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.…… Continue reading From New Zealand and coming to Philly: Swallow the Rat
Come one, come all, to the first FemFocused interview of 2020. Please welcome Hillary Zhuner, artistically known as Ilandria, to Positive Publicity. She joins us to discuss the triumphs and struggles of creating art, her upbringing in Ecuador and Miami, and how the name Ilandria came to be. If you asked her a to fill…… Continue reading FemFocused: ILANDRIA
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
Image found here Will I feel homesick for a place that doesn’t exist anymore? It’s a time I suppose I thought would never come. I’ve only known one home my entire life, and in a few weeks it will no longer be the place I can come home to. My parents are moving soon and…… Continue reading Saying goodbye to my childhood home.
Welcome back for another round of Philly Finds*. We are getting ready to dip into that fall content, and after a walk around the city yesterday, I couldn’t be more ready for it. This round-up is particularly food and drink heavy, and I think you’re gonna like what you’ll find here. *(A side bar for…… Continue reading Philly Finds Vol. 9
I enjoy going to concerts where I’m not familiar with the band. I love watching the crowd, the die-hard fans, and seeing which songs hype the audience the most. Being an observer of an event or experience I’m a stranger in is one of my greatest joys. This was the case last night while covering…… Continue reading The Growlers at Union Transfer