Like an invisible conductor, music can dictate the emotions and demeanor of a person or an entire stadium full of people. Some musicians are drawn to the dreamy, optimistic sounds of pop, while others choose a darker, more obscure musical path. There is no doubt which path Ben Lorentzen has taken. He artistically utilizes his gift of a great lyricist and his ability to let the melody lead the mood of his songs. Although the music is intimate and often personal, it demands the attention of a large stage.
Grammy-Nominated artist’s John Ondrasik aka Five For Fighting and Jim Brickman have announced a special collaboration to send a message of thanks, love, and support to the troops this holiday season with the song, “Christmas Where You Are.” Watch a snippet of the lyric video, featuring soldiers and their families, HERE.
Over the past eight years, Ikebe Shakedown has been breaking down the barriers of instrumental music one tune at a time, as sparkling '70s soul and raw funk sounds glide over cinematic westerns motifs and relentless grooves. It’s hard to pinpoint where exactly they land, but its definitely on their own feet, and those feet are cemented in a reputation as one of New York City’s boldest, most creative bands.
Blackbird Presents Records and CMT are proud to announce the broadcast premiere and CD/DVD release of The Life & Songs Of Kris Kristofferson. The broadcast, concert film and music release features a collection of legendary singers, songwriters, and rising superstars who came together for a once-in-a-lifetime concert event taping in Nashville, Tennessee at the Bridgestone Arena to celebrate the songs of music icon Kris Kristofferson.
There’s no bigger champion of vinyl than Jack White and he will honor ‘Making Vinyl’ with his presence on Nov. 6 at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel as the keynote speaker, capping a full day of sessions of experts discussing all aspects of the astounding rebirth of the global record manufacturing industry.