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 [...]

An interview with Canadian artist Mike Haggith

An interview with Canadian artist Mike Haggith

Welcome to the blog Mike Haggith, an independent alternative/indie solo artist residing in Manitoba, who recently released a new solo record. Mike previously resided in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, where he was the bassist/frontman of a rock trio named The Din. His latest record "If Ever Comes The Day" is his first solo release in [...]

The Vulnerability of Starting a Business – Guest Post by Scrunchie Club Founder Alyssa Kaplan

The Vulnerability of Starting a Business – Guest Post by Scrunchie Club Founder Alyssa Kaplan

Welcome Alyssa Kaplan, founder of the Scrunchie Club to Positive Publicity! In addition to being a business founder, Alyssa is also an expert brand manager and baker extraordinaire. She's also been a friend for nearly 10 years, from when we met at Penn State. Alyssa is sharing her nuggets of wisdom of starting your own [...]

FemFocused: Keeping it cool with Beth Keeping

FemFocused: Keeping it cool with Beth Keeping

I heard I've got your respect at last, because I went for my dreams and you wish you had done that You're about to listen to my new summer bop - Cool Kids by British singer/songwriter Beth Keeping, Creating songs that speak about real-life situations, Beth's honest lyrics and emotive vocals have been garnering attention [...]

Moments and Missed Opportunities with Modern Ties

Moments and Missed Opportunities with Modern Ties

We've got a brand new band interview hitting the blog today! Meet Modern Ties, an indie pop/rock band based in the Philly area, comprised of members George, Stephen, Jesse, and Aaron. The band as recently released five singles from their upcoming full-length album, Moments/Missed Opportunities. Before the pandemic hit, the band was scheduled to make [...]

FemFocused: Philly-based Trumpet Wom

FemFocused: Philly-based Trumpet Wom

The need to attract and attach and react like the fire inside... Growing up surrounded by musical theater, the trumpet was one of those instruments that always drew me in. It's powerful, brassy sound instantly makes an entire theater of people stand up in attention to listen. So what happens when you combine an expert [...]

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

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 [...]