MI2N
Music Industry News Network
MONDAY, JULY 6TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 01-15-2014

DJ Moonstone Slated To Drop The Seventh Album Of His Chilled-out EDM Collection

Bookmark and Share
Website: http://www.mtv.com/artists/dj-moonstone/
Out of Atlanta, GA, rises DJ Moonstone, a young but already long-time musician with a propensity for vibrant hooks and a fresh take on electronic dance music. A multitalented individual, DJ Moonstone handles all aspects of his music production, from writing and programming to synth playing and singing. The resulting sound is a polished body of work that keeps the listener chilled out but steadily moving and grooving, and his upcoming seventh album will be the latest chapter in his lengthy discography.

A musician since childhood, DJ Moonstone took piano, trumpet and guitar lessons at a young age, and his grandfather was a jingle writer—a talent and love of music that rubbed off on him. But it was when he bought his first production program at age 12 that he realized that he wanted to use samples and midi to make entire songs from the ground up. He released albums of his work at a local record shop and sold them in high school to whoever was interested. Despite financial hardship and working without much recognition in the beginning, he has persevered and developed into a talented musician with a promising career.

With musical influences that run the gamut, DJ Moonstone notes everyone from Paul Simon, Phil Collins and Manu Chao to Gorillaz, Cut Copy, Thievery Corporation and Paul Van Dyk. With such a wide range of influences, he produces a distinct sound that people are generally unable to compare to anyone else.

As for inspirations for his music itself, he draws on such concepts as living paycheck to paycheck and feeling like his life has hit dead ends. His music reflects his understanding that love is more complicated and more work than first thought, including disagreements with girlfriends and tough relationships. Through his music, he also expresses an innate desire to overcome a life of mediocrity.

DJ Moonstone currently has six albums and two singles out on iTunes in addition to availability at other outlets. These albums were all self-published between 2006 and 2013, including Heat (2006), Dynamic (2007), Planets (2008), American Idle (2008), “Heart Attack” (2010), “Crab Walk” (2010), Trouble (2011) and Nightlife (2013).

DJ Moonstone has had several notable accomplishments over the years. His tracks “American Idle” and “DK Bounce” were featured in FutureMusic UK Magazine, and FutureMusic also used “DK Bounce” as its SoundCloud test track. His song, “You Have No Right” was the winner of Indabamusic’s Getty licensing contest. His track “Captain” was featured on Pete Tong’s YouTube show, Bedroom Bedlam, and “Crab Walk” was used by StyleHaul for their YouTube fashion series featuring Miley Cyrus’ stylist, Simone Harouche. He was also the resident DJ at the White Heart in Portland, ME, from 2007 to 2009.

“One Look” (featuring Kate AM) will be DJ Moonstone’s contribution to WiFi PR Group’s upcoming Indie Anthems Vol. 5, which is a digital mixtape that features a wide range of up-and-coming international talent. The mixtape will be handed out on limited download cards at Coachella in April 2014.

Also coming up in 2014, DJ Moonstone looks forward to releasing “One Look” as a single to coincide with the Indie Anthems Vol. 5 release as well as releasing his seventh complete album.

DJ Moonstone’s music is available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby and the Google Play Store. You can also listen to many of these tracks on his SoundCloud page.



About DJ Moonstone Music

Heat (2006)

Dynamic (2007)

Planets (2008)

American Idle (2008)

“Heart Attack” (2010)

“Crab Walk” (2010)

Trouble (2011)

Nightlife (2013)



SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/dj_moonstone

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DJMoonstone

MTV.com: http://www.mtv.com/artists/dj-moonstone/



Media Contact:

Alisa St. Rock

WiFi PR Group

800.614.6473 Ext.1

wifiprgroup@gmail.com

www.wifiprgroup.com



About WiFi PR Group

WiFi PR Group, www.wifiprgroup.com, based in Los Angeles, CA, is an innovative marketing force in the interconnecting worlds of Philanthropy, Business and Entertainment. Specializing in digital publicity and branding, WiFi PR works closely with its clients to create business to business and business to consumer campaigns.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Angela Chen And Tiffany & Co. Host A Cocktail Reception For The National Ballet Of China

365 Days From Dusk Till Dawn: DDC 1 Year Anniversary Program

The 12th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) Kicks Off

Xprnc Media Working With Eagle Rock On National Promotion Of Rolling Stones Release

From North Korea To NYC - Shanghai DJ B.O Spins Libation & Leftfield

Tamara Laurel's "Whiskey" Recorded At Hybrid Studios

Johnoscar Releases "Cinema Paradiso: A Night At The Movie

Armonite's Album 'The Sun Is New Each Day' Available On June 19, 2015



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Overall Music Consumption-Led By Growth In On-Demand Streaming-Help Power A 14% Lift From Last Year
» The ONE Music Group Introduces First-of-its-Kind Smart Piano And Keyboard To U.S. Market
» BMG Acquires Verse Music Group
» Hamburg Higher Regional Court Confirms Youtube Is Liable For Copyright Infringements
» TuneIn And Newport Folk Festival Partner To Launch Newport Folk Radio
» Universal Music Publishing Promotes Jessica Rivera To EVP/Head Of East Coast Operations
» Soundtrap Announces First Online Collaborative Music Recording Studio To Work Across IOS, Android, Chromebook, Mac And Windows
» AIMP LA July 16th Luncheon Panel @ Lawry’s: “DISNEY – The Story Of A Soundtrack”
» Souza Brings The Vibes Of The Lost Remains Of Atlantis To EDM
» TMA Signs SHANE MATHIS To Management


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» MusicDish*China Booking (Snow Mountain), DDC, NAMM Musikmesse Russia And NMS
» 365 Days From Dusk Till Dawn: DDC 1 Year Anniversary Program
» The Challenges Of Learning How To Play Drums
» Blue Note Entertainment Group Further Expands East With New Venue In Beijing
» From North Korea To NYC - Shanghai DJ B.O Spins Libation & Leftfield
» Bay Area Chinese Music Association Presents Second Hand Rose West Coast Show
» Cooking Vinyl's Martin Goldschmidt Calls For Direct Tax Breaks For Music
» Strong Opportunities For International Tech Manufacturers Among Chinese Consumers
» New Island Entertainment Presents Second Hand Rose @ New York's Santos Party House
» MusicDish*China Tours, Signing, NYCxDesign And Planetrox
» Award-Nominated DJ Soulier Performs At Beijing's Award-Winning DDC
» Second Hand Rose "Crossing Boundaries" World Tour

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.