Karen Salicath Jamali Set to Take the Carnegie Hall Stage Saturday for Her Debut Concert

Karen Salicath Jamali – Two Performances Set For December 15, 2018 New York City, New York – Karen Salicath Jamali is an award-winning pianist who earned a chance to play not once, but twice at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, December 15, 2018. Winning second place in the American Protégé Music Talent Competition and an honorable mention winner at the American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music this fall has given Karen Salicath Jamali the chance to play twice in one day on the world famous Carnegie Hall stage. Locals can check out her performances of her original piano composition, Rainbow

True Media Independence (TMI): Building a Music career with Khady Thiam Gueye

The ability to market your music is an essential skill. Without properly promoting yourself or your music, no one would know you even make music. Regardless of status or stature, administration is a great equalizer of all businesses. If you want exposure, you have to put in the time for marketing - that or hire it out. Independent artists have more opportunities than ever before to launch their own career without the backing of the major labels. Hiring a professional PR executive to handle your campaign is generally the best way to get great coverage. You might prefer the DIY approach

Kill the Reflection: “Forever & Always” keeps itself tight and consistent throughout

Kill the Reflection is group from Oklahoma City, OK, consisting of Morgan Routt (Vocals/Guitar), Mark Martinez (Bass) and Starr Raven (Drums). Their new album, “Forever & Always” is currently available for pre-sale and will release on Dec 27th 2018 on digital and physical CD format with Vinyl to follow in 2019. On the album, Kill the Reflection presents an interesting musical mélange of alternative rock with excellent musicianship and vocals, as well as exceptionally strong lyrics. The instrumental work on the album is worth listening to repeatedly, and the songs are intelligent, though generally dark. “We have adopted the moniker

Son of Andy: “Looking Up” – creating lyrical atmospheres!

Detroit area native, Son of Andy got his start in 2011 and has been producing music and beats since then. His first album, “Wendigo”, was released in 2017, and his second album “Looking Up” is available for Pre-Order right now. Son of Andy takes it to another level with his latest album. He’s on top of his game and easily out does his past couple of releases. Newcomers can appreciate this just as well as previous fans. Likewise, you don’t even have to be a fan of hip hop to appreciate what’s bought to the table here. For those not familiar,

Fitzsimon & Brogan: “Big Blue World” – a full, punchy pop sound!

Fitzsimon & Brogan is a musical project based in London, whose creators therefore logically are songwriter Neil Fitzsimon, and vocalist Bee Brogan. The two setup their songwriting and production to produce, what they describe as “pure pop for now people.” Both were previously in a band called Pretty Blue Gun who featured guests musicians such as members of The Art of Noise, Dave Bronze (Eric Clapton’s bass player), Tobias Boshell (Moody Blues) and Pip Williams, who played guitar on the Walker Brothers’ track, ‘No Regrets’.  The two critically acclaimed albums were produced by Pat Collier, who produced Katrina and the

Lord Conrad: “Only You” – a journey through sound, emotion and introspection

Italian DJ, producer and model Lord Conrad, continues his prolific run with a series of acclaimed crossover hits like “Touch the Sky”, “Day After Day”, “1 Minute” and “Fight Till The End”. Lord Conrad has made it so far since his introduction to the music scene with his first release. With his innovative sound that only he can perfect, his reception is steadily growing, to beyond the strongest communication devices on the planet. Now with the release of his brand new track, “Only You”, the producer once again takes the music world by storm. His sound has drastically improved through the years, and it

Arush Dayal is a triple threat!

With a career spanning acting, singing, and writing, Arush Dayal is a triple threat. Originally hailing from India, Arush has seen a wide swath of the globe on his quest to hone his craft. He has studied at prestigious acting programs across the world including the Acting Program at the International Academy of Film and Television in Hong Kong and the One Year Conservatory at T Schreiber Studio in New York. Meisner Technique, Acting for the Camera and Commercial Acting are all facets of the industry Arush has studied in depth. He continues to perform both onstage and in front

The Frost: “Keep It Real” – There’s a classiness to this!

The Frost is a multi-genre group comprised of Leah Evans (Vocals) and Christian Gratz (Guitar, Piano). Located in Pennsylvania, their brand new single “Keep It Real” was released on December 7.  The duo emerge at a time when the ranks of sophisticated pop contenders seemed to have disappeared on a daily basis. Simultaneously chic and very creative, they thrive on the considerable charm of lead singer Evans, with her smooth chocolate voice, the instrumental talents of Gratz, as well as the pair’s impressive abilities as a songwriting unit. An absolute stand-out aspect of the new song is the way it’s

Forest Robots: “Timberline and Mountain Crest” – Inspired by natural landscapes

Let’s start of by saying that Fran Dominguez aka Forest Robots is a master at producing chilled out electronic music with heavy beats, and lots of orchestral instrumentation thrown in the mix. To call it electronic music almost seems unfair, as it implies this is music made by machines. Yes, I realize he is called Forest Robots, but this could not be further from the truth, as Dominguez’s music is pumping with life and human emotion. His latest album “Timberline and Mountain Crest” showcases 10 tracks of stunning depth, the kind of album you just throw the headphones on, turn

