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Amanda McCarthy

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Amanda McCarthy is a talented country singer songwriter who is not only talented but incredibly beautiful.  Just look at her she is simply stunning. I was blown away by her amazing tunes and her debut album Cleanest Dirty Look is a must have.

I love what she does and will keep supporting in all that she does. That is why she is my beauty of the week on my site

 

https://www.theamandamccarthy.com/

 

Destiny Love my gorgeous amazing friend has a new course up.

The Art of Heart-Centered Group Facilitation… for the first 22 students, I offer a HUGE discount of only $22. Thank you in advance! I hope these tools can serve so many people.
Introducing….”The (Heart-Centered) Facilitation Training Keys”!

What she says about the course on her Udemy page. Ill be behind her always in what she does.

Here is the link to discount https://www.udemy.com/facilitator-training-keys/?couponCode=DEEPBOW22

You are probably visiting this course page because you have a passion or an interest in facilitating heart-centered and authentic group offerings; offerings that are of true benefit to each of your participants, and to yourself as well.

The (Heart-Centered) Facilitator Training Keys is an excellent model and outline that can be applied to many different group offerings— business meetings, workshops, classes, ceremonies, yoga classes, retreats, and intentional group gatherings— any offering that you, as an heart-centered facilitator, would like to be successful.

When I am facilitating groups, success means cultivating shared intention, safety for all, inclusivity, authenticity, focus, and a living group field where magic is possible. Financial success also arises from this model because authenticity inspires trust, which results in return clients.

I apply this formula of tools to facilitate Cacao Ceremonies and Cacao Ceremonialist Facilitator trainings, Restorative and Yin Yoga classes, Vocal Opening and Embodiment workshops, and women’s circles. It is effective every time.

These tools are also applicable and effective in private therapy and healing sessions.

This work has been formulated from my experience of offering over 5,000 public, live group classes and workshops. It is evolving! This already rich course will continue to expand as I add more material whenever I discover a new “key”.

*This course can be applied as credit for Destiny Love’s Cacao Ceremony Facilitator Training. Please message her for more details. 

Who is the target audience?
  • Those who want tools for facilitating heart-centered meetings, ceremonies, classes, and/or workshops.
  • Those who wish to learn how to facilitate a group space.
  • Facilitators who are already teaching classes and/or workshops.
  • Those who want to dive into hosting ceremonial space (cacao, plant medicine, etc.)
  • Business leaders would like to facilitate an effective and harmonious business meetings.
  • Yoga teachers
  • Heart circles hosts
  • Public speakers, and those who wish to be a public speaker
  • Anyone who wants to include the secret of Introvert Inclusion into your offering.

 

Skyler Day has released the video clip to her tune Los Angeles and it’s great like all her music and she doing a show at The Troubadour on the 6th of January and I will be going.

Chelsea Lankes rocks and I love this new tune of her it’s killer.

 

This song is getting is loads of buzz all over the place, so just had to share on the site. It’s a good tune and it’s worth cranking loud.

This is something I was happy to plug as I am a fan of Contante & Sonante as I have a number of their releases. Plus anything that feature the late Warren Wiebe who is one of my favorite male vocalists. I have heard the album and it is incredible. Their are less than 20 copies left so it’s time you get yours now

https://www.contanteysonante.com

Contante & Sonante proudly presents Walkin’ On Air, the debut
solo album from Tomi Malm. The renowned Spanish independent music label invites
worldwide music lovers to enjoy another exciting chapter in its string of quality music
collections.

Tomi Malm hails from Finland and has been a respected figure for the past twenty-plus
years on the North-European music scene. Malm works as a composer, arranger,
orchestrator and producer on a multitude of successful records, TV themes and multimedia
scores. In 2009, Malm rose to international attention with the now-classic release of Fly
Away: The Songs Of David Foster, also on the Contante & Sonante label. Malm arranged and
produced a number of David Foster’s classics on Fly Away. Malm showed such creativity
and freshness on these recordings that he gained high praise and blessings from “The
Hitman” David Foster himself. That project took the West Coast/quality pop music scene by
storm, and in the past few years it has become a landmark for musicians and fans of the
genre on every corner of the planet.

