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IT'S TIME TO PARTY!
New Single Is Now Avail

Put some sizzle back into your boring Saturday nights
with this raucous party anthem. "Saturday Night," from
Geoff Westen's album THE PIGS - OINK!! Available
worldwide NOW.

"SATURDAY NIGHT" IS PARTY READY!!

A RARE BALLAD FROM GEOFF WESTEN
Here's a change of pace from Geoff Westen. His new single,
"She's So Young" is the first ballad from Disturbing Music
in a long time. It's from the VIDIOTS - Tune In!! CD.
GET "TOGETHER" TODAY
The New GW Single Has Arrived

GW's latest single, "Together," wrestles with loneliness.
No matter how dark and gloomy it gets, we'll all get
through it TOGETHER.
TIME TO GO BACK TO WORK
Is your job so boring, you do it in your sleep? This powerful,
anti-work anthem has a relentless Hard Pop groove that will
keep you percolating on the job site - all day long! It's the
new single from Geoff Westen's I'M NOT CRAZY album.
YOU NEED A BREAK FROM YOUR LIFE
Vacation Year Round With Geoff!

Grab your swimsuit and suntan lotion and go on a vacation
with GW. Escape the grind. It's VACATION time! Great
single AND a terrific video from the I'M NOT CRAZY CD.
Check it all out!
NEW ALBUM FROM GEOFF WESTEN
Hey everybody! Big news! Geoff Westen's new CD entitled,
I'm Not Crazxy will be released any minute now. You can
get advance copies at our store. Otherwise it will be
available at all the usual outlets early next year.
NEW SINGLE FROM "DA - Activate"
Geoff Westen's, "Thanks DC" is a tribute to one of his
musical BFFs. Dennis Conway was a GREAT rock musician,
a creative collaborator, an undying supporter and a dear
friend. He will be missed. Download it now for FREE.
NEW vid can be seen HERE.
NEW FROM "DIGITAL ACTIVITY - Activate"
Geoff Westen's, "Bolero Monstruoso", is the first single
from his brand new ACTIVATE album. This Rock Ambient
track is a powerful, cutting-edge Bolero that is
guaranteed to take you on a wild adventure.
Download it now for FREE.
NEW CD RELEASE FROM GEOFF WESTEN
GW's latest release, ACTIVATE, from his Digital Activity
Rock Ambient Series is a mind-numbing, musical
adventure that will titillate your neurons and bring joy
to your existence.

This is not the Power/Pop/Rock that Geoff is best known
for. These rare DA CDs showcase a different side to GW's
music. If you think you can handle it...proceed at your
own risk!

Check it out for yourself. Push PLAY to ACTIVATE!

Available Worldwide Now!
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Available Worldwide Now!
NEW SINGLE FROM "VIDIOTS-Tune In!!"
Geoff Westen's, "Some Of You Girls" describes that nasty
feminine tease that drives boys crazy!! It's all about how
some girls don't know when to stop! It's about how they
make boys act stupid! Download it now for FREE.
NEW vid can be seen HERE.
NEW SINGLE FROM GW's Current CD
Here's the latest single from VIDIOTS - Tune In!!.
A newly edited version of Don't Stop The Kiss.
It's FREE - GO GET IT!
OUR TRIBUTE TO DION!
Happy Birthday to our pal Dion...Disturbing style.
The Pigs Logo
Available Worldwide Now!
I've Got SC - The Video
The Pigs Video Contribution Towards World Peace.
DA Birth
Available Worldwide Now!
Silent Night - The Video
DA GETS BEHIND PEACE FOR XMAS!
THEIR FUNKY VERSION OF SILENT NIGHT IS A
BACKGROUND FOR A TIMELY MESSAGE.

Check out Digital Activity's holiday gift to the world
using "Silent Night" from their CD Xmas Vol. 1.

BE Involved - BE Tolerant - BE Smart!
DA Xmas Vol 1
Available All Year Long!

DISTURBING NEWS

THE NEWEST NEWS
LET'S GIVE AWAY SOMETHING FOR FREE!
WAKE UP!!! YOUR PHONE'S RINGING!

LOS ANGELES CA, April 11, 2017—We always thought the Better Get Started Ringtone from the album, VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! was the best ever. You could be in the middle of a hurricane and still hear it yelling at you. It has to be the most ear-catching ringtone you can get. Check it out - you'll probably like it!

Go HERE for this and many other free downloads. Music, buttons, posters. Always there 24/7.

Let's Give Something Away For Free

NEW DECADE! NEW SINGLE! NEW VIDEO!

LOS ANGELES CA, March 29, 2017—We are officially re-releasing "Runaround Sue" as a single. Hope everyone calls into their favorite radio stations to request they play it. Every little bit helps.

Check out the single HERE.

There is a great vid that goes with this track. Go HERE or go to YouTube.

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LOTS OF GREAT MERCH FOR THE WILD AND CRAZY!
We've got the cool, the unusual, the breathtaking!

LOS ANGELES CA, March 12, 2017—Your favorite Disturbing Music gear is now available at DisturbingMusic.com. Get insignia Geoff Westen, Vidiots, Digital Activity or Pigs T's, mugs, keychains, posters, buttons, stickers and more.

Here is a very cool graphic that just happens to look terrific on all styles of shirts in all sorts of colors. We recommend sticking with DARK colored shirts as printing white is tricky on lighter colors. Color selection is subject to change. Click on graphics below for a blowup.

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Male - Maroon
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Female - Black
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REMINDER: HAVE YOU NOTICED?
More Graphics On The NEWS Page.

LOS ANGELES CA, February 22, 2017—Since Geoff revamped his Facebook pages, there are now lots more visuals on FB and he wanted to begin adding some of the same visuals here on the News Page.

I bet you didn't know there are 2 kinds of Facebook pages. There is the "Band Page" AND there is the "Profile Page."

If you want to talk to him about his music - go to the Profile Page - and he'll respond to you. He doesn't respond to all the "Hey Baby - you're cute" comments. In fact we get rid of those kind of comments. Sorry.

Check out our Facebook Band Page here: GW Facebook Band Page.
Check out our Facebook Profile Page here: GW Facebook Profile Page.


UPGRADED DISTURBINGMUSIC.COM GOES LIVE

LOS ANGELES CA, February 7, 2017—Spent time over the holidays doing some clean-up on the DisturbingMusic.com site. Upgraded all the Quicktime players on the site making it more compatible. Still using Flash players throughout. Thinking most folks out there still can benefit from Flash content. There are now more features, info, music and merch. Stop by and browse around for a while. AND, you can easily sample clips from all the Disturbing Music CDs. Go HERE.


DISTURBING VID - "I'M NOT CRAZY"
Title Track From The INC CD

LOS ANGELES CA, January 27, 2017—Hey folks, if you haven't seen Geoff's "I'm Not Crazy" video yet, put on your dancing shoes and go check it out HERE.

Geoff once again teamed up with renowned videographer Jean-Louis to create the first video from his I'M NOT CRAZY album. J-L, being an avid fan of swing and electro shuffle dancing, concluded that "INC" would mesh nicely with the dance form, and give the dance a fresh look.

The video features our favorite shuffler, JustSomeMotion. Jean-Louis did the heavy lifting on this vid and he turned out a totally fun watch.

INC Video Reminder

BE A PIG AND BE PROUD!
THE PIGS' LOGO BUTTONS NOW AVAILABLE

LOS ANGELES CA, Februaru 1, 2017—THE PIGS' FREE logo buttons are now available directly from the Disturbing music website. Click HERE for the details.

Let everyone know you're a fan. Get yours today. Be a Pig and Be Proud!


NO MUSS NO FUSS - OPT IN!

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, January 10, 2017—If you want to get on our mailing list - opt-In. That's the last thing you have to do and you will receive our alerts (maybe one or two a month) on a regular basis. You don't have to go anywhere - you don't have to click on anything - they just show up in your mail box. How convenient can it get? Want to get on the list? Click below.


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HOW DISTURBING CAN IT GET?
Don't Let Things Go Out Of Control

LOS ANGELES CA, January 1, 2017—Have the most DISTURBING New Year yet! From Geoff, Patti, Helena and Charlie.

BTW, if you ever need anything DISTURBING,
Visit DisturbingMusic.com.

Happy Disturbing 2017

HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE!

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, DECEMBER 24, 2016—We Wish You Health and Happiness in 2017

You know, we put this post up every Xmas Eve. It's the time of year when the significance of Peace On Earth is most relevant. No matter how you say it, this would be the greatest gift of all.

Enjoy our Christmas Video Card and we'll see you next year.

Happy Holidays from Disturbing Music
Geoff, Patti, Helena and Charlie

PEACE ON EARTH. WE NEED IT!

Xmas Card 2014


YOU'RE INVITED
To The Disturbing Music Xmas Party.

LOS ANGELES CA, December 9, 2016—As soon as you get home, get comfortable, light the fire, get out the smokeables and drinkables, and join the party. Dress is optional. Rejoice. Frolic & Freak. Celebrate the Season.

Listen to GW's Digital Activity Xmas Vol. 1 in its entirety. No interruptions. From start to finish — as many times as you want!

Date: December 16th
Time: 6 - 10pm PST
DisturbingMusic.com/XmasParty

SEE YOU THERE!

Disturbing Xmas Party Invite

DON'T LEAVE ANYONE OFF YOUR LIST
ESPECIALLY AT THIS TIME OF YEAR
Plenty of Disturbing Loot for 2016

LOS ANGELES CA, December 11, 2016—Because of Geoff's uncontrollable obsession with the Holidays, there's always a lot of fun stuff going on in December at Disturbing Music. Of course, he wants to share it all with you. Please join in the fun and enjoy our Disturbing little gifts.

Go directly to Santa's Workshop.

Disturbing Xmas Gifts

HAPPY THANKSGIVING WORLD
From Geoff Westen & Disturbing Music

LOS ANGELES CA, November 22, 2016—Keep your family & friends close. Appreciate them and tell them how much you love them. Tell them how important they are in your life. We all need to stick together in these super crazy times!

This Thanksgiving Hug Your Family
JUST DO IT! JUST DO IT! JUST DO IT!

Thanksgiving 2016
Click on the image above to see a BIG blowup.

SATNITE VIDEO PREMIERES TODAY
English Track - German Star - German Subtitles - WOW!

LOS ANGELES CA, October 21, 2016—Put some sizzle back into your boring Saturday nights with this raucous party anthem. "Saturday Night" is also Geoff Westen's latest video coming to a screen near you TODAY!

Once again, Jean-Louis conceived and constructed this video. He created the novel concept of putting concert footage of one artist against the audio of a different artist, and voila! We have one of GW's favorite showmen, singing a GW tune. It's a fantasy come true! You're gonna love it!

See it First, SEE it HERE!

