Category: Artist News

This will be for when I hear some news about an already established artist (as opposed to new artist info)

Beth Waters on TV

Well, sort of…from her newsletter: We’d like to let everyone know that Beth’s song “Blue and White” has been placed in the new Lifetime TV movie “Recipe for a Perfect Christmas.” The movie airs this coming Monday December 5th on…

Ellery Signs with Virt

Great News!! I just found out that the band, Ellery (reviewed here: Make Your Troubles Mine) has been signed by Virt Records! This marks the second band/artist who has been signed by Virt after being discovered here on Collected Sounds,…

Concert: Natalie Imbruglia in Manchester

Artist: Natalie Imbruglia Date: November 28, 2005 Opening Act: Robert Post Venue: Manchester Academy 1 City: Manchester Review by [David Adair] Engaging and high spirited guitar pop is what the jovial Robert Post does and does well. He used tonight…

Regina Working on New Album!

I just got an update note from Regina Spektor which said this: (among other things): “…i have just completed my new record with the amazing and most wonderful David Kahne. Working on it with him has definately been one of…

Good News From Terami Hirsch

I got this email from Terami the other day. Go order the CD, it’s really really good. Here’s my review: Entropy 29 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Everyone, They say the hardest part is letting go. Hmm. After three years of incubation, obsession,…

Concert: Gregory Douglass in Minneapolis

Artist: Gregory Douglass Date: October 1, 2005 Opening Act: Lisa Piccirillo Venue: Collected Sounds Living Room City: Minneapolis, MN Review by [Amy Lotsberg] Producer of Collected Sounds Well, this was sure a fun show. I do wish more people would…

Dresden Dolls Embracing Rock On New Album

By Alyssa Rashbaum, N.Y. – from Billboard website: While working on its upcoming sophomore album, Boston-bred punk-rock cabaret duo the Dresden Dolls looked to the past for inspiration. [Read full Story] Dresden Dolls Official Site Review on Collected Sounds

Melissa Ferrick with special guest Natalia Zukerman

Singer/songwriter Melissa Ferrick emerged in 1994 as part of a group of new female alternative singer/songwriters, much in the vein of Liz Phair. Ferrick began singing in coffeehouses after dropping out of college, eventually winding up in Boston. Her major…