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GroundupMusic Festival 2020 - Lineup announced!

The moment you've all been waiting for: the lineup for GroundUp Music Festival 2020! See you in Miami Beach! #GUMFest2020

Tickets + hotels on sale now: www.groundupmusicfestival.com

Bonus Track, "Chrysalis," Available Now

"Chrysalis," the second bonus track from "Immigrance" is out today!

Listen here: https://orcd.co/chrysalis
Bob Reynolds - ”Chrysalis” was born out of frustration. In the weeks leading up to recording Immigrance, I was trying to write a song to contribute. It wasn't going well. The day before leaving I still had nothing I liked.

In the same weeks all this "writing" was going on, my kids were tending to a butterfly garden in our backyard. If you've never seen one (I hadn't), it's incredible. You watch caterpillars become butterflies in the span of a couple of weeks.

But the most magical part of the transformation is invisible to the outside world. It occurs inside a hard skin called a chrysalis.

It seemed an appropriate metaphor for the experience of composing music. Lots of internal work the world never sees and at the end, if you're lucky, a song emerges. The contrasting sections and modulations in "Chrysalis" reminded me of that metamorphosis. My own as well as the butterflies.

P.S. We released our butterflies the same day I wrote the song.

Sirintip Release "Shut It Up (JackLNDN Remix)

Discover Sirintip's "Shut It Up" remixed by DJ and producer jackLNDN.

Listen here!

Justin Stanton Releases Debut Solo Album, "Secret Place"

The day has arrived! Justin Stanton's debut solo album, “Secret Place,” is available everywhere!

New York, don’t miss the release party at Rockwood Music Hall!

Buy and listen here!

Release Show Info here!

Snarky Puppy Releases First Immigrance Bonus Track, "Embossed"

Snarky Puppy has released the first in a series of bonus tracks from Immigrance!

For Bill Laurance, composer of the first bonus track of Immigrance, “Embossed is a reaction to the social, political and environmental anxiety of the times. It’s a musical call to arms, asking the listener to engage both as an individual and as a member of larger movements for change.”

Discover Snarky Puppy's Embossed here! https://orcd.co/embossed

In 2016, musicians from around the world competed in a contest to create an original piece using samples from Tarova, off of Culcha Vulcha, with top prizes of $500 and more. Check out the best of the best below.

Grand Prize



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1st Runner-Up

Tarova (Quick Remix)

by 0db

From Marseille, France | Visit Profile
2nd Runner-Up

Tarova (Karol Obara Version)

by 24dBFS

From Stuttgart, Germany | Visit Profile

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