SNAM Video Today

IT'S TIME TO PARTY!
GW's "Saturday Night" Avail Today

LOS ANGELES CA, September 30, 2016—It's Saturday Night. My best friend Sally is staying home because she broke up with her boyfriend. She's feeling bad - contemplating suicide. I better call her up and tell her about the party.

Where's the party THIS Saturday Night? Call the Actionman…he will know.

This crunchy party anthem is from Geoff Westen's CD THE PIGS - OINK! It's the perfect Back-to-School cure for 2016!

"SATURDAY NIGHT" IS PARTY READY!!

SNAM Single Today

YOU BETTER REVERSE YOUR DIRECTION
It Might Be Time To Flip Your Flop ;-)

LOS ANGELES CA, September 6, 2016—Whenever your life turns upside down…count on Geoff Westen's I'M NOT CRAZY to straighten you out. And that's the truth!

Therapeutic Stimulation For Your Ears!

INC Reminder

REMEMBER THE FEELING? "SHE'S SO YOUNG"
Romantic Vid from Geoff Westen Premiering Today

LOS ANGELES CA, August 21, 2016

"Wake me up...this is just a dream. Soft and warm holding on to me.
Should I take her home with me? She's so young - she's in love with me."

To go with GW's new single, "She's So Young," is this video conceived and built by our Vid Guru Jean-Louis. We can always count on J-L's cache of brilliant ideas and this is one of his best.

SEE the new video today, August 26th. HEAR the single "She's So Young" NOW!
It's from GW's CD VIDIOTS - Tune In!!


A RARE BALLAD FROM GEOFF WESTEN
"SHE'S SO YOUNG" Single Released Today

LOS ANGELES CA, July 29, 2016—Here's a change of pace from Geoff Westen. His new single, "She's So Young" is the first ballad from Disturbing Music in like...forever! and will be avail today, July 29.

The song reveals a compelling story about a middle-aged man who finally realizes what is missing in his life when love surprisingly presents itself to him in the form of a gregarious young woman.

Crazy Fantasy Tour 2016

GEOFF WESTEN & THE ROCKETS RED GLARE
Can't Get More All-American Than That!

LOS ANGELES CA, July 1, 2016—If you can't make GW's Bash this 4th of July, be sure to serve up a huge helping of Delicious Mouth-Watering Power Pop from his current CD I'm Not Crazy. Your BBQ won't rock without it!

Crazy Fantasy Tour 2016

FEEL LIKE YOU'RE TIED UP IN KNOTS?!
You Need Some Time Off - You Need A Vacation

LOS ANGELES CA, June 21, 2016—Now that summertime has arrived, break free! Go on a "VACATION" with Geoff Westen. And don't forget to bring your swimsuit and suntan lotion.

Tied Up In Knots?

DON'T TRY TO FACE THE WORLD ALONE
"TOGETHER" Vid Online Starting TODAY

LOS ANGELES CA, May 20, 2016
"It's a bad night to be alive and alone when all my friends are dead.
There's always someone watching from the shadows in the dark.
They're waiting for a chance to drive a stanchion through my heart."

This latest collaboration between Geoff and vid-guru Jean-Louis depicts the chaotic world of being alone. A world filled with shadows and zombies, gear-heads, robots, cranes and anarchy. It's a driving force. I hope one day we'll unite and live our life as one - TOGETHER.

This track is from GW's CD, VIDIOTS - Tune In!!
Put your eyes and ears to the test. Do It TOGETHER.


HAVE YOU NOTICED?
More Graphics On The NEWS Page.

LOS ANGELES CA, May 12, 2016—To make more info available to the world re "what's going on in Geoff's world," he has revamped his Facebook page. There are now lots more visuals on FB and he wanted to begin adding some of the same visuals here on the News Page. Go check it out and let us know what you think by posting comments.

Check out our Facebook page here: GW on Facebook.


GET "TOGETHER" TODAY
New GW Single Has Arrived

LOS ANGELES CA, April 29, 2016—Geoff's latest single, "Together" confronts loneliness. No matter how dark and gloomy it gets, we'll all get through it, TOGETHER.

New Video coming soon. We'll post it here when it is avail to be seen.

New Single

IT'S NATIONAL LAUGH AT WORK WEEK
Make Sure You Do Your Part

LOS ANGELES CA, April 5, 2016—The year has flown by. April 1-7 is National Laugh At Work Week. Show the world how much you enjoy what you do and start laughing!

Laugh At Work Week

GIFTS MAKE US HAPPY
Gratis Copies of "I'M NOT CRAZY"

LOS ANGELES CA, March 15, 2016—Get your copy of the title track from Geoff's current CD, I'M NOT CRAZY. It's our gift to you. Available 24/7 from our Free page.

www.DisturbingMusic.com/FREE.

INC Single Free Download

"WORK WORK" PREMIERE
New Video Is Set To Go Live TODAY

LOS ANGELES CA, February 5, 2016—Got the nerve to go to work with Geoff Westen? It's Premiere Day for his latest video, "Work Work." If you have a job, you will definitely relate!

This video is another collaboration with videographer Jean-Louis, who developed the concept and edited all the digital pieces together, including fantastic visuals from one of our all-time favorite films.

A Guaranteed - Sweat-Inducing - Groin-Strainer!
Once you SEE it - you won't forget it!
See it FIRST. See it HERE.

Work Work Video

NAMM SHOW RESULTS
Went To The Show Yesterday

LOS ANGELES CA, January 24, 2016—NAMM Show results: More crowded than ever. More noise than ever (way more cacophony than I remember.) Ran into friends I haven't seen in ages. It was great!


GOING TO THE NAMM SHOW
Just Got The Tickets Today.

LOS ANGELES CA, January 16, 2016—I haven't attended the NAMM Show in many years. Got to the point, that for my needs, the internet worked fine. I didn't really need the "music store" any longer. The gurus at the online stores were knowledgeable. Almost anything I wanted to try out could be sent or downloaded as trials. Didn't need to get in the car and take on the streets of the city.

But this year I got the bug to go over to the show to "see and feel" the excitement of new music gear and software. I also remember a great reason for showing up at NAMM was all the thousands of music people - gathered in one location - powerful stuff.

One last good reason to revisit the show is an almost guaranteed meet up with an old music mate. I can't wait! — GW


THE WHOLE WORLD IS INVITED
To The Disturbing Music Xmas Party.

LOS ANGELES CA, December 11, 2015—We're going to put you in a Holiday mood. Rejoice. Frolic & Freak. Celebrate the Season.

Listen to GW's Digital Activity Xmas Vol. 1 in its entirety. No interruptions. From start to finish — as many times as you want!

Date: December 18th
Time: 6 - 10pm PST
DisturbingMusic.com/XmasParty

SEE YOU THERE. To the rest of you — Have A Happy Healthy 2016!


SO GOOD IT'S SCARY!

LOS ANGELES CA, October 27, 2015—Ooooooo Scaaaaary! No Halloween Party is complete without Geoff Westen's I'M NOT CRAZY.

Wishing you lots of Wicked Fun for Halloween. Geoff's Hard Pop, Punk or RAM will pump up any party! Creepy - Eerie - Chilling - Ghostly - Shocking - Weird - Terrifying. Take GW's CD, I'M NOT CRAZY to your Halloween Bash.

Disturbing Music wishes all of you, lots of Tricks and Treats for Halloween and a big BOO to all our fans out there.

Halloween 2015

ESCAPE THE GRIND - IT'S GETAWAY DAY!
Bring your swimsuit and some suntan lotion.

Westlake Village, CA, September 3, 2015—Summer's almost over - take a break from your life! Today's the day. Go on "Vacation" with Geoff Westen. It's the new video from his I'M NOT CRAZY CD.

Once you SEE it, you won't forget it


THE SUMMER'S ALMOST OVER
It's your last chance to get away!

Westlake Village, CA, August 18, 2015—You need a break from your life. Take a "Vacation" with Geoff Westen. SEE the new video September 3.


VACATION coming to the rescue TODAY

Westlake Village, CA, July 14, 2015—Fantasize that you're out on the beach - so far away that you'll never be reached. Aaaah. Feels good just thinking' about it.

You need a break from your life. You need a vacation. Pack your bags and escape the grind. You can pick up your travel tickets at all the usual outlets including CDBaby. Get refreshed. Pick up a copy.


LOTS OF NEW STUFF AT THE DISTURBING SITE

Westlake Village, CA, June 27, 2015—We've got a ton of new product that you can check out. Go to our Disturbing Stuff page.

We've got everything from neckties to t-shirts to clocks to posters. All the merch has been created with GW's new CD in mind. Go see for yourself. You'll be surprised how much dough you can spend.


START MAKING YOUR SUMMER PLANS

Westlake Village, CA, June 17, 2015—You need a break from your life. You need a vacation. Oh Yeah! The new single from Geoff Westen's I'M NOT CRAZY CD is "Vacation". With summer just around the corner - it's time to plan a vacation with GW. To be released July 14. Bring your swimsuit and some suntan lotion.


INC VIDEO SET TO PREMIERE TODAY

Bear Valley Springs, CA, May 26, 2015—Geoff Westen once again teamed up with renowned videographer Jean-Louis to create the first video from his I'm Not Crazy album. J-L is an idea guy and his vision for the eponymous first single was a step beyond - in fact, many steps beyond as it turns out.

They meshed the popular electro shuffle dance with the groove of this techno hop track giving the dance form a fresh look. Once you SEE it, you won't forget it.


TIME TO PARTY. TONIGHT AT THE LOVE PRISON.

Planet Earth, May 5, 2015—Drop by the Disturbing Music Listening Party to Celebrate The Release of Geoff Westen's Latest CD, I'M NOT CRAZY.

The whole word is invited - that means YOU and everybody you know. Hear unlimited plays of INC in its entirety - for one special night only. The I'm Not Crazy Listening Party Tonight between 6 and 10 PM (PDT)

Go HERE.


WE'RE HAVING A PARTY AND YOU'RE INVITED

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, April 28, 2015—The I'm Not Crazy listening party has been scheduled for May 5. After GW was arrested for acting totally nuts - it was discovered that he wasn't crazy, he was in love. Subsequently, all charges have been dropped and a party has been scheduled to celebrate his release.

It's just a story we made up - but who cares. The party is gonna rock anyway. May 5th between 6 and 10 PM (PDT). Be there or be left out!


FIRST SINGLE FROM I'M NOT CRAZY...

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, April 21, 2015—The I'm Not Crazy track from the new CD with the same name is now available at all the usual outlets including iTunes, Amazon and CDBaby.

This song gives the whole explanation of what I'm Not Crazy is all about. You can hear a sample here: INC Sample


NEW CD RELEASE DAY IS HERE

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, April 7, 2015—Took a while to get to this point, but here we are. As with any new entity that is brought to life, we are very proud of our new offering from Geoff entitled I'M NOT CRAZY.

