Interviews

I first met William Fitzsimmons at a downtown show during the colder days of October. He was working on the release of The Sparrow and the Crow and back then, I was able to relate with the album, it’s what helped me gain this interest in William’s music, and life.

Anita Blay goes by the stage name of ‘CocknBullKid’. She is a singer songwriter from East London ‘Hackney’ in the UK and has been active within the industry for sometime and now is ready to showcase some new material.

There is a powerful energy that occurs in crowds. I depict it. I use hundreds of photographs and digitally montage them into a unified composition. Once montaged, I render my compositions in airbrushed acrylic.

A self-confessed loner who can only count six true friends in her life, Taylor maintains she isn’t bothered by what her critics think. In this exclusive interview Taylor discusses what it’s like being in the music industry, and her new life.

Five years into a remarkable solo career, Bobby V has experienced the best the music industry has to offer while working with some of the game’s elite. No wonder he’s calling his fourth album Fly on the Wall.

Surprisingly, photography came to Sigurd Grunberger at a late stage in his llfe. Starting out as an assistant in a camera shop, Sigurd has since surpassed his own aspirations, producing shoots all over the globe.

“The sky could crash into the ground, and we like the view; the flood runs through the canyons in New York City…every thing is just fine,” sings Greta Morgan in Gold Motel’s energetic, eternally optimistic “Perfect In My Mind.”

Mark Drew is a self taught fashion and portrait photographer. Born in Los Angeles, raised in New Jersey, his love for imagery emerged at a young age, dressing his younger brothers and taking pictures of them.

Polish born and Austrian raised, Emil Bilinski graduated from Business School then went on to study Photography and Communication Design. He spent some time as an Assistant, working for various Photographers throughout Europe, including Andreas H. Bitesnich and Bruno Bisang.

If you ever thought a three-piece band couldn’t create an arena-filling sound, then White Lies is here to prove you wrong. This British trio of 22-year-olds has the United Kingdom abuzz, and it’s not hard to see why; White Lies offers bright, danceable beats paired with insightful lyrics and a sound bigger than the sum of its parts.

French photographer Eric Canto started his career off on stage as a musician, before making his move to a live music photographer. Canto’s work spans all sectors of the music industry. Shooting all the big names including U2, Lenny Kravitz and Jay-Z to name but a few.

Katie Costello has the pipes of your favorite studio-polished pop star, but also boasts an added bonus: an intellectual depth and an eye for insight that translates your world into her poetic, lyrical songs. If you thought you didn’t like poetry, you’ll be surprised how catchy it sounds when Katie Costello sings.

There is definitely something otherworldly about Zowie. And it’s not just because she refers to herself as a Bionic Pixie or that she parades around in outfits as futuristic as her seductive brand of synth-pop. Zowie is from the real dirty south, down under – hailing from New Zealand, she has a unique, cosmopolitan swagger that cuts through the flashing lights and pulsing beats of her live show.

Iconic seventies photographer Brad Elterman has published a new volume featuring fifty-five black & white and color versions of his iconic images. Elterman had the incredible good fortune of arriving on the pop culture scene in 1974 as a teenager with a camera around his neck.

O’Spada has a poppy, upbeat sound, but this band is a lot different from your average pop act. Unlike most of the manufactured musical acts dominating the airwaves today, O’Spada packs an intense level of passion into each song, and the difference is obvious.