Recent Articles ARIA – “Broken Hearted” Album Art Up-and-coming independent artist ARIA has released his newest track, “Broken Hearted”, and it is definitely a relatable one. The song was produced by Boston & Pat, who are fresh off co-producing MGK’s “Die in California” and co-writing Bazzi’s Top 40 radio hit, “I Like That”. ARIA describes […]
Recent Articles By Charlie Maybee Fairfax, Virginia based singer-songwriter and rapper, Khi Lo, gets retrospective with the second part of a three-part project titled Rosslyn II. Melding elements of pop, rap, and pop punk, this is an album that flows fluidly between rage, love, and depression. Where the previous installment focused on the here and […]
Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill Having featured both of these artists on this site in the past, it is incredibly exciting to be sharing this collaborative project between recording artist Ben DeHan and DJ and producer Valoramous. In spite of very different backgrounds, the two come together around “Woke Up” and its themes centered […]
Recent Articles By Charlie Maybee Los Angeles based producer and songwriter, Lorenzo Wood, is merging R&B vibes with a pop-punk energy in his new single “LONELY NIGHTS”. Starting from within a more contemplative state, the song sits back and lets the rain free fall on our faces. “It’s just another night I’m alone in my […]
Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill Ben DeHan made his way into the hearts of fans as a member of Baltimore-based rock band American Diary in 2006. With the release of their sophomore album in 2008, The Brightest Colors, came the opportunity to undertake over 44,000 miles of national touring, which also included the band’s […]
Hailing from Odenton, MD between Baltimore and Washington DC, Ben DeHan has a pop-fusion sound similar to the Angels and Airwaves and Camino. Ben talks with Andy about his recent release, “Waiting For You”, and the music he makes with his fiance Lauren White, a songwriter and cellist, which includes Ben’s latest single, “Oxon Hill” about another local spot within the Washington DC metropolitan area.
Ben talks about his history as a touring musician as well as local influences and inspirations like Fugazi, Black Flag, Jimmie’s Chicken Shack, Good Charlotte, Bumpin; Uglies, All Time Low, and Ben’s former band, American Diary. Ben talks about his songwriting and production leading to his comparisons to Blink 182 and Machine Gun Kelly.
Andy introduces Ben to another “This or That” segment where he must choose between Old Bay or Sour Cream & Onion, Aqua or ABBA, Fender or Gibson, Shrek 2 or Toy Story 2, and KFC or McDonald’s.
You can hear more music by Ben DeHan when New Nostalgia Releases on September 24, but people can get it now for $5 here: https://bendehan.bandcamp.com/album/new-nostalgia
Recent Articles By Cynthia Gross This Alchemical Records article is read by the author to provide a multimedia experience for our audience while increasing the accessibility of our content to persons with hearing loss, low vision, dyslexia, physical or motor disabilities, or are on the autism spectrum. Every now and then, a person comes into […]
Recent Articles The Alchemist As U.S. Army Captain and indie recording artist Jon Richie has discovered these past few years, one of the advantages to developing a musical career while serving in the military is the down time it has afforded him to cultivate his craft while being deployed in foreign territories. Raised in Mountain […]