A Candid Conversation with Hilary Woods About the Journey to Colt

A Candid Conversation with Hilary Woods About the Journey to Colt

Jun 11, 2018

There’s something about Hilary Woods’ music that stops you in your tracks, as if you were walking outside a bar late at night and only heard the faintest noises of the velvet-voiced performer within. The music is darkly atmospheric and expertly barren—until, all of a sudden, it’s not. I first reached out to the Irish musician when Colt, her...

The Magic Behind Muddy Ruckus: An Interview with Drummer, Erika Stahl

The Magic Behind Muddy Ruckus: An Interview with Drummer, Erika Stahl

Jun 1, 2018

Muddy Ruckus are a Southern Blues infused rock duo from New England and today they are dropping their third album, Bellows to Mend.  The band, Ryan Flaherty and Erika Stahl, spent a year working on Bellows to Mend with the goal of capturing their live show sound on recording. They also have their friend, Daisy Castro, joining them on the album adding violin to...

A Question and Answer with Chelsea Wolfe

A Question and Answer with Chelsea Wolfe

May 24, 2018

Chelsea Wolfe, the modern day Queen of Goth, was kind enough to answer some questions for me. She recently played Bogart’s when she was on tour opening for Ministry and I was beyond impressed with the show. Wolfe’s iconic look and dark music style will only continue to make her a legend in the music world. Izzi Krombholz: Growing up, what were your...

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....