Playwright Chip Deffaa’s New Vocal Album Is Out Now

ASCAP Award-winning playwright/songwriter Chip Deffaa–author of such Off-Broadway successes as “George M. Cohan Tonight!” and “One Night with Fanny Brice”–has just a released an album of his own, which includes guest appearances by stars of his Off-Broadway shows. On his new album, “Chip Deffaa’s Tin Pan Alley,” Deffaa not only sings vintage show tunes and vaudeville numbers, plus material he’s written for his own shows, he shares reminiscences of showbiz notables he’s known, such as Carol Channing, George Burns, Ruth Brown. The album–available from Amazon, iTunes, Footlight Records etc. as both a physical CD and in digital form–may be ordered here:

Joining Deffaa as special guests on select numbers are performers who’ve appeared in musical plays that Deffaa has written/directed and have sung on albums he’s produced, such as Jon Peterson (who’s starred in Deffaa’s show “George M. // Continue to the full article

Skate Legend Ali Boulala’s Swedish Alt-Rock Band Ghost Boys Release “What I Love The Most”

The Swedish alt-rock band Ghost Boys release their second ever single “What I Love the Most,” via Corite, featuring Linus Nordström on guitar, Magnus “Kitok” Ekelund vocals, and skate legend Ali Boulala on keys. Following in the path of their first single “Live Another Day,” the new track is upbeat and rock driven, diving into introspective lyricism. The lyrical focus is on a struggling musician, facing the juggling act of sex, drugs and rock and roll, looking for balance among all of the internal and outer chaos to find the beauty in life. Beginning with inspiration from a single riff Ali sent to Nordström, they began collaborating and developed the track, its core messaging defined in a lyric, “What I love the most is killing me, and what I need kills the loving.”

A legend for his experimental skate tricks in obscure locations and keen eye for street fashion, Ali Boulala has cemented himself in the catalog of polarizing figures with undeniable talents and fearless tastes. // Continue to the full article

Steve Aoki And KAAZE Release Summer Dance Anthem “Whole Again” Featuring John Martin

2x-Grammy-nominated artist and producer Steve Aoki and Swedish producer KAAZE join forces for a progressive festival-season banger “Whole Again” featuring legendary vocalist John Martin, known for his work with Swedish House Mafia and Martin Garrix. This marks the first time Aoki and KAAZE have collaborated, both of their distinct styles fusing together seamlessly to create a new euphoric dance anthem. Martin’s heartfelt vocals cut through the mix as he belts out the powerful refrain, “I just wish that you were here right now to make me whole again.” “Whole Again” is the latest single to drop from Aoki’s highly-anticipated forthcoming full-length album HiROQUEST out September 16, 2022. Fans can expect HiROQUEST to be an epic, multi-genre collection of solo and collaborative songs with a world-building story that extends beyond the music itself. // Continue to the full article