Music News – January 12, 2009

 By Kevin C. Madigan

Jamaican reggae artist Ce'Cile, a member of Danger Zone, is expanding the digital release Worth It with two new tracks which will be available on I-Tunes starting January 27th. Guest artists on Worth It  include Shaggy, Beenie Man and Trina……..Thriving Ivory, whose self-titled debut album Angels on the Moon holds the #1 spot on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart, comes to Vinyl on February 9th…….On January 15th a new edition of Live From Daryl’s House  finds Daryl Hall joining Wind-up Records recording artists Company of Thieves, whose label debut, Ordinary Riches, was released digitally January 6th and will be in stores February 24th. After two days on-sale digitally, the debut is #19 on the iTunes Top Albums chart, and #7 at Alternative……….The Aggrolites are about to join Irish punk rockers Flogging Molly on their 2009 Green 17 Tour, making stops nationwide from February through March, including two festivals – Langerado in Miami and Shamrock in Washington D.C. and will play Atlanta's Tabernacle on March 4th. A new Aggrolites album is planned for May………….Pittsburgh-based band Douglas will come through town on February 11th playing tunes from the recently released Yankee Bluegrass, described by the Pittsburgh City Paper as having “swingin’ horns, three-chord rock, acoustic ballads, surfy guitar solos, even a little twang.” It all happens at the East Atlanta Icehouse……..Singer/songwriter Justin Nozuka  will co-headline a 25 date tour along with Missy Higgins in support of his second single, “Golden Train,” off the debut album Holly ; The Atlanta date is February 27th at The Loft ………If you have a taste for wild lesbian christian hip hop, check out Yo! Majesty  on January 22nd at Apache Cafe……..Wiley and The Checkmates have announced the vinyl release of

We Call It Soul…..


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