"A Better Place" nominated for 2 Awards!

I'm thrilled to announce that my latest CD, A Better Place, has been nominated for two awards: Best New Age Album for the One World Music Awards, and Best Electronic Album for the Zone Music Awards. The One World Music award winners will be announced June 4, while the Zone Music Award winners will be announced May 7, in New Orleans. We're going to the ZMR festivities in New Orleans first. Stay tuned!

One World Music Radio - My Artist Page

The good folks at One World Music Radio, Steve and Chrissie Sheppard, have assembled an artist page for me that includes three radio shows, which feature a cross-section of all my music, along with a show that focuses on the latest CD, A Better Place. I invite you to check it out!

Steve Sheppard Review of "A Better Place"

See Steve Sheppard's review of "A Better Place" by going here (http://www.oneworldmusic.co.uk/#/album-reviews/4577256830) or here (http://www.leela-music.com/press/)

Kathy Parsons review of "A Better Place"

Check out the latest review on Kathy's website (http://www.mainlypiano.com/2015_Reviews/Stribling-A_Better_Place.html), or visit my "Press" page (http://leela-music.com/press/).

Broadcast Promotion for "A Better Place" begins

The broadcast promotion of my new CD, "A Better Place", officially begins today. Here's another video, set to "Quiet Certainty" ... http://youtu.be/pg2csBPQ-UU

Another new YouTube video: "Just A Moment"

I've just posted the third (I think) video from the new CD, "A Better Place". This one is set to "Just A Moment" and highlights our recent trip to Europe. Hope you like it: https://youtu.be/faZe0LQurYk

New Music Videos from "A Better Place"

So far, there are two music videos from the new CD, A Better Place. Both are available on my YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/mpstribling/videos

"A Better Place" Now Available!

The new CD is now available at CD Baby, iTunes, and Amazon, among other locations. I hope you enjoy what you hear.

The First Reviews are in for "A Better Place"

The first reviews for A Better Place are already in. See what Keith Hannaleck and Michael Diamond have to say by clicking here.

New CD released early!

Although the new CD, A Better Place, wasn't scheduled for release until the Fall, I'm very pleased and excited to announce that we're moving things up 4 months and releasing the album now. It's already available on CDBaby.com as well as on the Leela Music website. Stay tuned for all the upcoming developments, including the release of some music videos.

New "Seven Faces of Home" Music Video

Just released a new video, using an older tune and pix. I've wanted to complete this project for a long time. Hope you like it. Here's the link: http://youtu.be/ZTnFJjbOqV0

At long last, a new CD is coming!

It's sure been a while (getting close to four years!), but I'm pleased and excited to announce that a new CD, A Better Place, is being released this year. At this point, the target date is in the Fall, but I'll be working on music videos and other pre-release goodies in the interim. Stay tuned for further developments.

It's off to Europe!

It's been a long time since I went to Europe; 40 years to be exact! Final preparations are being made for a whirlwind tour of London, Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Lucerne, and Paris. Check the social media sites (widgets are on the home page), and here, for updates. Very excited!

New CD, "Safely in the Arms of Love", just released!

This latest CD, about the trials and tribulations of a young highlander, is on its way. While the physical CDs won't be available until October, the album is already on Leela Radio, where you can listen to the entire project ... for free!

2010 ZMR Annual Music Awards

Paradise Lost has qualified in three categories of the 2010 ZMR Annual Music Awards: Best Contemporary Instrumental Album, Best Electronic Album, and Album of the Year! Nominees will be announced around 2/13, and the winners are scheduled to be announced around 3/13. Stay tuned!

The first "Paradise Lost" reviews are in!

The first reviews are in, and they're very flattering. You can check them out here at Leela Music, or at Leela Radio, or at the reviewers' sites: RajMan Reviews and MainlyPiano.com

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"Paradise Lost" now available!

The new CD, Paradise Lost, is now available at CDBaby.com and Amazon, with iTunes on the way. You can listen to the entire CD at Leela Radio.

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"Paradise Lost" coming soon!

The follow-up CD to the award-winning album, The Promise, is on its way. While the physical CDs won't be available until August, the album is already on Leela Radio, where you can listen to the entire project ... for free!

"The Promise" Wins ZMR Music Award!

