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Deborah E is a smooth and sultry summer night on Bourbon Street. Classy with a dash of sass. Proof that jazz greats have not been sacrificed to processed pop.[ois skin="2"]
At first glance, at a distance, these images look as if they are photos from the war or from the beauty of the machines gracing the skies. Then, one realizes that they capture something that oftentimes is not able to be captured in photos, as well as providing more depth, and appropriate color. These are paintings by the talented Matthew Emeny.
The title, “Child Extraordinaire” does not do justice when describing Paul Jules Butler. This young man is amazing! He is amazing in his own right, regardless of age, but taking the age factor into consideration is simply awe-inspiring. This is one young man that you will want to keep an eye on, as time moves forward! Welcome, Master Butler! Glad to have you on ScatnStyle.comWhen did you first decide that you wanted to be an artist?
Paul Jules Butler, my son, started painting at the age of 4, in 2014.
Many people wish that they could play a musical instrument, but assume that they have left it too late. Of course, if you are lucky enough to have learned as a child then you shouldn’t have any trouble picking it up again, but if you have never played a note in your life then you may just think that it’s not for you. This is completely wrong – anybody can learn any instrument they like at whatever time of life they like and probably the most accessible instrument is a piano. Here are some of the many reasons why you CAN learn the piano, no matter what your age!
Are you in a band? If so you’ll know how crucial videos are to your success. If you get a quality video together that captures the imagination, you’ll find your friends want to share it across social media – meaning it could even go viral! A professional video is great for people that have just discovered you for the first time – it will show that you are serious and you mean business. It’ll help push all those rubbish video clips that people have uploaded with their smartphones down the list too – they might mean well but poor sound and visual quality videos can do a band more harm than good. A video needs to show you and your music in the best possible light. Here are some things to think about. A Theme Don’t just opt for a static video of you and your band mates playing your songs. Make it interesting! Recruit someone who understands camera angles to film it for you. Choose a theme and make a storyboard – everybody loves a story! Keep it simple though – you don’t want it to be so confusing that people miss the point entirely. Go for a colour scheme too – think about what the band will be wearing.
Listening to Xenia Sky is an experience. There is a raw edge, reminding me of some of the music that I love to listen to, from the 1930s and 1940s, when music was raw. Then, with “Adam and the Fire” in mind, a rock edge emerges and that toe tapping turns into a desire to move, and yet, at the same time, to contemplate the lyrics that Xernia Sky has creatively woven within the tapestry of her music.
Come, meet Xenia Sky.
When did you first decide that you wanted to be a musician?
I started singing and writing songs when I was 14. I never made the conscious decision to be a singer/songwriter, it just evolved out of one day picking up my father’s stratocaster and putting words to a very sad melody. I can say that every time I tour or write it is a way of saying to myself “I’m going to keep doing this.” I cant imagine doing anything else.