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SoundCloud music promotion

SoundCloud is one of the best places where you can find good music. It is one the most preferred social platforms by musicians and album by producers to promote their music and work. Having potential is not enough in today’s world. You must be able to promote yourself. SoundCloud allows users to like your music and follow your work. Or you can simply buy cheap Soundcloud followers.The artist can also respond to the comment and establish a contact with the fans. One of those rock bands that shot to fame with tremendous followers and fans in no time. Their tracks ooze energy and the numbers are catchy besides the fun lyrics too. Continue reading

The Mack E7 Engine

Not long ago, a diesel powerplant rolled out of Mack R&D possessing a power-to-w eight ratio and level of electronic sophistication that would make a “seen-it-all” driver whistle through his teeth.

And if we had to explain it to him, this is what we’d say. More than 90% of over-the-road Class 8 used diesel diesel trucks are rated between 300 and 450 horsepower. Specific power output for modern heavy-duty diesel trucks typically ranges hetween 25 and 37.5 horsepower per liter. So what does that leave as the optimum sized diesel truck for today’s fleet operation? 12 liters. Which, not so coincidentally, is the exact size of the Mack E7 diesel truck.

The 14s are too much. The 10s and 11s are too small. And each one will find a way to dig into your pocket. Continue reading

Firm lands $10 mil funding

Emageon, one of five Alabama companies that will make a presentation at this week’s Southeast Bio Investor Conference, has received $10 million in third-round venture capital funding.

Huntsville’s Southeastern Technology Fund led the investment in the Birmingham firm, which developed technology that allows film X-rays converted into digital format to be viewed over the Internet. Continue reading

Siegelman uses `Wallace trick’

MONTGOMERY Gov. Don Siegelman last week sounded like former Gov. George Wallace when he said his $160 million tax plan would make big companies pay their fair share of taxes, political observers said.

“It frequently makes for good campaign rhetoric to beat up on people who are perceived to be unusually well-off or privileged,” said Brad Moody, a political scientist at Auburn University Montgomery. “He sounds a little bit like Wallace on this.” Continue reading

Last nine bodies taken from mine

Workers carried the last nine bodies of 13 miners killed by the Sept. 23 explosions at Blue Creek No. 5 to the surface early Friday morning.

Crews extracted all nine bodies at the same time, bringing them from a depth of 2,140 feet at the deepest coal mine in North America. Continue reading

Not enough Harry Potter for you? Try this trivia

If you can’t get enough of Harry Potter, here’s some trivia to help the time fly while you’re standing in line waiting to buy tickets.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone opens here today on 20 screens at six theaters, a record number of screens for the Birmingham market. Continue reading

Lots of fancy dancing, live music make `Fosse’ fun

That’s what you get with Fosse, the national tour of the Tony-Award winning musical that opened in Birmingham Tuesday night.

It’s a retrospective of the work of master choreographer Bob Fosse, including his work for theater (Damn Yankees, Sweet Charity, Chicago, Pippin, Dancin’), film (Cabaret, All That Jazz) and TV (Liza with a Z). Continue reading