Extended Plays: Ivan Beecroft

Love is a powerful muse. Whether you are happy in love, falling out of love, losing love, loving the wrong person, or longing for love, there is a song out there for you. This simplest and uncontrollable human...

Extended Plays: Eddy Yang

Sometimes you just need a fantastic little indie rock song to lighten your soul at the end of the day. Los Angeles based artist Eddy Yang's new single Split the Night is the perfect example of one of those...

Extended Plays: Le Shake

Warning: The following might be a bit biased due to the fact that this band is from my hometown. Sweet home Chicago. When music is born in our city, it has a habit of sticking to your soul and traveling...

Extended Plays: Leilani Wolfgramm

Base. Sexy vocals. A few F bombs. A bad ass arm tattoo. A beyond beautiful woman singing the hell out of her song. I haven't heard a song like this in a long time. Its the kinda track that makes your blood...

Extended Plays: The Wilde

The Wilde has a new album out which means that this music lover is quite excited over here. Their newest album Coverups was released in March of 2017 and he has released a video for the single I Can Sleep...

Extended Plays: ELTEE

The most beautiful part of my job is when I stumble upon a song or musician that I otherwise wouldn't have ever heard before. Take ELTEE for example. He is an Nigerian singer songwriter. He has a style that is...

Extended Plays: Jerome Bell

There is just something about reggae. When the rhythm slides through you ears your body just can't help but move to the beat. It makes you crave the sun, the beach, a frozen concoction topped with all the...

Extended Plays: Aprilann

I am just going to put this out there right now. I am a sucker for a good break up anthem. Especially when it is sung by a female who punches you in the gut with every lyric. Aprilann's latest release Crown...

Extended Plays: American High

I am a sucker for bands that are heavily influenced by the 60's and 70's. There is just something about that era of storytelling against music that hits home for me. Sacramento's American High fits right in...

Extended Plays: Jessalyn

Jessalyn is 20 years old. She is passionate about using her talents to impact the world and bring awareness to the social issues surrounding us. She volunteers her time to WIN, Women in Need, a NYC based...

Extended Plays: Merv Pinny

What do Marvin Gaye, Public Enemy, Bob Marley, Leonard Cohen, John Lennon, and Rage Against the Machine have in common? They are just a few of the many musicians that have used their art to make a political...

Extended Plays: Anja & Tim

There is an entire planet of music that I wouldn't even know how to begin to get in my ears. Every country has their own feel, their own flavor. Influences that I don't even realize exist yet. It is a...

Extended Plays: Tipsy in Chelsea

When I read the words bossa nova in an artist's bio, you can pretty much guarantee that I am going to give it a listen. Tipsy in Chelsea is the culprit. Their new CD Gaslighter was just released last month and...

Extended Plays: JahkR

My music is unlike any other, just as I am. Now the world will hear a new way to listen. -JahkR A powerful quote for a powerful album. JahkR's upcoming LP Catharsis is unlike anything I have ever experienced....

Extended Plays: Sideffects

Every successful musician or band has a past filled with overcoming obstacles. Just watch a few episodes of VH1's Behind the Music and you will hear stories of members leaving, record companies taking all...

Extended Plays: DJ Paul Bingham

Growing up during the high of House and Techno, there is a special place for dance music in my life. With the current rise of EDM popularity, its been quite a ride navigating through the musicians that were...

Extended Plays: 22HERTZ

I grew up in a time when the Industrial Music scene was finally reaching into mainstream radio. When I could turn on the local rock station and hear Trent Reznor scream about Terrible Lies and Ministry and...

Extended Plays: Matt Townsend

Of all the musical journeys I have been on, some of my favorites are the ones that take me back to my roots. When the road opens up and you find yourself in familiar worlds. Folk music is that home for me....

Extended Plays: Dondi

Out of all the musical genres that I enjoy, old school R&B and soul are two of my favorites. Give me some Marvin Gaye or Al Green. Stevie Wonder or Lionel Richie. R Kelly, Donell Jones, Babyface. It is the...

Extended Plays: Christina Rubino

Ann Wilson...Joan Jett...Lzzy Hale... These woman have power behind their voices. They continue to stand on their own. They move generations with their art. These woman stand for everything that fuels women...

Extended Plays: Robert Hunter

She's got a lock on California but she dreams of Tennessee. She's got a writer right beside her but she only thinks of me. I have always been intrigued by the story behind the music. It's a magical moment...

Extended Plays: Charity Ekeke

One of the greatest gifts an artist could give the world is music that gives it's listeners something to think about. When a song makes you reflect inward and question life, it can be very powerful. Charity...

