FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
WINDOM EARLE'S "STANDARD EQUIPMENT" AVAILABLE
JUNE 1ST, 1999 (CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI) Barreling into the summer
recording artist Windom Earle has not only come up with the freshest
full-length 15 track CD on the market, but have also signed a
non-exclusive manufacturing & distribution deal with MP3.com
shocked and unsuspecting public.
With CD's being such an integral part of the music industry,
partnership was a natural and promises to launch the artist and
music to a whole new level of exposure. In a bizarre twist, the
are also available for free download in MP3 format at his personalized
music web site (http://www.mp3.com/windomearle).
"Instead of relying on commercial radio and music videos,
we will focus
on word of mouth and free broadcast over the Internet."
spokesperson for Boost Ventilator Productions. "There is
little risk to
the consumer since they can test drive the entire songs for free
conclude if it is worth ordering the product with a major credit
MP3.com is the quickly becoming the ultimate source for original
quality digital music. They offer tens of thousands of songs
facilitated over 27 million legal downloads since their inception.
advantage is the low priced DAM (Digital Automatic Music) CD's
contain both songs recorded in regular CD audio and MP3 format
include a bonus multimedia feature that will work on both Apple
Wintel platforms. With the power of MP3.com behind Windom Earle's
"Standard Equipment," fans all around the world can
debut album for $5.99 + S&H (US Funds).
The playfully eclectic "Standard Equipment" showcases
a collection of
new and used influences, from Beck to "Swiched on Bach".
features a Hip-Hop tribute to a Chinese food dish, a candid obscene
phone message over a bouncy bass and beat,, and a homage to classic
Canadian public television. One track "Suck It (The Remix)",
use of jarring grunge guitar and an excited 303 loop, put Windom
at the top of the "Acid" and "Charlottetown"
Based in Atlantic Canada, Windom Earle is one of the few artists
can actually release a "single" to the entire planet
in less than 5 minutes
after completing it in his home studio. Using top-secret lo-fi
recording techniques he can avoid the needless delays, hassles,
threats to artistic freedom and expression that are common with
"I am very excited about my new partnership with MP3.com,"
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Windom Earle's Stephan MacLeod. "It opens the door to my
crossover into the over-saturated and under-inspired world of
But it stands to reason that I will not be opening for Shania
For More Information:
BAND CONTACT: Windom Earle
MEDIA CONTACT: Boost Ventilator Productions
"[Windom Earle] with his mystical corn-fed talent
falls between the taters and the tide to wall up sound in profound
debris cracked-up crown and a backed-up pride his music drowns
our sensible insides"
-= Tom Cheese, Freelance Poet =-
"This mp3 doesn't sound like most mp3's on this site...
Its a catchy song, not my personal favorite kind of music but
for the kind it is its pretty good."
-= MP3Punk.net on "Alewishes" =-
"Wow, your music kicks the crap out of most electronica
music that I have, and I have a lot. I just wanted to let you
know that I really love what your doing and the kind of music
you are making. It is great."
-= Nick from Iowa =-
"Tejano is Tex-Mex music that includes an accordion
and usually has a polka beat... it has nothing to so with the
musical style of your song."
-= MP3.com Genre Police on "I Wish You Were Mary"
"Man yalls $h!t is great. The mixxxing and all that
-= Pimp Daddy Welfare from Ohio =-