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Sound Check's Blog – August 2011 Archive (3)

INTERVIEW: Shahidah Omar - Liberation Through Blended Sound

Shahidah Omar's sound blends so many genres in one it seems almost effortless, leaving one to question how to categorize it. Is she opera, trance, dance, soul, house, classical with a twist? The only conclusion is that Shahidah has truly carved out a sound all her own. Her current album includes high energy dance inducing cuts such as "Freedom", "People of the world" and "Live my dream". These are countered… Continue

Added by Sound Check on August 24, 2011 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Rockstar In Training: Recording Party & AP Fest Fashions

I'm so stoked to attend the Afro Punk fest, you guys. I'm almost equally as excited about rocking some blazin' hot outfits that project my Modern American Princess style. Guess what else Afro-punks? I'm recording my first solo single!! I'm recording my rock anthem, “We Party 'Cause We're Alive,” specifically for offering it up to you & yours at the Afro-punk Festival. I'll also sell it Pay What You… Continue

Added by Sound Check on August 15, 2011 at 7:13pm — 4 Comments

Jean Beauvoir: Blonde Ambition - A Rock History Lesson

When the name Jean Beauvoir comes to mind, most anyone who ever saw him in the height of his career remembers one thing: his giant blonde Mohawk. Iconic and oh-so cutting edge, it became synonymous with the musician/vocalist himself. But there’s much more to Mr. Beauvoir than big hair. He has earned his place in rock and roll history.



Words by Sierra… Continue

Added by Sound Check on August 10, 2011 at 2:55pm — 4 Comments

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