“Surviving Compton” Composer Kathryn Bostic Shares Practical Tips & Life Lessons At Berklee

“Un-Block The Music” had the great pleasure of speaking with Kathryn Bostic fresh off of her Berklee 2018-19 Film Scoring Artist Residency. She immediately expressed how exciting it was to mentor students in any way she could to “encourage their self-expression and their individuality.” Kathryn is a composer, singer-songwriter, pianist and vocalist. She is the... Continue Reading →

Madonna Turns 60!

Madonna turns 60 today! Wow! She has defied every convention in pop music. I remember watching her performance on the very first MTV awards in 1984. I didn’t have cable TV in my house, so I gathered with a group of friends at my friend Lisa’s house. I remember Madonna crawling around the floor in... Continue Reading →

Att: Indie Artists

  Welcome To Un-Block The Music (unblockthemusic.blog) As a music journalist, I have found that the best artists are often those that are unsigned and working hard to get noticed. I can help. Fill out this form and send it to me with a picture. If it looks good and sound good, I will post... Continue Reading →

The Brummies Make Analog Recording Cutting Edge Again

You have probably have heard the duet “Drive Away” featuring Kacey Musgraves. Bet you have also sung along to The Band Perry’s “Done”.  And, do you watch “Nashville”?  Then, you’ve heard “Be My Girl”.  However, do you recognize the names John Davidson and Jacob Bryant? Well…pay attention, they have written all of those songs, and... Continue Reading →

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