New Music Weekly, features a cover story on Liquid Blue in their Jan 14th issue. The past three cover stories have featured artists such as Nelly & Alicia Keys. New Music Weekly was named “Magazine of the Year” at the L.A. Music Awards this month. Here are quotes from the cover story: “Liquid Blue is the pre-eminent new talent on the pop scene today. The bands debut album, Supernova, is a ground-breaking work and is our pick for album of the year.
Benjamin Chen, CEO of C&S Media and Liquid Blue’s agent in the People’s Republic of China, has secured a distribution contract with Shanghai Audio & Video Publishing Corporation. SAVP is the largest publishing house in China and will distribute Supernova throughout China. Liquid Blue is the first band from the United States to be signed by a Chinese company.
The Michael Vangerov custom “axe” was featured at the NAMM show in Anaheim at the Moser Guitar booth. Michael is pictured below in front of the Moser display which features some of the world’s best guitar players that are sponsored by Moser Custom Shop, including Michael.
Scott Stephens met with long-time idol Jon Anderson in Los Angeles. Jon is the vocalist for the legendary band “YES” and one of Scott’s biggest influences. “Jon Anderson is one of the most uniquely talented singers in rock history. His positive lyrics have influenced an entire generation, including Liquid Blue” Quote: Scott Stephens. The two discussed the possibility of Jon singing on a future Liquid Blue track. Stay tuned.
Go Girls Music, the premiere online magazine for “chicks that rock”, has reviewed Supernova and had this to say: “Absolutely stellar! From start to finish this CD’s songwriting, production, vocals and all around sound is incredibly RICH. International, uncontrollable fame is at Liquid Blue’s heels if it’s not already and I’m late…..guaranteed.
Hit Picks: “Rhythm of Love” and “If You Gotta Ask
“North County dance-pop band Liquid Blue continues its winning streak. The group has signed a highly lucrative distribution deal with China’s largest record company, Shanghai Audio & Video Inc., and their latest album, Supernova, will be placed in every music outlet in that country, one of the biggest music markets in the world. Back in the States, the seven-piece group recently scored a hit on Adult Contemporary Radio with their song “Real” which reached No. 9 on the radio charts of industry publication New Music Weekly, which also featured the group on the cover.
The Association of Artists for a Better World has selected the Liquid Blue song “Rescue” for their upcoming compilation CD, “Songs For a Better Planet”, which will be released in March. This is the third CD which has featured Rescue.
Real continues to move up in the Charts, reaching number five this week in the A/C (Adult Contemporary) chart. The song has also reached the #46 position on the Hot 100, which includes all catagories. Real has also been selected for the BandRadio.com Airwaves II compilation CD, which is the third compilation CD in which Real has been featured.
The Tsunami Benefit compilation CD, Care Package has been released this week. “Show Me Love” is one of the featured song. 95% percent of the proceeds to will go directly to aid organizations such as UNICEF to help Tsunami victims.
MediaSearch.com, based in Australia, has given Supernova a big “thumbs up”. One quote from the review states: “This 6-piece band pulls out all stops in establishing their own sonic sojourn”. Complete Review