AristoMedia Tips – 12-mei-2018

We krijgen regelmatig tips van onze contactpersoon bij The AristoMedia Group in Nashville. Deze tips betreffen dan meestal beginnende country artiesten die nog niet zijn doorgebroken bij het grote publiek. We zullen proberen je zo veel mogelijk op de hoogte te houden van deze tips.

Met dank aan James Freeman.

Smith & Wesley – “Hook Line Sinker”

You may remember Smith and Wesley from their previous singles, “The Little Things” and “Superman for a Day.” The North Georgia duo is back with another fun new video. Produced by Flick Wiltshire and Deb Haus, “Hook Line and Sinker” was shot on Chickamauga Lake outside of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The guys perform on a pontoon boat as professional BASS angler Mike DelVisco maneuvers his Texas Roadhouse fishing rig around the set. The video debuted last weekend on Heartland as well as on Gary Yamamoto Custon Baits Facebook page, a first for the high-end fishing lure company. The video follows country music funnyman Cledus T. Judd as he slips off into a daydream while fishing by the lake. You may remember Cledus from some of his famous parodies including: “Skoal,” “If Shania Was Mine,” “First Redneck on the Internet” and “I Love NASCAR.” On making the video Smith and Wesley remarked, “This is the most fun song we have have released and the video takes it to a whole new level. It’s a perfect video for Spring and Summer, and we hope it puts a smile on the face of everyone that watches.” Judd also had high praise of the duo stating, “Always great fun to do a music video. The song is great and Smith & Wesley are great guys!”


Julia Cole – “Priority”

Julia Cole combines R&B with acoustic country, melodic pop, and soul creating a fresh new sound true to her Houston, TX roots. Her new 2018 project, the “Priority Acoustic Mixtape” debuted top 10 on iTunes, and the American Idol contestant has also been featured on Spotify’s curated country playlists as well as their new exclusive vertical video platform.  Now, this volleyball playing Vanderbilt graduate incorporates her love for sports into her music career as much as possible. She has also performed in front of giant crowds at NFL, MLB, MLS, NASA, SEC, NCAA, and NASCAR events and is now on the road opening for acts such as Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, The Chainsmokers, Love and Theft, Eli Young Band, and Jake Owen to name a few. She has recently been selected as CMT’s Next Artist Discovery, and her new music video for “Priority” premiered on their platforms on 4/24.

Over Sophomore

Mijn nickname is Sophomore en I'm in my early forties (fifties inmiddels) zoals dat zo mooi heet. Ik kwam in aanraking met country muziek tijdens een vakantie naar de US of A. Ik luisterde veel naar een countrystation op de radio en weer thuisgekomen bleek dit radiostation ook via internet te beluisteren te zijn. Daar luisterde (en luister) ik veel naar en heb ik ook vrijwel alle artiesten en bands die je op deze website vindt, leren kennen. Waarom Sophomore vraag je je misschien af. De verklaring is dat ik wel wat verstand heb van country maar nog een heleboel kan en wil leren. Ik ben dus geen freshman meer maar heb nog wel een groot deel van mijn "studie" voor de boeg. Vandaar Sophomore, spreek uit als [sofmoor].
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