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A conversation with CYN
Not too long ago I had a chat with singer-songwiter and pop starlet on the rise, Cyn. Originally from just outside of Detroit, Michigan she moved to Los Angeles after being discovered by pop music royalty, Katy Perry, who subsequently signed Cyn to her label, Unsub Records. In this conversation, Cyn recounts the events that led to her first meeting with Katy and the path that led to her deal but also spills the beans on her recent arena tour in Mexico where she opened for Katy Perry herself...
A conversation with Ricky Rebel
Ricky Rebel is a Billboard Top 40 recording artist, dancer and all round performer who was originally discovered and signed by Michael Jackson before moving to Madonna's label with Maverick. He is an ambassador for MAC cosmetics and the face of Revry.tv, an all LGBTQ streaming platform. In this conversation we dive into a whole host of subjects including Ricky's wild music videos and the unlikely reactions he's been getting from more conservative parts of the country. Ricky tells stories...
A conversation with Jarvis Anderson.
Jarvis Anderson is a Chicago born songwriter, producer and former co-frontman of the indie rock band, Iglu & Hartly. In this episode, we discuss the trajectory of his career beginning with how he first fell in love with music to starting a band in college, hustling the Hollywood nightlife scene and eventually playing to tens of thousands of people and engaging in a band rift with Brit boy band royalty, Take That. Jarvis also offers a lot of candor about the environment of party excess that...
A conversation with Jillian Lauren
Jillian Lauren is a writer, storyteller, mum, rock-wife, and Los Angeleno, by way of New Jersey. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the memoirs "Everything You Ever Wanted", "Some Girls: My Life in a Harem" and the novel "Pretty". She writes a lot of essays and articles, some of which have been in The New York Times, The Paris Review, Vanity Fair, Los Angeles Magazine, Elle, The Daily Beast and Salon, among others. Jillian also speaks and tells live stories, often with my...
A conversation with Ariel Beesley
Ariel Beesley is a model, actor, poet but first and foremost a songwriter and musician. She wants to write songs that do for others what her heroes did for her: The Cure, Blondie, New Order. In this conversation we discuss all things love, growing up in Los Angeles and in a Hollywood family, dealing with life's anxieties and of course her burgeoning music career.
A conversation with Shane Carpenter
Starting out as a photographer, Shane Carpenter quickly became a staple of LA's live music, art and nightlife scenes. Compelled by an enthusiastic curiosity for culture and the unknown, he is out event-hopping 7 nights a week and is the creator of LA Phun, a large Facebook group that thousands of Angelenos turn to for event recommendations. In tandem with his appetite for warehouse parties and cutting edge entertainment, Shane is also an actor and starred in Flying Lotus's insane film "Kuso"...
A conversation with Kyle Nicolaides
In 2013, my former band had the chance to join the Rockstar Uproar Festival tour alongside Alice in Chains, Jane's Addiction, Coheed and Cambria among other heavyweight hard rock staples. Sharing one of the smaller outdoor stages with us was a band by the name of "Beware of Darkness". Each day, I watched in awe as Kyle, Dan & Tony displayed some of the most energetic and authentic rock 'n' roll performances one can find. More substantially, however, was the level of songwriting behind the...