Atlanta resident James A. Bing is a radio frequency (RF) engineer by day, on a crusade to promote neo-soul music by night. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida native is convinced this genre of music should be promoted, celebrated and in the mainstream.
Nothing is quite like seeing a great gig. Something happens; a collective tingling of "Spidey-Senses" towards a moment in time that we, the select group of fans, experience together through live music that will never happen again (at least not in that exact form).
It's tough there. I just don't know if things will ever change. Their choice is all too often drugs, prostitution or some shape or form of sport. There is no other way out if you're born in the slums or a poor neighborhood.
It's quite rare that the groom is interested in anything having to do with the wedding planning aside from where he is supposed to be and when he is supposed to be there... Oh, and how much it's going to cost. Yup! That's usually when the groom's get involved.
Youth Olympian and 19-year-old Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke won the hearts of the Internet this summer after a video of her sexy warmups went viral. Now that she's arrived in Los Angeles, the athlete behind the meme also proved bust a move to the Internet's other favorite dances.
Singer, songwriter and multi-talented musician Casey Abrams performs his original tune "Stuck in London" and answers fan questions about his mesmerizing beard, his relationship with Haley Reinhart, the evolution of his music for his latest self-titled album and upcoming tours.
While it probably goes without saying that 70's, 80's and 90's songs can mix seamlessly with current pop and top 40 music, with technology making things so accessible, you can even find remixes of music from the 50's and 60's that will fit into your set just as well!
Making the grand entrance is a critical transition point in the wedding day; not only does it symbolize a new chapter of life for the newlyweds, it also signals the start of the wedding celebration and really sets the tone for the night.
Rod Thomas, who goes by the stage name Bright Light Bright Light, is experiencing something he has only dreamed about. The dream to make music and entertain people from all walks of life from all around the globe is coming true.
As the DJ moves from club booths to festival stages, the equipment has become increasingly varied. And as the lines continue to blur between a DJ who mixes and a producer who presses play, questions of authenticity have been raised.
I always kinda wanted to be a DJ, growing up, but I also knew that I probably wasn't cool enough. (My instincts were correct.) So when a friend asked me to guest DJ at a club night she was throwing at a bar, I jumped at the chance.
Do artists have a responsibility to push their fans into new and exciting territories? Is there anything wrong with giving your public exactly what they know they want, if it remains true to who you are? Does embracing mass popular culture somehow harm your credibility as an artist?
Rene Romero Schuler's solo show at the Jennifer Norback Fine Art Gallery is up through the end of the month and shows incredible sensitivity to the female state; the outer image and the more ephemeral internal spirit.