When creating an Alien Skin album I enter a self imposed impenetrable vault. I never ask for advice as this will most likely derail the creative process.
Orla Gartland ‘People aren’t stupid; if you try to be anything other than yourself, it just won’t work long term.’
This is definitely the first trap-folk album in history. It wasn’t something I planned. It was something I was searching for and then found.
That’s the art behind songwriting; painting a detailed picture about what you’re trying to convey, in a way that makes your audience feel your conviction.
That moment when you get the record from the pressing plant, and put it on the turntable – this is the moment of truth. I’m always a bit nervous about it.
Growing up I was always considered the little girl with the big voice, and yes it did come naturally. My favorite vocalist is Bonnie Raitt.
I’ve met a great number of people I admire. They all have their own stories/demons and it’s great to see when they get a good opportunity.
Just recently we published an in depth review of the stunning new album by Symphony X’ bass player and his associates, Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins. After falling in love with the album, we were delighted to catch an interview with the man himself to dig a little deeper into his musical consciousness. Here’s how it … Continued
This week we delved into the world of up and coming post hardcore band Scared To Live. They’re primarily based in Ukraine, but hope to venture further afield with their music in the very near future. They’re a genuine and warm hearted band, and their music has a huge amount of depth and meaning – … Continued
Back in January we reviewed the superb and hard hitting album Handmade Love, by I, Symptom. It was a stunner of a release, so needless to say we were extremely excited to hear that a new album is in the works; this time with a little twist. Fans are being given the opportunity to decide … Continued
I think when you create something that is both personal but sets a tone for others is when you have something truly special.
This week we caught up with Christian Hip-Hop artist Dat Guy Ike for a pretty inspiring chat about faith, hip-hop, creativity, and the power of music. Here’s how it went.. Thank you so much for taking the time to talk to us. In the past, you openly took a very significant turn with your music, stating that … Continued
Full speed ahead this week with unearthing and showcasing the musical gems of the underground. We were fortunate enough to grab a quick chat with the legend that is O-Starz. He offered up some really eye opening and thought provoking ideas. Here’s how it went.. O-Starz – huge thank you for taking the time to … Continued