Producer Eric Valentine (Good Charlotte, Third Eye Blind, Maroon 5, Nickel Creek) has indicated he will cut a record for Charlotte, North Carolina indie band The Noises 10. Presumably talks have stalled between the band and Valentine’s own Columbia Records/RED venture (w/ producer Tony Berg?), but future showcases are now scheduled for other label execs (Charlotte’s Visulite Theatre on 6/30, upcoming L.A. show TBA).
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Denver indie band Meese just completed more demos with producer Aaron Johnson. Aaron produced The Fray’s “Cable Car” demo prior to their Epic signing in addition to being credited on their multiplatinum debut. You recall he recently signed on with The BK Entertainment Group for industry representation. Seemingly, Meese is doing the pseudo, electro-rock sound with a general salute to emo meets Death Cab/Radiohead. They are supporting The Fray on several tour dates this July-August.
Revolt Media lets us know that The Mars Volta will self-produce a new record before the end of ’07. A fourth quarter release is expected (Universal).
In other news, Kitchenware (Sony-BMG) added UK girl Karima Francis to its roster which also includes popular band Editors.
Yet again in the UK, The Ting Tings continue their music biz sweep – watch BBC filmed Glastonbury gig.
After spending most of his career consulting producer Warne Livesay (Midnight Oil), Matthew Good is back with the self-produced “Hospital Music” available July 31 (Universal Canada). He remains a raving political activist yet a formidable songwriter and lyricist amassing two Juno awards and multiplatinum status over the last 12 years. Test drive “Born Losers”:
[audio:http://garysavelson.com/audio/Matthew Good-Born Losers.mp3]