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Part II of our conversation with Grammy and Emmy Award winning producer and recording engineer Cynthia Daniels. She’s a two-time Grammy Award winner, (The Producers, [2001 Original Broadway Cast] and The Julie Andrews Collection CD), and has worked with everyone from Beyonce to Paul McCartney to Jennifer Lopez. Specializing in orchestral pop, she has recorded and produced countless broadway cast albums and large-scale productions in New York and London. She’s also produced solo and live records for some of the world’s most renowned vocalists and performers, such as Barbara Cook, Patti Lupone, Eartha Kitt, Sandra Bernhard and Elaine Stritch (Elaine Stritch: At Liberty). Ms. Daniels has also worked extensively in television and film and in 2007, she won an Emmy Award for composition and music supervision on the longest running daytime series Guiding Light. In 2011, she built a world-class recording studio in the Hamptons, (designed by architect John Storyk) and launched her own music label: MonkMusic Records, which focuses on young, emerging artists and producing audiophile quality, high-energy rock.

Direct download: IWTA_Cynthia_Daniels_Part_2....Mixdown_rev.mp3
Category:Interviews -- posted at: 11:57am PDT

Cynthia Daniels is a Grammy and Emmy Award winning producer and recording engineer, known for her work in Broadway, film and television. She’s a two-time Grammy Award winner, (The Producers, [2001 Original Broadway Cast] and The Julie Andrews Collection CD), and has worked with everyone from Beyonce to Paul McCartney to Jennifer Lopez. Specializing in orchestral pop, she has recorded and produced countless broadway cast albums and large-scale productions in New York and London. She’s also produced solo and live records for some of the world’s most renowned vocalists and performers, such as Barbara Cook, Patti Lupone, Eartha Kitt,Sandra Bernhard and Elaine Stritch (Elaine Stritch: At Liberty). Ms. Daniels has also worked extensively in television and film and in 2007, she won an Emmy Award for composition and music supervision on the longest running daytime series Guiding Light. In 2011, she built a world-class recording studio in the Hamptons, (designed by architect John Storyk) and launched her own music label: MonkMusic Records, which focuses on young, emerging artists and producing audiophile quality, high-energy rock.

Direct download: IWTA_Cynthia_Daniels_Part_1....Mixdown_rev.mp3
Category:Interviews -- posted at: 6:46pm PDT

Dune Local's original trio, vocalist Tristeen Caravella (T. Kissy) and drummer John Loetscher of Hampton Bays, and guitarist Austin Quinn of East Quogue are long time friends who grew up together on Long Island. In the last few years, Chris Hamilton joined the band on bass, and they began writing music together.

Dune Local has been described as a harmonic blend of the best of rock, reggae, blues, & hip hop funneled into a powerful and unique sonic experience. Their eclectic style brings a little something for everyone to the table. Last year, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning producer Cynthia Daniels signed Dune Local to her independent music label, MonkMusic Records, and they're currently working on their second album.

Tune in to hear the band talk about their eclectic sound, how working with Cynthia Daniels has enhanced their music, and where they see themselves going. PLUS-- two in-studio performances. Check it out!!

Follow them online at dunelocal.com

Direct download: IWTA_Dune_Local_Nov_2014...Mixdown_rev.mp3
Category:Interviews -- posted at: 9:46am PDT

Bruce Vilanch is a six-time Emmy Award winning comedy writer and actor. Probably best known to the public for his 4 years stint on Hollywood Squares, he is a featured writer for the Tonys, Grammys and Emmys and has been head writer for the Oscars since 2000. Bruce Vilanch began his career writing for Bette Midler in the mid 70s, before going on to write for such stars as Diana Ross, Billy Crystal, Lilly Tomlin, Roseanna Barr, Rosie O'Donnell, Elizabeth Taylor and Robin Williams, among many others. Vilanch was the subject of the 1999 documentary Get Bruce, which you can find on Netflix, and he appeared off-Broadway in his one-man show, Bruce Vilanch: Almost Famous. In this conversation, Bruce answers questions about the James Franco-Anne Hathaway-Oscars Fiasco, and talks about his dreams of being a movie star, how he professional relationship with Bette Midler began, what it was like to work with Robin Williams and how he feels about other people speaking his words all the time.

Direct download: IWTA_Bruce_Vilanch_Nov_2014....Mixdown.mp3
Category:Interviews -- posted at: 11:47am PDT

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