Tag: Rachel Platten
Artists Reach Out: The Aftermath of Irene

Artists Reach Out: The Aftermath of Irene

It became a bit of a running joke this past weekend that Hurricane Irene did not live up to her hype as she barreled through New York City.  For all the state warnings, evacuations and closings, the majority of the people who expected to see severe damage were disappointed in the few scattered branches and […]

August 30, 2011 | 2 Comments More

Monday Pick-Me-Up: “You Don’t Have To Go”

Some great footage from Buffstock Music Festival shot and edited by Andy Strohl of Strohl Digital Productions, featuring two of my favorites, Rachel Platten and Martin Rivas.  Be sure to keep an eye out for Andy’s work in upcoming collaborations with NYC Art Scene.

August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Live from New York, it's Apple West 14th!

Live from New York, it’s Apple West 14th!

With the do-it-yourself nature of today’s industry and the explosion of home recording studios and digital albums, it’s no wonder that Apple has emerged as the leader and company of choice for musicians and artists around the world.  Programs like GarageBand, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, iWeb and Logic Pro have given way to swiftly and […]

February 24, 2011 | 2 Comments More
Welcome to Artist Rewind: First Up, Rachel Platten.

Welcome to Artist Rewind: First Up, Rachel Platten.

In January of 2009 I was in New York City attending the gig of a friend playing in midtown.  The performance was stripped down to just two musicians… the songwriter and the drummer.  Afterwards I chatted with the drummer for a bit and was inspired by his story- how he came to New York, his […]

January 4, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Some New Sounds of the Season

Are you tired of hearing the same Christmas music on the radio?  Have you worn out your copy of Mariah Carey’s Christmas album? Check out some of these great holiday tunes from your local NYC artists! Some originals… Martin Rivas-  Another Christmas 78rpm Chris Ayer- Warmer Alex Wong and Rachel Platten- Make It Home.  100% […]

December 21, 2010 | 2 Comments More

Don't Miss the Shows This Week!

This week brings an exceptional line-up of music to NYC, and I strongly urge you to come out and support as you are bound to be impressed and entertained in one swift listen.  Here’s where to go and who to see… MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30-  Canal Room starting at 8pm, two amazing bands back to back- […]

November 29, 2009 | 0 Comments More

When All Else Fails, Just Find the Music

It’s a wonderful week for music here in NYC, and here’s the five day outlook: TONIGHT, 11/9:  Get your butts over to the Blender Theater for a doubleheader of the beautiful songstress Rachel Platten, following by some rocking out by Derek James and his band.  Two awesome artists, who are sure to lift you up, […]

November 9, 2009 | 0 Comments More