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Rejyna 2015 Looptober Shows!

Posted in concert, live looping, loop, looper, loopfest, Looptober, music, stomptember with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 24, 2015 by Citadel

See Citadel guitarist/vocalist, Rejyna, perform songs from her newest solo CD ‘IDIO’ live at this years’ Looptober shows:

October 23-26 – Santa Cruz – Y2K15 International Live Looping Festival – Y2K International Live Looping Festival

October 28-29 – Long Beach – SoCal Loopfest – SoCal Loopfest 2015

Rejyna Looptober 2015 Tour Poster

Rejyna Looptober 2015 Tour Poster

Rejyna’s rig includes 5 sync’d DigiTech JamMan Solo XT’s loopers, a DigiTech Vocalist Live Pro, a Boss GT3, a Roland GR-20, a Yamaha DD55 and her Godin Spectrum midi synth guitar.  You can see her rig in action on her YouTube videos: Rejyna’s Looper Rig Videos

‘IDIO’ features rock, folk, metal, prog and world styles with adventurous guitars, emotional vocals, tasty drums and percussion, and lyrics of reflection – spiced with social topics and sprinkled with hope!

The music of IDIO was spontaneously recorded on a single DigiTech JamMan Solo.  Nothing was written in advance, and yet, after creative stitching in SoundForge and with the addition of Rejyna’s voice and lyrics, the result is cohesive and directional – even if no two songs sound like they’re from the same genre!

IDIO is available on CD and Download at CDBaby, Amazon, eMusic, iTunes, 7Digital, Tradebit, Google Play – and the list goes on…

Your support of indie music is the only thing that keeps it alive, buy IDIO at these sites:

IDIO on Google Play
IDIO on CDBaby
IDIO on iTunes
IDIO on eMusic
IDIO on Amazon

For the budget minded, Rejyna is also offering IDIO on Bandcamp for a limited time at $5 for all 16 songs:

Rejyna on BandCamp

You can also check out Rejyna’s songs and videos at these sites:

Rejyna on YouTube

Rejyna on SoundCloud

Rejyna at ReverbNation

Rejyna on Spotify

Rejyna on Rhapsody

Rejyna is also a proud part of the DigiTech Artist Family

Rejyna: DigiTech Artist

Contact Rejyna here: Email Rejyna and find Rejyna on

Facebook: Rejyna on Facebook

Twitter: Rejyna on Twitter

and many other sites.

Rejyna's 'IDIO' Album Cover

Rejyna’s ‘IDIO’ Album Cover

“Looking For You” from the new CD, IDIO

Posted in acoustic, CD, Citadel with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 2, 2014 by Citadel

Just Uploaded to ReverbNation, now you can listen to the full song “Looking For You
from the new CD ‘IDIO’ by Citadel guitarist/vocalist, Rejyna.  

Free Downloads Threat?

Posted in art, band, Citadel, CITADELLE, CIUDADELA, 砦の, 碉堡, download, indie, 요새, lyrics, MP3, music, цитадель, song, The Citadel, Whitman, ZITADELLE, الأمواج with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 17, 2008 by Citadel

Are FREE DOWNLOADS a THREAT to the livelihood of Composers, Musicians, Bands or Producers?

IMHO, this is all a transitional phase. Getting stuff for free diminishes it’s value to the recipient (most often unconsciously) although paying the high major label prices for sub-par compositions IS insulting. The result of the paradox is where we are now. Eventually, consumers may discover that ‘free’ isn’t really ‘free’ and the hidden cost is that the quality of music will suffer and you’ll have to spend a lot of time browsing and sampling to find the nuggets worth your listening, downloading, titling, filing and burning time – amidst all the throwaway freebies.

Look back a bit before the labels took control. It was the DJ who brought in new music – and many listeners trusted specific DJ’s recommendations. Now we have internet radio (my favorite is http://www.last.fm/) and the listener makes his own playlist (i.e. radio station) without commercials and with only the music they want to hear. They seem to be the new breed of DJ’s.

All of the old models will probably die a slow death (major label dominance, radio station playlists, live ‘pay to play’ policies, etc.) and while that takes place (with wailing and gnashing of teeth), there will be this ‘free-for’all’ willy nilly middle-space where we are now.

Eventually, it should go back to listeners ‘wanting’ to support their favorites via purchase power – because by that time, everyone will be so burnt out on the getting ‘something for nothing’ fad that will have flooded the online sites and personal players with tons of garbage – they’ll not have the time in their busy lives to find those rarities worth stealing, or rather, ‘sharing’. When they find something ‘worth the money’ they will understand it is up to them to promote it and support it – or it will go away.

Give it time, it should all work itself out and I firmly believe it could level the playing field and up-the-quality of music for decades to follow. It’s hard to see, being in the midst of it, but maybe we’re on a ‘cusp’ – at the brink of true balance…

Rejyna
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The unabashed self-promotional blurbs follow:

Two Rockin’ Citadel ® songs are free here

If ya want, we’ve got some ‘Live’ freebies here

and more on iLike

or, for some full-length songs to add to your Last.fm playlists, go here

or, Google ‘citadelsongs’ or ‘citadelband’ and take a few hours to sift through all the sites we’re on (now counting 500+)

or, take a risk and only a few minutes (literally) to purchase our stuff at CDBaby in physical (CD) form or as a download…

or, last but not least on iTunes, Napster, PayPlay, Tradebit, GreatIndie, AudioLunchbox, Rhapsody, etc…

Our band policy is to give as much stuff away for promotion as plausible – we don’t make music to get rich and famous – but we love it when someone likes our stuff enough to buy it. It’s not the money…it’s the thought that counts…really…

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