STANDING TALL AS A FLOWER ARTIST SARAH “TOURNESOUL” SHAH by Nick Christophers

In the crowded club DROM in the downtown section of Manhattan a certain voice elevated the audience with elegance and style. It was the vocal chords of a shining star sprouting to spread her wings even wider. Sarah Shah’s star is rising as she has cemented her name and music with many fans across America. […]

MICHAEL SACKLER-BERNER TURNS THE PAGE ON A FEW SHORT STORIES By Sandra Castillo

According to Michael Sackler-Berner, it’s all there on his latest album, Short Stories, which boasts an eclectic, introspective array of songs distilled in the crystalline waters of the imagination of the one who employed a “huge list of players” to deliver the goods. A coterie of musical heavyweights, who backed the singer on the album, […]

ELECTRIC MUD WILL NEVER MAKE DANGEROUS PROMISES THEY CAN’T KEEP By Sandra Castillo

It was on a June afternoon, at the 2019 Art Around Adams Street Festival in San Diego, when the crowd had grown considerably in size, as the band launched torpedoes on a tricked-out, stone-cold version of the Rolling Stones classic “Under My Thumb.” Unbridled, raucous, with a propensity-for-danger, the spitfire performance from the wild-eyed, tattooed […]

JOHN DRAGONETTI VS JACK DRAG-ONE IN THE SAME By Sandra Castillo

John Dragonetti is somewhat of an anomaly-a creative, dynamic life force strapped with enough propulsion to launch a satellite into space. His ambition, as a songwriter, performer and composer of symphonic overtures, is testament of his unwavering, relentless dedication to his craft. On those rare days he’s not spearheading his next musical project or distilling […]

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN GENDERS WITH PHOTOGRAPHY by Nick Christophers

It couldn’t have been any perfect for Lanny Li as they presented their first solo show “every wardrobe an IDENTITY” at the New York Arts Center in Chinatown.  Lanny Li is a photographer who hails from China has begun to make themselves known in the Chinese and American communities. Their work focuses on the human […]

URBAN ARTIST ETCETERA BREAKING OUT WITH ANOTHER FUTURE HIT by Nick Christophers

You don’t need to be a music critic to realize quality music when you hear it. Hip Hop artist ETCETERA has done just that with new music about to drop. Here is someone who has been apart of the Hip Hop scene for awhile and has made it to the red carpet at the Grammy’s. […]

33 1/3-House of Dreams By Sandra Castillo

The songs were lauded and celebrated by millions of people and quickly became commercially successful, chart-topping sensations calibrated to perfection in the hands of those commandeering the controls at Gold Star Recording Studios. Once situated at the corner of Santa Monica Boulevard and Vine in Hollywood, California, before it was vacated in 1984 and later […]

SINGER / SONGWRITER BRIA LEE A RISING TALENT ON THE MUSIC SCENE by Nick Christophers

Bria Lee is what you would call an untapped source of talent. Her superb vocal range and expertise on the piano is something to behold. Only recently she graced the stage at the famous Knitting Factory where she offered the packed club a taste of her skills. The daring soul that she is, she left […]

INSIDE THE BRILLIANT, ECCENTRIC, FANTASTICAL WORLD OF DAVID ROUSH AND ECCE SHNAK By Sandra Castillo

What do you get when you combine Art Rock/Chamber Punk, current world events and the cerebral, complex mindset of a man who seemingly resists the urge to remain complacent in a universe sidelined by political strife, social injustice and the bigger issues facing humanity at large? The result of this equation is NYC-based Ecce Shnak, […]

Recording Artist Bill Curreri Live at VYNL in New York City Concert Review by Greg Holt

I spent an enjoyable evening at The VYNL in the East Village, NYC listening to recording artist, Bill Curreri and his 7-piece backup band play original Rock Americana!  Bill Curreri is an accomplished singer-songwriter whose sound is classic, big-room Rock with great vocal harmonies, lush B3 layering, fantastic lead guitar solos, and a solid rhythm section. Bill’s set included songs from his first […]

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