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Ivan Julian iconic guitarist and bassist talks to Red Velvet Media

Ivan Julian is a guitarist and bassist. He is also founding member of such punk groups as Richard Hell and the Voidoids and Lovelies. He has performed with the Isley Brothers, The Clash, Matthew Sweet, The Bongos, Richard Barone, and Shriekback. Julian was inspired after seeing Jimi Hendrix play, not so much by Hendrix's guitar style, but the freedom of expression that Hendrix represented.Join as we talk about all the amazing moments in Ivan’s life !


Red Velvet Media talks to Shauna Burns”A Winter Gathering “

Join Red Velvet Media as we welcome in the holidays with one of our favorite guests Shauna Burns and her enchanting classic A Winter Gathering. A Winter Gathering was released In 2011 and is a timeless collection of the holidays.Burns describes her musical venture, the Celtic flavored A Winter Gathering, as a new journey for her—a collection of newfangled carols and original songs performed by her with her husband, drummer James Clark. Bringing unique new elements and sounds to her trademark...



Richard Lloyd founding member of the seminal rock band Television presents his new album The Countdown on CD and digital via Plowboy Records.The Countdown, Richard Lloyd creates an honest, natural expression with his stylized guitar sound and swagger. I can only be me, he says. I can't turn into somebody else. So every record I make is just a progression. I never felt the angst necessary to be a punk. I was too young to be a beatnik and too old to be a hippy. I like to say I’m an...



In Christian Fevret words; With this exhibit, I wanted to share what this band gave me: emotion, happiness, passion. I was born to be a Velvet Fan; my art collecting has a long history when it comes to the band. Sharing my passion for the Velvets afforded me the opportunity to contact collectors and members of the group and, as a founder of Les Inrockuptibles music magazine, I became the curator of The Velvet Underground Experience in Paris — and now New York. *The Velvet Underground – one...


Leo Fender: The Quiet Giant Heard Around the World

Leo Fender invented the electric guitar. But what made him even more special is that his guitars were used by giants spanning decades of music from Elvis to Eric Clapton to Jimi Hendrix to Keith Richards all the greats of rock and roll! When Rolling Stone Magazine published a list of the world's top 100 guitarists, 90 of them used one of Leo's guitars and the rest used guitars that basically copied Leo's invention.While Fender guitars were recognized around the world, few people knew much...


Veryl Oakland; New Book “Jazz in Available Light”

Veryl Oakland’s photographs have been featured in thirty jazz books. More than 100 of his images were published in The Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Seventies, by critics Leonard Feather and Ira Gitler, and he was the sole photographer chosen to illustrate The Great Jazz Pianists, by Len Lyons. An active photojournalist for more than a quarter of a century, he closely collaborated with the renowned German critic/producer Joachim-Ernst Berendt on many of his jazz projects, plus regularly...


Lifelong musician & Morrison Hotel Gallery co-founder Peter Blachley, Nevada Sky

Lifelong musician and Morrison Hotel Gallery co-founder Peter Blachley, will issue his debut, Nevada Sky. The masterful Americana album—which will be available as a vinyl LP with a download card—features a vibrant Henry Diltz photographed cover image of a trusty old cherry red 1949 GMC pickup cruising down a rustic stretch of highway in anytown USA. Nevada Sky documents a life of inspiration, reinvention, and marks a profound coming together of many of the facets of Blachley’s life—family,...


New release from Former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock.

Original Sex Pistols bassist Glen Matlock, whose 45-year career includes a wealth of experience with countless other bands and artists, will release his solo album Good To Go on Mighty Village Records.The project was recorded in London and New York, and features his longtime friends and collaborators Earl Slick, best known for his work with David Bowie, and Slim Jim Phantom of the Stray Cats.Matlock was only 16 when he joined the Pistols, and co-wrote such iconic punk songs of theirs as...


SEVI, SALTY WATER; Debut release !

Overcome with emotion, Sevi allowed the song to freely flow, recording it via an app on her phone. Salty Water is a reflection of the tears of the refugee children she is channeling in the song, as well as her own empathy. The song is the title track of Salty Water Sevillana Records, her debut EP produced by Grammy Award-winning Jeff Bova, Phillip Jarrell, and Sevi Ettinger, mixed by Jeff Bova and mastered by Bernie Grundman. Not musically trained in the traditional sense, Sevi hones a...


Elliot Easton, The Cars , Empty Hearts to the Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame!

Elliot Easton is an American musician, guitarist, singer and songwriter. He played lead guitar and sings backing vocals for the Cars. His guitar solos are an integral part of the band's hit single.Upon the collapse of the Cars in 1988, Easton played in bands such as the New Cars and the roots rock group Creedence Clearwater Revisited. He has also played in songs by newer artists such as the power pop band the Click Five, whose guitarist Joe Guese referred to him as "the Boston connection"....


Alejandro Escovedo & Don Antonio "THE CROSSING" NEW MUSIC!

