Inspiration is a fickle and fleeting customer. You never know when the urge will strike to change your destiny, to follow your passion to take a path few are brave enough to tread.
With over 20 years spent performing in the music industry, Juliana Hatfield has seen just about everything. She’s seen two-inch tape decks give way to the digital recording revolution.
The Wammies, the D.C. area’s premier music award show, attracted hundreds of the hottest musical talents, their production teams and the fans for its fifth consecutive year at Falls Church’s State Theatre last Sunday.
In this modern era of music, hardware like laptops and software like GarageBand has made recording more flexible and user friendly for musicians.
Shane Hines loves mowing his lawn. No, it’s not a very “rock star” passion to hold, but he loves it just the same. It’s not so much the manual labor, or the steamy summer temperatures — he loves it because when he slices down that last row of overgrown grass, […]
Shelby Lynne wants no part of comparisons regarding her new album, Just a Little Lovin’, a collection of Dusty Springfield covers. In Lynne’s mind, she bears no similarities to Springfield, the British soul singer who arguably enjoyed the most success of any female member of the British Invasion.
Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers might sound a little familiar. Maybe it’s because frontman singer/songwriter Clyne had a hit in the 90’s with a song about stupid people, border guards and Jean-Luc Picard.
While most people spent this past Grammy night waiting for the Best Album of the Year upset that no one could have predicted, local resident Scott Shuman was focused elsewhere — on his own newly earned Grammy award.
THE D.C.-AREA’S TOP MUSIC TALENT strutted into Falls Church last Sunday evening for the 22nd Annual Wammie Awards held at the State Theatre. Live performances and, of course, some spiffy-looking hardware marked the fun and funky evening. (News-Press Photos: Nate Taylor)
There’s a growing, if idealistic, sentiment these days that unsigned, independent musicians are bridging the gap between their major label-backed peers. The belief is that Internet innovations and digital have leveled the playing field for financially constrained Indie bands, pushing labels to the margins of relevancy. Then you listen to […]