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

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

An interview with Grammy-nominated singer Seth Glier

“The music of Seth Glier veers towards being indefinable.” – Paste Magazine Grammy-nominated artist Seth Glier is a singer-songwriter, producer, and multi instrumentalist – and he’s our interviewee today as we continue to spotlight independent musicians. NPR describes his voice as “otherworldly” while praising him as “an engaging performer and storyteller.” His critically acclaimed, emotionally dense catalog of work…… Continue reading An interview with Grammy-nominated singer Seth Glier

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: Amanda Piccirilli-Hall of Ainsley’s Angels of America

Photo courtesy of Philly Magazine Positive Publicity readers, please welcome an especially special person to the blog. Introducing 2019’s Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge Winner, Amanda Piccirilli-Hall. After months of hard work and thousands of votes, Amanda was awarded this title and gifted $15,000 from Philly Mag and Independence Blue Cross for the charity…… Continue reading FemFocused: Amanda Piccirilli-Hall of Ainsley’s Angels of America

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High-Tech Consultation at André Richard Salon

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen my story from this past weekend at the André Richard Salon. I received a few “ummmm what are you doing” DMs, so with that being said, I’m so excited to share my experience about it on the blog! I met with ARS owner and master…… Continue reading High-Tech Consultation at André Richard Salon