DIY musicians, a quarantine diary…of sorts.

So as we approach the end of April, much of the world has been on relative lockdown for several weeks now. Normally musicians, whether it be hobbyists or professional recording artists have some sort of recording capability at home these days. The ability to record direct to one’s home computer makes it infinitely easier. So [...]

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Microcosms dangle new Music.

Microcosms dangle some tantalizing new Music. Microcosms is a trio consisting of Andrew Tschiltsch, Bryan Emer, and Jered Piepenbrink. Their new single, “Tightrope” was just released on Bandcamp  https://microcosms.bandcamp.com/ Reading the lyrics, you get a sense of despair, as evidenced by lines such as: “And I wanna do my part, but I’m doomed from the start. [...]

Coronavirus targets the music industry.

So of course the news headlines around the world all concern the Coronavirus. While certainly alarming, and spreading fast, it is generally not deadly to the majority of the population. Like most contagious diseases, it is most dangerous to the very young, the elderly, and those with underlying health issues. Of course the wider impact [...]

Oblivion Her Majesty’s Rachel Bello, the interview.

Philadelphia, PA’s Oblivion Her Majesty is an experimental rock band that have come out of the gates with a polished, multi-dimensional sound. Having released their debut album in February of 2019 the band successfully blends their influences into diverse and original sonic palettes. Rachel Bello While just about every band says they have varied influences, [...]