We hope you'll enjoy experiencing I'm Not Crazy as much as we got off bringing it to life. Long live INC!


A FEW DETAILS ABOUT A NEW ALBUM

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, JANUARY 21, 2015—Well, well, well. We finally have a few facts about the new album:

Release date set for April 7.
Title is I'm Not Crazy
10 tracks plus 2 alternate mixes
As always...stay tuned.


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HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE!

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, DECEMBER 17, 2014—We Wish You Health and Happiness in 2015

It's the time of year when the significance of Peace On Earth is most relevant. No matter how you say it, this would be the greatest gift of all.

Enjoy our Christmas Video Card and we'll see you next year.

Happy Holidays from Disturbing Music
Geoff, Patti, Helena and Charlie

PEACE ON EARTH. WE NEED IT!

Xmas Card 2014


BACK TO THE FUTURE

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, DECEMBER 1, 2014—We're about ready to resurface after experiencing the most disturbing time warp. We went home one day and came back three years later. Wow! Hear the sound of time rushing from the past into the here and now.

We'll be in touch soon with BIG news.

GEARING UP FOR NEW RELEASE

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, JULY 27, 2011—When was the last time your music buttons were pushed? When was the last time some great music got stuck in your brain?! Well, it's going to happen again on August 9th with GW's latest release, ACTIVATE from his Digital Activity Rock Ambient Series.

We repeat...This new album is a mind-numbing, musical adventure that will titillate your neurons and bring joy to your existence. This is not the Power/Pop/Rock that Westen's best known for. These rare DA CDs showcase a different side to GW's music. If you think you can handle it...proceed at your own risk!

We will be announcing an online listening party in the near future. You will be able to stream the whole album. We hope you can't wait for the party and will want to pick up a copy as soon as it is released. As with all other Disturbing projects, this one will be avail through the Disturbing site and all the standard music outlets.

In the meantime, check it out for yourself this August 9th. Push PLAY to ACTIVATE. We can't wait!

Push Your Buttons August 9th

NEW CD SENT FOR MANUFACTURING

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, JUNE 29, 2011—GW has finished mixing the new CD and has also completed designing and building the package for the album. We should have product ready to service the media in about 2 weeks.

That being said, I'd like to be the first to announce that the new album, entitled DIGITAL ACTIVITY - Activate, will be released August 9th. The new CD is the latest in Geoff's ongoing Rock Ambient Music series. Check out Birth for a preview of what Rock Ambient is all about.

Below is the email announcement that will go out tonight. The energy level around here has picked up and the countdown to release day has officially started. Good stuff!

Coming August 9th

CREATIVE DISCUSSIONS WITH VIDEOLOGIST JEAN-LOUIS

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, MAY 24, 2011—Geoff has taken a break from mixing the new album and has headed to the mountain top in Bear Valley Springs to talk video concepts with good friend and expert videologist Jean-Louis. I'm thinking there will be new visuals to go with the new CD.

Album update: Should be ready to announce the title for the new album soon. Thought to the name and design concepts are in the works. GW broke down and gave us a preview of some tracks before he left town. What can I say...you are going to love it! As always...stay tuned. IBIT.


VERY QUIET AROUND THE DISTURBING HOME BASE RIGHT NOW

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, APRIL 12, 2011—Things have been pretty quiet around here as GW is finishing up the new album. Haven't seen him for weeks. When he's not around, it gives us a chance to get caught up on mundane "disturbing chores." It also gives us a break from his irresistible passion and drive.

But things are gearing up to be crazy again as the August release date for the new CD starts approaching. Amazing as it may sound, we look to be on schedule. We'll keep you posted through this News Page or better yet, click below to Opt-in to our Alerts list. BFN.


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WATCH ALL THE DISTURBING VIDS WITH JUST ONE CLICK!

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, MARCH 18, 2011—Bet you didn't know that Geoff Westen has produced a number of conceptual videos over the last few years. That's why we decided to pull the Disturbing videos from the storage vault, dust them off and put them all together on one page at DisturbingMusic.com.

Great music deserves great visuals, and GW delivers in his typically quirky and disturbing way. This is fun stuff to look at. If you've missed any of our Disturbing videos, make it a movie night and get the popcorn popping. All you have to do is go HERE or click the graphic below.


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WE'VE GOT A PANACEA FOR THESE DISTURBING TIMES

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, FEBRUARY 22, 2011—Can't face the world? Maybe it's time to come up for some air! We know it's tough out there with lots of scary things going down. Don't freak out. We'd like to make you feel better. Disturbing Music is good medicine. It'll clear your head. Take a dose and escape from the ugly side of life.


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BEFORE WE MOVE ON TO THE NEXT DISTURBING PROJECT
Here's the last word on the subject of VIDIOTS

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, January 26, 2011—Good albums never die, they just keep getting great reviews! You can imagine how pleased Geoff was when 2 years after the VIDIOTS' release, he read Jess' Stereo Killer review. Jess got it!

Geoff decided to produce a very cool video featuring the SK review with an exciting new "Friends or Lovers?" mix as the soundtrack. How good can it get? Go check it out at DisturbingMusic.com.

Don't ignore what the experts say. GW's music is avail through our Music Store, or at CDBaby, Amazon or iTunes.


MAY PEACE PREVAIL ON EARTH

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, DECEMBER 25, 2010—Merry Xmas and Happy New Year from all of us at Disturbing. We wish you Health, Happiness and Prosperity.

Oh, one more thing, as we said in our last News Post...May Peace Prevail On Earth. Digital Activity's funky version of "Silent Night" is the background for this very important message. Check it out at YouTube or the Digital Activity website.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYBODY. SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!


HOLIDAY VID WITH IMPORTANT MESSAGE

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, DECEMBER 7, 2010—No matter how it's said - the message is clear. Geoff Westen's holiday video gets his message out to the world. How? He says it in hundreds of languages!

Digital Activity's funky version of "Silent Night" is the background for a very important initiative. Check it out. Now showing on YouTube or the Digital Activity website. It's from GW's CD Digital Activity - Xmas Vol. 1 which is available worldwide at all the usual places.

PEACE ON EARTH. WE NEED IT!

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MOUTH WATERING POWER POP FOR THANKSGIVING DINNER

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, NOVEMBER 19, 2010—Time for that once a year family get together. Nothing goes better with holiday cuisine than Geoff Westen's CD THE PIGS - Oink!. Simply Delicious. Happy Turkey Day! More info is avail at The Pigs.

Pigs Cover

DON'T MISS OUT - GET ON OUR ALERTS LIST!

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, OCTOBER 31, 2010—Happy Halloween everybody. If you are on our mailing list, you undoubtedly gave a listen to the attached track by GW called "SPOOKY." Very creepy and disturbing. Don't be left out. Opt-in to get regular Alerts by clicking below.


DM Alerts Opt In-Out Button

SOME OF YOU GIRLS SINGLE IS A FREE DOWNLOAD

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, OCTOBER 28, 2010—Geoff Westen's, "Some Of You Girls" describes that nasty feminine tease that drives boys crazy!! It's all about how some girls don't know when to stop! It's about how they make boys act stupid! Download it now for FREE. NEW vid can be seen HERE.


SO MANY WOMEN! SO LITTLE TIME.

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, OCTOBER 6, 2010—Couldn't resist a contest connected to the new SOYG video. Here's how it works...

Watch Geoff Westen's video for his latest Disturbing single, "Some Of You Girls," and tell us how many beautiful stars are in the video. If you're correct, we'll send you a complimentary copy of VIDIOTS - Tune In!!

And if you can name them all, we'll send you a lifetime subscription to Disturbing Music. You'll get a free copy of every CD we release. Now that's really worth submitting your guess for!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.


IT'S PREMIER DAY FOR GEOFF WESTEN'S
NEW VIDEO RELEASE, "SOME OF YOU GIRLS"
A Guaranteed, Star-Studded, Eye-Popper!

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, SEPTEMBER 28, 2010—We've posted our hot new video on YouTube, at DisturbingMusic.com, and for Facebookers, on Geoff's Fan Page.

See the transformation that makes the boys drool! Groove to Geoff Westen's Neo-Wave track from his VIDIOTS - Tune In!! album. You'll be dancing your ass off and wiggling your eyeballs.


"SOME OF YOU GIRLS" GOES TO RADIO

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, SEPTEMBER 12, 2010—Getting ready to release a brand new single, "Some Of You Girls." It describes that nasty feminine tease that drives boys crazy! It's all about how some girls don't know when to stop! It's about how they make boys act stupid!

It's GW's latest from VIDIOTS - Tune In!! and it's available as a free download if you click HERE.

The new video for the song will be happening at the end of the month. Don't worry, we'll let you know when you can see it..


OUR MUSIC SWITCH HAS BEEN ACTIVATED

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, AUGUST 2, 2010—We're back at it. We're excited, re-energized and rocking our brains out. Releasing new GW single tomorrow. It's a brand new edit of Don't Stop The Kiss. Yeah, the same song we released a video on just as we were getting notice of our move. We decided to put the release of the single on the back burner until a more appropriate time. Now's the time. There's a link at the top of this page...go download it - IT'S FREE! YEAH!!

BTW - Check out the vid HERE.


TICK TICK TICK

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, JULY 1, 2010—We're about ready to start having meetings to discuss what's next for Geoff and Disturbing Music. I know GW has kind of organized his catalog because, as part of the move, he's decided to go through every bit of music he's created over the years. Every tape, every cassette, every disc - checked out, digitized when needed, and filed away properly (so we can actually find something he might want). No one could do this except for GW. Meanwhile, we don't know what we will be doing to kick off our new "Disturbed Life" here in Westlake Village. The clock continues to tick.

The Clock Is Ticking

TICK TICK TICK

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, JUNE 1, 2010—Starting to hear music coming out of the studio. Good sign that things are brewing in the inner sanctum. We can see daylight in the unpacking department. We really like it here in Westlake Village. New shopping, new restaurants, new everything. Fun. The clock continues to tick.

The Clock Is Ticking

THE CLOCK CONTINUES TO TICK

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, MAY 1, 2010—The clock it ticking. Wish we had more staff. Just one hit away. Need to get back to making music.

The Clock Is Ticking

THIS IS WAY HARDER THAN WE THOUGHT!

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, APRIL 1, 2010—Didn't realize we had so much crap. We actually have to go through much of what we moved and decide whether to keep it or not. Could take forever...


THE UNPACKING HAS STARTED

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, APRIL 1, 2010—Geoff and his crew are wiring up the studio. Us folks out front are beginning to put things away. A daunting task to say the least. This might take a while. Stay tuned.


STARTING TO SETTLE IN

WESTLAKE VILLAGE CA, MARCH 1, 2010—So we've been unboxing ourselves for a short while and figuring out a config for our office and studio. What boxes go where. And where are we going to put everything when we start to unpack. Wish us luck!


