On his first studio project, The Letter O, this NBA superhero reveals his poetic alter ego, Dame D.O.L.L.A., showing a surprisingly polished lyrical edge with inspiring tales of humble beginnings before basketball stardom and the paycheck that came with it.
How would you feel if, with all the trailers and anticipatory hype, you showed up for a midnight showing of your favorite film’s long-awaited sequel, sat down in the theater, and nothing happened? After asking around you realize that nobody else knows what’s going on either, but the blockbuster you’ve been looking forward to has been pushed back indefinitely. Beck’s newest release is that blockbuster, and it has left his audience impatiently waiting for what they thought was right in front of them.
Between the writing and recording of several different projects and fathering two children with his wife, Amanda, the acoustic pop-folk artist, Adam Web, stays about as busy as they come, but for this unwavering optimist, the real satisfaction comes from the journey of his life’s path, as well as his ability to connect with his family, friends, and fans, not only with his music, but with his philosophies on life, love and inspiration.
Built around a particularly frightening example of emotional abuse, The Girl on the Train weaves an intimate web of deceitful drama and unthinkable tragedy, creating the ideal whodunit scenario before unravelling its mystery detail by detail, its characters, and viewers alike, rethinking everything they thought they knew about the crime in question.
That’s right, in 2016’s Radio Revolution, the legendary pop punkers seem to have gotten at least most of the pretentiousness of the last decade out of their system by scaling back the theatrics and emphasizing the fast-paced excitement that stems from simplicity in an effort to get in touch with their underground radio roots, which revived a genre and defined a generation.
Whether he’s winning songwriting competitions or being the first local act deemed worthy to perform at Bethlehem’s Sands Event Center, music has always come relatively naturally to southern rock artist, Paul Knakk, but that doesn’t mean the Lehigh Valley singer hasn’t had his share of struggles in the industry.