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Music: Transit – Jon Gagan

Good News: the complete La Semana album, including the Limited Edition Bonus Track Market Day, four songs from nouveaumatic, and Jon’s album Transit are now available on iTunes. Yeah!

Bad News: La Semana is credited to Luna Negra & Ottmar Liebert and Transit is credited to Jon Gagan & Ottmar Liebert

I have requested corrections, but I have the feeling that will take a while. Concerning digital distribution Epic Records, Higher Octave/EMI and AWAL have all been asked to list all of my music just under my name. I think that will simplify the process and make my music easier to find. I mean, who would think to search for Luna Negra when they are looking for Euphoria, when the name Luna Negra is nowhere on that album cover.

In the future I will retain the three different color bands at the top of the SSRI releases, but with the following changes:

Instead of using different monikers, like Ottmar Liebert + Luna Negra (with the red band at the top), Ottmar Liebert’s Euphoria (gray band), and Ottmar Liebert (blue band) – every album will simply be credited to Ottmar Liebert.

The back of future SSRI releases will still carry the color-coding explanation.

2 Comments

  1. Adam Solomon

    Yep, it can get confusing–God knows what I went through figuring out how to label the artist for your older albums on my Zen!–so that’s a good idea. Jon and the rest of the band don’t mind not being credited? It’s only on the cover, so I’d imagine they wouldn’t…

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  2. Borya

    Sounds reasonable to me at this stage of your development. Adds to the concept of simplicity.
    And I remember one more thing: there’s another Luna Negra around, right? Somewhere in Spain? While I was talking with some elderly friends about you and your music they always said “Oh, yes!” when I mentioned the name Luna Negra, “It’s Luna Negra you’re talking about? Them we knew.” After diving deeper into the topic it turned out that it was a misunderstanding, that Luna Negra meant something completely different to them.

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