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New Release “The Streets of Silverlake” by Melissa Thatcher

New Release "The Streets of Silverlake" by Melissa Thatcher

  Forward Motion Records is back with “The Streets of Silverlake” by Melissa Thatcher   Who is Melissa Thatcher? Melissa Thatcher  didn’t start out intending on being an artist. She wrote songs that helped her purge emotional baggage, and soon enough found that she could write about the underbelly of human existence beyond her own life. Her stories [...]


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Coming soon .. “Art Noise” by The Super Fuzz

Coming soon .. "Art Noise" by The Super Fuzz

TThe Super Fuzz is happy to announce the release of Art Noise on  October 2nd. Originally released under the band’s former name, The Chris Alvy Band at the end of last year, this re-issue includes a  cranked up live rendition of the title track that shows off the bands live chops and love of the [...]


Forward Motion Moves to Los Angeles

Forward Motion Moves to Los Angeles

Forward Motion Records is now based in Los Angeles , CA (Technically Reseda) and we are busy preparing the next batch of releases!!! STAY TUNED!!!!


Interview with Forward Motion Records Founder Fernando Perdomo from Metro Music Mayhem

Interview with Forward Motion Records Founder Fernando Perdomo from Metro Music Mayhem

  http://www.metromusicmayhem.com/features/dec/perdomo.html fernando perdomo Setting The Bar Really High Born in Miami Beach, Fernando Perdomo showed an interest in music at an early age. As a child he would spend Sundays scouring flea markets and pawnshops for old records and musical instruments deserted by their previous owners. His allowance money was well spent as it [...]


PODCAST – Bill Murphy Show – Fernando Perdomo “Record Business Guerilla”

PODCAST - Bill Murphy Show - Fernando Perdomo  "Record Business Guerilla"

Fernando Perdomo on the Bill Murphy Show Download Link   On September 29, 2011  Miami-based Forward Motion Records celebrated its 1st Anniversary with a stellar concert showcase at Revolution LIVE. More than a dozen of the indy label’s finest acts came to represent and they did it in cohesive harmony. The night was captured in [...]


Forward Motion Records 1 Year Anniversary

Forward Motion Records 1 Year Anniversary

Forward Motion Records’ one-year anniversary concert at Revolution Live September 29 A A A Comments (0) By S. Pajot Thursday, Sep 29 2011 Almost exactly 12 months ago, Miami music scene veteran and Dreaming in Stereo frontman Fernando Perdomo founded his very own label, giving it the most appropriate moniker — Forward Motion Records — [...]


Sun Sentinel – Moving Music Forward

Sun Sentinel - Moving Music Forward

    http://www.sun-sentinel.com/citylink/music/sfl-moving-music-forward-20110928,0,3163138.story   Moving Music Forward By Dan Sweeney Hard to believe that Forward Motion Records, the label started by long-time local musician Fernando Perdomo, is only just now celebrating its first anniversary. It feels like a South Florida institution already. And, in reality, it has been a touch longer than a year. “We’ve [...]


Announcing the Forward Motion Records 1st Anniversary Charity Concert!

Announcing the Forward Motion Records 1st Anniversary Charity Concert!

  For Immediate Release   Forward Motion Records 1 Year Anniversary Charity Benefit Concert at Revolution Live     Miami , FL (August 16th 2011) Miami Beach based label, Forward Motion Records has a lot to celebrate with an inaugural year that has brought much notoriety to not just its artists but also a new [...]


PRESS!! Chris Alvy Band and Dreaming in Stereo attack Los Angeles

PRESS!! Chris Alvy Band and Dreaming in Stereo attack Los Angeles

Backstage: “International Pop Overthrow” Hosting Forward Motion Records Artists   Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares stories of memorable rock ‘n’ roll encounters that took place in our local environs. This week: Further signs of South Florida’s increasing rock relevance. Those familiar with the annual power pop extravaganza known as the “International [...]


Review of “Turn On The Dark” by Vic Kingsley

Review of "Turn On The Dark" by Vic Kingsley

http://billsmusicforum.blogspot.com/2011/08/review-vic-kingsley-turn-on-dark-ep.html Singer/Songwriter Hot new stuff from Forward Motion Records, this time from singer/songwriter Vic Kingsley. Kingsley writes songs with a multitude of other musicians, but his solo career is rapidly developing. His three albums, “These Frequencies” (2007), “Healing Music” (2008) and “Fake Smiles” (2010), have received critical acclaim and led to several television appearances and [...]


Dreaming in Stereo and Chris Alvy Band head to Los Angeles

Forward Motion Records artists, Dreaming in Stereo and Chris Alvy band will be headed to Los Angeles to perform in International Pop Overthrow 2011. IPO is a festival that specializes in Power Pop that takes place in 17 cities world wide including Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, London, and Liverpool (at the Cavern Club). This [...]


Jorge Moreno Q&A about winning the International Songwriting Competition Video Contest

Jorge Moreno Q&A about winning the International Songwriting Competition Video Contest

  From Miami New Times Crossfade Blog http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/crossfade/2011/06/jorge_moreno_wins_internation_songwriting_competition.php Jorge Moreno Talks Winning the International Songwriting Competition and His Split Personality By Arielle Castillo Mon., Jun. 27 2011 at 3:00 PM Categories: Local Music, Q&A 0digg ​Jorge Moreno‘s “Thank You” is a gently unfolding, deceptive pop-rock paean to life’s simple pleasures. Its earworm tendencies come on [...]


