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Country Swing Makes a Comeback on New Tune from Joss and Colosio

REDDING -- Scott Joss and Doug Colosio, taking time off from their regular gig in Merle Haggard's band The Strangers, have released a new...

Rockers, Starving For Gravity, Bring Home The Gold at LAMN Jam Finale

HOLLYWOOD -- Though they didn't wear Speedos like Michael Phelps, the band Starving For Gravity brought home the gold and won the LAMN Jam...

Now on YouTube: Operation Blue Light: My Secret Life Among Psychic Spies

SACRAMENTO -- It took Philip Chabot 40 years to tell his story, and it's now available on YouTube through philipchabot.com. Chabot was an integral...

New Microphone Stand, Alien Hand, Makes Holding Microphones Easier

SAN FRANCISCO -- Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. announces the release of The Alien Hand Microphone Stand, a microphone stand designed specifically for miking speaker...

Recording Artist ‘The G-Man’ Releases a Soundtrack to Burning Man

LOS ANGELES -- With a mixture of rock, trance, ambient and classical music, composer Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) creates a near-psychedelic journey...

BETA Records and SoundWave360 Offer Artists First-Ever Premium Upgrade to Audio Files

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- BETA Records LLC, the expanding international network and community of music artists and fans, will partner with Surroundphones Holdings Inc...

Gameshastra and Sony Europe to Develop PlayStation 2 Game Featuring Traditional Indian Sports

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Today, Hyderabad and Los Angeles based Gameshastra Inc, announced a partnership with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) to build a...

Iglesias Nights – An Evening of Salsa Dancing and Latin Culture in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Imagine a night of sensual Latin performers, igniting the dance floor with their passion for life, and their spirit for...

World’s Greatest Endurance Man Attempts Record Breaking Feats in New York City

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- San Francisco-based Thienna Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is sponsoring Paddy Doyle from the U.K. as...

Media Mayhem Creates Unique Opportunities for Advertisers to Reach Horror Enthusiasts

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Media Mayhem Corporation (MMC) announces Monday exclusive representation of the multi-tiered horror network of web sites that have film and...

New Novel Portrays How a Woman Escapes an Abusive Marriage in Saudi Arabia

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The recent thriller by author, Mark Biskeborn, "A Sufi's Ghost," has won a great deal of attention with its controversial...

Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books ‘Worth a Look’

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. -- Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers and first-time book authors, has announced its latest quarterly "Books to Bookmark"...

A Ghost Worked on the New Instrumental Album by The G-Man

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- When Scott G began to mix The G-Man's new album, "Audio Takes a Stand" produced by Songs and Soundtracks, he...

Operation Blue Light: My Secret Life Among Psychic Spies, A Memoir by Philip Chabot with Laurie Anne Blanchard

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Finally, after several decades of secrecy, an unusual and compelling true story of deception and subterfuge is finally told. This book...

Museum of Robots in Second Life Announces Competition Winners at Event on July 19, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Museum of Robots in Second Life will announce the winners of its first annual "Build-a-Robot" Competition at an event on...

Firebombers Incorporated: The Future of Wildland Firefighting?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- As global warming causes mega-fires to become the norm, as firefighting budgets are slashed, firefighting aircraft are grounded due to...

Breakthrough Children’s Video Series Prepares Kids Ages 2-5 for Childhood’s Big Milestones

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- ThinkBox Inc. today announces the release of "Showy Show! Preschool Show," the first in a new live action educational video...

Music and Social Networking Get Redefined in New Interactive Site from BETA Records

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Giving musicians and music lovers more power and flexibility than ever before, BETA Records (betarecords.com) has launched a newly expanded...

Hip Hop from Spain: Pachecos – Fear Of A Green Planet

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- New album coming from Latin Thug Records: Following up on the success of their debut album "Beat Hustlers," Barcelona Spain's...

