The Eaghams Music Update April 2017

13/4/17

Promoting Withdraw

We sent out our song Withdraw from the CCP to some Falun Gong practitioners around the world. Falun Gong is a peaceful tai chi type practice that abides by the central tenants of Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance. Here's the different areas, they include Florida and Chicago.
 1. Montgomery, USA: Mark Cnudde, ddzhangcnudde@yahoo.com

2. Jacksonville, USA: Ien, Ien@masonandco

3. Little Rock, USA: Miss Fengjuan, Fengjuan@comcast.net

4. Los Angeles County, USA, Cerritos FIZYPOP@aol.com

5. Denver, USA: info@falun-co.org

6. Santa Barbara County, USA: sb_site2004@yahoo.com

7. Florida, Kent, kent@falundafa-florida.org

8. Florida, Fort Lauderdale, USA: jada.derry@gmail.com

9. Florida, Gainesville, USA: Wade wade@falundafa-florida.org

10. Florida, Jacksonville, Yibo, yibo@falundafa-florida.org

11. Florida, Melbourne, Gary, gpansey@netzero.net

12. Florida, Miami Beach, Kerrie, kujayhawks44@gmail.com

13. Florida, Naples, Gina, gfinnegan9@yahoo.com

14. Florida, Orlando, Downtown,Mark, mark@falundafa-florida.org

15. Florida, Orlando East, Robin, robin@falundafa-florida.org

16. Florida, Ormond Beach, Roz, roslynne@falundafa.org

17. Florida, Panama, Adam, adam@gotothebeach.net

18. Florida, Tallahasse, Louise, lian_xi@lycos.com

19. Florida, Tampa, Jeff, jeffyeh90@yahoo.com

20. Florida, West Palm Beach, James, jianhu@epochtimes.com

21. Florida, Winter Haven, Chris quietmind@quietspring.com

22. Florida, Boise, Mike, falundafaBoise@gmail.com

23. Chicago, William billchicago@gmail.com

24. Indiana, Anderson, Ying Hua, Yinghua74@comcast.net

25. Indiana, Carmel, zcui@indy.rr.com

We are looking to network more of our songs, Rymans the Stationers have got a good deal for business cards. We have a Meetup.com profile where we frequent some groups on there promoting our thing.

I was reading about The Eagles (yes, both got Eagles in our name...) how David Geffen spent a royal fortune on his artists, and went out his way to look after his artists. That's the kind of music boss I should like to have someday. He signed the rap artist GZA of Wu-Tang Clan, so he's clued up into urban music as well, which I think is great.

I was reading about McGee who set up Creation Records who famously signed Oasis who as everyone knows are inspired by The Beatles. I think Creation Records was humane and had a truthful ethic at the heart of what they do.

I was reading a book about The Beatles that Noel Gallagher rated, and the book charted over one hundred songs - it's obvious to see why they were geniuses really, that many songs reminds me of Tagore, the Bengali poet who even wrote thousands of Bangla songs! The interesting thing about those guys were they were not too technically proficient and wrote more intuitively. It was simple and large scale, their musical accomplishments.

The Beatles were into Hinduism, etc. going to India to find themselves. George Harrison one of The Beatles was immersed in those things - were looking to buy one of his more recent LPs. He went to Bangladesh, home of Tagore, and used Indian instruments that went down a treat with the British public.

I was listening to Jay-Z interview on a BBC radio podcast and how he set up shop. As you know, The Eaghams is urban London music, and urban encompasses the rap in America which is huge over there. There's some British-Asian artists such as myself, like Riz MC, who have blown up stateside, with his brand of hip hop and an actor of some repute. Kate Tempest a hip hop artist is a novelist and playwright. So writing, acting, and music has been brought together by these artists in this country.

We read about Revolver records, how the guy who founded that label set up shop, he had a real passion for music, including collectible B-sides and all genres of music and was unashamedly multicultural like this city, London. Anyway, we liked his individuality and his being nonetheless true to himself.

Derek Sivers of CD Baby remarked 'Wonderful' on sending him Prospect Calendar (my song by The Eaghams, found on this blog). I have since used that positive feeback as a recommendation. Anyway, elsewhere, he was saying the music industry is like a doughnut, what he means I think is that the commercial sell out stuff seems to be vacuous and in the advent of social media and all these media tools we all have at out disposal can promote own stuff, at least, initially.

