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

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: Philly singer Ang Bocca

Photo by Justin Green “Art can be all over the place,” Proclaims the Instagram bio of Philadelphia artist Ang Bocca. While the world is in turmoil, at least we have art. And I am grateful that we have artists like Ang Bocca. We’re continuing to highlight women through the FemFocused series (happy belated International Women’s…… Continue reading FemFocused: Philly singer Ang Bocca

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