Artist Interviews & Music

Not a bad one in the bunch – an interview with Bad Shapes

There are no bad shapes Formed in 2018, Bad Shapes is a Philadelphia-based DIY shoegaze/rock band, seeking always to create commonality between discomfort and discovery. The result is a cohesiveness found between heavily effected guitars that shimmer and surge over driving rhythmic foundations, modulated synths that bounce and bend, and found-audio samples carefully deployed both in…… Continue reading Not a bad one in the bunch – an interview with Bad Shapes

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FemFocused: Philly artist Sadie Leigh

Debut single “La La La” out this Friday, May 15th Sadie Leigh Releases First Single, “La La La”, a dreamy escape from reality Philly-based singer/songwriter Sadie Leigh makes her artistic debut with La La La, a song whose airy harmonies and smooth percussion transport listeners to a place far away from the dreariness of the…… Continue reading FemFocused: Philly artist Sadie Leigh

Artist Interviews & Music · Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

Loves Games with Lani Renaldo

Lani’s goal is to show others the importance of self-acceptance and to encourage others to be themselves, be uncomfortable and be truthful.  Lani Renaldo is an artist, producer and multi-instrumentalist from LA. Her passion and talent for songwriting began early on when she was one of six songwriters chosen to attend GRAMMY Camp at Converse…… Continue reading Loves Games with Lani Renaldo

Artist Interviews & Music · Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

“Floating Away” with Ash

The band’s new single “Floating Away” is out Friday, May 1st Meet Ash – a lively, seven-piece pop/R&B band from New York City. Meet Ash again – that is, the songwriter Ash McMillan, who was born in Northern England, and is now based in NYC. The band Ash was formed while all seven members were…… Continue reading “Floating Away” with Ash

Artist Interviews & Music · Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

FemFocused: Stone Cold Grace

Photo by @limestrawberry I recently met with Philly musician Stone Cold Grace (her “real” name is Sara) at Elixr. The name Stone Cold Grace is in reference to a Joni Mitchell (of whom she is a very big fan of) lyric from her song, “People’s Parties”. I immediately knew the girl with the guitar in…… Continue reading FemFocused: Stone Cold Grace

Artist Interviews & Music

Philly’s Siravo: Ten years on and still making waves

Today on the blog, we’re checking out another awesome Philly-based band! Siravo, the Philadelphia-based band with New Jersey roots, combines aggressive hard rock with meaningful melodies, creating a familiar yet unique sound. Their signature blaring guitars, pounding drum beats, and soaring vocals strike an emotional chord within the listener. Siravo’s mission is simple: to create music…… Continue reading Philly’s Siravo: Ten years on and still making waves