FemFocused: Singer/songwriter Kayla Alissa

FemFocused: Singer/songwriter Kayla Alissa

I tell ya, the future of music is safe in the hands of the youth. New York-based pop/blues artist Kayla Alissa is just 16-years-old, and is already making moves. She began singing at a young age and hopes to pursue her music further and show her love for it with everyone else. She also impressively [...]

FemFocused: An interview with singer Julianna Sweeney

FemFocused: An interview with singer Julianna Sweeney

Welcome to the blog Julianna Sweeney! Up-and-coming singer/songwriter Julianna Sweeney will release her new album titled "Exit Fo[u]r" tomorrow, January 27th. The album will be released on the birthday of her mother, who died of metastatic breast cancer 3 years ago. Julianna is dedicated to continuing her mom's mission of leading a life in service [...]

“Music saved me.” An interview with SUPERBANDS founder Jessica Villa

“Music saved me.” An interview with SUPERBANDS founder Jessica Villa

"Music saved my life." It's a phrase we've heard many times. It's a phrase many of us can relate to. Think back to an artist, album or song, that when you first discovered, truly changed or saved your life. For SUPERBANDS founder Jessica Villa, this phrase took on a whole new meaning. Jessica and I [...]

An interview with Welsh singer Eleri Angharad

An interview with Welsh singer Eleri Angharad

You're my new sin, new sin, the envy and the greed... From across the pond, welcome singer/songwriter Eleri Angharad. Last week, she released her latest single, New Sin, telling the story of centred of two lovers who meet at a nightclub and begin a forbidden love. While scrolling through her catalog and reading her bio, [...]

Canadian Artist Dani Kristina on finding her voice and “Aura”

Canadian Artist Dani Kristina on finding her voice and “Aura”

From Toronto comes artist Dani Kristina's debut EP Aura, which was released this past Friday on all streaming platforms. The EP was created alongside Grammy-nominated Trevor James Anderson, and features five tracks that fuse various genres in order to create a unique, cinematic sound. “This release really encompasses the various influences at play when I’m [...]

Smashing Pumpkins Bassist New Project Burning Pools

Smashing Pumpkins Bassist New Project Burning Pools

There is a secret deep inside, I want to live I cannot hide Burning Pool releases their grungy, gritty and empowering new single Burning Pools, the new band led by former Smashing Pumpkins bassist Ginger Pooley, has been a long time in the making. She and husband Kristopher Pooley had been demoing songs showcasing Ginger’s [...]

no one’s queen: KiNG MALA

no one’s queen: KiNG MALA

KiNG MALA is the moniker of El Paso born, LA based alternative soul artist Areli Castro. Touching on themes such as lust, recklessness and badass femininity, KiNG MALA isn’t afraid to spill her guts. Raised in a hispanic home, the artist is passionate about supporting the LGBTQ+, POC and Indigenous communities and being open about [...]

FemFocused: Trauma Queen Valerie Williams

FemFocused: Trauma Queen Valerie Williams

Welcome Valerie Williams, an independent singer, songwriter and musician who writes, records, and produces music out of her home, inspired by female singer/songwriters like Michelle Branch, Joy Williams, and Sara Bareilles and indie/Americana bands such as The Head and the Heart and Wild Rivers. She recently released her new EP titled Trauma Queen, which features [...]