Neotrope Sponsors LAMN Jam, Brings PR Expertise to Live Music Competition

TORRANCE, Calif. -- Neotrope(R), an entertainment and brand marketing company, will officially sponsor the Los Angeles Music Network's Rock and Urban Music Contest "LAMN...

The Book of Mom, by Taylor Wilshire, Makes Top 10 New Book Releases of 2008

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Taylor Wilshire, award-winning author of "The What-If Guy" (ISBN: 0-9778018-02), has a new novel out, "The Book of Mom" (ISBN:...

The New Dick and Dee Dee Review: Sunny, Sweet Rock and Roll from Simpler Times

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Dee Dee Phelps, the original member of the Warner Bros. Records duo Dick and Dee Dee, and singer/actor Michael Dunn,...

LAMN Jam ’08: Urban and Rock Artists Invited to Perform – Career Launch Package is Grand Prize

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Music Network presents the URBAN & the ROCK Music Contests launching June 9. Taking its popular "LAMN Jams"...

Singer Jim Curry’s Dream Tour Revives the Music of One of the World’s First ‘Think Green’ Environmentalists, John Denver

UPLAND, Calif. -- Before the "Go Green" movement began, well known hit songs such as "Country Roads," "Rocky Mountain High" and "Sunshine on My...

Hitt Music Group and Disc Makers Join Forces

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- The nation's leading CD / DVD duplicator, replicator and printer has joined forces with Hitt Music Group, one of the industry's...

undrest.(R) Apparel to be Featured in MTV Movie Awards Gift Bag

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Los Angeles based apparel company undrest.(R) has been picked to be in this year's coveted MTV Movie Awards giveaway bag....

Museum of Robots in Second Life Announces Build-A-Robot Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Museum of Robots (www.MuseumofRobots.com) in Second Life announces the "Build-a-Robot" Competition, and invites all Second Life residents to participate. According...

San Diego Author Jim Musgrave Featured on New On-Line Publisher Offering DRM-free Digital Audio Short Stories

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Local author Jim Musgrave is featured on Sniplits' beta test site. Anyone with a digital music player, smart phone or...

San Francisco: Have a Very ‘Brady’ Saturday and Raise Money for a Great Cause

Field of Dreams Pier 39 SFSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Barry Williams aka Greg Brady from the Brady bunch will be doing an autograph signing at "Field of Dreams" at Pier 39 in San Francisco. So come meet Barry 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Field of Dreams. "The store is located at the end of Pier 39, with the sea lions behind us, and the carousel in front of us," said John Waterman, manager of the store.

Summa Children’s Foundation Honors USC Coach Pete Carroll for Anti-Gang Initiatives

Summa Children's FoundationBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Nearly 900 people gathered on the evening of April 23rd for the Summa Children's Foundation's second annual gala, with a star-studded audience raising nearly $750,000 to honor USC football coach Pete Carroll and his non-profit organization A Better LA, for its work against gang violence.

Think Tank Promotions, in Association with Net TV Broadcasting, present The Angora Benefit Concert

Angora Benefit ConcertSOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. -- To commemorate the first annual anniversary of the Angora Fire, Think Tank Promotions, in association with Net TV Broadcasting, present "The Angora Benefit Concert." Gates open at noon at the Horizon Casino Outdoor Concert Center, 50 Highway 50, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, June 24, 2008.

New Children’s Adventure Book Captures the Reluctant Tween Readers

author DL CarrollSANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Author D.L. Carroll announces children's chapter book, "Sir Licksalot & The Maverick Fools" (ISBN 1-60474-917-2) for Ages 9-12. Author D.L. Carroll intertwines alienation, adventure, and tween humor as the story of one boys struggle to fit in unfolds. This story demonstrates the acceptance of individuality and the power of friendship. Using dialogue children can relate to, the author captures even the most reluctant reader's attention.

