Music

Music, // December 2, 2016

Matt Vucic — MUSICIAN

Interview with musician and songwriter Matt Vucic — 1. Who are you and what do you do? I would consider myself a songwriter first. I also am a drummer, composer, and producer. Below is an excerpt from my bio. “Matt Vucic’s musical roots are steeped in Pittsburgh Brass Soul, World […]

Music, // November 4, 2016

Justin Johnson — MUSICIAN

Arts Illustrated’s interview with Musician Justin Johnson —   1. Who are you and what do you do? My name is Justin Johnson and I am a multi-instrumentalist, with my passions centering around performing and recording Roots Music.  I love to chase musical genres back to their roots to tell […]

Music, // October 24, 2016

Hilary Hahn — MUSICIAN

  “Creativity” is one of the most misused terms in the lexicon. We assume that all artists are creative, and we assume that creativity is something wild, unfettered and liberating. But not every classical musician would agree. First, honing an interpretation of someone else’s work is at the very least […]

Music, // September 28, 2016

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla — MUSICIAN

On an ordinary night — one lacking the first presidential debate of the year and the opening of the Metropolitan Opera’s season — it would have dominated the attention of the city’s classical music fanciers. As it was, the New York debut of the rapidly rising young conductor Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, […]

Acting, Art, Dance, Music, Writing, // September 1, 2016

The School That Saved Art!

  BRIDGEPORT, CONN. — Second-grader Yadeliz Santiago is joyously mashing black magic marker into a mound of white putty. She’s shaping the gray mass to depict a stage in the life cycle of a ladybug.

Music, // June 27, 2016

Daniel Asse — MÚSICO

Entrevista a Daniel Asse – Lewinson Art promueve a Daniel Asse y ofrece su música para eventos. La página de este artista es www.danielasse.com.mx Débora Lewinson le realiza la siguiente entrevista a este talentoso músico.   1. ¿Quién eres y a que te dedicas? Antes que nada muchas gracias por la […]

Music, // April 20, 2016

Adam Taitano — MUSICIAN

Interview with musician Adam Taitano —         1. Who are you and what do you do? My name is Adam Taitano. I am a 28 year-old musician. I also do web development and creative writing as a means to get by.       2. Why music? […]

Music, // January 11, 2016

Skytone — MUSICIANS

  Interview with the band Skytone — 1. Who are you and what do you do? We are a band of brothers! Two to be exact , Darius and Rodney Doddridge, and we write music and record albums and have been doing this for quite awhile. We call ourselves Skytone. […]

Art, Music, // December 6, 2015

Gilly Sephira — ARTIST/MUSICIAN

Interview with artist/musician Gilly Sephira —   1. Who are you and what do you do? My name is Verderio Cristina, also known as Gilly Sephira. I’m 29 and I’m from northern Italy. I am a creative and polyhedric (many sided) person, both artistically and professionally, emerging in several different directions. […]

Music, // November 15, 2015

Jeri Sapronetti — MUSICIAN

Interview with musician Jeri Sapronetti —   1. Who are you and what do you do? My name is Jeri Sapronetti and I am a fool for rock n’ roll. I play the guitar and sing for the Akron, Ohio based band Time Cat.     

2. Why music? I […]

Music, // November 8, 2015

William Caleb Parker — MUSICIAN

Interview with Musician William Caleb Parker — 1. Who are you and what do you do? I am William Caleb Parker, a Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer, Engineer, and producer currently living just outside of LA. I just recently released my own solo EP called “Marie.” Its a blend of folk music […]

Music, // November 3, 2015

The Moody Spooks — MUSICIANS

Interview with the band The Moody Spooks –   1. Who are you and what do you do? We are a five piece group from Melbourne, Australia called The Moody Spooks. We make psych/alt rock music. We have been together for 2 years and have just released our debut EP, […]

Music, // November 1, 2015

Circadian Clock’s new album – “Day Dream Disorder”

Circadian Clock — has been super busy since we were featured in Arts Illustrated in October 2014. We were recording our EP “Day Dream Disorder,” and are working on our upcoming debut concept album, “The Dreamer.”     We’ve been playing all around the city at venues like The Bitter […]

Music, // October 4, 2015

Deeper Upper — MUSICIANS

Interview with the band Deeper Upper — Deeper Upper is: Evaldas Arlauskas (synths, programming) Rimantas Nasutavicius (drums) Ignas Ivaska (guitar) Kestutis Purvinskas (vocals, guitar, synths) 1. Who are you and what do you do? Ignas: We are a band from Lithuania called Deeper Upper. In terms of style, usually we […]

Music, // February 26, 2015

CJ Reardon – MUSICIAN

Musician CJ Reardon, in his own words — I read an interesting interview not too long ago on the works of one of my favourite artists and illustrators Quentin Blake, best known for his work in Roald Dahl’s children’s books. He discussed his artistic workflow and how he discovers the […]

Music, // December 14, 2014

Isak Wilson – MUSICIAN

      Isak Wilson is a singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.  He released his debut EP titled “A Few Thoughts” on October 30th.  It’s an EP full of diverse thoughts and sounds.     Interview with musician Isak Wilson 1. Who are you and what do you do? My name […]

Music, // December 6, 2014

Liz Stringer – MUSICIAN

  Interview with musician – Liz Stringer 1. Who are you and what do you do? My name is Liz Stringer. I’m a songwriter and musician.       2. Why music? I’ve been surrounded by and played music all my life. It’s naturally developed into a career for me. […]

Music, // November 30, 2014

FirebirdSweet – MUSICIANS

  Interview with FirebirdSweet 1. Who are you and what do you do? FirebirdSweet has two human members: Emma Gies on violin, mandolin and vocals and Micah Huang on guitar, percussion and vocals. We compose, arrange and perform music.     2. Why music? Emma: it soothes my soul and […]

Music, // November 24, 2014

Venus Syndrome – MUSICIAN

Interview with musician Adam Davidson-Harden 1. Who are you and what do you do? I go by the name of Venus Syndrome, and my real name is Adam Davidson-Harden.  I make and record pop, rock and instrumental music that feels good, pushes boundaries, and is diverse: I try to avoid […]

Music, // November 20, 2014

Island in the Sky – MUSICIANS

Island in the Sky is an alternative rock band from Calgary formed in January 2014 by Brad O’Neill (Bass), Spencer McIntosh (Guitar), and Willis Sturrup (Drums and Vocals). Drawing influences from artists like the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Jimi Hendrix, Island in the Sky combines styles to make a […]