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.

The Dollyrots: Pop Punk Power Parents

The Dollyrots: Pop Punk Power Parents

May 13, 2018

Arriving at the Southgate House Revival to interview The Dollyrots starts out like any other interview; Kalie and I grab a drink and wait for their tour manager to let us know they were ready. Even as we walked into the green room, it looks like any other band getting ready for a show, slightly chaotic but perfectly in character with any other punk band. But the...

Shellshag, The Masters of Rock n’ Roll DIY

Shellshag, The Masters of Rock n’ Roll DIY

Feb 27, 2018

Shellshag, a two piece from New York, is the heart and soul of rock n’ roll DIY. Comprised of Jennifer Shagawat and John “Shellhead” Driver, the band has put in more time than most bands out there. What makes it possible for them is their genuine love of rock n’ roll. Shell first learned to play guitar from his buddy, Bob Taylor. “I was 22. He was my...

Breaking Glass: An Unsolicited and Biased Review

Breaking Glass: An Unsolicited and Biased Review

Feb 20, 2018

Breaking Glass could be considered a new band. After a fairly long hiatus they have reformed under a new moniker. They are a three piece made up of Izzi on drums, Makenzie on bass and Roxie on guitar and vocals. All female bands are rare in the male dominated rock world and bands of any gender that rock this hard are even rarer. Full disclosure–this...