Crossing borders, jumping barriers, taking risks, betting it all: that’s the path Alejandro Escovedo has been taking in his lifelong search for the heart of rock and roll.The epic 17 song suite comprising The Crossing is about that journey: searching, but not necessarily finding, eyes and ears open all the way. Ranging from sweeping orchestral numbers to classic rock to bursts of 70s punk, the collection finds Escovedo delving further into his lifelong musical journey across his most...


Debut Music , Meadow Mountain, New Music to listen to !

Meadow Mountain is pleased to announce the release of their self-titled debut album, Meadow Mountain. Produced by Chris Pandolfi (The Infamous Stringdusters), the album is set for release November 2, 2018 on Tape Time Records, a record label curated by The Infamous Stringdusters. Meadow Mountain, comprised of Summers Baker (gui Jack Dunlevie Ian Parker, George Guthrie and Wilson Luallen are a band in the true sense of the word: a whole larger than the sum of its parts. Their music plays to...



A restless soul from the very start, singer/songwriter Jeff Ross wandered from the pastures and potato fields of his childhood to the narrow streets of New York City. The soundtrack to the journey was a medley of Bluegrass and Folk, Motown and British rockers. Inspiration might have come from Roger Miller or, just as easily, Dave Clark but it was always clear that music was the best method of expression. As lead guitarist for Lou Reed in the mid 1970’s Ross was embedded in the New York...


LARRY JAFFEE “Making Vinyl”

LARRY JAFFEE gets to pursue his music industry passion as Conference Director of Making Vinyl. His music writing has appeared in Long Live Vinyl, Billboard, Goldmine, Vibe, Record Collector, Pro Sound News, Wax Poetics, Wire, The Audiophile Voice, Tower Records’ Pulse, BMI Music World, and High Fidelity. He is a Contributing Writer to From 1998 to 2005, Jaffee served as Editor of Medialine magazine, which covered CD and DVD production. He’s worked publicity and promotion...


Roger Dean Best-selling Artist, Concept Designer and Architect (of the Future)..

Working in many fields from painting and architecture, to typeface, furniture and stage design. UK artist Roger Dean is perhaps best known for his album covers for groups such as Yes, Asia, Osibisa and Pink Floyd. More than sixty million copies of Roger's images have been sold around the world, as album covers, posters, cards, calendars and books. His work has been exhibited in many galleries and museums, including the V&A, The Royal Academy and The Royal College of Art. In 2010, the Daelim...


Phil Feit , Music and so much more!

Born in Manhattan, Phil Feit started listening to music from the mid 1960's and onward, being drawn to the works of Jimi Hendrix, Cream and Mountain and gravitated towards the bass guitar thanks to Jack Bruce. His first major affilation was with the Brooklyn based hard rock band RIOT. He wrote and recorded for the band's debut album "ROCK CITY". He then joined the BILLY IDOL BAND in the early 1980's and played on Billy Idol's debut solo album, "BILLY IDOL" which includes the singles "HOT IN...


Kris Gruen; New Music & Tour “Coast & Refuge”

Kris Gruen writes songs about grownup life infused with a mystic wonder, softening the world’s sharp edges like a glass of exceptionally fine bourbon. Kris grew up steeped in classic records. His Americana influenced new folk is grounded in the tradition of great narrative songwriters like Cat Stevens and Paul Simon and yet Kris’s voice is strikingly current. A New York City native who’s put down roots in Vermont, Kris effortlessly blends sagacious wit and emotional depth. The new album...


Thommy Price ; Downtown Phantom

Thomas Price was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. By the tender age of 16, he had already hit the road playing drums in rock bands ... and he hasn't stopped since. Schooled on "early blue-eyed soul" like The Dave Clarke 5 and The Young Rascals, he found his chops playing along with his older brother's 45's of drum heavy songs like "Bits and Pieces" and "Glad All Over". He has spent his life on the road and in the studio, and along the way has become one of the most well-known and...


Willie Nile; New release , Children of Paradise! Jul 27, 2018!

Singer-songwriter Willie Nile will release his 12th album, Children of Paradise, July 27 on the artist’s own River House label through Virtual Label. In a press release, Nile says of the album, The music always lifts my spirits, and that’s what these songs do for me and it’s why I wrote them. Hopefully they can lift others’ spirits as well. Children of Paradise is co-produced by Nile and Grammy-winner and longtime collaborator Stewart Lerman (Elvis Costello/Patti Smith/Norah Jones). The...


Tania Stavreva , Bulgarian-born piano dynamo!

Bulgarian-born piano dynamo (Time Out NY) Tania Stavreva “has taken solo piano to rare heights (Classicalite).She is a unique pianist (Bachtrack), recognized for her fiery pianism (The Arts Desk),unique contemporary style”(AXS). Her edgy, knockout (The Huffington Post) album Rhythmic Movement reached the Billboard Classical Top 10, and has won 11international music awards in one season. She has performed at Carnegie Hall’s main stage, Lincoln Center, The Grammy Museum, to name a...