Music is an on-going thing that people find their way through in different ways, in their own ways, it's all good, that's what I have been trying to do in my own subjective way.

It was interesting to read Amanda Palmer's book I got to read a bit of it, I took away something positive from that book, for sure. She has been wildly successful with her crowdfunding page, I will give you the details of my crowdfunding page later at some point.

Source: www.history.com

Source: wikipedia  Picture: Charlemagne

I was curious about this whole Charlemagne thing after hearing a track from Blossoms, I bought their album which is pretty good. Apparently, he was of the Roman Empire, which tells me it's not too good, because they were persecuting the Christians back then, and they fell at the hands of persecuting the Christians!

We recently found out how Factory Records was founded by a man who was a CCP supporter, it's the home of the groups Joy Division and New Order, the evil Chinese Communist Party is a sinister regime that persecutes good people namely, those of Falun Gong the peaceful tai chi type practice that abides by Truthfulness, Compassion, Tolerance. You can check out my song about Falun Gong on the main blog page, it's called Withdraw From The CCP.

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WRITER BIO: Zubyre Parvez (BA hons) studied English Literature at Hertfordshire University. He writes song lyrics, poetry, short stories, reviews, and articles for The Eaghams Blog. His poetry won runners up in a competition judged by Simon Armitage and Margaret Atwood. His poetry has been published in Kobita. His articles have appeared in The Epoch Times as a journalist for the newspaper. He has worked for New Tang Dynasty Television as a journalist. You can catch up with his tweets @TheEaghams



ARTIST BIO:The Eaghams aka Zubyre Parvez is an Urban Indie singer songwriter from London. His song The Roots was played on BBC 1Xtra by DJ Excalibuh. He has collaborated with artists such as Mr Hectic and Jason Air formerly of Island records. He has played at The Garage, and various open mics.

Music and Writings Update 2017

Source: http://www.alleycatbar.co.uk

I was at The Alleycat bar in Oxford Circus, where The Kinks have recorded. I was watching the open mic there. There was an American guy who looked like an economist on stage. His choruses were strong, but he looked a geek! The band that followed were a three piece outfit: one of the guitarists looked like Tim Buckley, a very lanky very, the bassist looked like the guy from The Mission, he was drinking a large glass of wine prior to their set, whilst the drummer looked like Jimmy Somerville. Last but not least, the singer looked like Syd Barrett, he was dressed in that whole retro 70s chic look, with the necktie cravat and swirly patterns. They put on a good performance, but they were a bit shabby in their nostalgia. We thought the following artist in the runnings, had stage presence, but he didn’t play much, before he come off stage and went over to the bar to order a drink and chat.

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The EaghamsWRITER BIO: Zubyre Parvez (BA hons) studied English Literature at Hertfordshire University. He writes song lyrics, poetry, short stories, reviews, and articles for The Eaghams Blog.  His poetry won runners up in a competition judged by Simon Armitage and Margaret Atwood. His poetry has been published in Kobita. His articles have appeared in The Epoch Times as a journalist for the newspaper. He has worked for New Tang Dynasty Television as a journalist. You can catch up with his tweets @TheEaghams

ARTIST BIO:The Eaghams aka Zubyre Parvez is an Urban Indie singer songwriter from London. His song The Roots was played on BBC 1Xtra by DJ Excalibuh. He has collaborated with artists such as Mr Hectic and Jason Air formerly of Island records. He has played at The Garage, and various open mic

Tour De Force 2017: Open Mic at The Elephants Head

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We played at The Elephants Head to our first crowd this year of around 50 punters with our opening song Parallelogram Telegram, from the up and coming Eaghams album The Lyric Play. The engineer was sound: he played a couple of songs to launch the evening, and added accompaniment to the artist performances. I played out my song second in the line up. It was a cool crowd, and the fellow line up were quite cool. One fellow artist come on stage after a few drinks, leisurely she tapped out the rhythms on her glass as she sang, asking the crowd to chorus with her.

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Source: http://www.coolplaces.co.uk/places/uk/england/london/camden/2209-the-elephants-head

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Check out The Eagham’s song Prospect Calendar from the forthcoming album The Lyric Play.


ARTIST BIO:The Eaghams aka Zubyre Parvez is an Urban Indie singer songwriter from London. His song The Roots was played on BBC 1Xtra by DJ Excalibuh. He has collaborated with artists such as Mr Hectic and Jason Air formerly of Island records. He has played at The Garage, and various open mics.