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Guest Column: Five Hot Artists on Music They’ll Never Get Over

PINK NAVEL on Just Got Back From Discomfort — We’re Alright (photo by Michael Taylor) An album I’ve been heavily revisiting is “Just Got Back From Discomfort — We’re Alright” by The Brave Little Abacus. I think this band is the definition of hopeful emo, as well as one of few bands that really subvert […]

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Artistic Isolation vs. Collaborative Production: Lessons from Maurice White

Photo of Earth Wind & Fire from Columbia Records by Madeline Lessing I don’t think I realized that I never knew what a music producer really does until I started working with one in 2018. Watching Cam Hawkins work with my music has made production, the process of overseeing the creation of music and guiding […]

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Cultivating Queer Utopia Out Of Queer Suffering: An Interview With Butch Baby

By: Madeline Lessing and Ari Toole Photo: Ari Toole Butch Baby is a rising, fiercely-honest punk band with front seat intensity, and hot glowing sax parts. The band is the brainchild and story of Shiloh Trudeau (they or he pronouns) who plays guitar and sings. Trudeau is joined by Fox Hillyer (they pronouns) on baritone […]

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New Grit: 10 Vivid Songs Released in 2018 That’ll Take You Away

You can check out the full playlist on Spotify. Madeline Lessing is a poet, songwriter, and DIY scene-baby based in Boston, Massachusetts.