Category Archives: Featured Artist

Dayron Sharp


Burnsville, Mississippi native and country crooner Dayron Sharp didn’t waste much time in brining his talent to the table – by the age of 12 he was in his first Country band, and at 16, he was already dropping his first album. He began his stage career at that time too […]

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Jessica Ashley


NYC’s Jessica Ashley is making a name for herself on the Pop Rhythm and Blues scene in a hurry – the classically trained pianist began recording songs back in high school, and today, artists like Jojo are recording tunes she penned! The musical and songwriting talent is apparent on Jessica’s […]

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Ryan Humbert


It’s a celebration here at PEV offices – it’s another artist from one of our favorite homes: Rock Ridge Music. And as if those credentials weren’t enough, Mr. Ryan Humbert has fans so loyal, they contributed over $15,000 to his latest record, “Sometimes the Game Plays You”. We started out […]

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James Durbin: Slamming the Naysayers


An evening with James Durbin: Slamming the Naysayers “That’s why I’m up here, and you’re down there. God bless you, man.” In what was probably the best line muttered outside of a killer rock n’ roll tune during an evening at Ram’s Head Live! in Baltimore, James Durbin had to […]

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Kendrick O


I suppose it’s a little surprising – one of the more laid back artists we’ve ever had a chance to sit down with for a round of XXQ’s is based out of the ultra-competitive scene of NYC. Kendrick O is taking on Brooklyn, but perhaps it’s his North Canton, Ohio […]

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Nehedar


For more than a decade, Nehedar, the musical project of Emilia Cataldo, has been a regular on the singer/songwriter scene of NYC – a feat that only a select few acts can claim. Since 2001, Cataldo has released several records including the latest from Nehedar, a collection titled “High Tide”… […]

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J Duff


South Jersey native Josh “J Duff” Duffey is essentially exploding with creative beats and lyrics – the hip hop artist is dropping mixtapes on a regular basis. The first effort, “Porn for the Blind” arrived around Halloween last year, followed by J Duff’s official debut album: “The Introduction”. The collection […]

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Putnam Murdock


Americana singer/songwriter and Massachusetts native Putnam Murdock once believed that normal life (like his) always included “people sitting in circles all night long, singing in harmony and healing each other with song.” Man – that sounds nice. While your life may not always include this very peaceful and appealing scene, […]

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Overhate


Correct me if I’m wrong (seriously, tweet me @PensEyeView), but I think this feature may mark our first from Caracas, Venezuela. The 4-man squad known as Overhate (Giancarlo Vettor – Guitar and Vocals, Erick Machado – Guitars, Joseph Ortiz – Drums, Humberto Ortega – Bass) has already taken over their […]

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Kenneith Perrin


The latest feature to handle the PEV XXQ’s is a testament to perseverance and dedication in the music business – and he has the awards to prove it. Among them are two American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Plus Awards, recognition that Mr. Kenneith Perrin doesn’t take for […]

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