BIG NEWS IN OUR LITTLE WORLD

LOS ANGELES CA, FEBRUARY 1, 2010—Note from Helena: The big news around here is that Geoff has sold his studio and will be relocating to an as yet undetermined location. But he says we're getting out of the city. If he's excited about it...then we're excited about it. But, just the idea of "moving" everything - YIKES!!

More soon.


DISTURBING IS SOCIALLY NETWORKED.

LOS ANGELES CA, JANUARY 1, 2010—Hey! Did anyone notice we are now socially networked? Well we are. Here are some links:

Facebook LogoFacebook

Twitter LogoTwitter

YouTube LogoYouTube

BTW...Happy New Year! Let's all have a Happy, Healthy, Peaceful 2010.


THERE'S A LITTLE ELF IN ALL OF US
ESPECIALLY AT THIS TIME OF YEAR

LOS ANGELES CA, December 21, 2009—Because of Geoff Westen's uncontrollable obsession with the Holidays, there's always a lot of fun stuff going on in December at Disturbing Music. Of course, GW wants to share it all with you.

GW The Elf Graphic

The Music, Videos, and more. Please join in the fun and enjoy our Disturbing little gifts listed below.

Digital Activity's XMAS VOL.1
Our yearly reminder that Digital Activity's rock ambient offering, Xmas Vol. 1, is available for your Holiday listening pleasure. Nine extended Xmas soundscapes with a surprise around each musical twist and turn. Celebrate the holidays with layers of pure digital delight. It's amazing how songs that are so old and familiar can sound so fresh and new!

World Peace? PeaceForXmas.com
PEACE on EARTH? Well, it seems we mortals just can't figure it out. So, in case you haven't heard the shocking news, Santa's fed up with us and has resigned. He will not be accepting wish lists this season. Rumor has it that Mr. C is challenging all peace-loving humans to help him solve the issues and problems to get World Peace. If you were in charge, what would YOU do?

No Peace? No Santa! "I've Got Santa Claus"
The Pigs are offering their Xmas single "I've Got Santa Claus" as a FREE download through the end of the year at Disturbing.com/FREE. If you want to donate 99 cents for the download, go to PeaceForXmas.com where all proceeds are donated to benefit UnitedForPeace.org.

The Pigs video of "I've Got Santa Claus"
Digital Activity's video of "Silent Night"
You can view The Pigs "I've Got Santa Claus" (what would happen if Santa was kidnapped?) and Digital Activity's funky version of "Silent Night" (a thought provoking contribution to the PeaceForXmas effort), at YouTube, at Disturbing, or at Geoff's Facebook Fan Page.

Adopt a Homeless Xmas Tree
Our "Adopt a Disturbing Xmas Tree" program brings a Disturbing problem to the attention of the world. You can help. If you run across a homeless Xmas tree, please adopt it. It will make you feel good and it's the right thing to do. Every Xmas tree deserves a home for the Holidays. Do your part!

Xmas is just around the corner. Merry Xmas to all.
Helena and the Elves at Disturbing!


HERE'S YOUR DISTURBING XMAS GIFT
From Geoff Westen & Disturbing Music

LOS ANGELES CA, December 9, 2009—What better way to start your holiday craziness than to join our celebration of Dion DiMucci's 50 years of inspiring Rock 'n' Roll!

Throughout the holiday season (and maybe a little bit longer) go to DisturbingMusic.com/FREE for your copy of GW's version of the Dion classic "Runaround Sue"...done Disturbing-style. Tell all your friends, so they can get a copy too. The more the merrier for this Merriest time of year!

Want to hear a snippet of the song? Turn off the loop (at the top left of this page) and click on the player below.

Check out the "Runaround Sue" video on YouTube, Disturbing or Facebook.

Happy Holidays Everyone!
Helena and the Gang at Disturbing!

Free From Santa Graphic

TIME IS FLYING BY!

LOS ANGELES CA, November 20, 2009—Wow! The holidays are upon us. So much to do...so little time. Just checked in with GW and he is his calm yet frazzled self as always. He has been working on a video for the song "Don't Stop The Kiss" from his Vidiots-Tune In!! CD. Look for it around Valentine's Day.

Happy Turkey Day Everyone!


IT'S THAT DISTURBINGLY SPOOKY TIME OF YEAR

LOS ANGELES CA, October 28, 2009—Geoff Westen's music will pump up any party. Dress up like a vidiot and bring along a copy of VIDIOTS-Tune In!! to this year's Halloween bash. BOO!! So good it's scary!

Disturbing Music wishes all of you lots of wicked fun for Halloween and many spooky thanks to all our fans out there.

Ooh Scary!

LET'S GIVE AWAY SOMETHING FOR FREE!

LOS ANGELES CA, October 7, 2009—We always thought the Better Get Started Ringtone was the best ever. You could be in the middle of a hurricane and still hear it yelling at you.

And then Westen comes up with a couple variations of a Together Ringtone from the current single - from the current CD, VIDIOTS - Tune In!!. Especially the "Freak Out" version. So cool. Get them HERE.


NEED A LITTLE DIGITAL ACTIVITY IN YOUR LIFE?

LOS ANGELES CA, September 13, 2009—How about a dose of Digital Activity? Rumor has it that the next GW CD will be a new addition to your Digital Activity Collection.

The 1st DA project was a Xmas album. Then came the "Rock Ambient" set. We wonder what's next? You can find all the DA projects HERE.

We'll keep our ears to the studio doors and let you know what we hear.


HUGE TURNOUT FOR CALLING ALL EARS!

LOS ANGELES CA, August 25, 2009—Wow! Did we party or what? We hope you stopped by to freak a little. We had over 2,000 plays of VIDIOTS - Tune In!!. Check out some of the comments we got from our partygoers...

I kept listening to "Some Of You Girls". I must have played it fifty times and never got tired of it. I love that breathing part in the middle. It kicks ass. - Janet

Hey u guys...I didn't know about Geoff Westen 'til tonight. He rocks!!! - Brian

"Searching For Love" is a perfect song. I also liked "Better Get Started". I recommend this CD to everyone. - Bobbi

"Angry Young Man". I relate! I relate! - Courtney

just chked out gw's new cd and I gotta tell ya he's very cool. luv the new cd. - Joanne

You people know how to throw a party. I listened to it 3 times. - Joey

I was cruising through the CD until I hit "Don't Stop The Kiss." That one got me to my feet and I didn't sit down again until the CD ended. - Madman

I was at the party with my babe Cheryl. She's kind of kinky and liked "Friend or Lover?". I was into "She's So Young", myself. - Enrique

I'm on their list so I knew "Together" was the new single. But I hadn't heard it yet. I was knocked out. I'll probably be hearing it on the radio any time soon. - Deborah

Thanks for the invite. I wish more peeps would make the music avail like you did. I totally got into it and am going to buy a copy. - Annie

Calling All Ears! What a great concept. Maybe use it for the next CD title? Vidiots left me wanting more and more and more!! - Cory

I knew 2gether was the single. But I hadn't heard it yet. I was knocked out. I'll probably be hearing it soon. - Tracy

I dropped by to see if it was worth it. I'm glad I did. I even passed word on to my friends to check out the great music. - Linda

I luv how GW has progressed from his last CD, The Pigs, to this new one. Way to go GW! - Brad

There's only one thing I can say about the new CD...WOW!!! - Jean

Who is this geoff weston guy? How come the world doesn't know about him? I'm gonna spread the word. - Kim

I was expecting another yawn...boy was I wrong. Loved it. Can't wait for my copy to show up in the mail. - Pete

I love the idea of doing a different version of the same song on every album he does. I'm talking about "Action Man". - Dennis

Who would ever come up with an idea to write a song about how "Women Dominate?" No one except my idol, Geoff Westen! - Michael

GW: This was a totally successful experiment. Seems like everyone had a terrific time. After all the work that goes into an album project, I appreciate all the kind words. KEEP SPREADING THE WORD!


CALLING ALL EARS! - TOMORROW!

LOS ANGELES CA, August 24, 2009—CALLING ALL EARS! CALLING ALL EARS! Tomorrow is release day for Geoff Westen's new CD, VIDIOTS - Tune In!! and you are invited to our Listening Party at DisturbingMusic.com/ListeningParty.

Stop by and listen to the entire CD as many times as you want between the hours of 6pm and 3am EDT/3pm and 12Mid PDT. See you there.

RE-Calling All Ears Invite

RUNAROUND SUE IS IN THE WORKS

LOS ANGELES CA, August 5, 2009—Production is underway on GW's tribute to Dion DiMucci. Dion turns 70 this year and in celebration, we are taking Westen's unique version of the Dion classic, Runaround Sue, and putting it up against the Fritz Lang 1927 film Metropolis.

GW is going to be using the "Transformation Sequence" from the film. Wait till you hear/see this new vid. It's guaranteed to be a one-of-a-kind experience. You're gonna love it. It's coming in November - watch for it.


CALLING ALL EARS!

LOS ANGELES CA, July 15, 2009—Disturbing Music announces CALLING ALL EARS!, a listening party for the RE-Release of Geoff Westen's CD, VIDIOTS - Tune In!!. It will take place on release day, August 25, 2009 at DisturbingMusic.com/ListeningParty.

The CD will be avail for non-stop play, beginning to end, all evening from 6pm-3am EDT. We're expecting an enthusiastic turnout. Make sure and stop by for the festivities.


NEWS FROM BEAR VALLEY SPRINGS

BEAR VALLEY SPRINGS CA, June 30, 2009—2 new tidbits from BVS from GW. He wants to have an online listening party for his CD release. Details will be forthcoming.

Also, he and his buddy JLJ have decided to put together a video in celebration of their pal Dion's 70th birthday. JLJ reminds us all that GW did a version of the Dion classic, Runaround Sue (as only GW could do it) a while back and has suggested putting it with visuals from Fritz Langs's film Metropolis. Should be incredible!


GW OFF TO BEAR VALLEY SPRINGS FOR CONFAB RE NEXT ALBUM

LOS ANGELES CA, June 26, 2009—Just got the word from GW. No July 4th Concert this year. No time to put it together. We're putting all our energies into the Re-Release.

Meanwhile, Geoff is off to a mountain top above Bear Valley to sift through material and start to strategize the next album. GW: "Gonna hang with mon ami, Jean Louis, for a few days at about 6,000 ft.


A VERY SPECIAL DISTURBING ANNOUNCEMENT!

LOS ANGELES CA, JUNE 17, 2009—We Win!
VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! to be RE-Released August 25, 2009. Get Ready!!!

RE-Release Announcement

THE BALLOTS HAVE BEEN TABULATED AND THE WINNER IS...

LOS ANGELES CA, June 2, 2009—The voting is complete. Tune In to disturbingmusic.com for the hourly tally beginning at 6:00 pm (PDT) tonight!

