Interview with sludgegaze band WIPEOUT’s Cassie Tucker

Wipeout – Optic Nerve (Official Video) from Cassie Tucker on Vimeo. Take a bag of glitter, your favorite sugary cereal, and cavernous pedals–crunch it by hand all together in a mixing bowl, and you have the Baltimore band Wipeout. The sludgegaze music of Cassie Tucker and Kayla Goldstein walks a line between hauntingly cinematic and playful glee....

Neither/Both/And: Rhea Butcher’s Nonbinary Comedy  

Neither/Both/And: Rhea Butcher’s Nonbinary Comedy  

May 21, 2018

"Comedy is powerful and can make a lot of social change. You have an audience of people that you’re hopefully making laugh. You’re inviting them to agree with you in laughter, to allow themselves to be vulnerable enough to laugh."

Embracing Destiny; Bebe Buell on New Album and Life as a Musician

Embracing Destiny; Bebe Buell on New Album and Life as a Musician

May 18, 2018

Bebe Buell has been on my radar for awhile as one of the coolest women in rock. I connected with her a few years ago when she was developing a band and a new live show called Baring It All. Now, she has released a brand new album that pretty much tells the story of her life; Baring It All: Greetings from Nashbury Park. Bebe Buell has been living it for years....

Up and Coming, Emma Hern Releases First EP

Up and Coming, Emma Hern Releases First EP

May 15, 2018

Emma Hern of Nashville, Tennessee got her roots back in Richmond, Virginia. The singer/songwriter first found her voice when she was 14 years old. “I went to a very hippy, crunchy granola high school and we had this [open mic] that was outside every Wednesday and Friday and kids would do slam poetry and sing. When I was in 8th grade, some of my friends...

Artist Profile: Angela Perley

Artist Profile: Angela Perley

May 15, 2018

Angela Perley, of Angela Perley and The Howlin’ Moons, always exudes coolness. She’s dressed in paisley bell bottoms, leather jacket and red hat for a gray day Monday interview at the Fox in the Snow in Columbus, Ohio. On a daily basis, the full time musician looks nothing but the part of a 70’s musician who just happens to be stuck in the 21st...

Laurie Kilmartin and the Subtle Power of Laughter

Laurie Kilmartin and the Subtle Power of Laughter

May 14, 2018

It’s a small thing and a huge thing when men “let” a woman make them laugh.