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We Talk with the Hard Rocking and Goth Glam Madame Mayhem

Hard rockin’, ‘Goth Glam’ petite  Madame Mayhem grabs you by the **** with her unique style and opera-trained voice and never lets go. I caught up with the lady as she stepped out of a rehearsal in her N.J. home state (she was born in Manhattan) to talk about what she’s all about and what’s happening in 2017 for her. The look, style, 4-piece More...

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By Ralph Greco On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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We talk with Singer/Songwriter Aubreylyn

Speaking to nineteen–year-old singer/songwriter/pianist Aubreylyn, you learn first-hand what an artist with a singular vision and stunning skills needs to do these days to make her mark. Aubreylyn opened for More...

By Ralph Greco On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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We Talk with Rob Cimitile of Builder of the House

I had occasion to speak to Rob Cimitile of the acoustic duo Builder of the House. I got turned onto the band because of their stunningly simple and beautiful day-in-a-life video for their song “Look at the Man,” More...

By Ralph Greco On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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We Talk with Gil Marsalla about PIAF! THE SHOW

Photo Credit: Gil Marsalla Gil Marsalla has been studying music since the age of 14 and had a rewarding career as a musician, music director, conductor and artistic director. He has been successfully producing musical More...

By Cynthia Parsons McDaniel On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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We talk with Charlotte Vignon, Curator of Decorative Arts of The Frick Collection

Knob for a French windowPierre Gouthière after a design by Claude-Nicolas LedouxGilt bronze, ca. 1770Knob: 2 × 2¼ inches Back plate: 2¾ × ⅜ inchesMusée des Arts décoratifs, Paris; photo: © Th. Hennocque The More...

By Ralph Greco On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
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We talk with Slaves on Dope’s Kevin Jardine and Jason Rockman with Darryl McDaniels

I recently had the chance to meet Kevin Jardine and Jason Rockman of the band Slaves on Dope (check out my review of their new CD here, it’s killer), and a legend who happened to collaborate on one of the songs More...

By Ralph Greco On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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Talking tea (and trees) with Mélisse L’abeille of Steep For The Trees, Inc.

While we big city hipsters walk around with our noses buried in our cell phones as much as we do searching for our next dose of Starbucks, imbibing tea seems to be more of an ancient and relaxing, even medicinal More...

By Tim Needles On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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We Talk with Laura Israel, director of the film Don’t Blink – Robert Frank

As a film director and editor, Laura Israel has covered some diverse topics beginning with music videos and experimental works to the politics of wind energy in her first feature Windfall to the life of photographer More...

By Morgan McDaniel On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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Andrew Stockdale of Wolfmother discusses their new album Victorious and more

Two years since their last record  Wolfmother’s main man Andrew Stockdale wasted no time taking to the road in order to support the album, Victorious. He was able to take time out of his day to give us details More...

By Alan Goforth On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016
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Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: Throughout Changing Folk Music Currents, Judy Collins Remains a Constant

The folk music scene has changed significantly since the early 1960s, when the world revolved around Gate of Horn in Chicago and Gerde’s Folk City in Greenwich Village. Judy Collins was there at the beginning, More...