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Superstorm Album: Powerful Aural Landscape Rooted in Surf Rock
ArtisTech Media Releases Blue Wave Theory’s Sophomore Album on TuneTrack.net Today
“We're excited to be releasing our new album with ArtisTech Media,” shares Steve Rabeler. “ArtisTech Media are awesome people to work with, and they greatly help to expose our music to a lot of new markets, including Creative Commons websites like Jamendo.”
Blue Wave Theory is an entirely instrumental band with Steve Rabeler as lead songwriter and on guitar, Bob Trimble as songwriter and on guitar, Kevin Stamper on bass, and Rob Wolleben on drums. They formed in 2007 and are based in New Jersey. You can find them rocking the stages of music venues and festivals on the East Coast including the Sellersville Theater, World Cafe Live, The Record Collector, Otto’s Shrunken Head, Musikfest, and the Asbury Park Surf Music Festival. Blue Wave Theory's music has also been licensed for a wide variety of purposes including Rolling Stone artist marketing videos, Samsung product advertisements, and DIY Network television broadcasts.
When asked about Blue Wave Theory’s songwriting process, Steve Rabeler explained, “Sometimes a new song develops very quickly, and sometimes it literally takes years. A riff usually comes first. Then the song develops around that riff with the construction of melodies and an arrangement. When the song seems pretty well developed, I'll record and send a basic demo to my bandmates and they'll come up with drum, bass, and guitar ideas. We’ve also recently begun to utilize new guitarist Bob Trimble’s excellent songwriting skills. Some of his songs are already in our live setlist and are being developed for future Blue Wave Theory studio recordings. ”
Superstorm was named after 2012's massive Hurricane Sandy that hit the East Coast. Blue Wave Theory’s songwriting was influenced by the hurricane and a wide variety of other sources including Holstein cows, black and white TV, the theremin, Hawaiian volcanoes, a restaurant in Puerto Rico, woodchuck hunting, Rhode Island getaways, driving the highways of Upstate New York, playing Frisbee at the Jersey Shore, The Endless Summer, and Saab automobiles. Their new release merges these inspirations into the creation of a powerful aural landscape rooted in instrumental surf music.
“Superstorm is an incredible album that demonstrates the true musicianship of Blue Wave Theory,” remarked Emily Richards, CEO or ArtisTech Media. “We’ve loved working with the band over the past couple of years and feel honored to release a record of this quality on TuneTrack. It’s undoubtedly worthy of listening on repeat.”
ArtisTech Media, the company that operates ccMixter.org, is creating partnerships with artists, signing non-exclusive contracts, and releasing site content under Attribution-
“TuneTrack listeners and supporters have an experience beyond the music,” explained Alex Goodwin, co-founder of ArtisTech Media. “Members of Blue Wave Theory’s Green Room on TuneTrack have the opportunity to support their music and hear it as soon as it’s released.”
To listen to Superstorm visit: http://tunetrack.net/
To support Blue Wave Theory’s music, join their Green Room at http://tunetrack.net/
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ArtisTech Media is a next generation music label that pairs music with technology in the best quality ways - in order to create a richer musical experience for both creator and listener. ArtisTech Media operates the sites ccMixter.org and TuneTrack.net.