Taylor Wilshire’s ‘The Book of Mom’ Delivers Tips for Overwhelmed Moms

Book of Mom novelSAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Taylor Wilshire, award-winning author of "The What-If Guy" (ISBN: 0-9778018-02), brings inward and outward balance for moms in her new novel, "The Book of Mom" (ISBN: 978-0-9778018-1-7, Nautilus Press). For moms who feel stuck, frustrated in life; needing help in their marriage or help parenting, Wilshire offers solutions that work.

New e-Book Brings Professional Photo-Illustration Effects to Digital Photographers

Peter iNova eBookLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- A new interactive publication brings great flexibility to every photographer using Adobe Photoshop 7 through CS3 running on Windows or Mac. The just-released eBook includes literally hundreds of new, productive and exotic treatments, effects, transformations and conversions of almost any digital image. The work is "Lights...Digital Camera...ACTIONS!" (ISBN: 1-882383-39-7) by Peter iNova, and is the first digital photography eBook available on a USB Flash drive.

Online Booty Call Dating CEO Marries Customer?

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- In a stunningly ironic twist, OnlineBootyCall.com Founder and CEO has married one of his own customers. In a private Vegas wedding, Moses (Mo) Brown married Heather Rivers (Username: WantNLovN), a 24-year-old fashion designer from New York. Online Booty Call is a unit of Mobeze, Inc.

MyHollywoodFilm Creates Virtual Studio System and P2P Networking Community

MyHollywoodFilm MHFLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- MyHollywoodFilm, a global virtual studio for the Independent Film production and education industry, has established a unique P2P networking community. Filmmakers can find instruction, establish their careers, create the films of tomorrow and gain worldwide, viewable exposure, 24/7.

Mark Whitacre, Ph.D. Promoted to COO at Cypress Systems, Inc. and a Warner Bros. Movie to be Filmed About Him

Mark E. Whitacre, Ph.D.FRESNO, Calif. -- Cypress Systems, Inc, a Fresno CA based biotechnology company, announced that it has promoted Mark E. Whitacre, Ph.D. to become the company's Chief Operating Officer (COO) and President of Operations. Dr. Whitacre joined the executive management team in December 2006 as President of Technology and Business Development for the new east coast office.

Controversial Author Biskeborn Exploring How Veterans of Iraq Adapt to Civilian Life

author Mark BiskebornIRVINE, Calif. -- The recent novel, "Mojave Winds" (ISBN: 978-0-9801383-0-6), by Mark Biskeborn, has been met with widespread interest and some controversy. On the eve of the 5th anniversary of the Iraq invasion and in light of the recent Winter Soldier conference, the new novel attracts a great deal of attention to the plight of returning Iraq War Veterans, and their struggles to integrate back into society.

Uproar’s Re-launch Revolutionizes the Casual Gamer Experience

Uproar.com gamesLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Uproar.com, a popular entertainment and gaming internet brand created in 1995, has been re-launched by Firstlook. Originally a place for casual gamers to come and play free TV game shows like Family Feud and Jeopardy, Uproar's new community-driven site helps casual gamers to easily find the best and newest online casual games.

Triumph from Tragedy: Self-Made Hip-Hop Artist SOLOW13 Spreads the TRUTH

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Underground Mexican hip-hop artist/entrepreneur, SOLOW13, breaks the music game wide open by establishing his own label, TRUTH LOVES LA WFAMILIA, LLC or simply LAWFAMILIA, LLC. The new imprint is a collaborative partnership between SOLOW13 and famed West Coast label, Latin Thug Records - best known for being founded by Cypress Hill's Sen Dog and home to the Reyes Brothers, B Real's "Gunslinger" albums and many other notable releases.

Send2Press(R) Joins Sponsors of Manhattan LAMN Jam – Indie Music Artists Perform and Industry Listens

TORRANCE, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Music Network's "LAMN Jam" heads for the Big Apple, and has added an additional event sponsor in Send2Press(R) Newswire, a unit of Neotrope(R). Launched three years ago in Los Angeles (where performances continue), LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant professional critiques from a panel of industry experts. This year, independent music artists will perform for $20,000 in prizes.

