Talks

Music is the best thing ever! – Interview with George Avetikyan

George Avetikyan is a composer and instrumentalist from East Lansing, United States. He started to play the violin when he was 9 and have been playing the piano for the last 5 years! He believes music is the best type of therapy and musicians can help the world stay sane! Music style does not matter, as long as it makes you happy. Back in 2008 George had a brain injury in a car accident, but instead of taking the victim…

Interesting Off Beat

Musicians Who Got Their Material Out There Unconventionally + What We Can Learn from Them

There’s no doubt that breaking into the music industry can be tough, especially if you don’t have any well-placed connections. Many new musicians feel like their only chance is to perform live shows in hopes of getting noticed by someone with connections in the audience. Sure, there are plenty of musicians who got their start that way, but it may surprise you to hear that you may get faster results taking a different approach. Here’s how several successful musicians got…

Song Reviews

Puerto Rican artist Tito Mission is back in the game with a Latin pop banger

We are no experts in Latin music but we can definitely spot a pop hit when we hear one. ‘Por Mamao’ is the latest single of Puerto Rico-based singer-songwriter Tito Mission, who’s returning to the scene after two years of absence. And boy what a return this is. ‘Por Mamao’ is a hot, slow-burning pop track with massive-sounding production. It’s built from hard-hitting and detailed percussion, stomping bass, beautiful guitar textures and sparse, and perfectly performed melodic vocals and carefully…

Song Reviews

Darkness and sincerity meet in ‘The Unlovable’ by Terry Blade

Terry Blade is a singer-songwriter who self-identifies as an openly queer artist of color. We’ve heard him in a recent solo piece pre-release ‘The Broken’ so we were kind of aware of his tools of the trade and the overall line of his work. However, his debut ‘The Unlovable’ manages to step on the minimal but solid foundation of his guitar- and voice-centered singer-songwriter music, with strong indie and R&B-influences, to throw us even deeper in his sincere, definitely dark…

Album Reviews

Love or Fear by Bones In Butter is an indie rock roller coaster

Bones In Butter started as a solo project by Milutin Krašević, a self-taught guitarist and songwriter born in Lucerne, Switzerland but of Serbian descent. The path to writing ‘Love or Fear’ was the result of a life-long interest and passion for music. The project was fleshed out after Krašević returned to his Balkan roots and started a new life in Belgrade, Serbia with his family. Many people who make music alone are forced to make the best of their own…