Philly Finds Vol. 26

Philly Finds Vol. 26

Hello friends, welcome to a new edition of Philly Finds. I celebrated my birthday last week which, despite not being able to celebrate with karaoke at Fergie's (side note: if you can still handle Zoom hangouts, highly recommend skribbl for a game), was so nice and very special. My boyfriend and I enjoyed an excellent [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

FemFocused: An Interview with Queen NYC Blonde

FemFocused: An Interview with Queen NYC Blonde

A typical Instagram DM exchange between my friend Grace and myself is sending each other recent posts by NYC Blonde. "How is she so fabulous?" is the next part of that exchange. I discovered NYC Blonde during my summer interning in PR in New York City in 2013, when her face was still veiled in [...]