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Sync or Swim Music Conference: Feedback on Vocals and Sync-ability
Happy to have done a listening session with participants of the Sync or Swim online music conference this year, where I provided feedback on vocals and sync-ability on music submissions.
Presenting "Vocals For Sync" for the Society of Composers and Lyricists
Thrilled and honored to have presented an online workshop to members of The SCL about understanding what vocals get used and why, and increasing the chances of getting vocals songs synced in Film and TV.
Surgery #6 - Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis
I usually don't include any personal items here, but I want to do anything I can do to attract more attention to this rare disease and the people who suffer from it. I had my sixth successful surgery on my trachea in March. There will be more to come. I am grateful I am still able to sing, and most importantly to be able to breathe well again for a while! If you're curious about idiopathic subglottic stenosis, click here for a good place to start.
A bid for Chapter Governor (Vocal Seat - LA) in the Recording Academy
I ran for LA chapter governor of the Recording Academy, which was an awesome experience! I did not win, but was honored to have been selected to run.
Awards Season 2023 - Grammys
A beautiful celebration!
Interview with Voyage LA
In January I was featured in Voyage LA, where I was interviewed about my music career. Read it here: http://voyagela.com/interview/check-out-juliet-lyonss-story/
New Release: An Acoustic Christmas
Tis the season, and one album isn't enough! Austin Filingo and I also released an EP of some well-loved classics, in a simple, stripped-down, acoustic setting: Juliet Austin - An Acoustic Christmas
Hollywood Music In Media Award Nomination
Guest Speaker at Taxi A&R Road Rally Music Conference
Loved getting to teach a class at the Taxi Road Rally about Vocals For Film & TV, a subject I am very obviously passionate about!
Grammy U Mentor
Honored to have been selected by the Recording Academy to be a mentor working with students at the beginning of their journeys into the music industry.
New Release: Identity - Deepak Chopra, Paul Avgerinos, Kabir Sehgal
Speaker at Sync Or Swim
In June I was interviewed at the Sync or Swim online conference on the subject of writing songs for film & tv.
In April I attended the Grammys in Las Vegas. Great to be back with live music, honoring peers, colleagues, and music's best!
Music in "Dog" starring Channing Tatum
Very excited to share that my song "Arabesque" was used in the new film "Dog" starring Channing Tatum. Listen for it during the tantric love scene.
NOVA: An Acoustic Journey nominated for a Hollywood Music In Media Award
John McLean Allan and I are honored that our lead single from the NOVA album, "Luminous Radiance," is nominated for a Hollywood Music In Media Award in the New Age/Ambient category! We have also had some fantastic reviews come in so far. :) Here's what people are saying:
"You will realize quickly that you’re in the presence of musical masters...a listening experience you will treasure for years to come."
"Soft-spoken yet soulfully immersive duets...Two musical travelers on once-divergent roads found common purpose in beautiful expressions."
“Masterfully magical in every way, ‘NOVA’ is quietly phenomenal on every level.”
Find us on your favorite streaming platform by clicking here.
NOVA: An Acoustic Journey - #1 on Amazon and iTunes
John McLean Allan and I collaborated on an acoustic-forward instrumental New Age album, and the release is now live! We are thrilled to have debuted at #1 on the New Age charts on Amazon and on iTunes. Stream/Download on your favorite platform (click here for Spotify, and here for Pandora) and watch our video for our first single, "Luminous Radiance," here.
"Be With You" on The Big Day (Netflix)
Watch Season 1, Ep. 2 ("A Family Affair") to hear an acoustic song I wrote and sang called "Be With You." :) It's unreleased, so for now, that's the only place you can hear it.
"Heal You" on The Hills: New Beginnings
Tune in to the season 2 finale episode of The Hills: New Beginnings where you'll hear "Heal You" from The Light Within, during a particularly emotional scene.
Article in The Score (Society of Composers and Lyricists)
I'm excited that Four Vocal Tips For Getting Sync Placements, an article I originally wrote for Your Online Singing Coach has been printed in the spring issue of "The Score," the official magazine of The Society of Composers and Lyricists. In other SCL-related news, I am very honored to be serving on the SCL's SongArts committee.
Hollywood Music In Media Award winner!
Famous to Silence - we're streaming!
