Exclusive conversation with Perez Hilton

Originally posted August 29, 2012 – 9:42 AM for Examiner.com Perez Hilton has been one of the most outspoken and opinionated voices on the leading edge of pop culture for at least a decade. The passion behind those opinions has lead to the discovery of some of today’s hottest Pop artists (i.e. Lady Gaga, Karmin and Greyson Chance) and, most recently, to the inspiration and release … Continue reading Exclusive conversation with Perez Hilton

LITV Exclusive: Larkin Poe spice up the vineyards with their ‘Swampadelic’ sound

Originally published April 17, 2014 – 1:50 PM MST on Examiner.com One of the most poignant and pleasant surprises of my weekend at the 13th Live In The Vineyard event was not only discovering that one of my favorite stores on earth, Restoration Hardware, is taking their prestigious brand and venturing into the music industry… But also, that they have signed two very dynamic and talented … Continue reading LITV Exclusive: Larkin Poe spice up the vineyards with their ‘Swampadelic’ sound

Skrizzly Adams on the ‘Tipping Point’ of big things

Originally published on November 18, 2015 – 3:19 PM on Examiner.com The innovative artistry of Skrizzly Adams has been garnering attention since the release of his debut EP ‘Stains‘ released in the Spring of 2014. It’s not often that an artist captures attention on first listen of their music, and then holds it for the duration of their debut EP. But Skrizzly did just that, bringing … Continue reading Skrizzly Adams on the ‘Tipping Point’ of big things

Scott Mirkin reviews his production work with Jay Z on Made In America Festival

Originally published September 20, 2012 – 10:36 AM on Examiner.com Scott Mirkin of ESM Productions is the executive producer for some of this nation’s most acclaimed events. His resume boasts production on things ranging from the Phillies World Series Champions Parade Celebration in 2008 to Presidential speeches. Most recently he was networked in as one of the masterminds behind the hugely successful inaugural Made In America … Continue reading Scott Mirkin reviews his production work with Jay Z on Made In America Festival

Review: Made In America Festival, Jay Z catches the nation’s attention

Originally published September 5, 2012 2:38 PM MST on Examiner.com The historic and charming city of Philadelphia played host to the first annual Budweiser Made In America Festival, drawing out a sea of hip hop centric fans on Saturday and Sunday September 1-2, 2012. Jay Z orchestrated a diverse lineup of some of the industries finest that featured surprise headlining guests each night. Saturday evening Passion Pit … Continue reading Review: Made In America Festival, Jay Z catches the nation’s attention

French Montana talks about touring with Drake, working with Diddy & Rick Ross

Originally published May 16, 2012 – 7:48 PM MST for Examiner.com Moroccan born and Bronx bred MC French Montana is easily one of the most buzzed about new Hip Hop artists on the scene right now. Signed to Diddy’s label imprint and creating a debut album alongside Rick Ross he has most recently landed a spot on Drake’s Club Paradise Tour. Prior to the tour Drake … Continue reading French Montana talks about touring with Drake, working with Diddy & Rick Ross

Exclusive: Max Frost discusses new EP ‘Intoxication’

Originally published September 25, 2015 – 7:02 AM MST on Examiner.com “I’ve always kind of been obsessed with music,” Max Frost began our conversation, “I can’t say I ever had one of those life altering moments where I saw someone playing and I suddenly knew it became my life’s mission.” However, that is exactly what happens when a hobby becomes an obsession. Early on Frost admitted … Continue reading Exclusive: Max Frost discusses new EP ‘Intoxication’

Live In The Vineyard pairs the best in music with food & wine

Originally published April 8, 2014 – 11:32 AM on Examiner.com and World News. It’s intriguing what you can discover when your heart is opened and you release your mind of its limited expectations. It’s fascinating what you learn about yourself…and others when your inhibitions sail freely across the winds of discovery. It is when you allow an experience to leave an indelible impression on you, rather than … Continue reading Live In The Vineyard pairs the best in music with food & wine

Exclusive: Colbie Caillat discusses ‘Gypsy Heart’, the story behind ‘Try’ & more

Originally Published June 19, 2014 – 9:41 AM MST for Examiner.com After over two years, sixty songs written and two albums completed, at long last, Colbie Caillat has released the first part of her fifth studio album in EP format. Gypsy Heart, Side A is a five song compilation that samples the first tracks on her full length album, Gypsy Heart, slated for release later this … Continue reading Exclusive: Colbie Caillat discusses ‘Gypsy Heart’, the story behind ‘Try’ & more