The official video for Statik Selektah’s second single “Get Out The Way” featuring Bun B and Cory Mo, from the album Stick 2 the Script, in stores now.
This series follows the lives of an eclectic group of young musicians as the struggle with their bandmates, parents, girlfriends and fans all while teetering on the Brink of success.
Midwest rapper and 106 & Park champion Bigg Jigg prepares new album “The Go 2 Man” for release In 2009!
It’s that time again to look at a sampling of emerging artists from Sonicbids. You will notice a couple of changes in this column. First, it is converting to bi-monthly status. And second, I will be on hiatus for a few months. It has been my pleasure to introduce new talent to our readers at…
Lazo takes a break from being a drummer for Celtic Rock powerhouse, Tempest to come out with his first solo record. Always an exciting time when an artist wants to bust out into the solo scene and the anticipation I’m sure is intense. Can’t even imagine how it all feels inside; a blend…
First off, I have to say I was taken back by the album title because my birthday is in June. Definitely wasn’t a good feeling, but who knows why they named it that. I’m sure there’s a perfect explanation behind the depressing title and I’m certain it’s not revolved around a birthday in…
First thing I noticed was the man jumping into the bright, blue ocean on the front cover. On the flip-side: the silhouette of the woman sitting beside the water with waves crashing in and rays from the glaring sun beaming down. Considering I’m a big-time summer and tropical person, I automatically picked up…
When checking out the album cover, I couldn’t help but notice the very dark and gothic appeal. You see a jet-black woman’s boot that could be worn either by a dominatrix or Cat-Woman, take your pick. The whole background displays very dark/black colors giving a sense of gloominess. And on the back…
One word that best describes this next emcee to be interviewed on Skope TV is, “connected.” Brisco is an emcee straight out of Dade county in Miami, FL.
Their full length debut Crazy Ever After was released digitally on November 2, 2008 and will be available in-stores on January 20, 2009 on Red Wind Records, distributed by Adrenaline Music Group/ADA.
This next band would like us to believe that they are just a regular band that just wants to create good music. While that is true, The Urgency also have a growing fan base of loyalists and a major deal with SRP/Mercury. Their sound is contagious and their lead guitar, Ian, was cool enough to…
We just got the new video in from The Bloody Beetroots. This Italian DJ group is both creative & unique. Here is the new video for “Cornelius” on Vimeo.
Willie D, most known for his role in the platinum-selling Houston based rap group The Geto Boys, who spawned classic mega hits including “Mind Playing Tricks On Me,” is no stranger to controversy.
Fabled folk songs shed light onto this nation. A Culture of Peace presents: ‘The Land of Milk and Honey’ on DVD after it earned three Emmys on TV. Take a trip through the land of Israel as you track down the songwriters of some of the most famous Israeli folk songs, and some who…
Developed over a two-month period of stream-of-consciousness recording in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Luke’s self-titled debut under his new moniker Here We Go Magic is a remarkable departure from his signature singer-songwriter material.
Billboard calls Toubab Krewe’s blend of African rhythms with rock “distinctive, remarkable fusion,” and festival audiences from Bonnaroo to Mali have danced to their music. Now the frenzy of their live show has been captured on ‘Live at the Orange Peel’, out from Upstream Records/ADA January 6th, with a tour beginning 12/30.
It is more than safe to say that J*DaVeY had a breakthrough year.
With all the depressing news on every media outlet these days about the economy and business we wanted to feature someone who is not waiting for any bailouts. Allow me to introduce you to a true entrepreneur with a passion for music, punk to be exact. Russ Orcutt is the founder of All About Records…
Royce 5’9 and his M.I.C. imprint are teaming up with One Records for the release of Royce’s highly-anticipated forthcoming solo-LP Street Hop, due out on 4-21-09.
Montreal’s fertile music scene has given birth to a brand new gem in the form of Winter Gloves.
Already a sensation across the Atlantic, The Whip have marked their destination for the US, swaggering over across the pond in true Mancunian fashion.
The Metermaids are a duo that teeters on the edge of multiple genres. Mixing elements of hip-hop, expansive songwriting, slick pop instrumentals and exceptional lyrics, the duo creates imaginative songs that push and warp boundaries.
On a nice Wednesday night, December 17, we got to talk with an innovator in the music scene. Bryan Weber is part musician and part entrepreneur. When Bryan is not playing in the band, Zelazowa, he is running his pretty new website www.Indieonthemove.com.
Two-time Grammy award winner and 16-time Grammy nominee INDIA.ARIE returns with her 4th career album, Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics, marking the return of her signature brand of “acoustic soul.”
Battery/Jive Records have teamed with Yung Joc’s Swagg Team Entertainment and their blazing new artists’, The GS Boyz.
The Academy Is opened the Jingle Ball this Saturday at the Bank Atlantic Center in Sunrise, FL. It was a lively performance and the band demonstrated their on-stage talents in the short four song set.
Snob Doodle is back again. We catch Snob Doodle all caught up in the holiday spirit.
On Tuesday night, December 16th the phone rang and there was a star on the other end. The ladies want to be with him and the fellas want to kick it with him. I am talking about Konvict Music’s own Colby O’ Donis.
For six months Local Natives (formerly known as Cavil at Rest) bunkered down in a two-bedroom house in Orange, CA.
Mamawalbucks Entertainment is proud to announce the highly anticipated, meticulously crafted LP album, ‘Unheard Cries’ from Squala Orphan. Squala is a Bronx, NYC native who has been doing music for many years.
Bill Kreutzmann, Grateful Dead drummer for the band’s entire thirty year career, rings in the New Year in the state he calls home – Hawaii.
This week’s episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with… welcomes Bill Clinton.
Turning 21 here in the USA can be very exciting. But for my next guest, turning 21 was even more exciting. Krista is a 21 year old singer & songwriter from Brooklyn, NY. Krista is signed to J Records & has been touring the country with Shwayze. We talk with her about getting signed, being…
Since Liecus recorded the Distinctive Design EP in 2006, they have already changed their line-up, moving bassist Neil Rosenbohm to guitar and adding bassist Joe Walbrown. They are tightening things up on tour and working on getting back into the studio, so by the time you see them next, they may sound a bit different…
Now that Late of the Pier have made all of the UK’s critics best of 2008 lists, the foursome will bring their acclaimed Fantasy Black Channel stateside to be released from Astralwerks Records on Jan. 13th.
Paul Wall is back and will be releasing his 3rd studio album due out early 2009. Fast Life’s debut single is “Bizzy Body” and features Trill Entertainment stars Webbie and producer/artist Mouse on da Tracks.
This year represents the official return of the Bay Area as the vibrant epicenter of an ever-changing, multi-layered West Coast sound.
The Dead Trees just completed their amazing video for “Loretta” made for just under $500 smackers.
Grammy-nominated vocalist Jane Monheit is set to release the new CD, The Lovers, The Dreamers and Me on January 20th on Concord Records.
Teach For America is a national program that places talented recent college graduates in under-resourced public schools across the country for two years.