Rock singer – Jose Carlos Matos Sat, 06 Aug 2022 03:00:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Rock singer – Jose Carlos Matos 32 32 Fuji Rock offers escape again Sat, 06 Aug 2022 01:00:34 +0000

Japan Times contributor Patrick St. Michel and culture editor Alyssa Smith traveled to Naeba Ski Resort in the mountains of Niigata Prefecture last weekend for the 2022 edition of the Fuji Rock Festival. Here are their experiences of one of Japan’s premier summer music festivals.

It didn’t take long for day one of Fuji Rock 2022 to stumble upon this year’s center tension. After attendees underwent temperature checks, installed tracking apps and listened to a lecture on rules intended to limit the potential spread of COVID-19, Mongolian metal band The Hu delivered a first highlight via their mix shredding, traditional instrumentation and throat singing.

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Six Times Rock Artists Collided With Horror Behind The Camera Wed, 03 Aug 2022 18:58:22 +0000

What’s summer without the horror of sharks?

The official sequel to Andrew Trauckiit is the reef, The Reef: Tracked is now available on Digital/VOD and streaming on Shudder.

Written and directed by Andrew Traucki (black water) following his 2010 film, The Reef: Tracked stars Teressa Liane (“Vampire’s Diary”), Anne Truong (“Cowboy Bebop”), Saskia Archer (Boshack), Kate Lister (“Click Bait”) and Tim Ross (“Wonderland”).

In the sequel: “Nic, in an effort to heal after witnessing the horrific murder of his sister, travels to a tropical resort with his friends for a kayaking and snorkeling adventure. Just hours into their expedition, the women are stalked and attacked by a great white shark. To survive, they will have to unite and Nic will have to overcome his post-traumatic stress, face his fears and kill the monster.

The appetite for shark horror is insatiable, and it’s not hard to see why. A gripping shark movie can be downright terrifying. Sharks are apex predators at home in their element, unlike humans. This makes escape and survival much trickier. To demonstrate why we love shark horror, we take a look back at six of the most terrifying shark moments in horror.

the reef – Underwater fear

Writer/director Andrew Traucki’s minimalist approach and use of actual shark footage resulted in an intense shark feature full of scares. One of the most significant moments comes after the group makes their long swim in open water after their boat capsizes. Luke (Damian Walshe-Howling) ducks his head below the surface in search of oncoming predators, only to encounter a charging shark with its mouth wide open. It’s a powerful jump scare that makes you happy to be on dry land.

The wide – Feeding frenzy

Daniel and Susan find themselves stranded at sea due to a counting error during a scuba diving excursion. Drifting without food or water through various aquatic encounters would sell survival horror enough, but The wide also sees the pair constantly surrounded by sharks. The most disturbing scene comes when Susan is alone, after Daniel’s injuries cause the sharks to descend and take him. The wide sees Susan walking on water, with flippers spinning nearby. It is intercut with a peek below the surface, showing the sharks gathering frantically. That Susan’s response is to silently accept her fate sends shivers down the spine.

The deep blue sea – Poor Jim

Renny Harlin goes big with this blockbuster-sized shark attack flick and sets the tone early with this brutal, over-the-top death. The triggering event occurs when Dr. Jim Whitlock (Stellan Skarsgård), one of the people responsible for genetically modifying the intelligence of sharks, has his arm severed by one of the sharks. Medical evacuation attempts during a storm create a series of disasters, resulting in multiple deaths once the helicopter crashes into the aquatic research station. Through it all, poor Jim is dragged from the airbridge to the ocean below by one of his sharks. The survivors watch, helpless and horrified, as the shark carries it in its mouth and then uses it as a tool to break the glass of the facility. It’s a long, endless way to die.

The shallows – Jellyfish Glove

Jaume Collet-Serra injects heart-pounding suspense throughout this shark attack flick, creating plenty of memorable sequences. Arguably the most notable of all comes with the extended sequence which sees Blake Lively’s Nancy forced out of the safety of a rock thanks to the rising tide. Nancy’s closest source of protection from the stalker shark is a buoy in the distance, creating a harrowing chase through the jellyfish-infested waters.

47 meters below – A flare in the dark

Sisters Lisa (Mandy Moore) and Kate (Claire Holt) are on vacation in Mexico when a shark diving excursion offers the reserved Lisa a chance to prove she can be impulsive after all. It goes awry when the cage’s cable snaps and traps the sisters in the depths of the ocean with prowling sharks. The film’s most terrifying moment comes when the sisters finally make their slow ascent through the pitch-black waters, lighting their way to the surface with a flare. When that rocket goes off, a palpable tension builds as they struggle to ignite another. When the rocket finally explodes, it gives way to the biggest scare in the entire film.

Jaws – Silent Killer

Steven Spielberg has established that less is more when it comes to the scariest moments. This is never more evident in film than during the 4th of July weekend. A crowded beach full of revelry turns to horror when the shark swims into the area and overturns a few boats, including one with Brody’s son, Michael. Putting Michael in jeopardy creates tense tension, and Spielberg takes advantage of this by framing the scene overhead as the yachtsman surfaces to reach his boat. The spectator can see what the swimmer cannot see; the shark is approaching to kill him. He is quietly being dragged underground, with Michael petrified as he watches this happen. Finally, the cries of the yachtsman alert swimmers as he is being devoured. Cut to his severed leg drifting to the bottom of the sea.

