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I recently learned that I could help my musician friends sell their independently released CDs, while also helping ShyCloud.com at the same time! CDBaby.com, where many of my friends sell their CDs, has a Partner Program, which I've joined.

Now, if you go through one of the CDBaby.com links here to buy CDs by my friends (or anyone else!), you pay their standard price, the artists get their normal cut, and ShyCloud.com will get $1 per CD too, which will help us cover the many expenses that go into keeping this web site up and running!

CDBaby.com calls itself "a little CD store with the best new independent music." If you want to discover great indie recordings, this is an excellent place to look! Remember that ALL CDs you buy on CDBaby.com through one of our links will help ShyCloud.com! It doesn't have to be just CDs I list!

Please bookmark these links and use them to help ShyCloud.com whenever you visit CDBaby: CDBaby.com Home Page and CDBaby.com Search Page.

Following are 43 CDs by singers or bands I've met. If you click on the pictures of the CDs, you will be taken to the CDBaby pages for them, where you can listen to clips from the songs and purchase any CDs you like.


ALICIA CHAMPION: AnnamosityALICIA CHAMPION: Annamosity

"Alicia Champion embodies what rock and roll is all about." -- Boston Girl Guide Magazine

ALICIA CHAMPION: Cold WarsALICIA CHAMPION: Cold Wars

"An energetic and exciting performer." -- BMG recording artist Patty Larkin

ALICIA CHAMPION: Stories of My SoulALICIA CHAMPION: Stories of My Soul

Masterful acoustic guitar and haunting vocal harmonies are the backbone of this collection of beautiful *stories*.

BERKLEY HART: Wreck 'N SowBERKLEY HART: Wreck 'N Sow

A perfect soundtrack for driving America's blue highways -- acoustic folk-country-rock, poignant storytelling, and beautiful harmony.

BLUE: Stay GoldBLUE: Stay Gold

Uplifting, heartfelt and soulful electro-acoustic rock with keyboards.

BORDER RADIO: Americana BrandBORDER RADIO: Americana Brand

Soulful singing, hot string band playing, and lush harmonies jump out of the CD player and into your living room.

BORDER RADIO: Lil' SongbookBORDER RADIO: Lil' Songbook

Pure Americana -- soulful singing served up with tight harmonies and hot string band playing make the Border Radio sound. They're an original blend of roots country, bluegrass and western swing.

BRIDGET BRIGITTE: Where Birds Meet in the RainBRIDGET BRIGITTE: Where Birds Meet in the Rain

Acoustic electronica with folk and blues flourishes. Original tunes on harp, piano and guitar with lyrics that emphasize independence and personal responsibility.

DANIELLE LO PRESTI AND THE MASSES: 22 MountainsDANIELLE LO PRESTI AND THE MASSES: 22 Mountains

Deep-minded Alternative Rock with R&B/Funk Flavors.

DANIELLE LOPRESTI: Dear Mr. Penis headDANIELLE LOPRESTI: Dear Mr. Penis head

This explosive CD is a mix of Alternative Rock, R&B, and Pop with lyrics as deep as you dare to go... Identity, Sexism, Racism... this record is fearless.

DAVE HOWARD: Into The WindDAVE HOWARD: Into The Wind

Rooted in the singer-songwriter tradition, with deft acoustic guitar playing, warm vocals and compelling lyrics.

DAVE HOWARD: Unbelievable UnknownDAVE HOWARD: Unbelievable Unknown

Literate, intense, musical and clever rock built on a foundation of acoustic guitar and smooth vocals.

EVE SELIS: Do You Know MeEVE SELIS: Do You Know Me

Some have described her music as Roadhouse Rock, others call it Thunder Twang; nevertheless, it's hi-energy rock with soaring pop melodies and a little country twang, held together by Eve's amazing voice.

EVE SELIS: Long Road HomeEVE SELIS: Long Road Home

Roadhouse Rock/Americana/Hard Country by a woman who takes no nonsense, and gives back some serious attitude.

EVE SELIS: Out on a WireEVE SELIS: Out on a Wire

Acoustic twang pop, from folk pop to all out country rock she blends the best of Mary Chapin Carpenter with the subtlety of Shawn Colvin.

GARY SEILER: Living On DreamsGARY SEILER: Living On Dreams

Southern California meets Jimmy Buffett with heart and soul and some empty beaches.

GEOFF PEARLMAN: Anything at AllGEOFF PEARLMAN: Anything at All

This former Shelby Lynne guitarist has put together a stunning solo debut with "Anything at All," drawing on gorgeous pop melodies a la Neil Finn or David Gray and peppering them with huge guitars and sharp hooks.

GRANT LANGSTON: Road Side ServiceGRANT LANGSTON: Road Side Service

The bastard love child of Lyle Lovett and Barenaked Ladies, Langston uses steel guitars, mandolins, and hillbilly shuffles to dress his tales of an Alabama boy in the Big City. Featured on WB TV & Indi films.

GRANT LANGSTON: Chinese Fire DrillGRANT LANGSTON: Chinese Fire Drill

Alt Country. White Trash Pop.

GRANT LANGSTON: All This And Pecan PieGRANT LANGSTON: All This And Pecan Pie

Alt Country. White Trash Pop.

