Shannon Rachel Rafuse single makes World Radio Debut on The Highlander

Shannon’s world radio premier of I Always Hoped will be this Sunday at 3pm Eastern Time on the same radio show and channel! Share it up!

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rafuse-1Shannon Rachel Rafuse’ new single, “I Always Hoped” makes its’ world radio debut today thanks to Tryston Blyth a.k.a. The Highlander and Neue Regel Radio! 

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Produced , written and played by Jeff Scott Gray and Co-written by Shannon Rachel Rafuse, this soulful introspective  tune builds like a locomotive to a fantastic finish! This new effort was again recorded at The Magic Brew Music Studio engineered by Jeff Scott Gray.

When asked about this effort Jeff Scott Gray was excited:

“I continue to be amazed at the subtleties and genuine genius of Shannon’s voice styling and melody composition. I wrote this, with Shannon’s help, however she took this simple song idea to a whole new level. I am very excited for everyone to listen and share it! Our process on this was similar to A Little Take A little Give with me doing the instruments however I had this…

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Shannon Rachel Rafuse single makes World Radio Debut on The Highlander

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Shannon Rachel Rafuse’ new single, “I Always Hoped” makes its’ world radio debut today thanks to Tryston Blyth a.k.a. The Highlander and Neue Regel Radio! 

Produced , written and played by Jeff Scott Gray and Co-written by Shannon Rachel Rafuse, this soulful introspective  tune builds like a locomotive to a fantastic finish! This new effort was again recorded at The Magic Brew Music Studio engineered by Jeff Scott Gray.

When asked about this effort Jeff Scott Gray was excited:

“I continue to be amazed at the subtleties and genuine genius of Shannon’s voice styling and melody composition. I wrote this, with Shannon’s help, however she took this simple song idea to a whole new level. I am very excited for everyone to listen and share it! Our process on this was similar to A Little Take A little Give with me doing the instruments however I had this one developed on my own and she simply made it special. Working with Shannon gives me the opportunity to explore my musical roots to the fullest from rock to jazzy funk! It’s a blast!”

Jeff Scott Gray

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So tune in today everyone at 4pm Eastern Standard Time to Neue Regel Radio and click the Tune In APP button or simply CLICK HERE!

Ok folks it is time i said who is on the show this week on neueregelradio.com at 9pm gmt thats 4pm est.
This week i have the brand new track from Shannon Rafuse, and a brand new band to the show Fire At Dawn, also Pythia, ElevationFalls, The Spider Accomplice, Deathtiny, LION TWIN, Veil of Mist, The Dirty Youth, Hydra Official, Rita Lynch, Cherri Bomb, Crash in Clouds, Alia Tempora, In This Moment, Kill For Eden, Lipshock, The Milk Teeth, Moriah Formica, Flyleaf, Mystica Girls, Saint Jude, SKIES, Suzanne Vega, Tequila Mockingbyrd, Breeders, DiElle, so i hope you all will join me again but until then have a great week \m/

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A Big Thank You to Astro Radio!

I had to take a moment this morning to thank the ASTRO RADIO & SOLARSPHERE CAFÉ!!!

Thank you Al Beeston and Pete Williamson for your fantastic support of the music we are putting out from The Magic Brew Music Studio! I Know PJ Miles and Shannon Rachel Rafuse are thrilled with your support as am I! This morning was the second time I got onto the facebook page  and Pete spun Shannon’s tune A Little Take A Little Give just because I was there!

“It was most appreciated!”0001

Pete announced this morning that Shannon’s new song, I Always Hoped will also be added to the station’s auto DJ!!! Wow!

Thank you Al Beeston and Pete Williamson!

For fans of Shannon and PJ Miles you can find Astro Radio by clicking here!

Old schoolers can find them at  http://www.astroradio.earth/

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Jeff Scott Gray on The Classic Smash Radio Show tonight!

This was postponed last Monday due to electrical storms in the New Jersey area…..listen in tonight at 11pm Atlantic.

