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By: Elia Powers | July 29, 2005
When the country quartet known as Hot Apple Pie chose its name, band members said there were many possible interpretations. In the 2 1/2 years since the group signed with DreamWorks Records, lead vocalist Brady Seals said the name has come to mean freshness and authenticity. "There are so many great studio players in the music industry," said Seals, who also plays guitar, keyboards, harmonica and accordion. "A lot of groups will call themselves groups, but use other artists on their records.
NEWS
September 29, 2004
Mark R. Madler Marina Verenikina was singing before she could even talk. At least, that's what her mom tells her. A classically trained pianist, Verenikina, sings before audiences in the Los Angeles area accompanied by a digital piano and guitar. "I always wanted to do music and I didn't know I could do it professionally until I came to America," said Verenikina, who emigrated here from Russia when she was 17 and lives in Glendale. A career boost for Verenikina could come Thursday, when the winner of the SoundMoves To Stardom Unsigned Music Contest is announced at the Burbank recording studio.
NEWS
February 21, 2001
Paul Andersen, Enjoy! BURBANK -- In the 20 years that James Intveld has been a fixture on the Southern California music scene, he has released just two albums of his own. That, says the singer whose voice would make an angel jealous, is something he hopes to correct. Soon? "Yeah," he says laughing over the phone from his Burbank home. "I really do need to make records every year or two. I'm writing songs for the next one and I want to make it now!
ENTERTAINMENT
November 24, 2005
La Crescenta resident and Crescenta Valley High School graduate Amanda Mosher, a music personality known for her sultry, lyrical songwriting style, has won this year's award as Best Performer for the L.A. Music Awards, in the Female Singer/Songwriter category. The glittering awards ceremony, held Nov. 9, at the beautiful, historic Henry Fonda Music Box Theater on Hollywood Blvd., is set to be televised in December. The awards show, which featured breakthrough performances by cutting edge new indie musical acts, was highlighted by lifetime achievement awards to several of the unsung heroes of the music industry.
NEWS
July 25, 2013
An Arkansas man has been sentenced to six years in prison for sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman in Glendale after she responded to his job posting for a personal assistant on Craigslist. Garry Dwayne Boga, 27, pleaded no contest Tuesday to one felony count of sexual penetration by a foreign object and was immediately sentenced to state prison, according to Shiara Dávila-Morales, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. He was also ordered to register as a sex offender for life.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | February 9, 2008
Frank Macchia, an orchestrator for the film industry, had forgotten when the Grammy nominations were to be announced, so he got the surprise of his life when a friend called to give him the good news. The Burbank resident is up for his first Grammy for “Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair” on his CD “Emotions,” which was nominated for Best Instrumental Arrangement. “I was flabbergasted to find out I had made it,” said Macchia, 49, a former Glendale resident.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Daniel Siegal, daniel.siegal@latimes.com | August 26, 2011
Emily Valentine might have gone to La Cañada Elementary and La Cañada High, but that doesn't mean she's your average resident of the 91011. With years of touring in a punk band, appearances on “American Idol” and “The Voice,” and yes, lots of tattoos, Valentine is already moving full steam ahead in her attempts to take over the music industry, even if she's living with her mom in quiet La Cañada Flintridge. Valentine said she doesn't mind living at home while she gears up for the next phase in her career, which kicks off when she plays her debut solo show Sept.
NEWS
By Zain Shauk | May 12, 2009
With a few mouse clicks and taps on a keyboard, Byron Delto was showing his students how a colorful mix of on-screen bars and squiggles could turn into a harmonic, head-bobbing jam. Delto, a music recording and notation instructor at Glendale Community College, was walking his class through a lesson on composing complex tracks from simple instrument sequences. He matched a series of drum and bass combinations to a strings recording. He demonstrated how to accentuate elements of the track using particular sounds, and showed the students how to easily coordinate the timing and pitch of different song components.
NEWS
May 21, 2005
Darleene Barrientos Performing in a 500-seat concert hall is no big deal for three Hoover High School freshmen, who will perform in front of music industry professionals in the Battle of the High School Bands. The three 14-year-old students who make up rock band the Glitch will go up against high school bands from San Diego, Temecula and Orange County Saturday after beating out more than 300 bands that submitted original songs to win one of the five top spots in the event hosted by the Musicians Institute of Hollywood.
NEWS
By Erna Taylor-Stark | June 22, 2007
Cyrus Melchor is a young man with an impressive future. He is a budding author, music composer and multimedia artist, lovingly known to his friends and family as "Mount Cyanide." Melchor has been producing music professionally since he was 18 years-old with his first production being a remix for the group Massive Attack on their debut album. He has an inbred love of classical music, having studied piano and violin in elementary school, and has used that background to develop his own style of musical interpretation that envelops fantasy, electronic sound, and, in his words, "improvisational psychedelic tweaking and electronic forms ?
