INTERVIEW: BABY GRILL AND KEEPER ON INCLUSIVITY WITHIN THE DC MUSIC SCENE

BY SOPHIA HIGGINS Yellow light frames the patio outside Comet Pizza in Washington, DC. The porch lamps seem to form a halo in the dense summer air. Inside, the peaceful bop of bass and drums drifts like a gentle breeze through the venue. Judy Hong, Travis Bozeman and Felix Donate-Perez make up this indie pop … Continue reading INTERVIEW: BABY GRILL AND KEEPER ON INCLUSIVITY WITHIN THE DC MUSIC SCENE

INTERVIEW: AMANDA WICKS

BY LANA HARRIS Though her Pitchfork-logo'd desk placard would probably read “music journalist,” Amanda Wicks is 'forever seeking sound' and cultural phenomena through a colourful variety of its realisations. Thus, her writings have dived into topics ranging from Future Sex/Love Sounds’ tenth birthday to the paternally-spurred storytelling of Good Guy’s Nick Thune. Wicks’ album reviews … Continue reading INTERVIEW: AMANDA WICKS

Revolution Girl Style Now! Five Essential Riot Grrrl Tracks To Listen To Now

BY OLIVIA TAMBINI Many women musicians (whether they like it or not) seem to be described at some point in their careers, as 'riot grrrl'. Yet, before the term became an easy describer for feminist musicians for lazy journalists, riot grrrl was an exciting and pioneering movement in the early 90s. Originating in Washington State, … Continue reading Revolution Girl Style Now! Five Essential Riot Grrrl Tracks To Listen To Now

ReBalancing The Scales: The Backlash Against Festival Republic’s New Gender Imbalance Initiative

BY OLIVIA TAMBINI Last week, Festival Republic and PRS For Music announced a pioneering 3 year project called ReBalance, aimed at addressing the gender imbalance in the music industry, by offering apprenticeships, studio time, and festival slots to core female bands and musicians. Since the announcement, a healthy debate on the pros and cons of … Continue reading ReBalancing The Scales: The Backlash Against Festival Republic’s New Gender Imbalance Initiative

KILLING MOON RELEASE ‘NEW MOONS VOL. VIII’ COMPILATION ALBUM

Killing Moon are thrilled to announce that they are back to curate the eighth compilation in the ‘New Moons’ series, aptly entitled New Moons: Volume VIII. Starting off as a nearly-award-winning blog in 2012 (which itself has been cited as launching the careers of Foxes, Alt J, Royal Blood and many more), Killing Moon has since expanded … Continue reading KILLING MOON RELEASE ‘NEW MOONS VOL. VIII’ COMPILATION ALBUM