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Margaret MacDonald: News

Perfect World Video on Youtube - January 29, 2011

140,026 plays! - November 8, 2009

Perfect World now has over 140,000 plays on myrecordlabel.com. Thanks for your support.

25,000 plays - August 21, 2009

25000 plays and counting...of Perfect World...
on myrecordlabel.com/margaretmacdonald

Still 21 In My Head Ranked #1 on Gator Radio - September 25, 2007

I've just had the great news that "Still 21 in My Head" has been ranked number 1 in the all-time most requested song group on Gator Radio. DJ Scott is broadcasting a show featuring my music beginning Monday, 24 Sept, to be played twice a day all week! The times are 11:00 am to noon and 8:00 to 9:00 pm EST.

Here's the link if you want to check it out!
www.gatorbroadcasting.com

Rain on the Roof and the 2008 Grammys - August 25, 2007

Rain on the Roof is featured on the 50th Annual Grammy Awards first
ballot in the categories of "Best Pop Vocal Album" and "Best New
Artist."

Thank you to all who voted for Still 21 In My Head --your votes
ensured that I was given an artist profile page on
www.myrecordlabel.net. Many of my songs seem to be doing well in the
Acoustic chart on that web site.

The independent film Sans Vie is still on schedule for release on September 28th at the Seattle Art Museum. The finished version of my song Sans Vie
is now available on this web site for your listening pleasure. Richard Temple has done an amazing job of
scoring the film.

Finally, a few of my songs have been selected for inclusion in a
library of music for the Elevate Film Festival, the first 48-hour
festival to produce inspiring, consciousness-raising films, which
will be premiered at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles on September
15. Directors will have 48 hours to complete a short film, documentary or music video, and will have access to this specially compiled music library for their soundtracks. www.elevatefilmfestival.com

Radio Interview - July 30, 2007

On July 14,ArtistFirst.com's Scott Z interviewed me and played several of the songs from Rain on the Roof. You can listen to the archive (posted for around 3 months) at http://www.artistfirst.com/archive.htm
Since we didn't get around to playing all the songs and some of my new ones, I get to do another interview with Ray from ArtistFirst.com on September 16th!

New song on website - July 2, 2007

I've written and recorded a new song, Letting Go, which is now on this site for your listening pleasure (I hope!). I'd love to know what you think of it.

Sans Vie to be released September 21 in Seattle - July 2, 2007

The independent film, Sans Vie, by Matthew Morris, is premiering in Seattle on September 28. We are tweaking my song, Sans Vie, over the coming weeks, so that it fits well with the rest of the score (composed by Richard Temple). Watch this space!

Song advances in Intl Songwriting Competition - January 25, 2007

"Still 21 In My Head" has advanced to the next round of judging in the 2006 International Songwriting Competition!

Nette Radio Reviews Rain on the Roof - January 22, 2007

Annette Conlon, DJ presenter of Nette Radio recently played three of my songs on her weekly internet radio program. "Your songs have resonated in my head and have touched my heart!!" -Annette Conlon
www.NETTERADIO.com

Still 21 In My Head on radio - December 11, 2006

Still 21 In My Head has made it onto the playlist of an Engage internet radio program called The Feminine Groove for today, December 11. The Feminine Groove is a webcast featuring women singer-songwriters and female fronted bands.

French song, Sans Vie - December 1, 2006

Matthew Morris of indie film company Mockstreet Films is making a French film called Sans Vie. He asked me to write a song as part of its soundtrack. I've recorded it with Richard Temple at Chris Young's studio (big film composer) and the mix is being finessed now. I'll put it up on this site as soon as it's finished! Meantime if you want to hear it in demo form go to Matthew Morris's myspace web site:
http://www.myspace.com/mockstreetfilms

CD now available for purchase! - November 7, 2006

Rain on the Roof is now available at the online distributor, CDbaby (www.cdbaby.com/cd/margaretm2) and will soon be on Itunes and Rhapsody as well as other online digital distributors.

This could be your answer to holidays gifts this year!

CD Release Date Nov 1st - October 25, 2006

The new album, Rain on the Roof, will be officially released on November 1, 2006! Songwriters Guild of America recently published my press release on their web site...to read the complete article, please visit http://www.songwritersguild.com/macdonald.htm

Back from the UK - September 4, 2006

I just got back from 2 great weeks in the UK visiting family and friends. One of the highlights was performing some of my new material at Martin C's big birthday bash, under a tented stage in the pouring rain!!

At long last my CD Rain on the Roof will be available beginning early October. Soon all of the songs will be available to listen to on this site and available for purchase from cdbaby.com. Watch this space!

Home stretch for new CD - July 12, 2006

I'm getting very close to finishing this CD project! It's been an amazing process thanks to Randy Tobin at Theta Sound in Burbank. I hope to have a release date soon.

Recording Update - February 1, 2006

I've just finished recording "Leap of Faith" and it's now up on www.myspace.com/margaretmacdonald so you can listen to it. About to start the next one of the collection and hope to have the CD finished this spring some time.

New recording project - November 3, 2005

I am excited to be embarking on a new recording project this fall. I hope to have a couple of new songs ready for downloading in the very near future. Stay tuned!

BBC Radio Scotland - October 29, 2005

My song, "Free," has been getting airplay on Iain Anderson's radio show on BBC Radio Scotland. He plays an amazing variety of great music. Check it out at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/radioscotland/view/show.shtml?iain

Upcoming gig Aug 17 at the Wyndham Bel Age - August 12, 2005

Come hear Margaret MacDonald accompanied by Dwain Roque on Wednesday Aug 17, 7:30 pm, at the Wyndham Bel Age Hotel, 1020 Club
1020 N. San Vincente
Los Angeles, CA
(just south of Sunset, opposite the Whiskey)
7pm - Networking Mixer
8pm - 10:30pm Performances
$5 donation requested
for more info: www.songsalive.org/losangeles or www.lawim.com

Gigs and New Songs - June 23, 2005

It's been a busy few months for me, with gigs at Pearson Park Amphitheatre in Anaheim as well as the Vermont in Hollywood. Always looking for venues with good pianos!
I've written three new songs: I Will Cry, Thomasina and I Know You Love Me. I hope to record these and get them on this site this year. Thanks for your support!

great night for music - March 6, 2005

LA WoMen in Music and Harriet Schock hosted a fantastic evening of original music March 2nd at the Wyndham/Bel-Age Hotel south of Sunset. I performed two new songs with Dwain Roque on percussion/harmonies. Playing the grand piano was a real treat. The highlight of the evening was when Lucinda Williams showed up unexpectedly; she got up and did two of her own songs, one of them a brand new one.

It's going to be a great year - January 4, 2005

I'm writing some great new material and hope to record it in the next few months. Watch this space!
Performed my latest single, "Leap of Faith," at the Celebrity Center in Hollywood in December.

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