The Witches Made Me Do It by Ryan Cassata | Album Review

1_SC5O9RPu1Bx2MnXFwtL2SQ

Recently, Ryan released a new album ” The Witches Made Me Do It “, which consists of eight tracks. Bamboo Plants is captivating and in my opinion the perfect hook to reel in new listeners and excite long-time fans like myself. It’s definitely a new favorite of mine. Track listing is as followed; Bamboo Plants, Extended Vacation, Cather in the Rye, The Witches Made Me Do It, Never Lied, Holy Holy Hold Me, Disguise, & We’re Still Living. Through out the album you hear raw real vocals and can relate to the emotions Ryan experienced as it comes through so strongly in his art. Usually an artist will release an album and each song will have the same or a similar sound, with this album each song brings us a different sound. While listening Ryan brings us with him through different stages in his life. I believe this album has elements everyone can relate to and you should listen to it if you enjoy songs about all parts of life; the good the ugly and everything in between.

You can listen to the album below on Spotify as well as purchase a physical copy and pick up some kick-ass merch while you’re at it. T-shirts, shorts, pins, stickers & more!

Review courtesy of Cristine Trimarco

Keep up with us on social media: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

Ryan Cassata, Skylar Kergil, Mae Krell + April Rose | Instagram Live virtual concert review +Premiere of Ryan Cassata’s new single artwork!

96763842_10159649032989348_5388301876041089024_o

Last night via Instagram Live on Ryan’s account all who joined the live stream got a taste of what we’ve all been missing most during this quarantine; live music and togetherness.

First, Ryan and Loren performed – with background barks from Geoffrey.  They opened the stream with singing one of my favorites off of Ryan’s newest album  The Witches Made Me Do It called Bamboo Plants. Following that he played a new song called Gender Binary (Fuck You) , which will be released in honor of Pride Month on June 5th + I’m so excited for you all to hear it. Below is the premiere of the cover art for the song, it’s beautiful.

99108194_258104232221698_4028197265108631552_n

Between all performances, Ryan set up a cute light up Stay Safe sign!

Next, Mae Krell joined the live stream. They opened with a new song called garden followed by Monster, between songs they spoke a bit about garden and how it was written when they were in a dark place but surrounded by so much beauty.

Screenshot_20200516-211900

Following Mae’s performance, April Rose Gabrielli of The Rose Monarch and Jacob Kulick of Kulick joined the live stream to play two songs for us as well. April is currently writing songs and making music for her solo record – and I am so beyond stoked to hear it in  full. She sang her song called Do You, beautifully. As well as a song that was inspired by busy and crowded New York City streets on days where EVERYONE bumps into you – I believe the lyrics went somethin’ like ” Hit me with your f – – – – – g car, cause nothing really moves me anymore.” and I can’t wait til she releases it.

 

Seeing as tour and concerts are on hold for the foreseeable future April has started doing art commissions and created an Instagram just for that @lifeisjustlines – go check it out!

To close out the hour long show, Skylar Kergil joined the live.  He sang Lost & Found, which is a love song, then Tell Me a Story, which was a fan requested and is an all time favorite for most of his followers. Keep your eyes peeled for a new single coming from Skylar soon.

Screenshot_20200516-214730

For everyone who was planning on going to their show in Brooklyn, NY pre-quarantine they announced it WILL BE  rescheduled when everything is up and running again. Until then support these artists in any way that you can. Listen to & share a song with your friends, buy some merch, give them a follow/like on social media, anything !!!

Ryan Cassata| Mae Krell | April Rose Gabrielli | Skylar Kergil

Review courtesy of Cristine Trimarco

Keep up with us on social media: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube

Mae Krell + April Rose | Summer Tour

32857590_915618748646855_2492568662322446336_o

Ryan Cassata on select dates labelled with ” ** “

 

Check out their music here : Mae Krell | April Rose | Ryan Cassata

Keep up with us on all social media : Facebook |Instagram Twitter | Youtube

Ryan Cassata turns down American Idol for all the right reasons

I understand that TV shows cast certain people specifically for ratings, but doing it in the way American Idol has described it to Ryan is just down right wrong and disrespectful. You can’t just USE Ryan because he’s a singer and he’s transgender. He was the same Ryan last year when you didn’t want him on your show, and he isn’t any different now. American Idol, I think it’s safe to say you need to learn your rights from your wrongs. Yes cast to get your ratings up, that’s the TV show business, but DO NOT do it disrespectfully.

__For those of you who haven’t yet, check out Ryan’s music below __
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/ryancassata
MERCH: http://ryancassatamusic.bigcartel.com
TUMBLR: http://ryancassata.tumblr.com
INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/ryancassata
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/rocassatamusic

iTunes

Ryan Cassata Interview | July 2015

Listen to Hands of Hate here : http://youtu.be/WM9v55aTu3M
Pick up Soul Sounds on iTunes here : https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/soul-sounds/id968651989
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/ryancassata
Twitter : https://twitter.com/ROCassataMusic

The Camera Affect Promotions | Instagram | Twitter | Youtube