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MP3 Phillip Hardy - Old Dog, New Tricks

Komplettes MP3 Album von Phillip Hardy
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Veröffentlichungsdatum: 2003-12-16
Kurz-Beschreibung von CDbaby: The full length CD of Old Dog, New Tricks is now available here at CDBaby for only $9.99. But if you’re tight on cash and you just want a taste of the Old Dog, this EP is just $5.00 while supplies last.

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Attention CD baby Customers: If this 3-song EP is not enough for your listening tastes, the full length 11 song CD of Old Dog, New Tricks is now also available here at https://www.tradebit.com. But if you just want a taste of the Old Dog, this EP is on special for just 5 bongo bucks!

Webzine review from Power of Pop Webzine

Reviewer: Kevin M Mathews, March 9, 2004

Old Dog, New Tricks (Mad Monk) Mister Hardy has become a regular correspondent with your humble writer of late and it’s been fun just chewing the e-fat now and then. Hardy, the singer-songwriter-drummer, is also someone you’d gladly invite into your music-loving heart with his unassuming, subtle but accomplished easy rock styling. This three-track EP is a treat right from the moment the sanguine vibe of "Bourbon Street" hits you between the eyes. Reminiscent of the finer material of Mark Knopfler and Gerry Rafferty, this mid-tempo paean to the French Quarter, is simple to enjoy. The country-folk musing of "She’s the One" where Hardy channels the late great Roy Orbison and is a pleasant piece of balladry and the upbeat "The Drift," with its Todd Rundrenesque keyboard changes, is a muscular soul-rocker that takes hold fairly quickly and never lets go. Good stuff, all round. B+

"This song was incredible! The overall performance was great. The lead vocals were also great. I wish I could sing like that. The drums had a great beat. It was an honor to listen to this great song".

-Reviewed by blakoutt21 from Great Neck, New York

Great Beat.
"Love the beat. It reminds me of Fastball. Lots on New Orleans references. "voodoo,snake n jakes, bourbon st".

-Reviewed by: thenewway from New Orleans, Louisiana


Phillip Hardy plays contemplative, adult alternative rock music. His style incorporates jazz, blues, Latin and Americana, crossing conventional boundaries ranging from Santana/Sting flavored tunes to Peter Murphy and Roxy Music sounding alternative power pop. The year 2004 has been a great year for his musical endeavors. Since releasing his new Album, Old Dog, New Tricks, the response has been remarkable.

Reviewer: Kevin Mathews of Fufkin Magazine says:

Phillip Hardy Old Dog, New Tricks (Self-released) "this is an expanded version of a 3-track EP, which Hardy released a little earlier in the year. The inclusion of songs like the lively "Youth," the robust "Western World" and the exuberant "Season of Faith" which together with the sanguine vibe of "Bourbon Street," the country-folk musing of "She’s the One" and the upbeat "The Drift" make for a value-for-money acquisition."

Reviewer: Colin Lynch of Scout’s Digest Magazine says:
“Let your good ears stand to attention to admire accomplished vocals and lyrics that share the same bed as an astonishing ’big sixties’ sound production! That basically sums up Phillip E Hardy’s Old Dog, New Tricks, an album that swings between subtle pop/rock and Latino genres and adult oriented satirical audiophilia”. Mr. Hardy’s vocal style that is somewhat reminiscent of Gene Pitney, Roy Orbison, PJ Proby, Tom Jones, Bryan Ferry, and Chris Issak, all coming out of one mouth!"

His Americana ballad, She’s the One (STO) has been number one on the at Soundclick, Besonic and on the New Artist Radio top forty show, where the show’s host Theda Messick called his singing “phenomenal”. His alternative song Promising a Miracle has been number one at Besonic and Funender and was recently number three at Soundclick. He has also had number songs with The Drift, Surrender, Youth, Rain on the Window and House of fire at multiple mp3 sites.

On February, 15, Phillip was asked to play drums for legendary blues performer Guitar Shorty and the Andy T Band at a benefit concert for an LA blues DJ. He recently played two gigs for blues honk sax player Joe Houston and Albert King guitar disciple LA Jones. Gary “Wagman” Wagner (Former host of “Nothing but the Blues” on KJAZZ radio) has invited Phillip to play with his all star blues band in February of 2003; and in July at his request, he backed up Melvin Eddy, Johnny Tucker, Jill Sharpe and Andy T and the following week appeared with Jill in the upcoming independent film, “Invasion of the Freedom Snatchers”.

Phillip is also becoming a well known music journalist. Recently, he has written reviews about new records from Loretta Lynn, Neil Young, The Scorpions, Karrin Allyson,Bob Weir and Marshall Tucker Band for Sound the Sirens Magazine. In addition, he is writing a CD review column for new artist radio and is the top reviewers and music scouts for https://www.tradebit.com.

Phillip Hardy has experienced the Los Angeles music scene working the best showcase clubs, including the Whiskey, Roxy, Troubadour, Starwood and Madame Wongs, leading his own band and playing with several others. Phil has recorded tracks with Walter Egan of “Magnet and Steel” fame. He also recorded a demo with Marvin Etzioni, founding member of Lone Justice. As a drummer, he was once invited by a Chrysalis record executive to audition for Billy Idol. He also auditioned for Eddie Money, upon invitation from his bassist Ralph Carter, who overheard Phillip recording a drum track at a LA studio. Phillip played live and recorded with Dino Archon and Robbie Robb, former members of the popular South African band the Asylum Kids. He also worked with songwriter Chris Fradkin, who co-wrote “A Million Miles Away” for the Plimsouls. Their band opened for LA favorites like the Motels, Rank and File and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. His demo tapes were aired on both KLOS Local Licks and Best of Local Licks. In a club review of Bill Grisolia and the Attachments, Music Connection Magazine said, "Phil Hardy’s timing is as precise as the tick tock of Big Ben and rocks like a runaway renegade."

In addition to his musical background, Phillip holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from University of Phoenix and a Master of Management Degree from University of Redlands.

Now you can enjoy a full range of Phillip Hardy music with the March 26 release of his new CD, "Old Dog, New Tricks", available here at https://www.tradebit.com. This 11 song CD will now replace the 3-song EP now available of https://www.tradebit.comy. The special priced EP will only be available until current stock is depleted.

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