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    Throwback Thursday : Melba Moore

    July 24th, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    This week’s PRO MOTION Throwback Thursday features, Beatrice Melba Hill, better  known by her stage name Melba Moore. The daughter of legendary saxophonist Teddy Hill and R&B singer Bonnie Davis, Melba became exposed to music through her stepfather Clement Mooreman who encouraged her to play piano at a very young age. He was such a powerful [...]

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    Flume’s 3 ‘Sold Out’ New York Shows

    July 24th, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    We at PRO MOTION decided to catch Flume on his completely sold out Terminal 5 three night run, July 16-18. What was originally scheduled as only one performance, the first show sold out so quickly that they added another. And the second show sold out so quickly that they added a third … sold out [...]

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    Weird Al Yankovic’s ‘Mandatory Fun’ Album Is #1!

    July 24th, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    At some point last week, Weird Al Yankovic’s Twitter account became unmanageable. Mr. Yankovic, 54, the proudly nerdy song parodist who became an early MTV staple with Michael Jackson sendups like “Eat It,” said Wednesday that he tries to respond to every Twitter message from his 3.3 million followers, but that the volume made even [...]

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    Adele’s Infant Son Wins 5-Figure Sum In Damages From Paparazzi Photos

    July 23rd, 2014 | Blog, Press | | No Comments

    According to the Associated Press, Adele’s one-year-old son, Angelo, won a five-figure sum of money in damages from a settlement with photo agency Corbis Images UK after paparazzi photographed him during private family moments. Adele’s lawyer Jenny Afia, told the Associated Press that the singer refused to let her son become “public property.” “It is a matter of profound [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE LISTEN: Basement Jaxx “Never Say Never” Tiësto + MOTi Remix

    July 23rd, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    PRO MOTION is proud to present Tiesto’s remix of Basement Jaxx’s single “Never Say Never”. The UK duo’s first single in five years features the vocal stylings of  London singer ETML and it’s this week’s #16* Billboard Hot Dance Club Play charting title! Tiesto puts his signature spin on the deep old school sound of Basement Jaxx to create a [...]

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    Billy Joel To Receive Gershwin Prize

    July 23rd, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    Billy Joel will receive the Library of Congress’ Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, which, each year honors the career of one musician and their commitment to “promoting the genre of song as a vehicle of cultural understanding; entertaining and informing audiences; and inspiring new generations.” “The great composer, George Gershwin, has been a personal inspiration [...]

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    Neon Indian Brings his DJ Skills to Cameo Gallery on August 1st.

    July 22nd, 2014 | Dance Music News Review, Interviews, Live, Performances, Press, Video | | No Comments

    Alan Palomo, the 80′s synthpop/dreampop influenced musician better known as Neon Indian, will bring his talents to Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s venerable Cameo Gallery, on Friday, August 1st. However, for this show, Palomo will not be taking the stage with his trademark Roland Juno-106 and Korg MS-20 synthesizers. Instead he’ll be DJ’ing for what is sure to [...]

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    Classixx Performs “All You’re Waiting For” Live with Nancy Whang on Jimmy Kimmel

    July 22nd, 2014 | Blog | | No Comments

    One of the records PRO MOTION had the most fun representing last year (for dance radio and club culture DJ’s) was the absolutely delightful “All You’re Waiting For” by LA synth-pop duo Classixx. The stellar electrofunk track featured distinctive vocals from LCD Soundsystem keyboardist/The Juan MacLean and songstress Nancy Whang who also starred in the [...]

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    Disco Demolition Night Took Place 35 Years Ago

    July 21st, 2014 | Blog, Events, PRO MOTION | | No Comments

    In the late 1970′s, Disco music was all the rage in the United States, especially in ’77 after the release of the Saturday Night Fever featuring John Travolta. Despite its popularity, however, Disco received significant pushback and backlash from rock music fans including Steve Dahl, the outspoken disc jockey  of WLUP-FM in Chicago. Dahl, it seems, had [...]

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    Nine Inch Nails Launch US Summer Tour (Video)

    July 21st, 2014 | Concert Reviews, Dance Music News Review, Live, Performances, Press, Video | | No Comments

    Nine Inch Nails mastermind and Academy Award winning film composer Trent Reznor is having quite the year since he announced the return of his long running Electro/Industrial/Everything, in between project, Nine Inch Nails in March 2013. NIN had been on hiatus since 2009, when Reznor closed off a four-year nonstop album and tour cycle for his [...]

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