Don’t Ever Let Them Silence You

Don’t Ever Let Them Silence You

For International Women's Day this year, I got invited to check out the concert and experience that was Don't Ever Let Them Silence You. The event was an artist showcase by and for women, LGBTQ folks, and people of color, and all profits for the night went to The Center for NYC's LGBTQ Community, a nonprofit [...]

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Thorisson is Full of Wit and Feel-Good Vibes

Thorisson is Full of Wit and Feel-Good Vibes

When I should have been finishing up this blog post, I was watching the video for Thorisson's "Rise Up" again, so you all can't say "I told you so" when I wake up with it stuck in my head tomorrow. Icelandic-born, England-living songwriter and producer Thorisson dropped his latest hit (featuring Amanda Bashnakova of BASH!) [...]

Interviewing Rising Anti-Pop Heroes, Pros & iCons

Interviewing Rising Anti-Pop Heroes, Pros & iCons

A recent trend that has been growing in the pop genre is a detachment from the expected, let's say "typical" pop sound or structure. More and more, artists like Ariana Grande, Hozier, Betty Who, and LP are shifting away from the tried-and-true song structure with deviating sounds and daring topics that take more risks. From [...]

looking at: SUSPENSE.

looking at: SUSPENSE.

Suspense wants it all. This indie rapper knows the game and not only does he want to make a career for himself, but he wants to start his own label from scratch and ultimately build a platform for artists to have legitimate opportunities for growth. And I have to say, this songwriter/rapper/entrepreneur is killing it. [...]

looking at: ROHAN GOYAL.

looking at: ROHAN GOYAL.

I'm going to risk sounding so out-of-touch but honestly, why is it now called EDM and not dubstep? I had a really big Skrillex phase when I was coming off of my first big punk-to-metal wave, but I still favor the concert scene to the club scene and its music. Still, I'm always intrigued by [...]