New DVD Documentary Series, 400 Years of English History, Brings The Tudors to Life

400 Years of English HistoryLOS ANGELES, Calif. -- In a new documentary series on DVD, released by Gallery of Historical Figures(R), artist and raconteur George Stuart gives his take on the formative and often turbulent history of England. Murder, treachery, greed, love and hate punctuate the timeline, as the country evolves from Tudor absolutism into constitutional monarchy of Victoria.

New Book by Mark Biskeborn Concerns Difficulties Faced by Iraq Veterans

Mojave Winds novelIRVINE, Calif. -- "Mojave Winds" (ISBN: 978-0-9801383-0-6), a novel by Mark Biskeborn, highlights the growing social impact on Iraq War veterans returning home, and their struggles to reintegrate to the civilian world.

Manhattan LAMN Jam Launches March 18 in N.Y.C. – Music Artists Perform, Industry Listens, $20K in Prizes

Los Angeles Music NetworkHOLLYWOOD, Calif. and MANHATTAN, N.Y. -- The Los Angeles Music Network's "LAMN Jam" heads for the Big Apple. Launched three years ago in Los Angeles (where performances continue), LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant professional critiques from a panel of industry experts. This year, artists will perform for $20,000 in prizes.

NASCAR Driver-Network Broadcaster Wally Dallenbach Jr. Joins KDHD.TV as Automotive Expert

VISTA, Calif. -- NASCAR racing legend Wally Dallenbach Jr, motor sports broadcaster for NBC, ABC, TNT and USA Network, joins KDHD-TV, LLC's team of broadcasters providing live content to national and local news programs around the country. Dallenbach rounds out the roster of broadcast savvy experts covering the dynamic tech, gaming, travel and toy industries for the satellite tour/broadcast news content provider.

Los Angeles Artist XVALA Challenges the Art World with Altered Britney Spears Tabloid Image

artist XVALALOS ANGELES, Calif. and NORMAN, Okla. -- Last year, images of Britney Spears' shaved head were splayed all over the media. And, in celebration of Spears, Mainsite Contemporary Art in Norman is exhibiting an appropriated image for public viewing through March 28. Los Angeles artist, known as XVALA, set out to define Spears' spiritual, emotional and economical value.

BETA Records to Sign 100 Indie Music Artists in 2008

BETA Records HollywoodHOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Rebelling against the current downturn for traditional record companies, Chris Honetschlaeger, President of BETA Records, has announced a new generation of record deal which partners the company with the artist in a non-exclusive three song contract and plans to sign 100 artists in 2008.

SOLOW13 Brings the Heat with His Debut CD Release WARRIOR13 on Latin Thug Records

hip hop artist SOLOW13LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Latin Thug Records presents the debut album from ground-breaking artist SOLOW13. The album will be available in stores and online February 26, 2008. Produced by SOLOW13 and Aaron (T-Bone) Boatright. The project represents a lifetime of work and experiences from this breaking talent. Legendary mastering engineer Brian "Big Bass" Gardner mastered the project to create what will surely become a classic, iconic album.

Skin Care Author Sets New Guinness Book World Record for Most Sumo Squats in One Hour

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- On December 16, at the age of almost 40, Dr. Thienna, a leading skin care author who is conscious of health and fitness on all levels, broke the Guinness Book World Record for the most Sumo squats in one hour. The event was overseen by an official adjudicator from the U.K. at the San Francisco State University Basketball Gymnasium.

Free Download of ‘The Brass Swan Cosmology’ to End Soon

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- The Brass Swan Cosmology, a seminal work of philosophical thought which has been available to the general public and academics worldwide for free download, will not be available for free download after December 31st, 2007, it was announced today by roguewolfinc.

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