Artist Interviews & Music

gouda, a combination of the senses

A combination of the senses Joey Heins is a current Drexel University music industry, and, in his words, more importantly a solo artist under the name ‘gouda’. ‘gouda’ is an identity project, as he also releases recipes and food photography, in addition to music. After releasing three experimental ‘prelude’ tracks, he has recently his debut single named after his…… Continue reading gouda, a combination of the senses

Artist Interviews & Music · Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

FemFocused: Bellsavvy

Now I’m getting stronger, now I’m going harder… Her new single is all about self-confidence, self-love and ultimately about becoming the “queen of your own mind”. Bellsavvy is a pop singer/songwriter with a strong attitude and musical identity. Based in London and raised in Brazil, the artist knows how to combine her latin roots and…… Continue reading FemFocused: Bellsavvy

Artist Interviews & Music

Meet Your Friendly Neighborhood Struggle Rapper, Tawobi

Photo by shotbyram Meet Your Friendly Neighborhood Struggle Rapper, Tawobi Originally from Mt. Airy, rapper Tawobi has been working on F​.​A​.​T​.​E (theFishthatAteTheElephant) since 2015, when he first dropped out of school in New York City and moved back to Philly with his artist collective HBC (Highest Basement Collective). He released F.A.T.E. early on Bandcamp around…… Continue reading Meet Your Friendly Neighborhood Struggle Rapper, Tawobi

Artist Interviews & Music · Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

Feminist Anthem from Acclaimed Activist Singer Raye Zaragoza out now

I feel it’s time for us to reclaim “fighting like a girl” as a good thing. Raye Zaragoza’s new single Fight Like a Girl is out now Award-winning singer-songwriter Raye Zaragoza (pronounced ray zay-rah-GO-zah) carries an acoustic guitar and an important message. Her powerful song “In the River,” written in response to the construction of…… Continue reading Feminist Anthem from Acclaimed Activist Singer Raye Zaragoza out now

Artist Interviews & Music

Tafari Anthony Interview

Toronto artist Tafari Anthony’s new single and video, entitled “Centerfold”, is out now. The single features atmospheric synths and cascading pop melodies, showcasing the singer’s his impressive velvet vocals, with a hint of sass. “Centerfold” is the ultimate “go fuck yourself” send-off song to a self-centered ex-lover. He has been featured in PAPER Magazine, Variance Magazine and Earmilk, as…… Continue reading Tafari Anthony Interview

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Philly’s Own PHNTMS – New Music Out Now

New single Back Burner out now Sitting somewhere between arena rock and the classic sound of 1960’s soul singers, Philly-based band PHNTMS creates music bursting with vast soundscapes and colliding instrumentation. PHTMS, comprised of Alyssa Gambino, Adam Jessamine, Mikal Smith, and Gene Murphy are bringing back rock music while simultaneously putting their own unique stamp…… Continue reading Philly’s Own PHNTMS – New Music Out Now

Artist Interviews & Music

Brain Rotating with Unbound Joy

As a music theorist and former classical musician, Unbound Joy, aka Chris Bonanni, has become enamored with what is typically seen as the other side of the spectrum in the classical music world-pop music. In pursuit of writing a perfect pop song, Unbound Joy returns with his new album ‘Brain Rotations,’, out now. After releasing…… Continue reading Brain Rotating with Unbound Joy

Artist Interviews & Music · Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

FemFocused: Kate Yeager

Photo credit Elizabeth Maney When I saw today’s interviewee perform at a Sofar Sounds show a few months ago, I knew I had to get her on the blog. (Side note, if you’ve never done a Sofar Sounds, I highly recommend that you do one.) The crowd was cozied-up at a recording studio in Philadelphia,…… Continue reading FemFocused: Kate Yeager