Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

An interview with Philadelphia poet Erica Abbott

I am pleased to welcome writer and poet Erica Abbott to the blog today. Erica and I grew up in the same area and attended the same grade school (Go Cross) and high school. She is a Philadelphia-based poet and writer, and has been writing for over 15 years. Her work has been published in…… Continue reading An interview with Philadelphia poet Erica Abbott

Artist Interviews & Music

A Treasure Trove

Treasure wears his emotions on his sleeve. He transverses his musical world with this heightened sense of vulnerability, creating a space where he and the listener can rest at ease with no fear of judgement.  London’s Treasure’s new single “Isolation” portrays the uneasiness felt by most during self-isolation, touching on the sense of duty felt by the world…… Continue reading A Treasure Trove

Artist Interviews & Music

Announcing ‘Compilation Of Love, A Charity Album featuring Slaughter Beach, Dog, Gladie + more

Have you listened to Philly-based podcast Out of Love? If you haven’t yet, now is your time to. Before we get into why, let’s give some background on the podcast… Out of Love is a podcast where host Dan Casarella explores different perceptions of love in order to become a better wedding officiant for his sister’s…… Continue reading Announcing ‘Compilation Of Love, A Charity Album featuring Slaughter Beach, Dog, Gladie + more

Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews · PR & Social Media Chats

Interview with music PR specialist Lydia Reed

As a blogger who often covers music, I receive an email or two a day with a press release of a new band or music. Many of these press releases are, shall we say, not the most clear and concise (we can talk about music PR in a future post). But any time I receive…… Continue reading Interview with music PR specialist Lydia Reed

Artist Interviews & Music · Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

Cuts like a Knife: Cosette Gobat

Welcome to the blog Cosette Gobat, a DIY experimentalist and dream pop queen, who also happens to have the same name as a character in my all-time favorite musical, Les Misérables (sorry had to throw that in). Cosette Gobat was signed to her first record label, Decapolis Records, at just 14 years old in June…… Continue reading Cuts like a Knife: Cosette Gobat

Dining & Entertainment · What's on Philadelphia

Coffee shops to work outside at in Philly ☕

This post is for when you just need to escape your apartment for a few hours and get some work done outside. These shops are mostly in the Washington Square-ish area of the city, just a head’s up before you dive into the post. Get there early to claim your spot, check the hours before…… Continue reading Coffee shops to work outside at in Philly ☕

Artist Interviews & Music · What's on Philadelphia

socially-distanced concert experience

I miss live music. We all miss live music. The concert-going experience is sacred, holy, and just really freaking fun. And I miss it. So when it was announced that The Front Bottoms would be performing in the lot of Citizen’s Bank Park, I knew I wanted to go, but I definitely didn’t know what…… Continue reading socially-distanced concert experience