This month were offering 10% off any professional product pkg or major project booking, including E.P. and full album projects.
We will also offer the rate of $30.00 an hr ( 2hr minimum ) if you mention this blog offer when booking.
(at least this month)
This quarter’s hot artists have been our inspirational and Christian artists with a lot of activity. There has been a lot of buzz about Timika Petersen, few chosen and Stereo. They are a dynamic 12 piece inspirational group that is tearing up the Carolinas. They are hitting major Christian events in the area, check them out!
Friend them : https://www.facebook.com/TheFewChosen
Closely behind them are Sparkie and the Tones of Joy, a fantastic gospel quartet that is getting massive amounts of airplay in several major and mid radio markets.
We enter the Asian and Russian Markets as Yandex joins our network
We have added the Russian markets with Yandex, this is a major retailer and the leading streaming service in Russia. We have already seen a lot of activity across the board since they joined the Orchard. Many of our groups are receiving heavy international play, The Godz in particular racking up, tens of thousands of streams from all over the world.
Our 2014 Spring radio Sampler was so good, we decided to make it available to everyone. Featuring some of Manta Ray Records hottest artists, Juice Bruns, Something Complex ,Noble Animals, Alex Vans, Cherry Tree, Kill Betty, Psykotic Melody, 3pm, Red Carpet Whiskey and others pick up a copy here
Our producer and artist in residence Auddio Viddeo or AV has finally put out a page with some of the beats that we have for lease and for sale. We have beats both for songs for sale and free promo beats to use on your giveaways, give them a listen and then contact us for more info!
Noble Animals – Tour and Record
Noble Animals are in the studio recording the follow up to the Bueno Bueno EP, they have been working with Manta Ray Records producer Kyle Stevenson on a fantastic new batch of music, that is going to open up our favorite “animals “ to a huge audience. The new songs are phenomenal. The band will be starting a tour in September for the Northeast. Stay tuned for more details.
Go friend them on facebook now! https://www.facebook.com/NobleAnimals
Look at those smiling faces , how can you not friend them?
The Godz, specifically Larry Kessler, were interviewed for German based Psychedelic Baby Magazine and should appear in next month’s issue. The article includes stories about The Godz, Jimi Hendrix, Mehr Baba, Sonic Youth and others. It also talks about upcoming tour plans and possible new recordings. A must read for any Godz fan!
Rapper Juice Bruns received airplay all across the country with his song Crossroads during a nation wide campaign with Howard Rosen and associates in Los Angeles. The record was on a national college radio promotion for over 10 weeks. It was played at many college stations across the country. The Music Director of the top college station in the country, WTBU, raved about the song and everyone is looking forward to see what this young performer’s next move is.
Locally, this young rapper is making a splash as well. Juice headlined an appearance at Loyola University this past April, and plans to do many more college shows this year.
Check out his song “Crossroads” from Manta Ray Records in digital retailers World-Wide!
Josh and Drew of Something complex have been doing shows in support of their latest release on Manta Ray Records Catharcism. They recently did the 2nd in their series of shows with Gallery 788 “Alternative Hip-Hop in Hampden, look for the next in the series, coming soon.
News from the PM camp is that they have parted ways with Lead singer Quazi moto and have signed Dennis Shockley to the group. The group quickly re-cut one of their songs with Dennis on vocals and debuted the song with Matt Davis on 98 rock WIYY fm here in Baltimore. The next night the headlined at the Ottobar and pushed it to the limit with Dennis singing. They will be back after a brief time off for re-tooling the show and they promise to be back with more surprises.
Friend Them : https://www.facebook.com/psykoticmelody1
If it rocks Baltimore, we’re on it.
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