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Your CD is “not my cup of tea.” That’s OK! Indie Music Insight

Recently, a blues “purist” who I like and respect said (apologetically) about our debut CD release “Prosperity Street”:
“It’s just not my cup of tea.”

Great! It’s honest, and that’s cool.
Creative projects such as music, painting, film, photography, sculpture, etcetera are best, in my opinion, when they are true to themselves. That’s all I tried to do with the record and feel its an accurate representation, musically, of who I am.

Read on and check out the MUSIC, maybe it’s your “cup of tea”!>>> Read more…

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Video Grooves from the corner of “Prosperity Street”: Trace Relations Music

New track added! “Tell Me What’s the Reason” by Trace Relations with special guest, Dallas’ blues maestro Hash Brown Calway.

This Youtube playlist streams four music videos from the debut release “Prosperity Street” from Trace Relations Band. A smokin’ Dallas based rhythm section combines with soulful guitar from San Antonio, ending up in Texas Blues, and Americana groove territory. Vocalist Tracy Ready funnels 20+ years of bouncing between these two iconic Texas cities, personally and musically into an eclectic debut release, guaranteed to improve your mood.

Click “play” arrow here to see all 4 videos, back to back, with a :10 second introduction. Read more…

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San Antonio Saturday Afternoon Music FUN! Miss Neesie and Tin Can Trio plus Trace Relations Trio

Yes! I get to sing some with great friends and fine musicians in my old stomping grounds this Saturday afternoon. Stoked. Come see us, do the “hello” and groove a bit…
Miss Neesie and Tin Can Trio plays an afternoon set (1-3pm) this Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Boneshakers in San Antonio, Texas. Excellent musicians, eclectic set list, happy faces, these folks always put on a fine show. Jump blues, cajun, gospel, rock n roll… yes, it’s all good….
Like!-> Miss Neesie on Facebook
Follow!-> Bassist, Music Writer Jim Beal on Twitter
The Gig:
Boneshakers
306 Austin Street
San Antonio, TX 78215
(210) 319-8155
Saturday, April 13, 2013 1-3pm

Miss Neesie and Tin Can Trio on stage at Boneshakers

Miss Neesie and Tin Can Trio on stage at Boneshakers

TWEET UP WITH TUNES, SAN ANTONIO STYLE!
Please use these hashtags for the event: #TinCanTrio #TraceTrio #Boneshakers
If you know me through Facebook, Twitter or this blog, in San Antonio area:
COME ON DOWN, LET’S DO THE “HELLO” AND GROOVE A BIT THIS SATURDAY 1-3 PM

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Dallas Sound Legend Skip Frazee to Be Honored at TAF/TP Holiday Party

Dallas based freelance Audio Engineer Skip Frazee will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Texas Association of Film and Tape Professionals (TAF/TP) Holiday Party, Friday, November 30th. Frazee is known for his outstanding work for more than 35 years in countless films, documentaries, episodic TV shows and commercial productions. His professionalism on set as well as his

Audio Maestro Skip Frazee

charming wit and camaraderie with cast and crew alike have made Frazee a favorite for producers and directors from all over the world.
Visit Skip Frazee’ Site -> SoundOne.net

It is shaping up to be a great evening, celebrating Skip Frazee’s career and the rebirth of the TAF/TP, a non profit organization that has weathered a terrible blow, an embezzlement of funds, which is being criminally investigated, that threatened this important organization with extinction.

Where’s the Party? What does Skip have to say? What happened with this organization? What is the future of TAF/TP? – READ ON Read more…

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Indie Music, Texas Groove: Trace Relations Releases “Prosperity Street”

TRACE RELATIONS RELEASES DEBUT CD WITH SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDING AUGIE MEYERS AND SHAWN SAHM OF TEXAS TORNADOS AND DALLAS’ BLUES MASTER HASH BROWN

TRACE RELATIONS is just that, all of vocalist Tracy Ready’s musical relations. ‘PROSPERITY STREET’ is a unique listening experience encompassing Rock, Blues, Jazz and Americana styles. It’s twelve tracks of Texas groove guaranteed to improve your mood, produced by Sal Salvador and Tracy Ready.

Why Wait? Get on down to ‘PROSPERITY STREET’ > Full CD available NOW HERE > TRACERELATIONS.COM/MUSIC ! SUPPORT INDIE MUSIC! GROOVE ON…

READ the Press Release >>> Read more…

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