Interview with Ross Henry
Dec19

Interview with Ross Henry

Ross Henry By Juliana Russell With deeply intelligent and poetic lyrics accompanied by intricate yet delicately sparse instrumentation, Ross Henry brings us his finely crafted, somber and dark, but soft and warm EP “The Forester’s House”. Black on the Canvas had the great opportunity to speak with the wildly inventive and talented, yet humble artist about his new EP. INTERVIEW What’s your music about? How did you get started in the...

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Ron Pope + The Nighthawks
Dec18

Ron Pope + The Nighthawks

Ron Pope + The Nighthawks By Harriet Kaplan Ron Pope + The Nighthawks have a funny video promoting the first track, “Bad Intentions” off their upcoming self-titled album due out on January 8. Let’s say, without giving too much away, there’s a wrestling theme with the band members comically wearing bad wigs poking fun at themselves and some brass instruments blaring away in the background. The latter is more...

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Mystic Braves’ release Days of Yesteryear- Time Travel is Imminent
Dec16

Mystic Braves’ release Days of Yesteryear- Time Travel is Imminent

Mystic Braves By Gia Vescovi-Chiordi A bevy of psyche soaked revivalist bands have been making the rounds in Los Angeles for quite some time – The Allah-Lahs, Dead Ghosts, Night Beats, etc – so what makes the Mystic Braves stick out? In addition to always donning a king’s ransom of silk shirts bathed in paisley, Mystic Braves [Julian Ducatenzeiler (guitar/vocals), Tony Malacara (bass/vocals), Shane Stotsenberg...

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Interview with DREAMERS
Dec13

Interview with DREAMERS

DREAMERS By Rick Perez It’s no secret that alternative punk band DREAMERS is quickly gaining notoriety in the rock world, with features in popular publications like Interview Magazine and Billboard.com. While on the first leg on their tour, BoC’s Rick Perez got the opportunity to hang with them backstage and shoot their performance at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, New York. Check out his interview with the guys and photographs of...

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Marco With Love Show Review
Dec10

Marco With Love Show Review

Marco With Love Show Review By Harriet Kaplan Band names can be deceiving and throw you off. New York City-based Marco With Love is a great example. MWL is not a boy band though they have five male members in the group. Talk about tongue firmly planted cheek! They definitely have a sense of humor and play against type. The grown and yes sexy unit (in particular singer/songwriter and guitarist Marco Argiro) actually plays rough and...

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