Today, Tomi Malm returns with Walkin’ On Air, his debut solo album, another stunning ride
on pop music’s most elegant grooves. On this collection of winning tracks, the Finnish
wizard wrote or co-wrote all but two of the songs. The track list presents a variety of styles,
from jazz-infused pop gems to refined ballads, smooth funky jams and pristine fusion
instrumentals. Malm’s inventive arrangements and top-notch production is brought to life
thanks to the usual ace session roster that includes legends like Vinnie Colaiuta (Sting,
Zappa, Herbie Hancock), John “JR” Robinson (Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Quincy
Jones) and Simon Phillips (Toto, The Corrs, Peter Gabriel) on drums, Dan Warner
(Madonna, Timbaland, Barry Gibb) and James Harrah (Aaron Neville, Herbie Hancock, Chris

Botti) on guitars, Neil Stubenhaus (Roberta Flack, Joe Cocker, Michael McDonald) and Alex
Al (Michael Jackson, Al Jarreau, George Duke) on bass, Robbie Buchanan (Whitney Houston,
Barbra Streisand, Chaka Khan) on keyboards plus Luis Conte (James Taylor, Phil Collins,
Eric Clapton) on percussion. The horn department is also stellar, with aces like Eric
Marienthal (Chick Corea, Barbra Streisand, Elton John) and Brandon Fields (Tower of
Power, The Rippingtons, George Benson) on sax, and a guest appearance from the smoking
Santa Fe & The Fat City Horns.

From the first track, an evocative instrumental called “Kuwakaribisha,” listeners will be
enraptured by a musical world of astounding beauty. All the compositions are spectacular,
but we’d like to mention in particular the title track; a jazzy mid-tempo composition
featuring former Chicago singer Jason Scheff on vocals and bass. “Walking On Air” seems
destined to become a classic in West Coast/Pop circles thanks to epic performances by
Colaiuta and Marienthal. Another stand-out track is “Favor,” with vocals courtesy of the
insanely talented Frank Adahl. “Favor” has echoes of the best Phil Collins’ work of the
eighties with stunning horn arrangements and a fantastic groove provided by Simon
Phillips on drums.

Malm shows his genius on a series of ballads that range in style from jazzy to pop and AOR.

“Show Me A Sign” is written by Hank Easton and features a heart-wrenching performance
by the late Warren Wiebe (July 18, 1953 to October 25, 1998). Malm built the instrumental
track around Wiebe’s vocals and the result is a killer ballad with a strong, pulsating feeling.
The ultra-talented ZoSia from Poland joins Wiebe and their mingling voices are pure ear
candy.

Another highlight is “Perfect Imperfection” sung by Jeff Pescetto. Malm, on this smooth,
soul/pop ballad, exposes his inner Burt Bacharach to create a magical tune that could
easily belong in the legendary composer’s songbook. “You Belong To Me” is another
spectacular track which offers an outstanding vocal performance, this time by Grammy
Award-Winner Clif Magness. Fans of Magness/Planet 3’s work will find echoes of it in this
beautiful arrangement which flows amazingly with a great, driving guitar work courtesy of
Dan Warner.

“Reason To Smile” is an unreleased gem written by the amazing Jeremy Lubbock (Michael
Jackson, Quincy Jones, Barbra Streisand). Malm treated this rarefied melody with respect
and the result is a work of art: a delicate, jazz-infused track sung by Julian Thomas backed
up by just a Rhodes played by Eirik Berge, with Malm on keyboards. The grace and allure of
“Reason To Smile” proudly stands alongside previous Lubbock masterpieces including “Not
Like This”, written for Al Jarreau, and “Goodbye Love”, sung by The Manhattan Transfer.

On “Wouldn’t It Be Kinder”, we are presented with another emotional and intimate
arrangement, featuring profound lyrics by Cecily Gardner. This amazing ballad showcases a
stellar vocal performance by Shem Von Schroeck, Kenny Loggins’ longtime
collaborator/musical director and current bassist for the legendary group Toto, enhanced
by the superior guitar work of session great James Harrah.

Finally, let’s mention a few other goodies on Walkin’ On Air. The haunting instrumental
titled “Still Life” is quite close to Pat Metheny’s territory with its cinematic power. The
soulful mid-tempo titled “Let’s Get To It” is co-written and sung by the extraordinary Jerry
Lopez, leader of the famed Santa Fe & Fat City Horns. This light-funk jam is a catchy and
exciting number in the best tradition of soul giants Earth, Wind & Fire.

Fasten your seatbelt while you get lost in Tomi Malm’s spectacular world of music. You
won’t regret it. They simply don’t make ’em like this anymore!

* Tomi Malm’s Walkin’ On Air will be available as physical CD and digital download starting
October 15, 2017. Pre-orders to be announced via Contante & Sonante’s website and social
media pages.

