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Exclusive Interview: Timur Yusef

Exclusive Interview: Timur Yusef

  London-born Timur Yusef is a prolific and eclectic drummer. Based in NYC for almost 4 years, he’s worked with a wide range of musicians and bands, a testament to his talent, professionalism and sheer love for the greatness music can hold. Influenced by his father’s classical albums and later experiences with the likes of The Beatles, […]

March 16, 2012 | 1 Comment More
Exclusive Interview: Stephie Coplan and the Pedestrians

Exclusive Interview: Stephie Coplan and the Pedestrians

Perhaps one of the most exciting things along the artistic journey of self-discovery and creative expression is the moment when you stop trying to be like everyone else, and embrace who you truly are.  Such was the case for Stephie Coplan, singer-songwriter and front woman for Stephie Coplan and the Pedestrians, an energetic and bold […]

February 9, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Exclusive Interview: London-based Baddies on working with Pledge Music

Exclusive Interview: London-based Baddies on working with Pledge Music

With the popularity of crowd-funded websites for creative projects on the rise, it’s no surprise that up and coming London-based band Baddiesturned to the Pledge Music platform to make their next album.  Unlike the other competitors, like Kickstarter and Rockethub, Pledge actually has an office and base in London, attracting a wave of international bands […]

January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Andrew Owens: An American In Munich

Andrew Owens: An American In Munich

While touring through Germany in October I had the pleasure of meeting up with a different kind of artist- opera tenor Andrew Owens from Philadelphia, PA. Andrew is currently living in Munich and performing with Bayerische Staatsoper, having just completed a run of the new opera Les Contes d’Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann). Les Contes d’Hoffmann (The […]

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Portugal. The Man: On playing festivals, signing to a major, the Internet and more.

Portugal. The Man: On playing festivals, signing to a major, the Internet and more.

Portugal. The Man have been keeping busy for a good part of the last decade. Between playing festivals, touring and recording albums, this four-piece gang of psychedelic rockers are living up and going over all expectations. Just recently added to Atlantic Records’ cast, Portugal. The Man is slowly learning the ropes of being in a […]

November 12, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Exclusive Interview: Chris Cubeta

Exclusive Interview: Chris Cubeta

Sitting in Galuminum Foil Studios in Williamburg, you don’t need to be a musician to get a sense of being home.  From the beautiful, bare wood panels adorned with tapestries and sound-absorbing panels to the colorful array of instruments and carefully placed records showcasing favorite artists, you instantly know you have walked into a the […]

October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Exclusive Interview: Mat Kearney

Exclusive Interview: Mat Kearney

In late 2006 I was driving to work and this awesome, roll-your-windows-down-sing-out-loud-and-embrace-life song came on the radio.  That song was Mat Kearney’s “Nothing Left to Lose.” I immediately added it to my playlist for dance class, along with the rest of his album, and found myself passing this new singer-songwriter along to colleagues and students […]

June 24, 2011 | 2 Comments More
Exclusive Interview: Shervin Lainez

Exclusive Interview: Shervin Lainez

If you’ve been following NYC Art Scene for the past year or so, you may have noticed a common caption under many of the pictures of our featured artists- “Photo by Shervin Lainez.”  Lainez has quickly risen in the NYC music community as one of the premiere photographers to capture to the personality, soul, and […]

April 7, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Exclusive Interview: Wesley Verhoeve of Family Records

Exclusive Interview: Wesley Verhoeve of Family Records

In the arts world it’s easy to be mesmerized by a beautiful dance, enchanting melody, moving monologue, or detailed portrait.  Being a primarily visual medium, we focus on the talent in front of us and enjoy the moment and emotion they evoke and present.  What we often forget are the people behind these artists… the […]

March 8, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Exclusive Interview: Ari Hest

Exclusive Interview: Ari Hest

At the beginning of an artist’s career the journey that lies ahead is always filled with the unknown. Record deals rise and fall, bands come together and split up, and solo artists experiment with their sound to find a niche that is not only comfortable but will also bring them success.  Singer-songwriter, musician, and seasoned performer Ari […]

February 25, 2011 | 0 Comments More
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