Early results between RE-Cession, RE-Cidivism, RE-Release and RE-Fried Beans are too close to call.

UPDATE! WE INTERRUPT THIS NEWS PAGE FOR RE-VOTE RESULTS!

Re-Vote Final Tally

FINAL TALLY
RE-Vote Announcement

ANNOUNCEMENT

SPECIAL UPCOMING RE-VOTE WILL HELP DECIDE RELEASE PLANS

LOS ANGELES CA, April 6, 2009—We've been examining our effort on the VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! release. We don't like it so much. We want a second chance. Plans are in the works for a ballot that will determine our next release. Disturbing Music will be holding a special election so that our fans can let us know if VIDIOTS should be marked for RE-Release. Make sure your vote is counted. The election will be held May 19 - June 1st.


DISTURBING MUSIC DIGITIZING ENTIRE BACK CATALOGUE

LOS ANGELES CA, February 6, 2009—Last year, Disturbing transferred all our masters to the digital format. Now, we will tackle everything left in the vaults including all back catalog and live recordings. This will guarantee that all songs, including those completed and "in progress" demos that seem to pile up over the years, won't be lost. The tech crew at Disturbing Music has the daunting task of transfering/digitizing over 300 tapes in order to preserve these timeless gems.

Believe us...it'll be worth it. Wait till you hear some of the great music we've re-discovered. GW moves so fast that we sometimes forget about the moment. We seem to always be looking ahead to keep up. He just doesn't stand around admiring his work. When something is finished, he moves on to the next project very quickly. So keep your ears ready for some great music.


FIRST DISTURBING INAUGURAL BALL TO BE HELD JANUARY 20

LOS ANGELES CA, January 14, 2009—It's a bright new year and Disturbing is joining in the celebration with our first Inaugural Ball which will be held on Tuesday, January 20th. Rock the house with The Pigs and Geoff Westen's VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! Shut Down! Wake Up! Tune In! We support Smart Power!

DMIB 2009

JUMP ON THE PEACE TRAIN. GET A "BE" T AT DISTURBING MUSIC

LOS ANGELES CA, December 10, 2008—"Be Tolerant," "Be Involved," "Be Smart," get a "BE" T with one of the slogans above at DisturbingMusic.com and join the Peace For Xmas campaign. It's not too late to get these as gifts for the holidays, but time is running out! Get the message out there. Get yours now!


WORLD PEACE! WE STILL NEED IT!

LOS ANGELES CA, December 5, 2008—For the fifth year in a row, Disturbing Music is sponsoring the Peace For Xmas initiative to help attain World Peace. It's an illusive solution, so we should all do, whatever we all can do, to help. Once again ideas are being solicited and donations from the sale of The Pigs' "I've Got Santa Claus," will be donated to UnitedForPeace.org.


THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING! THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING!

LOS ANGELES CA, October 28, 2008—Whether it's a Halloween bash, or giving thanks in November, Geoff Westen's music will pump up any party. Dress up like a vidiot and bring along VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! BOO!! So good it's scary! And we can't think of a better way to say thanks than to bring a copy of The Pigs - OINK! to the family dinner at Grandmas's - just to liven things up a bit.

Disturbing Music wishes all of you, lots of pranks for Halloween and thanks to all our fans out there.

Ooh Scary!


WAKE UP!!! YOUR PHONE'S RINGING!

LOS ANGELES CA, October 1, 2008—Geoff Westen's "Better Get Started" from the album, VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! is now a ringtone. You can get this distinctive message for your phone by going to www.disturbingmusic.com. You and your friends (and anyone else within hearing range) won't be able to ignore what might be the most ear-catching ringtone you can get. Check it out - you'll probably like it!


VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! GETTING GREAT REVIEWS

LOS ANGELES CA, September 12, 2008—Check out the reviews section of the website to read all the great accolades Geoff Westen has been getting for his latest, VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! Adam Mico at ApeQuake raves: "Vidiots Tune In!!...is a glistening neon-tinged treasure...The artist's approach is pure. His obsessiveness guides his path. Every word, note and instrumental stab rumbles with vision and execution...The production is masterful; its sheer absurdity perfectly balance(d)."


DISTURBING MUSIC DIGITIZING ALL MASTERS

LOS ANGELES CA, August 30, 2008—Some of you fans out there may not know that Geoff Westen has a huge back catalogue of music. Being the prolific beast that he is has created an interesting conundrum. A ton of music is still on tape and needs to be digitized into GW's current workstation of choice.

We are going to begin with all of Disturbing Music's 2-inch masters. They will undergo baking to preserve content for transferring the songs to digital format. The preservation process includes "baking" each tape to ensure that the magnetized emulsion does not peel off while the tape is being played and digitized. GW has a friend who works at WB Studios (film part) who helped us get some reels baked in the past. He thinks he can get the Sound Dept. to bake this new batch of tapes. Thanks Eric!


FANTASY CONCERT HUGE SUCCESS

LOS ANGELES CA, July 8, 2008—A great time was had by all! We had an even bigger turnout than last year. Thanks to all of you who were out there partying your brains out! GW: "Yeeeaaahhhh!! That was fun!" If you were not able to attend this July 4th, pick up a copy of VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! and throw your own concert.


VIDIOTS' FANTASY TOUR INCLUDES 4TH OF JULY SPECTACULAR

LOS ANGELES CA, June 16, 2008—For the second year running, we welcome the world to the "Disturbing Music Fantasy Tour." This year, the performance features Geoff Westen's VIDIOTS in a blow-out music, food and fun fest on the 4th of July. Don't let the holiday pass you by without getting Disturbed. It's Mandatory!


VIDIOTS AND PIGS MERCH NOW AVAILABLE

LOS ANGELES CA, April 7, 2008—Your favorite Disturbing Music gear is now available at DisturbingMusic.com. Get insignia Geoff Westen's Vidiots, Digital Activity or Pigs T's, mugs, keychains, posters, buttons, stickers and more at the site or through Zazzle.com.

Screaming Head T
The Pigs - Oink! Mug


GEOFF WESTEN'S VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! RELEASED TODAY

LOS ANGELES CA, March 25, 2008—Geoff Westen's latest album, VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! has been released today and is now available worldwide. The CD features ten neo-wave tracks. Whether it's screaming guitars and a driving track on "Better Get Started," or funky chunky guitars on "Action Man," or terrific dance tracks like "Angry Young Man" and "Don't Stop The Kiss", Vidiots-Tune In!! showcases Westen's unique "Wall of Pop" production sound.


"SEARCHING FOR LOVE" GOES TO RADIO

LOS ANGELES CA, March 12, 2008—Geoff Westen's wistful "Searching For Love," from the CD VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! goes to radio today for adds June 3.

The song, written by Westen and J. Scott Davis, laments finding a ray of sunshine in the midst of a storm. As Scott put it..."You never know from where it comes - so keep your senses on hi-alert. What starts out as a slow and dreary day can explode into an exciting adventure. One look from the right person and BANG...here comes the sun!"


DISTURBING MUSIC DEBUTS REVAMPED WEBSITE

LOS ANGELES CA, March 1, 2008—Disturbing Music's upcoming release of Geoff Westen's VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! will coincide with a completely revamped Disturbing Music website scheduled to go live by March 7.


DISTRIBUTION SET FOR VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!!

LOS ANGELES CA, February 26, 2008—Disturbing Music's upcoming release, Geoff Westen's VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!! will be available at Amazon, iTunes, CDBaby, and the Disturbing Music website on March 25. A completely revamped Disturbing Music website is scheduled to go live by March 7.


DISTURBING MUSIC IS ALL OINKED-OUT!
GET READY FOR VIDIOTS-TUNE IN!!

LOS ANGELES CA, January 29, 2008—Finally! We have a release date for Geoff Westen's upcoming release, Vidiots-Tune In!! The Power Pop follow-up to The Pigs-OINK! will be released by Disturbing Music on March 25. Plug in your headphones and get ready!


OINK! NAMED TO INDIE-MUSIC'S 2007 TOP 10 LIST

LOS ANGELES CA, January 8, 2008—The raves keep coming. Indie-Music.com has named The Pigs-OINK! to their Top 10 list for 2007. Go to www.indie-music.com and read all about it.


"I'VE GOT SANTA CLAUS" AVAILABLE AS FREE DOWNLOAD

LOS ANGELES CA, November 28, 2007—The Pigs' "I've Got Santa Claus" is now available as a free download for Pigs' fans OR for a donation of $.99 to be given to UnitedForPeace.org, to help achieve world peace for Santa and for all of us. Go to www.PeaceForXmas.com and get with the program!

WORLD PEACE. WE NEED IT!


THE PIGS' "I'VE GOT SANTA CLAUS" SHIPPED TO RADIO

LOS ANGELES CA, November 21, 2007—For the 2007 Holiday season, The Pigs have made their single "I've Got Santa Claus" available to help support world peace. The single is available to radio by contacting helena@disturbingmusic.com or through Airplay Direct. The tongue-in-cheek Christmas ditty tells the tale of Santa held captive until mankind can achieve world peace.


THE PIGS ARE ON THE AIR

LOS ANGELES CA, November 7, 2007—Thanks to the following stations for adding I'm Sick" by The Pigs to their playlists: Amped! Radio, C'Rock, Cybermecha , DJCookiemaster, KVGS, Fluxedo Junction, Gamers Radio, Hartwick Radio, Iradiola, KRCK, KSPC, Premiere Radio, React Radio, Reynolds Machine, ScaredCat Radio, Sonic Chaos, Sonic Pirate, Thumbtack Radio WALF, WBMB, WCH, WMIR, WMMM, WNCW, WOJB, WSTB, WUMM, WUTK, and XM.


PIGS SINGLE AT RADIO TODAY

LOS ANGELES CA, October 16, 2007—"I'm Sick" by The Pigs hits radio today. St. Louis' NightTimes proclaims, "'I'm Sick' kicks ass. The Pigs truly deserve to have at least one of their songs on everyone's iPod." For all radio folks out there, please contact helena@disturbingmusic.com for directions to download Broadcast quality files or to have a file sent to you.


"I'M SICK" BY THE PIGS GOING FOR ADDS OCTOBER 16

LOS ANGELES CA, October 2, 2007—The third single from The Pigs' CD OINK! is going for adds to Hot AC terrestrial and online stations on October 16. Previous singles from their debut album were "Saturday Night," and "Paradise." The critically acclaimed CD was first released in 2006. DJÕs, Music Directors and Radio Programmers should contact helena@disturbingmusic.com for directions to download Broadcast quality files or to have a file sent to you.


FREE PRE-RELEASE DOWNLOAD OF "I'M SICK" TO PIGS FANS

LOS ANGELES CA, September 9, 2007—For a limited time, Disturbing Music is making The Pigs' next single a free download for all Pigs fans. Better hurry as this offer will end on release day, October 16th.


