LiveRoom (LR): Tell us about yourself. Who are you? What do you do?
Daniel Grace (DG): I’m Daniel Grace, a musician and media composer from the US. I make music through Wavepool, my musical entity.
LR: What is Wavepool? What inspired you to start it?
DG: Wavepool is the result of me trying to work out my musical identity. Rather than choose between being this genre fluent media composer and making “purely artistic” music, I put it all under one label, my musical brand. …
LiveRoom sat down with the psychedelic female-trio Moon Kissed to reflect on some of their old tunes, learn about upcoming music and hear about their sources of inspiration.
“I feel like, one thing about the way that we met, it is kind of like a perfect send-off to what we ended up doing,” says Leah, who plays the drums for Moon Kissed. The band formed at a New Year’s Eve party, and what some might call fate, the members of Moon Kissed recognize as a result of being eagerly active in the city’s music community.
“Yeah, I feel like the…
“There really is this weird kind of ego-game going on: you have to care about something enough that it’s worth singing about and think you have enough to say that you want to tell people–and rhyme while you do it,” singer-songwriter Michael Manzi explains to me over Zoom from his home in Ardsley, New York. He continues, “But at the same time you have to not care [so] that you don’t get into the perfectionist mindset that [the music’s] not good enough.”
As a recent graduate from New York University, a mental health minor and an emerging artist, Michael’s growth…
Sam Bierman released his introductory single, “Numb to NYC” around the time the pandemic began to kick-off. With all the chaos, he felt it was the right time to release his reflection on his two years living in the city, which was coming to a close due to COVID-19. We sat down to talk a little more about his favorite parts about creative collaboration and his future focuses as it relates to the music.
What has your experience been working with other emerging artists?
I got into doing that more after I finished college and moved to New York. I…
Brooklyn singer-songwriter Mark Dylan (@markdylanmusic) dropped his single “Parking Lot in Ohio,” a refined hard-rock track that contrasts his previous dance track “That’s No Issue.” His new music emerges as Dylan continues shaping his artistry while writing, producing and collaborating with other musicians.
Although missing the live-music scene, Dylan turns to new sounds to draw inspiration for his music and develop what is uniquely “Mark Dylan.” We spoke with him on the songwriting process for “Parking Lot in Ohio,” his growth as an artist and adapting to the ever-changing music scene.
September 30, 2020, LiveRoom Media, a professional live streaming and networking platform for the music industry launched last weekend during the Future Tech Festival, 2-day online music, and tech conference.
Each performer delivered a 30 min show, and made, on average, $67 in contributions from the audience with the largest contribution amounting to $107. “I’ve never made money from straight-up beatboxing before, that’s so exciting,” says D-Nice, an NYC-based professional competitive beatboxer.
Detroit artist Crystal Allen speaks on her upcoming EP Hemp and Lesbians, the journey it took to get here, and gaining control of her narrative.
By Isabella Grella
“I’m free for the first time in my life,” Crystal Allen tells me on the phone from her Los Angeles apartment. The R&B artist has just released her single “Fake,” and is preparing for her EP Hemp and Lesbians to drop this upcoming Fall. With new music on the way and a new city to soak in, Crystal is finally starting to see her work reap rewards.
But from the beginning of…
With Songathon Co-Founder Noah Hyams
by Isabella Grella
What originally felt like a pause in song recording and performing only exacerbated the unfamiliar music industry landscape. While artists have taken unique approaches digitally to create, record and perform, I spoke with Songathon co-founder Noah Hyams on how artists and fans can support the music community in durable ways.
Back at the beginning of the social-distancing orders, Noah wrote a blog-post for Songathon titled, “How to Co-Write Songs Over the Internet.” His suggestions include (1) using a video conferencing app and (2) a shared document such as Google Docs, (3) utilizing…
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