FINNISH POP ARTIST PEPPINA ANNOUNCES Official SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE AT 2016 SXSW, AND WASHINGTON, DC’s AM FEST.

  Fresh from numerous live performances in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and Park City, UT, Honey Rose Records recording artist Peppina has announced an official showcase performance at the 2016. SXSW.   She’ll be performing at an official  2016 SXSW showcase at Stephen F’s Bar & Terrace at the InterContinental, Saturday, March 19, 11:00PM,  located at…

2016 Slamdance Film Review: “DEAD HANDS DIG DEEP”

By: Alystar McKenneh-O’Neill WOW! If you ever wonder how the other, darker side lives, watch this documentary. Director Jai Love exposes the very bloody, hard core community of deathrock, as he examines the self destructive life of Edwin Borsheim from the band Kettle Cadavers. Edwin Borsheim makes Charles Manson look like an amateur as he…

2016 Sundance Film Review: “Sonita”

 By: Alystar McKenneh-O’Neill “Sonita” is the most important documentary of the 21st century. It is extremely well thought out, well shot, and enormous respect goes to Director Rokhsareh Ghaem Magham, who was forced to combine the subject of selling women and forced marriage, into her original subject matter of a woman rapper in Iran, to make an…

Spotlight ON: Music and The Brain: A Call to Action, a Southern California Radio sponsored community event

By: Vernon Nickerson On Sunday, January 25, 2015 a typical sunny and warm Sunday California winter afternoon, I had the pleasure of being in a standing-room-only crowd at the Crawford Family Forum, broadcast headquarters of Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) station KPPC, 89.3 FM, in Pasadena, California. A diverse group of parents, children, musicians, music and arts…