THE PIGS NAMED UBL'S ROCK ARTIST OF THE WEEK

LOS ANGELES CA, July 30, 2007—Artist Direct's Ultimate Band List has picked Disturbing Music's THE PIGS as their Artist Of the Week. This is just one of the accolades being heaped upon the band and their CD, OINK! Check it out for yourself at UBL or at The Pigs REVIEWS page.


THE CONCERT WAS A HUGE SUCCESS.
GET READY FOR THE PIGPEN TOUR

LOS ANGELES CA, July 14, 2007—Thanks to all who participated in The Pigs' 4th of July Fantasy Concert. Everyone had such a good time that we've now booked a multi-city Fantasy Tour. If you can't catch The Pigs in person, pick up a copy of the CD and make your living room into a mosh pit!

Pigs July 4th Concert


THE PIGS' ALL-AMERICAN FANTASY CONCERT, JULY 4TH

LOS ANGELES CA, June 27, 2007—Summer's here and that means time for big outdoor stadium shows. Picture this...The Pigs performing songs from their CD OINK! at your favorite outdoor arena this 4th of July. You can just smell the hot dogs and beer! It's America's Birthday! Do the Patriotic Thing!


LATEST DISTURBING MUSICIAN NOW AVAILABLE

LOS ANGELES CA, May 30, 2007—Disturbing Music's latest tongue-in-cheek magazine satire, Disturbing Musician, touts all the latest label news, including the imminent release of Geoff Westen's Vidiots-Tune In!! This new issue is SOLD OUT so don't try to subscribe.


CHECK OUT AMPLIFIER MAGAZINE REVIEW

LOS ANGELES CA, May 2, 2007—'There's a little pig in all of us' proclaim the liner notes of this scrumptious neo-new wave collection...'Heartbreak Street,' 'Stand Back,' and 'Saturday Night' are infectious time capsules laden with anthemic hooks and a back-beat that rockers can dance to and dancers can rock to: which is what made the '80s so unique in the first place...The Pigs have a greatest hits album on their hooves.


DISTURBING MUSIC NEEDS HELP!

LOS ANGELES CA, April 17, 2007—If there is any fan out there in the Los Angeles area (San Fernando Valley) who is looking for some part-time employment, Disturbing Music needs YOU! We are looking for an intern or trainee that wants to learn more about the indie music business. As you can see, we're cookin' and need some more hands and heads around here. If you're interested, let us know by dropping Helena a note. Thanks.


ANOTHER BUMP FOR VIDIOTS CD RELEASE

LOS ANGELES CA, April 3, 2007—There's just not enough time in the day! Swamped by deadlines for the upcoming compilation CDs, Geoff has been putting all his studio energies into completing the songs for that project. This has put VIDIOTS on hold for a short while which has forced us to push back the VIDIOTS' release one more time. Summer is now the target for TUNE IN! There are only 3 or 4 more tracks to complete so watch the site for some preview samples soon.


WOW! PIGS MAKE YEAR END BEST LIST
FROM HYBRID MAGAZINE

LOS ANGELES CA, March 20, 2007—JD at Hybrid Magazine named THE PIGS' CD OINK! as one of his up-and-coming favorites for 2006. This kind of support and acknowledgement goes a long way in keeping us moving ahead. Thanks JD and thanks Hybrid Magazine!


WESTEN CONTRIBUTES SONGS TO
SUPPORT OUR TROOPS COMPILATION

LOS ANGELES CA, March 13, 2007—Three songs by Geoff Westen have been tapped for inclusion in a series of compilations honoring the troops and their families. This charitable effort in support of Fisher House (www.fisherhouse.org) will be available this fall and will include the Westen songs, "Love Is the Cure," "Everytime You Smile," and "When I Look at You."


GIVE YOUR SWEETIE "SWEETHEART" FOR VALENTINE'S DAY

LOS ANGELES CA, February 5, 2007—The Pigs are making the song "Sweetheart" from OINK! available as a free download for one day only on February 14. There will be links to the free download from many popular music sites. It's the gift of Disturbing Love that's appropriate all year long!


PIGS FANS WIN iPODS
BY CONTRIBUTING TO PEACE FOR XMAS

LOS ANGELES CA, January 27, 2007—We are happy to announce the winners who DID join us in our Peace For Xmas outreach by downloading "I've Got Santa Claus," and contributing to our effort. Congratulations to Pam Johnson in Virginia Beach, VA and Esteban Mora in Austin, TX who were sent new iPods this week, and thanks to all of you who participated.


FANS NOT INTERESTED IN WORLD PEACE...
WHAT'S UP WITH THAT?!

LOS ANGELES CA, December 29, 2006—Our Xmas initiative to help come up with ideas for World Peace, has fallen on relatively deaf ears. The Pigs received little comment from their fans even though they were bribing them with contest goodies! We've heard that opinions are like ***holes. Everyone has one. But in this case we found very few ***holes with an opinion. We'll try again next year - if we don't have World Peace by then.


VIDIOTS RELEASE MOVED TO SPRING 2007

LOS ANGELES CA, December 22, 2006—With all our Xmas efforts this year and the attending hoopla, it looks like we're going to have to push back our Vidiots release until the Spring. They've finished 6 songs and the album is sounding great! They'll be back in the studio right after the holiday break to finish up.


A "SILENT NIGHT" MESSAGE!
DIGITAL ACTIVITY CONTRIBUTES TO THE PIGS PEACE EFFORT

LOS ANGELES CA, December 15, 2006—Digital Activity has jumped on-board with The Pigs in their efforts to promote World Peace through The Pigs' PeaceForXmas website. After previewing The Pigs' "I've Got Santa Claus" video, they stole the 5 second "multi-lingual blitz section" (check out The Pigs vid and you'll see what it is) and turned it into a five minute epic. They used their funky version of "Silent Night" from their CD Xmas Vol. 1 as a background. Check it out on YouTube or the Digital Activity website. Happy Holidays, and we wish you Peace on Earth.

BE INVOLVED - BE TOLERANT - BE SMART!


PIGS VIDEO AVAIL AT YOUTUBE

LOS ANGELES CA, December 5, 2006—Video artist, Ernie Campagna, has teamed with GW and they've delivered the goods with the "I've Got Santa Claus" video which will be posted on YouTube beginning December 8. The video closely follows the lyrics of the song and features images of famous peacemakers in addition to Santa Claus. Check it out at YouTube or The Pigs website.


PIGS BRIBE FANS TO CONTRIBUTE TO UNITEDFORPEACE.ORG
IN RETURN FOR IPOD NANO

LOS ANGELES CA, December 1, 2006—As a further incentive to donating $.99 to UnitedForPeace.org for the download of "I've Got Santa Claus," everyone making a donation by December 25 will have a chance at winning one of two Apple iPods, donated by Disturbing Music. Winners to the contest will be announced on January 1, 2007.


PIGS WANT PEACE FOR XMAS!

LOS ANGELES CA, November 28, 2006—As a further incentive to Peace On Earth, THE PIGS, are offering their tongue-in-cheek track, "I've Got Santa Claus," as a holiday download on their www.PeaceForXmas.com site. The track, which tells the tale of Santa hiding out until there's Peace on Earth, is available as a free download, or, for .99 cents as a donation toward world peace, with all net proceeds going to UnitedForPeace.org.

Head PIG and Disturbing Music label president Geoff Westen explains, "I can't stand to watch the news anymore. Or listen to our leaders tap dancing around the truth. It's time to stop mucking about and take a realistic look at the barriers preventing Peace on Earth and what steps need be taken to get around them.

"I want to create a forum at PeaceForXmas where concerned people can contribute their ideas of how to accomplish World Peace. I'm convinced that the best ideas for moving the peace effort forward will come from ordinary people with no political agenda—only a desire to live in harmony with their fellow human beings."


PIGS GET VIDEO ARTIST INVOLVED
WITH "I'VE GOT SANTA CLAUS"

LOS ANGELES CA, November 16, 2006—Video artist ERNIE CAMPAGNA talked with The Pigs recently and when told about their PeaceForXmas vision - offered to work up a video against the song attached to their peace effort - "I've Got Santa Claus!". The song is about Santa's frustration with the people of our planet having such a hard time bringing his life long message to fruition - PEACE ON EARTH! Santa basically tells us that until there is Peace on Earth, there will be no Santa. Watch for the video to be on YouTube sometime before Xmas.


DIGITAL ACTIVITY's XMAS VOL 1
AVAIL THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

LOS ANGELES CA, October 30, 2006—Xmas is sneaking up on us once again as another year has flown by. No better way to get into the spirit than adding DIGITAL ACTIVITY's "Xmas Vol. 1" to your collection. Click HERE to get any Disturbing Music! CDs at their website using PayPal.


THE PIGS CONTINUE TO GET RAVE REVIEWS

LOS ANGELES CA, October 6, 2006—OINK! has been available for a while now and continues to get terrific reviews. We have to pinch ourselves each time we get a new one as it is most unusual to get so many good reviews without a bad one in the batch. The Piggies are thrilled about this as you can imagine and send out thanks to those reviewers who have checked out the CD and written it up. Unfortunately, good reviews haven't necessarily gotten the sales numbers going yet - but we keep moving forward!


VIDIOTS RELEASE SET BACK AGAIN

LOS ANGELES CA, September 2, 2006—Geoff Westen's release of his VIDIOTS CD "Tune In!!" has been pushed back again. There is lots going on at Disturbing for the holiday season and this has kept VIDIOTS out of the studio for a while. He'll get back to it in January and expects to complete the CD for a late Spring release. Be patient Vidiotites!


DISTURBING ALERTS GET MENTIONS

LOS ANGELES CA, August 19, 2006—If you are on the Disturbing mailing list then you have seen the alerts that show up every month or so. We have gotten very positive feedback from The National Association of Disturbing Alerts who have sent their praise as to how fun and unique the Alerts are. We hope that all of you out there will get on our list and check out the upcoming Alerts. Thanks! Click below.


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DIGITAL ACTIVITY CONSIDERING A VOX CD

LOS ANGELES CA, July 12, 2006—After much soul searching - DIGITAL ACTIVITY is seriously considering a vocal or two on their next release. For right now they're kind of leaning towards 2 title options: "Human Element" or "Aural Sex". Which one do you like the best? Got an idea of your own to add to the mix? Click HERE.


VIDIOTS IN THE STUDIO
TUNE IN!! SCHEDULED FOR WINTER '07

LOS ANGELES CA, May 30, 2006—The next Disturbing Music release, TUNE IN!! by VIDIOTS is tentatively scheduled for a February 2007 release. VIDIOTS have now finished tracking and are on a short break before putting overdubs and finishing touches on the songs.