Edward St. Martin: “Lullaby” – blur the lines between savvy pop stylings and hard hitting kinetic soundscaping

Hailing from San Diego, Edward St. Martin has a background in film composition and classical music. His most recent single is “Lullaby”. Expectations met, superseded and immediately I hit replay. This track is going round again and I’m not the only one within ear shot of my stereo who is pleased about it. The easy laid back crossover Pop/EDM groove take is not unexpected, as I had already read that St. Martin was one for mellow tones combined with pop and soul vibes. But this track has another key element which makes a record of this nature standout. Intelligence. This

Detroit artist – The Infamous Crackhead

Born on the Eastside of Detroit, the youngest of six, The Infamous Crackhead was kept off the streets and into music which became his passion. He worked hard at his craft as a DJ, then a beat-maker, and improving his mic skills before creating The Law Breakers. A couple of months backed The Infamous Crackhead dropped the 14 track album, entitled “Mental”. Focused and furious this is an album that has moments of great energy, toughness, lyrical smartness and a great old school atmosphere.

  1. How long have you been in the music business and how did you get started in the first place?

 The Infamous Crackhead: About 10 yrs ago Djing and listening to different music and artists all kinds of music hip hop, R&B, Blues, Rock, New wave etc.

  1. Who were your first and strongest musical influences that you can remember?

The Infamous Crackhead: All the Hip Hop Legends, Run DMC P.E Tibe, NWA. LL,Rakim,X-Clan, Wu Tang, Redman,DMX,EPMD,both Ice Tand Cube, Das,Nas,and my guys 2pac and Biggie

  1. Which artists are you currently listening to?

The Infamous Crackhead: Kendrick, J Cole, and a few others.

  1. How did the moniker ‘The Infamous Crackhead’ come to be?

The Infamous Crackhead: the crackhead came 1st by the way I rhyme hard, then the infamous came from my life growing up in the city, then became the infamous Crackhead gritty hardcore Mc

  1. What do you think separates you from the crowd of artists emerging right now?

The Infamous Crackhead: My originality and sound and my different point of view of the world and embodiment of hip hop I hold dear.

  1. What do you think people should get out of your music, first and fore mostly?

The Infamous Crackhead: Good vibes to raise your level

  1. Do you have a set of messages you’re trying to communicate? Or is each song just a story and an emotion unto itself?

The Infamous Crackhead: yes and yes my music is emotionally driven.

  1. What would you consider a successful or high point in your career so far?

The Infamous Crackhead: Getting my music to the masses and being able to have this interview with you, who understands my music.

  1. What has been the most difficult thing you’ve had to endure in your life or music so far?

The Infamous Crackhead: Money, Networking my music, Family and raising my children. I had to put these things in front of my music.

  1. What key ingredients do you always try and infuse into your music, regardless of style or tempo?

The Infamous Crackhead: I’m like a chef I try different ingredients to make the best soup to serve to my customers. As they say soul food supposed to stick to your ribs, lol

  1. Did you put together beats on your releases or do just handle the lyrics?

The Infamous Crackhead: yes I write, produce and make all my own material.

  1. Which aspect of being an independent artist and the music making process excites you most and which aspect discourages you most?

The Infamous Crackhead: I have full enjoyment when fans enjoy my music bad thing running across bad people who wanna feed off your dreams and do nothing to help, or take from you.

  1. How do you market and manage your music career? Do you have a management team or do you control everything by yourself?

The Infamous Crackhead: I have a small team that I’m thankful for but I am the Overseer

  1. If you had the opportunity to change one thing about how the music business works right now, what would that be?

The Infamous Crackhead: Just saying isn’t it funny that we are Motown but we don’t have a major label here but anyways small labels need more room to strive.

  1. If someone has never heard your music, which keywords would you personally use to describe your overall sound and style?

The Infamous Crackhead: Informative, hardcore hip hop with a street wise edge.

  1. Do you consider Internet and all the social media websites as fundamental in building a career in music today, and what is your personal relationship with the new technology at hand?

The Infamous Crackhead: Yes it is very viable in today’s market – YouTube, Soundcloud, Apple, faster than out the trunk lol

  1. Tell us something about the founding and the idea behind ‘The Law Breakers’?

The Infamous Crackhead: The group was called speakers of the house we had up to 9 members at one time but egos and attitudes broke up a good thing so I left with the name then changed it to the law breakers of today with the same mission.

  1. Is your music inspired by mostly real events or the power of your creative imagination?

The Infamous Crackhead: It’s 50/50 the mind is a powerful thing use right and life can teach u a lesson or two, feel me.

  1. If any, which producers do you currently admire and would like to collaborate with?

The Infamous Crackhead: The Rza, Swizz beats, Dr Dre, Timberland, and the mighty Bomb Squad.

  1. What’s next on the upcoming agenda for The Infamous Crackhead?

The Infamous Crackhead: The WORLD DOMINATION ALBUM!!

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