If you are ever having a bad day and you need a pick-me-up then I have the solution: listen to Alex Vans. If you are ever having a fantastic day and you think to yourself, “Self, it can’t possibly get any better than this…” – put on Alex Vans and you’ll find out that you were wrong. Alex Vans is everything great that people love about music. Their sound mixes rock, grunge, indie, and folk with a hook that draws you in every time. Their lyrics are funny, honest, sad…life. Their lyrics are just life. All of the good and the bad of it, you’ll find here.
From the very beginning Trapt has managed to stay true to themselves, their music, and their fans with each new album. The same rings true for their latest release ,DNA, which has been highly anticipated by their fans. With songs like “It’s Over” and “Tangled Up In You” already receiving high marks from fans and critics alike it is evident that DNA will be a hit.
Hardin is well known for her roles as Jan Levinson (The Office), Trudy Monk (Monk), and Tammy Cashman on Amazon Prime’s critically acclaimed series Transparent, for which she recently received an Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series”. Her acting talents have also taken her to the stage where she starred as Roxie Hart in Broadway’s revival of Chicago: The Musical. If you only know Melora for her acting, though, then you are missing out on half of the fun. When she isn’t on the stage or in front of the camera she is honing her talents in the studio singing and writing her own music.
XOLOS is energizing the music scene with their talent of melding multiple genres together to create an eclectic, powerhouse beat mixed with rich vocals and tight lyrics. This multifaceted musical duo from Southern California is proving that they are a force to be reckoned with with each new track that they release. Between writing their own music, playing all of the instruments on their songs, and producing their own records there is not much that these two cannot do. It’s no surprise that they work so well together and are able to make a finished product for their audience that keeps fans coming back for more.
Jars of Clay has become one of the most well known and successful bands to come out of the Christian music scene. Their music has topped charts and gained fans in both the Christian and mainstream markets – earning them several Grammys, GMA Dove Awards, BMI Awards, as well as music spots featured in several hit movies and television shows. For over twenty years their music has appealed to a wide variety of listeners in the Christian community and far beyond. This in itself speaks to not only their talents as musicians but their ability to build and maintain a steady fanbase throughout years of growth and change.
Hajian’s latest work has been much anticipated by many. He recently scored the music for Brad Furman’s feature film, The Infiltrator, which is set to be released in theaters on July 13th. This drug kingpin drama stars Bryan Cranston as federal agent Robert Mazur who goes undercover to infiltrate the drug trafficking network of famed kingpin Pablo Escobar. With the story being set in the eighties, Hajian has created a crisp, fresh soundtrack steeped in eighties synth that is the perfect accompaniment for this dark, edge of your seat crime thriller. You only have to listen to the theme song to know that this film will be a rollercoaster of a journey through the lives of Mazur and Escobar. If it’s true that a film is only as good at the music that drives the story along then The Infiltrator is already set to be a hit.
Paul Haslinger has become one of the most sought after composers in both television and film – but this didn’t happen without years of hard work and dedication to his craft. Haslinger first began to play music professionally in the eighties with the popular electronic music group Tangerine Dream. He toured extensively with the group throughout the late eighties and worked with them on music for films such as “Near Dark”, “Miracle Mile”, as well as the documentary film “Canyon Dreams”.
Jodie Foster left not a single detail out of her preparation to make her latest film, “Money Monster”, the absolute best that it could be. The film boasts an incredible cast of actors lead by George Clooney and Julia Roberts – which anyone knows is the perfect leading pair to make any film a hit. But Foster also put just as much thought and care in to the music for the film as she did the cast. She hand-picked film composer Dominic Lewis to take on the task of creating the perfect score for “Money Monster” – and he did. This comes as no surprise to anyone who is familiar with Lewis’ previous work.
Seth and Nirva have been performing in the music industry for over a decade and now the married couple is ready to shine bright with the release of their first major label record, “Never Alone.”
John Legend’s compelling new series Underground has been steadily gaining in popularity after wrapping up its first season on WGN America. This pre-Civil War period drama focuses on the trials and stories surrounding those involved in the Underground Railroad in Antebellum, Georgia. Creators Misha Green and Joe Pokaski have come together to share a story full of complicated characters and surprising twists. The story draws the audience in but it is the message behind the story that keeps viewers coming back for more.