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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Küf Vintage
Jun24

Küf Vintage

Küf Vintage By Serenat Kivilcim Küf Vintage is among my favorite hunting grounds for vintage items in Izmir, Turkey, where vintage boutiques are scarce. The owners of the store are true vintage lovers, with their true knowledge and passion for clothing and accessories exhibited in the dense rows and columns of various vintage items. They believe in a repetitive fashion industry, as Küf Vintage undertakes the mission of bridging the...

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Johanna Warren Interview
Jun23

Johanna Warren Interview

Johanna Warren By Eric Evans Johanna Warren is on a roll. Following her self-released debut (the gorgeous Fates), the second solo album nūmūn is available now on Team Love. Everything that worked on Fates is present on nūmūn but magnified, more prominent: the gentle rock/folk instrumentation, the poetic introspective lyrics, the expressive crystalline voice. The new album’s reviews range from positive to ecstatic and it’s easy to hear...

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