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Jason Scott

ThebandIvory Delve into Queer, Indigenous Identity On Anthropocene LP

Frankie DeRosa needed to heal, but he didn’t realize it until he saw children of Mexican immigrants locked in cages. “Seeing that came with a sense of responsibility to have my voice be heard,” he says. He made a...

Kären McCormick Shatters Genre Constraints On Debut EP

Genre boxes mean very little when it comes to creating true art. Kären McCormick had to give herself permission to leap beyond those expectations. Once she did, the rising singer-songwriter bounded away from strict musical constraints to settle upon...

Jeni Schapire Reclaims Her Sense of Self with “What’s In A Name”

Jeni Schapire woke up one day and didn’t recognize her own life. Formerly known as Jennifer Rae, a professional moniker she had been using since she was 15 years old, the Nashville-based musician started to feel suffocated. Her stage...

Caroline Culver Revels In Reckless Dating With ‘I Went Out With A Man’

There’s a special kind of heart-pounding thrill that comes with dating in your 20s. You can get a little reckless, stay out way too late, and perhaps make a few mistakes. Originally from Atlanta, singer-songwriter Caroline Culver captures such...

PREMIERE: wolfi Confronts His Toxic Ego With “Ugly” Video

We all have that moment of clarity when we realize our habits or intentions are nothing short of toxic. One such moment inspired indie singer-songwriter Emerson Vernon, who releases music as wolfi, to write his latest song, “Ugly.” “I...

Daniel Donato Conceives Cosmic Country On Debut LP

“Guitar is the great lighthouse of my life,” says Daniel Donato. The musician speaks with gusto about his work ─ and for good reason. On his debut album, A Young Man’s Country, he invites the listener into what it...

Whoa Dakota Dances Away Her Pain On Disco-Pop Jam “Walk Right By”

Singer-songwriter Whoa Dakota released her 2018 album, Patterns, to much-deserved critical acclaim. The record, a woven fabric of spoken word and impressive indie songwriting, left an indelible mark, and people were paying attention. However, things weren’t so kosher behind...

Olivia Henry Premieres First-Ever Music Video for “Beautiful”

Singer-songwriter Olivia Henry’s first-ever music video has been a long time coming. Having released several singles, an EP, and her debut LP Expectations earlier this year, Henry was more than ready for a bold visual, and on “Beautiful,” she...

PREMIERE: Jessie Hyde Finds Catalyst for Healing on Debut EP UNSUPERVISED

  Jessie Hyde had no clue how cathartic making her first EP would be. With a background in modeling, tech, and entrepreneurship (as the founder of Glucose Goddess), songwriting revealed itself after an especially brutal breakup. She knew she...

Lenii Launches Tea Sessions With Backyard “Cereal” Performance

Lenii likes to drink tea (Barry’s Tea to be exact). While in quarantine with two friends, musicians Ryan O’Shaughnessy and Baby Bill, the trio easily down 12 or 13 cups of a day ─ apiece. Having grown up in...

Emma Taylor Explores Feelings and Fears with “Made Your Bed”

“I’m terrified,” whispers Emma Taylor. Her muted, somber admission opens her brand new song, “Made Your Bed,” a piano-based track, premiering today on Audiofemme. Its softness is deceiving, as the Los Angeles singer-songwriter wrestles with her demons and a...