CK Barlow and I are Famous to Silence, an indie electro pop duo with a mutual New Mexico connection and a love for creating songs a bit left of center, while still staying pop-friendly. We will be releasing an album this summer, and have started rolling out some singles, month by month. Our first single is "Better Day," - seemed appropriate to start the new year off with this one!
New Music: Poise EP
I'm happy to have a number of songs on the new album, Poise, co-written with Bohemian Hideaway. This collection of Pop/EDM songs has a lot of attitude and empowering themes, it was a fun change of pace to work on! We were excited that our song, "Survivors" made it into the top 30 on the CZ & SK (Czech and Slovak) New Music playlist on Spotify during its release week.
Indie Collaborative Grammy Weekend Showcase performance
It was a special night of performances from select members of the Indie Collaborative, and I was honored to be one of them. Performers included past Grammy winners, as well as nominees who would go on to win a Grammy a few days later at this year's awards show. The spirit of the Indie Collaborative shone brightly with the support and camaraderie of all the artists present, both on stage and in the audience. I had the pleasure of having Grant Maloy Smith back me up on guitar.
Performance at The Hotel Cafe
I performed a couple of my original songs at the Hotel Cafe for a private party hosted by one of the music libraries I have songs published with.
Microphone Techniques Master Class
I created and launched a performance master class for singers called Microphone Techniques Master Class. We did the first few live classes, and are working on an online version as well. Singers, go check it out! https://www.mictechniquesmasterclass.com
Star Falls - Nickelodeon
Star Falls on Nickelodeon synched my song “Home” (released by Jayelle - https://open.spotify.com/track/3pfMEpeXv9FsEKNlydrYH0?si=dWN808TSQam5PL6pMpovxA) on Season 1, Episode 4. This was one of my funnest placements to date - almost the whole song was played, and the characters are dancing to it at a party. :)
New Music Video: Missing You
New Single: Missing You
Co-written with Grammy winner Isha Erskine. Produced by Isha Erskine. Releases September 15, 2017
Film Premier: Ghost In the Shell
31 March 2017
The new science fiction movie, The Ghost In the Shell, premiers tonight in theaters nationwide. The film stars Scarlett Johansson, Juliette Binoche, and Chin Han, and was directed by Rupert Sanders. It is based on the popular Japanese manga of the same name. Juliet Lyons's instrumental piece, "Arabesque," was used in the film - go see the film and listen out for it!
New EDM Single - The Element ft. Juliet Lyons - Forever
30 August 2016
Milk Crater: http://milkcrater.com/2016/09/06/milk-crate-101/
Tonight on ABC's Mistresses
6 June 2016
Tune in tonight to ABC's Mistresses and listen for the song, "Eat You Up," written and performed by Juliet Lyons.
International Songwriting Competition Winner's Circle
Bohemian Hideaway ft. Juliet Lyons won an Honorable Mention position in the Performance Category of the prestigious International Songwriting Competition with their song, "Brave Soul." Co-written by Scott Horton and Juliet Lyons, the song was one of 16 finalists out of 18,000 total entries. Download it on iTunes or listen to it here: https://soundcloud.com/julietlyons/brave-soul-1
New Single: Bohemian Hideaway ft. Juliet Lyons - Brave Soul
15 April 2016
After winning an Honorable Mention in the Performance category of the prestigious International Songwriting Competition, "Brave Soul," co-written by Scott Horton and Juliet Lyons, is now available for download on iTunes, Amazon, etc.
New Release: A Little Snow - 10 original Christmas songs
16 September 2015
Sub Pub Music has just released Juliet Lyons and Panos Kolias' second album together on the label, and this time it's a collection of light, happy, and warm-hearted Christmas and Holiday songs, in plenty of time for this year's festive season. Get your copy early on iTunes or Amazon.
New Trance Release: DJ Ayk feat. Juliet Lyons - When You're Mine
31 August 2015
DJ Ayk and Juliet Lyons teamed up with Magic Trance Records to release "When You're Mine," available on iTunes, Beatport, Amazon, etc.
New Trance Release: Kamil Esten & Juliet Lyons - Can't Stop
17 August 2015
Juliet Lyons and Kamil Esten's first progressive trance collaboration, releasedon Alter Ego Recordings. Available on iTunes, Beatport, Amazon, etc.
