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Los Angeles, California, United States | INDIE

Los Angeles, California, United States | INDIE
Band Rock Singer/Songwriter


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"PNG's 'I Am The Air' Hits The Air"

PNG’s CD Maxi Single ‘I Am The Air’ will be featured for the first time on a major terrestrial radio station, Long Island New York’s WMIR 100.9 weekly program “The Indie Revolution”, a one-hour radio program dedicated to braking new cutting-edge independent music from new acts. The program is simulcast both on local New York area radio, and streamed live through WMIR’s website. The show is then converted to into a podcast which is then posted on www.indierevolution.mypodcast.com where fans can further inquire and discover new music from the original broadcast.

Priorly, the single ‘Air’, a classic-rock track, plus it’s accompanying ‘b-side’, the hip hop track ‘Farewell 2 My Nation’ had been making its rounds on various internet-based radio stations to relatively good fare. KC Shoen , CEO of ShoEnTeL Music (P.N.G.’s parent label) stated “ It demonstrates that timing is everything. We have been at this for several months, knowing that what we needed was access to a larger audience. Now it’s finally going to take place.” The maxi single, released as a four-song lead-off to P.N.G.s upcoming full length CD “Programmed Response”, was only to be simply used as a marketing tool among other industry members for the purpose of licensing. “That is still in play”, says KC, “but now any potential fans who wish to have that ‘hard copy’ can do so through Itunes. There will be airplay such as this for the single. It is still in process.’

The debut will air on Sunday, June 8th at 10 pm EST. The broadcast is sponsored by A & R Unlimited, LLC. - Mi2N (NON-Review/News)


The Darkest August: Life Inside The Myst (2006)
Programmed Response (2009)



When asked two years ago by a friend in Hollywood why he changed his name to three letters..and why he doesn’t use his face to adorn the cover of his C.D., P.N.G. responded, “ Because it’s not about who I am in the physical. It’s about the music. Let the music define who I am. Let music be my identity. It’s all they need to ‘see’”.

‘The music’ has become the location for experimentalism and creating material that sounds unlike anything else, both lyrically reflective of the times we live in as well as having a perceptive and expressive style that is deep, real, and based on these experiences. Since the age of 15, P.N.G. has been more focused on strong content and meaningful conveyance through concepts, both concrete and abstract. Having been influenced by the likes of Pink Floyd, Prince, KRS-1, and Funkadelic. Having begun his odyssey as a freestyle rapper, he decided to be his own ‘band’..learning four instruments, developing vocals, and later acquiring an audio engineering background. Over time, PNG became fearless to tackle subjects considered too controversial and sacred to lend an opinion.

P.N.G.s 2006 debut EP "The Darkest August: Life inside The Myst" questioned the current American cultural derision using Hurricane Katrina and 9/11 as the backdrop for its concept, digging further down into the questions of our own humanity as the most affluent nation on the planet. The racism, the violence, the ignorance; this "myst" he perceived that we are ALL responsible for creating and fostering as a nation: it asks more questions than it answers.

Having received good reviews for the EP, but unable to obtain exposure for the six-song EP on a grander scale, P.N.G. decided to establish his own label, ShoEnTeL Music which debuted in June 2007, and begin production on “Programmed Response”, a much more well-rounded and genre-diverse album than the previous. “I Am The Air”, a very direct, classic rock-sounding tune is currently complete. The song embodies a catharsis between what is “elevation” in the material world as opposed to what it means in the spiritual. “Farewell 2 My Nation”, a politically-driven rap track about current controversies, takes a stab at a more sarcastic view of them, yet being very informative at the same time. What the legendary KRS-1 used to call “Edu-Tainment”.

The goal is not just to offer another tired indie product, but sound that truly embraces all genres and styles, beyond hype and commercialism P.N.G….It’s about the music. It’s about time. “Programmed Response” is due 2009.