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AMFAR 2012

Janet Jackson appears at AMFAR 2012  photo by Vanessa McMahon 

AMFAR 2012

Janet Jackson appears at AMFAR 2012  photo by Vanessa McMahon 

AMFAR 2012

Janet Jackson appears at AMFAR 2012    photo by Vanessa McMahon 

AMFAR 2012

Janet Jackson appears at AMFAR 2012 


APRA MUSIC AWARDS PRESENTERS AND PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED, MARY LOPEZ AM TO RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS TED ALBERT AWARD With the red carpet set to roll out in just over a week, the 2012 APRA MUSIC AWARDS are the grand finale to Song Summit 2012 and will be held on the closing night of the three-day music industry expo on Monday May 28th at the Parkside Ballroom, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre. Along with details of special Music Awards guest presenters and perform...

Rock n roll Beehive Queen Christine Ohlman on Conversation Crossroad Monday 7pm EST

Rock n' soul will rule the night as Christine Ohlman, the flashy, gritty platinum-blonde "Beehive Queen," who is the longtime vocalist with NBC's Saturday Night Live Band, brings her unique voice to Conversation Crossroad Radio for an 7 pm in-depth interview that will spotlight songs from her six CDs, including The Deep End, a passionate collection that garnered five end-of-year 2010 national Top Ten mentions (Rolling Stone editor emeritus Dave Marsh said,"There are so man...

Kanye West presents Cruel Summer, 23 May 2012

   PIONEERING ARTIST KANYE WESTTO DEBUT SHORT ARTFILM INSPIRED BY THE NEW G.O.O.D. MUSIC ALBUM "CRUEL SUMMER"AND CREATED BY DONDA  IN SURROUND VISION - THE 7 SCREEN EXPERIENCE - INCANNES ON MAY 23RD   On Wednesday 23 May 2012, Kanye West andhis creative firm DONDA will bring his new cinematic experience CRUELSUMMER to the world famous PalmBeach in Cannes.  Inspired by the new G.O.O.D.Music album of the same name, CRUEL SUMMER is a fusion of shortfilm ...

Randy Jones Hosts Sunday Night Fever

By Maria Esteves – May 16, 2012 The latest Sunday Night Fever held at SPLASH nightclub is New York’s Disco Classics hotspot! Hosted by Award-winning pop icon Randy Jones (Original Village People Cowboy) with renowned DJ Max Rodriguez every Sunday, 8:00 PM-10:00 PM. This week’s superb playlist included “Hot Stuff,” by Donna Summers, “Souvenirs,” by Voyage and many others. Although SPLASH is excited about remodeling their venue to include a fabulous ultra high-tech multimedia sys...

XPN & Philadelphia Film Society 1st Annual Music Film Festival

On Thursday April 26 The Inaugural XPN Music Film Festival, produced by The Philadelphia Film Society got underway at the Annenberg Center in University City, Philadelphia. For anyone unfamiliar with XPN: WXPN, is a nationally recognized leader in Triple A radio and the premier guide for discovering new and significant artists in rock, blues, roots, and folk, is the non-commercial, member-supported radio service of the University of Pennsylvania. WXPN produces World Cafe...

The Ohio Independent Film Festival is currently programming its 19th year

This years film festival is scheduled for May 17 through May 20 and will be presented at the Arts Collinwood galleries, with the headlining film "For the Love of Music " presented at The Beachland Ballroom on May 20th. For tickets and additional information on the film festival please go to or (search Ohio Independent Film Festival). The Ohio Independent Film Festival is currently programming its 19th year of presenting films submitted by independent...


  Awards in the 2012 REGGAE FILM FESTIVAL were announced at a special ceremony on Sunday, April 22 in the Montego Suite of the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. The winners were:   BEST DIRECTOR - DOCUMENTARY - SING YOUR SONG - Director SUSSANNE ROSTOCK - USA BEST DIRECTOR - FEATURE -   MISTAKE - Director KARRET BARCLAY - JA   RBC MAKE A FILM IN 24 HOURS - ' TAKE ME TO THE BALL' - Director ASTON COOKE   CINE JAMAICA - BEST SHORT (U...

