The Echoes – Pop Song Of The Year – Binx with “Shockwaves”

(Beverly Hills, CA) BINX is one of those people who is everywhere, and we are really glad she is.  A writer, model, online-media personality, multimedia talent and great pop songwriter and singer.  I have been following her, and her onstage persona The African Bee, for some time, starting with her breakout song, “Headlights” from her debut album Buzzed.   Her second song on the album “Shockwaves” ...[Read More]

LA/LA Land – Lodge Room: from our 20th century past to Doe Paoro right now.

“We are having sound problems so you will have to go around to the alley,” said the affable young man at the door of the building housing the Lodge Room in Highland Park. I had never been to the Lodge Room, although I had heard about it.  And I love Highland Park, an LA neighborhood with one foot in the millennial-21st century and the other in a gentler mid-20th century past.  ...[Read More]

Newcomer Devin Kennedy and beloved singer/songwriter Maria del Pilar.

Growing up in a musical family, Devin Kennedy knew there was only one path for him in life. As a kid, he taught himself to play drums, bass, guitar, and piano and wrote songs, but he began writing and releasing music seriously when he was accepted to Berklee College of Music. Devin released critically praised Love Language EP to much acclaim and an indie album. He has also toured across North Amer...[Read More]

Violet Days Made in My Head and we feel it all over. Album review.

Violet Days’ music  has always been addictive.  This Swedish collaborative project made up of singer-songwriter/artist Lina Hansson and renowned producer Kris Eriksson knows exactly how to create earworms that stay with you.  Happily, Violet Days just released their debut EP, Made in My Head, produced by Eriksson. It may have been made their heads, but it joyfully inhabits my dance muscles and ear...[Read More]

Sam Ravenna going solo with new album. Michelle Lewis on tour with her latest .

Multi-instrumentalist and soothing soul singer Sam Ravenna  released  his self-titled debut EP in 2017  after years as a sideman for bands including  Eric Lindell, Cas Haley, Tubby love, and Peter Joseph Burtt & The Kingtide.  A Berklee College of Music graduate the Lake Tahoe based Ravenna is a seasoned touring musician and has produced and collaborated on albums for many national acts.  His ...[Read More]

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