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    Nobel Peace Prize Winners Malala Yousafzai + Kailash Satyarthi

    October 19th, 2014 | Blog, Competitions | Sam LaRoche | No Comments

    Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi have been awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer, Alfred Nobel, since 1901 The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded annually to those who have “done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies [...]

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    Claude Vonstroke : The Detroit To Los Angeles And Back

    October 18th, 2014 | Blog | Pro Motion | No Comments

    From the underground depths of the motor city, Detroit native, Barclay Crenshaw has enjoyed quite the interesting rise to DJ stardom. Better known by his turntable stage name, “Claude VonStroke“, Crenshaw moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in movie production, working on numerous television shows as a location scout and production assistant. After [...]

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    Flashback Friday : YAZ

    October 17th, 2014 | Blog, Concert Reviews, Dance Music News Review, Flashback Friday, Live, Performances, Press, PRO MOTION, Video | Zachery | No Comments

      Between his tenure as a founding member of Depeche Mode (1979-1981) and ascension to one 0f the world’s most respected and influential producers of electronic dance music – as a solo artist and one half of the synth pop titans, Erasure - keyboardist/songwriter/producer Vince Clarke made two brilliant albums with vocalist Alison Moyet, aka Yaz. Born and raised in Basildon, [...]

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    Billboard Dance Chart Update [11/1]

    October 17th, 2014 | Billboard Dance Chart Update, Blog, Dance Music News Review, PRO MOTION, Remixes | PRO MOTION | No Comments

    Concurrent with an unexpected warm front that moved into the North East this week, the Billboard reporting DJ panel turned up heat of their own on our PRO MOTION priorities Secondcity (#2) Erasure (#6* Greatest Gainer) Steve Angello ft Dougy (#9) ZHU (#41*) Porter Robinson (#45* debut) Sophie Ellis-Bextor ft Guéna LG (#1 Breakout) and Nabiha (former [...]

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    The “Queen Of Soul” Aretha Franklin and “The Man With The Golden Ears” Clive Davis Reunite

    October 16th, 2014 | Blog | PRO MOTION | No Comments

    Aretha Franklin’s interpretation of Adele’s “Rolling In the Deep” is the first single from her highly acclaimed, brand new album, Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics (on RCA Records). At 73, Aretha continues to make history by becoming the first female and the fourth artist, overall, to have 100 career titles on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs [...]

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    Throwback Thursday : Chaz Jankel

    October 16th, 2014 | Blog | Sam LaRoche | No Comments

    Born 1952 in Stanmore, England in 1952 Charles Jeremy Jenkel started his musical career as a youngster learning to play the spanish guitar and piano, And as he turned his hobby into a profession he adopted Chaz Jankel as his nom de plume. Prior to his solo career, Jankel was the keyboard player and guitarist for the legendary [...]

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    Jennifer Hudson’s “It’s Your World” Feat R Kelly

    October 15th, 2014 | Blog | PRO MOTION | No Comments

    It’s been ten years since Grammy and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson shot to stardom as a finalist on American Idol. Since then Ms Hudson won a Grammy Award for her debut album, Jennifer Hudson (2008) including the single, “Spotlight” that sold more than a million copies worldwide. Her follow up full length, I Remember Me and hit single, “Where You [...]

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    Fashion Forward Retrospective : Issey Miyake

    October 15th, 2014 | Blog | Sam LaRoche | No Comments

    Issey Miyake was born in Japan in 1938, eight years before the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagaski. Despite growing up with tragedy and the difficulties that come wth the aftermath of war, the Asian designer has a positive outlook, saying in the “Moves” documentary, “I think those experiences were meant to challenge me“. Issey Miyake’s designs transcend [...]

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    Tuesday Tunes : New Mixes + Masters

    October 14th, 2014 | Blog | Pro Motion | No Comments

    For this weeks feature of #TuesdayTunes, Pro Motion Music News showcases several of our favorite sassy seniors who are keeping up with the times by working in contemporary music with contemporary artists. Up first, we present the new PRO MOTION-represented project from the Queen of Soul herself, Aretha Franklin. From her brand new cover album Aretha [...]

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    CHVRCHES Perform New Song “Richard Pryor”

    October 14th, 2014 | Billboard Dance Chart Update, Blog, Concert Reviews, Dance Music News Review, LIFT, Live, Performances, Tech Review, Video | Zachery | No Comments

    Scottish synthpop trio CHVRCHES have had quite the busy year. Touring the world in support of their critically acclaimed debut album, “The Bones of What You Believe” (2013), they’ve developed an ever-increasing, die hard fanbase in the process. Consisting of Lauren Mayberry (lead vocals), Iain Cook (synthesizers, guitar, bass), and Martin Doherty (synthesizers, samplers), CHVRCHES combine percolating drum machine [...]

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