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Michele McLaughlin

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Finalist (Living In Awe) in Instrumental Category on 2015 IAMA International Acoustic Music Awards

 

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Album Review of Top 20 Solo Piano by Kathy Parsons

My first review for Top 20 - Solo Piano has come in, from the fantastic

Kathy Parsons at MainlyPiano.com  Thanks Kathy!!!  

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Michele's Album Release Checklist

I am a solo pianist and I release my my albums about every 12-24 months.  I'm in the process of releasing my sixteenth album, and in all the years I've been doing this, I've learned a few things about what needs to be done to effectively release a solo piano album as an independent musician.  I am the queen of making lists, and over the years I've created a pretty thorough checklist of things I do to release my music.  I have many musician friends who have asked to see my list, and so here I am, posting it on my blog for all the world to see.  Obviously, this is not a master key or secret formula for album releases, but it works for me.  

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My Music Is Now On Earbits!!

You can listen to me on Earbits Radio!!  Earbits is a free online radio that introduces you to fantastic independent music.  

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I Am An Akademia Awards WINNER!!

Exciting news!!  I won "Best Instrumental Piano Album" AND "Best Instrumental Piano Song" and am an "Executive Top Pick" in the August 2015 Akademia Awards! A big THANKS to The Akademia Music Awards​ for the honor!
http://www.theakademia.com/winners2/  
 

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Happy Birthday To ME!!

Guess what?  Today is my birthday.  Yep, one of my favorite days of the year.  And to celebrate, I'm giving YOU a 40% off coupon to use at my store.  I hope you enjoy!!  

Coupon Code: july40   If you're not sure what to buy, here are some of my favorites: The Space Between, Spiritual Awakening, The Life Cycle, Forsaken Irish Rain, The Music Box Angel!

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2015 Hollywood Music and Media Awards

Exciting news!!  I've received TWO NOMINATIONS in the Hollywood Music and Media Awards (HMMA)!!!   Undercurrent for "Best Contemporary Classical/Instrumental Song"
    The Space Between for "Best New Age/Ambient Song"
  

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2015 Zone Music Reporter Awards

Every year, in May, the annual Zone Music Reporter Awards (ZMR Awards) are held in New Orleans.   Zone Music Reporter is a charting site that reports the radio airplay charts for the New Age and Ambient genres.  My music falls in that category and when I get radio airplay, the broadcasters report those plays, or spins, to Zone Music Reporter.   This is the chart I posted about a couple of weeks ago where I debuted on the chart at #2 for March airplay.  You can read that blog post here.  

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Album Review of Undercurrent by Breaking Down Sound

A fantastic review of Undercurrent has been posted by
Breaking Down Sound.  A huge THANK YOU to Andrew Greenhalgh!!  I am so glad you liked the album!!  

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Album Review of Undercurrent by Musings of OceanicBlue UK

A great review from The Musings of OceanicBlue UK came in today.  Big THANKS to Boulent Mustafa!!!  I'm so glad you liked my album.

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