheers,
      Vernon

  2. Hi Vernon,

    Do you have an email that I can contact you on please, I know you probably don’t want to give it out here so if you email me I can get back to you.

  3. Dear Music Director,
    Please consider The Como Brother’s Band’s latest EP “Still Waters” for review. Their EP “Still Waters” can be found at http://www.reverbnation.com/ComoBrothersBand/album/18360-still-waters. We appreciate the support and the opportunity for our music to be heard. Thank you for your consideration.
    Thank you,
    Matt Como
    The Como Brothers Band
    http://www.comobrothersband.com
    https://www.facebook.com/ComoBrothersBand
    https://twitter.com/ComoBrosBand
    http://www.reverbnation.com/comobrothersband
    http://www.youtube.com/user/ComoBrothersBand?feature=mhee

    Bio:
    Songwriting is our primary focus. For us, writing songs is a daily obsession. We want to write songs that are original, creative, and have integrity. Right now, we are recording our first full length album at VuDu Studios in Port Jefferson, NY. The 12 tracks on the album are coming together really well! We are planning to release this debut album sometime in mid 2013.

    We are very excited about all of our plans for 2013! In February, we opened for Jillian Jensen at 89 North Music Venue, played at the Hard Rock Café NYC in the Hard Rock Rising 2013 Finals, and opened for Frankie Zulferino at the Highline Ballroom in NYC. In March, we performed on Balcony TV Charleston and did an on-air interview/performance for a local radio station in Columbia SC. Our music has been placed on MTV’s Real World Portland which will air on March 27th. The instrumental version of our song “Your Love” has been placed in ads. for Quicksilver. Three of our songs will also be on the soundtrack of the new Indie movie Wingman Inc., which is coming out later this year.

    Our music has been accepted on Pandora and is streaming on 70 radio stations and podcasts. It is routinely played on syndicated internet radio shows such as the Last.FM, New Driven Cruisin Show, Revolver Underground, and Indie Underground with Uncle Earl. The Como Brothers Band often plays in Manhattan NY at places like The Bitter End and The National Underground. We also perform all around Long Island at bars, town events, charity fundraising events, and festivals.

    2012 was a very exciting year for us! We were selected by the Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands to perform at The Warped Tour at Nassau Coliseum 7/21. We played Nikon Jones Beach Theater Side Stage before Rachel Crow, Cody Simpson, and Big Time Rush. We were named Emerging Artists by S&IS Shortcut to Sony, went into the Sony building, and had our music heard by Sony A&Rs! We played at the Hard Rock Café NYC as finalists in The Hard Rock Rising Contest. We performed in the Montauk Music Festival, and were asked to play at Sullivan Hall. The band also had a great time playing at Six Flags Great Escape in Lake George, NY. We have had our music played on MTV’s Real World St. Thomas and on the E! Networks Keeping up with the Kardashians. We are very excited to have our music heard!

    In the Hard Rock Rising Contest our song “I Don’t Like You” had the most number of downloads in the entire USA. We came in 1st place in Phase I of the Hard Rock Rising competition and played at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square in February 2012.

    In the spring of 2012, Kayla Stockert approached Matt and Andrew Como because she was just starting out as an original artist and needed help writing songs. Kayla and The Como Brothers co-wrote one song together called “Don’t Go Messing with My Heart.” Then Matt and Andrew wrote two more additional songs for Kayla to sing called “What They Say” and “Your Love” — these songs make up Kayla’s debut EP with The Como Brothers Band called “Castles in The Sand.”

    The Como Brothers Band brings an energy, excitement, and originality to the stage that leaves fans wanting more and more of them. The band is very personable and accessible to fans. We can’t wait to see you at our next gig!
    ———————————————-

    BACKGROUND:
    We have been surrounded by music from a very young age. Our dad and his brothers are all very musical. During family parties throughout our childhood, our uncles would jam in the basement. We loved it when they played together and would join in. This is where we first got a taste of performing. When Matt was in Kindergarten and Andrew was in pre-school their mom enrolled them in piano lessons. In third grade, Andrew started playing the alto saxophone in the concert band and took private guitar lessons. In high school Andrew played the tenor saxophone in the symphonic band, guitar in the pit orchestra, and guitar for the chorus as an accompanist. In high school Matt played guitar and bass with Andrew in their high school’s talent shows and in local bars. During that time, Matt and Andrew joined their father and their uncle in a Beatles tribute band, playing in local bars across long island. Andrew was George and Matt was John. Soon we started writing songs. We loved playing Beatles music but wanted to play our own music. Once we started writing songs in high school we started to take our music career very seriously. In college, Matt took voice lessons, guitar lessons, bass lessons, joined a singing ensemble, and of course kept writing songs. In college Andrew is doing the same. We would like to do this as a career because this is our passion. We love writing and playing music. In January 2012 “The Speed of Sound EP” was released. In March 2013, “Still Waters” EP was released.

    Andrew is currently a senior in college. Matt earned a BA from Loyola University, MD and is working toward an MBA.

    Instrumentation:
    Andrew Como – lead vocals, Lead Guitar
    Matt Como – lead vocals, Bass Guitar
    Tim Costello – Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards & Vocals
    Justin Scheidling – Percussion & Drums
    John Okeefe – Percussion/Vocals/Auxiliary Keyboards

    Discography:
    March 2013 the EP “Still Waters” https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/still-waters-ep/id627211865

    January of 2012 The Como Brothers Band released their first professionally recorded EP entitled “The Speed of Sound.” https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-speed-of-sound-ep/id509052601

    Oct 2012 -released an EP that they co-wrote/performed on with Kayla Stockert. Kayla Stockert’s EP “Castles in the Sand”https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/castles-in-the-sand-single/id567876116

    Spring of 2013 The Como Brothers Band will be releasing their first full length album containing 12 songs. Expect big things to be coming from this young band from NY. Our music has been accepted on Pandora and is streaming on 70 radio stations and podcasts. It is routinely played on syndicated internet radio shows such as New Driven Cruisin Show, Revolver Underground, and Indie Underground with Uncle Earl.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s