Originally scheduled for Fall, 2006, VIDIOTS got a late start while waiting for some reference tapes to be baked. The Warner Bros. Film Sound Department was kind enough to help out as baking old tapes is a big part of what they do nowadays. In fact they were so busy, they couldn't get to Vidiots for about 2 months. The boys are back on track and hope to make their first song available for download by the Holidays.


PIGS ON TOUR?
WHAT DO YOU THNK?

LOS ANGELES CA, April 21, 2006—The email is flying fast and furious as PIGS lovers across America are urging THE PIGS to hit the road. Those inside the Pig Pen are beginning to think it's a good idea too. Got any thoughts on the subject? Click HERE and tell us about it.


BE A PIG AND BE PROUD!
THE PIGS' LOGO BUTTONS NOW AVAILABLE

LOS ANGELES CA, March 16, 2006—THE PIGS' FREE logo buttons are now available directly from the Disturbing music website. Click HERE for the details.

Let everyone know you're a fan. Get yours today. Be a Pig and Be Proud!


THE PIGS GET RAVE REVIEWS OUT OF THE BOX!
OINK! HAILED BY OZ BEAT MUSIC

LOS ANGELES CA, February 10, 2006—Within two days of hitting the street, OINK! received its first review from Dem Hopkins at Oz Beat. Oz Beat is an international collective of reps from twenty two countries who are committed to promoting quality music. Oz Beat gave OINK! its highest rating—MUSIC THAT MATTERS! and enthuses, "The Pigs completely nail all that was good about music past; then they deliver it in a way that is destined to make 'Oink!' one of the most innovative and sensational releases of 2006." For more of this review and many others, click HERE.


THE PIGS' POWER POP/ROCK COLLECTION, OINK!
AVAILABLE JANUARY 31 ON DISTURBING MUSIC

LOS ANGELES CA, January 6, 2006OINK! THE PIGS' first Power Pop/Rock CD on Disturbing Music, is scheduled for national release on January 31, 2006 and is also available at all major online outlets and the Disturbing Music website, www.disturbingmusic.com.

OINK! is hooky power pop which runs the gamut of pop music styles. The common denominator on all the tracks is PIGS' leader Geoff Westen's quirky and eclectic mix of what pop music is all about.

Songs like "Oh Girl" and "Heartbreak Street" sound like pop song standards. "Paradise" and "Saturday Night" rock out with enough guitars and energy to fill an arena stage and "Sweetheart" is a classic rock ballad. Other little gems are pure Westen, highly stylized punkish Pop tracks "I'm Sick," "Stand Back," and "Beat Me Up."

Westen's layering approach to building music is a key element to THE PIGS "Wall of Pop" sound. Layers reveal themselves upon repeated listening exposing more of the colors, textures and flavors.

Comments Westen, "Some of my favorite music was discovered just this way, with repeated plays unveiling sounds and feelings I hadn't heard before. We hope you enjoy all the sounds that THE PIGS make on this CD. The lyrics are about us—what we do and why we do it."

THE PIGS' OINK! is the second Geoff Westen project on Disturbing Music; his Digital Activity CDs, Birth and Xmas Vol. 1 are also currently available. Vidiots is scheduled for release in Fall, 2006.


DISTURBING MUSIC GEARS UP FOR THE HOLIDAYS

LOS ANGELES CA, November 29, 2005—Now that Thanksgiving is officially done this year, and while we await the arrival of THE PIGS new CD, the gang at Disturbing is getting ready for their favorite time of year. The decorations are up, the lights are lit, the cookies are baking, the cards are going out, and the music of XMAS VOL. 1 fills the air. Get in the spirit for a joyful Holiday season. See you in 2006.


DON'T FORGET XMAS VOL. 1 FOR XMAS 2005

LOS ANGELES CA, October 2, 2005DIGITAL ACTIVITY'S Xmas CD, XMAS VOL. 1 will be reissued worldwide this holiday season.

GW brings his contemporary digital touch to songs he grew up with and turns them into extended musical journeys. XMAS VOL. 1 celebrates the holidays with layers of pure digital rock orchestration.

XMAS VOL. 1 can be played as a background to create the perfect holiday atmosphere—for wrapping a few gifts or baking a batch of cookies. But if you are in the mood for some volume—by all means crank it up!

This is the CD to play anytime you want to get in the Holiday mood. Listen to the first few bars of Jingle Bells or I'll Be Home For Xmas and you'll go this special Christmas place and feel good all over. Guaranteed!


OINK! RELEASE DATE PUSHED BACK TO 2006

LOS ANGELES CA, October 2, 2005THE PIGS have completed recording OINK! their first release on Disturbing Music. Next up is Mastering and CD Pkg design. Oh yeah, and hosing out The Pig Pen.

"It kind of pisses me off that they pigged out so much on studio time. Now we're a couple of weeks behind and I see no way to make up the time to get it out for the holidays," said Disturbing GM, Helena. "So we're going to try and get some CDs to a few online outlets in time for Christmas and we'll push the official release date to January 24, 2006."


SLOP! CHANGES TO OINK!

LOS ANGELES CA, July 10, 2005—As THE PIGS project evolves, so does everything else connected to it. According to GW, the Big Pig, "When I started, 'PIGS' was a blurry vision off in the future. As I've worked on the project, the vision has become clearer and clearer. Today is the day we all decided THE PIGS are way more about OINK! than Slop and we're changing the name. From this moment on, OINK! is the sound THE PIGS make. Spread the word."


PIGS TAKE OVER SOUNDLAB

LOS ANGELES CA, June 17, 2005—THE PIGS have been running rampant, and have turned SOUNDLAB into a sty.

Formerly the recording home to Digital Activity, SOUNDLAB was an orderly haven of electronic instruments, wired together ad infinitum. Once THE PIGS took over, however, it has taken on the look (and smell?) of what is now affectionately called the Pig Pen.

We trust that when their current project is done, SOUNDLAB can be returned to its pristine condition.


DISTURBING ADDS OPT-OUT

LOS ANGELES CA, May 2, 2005—Truth be told, we have had problems with our ISP and Hosting folks because of our bi-weekly email alerts going to those on our mailing list. We have attracted their attention because of the rapid growth of our list and they disconnected us because they figured we must be spamming.

Being "turned off" for periods while we sorted things out with our accusers, turned out to be quite an inconvenience. So we learned our lesson and decided to job-out the mailing of our announcements to the professionals. Since doing this, we have eliminated our problems and have added the option to "opt-out".

"Although we DO want to impose ourselves, and we DO hope our alerts are entertaining with well-designed graphics, we understand there are bound to be some out there that do not want to be visually stimulated." — GW


SOME PEOPLE WILL COLLECT ANYTHING!

LOS ANGELES CA, April 10, 2005—It's been relatively quiet around Disturbing Music headquarters recently as Geoff is in the studio working on the PIGS upcoming release. So we'd like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to Oz Studios, the graphic design team of our little enterprise.

If you're on our mailing list, you've seen for yourself the imaginative and edgy artwork that Oz Studios is pumping out for us and we hope you are enjoying the "Disturbing Alerts" that you've been receiving. It turns out that we're even getting requests from new recipients who are asking for back Alerts that they have missed! For those of you who are collecting these tidbits of design, we'll keep them coming.

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REVAMPED DISTURBING MUSIC SITE GOES LIVE

LOS ANGELES CA, March 1, 2005—After almost two months of "reconstruction," the new, improved Disturbing Music website is online. There is now a gallery of photos and many more stories chronicling the saga of all the Disturbing projects—especially of Disturbing's mastermind, Geoff Westen. Go check it out!

NOTE: The photo gallery isn't there anymore - we took it down.


GIVE YOUR BABY A DISTURBING VALENTINE
GET BIRTH BY DIGITAL ACTIVITY

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 8, 2005—The perfect Valentine's gift for your "baby" this year is BIRTH by Digital Activity. This first ever Rock Ambient CD is an instrumental hybrid utilizing the best characteristics of both genres guaranteed to relax or energize your environment. You make the call.


THE PIGS ARE IN THE STUDIO
HARD AT WORK ON THE BIG OINK!

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 1, 2005Disturbing Music's next offering will be SLOP by The Pigs. The band is currently ensconced in the studio slaving away. They will be working on their digital SLOP throughout the spring. The CD is expected to be in-store this fall. We'll keep you posted.


DISTURBING MUSIC WEBSITE
UNDERGOES MAJOR REDESIGN

LOS ANGELES, January 11, 2005—Because of the many requests for more information regarding the history of Disturbing Music and it's artists, the label's website will undergo a complete refurbishing this month. The rebuild will feature a completely revamped biography section on all the Disturbing Music projects. All links to stores and sponsor sites will remain in effect during the redesign.


ADOPT A DISTURBING XMAS TREE
"Poor little tree...won't anyone take you home?"

LOS ANGELES CA, December 6, 2004—In honor of Ron Kelman, one of Disturbing Music's original advocates, Disturbing Music is sponsoring the "Adopt A Disturbing Xmas Tree" program.

Kelman would scour the city annually in search of the most reprehensible tree he could find, and suffered tremendous humiliation from everyone he knew for this practice. However, it turns out he was ecologically minded decades before anyone else had the same idea. "Kelman was the only person I ever knew who would adopt these poor little trees at Xmas time," Westen remembers.

Therefore, if you run across a poor misshapen, homeless Xmas Tree, we hope you will do as others have done, and either give it a home, buy it and send it to us, or at least take a pix and email a jpeg of it to homelesstrees@disturbingmusic.com.

We will add your pix to the "Adopt A Disturbing Xmas Tree" page on our site (click on xmas tree icon on DM splash page) and maybe we can find it a permanent home. And, if you see an adoptable tree on the site that you take a fancy to, please contact homelesstrees@disturbingmusic.com and we will make every effort to hook you up with it.


THE PIGS DONATE SPECIAL DOWNLOAD
TO "PEACE FOR XMAS" EFFORT
"We've Got Santa Claus" available at PeaceForXmas.com

LOS ANGELES, CA, December 6, 2004—In an altruistic move which belies their name, Disturbing Music act, THE PIGS, have created a concept to align with their label's Peace For Xmas initiative and have donated a Xmas single, "We've Got Santa Claus," to the effort.

When asked what they could contribute, those Piggies put their heads together and came back with, "There is fantasy and there is reality. Sometimes the line between the two is almost indistinguishable. Like most fairytales, we should use fantasy to put reality into simpler terms—'Wake Up World! No Peace? No Santa!' is easier for some folks to understand." So the site now features a tale about Santa Claus resigning from his job, and in collaboration with THE PIGS, is dedicating his life to putting together the "perfect plan" for world peace.

