Aly Cook & Coalrangers nominees in ...The New Zealand National Country Music Awards!
1st of July bought the Great news that both The Coalrangers & Aly Cook got through as nominees in the National Country Music Awards. Aly Cook for Female Country Artist of the Year 2012 & The Coalrangers in the Group Duo of the Year 2012. A kinship of music ,that started at Norfolk Island Country Music Festival, has continued . Aly has performed with the Coalrangers at a number of high profile gigs in the last 12 months. An opportunity she has considered an honor, to work with one of New Zealand longest running and most loved Country Bands, who released an Online Collection of a selection of tracks from their several albums. This coupled with Aly performing in both Europe & Australia, a number of times in the last 12 months and gracing Australian airplay charts with Midnight Sun, have been a pinnacle of lots of hard work, by the artists themselves and us at Futures Entertainment & all those involved in these projects ... Congratulations Aly Cook & The Coalrangers! (Click their names in red and visit their facebook pages and say a congrats! ) Want to be an Artist on the Futures Entertainment Site? Futures Entertainment is a partnership, with offices in New Zealand & France. We work closely with communications company PHMCGPE LLC a communications and web development company http://www.phmcgpe.com
Check out the list of nominees HERE The National Country Music awards will be held in Hamilton on the 11th of August, 2012. Tickets can be purchased on their site http://www.kiwiproamcountrymusic.co.nz It always a great show!
COUNTRY STORM (2012)
The new mix of the Nashville recorded Country Storm releases to Australia radio over the next couple of weeks via CRS Disc 159 & to Play MPE via Digital Wagon.
The song has already been added to the KixFM & Hot Country Networks ( The biggest commercial country networks in Australia) Keep an eye out on CMC Country for the video directed and produce by Paul Sparkes. Country Storm promising to be a great follow-up to Midnight Sun. which spent some 11 weeks on the Top 30 Country Tracks Chart reaching #12. Midnight is still on the HotFm Mildura Hot 100 at #12 & is still on the Queensland Hot Country Top 50 at #31
The rest of June was pretty spectacular with Aly performing solo in Wellington at the Wellington Bluegrass Society on Saturday 30th of June
and appearing earlier that day on The Kim Hill Show on RNZ. If you missed it you can LISTEN HERE
Hokonui Gold goes Country & plays Aly's music!
"Midnight Sun" was added to Hokonui Gold's playlist. Hokonui Gold is the first commercial network to rebrand as a Country Station. You can listen from anywhere in the country online. So support it and lets hope it's the beginning of something great for Country Music in New Zealand.
Rob Owen releases the video for "Another Breath"
Rob releases a beautiful video for his song "Another Breath" . The stylish new video is directed by George Chadwick of Gadget Box Studios in Santa Cruz USA Click the photo to watch the new vidoe for this great song!
Steven Graves is inspired to write a new special song.
"Lightning Medicine Cloud". Lightning Medicine Cloud was the 3rd Sacred White Buffalo Calf born in Texas in May of 2011. His life was brutally ended along with his mother in a senseless act days before his one year birthday. I wrote the song on the eve of learning the news. The calf was born in the middle of a thunder and lightning storm. http://soundcloud.com/steven-graves/lightning-medicine-cloud. Now Released into Australia via the CRS Disc to Radio is Matter of Time, the title track of Steven's album.
The Sou'Westers Begin Recording in July
The Sou'westers have decided to record an album CD together in a beautiful organic environment of Liam's home studio during the coming winter months. You can help them do that with a crowd funding Campaign at Indiegogo. They hope to Raise a modest $5,000 by advance sales of the CD and downloads. The album will feature songs they have written and songs of some outstanding but unrecognised NZ writers. The Sou'Westers are Liam Ryan (NZ 80's band - The Narcs) Aly Cook & Dean Hetherington (The Coalrangers.) They have already decided on the of the 12 tracks which will include some previous hits of Liam's reworked in "The Sou'Westers way" The y also are performing at the Upper Moutere Community Centre on the 27th of July.
Lydie Belmonte is also an Author -
"Pomenades Litteraires en Provence"
Futures recording artist Lydie Belmonte is also an Author. Lydie organized walks in June, through Marseille 's mythical places as per her latest novel which describes all literature itineraries, where famous present and past authors were as Giono, Chateaubraind, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Cohen traveled - The title of the book is "Pomenades Litteraires en Provence". You can buy Lydie's book here http://www.memoiresmillenaires.com/Prom-litteraires-prov.html
Be Part of Aly's next CDAlbum!