HARRIET SCHOCK: LIVE: From Fairfax To PasadenaHARRIET SCHOCK: LIVE: From Fairfax To Pasadena

Piano-based music from a Platinum songwriter. Think: Carole King.

HARRIET SCHOCK: RosebudHARRIET SCHOCK: Rosebud

Piano-based pop/alt country with strong melody and lyrics by hit songwriter covered many times, produced by the legendary Nik Venet.

HARRIET SCHOCK: American RomanceHARRIET SCHOCK: American Romance

Piano-based music and lyics with great harmonies from a Platinum songwriter. "'American Romance' renews popular music for the 21st century."

JEFFRYE GLENN TVERAAS: Cheshire MoonJEFFRYE GLENN TVERAAS: Cheshire Moon

Classic acoustic & electric pop/rock and ballads from a singular tunesmith with an ear towards craft, variety and musicianship.

JOE RATHBURN: Rockwells and PicassosJOE RATHBURN: Rockwells and Picassos

Rockwell does meet Picasso on the humorous title cut, a song about a dream art exhibit, from this outstanding folk/pop gallery of uplifting vignettes. A very cunning and lucid work of folk pop splendor."

JOE RATHBURN: Little SunsJOE RATHBURN: Little Suns

Positive, uplifting folk/pop. "Bruce Cockburn has a dream about Jim Croce at the door while listening to James Taylor imitating Don Henley playing a Paul Simon song at a Randy Newman tribute show."

MICHAEL WESTON KING: A Decent ManMICHAEL WESTON KING: A Decent Man

Leading British singer-songwriter fusing country, folk and pop. "Part Nashville balladeer and part Alt Country hero. A cross between Nick Cave and Rodney Crowell."

MICHAEL WESTON KING: Live...In Dinky TownMICHAEL WESTON KING: Live...In Dinky Town

Leader of Britain's foremost Alt.Country band (The Good Sons), Michael Weston King performing live and totally solo in numerous small venues across Europe and America.

PACIFIC CAMERATA: Viva La Musica!PACIFIC CAMERATA: Viva La Musica!

A cappella choral music of the Renaissance.

PATTI ZLAKET: BlissPATTI ZLAKET: Bliss

Soulful, eclectic pop with rich vocals and great feel... yum.

QUINCY: ALSO KNOWN AS MARYQUINCY: Also Known As Mary

Beautiful melodies with an undeniable feeling of intimacy and explosiveness.

RANDI DRISCOLL: What MattersRANDI DRISCOLL: What Matters

Female Acoustic artist delivering a beautiful piano and vocal ballad. One hundred percent of the proceeds go directly to the Matthew Shepard Foundation, whose mission is to Replace HATE with understanding, compassion and acceptance.

RANDI DRISCOLL: The PlayRANDI DRISCOLL: The Play

Haunting, infectious melodies with emotion that grabs hold of you and won't let you go.

ROB MEHL: Just Give Me The KeysROB MEHL: Just Give Me The Keys

Alternative island-style, some laid back, some not so laid back, feel good music.

THE TAYLOR HARVEY BAND: A Place To Call My OwnTHE TAYLOR HARVEY BAND: A Place To Call My Own

A unique blend of contemporary and old school rock and roll, "A Place To Call My Own" blends West Coast rock with hot electric guitars, driving drums and thoughtful lyrics to make a great CD from top to bottom.

TAYLOR HARVEY: No LoiteringTAYLOR HARVEY: No Loitering

Full of very guitar-oriented music and his no-nonsense approach to songwriting. From the folky to acoustic country to the anthemic rock.

34BELOW: Live at Dublin Square34BELOW: Live at Dublin Square

Rock/Pop/Alternative -- Live and unplugged music that grips you by the throat and doesn't let you shake loose.

TIM P SCOTT: Jack of ShadowsTIM P SCOTT: Jack of Shadows

All electronic music, unspoiled by vocals, designed for listening to while driving, working, or just relaxing.

TIM P SCOTT: glossolaliaTIM P SCOTT: glossolalia

"Music for listening to": Intriguing unique instrumental electro-acoustic music with roots in rock, the classics and Euro-prog. Just listening to it will raise your IQ.

TIM P SCOTT: radio iTIM P SCOTT: radio i

What were you doing in 1998? Well, Tim P. Scott was stuck away in a dank room obsessively constructing a collection of weird but strangely familiar electro-acoustic instrumental pieces (with the odd occasional strange spoken interlude mixed in).

TODD SCHROEDER: SearchingTODD SCHROEDER: Searching

Schroeder's solo piano journey exploring the moods and emotions in all of us.

TUBBY: Unpredictable JiggleTUBBY: Unpredictable Jiggle

Manic sexual chocolate baby.

VARIOUS SAN DIEGO ARTISTS: Life After Debt (The Save Mikey's Project)VARIOUS SAN DIEGO ARTISTS: Life After Debt (The Save Mikey's Project)

This incredible CD has more great singer-songwriter music on it than any one compilation should have. All San Diego artists, all GREAT. Proceeds benefit City of Hope National Medical Center in the name of Doug Millward.


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