Top OurStage Artists In December 2016

Updates02_120x120_OurStage-1Every month, the OurStage community (that’s you) listens and ranks the songs competing on OurStage.com. Once those songs get to the Finals stage, five grand prize winners are selected. Those winners get featured on the ‘OurStage on Amazing Radio’ show, broadcast to hundreds of thousands of music fans around the world. Last month’s show is streaming now. Below are the top five that you’ll hear on this month’s show, along with other favorites from the charts.


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Check out all the additional 1st place songs from our genre channels here.

Larry g(EE) Signs With DEFDISCO / ADA Warner

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Our old friend Larry g(EE), the Dallas soul/pop/R&B singer whom we featured a few years ago on the Warped Tour OurStage stage, as well as the OurStage spotlight on Jimmy Kimmel Live!,, has announced that he’s signed with up and coming independent label DEFDISCO. The label, based in both Dallas and Sheffield UK, is distributed by ADA (Alternative Distribution Alliance) / Warner Music.

Larry g(EE)’s last release was the single “Don’t Talk,” released one year ago, produced by DJ A1 and featuring new labelmate Sam Lao. A new release, his debut for DEFDISCO, is expected in 2017.

Follow Larry on Twitter @_larrygee_.

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The OurStage 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s not always easy shopping for the music lover in your life. If they’re fanatical enough, they’ve generally already bought themselves the things they’re really dying for. The old fallback of a few records? Who knows what they want? Can’t go wrong with a gift card, I suppose, but what better way to say, “I dunno?” We’re here to help. Here are a few ideas for music-related gifts that might just pleasantly surprise that special, confounding consumer of music. Click photos for links.

1. The Gramovox Floating Vertical Turntable

For a while there, it was tough to find ANY new turntables. But with the resurgence of vinyl over the past 5+ years came the proliferation of turntables. Some of them are crap. The cheap-o portable ones at Target? Crap. There are luckily some good ones available from reputable manufacturers now, very much modeled on the classic turntable, with perhaps a USB connection for ripping digital copies. Then…there’s this. A whole new way to do it. Looks amazing, a piece of art, American made, with built-in speakers, and not that much more expensive than an average, quality record player.


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“Happy Holidays To All” From Pullman Standard

pullmanIt’s a very stripped down indie rock holiday special from Pullman Standard, in the form of a slightly older single, “Happy Holidays To All.” A pretty melody and harmonies over some shimmering acoustics, and of course…the sleigh bells. In these dark times, a simple message of good will might help keep things in perspective. Listen below. We’re revisiting this 2013 song on the occasion of Pullman Standard’s impending new release, Diamond Hearts. You can hear a preview at the Soundcloud link at the bottom. We will have more on that album soon.


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Top OurStage Artists In November 2016

Updates02_120x120_OurStage-1Every month, the OurStage community (that’s you) listens and ranks the songs competing on OurStage.com. Once those songs get to the Finals stage, five grand prize winners are selected. Those winners get featured on the ‘OurStage on Amazing Radio’ show, broadcast to hundreds of thousands of music fans around the world. Last month’s show is streaming now. Below are the top five that you’ll hear on this month’s show, along with other favorites from the charts.


POP FINALS
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URBAN FINALS:

ROOTS FINALS:

ELECTRONIC FINALS:

ROCK FINALS:

Check out all the additional 1st place songs from our genre channels here.

“Roll One Up” With Yonas

Another feel-good groove from Yonas, this time featuring Roscoe Dash and Sammy Adams. The track is called “Roll One Up” and it hinges on a mellow guitar riff, the kind you might expect from, say, Ben Harper, another dude who’s maybe rolled a few up. The guest spots are tight, and you can catch a little Roscoe Dash perspective in the behind-the-scenes video below.

Yonas is also hitting the road, see below the video for dates.

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