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  • ONLY NOISE: Glenn Branca’s Final Ascension

    I wound up at the Kitchen sort of by mistake. It was a Tuesday - February 23rd, 2016 to be precise. It had been a year since the worst week of my life, and sitting at my desk after a long day of designing women’s [...]

  • PLAYING DETROIT: Virginia Violet & The Rays Modernize Motown with ‘On the Fringe’

    Born from a chance meeting in 2016, Virginia Violet and The Rays is the brainchild of musicians Virginia Nastase and Joe Myers. When the two met two years ago, the musical chemistry was incendiary. “We started cranking out songs like it was our last day [...]

  • PLAYING DETROIT: Silence Is The Noise Uplifts Black Women With “Nappy”

    Detroit-based singer-songwriter Silence Is The Noise (Jewell Bell) has returned after a three-year hiatus with “Nappy,” a striking “love song for black women.” The song is a positive, empowering ode dedicated to uplifting black women and celebrating physical characteristics that have “historically been derided by [...]

  • PLAYING COLUMBUS: Flyover Fest 2018

    All photos by Kaiya Gordon Over the past eight and a half months I've spent living in and writing about Columbus, I've been introduced to so many crevices of the city's arts and music scene, each one as remarkable and needed as the last. Columbus [...]

  • ONLY NOISE: Punk Rock Mom

    “Punk Rock Mom” was a distinction of honor my mother appointed to herself, and though the title mortified me on more than one occasion, she’d well earned it. She was the one helming the two-hour, round trip commute between my hometown of Arlington, Washington and [...]

PREMIERE: Knotts “Your Mind”

May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

If you combine the soul and melodic sensibility of artists like Mariah Carey and Lauryn Hill with the laid-back production and honesty of indie songwriters like Fiona Apple and Bedouine, and you’ll arrive at the [...]

INTERVIEW + PREMIERE: Maria Taylor of Flower Moon Records

May 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Sometimes a new record has a familiarity to it that feels like curling up under a warm blanket. Flower Moon Records Compilation Friends and Family Vol 1 puts a listener at ease; its laid-back cadence urges [...]

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HIGH NOTES: Music Can Completely Alter the Course of a Trip

April 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

I’m in a living room overlooking the water in Vinkeveen, The Netherlands, surrounded by a dozen people tripping on ayahuasca, when the ceremony’s leader approaches my bed. “This song is for you,” she says. “I’m [...]

PET POLITICS: Waxing Furisophical with Emily Oppenheimer

March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Emily Oppenheimer slaps the bass hard, hits the books hard, and yet maintains some of the chilliest vibes I have ever encountered. She’s sharp, but let’s just say she has a warm and fuzzy side. [...]

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PLAYING DETROIT: Virginia Violet & The Rays Modernize Motown with ‘On the Fringe’

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Born from a chance meeting in 2016, Virginia Violet and The Rays is the brainchild of musicians Virginia Nastase and Joe Myers. When the two met [...]

PLAYING DETROIT: Silence Is The Noise Uplifts Black Women With “Nappy”

May 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Detroit-based singer-songwriter Silence Is The Noise (Jewell Bell) has returned after a three-year hiatus with “Nappy,” a striking “love song for black women.” The song is [...]

PLAYING COLUMBUS: Flyover Fest 2018

May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

All photos by Kaiya Gordon Over the past eight and a half months I've spent living in and writing about Columbus, I've been introduced to so [...]

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    ONLY NOISE: Glenn Branca’s Final Ascension

    May 24th, 2018|0 Comments

    I wound up at the Kitchen sort of by mistake. It was a Tuesday - February 23rd, 2016 to be precise. It had been a year since the worst week [...]

    A Former Teenage Fangirl Reflects on 7+ Years of Arctic Monkeys Fandom

    May 24th, 2018|0 Comments

    Arctic Monkeys weren’t quite full-fledged rock stars in 2011; in the Suck it and See era, they were still seeking fame, rapidly evolving from acne-clad British teens to California-based, Elvis-inspired [...]

    VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Rising Appalachia “Resilient” & More

    May 24th, 2018|0 Comments

    Rising Appalachia has spent their musical career focused on social, cultural, political, and environmental justice. Far before Trump's presidency, sisters Leah Song and Chloe Smith were singing on the bywaters [...]

    PLAYING DETROIT: Virginia Violet & The Rays Modernize Motown with ‘On the Fringe’

    May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

    Born from a chance meeting in 2016, Virginia Violet and The Rays is the brainchild of musicians Virginia Nastase and Joe Myers. When the two met two years ago, the [...]