My Monomania: Nathan Bell
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My Monomania: Nathan Bell

I was an accomplished and un-coachable athlete and a poor photographer. I didn’t have enough patience with myself to write short stories or novels, so I became a songwriter. Continue reading

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Indie Radio DJ & Music Collector Danii Ruthless
Feminism / Sounds / Vintage

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Indie Radio DJ & Music Collector Danii Ruthless

Hot to the radio DJ scene, Danii Ruthless came prepared. Her extensive music collection and mega crush on indie lo-fi is just the tip of the iceberg. Danii doesn’t play around when it comes to vinyl or music preservation. Ever the sentimentalist, she shared with us some insight to the radio world. Plus, we took a glimpse at her musical taste buds through a scope of Top Fives (much love to Nick Hornby, you betcha). Continue reading

6 Modern Boy/Girl Duets That Are Totally Worth Your While
Art / Confessions / Sex & Love / Sounds

6 Modern Boy/Girl Duets That Are Totally Worth Your While

Let’s go a step beyond the ever-loved Moldy Peaches song, “Anybody Else But You,” and take a peek at other duets of the past decade. Long gone are the days of schmaltzy love songs (thankfully). That said, boy/girl duets are still very popular. Below are tracks that ought to be recognized for how sincere, open, and relatable they are. Much appreciation for the modern twist of the classic song style. Continue reading

Miley Cyrus Is Another Empty Vessel
Feminism / Society & Culture / Sounds / Staff Picks

Miley Cyrus Is Another Empty Vessel

Miley Cyrus is the girl of the moment, with her controversial videos and live performances fueling Twitter conversations and thinkpieces everywhere. Her haircut, fashion choices, and apparent disregard for her teenybopper past are all the ridiculous reasons why people deride her. For this and other reasons, I would love to defend Miley Cyrus. She is … Continue reading

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Cat Tassini, Lead Singer Of Austin’s New Indie Band WILDCAT APPOLLO
Art / Society & Culture / Sounds

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Cat Tassini, Lead Singer Of Austin’s New Indie Band WILDCAT APPOLLO

Bewitching songstress Cat Tassini, along with Alex Margolin, joined brothers Taylor and Alex Eichenseer to form the dreamy synthpop band Wildcat Appollo. Earlier this week we had the chance to talk to this enchanting artist about her role in the band, the importance of nurturing your art, and, of course, their brand new killer debut album. Continue reading