Darcy Argues', Secret Society is not just rich in contextual sound, but sublime, because it can't help seep through the cracks with passion to make its point. One can hear big band, experimental, jazz, and cinematic majestic phrasing, acutely adjusted to its story telling.
Lately, I have noticed that the only moments during the day when I can maintain an absolute silence is when my fingers are hosting my feelings and the piano in a conversation. Perhaps one might be inclined to think that this is the reason why my lips are sealed shut, because my hands are the ones participating in a dialogue with the instrument.
27-year-old songstress, Adele, released her new album 25 this past Friday, November 20th. Its been four years since the artist released her previous album 21, giving us ample time to bask in anticipation for this newest work.
A serious goofball? A goofy, serious kind of guy? Read this interview with musical artist Cameron Ernst and let me know what you think of him! Because, you know, I always need help in that department.
A couple of years ago I wouldn't have had any problems answering this question but I'm astounded at how confused I feel about this question right now. My first instinctual answer when I saw this was Hermann Hesse - but my confusion set in when I started thinking about what constitutes being a philosopher.
I've been to a few outdoor music festivals recently and each time, I always found myself being envious of someone who thought of the perfect thing to bring with them. There's always that one item that you wish you would have thought to bring, and once you are there, it's too little, too late.
In times of violence and grief, we are too consumed with patching up the holes left on our hearts to remember to keep our eyes to the stars. But that's when someone like singer and cellist Naomi Berrill comes in to save the day.
Have you seen Adele's blog posts of late? Her most recent entry contains complete sentences ending with two and sometimes three exclamation points. Gone are the mournful, longing ellipses fragment of posts from 2011.
There's a baby grand in the living room, but when Phyllis Chen sits down to play, it's at the child-size cherry-red toy piano.
Fischer naturally gravitated towards a farm-to-table musical identity, choosing to have a hand in every ounce of the process rather than simply observe, which has yielded work as a producer and engineer.
The American Music Awards isn't one of those affairs where you know every guy on the red carpet is going to be decked out in a tux. So it was actually a little bit of a relief to see a few guys at the 2015 AMAs, which took place in Los Angeles on Sunday night, wearing not-so-standard suits.
The Delegates' Lounge though served a more useful function than the trivial that this article might initially indicate. It is a common, neutral ground where ambassadors might bump into each other, even if their capitals did not have formal diplomatic relations.
The music industry has 99 problems, but the paradigm shift could present its own solutions. Record labels have been forced to change their business model, but the artist's role helps reduce their overheads and offset the diminishing profits from digital sales.
The teams behind ScreenCraft, Buffalo 8 Productions, and Bondit announced the launch of TuneRise, a global, digital talent discovery platform for unsigned music artists.
Quincy Jones received the Herbie Hancock Humanitarian award from Herbie Hancock himself at the Thelonious Monk Institute's International Jazz Vocals Competitions Award Gala at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood last Sunday night.
Fresh off his recently released full length album, Transgressionzz, out May 5, 2015, rap artist Akillezz is back with a vengeance. His latest single, "Circus," a collaboration with Tony Yayo (G-Unit), is bringing an aggressive hard-hitting record to the surface.