Michael Bland

Andy Allo Shows Us What It Takes To Be A Superconductor

It is a little bit after midnight when I arrive at The Record Plant in Hollywood to talk with and listen to Andy Allo’s “Superconductor” tonight. What I hear over the next few hours is an artist that is on the rise and willing to challenge herself and others around her to get there. For […]

Video Premiere: Nick Jonas “Who I Am”

Here is Nick Jonas debut solo video, backed up by the New Power Administration.  Nick is following the Justin Timberlake formula of getting former Prince band members to back you up and you seem like a funky white boy.  Nick is backed by Michael Bland, Sonny Thompson and Tommy Barberella, all 3 who have played with Prince […]

Nick Jonas’s New Power Administration

Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers will be releasing a side project in 2010 entitled “The Administration” and was recorded in a 2 week span. The recording took place in Nashville, Tennessee.  The band that Nick recorded with was some of Prince’s New Power Generation band from the 90’s including Michael Bland and Tommy Barberella  and […]

Prince & Michael Jackson Were Friends?

Prince and Michael Jackson were friendly rivals?  Seriously? According to former band members of the Purple One, it’s true. A report in the Startribune, Bobby Z., Prince’s drummer for the Revolution, remembers watching the 1984 Grammys with Prince as Michael Jackson swept the Grammys. “We were watching rough cuts of [the movie] ‘Purple Rain,’ and we […]