Arboles Libres named Best Songwriters in Miami By New Times

http://www.miaminewtimes.com/bestof/2011/award/best-songwriter-2827028/ According to Arboles Libres’ good buddy and label boss, Forward Motion Records exec Fernando Perdomo, this three-man crew of folksy Spanglish psychedelicists “can read each other’s minds.” And no doubt, there is proof of telepathy in the band’s recorded output, especially sonic trips such as “The Spirit Of” and “Yellow Man.” The songwriting is [...]


Forward Motion Records Founder Fernando Perdomo named one of Miami’s 20 biggest Innovators!

Forward Motion Records Founder Fernando Perdomo named one of Miami's 20 biggest Innovators!

Fernando has been named one of the 20 biggest innovators in South Florida by Miami Metromix. This is a big honor.   http://miami.metromix.com/entertainment/2525347


Photos from Alih Jey CD Release Party by Teajayphoto.com

Photos from Alih Jey CD Release Party by Teajayphoto.com

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Jorge Moreno’s “Thank You” wins International Songwriting Competition

Jorge Moreno's "Thank You" wins International Songwriting Competition

Cuban-American singer Jorge Moreno was surprised to win a prize in the International Songwriting Competition, even though when he finished his work he realized it was “something special,” he told Efe on Tuesday. On May 13, a jury that included Peter Gabriel, Jeff Beck and Kelly Clarkson named Moreno the winner of the Music Video [...]


Omine and Jill Hartmann go on tour!!!!

Omine and Jill Hartmann go on tour!!!!

Omine and Jill Hartman “Melting Hearts” Tour Mark your calendars: MAY 2ND – NASHVILLE, TN 12th AND PORTER W/ SARAH LOU RICHARDS MAY 4TH – INDIANAPOLIS, IN BIRDIE’S BAR AND GRILL MAY 6TH – CLEVELAND, OH THE HAPPY DOG W/ JOHN KALMAN AND BILL FOX MAY 9TH – NEW HAVEN, CT STELLA BLUES MAY 12TH [...]


Forward Motion well represented at Grammy Awards 101

Forward Motion well represented at Grammy Awards 101

Forward Motion Records artists Chris Alvy Band, Jennifer Kaiser, Omine, Kim Drake, and Fernando Perdomo of Dreaming in Stereo all attended the Grammy Awards 101 Seminar at the Loews Hotel in Miami Beach 4/20/11. Zach Mann represented the Mann Sisters. They met Bill Freimuth, Vice President of NARAS and posed for photos ALL Forward Motion [...]


Review of “Whiskey and Chocolate” by Omine in Miami New Times

Ominé’s debut album, Whiskey & Chocolate, lives up to the long wait. For over 18 years, Ominé Eager has been writing and performing heartfelt, original songs. Each one is a true story told eloquently and honestly. She has been an enigma and a mainstay on the Miami music scene, fighting for the rights and opportunities [...]


Glowing Review of “Anything Goes” by Chris Alvy Band

Glowing Review of "Anything Goes" by Chris Alvy Band

By Bill Sullivan BMF blog http://billsmusicforum.blogspot.com/2011/03/review-chris-alvy-band-anything-goes-ep.html Rock/Pop rock Born in Cuba and raised in Spain and the US, Chris Alvy is making a mark on the Miami music scene. The Chris Alvy Band captures the vintage 70’s rock sound and combines it with an alternative edge with brilliant results. This remarkable band sounds like they [...]


Review of “Masquerade” by Jennifer Kaiser from England!!!!

Review of "Masquerade" by Jennifer Kaiser from England!!!!

Jennifer Kaiser http://www.new-reviews.co.uk/?p=1690#comments 2 Feb Cd review: “Masquerade” – Artist: Jennifer Kaiser Review by Tad Sharpe Label: Forward Motion Records Website: www.masquerademusic.com This cd has not left my player in a week. Jennifer Kaiser’s new cd, Masquerade, is a deep, thoughtful piece of work, it presents a nice intricacy of instruments to complement her earthy, [...]


Sylvia Emmerson on the Cover of Citylink Magazine

Sylvia Emmerson on the Cover of Citylink Magazine

Sylvia Emmerson is on the Cover of Citylink magazine in South Florida. She was named one of the 5 artists to know  in 2011…. http://citylinkmix.com/music/five-south-florida-acts-you-need-to-know-in-2011/ here is what Citylink had to say about her… SYLVIA EMMERSON While performing heartfelt, quiet songs such as “I Could’ve Died” at places such as Churchill’s Pub in Miami, Sylvia [...]


New review of Jill Hartmann from England!!!

New review of Jill Hartmann from England!!!

http://www.new-reviews.co.uk/?p=1156 ‘Things I want to remember’ Jill Hartmann is a folk and acoustic musician from Miami, Florida. Things i want to remember is her first album and a fantastic debut at that. Her voice may be delicate and fragile but she can sure pack a punch when she needs to. The guitar arrangements on the [...]


Listen:

Jennifer Kaiser - Pretty Boy
Tyler Bernhardt - Happiness in History
Arboles Libres - Aurora
Andy Pratt - Take it all Away
Jill Hartmann - The Shepherd
Omine - Hail Mary
Yves Giraud - Hello
Kingsley and Perdomo - Stayin' Alive
Dreaming in Stereo - Lazy
Jorge Moreno - Thank You