Life Behind the Scenes of the ‘American Idol’ Finale

Life Behind the Scenes of the ‘American Idol’ Finale

The lights dim as Ryan Seacrest dramatically draws out the announcement of the 2013 American Idol victor, the entirety of the 7,000 seat Nokia Theatre at LA Live silent and waiting with bated breath.  It’s all come down to this: two girls face off in the first all-female finale in five years. On television, the […]

Turn Me On #1: Glass Candy, Tame Impala, Gary Clark Jr., First Aid Kit, Tallest Man on Earth

Turn Me On #1: Glass Candy, Tame Impala, Gary Clark Jr., First Aid Kit, Tallest Man on Earth

Glass Candy – Life After Sundown (Beat Box; 2007) The latest resurgence of New Wave has been years in the making, with largely underground acts like Glass Candy re-crafting the genre and enjoying the ride.  Life After Sundown incorporates it’s pulsating David Bowie electro-synth beats, with the noir-pop vibe of Depeche Mode, that comes together […]

Turn Me On #2: Kishi Bashi, Emitt Rhodes

Turn Me On #2: Kishi Bashi, Emitt Rhodes

In this edition of Turn Me On, RCM will focus on two artists whose music has found inspiration in the Fab Four.  One who continues to create new music and marry the uplifting vibe with modern beats, and another from the past with a similar sound who newer generations can discover. But the fact remains […]