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JIMMY RAE RAISING LIGHTERS FOR BLAZE THE FIREMAN

Canada’s own Blaze The Fireman is simply on fire with a new EP out titled ‘Surviving The Times’ with much more on the way! The tracks are smokin’, the beats are hot and the rhymes are scorchin’ as Blaze burns up the stage. ‘Surviving The Times’ is just that as Blaze hits you with the…

JIMMY RAE ALL SMILES WITH CARTHY

Three brothers from Houston are living the dream of writing and recording music together. They say everything is BIGGER in Texas and so Chase, Drew & Seth certainly hope to make a HUGE impact on the music scene. The name of their band is Carthy and their sound is very fresh & lively with Indie…

JIMMY RAE WONDERING WHAT ALL THIS GIBRISH IS ABOUT?

Get ready for the Swedish sensation known as Gibrish that walks the walk and talks the talk. Their musical style is best described by the two band members as: “Nordic alternative folk combined with the old American songbook” and “Gibrified Neufolk”. Giving a swift, right jab to the mainstream music scene, Gibrish is one unique…

JIMMY RAE WONDERS WHAT THIS STALIN IS ALL ABOUT?!

I recently had the chance to ask the “Black-Humored” band, Stalin, some questions about this ‘n’ that.   With a musical style that is described as “experimental/heavy/whatever”, Stalin is not holding back one bit.   From Miley Cyrus “pleasuring herself” to drinking “Mojitos on the beach” with “dark women”, it’s all covered here! J Rae:…

KING OF MIDI GUITARS LES FRADKIN STRUMS ALONG WITH JIMMY RAE

              Renowned MIDI guitarist Les Fradkin continues to WOW the critics and audience by bringing innovative music-making techniques to the forefront.     Les has created the first ever “classical” composition on a hi-tech instrument known as a Ztar and this can be heard on his new album ‘Suite…

JIMMY RAE ON POINT WITH MAXIM SENIN

Get ready to wrap your brain around this lyricist from Latvia enjoying the sunny side of California.   Whether it’s good, old-fashioned “California Dreamin’”or a dream of one day playing with Sting or Eric Clapton, Maxim Senin is definitely on the right path.   Maxim had an excellent quote that I’d like to share with…

JIMMY RAE QUESTIONS STOLEN IDENTITY ON ALL ACCOUNTS

Watch your back because here comes Stolen Identity stealing the show!   SI is a trio of two female singers and one male vocalist with crazy good harmonies and one Popilicious sound.   This UK-based group mixes Pop and Dance to make up one fun ‘n’ bouncy groove.   Promoting their debut single “Entice You”…

JIMMY RAE CROSSING PATHS WITH BRIDGEWORK

Originally from Georgia, Vermont, John Renaud may have been raised in a SMALL town but he had BIG plans!   Renaud is the sole captain steering the ship that is Bridgework.   A lot of interesting history surrounds Bridgework, as a band, where the group even got to play at the legendary Whiskey A Go…

JIMMY RAE KEEPS IT REAL WITH THE “ADIDAS MAN” YOUNG EZE

His real name is Eric Ward but most know him as Young Eze or Adidias Swag.   This young artist is originally from Milwaukee but he is currently attending Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana where much of his life consists of: “class, recording and performing music, work at the fitness facilities, joining a fraternity,…

THIRD INTERNATIONAL GETS DOWN TO BUSINESS WITH JIMMY RAE

                I had the pleasure of reviewing Third International’s ‘Entre Las Americas’ (http://www.skopemag.com/2012/05/09/third-international-entre-las-americas) back in May and most recently the latest singles “Chemical Eyes” and “Good Friday at Little Rock” (http://www.skopemag.com/2012/08/31/third-international-chemical-eyes-bonus).   If you like politically & socially conscious music that sounds good then you should love Third…

JIMMY RAE DEEP IN THOUGHT WITH THE MAN OF THE HOUR: ADAM FERGUSON

For someone who is just 23 years old, this young man from Vermont has seen and experienced so much in his life thus far. Good times balancing with the bad times, Adam seems to make it all flow so naturally.   Highly spiritual in nature, Ferguson studies life and all its wonders with the keenest…

