Artist Spotlight: Ry Bradley

Ry Bradley is an award-winning country music artist who brings his dynamic stage presence and innovative country sound with him wherever he goes. Growing up in Hawaii and California, he was exposed to many types of music which helped him develop his own unique sound. Ry received the 2014 LA Music Award for “Country Artist of the Year.”

We recently caught up with Ry to learn about his upcoming album, his work for the victims of the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest shooting, and what he likes most about his Wayfarer theme.

Singer. Songwriter. Musician.

Artist Spotlight: Ron Yarman

Ron Yarman’s music is genuine and relatable with sincere, honest lyrics set to a driving pop rock feel. With a balance of tender ballads and vibrant, charismatic melodies, it’s easy to envision your life as a movie and Ron’s songs as the soundtrack.

We recently caught up with Ron to learn more about his songwriting style, what makes a live performance memorable, and what he enjoys most about his AudioTheme website.

North Carolina-based Hammered Dulcimer Artist

Artist Spotlight: Joshua Messick

Asheville, North Carolina-based Joshua Messick is a hammered dulcimer artist whose sound is influenced by Celtic, World, Renaissance, Folk, and Classical music.

Joshua has released six studio albums and was the featured instrumentalist on the Japanese animated film “Mary and the Witch’s Flower”. We recently caught up with him to learn more about the hammered dulcimer instrument, his favorite memories, and his latest projects.

Flutist, Composer, and Educator

Artist Spotlight: Allison Loggins-Hull

Flutist, composer, and educator, Allison Loggins-Hull, has been praised by the Wall Street Journal for being able “to redefine the instrument”.

As a co-founder of the critically acclaimed urban art pop ensemble, Flutronix, she is also known for “redefining the flute and modernizing its sound by hauling it squarely into the world of popular music.” (MTV Iggy). Loggins-Hull has garnered a reputation for successfully navigating an array of musical worlds and appealing to varied audiences.

Allison Loggins-Hull has performed and recorded with several artists, including Frank Ocean, the International Contemporary Ensemble, and David Virelles. She can be seen performing in video used as part of Adele’s world tour.

We recently caught up with Allison to learn more about her musical influences, teaching styles, latest projects, and what she likes most about her Promenade theme.

Los Angeles Trumpet Player and Composer

Artist Spotlight: Jon Manness

Jon Manness is a trumpet player and composer in Los Angeles. He has performed and recorded with such international artists as CeeLo Green, Alex Sparrow, Dezmond Meeks, and Zahir Ashe.

As a composer, Jon has written music for the AVATAR Blu-ray, MICROSOFT, THE US ARMY, and schools around the country.

Recent projects include recording trumpet for Magic Mike Live and a new single by CeeLo Green and Dezmond Meeks.

We recently caught up with Jon to learn more about his horn section The Red Line Horns, his musical influences, and what he likes best about his Twotone theme and the AudioTheme plugin.

Australian Alt-Country and Folk Musician

Artist Spotlight: Sam Newton

Singer songwriter Sam Newton is a storytelling folk musician from Sydney who takes full advantage of traditional country and blues foundations to build both free wheelin’ and carefully constructed songs. A staple in the Australian Alt-Country scene, his hooks and poignant lyrics will stay with you long after the music finishes.

I recently caught up with Sam to learn more about the types of songs he writes, how he writes songs, who his influences are, where he draws inspiration and why he highly recommends AudioTheme for serious musicians.

A Unique Quintet of Multi-Instrumentalists

Artist Spotlight: Elephant Revival

Elephant Revival is a unique quintet of multi-instrumentalists blending elements of gypsy, Celtic, Americana, and folk. Brought together by a unified sense of purpose, Elephant Revival communicates the importance of harmony among all living things and uses music to unite us in ways that no other medium can.

We recently caught up with Bridget Law—Elephant Revival fiddle player—to learn more about the band, how songs are created, what inspires them musically, and what they like most about using AudioTheme for their website.

Spotlight: Echo du Oan’s

Echo du Oan’s is a team of French music aficionados who host a monthly radio program in a Rennes area pub.

Since 2009, the Echo du Oan’s team has been welcoming local musicians into the Oan’s Pub and capturing their live performances and interviews. These shows are shared through a variety of media, which you can find on the Echo du Oan’s website — running AudioTheme’s Promenade theme.