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HUNNY: Stirring The Indie Pop Rock Pot

Photo Credit: Facebook @hunnytheband The irony radar which we all like to think we possess seems to become less effective as time wears on, and music videos like “Rebel Red” by the band HUNNY certainly don’t help matters. It’s hard to tell just how serious they are with this low-fi production in which lead singer… Read more

Gary Clark Jr. : All Skills, No Frills

  Photo Credit: Ben Kaye Viewers who tuned into Saturday Night Live over Presidents’ Day weekend saw Alec Baldwin’s Trump impression, guest host Don Cheadle’s monologue and a sketch about a talking dessert cake pleading to be euthanized. After that, they watched the week’s musical guest, Gary Clark Jr. perform his new song “Pearl Cadillac.”… Read more

Fever 333: Bringing Community, Charity, and Change to the World

  Photo Credit: Chuck Marcus Hailing from Inglewood, California, the rap/rock band Fever 333 is making artistic moves in the music industry. Fever 333 is composed of three members: Jason Aalon Butler, Stephen Harrison, and Aric Improta. The members have history from other bands: Letlive, The Chariot, and Night Verses respectively. Fever 333 is a… Read more

COIN: The Youth of Indie

Photo Credit: David O’Donohue A modern take on new wave, COIN is a splash of paint on the canvas of indie pop heaven. Lyrically direct and musically ambitious, they hold the foreground of the indie/alt scene with poise and affability. Their self titled debut album, COIN, was released in 2015 via Columbia Records. The band’s second… Read more

The Knocks: Keeping The Beat Alive

  Photo Credit: Andrew Sokolow The electronic music duo known as The Knocks is made of two members, Ben “B-Roc” Ruttner and James “J Patt” Patterson. Known for popular singles like “I Wish,” “Classic,” and “Ride Or Die,” The Knocks wants people to be in a constant state of happy. The electro-duo creates fun dance… Read more

A Star Is Born (2018)

Photo Credit: Neal Preston | WARNER BROS. PICTURES A Star is Born is a heavy hitting movie featuring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper discussing the intricacies and struggles of the music industry. Bradley Cooper plays Jackson Maine, a well- known country musician and struggling alcoholic who meets struggling musician, Ally (Lady Gaga) at a bar…. Read more

Jon Bellion: Producing His Path To Success

Photo Credit: Dan Garcia Singer-songwriter Jon Bellion produces original music and mixtapes that blend the genres for the contemporary music lover. He’s a different type of celebrity that seeks to shine for his authentic self instead of what others expect. His ability to layer multiple genres and instrumentation together to create a unique sound has… Read more

JonOne: DJ & Music Producer

Up-and-coming NYC local star Jon Madray, known as JonOne, stopped by Music Matters Media’s weekly podcast to chat with Lisa Holahan about the ups and downs of fame, his thriving career, exploring different avenues of the entertainment industry and his rising popularity as of late. Hailing from Hollis Queens, New York the 25-year-old has been… Read more