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In My Life.

In My Life.

It’s the Monday after a long holiday weekend in the States, and here in London I’m getting ready to head out to Brighton for the next show on the US and the Brit Tour featuring Bess Rogers, Alex Berger and Caleb Hawley.  This weekend was an interesting one for me, as I celebrated both Thanksgiving […]

November 28, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Sofar Sounds: Songs from a Room

Sofar Sounds: Songs from a Room

Last Thursday evening I headed out to far East London for my first Sofar Sounds house concert.  Situated in a neighborhood that reminded me of Williamsburg, BK, I found myself in a huge loft warehouse flat full of musicians, music lovers, and industry scouts.  The line- up for the evening included Lucinda Bell, Allman Brown […]

November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments More
How To Be A More Interesting Musician.

How To Be A More Interesting Musician.

I’ve been traveling for about a month and a half now, and in that time I’ve seen shows in Germany, Ireland, London, and Paris, all entertaining and unique in their own way.  Each country has it’s own flavor infused into their musical stylings, and though they may be singing in the same language or performing […]

November 18, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Friends of NYCAS: Pia Toscano Talks with Ring Fever

Friends of NYCAS: Pia Toscano Talks with Ring Fever

Pia Toscano, finalist in American Idol Season 10 and New York native, speaks with Robert Santa of Ring Fever.  Toscano got her start singing in Robert’s brother, Richie Santa’s, band Current Affair.  Here’s a clip of Pia reuniting with the band and a brief interview on life post-Idol.

November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments More
When All You Have Is Your Own Two Feet

When All You Have Is Your Own Two Feet

Growing up a dancer there has been almost no period in my life where I wasn’t involved in physical activity of some sort (minus junior and senior year of college and believe me… it showed).  As I’ve gotten older, moved, traveled, changed jobs, and fluctuated income it’s been a little more difficult to stick with […]

November 14, 2011 | 0 Comments More
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
The Healthy Musician: Gut Busters

The Healthy Musician: Gut Busters

Five Common Gut Busters By: Elliot Jacobson The following foods are everywhere on the road. They’re cheap and mighty tasty, but the only thing they’re good for (by the time your body processes them) is lowering your energy, slowing down your metabolism and adding useless calories to your day. Eating any of these foods should […]

November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments More
NYCAS On Tour: Part Two

NYCAS On Tour: Part Two

The first leg of NYCAS On Tour followed Nick Howard and his band through part of his Europe tour in October.  The next series of tour blogs and vlogs will follow NYC featured artists Caleb Hawley, Bess Rogers, and Alex Berger as they take on London and the UK.  Check out this video for a little […]

November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments More
The Healthy Musician: Tips for a Healthy Tour

The Healthy Musician: Tips for a Healthy Tour

Ten simple tips for a happier, healthier, productive tour. By: Elliot Jacobson 1. Use Twitter: to keep in touch with friends, family and fans. Twitter is great, not only for promoting shows and talking to fans, but also for keeping up with fellow musician friends. Coordinate meet ups if you’re passing through the same cities at the […]

November 7, 2011 | 0 Comments More
With British take on Southern-Rock, Alberta Cross send CMJ back in time

With British take on Southern-Rock, Alberta Cross send CMJ back in time

Alberta Cross brought this year’s CMJ Marathon attendees back to the 70′s at Terminal 5. The shoegaze-ish, alt-country 5 piece outfit played a solid show, setting the mood for follow-ups Portugal.The Man.  The quintet flowed through a rich setlist ranging from very emotional guitar solos to groovy percussion breaks. However new to many eyes and […]

November 3, 2011 | 1 Comment More
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