Extended Plays: Electra Day

The soft and enchanting vocals of folk artist Electra Day swept into my world like a delicate spring breeze. From the first few strums of her guitar work on her new single Big Sky, I couldn't help but drift...

Extended Plays: Bree Taylor

Maybe its the little girl inside of me that always wanted to be a singer when she grew up, but I can't help but to get excited when I stumble upon a female artist that I genuinely love right off the bat. There...

Extended Plays: Marlena Anna

Have you ever heard a song that left you wondering if you just heard the words of the artist's personal journal set to music? Like the artists pulled her soul open and served a slice to you on a plate....

Behind the Scene: Blue Alley Touring

So you wanna hit the road this year? Tour the country? From the Pacific, to the Gulf, to the Atlantic and everywhere in between? Then you are going to need a lot of help. We see movies all the time about the...

Extended Plays: Krysle Lip

Photo courtesy of Krysle Lip's Facebook page. "It's better to think with your soul than your brain." Songwriter Krysle Lip just might know the secret to life. His first single Electric Mirror off his...

Behind the Scenes: OMUMO

For those of you that follow this blog, you already know that ArtistView is all about bring artists together. We are the artists and the fans. Our passion lies in every note, every lyric, every picture, every...

Extended Plays: Marlena Anna

Raw. Painful. Beautiful. Real. Trust will soar through you and crush your heart. Guaranteed. Fell in love once. Then you fell through. This haunting tale delicately sung to its simple piano chords and guitar...

Extended Plays: Urbano

Monday morning...dreading starting my week all over again. I hop in the car and decide to check out this band that I heard about over the weekend. They are a brother/sister duo which I thought was pretty cool....

Extended Plays: Angela C. Howell

I know that I am not the only one who gets excited about this wonderful time of year. Sure, the decorations and parties are a big part of the festivities but in my world, its the music that really gets me...

Extended Plays: Russell Lee

This might be a mighty bold claim...but this artist I am listening to could possibly be the Canadian Kenny Rogers. *pauses for a moment for you to shake your head* I know. Those are some big shoes to fill but...

Extended Plays: Abigail Winzer

I am a complete lush for Christmas Music. I have my rules...I don't listen till I've digested my turkey...but as soon as the leftovers are packed up in the fridge, I am heading straight for the trees, lights...

Extended Plays: TALIA

When you think of Paris, you think of the Eiffel Tower, the city of love, bridges, wine...and rock n' roll, right? Well, you will after you check out our newest Extended Plays artist, TALIA. Its been a while...

Extended Plays: Tod Hughes

When a singer songwriter starts making waves locally, it is time for him to branch out and give the rest of the world a taste. That is the story behind Canadian Roots Rock songwriter, Tod Hughes. His new full...

Extended Plays: Tilted Axes

Every once in a while, someone comes out with an extraordinary way to use their talents. Tilted Axes is one of those scenarios. The creator, Patrick Grant, has found a way to combine street theater, rock music...

Extended Plays: Chickenpox Party

When told about a band called Chickenpox Party, some people would immediately shake their head and change the subject. Not me. I was intrigued. At first glance, I wondered if this was going to be some kind of...

Extended Plays: Daniel Grinberg

The hardest part of reviewing music is deciding how much of our opinion really matters. I can sit here and claim that I love all types of music but that would be an outright lie. I may have a love for a vast...

Extended Plays: Delta Deep

The dirty slide guitar like a wet, bar room floor and the beat that resounds within my gut telling me I need to listen. Then I hear her voice. She sings with voodoo child incantations. Praying angels from...

Extended Plays: Tumbler

When I listen to a new band, I try and imagine what it would feel like to be at their concert. I think of what scenario would be appropriate to play their album. Would I put this on at a party? Could I blast...

Extended Plays: Louise Aubrie

The Go-Go’s. Blondie. Pretenders. The Bangles. Belinda, Deborah, Chrissie and Vicki paved a permanent path for all future female lead singers. They were a force to be reckoned with. They created music how...

Extended Plays: Bobby Long

Sometime during the fall of 2008, I stumbled upon a singer-songwriter from the UK through a series of randomness and a hopeful search of another artist’s 'Top Friends' on their MySpace page. (Yes...MySpace....

I’m Here…Now What?

After my inaugural blog post, I had a meeting with our team. We talked about all the different ideas we had for our blog. What do people want to read about? What do artists want us to write about? I walked...

The Struggle is Real

Being given the opportunity to write blogs for ArtistView.com was one of the best moments this year so far. Fueled by my passion for the arts, music especially, I set forth trying to figure out what would be...