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Who’s Doing What In The FWSA?
Kavin Allenson - Kavin has released a new CD from his experimental looping guitar project “Breaking Light”. The CD is titled “Colours of Time” and is a physical only release. A CD release party will be at GROWL in Arlington, next to Division Brewery on January 3rd at 8:00pm. Follow Breaking Light on Facebook and hit him up for the CD!
Michael Anderson - Check out Michael’s solo CD’s “Community Without Chaos” featuring all original material and "Walking the Beauty Way” CD. Michael is still working on his latest CD called “Sacred Roots”- a compilation of original songs and ballads of life in the Norse community of Bosque County. He will also be working in the studio this Winter. He is playing at Harmony Hill Music Venue for a private B-Day Party on Saturday, January 18th, with Terry Rasor and again at Harley Davidson West for a Celebration event on Saturday, January 25th, at 12:00 Noon. For more information on Michael’s music you can call 817-596-0550 or go to www.reverbnation.com/michaelanderson4.
Theodore A. Henning II - Theodore A Henning II has completed a new demo CD titled, “Just Some Stuff”, an eclectic mix of original tunes including two songs iconic for Mineral Wells, Texas; Crazy Water and Baker Hotel Blues. The CD or individual songs can be purchased at www.cdbaby.com/artist/theodoreahenningii as well as through streaming services. Additionally, Theo’s latest project is the release of his novel “The Sauwastika Enigma”, a treasure hunting mystery offered at Amazon.com in both ebook and paperback. If you ever wondered why George Langelaan wrote “The Fly”, you’ll find out in his book!
Rob Owen - Rob’s single “Send You Home”, which was featured on NBRN-FM, Nashville and KFYN AM “The Warrior” has been released on CD Baby at www.cdbaby.com/cd/robowen12. For more information on Rob’s music, go to his website at www.6stringentertainment.biz or www.reverbnation.com/robowen.
John Terry - John’s song, "God's Been Laughing at Me", co-written with his nephew, Bobby Terry, recorded by Houston artist, Max Flinn, has been released as a single to Texas Radio and is also available on iTunes and other digital platforms. "Grandma's Washing Machine" is being performed by the Rocky Lott Band, and might be an upcoming recording. Also, John's song "Borrowed Time", co-written with Scott Voelkerding, which was a winning song in the FWSA 2018 Song Contest, is currently being featured on the Jeffrey Steele Songwriting Academy's Soundcloud page (https://soundcloud.com/jeffreysteeleacademy) (Winter 2018 Songs).
Stephen Troum - Stephen (aka Doc Roc) and his band, The Troumatics, are headed to the studio in February to record their debut full length album. They’re working with producer Taylor Tatsch at Audiostyles Studio in Dripping Springs (outside of Austin) who has produced more Ft Worth and Austin music acts that can be named here. In the meantime, you can follow the band’s progress on Facebook. Search for “The Troumatics” and “Like” their page. Album release shows are TBA.
Wayne Willingham - Wayne's song "All That Matters is Love" from his latest album "The Ring" was selected as one of the ten finalists in the Songs for Social Change Contest of The Renaissance Artists and Writers Association. This will be announced on their website in January. These ten songs will be compiled on a CD which will be sent to radio stations and available for sale on their website (www.rawa.net). You can hear Wayne's song at https://www.waynewillingham.com/listen, along with Wayne's entire catalog. Wayne is on hiatus until February, writing new songs toward a future album. In February, Wayne has some significant Metroplex bookings - check his schedule anytime at https://www.waynewillingham.com/events.
Gus Wolman - While Gus has closed the publishing division of WCCMP, he continues to "help people through music". Currently, Gus is seeking a "Facebook Guru" to assist in getting a positive message school shooting song to market. The name of the song is "You're Coming Home with Me Tonight" (Will Gunnell – writer/producer). “We have budgeted for a commission per digital sale”. If you have an interest, please contact Gus at 903-356-3921/817-658-2979. You can hear a snippet of the song at https://www.wccmp.com Please note that this song is on iTunes, CD Baby and our site . . . he is NOT streaming this song.
Rachel Yeatts - Rachel’s band, Blue GrassFire will be playing on January 18th, from 6:00 to 8:00pm, at Denton County Brewing Company, Denton, TX. She has two new band members, Rick Netherton on upright acoustic bass, and Gracie Gonzalez on banjalele. On January 2nd, she will be doing an acoustic recording with guitarist Annie McEuin at SG Studios in Fort Worth, Texas, for the Shakes TV project. Check out Rachel’s website at www.rachelyeatts.com and stay up to date.