Lili Roquelin & Bruce Sudano At The Bitter End

I wrote about Lili Roquelin before and am happy to have been able to keep in touch with her and follow her career as she is a very talented singer/song-writer. She reached out to me to help promote a huge show for her on May 2nd here in New York City. Lili is the opening…

Recap: Saturday Night in The Gutter

If any of you follow me on twitter, you know I’ve developed quite a flirty relationship with local band The Dazzling Dooms. I stumbled across these guys through the ever-popular social network and was quite impressed with their album work. One thing led to another, and last Saturday guess who sported a press pass for…

Recap: SPIN Year in Music

As if joining Twitter wasn’t enough to make my year (and yours…) a little cooler, the world’s favorite social media saw my year out with a bang. I retweeted, I entered information into a link, and the next thing I knew, I was on the guest list for SPIN Magazine’s Year In Music party at…

Hoodie Allen

Hoodie Allen, aka Steven Markowitz, from Long Island has come a long way. Starting as a child, he wrote lyrics and had a talent and passion for music. Taking the classic “American Dream” route, he graduated from college and worked at Google. He lived two lives as he continued his passion in music and working…

TMI Facebookers

Alright guys, I am going to go off on a little rant. Not because I am annoyed with someone specifically, but I am hoping that SOMEONE out there will read this who is guilty of what I am about to explain, and that SOMEONE will be forever changed. ….and if not then those who know…

Upgrade Your Music Collection

If you can imagine a five-year-old white boy boppin’ around his house rapping along with Snoop Dogg’s Gin and Juice, you’ve got a pretty good mental image of how the legend of Upgrade began.  “I’ve been rapping like…forever,” he says. “I remember the first song I was really into was Snoop Dog’s Gin and Juice. I was 5…

If They Like You….

If they like you, they will find you. The “what IFs” have been my mantra lately and I’m tired of excuses. If they like you, they will call. Excuse: “But what if he’s shy” -Then he will Facebook, tweet, like your instagram posts, etc.  We are in a technology obsessed world that makes it easy…

Kinetics and One Love. Enough Said.

Most struggling artists in New York City will agree that finding your niche, process and ultimately identity is no easy feat in the bustling city that we live in. Though Kinetics, One Love and Nitty Scott, MC agree, it’s pretty apparent that the three of them have each found their strengths and are playing on…

Dating Technology

  Dating anywhere in our age of technology is tough. Our worlds are controlled by social media networks, cell phones, etc. New rules of dating have stepped in as we adjust to our lives under the microscope of Big Brother. If your beloved plays a word on Words With Friends in your game, do you…

Social Media for Dummies (The Ex Issue: V1)

Social media: Connector. Ingenious networking tool. Information database. Electronic invitation system. Friendship maintenance assistant. Passive aggressive comment forum? As if meeting, dating, breaking up and moving on weren’t already difficult enough, modern singles now have to face the repercussions of expired relationships and their effects on every social media network thus far established. Where do…

Afropunk Fest Takes Over Fort Greene

I don’t need to hear much more than the combination of the words “afro” and “punk” to get riled up for a two-day festival. Tell me I’ve got a press pass and give me PR info for some of the most awesome bands there, and my heart is yours. So thanks to the press rep…

Catalpa NYC Music Festival to be held 7/28 and 7/29

This year’s Catalpa Music Festival is coming to NYC with a pretty amazing lineup. Featuring artists like Snoop Dogg, The Black Keys, Girl Talk, TV On the Radio, Matt and Kim, and Matisyahu, this inaugural festival is definitely proving it’s goal of aiming “beyond the extrodinary”. Held at the beautiful Randall’s Island Park, (which is located…