Chuck Olsen – Blurred Ambitions
Nov21

Chuck Olsen – Blurred Ambitions

Chuck Olsen – Blurred Ambitions By Dani Kowalczyk With a melodically imperative poetic rap intro in tune with the likes of Kendrick Lamar and a little bit of Nas, New York native Chuck Olsen kicks off the resounding, heavy hitting, and lyrically justified album “Blurred Ambitions” with “Changes.” Indeed, changes are ensued. From hip hop heavy weights to more pop-happy singles, Chuck invites any listener...

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Interview with Alexis
Nov20

Interview with Alexis

Alexis By Serenat Kivilcim Alexis is an electro pop duo formed in 2010 based out of Grand Rapids and consists of frontman Matthew Forbush and Dan Hurst. The duo recently released a remix package (Love or Temptation Remixes) featuring some great tracks from some awesome artists, including Andre’ Obin and Millie and Jam. Black on the Canvas recently chatted with Matthew Forbush about music, his favorite underground artists from...

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Interview with Post Paradise
Nov19

Interview with Post Paradise

Post Paradise By Juliana Russell Post Paradise, an alternative rock band based in Fort Collins, Colorado, consists of singer/guitarist Nick Duarte, cellist Amy Morgan, drummer Mark Roshon, and bassist Brian Zeiger. Following the release of their song and music video “The River”, Nick Duarte answered some questions for Black on the Canvas. INTERVIEW What is your band Post Paradise about? How did your group get started?...

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Ty Segall announces new album, Emotional Mugger
Nov17

Ty Segall announces new album, Emotional Mugger

Ty Segall announces new album, Emotional Mugger By Gia Vescovi-Chiordi Absence makes the heart grow fonder – an age old adage that applies to many a thing – family members, toilet paper, ABC’s hit TV series Lost – but it may never apply to Ty Segall. Amidst tirelessly touring and dropping 14 track sophomore album II with power rock trio Fuzz  (which is 100% worth a listen, turned up) and less than a year after...

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Interview with Unbuttoned
Nov16

Interview with Unbuttoned

Unbuttoned By Juliana Russell Unbuttoned, based in Toronto, consists of Casey MQ, Kamilah Apong, Miles Gibbons, and Alexei Orechin. Black on the Canvas had the opportunity to talk with the wonderfully eloquent, intelligent, and insightful members Kamilah and Casey, through Google Hangout, from California to Toronto, where we discussed identity, expression, and the importance of overcoming challenges. INTERVIEW What is your band about?...

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