More Than Skies
Mar25

More Than Skies

More Than Skies By Gordon Lewis The Long Island native singer -songwriter Adam James has announced his self-titled double LP under the name More Than Skies, out on March 24th 2015. With the help of Sainthood Reps’ Bradley Cordaro doing production and Dan Coutant doing the mastering of the album Adam is able to convey exactly what he wants to with his new release delivering undying passion, integrity and artistic honesty. Best...

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Daphne Lee Martin
Mar24

Daphne Lee Martin

Daphne Lee Martin By Gordon Lewis Singer-songwriter Daphne Lee Martin has a long history of writing soulful songs. She was inspired by the music she grew up around in Southeastern Ohio and soon began to write her own music. As Daphne began to develop her musical style she decided to move to New London, Connecticut where she met musicians who helped to compliment her style. Daphne’s vocal style is inspired by Tin Pan alley writers and...

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Hey Rosetta! –  Show Review
Mar23

Hey Rosetta! – Show Review

Hey Rosetta! –  Show Review By Harriet Kaplan  A multi-layered sound that is almost orchestral, ornate in its complexity and depth, Canada’s Hey Rosetta! create indie rock/folk music that is aural ear candy. Each of the seven band members, including singer/songwriter Tim Baker, Adam Hogan, Phil Maloney, Josh Ward, Kinley Dowling, Romesh Thavanathan and Mara Pellerin, are gifted and talented in their own right. Most of the...

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Head North – Bloodlines
Mar22

Head North – Bloodlines

Head North  By Carly Wedding A year ago, they were playing in suburban basements and sweaty DIY venues to roughly 20 people. Now, they’re playing sold-out shows across the country with You, Me, and Everyone We Know, Weatherbox, and Have Mercy. And with the release of their Bad Timing Records debut Bloodlines, it wouldn’t be a surprise if they’re headlining their own tours in 2016. Buffalo, New York’s Head North have endured member...

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An Interview with Arms and Sleepers
Mar21

An Interview with Arms and Sleepers

Arms and Sleepers By Veronica Kirk Arms and Sleepers is a trip-hop duo formed in 2006 by members Max Lewisand and Mirza Ramic. The duo is back with a gripping and soulful LP, “Swim Team”, after a 3 year hiatus. Black on the Canvas had the opportunity to chat with the duo about life, music, and their recent LP. INTERVIEW How did the name Arms and Sleepers come about? It is quite an intriguing name.  Mirza Ramic: The words...

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