New Release: Shahead Mostafafar - Between The Silence
9 June 2015
Composer Shahead Mostafafar releases a collection of trailer music today, featuring Juliet Lyons on two of the tracks. Shahead and Juliet have collaborated before on EDM tracks. Their song "Outside of Time" was a finalist in the International Songwriting Competition and was nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award. Between The Silence is released Hear how the duo transformed their sound on "Between the Silence."
New Release: Kris Maydak & Juliet Lyons - Hand Over My Heart
20 May 2015
EDM producer Kris Maydak and Juliet Lyons teamed up for this progressive trance release, with a remix by Matt Chowski. "Hand Over My Heart" is released on Raz Nitzan/Amsterdam Trance Records. "Hand Over My Heart" is already sitting in the Top 50 Beatport Trance charts in its first week of release. Download it on iTunes or Beatport today.
Performance and Love Song Honors with the ISC and IMA
Juliet is happy and excited to report some new honors:
She also received a semi-finalist position in the International Songwriting Competition for her upcoming single - Summer Girls - in the Performance category.
New release: Rob Oxenbridge with Juliet Lyons & Wenda Williamson - Worlds Beyond
25 March 2015
Over a year in the making, Worlds Beyond is a collection of epic, emotional Trailer Music, released by the Cypher TM label in collaboration with Switch Music Group. Australian composer Rob Oxenbridge teamed up with Juliet and concert harpist, Wenda Williamson for the collection. Juliet's singing is featured on seven of the album's tracks, now available on iTunes.
Official US trailer - Disney's Cinderella
21 November 2014
The trailer for Disney's Cinderella has released, and Juliet is elated to be a part of it, singing through the last one minute of the trailer. If you would like to download the song heard in the trailer, called "Aeon," by Nick Murray, it's available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, etc, on the album "Aeon" by Nick Murray and Jeremiah Pena. View the trailer below, or listen for it in the theaters!
Upcoming trailer - Disney's Cinderella
2 days till the trailer releases! Juliet is thrilled that her singing is both a part of the trailer and this short teaser. The movie is set to release in March 2015.
New Release: Turning Sour
10 November 2014
Go for a turn on the mellow and dreamy side with Juliet's new dream pop single, "Turning Sour," now available for download and streaming in all major outlets including iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify. Juliet's performance of this song was nominated for "Best Female Vocalist" at the 2014 Hollywood Music in Media Award. Written by Juliet Lyons, performed and produced by Juliet Lyons and Andy Gabrys.
Hollywood Music In Media Award nominations 2014
18 October 2014
Juliet earned two nominations for the 2014 Hollywood Music In Media Awards, bringing her to a total of seven nominations since her first in 2009. She is nominated for Best Female Vocalist for her song, "Turning Sour," and for Best Acoustic/Americana/Folk song for her song, "Love To Go Around." She will be attending the awards ceremony early next month in Hollywood, CA.
Feature on Mad July in Making Music magazine
18 August 2014
The July/August 2014 issue of Making Music includes a feature on Juliet's band project - Mad July. The article details the behind-the-scenes process the 3 band members utilized. Having never met or even spoken on the phone during the making of their album, Riding Gravity, they got creative and got their system down to a science. Click here to read the article
Pick up a print copy at your local Guitar Center, or order a print copy by clicking here
Mad July: Riding Gravity is available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Bandcamp, CD Baby, etc.
New release: Arshia Alipour feat. Juliet Lyons - 2 Minutes to the Night
1 August 2014
Juliet teamed up with electronic music producer, Arshia Alipour, for the new single, "2 Minutes to the Night." The 4-track album released by Redux Recordings features the original chillout version, and several trance remixes by Rene Ablaze. Click on the name of your preferred outlet to get your copy: Beatport, Amazon. Or listen to the streams here: Redux's Homepage
New member of The Recording Academy
25 July 2014
Juliet joined the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences over the summer. She's looking forward to using her voice in a new way - as a voting member.
New release: Raham HaghGooyan feat. Juliet Lyons - Back To Life
2 June 2014
Trance producer Raham HaghGooyan and Juliet teamed up for a new release called "Back To Life," now available at iTunes, Beatport, Amazon, etc. The EP was released by Redux Recordings, and includes the Original Mix, and 3 tracks of the Enlightment mix (Radio Edit, Full, and Dub).
