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8 Lydia Loveless – Living on the Bleeding Edge

Lydia Loveless’ new album, “Somewhere Else” is aptly titled. Her third release expands on her past recorded success with her most straightforward and honest writing to date. “Somewhere Else” is receiving well deserved praise from reviewers and critics and drawing comparisons to early Lucinda Williams thanks to its honest, direct, and revealing lyrical approach.

14 Behind The Desk – Jeanette Lundgren is the “Mom Hen” of Mother Hen Productions 28 Beyond The Song – An interview with Kevin Baird, Executive Director for Joey’s Song Joey’s Song is a series of compilation CDs featuring rare and unreleased music from nationally and internationally known, award winning artists. The CDs are named in honor of Joey Gomoll, who passed away in March of 2010.

33 Now Media: How to use AirPlay Direct to make the most of your radio promotion

4 The Writers Round: Won’t Cry”

19 A Look Inside: eers Are Always Free)

An interview with Janiva Magness writer of “I

Scott Holstein - “Montani Semper Liberi” (Mountain-

26 Three Questions for Radio: We interview Terry Heard, Americana Music Director KRCB and Weekend DJ from Santa Rosa, CA.

25 The Indie Way: 23 Killer Tracks:

Communication is Key

Gerald Clayton, Roger Street Friedman, Drew Davis

27 Featured Artists:

You” Artist Contest

The 4 winners of tDB March 2014 “Buzz About

36 APD GLOBAL RADIO INDICATOR CHARTS™ ---------------------------------------------------------------Publisher: Robert Weingartz EDITOR: Lynda Weingartz Contributing Writers: Rich Mahan, Kenny Lamb, Dr. T. Roberts, Barye Cassell, Ryan Smith, Lynda Weingartz, Michael Harnett, Brittney Wilkerson ART DIRECTION: Aleven Creatives (aleven.com)

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FROM THE PUBLISHER It is hard to believe that it has been 9 years since I launched AirPlay Direct! What an amazing experience filled with memories both good and bad… such is the life of an entrepreneur. As I turn 50 yrs. old this month, I reflect upon the positive impact AirPlay Direct has had on the global independent music community and I am pleased with our successes and accomplishments. AirPlay Direct’s presence and brand in the global marketplace is growing at an extremely high rate. We are very proud that AirPlay Direct continues to deliver more Bluegrass, Folk, Americana and Blues music to radio globally than any other company in the world. AirPlay Direct currently has over 37,000 artist / label members and over 8,800 radio station members in 90+ countries globally. The March edition of the Direct Buzz will be the 24th issue of our publication. It is truly amazing to see the effect it has had, and how it has impacted so many artists’ careers…in small ways. I look forward with great anticipation to each of the issues being published. The Direct Buzz cover for March features Bloodshot Records recording artist Lydia Loveless. Lydia is an artist that “Lives on the Bleeding Edge” of music and life…certainly not your average girl next door. Put on your seat belt and take a listen… you won’t be disappointed. AirPlay Direct is pleased to announce the appointment of Lynda Weingartz to the post of CEO of AirPlay Direct. Lynda has an incredible background as a strong, professional woman in the music business, and has had a tremendous impact on the growth and direction of AirPlay Direct. As always I would like to thank the APD Executive team and all of our partners for their dedication, professionalism and on-going support. With fine regards and respect, Robert Weingartz Chairman & Founder - AirPlay Direct Publisher - the Direct Buzz Executive Director - Collective Evolution

The Direct Buzz March Issue 2014  

the Direct Buzz January 2014 issue. Our mission is to entertain, enlighten and inform.

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