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Lindsey Rhoades

El Perro del Mar Reclaims Artistic Dignity with FREE LAND EP

In the late 2000s, Stockholm-born contemporary artist Klara Lidén began work on her Poster Paintings series; collecting colorful adverts discarded in the streets of Berlin, she glued layers of them together until they were inches thick, then pasted a...

Land of Talk Makes Boldest Statement Yet with Indistinct Conversations

With the release of Indistinct Conversations at the end of July, Land of Talk – and its driving force and sole constant member, Lizzie Powell – gained a lot of clarity (despite the soft-focus implications of the album’s title)....

LonelyTwin Premieres Pretty, Nostalgic Breakup Bop “My Heart”

One of Sweden’s biggest exports, in music at least, is smartly written electropop, with heavyweights like Robyn, Tove Lo, Lykke Li and Icona Pop effortlessly churning out gems with an uncanny ability to permeate the zeitgeist. Assuming her place...

PREMIERE: Grace Sings Sludge Keeps Creepin’ On in “Friend to All” Video

Recently, Grace Cooper officially became a children’s book author – by accident. For the physical release of her fifth solo album (and first recorded in a studio) as Grace Sings Sludge, Cooper illustrated a 32-page booklet, which, she explains,...

Sun Cycles Prep Debut EP with Premiere of “Into Confusion”

Life is a balancing act – sometimes, it feels like we’re living in the moment, and other times, it feels like we’re looking at our lives from outside in. This is the feeling Jessica Hottman wanted to capture on...

INTERVIEW: Johanna Warren Comes into Her Power with Chaotic Good

When Johanna Warren was twelve or thirteen, she recalls thinking that if she wanted to be a true artist, she would have to fuck up her life. Her musical idols – Elliott Smith, Kurt Cobain, Nick Drake – all...

AUDIOFEMME PRESENTS: Backstage Pass with Lola Pistola

On International Women’s Day this year, Audiofemme curated a showcase of talented musicians to play the opening of For The Record, a portrait series showcasing women in the music industry shot by Ebru Yildiz, at Ridgewood venue TV Eye....

AUDIOFEMME PRESENTS: Backstage Pass with Parlor Walls

On International Women’s Day this year, Audiofemme curated a showcase of talented musicians to play the opening of For The Record, a portrait series showcasing women in the music industry shot by Ebru Yildiz, at Ridgewood venue TV Eye....

AUDIOFEMME PRESENTS: Backstage Pass with Ziemba

On International Women’s Day this year, Audiofemme curated a showcase of talented musicians to play the opening of For The Record, a portrait series showcasing women in the music industry shot by Ebru Yildiz, at Ridgewood venue TV Eye....

San Mei Premieres Dreamy Title Track from Cry EP

It’s no doubt that up-and-coming artists can struggle to find their footing or assert their identity in an increasingly crowded music industry. For Emily Hamilton, an Australian singer-songwriter from Gold Coast who releases music under the name San Mei,...

AF 2019 IN REVIEW: Our Favorite Albums & Singles of The Year

Every year I keep a running list of new album releases. The idea is that I’ll have new stuff on my radar, along with a go-to playlist if I’m feeling adventurous (or bored) and want to hear something new....

SHOW REVIEW: Hoops @ The Dance

If you haven’t heard, Hoops are back. When the Bloomington-area dream pop ensemble abruptly called it quits via Facebook in early 2018, they had been riding high on the release of their debut Routines, as well as a compilation...

Wild Moccasins “Boyish Wave” Video

In the midst of a tour supporting their sophomore breakout album 88 92, Houston indie band Wild Moccasins were breaking up. Founding members Zahira Gutierrez and Cody Swann had been romantically involved for nearly a decade at that point,...

SHOW REVIEW: Brutus @ St. Vitus

On the one hand, it’s hard to imagine a better venue than Greenpoint mainstay St. Vitus for the stateside return of a band that integrates black metal, punk, and post-hardcore into their dizzying sound. But even if it seemed...