EMW Music Group is proud to be donating
100% of the proceeds of their debut album, Shuffle,
to VH1 Save The Music Foundation.
100% of all sales of Shuffle are being
donated to VH1 Save The Music
"The duo crafted an elegantly catchy collaborative record dipping into various genres, while maintaining a delicate songwriting prose. It's simply a must-hear for 2013." ArtistsDirect.com
"[They] are on a mission, not only to redeem pop music, but to save music in general." QuietLunch.com
"EMW represent the future of the DIY music industry." EarKarma.com
We're incredibly excited to offer our first album, Shuffle, in support of VH1 Save The Music Foundation. This is our way to give back to public music programs that helped us grow to be the musicians we are today and also ensure the next generation of musical talent is being nurtured. Together we can spread the awareness of the album's mission and also the necessity of music and art in schools.
Shuffle features 14 songs by 14 up-and-coming artists from around the world, with over 100 creative professionals donating their time to create something truly special. With every dollar raised going towards helping to restore school music programs, we ask that you give generously and share your support of this project and our mission with your friends and family.
For every $30,000 we raise, VH1 Save The Music Foundation can provide brand new instruments to a dormant elementary or middle school music program.
With her flaming red hair and spirited personality, 24-year-old Amber Skye takes her audiences on a rollercoaster-ride of soaring exclamations, grounded in a soulful, earthy duality of both pop songstress and captivating songwriter. On her debut EP "Secret," Amber draws comparisons to Natasha Bedingfield, KT Tunstall, and Jordin Sparks, resulting in catchy yet clever songs about love and life. The title track "Secret" was nominated as a top 12 song in the 2010 SongCircle songwriting competition. "Locked in Love" was also top 500 honorable mention in the 17th annual Billboard Songwriting Contest.
Although she grew up homeschooled in suburban New Jersey, she and her brother frequented NYC as actors at an early age. Amber now calls the gritty and glittering Lower East Side streets of NYC her home (where she often writes from her rooftop!)
Amanda Brown's classically trained voice is a favorite among many of today's top recording artists. Providing backup vocals for such noteworthy and award-winning artists as Justin Timberlake, Lenny Kravitz, Gwen Stefani, Jennifer Hudson, Amanda is making her presence known in the music industry.
Most recently, she completed the highly successful and critically acclaimed world tour with Alicia Keys as her backup singer. She has also appeared on the Grammys, the Tonight Show, the Late Show with David Letterman, Superbowl XLII, the Nobel Peace Prize Concert, Regis & Kelly, and, most recently, as a contestant on the 3rd season of NBC's The Voice. Amanda is currently working on her debut album, a lovely blend of catchy pop, rock, folk, and soulful R&B sounds.
Born in Bogotá, Colombia, Camilo Atuesta, known as CAMO, is the first Latin American artist signed with the Sello Movistar. The 27-year-old has taken many trips to learn more about the music from his roots, adapting to their tastes and creating a well-defined style. He is popular in his local scene and performs throughout South America, garnering fans wherever he performs.
Under the joint production of Bernardo Ossa (Fonseca, David Bisbal) and Fernando Montesinos (Laziness, Ragdog), CAMO released his first album in 2009 CUENTOS GUARDADOS, which received numerous awards. With a mind always directed toward social issues, especially children, CAMO supports various causes, including Telefónica Foundation, which fights to eradicate child labor in Latin America, Foundation 1Goal which provides education for children, and Voices of Solidarity, an event that brought together the world's leading voices Hispanic pop in Bogota, Colombia for the victims of the Colombian Winter in 2011.
Bobby Brickstone is rugged in sound, bold in stature yet sharp and precise with his lyrics. His swagger and style surpasses many of your established artists of today. If ever asked to sum up and compare this artist to others, we’d have to say: take a DMX and LUPE FIASCO, shake that all up and you’ll have BOBBY BRICKSTONE.
Freddie Cosmo is a singer/dancer from Philadelphia, PA. Growing up in "North Philly", he studied classical piano at the prestigious Settlement Music School and musical theatre at the legendary North Philly staple New Freedom Theatre. Cosmo went on to study Music Business and Entertainment at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fl. He released his first full length album entitled "Les Is More" in 2008 with the University of Miami's very own Cane Records under the stage name "Les", while still enrolled as full time student.
Now living in New York City, Cosmo appeared in the independent film "Welcome To Harlem" as a back-up dancer and participated in local dance competitions. Cosmo's wide array of musical influences, which include Usher, Prince, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams and classical pianists J.S. Bach and Claude Debussy have helped him to cultivate a unique style of artistry and performance. He is currently a finalist in Stonewall Sensation, the infamous Stonewall Inn’s version of American Idol.
