Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Leon Inks Deal and Joins The Spectra Music Group

World renowned actor and musician Leon has just inked a recording contract with the Spectra Music Group. Leon leads the group, Leon & The Peoples​, which ​​has a signature style that ​combines Reggae and Soul and carves out a genre that is all of their own.

Leon passionately leads the band with his smooth, sultry vocals and heartfelt lyrics, while The Peoples feature top-notch musical talent from across the globe. The unique creation results in high energy live performances and a commitment to bringing their Reggae-Soul infused music to a worldwide audience.

Leon is no stranger to music on the silver screen having portrayed David ​Ruffin in the hit Mini-Series “The Temptations" based on the legendary Motown super group, “The ​Five Heartbeats” and as “Little Richard” in the authorized biopic both which were directed by Robert Townsend.

Leon has three movies set for release later this year and 2015. Leon has received an International Reggae and World Music Award nomination for the band's debut CD “The Road Less Traveled” which was the winner of Best International Artist at the Joe Higgs Reggae Awards and completed a 36 city US tour with reggae greats Beres Hammond and Marcia Griffiths titled the "For The Love Of It Tour" as well as frequent guest on Mr. Hammond's 2013 North American tour. Leon & The Peoples had the closing credit song on the 20th Century Fox film "Cover" in 2011 and have two songs on the soundtrack of up coming Lions Gate romantic comedy, "I Really Hate My Ex."

Founded in 1997, The Spectra Music Group is a widely successful international record label comprising of all genres of music from Rock to Pop, Soul to Hip Hop, Jazz, Country and more. Among Spectra’s many acts are Lou Gramm, Fredro Starr, Paul Young, Adina Howard, cutting edge Jazz artists and some of the most sensational up and coming pop artists around. Leon now joins the elite of signed artists in the business and now with the relationship with the Spectra Music Group, all eyes are set on showcasing Leon’s many talents in particular his newly recorded single off his upcoming album “Love Is A Beautiful Thing.”

To kick off the signing to Spectra, Leon & The Peoples will be performing at the Aids Walk NY Concert in New York City’s Central Park on May 18, 2014.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Pre-Order Matthew Modine's Full Metal Jacket Diary Audiobook

In 1985, Stanley Kubrick encouraged a young actor named Matthew Modine to keep a journal and take photographs while playing the lead role of Pvt. Joker on the set of the Vietnam War film, Full Metal Jacket. In 2005, Modine published a limited edition book of his diary and photos which later became an interactive experience for the iPad. Now, with the Full Metal Jacket Diary Audiobook, fans can listen to Modine as he performs his diary with immersive sound effects and original music.

You'll be taken back in time nearly 30 years and get a first-hand account of what it was like to work with Kubrick for the two years it took to complete the film. The audiobook features five chapters – Private Life, Vietnam, Boot Camp, On Leave, and Boot Camp Redux – totaling nearly four hours of audio.

Narrated by Matthew Modine, enjoy this fantastic 4 disc set with over 4 hours of unbelievable stories and includes a collectors booklet and package. Pre-order your copy today of the Full Metal Jacket Diary Audiobook narrated by Matthew Modine. The physical and digital versions are available for pre-order in our store for purchase now. You may also pre-order them by using Paypal at the link below:

Full Metal Jacket Diary Audiobook

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Wow! That's Music

A new compilation is hitting stores on April 29, 2014. Spectra Music Group releases the first volume in a series of music compilations called "Wow! That's Music." The album features some of the hottest tracks hitting the airwaves today. All digital download stores will also be serviced with this compilation. You can also pre-order your copy at iTunes, Amazon and more.

Got a favorite song on the compilation disc? Contact your local radio station and request it today. For more information about future volumes in this series, please check back often for more updates.

Track Listing for Volume 1:

1. Adina Howard - Switch
2. Orlando Napier - Poitnless
3. Allan Rose - Alien
4. Sebastian Portillo - When In Love You Learn To Hate
5. Hold Fire - Emma Louise
6. Stephanie Todd - Battle
7. International Nova - Photogenic
8. Tidez - Tonight
9. Jefferson - You Are The Love
10. Skittish - Running Lights

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Yewande Joins Spectra

Born with an unusual name eclipsed only by her talent, Yewande (ye-wan-day) has been recognized as one of the most sought after independent artists in the world. Now joining Monarchy Records, a Division of The Spectra Music Group, as the "First Lady of Alternative Soul", her genre-bending songs speak unapologetic truths about issues that many artists shy away from- poverty, war, race. Her powerhouse vocals hearken to the days of Tina Turner and Pat Benatar.

With the angst of Rock, a dash of Hip-hop and a whole lot of Soul, Yewande's second forthcoming album "Better" is like a carefully scored soundtrack that will leave you wanting more. Besides being an award winning singer, Yewande is a lecturer, honorary U.S. Cultural Ambassador and 2013 CNN Hero nominee. She was recently nominated for a 2014 "Community Award" from the InfluenceHer Awards for her global work using music to empower vulnerable youth (

Fans can expect a new album released worldwide on Monarchy Records, a Division of the Spectra Music Group, later in 2014.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Tidez Releases Debut Single "Tonight" on April 22, 2014

Super Talent Tidez, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, is releasing his debut single "Tonight" on Monarchy Records, a Division of the Spectra Music Group, Tuesday April 22, 2014. With a unique sound unlike any R&B artists to date, Tidez is taking the music world by storm, and his debut single reflects the culmination of his past experiences in the music world. There is a good chance you will recognize Tidez from his past performances on American Idol, as aLos Angeles contestant for the Essence R&B Star Search sponsored by Essence & “Pebbles” Reid. (1 of 3 contestants out of 300 from the La area to move forward,) or his performance at the Los Angeles Sports Arena for Summer Explosion, hosted by Rocsi and Terrence of 106 & Park.

Tidez also performed at the World Renown Key Club along with 2 Chainz and worked with Duane “DaRock” Ramos - legendary producer from California on a project with Kevin Hart. Now all the work is paying off with the release of his first single "Tonight" with the full album "The Book of Life" being released this summer by The Spectra Music Group. "Tonight" will be available on iTunes (and worldwide digitally) on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014. Make sure to request it on your favorite radio station today.

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Dave Tolliver "Home"

Dave Tolliver, founder and lead singer of platinum recording group Men at Large has just released his debut single “Home” with The Spectra Music Group. In 1992 Men At Large shocked the world with their self-titled debut. Theirfirst single "Use Me" became an instant radio hit inspiring B.E.T to use it for a station jingle. They would go on to release 4 more singles from the cd. "You Me", "Umm UmmGood", "Would You Like to Dance", and the R&B Classic " So Alone" which made Billboard Hot 100 list and was radio's #1 song of the year in 1993. Traveling the world with its other 90's cohorts (The Rude Boys, Shai (band), Silk (group), H-Town (band), Levert II, Next (group), etc.) they would leave each city with the reputation of being "Show Stoppers!"

Known in the music world as the “Blaq Pavarotti”, the Cleveland native is a powerhouse singer, songwriter, and producer having worked with some of music's greatest. Most notably The Levert Family, R. Kelly, Silk, the Family, Keith Sweat, Kenny Whitehead, Alphonso Hunter and many more. Bringing back the REAL in R&B, Dave Tolliver’s new single is sure to win the support of radio programmers, Men At Large Fans and everyone who loves great music.

Dave Tolliver's latest single "Home" is available now on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and more.

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