10 Coolest Animated Music Videos

  by Ariana Marsh Admittedly, before I started working for ÉCU my knowledge of music video genres was embarrassingly narrow. I was well versed in those that included catchy dance routines, the most bizarrely couture fashions, sickeningly impossible romantic love stories, and even those including all of the above PLUS million dollar cars, models and miraculous weather that rained cash. Basically, MTV had been my music video education. However, after poking around on v...

Music for All at Titanic International Film Festival

  2012 Titanic International Film Festival has a very strong selection of tour docs. Neil Young Journeys is the third documentary Oscar-winner director (The Silence of the Lambs) Jonathan Demme has made with his old friend, genius of American folk rock, Canadian Neil Young, on his solo tour in 2011. Never Make It Home documents Kirk Rundstrom's last months. The hell-raising lead singer/guitarist of Wichita "insurgent country" band Split Lip Rayfield was diagnosed with termin...


Director Storme Wood and Writer/Producer Andie Redwine will be on hand to celebrate and share Paradise Recovered with the Northwest Ohio Independent Film Festival! Come meet the filmmakers and celebrate this Audience Choice from the 2011 Festival! The event will take place on Saturday, April 28th at City Club, 144 South Main Street, 3rd Floor, Lima, Ohio.   Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased here by clicking this link:!events ...

Live Music at ÉCU

If you are a fan of Rock, Jazz, Folk, Americana, or Pop music – or even a mixture of all five – then you are in for a dance-inducing, awesome weekend with ÉCU. Brought to you by our partner, Access Film Music, six incredible and diverse musical acts from four countries have been confirmed to perform at this year’s festival. Bringing with them the coolest and most unique new tunes from their respective cities in a buffet of styles, these artists personify true creative innovati...

Garden State Film Festival Countdown to GSFF 2012

                       March 22nd-25th, 2012    ...

Spaniards at the Oscars©

On Sunday Spanish cinema lovers will be glue to the TV screen to see if our two options for winning a new Academy Award come true. Goya winners Chico&Rita and Alberto Iglesias are our candidates. Chico&Rita is nominated in the best animated film category and Alberto Iglesias in the best Original Score for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Academy Award winner, Fernado Trueba is leading the production of Chico&Rita with Estudio Mariscal and Magic Ligh Pictures (Reino ...

Il Divo Orchestra in Concert At Sydney Opera House

  Il Divo Orchestra in Concert At Sydney Opera House Il Divo (divine male performer in Italian) performed at the world famous Sydney Opera House tonight - Valentine's Day in Australia. They are a multinational operatic pop vocal group created by music manager, executive, and reality TV star Simon Cowell. They are currently signed to Sony Music Entertainment. The group was originated in the UK, however most people believe they wer...

Lana Del Ray - Born to Die Music Video

Perhaps it’s because of her stunning retro Hollywood face or her eerily spellbinding voice, but Lana Del Rey (aka Lizzie Grant) has arrived. Her first album, Born To Die, was recently released in late January and consists of 12 “Hollywood Sadcore” style tracks: tales of dark yet beautifully twisted love stories. The single of the album, Born to Die, recounts a relationship that is far from perfect yet eternally addictive, made even more dramatic by the haunting and emoti...


Just confirmed: Second show just added- GARY LUCAS PLAYS COFFIN JOE'S "THIS NIGHT I WILL POSSESS YOUR CORPSE" at SXSW in Austin Texas March 17th - first show--Sat. March 17th at noon @ the Alamo Ritz Theater on E. 6th Street as part of the SXSW Film Festival - second show--I am also playing my live score with the film that evening at 10pm @ The Hideout Theatre on E. 7th Street as part of the SXSW Music Festival photo: US premiere of my live score accompanying "Es...

Movies, that move (emotionally).

The thing about movies, we don’t have enough of them that come along and challenge the way we see the world in which we live in. Every year we have any number of movies that would be releases for the express purpose of being entertaining. That is not a bad, thing in fact that is a great thing because that’s what movies are meant to do, show us the grand and an overall escape from reality. Yet sometimes we want to watch movies, to just move us and show us a side of the world that we liv...


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