Al's DVD EPK is finally complete and ready for release. The
DVD includes a Live Video of "Perfect World" filmed at Club
Lingerie in Hollywood, CA; a Concept Video of "Perfect
World" shot in downtown Hermosa Beach by Trevor Mackay; a
Bio; Discography; the entire "Life" Album; an exclusive
Photo Album and much much more! You can pick up your own
copy right here today for $15 by going to Al's
Al spent most of May working on new tracks for his next album.
He has completed work on two songs entitled "I Can't Sleep"
and "Listening To Her Cry". You can check out both of
these songs on his
Video Page right here.
Al shot a full-length video for his song "Perfect World" in
downtown Hermosa Beach. The video was directed by
Trevor Mackay and will be included on a soon-to-be-released
Contests, Contests, Contests... Al Lay is a Finalist again! We are
particularly excited about this one. Al recorded
remakes for two of his favorite songs and added a bit of his
own style to them. We then found out about the
Goodnight Kiss "Remaking The Hit"
Contest. After being entered, Al received
an Honorable Mention for his remake of Al Green's "Let's
Stay Together" and became a Finalist for his version of
George Harrison's "Here Comes The Sun". The winner
will be announced later this month. Congrats again Al
Out of more than 900 entrants, Al Lay was honored by being voted
the DIY SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR for his album "Life"
DIY Music Festival. For this accomplishment, Al received several prizes and
played an acoustic set at the DIY Music Festival Convention in Los
Angeles, February 6th 2003.
Al Lay's album "Life" was once again featured as the Critics' Pick
of the month.
Al began playing guitar and singing back-up vocals with
LOST AND FOUND. The band is
fronted by his sister and fellow bandmate Aimee Lay.
Other members of the The Lost and Found are Erik Herrera on
drums/vocals and Lisa Dyer on bass guitar.
Al and his sister,
fellow bandmate Aimee Lay, appeared in a write up for the
Calendar Section of the Los Angeles Times on Thursday,
December 5th, 2002. The article made mention of the
music they make together and their
own individual projects. The article was appropriately titled
"All In The Musical Family" and was written by Steve Baltin
and Kevin Bronson. Check out the article on
Al's Press Releases Page.
Al Lay finally joined forces with CD Baby! You can find his
album "Life" available now for only $10 in their
online music store by linking to
Al is set to play another Acoustic Set for the "Circle Of
Songs" Songwriting Showcase at Dorscia (formerly Moomba) in
West Hollywood on Tuesday December 17th. Admission is
Al Lay's "Life" CD still holding the #2 position as the Most
Downloaded Artist on
Starpolish.com. Al's CD is also being featured in their online music store.
Al participated in another showcase for the "Circle Of Songs"
and their "LA Live"
series. This time Al was accompanied by his band
Frontal Assault at Club Lingerie in Hollywood, CA.
Al Lay's "Life" CD remains strong in the #2 Most Downloaded Artist
position on Starpolish.com.
After being featured on the
Cheap Jag Records Radio
Sampler, Al Lay's track "One By One" hits National College
Various tracks from Al Lay's album "Life" landed him the #2 Most
Downloaded Artist spot on Starpolish.com! Go Al!!!
Al played an acoustic set for the USA Songwriting Competition
"Circle Of Songs" showcase at Moomba in West Hollywood.
You can check out some of the pictures from that show on
Al's Photo Gallery page.
Al Lay's "Life" CD is being featured in the
Starpolish.com Music Store and was selected as their Critics' Pick... Again! Thanks Starpolish!
Al Lay showcased Live with a full band at High On Rose in
Lexington, Kentucky for the
Midwest Music Conference & Film
Festival. He played to a packed house!
Al Lay was chosen as the August "Featured Artist" at
song "One By One" is currently in the running
to be included in the MakeMeASong.com Specialty Song Library.
Check out the MakeMeASong.com site to find out more about
Al Lay's track "Someday" was featured on the 2002 Midwest
Music Conference Compilation Disc.
Al Lay was interviewed LIVE on
XM Satellite Radio regarding
his involvement with the 2002 MMCFF. (XM Satellite
Radio has over 150,000 subscribers!)
Lay was one of 25 Starpolish Artists
chosen to head off
Starpolish Indie Hour at
is an Internet Radio Station and Starpolish
now has a weekly radio show taking place every Wednesday 2pm
- 3pm EST. Try to
song "One By One" spinning regularly... Tune in to a PC near
you to show your support!
Lay was chosen to Showcase his talents at the
Midwest Music Conference & Independent Film Festival
in Lexington, KY on August 21-24.
The four day event will showcase bands from all over the
USA in front of the top Music Industry Executives.
Al was also offered a spot on the MMCFF 2002 Compilation
Disc, in which you will be able to hear his track "Someday".
Al Lay ranked as the #5 Most Downloaded Artist on Starpolish.com!... And was
also featured in the Starpolish Store as the Critics' Pick
for his album "Life".
Al Lay’s first show as a solo artist in support
of his album release, “Life” at the Blue Saloon in North
SBS Records Indie Music Sampler Volume
5, featuring Al Lay’s
track “Perfect World”, distributed to over
15,000 people worldwide.
Lay caught the eye of
CHEAP JAG RECORDS,
out of Boston, Mass and entered
into a non-exclusive deal for National College Radio Promotion
and East Coast Showcasing and Development.
of AL LAY’s solo album “Life”.
Lay won the Unsigned War in the Contemporary Pop Category
for his track “Perfect World”… Which marked the beginning
of a collaboration and non-exclusive Agreement with
Undaground Productions and
the Unsigned War.
Lay featured as the “Best Indie Artist And Emerging Band”
in Lip Service Magazine, a national musictrade distributed
to over 8,000 Industry Executives
of Al Lay’s solo album “Life”.
Lay placed in the top 8 entrants in the Starpolish.com/
Yahoo! Internet Life Online Music Awards “Best Unsigned
Artist” Contest for his track “One By One”, out of over
4,000 bands competing… Voted on entirely
by the fans!
Signed exclusive deal with Milestone Artist Management.