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Video & Web-Exclusive Interview ALEX MARIE BRINKLEY

Video & Web-Exclusive Interview ALEX MARIE BRINKLEY
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician: ALEX MARIE BRINKLEY Music Video:  “Broken” Filmed & Edited by:  Edge Productions—Nathan Dalton, Jerrod Ford & Cameron Lord Alex Marie Brinkley releases debut music video for her single ‘Broken’ Alex Marie Brinkley won the 2016 Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival Singer-Songwriter contest in Dallas, Texas. Since then, she has been lighting up both the Dallas/Fort Worth and... 

SAVANNAH LYNNE

SAVANNAH LYNNE
VIDEO FEATURE & WEB-EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Musician:  SAVANNAH LYNNE Music Video: “Melted Candle” Songwriters: Savannah Lynne (SESAC) and Jackson Nance (BMI) Video Producer: Ryan Clo and Tennille Melcher Savannah Lynne is a bright new 17 year old singer-songwriter from Nashville who has been Indie Music Channel’s “Female Country Teen Artist of the Year” for three consecutive years (2012-2015). Her new video, “Melted Candle,” was released... 

TAYLOR SWIFT

TAYLOR SWIFT
HEARING RED Taylor Swift turns up the emotional heat on her latest smash album By Russell Hall t’s midafternoon, and word has been circulating throughout the day that Taylor Swift is set to star as Joni Mitchell in a forthcoming biopic—but nothing’s confirmed. “If you see paparazzi shots of me shooting a movie,” Taylor says, “then you’ll know I’ve signed on to do it.” In any case, it’s quite likely the 22-year-old Swift will sooner... 

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran
UNPLUGGED & ON FIRE Ed Sheeran pushes acoustic boundaries to find new musical territory He arrived on the mainstream music scene three years ago with a massively successful debut album of delicately crafted acoustic ballads. So it might have been understandable if the world had gotten used to thinking of Ed Sheeran as a laid-back, reliable balladeer. But the 23-year-old troubadour has since emerged as a pop phenom, a creative dynamo whose varied... 

CHARLIE WORSHAM

CHARLIE WORSHAM
CHARLIE WORSHAM HOMETOWN: Grenada, Miss. INFLUENCES: Vince Gill, Marty Stuart, ZZ Top ALBUM: As yet untitled LP, out 2013 WEBSITE: charlieworsham.com Born and raised in Mississippi hill country, Charlie Worsham was a child prodigy, playing banjo with bluegrass legend Jimmy Martin at the Ryman Auditorium at the age of 10. Two years later, he performed at the Grand Ole Opry with Mike Snider. Studying at Boston’s Berklee College of Music further honed... 

LES BLANK – A National Treasure

LES BLANK – A National Treasure
LES BLANK A National Treasure Les Blank died last Sunday at 77. Taylor Hackford called him a “national treasure.” “Although his films are not well known at the moment, they’ll take their place,” he told The New York Times. “Films are great when they live a long time, and I think Les’ will live.” Blank was quietly renowned for intimate documentaries exploring comparatively unknown music genres and regional cultures (Cajun/Zydeco titles... 

APRIL KRY

APRIL KRY
APRIL KRY HOMETOWN: Hartford, Conn. INFLUENCES: Taylor Swift, Colbie Caillat, Billie Holiday ALBUM: Music Speaks EP, out now WEBSITE: aprilkry.com  Pop-rock singer-songwriter April Kry embarked upon her music career in a traditional setting—growing up singing in the church where her father served as a worship leader. Kry moved around a lot as a child in central Connecticut, and music eased her loneliness. “I found that music was my escape from... 

TAYLOR SWIFT

TAYLOR SWIFT
TAYLOR SWIFT Speak Now [Big Machine] “There is nothing I do better than revenge,” warns Taylor Swift on Speak Now, in one of many observations that demonstrate she’s still fond of wielding her smartly crafted pop-country songs as weapons against those who have wronged her. But her third and darkest album yet scales up the drama, her oversize emotions matched by full-bodied arrangements. During her teen years Swift took aim at classmates who... 
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