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July 25, 2013
An Arkansas man has been sentenced to six years in prison for sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman in Glendale after she responded to his job posting for a personal assistant on Craigslist. Garry Dwayne Boga, 27, pleaded no contest Tuesday to one felony count of sexual penetration by a foreign object and was immediately sentenced to state prison, according to Shiara Dávila-Morales, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. He was also ordered to register as a sex offender for life.
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Daniel Siegal, daniel.siegal@latimes.com | August 26, 2011
Emily Valentine might have gone to La Cañada Elementary and La Cañada High, but that doesn't mean she's your average resident of the 91011. With years of touring in a punk band, appearances on “American Idol” and “The Voice,” and yes, lots of tattoos, Valentine is already moving full steam ahead in her attempts to take over the music industry, even if she's living with her mom in quiet La Cañada Flintridge. Valentine said she doesn't mind living at home while she gears up for the next phase in her career, which kicks off when she plays her debut solo show Sept.
NEWS
By Zain Shauk | May 12, 2009
With a few mouse clicks and taps on a keyboard, Byron Delto was showing his students how a colorful mix of on-screen bars and squiggles could turn into a harmonic, head-bobbing jam. Delto, a music recording and notation instructor at Glendale Community College, was walking his class through a lesson on composing complex tracks from simple instrument sequences. He matched a series of drum and bass combinations to a strings recording. He demonstrated how to accentuate elements of the track using particular sounds, and showed the students how to easily coordinate the timing and pitch of different song components.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | February 9, 2008
Frank Macchia, an orchestrator for the film industry, had forgotten when the Grammy nominations were to be announced, so he got the surprise of his life when a friend called to give him the good news. The Burbank resident is up for his first Grammy for “Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair” on his CD “Emotions,” which was nominated for Best Instrumental Arrangement. “I was flabbergasted to find out I had made it,” said Macchia, 49, a former Glendale resident.
NEWS
By Erna Taylor-Stark | June 22, 2007
Cyrus Melchor is a young man with an impressive future. He is a budding author, music composer and multimedia artist, lovingly known to his friends and family as "Mount Cyanide." Melchor has been producing music professionally since he was 18 years-old with his first production being a remix for the group Massive Attack on their debut album. He has an inbred love of classical music, having studied piano and violin in elementary school, and has used that background to develop his own style of musical interpretation that envelops fantasy, electronic sound, and, in his words, "improvisational psychedelic tweaking and electronic forms ?
ENTERTAINMENT
November 24, 2005
La Crescenta resident and Crescenta Valley High School graduate Amanda Mosher, a music personality known for her sultry, lyrical songwriting style, has won this year's award as Best Performer for the L.A. Music Awards, in the Female Singer/Songwriter category. The glittering awards ceremony, held Nov. 9, at the beautiful, historic Henry Fonda Music Box Theater on Hollywood Blvd., is set to be televised in December. The awards show, which featured breakthrough performances by cutting edge new indie musical acts, was highlighted by lifetime achievement awards to several of the unsung heroes of the music industry.
NEWS
By: Elia Powers | July 29, 2005
When the country quartet known as Hot Apple Pie chose its name, band members said there were many possible interpretations. In the 2 1/2 years since the group signed with DreamWorks Records, lead vocalist Brady Seals said the name has come to mean freshness and authenticity. "There are so many great studio players in the music industry," said Seals, who also plays guitar, keyboards, harmonica and accordion. "A lot of groups will call themselves groups, but use other artists on their records.
NEWS
May 21, 2005
Darleene Barrientos Performing in a 500-seat concert hall is no big deal for three Hoover High School freshmen, who will perform in front of music industry professionals in the Battle of the High School Bands. The three 14-year-old students who make up rock band the Glitch will go up against high school bands from San Diego, Temecula and Orange County Saturday after beating out more than 300 bands that submitted original songs to win one of the five top spots in the event hosted by the Musicians Institute of Hollywood.
NEWS
September 29, 2004
Mark R. Madler Marina Verenikina was singing before she could even talk. At least, that's what her mom tells her. A classically trained pianist, Verenikina, sings before audiences in the Los Angeles area accompanied by a digital piano and guitar. "I always wanted to do music and I didn't know I could do it professionally until I came to America," said Verenikina, who emigrated here from Russia when she was 17 and lives in Glendale. A career boost for Verenikina could come Thursday, when the winner of the SoundMoves To Stardom Unsigned Music Contest is announced at the Burbank recording studio.
NEWS
February 21, 2001
Paul Andersen, Enjoy! BURBANK -- In the 20 years that James Intveld has been a fixture on the Southern California music scene, he has released just two albums of his own. That, says the singer whose voice would make an angel jealous, is something he hopes to correct. Soon? "Yeah," he says laughing over the phone from his Burbank home. "I really do need to make records every year or two. I'm writing songs for the next one and I want to make it now!
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