Johnny Marr
Nov22

Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr  By Denise Beltran Johnny Marr (link) is a very versatile musician who was a founding member of The Smiths and a past member of Modest Mouse and The Cribs. When he isn’t jamming with other musicians, Marr is out making his own music. On October 6, 2014 Marr marveled the world with his second solo album, Playland. The lead single of the album is “Easy Money”. Playland is the follow up album to Marr’s 2011 album, The...

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Jessie Payo
Nov21

Jessie Payo

Jessie Payo By Harriet Kaplan Jessie Payo (link) has what it takes to be a star. The diminutive singer/songwriter from Burbank, CA   looks like a cross between Demi Lovato and Lisa Marie Presley. Payo has been compared vocally to Janis Joplin, Melissa Etheridge and Nikki Costa. Though she never over sings and delivers just enough genuine emotion and feeling without becoming a parody of herself detracting from the numbers themselves...

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Tyler Burns – Anglo Arts Rhythm Monster
Nov20

Tyler Burns – Anglo Arts Rhythm Monster

Tyler Burns – Anglo Arts Rhythm Monster By Melvin Benson The 80’s, when films like Star Wars V, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and Alien graced the entertainment scene. Film wasn’t the only industry to get hit with star-studded pieces of art, however. The ears of every listener was blessed with artists like Duran Duran, Thompson Twins, and Madonna as they popped out track after track. It’s debatable whether we’ll ever experience a...

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Postcards from Jeff
Nov20

Postcards from Jeff

Postcards from Jeff By Amy Lynch Postcards from Jeff (link) is the brainchild of UK based Joss Worthington. Taking on the world with his dreamy-infused indie music, Postcards from Jeff recalls bands such as The National when citing contemporary influences. Postcards from Jeff goes above and beyond boundaries to break a new mold in indie music, as he blissfully combines elements of folk, electronica, county, krautrock, pop and indie in...

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An Interview with Julia  Marcell
Nov19

An Interview with Julia Marcell

Julia  Marcell By Harriet Kaplan Julia Marcell (link) is a Polish-born singer/songwriter that lives in Berlin, Germany. The multi-faceted Julia Marcell also writes and composes music for film and theater. Her avant-garde music isn’t easily categorized, and an artist, she doesn’t fit neatly into a specific box. Julia Marcell’s material is pastiche of varying styles combined into a glorious soundscape that is ambitious, moving,...

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