WALKIN’ ON AIR TRACK LISTING:

01. “Kuwakaribisha” (Tomi Malm)
02. “Favor” Featuring Frank Adahl (Tomi Malm / Frank Adahl)
03. “When You’re Gone” Featuring Julian Thomas (Tomi Malm / Cecily Gardner)
04. “Walkin’ On Air” Featuring Jason Scheff (Tomi Malm / Jackie Kavan)
05. “Show Me A Sign” Featuring Warren Wiebe & ZoSia (Hank Easton)
06. “Perfect Imperfection” Featuring Jeff Pescetto (Tomi Malm / Jackie Kavan)
07. “Still Life” (Tomi Malm)
08. “Wouldn’t It Be Kinder” Featuring Shem (Tomi Malm / Cecily Gardner)
09. “Let’s Get To It” Featuring Jerry Lopez (Tomi Malm / Jerry Lopez)
10. “A Reason To Smile” Featuring Julian Thomas (Jeremy Lubbock)
11. “You Belong To Me” Featuring Clif Magness (Tomi Malm / Jeri Lynne)
12. “Today” (Tomi Malm / Jyrki Manninen)

Adelaide newcomers Kings Within have just released their debut single and video ‘Feel The Rain’, which was premeired via Hysteria Magazine.

The band have also announced that they will be embarking on a small run of tour dates to promote the release of their debut single.

Kings Within formed in earlier 2017 and consists of members from past Adelaide bands At Fates Mercy and The Broadside.

Kings Within draw from a broad range of influences including Alternative, Melodic Hardcore and Progressive Rock to forge their powerful and unique sonic.

The band have now moved well away from their past Hardcore/Metalcore roots in order to create a fresh and progressive Alternative Rock sound.

Kings Within kick off the ‘Feel The Rain’ tour on December 1st in Adelaide.

‘Feel The Rain’ is available for download on all major online stores.

KINGS WITHIN

‘FEEL THE RAIN’ | TOUR DATES

December 1st – Producer’s Hotel, Adelaide, SA

Tickets available at door | All Ages

December 22nd – JIVE Nightclub, Adelaide, SA

Tickets available at door | 18+ only

January 19th – The Bendigo Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

Tickets available at door | 18+ only

Destiny Love

I wanted to talk about and give more love to on my site is the amazingly inspirational Destiny Love. I’ve known Destiny for quite some time now and she is a person who I wish more people would be like.

For starters she has this amazingly beautiful energy about her, she is always happy enjoying life and to me that is amazing and you can’t help but be inspired by that. She is a singer songwriter with an amazing catalogue of inspiration music. Home In The Light is a must have album. It is such an inspiring release.

You can now get all her material now and future releases from her bandcamp page https://destinylovemusic.bandcamp.com/. To me it’s a great deal but I have most of her material and will continue to keep getting what ever she puts out next.

She has a podcast https://breathofinspiration.podbean.com/ which you can listen to here and you can be a Patron and donate towards it which I have.

She has a udemy course, but online called Embody Your Voice: The Yoga of Sound which is about this Clear Energetic Stagnation and Open Your Creative Channel of Expression Through Self Sound Healing and Ancient Nada Yoga. https://www.udemy.com/embodiedvoice/

Ultimately, this is a Life Mastery Course, where you will be gaining the practical skills of utilizing the powers within your body and VOICE to open your channel of creative expression. This course is also a Vocal Embodiment course for Speakers, Singers, Writers, and especially, for those who wish to fully activate Your Voice in the World.

She teaches yoga and does lots’ of other inspirational things which you can find out about on her site. http://www.destinymarielove.com/ Sound Healer and Voice Teacher at My Embodied Voice.

She also is an actor and does voice over work which she kindly did some stuff for me because I think she has a great voice. She is a beautiful inspirational energy inside and out and I suggest you check out what she does as she is going places.

I think she is a phenomenal person and some one I hope to meet and film an interview with her also for Parx=e and long as I am doing my site, she will always get support and is my second beauty of the week.

 

Katie Cole

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I’ve known Katie a number of years now and think she is a phenomenal singer songwriter, the way she sings and the way she writes song. It is really just magic. She is also unbelievably beautiful. This Aussie singer songwriter makes Nashville her home now and I am happy that she kicking goals and still making incredible music. So this is why this gorgeous talented artist is my first beauty of the week on the site. I am gonna be in the USA in January and she is some one I am going to be interviewing for Parx-e for my video series on my trip

http://katiecoleofficial.com/

 

The gorgeous Alli Walker has released her incredible tune Totally Made Out which is a killer pop tune. I can totally hear it on radio right now. It’s well written and the production is first class, it’s made for radio.  It’s available from all good digital retailers including Google Play

Written by: Alli Walker and Emily Reid
Produced by: Milos Angelov
Mixed by: Kevin Dietz
Mastered by: Jeff Diesel

Alli going to be a star hence why she is on my best of list and I for one can’t wait to get the album.  I know it will be amazing.

https://www.alliwalker.ca/

The gorgeous Natalie Pearson has released her amazing new video clip for her song Mr Wrong and I like I have said before I think she gonna be a star. Mark my words folks indeed.