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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+00:00 November 9th, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews, Premieres|

INTERVIEW: Mother Feather Discuss the Big Ideas and Bigger Sound on Constellation Baby

Forged in the flames of New York City's rock club scene, glam rock outfit Mother Feather developed a stand-out style with glittering costumes and a punk rock attitude from the get-go. Its lead vocalists, Ann Courtney and Elizabeth Carena, met in college, forming a tight-knit bond and eventually adding drummer Gunnar Olsen and bassist Seth Ondracek and [...]

By | 2018-11-07T14:16:47+00:00 November 6th, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews|

INTERVIEW: Madeline Kenney Sets Boundaries and Explores New Sounds on Perfect Shapes

When I call Madeline Kenney, she’s almost home – driving back to Durham from a brief West Coast tour after a stop in Austin to drop off her band. On this return trip, she’ll cross the Continental Divide for the ninth time this year. Her first crossing, in January, was part of a move from [...]

By | 2018-10-31T13:39:57+00:00 October 31st, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews|

INTERVIEW: Bonnie Bloomgarden of Death Valley Girls Discusses the Band’s Dark Side

Around this time of year, it’s natural – or should I say supernatural? – to think about the mysteries of the unseen. Ghosts, spirits, forces – things we can feel but don’t know how to explain. While some of us like to dabble in the supernatural world for a few days out of the year, [...]

By | 2018-10-29T16:31:39+00:00 October 30th, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews|

INTERVIEW: Amanda Palmer on Making Art in the Era of #MeToo

On the set of "Mr. Weinstein Will See You Now." Photo by Hayley Rosenblum. Exactly one year to the day of the New York Times article that exposed Harvey Weinstein as a serial sexual predator, Amanda Palmer and Jasmine Power released a video that cements the importance of the #MeToo movement. Though its [...]

By | 2018-11-06T18:38:00+00:00 October 29th, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews, Reviews, Video of the Week|

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+00:00 October 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+00:00 October 10th, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews, Premieres|

PREMIERE: Pleasure Prince, “Entry” EP

In the not-so-distant future, when the earth is covered in red sand dunes and everyone is finally wearing floor length metal space dresses, humans will need some sick jams to make love to. Brooklyn's own Pleasure Prince is eager to provide the musical backdrop. Musicians Lilly Scott and William Duncan use their voices in tandem [...]

By | 2018-10-11T03:02:52+00:00 October 8th, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews, Premieres|

PREMIERE: Anna Wang “Hindsight”

Photograph by Elizabeth Wadium During a breakup, no matter where you go it feels like the world is breaking up too. The line at the grocery store is suddenly filled with sad strangers holding pints of Cherry Garcia and every TV commercial features a lonely person staring into a Netflix void. Wisconsin-based singer-songwriter Anna Wang [...]

By | 2018-10-04T15:30:07+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews, Premieres|

PREMIERE: For Esmé “Modern Love”

Photo by Vanessa Heins Everyone has that friend so obsessed with getting a boyfriend that she completely misses the interesting, multi-layered, kick-ass person who's right in front of her (herself). Ok, we've all been that friend. Canadian band For Esmé addresses self-love in their newest track "Modern Love" off 2018's Righteous Woman. "I was [...]

By | 2018-10-02T11:46:36+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|FEATURES, Interviews, Premieres|