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Sounding off with Glass Battles

Kenyth Mogan | Posted 07.27.2016 | Entertainment
Kenyth Mogan

In a time where it seems every musical trend seems to be piggy-backing from artist to artist, it's refreshing to see those with a less definable, more...

'All Eyes' on Double Duchess: The Electro-Hop Duo Inspired by All-Things-Grace Jones

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment
Oscar Raymundo

Together as electro-hop duo Double Duchess, David "davO" Richardson and Krylon Superstar have been performing live and making San Francisco partygoers sweat their butts off for years -- five at the very least. But this week marks the culmination of every drop of sweat they, themselves, have spilt on stage.

Adam Lyons Wants You to Get "Ice Cold"

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 07.01.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Benkovic

Adam Lyons is a little emotional. It's now midnight in London and June has turned into July. He is sitting in his London flat and received the e-mail. His debut album is now available on iTunes.

Meet DJ/Producers Uplink

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 06.17.2015 | Entertainment
Andrew Benkovic

Uplink's story can be seen as both unique and a sign of the times. While it would have been much easier for the producers to be in the same room as one another, they weren't.

25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment

2015 should be an amazing year for music. Between expected releases from Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Radiohead, Drake, Adele, Chance The...

Ryan Kristobak

Alex Wiley Gets Dark & Beautiful On 'Top Of The World' | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment

Alex Wiley caught the attention of the hip-hop world after the summer release of his "Village Party" album, proving himself to be one of Chicago's mos...

Art vs. Begging and the Reality of Modern-Day Manhattan

Sean Bradford | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Sean Bradford

First off, there are rules and etiquette to busking, also known as street performance. Rule number one is you never ask people for money. This is not an act of desperation, but an act of self-promotion.

Zack Knight: Taking Risks, Touring, and 'Makin Em Mad'

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 11.05.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Benkovic

The British singer-songwriter has been touring around the United States for the last few weeks alongside Pakistani pop star Asim American Punjabi newcomer Amar Sandhu. This is a far cry from his original plans.

Ryan Kristobak

Lose Yourself In The Silhouettes Of Kye Kye's 'Softly' Video | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 08.02.2014 | Entertainment

Before The Beat Drops is an artist introduction series dedicated to bringing you the rising acts before they make their break. Our unlimited access to...

Kettle Corn Pops at The DiMenna Center

Jack Meyer | Posted 08.04.2014 | New York
Jack Meyer

Pop on over to The DiMenna Center for Classical Music on June 14th to savor a sweet and salty mix of fresh and innovative New Music! Kettle Corn New M...

Russell Taylor, VH1's Artist to Watch

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

So who speaks for our generation? With voices like Kanye West, Jay Z and Kendrick Lamar, is there room for the likes of a Russell Taylor? I say yes.

A Vacation on Mars With God

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Zansky's art is a significant and influential read on our days, and it will remain as such for many years to come.

JRAND Wants to Take You for a "Ride"

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 12.07.2013 | Entertainment
Andrew Benkovic

JRAND is ready to take you for a "Ride." Okay, maybe not you in particular, but the artist released his single "Ride" on September 17th. The song features T-Pain and Flo Rida. It is produced by DJ Montay and released on Flo Rida's label Poe Boy Music Group.

Blurred Lines and the Art of Catcalling

Lauren Cahn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Lauren Cahn

Schiro began talking to women about catcalling. Wanting to bring the words alive visually, she began to collect photographs of the women, along with the catcalls that haunted them. Her collection began to take shape.

Just Ivy Is Ready to Take You to "Paradise"

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Andrew Benkovic

Her name is Ivy, Just Ivy. The European-born artist is ready to take the music world by storm with her debut single "Paradise."

iHeart Radio's Rising Star, Alex Jacke Takes on Music Industry Full Force as an Emerging Artist

Jordan Harris | Posted 09.25.2013 | Entertainment
Jordan Harris

With only two EP's to his name, emerging recording artist and songwriter, Alex Jacke's soothing vocals, enticing lyrics, charm and rapidly growing fan base are enough to give R&B veteran, Trey Songz and newcomer, Travis Garland a run for their money.

Gian Kevin: Romantic Latin Music Debut, With Puerto Rican Flair

Mark Chesnut | Posted 06.10.2013 | Latino Voices
Mark Chesnut

I came across the impressive debut music video from Gian Kevin, a Puerto Rican cantante with clear talent in the Latin pop genre. In this exclusive interview, Gian Kevin speaks about his influences and his first video.

Conrad: A Breakout New Artist

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Bryan Cain-Jackson

With dreams and aspirations of putting his words to rhythms and breaking through to music audiences, Conrad caught the train to Los Angeles from his native of Madera Ranchos, Calif. with only 40 dollars in his wallet.

10 International Artists To Watch In 2013

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts

The new year has officially begun, dear readers, which means it's time to discard your inhibitions and prepare yourself for what the next 12 months of...

25 Art Exhibits You Won't Want To Miss In 2013

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.24.2013 | Arts

A new year is upon us, dear readers, which means a new line-up of exhibitions and gallery shows. In honor of the year ahead, we've scoured the upco...

The Lost Audience: Finding Music That Flies Under The Radar

Hank Bordowitz | Posted 03.16.2012 | Fifty
Hank Bordowitz

These days a lot of music flies under the radar. So, how do we excavate the treasure out of what we perceive as dross? It's overwhelming. The issue here is gatekeeping. It's the only way to deal with the sheer amount of information that's out there.

15 Music Artists Ready for Their Close-Up in 2012

Salvatore Bono | Posted 03.10.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Here is a list of 15 musical acts that are sure to make a name for themselves in the year the Mayans believed the world would will end.

Lana Del Rey's Sound Is Both Vulnerable and Feisty

Sophia Dumaine | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home
Sophia Dumaine

In her new single being released on October 17th "Video Games" and its B-side "Blue Jeans", Lana Del Rey, a rising star in the folk, indie-rock scene, sings dreamily of youth, summertime boredom, sex, and nostalgia in a slightly edgy, heartfelt fashion.

(Re)introducing Támar Davis

John Gascot | Posted 09.06.2011 | Entertainment
John Gascot

In 2006, Támar Davis' much-anticipated debut album was suddenly canceled. But the charismatic songstress has taken the wheel and is re-introducing herself with a solid (new) debut album.

South Park To Alvin Ailey: Culture Monster Lists Artists To Watch In 2011

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

As we turn the calendar to 2011, we're taking a look in our crystal ball for The Times' annual Faces to Watch. Who will matter next year in the arts?...