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

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

Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

FemFocused: Alexandra Nowakowski

Welcome to the month of March m’dears, which happens to be Women’s History Month. I’ve already begun seeing many tributes (I’m particularly loving this collab happening in Philly) to strong, powerful, and incredible women, and I want to be part of the action. Throughout the month of March, I am going to continue highlighting women…… Continue reading FemFocused: Alexandra Nowakowski

Artist Interviews & Music · What's on Philadelphia

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

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