Preview the full tracks at: http://www.reduxrecordings.com/releases/195727
Outside of Time in the winners circle at the International Songwriting Competition
9 May 2014
The final results of the International Songwriting Competition are in. Outside of Time - Juliet's collaboration with trance producer and composer, Shahead Mostafafar - made it to the top bracket of finalists, and won an Honorable Mention. If you haven't heard the song yet, download it on Beatport or iTunes.
New video from Mad July: Never Going Back To The Gravity
5 May 2014
Mad July has posted a new lyric video, a collaboration with artist Joy Corcoran. To read more about how it came together via Joy's blog, click here. Watch the video on youtube, and if you leave a comment before the 10th of May, you may win one of her original paintings used in the video! See the Mad July facebook page for more details.
New release: Outside of Time -Shahead ft. Juliet Lyons
10 March 2014
Like chillout music? Like trance? Shahead ft. Juliet Lyons' "Outside of Time" now available in all major digital outlets! Read the press release here.
International Songwriting Competition finalist
Trailer Music release feat. Juliet Lyons
28 February 2014
Juliet's vocals are featured on four of the tracks from Switch. Trailer Music's newest project, Aeon by composers Nick Murray and Jeremiah Pena. The album, which features epic, sci-fi drama trailer music, and was recorded with a live 52-piece orchestra, is now available for downloading and streaming on all major digital outlets.
You're My Christmas featured in Lifetime Original Movie begins this weekend
2 December 2013
Tune in this coming weekend on December 7th and 8th to the Lifetime Channel for "Christmas In The City," starring Ashanti. "You're My Christmas," performed by Juliet Lyons, written by Juliet Lyons, Dean Brantley Taylor, and Vince Constantino, and produced by Vince Constantino, is featured in one of the final scenes of the movie. The single was released yesterday and is available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, CD Baby, etc (see previous post for links). Christmas In The City will be airing throughout December - check Lifetime's website for the latest air times.
New Release: You're My Christmas
1 December 2013
Here's a new holiday single released today! "You're My Christmas," written by Juliet Lyons, Dean Brantley Taylor, and Vince Constantino is now available in all major digital download and streaming outlets including iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, andCD Baby. Get fun and festive and download it today!
USA Songwriting Competition Finalist
24 November 2013
The USA Songwriting Competition - the "world's leading international songwriting competition" - announced its 2013 winners, and Juliet is thrilled to have earned a finalist honor in the Children's Music category for her song, Children of the World. You can hear it by clicking on the song title.
Juliet picks up a third HMMA nomination
15 October 2013
Juliet is elated and honored to have received a third nomination this year, this time for her collaboration with electronic music producer, SHAHEAD.
Mad July's 2nd HMMA nomination
Carefree and Summertime Is How To Live in upcoming episode of The Vineyard
25 July 2014
Several of Juliet's instrumental pieces are being used in Season 2 on MTV's Catfish.
Best Female Vocalist Nomination - HMMAs 2013
12 July 2013
Juliet has been nominated with her band project Mad July for a 2013 Hollywood Music In Media Award! The song, I Don't Know Where You Are is nominated for Best Female Vocal. This is Juliet's third time being nominated for the HMMAs, and she is thrilled and honored. Listen to the song here, and download it here.
Mad July hits #2 on Amazon
7 July 2013
Mad July hit the Amazon best seller charts in its first week of album sales. Riding Gravity reached #2 in the Adult Alternative Hot New Releases.
New Release: Mad July - Riding Gravity
1 July 2013
A little over a year ago, Juliet and co-writers Dean Taylor and Marc Blackwell created a band project called Mad July. At long, last they have released their 9 song debut album, Riding Gravity. Mad July is female-fronted electro pop/rock. The songs are big, bold, and passionate - think Evanescence meets Kelly Clarkson. Check it out on iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby, Bandcamp, Rhapsody, Spotify, or any other digital outlet of your choice.
New Release: Summertime Is How To Live
21 June 2013
It's the first day of summer, and Juliet's new album, Summertime Is How To Live drops today! Break out your sunglasses and a mojito, and dowload the record on iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby, Bandcamp, Rhapsody, Spotify, or any other digital outlet of your choice.