Philly Finds Vol. 17

Philly Finds Vol. 17

Hello my quarantine pals. How are you hanging in there? We're back at it again with the Philly Finds (if you read that in the 'back at it again at Krispy Kreme' Vine voice, you get points). My pal Emily Tharp aka broke down the best take out meals she's had while at home, and [...]

FemFocused: Philly artist Sadie Leigh

FemFocused: Philly artist Sadie Leigh

Debut single "La La La" out this Friday, May 15th Sadie Leigh Releases First Single, “La La La”, a dreamy escape from reality Philly-based singer/songwriter Sadie Leigh makes her artistic debut with La La La, a song whose airy harmonies and smooth percussion transport listeners to a place far away from the dreariness of the [...]

FemFocused: An Interview with Queen NYC Blonde

FemFocused: An Interview with Queen NYC Blonde

A typical Instagram DM exchange between my friend Grace and myself is sending each other recent posts by NYC Blonde. "How is she so fabulous?" is the next part of that exchange. I discovered NYC Blonde during my summer interning in PR in New York City in 2013, when her face was still veiled in [...]

Reads Sparking Joy

Reads Sparking Joy

Reads Sparking Joy laugh with me ppl Just popping by mid-week to offer a few reading suggestions, as a treat. The article I’m Clinging to Personal Writing More Than Ever Right Now by Harling Ross (also referenced in this post) has me nodding my head in unison. I'm finding comfort, solidarity and mucho entertainment in [...]

An interview with Grammy-nominated singer Seth Glier

An interview with Grammy-nominated singer Seth Glier

"The music of Seth Glier veers towards being indefinable." - Paste Magazine Grammy-nominated artist Seth Glier is a singer-songwriter, producer, and multi instrumentalist - and he's our interviewee today as we continue to spotlight independent musicians. NPR describes his voice as “otherworldly” while praising him as “an engaging performer and storyteller.” His critically acclaimed, emotionally dense catalog of work [...]

An Interview with London Musician Samuel Jack

An Interview with London Musician Samuel Jack

London-born Samuel Jack brings a fresh and distinct sound through his passionate, storytelling lyrics and velvety vocals, resulting in a compelling delivery. Jack spent much of his childhood soaking in the vibrant tones of blues, Motown, soul and roots music, which to this date play a big role in his songwriting. Combining the music of [...]

From New Zealand and coming to Philly: Swallow the Rat

From New Zealand and coming to Philly: Swallow the Rat

Proving that musical synergy is not restricted by geography, Swallow the Rat is a sonic force to be reckoned with. With band members Sam Vercoe, Brian Purington, Hayden Fritchley, Stephen Horsley and Will Waters hailing from Austin, Texas and Auckland, New Zealand, Swallow the Rat offers a unique mix of NZ post-punk and Texan Psychedelia. [...]