Artist Interviews & Music

Not a bad one in the bunch – an interview with Bad Shapes

There are no bad shapes Formed in 2018, Bad Shapes is a Philadelphia-based DIY shoegaze/rock band, seeking always to create commonality between discomfort and discovery. The result is a cohesiveness found between heavily effected guitars that shimmer and surge over driving rhythmic foundations, modulated synths that bounce and bend, and found-audio samples carefully deployed both in…… Continue reading Not a bad one in the bunch – an interview with Bad Shapes

Artist Interviews & Music · Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

Loves Games with Lani Renaldo

Lani’s goal is to show others the importance of self-acceptance and to encourage others to be themselves, be uncomfortable and be truthful.  Lani Renaldo is an artist, producer and multi-instrumentalist from LA. Her passion and talent for songwriting began early on when she was one of six songwriters chosen to attend GRAMMY Camp at Converse…… Continue reading Loves Games with Lani Renaldo

Artist Interviews & Music

Philly’s Own PHNTMS – New Music Out Now

New single Back Burner out now Sitting somewhere between arena rock and the classic sound of 1960’s soul singers, Philly-based band PHNTMS creates music bursting with vast soundscapes and colliding instrumentation. PHTMS, comprised of Alyssa Gambino, Adam Jessamine, Mikal Smith, and Gene Murphy are bringing back rock music while simultaneously putting their own unique stamp…… Continue reading Philly’s Own PHNTMS – New Music Out Now

Artist Interviews & Music

Brain Rotating with Unbound Joy

As a music theorist and former classical musician, Unbound Joy, aka Chris Bonanni, has become enamored with what is typically seen as the other side of the spectrum in the classical music world-pop music. In pursuit of writing a perfect pop song, Unbound Joy returns with his new album ‘Brain Rotations,’, out now. After releasing…… Continue reading Brain Rotating with Unbound Joy

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Get Juicy with KOPPS

Photo by Henry Eelman Let’s Get Juicy Philly. Rochester band KOPPS are heading back to Philly for an upcoming show on Feb. 28th at Milkboy. KOPPS have been throwing a series of dance parties revolving around the “Y2k End of the World” theme that is 1999/2000s inspired. Their brand new single Get Juicy is out now, and is the band’s third single of…… Continue reading Get Juicy with KOPPS

Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

FemFocused: Philadelphia Musician Abby Hoffer

Philadelphia-based indie singer Abby Hoffer releases her debut single “Come Back” today Here it is folks – the final FemFocused interview of 2019! Please welcome songwriter Abby Hoffer, who finds herself declaring “it’s too late to come back now,” as she sings about a failed past relationship and her newfound independence in her debut single.…… Continue reading FemFocused: Philadelphia Musician Abby Hoffer

Artist Interviews & Music

La Palma: Debut Album Out Now

We’re kicking off a brand new month here on Positive Publicity with an interview with Philly/DC-based musical duo, La Palma, whose debut full-length album is out today on streaming and vinyl. If you’re seeking music for your upcoming summer road trips, this is the album for you. Comprised of Tim Gibbon and Chris Walker, La Palma’s music…… Continue reading La Palma: Debut Album Out Now