Howard Griffen: The Artist Formerly Known As Atychi Jan08

Howard Griffen: The ...

Howard Griffen: The Artist Formerly Known as Atychi By Greg Grunzel “Something’s missing.” This was the first thought that escaped my brain from the first listen of OCD, the venerable album from Memphis hip-hop artist Howard Griffen. “Where are the beats?” Instead of relying on 808s or...

Turning Your Intellectual Property Into an Asset Nov30

Turning Your Intelle...

Turning Your Intellectual Property Into an Asset. By Daniel Warren Hill In our last article on the Center For The Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP), we discussed how there were three major areas of conversation taking place at the 2015 Fall Conference. Those talking points were...

Intellectual Property Owners and Artists Oct23

Intellectual Propert...

Intellectual Property Owners and Artists By: Daniel Warren Hill On September 30th and October 1st of this year, Alchemical Records Magazine was given the privilege of attending the 2015 Fall Conference for the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) at George Mason...

John Scargall’s Breakthrough Today Oct06

John Scargall’...

John Scargall’s Breakthrough Today By: Daniel Warren Hill Images courtesy of www.johnscargall.com Today is the release of John Scargall’s new record “Breakthrough”. We weren’t even smart enough to request a promo copy from John when we did this brief interview with him, so we’re going...

8 Questions with Uncle Bengine & The Restraining Orders May21

8 Questions with Unc...

8 Questions with Uncle Bengine & The Restraining Orders By Spencer Joyce Uncle Bengine & The Restraining Orders is a Harrisonburg, Virginia-based Bluegrass outfit led by Ben Schlabach. They recently released a new cassette “Demos Vol. 1” on Funny/Not Funny Records. I sat...

9 Questions with Broke Royals May13

9 Questions with Bro...

9 Questions with Broke Royals By Spencer Joyce Broke Royals are a DMV based Alternative Rock duo consisting of Philip Basnight & Colin Cross. They’re currently in the middle of completing the second installment of their EP/LP trilogy entitled “The Luxury Of Time Pt. ll”....

8 Questions with Aaron the Uke Slayer May07

8 Questions with Aar...

  Aaron The Uke Slinger is the stage name of Pittsburgh-area Singer/Songwriter/Ukelele player Aaron Jones. He’s currently in the middle of writing a new record while maintaining a balance of music & family life. I sat down with Aaron for a one on one interview about him, his...

A New Reign Apr29

A New Reign

Interview By Boma Jack Video interview available at the end of this article. How did you guys form a band? Tim: We initially formed this band; Jeremiah and I. We’ve been long childhood friends, have been jamming for years and decided that we wanted to start a band. So, we started collecting...

The Day the Music Died Apr17

The Day the Music Di...

The Day the Music Died? By: Cameron Harlow Photos Courtesy of Eddie Trunk and www.thatmetalshow.vh1.com Ask yourself, “when was the last time I heard a new song on the radio from my favorite band?” Then ask yourself, “when was the last time I bought a new CD from that band?” You may find...

AwesomeCon Cometh

AwesomeCon Cometh By: D.C. “Spike” Harlow Photos Courtesy of M.O.L.D.S. Episode 2 This spring marks the 3rd year of AwesomeCon; Washington D.C.’s own premier comic, cosplay, sci-fi and everything amazing convention. While Baltimore, Philadelphia and half a dozen other cities around us have...

Blinded by the BlindLight Mar27

Blinded by the Blind...

Interview By Boma Jack How long have you guys been together as a band? Sam: We’ve been together a little over two years now. How did you guys meet? Joe: I had the band started as something different, like ‘Beware the Bear’ or something before, and then I met Sam in a math class. Then Terry...

Bring on the Whether Mar17

Bring on the Whether

Bring on the Whether by Daniel Warren Hill Whether or not to see The Whetherman at the Electric Maid on April 7th is really no choice at all. Singer-songwriter Nicholas Williams returns to the Washington DC area to promote a new record, ‘Seeds for Harvest’, slated for release...