JIMMY RAE THROWS UP HIS GLASS TO MURDER THE STOUT

Time to raise up your arms with frosty drink in hand and say CHEERS to Murder The Stout!   The Houston-based band plays a fresh mix of Celtic rock with elements of punk, ska and folk that will definitely spark your interests.   With Scottish roots, this lively bunch of musicians is sure to entertain…

JIMMY RAE SAYS eM IS THE WORD

eM is the word for sure but I’m not talkin’ about that Slim Shady Em but just plain old eM!   eM is givin’ it to you deep, hard & fast on her album fittingly titled ‘DHF’ with club-friendly, dance music.   This talented vocalist/songwriter/producer originally from New Zealand currently resides in Melbourne, Australia and…

JIMMY RAE DISCOVERS AN ADDICTING NEW VOICE

Are you ready for some punk rock music that is politically-charged and socially conscious?   If you answered yes then Voice of Addiction is your automatic fix!   Hailing from the Windy City, this high-energy, three-piece band is ready to explode on the scene!   In this interview you will hear from lead singer &…

JIMMY RAE GETS THE DIRT ON INDECENT EXPOSURE

Time to “Get Up” and find out more about this Vermont-based band called Indecent Exposure.   The group is made up of three members: father-son duo of Jim Tye Sr. aka DJTJ on  bass &  vocals  & Jimmy Tye Jr. on guitar along with Ben Abbott on drums.   This trio incorporates elements of metal,…

JIMMY RAE DARES TO ASK: WHAT’S SO GOOD ABOUT THIS HOOD?

Are you ready to find out more about the “dopest group in the game today”?   I hope so because Sab-rey Smith, who is ½ of the rap duo GooD HooD, wants people to know that they’re all about “awesome music”.   According to Smith he wants “awesome music” to be GooD HooD’s ultimate legacy…

JIMMY RAE CLOSELY ANALYZES THIS DOWNCAST THEORY

Jersey’s own Downcast Theory is electrifying audiences with their high energy and ferocious sets.   If you’re a fan of good heavy metal/hard rock music then you gotta take a listen to Downcast Theory.   These guys have had the pleasure of opening up for some pretty big acts such as: Drowning Pool, Cold, Nonpoint,…

JIMMY RAE CATCHING SOME SHADE WITH JANE GOWAN

Are you ready to learn more about Jane Gowan who is the founding member and lead singer/songwriter of the pop/rock band Shade?   I hope so because Jane has lots to say about this and that.   Find out about the new album ‘Highway’ or how “If you don’t know how to play hockey in…

JIMMY RAE GETS IN TUNE AS JAMES EVANS SETS THE TONE

Get ready to learn more about a musician who lives, breathes and thrives for the guitar.   James Evans is a Canadian artist who writes his own music and even works with other local acts in Canada.   His new group instrumental album ‘ZepOcean’ has some excellent guitar riffs and solos you just have to…

JIMMY RAE GETS THE SCOOP ON SIMON FAGAN

Simon Fagan claims that he is “not your typical Irish singer/songwriter” and I couldn’t agree more.   Fagan is an artist who likes to mix in some acoustic rock and folk to make up a style of sound that works so well.   You even get a smooth Americana feel with some elements of country…

JIMMY RAE CHECKS ALL V.I.T.A.L.S. ON NOEL VINSON

Noel Vinson is his name, but V.I.T.A.L. Emcee is his alter ego who aims to conquer the hip-hop world.   V.I.T.A.L. is a rapper, songwriter, artist and activist from Long Beach, California who looks to revitalize music and even life itself.   He sums it all up very nicely here: “Noel Vinson thinks and speaks,…

JIMMY RAE JAZZIN’ IT UP WITH CHELSEA BARATZ

Prepare yourself as Chelsea Baratz brings to you her invigorating style of Soul Jazz.   This young virtuoso is partial to her trusty sax, but she also sings & produces, plays drums, clarinet, piano and flute.   This multi-talented & multi-dimensional musician doesn’t just give you the same old jazz; Chelsea throws in elements of…

