Friday, 3 June 2011

Black Angel Music Added to Main Music Library

Black Angel Music Added to Main Music Library
3rd June 2011

We have just finished digitizing the six albums from Black Angel at a high 320K bitrate and added them to the KryKey Music Library (KML). All radio stations can now search in the KML and find these songs to add to your Radio Station Music Library.

The albums we have added are :
  • 13 Stories
  • O' California
  • O' Los Angeles
  • O' San Francisco
  • O' Santa Barbara
  • Real Music For Real People
About Black Angel
Black Angel originated in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles in 1999 with J. C. Martin leading the band and with Audrey Madison Turner (lead singer of Ike Turner and The Kings of Rhythm and also Mrs. Ike Turner) as a vocalist and Ronnie Turner (only son of both Tina and Ike Turner) on bass. The band was originally called The Prophets and played in major Los Angeles and Santa Barbara clubs such as The Roxy, Jack's Sugar Shack, Luna Park and the Wildcat Lounge. The Prophets released one CD, "The Prophets EP", in 1999. Since then the band has released five full-length albums, "13 Stories" (2001); "Real Music for Real People" (2003); "O' California"; and "O' Santa Barbara" (2007) and “O’ San Francisco” (2009).  “O’ Los Angeles” is a completed but is an unreleased album.  Black Angel has played shows at such Southern California clubs as B. B. King's Blues Club, The Coach House (San Juan Capistrano), Paladino's, Rusty's Surf Ranch, The Cat Club, The Creekside Inn, the Martini Lounge, The Tryst, SRI (Studio Instrument Rentals) Showcase, The Musicians Institute, The Scientology Celebrity Center, The Gig and The Joint.  Other prominent band members in Black Angel over the years include Danny Darling (former drummer for Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams and Leon Russell); Tiffany Lowe (granddaughter of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash and daughter of Carlene Carter and Nick Lowe; Jason Ball (Animotion); and Ernie and Cory Orosco (The Strawberry Alarm Clock).

Black Angel can be heard on over 900 FM radio and internet radio stations worldwide.  Black Angel has over 39,300 friends on MySpace and their site has been visited over 260,000 times.

In a poll of prominent music journalists in December, 2007 "ONE BEER" from the album, "O' California", was selected Song Of The Year by Chuck Eddy of Billboard Magazine. Chuck Eddy is the senior music editor at Billboard Magazine. For seven years Chuck was the music editor of the Village Voice in New York City............In his annual poll of the best albums of the year, Billboard's Chuck Eddy ranked "O' California" as the 31st best album of the year and "O' Santa Barbara" as the 35th best album of the year for 2007. Keith Gordon of Rolling Stone magazine ranked "O' California" as the 29th best album of the year and "O' Santa Barbara" as the 30th best album of the year for 2007.  The late Ben Martin produced and co-produced Black Angel’s last three albums with the help of J. C. Martin.

Black Angel has recently added drummer Mike Michaels of Los Angeles, to its core lineup.  Mike is a veteran, highly accomplished, professional musician who has the drive and determination to take Black Angel to the next level of success.

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