Entries by TMAPR

Project/Object’s Frank Zappa repertoire nostalgic for Swarmius’ composer Joseph Martin Waters and old high school buddy

Friday night’s (Oct. 21) Cutting Room pairing of Project/Object—The Music of Frank Zappa, featuring Ike Willis and Don Preston with San Diego electronic ensemble Swarmius was a dream bill—but only for two dreamers in the room. That would be me and Joseplh Martin Waters, the professor of music composition and computer music at San Diego […]

MetroFocus/Danny Aiello: From the Streets to the Screen

You may know Danny Aiello from his roles in iconic films, from Moonstruck to his Academy Award-nominated performance as pizzeria owner Sal Frangione in Spike Lee’s 1989 Do the Right Thing. But ‘actor’ is not the only role he’s played in the course of his life. Recently he’s revealed more of himself in his autobiography […]

Fanatics & Run-DMC Launch New RUN-CTY Fashion Line [Photos]

by D.L. Chandler (@dlchandler123) Fanatics, a top provider of official sports merchandise, announced on Friday (Oct. 7) that it has joined forces with Run-DMC in unveiling the new collaborative fashion line, RUN-CTY. Darryl “DMC” McDaniels and TJ Mizell, the son of the late Jam Master Jay, are partners in the new venture. The launch took […]

Huffington Post: DO NOT MISS ERIC HUTCHINSON

By: James Campion Eric Hutchinson “Anyone Who Knows Me” Tour Highline Ballroom, NYC 9/16/16 It noisily moves across the nation like a four-man, air-tight, funky, harmonious pop Special Forces unit; Eric Hutchinson’s “Anyone Who Knows Me” American Tour is coming and you should not let it pass without seeing it. The launch came a few […]

Danny Aiello returns to film at Loews Theater Read more: Hudson Reporter – Danny Aiello returns to film at Loews Theater Short film hopes to revive interest in Off Broadway musical

by Al Sullivan Vincent Favale, vice president of CBS Late Night Programming, hadn’t planned to film his musical video “Hereafter” at the Historic Landmark Loew’s Theater in Jersey City. He had researched two other historic locations, one in Middletown and another in Staten Island, but neither had the historic elements he needed for his film, […]

Release:LAURA REED TO RELEASE NEW SONG “DON’T SHOOT” AUGUST 19th

SINGER/SONGWRITER LAURA REED TO RELEASE HEARTFELT NEW SONG “DON’T SHOOT” ON AUGUST 19 IN RESPONSE TO POLICE AND RACE-RELATED GUN VIOLENCE NEW COMMUNITY- INSPIRED VIDEO FOR “DON’T SHOOT” OUT NOW VIDEO FILMED IN REED’S NATIVE NORTH CAROLINA PORTION OF PROCEEDS FOR SONG TO GO TO N.C. ORG SPIRITHOUSE ADVOCATES FOR LOW WEALTH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITY […]

Release: UPLIFTING UK SINGER/SONGWRITER KING CHARLES SET FOR U.S. TOUR THIS FALL OPENING FOR ACCLAIMED SOUL STAR ALLEN STONE

NORTH AMERICAN LIVE TREK INCLUDES SLATE OF KING CHARLES SOLO DATES PRECEDING AND FOLLOWING ALLEN STONE RUN KING CHARLES’ LATEST ALBUM ‘GAMBLE FOR A ROSE’ DRAWING RAVES ACCLAIMED 12-TRACK EFFORT PRODUCED BY MARCUS MUMFORD FROM MUMFORD & SONS (New York, NY; August 15, 2015) UK singer/songwriter King Charles (Charles Costa) is gearing up for an […]

Guardian: DMC from Run-DMC: ‘I snorted and guzzled through almost every day’

Music is a cutthroat, disrespectful, low-life, motherfucking, crab-ass, lyin’, deceivin’, stab-you-in-the-back type of business, and that’s just the good part of it!” Darryl “DMC” McDaniels laughs (perhaps channeling Hunter S Thompson’s famous line about the record business). We’re discussing the Devastating Mic Controller’s autobiography Ten Ways Not to Kill Yourself, which he has also forcefully […]