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About Ashley Prillaman

Ashley Prillaman is a writer living in Los Angeles, California. When she's not living that #FestivalLife, you can find her walking her dogs, listening to This American Life, or chowing down on street tacos. Follow @AshleyPrillaman on Twitter & check out her interview series #LetsTellAStory on her blog www.ashleyprillaman.com.

PREMIERE: Oginalii “Light As A Feather”

The impulse to drive on a darkened highway in the middle of nowhere is probably a Midwestern thing. Nashville-based Oginalii's latest offering "Light As A Feather" features the foreboding vocals and tense vibe needed to brave the winding night. With a ticking clock is an opening harbinger, Guitarist Emma Hoeflinger's voice twists and turns throughout [...]

By |2019-03-07T12:32:41-04:00March 7th, 2019|FEATURES, Premieres|

PREMIERE: Vicky-T “Hollow”

Going solo is an act of bravery. Vicky-T (real name Victoria Asher) has taken flight from home base, exiting as keyboardist for the dance-pop band Cobra Starship. In her first solo effort, Vicky-T takes center stage, showcasing her delicate, effervescent voice in a series of pop songs made for floating on a giant pineapple in [...]

By |2019-02-22T11:14:09-04:00February 22nd, 2019|FEATURES, Premieres|

PREMIERE: Home Body Subvert Heteronormativity in “DNA” Video

Photo by Anja Schutz The every day tedium of adulthood is wrought with expectations. Health, wealth, career, marriage, home ownership, children: these are the mile markers of the crumbling American Dream. It's up to the newest generations to question, break down, and reorganize these pillars into something that looks like a bearable future. [...]

By |2019-02-19T20:16:12-04:00February 20th, 2019|FEATURES, Premieres|

PREMIERE: Taleen Kali Covers “Baby Love”

Valentine's Day is more than just the seminal masterpiece starring Bradley Cooper, Jessica Alba, and Ashton Kutcher (I kid, I kid). It's a day of flowers, candy, and hiding away in your apartment listening to sad songs on repeat. If Adele's 21 has invaded too many of your Spotify playlists, Taleen Kali's latest single "Baby Love" [...]

By |2019-02-14T12:32:40-04:00February 14th, 2019|FEATURES, Premieres|

PREMIERE: Rachel Goodrich “Gucci”

Photo Credit: Michelle Shiers Summer is already on the horizon for those of us living on the west coast. Cold, cloudy weekdays easily morph into downright warm weekends. Rachel Goodrich's new single "Gucci" is the right kind of chill for a poolside afternoon. Goodrich has delivered eclectic, playful tunes since her debut Tinker [...]

By |2019-01-28T16:50:32-04:00January 29th, 2019|FEATURES, Premieres|

TRACK REVIEW: Spencer Ludwig “Best Life”

It's a new year, folks. As festival season gears up with Coachella and Bonnaroo lineup announcements, it's time to dance through the rest of winter with eyes focused on the spring! "Best Life" is a light-hearted romp made for a feel-good movie soundtrack. You may have heard Spencer Ludwig's music before; as the original trumpeter [...]

By |2019-01-17T15:53:00-04:00January 15th, 2019|FEATURES, Reviews|

AUDIOMAMA: A Very Indie Christmas

The second Monday of every month, we explore the trappings of the millennial mama with parenting tips and tricks that are more Tycho than Tangled. My son giving Santa the "Who are you again?" eyes. If you're like my family, the holidays are spent watching the same movies (Muppet Christmas Carol on repeat), eating the same food [...]

By |2018-12-15T16:43:37-04:00December 10th, 2018|AudioMama, COLUMNS, Monthly Mondays|

PREMIERE: Prinze George “Thunder In My Head”

A well-timed bath may have a greater impact on one's mood than exercise (or so says science). Prinze George tap into the same relaxing effect of pulling your head under warm water on their latest single, "Thunder In My Head," off their new EP Airborne. Over Kenny Grimm's cool production and Isabelle De Leon's liquid beats, vocalist Naomi Almquist [...]

By |2018-11-09T03:41:28-04:00November 9th, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews, Premieres|

PREMIERE: Moda Spira “Regret”

photo by Zach McNair Divorce is a word often whispered between family members; a subject broached in cryptic Facebook posts and confirmed in private text messages. When an artist is faced with the word, however, it can serve as a well of bitter inspiration. Moda Spira's latest record Divorce tackles Latifah Alattas' real [...]

By |2018-10-11T12:44:06-04:00October 11th, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews, Premieres|

PREMIERE: Anna Connolly “Stars”

photo by Claire Packer Where do you see yourself in ten years? Are you doing the same job? Or do you see yourself picking up a secret passion and taking it out on the road? Musician Anna Connolly spent her teen years romping around the D.C. punk scene, hanging with bands like Minor [...]

By |2018-10-10T14:08:33-04:00October 10th, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews, Premieres|

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