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With an entrepreneurial career covering decades, Shay Drinkwalter has worked in media content creation, copywriting, and branding for over 40 years. Shay started at a local outlet now part of Metroland Media Group, covering regional sports, after a political correspondent at the local and national level. For a two-decade span, she was a stockbroker and then executive of a national securities firm, meanwhile providing content for periodicals, newsletters, national corporations, and not-for-profits. She is a founding member of the Canadian Freelance Guild/CWA, a former radio show host, and co-founder/editor of a local digital news platform. Shay is a publicist and curator for a UK indie platform. She covers artists of all genres, from around the globe. She provides popular music content for an NYC content firm. Additionally, she writes for music, literary, and foodie blogs. Shay’s blog, thebuzzr, promotes independent artists. Feedspot recognized the blog in its 2020 Top 20 Music Marketing blogs. When not writing, through The Buzz Roll Media™ and What's Our Buzz she promotes podcasts, independent artists, bands and venues. For most of her story, she was a big city lady. In contrast, she now writes, podcasts & creates from her home studio situated in rural Ontario.

buzzPLAY

Hey, ya’ll, I am Shay, and this is thebuzzr after hours show. Episode 23. Welcome! A show of new releases from independent artists around the world. Every music style from classic to pop to alt-rock to Ska and reggae we play. We deliver you emerging artists & their music from their local music scenes to…

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The Meskimo

Hey y’all. I am Shay. This is thebuzzr podcast.  First, music history for July 20th. In 1940 Billboard’s first comprehensive record chart was published. Their first number one song was “I’ll Never Smile Again” by Frank Sinatra and the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. Tonight we have U.S.-based artist The Meskimo on the show.  He is putting…

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Jesse Grossi

Hey, y’all. I am Shay. This is thebuzzr podcast. Welcome & enjoy. Episode 63. First, music history for July 19th. In 1987, Bruce Springsteen played his first ever show behind the Iron Curtain when he appeared in East Berlin in front of 180,000 people. The show was broadcast on East German TV.   Tonight Los Angeles…

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Bill Moore | Part Two of Two Interviews

Hey, y’all, I am Shay. This is thebuzzr after hours show. Welcome. Episode 22. Today is part two of my chat with Bill Moore. Part one aired on thebuzzr podcast July 13th. You can listen to that podcast at thebuzzrpod.com. Bill Moore is the president of Consumer Products, MD. Consumer Products, MD is a multichannel…

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Bill Moore | Part One of Two Interviews

Hey, y’all. I am Shay. This is thebuzzr podcast. Welcome & enjoy. Episode 62. First, music history for July 13th. Today in 1963 The Rolling Stones played their first ever gig outside London when they appeared at The Alcove Club, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire supporting The Hollies. The following year, The Animals went to No.1 on the UK singles…

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John Revelle

Hey, y’all. I am Shay. This is thebuzzr podcast. Welcome & enjoy. Episode 61. First, music history for July 12th. Today in 1954 19-year-old Elvis Presley signed a recording contract with Sun Records. He also gave in his notice at his day job at The Crown Electric Company. Sam Phillips from Sun Records wanted to use Elvis…

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buzzPLAY

Hey, y’all, I am Shay, and this is thebuzzr after hours show. Episode 21. Welcome to buzzPLAY. A show of just dropped releases from artists around the world. Every music style from classic to pop to alt-rock and screaming punk grunge are on this program, at some time. Yes, a compilation of all music genres…

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The Sophisticated Psychos

Hey, y’all. I am Shay. This is thebuzzr podcast. Welcome & enjoy. Episode 60. First, music history for July 6th. Today in 1957 John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time at The Woolton Church Parish Fete where The Quarry Men were appearing. As The Quarry Men were setting up for their evening…

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The Powergoats

Hey, y’all. I am Shay. This is the on air indie show. Welcome & enjoy. Episode 59. First, music history for July 5th. Today in 2003 made his last ever live performance when he appeared at the Carter Ranch. Before singing “Ring of Fire”, Cash read a statement about his late wife that he had…

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buzzPLAY

Hey, y’all, I am Shay, and this is thebuzzr after hours show. Fun fact. I live in the country where allergy season is blasting. Forgive in advance the sexy raspy voice, lol. 🙂 Welcome. Episode 20. It is buzzPLAY night. A night all about independent music. Music has no genre. We look at the artist…

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