The Netflix of Theatre Is Here:  See Live Shows, Theatrical Events and Comedy For One Monthly Fee in the Bay Area by Kevin M. Thomas

What Netflix did for movies and Bag Borrow or Steal did for purse rentals, the new RushTix is doing for live performances. Launched this week, www.rushtix.com has a monthly fee of $8.99 and with that, you get access to complimentary tickets for local arts and culture – whether it be a concert, comedy show or […] Click to read more »

Janet Electrified the Stage in LA, Shared the Lovefest with her Fans and Proved She’s ‘Unbreakable’!

“I ain’t never gon, gonna go nowhere”, were the first words sung at last Friday night’s LA Forum concert for the one and only Janet Jackson! Anyone who dismissed the living legend for leaving the scene for no return, or being irrelevant today,  should eat their negativity, because Ms. Jackson was not only present last night, […] Click to read more »

#ProjectPandaMonium for CMJ tonight, October 14th with Killer Acts Like Tribe Society, herMajesty, Olivver the Kid and Anna Rose!

CMJ is here in New York so you know what that means plenty of fresh indie sounds pulsating throughout the city that never sleeps. #ProjectPandaMonium produced by Black Panda Pr is THE showcase to catch,  featuring fresh new indie bands,  plus Progressive Pulse favorite, Anna Rose who headlines this carefully crafted list of acts you won’t […] Click to read more »

AfroPunk 2015: Rising Above the Norm

Text and Photos by Rico Noguchi The 2015 edition of AfroPunk, the annual music festival held in Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park that since its inception in 2005 has catered to “Black Punks” and “alternative people of color;” has drawn a wide range of attention from the media this year including The New York Times, Vogue and other national publications […] Click to read more »

Ivy Levan’s Star Rises in “No Good” – Album review by Eric D. Baca

“I think you might have missed it, I think you got it twisted, when I told you to kiss it, my biscuit, my biscuit” goes the fiery hit track “Biscuit” by one badass blue-eyed soul songstress named Ivy Levan on her debut album release, No Good.  Ms. Levan’s album showcases a multi-genre sound that she […] Click to read more »

Take a Transcendental Musical Journey with the Re-issue of Zero 7’s “Simple Things” on Vinyl

It may be 14 years old, but the re-issue of Zero 7’s, “Simple Things” on vinyl is a welcome reminder of the brilliance of that blissful musical journey that the band introduced to the music scene. Forget that “Sex and the City” featured the track,  “In the Waiting Line” at the end of “The Domino […] Click to read more »

Pacha Massive Dig Deeper in Production and Special Guests in “Where We Come From” on New Album

If you’re fans of Electronic Latin based group, Pacha Massive then you’re aware of their fusion of latin tinged music with electronic and ethereal elements. The listener is always on a musical journey when playing a Pacha Massive album complete with vocals that jump seamlessly between English and Latin languages. It’s been six years since […] Click to read more »

Gregory Nalbone Shares Secrets of Being a Social Media Phenom, Sounds of his Heart, and Graces PULSE Accessories First Shoot

Cabaret singer and social media icon, Gregory Nalbone is back with a brand new show entitled, “The Sounds of my Heart” at the Metropolitan Room on Wednesday, July 15th at 7:00 PM and Saturday, July 18th at 9:30 PM. Working with a legendary cabaret director, Lennie Watts, musical direction by Kenneth Gartman,  accompanied by Dan […] Click to read more »

The Future is Now – The Godfather of Disco’s Déjà Vu – Album Review by Eric D. Baca

Relevant, contemporary and strangely cohesive, “Déjà Vu”, the first album in 35 years for electronic dance music pioneer & disco Godfather, Giorgio Moroder, stays true to the formula he popularized in the mid seventies – fun music for people who, according to Moroder, “will always want to dance”.    The twelve track album features collaborations […] Click to read more »