Artist Interviews & Music

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…… Continue reading An Interview with London Musician Samuel Jack

Artist Interviews & Music

Getting Funky with Cherry Parke

Let’s go back in time, to when things were more psychedelic…. I interviewed Will Wiggins of Cherry Parke, a Philly-based modern indie psych pop project influenced by ELO and Van Dyke Parks. Their music and single art very much evokes a time of plaid bellbottoms, go-go boots, and synthesizers. Their songs Captain Bullseye and All Around…… Continue reading Getting Funky with Cherry Parke

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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

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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.…… Continue reading From New Zealand and coming to Philly: Swallow the Rat

Artist Interviews & Music

The Poms: The Pomegranate is the Forbidden Fruit

Philadelphia indie rock group The Poms invite you to hit the dance floor with the release of their new single “Dance With Me,” out today. The high energy song comes nearly a year after their first album and brings the band’s dance/rock vibes to a whole new level. “Dance WIth Me” will keep your head…… Continue reading The Poms: The Pomegranate is the Forbidden Fruit

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 · Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

FemFocused: Kate Yeager

Photo credit Elizabeth Maney When I saw today’s interviewee perform at a Sofar Sounds show a few months ago, I knew I had to get her on the blog. (Side note, if you’ve never done a Sofar Sounds, I highly recommend that you do one.) The crowd was cozied-up at a recording studio in Philadelphia,…… Continue reading FemFocused: Kate Yeager