September 12th, 2016 by David Weiss
The madness began with 1989. Not the year, the record.
So beguiling was Taylor Swift’s fifth studio album that none can resist its magnetic pull, not fans nor artists nor engineers nor producers. 9.5 million in sales worldwide and no less than seven singles – including “Bad Blood,” “Shake It Read more...
March 16th, 2015 by David Weiss
Producing the debut EP for an artist means pulling double duty: You don’t just want them to be heard – you want them to be discovered.
Finnish artist Peppina came to NYC to record her debut EP “Follow Your Gravity”.
That was the mission for Peppina, a singer/songwriter whose music, Read more...
February 20th, 2014 by David Weiss
Build a team, or go it alone?
I Am Snow Angel records and resides on the Upper West Side.
That’s the question that many an indie artist faces when planning out their next project, including the entrancing New York City-based I Am Snow Angel.
To create her inventive new self-titled Read more...
May 29th, 2013 by David Weiss
Talib Kweli kicks off Prisoner of Conscious with an outright lie: “I’m at a loss for words,” Talib Kweli declares in the intro for his fifth studio album – a statement that’s clearly contradicted by the 14 ensuing tracks.
Talib Kweli showcases his considerable vocal prowess anew on “Prisoner of Read more...
April 8th, 2013 by David Weiss
What’s your concept-to-completion workflow?
Stereo Telescope, Kurt Schneider and Nikki Dessingue, at Chillhouse Studios in Charlestown, MA.
For the emerging pop synth duo Stereo Telescope, song creation comes via a complete 360 – part rehearsal space, part personal studio, part commercial facility. The single, “Fires”, from the Boston-based band’s new Read more...