Archive | October, 2013

RADHAA NILIA PRODUCTIONS WINS BIG AT THE INDIE FEST INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST

30 Oct

First time film maker Radha Nilia was awarded ‘ Best Director’ for ‘Hope Cafe’, at the 7th Annual Indie Fest International Film Festival on October 27th, 2013. Veteran actor, Noel Gugliemi, who played the lead character (Hector) in the film, was honored with the prestigious ‘Best Actor’ award, in closing ceremonies. ‘Hope Cafe’ was shot in both Los Angeles and the scenic Southern Oregon town of Ashland, and is based on a true, faith based story.

Ms. Nilia, who also produced and directed

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Erik Tokle: ‘The Golden Breed’ Dreamy Atmospherics Drenched In a Syrup of Hazy Sonic Reverberation

30 Oct

LA ambient guitarist/producer Erik Tokle uses a combination of improvisation, multi-tracked loops, and chiming Fender Jaguars to create reverb-drenched scenes that conjure an imaginary Californian dream – a style he terms “surf ambient.” Tokle created the tracks on “The Golden Breed” using single-tracked improvisational solo guitar performances captured by a small hand-held Zoom recorder, with minimal post-processing and zero overdubs.
Dreamy psychedelic atmospherics drenched in a syrup of

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Junior Turner: ‘Its Christmas Time (So let’s celebrate)’ – a Festive Showstopper!

30 Oct

Junior Turner has been featured in our magazine on numerous occasions and I’d be surprised if any of you don’t remember his track record, but just in case, we’ll fill you in again. Junior’s major breakthrough came in 2011 when he penned a track called “Say Goodbye” and released it to radio for airplay. In due course he received a phone call from war veteran’s charity “Help for Heroes” co-founder Bryn Parry asking if they could use this song for their charity. In April 2011 Junior Turner

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The Parallax:”Obliquity of the Ecliptic” a Brilliant Combination of Technical Proficiency and Great Songwriting

29 Oct

The Parallax is a four-piece progressive death metal band from Mississauga, Ontario. The ‘Obliquity of the Ecliptic’ is the debut full-length album, featuring 5 lengthy melodic tracks including the 23-minute song ‘The Reformatting’. The Parallax has had the opportunity to share the stage with Protest the Hero, The Agonist, and Intervals among many others.
“Obliquity of the Ecliptic” is a brilliant combination of technical proficiency and raw, straightforward, great songwriting. Extreme metal

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Kramar Zaibatsu: “The Dark Enlightenment” Captivates Your Imagination

29 Oct

Kramar Zaibatsu is an artist with a kaleidoscopic outlook on his music, a truly experimental performer that refuses to get stuck in a box, not only musically and conceptually, but also aesthetically, as testified by the parade of monikers he adopted throughout his varied career. Kramar approaches his performance, bypassing rationality and exploring the hidden layers of consciousness on a deeper level.

Sonically, Kramar set out to deliver a blend of progressive, electronics, glitch, ambient

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Don’t Yell Fire! ‘Summer Sunrise’ Accessibility And Creatively, In The Same Breath!

25 Oct

Craig Goldberg, founder of Don’t Yell Fire!, was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, – a city of nomads, a Mecca that people from across the world flock to in search of fame and fortune. “I learned a lot about the realities of life growing up in a city like L.A. You see most people’s hopes come crashing down from the heavens and a few people’s dreams come true. Most are picking up the pieces and trying to move on with their lives. You have to truly love being in the industry because it

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A Talk with R&B Songwriter, Singer and Rapper J-Luv Da Prince

25 Oct

R&B songwriter, singer and rapper J-Luv Da Prince—a.k.a. James Jones—believes in the timeless art of lyrical storytelling. With a musical mandate to serve up songs that are uplifting, soul-searching and soothing, he has released nine mixtapes since 2009, cementing his reputation as the “Prince of R&B.” Hailing from the small town of Cuero, Texas, Jones was first tagged with the moniker “J-Luv” at the age of 15 while living in Houston and developing his chops as a rapper. By

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