Thanks to Kailyn Champlin at the NY Follow for an interesting perspective on the earlier portion of my musical career. Its true – opportunity IS often wasting on the very young. _____________________________________________________________ It’s every young musician’s dream:you’re playing trumpet in the school marching band and spending your weekends writing, singing and playing music with your friends. The biggest thing to look forward to is the local battle of the bands, and whether that girl from the other high school who you […]
Chapell: From Manhattan To Mumbai And Back In Search Of One’s Musical Soul by Alex Montoya Some songwriters are philosophers and mystics; some are court jesters. Chapell stands out as someone who’s music draws from a complex (and at times, conflicting) palate. I caught up with Alan Chapell via phone earlier this week. He’s taking a break from recording his latest album and spending the holidays with family in Nicaragua. Although now firmly grounded in New York City, travel is […]
Wow. Robert Denver wrote a very kind review of my Slipper Room show this past October. Thanks! ________________________________________________________________________________________________ On Oct 17 of last year, indie rock singer Chapell performed to a jam-packed house at The Slipper Room in NYC’s Lower East side. If you are looking to discover new music with an old soul and a NYC edge, don’t miss Chapell when he plays again January 19. I hadn’t been to the Slipper Room since it was renovated nearly five […]
Special thanks to the Huffington Post for providing some fantastic coverage of my October 26 Slipper Room show. The article touches on my time living in India years ago. I originally went to live in Mumbai because I was invited to join the band Kalki who had been invited to perform on Peter Gabriel’s World of Music and Dance tour. I was so busy running towards that opportunity, I didn’t realize that I was also running away from something. The music […]
Thanks to Brook Anastasia from the Roots for the kind review: “His new album The Redhead’s Allegations is “retro-modern rock” and stimulates a feeling of a timeless New York City. The songs on his new album are engaging and catchy. The rhythm and style with in the tracks gives the listener a chance to live in the life of New York through music.” I’m grateful that my album is starting to get noticed!
It’s OFFICIAL! Happy to announce that I have just signed with Fieldhouse/BMG Music. This is a wonderful step – I can’t wait to work with them to get my music out there. Check Out Our Newest Artist Chapell!