Next, THE PIGS scrounged around their music "pen" and came up with a piece that seemed perfectly appropriate. "We've Got Santa Claus" is a dark message to all of us that until there is Peace on Earth, Xmas just won't be the same without Santa. The single is now available at PeaceForXmas.com, with all net proceeds from the .99-cent download being donated to UnitedForPeace.org to aid in their efforts toward PEACE on EARTH!

So, we can officially announce that Santa has hunkered down with his friends THE PIGS in their "pen" at Disturbing Music headquarters and he needs your help. For starters, go to PeaceForXmas.com and send Santa your suggestions for the quickest way to accomplish World Peace. While there you can also download THE PIGS' "We've Got Santa Claus."

Say THE PIGS, "Help Santa and you'll help the world!"


DISTURBING MUSIC LAUNCHES "PEACE FOR XMAS" INITIATIVE
Site to be hub for collection of Ideas for route to World Peace

LOS ANGELES, CA, November 17, 2004—Disturbing Music will launch PeaceForXmas.com on November 26, 2004. "After years of disseminating "disturbing" in the form of fun concepts and interesting music and art - we are finally now extremely DISTURBED ourselves," says Disturbing President, Geoff Westen.

"The world has moved forward by quantum leaps in almost every way in the last century, but we still don't have a clue on how to live together in harmony. It's time to stop mucking about and take a realistic look at the barriers preventing World Peace and what methods need be taken to get around them.

"PeaceForXmas.com was set up as a hub for accumulating the ideas of concerned people from all corners of our planet. I want them to contribute their thoughts and suggestions on what steps we must take for the quickest way to World Peace. If you feel you're on the outside looking in and don't really have much say in the matter, you're wrong. We are convinced that the best ideas for moving the peace effort forward will come from those on the outside. The best ideas are going to come from ordinary people. Ordinary people with no political motivations - only a desire to live in harmony with their fellow human beings."

Please go to PeaceForXmas.com and submit your ideas. Thanks!


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SANTA NOT ACCEPTING WISH LISTS THIS SEASON
Elves in charge as Santa devotes his energies to Peace On Earth

ARCTIC CIRCLE, October 29, 2004—PEACE on EARTH! Well, it seems we mortals just can't figure it out. So, in case you haven't heard the shocking news, Santa has resigned from his regular job of bringing joy to the world. "I'm sorry I will not personally be out on Xmas eve. But in anticipation of an emergency, I've had a failsafe system in place and have officially turned over all operational responsibilities to my head Elves—they know what to do." Mr. Claus explains.

It seems that after thousands of years of doing his thing, Santa can't fathom why people only acknowledge one of his all-time best slogans, "Peace on Earth" around holiday time. Santa is fed up. Lately he's gotten very depressed and disappointed every time he stuck his head up from his North Pole workshop to look around at the state of the world. "The world today is a way smarter place then it used to be—and we still have no clue how to all live together," Santa commented. "What's up with that?!"

Rumor has it that Mr. C has departed the North Pole after being contacted by THE PIGS—or maybe it was the other way around—and they have decided to team up at Disturbing Music headquarters to collaborate on a solution and implementation of this incredible concept, PEACE ON EARTH FOR ALL!

More soon...


XMAS VOL. 1 REISSUED BY DISTURBING MUSIC
WILL BE IN-STORE NOVEMBER 1

LOS ANGELES, CA, September 17, 2004Digital Activity's Xmas CD, Xmas Vol. 1 will be reissued worldwide this holiday season. A distribution snafu in 2003 was responsible for CD being available in limited quantities last year. The CD features Rock Ambient versions of favorite holiday tunes.


BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT SENT BY DIGITAL ACTIVITY
CIGARS OFFERED TO ONE AND ALL

LOS ANGELES, CA, August 27, 2004BIRTH by Digital Activity has been shipped to be in-store on September 21. A "birth announcement" promotion, offering a free cigar to all who responded, was sent to press, radio and independent retail outlets across the country.


ALL DISTURBING MUSIC NOW
AVAILABLE DIRECT FROM WEBSITE

Transactions handled by PayPal

LOS ANGELES, CA, August 19, 2004—All product from Disturbing Music (record company) is now available directly from their website at www.disturbingmusic.com. Available titles include Digital Activity's XMAS VOL. 1 and their soon to be released CD BIRTH, as well as upcoming reissues from VIDIOTS and THE PIGS. All transactions will be handled through PayPal using any major credit card.


BIRTH BY DIGITAL ACTIVITY
ARRIVES IN STORES, SEPTEMBER 21

LOS ANGELES, CA, August 1, 2004BIRTH, conceived by the activists at the DIGITAL ACTIVITY workshop headed by Geoff Westen will be available in-stores on September 21. Their music, which they have dubbed, Rock Ambient Music (R.A.M) is comprised of musical journeys or soundscapes with more edge, more punch and more guitars than traditional ambient music; but always with a melody entwined within the layers.


DIGITAL ACTIVITY DELIVERS BIRTH
CD SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER RELEASE

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 25, 2004—After 2 years in the making, Digital Activity has finally completed their inaugural CD BIRTH. Their music, which they have dubbed, Rock Ambient Music (R.A.M) is comprised of musical journeys or soundscapes, free from the strict confines of pop song structure, with texture and concept—ebb and flow, twists and turns, from loud to soft, and frantic to soothing—all in one piece of music.


THE PIGS ADDED TO DISTURBING MUSIC 2004 RELEASES

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 12, 2004—Disturbing Music has announced the addition of the never before released CD, SLOP by The Pigs, to their release schedule for 2004. Already set for this year is a reissue from Vidiots entitled TUNE IN! in addition to two releases by Digital Activity. The first scheduled release will be Digital Activity's BIRTH in Fall, 2004.


DISTURBING MUSIC SIGNS THE PIGS
GETS RIGHTS TO CD "SLOP" FOR RELEASE IN 2004

LOS ANGELES, CA, April 19, 2004—Disturbing Music has signed The Pigs to the label and is planning for a 2004 release date for the rock group's CD SLOP. The Pigs specialize in powerful and "hooky" hard pop rock tunes which should enjoy a wide fan base, across all demos.


DISTURBING MUSIC 2004 RELEASE SCHEDULED ANNOUNCED

LOS ANGELES, CA, March 8, 2004—Disturbing Music has announced their CD release schedule for 2004 which includes a reissue from Vidiots in addition to two releases by Digital Activity. The first scheduled release will be Digital Activity's BIRTH in Fall, 2004.


OZ STUDIOS UPDATES MUSIC PRODUCTION ROOM
Entire facility retuned and rewired

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 17, 2004—Oz Studios has once again completely revamped their computer music lab built for Disturbing Music's DIGITAL ACTIVITY. Those digital activists have dubbed the lab "DADA* Land", which they will use exclusively for the final phase of recording BIRTH, their CD due later this year.


DISTURBING MUSIC SIGNS VIDIOTS
GETS RIGHTS TO CD TUNE IN! FOR RELEASE IN 2004

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 25, 2004—Disturbing Music has signed the band Vidiots to the label and is planning for a 2004 release date for the pop rock group's CD TUNE IN!. Vidiots specializes in accessible and "hooky" pop rock tunes which should enjoy a wide fan base, across all demos.


NPR FEATURES XMAS VOL 1 ON "TALK OF THE NATION"

LOS ANGELES, CA, December 20, 2003—"Talk of the Nation" NPR's nationally syndicated topical news program, selected tracks from Digital Activity's XMAS VOL. 1 on two holiday segments this year.


COMPILATION FEATURING THE OTHER HALF
#196 ON ROLLING STONE LIST
OF TOP 500 GREATEST ALBUMS OF ALL TIME

NEW YORK, NY, December 8, 2003—In this year's Rolling Stone Special Collectors' Issue, on the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. The #196 entry, Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From the First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968, included music from THE OTHER HALF, the first band in which Geoff Westen shared lead vocals and played guitar. "This collection of sixties garage rock became a touchstone for Seventies punks," commented Stone. The list was voted on by a panel of experts comprised of artists, producers, journalists and other business leaders.


DIGITAL ACTIVITY PLANS RELEASE OF BIRTH IN FALL 2004

LOS ANGELES, CA, November 23, 2003—With the release of Digital Activity's XMAS VOL. 1, to accolades for its unique blend of pop and rock with its jazz, urban and country flourishes, a release of the group's epic Birth CD is now planned for September, 2004.


DIGITAL ACTIVITY'S IDIOSYNCRATIC XMAS VOL. 1
AVAILABLE NOW FOR HOLIDAYS

LOS ANGELES CA, November 6, 2003—Vol. 1, the first of a multi-part series of Xmas music planned by Digital Activity on Digital Activity Media, is now available on Amazon.com and all other online music stores.

In XMAS VOL. 1, Digital Activist and programmer, Geoff Westen, runs time-honored holiday favorites through his digital blender, coming up with ingenious new orchestrations that contemporize songs that have long-since become trite holiday backgrounds, into a form that retains familiarity but sounds fresh and brand new.

The music that emanates from the computer music lab provided to GW and Producer, Freaks, by Oz Studios, is an amalgam of their musical experiences with nuances of pop, jazz, country and urban beats. Here are Xmas soundscapes that defy categorization and take this traditional material to a whole new place.


DIGITAL ACTIVITY SUFFERS SETBACK
MANUFACTURER MISTAKES JEOPARDIZES DEBUT XMAS VOL. 1
Delivery Date for National Distribution Missed

LOS ANGELES, CA, September 2, 2003—Printing mistakes on both the book and disc in the manufacturing of Digital Activity's XMAS VOL. 1 CD has necessitated remanufacturing of the entire CD package. The group has missed its September 1 delivery date for national distribution by Morada Music to be in-stores for this year's holiday season. The new completion date will determine whether or not Digital Activity will make delivery in enough time to be available online in 2003.


DIGITAL ACTIVITY SIGNS DIST DEAL WITH MORADA MUSIC
FIRST RELEASE WILL BE XMAS VOL. 1

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 6, 2003—Digital Activity has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Ventura, CA-based Morada Music. The two-year pact will insure national distribution for the indie band whose first release will be XMAS VOL. 1 scheduled for release in October 2003.


DIGITAL ACTIVITY RECORDS XMAS CD FOR 2003
FREAKS TO PRODUCE

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 12, 2003—After recording several demos in the newly refurbished Oz Studios facility, producer Freaks has brought in Digital Activity to record a Christmas album to be released for the 2003 holiday season.

Digital Activity will record the CD at Oz Studios aiming for a October release date.


OZ STUDIOS LAUNCHES NEW DIGITAL RECORDING FACILITY
FREAKS TO PRODUCE HOLIDAY TRACKS

LOS ANGELES, CA, December 29, 2002—After a multi-year hiatus because of other projects, Los Angeles-based Oz Studios announces they will fire-up their production unit, Disturbing Music, in January, 2003. Disturbing producer, Freaks, an admitted Christmas fanatic, is first in line to record some holiday demos for 2003.


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