Houston born, Boston raised Dan Godlin spent high school jumping back and forth between two lives: that of a rough and tough football captain, and that of a sensitive, heartfelt musician. Once his college years arrived, Dan chose to follow music and recorded his first album, Loving on Empty. In March 2011, his debut single “My Hurricane” broke the Top 200 Hot Adult Contemporary Charts.
The red-headed musician, now based in NYC, takes his pop/rock cues from bands like Matchbox Twenty, the Goo Goo Dolls, Counting Crows and The Fray, to name a few. His songs are high-energy and emotional, an honest take on the confusion of life from a young man full of hope and good intentions.
Godlin’s upcoming EP, In Between, puts romance on the back burner. Co-written and produced by Jim McGorman and Robb Vallier, Dan refers to the collection of five songs as a “concept album” revolving around the quarter life crisis and a generation struggling with the dichotomy between actual reality and the “follow your heart” fairytale it was raised to believe.
Guy Lockard found his legs in entertainment during his adolescence, when he landed his first major role as a Squad member on BET's hit show, Teen Summit. His five year stint on the show was a professional springboard, catalyzing incredible opportunities. While studying jazz vocal performance and acting at Towson University, Guy landed a recording contract with super-producer Mahogany (Jay-Z, Dr. Dre) of Ruff Ryders Entertainment.
Once in NYC, Lockard studied the Meisner technique of acting at the Maggie Flanagan Studio, and studied voice under Maria Zorella. Still unquenched, Lockard auditioned and earned a spot as a principal singer with the multi-platinum Trans-Siberian Orchestra, working under the great Paul O'Neill. Guy Lockard has been featured in several commercials, but most notably, he landed a guest starring role on the hit series, Law and Order alongside Anthony Anderson.
Gliffics uses his lyrical sensibilities and flow to tell his own personal history, weaving his take on life with lessons he's learned the hard way. Through rhyme and flow, Gliffics shares the experiences of a negative past on the streets, yet inspires a positive future that rises far above life's circumstances. Gliffics' presence will be felt as he shares his innovation in music and proves his personal mantra, "Don’t let your past predict your future."
Born Glenn H. Adams, Jr, Lenny Harold moves in quietly, but yet, like a storm, with a sound so organic it brings one to tears. This Plainfield, New Jersey-bred voice already has many accomplishments under his old moniker "Chanj". He is the final winner of the late-night TV Talent Show; Amateur Night At The Apollo, sang tribute to Patti Labelle and Smokey Robinson and performed for the Apollo's Theatre's 75th Anniversary. He has also toured from North America to Switzerland, been a special musical guest for various political events, as well as received the key to the city of Newark, NJ, and received numerous achievement awards for his volunteer work in his home town.
A 20-year-old singer/songwriter/recording Artist based in Harlem, New York, Tatiana Owens' music has been featured on Vh1, MTV, Logo, Lifetime, CMT and Showtime. Tatiana was featured in the reality show "Unleashed By Garo" on The Sundance Channel, and her song "Pendulum" from the hit Vh1 show "Love and Hip Hop" was nominated for Best Pop Song at the Hollywood Music and Media Awards. Tatiana has worked with such writers/producers as Bill Grainer (Jennifer Hudson), Scott Krippayne (Jordin Sparks, Kutless), Joel Dean (Jay Randell), dBerrie (Chris Brown), and many more.
Roshon Bernard Fegan is a 21-year-old American actor, rapper, singer-songwriter, and freestyle dancer. He is best known for his role as Ty Blue on the Disney Channel original series Shake It Up, and for his role as Sander Loyer in the Disney Channel movie franchise Camp Rock with the Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato.
Matt Ballinger is an American singer and actor best known for being a member of boy band Dream Street. Growing up, he appeared in A Christmas Carol at Madison Square Garden for two years, and later acted in Broadway's plays such as The King and I, Inherit the Wind, and The Sound of Music. He has also done commercials for Sudafed, Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues, AT&T, and Dannon Yogurt, and made TV appearances on The Rosie O'Donnell Show, NBC Today, and the 1998 Tony Awards.
A graduate of Tufts University, Matt is currently living in New York City and works as a recruiter in the pharmaceutical division of Green Key Resources, a Manhattan based executive search & staffing firm. He is the lead singer of the band, Open till Midnight.
Johnny Burgos was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He grew up on the sounds of Salsa and Soul music, which drew him to his love of Hip Hop via artists such as Tribe Called Quest and Gangstarr. Being surrounded by talented artist in the family, it was only a matter of time before he knew what he wanted to do: make music.
Sam Nulton is a pop/R&B artist who has made a name for himself as a studio singer, and is now recording his first solo record. Studio sessions have earned him a reputation for his smooth falsetto. He is also a singer in the professional a cappella world, having worked with groups like Rockapella, Blue Jupiter, and Pentatonix. He has recorded tracks with every kind of artist from pop to rap to gospel and has performed all across the United States. He also works in television and enjoys photography.
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