Giveaway: Win The Billie Holiday Tribute CD!

Muruch and ROMO*PR are giving away one copy of the new A Tribute To Billie Holiday CD, which features Esperanza Spalding, Shelby Lynne, Babyface and other modern artists covering several Billie Holiday classics. You can read my review of the album by clicking here and the contest details are below…

The Prize:

One winner will receive:
1 A Tribute To Billie Holiday CD

The Rules:

Comment to this entry with the name of your favorite Billie Holiday song or your favorite cover (or both) and your email address. All new comments are moderated to avoid spam (which is why you must include the required text in your comment), so it may take a day for your comment to appear if you haven’t commented on Muruch before.

Note: This contest is open to everyone, but all contestants must enter with a valid email address to qualify. The winner of the contest will also be required to provide me with their full name and postal address for shipping purposes.

The Deadline:

The contest will end on Friday, July 22nd. The winner will be chosen at random and contacted via email.

Go now go! And tell others.

Album Review

Buy @ Amazon

Liz Janes Tribute & Son Lux Mp3

Time & Space is a new tribute EP to Asthmatic Kitty artist Liz Janes. The EP features covers of seven Liz Janes songs by artists such as My Brightest Diamond, Fol Chen, Black Heart Procession and Son Lux. Asthmatic Kitty is offering a free, legal mp3 of Son Lux’ chiming cover of the Liz Jane song “Desert.”

Son Lux – Desert (mp3)*

*mp3 hosted by & posted w/ permission of Asthmatic Kitty Records

Time & Space Tracklist:

1. Son Lux – Desert
2. My Brightest Diamond – Bitty Thing
3. Helado Negro – Tristeza
4. Black Heart Procession – Martyr’s Grind Up
5. Fol Chen – Streetlight
6. Danielson – Wonderkiller
7. Arrington de Dionyso – Poison & Snakes


Gaba Kulka: Iron Maiden Cover Mp3

Polish superstar and Muruch pal Gaba Kulka has recorded a new Iron Maiden tribute album under the moniker Baaba Kulka. She is sharing a free, legal mp3 of “Aces High,” which you can download and/or stream at the links below. The album will be released on March 21st on CD, vinyl and a limited edition of cassette, each with an enclosed code for a digital album download.

Baaba Kulka – Aces High (mp3)*

*mp3 hosted by & posted w/ permission of artist

Buy @ Amazon (not yet available)

Buy @ Bandcamp

Gaba Kulka Official Site

Muruch’s Gaba Kulka Reviews

Cowboy Junkies: Vic Chesnutt Cover Mp3

Cowboy Junkies will release the second album of their four-volume “The Nomad Series” on February 15, 2011. Demons is a tribute to the late, great Vic Chesnutt. The covers album is one of my most anticipated releases of the new year. Following is a free, legal mp3 from the album.

Cowboy Junkies – Wrong Piano (mp3)*

*mp3 hosted by & posted w/ permission of band’s PR rep

Pre-order @ Amazon

Pre-order @ Band’s Website

Arborea: Blue Crystal Fire Mp3

This eerily pretty song by Arborea from the Robbie Basho Tribute album We are all one, In the Sun. I first posted about the folk duo a year ago and I’m very glad they’re getting more attention now. Their next album Red Planet will be released in early 2011.

Arborea – Blue Crystal Fire (mp3)*

Buy the Robbie Basho Tribute @ Amazon

Buy Arborea Music @ Amazon


Arborea MySpace