JIMMY RAE GETS THE INSIDE SKOPE ON THE RAINMAKER MEDIA GROUP

I recently had a chance to discuss the exciting 14th Anniversary of The Rainmaker Media Group with owner, Rhonda Brilliant.   We discuss the ins & outs of the music business through the eyes of an experienced public relations professional.   You will find out why Rainmaker is able to stand tall in the midst…

JIMMY RAE CHATS WITH LONDON BASED SINGER/SONGWRITER STEVEN BRYAN

Are you ready for some catchy, soulful pop melodies with a nice dose of rock???   Well, I hope so because that is exactly what singer/songwriter, Steven Bryan is bringing!   This London-based artist bears heavy roots to both Italy & the UK, but now sets his sights on hitting it big in the states.…

JIMMY RAE ROCKS ALONG WITH ROB CARLTON

Straight rock and awesome guitar solos is what Rob Carlton is bringing to the music scene.   This guitar extraordinaire has a new album titled Beautiful Collision that simply rocks! Rob also endorses with GHS Strings, Morley Pedals and Halo Guitars & will also be busy with Specraflex Cables and Rocktron Amps & Effects. Not…

JIMMY RAE FLOWS ALONG WITH MIRANA COMSTOCK OF THEORY OF TIDES

Mirana Comstock is ½ of the group known as Theory of Tides.   Comstock handles vocals, percussion, keyboards and songwriting while her husband, Rick Comstock, takes care of guitar, bass, percussion and producing.   Infectious dance beats are heard along with hip-hop, pop, techno-ish, trance-like, club-worthy and tribal-sounding vibes.   Everything appears to be fresh…

JIMMY RAE TALKS WITH THE MAN BEHIND KALEO FUTURISTO

Kaleo means the voice, the music and the song in Hawaiian language.   Kaleo Futuristo is his name and being the voice while makin’ the music & songs is his game.   This happy-go-lucky character from sunny Cali is bringing all types of styles to the  table.   Not just a unique style musically, but…

JIMMY RAE MIXES IT UP WITH SKIP-DAWG

When it comes to rapping, Dann Furia AKA Skip-Dawg looks up to Run DMC and Edgar Allen Poe as his two biggest influences.   Two unlikely forces here, but one “sure-shot” of an album in We Will Rise.  

Linda McRae New Album ‘Going to the Well’

Canada’s own Linda McRae releases a new album called ‘Going to the Well’ that is just drenched with heart & soul. This record is soaked with raw emotion as Linda McRae proves she is one dominant singer/songwriter. ‘Going to the Well’ is one you will want to drink in fully because it just offers the…

JIMMY CALLS OUT REAL BEEF MUSIC GROUP…TO AN INTERVIEW

Real Beef Music Group is playing the Superman role by running a brand new Independent Record Label and fronting a hot music act all at the same time.   Real Beef Music Group may not have super powers but they definitely deliver super “strength” jams.   Representing the East Coast, RBMG hope to revitalize hip-hop…

J.J. CROWNE DISHES OUT PLENTY TO J RAE

Get ready to be intrigued by the man who calls himself J.J. Crowne aka The Eclectic One or “Musical Chameleon”.   This one-man show from South Florida is ready to take the bull by the horns with his debut album ‘Songs Of Innocence And Experience’.   From talk of his major contributions to the music…

J RAE REVEALS CUTTING EDGE

If you haven’t heard of the group Cutting Edge yet then you need to open up your eyes & ears and listen up close!   The band has an incredibly eclectic style that has been catching on real quick!   Cutting Edge is the first Indie act to have two hit singles, “Without You” &…

SHAKIRA HEADING TO ISRAEL

International recording artist, global education advocate and Barefoot Foundation Founder Shakira is coming to Israel to participate in the Israeli Presidential Conference “Facing Tomorrow 2011”. The Israeli Presidential Conference will open June 21 for three days, at the Jerusalem International Convention Center. More than 3500 participants from across the world will participate, including leaders and…