The current 2nd album project is up to €6,160 raised so far with 85 shareholder/believers.
Brand New Day was funded from 254 shareholders or believers as called by Sellaband. Crowd Funding is simple €10 gets you a copy of Aly's 2nd album in advance and a share in 50% of the album income. How good is that ? Greater the share holding, greater the share of income. Check it out and take part.
Aly 's Product Endorsements
People often ask Aly where she gets her energy to be a mum of 3, 48 years old, running the NZ Office of Futures Entertainment, Part time assistant to property developer and Lodge owner, managing her own career while assisting others with moving independent music forward. Also of course soaring up the Australian Country Airplay Charts & regularly flying back and forth across the Tasman. Well here the secret is NatureBee A New Zealand product Aly takes everyday. NatureBee have now decided to endorse Aly, check out special offer on this product! Buying this product will help Aly to record her next album and help you to feel like a new person!
Aly is also endorsed by Electric Body Healthy Skincare and goes no where without Electric Body. Aly has been using Electric Body Skin Care for several years. The product is preservative free, Paraben Free & is made from New Zealand Colostrum. Some of those that have ordered CDs directly from Aly has got samples of the product free. Let Aly know if you would like a sample she will tell you how firstname.lastname@example.org
"Global Village Champion"
Aly Cook is honored to be a Global Village Champion. Being a public representative in New Zealand. Global village feeds thousands of meals to children around the world see www.adaywithouthunger.com Aly joins the list of 42 people around the world including Celine Dion, Muhummad Ali, Buzz Aldrin, Stephen Segal and many others. For $10 you can become a villager and help Global Village to feed thousands of children. Read the article in the Nelson Mail .
www.futuresentertaiment.net has relaunched with brand new website & store. We are looking for new artists so do contact us via the site, via www.alycookmarketing.com and sister company www.phmcgpe.com in USA, UK & France. We are helping our artists gain distribution, find publicists and ways to get their songs to radio in various countries via compilation discs. Please email us email@example.com to find out more about coming on board as an artist, we act like a label & entertainment support company but are non exclusive, in that you can still have your music in as many other places as possible.
NEWSLETTER July, 2012
Download Bryce Wastney's new album
Hope Mountain on Futures Entertainment...
Get a download of Stephen Graves CD Album
Matter of Time on Futures Entertainment
Get a download of Aly Cook's CD Album Brand New Day on Futures Entertainment
Get a download of The Coalrangers online collection Volume 1 on Futures Entertainment
Get a download of Rob Owen's new single on Futures Entertainment...
Get a download of Lydie Belmonte EP Angel Eyes on Futures Entertainment...
The Album "Brand New Day" launched into The Warehouse nationwide
Go buy it from a store near you
DJs and Radio Staff with Airplay Direct can get the track here .
Checkout the May issue of Wild Tomato for a story including Aly.
Also Aly has featured a couple of times in the Nashville Music News as they follow this independent kiwi climbing the charts in Australia
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1st of July bought the Great news that both The Coalrangers & Aly Cook got through as nominees in the National Country Music Awards. Aly Cook for Female Country Artist of the Year 2012 & The Coalrangers in the Group Duo of the Year 2012. A kinship of music ,that started at Norfolk Island Country Music Festival, has continued . Aly has performed with the Coalrangers at a number of high profile gigs in the last 12 months. An opportunity she has considered an honor, to work with one of New Zealand longest running and most loved Country Bands, who released an Online Collection of a selection of tracks from their several albums. This coupled with Aly performing in both Europe & Australia, a number of times in the last 12 months and gracing Australian airplay charts with Midnight Sun, have been a pinnacle of lots of hard work, by the artists themselves and us at Futures Entertainment & all those involved in these projects ... Congratulations Aly Cook & The Coalrangers! (Click their names in red and visit their facebook pages and say a congrats! )
Want to be an Artist on the Futures Entertainment Site?
Futures Entertainment is a partnership, with offices in New Zealand & France. We work closely with communications company PHMCGPE LLC a communications and web development company http://www.phmcgpe.com
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