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Victoria Moorwood

About Victoria Moorwood

Victoria is a music journalist based in Cincinnati. She loves Lil Wayne, traveling and her golden doodle. For music articles and pictures of food, follow her at @vic_land.

PLAYING CINCY: Ronin Halloway & SmokeFace Walk Us Through “Pressure”

Photo by Mandy Di Salvo Cincinnati rapper Ronin Halloway and producer SmokeFace teamed up to release their collaborative album, Pressure. The six-track project has been four years in the making and with its release, the duo is able to reflect on how far they've come. Although they say the style of the record [...]

By |2019-07-02T03:27:49-04:00July 2nd, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PLAYING CINCY: Dayo Gold Realizes His Purpose With “E.P.S.M.”

"Not only is it giving you messages for your soul, but it just has an all-around good vibe to it that I think anybody would like, from the streets to the book-smarts." Cincinnati rapper Dayo Gold knew he was dropping something special when he first opened up about his album, E.P.S.M., to AudioFemme in April. [...]

By |2019-06-25T13:35:25-04:00June 25th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

INTERVIEW: Sarah Burton Finds Self-Fulfillment on Give Me What I Want

As we grow older, it's natural to take stock of where we are in life. For singer-songwriter Sarah Burton, that introspection resulted in a dramatic change of scenery and inspired her latest record, Give Me What I Want, released earlier this year. On it, Burton reflects upon the lessons she's learned following her move from [...]

By |2019-06-24T18:00:37-04:00June 24th, 2019|FEATURES, Interviews|

INTERVIEW: The Blue Stones Confirm An Album Is On The Way

Hailing from Windsor, Ontario, alt-rock duo The Blue Stones performed at Bunbury Music Festival earlier this month after wrapping up their headlining North American tour. This year, vocalist / guitarist Tarek Jafar and drummer Justin Tessier have followed up their 2018 debut album, Black Holes, with several live music releases, including a cover of The Rolling Stones' [...]

By |2019-06-20T17:46:06-04:00June 20th, 2019|FEATURES, Interviews|

INTERVIEW: Taylor Janzen Talks “Shouting Matches,” Dennis Quaid & Mental Health

At just 19 years old, soft-spoken Canadian singer Taylor Janzen tackles big emotions in her songwriting, including navigating her own experiences with anxiety and depression. Through her lyrics, Janzen hopes listeners can see their own feelings reflected and reduce the stigma toward mental health. She recently dropped her sophomore EP, Shouting Matches, which follows up [...]

By |2019-06-19T15:12:26-04:00June 19th, 2019|FEATURES, Interviews|

PLAYING CINCY: TRIIIBE Stays Busy With New Album, Solo Projects & Outreach Programs

With three very active members in Cincy's hip-hop community, TRIIIBE always has a lot going on. Aziza Love recently dropped her solo effort Views From The Cut EP, Siri Imani is gearing up to release her debut solo project Therapy project next month, and as a trio they've not only been working on new music, [...]

By |2019-06-19T16:13:56-04:00June 18th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PLAYING CINCY: Cincinnati Throws Down At Bunbury Music Festival

Last weekend, the city of Cincinnati gathered along the Ohio River for the 7th annual Bunbury Music Festival. The three-day fest featured headliners like The 1975, Greta Van Fleet and Fall Out Boy, along with impressive supporting acts such as Machine Gun Kelly, Girl Talk, Run The Jewels, and Sublime with Rome. Local talent, like [...]

By |2019-06-14T14:43:51-04:00June 14th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PLAYING CINCY: TRIIIBE’s Siri Imani Talks Gentrification on “513” She-mix

Photo by Taylor Hughes. TRIIIBE's Siri Imani called out Cincinnati gentrification in her new "513" she-mix of Drake and BlocBoy JB's 2018 hit, "Look Alive." The addictive beat of the track puts it on instant replay as Siri brings light to the inequality and displacement currently affecting those in Cincinnati's downtown Over-The-Rhine area. [...]

By |2019-06-04T19:46:12-04:00June 4th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PREMIERE: Studio Session “Audience of One” by GKCB ft. Elliott Skinner

Gideon King & City Blog, the critically-acclaimed New York jazz/ rock fusion act, teamed up with Elliott Skinner of Thirdstory to release the beautifully painful single "Audience of One." Skinner's trademark wince and emotive vocals loom delicately over King's grounded jazz guitar. In their video premiering today, a live studio session captures the pair's passion [...]

By |2019-05-29T09:16:46-04:00May 29th, 2019|FEATURES, Premieres|

PLAYING CINCY: Leggy Talks New Album, Tour & Videos Coming Soon

Initially coming together in high school and emerging as a dreamy punk-tinted band after college, the Northside-bred, female-fronted Leggy has grown into Cincinnati's latest long-reaching musical output. They signed to independent UK record label Damnably (Wussy, Golden Gurls) in 2016, after label head George Gargan heard them perform a live set on the local radio [...]

By |2019-05-23T01:17:34-04:00May 21st, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

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