All Posts By Angela Mastrogiacomo

BANDS INTERVIEWING BANDS: Mohawk Bends & Lee Penn Sky

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Mohawk Bends and Lee Penn Sky couldn't be more different—and yet, their passion for music brings them together. In this brand new Bands Interviewing Bands the two chat about their dream lineups, inspiration, and collaboration. Check it out! Mohawk Bends: When writing and creating songs where do you typically draw inspiration from? Lee Penn Sky: If you ...

BANDS INTERVIEWING BANDS: Sunny State & Moonray

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This week we're chatting with California reggae-rock artist Sunny State and Austin's synth-babes Moonray, for an insightful interview on the songwriting process, touring, and their personal heroes and inspiration (among tons of other things like their favorite food and albums!)  Sunny State: Please explain your songwriting process. Does one of you bring the other an idea ...

Bands Interviewing Bands: Output 1:1:1 & Portes

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I have to be honest—this is one of my favorite editions of Bands Interviewing Bands, and it's because it touches on so many important aspects of our lives, including one that's incredibly dear to me, climate change. Throughout the interview, both our artists, Output 1:1:1 and Portes show true introspection and curiosity for not only ...

BANDS INTERVIEWING BANDS: Owen-Glass + Saint Spicer

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For the Bands Interviewing Bands series, we have Owen-Glass (RIYL: Tom Petty, Dave Matthews Band and Sufjan Stevens) and Saint Spicer (RIYL: Erykah Bau, India.Arie, Sade). From the Piney Woods of East Texas, singer-songwriter Kelly Wayne Conley and his trusty sidekick, guitar prodigy Cole Humphrey, are having fun and making a splash with their indie folk ...

BANDS INTERVIEWING BANDS: The Inoculated Canaries + Host Bodies

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Today we're bringing together New York's The Inoculated Canaries, an eclectic, boundary-defying foursome who never lack in sarcastic remarks with San Francisco creatives James and Nick of live electronic duo, Host Bodies. Check it out. Host Bodies: What's the one interview question that no one ever asks but you wish they would? The Inoculated Canaries: If we ...

Bands Interviewing Bands: Sam Hale & Rändi Fay

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Today we bring together Nashville psych-rock artist Sam Hale and Wisconsin singer-songwriter Rändi Fay for our latest Bands Interviewing Bands. After years of sharing his music in Los Angeles, Sam Hale decided to continue his journey in Nashville where he's just released his latest EP, Somewhere Between Love and War. The new EP holds nothing back, as Hale gives ...

Bands Interviewing Bands: Forts Like Vana and Major Moment

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For this installment of Bands Interviewing Bands we've brought together Nashville's Forts Like Vana (RIYL: The 1975, Jon Bellion ) and Boston's Major Moment (RIYL: 30 Seconds To Mars, Linkin Park, and Muse). When a brand new band’s debut song amasses over 35,000 Spotify streams in under four months, you know something special is happening. Such is ...