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Go to www.neueregelradio.com and click on the tune in (<<<or right here!) app in the upper right quadrant of the page!
If you are really adventuresome sign into the chat room just below that!
Thank you DJCHALLY for this great opportunity!
Jeff Scott Gray appears courtesy of Magic Brew Music
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New Single from Shannon Rachel Rafuse is here!

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No need to wait any longer as Shannon Rachel Rafuse’s follow-up single to A Little Take a Little Give has arrived!

Shannon’s new single “I Always Hoped” is here! (To listen click here)

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Written by Jeff Scott Gray and co-written by Shannon herself,  this sultry, soulful, reflective anthem reminds you of Alana Myles Black Velvet.

“Adding a subtle lament and youthful exuberance to move on was quite intentional” said Jeff Scott Gray when asked about their approach to this new song:

Shannon and I were quite deliberate in wanting her second song to be about relationships and the human condition.  It is not autobiographical. When you listen to the lyrics you will see that we had a real life pattern that we wanted to emulate. Hope. Then disappointment leading to becoming reflective and learning then finally growing and resolving to move on and be strong and be the better for it having happened. Her first song, A little Take a Little Give was a joyful rendition of discovering something new and was quite innocent. We plan on writing lots of music and we are very mindful of taking the listener on a journey with us.” 

Jeff Scott Gray

Recorded at The Magic Brew Music Studio , I Always Hoped was engineered and produced by Jeff Scott Gray.  Jeff also plays all instruments on the track and sequenced the drums. Shannon Rachel Rafuse co-wrote the lyrics and made the melody pop like she always does.

She sings all vocals!

We hope you all enjoy and share!

“This train has just left the station……………”

Jeff Scott Gray

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PJ MILES new single almost here!

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PJ MILES was in the Magic Brew Music Studio last night with Mark MacDonald of Nowhere Road and Jeff Scott Gray finishing the basic drum track for his upcoming single, “Take the Wheel and Ride”

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“PJ Miles’s follow-up single to “I Ride” is even more impactful and catchy if that’s possible! It has been fun watching as Phil developed this tune bringing new ideas to the session and jamming with Mark MacDonald and I. I think it is resulting in a great live feel and I can’t wait to finish producing the suckah for him!”

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Phil and Mark also laid down a foundation guitar and bass guitar track that will serve as the template for the rest of the palate to be complete.As I stated in the video I posted you can really tell these two play in a band together…they gel so well and Mark is such a great Bass player with excellent skill and feel.

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PJ, Mark and Jeff will be back at it this Saturday afternoon and I suspect we will have 90% of the organic stuff (guitars, bass and vocals) complete. Mastering will begin early next week targeting a late week release.

Between now and Saturday when the boys come back I will be tweeking and polishing the drums!

Stay tunes it is going to be a great Country Rocker!

 

Jeff Scott Gray

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Another creative week in the making at Magic Brew Music

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I just wanted to add a quick update on the goings on here at Magic Brew Music!

This past weekend Jeff Scott Gray performed an acoustic recital at the Stewiacke Culture Showcase event The Written Word-An Evening of Poetry.

Here is the rough setlist of what I played.

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On Sunday PJ Miles and Mark MacDonald were in the Magic Brew Studio to work on the drum track for PJ’s new single Take The Wheel and Drive. I must say this song is coming along fantastically!

Stay tuned we will soon start recording guitars!

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And if that isn’t enough Shannon Rachel Rafuse was back in the Magic Brew Studio yesterday to record her vocal track for her new single “I Always Hoped” written by Jeff Scott Gray and co-written by Shannon with the odd piece of advice from her mom Theresa Rae (a powerful singer in her own right!)

Get in…..buckle up….this ride is just starting!

Jeff Scott Gray

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(p.s. I also had a great chat with Jocelyn Parlee about starting to record her next song!)

 

Jeff Scott Gray on The Classic Smash Radio Show tonight!

Go to www.neueregelradio.com and click on the tune in (<<<or right here!) app in the upper right quadrant of the page!
If you are really adventuresome sign into the chat room just below that!
Thank you DJCHALLY for this great opportunity!
Jeff Scott Gray appears courtesy of Magic Brew Music
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