The latest CD, The Promise, won the ZMR Music Award for Best Electronic Album of 2009. That's the second time in three years that Michael Stribling's music has won this prestigious award.

"The Promise" ranks #2!

The results are in for Zone Music Reporter's Top 100 List for October, and The Promise ranks at #2!

"The Promise" now available

The Promise is now available for CD purchase and/or mp3 download at CDBaby.com (discounts available). It's also available for download at Digstation.com

Review of "The Promise"

The first review of the new CD is now posted on the Leela Radio site. The international radio promotion begins today.

New CD, "The Promise", is on its way!

It's been over a year since the last CD was released. Finally, a new CD is on its way to the manufacturers, with an international radio promotion set to begin on October 1. In the meantime, you can hear the complete album on Leela Radio (www.leela-radio.com)

"Love, Light, and Water" Nominated for Award

The New Age Reporter 2008 Lifestyle Music Award Nominations were announced over the weekend, and Love, Light, and Water has been nominated for Best Relaxation/Meditation Album! Winners will be announced on 3/15. Stay tuned!

"Love, Light, and Water" debuts at #4

New Age Reporter's Top 100 List for June was published over the weekend, and Love, Light, and Water debuted at #4!

Album of the Week in Europe

Love, Light, and Water was recently honored as Album of the Week (6/22/08) on Radio Rijnwoude (The Netherlands)

Radio Promotion begins

The two-month international radio promotion for the latest CD, Love, Light, and Water, began on June 1st, with Ed Bonk of Lazz Promotions (lazzpromotions@rogers.com) doing the honors once again.

The newest CD is on its way!

Work on the newest CD, Love, Light, and Water, is complete. It's on its way to the manufacturing plant and is scheduled for radio promotion in June. Stay tuned for its availability at CDBaby, Amazon.com, iTunes, etc.

Lifestyle Music Award Finalist

Out of the Darkness, Into the Light is a finalist in two categories of the 2007 NAR Lifestyle Music Awards. Winners are scheduled to be announced on March 8.

"Another Day in Paradise" ranks at #2 again!

The NAR Top 100 List for January is out, and Another Day in Paradise ranks at #2 for the second month in a row.

"Another Day in Paradise" ranks at #2!

The NAR Top 100 List for December is out, and Another Day in Paradise has moved up from #4 and currently ranks at #2. That's in addition to being nominated in four categories for the 2007 Lifestyle Music Awards!

NAR 2007 Lifestyle Music Award Nominations

The New Age Reporter 2007 Lifestyle Music Award Nominations were announced today, and both Out of the Darkness, Into the Light and Another Day in Paradise have been nominated in four categories: Best Contemporary Instrumental Album, Best Electronic Album, Best Cover Art, and Album of the Year! FInalists will be announced on 2/10, and the winners are scheduled to be announced on 3/9. Stay tuned!

"Another Day in Paradise" ranks #4!

The NAR Top 100 List for November is out, and Another Day in Paradise ranks at #4 in its first month of promotion. That makes three CDs in a row that have ranked in the top 5, and that's inspiring me to work harder at creating more music.

"Driven" featured in Italian Magazine

Italian publisher, EMME K Editore, publishes a great magazine, New Age Wellness & Music and New Sounds. They interviewed me and featured a song from Songs of Hope and Healing ("Love Will Find a Way") in an earlier issue, and they included the tune on their CD Sampler. Now, they're going to feature one of the compositions from Out of the Darkness, Into the Light. It's a beautiful magazine, and really quite an honor. Now, if I only read/spoke Italian!

Oh yeah, DigStation.com, too

DigStation is another option for downloading music as individual tunes. You can find Another Day in Paradise here

Now available at Amazon.com & iTunes

Another Day in Paradise is now also available at Amazon.com and iTunes, as well as CDBaby.com

"Another Day in Paradise" has arrived!

The new CD has arrived and is currently available at CDBaby.com, with more locations to follow. Another Day in Paradise won't be released officially until November 1, but it's available now (just go to the "Store" page). Just in time for the holidays!

New CD on its way!

After what must seem like months of "nothing going on here", there's lots to report. The new CD, Another Day in Paradise, is finished and is on its way to the manufacturer. Radio promotion is set to begin on November 1. Stay tuned for when the CD is available at CD Baby, Amazon.com, and iTunes. In the meantime, look for a few audio samples on the MySpace page.

