Tyran Brown: Sharing his passion with audiences
Jun29

Tyran Brown: Sharing his passion with audiences

Tyran Brown By Harriet Kaplan Tyran Brown is an emerging hip hop artist from Los Angeles, CA creating music that has combines “clever wordplay and a versatile sound.” Brown has just released his latest EP, “Book of Tyran.” Brown has worked with a number of prominent artists in the hip hop and rap community on various projects and performed at a number renowned clubs through L.A. Tryan recently spoke to blackonthecanvas about his...

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Laura Marling- “Short Movie”
Jun28

Laura Marling- “Short Movie”

Laura Marling- “Short Movie” By Nic Sanderson British folk singer-songwriter Laura Marling takes on a more electric, high-energy direction on her fifth album, “Short Movie” than on her acclaimed 2013 record, “Once I was an Eagle”. As she self-produces for the first time, she arranges strings and electric guitar into swirling, freely-circulating sonic atmospheres that induce claustrophobia in the climaxes of some songs, such as “I Feel...

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Bryan McPherson: Exposing the massive propaganda machine
Jun27

Bryan McPherson: Exposing the massive propaganda machine

Bryan McPherson By Harriet Kaplan Folk/punk troubadour Bryan McPherson sings and writes lyrics that are very pointed and direct. His opinions and viewpoint reflect what he sees as the social and political ills in the world and he offers unfiltered and sometimes very rough commentary. Tough times can for tough measures, so to speak. McPherson addresses those issues head on and doesn’t mince words. The listener knows immediately where...

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Next Step: New Genre of Dance Music
Jun26

Next Step: New Genre of Dance Music

Next Step By Harriet Kaplan On May 6, Ibiza EDM DJ duo, the Astrofeeks, featuring the female vocal trio Next Step (Norma Jean Wright, Alfa Anderson and Luci Martin) headlined the official launch part for a new label formed by Jerry Greenberg and DJ Max Matire, Pacific Electronic Music, at LIGHT Nightclub, Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino. Next Step is comprised of the former lead singers of the multi-platinum selling legendary and...

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Kate Copeland: Autobiographical songs that help process emotions
Jun25

Kate Copeland: Autobiographical songs that help process emotions

Kate Copeland By Harriet Kaplan Kate Copeland is an accomplished singer/songwriter/arranger and composer. Copeland has a formal background having majored in composition at the Oberlin Conservatory. She also  grew up in creative and artistic household where music was a huge focus and influence. Both of her parents played instruments and they listened to an eclectic range of songs. Copeland doesn’t believe in labels and is determined to...

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