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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: Jay Madera Picks Himself Up in “Curb Appeal” Video

Last month, Jay Madera arrived on the Cincinnati indie-rock scene, releasing his debut single, "Curb Appeal." Taking influence from Cincinnati mainstay band The National, Madera blends an indie-rock feel with pop and folk nods over a diverse instrumental display. Catchy in a gloriously moody way, "Curb Appeal" tells the story of a breakup: the initial [...]

By |2019-11-06T21:20:11-05:00November 5th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PLAYING CINCY: Jay Hill, JayBee Lamahj & Ronin Halloway Collide on “Babs Forever”

Ronin Halloway, JayBee Lamahj, and Patterns of Chaos alum Jay Hill teamed up on a high-energy single and video called “Babs Forever.” The three Cincinnati emcees spit bars at a fiery pace while maintaining their lyricism over the cascading SmokeFace-produced beat. The video, directed by Bradley Thompson, matches the rappers’ energy with colorful lighting, quick [...]

By |2019-10-30T13:01:37-05:00October 29th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

INTERVIEW: WEKS Navigates Adulthood on 20 Something EP

Courtesy of Woke Media   Queens-bred singer-songwriter Alex Weksler knows a thing or two about the constant process of evolution that occurs as a person goes through their twenties. Though her folksy 2017 EP Air was released under her full name, her latest EP, 20 Something, introduces her pop-oriented persona WEKS to the [...]

By |2019-10-28T00:59:36-05:00October 28th, 2019|FEATURES, Interviews|

PLAYING CINCY: Zell’s World Is The Class Clown In “That’s What It Is” Video

Zell's World released a fun video for his new single, "That's What It Is." The turn-up track marks the first offering from Zell's forthcoming sophomore effort, Welcome 2 Zell's World. The Chicago-bred and Cincinnati-based rapper last dropped his 5-track Want No Love EP in 2016. "With this next project, I'd say, people should expect to [...]

By |2019-10-15T12:41:36-05:00October 15th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PLAYING CINCY: Elsa Kennedy Celebrates Longing with “Redwoods” Single

Cincinnati singer-songwriter Elsa Kennedy released the beautifully forlorn "Redwoods" as the first in a series of singles that will lead up to her EP, Cadmium. "'Redwoods' is an expression of acute longing," she told AudioFemme. "I find longing endlessly gorgeous. It’s so painful, but it means so much because we never long for things that [...]

By |2019-10-15T13:19:21-05:00October 8th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

F.E.M. Collective Brings Gender Parity to 2019 Island Hopper Songwriters Festival

Island Hopper Songwriters Festival, a Florida-based fest that celebrates the songwriters behind country's biggest songs, hit the scenic beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel last week for its 6th annual 10-day stretch. Over 80 artists performed, including Kristian Bush, Ashley Ray, Jerrod Niemann, Carly Tefft, Ryan Hurd, Gone West, Stephanie Quayle, and headliner Rodney Atkins. [...]

By |2019-10-19T12:06:28-05:00October 4th, 2019|FEATURES, Reviews|

REVIEW: Sara-Danielle Finds Strength & Vulnerability on “Healing”

Last month, Sara-Danielle released her sophomore album, Healing. The 6-track project finds the Canadian artist excelling in her personally-carved out genre - a niche that she's coined "Ginger-ale-pop" - atop smooth instrumentals. The project seeks to personify duality, as Sara-Danielle's lyrics live between several points of contrast. She sings introspectively about her shortcomings and her triumphs, [...]

By |2019-10-03T20:37:05-05:00October 3rd, 2019|FEATURES, Reviews|

INTERVIEW: Maryze Talks Her Gorgeous Debut Video For “Soft”

Last month, pop-tinged R&B artist Maryze released her first-ever music video - a dreamy visual for her tender single, "Soft." The Montreal-bred singer teamed up with Paris-based director Amanda Louise Macchia for the beach-set clip. “'Soft' is about abandoning insecurities, reconnecting with your sensuality, and allowing yourself to be with someone entirely," Maryze explained. "For [...]

By |2019-10-04T12:33:11-05:00October 2nd, 2019|FEATURES, Interviews|

PLAYING CINCY: Khari Unites Cincinnati Emcees In “Da Art Of Ignorance” Remix

Earlier this year, Cincinnati rapper Khari released his debut project, Sinsinnati. Now, he’s enlisted some of the Queen City’s best talent to hop on a remix of the standout track, “Da Art of Ignorance.” Maintaining his hard-hitting chorus, Khari swaps his verses out for bars from Allen4President, Dayo Gold, Phresh Kyd, Roberto, B.A.N.K.$. and ¡Jay [...]

By |2019-10-03T20:49:15-05:00October 1st, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

PLAYING CINCY: Oski Isaiah Compiles Show Footage For “Company” Music Video

Fresh off the heels of his F*ck A Job album release, Oski Isaiah drops a new clip for smoothly-served project cut, "Company." Oski released the 10-track Autumn Jivenchy-produced album this summer, which celebrated the Cincinnati rapper focusing full-time on his music career. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkJr5y0Is4I Directed by Dre Shot This, the clip opens up on a signed [...]

By |2019-09-17T15:43:58-05:00September 17th, 2019|COLUMNS, Playing Cincinnati|

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