The Reef: Tracked is now available on Digital/VOD and Shudder.

Sug Daniels pays tribute to Jill Scott, new music from Amanda Shires and Lucy Dacus sings Cher Mon, 01 Aug 2022 18:25:24 +0000

1. Sug Daniels, Living the Golden Life: A Tribute to Jill Scott. This project by Delaware-born, Philadelphia-based songwriter Sug Daniels earned him a spot among 46 winners of the Black Music City initiative, a collaboration between WXPN-FM (88.5), WRTI -FM (90.1) and REC Philly. .

Daniels, who also fronts the band Hoochi Coochi, recorded her own version of “Golden,” a celebration of life and love from the Philadelphia singer-poet-actress Scott’s 2004 album. Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2.

But in addition to the cheerful new recording, Daniels has also released a 14-minute short film shot by Paige Walter featuring musical collaborator Sam Nobles following her through a creative day in her life.

“I remember hearing Jill Scott’s ‘Golden’ when I was a kid,” Daniels says in the video. “I may have been too young to understand the power of her words, but I heard the power of her voice clear as day. As I grew up, I realized that she…was talking about her freedom in existence. As a black woman, it was paramount for me to witness this… Thank you, Jilly.

Daniels is busy. She plays the Homey Awards at Queen in Wilmington on August 7 and the Philadelphia Folk Festival on August 19. She teams up with Lauren Kuhne in her Brown Sug Blonde Roast project at Attic Brewing in Germantown on August 24 and is with the Black Opry Revue at Wiggins Park as part of the Xponential Music Festival on September 17.

2. Amanda Shires, Take it like a man. Beyoncé’s hit album Renaissance may have grabbed all the attention last Friday, but a slew of other notable releases came out on the same day, including new albums from Maggie Rodgers and King Princess, and this, the eighth and best album from the Texas singer and violinist Amanda Shires.

Shires, who is co-founder of feminist country quartet The Highwomen as well as a member of husband Jason Isbell’s band The 400 Unit, has written her most impressive set of original songs. Working with producer Lawrence Rothman, she sings with more confidence than ever on tracks that approach pop without leaving her country roots behind. “Fault Lines,” which examines the cracks in his marriage (featuring Isbell on guitar) is a stunner, as is the soulful ballad “Lonely at Night” and “Empty Cups,” a duet with Maren Morris. Shires will play World Cafe Live on September 14.

3. The Avengers at Johnny Brenda. Among the not-as-famous heroes of the punk rock explosion of the 1970s as they should be are The Avengers, the San Francisco band fronted by rock pioneer Penelope Houston. The group is credited by some with creating the first hardcore punk song in 1977 “We Are The One”.

Houston often performs as a solo artist and she is also a punk rock archivist at the San Francisco Public Library. She brings the latest version of The Avengers, featuring original guitarist Greg Ingraham, to Fishtown on Tuesday. Blessed Muthas and Lil Bambinos open. $17, 8 p.m., 8/2, 1201 N. Frankford Ave.,

4. Lucy Dacus, “Believe.” Since moving to Philadelphia from Richmond, Va., shortly before the pandemic hit, Lucy Dacus hasn’t had so much luck with her hometown shows. First, her Free at Noon show at World Cafe Live in March was postponed due to COVID-19 (she made up the date in July.)

Then his date with Courtney Barnett at the Mann Center’s Skyline Stage last week was canceled due to a storm. (A rescheduled date has yet to be announced.) “If someone put a spell on me,” she tweeted the next morning, “It worked now, take it back plz & ty, I’m tired.”

For consolation, there is this: a dreamy cover of “Believe”, Cher’s 1998 hit. While singing it, the indie songwriter said, “I accidentally felt like I wanted to become Cher.”

“Believe” was a partial inspiration for “Partner in Crime,” a standout cut from Dacus’ excellent diaristic 2021 release. home video. Dacus re-recorded this song – without the Auto-Tune used on the original version – and released it in tandem with “Believe” as part of the Spotify Singles series.

5. Carsie Blanton at Concerts Under the Stars. With the one from last year love and rageCarsie Blanton oscillated between these two emotional states with passion and anger on songs partly inspired by the days of protest in Philadelphia following the death of George Floyd in 2020.

Today, the Philadelphia singer, influenced by John Prine and Nina Simone and who considers her trio “a group of jazzmen playing pop music”, records stripped down versions of songs from her catalog. The first music published in the current project body of work is the four song EP hot night. She plays the King of Prussia with Hezekiah Jones on Thursday. Free. $39 for VIPs. 7:00 p.m., 8/4, Upper Merion Township Building Park, 175 W. Valley Forge Road, King of Prussia,

Why country star Dwight Yoakam worried his cover of Elvis Presley’s ‘Suspicious Minds’ might fall apart on Rock Radio Thu, 28 Jul 2022 00:22:34 +0000


  • Country singer Dwight Yoakam covered Elvis Presley’s “Suspicious Minds”.
  • Yoakam is a fan of many different artists and genres from the 1960s.
  • He said American radio had issues with him and similar artists.
Elvis Presley, singer of “Suspicious Minds” | Archive by Michael Ochs/Getty Images

Elvis Presley’s “Suspicious Minds” is the most famous version of the song. However, country music star Dwight Yoakam covered “Suspicious Minds” in 1992. Yoakam once revealed why he wasn’t sure his cover would play on rock radio.