All Posts By Angela Mastrogiacomo

Bands Interviewing Bands: Shiffley & Ships Have Sailed

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Two incredibly catchy, hardworking, infectious bands from opposite ends of the country came together for this edition of Bands Interviewing Bands. Shiffley (RIYL: The 1975, Phoenix, The Killers) hails from NYC, while Ships Have Sailed (RIYL: The Script, Dashboard Confessional) come from Los Angeles, (with an East Coast tour up their sleeves this Nov 2-10). They got together to chat influence, Craigslist ads, and their unique process for songwriting and production.

Bands Interviewing Bands: Hydrogen Skyline and Jess Chizuk

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One is the keyboardist in an electro-rock trio, and the other is a solo indie-folk songstress. One resides in Colorado Springs, and the other hails from Buffalo. Hydrogen Skyline’s Norman Hittle and singer-songwriter Jess Chizuk may be on different ends of the genre spectrum, but as this latest edition of Bands Interviewing Bands shows, all it takes to strike up an enthralling conversation is a shared love and passion for the music.

Bands Interviewing Bands: Bryan Howell & Almost Famous Friends

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Two vibrant southern cities, with two totally different music scenes, but one incredibly common thread: a passion for the live music scene. Of course I’m talking about Austin, TX and Nashville, TN, the current home of our two latest Bands Interviewing Bands participants, Almost Famous Friends (Austin, TX) and Bryan Howell (Nashville, TN). The two got to know each other through our latest feature, which you can check out below.

Bands Interviewing Bands: Constant Coogan & Mike Rufo

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The greatest thing about music is its ability to bring people from all walks of life together. While pop-rock band Constant Coogan and folk artist Mike Rufo might find themselves classified under quite different genres, it’s clear they’re both very passionate about issues in our world today. This passion is what makes today’s Bands Interviewing Bands so special as these seemingly dissimilar artists pick each others brains about their influences, advice and social issues.

Bands Interviewing Bands: Outside Animals & Stormy Strong

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One of the best parts of this industry is the ability to connect with so many like-minded individuals with the click of a button. For this interview, we brought together Los Angeles indie-rock band Outside Animals (for fans of: The Strokes, Jimmy Eat World) with the Bay Area’s Stormy Strong, the saltwater rock leviathan that has been sweeping the globe atop a tsunami of salty melodic anthems ever since he hit the waves in 2006. Check out the full interview below.

Bands Interviewing Bands: The Go Ahead & Charlie Wolf and the Small Calamities

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We've all heard of the power of tribes, the way people with shared interests can connect in new and unique ways. Musicians, of course, are no different. They relate in a way that only other musicians can, with a keen curiosity and unmatched passion. So what happens when you put two musicians together and ask ...

Muddy Paw PR Releases Winter 2016 Compilation

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In celebration of an incredible year, Boston's Muddy Paw PR has released a Winter 2016 compilation featuring artists past and present, including Shadow of Whales, Young Beautiful In a Hurry, Katie Garibaldi, and several others. The compilation serves as a smorgasbord of awesome music, including genres from singer-songwriter to pop-punk, to alternative and beyond. You ...

Bands Interviewing Bands: Lachlan Grant & Seth Lael

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Separated by just under 11,000 miles, New Zealand's Lachlan Grant (left) and San Francisco's Seth Lael (right) had the opportunity to get to know one another in our latest Bands Interviewing Bands. These two singer-songwriters share their creative process, their struggles and triumphs within the industry, and a question that’s always on every artist’s mind—how ...