Just back in New York after visiting Ruby Friedman in New Orleans. One of the great voices of Los Angeles, Ruby moves around as much as me, which made it even more special to spend time with her in the studio and on stage down in Nola.
Can’t wait to catch up with her again, always an honor and a pleasure.
CLICK HERE to read Ysanne’s interview by Huffington Post journalist, Kristen Blake, including her thoughts on being Creative Director of Amazing Artists, North America and insights into music, food and how to live life successfully.
Established in 1890, The Strad magazine is the world’s leading monthly magazine for everything strings… and the October issue features Ysanne.
I’m excited to be working on a new song for 尚雯婕 aka Laura Shang, one of the biggest pop stars in China. Known as the Chinese Lady Gaga, 尚雯婕 is a Goth Mando-Pop artist who is a household name throughout China, Korea, and the whole of Asia.
It’s truly thrilling to be working on the string arrangement for this major recording artist, whose deliciously catchy song will reach so many people.
And on a purely artistic level, this record is super-inventive and delights me, like a curious confection from outer space… It’s definitely a bit goth, but weirder than anything alternative, and candy-like to the taste.
More tomorrow, yay!
Amazing Radio NYC is now streaming a test transmission, featuring music from new and emerging New York artists, alongside recordings I made a few weeks ago on the streets of Manhattan’s Lower East Side and Brooklyn. More content and programming coming soon, but for now, go check it out, and if you’re a New York-based musician, or a musician in any other part of the world wanting to reach New York ears, upload your music at Amazing Tunes.