"Songs of Hope and Healing" wins Best Electronic Album!

The winners of the 2006 Lifestyle Music Awards were announced today, and Songs of Hope and Healing won the award for Best Electronic Album! Check out New Age Reporter for all the other award winners.

"Out of the Darkness, Into the Light" is ranked at #2!

Out of the Darkness, Into the Light was released on January 1, and for the month of January, New Age Reporter ranked it #2 on their Top 100 List!

Top 100 Airplay, too!

2800 albums were reported to New Age Reporter in 2006. With only 8 months in circulation, Songs of Hope and Healing still ranked #10 on the Top 100 Airplay Chart for 2006!

Lifestyle Music Awards Finalist

Songs of Hope and Healing is a finalist in two categories of the 2006 New Age Reporter Lifestyle Music Awards: Best Electronic Album and Best New Artist! The winners will be announced on March 4. Stay tuned!

NAR Lifestyle Music Awards

I'm thrilled to report that Songs of Hope and Healing is nominated in five categories for the 2006 New Age Reporter Lifestyle Music Awards! Finalists will be announced on February 4, and the winners will be announced on March 4. I'll keep you posted.

Now Available at iTunes

Happy New Year! The new CD, Out of the Darkness, Into the Light is now available at iTunes, in addition to CDBaby.com and Amazon.com

CD Launch Party!

If you're in the neighborhood (Fresno, California), come and celebrate the launch of the new CD, Out of the Darkness, Into the Light. Meet and Greet. Drink and Eat. Win raffle prizes (proceeds to benefit Tree Fresno)! The celebration is set for Friday, January 26, 2007, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Perfect Balance Yoga, 5091 N Fresno St, Ste 133, Fresno, CA (559-222-6212). Bring friends!

Amazon.com now taking orders

Out of the Darkness, Into the Light is also available at Amazon.com, although they're only taking pre-orders until January 1. CDBaby.com can fulfill your orders now.

The New CD is Available at CDBaby.com!

Out of the Darkness, Into the Light has arrived! Technically, the CD won't be released until January 1, but it's available now (just go to the "Links" page). Just in time for the holidays!

Happy Holiday!

Here in America,we're celebrating our Thanksgiving Holiday tomorrow. We truly have much to be thankful for. One thing I'm thankful for is the impending arrival of the new CD, Out of the Darkness, Into the Light, which is due to arrive by the end of the month. I hope you'll enjoy it.

New CD on the way!

The next CD, Out of the Darkness, Into the Light, is almost finished. The release date is set for January. Look on the Music page for audio samples of the new music, which should be posted any day now.

"Songs of Hope and Healing" #1!

The numbers are out for July, and Songs of Hope and Healing is ranked #1 on the New Age Top 100 List! Visit my "Links" page to click over to the latest chart and visit the rest of New Age Reporter's site.

Also available at iTunes

The CDs are now available through the iTunes online store, if you want to download some of the individual tunes in the .mp3 format

The Top 100 is out!

New Age Reporter's Top 100 List for June has just been published, and I'm thrilled to report that Songs of Hope and Healing is ranked at #3! Visit my "Links" page to click over to the chart and the rest of NAR's site.

CDs now available at Amazon.com

Now you have a couple of choices. You may order your CDs from CDBaby.com and/or Amazon.com (still waiting for ITunes; stay tuned)

Worldwide Radio Promotion

The worldwide radio promotion started today, with promotion provided by Ed Bonk of LAZZ Promotions: lazzpromotions@rogers.com phone: 905.470.1230 fax: 905.470.7771

Promo materials

The last of the 250 promotional packages for the big radio promotion went out today, and they're going all over the world. Check your local listings for airplay near you!

CD Baby is online!

CD Baby is now set up to take your orders (with others to follow, e.g., Amazon.com, iTunes, etc.). There's a big discount (40%) when you order more than one copy of the same CD. Now you can give/sell my CDs to friends, family, loved ones ...

CDs have been shipped

I just received word that a bunch of CDs, for both projects, are being shipped today and should arrive at their destinations sometime next week. You'll be able to order your copies any day now!

We're Up!

The site is up just in time. Both CDs are due from the manufacturer any day now, and the radio promotion is set for June 1, all around the world!

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